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Union and Confederate States Civil War Covers continued...

Confederate Confederate Private Express Company Mails
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2790 imageADAMS EX. CO. LOUISVILLE KY Aug 12 1861 date stamp on folded letter sheet addressed to NY City, well centered US 1857 3c Dull red tied by blue Louisville Ky Aug 131861 duplex, Very Fine and choice; J Molesworth notations on back, 1997 CSA certificate (CSA Handbook $800) (Image 1)

200

SOLD for $280.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:27 PM
2791 imageADAMS EXPRESS NEW YORK/ GREAT EASTERN WESTERN & SOUTHERN EXPRESS FORWARDING blue oval handstamp on unfranked commercial (addressee a Richmond tobacco merchant) folded letter addressed to Richmond Va, datelined "Bremen 12 June 1861", bold Richmond Jul 5 1861 receiving cds, small black "PAID 2" (drop rate once placed in the Richmond mails) handstamp, back side with well-struck FORWARDED BY OELRICHS & Co. NEW-YORK handstamp (Rowe rarity 3), cover with some backflap faults incl a hinge rejoined tear through the forwarder handstamp, Very Fine overall and a rare European origin "across the lines" cover; ex-Peters, Walske; this Adams Express handstamp pictured in the CSA Handbook pg 484; 2012 PF certificate (Image 1)

1,000

SOLD for $4,750.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:28 PM
2792 imageSOUTHERN EXPRESS Co/ KNOXVILLE TENN Aug 3 cds ties 1862 5c pair (Scott 6, faults) on envelope addressed to Davidsboro Ga, envelope some light wrinkling, opened and partially reduced at right, Fine and scarce; 2012 PF certificate (CSA Handbook $2,500) (Image 1)

300

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:29 PM
Confederate Flag of Truce Mail and Censor Markings
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2793 imageMacon Ga, Camp Oglethorpe Prison for Officers, unfranked envelope addressed to Troupsburg NY, ms "Prisoners Letter" and "Examined C.H.B." notations, Old Point Comfort Va Jul 18 cds plus circled "DUE 6", Very Fine; 2009 CSA Certificate (Image 1)

300

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:29 PM
2794 imageCamp Douglas, Ill, black "Camp Douglas Prisoners Letter/ Examined" oval handstamp on US 3c Pink entire (Scott U35) addressed to Mount Steanling Ky, cancelled by partially struck blue Chicago Ill Aug duplex, envelope opened and slightly reduced at left with some light wear the other sides, Fine but, as many Camp Douglas covers, did not enter the Confederate postal system, 2006 CSA certificate (Image 1)

75

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:30 PM
2795 imageCamp Douglas, Ill, black "Camp Douglas Prisoners Letter/ Examined" oval handstamp on back side of US 3c Pink entire (Scott U35) addressed to Rowletts Station Ky, cancelled by blue Chicago RA Nov 10 Ill duplex, envelope opened and slightly reduced at left, small edge break at left, Fine, one of just 16 covers from Camp Douglas with the desirable "RA" marking; 2008 CSA certificate stating "GENUINE prisoner of war cover that did not enter the Confederate postal system" (Image 1)

75

SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:30 PM
2796 imagePoint Lookout, Md Mar 29 (1864) cds on homemade cover from POW addressed to Laurel Branch NC, endorsed "By Flag of Truce", partially struck large oval "Approved J. N. Patterson Capt. & Provost Marshal Point Lookout, Md." handstamp (Ty. 1), US 3c Rose (65), cancelled by open grid pays US postage, two 5c Blue, Local (7, ample margins) both tied by Richmond Va. Apr. 9 cds pays CSA postage, cover slightly worn along bottom edge and small tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance and and unusual mixed franking; ex-Walske; Toaspern handstamp and description cutout from old catalog on back side, 2011 PF certificatern (Image 1)

750

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:31 PM
2797 imagePoint Lookout, Md Oct 8 64 cds on prisoner's cover addressed to Haywood NC, ms "private James Bridges/ Co. A 5th Rgt N.C.I.", clear strike of undated octagonal examiner's marking (CSA Handbook type B), US 3c Rose (65) tied by target and Richmond Oct 10 cancels, black "Due 10" handstamp, some light soiling, otherwise Fine; signed John Kimbrough, 2008 CSA certificaternPvt James Bridges enlisted in 1862 and was mustered into "A" Co of NC 5th Infantry. He became listed as a POW on 9/19/1864 in Winchester Va and then at Point Lookout on 9/22. The NC 5th Infantry participated in the Third Battle of Winchester and Pvt Bridges most likely became a POW during that battle. (Image 1)

200

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:31 PM
2798 imageElmira Prison, NY POW envelope addressed to Charlottesville Va, franked with US 3c Rose (65; natural se) tied by Elmira NY Oct 6 1864 cds, oval "Prisoner's Letter Examined Elmira N.Y." handstamp, endorsed "From Eugene Davis Serg. Maj. 6th Va. Cav." and "Flag of Truce", indistinct transit/ arrival cancels, "Due 10" handstamp and light crayon "10" for Confederate postage due, back side with endorsement from the "US Military Prison Examiner", typical light wear, Fine use; 2009 CSA certificate (Image 1)

200

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:31 PM
2799 imageElmira Prison, NY POW cover on US 3c Pink entire (U34; oxidized) addressed to Ridgeway SC cancelled by Elmira NY Jan 5 cds with a Richmond Jan cds and "Due 10" handstamp, oval "Prisoner's Letter Examined Elmira N.Y." handstamp, endorsed "S. Gladdin/ Prisoner of War Elmira NY", envelope horiz creases and edge faults, o/w Fine; 2010 CSA certificate (mistakenly identifies entire as "Scott U64, 5c pink") (Image 1)

100

SOLD for $100.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:32 PM
2800 imageR.I. BARRACKS PRISONERS LETTER/ EXAMINED blue oval examiner's handstamp on envelope addressed to Kirksey's Cross Roads SC, US 3c Rose (65) tied by target cancel and lightly struck Rock Island Ill. Nov. 23 64 double-circle cancel, partial strike of Richmond Jan 12 cds, "Due 10" straightline inside oval, ms. "Per Flag of Truce via Fortress Monroe", stamp rough perfs incl pulled perf at bottom; Fine overall; 2008 CSA certificate (Image 1)

200

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:32 PM
2801 imageNashville Ten Jun 13 1863 blue double circle cancel and "Due 3" handstamp on unfranked envelope addressed to union Wis, ms "Prisoner of War/ Soldier's Letter/ Lieut Col Van Horn", some small cover faults, still a Fine cover sent from Union prisoner, rare routing through NashvillernCapt John Van Horn was a member of the 24th Illinois Infantry and was promoted to Col before resigning in March of 1864. The 24th Illinois was assigned to the Army of the Ohio in Nov 1861, later transformed to the Army of the Cumberland in Nov 1862 and was mustered out in Aug 1864. It was operating in the Tennessee theater when Col Van Horn was captured. (Image 1)

150

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:32 PM
2802 imageLibby Prison, Richmond Va, envelope addressed to Mechanicsburg Pa franked with US 3c Rose (65) tied by Old Point Comfort Va Jan 7 cds, ms "Ex/ EW Ross/ Clk of Prison", pencil notations of "Dec 19/62" and "Flag of Truce", Very Fine; accompanied by photocopy of an article from the March-April 1980 "Confederate Philatelist" discussing this cover, the sender and the prison clerk in detail; 1973 CSA certificate (Image 1)

150

SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:32 PM
Confederate States Prisoner Letters and Covers
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2803 imagePrisoner's Letter, Johnson Island, O, four covers with prison oval handstamps (one 1865 cover with accompanying letter), all with Sandusky, O. cancels, two franked with 3c (65), various examiner initials include "GSB", "J Coder", "BLM", usual mixed condition but Fine overall (Image 1)

100

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:33 PM
2804 imagePrisoner's Letter, Examined, Fort Delaware, Del. well struck oval marking on immaculate cover addressed to Baltimore, Md. 3c (65) tied by grid cancel, Delaware City, Del 7/19.(64) cds, manuscript notation "Lt. H.J. Cartwright, Officers Barracks, Division 23, Fort Delaware, July 13th, 1864", additional 11 manuscript at lower left, partial backflap, still Extremely Fine and exceptional cover. (Image 1)

100

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:34 PM
Confederate States Blockade-Run Mails
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2805 imageLondon-Nassua-Charleston, Incoming Blockade Cover, folded letter (Gray correspondence) with 2 letters on one sheet - one datelined ½London May 26th 1864» to from John Lilliat to David Kennedy of Marietta Georgia and the other "Liverpool 27 May 1864" also addressed to Mr Kennedy but from Mr Phillips; then sent (apparently) by Mr Kennedy on to Richmond; carried by the blockade runner "Fox" on its second of eight trips to Charleston, hand carried to Charleston where it received a Charleston SC Jun 29 64 cds "Steam-Ship" oval handstamp, manuscript "12» rate (10c postage +2c ship fee), letters with interesting content ½...news of dreadful carnage and destruction in Virginia the Armies of Virginia are ever in the ascedent and after 3 years of of dreadful and devestating War.....England especially nearly and deeply interested in the results of the struggle must more than any other be affected by the events disasterous to a country with which she has been so long associated with....you well know that our entire sympathies go with the success of your government in this, their life and death struggle...", Very Fine and choice blockade cover; 1979 CSA Certificate. (Image 1)

1,000

SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:34 PM
2806 imageSavannah-Charleston-Nassua-England-Rome, Outgoing Blockade Cover, unfranked envelope sent under separate cover from Savannah via Charleston to Nassau and on to Barring Brothers in England and placed in British mail via France to Rome, various docketing, transits and receiver handstamps, cover with edge and backflap tears, still impressive and rare, only about 30% of known blockade covers are outgoing; 2007 CSA Certificate (Image 1) (Image 2)

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1,000

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:35 PM
2807 image"Nuestra Senora de Regla", Captured Spanish Runner, Prize Court Cover, unfranked envelope addressed to ½Emilio Ruiz Esq/ Care of Spanish Consul/ Charleston SC», blue Pendleton SC Jul 22 cds and ½PAID 5» handstamp, Very Fine and unusual; Ex-Birkinbine, Walske; 2012 PF certificaternrnThe envelope was presented as evidence of a legal seizure of a blockade-runner and shows a red ms court docket of ½HHE» (Henry H Elliott, commissioner who initialed it as evidence in the case). The ship ½Nuestra Senora de Regla» was under Spanish Flag and allowed to put into Port Royal by the Blockade Squadron passing as a Spanish ship. Consequently, as described in an article in the New York Times (Dec 21 1861 edition), the ship was seized and searched under Sherman's orders (scarce Army seizure) and found to have on board contraband mail and other consular papers (letters of credit and letters of proposed business), this cover being found in a false-bottomed trunk. (Image 1)

1,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:36 PM
2808 imageUS 1865 3c Rose (65) tied on envelope addressed to Brooklyn by target cancels with a Port Royal SC Aug 25 1862 cds plus ms "August 22nd /62" below a printed "Hilton Head, S.C." printed imprint, envelope a bit of edge wear, Fine usernHilton Head and Port Royal Islands, 50 miles south of Charleston, were taken from the Confederacy by Union forces Nov 7, 1861. This area became Federal headquarters for the coastal blockade from Charleston to Florida. (Image 1)

75

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:36 PM
Confederate States - Suspension of Mail Across the Lines
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2809 imageFORWARDED BY OELRICH'S & Co NEW YORK, full strike of the red oval handstamp (Rowe rarity 3) on a folded letter addressed to Richmond Va, datelined "Bremen 5th June 1861", some light wrinkling and trivial erosion in the address panel, Very Fine; the letter is dated shortly after the Confederate PO took control of the mail lines between North and South; this letter probably carried privately to Richmond (Image 1)

150

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction before Apr-05, 07:37 PM

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