Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

United States and Confederate States of America Postal History from the 'Erivan' Collection
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  • Lot# : 317 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Unused Magnus Patriotic Covers, five different (4 with all-over designs); 1) U.S. Capitol Washington No. 3A; 2) Philadelphia Girard College; 3) Encampment of U.S. Troops at Newport News, Va. 2; 4) Bird»s Eye View of Alexandria, Va No. 1. C. the previous being all-over designs; 5) Seated female figure with eagle, shield, and flag; all Extremely Fine
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 110.00 USD
    Hammer price : 260.00 USD

    Lot# : 318 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Gen. McClellan and his Staff, green and black patriotic cover with portraits of Maj. Clarke, Maj. Van Vliet and Gen. Barry, Upham imprint on reverse (type of Walcott 289) blue double circle Chicago date stamp at upper right, franked on reverse with 1861 3c Rose (Scott 65) tied by additional Chicago date stamp, addressed to Aurora NY, cover with trivial edge flaws along left side of cover, otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 900.00 USD

    Lot# : 319 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Camp Scene with Two Soldiers, Sailor and Zoave Beneath Tree, bronze Magnus design (type of Bischel 1346 and Walcott 774) addressed to Oriskany Falls NY, franked with 1861 3c Rose (Scott 65) tied by double circle Washington DC date stamp; design with minor oxidation and cover with tiny corner repairs at upper andf lower left, otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 230.00 USD
    Hammer price : 700.00 USD

    Lot# : 320 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Union Battery of Artillery blue design (Walcott 829) along the left side of patriotic cover addressed to Lancaster Pa, with blue double circle Nashville Tenn date stamp and matching «DUE 3», manuscript soldier»s endorsement at top right, Very Fine; marked ex-Walcott Collection on reverse
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 110.00 USD
    Hammer price : 350.00 USD

    Lot# : 321 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    “WAIT ‘TILL THE WAR IS OVER” black on yellow Civil War Caricature Patriotic Cover (Bischel 1763, Walcott 1176) with 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by blue double circle «COLUMBUS O OCT 31» date stamp and excellent strike of so-called «Prison Bars» cancel (S-E SD-G 102) attractive caricature patriotic cover, addressed to Hudson Ohio, light file fold passes just to the left of the stamp and a tiny cover nick at lower right, otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 130.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,050.00 USD

    Lot# : 322 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Head Quarters, 49th Reg’t, P. V. blue imprint on patriotic cover with verse and soldier trumpeting (Bischel 2738, type of Walcott 1301) franked with 1861 3c Rose (Scott 65) tied by double circle Alexandria Va date stamp, addressed to Atkinsons Mills, Pa; stamp edge faults at top, otherwise Fine use; Ex-John Bischel who notes that there are only two examples of this design recorded
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 180.00 USD

    Lot# : 323 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    1st Vermont Cavalry, Lieut. Col. G. B. Kellogg blue imprint below mounted officer (Bischel 2774, Walcott 1387), patriotic cover addressed to Burlington VT and redirected to Mass.; franked with 1861 3c Rose, 1861 (Scott 65) tied by faint Virginia date stamp; cover with tear into redirecting Brattleboro postmark and stamp with small faults; Fine; Ex- George Walcott, John Bischel
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 140.00 USD

    Lot# : 324 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Zoave Holding Flag and Rifle Standing Before Sign That Says “To Richmond” (type of Walcott 2008) red, white and blue patriotic cover franked with a horizontal pair and two singles of 1c Blue type V (Scott 24) tied by NY City date stamps (pays 3c postage plus a 1c carrier fee), addressed to Philadelphia Pa.; small cover tear at top center and without most of backflap, otherwise Fine
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 625.00 USD

    Lot# : 325 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Soldier in Long Coat Holding Flag with “Stand by the Flag!” at top (type of Walcott 2069) franked with three single 1c Blue type II (Scott 7), all tied by Boston «PAID» in large grid, red double circle Boston Mass date stamp, addressed to St. Johnsbury VT; middle and right stamps with light edge creases, cover with a fold through the patriotic design, otherwise F-VF; 1851 imperforate stamps are extremely scarce on Civil War Patriotic covers
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,150.00 USD

    Lot# : 326 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    “Onward to Victory” red imprint in banner over red and blue female figure holding flag and riding an eagle (type of Bischel 4032 and Walcott 2170), franked with 1862 24c Brown lilac (Scott 70a) tied by Washington DC Mar 26 »64 date stamp, addressed to Ireland, red Boston Br. Pkt exchange mark at center, Very Fine
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,050.00 USD

    Lot# : 327 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Flag Draped Female Figure Holding Wheat Standing on a Globe (type of Walcott 2312) red, white and blue patriotic cover franked with 10c Green, type V (Scott 35) tied by grid cancel, matching «Campo Seco Cal. Sep 10» date stamp, addressed to Wirt NY; Very Fine, ex-George Kramer
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 800.00 USD

    Lot# : 328 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    “Our Union Forever” blue imprint in banner held in eagle»s mouth, eagle»s talons holding flag, red and blue patriotic cover (type of Bischel 4641 and Walcott 2590) franked with 1861 24c Red lilac, 1c Blue and 3c Rose, 1861 (Scott 70, 63, 65); addressed to Florence Italy, marked «via Hamburg» at lower left, but sent via French Mail, Extremely Fine usage; from the Doctor Henry Angell correspondence, ex-Miss Katherine Matthies, Marc Haas
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 14,500.00 USD

    Lot# : 329 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    “Illustrated History of the Stars and Stripes” red, white and blue patriotic cover (Bischel type 5647, Walcott type 2832) franked with 1861 24c Brown lilac (Scott 70a, small internal pre-usage crease) and horizontal pair of 1861 3c Rose (Scott 65) tied by Boston «PAID» in large grid, addressed to Paris and redirected to London, cover with trivial edge flaws at bottom left and a light bend to the left of the 24c stamp, otherwise Very Fine. from the Doctor Henry C. Angell correspondence; Ex-Miss Katherine Matthies, Leon Hyzen
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 12,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 330 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Flag on Pole with Liberty Cap and Clouds (not listed in Walcott) red, white and blue patriotic cover franked with 3c Pigeon Blood (Scott 64a, stamp somewhat oxidized) tied by Gallipolis Ohio date stamp on Nov. 22 (1861), addressed to Ohio, Very Fine use; 1981 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott Catalogue value $7,500)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 331 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    “Lincoln Grapes and Stanton Pills.” black imprint below design of artillery shells and rifle bullets black on white patriotic cover (Bischel 1832) franked with 3c Rose (Scott 65) tied by target killer of Frankfort Ky., addressed to Connersville KY, two additional strikes of date stamp on this patriotic, cover mounted on exhibition page with adhesive, otherwise Very Fine, ex-John Bischel
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 140.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,600.00 USD

    Lot# : 332 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Eagle and Shield with “The Union, The Constitution” Imprint (not listed in Walcott) red, white and blue patriotic cover franked with 5c Buff (Scott 67, natural straight edge at right) and 10c Green (Scott 68, natural straight edge at left and small piece out) tied by 1861 Milwaukie Wisconsin grid cancels, addressed to Germany via Hamburg mail, stamps paying the proper 15¢ rate via Bremen-Hamburg service; cover has been repaired adding the lower right corner and a portion of the bottom backflap with one of the transit marks, otherwise Fine and rare use
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 333 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Columbia Feeding Eagle, “Union and Happiness” imprint above (not listed in Walcott) black on white design with «F. K. Kimmel» imprint below design, franked with 3c Dull red type III (Scott 26) tied by double circle NY City Aug 3 date stamp and target killer, addressed to Philadelphia, cover with trivial edge wear and tiny red ink spot in imprint, otherwise Very Fine, ex- John Bischel
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 900.00 USD

    Lot# : 334 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Flag Waving Right (not listed in Walcott) red, white and blue patriotic cover with John P. Charlton imprint, sent stampless with «NEVADA CITY Cal SEP 13 1861» date stamp and «PAID 10» in circle to Methuen Mass, cover slightly reduced at right and with a light vertical crease to the right of the date stamp, otherwise Very Fine
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 220.00 USD
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