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The Civil War, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection continued...

U.S. Naval Forces in the Civil War continued...
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23 c Image"Office Ordnance Department, U.S. Mississippi Squadron, Cairo, Ills. (Official Business)". Three-line imprint on cover to Philadelphia, 3c Rose (65) tied by target and "Cairo Ill. Sep. 16 '64" double-circle datestamp, immaculate and Extremely Fine, scarce Mississippi Squadron imprint (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $1,700.00
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24 c Image"Mississippi Squadron, Inspection of Provisions and Clothing, Mound City Ills. (Official Business)". Three-line imprint on cover to Philadelphia, 3c Rose (65) with target cancel, "Cairo Ill." double-circle datestamp, stamp toned and with pulled perfs, cover slight toned at edges, still Fine, very scarce Mississippi Squadron imprint (Image)

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E. $ 150-200

SOLD for $600.00
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25 c ImageMississippi Squadron Prize Court Papers. Four legal-size covers, all related to the capture of the steamer Mattie Cook by the USS Neosho, the first cover has "U.S. Mississippi Squadron, Official Business" two-line imprint, addressed to Hon. S. H. Treat, U.S. District Judge, Springfield Ill., with original letter on "Mississippi Squadron, Flag Ship Black Hawk" letterhead, datelined Mound City Ill., Aug. 16, 1864, signed by Capt. Alexander M. Pennock (later Rear Admiral), refers to the reports contained in three other covers, two with Mississippi Squadron Rear Admiral imprints (no contents), one with manuscript endorsement (letter content), Aug. 23 and Sep. 19, 1864 filing notations, Very Fine group (Image)

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E. $ 150-200

SOLD for $475.00
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26 c ImageUSS Minnesota and Rear Admiral S. P. Lee. Interesting pair of covers addressed to Samuel Phillips Lee, a cousin of Robert E. Lee who remained loyal to the Union and famously said "When I find the word Virginia in my commission I will join the Confederacy", each cover addressed to Lee on board the USS Minnesota at Old Point Comfort (Fortress Monroe), with 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65) combination paying postage and carrier fee, tied by "Philadelphia Pa." 1862 year-dated circular datestamps, the first dated Sep. 5 and addressed to "Capt." Lee, the second dated Sep. 13 and addressed to "Acting R. Admiral" Lee, reflecting Lee's new command of the North Atlantic Blockading Squadron, faint wax seal stain, otherwise Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $1,100.00
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27 c Image3c Brown Red (65). Deep shade, tied by grid cancel with clear strike of "U.S. Ship" double-circle with fleuron handstamp on small cover to Monson Mass., docketing on back "S. F. DuPont, Commodore" and "March 31st 1862", accompanied by small calling card with autograph "S. F. DuPont, U.S. Navy", tiny tear in top of cover, Very Fine, the ship marking with fleuron ornament is very scarce, desirable with the autograph of this famed naval commander (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $150.00
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28 c ImageCivil War Naval Ship Endorsements on Stampless Covers. Group of 10 stampless covers, includes eight with manuscript ship-name endorsements (Richmond, Hartford, John Griffith, St. Lawrence, Wissahickon, Clifton, Jackson, Cyane) -- four of these have "U.S. Ship 3 cts." in circle handstamp, two with New Orleans datestamps and "Ship" plus "5" (one re-rated over "3"), one with "Due 6" in circle and Old Point Comfort datestamp, last with "New-York Ship Letter 5" 5c due datestamp -- other two covers with "U.S. Ship 3 CTS." in circle handstamp, one with "R. R. Cuyler" endorsement (president of Central Georgia Railroad), other with "Soldier's Letter 24th Regt. Mass. Vol. N.E.G." in circle handstamp and "Due 3" in circle, some minor reductions and small faults, but overall Fine-Very Fine condition, a very desirable and scarce group, each of these covers probably has a retail value of $100 or more (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $2,400.00
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29 c ImageCivil War Naval Ship Covers with 3c 1861 Stamps. 15 covers, all with 3c Rose (65), includes nine with ship-name endorsements (Sarah Bruen, Powhattan, Nantucket, Baron de Kalb, Galena, Brooklyn, Adirondack, Penguin, Rodolph) -- two have letters, entry markings include Philadelphia with "U.S. SHIP" straightline -- other six covers are from naval personnel without endorsements, five of which have original letters, one with scarce "U.S. Ship" with fleuron double-circle, another with "U.S. SHIP" straightline, minor faults, overall Fine-Very fine, extremely scarce group with average value of $100 each, the scarcer markings are worth $150 or more each (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $2,900.00
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30 c ImageCivil War Period Covers to Naval Addresses. 11 covers plus one letter without a cover, interesting and noteworthy addresses including US Bark Jas. L. Davis at Tampa Bay, Fla., a few different blockading squadron ships, Mississippi Squadron gun boats, one to the "U.S. Govt. Insane Asylum", a couple with imprints, one pre-war to Hiram Paulding with 3c 1851 and Blood's local stamp, one post-war to Admiral Shubrick, the letter without cover is from Admiral Paulding's son in Libby Prison who says he is "fat as a seal on 'hog & hominy", minor faults, overall Fine-Very Fine, a desirable specialized group that could become the foundation of a one-frame exhibit (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $850.00
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