Confederate Covers by State

Sale 3031 - Session 2 - United States Postal History and Flight Covers
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  • Lot# : 2201 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Adamsville Fla July 9," (1861) cds and circled "5" (due) handstamp (CSA Handbook Type B, the listing example) on envelope addressed to Newberry Court House, South Carolina, some erosion spots in backflap with mending tape reinforcement, Fine use and the unique Adamsville due "5" handstamp; David Kohn handstamp on back; illustrated in Briggs pg 16
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2202 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Apalachicola Apr 8 1861," blurred but legible double circle cancel (year date inverted) ties US 1857 3c Dull red (26) to small envelope addressed to New York City, stamp few short perfs due to placement, Very Fine Confederate States use; illustrated in Briggs pg 20
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2203 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Aspalaga Fla Nov 2," ms postmark on envelope addressed to Palmetto, Georgia, notation "Due 10" crossed out and added notation "Paid over" reflecting an 1863-64 10c Blue Die A (11) affixed on back and tied by pen cancel, stamp wide margins, envelope trivial bit of edge wear, Very Fine and rare being the only known example of any Confederate States period postmark from this town; illustrated in Briggs pg 24
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2204 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Bawldwin Fla April 26," ms postmark (misspelling of "Baldwin" presumably by a new clerk) on an envelope addressed to Gainesville, Florida, franked with 1863-64 10c Blue Die B (12) cancelled by pen strokes, stamp two margins, envelope typical bit of edge wear including nick at upper right corner Fine use; illustrated in Briggs pg 32
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    Lot# : 2205 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Bay Port Fla 21 Nov," (1861; "21" ms.) cds on folded letter sheet addressed to Tallahassee, "Paid" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type A, the listing example) with accompanying "5-c," Very Fine and rare with just three Confederate period covers from Bay Port recorded; illustrated in Briggs pg 36
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    Lot# : 2206 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Brooksville Fla July 4 1861," ms postmark plus "pd 5 cts" notation on small envelope addressed to Saint Pauls, North Carolina, Very Fine; illustrated in Briggs pg 45. rnThe Brooksville post office was established in 1854 as Pierceville. The name was changed to Brooksville by the postmaster (served pre- and post-war) on Sept 14, 1861. While there are no known Confederate covers postmarked "Pierceville," this cover was mailed before the name change became "official."
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    Lot# : 2207 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Brooksville Fla May 29 1864," ms postmark plus "Pd 10" notation on folded letter addressed to Aiken, South Carolina, Very Fine; the latest known use from Brooksville; illustrated in Briggs pg 46. rnThe letter mentions death of a spouse, ability to plant corn but not sugar cane, "...it seems to be unsafe to like Confederate bonds...," etc.
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    Lot# : 2208 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Campbellton Fla Jun 24," bold cds with accompanying ms "Paid 10" on envelope addressed to Richmond, Virginia, bit roughly opened and slightly reduced at right, some age spots and a light diagonal bend, still Fine and the only recorded Confederate period postmark from this town; illustrated in Briggs pg 48 and Confederate Philatelist Vol 59, No 1, pg 14
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2209 Confederate Covers by State

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    Incoming Flag of Truce Cover to Centreville, 1863-64 5c Blue, Die A (11) tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 27" cds, ms "Via Flag of Truce" at top on an inner small envelope addressed to Centreville, Florida with the outer envelope franked with US postage having been discarded at Fortress Monroe before the exchange, stamp full margins, envelope small faults including missing backflap, Very Fine and scarce flag-of-truce cover addressed to Florida
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2210 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Ellenitte [Ellisville] Fla Feby 19," 1861 ms cancel ties US 1857 3c Dull red (26) straddle-pane single to folded letter addressed to Tallahassee, Florida, letter datelined "Ellisville Feb 18th 1861" and deals with a land matter and includes a hand-drawn diagram, some splitting along the folds, still Very Fine and one of just two Confederate State period covers recorded from Ellisville; illustrated in Briggs pg 68 and Confederate Philatelist Vol 32 No 5 pg 24
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 240.00 USD

    Lot# : 2211 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Fernandina Fla Dec 20 1861," cds on envelope addressed to Aberdeen, Mississippi, additional "Paid 5" straight-line handstamp (CSA Handbook Type B), "Due 5" handstamp struck in Memphis en route, large ms "X" applied in Aberdeen as with other covers from the Ward correspondence (see Confederate Philatelist No 331, pg 199-204), cover minor edge wrinkles, bold well struck cancels and markings on a Very Fine cover, the Fernandina postmaster in this case did not recognize that the routing via Memphis (instead of Mobile due to the Gulf blockade) required a 10c over-500 miles rate, this is one of only two recorded examples of this underpaid use, accompanied by another incoming cover to Aberdeen from the same Ward correspondence with a large ms "X" applied by the Aberdeen postmaster; illustrated in Confederate Philatelist Vol 47 No 6 pg 200; ex Gibson, Myerson
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 2212 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Fernandina Fla Jan 29 1862," cds on envelope addressed to Alexander Stevens in Richmond (CSA Vice President), nice strike of "Paid 10" straight-line (CSA Handbook Type C), envelope opened and reduced at top, 20mm edge break at left, still Very Fine and the latest of the three known examples of the Type C markingrnInteresting message on back: "Col. Edw. Hopkins, 4th Regt. Fla. Vols...on 3rd day of Sept 1861 I appointed Edward Badger Esqr, my Adgt. ever since which time he has served without receiving either his commission or a cent of his pay. See that his commission is made out and sent to him". rnColonel Hopkins was a wealthy Florida planter and served as a State Senator but lost race for Governor in 1860. He commanded the garrison at Apalachicola but was criticized for insobriety, bad military judgement and failure to keep discipline and was defeated for re-election in May of 1862. He served as mayor of Jacksonville from 1868 to 1870.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 170.00 USD

    Lot# : 2213 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Fernandina," (1862) originating cds (indistinct date) plus "Paid" and "10" handstamps (unlisted in CSA Handbook) on envelope addressed to Savannah, North Carolina and missent to Warrington where it received a "Warrington Feb 6" cds in addition to a framed "Missent" handstamp, cover repairs and missing most of the backflap, otherwise Fine, the only known "Missent" marking seen on a Confederate States period cover from Florida; illustrated in Briggs pg 254, pictured and discussed in detail in Confederate Philatelist Vol 59, No 2, pg 25-27
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 275.00 USD
    Hammer price : 275.00 USD

    Lot# : 2214 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Fernandina Mar 5 - 62," ms postmark on envelope addressed to Apalachicola, accompanying ms "Paid 5," Very Fine evacuation cover which likely entered the mails at Hart's Road Station; Union troops began their occupation of Fernandina on March 4, 1862; the only known Confederate States period cover with a Fernandina manuscript postmark; illustrated in Briggs pg 76
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    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 2215 Confederate Covers by State

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    Fernandina, Florida Union Occupation Covers, two covers; 1) US 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by "Fernandina Fla. July 21st 1863" ms postmark on envelope addressed to East North Yarmouth, Maine, stamp corner crease and small tear, envelope reduced at left (pictured in Briggs pg 266), 2) "Fernandina Fla. Aug. 29." blue occupation double-circle datestamp with a matching target and oval-framed "Free" on envelope addressed to Baltimore, envelope small tears at top, both covers Very Fine appearance and scarce occupation mailrnFernandina, on Amelia Island, was just the third town in Florida to have a post office and is the only municipality in America to have flown eight different national flags. It was occupied on March 4, 1862, but an occupation post office was not established until April 27, 1863 and it was months later that the office received its own cancelling device.
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2216 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Flemington Fla Dec 26 1864," cds (ms "26") and "Paid 10" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type A, the listing example) on envelope addressed to Anderson C.H., South Carolina, envelope small faults (some repaired) and with most of backflap missing, Fine appearance; David Kohn handstamp on back; illustrated in Briggs pg 77
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 150.00 USD

    Lot# : 2217 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Fort Taylor Feb 11," (1864) ms postmark and "paid 10" on turned adversity cover addressed to "Camp Finigan (sic) in car (sic) of Captain E Hope," turned and reused unfranked and with Florida soldier endorsement addressed to St. Pauls, North Carolina with "Lake City Fla Mar 23" cds and "Due 10" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type F), cover open each side and just barely attached at a single corner, Fine soldier's use and most likely carried by a soldier during the Battle of Olustee; one of only two covers postmarked at Fort Taylor during the Confederate States period; illustrated in Briggs pg 82 and Confederate Philatelist Vol 33, No 6, pg, 212; ex-BoggrnConfederate military engineer Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard oversaw Camp Finegan's construction in 1862. The camp was used as the base of operations for the Confederacy in northeast Florida. It was was named for General Joseph Finegan, who would go on to lead a Confederate force to victory at the Battle of Olustee (February 20, 1864; the only major battle of the war fought in Florida).
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2218 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Greenwood Fla Jul 11," cds ("11" in ms) with "Paid" and circled "5" handstamps (CSA Handbook Type A) on envelope addressed to Griffin, Georgia, opened and slightly reduced at right, light bends/nicks in three corners, Fine and scarce being one of just two Confederate period uses from Greenwood; illustrated in Briggs pg 87;ex-Gibson
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 275.00 USD

    Lot# : 2219 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Homosassa Fla Jun 30th 62," ms postmark and "Paid 5" on small envelope addressed to "Hon David Yulee" at Gainesville, Florida, small cover faults, one of two Confederate States period covers recorded from Homosassa and the only stampless example; illustrated in Briggs pg 93 and Florida Postal History Society Journal Vol 13, No 3, pg 3rnThe cover was posted on the last day of the Confederate States rate of 5c for distances less than 500 miles. The rate was changed the next day to 10c per ½oz regardless of distance carried.
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    Lot# : 2220 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Homosassa Jan 29th 1864," ms postmark on envelope addressed to "Hon C C Clay of Ala./ for Mrs Clay/ Richmond Va," franked with uncancelled 1862-63 10c Blue Die B (12) with wide irregular margins, Very Fine and rare being the only Confederate States franked cover posted from this town; illustrated in Briggs pg 93. rnMost likely written by David Yulee whose sugar plantation, Margarita, was in Homosassa. It was destroyed by Union soldiers in July of 1864. rnClement Claiborne Clay (1816-82), also known as CC Clay, Jr., was a US Senator (Democrat) from Alabama from 1853 to 1861, and a Confederate States Senator from Alabama from 1862 to 1864. Clay was imprisoned by the US government at Fort Monroe from 1865 to 1866 under impression that he was involved in the plot to assassinate President Abraham Lincoln. His portrait appeared on the Confederate $1 note (4th issue and later).rnMrs. Clay (Virginia Clay-Clopton; 1825-1915) was a political hostess and activist in Alabama and Washington, DC and was imprisoned with her husband at Fort Monroe on suspicion of being involved in the Lincoln assassination.
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    Lot# : 2221 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Houston Fla May 6 61," manuscript cancel plus ms "paid 3" on envelope addressed to "Hon A H Stephens/ Vice President CS/ Montgomery Ala," envelope some age spots and some minor faults along the top, portion of backflap missing, Fine and rare being the only known Confederate States period use with the ms "Paid 3" marking; illustrated in Briggs pg 96
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2222 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Houston Fla Mar 10 1862," cds with "Paid 5" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type A) on folded letter addressed to "Talahasee" (sic), light aging along a horizontal file fold through bottom portion of cancel, Fine; earliest of the three covers known with the Type A handstamp
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 170.00 USD

    Lot# : 2223 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Houston Fla Sep 21 1863," lightly struck cds and "Paid 10" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type B) on folded letter addressed to Register of Public Lands in Tallahassee, trivial light aging along a horizontal file fold, Very Fine, only two covers known with this Houston "Paid 10" handstamp; illustrated in Briggs pg 97
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 95.00 USD

    Lot# : 2224 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Jasper Fla Aug 8 1862," cds without fleurons and well-struck "Paid 10" (CSA Handbook Type B, the listing copy) on envelope addressed to Atlanta, each corner clipped and with age spot bottom right, still Fine; illustrated in Briggs pg 107
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 230.00 USD

    Lot# : 2225 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Key West Fla. Apr. 1," clear strike of Union-occupation cds ties US 1861 3c Rose (65) to patriotic envelope, "Loyal to the Union State of New Hampshire" slogan with allover design of allegorical female Liberty draped in American flag, ship and sailors, addressed to Otego, New York, "Wm. Ridenburgh N.Y." imprint on back, envelope small edge tears, Very Fine appearance, an impressive Patriotic design used from Key West which remained under Union control throughout the war (Walcott 1660); pictured in Briggs pg 275
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 2226 Confederate Covers by State

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    Incoming Cover to Knox Hill, 1862 10c Rose (5) single tied by "Knoxville Tenn. Jul. 12, 1863" cds on envelope addressed to Knox Hill, Florida, stamp margins to just clear to touching at top, 20mm cover tear at top and missing top portion of backflap, Very Fine appearance, there are no recorded Knox Hill, Florida Confederate period postmarks outside of permanent archives; pictured in Briggs pg 113 and Confederate Philatelist Vol 60, No 1, pg 25
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 275.00 USD

    Lot# : 2227 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Lake City Fla Apr 14," (1861), bold strike on US 3c Star Die entire addressed to Granville, Georgia, postal wear with some small faults, still Fine and rare being the only known example used during the Confederate period; pictured in Briggs pg 116
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 275.00 USD

    Lot# : 2228 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Lake City Fla Jul 17," cds and "Paid 10" handstamps (CSA Handbook TypeC, the listing example) on adversity cover fashioned from a printed form and addressed to Welaka, Florida, additional ms "July 15th 1862" notation, cover opened and mended at top and slit open to show "adversity use" at lower left, Fine use; illustrated in Briggs pg 120
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2229 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Lake City Fla Mar 8," cds and "Paid 10" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type D) on envelope addressed to David Yulee in Gainesville, nice strikes on a cover with small faults, Fine
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Current Opening : 60.00 USD
    Hammer price : 80.00 USD

    Lot# : 2230 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Lake City Fla Aug 11," (1863?) cds with serif letters on envelope addressed to Welborn, Fla, 2-line "Paid 10" handstamp (CSA Handbook type D), opened and slightly reduced at left, typical light wrinkling with small flaw along the top edge, Fine and rare marking known on only three covers and as a control mark on two postmaster provisional covers; pictured in Briggs pg 121
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 240.00 USD

    Lot# : 2231 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Lake City Fla Apr 15," cds and straight-line "Due 10" (CSA Handbook Type F) on turned cover addressed to Point Peter, Ga, ms "BH Witcher/ 6th Ga Regt" return address, cover turned and addressed to "Mr B H Witcher/ Co K 6th Regt Ga Vol/ Colquitt Brigade, Hoke's Division/ Petersburg, Va" and franked with 1863 10c Blue canceled by pen, Very Fine rnThe 6th Georgia Volunteer Infantry was a Confederate Army infantry regiment organized in April 1861. Future governor of Georgia, Alfred H. Colquitt, was elected its first colonel. The regiment fought in battles at Fredericksburg and Antietam, among others and participated in Stonewall Jackson's flank attack at Chancellorsville.
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2232 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Lake City Fla Apr 10," (1865) cds on envelope addressed to Thomasville, Florida with additional "Paid 10" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type E) and ms "April 10, 1865" notation into cds, trivial bit of wrinkling, Very Fine and late war use, one of three known examples; pictured in Briggs pg 122
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2233 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Little River Fla Apr 1st," (1861) ms on US 3c Star die envelope with indicia cancelled by pen strokes, addressed to Oxford, North Carolina, some figuring at left, opening causes tear in back side flap, Very Fine; the only known Confederate States period use from Little River; illustrated in Briggs pg 128
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 800.00 USD

    Lot# : 2234 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Little River Fla/ July 23rd 1862," ms postmark with adjecent 1861-62 10c Dark blue, Hoyer and Ludwig (2b) printing tied by pen strokes, on envelope addressed to "Capt Jacob E Mickler/ Co F 3d Regt Fla Vol/ Mobile Alabama," stamp margins to cutting and affected by the envelope rounded corner at upper left, back side of envelope evenly soiled, Fine use; illustrated in Briggs pg 129rnFlorida's 3rd Infantry Regiment was formed near Pensacola in July 1861. The unit initially served along the Florida coast prior to moving to Mobile. After fighting at Perryville it was re-assigned and during December 1862 was consolidated into the 1st Florida Infantry Regiment which saw engagements at Murfreesboro and Jackson. Transferred again to the Army of Tennessee they participated in campaigns from Chickamauga to Bentonville.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 325.00 USD

    Lot# : 2235 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Long Pond Fla Mar 29 1863," ms postmark on turned adversity cover addressed to Marietta, Georgia with an ms "Paid 10c" notation, envelope first used on mailing to Long Pond with 1862 5c Blue pair (7) tied by "Marietta Ga Mar 15" cds, Very Fine and scarce; only 3 Confederate period covers known from Long Pond with this being the only adversity use; illustrated in Briggs pg 133 and Florida Postal History Society Journal Vol 13, No 3, pg 9
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : 230.00 USD

    Lot# : 2236 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Madison Fla Jan 3 1862," boxed manuscript postmark on envelope addressed to Norfolk, Virginia, "Paid 5" handstamp revalued to "10" (CSA Handbook Type Aa, the listing example), the envelope is roughly opened at the side and with portion removed and a portion of the front part torn away affecting the town cancel, otherwise Fine and rare being the only known example; pictured in Briggs pg 137
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2237 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Madison Flo Mar 8," lightly struck cds (1862 ms date) on envelope addressed to Carroll, Hoy Co in New Orleans with accompanying ms "paid" and "Paid 10," cover neatly opened and slightly reduced at right and with small piece cut out from back sideflap, Very Fine and unique combo of cds and ms paid notation; illustrated in Briggs pg 138
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 140.00 USD

    Lot# : 2238 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Madison Fla Augt 3," manuscript cancel plus ms "Paid 10" on envelope addressed to "Gen H Cobb/ Quincy Fla," some mathematical doodling but still Very FinernHowell Cobb (1815-68) was a southern Democrat and served five terms in the US House of Representatives, being the Speaker of the House from 1849 to 1851. He also served as the 40th Governor of Georgia (1851-53) and as a Secretary of the Treasury under President Buchanan (1857-60). He is probably best known as one of the founders of the Confederacy, having served as the President of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States.In October 1862, Cobb was detached from the Army of Northern Virginia and sent to the District of Middle Florida. He was promoted to Major General Sept 9, 1863, and placed in command of the District of Georgia and Florida.
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 140.00 USD

    Lot# : 2239 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Marianna Fla Apr 4," lightly struck cds on folded letter datelined "Marianna Florida April 29th 63" and addressed to Tallahassee, "Paid" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type A, the listing example), light vertical file fold through cancel, Very Fine; ex-Spelman
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 2240 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Miccosukie Fla May 7" ms 1861 postmark with US 1857 3c Dull red (26) cancelled by pen strokes on folded letter with postmark, addressed to Clinton, North Carolina, stamp tiny pre-affixing corner crease, envelope tiny foxing spots, Fine use, one of three covers known from here with US franking; illustrated in Briggs pg 155
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Hammer price : 180.00 USD

    Lot# : 2241 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Monticello Flor Jan 14," cds on soldier's adversity wallpaper cover addressed to Dixie, Georgia, ms "Due 10," return address from a soldier in a Florida regiment, trivial light soiling, Fine adversity use, one of two covers known posted from Monticello with the ms "Due 10" marking; illustrated in Briggs pg 164
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 350.00 USD
    Hammer price : 525.00 USD

    Lot# : 2242 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Morrisons Mills Apr 21," ms postmark on envelope addressed to Savannah, Georgia franked with 1861 5c Green (1), stamp margins to just cutting, Fine and rare being the only known Confederate period use from Morrison's Mills; illustrated in Briggs pg 166
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 190.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2243 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Mosely Hall May 23," ms postmark on turned adversity cover addressed to Sandy Ford, Florida franked with pair 1862 5c Blue (7) cancelled by pen strokes, first use was as unfranked soldier's cover to Moseley Hall with a "Lake City Fla Apr 27" cds and "Due 10" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type F), typical wear/aging with small central worm-hole, Fine use; only three Confederate period covers are known posted from Moseley Hall, 1983 CSA certificate; illustrated in Briggs pg 167
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2244 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Mt Pleasant Fla Nov 18," light ms postmark on envelope addressed to Sandersonville, Georgia, franked with 1863-64 10c Blue Die B (12) cancelled by pen strokes, envelope minor edge faults, Fine and rare with just two Confederate period covers being recorded from Mt Pleasant, this being the only one franked; illustrated in Briggs pg 169
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2245 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Newnansville," lightly struck cds on folded letter addressed to Tallahassee datelined "May 21st 1861," additional bold strike of "Paid 3" (pre-war) handstamp, Very Fine; one of four Confederate States period covers postmarked with the 25mm Newnansville cds; illustrated in Briggs pg 172
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 230.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2246 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Oakland Fla Dec 10th 1862," ms postmark and "Paid 10" on envelope addressed to Athens, Georgia, envelope repaired at top fixing edge breaks and couple small pieces out, Fine appearance; the unique Confederate period cover recorded posted at Oakland; illustrated in Briggs pg 178
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 2247 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Ochesee Fla May 6," (1862) ms postmark on small envelope addressed to Stockton, Alabama franked with 1861 5c Green Stone 1 (1) margin single (other margins clear to cutting) cancelled by pen stroke, opened and slightly reduced at left, Fine; the only Confederate period cover recorded with Ochesee postmark; illustrated in Briggs pg 185
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 275.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 2248 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Orange Spring Fla Jun 10 61," manuscript postmark plus ms "Pd 5c" on envelope addressed to Gainesville, Florida, opened at top with most of backflap missing, light moisture stain in address, still Fine and rare, the earliest known Confederate States period use from Orange Springs; illustrated in Briggs pg 189 and Confederate Philatelist Vol 62, No 1, pg 29
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 2249 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Patrick Fla Mar 7 63," manuscript postmark ("Feb 7" is crossed out) on unrated envelope (would have required 10c to be pre-paid) addressed to David Yulee in Gainesville, Florida, bit of edge wear including a small edge break at bottom, portion of backflap missing and with some aging, appears to have been a turned cover having been used on incoming mail to Patrick and with the stamps removed, Very Fine; the only Confederate period cover known originating in Patrick; illustrated in Briggs pg 193 and Florida Postal History Society JournalVol 13, No 3, pg 8 rnDavid Yulee (1810-86) was an American politician and attorney. Born in St. Thomas, then under British control, he was of Sephardi Jewish ancestry. The family moved to Florida when he was a child, and he grew up there on their extensive lands, later serving as Florida's territorial delegate to Congress. Yulee was the first person of Jewish ancestry to be elected and serve as a United States Senator. He founded the Florida Railroad Company and served as president of several other companies, earning the nickname of "Father of Florida Railroads." He was in favor of slavery and the secession of Florida. After the Civil War, he was imprisoned at Fort Pulaski for nine months for having aided the escape of Confederate President Jefferson Davis. After being pardoned by President Andrew Johnson, he returned to his Florida railroad interests and other business ventures.
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 275.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 2250 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola Jun 14," (1861) cds plus circled "5" (due) handstamp (CSA Handbook Type K) plus ms "Due 5" all on envelope addressed to Helena Ark, envelope bit of edge wear with few tiny edge breaks, portion of backflap missing and with sealed break, Fine and the only unpaid cover with handstamped and ms due markings; illustrated in Briggs pg 201
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 150.00 USD

    Lot# : 2251 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola Fla Aug 9," (1861) cds on legal size envelope addressed to "Hon Alexander Stephens/ Richmond Va," additional circled "Paid" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type A) and ms "20" rate, ms docketing referring to movement of a military unit over postmark, envelope small faults with some erosion on backflap, Fine; the highest rated Confederate States period cover emanating from Pensacola; illustrated in Briggs pg 201
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : 95.00 USD

    Lot# : 2252 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola Aug 19," (1861) cds plus "Paid" and double-struck "5" handstamps (CSA Handbook Type E) on envelope addressed to Natchez, Mississippi, few aging spots, missing backflap, otherwise Very Fine; the unique example of the Pensacola double-struck "5"; illustrated in Briggs pg 198
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
    Current Opening : 90.00 USD
    Hammer price : 90.00 USD

    Lot# : 2253 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola Oct 19," (1861) cds and ms "Due 10" on envelope addressed to Augusta, Georgia, ms "From DB Jones/ Company A 5th Regt Ga Vol" endorsement, couple small edge nicks at top, Very Fine; the unique example of the ms "Due 10" marking of Pensacola and one of just two known soldier's due covers known from Pensacola out of over 100 posted; illustrated in Briggs pg 202
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 150.00 USD

    Lot# : 2254 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola May 2_," (1862) lightly struck cds ties 1862 5c Blue (4) to envelope addressed to Shelby Springs Alabama, ms "Kindness of Col Gardner" at lower left, stamp three full margins, just in at left, envelope with some trivial light wrinkling, Very Fine; Pensacola Postmaster Jordan used the Pensacola canceller on covers posted during a three week period when troops were tearing up the rail lines prior to arrival of Union forces; only four covers are recorded (all postmarked between May 20 and 28, 1862) from this period
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2255 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola Fla May 24," (1862) cds ties 1862 5c Blue (4) to homemade envelope addressed to Selma, Alabama, stamp margins to just cutting and with light abrasions, envelope opened and slightly reduced at left, Fine and rare "evacuation" route cover being just one of four known; illustrated in Briggs pg 204; discussed in "Confederate Philatelist" Vol 36 No 6 pg 227-30rnCivilians and military evacuated Pensacola on May 9, 1862 in anticipation of Union occupation the following day. Postmaster Thomas Jordan accompanied the troops over a 3-week period and used his Pensacola postmark device on four recorded evacuation route covers dated May 20 to 28, 1862.
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 2256 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola Flo. Aug. 6, 1863," cds on American Flag and Female Liberty Patriotic cover franked with US 1861 3c Rose (65) and addressed to Pittsford, Vermont, stamp tied by target cancel with adjacent Union-occupation period double-circle date stamp, envelope with small corner repair at bottom right, Very Fine appearance (Walcott 2353)rnPensacola was occupied by Union troops on May 10, 1862 following the Confederate evacuation, including civilians, the evening before but not before destroying railroad tracks, the navy yard and other defenses. The Union-occupation post office was established on June 9, 1862.
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 2257 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pensacola Fla. Apr 12," (1865) cds and bold "Due 3" straight-line on envelope addressed to "Maj Cutler/ Comdg Post/ Marianna Fla", ms "OB" (official business) at upper right, the Marianna post office was not re-established until October 2 so this went to Apalachicola (100 miles south of Marianna) where the postmaster wrote "Please send the 3cts due on this letter to this Post Office -- Apalachicola Fla. Sept. 25th E. Keilmansegge P.M.," envelope slightly reduced at right and small nick top right corner, Very Fine, a appealing early Reconstruction-era military cover demonstrating the postal system challenges in mail handling; pictured in Briggs pg 52 and Confederate Philatelist Vol 35, No 6, pg 213rnAfter the war, The Federal Post Office at Apalachicola was re-established on September 25, 1865 with Eugene Keilmansegge as the postmaster. This cover represents a first day of usage under the re-established postal system. The cover was probably carried by ship to Apalachicola as, at the time, there was no direct mail service to Marianna had been established. The Marianna post office did not reopen until October 2, 1865 which can explain Keilmansegge's request for the 3c: there was no receiving postmaster in Marianna to collect the 3c due on the letter.rnMajor Cutler was a battalion commander in the 2nd Maine Cavalry which saw service in Florida during 1865.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 425.00 USD

    Lot# : 2258 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Pilatka Fla Oct 1," (1861) cds, ms "Pd Paid" and "Paid 5" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type A, the listing example) on envelope addressed to Perry's Mills, Georgia, some extraneous cancelling ink each side, envelope opened at left, Fine; the unique cover with the Type A "Paid 5" handstamp; illustrated in Briggs pg 208
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 190.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 2259 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Quincy Flor Apr 27," cds on envelope addressed to Gandys, Georgia with faint impression of "Paid 10" handstamp alongside (CSA Handbook Type C, the listing example), typical light wrinkling/edge wear, Very Fine; earliest of the four known uses of the Type C marking
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 190.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 2260 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Quincy Flor Aug 18," (1863) cds ties 1863-64 5c Blue (11) on envelope addressed to "Surgn T (Thomas) M Palmer CSA/ Florida Hospital/ Richmond Virginia," stamp three margins, envelope missing backflap, Fine and rare use to the Florida Hospital; illustrated in Briggs pg 215rnEach of the Confederate States were required to fund hospitals for their wounded troops. The "Florida Hospital" was in the building of the former Globe Hospital on 19th Street in Richmond and the former tobacco factory of James H. Grant and Company built in 1853. It was in operation from June 1862 through September 1863, with a capacity of about 150, when it was consolidated with other hospitals. Dr. Thomas Palmer was surgeon for the 2nd Florida Infantry prior to being appointed supervisor at the Florida Hospital. The hospital's sponsor was Mary Reid, the wife of Florida's ex-Territorial governor.
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2261 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Quincy Fla Nov 3," large part cds (inverted "3") on envelope mailed to "Wesleyan Female College/ Macon Ga," additional strike of "Paid 10" handstamps (CSA Handbook Type C), typical edge wear and some back faults incl missing most of a side flap, Fine appearance; illustrated in Briggs pg 214rnWesleyan College was chartered Dec 23, 1836, as the Georgia Female College and opened to students in January 1839. The school was renamed as Wesleyan Female College in 1843 and shortened its name in 1917 to the present Wesleyan College. Wesleyan has the world's oldest alumnae association, begun in 1859, and is the birthplace of the first sororities in the US.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 2262 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Saint Augustine Mar 5," 1861 cds with circular grid cancel tying US 1857 3c Dull red (26) to envelope with printed "Florida House" hotel advertising cornercard, addressed to Stockbridge, New York, envelope opened at right with light wrinkling affecting stamp, tiny nick lower right corner, still Very Fine and attractive Confederate States period use; illustrated in Briggs pg 223
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 425.00 USD
    Hammer price : 525.00 USD

    Lot# : 2263 Confederate Covers by State

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    "St Marks Fla," cds on homemade envelope addressd to Crosby, Ga, "Paid 5" revalued to "10" handstamps (CSA Handbook Type B, listing example), Very Fine, the only recorded example of the revalued "Paid" marking
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 2264 Confederate Covers by State

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    "St Marks Fla," cds ties 1863-64 10c Blue, Die B (12) single to envelope addressed to "Col DC Barrow/ Athens Ga," roughly separated stamp with pre-affixing crease and clear to large margins, Fine use; illustrated in Briggs pg 228
    Start Price : 130.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : 210.00 USD

    Lot# : 2265 Confederate Covers by State

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    Incoming Cover to Sopchoppy, from Richmond, Virginia, March 14 cds ties pair 1862 5c Blue pair (7) to envelope addressed to Sopchoppy, stamps margins to cutting with bottom left corner rounded, envelope opened at bottom and couple light folds incl central vertical, Fine and rare being the only known use to Sopchoppy; illustrated in Briggs pg 220; illustrated in Confederate Philatelist Vol 60, No 1, pg 26rnrnSopchoppy is just south of Tallahassee and weekly mail service between the two was established though there is no record of a Confederate postmaster or office. There are no covers postmarked at Sopchoppy recorded.
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2266 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Tallahassee Fla," partially-struck cds ties 1861 5c Green (1) to envelope with design on envelope with "Tent and Flag/ Capt Frierson's Company/ 3rd Florida Regiment" (CSA Handbook TF-1, slogan 15, imprint 5) addressed to Froglevel, South Carolina (now Prosperity), opened and reduced at left (partly into design) and with some repairs on the back side, stamp with irregular margins, Fine and scarce use from FloridarnCaptain Daniel L. Frierson led Company D of the 3rd Florida Infantry, also known as the "Wakulla Guards." He resigned on February 19, 1863.
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 650.00 USD

    Lot# : 2267 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Tallahassee Fla. Aug. 27," (1862) cds (first digit of date in manuscript), "Paid" and "10" handstamps (Type B) on cover to "Capt John Richard/ Florida Battalion/ Jacksonville Fla.," small opening tears at top, otherwise Very Fine cover to Jacksonville after the Union occupation; one of four known examples; illustrated in Briggs pg 234, ex-McNeal
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2268 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Tallahassee Fla," cds (indistinct date) on envelope addressed to Richmond Factory, Georgia and endorsed "WK Clark/ Asst Surgeon CSA," nice strike of large pre-war "10" (due) handstamp, Very Fine and rare with just two known Confederate States period due covers from Tallahassee (the other with a manuscript marking); illustrated in Briggs pg 234 and Confederate Philatelist Vol 34, No 3, pg 75; ex-Bogg
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 230.00 USD
    Hammer price : 230.00 USD

    Lot# : 2269 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Tampa Fl," December 15, 1861 cover to Ocala, "US Land Office Tampa, Florida/ Official Business" printed imprint on envelope (8½x4") with "US Land Office" crossed out ("Tampa Fl" notation above) and the envelope used to transmit legal documents (docketing at left) to the "Clerk of the Circuit Court of Marion County Florida" in Ocala, ms "3 oz." and "60 cts Paid", opened and slightly reduced at right with mended corner at upper right and edge break top center, some typical light wrinkling, Fine and rare; the highest rated cover posted and the only known manuscript postmark of Tampa during the Confederate period in Florida
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 600.00 USD

    Lot# : 2270 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Waldo Fla Mch 9," (1861) ms postmark on US 3c Nesbitt envelope with pen stroke cancels addressed to Monroe, North Carolina and redirected to Oakville, North Carolina, opened and slightly reduced at left, small repair at upper right and affected by moisture, accompanying letter from a cotton farmer discusses negative effects of secession on crop sales, shipments of necessities, etc.; the only recorded use of US postage in Waldo during Confederate States period; illustrated in Briggs pg 246
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 100.00 USD

    Lot# : 2271 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Waldo Apr 21," ms postmark and "Pd 10" onenvelope addressed to Thomasville, Georgia, cover with some typical light wrinkling and a small sealed edge break at top, Fine; the only recorded stampless Confederate period use from Waldo; illustrated in Briggs pg 247
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 2272 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Warrington Fla Oct 29," cds plus straight-line "Paid" and circled "5" (CSA Handbook Type B), envelope with "Tent and Flag/ Capt Hilton's Company/ 1st Florida Regiment" design on envelope (CSA Handbook TF-1, slogan unlisted, imprint 5) addressed to Tallahassee, Florida, repaired including added flap, Very Fine appearance and quite rare; ex-MeronirnCaptain Robert B. Hilton received a commission in April 1861 as the captain of Company D of the 1st Florida Infantry. He subsequently represented the state in the First and Second Confederate Congresses from 1862 to 1865.
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 2273 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Warrington Fla. Dec. 15, 1861," nicely struck cds accompanied by "Paid" and circled "5" rate handstamps (CSA Handbook Type B) plus an ms "Paid 5 cts", addressed to Port Gibson, Mississippi, portion of backflap missing, Very Fine, of the approximately 85 covers known with this Paid marking, just four are accompanied by year-dated cds; Raymond H. Weill Co. backstamp; pictured in Briggs pg 253
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2274 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Warrington Dec 11 1862," cds ties 1861 10c Blue (2) tied on envelope addressed to town in Alabama, stamp three wide margins incl portion adjacent stamp at right, just in at left, envelope light bends and opened at right with 8mm edge break, Fine and rare post-evacuation cover postmarked with the Warrington canceller by the Warrington postmaster in Pollard, Alabama
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 2275 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Warrington Fla Mar 8," lightly struck cds ("8" inverted) and circled "5" (due) marking (CSA Handbook Type H) on envelope with Cannon and Flag design (11-star flag, CSA Handbook CN-1B) in purple without verse or imprint sent to office in Franklin County, Alabama, soldier's return address, open three sides including bit rough at sides, VG-Fine
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 140.00 USD

    Lot# : 2276 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Warrington Fla," cds (indistinct date) plus "Paid" and circled "10" handstamps (CSA Handbook Type C) on envelope addressed to "Brigd Genl Daniel Ruggles/ "Pensacola" Commanding/ First Brigade," ms "Official Business" at upper right, envelope some edge wear and couple vertical folds, backflap partially separated, Fine usernGeneral Daniel Ruggles (1810-97) was promoted to Brigadier General in the Confederate States Army in August 1861 and assigned command of a brigade in General Braxton Bragg's Army of Pensacola in Florida, leading them in the Battle of Shiloh.
    Start Price : 90.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 2277 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Waukeenah F Jan 26th 1865," ms postmark with accompanying "Paid 10" on envelope addressed to Thomasville, Georgia, Very Fine; the only Confederate period stampless cover with manuscript postmark recorded from Waukeenah; illustrated in Briggs pg 259
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : 350.00 USD

    Lot# : 2278 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Welaka Fla Nov 6," cds (1861; ms date) on envelope addressed to "Lt Winston Stephens" in Pilatka, Florida, three strikes of "Paid" handstamp (CSA Handbook Type A, the listing example) and ms "5c," Very Fine; only two covers known with the "Paid" handstamp and ms "5c" combinationrnIn 1861, Winston Stephens was a lieutenant of the St. John's Rangers under Captain Hopkins. By 1862, he assumed command and the company became "Captain Stephens' Independent Cavalry." In December 1862, by special order, it became Company B, 2nd Florida Cavalry. He was a participant in the battles at St John's Bluff (1862) and Olustee (1864), both in Florida.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 675.00 USD

    Lot# : 2279 Confederate Covers by State

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    "White Springs Fla July 8," cds ties 1862 5c pair (7) to envelope addressed to Thomasville, Georgia, stamps clear to ample margins, envelope opened and bit reduced at left, couple horiz creases at top affect stamps, some light to moderate aging (mostly on back side), otherwise Fine and scarce, a mere three covers are recorded from White Springs in the Confederate period
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
    Hammer price : 425.00 USD

    Lot# : 2280 Confederate Covers by State

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    Florida in the Confederacy Franked Covers Selection. 3 covers with Florida town cancels, includes #7 pair on back side of cover with Quincy cds, #11 with Quincy cds, Baldwin ms postmark with #12 pen cancelled, #12 light Tallahassee cds; also 6 franked covers incoming to Florida incl #2 Mossy Creek Tenn to Manatee (no outgoing covers from this town known; repaired), #7 pair to Marianna, #7 pair to Gainesville, #7 pair on back side of envelope from Tennessee to Tallahassee, #11 Tennessee to Knox Hill, #7 pair Savannah to Newport, finally cover to Quincy with #4, #7 combo franking; typical very mixed condition with most assorted faults and/or repairs; VG-Fine
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 325.00 USD

    Lot# : 2281 Confederate Covers by State

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    Florida in the Confederacy Town Cancels Covers Selection, eight stampless covers with assorted cds cancels and mix of "Paid" and "Due" manuscript or handstamp markings, towns include Fernandina (2), Flemington turned, Lake City (2 including one rebacked, one addressed to Capt Stevens at Camp Finegan with "Paid 20"), Marianna (extremely fragile folded letter with the only known example of Marianna "Paid 10" addressed to CSA Senator Maxwell of Florida), Pensacola, Warrington, typical mixed condition with some faults/ repairs and/or postal wear, VG-VF; useful group for the specialist
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
    Hammer price : 725.00 USD

    Lot# : 2282 Confederate Covers by State

    David Levy Yulee Covers Selection, six stampless covers and one franked with 3c Banknote addressed to the prominent Floridian including few addressed to him as US Senator in Washington DC (served 1845-55, 1855-61) plus an envelope with printed "Headquarters Department of the South/ Official Business" imprint addressed to his wife, most with a Florida postmark including Key West, Tallahassee (faulty), Milton, Saint Augustine; also free frank letter from Congressman Henry May of Maryland (Baltimore cds and "Free" handstamp), mixed condition with most some faults to varying degrees, VG-Fine
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 90.00 USD
    Hammer price : 110.00 USD

    Lot# : 2283 Confederate Covers by State

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    Confederate States Cover Assortment, eight stampless covers with cds or manuscript postmarks and including Marion, Alabama soldiers cover to Hospital Navy Yard in Pensacola, Florida; envelope with "Executive Department/ Tallahassee Florida" printed cornercard locally addressed (stamp missing); turned soldier's cover Georgia to Virginia and back (one side with #12 franking); Pineville, South Carolina ms cancel and "Paid 10" to Virginia; patriotic Flag and tent design for "Capt Cropp's Company B/ 1st Florida Regiment" addressed to Apalachicola with soldier return address but no postal markings; also includes an envelope from Callands, Virginia to Aberdeen, Mississippi with large part of a #2 on back side, usual very mixed condition with some faults/repairs, VG-VF
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 450.00 USD

    Lot# : 2284 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Bryant Co.H./ 3rd Fla Regt.," manuscript notation at upper left corner of envelope addressed to "Welaka E Florida," nice strike of "Due 10" handstamp, additional ms "Aug 24. 62", envelope open at top (small sealed break) and partially at left, Fine and attractive cover from the Stephens-Bryant correspondencernThe envelope is addressed to Mrs. J.W. Bryant, the wife of Colonel James W. Bryant who first settled Welaka in 1850. rnThe 3rd Florida Regiment, formed in July 1861, first served along the coast at Talbot Island and Cedar Keys, then moved to Mobile. After fighting at Perryville it was assigned to Preston's, Stovall's, Finley's, J.A. Smith's Brigade, and during December 1862, consolidated with the 1st Florida Infantry Regiment. The 1st and 3rd were engaged at Murfreesboro and Jackson, then participated in the campaigns of the Army of Tennessee from Chickamauga to Bentonville.
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 80.00 USD
    Hammer price : 90.00 USD

    Lot# : 2285 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Lauderdale Station Miss. Feb. 4," nice strike of double circle cds with inverted "4," the first day of the Confederate States, on cover addressed to "Hon Howell Cobb" in Montgomery Alabama, ms "Paid 3" at upper right, trivial edge wear, Very Fine, scarce Independent State use of the manuscript "Paid 3" on the day the Provisional Confederate Government was formed; 2003 PF certificaternOn February 4, 1861 delegates from South Carolina, Mississippi, Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Louisiana met in Montgomery, Alabama, with representatives from Texas arriving later, to form the Confederate States of America. Howell Cobb, a Georgia delegate, previously was a five-term member of the US House of Representatives and the Speaker from 1849 to 1851. He also served as the Governor of Georgia (1851-53) and as a Secretary of the Treasury under President Buchanan (1857-60). He was, however, probably best known as one of the founders of the Confederacy, having served as the President of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States. Cobb served for two weeks between the foundation of the Confederacy and the election of Jefferson Davis as its first President. As the Speaker of the Congress, he was provisional Head of State at the time.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 350.00 USD
    Hammer price : 625.00 USD

    Lot# : 2286 Confederate Covers by State

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    "Richmond Va Jun 13 1862," cds and "Due 10" handstamp on soldier's due envelope addressed to Hayneville, Georgia, endorsed "JA Everett Co K 11th Ga Reg," additional ms "2" advertised fee charged by the Hayneville postmaster, who then added an ms"12" to indicate a total of 12c due from the recipient, some typical aging primarily on the edges, most of backflap missing, Fine and most unusual, Hayneville did not have a local newspaper and would have had to use the paper in Macon, Georgia (30 miles away) to advertise the envelope, 1973 CSA certificate; pictured and discussed in Confederate Philatelist Vol 47, No 4, pg 133-34
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : 210.00 USD
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