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Confederate States
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Lot 3322

Confedera States, 1861, First Letter Received in Louisiana, 3¢ (#65) tied by manuscript town cancel "Bolivar LA/Feby 13/61", addressed to New Orleans; manuscript notation "The 1st letter Recd in LA"; reduced at left, missing top left corner, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 3323

Confederate States, Confederate postal use of captured Union Government envelope (Scott 12), imprinted "Office of Collector Internal Revenue, Fourth District of Maryland", addressed to Woodstock Va., single, clear to ample margins, tied by lightly struck Winchester Va town cancel probably a Unique Usage; cover without backflap and some toning plus some non-contemporary notation on the obverse, Fine and scarce, signed Kimbrough.
Estimate $750 - 1,000

Cover comes with detailed information as to the possible sender and his background
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Lot 3324
Confederate States, 1865, General Orders, three pages with large purple handstamp "Record Division War Department", from the Adjutant and Inspector General's Office Richmond, January 6, 1865, regarding furloughs, plans for hospitals, "desist molesting employees of the tax service", inspection of cavalry horses; edge toning, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 3325

Confederate States, 1862, 5¢ light blue, De La Rue printing (Scott 6), pair tied by indistinct c.d.s. on wallpaper cover, addressed to Salem NC, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 3326

Confederate States, 1862, 5¢ blue, Archer & Daly printing (Scott 7), horizontal pair, clear to large margins, manuscript cancel and matching "Galts Mills March 31" postmark on dark amber cover addressed to Franklin Davis, Esq. Staunton Va (modern pencil notation "Sometimes thought to be a spy" pointed addressee's name), scarce town marking as the population of this town was only 46, the VPHS only records manuscript markings for Galts Mills; cover with tiny nick along top left edge, a Very Fine usage.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 3327
Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ milky blue, "T-E-N", double transfer in "TEN CENTS" (Scott 9a var.), clear to large margins, tied on cover front only by manuscript cancel "Tunstalls Va, June 1, 63", to Unionville, S.C., Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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