Confederate Patriotic Covers
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  • Lot# : 131 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    "Hanging George Washington," US 1857 3c Dull red (26) affixed to cover with hand-drawn noose around Washington's neck, hanging him from a gallows, black "Friars Point Miss Jan ??" datestamp with matching straightline "Paid" and manuscript "10," addressed to New Orleans (part of the Carroll Hoy correspondence, usual staple holes), small backflap faults and light edgewear at top, black cardstock affixed to reverse, Very Fine, an extraordinary superfluous use of a United States postage stamp to make a dramatic statement, in our opinion one of the greatest Confederate patriotic covers in existence, illustrated in Dietz (p. 69)rnProvenance: Morris Everett (R.A. Siegel Sale 754, 1993)rnJon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 132 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    "Maj. Gen. McClellan," gray all-over design with printed address lines, Reagles imprint on reverse, franked with horizontal pair of 1862 5c Blue (7, left stamp with interesting inking flaw) tied by New Market, Virginia datestamp, address faded, stamps with small faults due to placement and horizontal crease before application, slightly reduced at left, black cardstock adhered to reverse, still Fine and attractive use of a Union patriotic in the Confederacy, perhaps captured by Southern troops during McClellan's ill-fated Peninsula Campaign in 1862 (Walcott 353)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
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    Lot# : 133 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    "Our First President - Jeff. Davis," red and blue design with bust of Jefferson Davis and crossed 11-star flags, with allegorical scene below, 1862 2c Blue (4) tied by Wilmington, North Carolina cds to yellow cover to Tarboro, second strike of datestamp at left, stamp with margins large to clear, cover with some edge breaks, small repair at lower left, and piece of black cardstock affixed to reverse, still Very Fine appearance, an extremely rare and attractive cover, MacBride notations on reverse (JD-1, Walcott 3116 var)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 134 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    Nine-Star Flag, red and blue design, franked with US 1857 3c Dull red (26) tied by "Atlanta Ga. May 27 1861" cds, addressed to Butler, Georgia, stamp clipped from slight reduction at top and with small tear at lower right, cover with some overall soiling and toning, black cardstock adhered to reverse, still Fine and extremely rare, as evidence of the scarcity of this design this was the only nine-star Confederate patriotic offered in the entire Bischel catalogue, Toaspern handstamp on reverse (F9-2, Walcott 3202)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
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    Lot# : 135 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    Thirteen-Star Flag, red and blue design with C.H. Nobles & Co., Pensacola imprint at left, 1861 5c Green (1) tied by "Pensacola Fla Mar 20" cds, addressed to Blount Springs, Alabama, stamp with balanced, attractive margins, faint pre-application crease, cover mended along the top seam, black cardstock adhered to reverse, still Extremely Fine and attractive, particularly rare used from Florida and with a 13-star flag design, 1977 CSA certificate (F13-1)rnProvenance: Stephen D. Brown (Harmer, Rooke London, 1939)rnMorris Everett (R.A. Siegel Sale 754, 1993)rnJon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 136 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    Canon Firing Left and Waving Flag, black design, verse 1, imprint 10, on buff captured Confederate patriotic cover, franked with 1861 3c Rose (65), tied by blue "Baltimore Md May 25" postmark, addressed to Ware, Massachusetts, slightly reduced at left and light overall wear, still Very Fine and exceedingly rare use of a captured patriotic cover in the North (CN-3, Walcott 3161 var)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 137 Confederate States Patriotic Covers

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    "Southern Confederacy! Free Trade With the World!," black imprint on cover franked with US 1857 3c Dull red (26), small corner fault, tied by black grid with faint matching Athens, Georgia postmark, addressed to Duncansville, Georgia, some minor staining and slightly reduced at left, black construction paper adhered to reverse, still Fine and rare, only four examples of this design recorded by Dietz, 1981 Philatelic Foundation certificate (PS-1)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
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