Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

Sale 3051 - Part V - United States Postal History
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  • Lot# : 3744 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "United We Stand, Divided We Fall.", red and green Mumford design on an envelope addressed to Chillicothe Ohio but with no apparent postmark or markings, minor edge faults, Fine
    Start Price : 40.00 USD
    Current Opening : 40.00 USD
    Hammer price : 40.00 USD

    Lot# : 3745 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Bearded Lincoln Facing Left in black in a mourning frame captioned "THE NATION MOURNS/ ITS CHIEF HAS FALLEN", envelope addressed to Winchester NH with 3c Rose (65) tied by "New York Dec 16" cds, opened and just reduced at right (clipping a corner of the stamp), still fresh and Very Fine, a rare design (Bischel 424)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 325.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 3746 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Bearded Lincoln Facing Right in Eagle, Flag and Shield Frame, multicolor label affixed and tied on buff soldier's letter envelope by portion of the manuscript address (to Marion Ohio), blue "Bowling Green Ky Mar 5 1862" double-circle cancel, manuscript "Soldiers Letter/ AR Brown Chaplain/ 64 Reg VV Inf", opened and about 17mm reduced at right, small sealed break at bottom, Fine and unusual cover missing the usually seen "Due 3" marking (Bischel 396)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 3747 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Bearded Lincoln Framed Portrait Facing Right, multicolor design with portrait crowned by an eagle and flanked by flags, "Lincoln" banner below, manuscript "Soldier's Letter" and addressed to Dellsburg Pa, light "Due 3" handstamp, opened at left just impinging on design, aging and some edge wear/ small breaks, VG-Fine (Bischel 393)
    Start Price : 40.00 USD
    Current Opening : 80.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 3748 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Bearded Portrait Facing Right, a mourning design in black on an envelope addressed to West Fitchburg Mass, 3c Rose (65, small pre-affixing tear) with pen cancel, legible strike of "North Leominster Ms Mar __" cds, small aging spot lower left, Very Fine (Bischel 392)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 190.00 USD

    Lot# : 3749 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Bearded Portrait Facing Right, mourning design on letter sheet datelined "Sterling Mass, Thursday October 31 1867", fresh and Very Fine
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3750 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Left in bluish green with rail-splitter in front of log cabin design top center captioned "FOR PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN/ FOR VICE PRESIDENT HANNIBAL HAMLIN" one-line verse at top, 3c Rose (65) pen cancelled and just impinging on the portrait, addressed to Franklin Penn, opened at right and about halfway on top and bottom edges, Very Fine and rare with, according to the consignor, just two known examples (unlisted in Walcott or Bischel)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 575.00 USD

    Lot# : 3751 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Left in black on a buff envelope with no imprint, addressed to Berea Ohio, 3c Dull red (26) tied by blue circular grid with accompanying blue "Oberlin O Oct 29" cds next to portrait, opened and just reduced into design at left, tiny bit of bottom left corner off, Fine and rare (Bischel 319)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 3752 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Left, black design with "Lincoln" imprint below, 3c Rose (65) tied on envelope addressed to NY City by "Old Point Comfort Va Sep 25 1862" cancel, neatly opened and just a bit reduced at left, Very Fine (Walcott 179)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 525.00 USD

    Lot# : 3753 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in black on orange envelope addressed to Chillicothe, Ohio, "J.M. Whitemore & Co Publishers Boston" imprint below design, 3c Rose (a more pinkish shade but still a 65) tied by "Cincinnati O Nov 28" (1861) duplex, opened and bit reduced (still clear of design) at left, some tiny edge breaks, Fine and attractive; with enclosure from soldier to his friend datelined from a camp in Kentucky where he notices "..there are plenty of negroes here but they ain't as sassy as you see them at home..." (Bischel 313)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 450.00 USD

    Lot# : 3754 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right superimposed in a scene depicting a rail-splitter and rail-fence showing a "Lincoln & Hamlin" banner, "J.A. Howells, Publisher, Jefferson Ohio" imprint at bottom, envelope without a stamp addressed to Wenona Ill., fair strike of Mayville Ky cancel at upper right, opened and slightly reduced at right, horizontal fold just below center, some light aging, still a Fine and rare design (Bischel 372)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 3755 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in an Ornate Frame in black with "ABRAHAM LINCOLN" caption and "Engraved and Published by Ed. Mendel 162 Lake St Chicago" imprint, envelope addressed to Pembroke NH with 3c Rose (65) tied by circular grid, "Neponset Ill Dec 20" cds alongside, neatly opened at left, envelope some mild edge wear and a tiny break at bottom, some light aging spots, Fine and attractive (Bischel 310)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 250.00 USD

    Lot# : 3756 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in an Ornate Frame, striking cover with portrait at upper left and "rail-splitter" design adjacent, "PRESIDENT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN/ VICE-PRESIDENT HANNIBAL HAMLIN" imprint surrounded by flags below, "S. Raynor, Envelope Manufacturer, New York" printer's imprint at bottom only, on yellow envelope (very scarce) with 3c Dull red (26, straight-edge at left) tied by indistinct cds, addressed to Fort Plain NY, Very Fine and attractive; Stanley Ashbrook "genuine in every respect" handstamp on back (Bischel 362 var.)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 550.00 USD

    Lot# : 3757 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in Circular Frame handsome cover with portrait at upper left and "rail-splitter" design adjacent, "PRESIDENT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN/ VICE-PRESIDENT HANNIBAL HAMLIN" imprint surrounded by flags below, "S. Raynor, Envelope Manufacturer, New York" printer's imprint at bottom only, envelope with pen cancelled 3c Dull red (26), addressed to Plaistown NY, opened and slightly reduced at right, with original Aug 22 1860 enclosure, Very Fine and choice
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 3758 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in Circular Frame in black on envelope addressed to Owosso Mich with "Honest Abe and his Flat Boat" below all surrounded by a rail-fence, 3c Dull red (26) tied by "Ionia Mich Sep 21 1861" cds, opened at right and with a tiny sealed break top right corner, still Very Fine; 2010 Philatelic Foundation certificate; ex-Risvold (Bischel 347)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 3759 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in Circular Frame in black on orange envelope with "Honest Abe and his Flat Boat" below all surrounded by a rail-fence, 3c Rose (65) partially over the portrait and tied by black circular grid, "Nankin Mich Sep 20" ("0" in manuscript) cds at upper right, addressed to Johnsons Creek NY, envelope opened and slightly reduced at right, light central vertical fold, trivial bit of edge wear, Fine and desirable design (Bischel 347 var.)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3760 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in Circular Frame in black on orange envelope with illustration of a river flat-boat below and "Baker'Chicago" imprint, rail-fence top and left edges, 3c Dull red (26, clipped corner) upper left corner penn cancelled, addressed to Corfu NY and forwarded to East Pembroke, lightly struck Corfu cds and a manuscript "Due 3", opened at right, few small pressure marks near portrait, still Very Fine (Bischel 343 var.)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 425.00 USD

    Lot# : 3761 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in Circular Frame in black with rail-fence surround and imprint "The Fence that Uncle Abe Built" at top and verse below portrait, 3c Rose (65) affixed and tied at upper left corner on envelope addressed to Blossburg Pa by "Old Point Comfort Va Apr _1" cancel, opened and slightly reduced at right, sealed openings top and bottom, 20mm sealed break at bottom into verse, Fine appearance (Bischel 351)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 3762 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right in Ornate Frame, exceptional cover with portrait at upper left and "rail-splitter" design adjacent, "PRESIDENT, ABRAHAM LINCOLN/ VICE-PRESIDENT HANNIBAL HAMLIN" imprint surrounded by flags below, printer's imprint at bottom only partially printed, on orange envelope (rare) with 3c Dull red (26) tied by "Terre Haute, Ind Dec 12" cds, Very Fine in every respect - a real showpiece (Bischel 362 var.)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 3763 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right Surrounded by Flags in black with a "The People's Candidate/ Abraham Lincoln For President" below on a buff cover addressed to Higginsville NY with 3c Dull red (26) cancelled by square grid, a "Buffalo NY Oct 25 1860" cds alongside, opened at left an partially along the bottom left, Very Fine (Bischel 349)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 3764 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Facing Right Surrounded by Flags in black with a "The People's Candidate/ Abraham Lincoln For President" below on a buff cover addressed to Brownsville Me with 3c Dull red (26, corner crease) cancelled by "on the nose" blue "PAID" with matching "Wayne Mich Nov 12" double-circle cancel adjacent, partial wax seal on back, opened and bit reduced at right, some light wear/ wrinkling, Fine (Bischel 349)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : 240.00 USD

    Lot# : 3765 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Framed Portrait Facing Left, in black with "SLAVERY SECTIONAL/ FREEDOM NATIONAL - UNION & LIBERTY/ONWARDS TO VICTORY" imprint below, 3c Dull red tied by circular "waffle" design and "Elmira NY Jan 5 1861" cds, addressed to Pike Mills Pa, opened bit irregularly at right, Fine use and a rare design (Bischel 315)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 700.00 USD

    Lot# : 3766 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln in Thin Oval Frame Facing Right design (similar to Bischel 305) on letter sheet datelined "Manchester Mch 26/64" and addressed to NY City, letter discusses business and personal matters, Very Fine
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3767 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Portrait Facing Right, black design with multicolor crossed flags and "The Union, It must and shall be preserved" imprint below, 3c Rose (65, faults) just tied by circular grid with an accompanying "Walpole NH Feb 2" cds at left just over Lincoln's head, addressed to"Francis A Tisdale/ Co K 44 Regt Mass Vol/ (Col Lee) Newbern N.C.", bit rough around the edges, opened and slightly reduced at left, still a Fine classic design; ex-Bischel (Bischel 375)rnThe 44th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry was a regiment of infantry that served in the Union Army during the Civil War. The regiment was stationed in New Bern, NC and saw their first combat during the Battle of Rawl's Mills, NC in November 1862.
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3768 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Beardless Lincoln Portrait Facing Right, black design with multicolor crossed flags and "The Union, it must and shall be preserved" imprint below, 3c Dull rose (26) not tied by grid cancel upper right, light "Watertown Mass Aug 7" cds near design, addressed to Sherborn Mass, envelope opened and slightly reduced at right, couple light vertical bends, Fine use (Bischel 375)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 3769 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Lincoln and Cabinet, nine circular-framed portraits in an oval design on an envelope with a "President Lincoln and his Cabinet" and "S.C. Upham, Philadelphia" publisher's imprint on back side, multicolor flag and shield at top with blue accents on the ornamentation between portraits, 3c Rose (65) tied at upper left by indistinct cancel, addressed to Owego NY, opened top and left and along most of the right side, some wrinkling upper left, ends of backflap missing, still Very Fine, a rare and eye-catching design (Bischel 376)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 850.00 USD

    Lot# : 3770 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Lincoln and Jefferson Davis Debate cover with image of the two in front of the US Capitol captioned "Jeff - "Big Thing./ Uncle Abe - Can't see it." and the S.C. Upham imprint below, on soldier's letter addressed to Climax, Mich with partly struck "Colesville (?) Nov 1" cancel and manuscript soldier's letter endorsement upper left and on back side, cover opened and about 10mm reduced at right partially removing endorsement and address, Fine and unusual (not listed in Walcott or Bischel)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 150.00 USD

    Lot# : 3771 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Lincoln and Johnson Dual Portraits in blue with an ornate frame with "PRESIDENT Abraham Lincoln/ VICE PRESIDENT Andrew Johnson" imprint on a yellow envelope addressed to New Bedford Mass with 1c Blue single and pair (63, covers imprint at top) not tied by crossroads cancels, lightly struck "Jamaica Ms Nov 25 cds" alongside, backstamped New Bedford the same day, tiny edge break at top, fresh and Very Fine (Bischel 406)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : 425.00 USD

    Lot# : 3772 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Lincoln and Johnson Dual Portraits in black with an ornate frame with "PRESIDENT Abraham Lincoln/ VICE PRESIDENT Andrew Johnson" imprint and verse at top on a buff envelope addressed to Westfield, Pa with 3c Rose (65, damaged on opening) just tied by partially struck Jan 12 (1865) cds and cork killer, original soldier's letter to wife enclosed, envelope roughly opened at right and with some minor faults, still a Fine and scarce design (Bischel 406 var.)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 75.00 USD
    Hammer price : 75.00 USD

    Lot# : 3773 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Lincoln and Johnson Portraits in Shield Frame, in black on cover addressed to Haynesville Md, 3c Dull red (26) pen cancelled, "Old Town Md Dec 27" cds alongside, envelope a bit aged and wrinkled but still a Fine and elusive design (Bischel 410 var.)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 110.00 USD

    Lot# : 3774 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Shield - "Fear not Abram...." multicolor design with "Mumford & Co., Cin" above shield, 3c Pink (64, some short perfs) tied by "Saint Louis Mo Nov 6" cds, addressed to Bushnell Ill, bit roughly opened at left and a bit at top left just nicking design at top left corner, some light aging, Fine (Scott $1,400; Bischel 4804)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : 150.00 USD

    Lot# : 3775 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Shield - "Fear not Abram...." multicolor design with "Mumford & Co., Cin" above shield, 3c Rose (65) with target cancel, "Elizabethtown Ky Dec 12" cds below affected by an ink smear, addressed to Urbana Ohio, envelope opened at right, light vertical bend, Fine (Bischel 4804 var.)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3776 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Shield - "Fear not Abram" design on envelope addressed to Londonderry Ohio, 3c Rose (65) just tied by circular grid, "Steubenville O Sep 15" double-circle cancel alongside, cover opened at right and partially along top and bottom (sealed), some light aging, Fine (Bischel 4801 var.)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 3777 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Smiling Beardless Lincoln Facing Right, in black on yellow (rare) envelope with "LINCOLN" caption and a light manuscript notation "the rail splitter" written next to it, 3c Dull red (26, pre-affixing pulled perf)) pen cancelled, "Harry Fork Ohio Oct 12" cds adjacent, addressed to Rome Ohio, bit roughly opened at top with some small edge breaks and couple of nicks, Fine and scarce design not listed in Walcott or Bischel
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD
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