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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, Other Subjects

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2523
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2523, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Centered to left, tied by grid, "Buffalo N.Y. Jun. 19, 1861" circular datestamp on red and blue overall 34-Star Flag Patriotic cover to Stockton Cal., J. Sage & Son of Buffalo N.Y. imprint, small cover repair at top left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SPECTACULAR OVERALL FLAG DESIGN AND RARE USE OF THE 12-CENT 1859 ISSUE.

The 12c 1859 stamp overpaid the 10c transcontinental rate by 2c. Ex "Sevenoaks". With 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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2524
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2524, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Choice centering, brilliant color, tied by "Detroit Mich. May 22, 1861" circular datestamp on buff cover with red and blue "Death to Traitors!" Waving Flag Patriotic design to Boston, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 200-300
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2525
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2525, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Bright shade, tied by "Washington D.C. Sep. 25, 1861" circular datestamp on red and blue "Union" with Flag and 13 Stars Patriotic cover to Dedham Mass., some overall soiling, offset on back from copy of certificate, otherwise Fine, ex Stollnitz, with copy of 1958 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail on patriotic cover $1,400.00

E. 200-300
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2526
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2526, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by well-struck segmented grid cancel, orange-red "Chelsea Mass. Oct. 8" circular datestamp on red and blue "Through Baltimore" Lunging Zouave Patriotic cover to military camp at Newport News, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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2527
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2527, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Cancelled by target, light strike of June 4 circular datestamp on red and blue Female with Fallen Zouave and Battle Scene Patriotic cover to Yorkville Mich., manuscript "soldier's letter" at bottom, stamp affected from placement at edge of cover, some slight soiling, still Very Fine and pretty use

E. 300-400
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2528
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2528, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 20, 1862" double-circle datestamp on overall multicolored "Our Colonel, 3rd Reg." with portrait of Horatio G. Sickel with Blind Justice and Lady Liberty Patriotic design, to Montgomery Pa., stamp slightly affected from placement near edge of cover, otherwise Fine, an unusual design

E. 300-400
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2529
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2529, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 4" circular datestamp on red and blue overall "Loyal to the Union", State of Indiana" Patriotic cover to Bethel Vt., Wells imprint, with contents datelined "Camp Advance Va. Oct. 21, 1861", with some interesting observations such as "we are troubled to get postage stamps", Very Fine

E. 300-400
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2530
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2530, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Cancelled by grid, "Brooklyn N.Y. Sep. 29" circular datestamp on red and blue Soldier and Flag Patriotic cover to Albany N.Y., cover with repaired edge tears causing area of discoloration at top, otherwise Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail on patriotic cover $1,400.00

E. 200-300
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2531
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2531, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright shade, cancelled by grid, light strike of Covington Ky. circular datestamp on purple James Gates "The House that Uncle Sam built" Patriotic cover to Chesterville O., barely reduced at left, Very Fine, a rare design and especially elusive in the purple color

E. 500-750
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2532
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2532, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by bold "Jefferson City Mo. Feb.? 28" circular datestamp on red James Gates "The House that Uncle Sam built" Patriotic cover to Springfield O., stamp affected from placement over edge of cover, some wear, otherwise Fine, one of the rarest and most unusual Civil War cartoon designs

E. 200-300
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2533
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2533, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by segmented cork cancel, "Saint Louis Mo. Mar. 12, 186?" circular datestamp on red James Gates "The House that Uncle Sam Built" Patriotic cover to White Hall Ill., James Gates of Cincinnati imprint on back, some edgewear, still Fine and rare multi-panel design

E. 200-300
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2534
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2534, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Tied by "Hingham Mass. Nov. 26" circular datestamp on red and blue "The Constitution and the Law" Eagle and Shield Patriotic cover to Ashburnham Mass., barely reduced at right, faint overall soiling, stamp slightly faded, otherwise Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail on patriotic cover $1,400.00

E. 200-300
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2535
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2535, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Two, tied by grid and by "White Pigeon Mich. Nov. 9" circular datestamp on red and blue "Our Country Forever" Flags and Slogan Patriotic cover depicting a cannon, cannonballs and drum, to Jackson Mich., with original enclosure, one stamp affected from placement over edge of cover, some toned spots and slight edgewear, still Very Fine and unusual double-rate use of this shade

E. 300-400
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2536
c
Patriotic Covers Balance. Five, including four with 3c Rose (65), better designs include "The Soldier's Dream of Home", red, blue and orange "The Union Must & Shall Be Preserved" overall design, red and blue overall Flags and Shield design, "Liberty Union Pennsylvania" design with state names on pillars, last is stampless with "Due 3" in circle on overall "Loyal to the Union, State of Indiana" design, few faults a Fine-Very Fine group of better designs

E. 750-1,000
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2537
c
Patriotic Covers Balance. 22 in an album, several better designs including No. 65 used with "Old John Brown is Dead but I still live" caricature, four of No. 26 with "Cock of the Walk" caricature, two multicolored Magnus designs, No. 26 with blue Ellsworth design, Battle of Winchester illustrated scene used with No. 65, two House that Uncle Sam Built designs, several other better designs, some faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, a worthwhile group, ex Gross

E. 2,000-3,000
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2538
c
Patriotic Covers Balance. 24, including few stampless such as one to Switzerland and two-panel Magnus with view of Smithsonian, most are franked with 3c Rose (65) including Martha Washington, Loyal to the Union New Hampshire, Soldier's Dream of Home, For the Union New Hampshire two-panel Magnus, several Fremont designs, other better such as No. 26 on overall "Movement of our Army" Magnus design, No. 68 on "E Pluribus Unum" Eagle and Flag design used from San Francisco, some faults, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, an attractive and diverse group

E. 2,000-3,000
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2539
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2539, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other SubjectsPatriotic Covers Balance, Patriotic Covers BalancePatriotic Covers Balance. Eight covers sent through the mails plus a few other items, all the used covers bearing single of 3c Rose (65), nice variety of designs including secessionists cutting off a branch of the "Union" tree upon which they are sitting, multi-colored camp scene, cavalry horse, Liberty and Flag, U.S. Capitol building, eagle and shield, others, also includes five different unused Lincoln designs and a CDV of John Wilkes Booth, mixed condition with some faults or some of these would have been individual lots, overall Fine group of attractive designs

E. 1,000-1,500
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