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Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

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Category — Confederate and Civil War: Arkansas

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
193
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 193, Confederate and Civil War: ArkansasBuck Horn Ark. Feb. 23 (1862), Buck Horn Ark. Feb. 23 (1862)Buck Horn Ark. Feb. 23 (1862). Clear strike of circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" in circle handstamps on folded letter to Memphis Tenn., Very Fine handstamped Paid use from Arkansas, ex Winters and Boshwit, illustrated in C.S.A. Catalog which prices it at $750.00

E. 400-500
300
194
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 194, Confederate and Civil War: ArkansasHillsboro Ark. Oct. 12 (1861), Hillsboro Ark. Oct. 12 (1861)Hillsboro Ark. Oct. 12 (1861). Large circular datestamp with "Paid" and "5" in circle handstamps on small cover to Bentonville Ark., endorsed by member of Col. Churchill's regiment, some soiling and wear, appears Very Fine, Col. Churchill fought in the Mexican War before becoming postmaster of Little Rock Ark., he was elected governor in 1880, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 400-500
275
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195
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 195, Confederate and Civil War: ArkansasLittle Rock Ark. Jan. 1863, Little Rock Ark. Jan. 1863Little Rock Ark. Jan. 1863. Double-circle datestamp with "10" handstamp on folded letter datelined "Camp 35 miles above Arkansas Post Jan. 13/63 on the bank Ark. River", addressed to Bonner's Ferry Tex., also with bold "Rusk Texas Feb. 13" circular datestamp and manuscript "forwd", soldier's endorsement at top, contents describe heavy fighting with Yankee forces along the river, Very Fine, scarce and attractive use, ex Bleuler

E. 400-500
300
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196
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 196, Confederate and Civil War: ArkansasLittle Rock Ark. Sep. 3, 1861, Little Rock Ark. Sep. 3, 1861Little Rock Ark. Sep. 3, 1861. Double-circle datestamp with strike of unusual "5 Paid" handstamp on blue lined folded letter to Arkansas Post, a few minor small bleaching spots, Fine and rare example of this Arkansas "5 Paid" handstamp, the census published by Bruce Roberts in the Confederate Philatelist (Vol. 56, No. 2) records only five examples, this is the earliest

E. 400-500
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197
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 197, Confederate and Civil War: ArkansasNapoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862, Napoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862Napoleon Ark. Apr. 6, 1862. Bold double-circle datestamp with "Paid" and "5" handstamps on yellow cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, additional manuscript "Paid", usual small filing holes, Very Fine, ex Dr. Agre and Boshwit

E. 400-500
250
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198
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 198, Confederate and Civil War: ArkansasPine Bluff Ark. Sep. 7, 1861, Pine Bluff Ark. Sep. 7, 1861Pine Bluff Ark. Sep. 7, 1861. Double-circle datestamp with matching "Due" and "5" handstamps on buff cover to Cypress Creek Ark., soldier's endorsement at top from 9th Arkansas Volunteers, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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199
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 199, Confederate and Civil War: ArkansasPrinceton Ark. Mar. 27, Princeton Ark. Mar. 27Princeton Ark. Mar. 27. Well-struck green circular datestamp with matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps on legal-size orange cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, missing small part of top flap, small edge faults at top, usual small filing holes, Very Fine strike of this scarce handstamped "Paid", ex Boshwit

E. 300-400
250
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