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The William S. Langs Stock, Part 2:
U.S. Stamps, Postal History and Zeppelin Flights


Confederate States




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Lot 2031

Confederate States, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red (Scott 56X2), tied by an incomplete Memphis c.d.s., Nov 7, 1861, on a cover to Courtland, Ala.; stamp with three margins, cover reduced a bit at the top with a sealed tear at the upper left, otherwise Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2032

Confederate States, Athens, Ga., 1861, 5¢ purple (Scott 5X1), type A, touching on all sides, tied by an extremely weak Athens c.d.s. with a second, somewhat better strike at the left - apparently Jan 20 (1862) on a mourning cover to Blakely, Ga.; reduced somewhat at the left and soiled, about Fine.
Scott $2,250.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2033

Confederate States, Charleston, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue (Scott 16X1), three large margins, barely touched at the right, tied by a bold Charleston S.C. c.d.s., Dec. 5, 1861 on an embossed lady's envelope to Spartanburg S.C.; minor soiling, small cover repair at upper left and most of top flap missing still Very Fine, a very scarce use of an embossed lady's envelope, Ex-Calhoun and illustrated on page 77 of his Charleston, South Carolina and the Confederate Postmaster Provisionals.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2034

Confederate States, Charleston, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue (Scott 16X1), Calhoun type C, margins touching to just in (inner frame line intact all around), tied by a clear "Charleston S.C. Oct. 2, 1861" double-circle datestamp on small cover to Shufordville P.O. N.C.; most of the top flap missing and small tear at the top, stamp slightly affected by placement at the extreme edge of the cover, otherwise Fine, Ex-Calhoun, with a 2015 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2035

Confederate States, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red (Scott 56X2), tied by a mostly clear Memphis c.d.s., Nov 7, 1861, on a cover to Woodville, Tenn.; stamp with two margins and somewhat faded, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $2,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2036

Confederate States, Nashville, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ violet brown (Scott 61X5), ample to large margins, tied by a light blue Nashville c.d.s., Sep 21, 1861, with a small matching "PAID" alongside, on a cover to Taylorsville, Tenn.; stamp with upper right corner folded over the top edge of the cover, which has small faults, Fine, with a 1987 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 2037

Confederate States, Nashville, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ violet brown (Scott 61X5), large margins all around, tied by a partial blue Nashville c.d.s. on a Nashville Hartford Insurance Agent's illustrated advertising cover which has been reduced by a third at the right and has a heavy, partly split vertical file crease (not the affecting stamp); nonetheless, a Very Fine stamp and an exceedingly rare—perhaps unique—usage.
Scott $4,250 for full cover.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 2038

Confederate States, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ brown (Scott 62X3), horizontal pair tied by one of two strikes straightline "PAID" handstamps on a neat cover to Richmond, Va. with a clear Aug 8 New Orleans c.d.s.; the pair, which is affixed upside down, is cut in at the right and lower left, and the cover is reduced just a hair at the bottom with a small sealed tear and the bottom flap missing; otherwise clean and Very Fine, signed Kimbrough and "Guaranteed Genuine, Durbin & Hanes", with a 2001 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2039

Confederate States, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ brown (Scott 62X3), pair with narrow margins, used on a remarkably neat and clean Oct 24 (1861) cover to Richmond, Va., Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2040

Confederate States, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ red brown (Scott 62X4), horizontal pair, clear to large margins, Very Fine, tied by a weak New Orleans c.d.s., Nov 24 (1861) on an embossed corner card cover (Tinceant Bros., Havana Segars) to Montgomery, Ala.; cover reduced a bit at the top, pair lifted and reaffixed, Fine, with a 1976 C.S.A. certificate noting - erroneously - that the cover has been repaired.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2041

Confederate States, 1861, 5¢ green (Scott 1), four nice margins, tied by a mostly clear Richmond c.d.s., Apr 22, 1862, on a large Mounted Dragoon patriotic cover (CSA SM-1, verse 5) to Bethany, N.C.; sealed tears and soiling at the upper left, upper left corner and right edge repair, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with a 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2042

Confederate States, 1861, 5¢ green (Scott 1), vertical strip of 4, good margins to just cut in, canceled with a pen stroke and tied by an unidentified manuscript town cancel, Aug 18, 1862, on a cover to Vicksburg, Miss.; wrinkling at both ends indicates a thick contents - hence the double rate; cover missing top flap and other small faults, strip with a slight water stain, Fine, a rare usage.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 2043

Confederate States, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone 1 (Scott 1c), four large margins, tied by a mostly clear Dec 1861 Tudor Hall, Va, c.d.s. on a clean cover to Gordonsville, Va.; tiny piece of top flap missing, still Very Fine.
Scott $650.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100
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Lot 2044

Confederate States, 1861, 10¢ light milky blue, Stone Y (Scott 2e), large margins, including partial sheet margin at the right, but with a small nick at the left, tied by an illegible blue Oct 22 town cancel on the back of a Cannon & 12-Star Flag patriotic cover (CN-1C, verse 13) to Kittrill, N.C.; cover refreshed with small repairs and slightly reduced at the right, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 2045

Confederate States, 1862, 2¢ green (Scott 3), horizontal pair and strip of 3, tied by partial to faint Knoxville, Tenn. c.d.s.'s, Jul 4, 1862 on a homemade cover to Lawrenceville, Ga.; the pair, which is the "left top-knot" variety (position 31R), is just in at the right, the strip just touching to in at the bottom, cover with small flaws, Fine to Very Fine, a reasonably nice example of this rare 10¢ franking.
Scott $13,500 for strip of 5 on cover.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $1,300
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Lot 2046

Confederate States, 1862, 2¢ green (Scott 3), a Very Fine single with ample to oversize margins showing bits of adjacent stamps at the right and bottom, tied by a faint Richmond c.d.s. on a locally addressed cover; small, light stain at the lower left, Fine to Very Fine, signed Phillips, A. Diena.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 2047

Confederate States, 1862, 2¢ green (Scott 3), two large margins, just in on the other two sides, pen-canceled (not tied) on a clean homemade envelope to Clarksville, Va., no other postal markings, Very Fine, signed Phillips, A. Diena.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 2048

Confederate States, 1862, 10¢ rose (Scott 5), large margins all around, a great stamp on an attractive but slightly soiled cover with Richmond, Va. Jul 13, 1863 cancel, addressed to a lady in Augusta, Georgia, Fine to Very Fine overall.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 2049

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N" (Scott 9), large margins all around, tied by Richmond, Va. c.d.s. on cover redirected to Salisbury, N.C. Cover and stamp are a bit soiled and worn, Very Good to Fine, a not atypical war-time condition for this scarce stamp on cover.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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