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The Alan Parsons Collection of United States Postage Stamps continued...

Civil War Patriotics continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
2061     65 imageConfederacy, Female with Flag, Eagle and Shield. Multicolor Kimmel design (no imprint) on cover franked with grid-canceled 1861 3¢ rose (edge faults), matching "Campbelltown, N.Y., Se 2" c.d.s. at left, to Holyoke, Mass.; light cover stains, F.-V.F. A scarce design., ex-Walcott. Walcott No. 2115.
Scott No. 65; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
Selling for...$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
2062       imageConfederacy, Lincoln Mourning. Three-quarter portrait franked with 3¢ rose (65) tied by Elmira, N.Y. double circle datestamp, Jun 14, 1865, to Horseheads, N.Y.; reduced at right, removing border, otherwise Fine. Walcott No. L-225. Weiss No. FP-AL-16.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
Prisoner of War Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
2063       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, N.Y. Orange-buff cover to Petersburg Va. with "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined" examiner's oval handstamp and bearing U.S. 3¢ rose (65), scissors-trimmed perfs at top, tied by "Elmira N.Y. Aug 25, 1864" cds, "Richmond Va. Sep 8" cds also ties 3¢ and matching "10" rate handstamp adjacent for C.S.A. postage due, Very Fine, ex-Hall.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
Selling for...$160.00
Will close during Public Auction
2064       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, N.Y. 1864 incoming cover addressed to "Barracks No 3, Ward No 8" with "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined" examiner's oval handstamp, manuscript "Mitchellsville, Ten, Sept 19/64" origin postmark with matching "Paid 3" rating, with magenta "10 cents" notation, "Elmira, N.Y., Oct 4" receipt notation; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine, an interesting incoming letter from the Confederacy with postage paid in cash, ex-Myerson.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)

Est. $150-200
Selling for...$260.00
Will close during Public Auction
2065       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, N.Y. - P.O.W. Mail. The correspondence of Sgt. Robert A. Davidson, 5th Cavalry, 63rd N.C. State Troops; three 1864 covers with family letters: the first to Davidson, via Flag of Truce (stamp missing) at Point Lookout Md., Apr 23; other two from Davidson at Elmira, N.Y., Sep 22 and Nov. 4, the former (envelope falling apart) also via Flag of Truce with Richmond c.d.s. and both with oval "Prisoner's Letter/ Examined" handstamps; the last two letters reporting on his health and requesting article of clothing, one suggesting the possibility of a prisoner exchange, letters are Very Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

Ironically, despite reporting in these letters that he was in good health, Davidson would die in prison before the end of the war.
(Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
2066       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, Elmira, N.Y. Prisoner cover bearing U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose (65) tied by partial Elmira c.d.s., Nov 4 (1864) to Washington D.C., mostly complete "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined" examiner's oval handstamp; includes original letter from A.B. Covington (21st Regt., S.C. Volunteers) asking a friend to send warm clothing for the winter, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)

Est. $150-200
Selling for...$110.00
Will close during Public Auction
2067     12 imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, N.Y. Prisoner of war cover addressed to Spartanburg, S.C., with oval "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined" examiner's handstamp, franked with U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose (65) tied by "Elmira, N.Y., Sep 24, 1864" cds, sent flag of truce via Port Royal and Pocotalico where it entered the C.S.A. mails with 1863, 10¢ blue tied by "Charleston, S.C., Oct 20, 1864" cds, Very Fine, illustrated in S. Walske & S. Trepel Special Mail Routes of the American Civil War (pg 232), ex-Kohn & Walske.
Scott No. 12; Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

A RARE ELMIRA PRISON COVER SENT VIA PORT ROYAL AND POCOTALIGO AND ENTERING THE MAILS IN CHARLESTON, S.C.

Mail from northern prisons sent to the south normally went via Fortress Monroe and Richmond. Only a very small amount of mail destined for the eastern seaboard states were sent via Fort Royal.
(Image1)

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Est. $1,500-2,000
Selling for...$725.00
Will close during Public Auction
2068     11 imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, N.Y. Cover addressed to Saint Paul, N.C. and endorsed "Via Fortress Monroe By Flag of Truce" at lower left, franked with U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose (65) tied by "Elmira, N.Y., Sep 14, 1864" cds with oval "Prisoner's Letter Examined, Elmira N.Y." examiner's handstamp alongside, entered the C.S.A. mails with 1863, 10¢ blue tied by "Richmond, Va., Sep 27" cds; overall cover soiling and 3¢ stamp with small flaws, Fine appearance, ex-R. Brandon, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)

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Est. $500-750
Selling for...$240.00
Will close during Public Auction
2069       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, N.Y. Prisoner-of-War buff cover with "Prisoner's Letter Examined Elmira N.Y." censor handstamp to Cussetta Ga. bearing U.S. 3¢ rose (65) tied by "Elmira, N.Y. Sep 22, 1864" cds for U.S. postage and C.S.A. 20¢ green (13), corner margin single with huge margins at left and bottom, ample to clear other sides, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan" cds, transcript of letter included (original no longer present); soiling and wear including some repaired nicks at bottom where opened, Very Fine appearance, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $3,000 - 4,000.

AN EXTREMELY RARE MIXED-FRANKING PRISONER-OF-WAR COVER WITH THE 20¢ GENERAL ISSUE, ONLY FOUR P.O.W. COVERS ARE RECORDED WITH THE 20¢ STAMP.

We have records of four prisoner-of-war covers with a 20¢ general issue stamp as follows:
1. 1864 Sep. 24, Elmira N.Y. to Cussetta Ga. with US 3¢ #65, CSA 20¢ #13, the cover offered here.
2. 1864 Oct., Camp Asylum, Columbia S.C. to Dennysville Me. with uncanceled CSA 20¢ #13, ex-Walske.
3. 1864 Oct. 21, Elmira N.Y. to Gloucester Va. with US 3¢ #65, CSA 20¢ #13, ex-Kilbourne.
4. 1864 Nov. 5, Delaware City Del. to Augusta Ga. with US 3¢ #65, CSA 20¢ #13, ex-Myerson, Walske.
(Image1)

Est. $3,000-4,000
Selling for...$1,450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2070       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, Elmira, N.Y. Prisoner cover bearing U.S. 1861, 3¢ rose (65) tied by "Elmira, N.Y., Dec 31, 1865" c.d.s. (year date incorrect - should be 1864) to Washington D.C., complete sharp strike of "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined" examiner's oval handstamp, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
2071       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, Elmira, N.Y. Prisoner cover bearing U.S. 1862, 2¢ black (73) tied by "Elmira, N.Y., Jul 28, 186?" cds with partial oval "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined"; manuscript "Due 1", the "1" changed to "2" for double the 1¢ underpayment; unclear address to the Postmaster at Shoholey, Pa.; small opening tear at top, Very Fine and rare Black Jack POW cover, an unusual short-paid P.O.W. cover franked with the 2¢ Blackjack, ex-Haas, Faust.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)

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Est. $500-750
Selling for...$240.00
Will close during Public Auction
2072       imageConfederacy, Elmira Prison, N.Y. cover balance. Group of 13 Prisoner-of-War covers, twelve with "Prisoner's Letter, Elmira, N.Y., Examined" oval handstamp and bearing U.S. 3¢ rose (65) franking, one incoming letter from the South; some flaws, F.-V.F. group.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)

Est. $500-750
Selling for...$240.00
Will close during Public Auction
Postmasters' Provisionals & 1847 Issue
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
2073 ()    10X2 imageProvidence, R.I., 1846, 10¢ gray black. No gum, ample to large margins, bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10X2; $700 for no gum. (Image1)

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Scott $700 for no gum

Selling for...$260.00
Will close during Public Auction
2074 o    11X1 imageSt. Louis, Mo., 1845, 5¢ black on greenish. Type II, position 3, neat manuscript dash cancels, ample to large margins, bold color on fresh distinctive greenish paper; small corner crease at upper left not detracting, Very Fine appearance, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 11X1; $8,000.

A VERY ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ ST. LOUIS POSTMASTERS' PROVISIONAL ON GREENISH PAPER. (Image1)

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Scott $8,000

Selling for...$1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2075 o    11X2 imageSt. Louis, Mo., 1845, 10¢ black on greenish. Type III, position 6, manuscript and small portion of red town cancels, mostly ample margins to just shaving frameline at lower right, strong color on fresh paper; faint vertical crease visible in fluid, Fine appearance, a very presentable example of this rare St. Louis provisional issue, with clear 1958 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11X2; $8,000. (Image1)

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Scott $8,000

Selling for...$850.00
Will close during Public Auction
2076 o    11X5 imageSt. Louis, Mo., 1846, 10¢ black on gray lilac. Type I, position 3, red St. Louis town cancel, margins clear to just into frameline at top and bottom, sharp detailed impression, Fine, ex-Maffeo, with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11X5; $12,500 for pen canceled.

AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 10¢ ST. LOUIS POSTMASTER PROVISIONAL ON GRAY LILAC BEARING A COMPLIMENTARY TOWN CANCELLATION. (Image1)

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Scott $12,500 for pen canceled

Selling for...$1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
2077 ()    1 image1847, 5¢ red brown. No gum, ample to large margins, rich bold color on fresh bluish paper and a early detailed impression; tiny corner crease at top right entirely in margin, Very Fine appearance, a beautiful mint example, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1; $2,100 for no gum. (Image1)

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Scott $2,100 for no gum

Selling for...$375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2078 o    1 image1847, 5¢ red brown. Large, perfectly balanced margins and light red grid cancel; pressed out vertical crease, lovely Very Fine appearance, with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1; $350. (Image1)

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Scott $350

Selling for...$100.00
Will close during Public Auction
2079 ()    2 image1847, 10¢ black. No gum, full to huge margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at right, rich bold color and a sharp detailed impression on fresh bright paper; small thin at upper right, attractive Extremely Fine appearance, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2; $15,000 for no gum.

A STUNNING MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 1847 10¢ WASHINGTON ISSUE. (Image1)

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Scott $15,000 for no gum

Selling for...$2,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2080 o    2 image1847, 10¢ black. Black grid cancel, three large margins, barely shaved at lower left, scarce black circular grid cancel, F.-V.F., with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2; $1,000. (Image1)

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Scott $1,000

Selling for...$375.00
Will close during Public Auction

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