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Lot 671

Beardless Lincoln, 1861-62, correspondence of three lettersheets picturing a beardless Lincoln in a thin oval, same design as Walcott 155 less the signature at bottom, all addressed to Cousin Roscoe and sent by Luther, one letter mentions the Slidell Affair, terrific trio of Lincoln collateral material, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 672

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 $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 673

States & Regiments, 8 covers, 1861-65, includes Loyal Hoosier State (Bischel-3116, W-1765), Fourteenth Regiment NH (Bischel-2450, W-1358), 11th Regiment NH Volunteers (Bischel-2436var, W-1350var), Sixteenth NH Regiment (Bischel-2461var, W-1373var), 7th NH Regiment (Bischel-2431, W-1345), Loyal to the Union Massachusetts (Bischel-3168, W-1670), Liberty Union Pennsylvania (Bischel-27, W-1625), and Co. 6, 7th Regiment Conn Volunteers (Bischel-2256, W-1443), mixed condition, some inexpensive stock, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 674

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.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 675

"Forever float that standard sheet…", 1861 manuscript town cancel "Sandy Hook Md Aug 8", "Paid" rate crossed out, and "Soldiers Letter" addressed to Perkiomen Bridge PA, with three page letter and transcription, description of life as a member of the camp band, with much camp and war news; light toning, piece out of backflap resulting in piece out of top left corner, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel unlisted. Walcott unlisted.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 676

"God Speed The Right", 3¢ (65) canceled by circular grid with Paris KY town cancel on patriotic cover with eagle, shield & stars, addressed to Oregon OH, interesting pencil note on reverse "Enclosed will be found a small piece of tobacco given me by Brother William and from which I learned the use of tobacco written this 6th day of January 1870 by Jess Warwick" to whom the envelope is addressed, no contents, interesting, Very Fine.
Bischel 4350. Walcott 2484.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $140.
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Lot 677

Eagle, Flag & Snakes, a spectacular multicolor design by Harback & sons of Philadelphia showing the American Eagle destroying the Confederate Flag and 13 Secessionist Serpents, with Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun and Fort Sumpter in background; verse on back reads, in part "The destruction of the Snake of South Carolina, Nullification and Secession, and all her progeny by the National Bird, Extremely Fine and choice. A magnificent and very rare unused patriotic.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100.
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Lot 678

Flags, two covers, the first "Then Conquer We Must." addressed to Pittsburgh PA (Bischel-5463, W2975var), the second "If Anyone Attempts to Haul It Down." addressed to Providence RI (Bischel-5211, W-unlisted), clean covers, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100.
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Lot 679

Flags, 10 covers, 1861-65, includes Eagle on Globe (Bischel-4726, W-unlisted), Eagle & Two Flags (Bischel-unlisted, W-unlisted), Monitor & Merrimac (Bischel-1053, W-627), "God Save The Union" (Bischel-5205, W-3009var), "Baby Waker" (Bischel-5022, W-2766), "The Union & Constitution" (Bischel-5501, W-2975), "Protect It" (Bischel-5416, W-3017) with enclosure with war news, Flag Facing Right (Bischel-5396, W-unlisted) and more, mixed condition, a few unlisteds, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $160.
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Lot 680

Flags and "The star spangled banner…", manuscript town cancel "Sissonsville WV/ Jan 25" with manuscript "Paid 3"; addressed to Astor House, New York City, with four-page business letter; corner fault lower left, light edge wear, Fine to Very Fine.
Bischel 5565. Walcott 334var.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 681

West Virginia Civil War patriotic cover collection, 28 covers all originating in West Virginia; includes Flag & Globe (Bischel-4945, W-2729var), Lady Liberty & Flag with contents (Bischel-4084, W-2331var), "Our Union Defenders" (Bischel-3592, W-1960), Soldier Bidding Farewell to Family (Bischel-2132, W-842var), N.Y. Engineers (Bischel-2586, W-1250) ex-Walcott, Map of Battle of Pittsburgh Landing (Bischel-1012, W-602), etc.; seven with contents; mixed condition, Fine to Very Fine, excellent break-up value.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 682

Miscellaneous subjects, 10 covers plus an illustrated lettersheet, includes George Washington (Bischel-182, W-93), George Washington (Bischel-171, W-88), Vermont Soldier (Bischel-3561, W-2065), Conquer We Must (Bischel-3651, W-1969), Liberty & Flag (Bischel-4095, W-2338), "We Have Beat…" (Bischel-639, W-unlisted), "When Through Life…(Bischel-unlisted, W-unlisted), "We are coming…" (Bischel-1283, W-735), Liberty & Flag (Bischel-4095, W-2338), Eagle (Bischel-4268, W-2630), and a Magee illustrated letter sheet (Bischel-4697, W-2232), mixed condition, inspect closely, a few better are present, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $160.
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Lot 683

Civil War patriotics used during WWII, approximately 55 covers, all posted during 1941-1945, better include Magnus battle scene, Magnus U.S. Capitol Washington, with sword pointing, "As It Will Be" with angel and two children, Federal Hill Baltimore, with many characters & state design, a unique find, please examine, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 684

Civil War patriotic covers, eight different, includes "Flag & Cannons" (Bischel-4997, W-2761var), "Eagle & Shield" (Bischel-4468, W-2487), "Lady Liberty with Flag" (Bischel-4076, W-2328), "The War for the Union" (Bischel-3474, W-1936), "Young America off to War" (Bischel-3373, W-1876var), one with contents, plus two fronts, mixed condition, inspection urged, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $325.
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