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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

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Category — Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign Destinations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2487
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2487, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign Destinations3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Cancelled by bold grid and tied by "Wilmington Del. May 17" circular datestamp on illustrated Great Central Fair cover to Howellville Pa., fresh and Very Fine, choice example of this Sanitary Fair design, ex Mitchell

E. 300-400
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2488
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2488, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign DestinationsEagle and Flag Fighting Snake, Eagle and Flag Fighting SnakeEagle and Flag Fighting Snake. Red and blue design depicting Eagle and Flag fighting a Snake with broken Confederate flag with "The Eagle shall bear the Rattlesnake in his beak and rend him with his talons" quote at bottom, Snow & Hapgood imprint, neat "Boston A. Pkt. 21 Sep. 6" (1861) debit circular datestamp and used to Cardiff, Wales, manuscript due marking, London and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, a beautiful Patriotic design used to a foreign destination, with a stamp this would be a $7,500 cover

E. 750-1,000
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2489
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2489, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign Destinations12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Used with 3c Rose (65), tied by "PAID" in lozenges, red "N. York Brem. Pkt. 12 Jun. 7" (1862) credit datestamp on "Arms of the United States, E. Pluribus Unum" Patriotic cover to Vienna, Austria and forwarded to Berlin, Germany, design depicts eagle with arrows and olive branch in talon with flags, Magee imprint, blue "America Uber Bremen Franco" handstamp, receiving backstamp, 12c small piece out at top right and rounded corner at bottom right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE AND DESIRABLE PATRIOTIC COVER TO AUSTRIA AND FORWARDED TO GERMANY, FROM THE FAMOUS DR. ANGELL CORRESPONDENCE.

Dr. Henry C. Angell was a Boston optometrist who spent considerable time traveling in Europe. Covers are known sent to him in France, Italy, England, Germany and Austria, plus a few forwarded to other destinations. Dr. Angell was an art collector and undoubtedly appreciated the wide variety of Civil War patriotic envelopes mailed to him overseas.

Ex Matthies

E. 3,000-4,000
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2490
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2490, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign DestinationsMichigan, MichiganMichigan. Multicolored two-panel Magnus Patriotic depicting Liberty with flag and Michigan seal to Germany, neat "N. York Hamb. Pkt. 5 Oct. 19" (1861) debit datestamp, Hamburg backstamps, blue due markings, slightly reduced at right, last name of address erased, otherwise Very Fine and colorful, a rare stampless use of a beautiful Patriotic to Germany

E. 500-750
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2491
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2491, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign Destinations12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Two, tied by target cancels, matching "Port Royal S.C. Jun. 14" (1862) double-circle datestamp on red and blue "Union Forever" with Eagle and Shield Patriotic cover to Norfolk, England, red "New York Am. Pkt. 3 Jul. 26" credit datestamp, red London transit, receiving backstamp, back is separated and reattached, some edgewear and soiling, still Fine and scarce use, Port Royal was recaptured November 1861, ex Wunderlich

E. 1,000-1,500
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2492
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2492, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign Destinations24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), cancelled by blue grids, matching "Winchendon Mass. Jun. 24" (1861) circular datestamp on red and blue Waving Flag with Cap Patriotic cover to Florence, Italy, sender's instructions "French Mail", red Boston 24c exchange datestamp, cover repaired at right affecting the 24c stamp which has a large sealed tear at bottom, otherwise Fine, a rare use of the 24c on a Patriotic cover to Italy, ex Chase, with 1974 P.F. certificate, with 1974 note from Hargest

E. 500-750
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2493
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2493, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Foreign DestinationsU.S. Patriotic Cover from Belgium, U.S. Patriotic Cover from BelgiumU.S. Patriotic Cover from Belgium. Red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic bearing Belgium, 1858-61, 20c Blue and 40c Vermilion (11, 12), latter vertical strip of three, margins to in, tied by "4" in grid, matching "Anvers 8-11 61" circular datestamp to New York, neat "Br. Packet" and "Etats-Unis par Ostende 8-11 61" backstamps, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Nov. 22" circular datestamp, boxed "PD" handstamp, docketed at right, stamps defective, some cover wear, still Fine, a rare use of a U.S. Patriotic cover from an American ship captain in Belgium

E. 1,500-2,000
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