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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

    Lot# : 335 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    BLADON SPRINGS Ala date stamp with mans. «Jan 10» on 1862 cover addressed to Livingston Alabama, boxed «Paid 5 CTS» (5 is mans.) at upper right, on original exposition page with original enclosure, Very Fine
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 725.00 USD

    Lot# : 336 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    GROVE HILL ALA JUN 20 excellent strike with matching «PAID» in oval and numeral «5» on Dickinson & Kilpatrick Attorneys At Law corner card, addressed to Fort Morgan (Mobile) Ala., Extremely Fine and choice cover
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 280.00 USD
    Hammer price : 900.00 USD

    Lot# : 337 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    PICKENSVILLE ALA NOV 1 clear strike with matching «PAID» in lozenge and «5» in circle on folded cover addressed to Mobile Ala, Extremely Fine, ex-David Kohn
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 475.00 USD

    Lot# : 338 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    NEW SMYRNA FLA 15 OCT rimless date stamp at left, «PAID» and «10» (inverted «1» in «10») at right on cover addressed to Black Jack La., Very Fine; the population of New Smyrna at the time of the Civil War was only 15, so any mail from this town is exceedingly rare; ex-Hubert Judd; (CSA Handbook catalogue price for this combination is $3,000)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,050.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,300.00 USD

    Lot# : 339 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    Seven Star Confederate Flag Patriotic Cover with "Jeff Davis" in Negative Letters (CSA Handbook F7-1A) addressed to Louisville, Kentucky. «Haysville, Ky» date stamp at left and ms. «Paid 3 cts» at right, the cover (mounted on exhibit page with adhesive) with trivial edge flaws at right, otherwise Very Fine. (CSA Handbook price is $3,500)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,050.00 USD
    Hammer price : 850.00 USD

    Lot# : 340 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    CORINTH MISS JUN 24 bold strike and matching «PAID 5» in oval on CSA Waving Flag Patriotic with 12 Stars in red, white and blue (CSA Handbook F12-4) addressed to Utica Miss., mounted with adhesive on exhibition page with illustration of Gen. Benjamin Butler, cover appears to be a rebacked front, still eye catching and a Very Fine use; CSA Handbook catalogue value for this as a full patriotic cover is $2,500
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 625.00 USD
    Hammer price : 850.00 USD

    Lot# : 341 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    CORINTH MISS JUL 3 legible strike and matching «PAID 5» in oval on Jefferson Davis Medallion patriotic cover in red with seven stars in both flags and in the sunburst (CSA Handbook JD-1A) with «Now round this gallant leader» verse; mounted with adhesive on exhibition page with illustration of Union forces on patrol in Mississippi; cover appears to be a rebacked front, still very attractive use; CSA Handbook catalogue value for this as a full patriotic cover is $1,000
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 260.00 USD

    Lot# : 342 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    WINONA MISS AUG 19 clear strike and matching «PAID» in lozenge with ms. «5» on salmon small ladies cover addressed to "Carroll Hoy New Orleans"; mounted with adhesive on exhibition page which has an illustration «of Cannon and ammunition inside Fort Sumter», Very Fine use
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 100.00 USD

    Lot# : 343 Confederate Confederate Private Express Company Mails

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    AM. LETTER EXP. CO. NASHVILLE, TEN. JENKINS AND McGILL (CSA Handbook ALS-01e) excellent strike of blue express marking on cover to Richmond, Va., blue «NASHVILLE Ten. AUG 13 1861» date stamp at lower left and matching «PAID» and «10» at center. Upon arrival in Richmond it received «RICHMOND VA. AUG 23 1861» date stamp and fancy oval «ADVERTISED 2». Very Fine and choice; A wonderful and eye-catching "through the lines" cover. The American Letter Express marking is one of only 2 examples recorded and the nicer of the two. Illustrated in Shenfield. Ex-Knapp, Judge Emerson, Richey, Antrim, Kilbourne, and Walske.
    Start Price : 2,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,900.00 USD
    Hammer price : 13,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 344 Confederate States Stampless Covers

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    GONZALES, TEX lightly struck double circle date stamp and matching straightline «PAID» on folded cover front with backflap, addressed to Nacogdoches Texas, Fine
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 120.00 USD

    Lot# : 345 Confederate States General Issues

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    8, 1863 2c Red brown, single with mostly large somewhat irregular margins except into at top, tied by «RICHMOND VA May 20» date stamp on locally used captured red, white and blue Union Patriotic cover featuring a seated Lady Liberty dressed in flag, with shield and liberty cap, cover with light usage creases and mounted on exhibition page with adhesive; 1977 Confederate Stamp Alliance photo certificate, ex-Morris Everett (Scott Catalogue value for a single on normal cover is $1,500)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,050.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,100.00 USD

    Lot# : 346 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    ATLANTA Geo. PAID 5 and ATLANTA Geo. PAID 10 (Scott 6XU2, 6XU6) the former with Sep 13 1861 date stamp and ms. «Due 5», the latter with Dec 8 1861 date stamp, both addressed to Richmond Va., mounted (hinged) on original John R. Hill Jr. exhibition page, Extremely Fine and attractive way to show two different 10c rates; Ex-John R. Hill, Jr. (Scott catalogue for the pair $1,950)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 347 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    ATLANTA Geo. PAID 5 (6XU2), on buff cover addressed to Greensboro Georgia, «ATLANTA Ga. OCT 10 1861» date stamp at right, cover opened slightly irregularly into date stamp, otherwise Fine (Scott Catalogue value $1,000)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 348 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    ATLANTA Geo. PAID 2 (6XU4) bold strike of provisional handstamp on fancy boxed «DOWNING-HILL NURSERY» unsealed corner card addressed to Griffin Ga., without additional date stamp. hinged to exhibition page with an illustration of the devastation of a Georgia plantation in 1864, the cover opened at the sides, Extremely Fine and extremely scarce; the 1982 Provisional Survey by Frank Crown records only three examples of this Postmaster Provisional, two without any date stamp (including this one) and one with an undated postmark; Ex-Earl Weatherly, Charles Kilbourne (Scott Catalogue value $3,000)
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,800.00 USD

    Lot# : 349 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    ATLANTA Geo. PAID 10 (6XU6) excellent strike of 10c provisional handstamp on buff cover addressed to Capt. Yancey, Cobb»s Geo. Legion, Yorktown, Virginia; well struck «ATLANTA Ga. NOV 12 1861» date stamp at left, trivial tiny cover tear at top away from the markings, otherwise Very Fine (Scott Catalogue value $950)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 350 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    CHATTANOOGA TEN PAID 5 (17XU2) excellent strike of 5c provisional handstamp on amber cover addressed to Nickajack Tenn, well struck «CHATTANOOGA Ten. OCT 6 1861» date stamp at top center of cover, Very Fine; the Crown Survey notes that only 5 examples of this Provisional are recorded, ex-Scott Gallagher (Scott Catalogue value $2,500)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,050.00 USD

    Lot# : 351 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    COLUMBIA S.C. AUG 6 (18XU4a) blue date stamp on front of cover addressed to Lexington Virginia with matching «PAID» and «5» at left, proper «POST OFFICE COLUMBIA/ S.C.» negative blue control mark on reverse, cover without a portion of the backflap and tiny portions out at top center and lower left of the cover; still Fine and quite scarce; the Crown Survey notes that only 11 examples of this style provisional recorded. (Scott Catalogue value $1,250)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 352 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    COLUMBUS Ga. PAID 5 (19XU1) excellent strike of 5c provisional hand stamp on amber cover addressed to Marion Ala, legible black «COLUMBUS GA JUN 13» date stamp at right, hinged on exhibition page, Extremely Fine; the Crown Survey notes that only 27 examples of this Provisional are recorded; this cover was used 3 days after their first recorded usage of Five Cent provisional (Scott Catalogue value $1,200)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 353 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    DALTON Ga. PAID 5 (20XU1) legible strike of 5c provisional at right of amber cover addressed to Berger»s Store Virginia; clear «DALTON Ga. JUL 14 1861» date stamp at left, backflap with tears, otherwise Very Fine; the Crown Survey notes that only 36 examples of this Provisional are recorded. (Scott Catalogue value $750)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 354 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    DALTON Ga. PAID 10 (20XU2) clear strike of 10c provisional handstamp at right of salmon cover addressed to «Col Weir Boyd, Dahlonega Ga.»; well struck «DALTON Ga. AUG 20 1862» date stamp at left; trivial water staining in date stamp, otherwise Very Fine; the Crown Survey notes that only 17 examples of this provisional are recorded. (Scott Catalogue value $1,250)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : 210.00 USD

    Lot# : 355 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    “PAID” in Ornate Box and Matching “5” (98XU1) clear strike of Galveston Texas 5c provisional on cover addressed to Millican Texas, lightly struck double circle «GALVESTON TEX OCT 31 1862» date stamp at left, cover with some wear and light staining, otherwise Fine; ex-Harry S. Mueller; Crown Survey notes that only 6 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded (Scott Catalogue value $1,500)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 325.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,050.00 USD

    Lot# : 356 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    GREENSBORO N. C. PAID 10 (32XU1) legible strike of red 10c provisional at right on buff home-made cover addressed to Fayetteville NC, light strike of GREENSBORO N.C. date stamp at center of cover, Very Fine. the Crown Survey notes that only 8 examples of this provisional are recorded. (Scott Catalogue value $1,250)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 150.00 USD

    Lot# : 357 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    HOLLANDALE TEX 5 (132XU1) excellent strike though partially missing due to the irregular opening of the cover, on dark buff cover addressed to Columbia Tex, well struck «HOLLANDALE TEX SEP 7» date stamp at center, hinged on John Hill exhibition page; 1994 Confederate Stamp Alliance photo certificate as «Genuine. Part of the Provisional marking torn away at right.»; Ex-Earl Weatherly, John R. Hill Jr. The Crown Survey notes that only one example of this Postmaster Provisional has been recorded (this one), the 2012 CSA Handbook also notes that there is only one recorded example and is therefore unique. (Listed in both the Scott Catalogue and in the CSA Handbook, but without a price. Mr. Hill paid $880 at auction for this unique cover)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 525.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 USD

    Lot# : 358 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    PAID 5 CENTS (43XU1) well struck 5c provisional handstamp of Jackson Miss on large part of folded outer address sheet sent to Carroll, Hoy & Co. New Orleans, Jun 17 date stamp, cover slightly reduced at top, bit soiled, small tear into date stamp, and with a light file fold through address, provisional handstamp has been somewhat enhanced including manuscript lines around the «5»; Ex-Oscar Schenck, A. Murl Kimmel; Illustrated in the Crown Survey of Postmasters» Provisionals which notes that this cover is a 5c Type II (the only recorded example of the Type II). Scott and the CSA Handbook do not recognize a type II, only 35 of both types of this provisional recorded in the Crown Survey. (Scott Catalogue value $750)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 359 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    KNOXVILLE Ten PAID 5 (47XU5) well struck 5c provisional handstamp at upper right of amber cover addressed to Washington Tennessee, cover with small edge flaws and without a portion of the backflap; ex-Scott Gallagher; Crown Survey notes that only 5 examples are recorded, (Scott Catalogue value $1,500)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 360 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    MARIETTA GA PAID 5 (54XU1) clear strike of 5c provisional handstamp on cover addressed to Acworth Geo., «MARIETTA GEO SEP 11» date stamp at upper right, cover with light usage creases, still Very Fine; Crown Survey notes that only 28 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded, (Scott Catalogue value $500)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 361 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    MARIETTA GA PAID 5 (54XU1) well struck 5c provisional hand stamp on two separate covers mounted (hinged) on exhibition page. 1) Jan 30 date stamp addressed «... Care Cat. Rowlan, Neelys Regment Camp Lee, Savannah Ga.; 2) with Feb 2 date stamp, addressed «... Care of Capt. Rowland, 4 Redgment, 2 Brigade, Company E, Camp Lee, Savanah Geo.»; Extremely Fine; Crown Survey notes that only 28 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded. (Scott Catalogue value $500 each)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 362 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    N. B. PATTON PAID 5 (138UX1) excellent strikes of 5c provisional on buff cover addressed to Lynchburg, Va., lightly struck «MILTON N.C. JAN 17» date stamp in somewhat watery ink at left. Very Fine and extremely scarce; Ex-Alfred H. Caspary, Kilbourne Collection; This provisional is not recorded in the Crown Survey and is a more recently listed item. It is thought that only 3 examples of this Postmaster Provisional exist. (Scott Catalogue value $3,000)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 3,750.00 USD

    Lot# : 363 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    PAID 5 T. WELSH. (59XU1) excellent strike of red 5c provisional handstamp on buff cover with albino double oval corner card, addressed to «Tusklusa, Ala», «MONTGOMERY Ala. SEP 18 1861» date stamp at lower left; cover with tiny corner repair in the LL corner (not affecting the date stamp) otherwise Very Fine; ex-Judge Robert S. Emerson; Crown Survey notes that only 45 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded (Scott Catalogue value $1,100)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 364 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    RALEIGH N.C. PAID 5 (68XU1) excellent strike of rimless red 5c provisional handstamp on orange cover addressed to Jackson»s Creek N.C., «RALEIGH N.C. DEC 8» double circle date stamp at center and ms. «Official Business» at top right. Extremely Fine. Crown Survey notes that only 81 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded (Scott Catalogue value $600)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 365 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    POST OFFICE SALEM. N.C. O.A. KEEHLN P.M. “Paid 5” (73XU1) excellent strike of 5c provisional handstamp with manuscript «Paid 5» on buff cover addressed «... Care Co. Kirklaw, 11th Regt. N.C. Volunteers, Manassas Junction, Va.», lightly struck «SALEM N.C. SEP 12» date stamp at UL, cover slightly reduced at left not affecting the provisional marking, otherwise Very Fine. While the Crown Survey notes that only 8 examples with the «Paid 5» in manuscript are recorded, Tony Crumbley in a 1984 article published in The Philatelic Foundation»s Opinions II book felt that 17 examples existed (Scott Catalogue value $1,750)
    Start Price : 350.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 366 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    PAID 5 in Oval (101XU1) excellent strike on amber cover addressed to Sparta Georgia, correct control mark at upper left of cover and «SAVANNAH Ga. ... 1861» date stamp at upper right, cover with minor edge flaws and slightly reduced at top from removal of backflap. Crown Survey notes that only 42 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded. (Scott Catalogue value $400)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 110.00 USD

    Lot# : 367 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    “PAID”, “10” and Control Mark (101XU4) excellent strikes of 10c provisional on dark buff cover addressed to Staunton Va, clear «SAVANNAH Ga. JUN 1 1861 Paid» date stamp at upper left, hinged on exhibition page. Ex-John R. Hill, Jr., with notation on reverse of the cover indicating that Mr. Hill paid J. W. Kaufmann $10,000 for this cover. Crown Survey notes that only 11 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded with this being the earliest recorded example and used on the First Day of the Confederate Postal System (Scott Catalogue value $750)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,500.00 USD

    Lot# : 368 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    TALBOTTON GA 5 PAID (94XU1) excellent strike of 5c provisional handstamp at upper left of small cover addressed to MACON, Ga, «TALBOTTON GA. JUL 19 1861» double circle date stamp at upper right, Extremely Fine cover and handstamp. Crown Survey notes that only 8 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded, this is the earliest recorded example with a known year date (Scott $1,000)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 800.00 USD

    Lot# : 369 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    TALBOTTON GA 10 PAID (94XU2) lightly struck 10c provisional handstamp at left of brown home-made cover addressed to Cassville, Ga., legible double circle «TALBOTTON GA MAY 1 1863» date stamp at upper right, cover with light spotting and small edge flaws; Crown Survey notes that only 21 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded (this one is listed on his survey as an 1862 usage); (Scott Catalogue value $1,000)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 370 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    PAID 5 THOMASVILLE GA (82XU2) excellent strike of 5c provisional handstamp (tiny repair along the very top edge) on somewhat stained small cover addressed to Milledgeville, Ga.; well struck «THOMASVILLE Ga. AUG 21» date stamp at right, cover without a backflap and with some minor repairing along the top edge. ex-Arthur Hind Collection;Crown Survey notes that only 37 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded (Scott Catalogue value $1,000)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 260.00 USD
    Hammer price : 350.00 USD

    Lot# : 371 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    PAID 10 in Arc and TULLAHOMA Ten. Control Mark (111XU1) clear strike of 10c provisional on brown home-made cover addressed to Walton County, Florida, lightly struck «TULLAHOMA Ten MAR 8 1863» date stamp at top right, cover hinged to exhibition page and with three light vertical creases, otherwise Fine. The Crown Survey notes that only 2 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded, however the description is given for only one example and that one is in the Hart Survey and dated April 7. This cover is dated almost one month earlier. It is possible that neither this cover nor the following cover were known to Mr. Crown at the time that the Survey was published. (Scott Catalogue value $6,000)
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 USD

    Lot# : 372 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    PAID 10 in Arc and TULLAHOMA Ten. Control Mark (111XU1) excellent strike of 10c provisional on gray cover addressed to Washington Tennessee, «TULLAHOMA Ten MAR 13 1863» date stamp at upper right, minor cover spotting and trivial edge flaws, otherwise Very Fine. As noted in the previous lot this cover may not have been known to Mr. Crown at the time his survey was published. The Mar 13 date is earlier than the one illustrated in that work (Scott Catalogue value $6,000)
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,500.00 USD
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