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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Campaign & Civil War Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
833
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 833, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by grid cancel and "El Paso Ill. Nov. 2" (1860) circular datestamp on buff cover to Decatur N.Y. with beardless Lincoln portrait, split rail fence and riverboat scene design, "Baker Chicago" imprint, Milgram AL-79, with original lettersheet enclosure showing beardless Lincoln portrait and Mendel imprint, cover slightly reduced at left and couple minor edge tears, lettersheet with some toned spots, Fine and scarce

E. 400-500
400
834
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 834, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by grid cancel on cover with beardless Lincoln portrait in frame surrounded by flags, Liberty cap and "The People's Candidate for President, Abraham Lincoln" in banner, Milgram AL-66, to West Cheshire Ct., light strike of "Constantia O. Jan. 21" rimless circular datestamp at bottom, barely reduced at right, some edge soiling, otherwise Very Fine example of this scarce design

E. 200-300
300
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835
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 835, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Pen-cancelled, "Mohegan (R.I.) Feb. 21" postmark on cover to Friendship Me. with Stephen A. Douglas three-quarter portrait with flags, eagle and shield and quote at top, Raynor imprint, Milgram SD-39, overall soiling, stamp with small corner crease, still Fine, this Raynor format was used for several candidates, the Douglas-Johnson campaign design is rare

E. 400-500
450
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836
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 836, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Cancelled by quartered cork, matching "Carrier May 25" circular datestamp on red and blue "Grant and our Country" campaign cover from National Union Club of Philadelphia, addressed locally, opened bit roughly at right, stamp with small faults from placement at edge of cover, still a Fine and very scarce use of a grilled Black Jack on a campaign cover, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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837
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 837, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Tied by blue cork cancel with matching "Middle Granville N.Y. Aug. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Arlington Vt. with "We fight it out on this line if it takes all summer" U.S. Grant campaign design, Milgram UG-19, small cover tear at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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838
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 838, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Wonderful dark shade, used with 3c Rose (65), both tied inside stamp frames on opposite sides of cover by bold strikes of "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 11, 1862" circular datestamp on red and blue illustrated buff Patriotic cover to Newark, N.J., design depicting soldiers, ship, plow and "United States of America, The Model Government of the World", 3c stamp lifted and hinged in place, 1c with couple short perfs, colorful and Very Fine, a wonderful and scarce Patriotic design

E. 500-750
500
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839
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 839, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright shade, cancelled by grid, "Lockport N.Y. Jun. 13" circular datestamp struck twice on "Dis chile's CONTRABAN" cartoon cover to Seneca Falls N.Y., slightly reduced at right, missing small part of right flap, some slight overall wear, still Fine

E. 300-400
250
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840
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 840, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by target cancel, "Spartansburg Pa. Dec. 31" circular datestamp on cover to Madrille Pa., with red illustrated Union Patriotic design titled "The Great Naval Battle Between Ericsson's Monitor, and the Merrimac, March 9th, 1862", design depicts the Monitor firing at the Merrimac with traditional wooden vessels nearby, minor edgewear, stamp with tear at top right, Very Fine and rare example of this elaborate Civil War battle design

E. 400-500
325
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841
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 841, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Cancelled by rim of circular datestamp, strike of "Trenton Mo. Aug. 14" circular datestamp at left, on multicolored "Our Camp Fire" illustrated Patriotic cover depicting soldiers around a campfire waving flags and playing music, James Gates of Cincinnati imprint, to military address at Brunswick Mo., some slight overall wear, Very Fine and desirable design, with 1992 P.S.E. certificate

E. 300-400
160
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842
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 842, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by blue grid cancel and "Cincinnati O. Oct. 1" double-circle datestamp on "Dr. Scott -- Now, Jeff Davis, I shall have to let a little bad blood out of your system" Patriotic cartoon cover depicting General Winfield Scott piercing the arm of a "patient" (Davis) with a sword and with a bowl to catch drippings on the floor, to Canaan Four Corners N.Y., Magee imprint on top flap, slightly reduced at right, some overall wear, Very Fine example of this rare caricature design

E. 400-500
1,700
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843
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 843, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright shade, cancelled by grid and tied by bold "Cooperstown N.Y. Jan. 12" circular datestamp on buff cover with "U.S. Sanitary Commission, Soldier's Letter" corner card to parole camp at Annapolis Md., fresh and Fine

E. 200-300
110
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844
c
Civil War Patriotics. Over 75 items, mostly unused, wide range of designs including caricatures, Magnus, some Spanish-American War and later, few of the Civil War designs are postwar, few are patriotic themes on exhibition covers, among the used is a No. 65 on red and blue cover with globe, eagle and flag, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 500-750
550
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845
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 845, Campaign & Civil War PatrioticsUnused Civil War Patriotics, Unused Civil War PatrioticsUnused Civil War Patriotics. Approximately 60 unused Union Patriotics, most are single color but a few are multicolor, wonderful range of designs and themes with a great many unknown used, just a small sampling includes Lincoln "Star of the North, or the Comet of 1861", several Jeff Davis related including one depicting him roasting on a grill with the Devil attending him with barbecue forks, different Davis "Jackass" caricatures, another multicolored with him hanging by the neck, many other interesting including toddlers depicted as "C.S.A. Commissioners at Foreign Courts", "Cotton is King" caricature with cotton bale wearing a crown, many more, some with light toning but overall Very Fine, a fascinating group

E. 400-500
850
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