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Sale 1225 — Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

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Category — Semi-Official Imprints

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
312
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 312, Semi-Official ImprintsPost Office Department, Official Business, Chiefs of the Appointment and Contract Bureaus, Post Office Department, Official Business, Chiefs of the Appointment and Contract BureausPost Office Department, Official Business, Chiefs of the Appointment and Contract Bureaus. Three covers with official four-line imprints on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entires, from Richmond Va., each with the appropriate signatures, "B. N. Clements" for the two Appointment Bureau covers (in different hands) and "H. St. Geo. Offutt" for cover from the Contract Bureau, "Free" straightline handstamps, some minor wear and backflap tears on two, otherwise Very Fine, C.S.A. Catalog value $500.00 each

E. 400-500
Future Sale
313
c
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 313, Semi-Official ImprintsPost Office Department, Official Business, Chiefs of the Appointment and Contract Bureaus, Post Office Department, Official Business, Chiefs of the Appointment and Contract BureausPost Office Department, Official Business, Chiefs of the Appointment and Contract Bureaus. Two covers, first B. N. Clements signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Woodlawn S.C., light strike of Richmond circular datestamp, "Free" handstamp, few light file folds, Very Fine, second with Offut signature on 3c Red Star Die entire to the postmaster of Leavenworth S.C., "Richmond Va. Dec. 5, 1862" circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, few soiled specks, otherwise Very Fine, a nice pair of Official Business covers, C.S.A. Catalog value $500.00 each

E. 400-500
Future Sale
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