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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: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
953
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 953, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, margins just in at top to ample, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. ?" circular datestamp on 12-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic cover (F12-3) to Jonesborough Tenn., tiny tear at top of cover, few toned spots, still Very Fine, ex Murphy

E. 500-750
325
954
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 954, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues5c Blue, Local, "Death Mask" Variety (7 var), 5c Blue, Local, "Death Mask" Variety (7 var)5c Blue, Local, "Death Mask" Variety (7 var). Horizontal pair, the left stamp the variety showing distorted mouth, nose and eyes, just in at right to large margins, small piece out at top of variety, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Jan. 14" circular datestamp on large part of blue 1863 folded letter to Shelton P.O., S.C., few faint toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, the unique freak, accompanied by letter dated May 20, 1946 from August Dietz where he states "unquestionably it is the most outstanding freak yet encountered among Confederates...It's a real find, and one of the most interesting things I've yet come across.", ex Coombs, Murphy and Pegram, discussed in 2008 Confederate Philatelist article by John Kimbrough, featured in Kimbrough and Bush Collector's Guide to Confederate Philately (pp. 438-440)

E. 750-1,000
0
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955
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 955, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, right stamp vertical streak of printer's ink down right side, cancelled by pen squiggles, "Prospect Va. Dec. 27" manuscript postmark on Buckingham Female Collegial Institute illustrated cover to Farmville Va., some soiling, otherwise Very Fine and unusual

E. 300-400
160
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956
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 956, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins, light creases at bottom, tied by light strike of Va. circular datestamp on 12-Star Confederate Flag, Cannon and Verse Patriotic cover (CN-1C, Verse 56) to Flat Shoal N.C., small edge flaws and overall wear, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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957
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue, Local (6-7). Twelve covers, including one with a strip of four, eight with pairs and three with two singles, first tied by red Greensborough N.C. circular datestamps to Richmond with "Due 10" in manuscript, few with printing varieties such as No. 7 with Pop Eye, one with scratched plate, White Tie (two), pair of No. 7 on attorney's cameo corner card cover, pair of No. 7 on adversity cover made from printed notice, some faults, overall Fine

E. 500-750
1,300
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958
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 958, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to in at left, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Nov. 28" circular datestamp on small narrow drop cover to a Capt. Baird "Care of Gen. Pickett", fresh and Fine, ex Vogel

E. 750-1,000
400
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959
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 959, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to just in, tied by grid on home made cover to the Inspector General in Wilmington N.C., endorsed "Private" at top, some slight toning also affects stamp, otherwise Fine, unusual without an origination circular datestamp

E. 400-500
300
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960
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 960, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Tied by unreadable strike of circular datestamp (possibly Orange C.H. Va.) on oatmeal cover to Orange County Va., probably a drop cover, a bit war-worn and missing part of backflap, stamp with light crease, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
140
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961
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 961, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Three full margins, just in to clear at right, tied by "Savannah Ga. Jun. 19" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Baldwin, East Florida, stamp with light pre-use crease ending in tiny tear, otherwise Fine, scarce use to Florida

E. 400-500
375
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962
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 962, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins, oxidized, tied by target on cover to Gordonsville Va., stamp with light creases and toned spots, cover with wear and missing right flap, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
140
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963
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 963, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full framelines at bottom and left and most of frameline at top, design just touched at right, tied by "Orange C.H. Va." circular datestamp on home made oatmeal cover to Augusta Ga., stamp with couple small surface rubs at top, still Fine, ex Murphy, Dietz backstamp

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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964
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 964, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins including bottom sheet margin, frameline visible on all four sides, stamp repaired at top right adding portions of the frameline at top and right, tied by light strike of Orange C.H. Va. circular datestamp on home made oatmeal cover to Augusta Ga., cover gently cleaned, otherwise Fine, ex Wiseman, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
550
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965
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 965, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to just in, tied by light strike of Fayetteville N.C. circular datestamp on pink, red, white and gray wallpaper cover to Taylorsville N.C., opened for display, minor edgewear, Fine

E. 300-400
475
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966
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 966, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). With "No. 3" bottom sheet margin, tied by red "Petersburg Va. Oct. 13" (1864) circular datestamp on yellow turned cover to the Third N.C. Hospital in Charleston S.C., inside use with huge-margined No. 11b tied by Charleston circular datestamp, sent back to Petersburg to medical military address, minor sealed tear at bottom, Very Fine use with several attractive elements

E. 300-400
325
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967
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 967, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Ample to large margins, tied by red "Petersburg Va. Dec. 17" circular datestamp on cover to Salem Va., three light stain spots, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive and scarce cover with the 20c Green cancelled in red, ex Emerson, Brooks and Felton

E. 500-750
650
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968
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 968, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins, rich color, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 26" circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to Lexington Va., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, ex Dr. Agre, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
275
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969
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 969, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins to clear at top, tied by pen cancels, matching manuscript Lloyds Va. postmark on turned cover to a Captain Bard "Care of Maj. Genl. Pickett" in Petersburg Va., inside use with blue University of Virginia circular datestamp addressed to Lloyds, inside stamp missing, Fine

E. 400-500
325
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970
c
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 970, Confederate States: General Issues on-Cover, Typograph and Engraved Issues20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d). Top left diagonal half, ample to large margins, tied by two strikes of Selma Ala. circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to a member of the staff of Brigadier General St. John Richardson Liddell in Blakely Ala., Very Fine, P.F. certificate no. 101,281 no longer accompanies (states "genuine usage"), Liddell was an interesting historical figure -- he was an outspoken proponent of Southern emancipation of slaves despite his service as a Confederate general -- he was murdered by another former Confederate officer in 1870

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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