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Sale 3027 Part II - United States Postal History and Worldwide Flight Covers
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  • Lot# : 1618 Civil War Covers - Union Flag of Truce Mail

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    "By Flag of Truce" manuscript notation on cover to Kerr's Creek, Va., US 3c (65) tied by partial octagonal "Examined" handstamp, Point Lookout, Md. duplex (Camp Hoffman). additional partial octagonal "Examined" handstamp, "Due 10" handstamp, Very Fine
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1619 Civil War Covers - Union Soldier's Covers and Letters

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    Martinsburgh, W. Va. "Due 3", and Oct 11 cds on envelope addressed to Geneva NY, near-perfect strikes in blue with additional manuscript endorsement ""Soldier's Letter, J.M. Price, 1st Lieut. 9th N.Y. Vol.", Extremely Fine cover, scarce early West Virginia use
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 65 USD
    Hammer price : 85 USD

    Lot# : 1620 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 6XU2
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    6XU2, Atlanta, Georgia, 1861 5c Black, well struck "Paid 5" in circle, additional Atlanta, Georgia June 24, 1861 cds, on cover to Hillsboro, North Carolina, missing backflap, still Very Fine,2008 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $1,000; CSA Handbook ALT-GA-EO3C, $750)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1621 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 9XU1
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    9XU1, Austin, Texas, 1861 10c Black on buff, well struck "Paid 10" in center of Austin, Texas double circle handstamp, matching July 26, 1862 double circle cds on cover to Palestine, Texas, addressed to "K. Watkins" (prominent family), with family research, reduced at left with portion missing at upper left, Very Fine appearing,2012 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $2,500; CSA Handbook AUS-TX-EO2C, $1,500)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 675 USD
    Hammer price : 675 USD

    Lot# : 1622 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 18XU4a
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    18XU4a, Columbia, South Carolina, 1861 5c Blue, bold blue "Paid" straight-line, numeral "5" and matching August 13 cds, ornate blue oval control handstamp on reverse, on cover to Concord, Alabama, Very Fine,2009 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $1,250; CSA Handbook COL-SC-EO4C, $500)
    Start Price : 125 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 1623 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 18XU11
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    18XU11 var, Columbia, South Carolina, 1861 5c Blue, attractive blue straight-line "Paid" in circle, matching "5" handstamp, blue Columbia, South Carolina June 25 cds, ornate oval control handstamp on backflap, on cover to Pacolet Mills, South Carolina, cover repair at top and backflap, otherwise Very Fine, unlisted variety with the control handstamp on back side,2009 PF certificate (Scott $2,500 as normal variety; CSA Handbook unlisted combination)
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 1624 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 28XU1
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    28XU1, Georgetown, South Carolina, 1861 5c Black, arc "Paid 5" in circle plus December 9, 1861 cds, partial "control" marking on reverse, backflap mostly missing and slightly reduced across top, otherwise Very Fine,2009 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $1,000; CSA Handbook GEO-SC-EO1, $750)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 325 USD

    Lot# : 1625 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 43XU1
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    53XU1, Jackson, Mississippi, 1861 5c Black, mostly complete "Paid 5" circular provisional handstamp on cover to New Orleans, Louisiana, additional partial Jackson, Mississippi October 6, [1861] cds, typical staple holes, otherwise Very Fine cover from the "Carroll Hoy & Co" correspondence,2008 CSA certificate (Scott $750; CSA Handbook JAC-MS-EO2; $750)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1626 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 57XU5
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    57XU5, Millidgeville, Georgia, 1861 10c Black, well struck "Paid 10" provisional handstamp on cover to Franklin, Georgia, additional Millidgeville, Georgia March 20 cds, light soiling, reduced across top impinging on cancels, without backflap, Fine appearing,2009 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $800; CSA Handbook MIL-GA-EO5, $500)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 85 USD
    Hammer price : 140 USD

    Lot# : 1627 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 58X2
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    58X2, Mobile, Alabama, 1861 5c Blue, "line throught 'O' of Post" variety, margins to touching across top, corner crease in upper right corner, otherwise Very Fine, tied on cover to "Choctaw Agency, Miss." by Mobile, Alabama September 8, 1861 double circle cds, stamp margins to touching, stamp and cover light creases, otherwise Very Fine,2008 CSA certificate (Scott $2,000 as normal variety; CSA Handbook MOB-AL-AO2, $1,500 as normal variety, both listed but unpriced for variety)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 1628 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 58X2
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    58X2, Mobile, Alabama, 1861 5c Blue, tied on cover front to Jacksonville, Alabama by Mobile, Alabama November 23, 1861 double circle cds, Very Fine and attractive,2007 P.F. certificate (Scott $450 as off cover single; CSA handbook MOB-AL-AO2, $250 as off cover single)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 210 USD

    Lot# : 1629 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 61X5
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    61X5, Nashville, Tennessee, 1861 5c Violet brown, tied on cover to Macon, Georgia by blue Nashville, Tennessee November 20, 1861 cds, stamp small piece out at lower right, cover lightly cleaned and restored across top, Very Fine appearance,2008 CSA certificate (Scott $4,250; CSA Handbook NAS-TN-EO3, $4,000)
    Start Price : 400 USD
    Current Opening : 400 USD
    Hammer price : 450 USD

    Lot# : 1630 Confederate States Postmasters Provisionals

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    Catalog# : 94XU2
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    94XU2, Talbotton, Georgia, 1861 10c "Paid," partial strike on homemade cover to Greenville, Georgia with accompanying Talbotton March 4, 1864 double circle cds (late use), Fine; Crown Survey notes that only 21 examples of this Postmaster Provisional have been recorded;1986 CSA certificate (Scott $1,000; CSA Handbook TAL-GA-EO3, $1,500)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1631 Confederate States Handstamped Paids and Due Markings

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    Bladon Springs, Ala. "Paid 5", cds with ms date and boxed handstamp with manuscript "5", mostly complete strikes on cover to Livingston, Ala., envelope opened at right, Very Fine (CSAHandbook $300 for the Type A Paid marking)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 1632 Confederate States Handstamped Paids and Due Markings

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    Martinsville, Va "Paid 5", bold well-struck cds and defaced Union "Paid 3" markings on cover to Richmond, Va., manuscript notation "Care of C.Y. Thomas, Senator", bit of aging along the top, backflap torn on opening, still Very Fine; ex-Graveley, Dietz (CSA Handbook $300 for Type B Paid marking)
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 35 USD

    Lot# : 1633 Confederate States General Issues

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    1, 1861 5c Green, four large margins, tied by "New Orleans La. 29 Jan" cds on immaculate orange cover to R.T. Archer at Port Gibson, Mississippi, choice and Very Fine
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 1634 Confederate States General Issues

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    1, 1c, 1861 5c Green (shades), three covers, each franked with a single stamp showing three distinct shades, two tied by town cancels of Nashville Tenn, Raleigh SC (both in blue) and New Orleans, few small stamp or cover flaws/faults, Fine covers, Stone AB with 2011 PF certificate (Scott $1,000).
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 100 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1635 Confederate States General Issues

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    4, 1862 4c Blue, Stone 2, two four-margins singles, each neatly cancelled by two manuscript strokes, matching "Zeno S.C., York District, April 14th" postmark on blue adversity cover made from lined printed form to Raleigh, Mississippi, folded for display, Very Fine and scarce use
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 120 USD

    Lot# : 1636 Confederate States General Issues

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    Catalog# : 5
    5, 1862 10c Rose, tied on small piece by Richmond, Va. Jun 19 1862 cds, three full margins with left margin slightly irregular and barely in, fresh and Fine. (Scott $400; CSA Handbook $500).
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 55 USD

    Lot# : 1637 Confederate States General Issues

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    Catalog# : 5
    5, 1862 5c Rose, tied on cover to Bishopville SC by Richmond Va. Jun 24 1862 cds, stamp well margined but somewhat faded, cover slightly reduced at left, F-VF (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 50 USD
    Hammer price : 75 USD

    Lot# : 1638 Confederate States General Issues

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    Catalog# : 8
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    8, 1863 2c Brown red, block of four with vertical gutter, o.g., NH, gutter with heavy vertical crease plus a small horiz tear between top stamps, still Very Fine; 2011 PF certificate (Scott $650 as hinged pairs; CSA Handbook $650 as hinged block)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1639 Confederate States General Issues

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    Catalog# : 11
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    11, 1863 10c Blue, tied on homemade turned cover addressed to "Col T.C. Law/ Hartsville P.O./ Darlington Dist S.C" by indistinct cancel, inside additional #11 tied by Greenville C.H. S.C Oct cds, outside stamp gum toning, cover with scattered soiling; still a Fine use; 2011 PF certificate
    Start Price : Bid
    Current Opening : 55 USD
    Hammer price : 55 USD

    Lot# : 1640 Confederate States General Issues

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    Catalog# : 13
    13, 1863 20c Green, bottom left corner sheet margin pair, attractive blue cds, light creasing, Very Fine appearance (Scott $1,000)
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 130 USD
    Hammer price : 170 USD

    Lot# : 1641 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    CSA 7 Star Flag, red and blue design without verse or imprint on unfranked cover to Augusta, Ga., Charleston SC Sep 9 1861 cds with accompanying "Paid 5" in circle (both strikes have been ink enhanced) and an ms "Paid", original letter sheet with similar flag design included, Very Fine appearing. (Walcott 3206 var)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 190 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1642 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Adjutant General's Office, Raleigh, N.C.," imprint on cover addressed to Col. J.C. Pinnix, 4th Reg't N.C.M., Wilmington, North Carolina, pencil "To Take negros when Master refuses to send, Jany 1864" notation at left, Very Fine and choice, note that the imprint did not fit properly on the cover, and was printed slightly off the right edge and it is not reduced (Confederate Handbook S-NC-08, $400)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1643 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Adjutant General's Office, Raleigh, N.C.," semi-official imprint on blue cover bearing 10c Blue (11), four margins and rich color, tied by indistinct cds to "Col. A.A. Harbin, President Genl., Slateville N.C.," forwarded with manuscript "Forwarded, Due 10c" rating, Very Fine, catalogue listing example, ex-Judd (Confederate Handbook S-NC-08, $400)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1644 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Adjutant General's Office," semi-official imprint on brown cover with blue "Raleigh N.C., Jun 15" double-circle datestamp and matching bold "Paid" handstamp, to Capt. J.H. McNeill at Fayettesville, North Carolina, Extremely Fine, ex-Milgram (Confederate HandbookWG-AG-02, $400)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1645 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Adjutant General's Office, Raleigh, N.C.," semi-official imprint on blue cover bearing 10c blue (11), large margins to just touched at left, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Raleigh N.C." cds to Mocksville, North Carolina, reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, catalogue listing example,(Confederate Handbook S-NC-15, $400)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1646 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Camp of Instruction, Near Raleigh, N.C.," semi-official imprint with light strike of North Carolina town cds on cover addressed to "His Excellency, Governor Vance, Raleigh, N.C.," Very Fine and unlisted
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1647 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Head Quarters, Department of So. Ca., Ga. and Fla." semi-official imprint on 1864 light buff cover addressed to Charleston, South Carolina, manuscript "Charge Box 392" notation at bottom right, pencil "10/14/1864" dating on back, Very Fine (CSA Handbook WD-ZA-24, $750)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1648 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Locomotive Shops, Raleigh, N.C.," semi-official imprint crossed out in manuscript as usual, on green cover bearing 5c Blue (7) vertical pair, tied by two strikes of blue "Raleigh N.C." double circle postmark with additional strike adjacent, to "Lieut. A.B. Shepperson (at C.S. Ord. Works), Salisbury N.C.," original letter datelined "Raleigh Mch 23. 1863," Very Fine (Confederate Handbook WD-QM-34, $750)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1649 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Medical Director's Office, General Hospitals N. C.," semi-official imprint with "Official Business" crossed out on buff cover sent privately to Surgeon J. G. Brodney, Wake Forest, North Carolina, Very Fine and scarce imprint (Confederate Handbook WD-MD-16, $500)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1650 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Office of the Commissioner of Taxes", printed official imprint on cover to Richmond, Va., 2c Brown red (8) left margin single tied by Richmond, Va. cds, stamp with some fading, numerous hinge remains on back side, otherwise Very Fine (CSAHandbook TD-12)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1651 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Subsistence Department, Official Business," semi-official imprint without "C.S." on cover bearing 10c blue (12), extra large margins, tied by "Goldsborough, N.C., Sep 30" cds over imprint to Richmond, Virginia, original piece of letter dated "Jan. 26. 1865" enclosed, Very Fine, the only recorded example of this unlisted CSA imprint (Confederate Handbook WD-SD-01 var, $400 for similar)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : 90 USD

    Lot# : 1652 Confederate States Official Imprints

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    "Subsistence Department, Raleigh, N.C.," semi-official imprint on cover bearing 10c Blue (11), four even margins, tied by "Raleigh N.C. May 19" double-circle datestamp, additional strike at left, addressed to Salem, North Carolina, three edge tone spots, still Very Fine (Confederate Handbook S-NC-36, $400)
    Start Price : 90 USD
    Current Opening : 90 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1653 Confederate Flag of Truce Mail and Censor Markings

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    Point Lookout, Maryland, Mar 29 (1864) cds on homemade cover from POW addressed to Laurel Branch NC, endorsed "By Flag of Truce", partially struck large oval "Approved J. N. Patterson Capt. & Provost Marshal Point Lookout, Md." handstamp (Ty. 1), US 3c Rose (65), cancelled by open grid pays US postage, two 5c Blue, Local (7, ample margins) both tied by Richmond Va. Apr. 9 cds pays CSA postage, cover slightly worn along bottom edge and small tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance and unusual mixed franking; ex-Walske; Toaspern handstamp and description cutout from old catalog on back side, 2011 PF certificate
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 475 USD
    Hammer price : 575 USD

    Lot# : 1654 Confederate States Blockade-Run Mails

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    US 1865 3c Rose (65) tied on envelope addressed to Brooklyn by target cancels with a Port Royal SC Aug 25 1862 cds plus ms "August 22nd /62" below a printed "Hilton Head, S.C." printed imprint, envelope a bit of edge wear, Fine usernHilton Head and Port Royal Islands, 50 miles south of Charleston, were taken from the Confederacy by Union forces Nov 7, 1861. This area became Federal headquarters for the coastal blockade from Charleston to Florida.
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 25 USD

    Lot# : 1655 Confederate States Currency and Paper Ephemera

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    1907 Virginia Govenor's Proclamation: "R.E. Lee Day," pamphlet declaring remembrance on Lee's 100th birthday, also includes hand-colored Great Seal of the CSA, both Fine
    Start Price : Bid
    Hammer price : 20 USD
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