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Lot 2258

1861 (Nov. 4), demonetized New York cover, addressed to Goshen, NY; 3¢ stamp (#26) not recognized and #65 placed over it; both stamps tied by target cancel, with New-York c.d.s. adjacent; top left and bottom right corners of #65 folded back to reveal #26 below; slightly reduced at left in opening, Fine to Very Fine, rare usage.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 2259

Civil War letters and covers, collection of transcribed letters in 3-ring binder, most all relating to natives of New Hampshire who served during the Civil War. Many with the owner's write-up about the people and events involved in the letters; includes over fifteen patriotic covers and twelve patriotic letter sheets plus letters on ordinary paper. Letter origins include Fort Jefferson FL, London KY, Carrolton and New Orleans LA, Fort Sumner MD, Raleigh NC, Hilton Head Island, Morris Island and Port Royal SC, Bermuda Hundred, New Chaffins Farm, and Laurel Hill VA. Most all of the letters are from enlisted men which gives a good idea of what life was like for the soldiers., Fine lot.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

A wonderful historical collection which can't be duplicated and a good basis for further research
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Realized $2,200.
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Lot 2260

Miscellaneous Civil War related covers, Selection of over twenty-five covers mounted on index cards; includes two franked with 1¢ blue (Scott 63), fourteen franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) with various Military related addresses or origin, two with "Miamiville P.O Camp Dennison O." town markings, five with various corner cards (Adjutant General's Office (2), Soldiers Mission, Provost Marshall, and two postal stationery items, also includes eight Vermont covers used between 1865 and 1920 (one East Clarendon Springs and one 1895 Ricker Mills - both Helbock rarity 5); few stamp/cover flaws otherwise, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2261

Miscellaneous Civil War related stampless covers, Selection of nine covers mounted on index covers; includes three with oval "U.S. Ship 3 cts" handstamp (two on patriotic covers), four with free franks (E. H. Rollins, Gilman Marston, Schuyler Colfax, and H. Wilson), one soldier's letter and one addressed to US Colored Infantry New Orleans; few small cover flaws otherwise, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2262

Union patriotic covers group, of 11; two stampless, one franked with 3¢ 1857 and eight with 3¢ 1861; used from Tenn (4), Washington DC (2), New Orleans (multicolored 15th NH Regiment) and NY (2); mostly less common designs and an interesting grouping; some covers with faults and a few stamps with flaws, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2263

S. A. Douglas, framed S. A. Douglas portrait facing right above "Tell them to obey the Laws…", black design on orange 1861 soldier's Letter cover, inscribed "Camp Gaulie Va" [Gauley Bridge, WV], bearing "Kanawha C.H./Sep/13/Va" c.d.s. [Charleston, WV] and sent to Cincinnati, OH; mailed on the day of the Battle of Carnifax Ferry; stampless, but no postage due markings; opened at right (slightly reduced?), with right top and bottom opened about 1¼ inches, still Very Fine, very rare.
Bischel 289. Walcott 139.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2264

Col. Ellsworth, red and blue cover showing Col. Ellsworth holding a sword before the US flag. inscription below, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Old Point Comfort Va town marking, addressed to Brookline NH, Very Fine.
Bischel 682.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2265

Fremont and Victory, in banner over Globe and beneath Eagle with manuscript "Don't give up the ship In 1860" on small neat unfranked cover addressed to Munsonville NH, may have been hand carried, Very Fine and scarce.
Bischel 255.
Estimate $200 - 300

Not listed in Milgram, not in Walcott
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Realized $190.
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Lot 2266

Grant "Our Country And Its Defenders", manuscript "J.W. Patterson/USS" on patriotic cover with portrait of Grant flanked by soldier & sailor, addressed to Warren WV; edge wear, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 775. Walcott 583.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2267

Grant, Anderson, Blenker and Dix, four covers; 1) Grant on patriotic or campaign cover, sited as both, type of Bischel 772 addressed to Concord NH, Newton NH town marking and pen cancelled 3¢ Rose (Scott 65); 2) Col. Anderson Hero of Sumpter, type of Bischel 781, addressed to Colebrook NH, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65).Pine Run Mich town marking; 3) Bust of General Blenker in shield with eagle above, not in Bischel, franked with faulty 3¢ rose (scott 65) tied by Alexandria VA town marking, addressed to Chesterfield Factory NH; 4) General Dix, bust in black, type of Bischel 851, on cover addressed to Dover NH, franked with 3¢ rose (scott 65), Cambridgeport Mass town marking, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 772.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2268

General McClellan, four covers; 1) type of Bischel 569 showing bust of McClellan surrounded by laurel, E. H. Rollins Free Frank, addressed to Boscawan NH, reduced at right; 2) type of Bischel 627 showing bust of McClellan on gray War for the Union cover, "Free Postmaster" at UR, addresed to Chesterfield NH' 3) type of Bischel 631 with embossed design of McClellan holding a flag, addressed to Marlborough NH, manuscript "Soldier's Letter" at top right and handstamp "U.S. Ship 3 cts", red and blue piping on reverse; 4) type of Bischel 649 showing McClellan on horse before soldiers, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Hillsborough NH town marking, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 569.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2269

McClellan, 1862 (Dec. 12) cover sent from New Creek Station, VA, to "Graftin, Via"; design as Bischel, but with "McClellan" captioned below; 3¢ #65 tied by New Creek Station [Keyser, WV] c.d.s.; cover addressed to USA General Hospital at Graftin [Grafton, WV]; handstamped "RHM" on reverse; includes original soldier's letter from the field; lower left corner damage to cover, stamp faulty at top due to placement, Fine to Very Fine, New Creek Station was on the main line of the Baltimore and Ohio Railway.
Bischel 571 var. Walcott 304 var.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2270

General Rosecrans, manuscript "Soldiers letter/S Bulbo Mullin/Capt. 1st Katy Ohio Arty" with "Kanawha C.H. WV" cds, on patriotic cover addressed to New Holland OH, with contents; edge flaws, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 948. Walcott unlisted.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2271

General Winfield Scott, two different: 1) red and blue on white cover depicting Scott holding a flag with inscription below (type of Bischel 497), addressed to Hill NH, endorsed "Soldier's Letter" at top right and Old Point Comfort town marking; 2) embossed portrait of Scott holding flag with inscription below (type of Bischel 498) franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by double circle Washington DC town marking, addressed to Center Hall, NH; small cover flaws, otherwise Fine.
Bischel 497.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2272

George Washington, four different covers; 1) type of Bischel 80 with embossed head of Washington in blue star, franked with faulty 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by Washington DC town marking and addressed to So. Newmarket NH, matching enclosure; 2) Washington standing on a platform (type of Bischel 95) franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) with blue target addressed to Fort Edwards NY, cover repaired at right; 3) Washington on reared horse next to flag pole (type of Bischel 134) franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) on dark buff cover with Laconia NH town marking; 4) Head of Washington in center of flag (type of Bischel 176) franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Old Point Comfort town marking.
Bischel 80.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2273

Martha Washington, manuscript endorsement at top of all over patriotic cover (similar to Bischel 194, Walcott 102); partially visible double circle Ten. Aug 6 1862 postmark (probably Nashville) and matching "Due 3", addressed to Barnesville Ohio; Union Stationery Depot imprint on backflap; Soldier's Letter, Wm Millers Reg't 15th Ohio, attractive Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2274

Martha Washington, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled and tied by Miamiville OH cds, on patriotic addressed to Warren OH, Very Fine.
Bischel 194. Walcott 102.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2275

Fort Sumter as it was and shall be, red and blue design with eagle and flags above fort, franked with two single 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) cancelled with straightline STEAM, double circle New Orleans Apr 18 1862 town marking to left of stamps, scarce usage of demonetized stamps; cover with light edge creasing and small flaws on the reverse, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 1316.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2276

"Great Battle Pittsburgh Landing", 3¢ (65) tied by circular grid with Massillon OH c.d.s., on 1863 patriotic cover addressed to Northfield OH, Wells imprint on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 1297. Walcott 744.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2277

"The House That Uncle Sam Built" (Scott 65), red patriotic cover depicting the Capitol, labeled (type of Bischel 1146 and Walcott 643), single, tied by Washington DC town cancel on addressed to South Otselic NY, a Very Fine cover.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2278

"Our Camp Fire" (Scott 65), multicolored patriotic cover depicting soldiers around a fire (type of Bischel 1343 and Walcott 878 var), single, tied by Nashville double circle postmark and addressed to Michigan; cover and stamp with minor toned spots, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2279

"Our Gunboats Attacking The Rebel Forts", 3¢ (65) tied by target cancel with Waterloo City IN c.d.s.; lower right corner clipped off, Fine.
Bischel 1057. Walcott 629.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2280

Panoramic view of "Benton Barracks St. Louis (Scott 65), in black (Bischel type 1380, Walcot type 787 var), single, tied by St. Louis Mo duplex cancel addressed to Moline ILL; stamp with pulled perf at upper left, cover without small portions of backflap, Fine usage.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2281

"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, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 2177. Walcott 882.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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Lot 2282

View of the Capitol at Washington, large scene in black on front of cover franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Pilot Knob Mo. town marking, addressed to Haverhill Centre NH, manuscript "Missent" at lower left and Haverhill town marking at lower right; trivial cover flaws, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 1153.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2283

"We Must Fight…", 3¢ (65) tied by indistinct cds on patriotic cover addressed to Beallville OH, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2284

Corps d'Afrique, "Official Business, Headquarter 2d Brigade, 1st Division, Corps d'Afrique" imprint at upper right of cover addressed to "Miss Julia Howe, East Washington, N.H., without postage, type of Bischel 2921, Very Fine.
Bischel 2921.
Estimate $150 - 200

The Corps d'Afrique was a unit with African-American soldiers and white officers
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Realized $600.
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Lot 2285

Second Regiment, New Hampshire Volunteers, three covers, two different; two covers with inscription only and embossed shield on backflap with red and blue piping, third is a Loyal to the Union cover with inscription at UR; all three stampless with Free Frank of Gilman Marston, M.C. who was also Colonel of the 2nd Regiment; small cover faults, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $850.
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Lot 2286

7th N. H. Regiment, six covers; five covers show soldier with rifle standing next to canon, type of Bischel 2419, each franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65), usages from Manchester, NH, Fort Jefferson FL, Port Royal SC, NYC, and Plaistow NH, sixth cover blue on buff "The Soldier's Dream" with "New Hampshire 7th Reg't Volunteers at bottom, Saint Augustine FLO town marking, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65); some cover flaws, Fine.
Bischel 2419.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2287

Twelfth New-Hampshire Regiment, three different regimental covers, two with eagle and flags (one on white and one on dark buff), and one in red on amber depicting regiment with "The Union - It must be preserved" inscription. Each with Washington DC town marking and addressed to NH; Bischel 2441 with creased stamp, Bischel 2442 a stampless cover, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 2441-3.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2288

Thirteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, four different covers, one with flags, rifles and drums on dark buff cover addressed to Temple NH, one with regiment in red on amber cover, addressed Centre NH, and one black on dark buff with illustration of ship, all franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Washington DC town marks and addressed to NH; fourth cover with black design showing ship in background on white cover franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by circular grid of Concord NH (stamp with tear), otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 2443-4, 2450.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2289

Thirteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, Fifteenth Regiment, two covers with similar designs; 1) Thirteenth on dark buff cover with printed address and franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by blue Norfolk Va Aug 10 '63 duplex town mark, APS certificate; 2) Fifteenth on white cover addressed to Auburn NH, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by circular grid cancel of Concord NH, Very Fine, with 2010 A.P.E.X. certificate.
Bischel 2460.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2290

Fourteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, four different covers, includes cover with hand drawn Eagle and Shield, two different covers with design of sailing ship in background, one with illustration of the regiment; two covers with Washington DC town marks, one each with Poolesville Md and Raymond NH town markings; two covers reduced at right into the stamp, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 2446, 2450, 2450 vat.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2291

"14th Reg't, New Hampshire Vol's, Col. Wilson.", black overall design on reverse of cover franked with 3¢ Rose (Scott 65) tied by double circle Washington D.C. town marking, addressed to New Salem Mass.; cover and stamp slightly reduced at right, otherwise Fine.
Bischel 2447 variety.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2292

Sixteenth Regiment New-Hampshire Volunteers, five different covers with four different cachets, two with flags, rifles, drums and canons on different paper, used from New York (3) and New Orleans (2); four franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) and one with printed addressed franked with 1¢ blue and 3¢ rose (Scott 63, 65); two without backflap, one with stamp with faults, Fine.
Bischel 2458-9, 2460-1.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2293

New Hampshire corps, four different covers, three 9th Corps and one 6th Corps, all addressed to NH, three with Washington DC town marks, and one with City Point VA; one cover reduced at R into the stamp, Fine.
Bischel 2847, 2857.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2294

New Hampshire regiments, 7 covers; 1) Soldier's Dream of Home with NH state seal in blue, type of Bischel 2169; 2) Manchester Light Battery, red on dark buff, type of Bischel 2408, reduced at left; 3) 2d Reg. N.H. Volunteers with Flag, type of Bischel 2414, addressed to Windsor VT, Portsmouth NH town marking; 4) 4th Regiment N.H.V in red on amber cover depicting soldier next to canon, type of Bischel 2419, addressed to Chester NH, Beaufort SC town marking; 5) The Union - It Must Be Preserved, red soldiers on white cover, type of Bischel 2421, addressed to Laconia NH franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65); 6 and 7) red and blue female figure and eagle on Fifth Reg't New Hampshire Vols. cover, type of Bischel 2423, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) addressed to NH; some small faults, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 2169.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $475.
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Lot 2295

New Hampshire regiments, 6 covers; 1) 8th N.H. Regiment in red on dark amber, Soldier with rifle next to canon, type of Bischel 2431, 2 and 3) Tenth New-Hampshire Regiment in red on white cover and amber cover, type of Bischel 2438; 4) 11th Regiment N.H. Volunteers with flags and state seal in purple, type of Bischel 2439 (missing stamp); 5 and 6) Fifteenth New-Hampshire Regiment with state seal, black on white and amber, type of Bischel 2455, one with printed address and no postmark, Fine.
Bischel 2431.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2296

The Free States, Ever True to the Union, red and blue on white cover with overall arch, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by double circle Washington DC town marking; cover with few trivial toned spots, stamp with folded over corner at lower right, otherwise Very Fine.
Bischel 3042.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $90.
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Lot 2297

Loyal to the Union, State of New Hampshire, red and blue on white cover depicting lady liberty and NH state seal. franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Washington DC quartered cork cancellation, addressed to Burlington NJ; trivial tiny edge repair at lower right, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Bischel 3240.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2298

Loyal to the Union, New Hampshire, three different covers; 1) red, white and blue Loyal to the Union (Bischell 3243) franked with 3¢ rose with Manchester NH circular grid cancel, addressed to Port Royal S.C.; 2) gray "The Loyal State - New Hampshire (Bischel 3245 variety) franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by Washington City FREE cancel, addressed to West Boscawan NH; 3) flag and state seal of New Hampshire (Bischel 3247) franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Washington DC town marking, addressed to NY state; small flaws, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 3243, 3245 var, 3247.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2299

Loyal to the Union, New Hampshire, four different covers; 1) Loyal to the Union in gray (Bischel 3242) franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Old Point Comfort Va town marking, cover with edge faults; 2) Loyal States New Hampshire in brown (Bischel 3245) stampless with Washington DC town marking, addressed to Haverhill Mass; 3) same design as 2 but in purple (Bischel 3245 variety) franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by Washington DC town marking, addressed to South Dumas Mass; 4) Large flag and state seal in purple (Bischel 3247) franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by blue Baltimore Md town marking, stamp and cover with edge flaws at R, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 3242, 3245, 3247.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2300

Loyal To the Union & the Loyal States Vermont, two covers, first red white & blue, second light blue, each franked with 3¢ 1861 (#65); blue Petersburgh,VT, CDS ties stamp, Ridenburgh imprint on backflap on the first; grid entirely on stamp with Cavendish, VT, postmark at left with Reagles imprint on the second, both covers addressed to same recipient one to Peter T. Washburne the other to Gen P.T. Washburne, choice examples; light aging on the latter, still Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Bischel 3377, 3378.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2301

"The War For The Union West Virginia", 3¢ (65) tied by New Creek Station WV to 1862 allover illustrated patriotic cover with Washington and seal with "Sic Semper Tyrannis", addressed to Saint Lawrence NY; staining bottom right, reduced left side, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel Unlisted. Walcott Unlisted.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 2302

Jeff Davis & General Scott as Dogs, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled with Wardsboro VT c.d.s., on patriotic cover addressed to Corry PA; edge flaws at top, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 1451. Walcott 918.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 2303

Officer leading an army with verse "We are coming, Father Abraham. six hundred thousand more." (Scott 65), on black caricature depicting (type of Bischel 1284 and Walcott 730), single, tied by town cancel (possibly Memphis), addressed tp Chatham Center Ohio, a Very Fine cover.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2304

"Corn (Not Cotton) Is King", 3¢ (26) cancelled by target cancel with Dekalb IN cds, on patriotic cover addressed to Randolph OH, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2305

"A Fireman Zouave putting out Secession!", design in blue (type of Bischel 1914, Walcott W-1144 var), "Soldiers letter" in pencil at top right of stampless patriotic cover, addressed to Armstrong's Mill Ohio; double circle Nashville Ten Nov 23 1862 postmark at right and matching "Due 3"; cover with small flaws including irregular opening at right otherwise, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2306

"The First Step in the Art of War. How To Run", light black imprint at L & R of soldier design, on cover franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by Old Point Comfort Va separation 1" town marking, addressed to Fitzwilliam NH; cover with edge flaws and slightly reduced at right, otherwise Fine.
Bischel 1811.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2307

"He Shall Wave", 3¢ (26) tied by Parkersburgh VA cds on patriotic cover, addressed to Defiance OH, with manuscript "Missent"at bottom, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Walcott.
Bischel 1699. Walcott 903.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2308

"I Wonder If The Coast Is Clear", 3¢ (65) pen cancelled with Wardsboro VT c.d.s. on 1862 patriotic cover addressed to Dunkirk NY, rare design, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 1446. Walcott 982.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2309

Jeff Davis & General Scott as Dogs, 3¢ (26) tied by "East Hampton CT" c.d.s. on 1861 patriotic cover addressed to Salona PA; repaired at right, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 1463. Walcott 930.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 2310

"Jeff. Davis' War Horse", President Davis' war horse passed … " dark red imprints below Donkey Design which is facing right, without imprint, franked with manuscript cancelled 3¢ dull red (Scott 26), matching "Sandown N. N. Aug 12" town marking to the left of the stamp, addressed to Boston; minor cover flaws, backflap with some tears, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 1507 variety.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2311

Lion Chasing an Ass (type of Bischel 1511 and Walcott 971); single (65), tied by blue Cincinnati O. Dec 22 duplex cancel addressed to Rushville Ohio; cover with small toned spots otherwise, Very Fine and scarce, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
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Lot 2312

"No folly 'neath the sun…", 3¢ (65) tied by fancy cancel to patriotic cover, addressed to So. Reading MA, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 2054. Walcott 979var.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2313

"One of the Flowers of the Rebel Army", on buff color patriotic depicting(Bischel type 1815, Walcott type 1058), 3¢ (65), tied by Dec 1864 Newark NY double circle postmark, addressed to Baltimore Md, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2314

"One of the Flowers of the Rebel Army", black imprint below rebel soldier design, on cover franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by grid cancel, addressed to Manchester, N.H., signature of E. H. Rollins member of Congress from NH under stamp; reduced at right, small edge flaws, Fine, ex-Bischel, Walcott.
Bischel 1815. Walcott 1058.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2315

"Secession Cavalry", black design on cover with manuscript "Soldiers Letter Company K, 16th Mass Vols", "OLD POINT COMFORT Va /OCT 3" town marking, on stampless cover addressed to Lake Village, NH, matching "DUE 3''; cover reduced at right and light vertical crease at center, ex-Bischel.
Bischel 1835.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2316

"Secessionists Leaving the Union", 3¢ (26) pen cancelled with Lynn MA c.d.s. on 1861 patriotic cover addressed to Hartford CT, Very Fine.
Bischel 2038. Walcott Unlisted.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2317

"Union Tabernacle", with large tent holding a number people flying a flag, 3¢ (65), tied by Norristown Pa postmark on cover addressed to Danville Pa, verse at upper left, an extremely rare and possibly unique Civil War Patriotic cover; cover with small flaws including toning along bottom edge, stamp oxidized in the corners, a Fine cover, ex- Bilden.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $750.
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Lot 2318

"Wanted- a 15,000,000 Loan For the C.S.A.", Neat Design, signed "Hoyt", on cover addressed to Concord, NH, franked with 3¢ Dull Red (Scott 26) manuscript cancel, Red "MARLOW NH/OCT 18" town mark at center, original letter enclosed; backflap with faults, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Bischel.
Bischel 1982.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2319

"Why don't you take it?", pristine 1862 (Sept. 22) cover, sent from Parkersburg, VA, to St. Clairsville, OH, bearing 3¢ #65, tied by bulls-eye cancel, with fully dated Parkersburg double-ring c.d.s. at right; stamp cut vertically to just below Washington's chin, still a Very Fine cover, "Siegel" noted in pencil on reverse.
Bischel 1456. Walcott 917 var.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2320

Why don't you take it? Jeff Davis and Gen Scott as Dogs, black design on dark buff cover franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by blue Proctorsville VT town marking, addressed to Mount Vernon NH; cover with tiny corner repairs at left, light creasing at right from contents and pinholes below design, otherwise Very Fine.
Bischel 1458.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $90.
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Lot 2321

Why don't you take it? Jeff Davis and Gen Scott as Dogs, black boxed design on dark buff cover franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by circular grid matching Lebanon NH July 29 1861 town marking at center, addressed to Meriden NH; cover and stamp with opening flaws at right, Fine.
Bischel 1470.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $90.
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Lot 2322

Male Figures with Flags, selection of 20 covers (four with Zoaves, two with a sailor, eight with figure dressed as revolutionary war soldier (some duplication of design), two with capitol in the background, and one with officer standing on a rock with an eagle; all franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) except six stampless/free frank uses; some cover/stamp flaws otherwise, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2323

Male Figures with Flags, Selection of 10 covers franked with 1857 issues, eight with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) and one with 1¢ blue type V (Scott 24); usages are from Claremont, Deerfield Ctre, Goffstown Centre, Hancock, Hebron, Marlow (2), Mason, Portsmouth, and Sanbornton Bridge NH plus Kezar Falls ME; all neatly mount on index cards; few flaws otherwise, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2324

Revolutionary War Soldier Holding Flag (Scott 26), 1858 Hatch & Co. imprint at bottom, by rare Boston printer extremely handsome example tied on a gorgeous 1861 Patriotic cover to Springfield, Mass, tied by light black grid with matching "Lynn, Ms., Jun 15" c.d.s.; stamp with small faults, cover with horizontal fold hardly detracts, Very Fine.
Walcott 1900.
Scott $150.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2325

Soldier & Flag, 3¢ (26) cancelled with circular grid with red Providence RI cds, on patriotic cover addressed to New York; gum staining upper right, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Bischel 2767. Walcott 1340.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2326

Soldier Bidding Farewell to Sweetheart, red, white & blue design with blue "The Girl I left behind Me." & verse at top, on cover addressed to Barrington NH, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by double circle "Port Royal SC " town marking, Union Stationery imprint on backflap; cover repaired at left, small portions of the cachet drawn in, light water stain at bottom left, Fine.
Bischel 2136.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2327

Soldier on Horseback, Washington DC c.d.s. with image at left, manuscript "Jnot Allen/M.C.", on 1861 cover addressed to Canastota NY, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel Unlisted. Walcott Unlisted.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Unsold
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Lot 2328

"Thinking Of Home", 3¢ (65) & 1¢ (63) tied by Philadelphia PA cds on patriotic cover addressed to Greencastle PA, Very Fine.
Bischel 3435. Walcott 1904.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2329

"We Belong to our Country, to Do or to Die", cachet in red; 3¢ #65 tied by one of two strikes of Kanawha C.H. [Charleston, WV] c.d.s.; cover erroneously sent to Zanesville, evidenced by double-ring "Zanesville/Mar/13/O" c.d.s. and crescent "Missent/and/Forwarded" handstamp at lower left; cover clipped at upper left; brown paper tape on reverse at lower left, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 3502. Walcott 1920 var.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2330

Female Figures, selection of 10 covers mounted on index cards, eight franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) and two stampless, eight with flags; used from Athol MA, Glover VT, New Orleans LA, Port Royal SC, Washington DC (3); few stamp/cover flaws otherwise, Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2331

Female Figures with Flags, selection of 12 covers mounted on index cards, all franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) and used from Amherst, Ctr Barnstead, Claremont (2), Exeter, Keene, Manchester, Mason Village, Nashua, Raymond, Westmoreland (APEX cert) and Wilmot (APEX cert as did not originate); few small stamp and cover flaws otherwise, Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2332

Female Figures with Flags, selection of 9 covers mounted on index cards, three with inscriptions, some duplication; all franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) and used from Charlestown, Claremont (2), Milford, Sanbornton Bridge, S. Tamworth, and Wilton NH plus one each from Boston and Lowell MA; a few stamp and cover flaws otherwise, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2333

Lady Liberty leaning on pedestal (Scott 63), three singles, each with manuscript cancel, on patriotic cover with verse, manuscript "Saylorsburg PO Febr 12/ 63" postmark, addressed to Dover Pa., Tract House … Philadelphia imprint with Cherub etching monument on backflap; stamps with small faults, cover with small flaws, a Fine cover, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2334

Liberty Standing With Flag, 3¢ (65) pen cancelled on patriotic cover addressed to Hopkinton NH, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4042. Walcott 2249.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 2335

Nurse Aiding Fallen Zouave, 3¢ (65) tied by Nashville TN cds on patriotic cover addressed to Burr Oak MI, Wells imprint on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2336

"Onward To Victory", 3¢ (65) tied by Beverly WV c.d.s. on patriotic cover addressed to Van Wert OH; reduced at left, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4108var. Walcott 2343var.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Unsold
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Lot 2337

"The American Eagle catching Jeff Davis in his attempt to rob her nest" (Scott 65), on red and blue patriotic cover depicting (type of Bischel 1573, Walcott 1088 variety), single, tied by Washington DC double circle postmark red McGee imprint at left; small cover flaws, a Fine cover.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2338

Eagle & Flag, two covers, first 3¢ (65) tied by indistinct cds to eagle & shield patriotic cover (Bischel-4524, W-2517var), second is 3¢ (65) tied by Point Comfort cds to eagle & shield patriotic cover (Bischel-4551, W-unlisted), Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2339

Eagle & Flag, 3¢ (#65) faulty, pen cancelled with manuscript "Beverly VA/Sept 7" (now WV) on patriotic cover, addressed to Butler, PA, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4676. Walcott 2547.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 2340

Eagle & "Hold your Grip!", design in blue rather than Bischel's red; 3¢ #65 tied by bulls-eye cancel with Huttonsville c.d.s. centrally and clearly struck at top center; opened at right; mailed from Huttonsville, VA, to Fremont, OH; hinge remnants on reverse, Very Fine.
Bischel 4278 var. Walcott 2634 var.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $170.
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Lot 2341

Eagle & Love One Another, eagle and shield surrounded by state names in blue stars, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) tied by double circle Washington DC town marking, Extremely Fine.
Bischel 4353.
Estimate $250 - 350

Bischel recorded only four covers with blue stars on white, two of which were in his sale, scarce design
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Realized $160.
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Lot 2342

Eagle & Shield, 3¢ (26) tied by Washington DC c.d.s. on Magnus type patriotic cover addressed to Athens PA, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel unlisted. Walcott unlisted.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2343

Eagle & Shield - "Love One Another", Washington DC c.d.s. with manuscript free frank, on patriotic cover addressed to So. Danvers MA, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4349. Walcott 2482.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 2344

Eagle & Shield - "The Union Must and Shall Be Preserved", Fort Recovery c.d.s. with manuscript "PO Business" on patriotic cover of eagle & shield addressed to New Coyden IN, with contents, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel unlisted. Walcott unlisted.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 2345

Eagle & "The Union Must Be Preserved", 3¢ (65) tied by blue Louisville KY c.d.s. on patriotic cover addressed to South Windsor CT, Very Fine.
Bischel 4620. Walcott 2586var.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2346

Eagle in Sunrays, Missouri City KS c.d.s. with "Paid" in lozenge addressed to Washington DC, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4471. Walcott 2388.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2347

Eagle with Flags & Shield, 3¢ (65) tied by indistinct c.d.s. on patriotic cover addressed to Groton CT, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4377. Walcott 2415.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Unsold
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Lot 2348

Eagle with Spread Wings & Flag, 3¢ (65) tied by KS c.d.s. to patriotic cover addressed to New York City, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4590. Walcott 2559.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Unsold
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Lot 2349

Eagles, selection of 11 covers, mounted on index cards, showing various designs with eagles, includes flags, shields, cannons, and snakes. Designs are similar to Bischel types 4328, 4330, 4410, 4412, 4516, 4536, 4593, 4594, 4652, 5668, and a label. All franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65), usages from Port Royal SC, Alexandria VA, Washington DC (2), NYC, and NH (5); Bischel types 4593 and 4594 with faults, otherwise, Fine.
Bischel 4328.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2350

"Flying Eagle with Flag", two covers with same design, first 3¢ (26) tied by Bridgeport CT c.d.s. on patriotic cover addressed to Washington CT, second 1¢ (24) tied by red carrier, town missing, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4664. Walcott 2624.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2351

"God Speed the Right" to Belgium, used to Brussels with manuscript "2/Due 24 Cents" and Miamiville cds of dispatch & New York Br Pkt-20 in black, reverse with rare straight line "Br. Packet", and Brussels arrival, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 4350. Walcott 2484.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Unsold
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Lot 2352

Flag & "Liberty and Union", imprint below red and blue flag waving right above shield on amber cover addressed to Great Falls NH, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26, reduced at bottom) tied by Manchester NH grid cancel, Very Fine and attractive.
Bischel 4762.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2353

Flag & "The Union and the Constitution", 3¢ (26) tied by circular grid and Cincinnati OH cds on allover flag design addressed to Geneva OH, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 5100. Walcott 2847.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2354

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.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2355

Flags, selection of 22 covers all with flags, some with inscriptions, franked with 3¢ rose (Scott 65) except three stampless; used from Charlestown (2), Concord (2), Coos, Exeter, Hampton Falls, Hancock (2), Mason Village, Nashua, North Wolfboro, Peterborough, Portsmouth, Rindge, Salisbury, and South Lyndeboro NH; some stamp and cover flaws, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2356

Flags Waving Right, selection of 13 covers all franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26), seven with inscription, used from Concord (2), Manchester, Nashua, New Alstead, North Conway, Portsmouth (2), Troy, West Rumney, West Swanzey (forwarding mark) and Wilmot NH, plus Boston MA; mounted on index cards; few small stamp and cover flaws otherwise, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $350.
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Lot 2357

"Stand By the Flag", imprint below right waving blue and red flag with liberty cap and tassels, on amber cover addressed to Nashua NH, franked with 3¢ dull red (Scott 26) tied by North Lindebrook NH town marking, an Extremely Fine cover.
Bischel 5488.
Estimate $150 - 200

Similar to Bischel type 5488, but the flag is smaller in size
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Realized $70.
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