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Sale 1192 — United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 14-16 November, 2018

Category — Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
847
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 847, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Intense shade, cancelled by clear strike of "Mobile Ala. Jan. 27, 1861" Independent State double-circle datestamp, fresh and Fine Confederate use of the 12c 1860 Issue, with 2016 P.F. certificate

500
350
848
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 848, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Bold strike of large-letter "New Orleans La. 3 Feb. (1861)" Independent State circular datestamp, fresh color, Very Fine and rare, used during Louisiana's brief nine day period as an Independent State, prior to the formation of the Confederacy on February 4

1,000
150
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849
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 849, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Vertical strip of three, rich color, intact perfs at top, tied by "New Orleans La. 12 Feb." (1861) Confederate State circular datestamps on blue piece, also tied by red New York transit circular datestamp, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, multiples are rare with such choice centering, particularly desirable as it is a Confederate use of U.S. stamps, ex Saadi, with 1991 P.F. certificate

950
325
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850
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 850, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Vertical pair, scissors-separated with intact perfs at sides, tied by "New Orleans La. Feb. 12" (1861) Confederate State circular datestamp on cover to Edinburgh, Scotland, red "19" credit handstamp, Edinburgh Mar. 12, 1861 receiving backstamp, small edge tear at lower right, Very Fine Confederate State use of U.S. stamps, sent one week after the formation of the Confederacy, ex Corwin

E. 750-1,000
550
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851
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 851, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by grid cancel with bold "Baton Rouge La. Feb. 12, 1861" Confederate State circular datestamp on folded cover to New Orleans La., minor splits along folds sensibly reinforced, Very Fine use one week after the formation of the Confederacy, ex Dr. Skinner

E. 300-400
160
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852
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 852, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Cancelled by grid on embossed Valentine to Columbia S.C., with original enclosure dated "Athens Ga. 14th Feb. 1861", enclosure has bronze embossed design of dove on a branch, some slight wear, Very Fine, attractive Confederate State use of U.S. postage on a Valentine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
170
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853
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 853, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Vertical strip of three, perfs scissors-separated, tied by two bold strikes of "New Orleans La. 27 Feb." (1861) Confederate State circular datestamp on part of cover front only to Reims, France, red "New York Paid 24 Mar. 5" credit datestamp, French transits, Very Fine Confederate State use to France, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 300-400
170
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854
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 854, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Horizontal pair with intact perfs at top, rich color, tied by light strike of "New Orleans La. 8 Mar" (1861) Confederate State circular datestamp on folded cover to Barcelona, Spain, red "New-York Mar. 19 Br. Pkt." circular datestamp, "12.Rs." due handstamp, London and Barcelona backstamps, slight toning along central fold far from stamps, Very Fine and desirable Confederate State use of U.S. postage to Barcelona

E. 500-750
325
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855
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 855, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by Lyre fancy cancel with "Canton Miss. Mar. 19, 1861" Confederate State circular datestamp on blue cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Very Fine Confederate State use and a beautiful strike of this desirable fancy cancel, ex Vogel

E. 400-500
300
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856
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 856, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Two covers, first Positions 1/11/21R10, vertical strip of three, interpane margin at left and prominent plate scratches in right margin, tied by bold strikes of "New Orleans La. 24 Mar." (1861) Confederate State circular datestamps on blue folded letter to New York, stamps with light bend at left, Very Fine Confederate State use, ex Neinken and Wagshal, second cover also with a vertical strip of three of No. 24, tied by "New Orleans La. 15 Mar." (1861) Confederate State circular datestamp on buff cover to Shelbyville Tex., embossed exchange dealer's seal on flap, slightly reduced at left, bottom stamp small tear and light crease, appears Very Fine

E. 500-750
375
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857
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 857, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by clear strike of "Alexandria Va. Apr. 21" (1861) Independent State double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Confederate Vice President Alexander Stephens in Richmond Va., subject docketing on back "J.E. Adkins, Point of Rocks Md., Movements of the enemy April 1861", barely reduced at top and left but retains complete backflap -- unusual for Stephens covers, fresh and Very Fine, a choice Virginia Independent State use of U.S. Postage, this was possible only for a period of 20 days, accompanied by a Magnus engraving of Stephens in carmine and black

E. 300-400
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858
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 858, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Used with 10c Green, Ty. V (35), both tied by "New Orleans La. 11? May (1861)" Confederate State circular datestamp on blue 1861 folded letter to Angouleme, France, red "New York Paid 6 May 18" credit datestamp, red French entry datestamp and boxed "P.D.", four different French transit and arrival backstamps, Very Fine, a colorful Confederate State use of U.S. stamps, ex "J & J" and Felton

E. 500-750
475
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859
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 859, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Positions 22-24L8, horizontal strip of three, deep rich color and well-centered, cancelled by two perfect strikes of "Mobile Ala. May 15, 1861" Confederate State double-circle datestamp, Fine-Very Fine, used in Confederate Alabama only two weeks before the use of U.S. stamps was prohibited, ex Neinken and Wagshal

E. 400-500
425
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860
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 860, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by circular grid cancel with "Alexandria Va, May 23, 1861" double-circle datestamp on orange-buff cover to "Mr. E. Grove Agent" in Luray Va., docketed "May 22/61, Partlow Hill & Co.", Very Fine, mailed on the last day of Confederate period from Alexandria, the town was formally occupied the next day by the Union Army, ex Thayer and Warren

E. 400-500
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861
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 861, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Tied by "Mobile Ala. May 30, 1861" Confederate State double-circle datestamp and red "19" credit handstamp on small blue piece, vertical crease at right, Very Fine appearance, scarce Confederate use of the 24c 1860 Issue from Mobile, ex Saadi, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

1,000
550
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862
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 862, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US Postage30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Five singles with Confederate State cancels, one particularly well-centered with "Richmond Va. May 22, 1861" circular datestamp (last day before popular vote to enter the Confederacy), tiny tear, appears Extremely Fine, another with Richmond cancel dated either March or May 1861 (C.S.A. certificate), one with "Jacksonville Fla. Apr. 25, 1861" double-circle datestamp, finally one with clear strike of "Mobile Ala. Apr. 20, 1861" double-circle datestamp, a few small faults, Fine appearing and desirable group of the 30c 1860 Issue used in the Confederacy, first Richmond and Jacksonville examples are ex Walske and Curtis and accompanied by 2000 P.S.E. certificates

5,000
900
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863
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 863, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US PostageOrange C.H. Va. May 30 (1861), Orange C.H. Va. May 30 (1861)Orange C.H. Va. May 30 (1861). Strike of orange-red circular datestamp with date in manuscript, on 3c Red on White Star Die entire (U27) with matching cancel to Richmond Va., original letter contents dated May 29, 1861, Very Fine Confederate State use of U.S. postage, mailed just before the start of the Confederate postal system

E. 300-400
225
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864
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 864, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US PostageIndependent and Confederate State Uses of U.S. Postage, Independent and Confederate State Uses of U.S. PostageIndependent and Confederate State Uses of U.S. Postage. Nine items, three off-cover stamps, five stamps on pieces and one stationery cut square, one 1c No. 24, one 12c No. 36B, the others are 3c No. 26, nice range of cancels including Charleston S.C. Jan. 20, 1861 (Independent State use), others are post-Feb. 4, 1861 (Confederate State uses), including Mobile Ala., Montgomery Ala., Charleston S.C., New Orleans La., Charlottesville Va. (blue) and Savannah Ga., a couple tiny perf flaws may be found but overall fresh and nice condition, No. 36B with 2015 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
300
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865
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 865, Confederate States: Independent and CSA use of US PostageVirginia Independent and Confederate State Uses of U.S. Postage, Virginia Independent and Confederate State Uses of U.S. PostageVirginia Independent and Confederate State Uses of U.S. Postage. Five covers bearing 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), Independent State use from Orange Court House on May 3 to Richmond, forwarded to Madison Station (piece missing from top), Independent State use from Alexandria on May 4, 1861, Confederate State uses on May 11 from Winchester, May 13 from Richmond and May 17 from Belmead Mills (manuscript postmark), some cover faults including the Alexandria cover repaired at top, Fine or appear Fine, Virginia's date of secession was April 17, 1861, with admission to the Confederacy following on May 7

E. 500-750
375
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