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Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020

Category — Civil War: Union Patriotics

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1471, Civil War: Union Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Cancelled by sharp strike of grid, partly clear "Chillicothe O. Jan. 25, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Nashua N.H. with bearded Lincoln three-quarter portrait facing right and red and blue waving flag with "ABRAHAM LINCOLN is the Man for the Crisis, his theory is 'This Rebellion must be put down, and that speedily, cost what it may'" patriotic slogan, Whittemore imprint, Milgram AL-119 (illustrated on p. 77), barely reduced at right, Very Fine, attractive and rare cover, the portrait of Lincoln is based on a photograph by C. S. German, a beard was added to the engraving after his election, ex Myers and Jarrett

E. 1,000-1,500
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1472, Civil War: Union Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by grid, "Racine Wis. Dec. 20, 1861" double-circle datestamp on red and blue Waving Flag and gun battery Patriotic cover with "Presented by the Ladies, Foster's Battery of La Crosse" two-part design to Milwaukee Wis., Baker imprint, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and unusual design

E. 300-400
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1473, Civil War: Union PatrioticsWashington D.C. Dec. 24, 1863, Washington D.C. Dec. 24, 1863Washington D.C. Dec. 24, 1863. Circular datestamp boldly struck, free frank of Senator John Sherman on red and blue Union Patriotic cover to Norwich Conn., overall design depicting eagle and shield, verse and titled "UNION!", toned spots, Fine and attractive, Sherman was a prominent senator from Ohio during the Civil War and later served as Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of State and was a three-time presidential candidate, he was the brother of William Tecumseh Sherman, with 1973 A.P.S. certificate

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1474, Civil War: Union Patriotics2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by "Philada. Pa. Post Office Mar. 9 3rd '64" circular datestamp on legal-size "Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commission" illustrated corner card cover to local street address, docketing indicates contents was will and power of attorney, barely reduced at left, Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1475, Civil War: Union PatrioticsUnion Patriotics, Union PatrioticsUnion Patriotics. 19 used Patriotics plus a few either unused or addressed but not sent through the mails, range of No. 65 frankings to some stampless, interesting variety of designs including Ellsworth, McClellan, overall "Union" lithograph, Zouave, Continental soldier, Soldier's Dream of Home overall lithograph, Flag and Cannon mimicking a Confederate design, others, lots in color, condition is very rough with faults ranging from minor to truly defective (or more of these would have been individual lots), still some useful covers

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1476, Civil War: Union PatrioticsUnused Union Patriotics, Unused Union PatrioticsUnused Union Patriotics. 37 unused designs, nice range of illustrations, themes and slogans, including several in blue and red, highlights include caricature of woman with animal face and "Distressing situation of Miss Florida", British Lion, Gen. Lyon, Secession Devil, Davis Rat, Liberty Bell, flags and eagles, many others, some with minor toning, overall Very Fine and fascinating group

E. 200-300
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