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Duck Stamps & War Savings Stamp continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1221     RW7 imageHunting Permit, 1940, $1 Black Mallards. Corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (usual gum bends), deep color nice overall centering, Very Fine.
Scott No. RW7; $2,500. (Image1)
Scott $2,500

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
1222     RW8 imageHunting Permit, 1941, $1 Ruddy Ducks. Corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged (light gum bends and skips), rich vibrant color, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. RW8; $2,500. (Image1)
Scott $2,500

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
1223     RW9 imageHunting Permit, 1942, $1 Baldpates. Corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, deep color, bright and fresh, Very Fine.
Scott No. RW9; $2,500. (Image1)
Scott $2,500

SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
1224     RW18 imageHunting Permit, 1951, $2 Gadwall Ducks. Corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, well centered throughout, bold color, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. RW18; $550. (Image1)
Scott $550

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
1225     RW24 imageHunting Permit, 1957, $2 American Eider. Corner margin plate block of 6, o.g., never hinged, bright color, fresh and pristine, Very Fine.
Scott No. RW24; $575. (Image1)
Scott $575

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
1226 ()    WS3 imageWar Savings, 1917, $5 deep green, rouletted. Without gum as issued, rich bold color, bright and fresh, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott No. WS3; $1,200. (Image1)
Scott $1,200

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
Civil War Postal History
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1227       image1865 (Aug. 29) to New Orleans La. Homemade envelope endorsed "Mr. Howard will please forward this soon, Aug. 29th /65" to Rev. Thomas R. Markham in New Orleans, carried by hand and then dropped in the mail bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by four-ring cancel, overpaying the 2¢ drop rate; light soiling and some extra gum present, Fine and scarce, ex-Skinner (on his exhibit page).
Estimate; $300 - 400.

This is an unusual "post-war" use similar to another Markham correspondence use offered in the Skinner sale at Siegel (see sale 832, lot 3224).
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1228       Civil War Postal History, 1861-1865. Group of 16 including #73 on U.S. Sanitary Commission war claim Philadelphia agency, #73 on Great Central Fair illustrated cover front, #63 on unsealed Sanitary Commission Washington D.C. use, few patriotics incl two Howells designs, few with military address incl. one to Surgeon on USS "Jas. L. Davis", couple U.S. Christian Commissions, etc.; mixed condition.
Estimate; $200 - 300.
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1229       image(Express) Commercial Express, Oct 25 1865. Large double-circle datestamp ties 3¢ rose (65), nat. s.e. at left, on orange cover to Atlanta Ga., entered mails with "Montgomery Ala., Oct 30" duplex also tying stamps; small edge tears and wear, Fine and scarce post-war express use.
Estimate; $400 - 600.

ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE LARGE DOUBLE-CIRCLE COMMERCIAL EXPRESS COMPANY DATESTAMP.

The Commercial Express Company was a private express company with headquarters in New Orleans La. that operated from July 1864 until February 1866. Larry Ballantyne wrote the most comprehensive article on the company published in the Penny Post (October 2009) with a census of 13 covers with two large double-circle datestamps (this is not one of them).
(Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1230     65 image(Naval) U.S. Steam Frigate "Powhatan" - Per Pilot. Ship endorsement on 1864, 3¢ pink entire uprated with 1861, 3¢ rose tied by "Boston, Oct 11" cds and quartered cork duplex, to Cincinnati, O., with two original Boston Harbor enclosures, one datelined "Oct 8/65" with interesting content…"We have dropped down the Harbor some three or four miles & are now near Ft. Warren - (the Fort where the great Rebel prisoners Alex'n H. Stephens & Co. are confined)", and a second departing letter datelined "Oct 11/65" announcing the ships departure "[Per the Pilot]", accompanied by a 1865 "The Pilot Office, Boston, Mass." corner card cover, Very Fine, believed to be the only cover endorsed "Per Pilot".
Scott No. 65; Estimate $400 - 600.

The Pilot was the vessel which guided ships in and out of the Boston Harbor for a fee.
(Image1)
Est. $400-600
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
Patriotic Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1231       imageDeath to Traitors. Multicolor Lady Liberty holding American Flag and Sword patriotic design on cover endorsed "Paid 20c Am" at top right to Rev. J.L. Lyons, Beirut, Syria, additional ms. "Lord Forgive them. They know not what they do" at bottom, reverse with pencil "Recv'd at Sidon, July 18, 1861, dated Jun 3" receipt docketing; some edge wear and lightly toned, Very Fine and rare Civil War patriotic to Syria, with 1998 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
1232     65 imageThe Flag of a New Confederacy. Humorous caricature patriotic design on cover to Pittsburgh, Pa., franked with 1861, 3¢ rose tied by indistinct blue Sandy Hook, Md. cds; cover and stamp flaws, Fine, a very scarce design.
Scott No. 65; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1233       imageFlorida Unused Patriotics. Group of three unused including handpainted Magnus Florida state seal with Devil and Angel Lady Liberty, Magee handpainted Arms of Florida design and printed "Rebel Arms of Florida" design; first two with some mounting marks on reverse, Very Fine and scarce trio.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1234       imageGen. Anderson and Lady Liberty. Red and blue patriotic design on cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) cancelled by cork cancel duplexed with "Chicago Ill., Apr 27" cds to Waterboro Me.; reduced at right, Fine and scarce design.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1235     26 imageLiberty & Shield. Magnus style hand colored design on cover to New York, franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by "Old Point Comfort, Va., Jun 28" cds; cover missing backflap and trivial faint staining, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 26; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1236       imageOfficer - Front Face! - Eyes Right! . Red white and blue patriotic design showing soldiers looking at lady fixing her dress, James Gates imprint, on cover with partial "Cairo Ill., Jul 22, 1862" cds and "Due 3" in circle rating handstamp to Greenfield Ohio, "Frank Evans, Major 81 Ohio Vols" soldier's endorsement at right, "Via Columbus, Ky." routing endorsement; reduced slightly at left and some soiling, Fine and rare Gates whimsical design.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1237       imageOfficer - Front Face! - Eyes Right! . Red white and blue patriotic design showing soldiers looking at lady fixing her dress, on cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by blue Chicago Ill. duplex to Dundee N.Y.; slightly rough opening at right, Fine and rare whimsical design.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
1238       imageUncle Sam Fishing With Cannon in "Secession Pond". Patriotic "That's the Bait" cartoon design depicting Uncle Sam fishing with a cannon in "Secession Pond" for Southern and Border States, each state depicted as a fish or a snake, including "Union" bait basket and "Secession Out of Breath" slogan, Berlin & Jones imprint, bearing 3¢ dull red (26) tied by "Ypsilanti, Mich., Sep 24" cds to Otter Creek, Mich., purple "1862" at bottom; 3¢ small corner flaw, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

AN OUTSTANDING AND RARE BERLIN & JONES UNCLE SAM PATRIOTIC DESIGN.

Of the various Civil War patriotic stationery publishers, the New York firm of Berlin & Jones produced the most elaborate cartoon designs.
(Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1239       imagePatriotic Covers from Illinois. Group of 12 including some interesting designs like Cumberland Army poem patriotic from Chicago Ill., Gen. Scott and McClellan flag patriotic from Centralia Ill., Flag Shield "God speed the right" from Chicago with #65, and "The Soldier's Dream of home" red design with #65 from Cairo Ill.; some mixed condition and two with stamps added, plus Civil War "Head Les Army P, Camp near Washington, Sept-7/63" letter, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction

Confederate States of America

U.S. Used in the Confederacy
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1240     U.S. 26 imageConfederacy, Amherst. C.H., Va., May 22. Two strikes of cds, one tying U.S. 1857, 3¢ dull red on 1861 folded letter sheet to Lexington, second strike alongside with manuscript day, Very Fine, a nice Confederate usage from this town.
Scott No. U.S. 26; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction

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