Sale 1262 — United States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 26-28 July, 2022

Category — General Issues On Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
455
c
Sale 1262, Lot 455, General Issues On Cover5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Full margins, tied by "Pensacola Fla. Dec. 5" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Prattville Ala. with red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag with Liberty Cap and Tassels Patriotic design (F11-3), fresh and Very Fine, scarce and desirable example of this 11-Star design used from Florida

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
456
c
Sale 1262, Lot 456, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge margins to clear at upper right, tied by "Tudor Hall Va. Dec. 13" (1861) circular datestamp on pink cover with 11-Star Waving Confederate Flag Patriotic with tassels and "On, on to the rescue, the Vandals are coming" verse design (F11-16, Verse 30), J. W. Randolph of Richmond imprint, to Richmond Va., stamp with small stain at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 400-500
375
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457
c
Sale 1262, Lot 457, General Issues On Cover5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Full margins to slightly irregular at top, tied by "Tudor Hall Va." circular datestamp with unclear date on oatmeal cover with 11-Star Waving Confederate Flag Patriotic with tassels and "On, on to the rescue, the Vandals are coming" verse design (F11-16, Verse 30), J. W. Randolph of Richmond imprint, to Washington Va., Very Fine

E. 400-500
325
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458
c
Sale 1262, Lot 458, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large even margins, tied by manuscript "X" cancel on cover addressed to Mrs. Lamar Cobb in Macon Ga., "Care of Col. John B. Lamar," red "Southern Express Company, Savannah Ga Mar. 23" (1862) double-circle datestamp, pencil "Pd R/-" express rate notation (often found on covers originating from the Savannah office), left edge of the cover with pencil docketing "Savannah March 22nd/1862.", minor cover wrinkles, Very Fine and desirable Southern Express Company use, Special Routes census no. SOU-35

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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459
c
Sale 1262, Lot 459, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to touched at sides, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 23, 1862" circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to Columbia S.C., clear strike of blue "ADVERTISED" straightline handstamp and crayon "2" rate, missing part of backflap, Very Fine and rare, this was advertised to locate the addressee, who would not have initially called for the letter, the 2c fee was to cover the cost of the advertising, such uses from Columbia S.C. are extremely rare

E. 750-1,000
550
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460
c
Sale 1262, Lot 460, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large bottom margin to just in at right, cancelled by grid with "Staunton Va. Nov. 13, 1861" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Allens Creek Va. with Franklin Davis, Nurseryman & Florist, Staunton Va. black cameo corner card depicting a vase and flowers, missing part of backflap, still fresh and Extremely Fine, a rare cameo design in black, signed Brian Green and with 2009 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
850
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461
c
Sale 1262, Lot 461, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Rich color, small crease at bottom, tied by "New Orleans La. Mar. 3, 1862" river mail double-circle datestamp on cover to Chatawa Miss., Very Fine outgoing river mail cover

E. 300-400
225
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462
c
Sale 1262, Lot 462, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Full margins to touched at top, tied by "Memphis Ten. Jan. 13?, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Governor Isham Harris in Nashville Tenn., with "Memphis & Charleston Railroad Office. Memphis" oval handstamp, backflap removed, still Very Fine, ex Knapp and Hall

E. 300-400
250
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463
c
Sale 1262, Lot 463, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full margins all around, tiny corner crease, manuscript "X" cancel with "Edgefield C.H. S.C. Apr. 7" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from an illustrated railroad freight document, addressed to Flat Rock N.C., minor waterstaining, still Very Fine and nice adversity use with the illustrated freight train, signed Brian Green

E. 400-500
350
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464
c
Sale 1262, Lot 464, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two, both with full to large margins all around, tied together by blue "Lynchburg Va. Mar. 3" circular datestamp on cover to New Orleans with Lynchburg Virginian Newspaper corner card, also advertises "Book and Job Works of Every Description" and lists subscription rates, left stamp slight creases, envelope with light file fold and minor ink erosion, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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465
c
Sale 1262, Lot 465, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, full to ample margins all around, cancelled by clear strike of "Charleston S.C. May 27, 1863" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Camden S.C., bright and unusually fresh, Very Fine, ex Hiram Deats

500
225
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466
c
Sale 1262, Lot 466, General Issues On Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Used with 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), each has four margins, affixed foot-to-foot and tied together by "Guineys Va. Mar. 25" circular datestamp in brown ink, on buff cover to Pendleton S.C., first stamp with gum toning, cover slightly reduced at left, Fine and scarce combination of the two Jefferson Davis Lithograph stamps, ex Judd

E. 300-400
375
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467
c
Sale 1262, Lot 467, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2). Full margins all around, pretty pastel color, neat grid cancel with perfect strike of "Flat Rock N.C. Oct. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Charleston S.C., Extremely Fine, wonderful quality

E. 300-400
850
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468
c
Sale 1262, Lot 468, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2). Huge margins to full at bottom, bright color complemented by blue grid cancel with matching "Ashboro N.C. Sep. 16" circular datestamp with month inverted, on yellow cover to Fayetteville N.C., slightly reduced at left, the stamp is Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
550
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469
c
Sale 1262, Lot 469, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins all around, tied by "Christiansburgh Va. Dec. 9" (1862) circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to Richmond Va., back with manuscript "If this letter is not called for in a day or two, please forward to Lexington Va.", cover was indeed not called for and struck with "Advertised 2" in ornate frame handstamp and then forwarded to Lexington, additional forwarding postage paid by second 10c Blue, Paterson (2), margin in at bottom and minor surface abrasions, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Dec. 19, 1862" circular datestamp, slightly reduced at right, overall Very Fine appearance, a rare and desirable cover, it is not clear how the 2c advertised fee was paid to the Richmond post office -- or if it was paid at all, with 2004 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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470
c
Sale 1262, Lot 470, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2). With huge top left corner sheet margins, large margins other sides, slightly oxidized color, tied by perfect bold "Richmond Va. Oct. 17, 1862" circular datestamp on Confederate States of America War Department, Surgeon General's Office semi-official imprint oatmeal cover to Winchester Va., top and one side flaps missing, minor edge wear, still Extremely Fine appearance, ex Hall and Felton, with 2007 A.P.S. certificate

E. 500-750
325
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471
c
Sale 1262, Lot 471, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2). Huge margins to clear at top, slight gum toning, manuscript "X" cancel with "Mattox Va. July 17th" manuscript cancel on lithographed Richmond Female Institute overall illustrated cover to Richmond, "Chas. H. Winston President" imprint, Very Fine appearance, Weill & Co. guarantee backstamp

E. 400-500
300
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472
c
Sale 1262, Lot 472, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2). Remarkable impression with much of design filled in by ink, cut close to design all around, manuscript cancel and "Linden Va. Mar. 19, 1864" manuscript postmark on cover to Forest Depot Va., Fine and unusual, ex Knapp and Hall

E. 200-300
160
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473
c
Sale 1262, Lot 473, General Issues On Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large even margins all around, deep rich color, tied by Augusta Ga. double-circle datestamp with unclear date on yellow cover to Roanoke Island N.C., cover with edge wear which is immaterial because the stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 C.S.A. certificate, Scott value $1,000.00

E. 500-750
850
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474
c
10c Blue, Light Blue, Paterson, Cover Balance (2, 2a). Four covers, each a single franking, nice range of mostly lighter shades, attractive margins, each tied by town or grid cancel including one in blue from Raleigh N.C., a couple tiny flaws do not detract, Very Fine group, Scott value $1,300.00

E. 400-500
500
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475
c
Sale 1262, Lot 475, General Issues On Cover2c Green (3). Extensively repaired at right, tied by "Keysville Va. 15 Oct." circular datestamp on turned 3c Red Star Die entire (U26) addressed to Aspin Wall P.O. Va., impression of indicia clearly evident at upper left, inside with manuscript "Aspin Wall Va. Jan. 16th /61" postmark (pre-secession) and addressed to Keysville, Fine appearance and a very rare use, the stamp presumably paid the circular rate, Power Search lists a number of 2c Green Lithographs used as part of a turned use but this is the only one with a U.S. entire as the other use, Scott value for normal No. 3 cover is $3,500.00

E. 500-750
550
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476
c
Sale 1262, Lot 476, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, large margins to barely touched at bottom including part of adjoining stamps at top, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jul. 3, 1862" double-circle datestamps on bronze adversity cover made from illustrated advertisement or wrapper to Petersburg Va., opened for display, few edge tears at top including small piece replaced at top right corner, Very Fine, a very unusual adversity cover

E. 500-750
650
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477
c
Sale 1262, Lot 477, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Full even margins all around, tied by blue Raleigh N.C. double-circle datestamp with unclear date on Ordnance Department N.C. semi-official imprint adversity cover made from a commissary invoice, including entries for orders of lard, salt pork and beef, addressed to Mocksville N.C., minor edge wear at left, Very Fine and rare, paper shortages in the Confederacy are well known and necessitated the re-use of various documents to create envelopes, this cover shows that those shortages were not limited to citizens but affected government entities as well

E. 750-1,000
500
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478
c
Sale 1262, Lot 478, General Issues On Cover5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b). Vertical pair, cancelled by pen and also tied by manuscript "Votes" on oatmeal cover to Sheriff of Davidson County N.C. with 10-Star Confederate Flag with Blank Streamer and Verse Patriotic design (F10-11, Verse 5), Bonitz imprint, pencil manuscript "Bulls Con? 14 Regiment" (soldier endorsement?) but no indication of origin, pair with minor left edge toning not mentioned on certificate, Very Fine and interesting, perhaps this carried results of soldier's votes, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
325
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479
c
Sale 1262, Lot 479, General Issues On Cover5c Dark Blue, Stone 3 (4a). Position 1 noted on back, full margins to barely clear at left, intense shade, tied by "Houston Tex. 18?" circular datestamp on orange buff cover to Columbia Tex., stamp with some very slight soiling, still Very Fine and desirable use within Texas

500
225
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480
c
Sale 1262, Lot 480, General Issues On Cover5c "Cobalt Blue", Stone 3 (4 var). Positions 9-10, horizontal pair, lightly folded between before application, large margins and beautiful intense color, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 12, 1862" circular datestamp on small cover to Major Joseph Abney in Charleston S.C., docketed by Abney at left, Extremely Fine, a famous Confederate item which is ex Brown, Caspary, Haas and from our 1984 Rarities sale, oddly accompanied by a 2004 Swiss B.P.B. certificate which states the color and the provenance, also noted on back "The Rembrandt of the 5c Blues", accompanied by biographical information on Major Abney

E. 1,000-1,500
2,300
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481
c
Sale 1262, Lot 481, General Issues On Cover10c Rose (5). Large to ample margins, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Jul. 1, 1862" First Day of Universal 10c Rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Laurens C.H. S.C., endorsed at top "Private J.F. Denton, Chat Georgia", slightly reduced at left and faint waterstain at right, stamp with some light toning in margins, still Very Fine and rare First Day of 10c rate use of the 10c Rose Lithograph, the only other listed in Power Search is the Southern Express cover dated Jul. 1, 1862, ex Fisher, with 2021 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
550
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482
c
Sale 1262, Lot 482, General Issues On Cover10c Rose (5). Huge margins all around, bright color, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Aug. 27, 1862" circular datestamp on cover addressed to Richmond, expertly mended backflap tears including one extending to front and gently cleaned, the stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem, also an unusual use significantly overpaying the 2c drop rate

E. 750-1,000
500
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483
c
Sale 1262, Lot 483, General Issues On Cover10c Deep Rose (5 var). Intense shade close to the elusive Carmine, large margins to just clear at upper right, small touched-up surface scrape at bottom, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Jun. 20, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Greenville Ala., red pen docketing at left, Very Fine appearance, with 2007 C.S.A. certificate, Scott value $750.00

E. 300-400
300
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484
c
Sale 1262, Lot 484, General Issues On Cover[Slave-Related] Nancy is Not for Sale. Blue folded letter with 5c Blue, London (6) tied by "Houston Tex. Jun. 26, 1863" circular datestamp and addressed to Wm. P. Ballinger in Houston, datelined "Houston Texas June 26, 1863", fantastic contents regarding slave Nancy includes "In regard to the sale of Nancy, I am sorry that I cannot yet bring myself to accede to your wishes & those of Mrs. B...the terms proposed are in every respect satisfactory and my declining to sell is without reference to them. She and her sisters and brothers are family negroes and grandchildren of my father's driver...after his death to pay his debts, I deemed myself fortunate to be able to retain the family...I am aware that Nancy is greatly attached to Mrs. B...", Very Fine, a fascinating letter, accompanied by a few collateral items including cover with 10c Blue, Die A (11) tied by Houston circular datestamp on cameo corner card cover for Ballinger & Jack, Attorneys at Law in Galveston, Confederate cameo covers are rare (especially used from Texas), another similar cameo corner card cover used with two 3c Bank Note stamps, last is pair of C.S.A. No. 7 tied by Galveston circular datestamp to Ballinger as "C.S. Receiver" in Houston, Very Fine, an interesting group of items, described in an article in Civil War Philatelist, First Quarter 2021, pp. 38-43

Sale 1262, Lot 484, General Issues On Cover
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E. 1,500-2,000
4,500
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485
c
Sale 1262, Lot 485, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, full margins to just in at top right, light stains, tied by partly readable "Knoxville Ten." circular datestamp on blue captured George Washington Union Patriotic cover to Lenoir N.C., slight wear and toning, Fine, scarce use on a captured Union patriotic, especially desirable from Confederate-occupied Knoxville, ex Freeman

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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486
c
Sale 1262, Lot 486, General Issues On Cover5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large margins, bright color, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Oct. 24, 1862" circular datestamp on blue "The Girl I Left Behind Me" captured Union patriotic cover to Athens Ga., name in address crossed out, some staining, otherwise Very Fine, ex Boshwit

E. 100-1,500
1,100
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487
c
Sale 1262, Lot 487, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in at top left, tied by Houston Tex. circular datestamp with unclear date on adversity cover made from an illustrated Port of Galveston shipping ledger, addressed to Anderson Tex., cover has been neatly cut and refolded to show the design, Very Fine and a wonderful Texas adversity use

E. 750-1,000
2,000
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488
c
Sale 1262, Lot 488, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, neat "$" manuscript cancels with matching "Cedar Spring S.C. Aug. 22" postmark on gray and green wallpaper cover to Hobbysville S.C., some cover soiling and edge wear, otherwise Very Fine

E. 400-500
500
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489
c
Sale 1262, Lot 489, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, right stamp with faults, tied by "Lexington Va. Feb. 12" circular datestamp on cover to Richmond, docketed at left as from Rev. Wm. Wright, turned use with original inside use franked with U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by Romney (West) Va. circular datestamp and addressed to Rev. White at Lexington, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
400
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490
c
Sale 1262, Lot 490, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local, London Paper (7). Horizontal pair, left stamp with dramatic pre-printing paper fold, tied by "Charleston S.C. Dec. ?" circular datestamp on cover to Wisdoms Store Ga., Fine, a striking and unusual variety, ex Kohn

E. 200-300
225
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491
c
Sale 1262, Lot 491, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 25, 1862" circular datestamp on folded letter to Saunders Store Va., horizontal file fold slightly breaks the paper, otherwise Very Fine and extremely early use, this was once the earliest documented use, however that date has since been moved up to July 13, 1862, with 2004 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
250
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492
c
Sale 1262, Lot 492, General Issues On Cover5c Blue, Local (7). Two covers each with pair, including horizontal pair, large margins, tied by blue S.C. circular datestamp on blue cover to Marion City S.C., also vertical pair tied by circular datestamp on cover to Sparta Tenn., few toned spots, Very Fine

E. 150-200
190
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493
c
Sale 1262, Lot 493, General Issues On Cover2c Brown Red (8). Huge left margin to just in at bottom and right, tied by incredibly clear and bold strike of "Richmond Va. May 27" (1864) circular datestamp on Confederate States Treasury Department Cotton Bond notice addressed to Depository, Clarksville Ga., fresh and Very Fine circular use, Scott value $1,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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494
c
Sale 1262, Lot 494, General Issues On Cover2c Brown Red (8). Right sheet margin, other sides irregular to touching, couple tears or creases at left, tied by "Athens Ga. ? 14" circular datestamp on oatmeal homemade cover locally addressed to Col. D. C. Barrow, Fine appearing drop use, ex Keeling, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate, Scott value $1,500.00

E. 500-750
400
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495
c
Sale 1262, Lot 495, General Issues On Cover2c Brown Red (8). Five singles, bottom stamp a replacement for one that fell off cover, tied by "Company Shops N.C." dateless circular handstamp on homemade cover to Salisbury N.C., varying degrees of stamp and cover faults, marking drawn in on bottom stamp, a war-worn cover but still a scarce use for the 10c rate with an uncommon N.C. town cancel, Company Shops was the name given to the community that developed around the repair shops built for the North Carolina Railroad

E. 500-750
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496
c
Sale 1262, Lot 496, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, "TEN", Double Transfer (9 var). Major double transfer in bottom label, large margins, slightly oxidized, tied by "Pollard Ala. ? 15, 1863" circular datestamp on blue cover to Greenville Ala., Extremely Fine appearance, ex Hall, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott value $1,500.00 for normal cover

E. 500-750
500
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497
c
Sale 1262, Lot 497, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Four large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 30, 1863" circular datestamp on buff cover to Black Walnut Va., stamp with some slight oxidation, still Extremely Fine, with 1993 C.S.A. certificate as Milky Blue (9a), Scott value $1,500.00

E. 500-750
600
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498
c
Sale 1262, Lot 498, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10). Complete framelines on three sides, right margin full, tied by "Mobile Ala. Aug. 2?" double-circle datestamp on "Headquarters, 22d Mississippi Regiment." imprint cover to Columbia S.C., stamp with some slight gum toning, cover with short tear at top right and small tape stain from prior sealing

VERY FINE. A CHOICE AND EXTREMELY RARE USE OF THE 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE ON A MILITARY IMPRINT COVER.

This "Headquarters 22d Mississippi Regiment" imprint is rare by itself, never mind used with the 10c Frameline. A Power Search review failed to find another example offered in our sales with any kind of Confederate postage.

Ex Brown. With 1988 C.S.A. certificate. Scott value $3,250.00.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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499
c
Sale 1262, Lot 499, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full frameline at top and most at right, other margins full to clear at left, tied by boldly struck "Mobile Ala. Jul. 23" double-circle datestamp on blue folded letter to Gadsden S.C., 1863 docketing at top left, part of letter missing but cover is fully intact, fresh and Fine, ex Wiseman and Murphy, Scott value $3,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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500
c
Sale 1262, Lot 500, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10). Position 83 plating penciled on back by Ashbrook, complete framelines all around except where two small pieces out, tied by partial Wytheville Va. circular datestamp on homemade cover to Lynchburg Va., minor soiling, Fine and rare use from Wytheville, signed Dietz, Scott value $3,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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501
c
Sale 1262, Lot 501, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins all around, lightly creased by vertical file fold and tied by "Charleston S.C. May 20" circular datestamp on "Force & Mitchell, Wholesale Dealer of Boots and Shoes" corner card cover to Cleveland Tenn., Extremely Fine appearance

E. 300-400
300
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502
c
Sale 1262, Lot 502, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins to angled at left where clear, tied by "Greenville C.H. S.C. Dec. 1" double-circle datestamp on cover to Union Point Ga. with blue embossed "Choice Hotel, John Goodson Supt. Omnibus To & From the Depot Free of Charge, Rome Ga." cameo corner card, minor soiling, Very Fine and attractive hotel cover

E. 300-400
400
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503
c
Sale 1262, Lot 503, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by Dec. N.C. circular datestamp on cover with embossed crest for Col. Fletcher Webster, stamp affixed partly over crest, to Tarboro N.C., minor wear, Very Fine use sent from the oldest son of Daniel Webster

E. 200-300
130
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504
c
Sale 1262, Lot 504, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Stamp faulty and repaired, tied by "Richmond Va." circular datestamp with unclear date on 1864 docketed cover to Cobham Depot, Virginia Central Railroad, with "R.F. & R.R. Co. Richmond Va" railroad oval handstamp at top left, Very Fine appearance and scarce

E. 200-300
425
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505
c
Sale 1262, Lot 505, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Full margins to just in at right, tied by bold strike of "Jackson Miss. Jul. 2" circular datestamp on orange-buff cover to Woodville Miss. with "Head-Quarters, State Mississippi, Adjutant and Inspector General's Office, Official Business" semi-official imprint (SA-MS-01), fresh and Extremely Fine cover

E. 400-500
450
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506
c
Sale 1262, Lot 506, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins, vertical crease at right, tied by "Wytheville Va. Sep. 8" circular datestamp on blue "C.S. Nitre and Mining Service. Official Business." semi-official imprint cover (WD-NM-02) to Max Meadows Va., 1864 docketing on back, edge and corner wear, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
650
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507
c
Sale 1262, Lot 507, General Issues On Cover10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Margins all around, rich color, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Jul. 11" circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to Gold Regions N.C. with Mounted Dragoons and Verse Patriotic design (SM-2, racist Verse 24), W. & J. Bonitz imprint, Very Fine

E. 500-750
800
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508
c
Sale 1262, Lot 508, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Large to huge margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 17, 1863" circular datestamp on cover with blue "Ohio" allegorical Patriotic design, to Henrico Va., some splitting along edges, top flap replaced, few edge tears, stamp with crease, otherwise Very Fine, a very unusual and rare use of this captured Patriotic design, signed Kimbrough

E. 300-400
325
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509
c
Sale 1262, Lot 509, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to full at bottom, tied by part strike of town circular datestamp on yellow U.S. Christian Commission corner card and dove carrying a letter cover to Demopolis Ala., corners toned along with area in address from old mounting, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare Confederate captured use of a U.S. Christian Commission cover

E. 500-750
275
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510
c
Sale 1262, Lot 510, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Two covers, first tied by Army of Tennessee grid cancel with soldier endorsement at top on buff cover to Talladega Ala., Fine, second tied by Army grid cancel on cover to Columbia S.C., stamp with wide margins and light crease, Very Fine, a nice pair of covers

Sale 1262, Lot 510, General Issues On Cover
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E. 500-750
800
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511
c
Sale 1262, Lot 511, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to in at right, minor gum staining at top, tied by blue "Petersburg Va." circular datestamp with unclear date on cover to Halifax N.C., with blue embossed "S.G. Branch & Brother, Dealers in Foreign & Domestic Liquors & Wines, Brandies, Gin, Whiskey" cameo corner card, nice design with a whiskey barrel, address and docketing partly rubbed off, still Very Fine and a wonderful cameo design

E. 400-500
1,100
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512
c
Sale 1262, Lot 512, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die B (12). Three huge margins and merely large at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 20, 1863" circular datestamp on blue cover to Keswick Depot Va. with "War Department, Engineer Bureau, Official Business" imprint (WD-EN-03), very minor cover edge toning in a couple spots, still Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
275
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513
c
Sale 1262, Lot 513, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, tied by town circular datestamp on adversity cover made from an East End, Long Island N.Y. nautical map, showing water depths as well as inland areas, including Wainscott and Georgica Pond, addressed to Shelby Springs Ala., stamp with light vertical crease, still Very Fine, a wonderful and rare adversity use

E. 500-750
2,100
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514
c
Sale 1262, Lot 514, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, light diagonal crease, tied by "Savannah Ga. ? 31" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed bond with interest coupons to Tallahassee Fla., opened for display, fresh and Very Fine, a rare and attractive use, ex Boshwit, with 1995 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
3,750
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515
c
Sale 1262, Lot 515, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die B (12). Full margins to touched, cancelled by manuscript "Nov. 6" with matching "Macfarland Va." postmark on green and maroon wallpaper cover to Charlotte C.H. Va., Very Fine and wonderfully rich colors in the wallpaper design

E. 500-750
950
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516
c
Sale 1262, Lot 516, General Issues On Cover10c Blue, Die A, B (11-12). Three turned covers, each bearing a single example of No. 11 or No. 12 for each use, mostly full-margined stamps, a couple small flaws and all cut and refolded to show both stamps, a Fine and attractive trio of 10c engraved issue turned covers

E. 500-750
800
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517
c
Sale 1262, Lot 517, General Issues On Cover20c Green (13). Full margins, manuscript "X" cancel with "Hicksford Va. Apr. 29" circular datestamp with date in manuscript matching the stamp cancel, on oatmeal turned cover to Warsaw Va., inside first use with blue "Petersburg Va. Apr. 12" circular datestamp and "10" due handstamp and addressed to Hicksford, minor edge or corner wear, Very Fine turned use, Scott value as No. 13 on a normal cover is $1,250.00

Sale 1262, Lot 517, General Issues On Cover
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E. 500-750
600
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518
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Sale 1262, Lot 518, General Issues On CoverPost Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Appointment Bureau. Two covers, both APP-03, on U.S. 3c Red Star Die entires (U26, U27), cancelled by Richmond Va. circular datestamps, one unclear date and the other Jun. 30, 1863, both addressed to S.C., with "FREE" handstamp, U26 cover with some soiling, still Very Fine, ex Wiseman and Weill Brothers stock respectively

E. 300-400
425
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