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Lot 6210

Scott "Our Commander in Chief", 3¢ (#65) tied by "Old Point Comfort/Jul 7" c.d.s. on patriotic cover with allover design of General Scott; addressed to Rushford, NY; edge flaws, F.-V.F.
Bischel 475. Walcott 248.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6211

Martha Washington, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled and tied by Miamiville OH cds, on patriotic addressed to Warren OH, Very Fine.
Bischel 194. Walcott 102.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6212

"Industry & Commerce" Vignettes (Scott 65), sensational bicolored illustrations suggestive of industry and commerce; the green framing illustration shows a ship on the waters to the left and various agricultural implements to the right, while the central design in red shows a bull running in the foreground, a man chopping down a tree behind, and the sun rising (or setting) over mountains in the distance); stamp (#65) tied to cover with blue circular grid cancel with an eye-catching broken double-circle Louisville, KY., postmark alongside; addressed to Lagrange, Ind., with matching letterhead; light soiling and slightly reduced at right, Fine, one of the most striking designs we've seen.
Bischel 4394. Walcott Unlisted.
Suggested Bid $130
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Realized $110.
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Lot 6213

"The Soldiers Dream of Home", straight line "Paid" upper right, on allover patriotic design cover addressed to Leicester MA, Upham imprint on reverse; upper left corner flaw, F.-V.F.
Bischel 2177. Walcott 882.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6214

Army Corp. Patriotic Flag with Cannon & Anchor and Magee Imprint (Scott 65), 3¢ on cover with November Washington, D.C., postmark and circle-of-wedges killer; addressed to Keene, New Hampshire, F.-V.F., with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Bischel 2858. Walcott 1562.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $100.
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Lot 6215

14th Regiment N.H. Volunteers, red design, two soldiers flanking eagle & shield, "We are coming, Father Abraham", 3¢ (147) canceled, with rimless Manchester NH town cancel, addressed to New York City NY, F.-V.F.
Bischel unlisted. Walcott unlisted.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6216

1863 38th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteers, 3¢ (65) tied by target cancel with New Orleans LA town cancel on patriotic cover addressed to Cambridgeport MA; trivial soiling, F.-V.F.
Bischel 2378. Walcott unlisted.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6217

7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) pen cancelled with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/26" cds pn illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Hollis NH, reduced at right, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $140.
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Lot 6218

7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) cancelled y target with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/17" cds on illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Hollis Depot NH, reduced at right, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6219

7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) pen cancelled with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/4" cds on illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Francestown NH, reduced at right and staining, with enclosed letter, discusses trip to Fort Jefferson, talks of a man dying from seasickness, writing is faded and difficult to transcribe, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $110.
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Lot 6220

7th N.H. Regiment Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) pen cancelled with "Fort Jefferson Fla/Mar/11" cds on illustrated patriotic cover with red soldier in front of emblem flag and cannon(Bischel-2431, W-1345) to Francestown NH, reduced at left, staining and edge flaws, with enclosed letter, discusses life at Fort Jefferson, writing is faded and difficult to transcribe, the 7th New Hampshire Volunteers Regiment was assigned to Fort Jefferson from February 12 1862 until June 16 1862, was very active in the Atlantic Seaboard warfare, the regiment lost 16 officers and 410 enlisted men killed or lost to disease, Fine.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $110.
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Lot 6221

Female figure holding flag and pointing to "97th Regt. N.Y.V. (Scott 65), on red and blue patriotic (type of Bischel 2605 with different imprint), single, segmented cork cancel lightly struck Washington DC double circle postmark at center; cover with trivial edge toning otherwise, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6222

"The Loyal States Massachusetts", MD town cancel with "Paid/3" in arc, on blue allover design, addressed to South Lancaster MA; tiny water stains and edge flaws which do not detract from this covers colorful appeal, Very Fine.
Bischel 3170. Walcott 1831.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $65.
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Lot 6223

"Soldier's Dream", New York (Scott 65), all over blue patriotic cover (type of Bischel 2170) illustrated with home, battle scenes, eagle, cannon and NY State Shield; single, tied by "Newark N.J. Jan 5 1862" town cancel addressed to Millvill NJ; Cutter, Tower & Co. imprint at top; stamp with trimmed perforations at the right, cover with repair along the right edge, a Fine cover.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6224

1880 Invitation to GAR Ball, 1¢ Franklin (182) cancelled, with Auburn NY cds on cover with bronze Magnus styled image of soldier with flag, printed invitation to the Head Quarters "F" Co 49th Regiment Grand Welcome Ball, very attractive, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6225

Soldier on Horseback, Washington DC c.d.s. with image at left, manuscript "Jnot Allen/M.C.", on 1861 cover addressed to Canastota NY, F.-V.F.
Bischel Unlisted. Walcott Unlisted.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6226

Female with Pillar of Glory in Blue Patriotic Cover (Scott 65), 3¢ tied to cover with black target killer with matching St. Louis, Mo. postmark, addressed to Iowa City, Iowa, F.-V.F., with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Bischel 3998. Walcott 221 var.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6227

Liberty Standing With Flag, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled on patriotic cover addressed to Hopkinton NH, F.-V.F.
Bischel 4042. Walcott 2249.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6228

Eagle with Flags & Shield, 3¢ (65) tied by indistinct c.d.s. on patriotic cover addressed to Groton CT, F.-V.F.
Bischel 4377. Walcott 2415.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6229

All-Over Flag and Stars Design Patriotic Cover (Scott 65), 3¢ on cover with New York Oct. 13, 1864 postmark and circular grid killer, addressed to Dedham, Mass.; small piece out of bottom backflap, F.-V.F.
Bischel 5640. Walcott 2858.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6230

Ellsworth, Flags and Eagle Patriotic Cover, with Congressional Free Frank, (-), multicolor design, with Washington, D.C., postmark: franking via Congressional signature; addressed to Foxboro, Mass; some soiling and edge wear, Fine.
Bischel 672. Walcott 408.
Suggested Bid $130
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Realized $110.
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Lot 6231

Flag Facing Left, with Clouds and Sunburst, similar in design to Bischel #5183-5193, but without inscription of any kind; 3¢ #26 cancelled by four-ring bulls-eye strike, with "Huttonsville/Oct/31/VA." c.d.s. partially over design; opened at right; sent Huttonsville, VA, to Marysville, OH, Very Fine, one of the earliest recorded usages of the Huttonsville handstamp—and an illegal usage of the demonetized 1857 issue, .
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6232

Waving Flag Above Globe, strip of three 1¢ (24) pen cancelled with manuscript "Hellen PA/Aug 27, 1861", on patriotic cover addressed to Corrington PA, Very Fine.
Bischel 4919. Walcott 2729var.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6233

Star and Shield Patriotic Cover, stampless cover with North Manchester, Ind., Jun 17 double-circle postmark with manuscript "Due 6c" marking; addressed to Third Asst. P.M. General, P.O. Department, Washington City, D.C.; tear on backflap, still Very Fine and attractive, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Bischel 4820. Walcott 2682.
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $140.
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Lot 6234

1861 "Proclaim Liberty Throughout…", 3¢ (26) pen canceled with large octagon Winchester CT town cancel, on patriotic cover addressed to West Winsted CT; two faint vertical file folds, F.-V.F., with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Bischel 4851. Walcott 2712var.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $110.
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Lot 6235

"The Girl I Left Behind" Multicolor (Scott 65), 3¢ tied to cover with Osborn, Ohio, postmark, addressed to Mo[u]nt Joy, Pennsylvania, with Maj. Gen. McClellan lettersheet; slightly reduced at right, Fine.
Bischel 2121. Walcott 840 var.
Suggested Bid $130
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Realized $110.
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Lot 6236

"Not Married Yet" Fort Jefferson, 3¢(65) tied by target with "Fort Jefferson Fla/May/29" cds on patriotic cover with poem to New Haven NY, reduced at right affecting stamp, post office was open from 1861-1868 with a peak population of 1,729, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6237

Victory (Scott 65), 3¢ tied to cover with Washington D.C. postmark (July 26, 1863), addressed to Colton, NY; some toning and wrinkling, Fine, Bischel unlisted with VICTORY.
Bischel 3007 var. Walcott 1590.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $120.
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