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Sale 1190 — The Kilbourne Collection of CSA Stamps and Postal History, Part 2

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 October, 2018

Category — Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier Desings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1641
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1641, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsRichmond Va. Aug. 21, 1861, Richmond Va. Aug. 21, 1861Richmond Va. Aug. 21, 1861. Circular datestamp with "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on small cover to Hoganville Ga. with red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and Tent Patriotic design (TF-1), T. S. Reynolds Atlanta Ga. imprint, slightly reduced at left, small inconsequential toned spot at top, Very Fine

E. 400-500
225
1642
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1642, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsKingston Ga. Jul. 18, Kingston Ga. Jul. 18Kingston Ga. Jul. 18. Bold strike of circular datestamp with "PAID" and "5" in circle handstamps on cover to Auburn Ala. with 11-Star Confederate Flag, Tent and "Atlanta Grays. 9th Reg. Geo. Vol." Imprint Patriotic design (TF-1, unlisted unit designation), T. S. Reynolds Atlanta Ga. imprint, opened roughly on back where torn, overall light soiling, Very Fine appearance and rare, this unit imprint is not listed in the C.S.A. Catalog, the 9th Georgia Volunteer Infantry formed in June 1861 and fought at Gettysburg and in the the Wilderness Campaign under Longstreet's First Corps, ex Telep

E. 750-1,000
400
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1643
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1643, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsPensacola Fla. Aug. 19 (1861), Pensacola Fla. Aug. 19 (1861)Pensacola Fla. Aug. 19 (1861). Perfect bold circular datestamp with manuscript "10" due on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag, Tent and "Capt. Gaston's Company, 7th Reg. Alabama Vol." Imprint Patriotic cover (TF-1, Slogan 13a) to Fayetteville Tenn., T. S. Reynolds Atlanta Ga. imprint, soldier's endorsement below, 1861 docketing on back, slight edgewear but overall quite fresh, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable Confederate Patriotic from Florida, despite the large soldier population at Pensacola, only four soldier's due covers are recorded out of a census of more than 250 Pensacola covers, this is the only recorded 10c due example, ex Dr. Briggs and illustrated in his Florida Postal History During the Civil War on p. 201

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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1644
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1644, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsRichmond Va. Jul. 23, 1861, Richmond Va. Jul. 23, 1861Richmond Va. Jul. 23, 1861. Circular datestamp with "Paid 10" in circle handstamp on cover to Talbotton Ga. with red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag, Tent, Verse and "Sardis Volunteers" Imprint Patriotic design (TF-1, Verse 18, Slogan 66), T.S. Reynolds Atlanta Ga. imprint has been mostly etched over in this version of the design (traces remain), edgewear and small repair at bottom right, slightly reduced at right, still Fine and scarce Patriotic with this unit designation, Sardis Volunteers, made up of men from Floyd County Ga., was Company E in the 21st Georgia Infantry Regiment

E. 400-500
225
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1645
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1645, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier Desings"Big Shanty Ga. July 18, "Big Shanty Ga. July 18"Big Shanty Ga. July 18." Manuscript postmark with matching "Paid 5" on small cover to Athens Ga. with red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag, Tent, Verse and "Camp McDonald" Imprint Patriotic design (TF-1 var., Slogan 18), small T.S. Reynolds (Atlanta Ga.) imprint at bottom left of ground in a completely different style than usual, reduced at left and light soiling, Fine and scarce variety of the Patriotic Tent design, Camp McDonald was located in Big Shanty (Kennesaw) Ga. and was the training site for thousands of soldiers, primarily from Phillips' Georgia Legion.

E. 300-400
550
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1646
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1646, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsTudor Hall Va. Dec. 2, 1861, Tudor Hall Va. Dec. 2, 1861Tudor Hall Va. Dec. 2, 1861. Circular datestamp with "Due 10" in arc handstamp on buff cover with red and blue Confederate Flag, Tent, Soldier and "Camp Stephens, Griffin Ga." Imprint Patriotic design (TF-2, Slogan 10), H.P. Hill & Co. Griffin Ga. imprint, addressed to Talbotton Ga. with soldier's endorsement from private in 27th Georgia Regt., small tears at bottom and reduced slightly into design at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN OUTSTANDING DESIGN AND ONE OF THE RAREST CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC COVERS WITH ONLY TWO EXAMPLES RECORDED.

Camp Stephens was named for the Vice President of the Confederacy, Alexander H. Stephens. Confederate troops from Georgia trained at this camp and at Calvary Camp Milner. The Confederate Tent Patriotic designs with Standing Soldiers (TF-2-TF-4) are among the rarest of all Patriotic covers. The Camp Stephens woodcut design offered here comes without the tree, as in this example, and with the tree (it was removed, not added). Both versions are extremely rare.

Ex Dr. Brandon. Illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 116 where it is stated "one reported", though we believe there are two

E. 3,000-4,000
3,750
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1647
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1647, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsTudor Hall Va. Mar. 4, 1862, Tudor Hall Va. Mar. 4, 1862Tudor Hall Va. Mar. 4, 1862. Circular datestamp and "Due 10" in arc handstamp on red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag and "Pelican Regimt." Flag, Tent and "Crescent Rifles, Company H, 7th Reg't. La. Volunteers" Regimental Patriotic cover (TF-5) to Ella P. Rind in New Orleans, boxed "Adv.1" handstamp for advertised, endorsed "A.R. Breedlove", slightly reduced at left not affecting the design, light file fold at right, faint soiling

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING AND RARE REGIMENTAL PATRIOTIC DESIGN, PRODUCED EARLY IN THE WAR.

Our survey of decades of Confederate sale catalogues and reference books located only seven examples of this distinctive Crescent Rifles patriotic, including the two covers offered in Kilbourne Part One (Siegel Sale 1186) and the example offered here. Five are used from Tudor Hall, including:

1) Tudor Hall Oct. 23, 1861 datestamp and "Due 10", to Mrs. Harry T. Hays, Dover Miss., ex Kimmel (Siegel Sale 492, lot 934)

2) Tudor Hall Oct. ?, 1861 and “10”, to M. Harris, New Orleans, Siegel Sale 1182, lot 466

3) Tudor Hall Nov. 9, 1861 datestamp and "Due 10", to Mrs. Harry T. Hays, Dover Miss., Kilbourne Part One, Siegel Sale 1186, lot 588

4) Tudor Hall Dec. ?, 1861 datestamp, with 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig, to Mrs. Harry T. Hays, Dover Miss., Siegel Sale 1167, lot 2482

5) Tudor Hall Mar. 4, 1862 datestamp, to Ella P. Rind, New Orleans, "Adv.1" handstamp, illustrated in Wishnietsky book on p. 117, the cover offered here

In addition to these five Tudor Hall covers, which are genuine uses from members of the 7th Regiment, Louisiana Volunteers, there are two others:

6) Federal usage of the envelope with a 3c 1861 tied by Washington D.C. Mar. 13, 1862 datestamp and marked "Found at Manassas", Kilbourne Part One, Siegel Sale 1186, lot 589

7) Cover with 10c Die B barely tied by town datestamp, possibly not originating, ex Kohn (Siegel Sale 382, lot 1470)

As a Colonel, Harry T. Hays was the original commander of the 7th Louisiana Volunteers, which was called the Pelican Regiment. Although composed of farmers, laborers and clerks, the Louisiana 7th Regiment was described as a "crack regiment" by Gen. Richard Taylor. Hays went on to become a General. [Source: www.panix.com].

Ex Antrim, from whom the Kilbournes bought the cover privately in 1960 (for $150). Illustrated in 1959 Dietz Catalog on p. 203 and in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 117

E. 3,000-4,000
2,300
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1648
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1648, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsTudor Hall Va. Oct. 12, 1861, Tudor Hall Va. Oct. 12, 1861Tudor Hall Va. Oct. 12, 1861. Circular datestamp with "PAID 10" straightline handstamp on cover to Kirksey's Crossroads S.C. with Mounted Dragoon, Sword, Verse, "Remember Bethel, Sumpter & Manassas" and "Forti Et Fideli Nil Difficile" Mottos Patriotic design (SM-1, Verse 23, Mottos 63 and 35), manuscript "Via 96" at lower left of unknown meaning, reduced at right just into end of address, slight overall soiling and edgewear, Very Fine appearance and a scarce version of this design with two different mottos, the one below the design means "Nothing difficult for the faithful"

E. 400-500
225
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1649
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1649, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsWinchester Va. Aug. 17, Winchester Va. Aug. 17Winchester Va. Aug. 17. Double-circle datestamp with "Due" and "10" handstamps on lady's small embossed cover depicting anchor, lines and pulleys, with light brown General P. G. T. Beauregard Three-Quarter Portrait in Oval Patriotic design (MS-1), addressed to Dayton Va., soldier's endorsement at right, cleaned and edges restored, accompanying certificate states flaps added but we disagree, Very Fine appearance and rare, this design is one of the few embellished on embossed envelopes, the maritime design of the cover is itself very rare, ex Packard and Everett, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
500
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1650
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1650, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsOrange C.H. Va. Nov. 30 (1862), Orange C.H. Va. Nov. 30 (1862)Orange C.H. Va. Nov. 30 (1862). Partly clear strike of circular datestamp with manuscript "Due 10" on small yellow soldier's endorsed cover to Germantown N.C. with blue General P.G.T. Beauregard Three-Quarter Portrait in Oval Patriotic design (MS-1), tiny tear at top and nick at right

VERY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS GENERAL BEAUREGARD PATRIOTIC DESIGN IN BLUE.

The MS-1 Beauregard Patriotics, normally found in red or brown, are the only designs that state his name. SN-4 and SN-5 also depict what appears to be Beauregard but his name is not stated. This example in blue is a great rarity and one of only two recorded. The other example, bearing a 5c Blue Lithograph, was offered in Kilbourne Part One (Siegel Sale 1186, lot 627).

Illustrated in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 126. Ex Thayer

E. 1,500-2,000
750
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1651
c
Sale Number 1190, Lot Number 1651, Patriotics–Handstamped Paid and Due Markings: Tent and Flag, Soldier DesingsLynchburg Va. Dec. 15, Lynchburg Va. Dec. 15Lynchburg Va. Dec. 15. Clear strike of circular datestamp in blue, matching "DUE 10" straightline handstamp on cover to Providence Miss. with red General P. G. T. Beauregard Three-Quarter Portrait in Oval Patriotic design (MS-1), soldier's endorsement at bottom, slightly reduced at right, fresh and Very Fine, a choice example of this Beauregard Patriotic design, illustrated in 1959 Dietz on p. 203 and in Wishnietsky's Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Usages on p. 125, ex Antrim, Dietz backstamp

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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