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Stamps and Postal History


Civil War Postal History including Patriotic Covers
 
 
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Lot 6025

Ordnance Department, Official Business, legal sized envelope with frank of "A. B. Dyer" Brig. Gen. and "Washington DC Jun 1865 Free" double circle postmark, addressed to Nashville Tenn, reverse has all over hand drawn bi-colored drawing of what appears to be a Civil War battle, highly unusual; cover reduced at right into imprint, Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $144.
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Lot 6026

General McClellan Portrait, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled, with manuscript "New Bedford NJ c.d.s., to patriotic cover of McClellan in ring of stars, addressed to Harmony RI, Very Fine.
Bischel 579. Walcott 311.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6027

General McClellan Portrait, manuscript "Rio Grande NJ c.d.s., with "Post Office Business Free" at right, on patriotic cover of McClellan with eagle and flags, addressed to Washington DC; repaired left edge, Very Fine.
Bischel 584. Walcott 314 var.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6028

"Gen'l M'Clellan", 3¢ (65) cancelled by c.d.s., with Moorestown NJ c.d.s. to patriotic cover with portrait of McLellan, Magee imprint at left, Very Fine.
Bischel 567. Walcott 299 var.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6029

General Scott: "Brave in the Field…", "Paid/3" in arc, with Rahway NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover of Scott holding flag, addressed to Fort Monroe VA; repaired right edge, F.-V.F.
Bischel 496. Walcott 262.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6030

Washington on Shield with Liberty, 3¢ (26) tied by Newark NJ c.d.s., on red, blue & brown patriotic cover showing Liberty leaning on shield with Washington's portrait, addressed to Westville NJ; opened on three sides, Very Fine.
Bischel 176. Walcott 90.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6031

Naval Battle: "The Stars And Stripes Triumphant…", 3¢ (65) tied by fancy cancel, with Pemberton NJ c.d.s., on violet patriotic cover of naval battle scene, addressed to Princeton NJ; reduced at left, Very Fine.
Bischel 1072 var. Walcott unlisted.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6032

"The Soldier's Dream of Home" (Weiss NB-126), spectacular allover scene in black & red on 1862 cover from Frederick Md. to Brockville, Canada West, postmarked Feb 11 Frederick circular datestamp with faint manuscript "Due 10", Feb 14 Ogdensburg N.Y. exchange office circular datestamp with handstamped "20", Prescott U.C. circular datestamp the same day, Feb 15 Brockville backstamp; front and back rejoined with resultant tape stains top and bottom and other flaw, but certainly a unique usage of this very rare design to Canada.
Bischel Unl.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $132.
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Lot 6033

"The Free States Ever True to the Union", 3¢ (65) tied by Camden NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover, addressed to Pottsville PA, with Magee published illustrated letter sheet with two flags and "Liberty & Union Forever"; nick in lower right corner, Very Fine.
Bischel 3042. Walcott 1757 var.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $120.
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Lot 6034

"The Free States Ever True To The Union", 3¢ (65) cancelled, with Shiloh NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover, addressed to Alfred Centre NY, Magee imprint at left; reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Bischel 3042 var. Walcott 1757 var.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6035

"Loyal to the Union State of New Jersey", 3¢ (65) tied by grid with 1861 Elizabeth NJ c.d.s., on patriotic cover of Liberty with medallion, addressed to Orange NJ, Very Fine.
Bischel 3252. Walcott 1669.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6036

Soldier with Flag in Camp, 3¢ (65) tied by Hope NJ c.d.s., on red, blue & brown patriotic cover, addressed to Odessa NY, reduced at right, missing rear right panel, F.-V.F.
Bischel 3700. Walcott 2108 var.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6037

Zouave with Flag, 3¢ (26) cancelled by grid with 1861 Elizabeth NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover, addressed to Philadelphia PA; missing backflap, Very Fine.
Bischel 3657. Walcott 2013.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6038

Lady Liberty with Flag (Weiss F-F-8), on 1861 soldier's due cover from Rolla.Mo. to Port Dover, Canada West, postmarked Rolla circular datestamp with matching "Due" handstamp and manuscript "10", "Detroit Mich./ 10" exchange office circular datestamp, two different Canadian backstamps including Paris, U.C. D.P.O., endorsed G.A. Smith, 35th Regt., Illinois Vols.; a bit soiled, back and front skillfully rejoined, Fine.
Bischel 3925.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $240.
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Lot 6039

Lady Liberty with Flag (Weiss F-F-122), on 1861 cover from Montpelier Vt. to St. Cesaire, "Distrite de Montreal" (Quebec) Canada, postmarked Oct 16 Monpelier circular datestamp with handstamped (due) "10", St. John's Newfoundland exchange office circular datestamp the next day, illegible Canadian backstamp, F.-V.F.
Bischel 4074.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $240.
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Lot 6040

"Liberty and Union", 3¢ (26) pen cancelled, with Georgetown NJ c.d.s., on red, blue and brown patriotic cover of Liberty with flag, addressed to Toms River NJ, Very Fine.
Bischel 4074 var. Walcott 2328.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6041

Liberty with Flag, 3¢ (26) tied by "Paid/3" in circle with Oxford Furnace NJ c.d.s. (S/R 5), on red & blue patriotic FRONT ONLY, addressed to Philadelphia PA, F.-V.F.
Bischel 3918. Walcott 2179.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6042

Liberty with Flag, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled with manuscript "Hornerstown NJ", on red, blue and brown patriotic cover; light toning and edge wear, F.-V.F.
Bischel 4122. Walcott 2350.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6043

Liberty with Shield, 3¢ (65) cancelled by circular grid, with Newark NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover, addressed to Royalton VT; edge flaws, reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Bischel unlisted. Walcott unlisted.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6044

Liberty with Sword & Flag, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled, with indistinct c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover, addressed to Elizabeth Port NJ, manuscript "Missent", Washington DC c.d.s. used as transit; tiny tear at top, edge wear, F.-V.F.
Bischel unlisted. Walcott unlisted.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6045

"Save The Union", 3¢ (65) tied by target, with Harrisonville NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover of Liberty with flag, addressed to Taylorsviille PA, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $48.
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Lot 6046

Seated Liberty with Shield, 3¢ (65) tied by circular grid with Elizabeth NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover, addressed to Brooklyn NY, Very Fine.
Bischel 4187. Walcott 2366.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $48.
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Lot 6047

"The Union Must And Shall Be Preserved", 3¢ (26) tied by Somerville NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic cover of Liberty in front of the House of Representatives, addressed to Newark NJ; missing back flap, Very Fine.
Bischel 4207. Walcott 2190.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $96.
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Lot 6048

"Not a Star Must Fall", 3¢ (65) pen cancelled, with red Belleville NJ c.d.s., on red, blue & brown patriotic cover of eagle holding flag over star, addressed to Slag Hill NY; tiny tear upper center, F.-V.F.
Bischel 4458. Walcott 2471 var.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6049

"Onward to Victory", 3¢ (65) tied by Beverly NJ c.d.s., with "U.S. Christian Commission/Soldier's Letter", addressed to Washington DC; thinned at left, F.-V.F.
Bischel 5764. Walcott 3092 var.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6050

"Then conquer we must…", 3¢ (65) tied by Mendham NJ c.d.s. to FRONT ONLY, red, blue & brown design of eagle and shield, addressed to Clover Hill NJ, Fine.
Bischel 4541. Walcott 2517 var.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6051

"The Union and the Constitution", 3¢ (26) pen cancelled, with Toms River NJ c.d.s., on red, blue and brown patriotic cover of eagle, shield and flags, addressed to New York NY; pinholes at left, F.-V.F.
Bischel unlisted. Walcott unlisted.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6052

"My God first…" Masonic Design, 3¢ (65) tied with New Egypt NJ c.d.s., on red & blue patriotic, addressed to Washington DC, Magee imprint at left; light staining upper left, Very Fine.
Bischel 5128. Walcott unlisted.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6053

"True to the Union", 3¢ (65) tied by Clarksborough NJ c.d.s. on red & blue patriotic cover of shield in star, addressed to Trenton NJ; reduced at left, Very Fine.
Bischel 4823. Walcott 2675.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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