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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June, 2020

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Category — Civil War Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8479
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8479, Civil War Patriotics1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Tied by "Providence R.I. May 31, 1861" circular datestamp on "J.D. His Marque" Pirate Flag Union Patriotic cover addressed locally, faint vertical file fold at center well away from stamp and design, Very Fine example of this scarce design, ex Matthies

E. 400-500
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8480
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8480, Civil War Patriotics3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Bright color, tied by "New-York May 16" duplex datestamp and grid cancel on "J. D. His Marque" Pirate Flag Union Patriotic cover to Kingston Mass., Extremely Fine, an outstanding design in choice condition, ex Chase, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
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8481
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8481, Civil War PatrioticsJ.D., (his Crest, J.D., (his CrestJ.D., (his Crest.) Imprint in blue with red and blue Union Patriotic Shield design depicting Jefferson Davis as the Devil, on 3c Pink on Buff entire (U59) cancelled by "Nashua N.H. Mar. ?" circular datestamp with grid duplex, addressed to Worcester Mass., the design is a wonderful caricature with a winged "Devil" Davis sitting on a bale of cotton with seven stars above, Eayrs & Co. return address in margin, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and scarce Patriotic design, accompanied by a similar design on an unused cover

E. 500-750
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8482
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8482, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Aug. 25, 1862" double-circle datestamp on back of multicolored Lincoln and McClellan "Review of the Army" Magnus Patriotic cover to Burdett N.Y., pencil notations have been erased but leave faint trace, Very Fine, scarce use, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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8483
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8483, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by target cancel, red "Pawtucket R.I. Aug. 8, 1862" double-circle datestamp on multicolored Magnus "Camp Scene from Photograph" Patriotic cover to military address in Washington D.C., stamp defective, cover cleaned and repaired, appears Very Fine, scarce and colorful design, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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8484
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8484, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Mar. 11, 1862" circular datestamp on red and blue "Maj. Gen. Geo. B. McClellan" Patriotic cover with portrait surrounded by flags to East Windsor Conn., bold "SHIP" handstamp, with original 6-page enclosure with similar portrait in rose, datelined at Camp Buckingham, Hatteras Inlet N.C., cover slightly reduced at left, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8485
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8485, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "New Bern N.C. Jun. 5, 1863" double-circle datestamp on red and blue overall "The Union Must & Shall Be Preserved" Patriotic cover to Belchertown Mass., barely reduced at left, Very Fine, attractive design used from Union-occupied New Bern

E. 100-150
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8486
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8486, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by indistinct strike of Jan. 8 circular datestamp on red and blue Flag, Shield and Stars with "Union" Patriotic cover to Philadelphia, Ridenburgh of N.Y. imprint on back, barely reduced at right, stamp with trivial flaws, Very Fine and colorful, ex Walcott

E. 200-300
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8487
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8487, Civil War Patriotics3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 17, 1862" double-circle datestamp on red and blue Eagle, Shield and "Love One Another" ribbon Patriotic with Border of State Stars design to Ossian N.Y., with original enclosure datelined "Fairfax Courthouse Oct. 14th 1862", contents from soldier marching to Fairfax and the poor conditions, cover with toned spot, Very Fine and attractive design

E. 200-300
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8488
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8488, Civil War Patriotics3c 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. 100-150
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8489
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8489, Civil War PatrioticsFort Jefferson O. Apr. 12, Fort Jefferson O. Apr. 12Fort Jefferson O. Apr. 12. Clear strike of circular datestamp on cover with red and blue Multiple Stars and Shield Patriotic design to the 3rd asst. PMG in Washington D.C., endorsed "Official Business", fresh and Very Fine

E. 100-150
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8490
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8490, Civil War PatrioticsNew Orleans La. Feb. 4, 1863, New Orleans La. Feb. 4, 1863New Orleans La. Feb. 4, 1863. Neat strike of double-circle datestamp on red and blue Monitor and Merrimac Patriotic cover with frame of flags and eagle, to West Boxford Mass., soldier's letter endorsement at upper right, manuscript "Due 5 Cents", with original enclosure with red and blue illustration of General Burnside, Very Fine and attractive design

E. 400-500
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8491
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8491, Civil War PatrioticsCol. Elmer E. Ellsworth -- The Casualty of War that Made Lincoln Weep, Col. Elmer E. Ellsworth -- The Casualty of War that Made Lincoln WeepCol. Elmer E. Ellsworth -- The Casualty of War that Made Lincoln Weep. Red and blue Union patriotic design with flags, star and sword on cover to Munich, Germany, red “New York Am. Pkt. 7 Paid Jun. 19” (1861) credit datestamp, red boxed “Aachen Franco” handstamp, receiving backstamp, slight soiling, Very Fine, rare use of Ellsworth patriotic cover to Germany -- Colonel Ellsworth was the first officer to die in the Civil War, he was one of President Lincoln’s favorites and it is said that Lincoln wept when he heard the news of Ellsworth’s death from a gunshot fired by a Confederate sympathizer in Alexandria, Virginia -- with 2004 P.F. certificate opining that the cover probably originated in New York

E. 300-400
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8492
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8492, Civil War PatrioticsU.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. 750-1,000
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