Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

"Erivan" Collection Part VI
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  • Lot# : 71 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Our Army & Navy - Gen. Butler, Gen. Stringham", portraits in ovals with naval battle scene between, all-over design in gray green, addressed to Dr. Henry C. Angell in Vienna, Austria on reverse with unusual franking of 1860 12c Black (36B), 1861 1c Blue (63), and five 1861 3c Rose pink (64b, one with blunted perfs from placement), all tied by black Boston "Paid" in grid, red "Boston Br. Pkt. 7 Paid Sep 24" also ties two stamps, red boxed "Aachen 8 10 Franco", Vienna arrival handstamp on design side, Extremely Fine, a spectacular cover from the Angell correspondencernKatherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 353, 1969)
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 72 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "In Union There Is Strength", 1861 12c Black (69, small internal tear) and six 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by segmented corks to cover to Dr. Henry C. Angell in Paris, France, red and blue Whittemore "In Union There Is Strength" patriotic design at left, red "Boston 24 Jan 20 Paid" datestamp, red transit and boxed "PD" and French arrival datestamp on reverse, Very Fine, a spectacular Angell cover
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 73 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "History of Our Flag.", red and blue design with waving flag at left, well-centered 1860 24c Gray lilac (37) tied by black grid, red "Phila. Pa. Packet 3 Jun 7" (1861) datestamp, red June 22 London transit datestamp and backstamped Liverpool the next day, Extremely Fine, described as "gorgeous and matchless" in the sale of the Matthies collection and we find it difficult to add much elsernProvenance: Katherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 353, 1969)
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 74 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "All I Want Is To Be Let A Loan, $15,000,000. I'll Take Anything", caricature deriding Confederate scrip and currency on orange cover to Liverpool, England, well-centered 1860 24c Gray lilac (37a) tied by black grid and red "Phila. Pa." packet cancel, red "London Paid BT Jy 4 61" transit cancel and Liverpool backstamp, Magee imprint on reverse, Extremely Fine, a stunning stamp on a gorgeous coverrnProvenance: Katherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 353, 1969)rnMarc Haas (Private transaction)
    Start Price : 1,000.00 USD
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    Lot# : 75 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Soldier & Flag, "R. Island Regiment", red and blue design on cover front only addressed to Newcastle Upon Tyne, England, franked with pair of 1860 12c Black (36B), tied by red circled "Paid" markings, manuscript "Pr Europa, via Boston" routing instructions, red "Providence R.I. May 28" and "Boston Br Pkt May 20 19" datestamps, "24" rate handstamp, Very Fine and rare with only a few examples of this design recorded
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 76 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Beauregard and Davis Taking Observations", large pictorial design in blue with Upham imprint, registered cover franked with 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by two strikes of Washington, DC postmark, manuscript "Registered", "$10.00", and "1870" (registration number), addressed to Shoemakertown, Pennsylvania, includes original enclosure with embossed letterhead depicting General Winfield Scott, datelined "Washington DC Sep 15 '61" with message from soldier to his mother, Very Fine and certainly unique use of this caricaturernProvenance: Katherine Matthies (R.A. Siegel Sale 353, 1969)rnJon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 77 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Colonial Soldier Holding Flag, red and blue design on cover franked with 1857 10c Green (35), tied by Salem, Massachusetts datestamp, red "U. States" exchange office handstamp at top, addressed to Bridgetown, Nova Scotia, minor edge toning, Very Fine (Walcott 2021 var)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 78 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Desperate Bayonet Charge at Battle of Winchester, March 23, Led by Gen. Tyler", caption below red and blue battle scene, J.G. Wells imprint on backflap, franked with 1861 1c Blue, 1863 2c Black (63, 73) tied or canceled by target with a Laporte, Indiana March 1 datestamp, addressed to North Leslie, Michigan, envelope opened roughly and a bit reduced at right, Fine and attractive (Walcott 748)rnErastus Tyler (1822-91) was a Union general in the Civil War and fought in many of the early battles in the Eastern Theater before being assigned command of the defenses of Baltimore. The First Battle of Winchester, fought on May 25, 1862, in and around Frederick County, Virginia, and Winchester, Virginia, was a major victory in Confederate Army Maj. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson's Campaign through the Shenandoah Valley during the Civil War.
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 79 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Fate of Traitors.", blue imprint below red and blue design of hanging Jeff Davis, John G. Wells imprint, 1861 3c Rose (clipped left side) tied by "New York JA 30 62" Norton patent cancel, addressed to Montclair, New Jersey, trivial toned spot, Very Fine and rare, the only example of this short-lived patent cancel on a patriotic envelope (Walcott 901 var)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 80 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Floyd, of the C.S.A.", blue imprint below racoon design, cover franked with 1861 1c Blue (63) tied by black boxed "Paid", red "Boston Mass Oct 25" datestamp on locally-addressed cover, Extremely FinernProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 81 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "For the Union, Freedom and Unity, Vermont", beautiful multicolored Magnus design with Liberty holding a waving flag and a pastoral scene, 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by bold "Washington DC Nov 3 1861" datestamp (inverted date), addressed to Brattleboro, Vermont, original enclosure on matching letterhead datelined "Oct 20, Camp Griffin, Virginia", cover with adhesive tape on reverse, Very Fine and attractive
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 82 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "In Union Is Strength" multicolor Flag and Shields design with Kimmel imprint below, 1857 3c Dull red (26) tied by "New York Jul 20 1861" duplex, addressed to Boston, Massachusetts, small edgebreaks/wrinkles, Very Fine and scarce
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 83 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Jeff, And His Pet", red design of a snake, 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by target cancel with matching "Port Royal S.C. Mar 18" datestamp (1862 docketing on reverse), addressed to Exeter, New Hampshire, Very Fine and attractive (Walcott 1146)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
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    Lot# : 84 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Liberty Surrounded by Ornate Frame, red and blue design on yellow cover, franked with 1861 3c Rose (65, crease) tied by "Philadelphia Pa Jun 20 1863" datestamp, addressed to Pulaski, New York, trivial soiling and black construction paper adhered to reverse, Very Fine appearance (Walcott 1594)rnProvenance: George Walcott (Robert Laurence Sale, 1935)rnJon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 85 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Loyal to the Union. State of Delaware", all-over red and blue design, Ridenburgh imprint on reverse, used to Hannover, Germany, black "Norfolk Va Oct 16 1862" datestamp and "15" rate handstamp, "N. York Am Pkt 5" debit, backstamped "Hamburg 1/11.62" and Norden arrival datestamp, Very Fine and attractive cover to a scarce destination
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
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    Lot# : 86 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "The Constitution Shall Be Preserved." red and blue dual panel design of military officer with sword and flag and shaking hands, cover franked with 1857 3c Dull red (26, crease) tied by straightline "Ship", large "2" handstamp and manuscript "due", red Boston datestamp, addressed to Cambridgeport, Massachusetts, barely reduced at right, Very Fine, one of only two patriptic covers with Boston "Ship" marking (Walcott 2024)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
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    Lot# : 87 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "The Strong Arm of the North", scarlet imprint above arm and hammer design, cover franked with 1861 3c Rose (65, trivial gum stain), tied by black target with matching "Clymers N.Y Jan 27" datestamp, addressed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Extremely Fine (Walcott 997 var)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
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    Lot# : 88 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "The Swamp Angel, Morris Island, S.C.", black design on stampless cover with soldier's letter docketing, postmarked Beaufort, South Carolina with "Due 3" handstamp, addressed to Unionville, Pennsylvania, some light toning and slightly reduced at left, still Fine and rare (Walcott 819 var)rnProvenance: Jon Bischel (Nutmeg Sale 27, 2000)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
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    Lot# : 89 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "U.S. Naval Expedition", all-over multicolor Magnus design on cover addressed to to Apple Grove, Pennsylvania, franked with 1861 3c Rose (65, perf faults) tied by quartered cork with matching "Washington D.C. Apr 28" datestamp alongside, light edgewear, Very Fine and attractive design (Walcott 718 var)
    Start Price : 500.00 USD
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    Lot# : 90 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    Two Flags and Shield in Border of Stars, all-over red and blue design with an 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by "Washington DC Nov 4 1861" datestamp, addressed to New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania, tear at bottom and slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and eye-catching design (Walcott 2858)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
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    Lot# : 91 Civil War Covers - Union Patriotic Covers

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    "Union Forever" shield within a star design on envelope addressed to Hillhouse Ohio, 1861 3c Rose (65) tied by strong strike of blue "Cincinnati O. Feb 6" target duplex, Very Fine, one of two recorded examples
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
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