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Sale 1241 — United States and Civil War Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 September, 2021

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Category — Old Stamps, Mails Suspended

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1211, Old Stamps, Mails Suspended3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by "Highland Ky. Oct. 16" (1861) circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to St. Paul Minn., an attempted use of the demonetized 3c 1857 Issue, "3" handstamped due applied in St. Paul, stamp and cover with light creases, slightly reduced at top and left, still Fine and scarce "Old Stamps Not Recognized" use, ex Gallagher, with 1998 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1212, Old Stamps, Mails SuspendedMAILS SUSPENDED, MAILS SUSPENDEDMAILS SUSPENDED. Straightline handstamp on small cover endorsed by member of Illinois Volunteers and addressed to Atlanta Ga., "Normal Ill. Oct. 25" (ca. 1864) circular datestamp, part of "Nashville Ten. Nov. 12" double-circle datestamp on back, reduced about one inch at left, this removed portion was probably marked "Due 3" for a soldier's letter, Fine appearance, one of two or three known examples of this Nashville "Mails Suspended" marking -- Atlanta was captured by General Sherman on Sep. 2, 1864, it is likely that this cover was mailed from Illinois in the belief that the postal service in the city would be maintained under federal occupation, but delivery was not permitted and the letter was stopped at Nashville -- ex MacBride, Gallagher and Walske

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
Future Sale
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