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Campaign Covers and Civil War Postal History including Patriotics
 
 
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Lot 10090

1868, Grant-Colfax campaign cover, 3¢ (#65) with cork cancel and WI, c.d.s. on campaign cover addressed to Tanenburg, NY; edge faults and wear, F.-V.F.
Bischel 446. Walcott 564var.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10091

Fort Jefferson With Carved Bone Rings, 3¢(65) tied by target with two strikes "Fort Jefferson Fla/Oct/21" cds on cover to Bradytown PA with enclosed letter to writers mother asking to loan him money, two hand carved rings made of bone both with "5" die faces are included, post office was open from 1861-1868 with a peak population of 1,729, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 10092

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 $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10093

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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10094

"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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10095

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 $120
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Realized $70.
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Lot 10096

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 $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10097

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 $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10098

Liberty Standing With Flag, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled on patriotic cover addressed to Hopkinton NH, F.-V.F.
Bischel 4042. Walcott 2249.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10099

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 $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10100

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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10101

"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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10102

1847, fancy lace Valentine cover, postmarked with a light Feb 16 Cornwall, Vt. c.d.s. and a small red manuscript "5" rate; includes original handwritten Valentine verse dated Feb. 14, 1847; unusual in that it is from "Flora" to Mr. D.N. Casey, Whiting, Vt.; red insert added for display; bit of light toning, still Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $150.
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