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WESTERN EXPANSION continued...

CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC COVERS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
821 c   Eagle and Shield, striking multicolored Magnus design cover with the Star Spangled Banner printed in full on back used to Barre, Mass. with 3c Rose (65) tied by Saint Peter,
Min.Apr 8 datestamp, very fine ex-Walcott, Bischel.The onlyEagle and Shield, striking multicolored Magnus design cover with the Star Spangled Banner printed in full on back used to Barre, Mass. with 3c Rose (#65) tied by "Saint Peter, Min./Apr 8" datestamp, very fine; ex-Walcott, Bischel.The only recorded Magnus cover used from Minnesota and the only one of this design with the Star Spangled Banner printed on reverse. (imagea) (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
822 c   E.E. Ellsworth, Whittemore portrait design cover used to Cleveland with 3c Dull red (26) tied by blue grid, matching double circle Chicago, IllsJul 1 datestamp, cover with
sealed tear at left, otherwise very fine.E.E. Ellsworth, Whittemore portrait design cover used to Cleveland with 3c Dull red (#26) tied by blue grid, matching double circle "Chicago, Ills/Jul 1" datestamp, cover with sealed tear at left, otherwise very fine. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
823 c   Captured Confederate Patriotic, Lancaster, Pa.Sep 18, 1861 double circle datestamp tying 3c Rose (65) to Confederate patriotic cover used to Boston, Mass., patriotic design
shows two crossed eleven-star flag, shield and the coat of arms of VirgCaptured Confederate Patriotic, Lancaster, Pa./Sep 18, 1861 double circle datestamp tying 3c Rose (#65) to Confederate patriotic cover used to Boston, Mass., patriotic design shows two crossed eleven-star flag, shield and the coat of arms of Virginia with "Sic Semper Tyranes" motto, very fine and rare usage."Sic Semper Tyranes" were also the words uttered by Booth at Ford's Theatre after he shot and killed Abraham Lincoln. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
824 c   Old dog Jeff youre a traitor, red and blue design cover by J. Magee used to Round Hill, Pa. with 3c Dull red (26, small fault) tied by grid, matching double circle Westchester,
Pa.Jul 22, 1861 datestamp, very fine.Old dog Jeff you're a traitor, red and blue design cover by J. Magee used to Round Hill, Pa. with 3c Dull red (#26, small fault) tied by grid, matching double circle "Westchester, Pa./Jul 22, 1861" datestamp, very fine. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
825 c   J. D. His Marque, skull and crossbones patriotic caricature cover reviling Jeff Davis, used to Washington, D.C. with 3c Dull red (26) tied by Syracuse, N.Y.Jun 20 datestamp,
slightly reduced at right, very fine.J. D. His Marque, skull and crossbones patriotic caricature cover reviling Jeff Davis, used to Washington, D.C. with 3c Dull red (#26) tied by "Syracuse, N.Y./Jun 20" datestamp, slightly reduced at right, very fine. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
826 c   A.L. J.D.His Mark, comic design cover in red used to Courtland, N.Y. with well centered 3c Pink (64) natural straight edge at left, tied by bold New-YorkSep 2, 1861 duplex
postmark, very fine.A.L. J.D./His Mark, comic design cover in red used to Courtland, N.Y. with well centered 3c Pink (#64) natural straight edge at left, tied by bold "New-York/Sep 2, 1861" duplex postmark, very fine. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
827 c   Say, stranger, have youseen Beauregard? caricature design cover used to New Ipswich, N.H. with 3c Dull red (26) cancelled by grid and red Providence, R.I.Jun 12, 1861
datestamp, cover with two short sealed tears, very fine and rare.Say, stranger, have you/seen Beauregard? caricature design cover used to New Ipswich, N.H. with 3c Dull red (#26) cancelled by grid and red "Providence, R.I./Jun 12, 1861" datestamp, cover with two short sealed tears, very fine and rare. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
828 c   Rebus Religous Tract used patriotic cover collection, a remarkable holding of 25 nearly all different designs published by Tract House at 929 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa.
with their imprint on reverse, virtually all with 3c Rose (65) tiedRebus Religous Tract used patriotic cover collection, a remarkable holding of 25 nearly all different designs published by Tract House at 929 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. with their imprint on reverse, virtually all with 3c Rose (#65) tied by various town cancels to a wide range of destinations, some stamp and cover faults, majority fine-very fine. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
829 c   REMEMBER ELLSWORTH!, red and blue design cover with 3c Dull red (26) with manuscript X cancel, double circle Harrisburg, Pa.Sep 2, 1861 datestamp, Due 3 in oval and nearly
complete straightline OLD STAMPS NOT RECOGNIZED handstamp, cREMEMBER ELLSWORTH!, red and blue design cover with 3c Dull red (#26) with manuscript "X" cancel, double circle "Harrisburg, Pa./Sep 2, 1861" datestamp, "Due 3" in oval and nearly complete straightline "OLD STAMPS NOT RECOGNIZED" handstamp, cover with part of left flap missing and repaired along the left edge with small portion of the design drawn in, fine usage; fewer than seven reported examples of the Harrisburg device and the only reported example on a patriotic cover.With the demonetization of the 1857-60 issues of postage stamps and stationery to prevent their use by southern postmasters, various handstamps were employed such as this "Old Stamps Not Recognized" which was used in Philadelphia, Chicago and Harrisburg. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
830 c   REMEMBER ELLSWORTH., black on orange design cover by Norris & Hyde used to Indianapolis with 3c Pink (64, corner crease) natural straight edge at right, tied by blue double
circle Chicago, IllsSep 13 duplex postmark, very fine ex-Knapp.REMEMBER ELLSWORTH., black on orange design cover by Norris & Hyde used to Indianapolis with 3c Pink (#64, corner crease) natural straight edge at right, tied by blue double circle "Chicago, Ills/Sep 13" duplex postmark, very fine; ex-Knapp. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
831 c   Ellsworth patriotic covers, seven covers, mostly with red and blue patriotic designs with 3c Dull red (#26) or 3c Rose (#65), two with Ellsworth song sheet enclosures, and one with original soldier's letter from Missouri, last cover stained and one torn, others very fine. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
832 c   Maj GenBurnside, green, portrait design yellow cover used to Baden, Germany with 10c Green (68) and 5c Dark brown (76) tied by blue Baltimore town cancel and matching targets,
endorsed via Hamburg or Bremen, red N. York Brem Pk.12 PaidMaMaj' Gen/Burnside, green, portrait design yellow cover used to Baden, Germany with 10c Green (#68) and 5c Dark brown (#76) tied by blue Baltimore town cancel and matching targets, endorsed "via Hamburg or Bremen", red "N. York Brem Pk./12 Paid/May 26" exchange office postmark, blue "America/uber Bremen/Franco" handstamp, Frankfurt transit and Waibstadt arrival backstamps, very fine; a choice and colorful usage; ex-Grunin. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $9,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
833 c   Scott., blue and red portrait design by Johnson Daniels, blue oblong cover to Methuen, Mass. with 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65) tied by red double circle Boston, MassApr 30
datestamps, postmark repeated at top, carrier use, couple scatteredScott., blue and red portrait design by Johnson Daniels, blue oblong cover to Methuen, Mass. with 1c Blue (#63) and 3c Rose (#65) tied by red double circle "Boston, Mass/Apr 30" datestamps, postmark repeated at top, carrier use, couple scattered stained spots, still very fine. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
834 c   Liberty, red and blue design cover, printed in California, used to Boston with vertical strip of three 3c Dull red (26) and 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) tied by three strikes of double
circle San Francisco, Cal.Sep 18, 1861 datestamp, wonderfully freLiberty, red and blue design cover, printed in California, used to Boston with vertical strip of three 3c Dull red (#26) and 1c Blue, Ty. V (#24) tied by three strikes of double circle "San Francisco, Cal./Sep 18, 1861" datestamp, wonderfully fresh and extremely fine; 1967 PF certificate; ex-Haas. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $10,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
835 c   Flag, overall 34 star flag design cover, printed in California by Sullivan, in red, white and blue used to Staten Island, N.Y, with 10c Green, Ty. V (35) tied by bold
Sacramento City, Cal,Jul 16 datestamp, slightly reduced at left, very fineFlag, overall 34 star flag design cover, printed in California by Sullivan, in red, white and blue used to Staten Island, N.Y, with 10c Green, Ty. V (#35) tied by bold "Sacramento City, Cal,/Jul 16" datestamp, slightly reduced at left, very fine and striking. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
836 c   U.S.S. Minnesota, Navy sailing ship design patriotic cover, blue on tan, used to Croton Falls, N.Y. with 3c Rose (65) tied by double circle Old Point Comfort, VaApr 7
datestamp, cover with repaired tears on reverse and at bottom rightU.S.S. Minnesota, Navy sailing ship design patriotic cover, blue on tan, used to Croton Falls, N.Y. with 3c Rose (#65) tied by double circle "Old Point Comfort, Va/Apr 7" datestamp, cover with repaired tears on reverse and at bottom right corner, otherwise very fine.The U.S.S. Minnesota participated in the Battle of Hampton Roads between the Monitor and the Merrimack in March 1862. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
837 c   The Great Naval Battle Between Ericssons Monitor, and the Merrimac, March 9th, 1861, allover naval engagement illustrated cover in red and blue, by J.G. Wells, used to Solon,
Ohio with 3c Rose (65) tied by Reeds Landing, MinSep 16 datestampThe Great Naval Battle Between Ericsson's Monitor, and the Merrimac, March 9th, 1861, allover naval engagement illustrated cover in red and blue, by J.G. Wells, used to Solon, Ohio with 3c Rose (#65) tied by "Reeds Landing, Min/Sep 16" datestamp; with a second patriotic cover of the same Monitor and Merrimac battle at Hampton Roads, this a red and blue design cover with draped flags used to Eagleville, Ohio with 3c Rose (#65) cancelled by target with matching "Saint Peter, Min/Jun 12" datestamp alongside, very fine; scarce pair of patriotics used from Minnesota. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
838 c   Adams Express CompanyBurnside Expedition, purple four-horse freight wagon Nesbitt design cover to Bradford, N.H. with 3c Rose (65) tied by 1863 town cancel, very fine and
scarce.Adams Express Company/Burnside Expedition, purple four-horse freight wagon Nesbitt design cover to Bradford, N.H. with 3c Rose (#65) tied by 1863 town cancel, very fine and scarce. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
839 c   [Battle of Bolivar Heights ], historical letter datelined Berlin Md Oct 2061 (sender wrote wrong date, 1862 corresponds with this battle), on battle scene illustrated
letterhead, with matching cover with allover red and blue design on front, a[Battle of Bolivar Heights ], historical letter datelined "Berlin Md Oct 20/61" (sender wrote wrong date, 1862 corresponds with this battle), on battle scene illustrated letterhead, with matching cover with allover red and blue design on front, addressed on reverse to Blackcreek, Pa. with 3c Rose (#65, damaged) tied by "Berlin, Md/Jan 24" datestamp, cover with some soiling, fine.Bolivar Heights was on the west side and overlooking Harpers Ferry. In the letter the writer gives a description of the battle as a participant: "...further I let you know that we got orders to march for harpers ferry on the night of the 15th. Six miles up the river we came to the ferry at midnight. In the morning we got orders that the rebels were advancing on harpers ferry. We marched up to bolivars heights a bout 9 oclock. The firing commenced and lasted till 2 oclock. There was one of the hardest battles that have been fought yet and we wer onley between six or seven hundred of us and we drove them back about 3 miles. The rebel loss was two hundred killed and wounded while our loss was 4 killed and several wounded...we captured one 32 pounder and took 4 prisoners..." The patriotic design on the cover and letterhead is from a woodblock showing the storming of the castle of Chapultepec in the Mexican War. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
840 c   Waving flag patriotic used from Hong Kong, cover to Stoneham, Mass. originating with bold Hong KongSp 11, 61 backstamp, sent via England with small blue LondonNo 1, 61
backstamp, arrived in the U.S. with Boston Br. Pkt.Nov 16 backstamp,Waving flag patriotic used from Hong Kong, cover to Stoneham, Mass. originating with bold "Hong Kong/Sp 11, 61" backstamp, sent via England with small blue "London/No 1, 61" backstamp, arrived in the U.S. with "Boston Br. Pkt./Nov 16" backstamp, "45" cents due handstamp and "40/cents" accountancy handstamp, this being the British share of the 45c postage, extremely fine. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction

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