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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

United States
Southern States - Confederate

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4493
Symbol:
Cat No: 510-S-1

image Confederacy (Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad) Estell Springs, N. & C. R.R., Jan 9, 1863. Bold oval route agent handstamp ties 5¢ blue (7), two singles with large margins except right stamp just touched at bottom right, on blue lined adversity envelope to Greenville, Alabama, Very Fine, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 510-S-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A RARE CONFEDERATE RAILROAD USE WITH THE ESTELL SPRINGS, NASHVILLE & CHATTANOOGA RAILROAD STATION OVAL. Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 800.00
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:49:29 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4494
Symbol:
Cat No: 510-S-2

image Confederacy (Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad) Smyrna, N. & C. R.R., Dec 29, 1861. Station oval ties C.S.A. 5¢ green (1), faulty with corner replaced, on cover to Nashville, Tennessee; repaired top edge faults and flap replaced, reduced a bit at left, F.-V.F. appearance, Rarity X, with 2000 C.S.A. certificate. C.S.A. Catalog $1,500.
Towle No. 510-S-2; Estimate $500 - 750.

A RARE NASHVILLE & CHATTANOOGA RAILROAD STATION OVAL USE DURING THE CONFEDERACY.

Put onto the Nashville & Chattanooga R.R. at Smyrna to be carried 20 miles north to Nashville.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 800.00
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:50:00 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4495
Symbol:
Cat No: 510-S-3

image Confederacy (Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad) Wartrace N. & C. R. R. May 8, 1863. Station oval and manuscript "Due 10" rating on homemade brown cover endorsed "From J.W. Patton Capt, Co 60 Reg N.C. " to his wife at Ashville N.C., endorsed "by stage from Greenville Tenn" at lower left, Very Fine and scarce.
Towle No. 510-S-3; Estimate $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:50:45 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4496
Symbol:

image Confederacy (New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad) "Pr J. Rl. Rd." . Manuscript per Jackson Railroad endorsement at bottom left of yellow cover bearing C.S.A. New Orleans, 5¢ brown (62X4) tied by "Paid" handstamp and "New Orleans La., 30 Aug" cds to Copper's Wells, Mississippi; mended edge and flap flaws, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate; $300 - 400.

Carried 183 miles north by the New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad Jackson for Coppers Wells. Sender marking envelope for Jackson R.R.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 1,050.00
Sold...US$ 1,050.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:51:57 EST
Sold For 1050

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4497
Symbol:
Cat No: 303-S-2

image Confederacy (Virginia Central Railroad) Va. C. R.R., Cobham, 25 May. Route agent cds ties United States, 3¢ dull red (US #26), additional strike adjacent on circa 1861 cover to Craney Island, Norfolk Va.; no flap and couple tiny top edge tears, Very Fine and rare U.S. used in the Confederacy Railroad use, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 303-S-2; Estimate $500 - 750.

Envelope put onto Route 4381 at Cobham on 25th May circa 1860 and carried 85 east to Richmond for transfer via Petersburg to Norfolk, Virginia. Addressed to Dr J.C. Gordon, Assistant Surgeon to the 38th Virginia Infantry.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 800.00
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:52:41 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4498
Symbol:
Cat No: 303-S-2

image Confederacy (Virginia Central Railroad) Va. C. R.R., Cobham, 2 Aug. Sharp route agent cds on blue cover bearing C.S.A. 10¢ blue (11) four margins, pen "X" cancel to Col. Alfred Landon Rives, Engineer Bureau, War Department, Richmond Va.; flap tear, Very Fine and choice Confederate Railroad station use.
Towle No. 303-S-2; Estimate $400 - 600.

Envelope put onto the Virginia Central Railroad on May 2nd 1863 to be carried east to Richmond.

Col. A. L. Rives became the Chief of Bureau on August 13th 1863.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 550.00
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:53:54 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4499
Symbol:
Cat No: 303-S-2

image Confederacy (Virginia Central Railroad) Va. C. R.R., Cobham, 9 Aug. Railroad station agent cds on cover to Warren P.O., Va. bearing Confederate States of America, 5¢ blue (7) horizontal pair, four margins, canceled by manuscript; accompanied by excellent soldier's letter that does not belong from same correspondence of Samuel A. Johnson datelined "Camp of the 23d Va Regt, April 29th 1863"; some cover staining and flap torn, Fine, CSA catalog $750.
Towle No. 303-S-2; Estimate $300 - 400.

Samuel A. Johnson rose in the ranks of Company D of the 23rd Virginia Infantry (Louisa Grays) from Private to 2nd Lieut. He was captured at Spotsylvania and taken to Fort Delaware Prison. From there he was taken to Morris Island S.C. where he became one of the Immortal 600 kept under the fire of his own guns. He was transferred to Hilton Head, Fort Pulaskia and then back to Hilton Head and Fort Delaware where he took the Oath of Allegiance in June 1865.

War content includes "…I think the Army of Northern Virginia is as near perfection as a volunteer army will be…Heavy cannonading was heard yesterday in the direction of Kellys Fort…we daily expect Hooker (as the boys call him) to pay us a visit & all preparations are made to give him a warm reception…I think if we can whip them two or three times that by this time next year that an armistice will be in existence & after that I think we will have not more fighting…"
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:55:21 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4500
Symbol:
Cat No: 311-S-1

image Confederacy (Virginia & Tennessee Railroad) Bristol V. & T. R.R. Clear bold strike of dateless station postmark ties Confederate States of America, 10¢ light blue (12), four nice margins, on pristine light buff cover to Lynchburg Va.; slightly reduced at right, Extremely Fine and choice.
Towle No. 311-S-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A GORGEOUS CONFEDERATE RAILROAD USE.

There were 113 railroads in operation in the states comprising the Confederacy in 1861. These railroads were not only crucial in the movement of supplies and troops, they also played a critical role in the delivery of mail throughout the South. There are 23 known Confederate railroad postal markings which were applied by either local agents of the railroads or by railroad route agents. Local agents were employed by the railroads and route agents were representatives of the Confederate Post Office Department. Bristol was a railroad station in Virginia on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 1,150.00
Sold...US$ 1,150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:56:26 EST
Sold For 1150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4501
Symbol:
Cat No: 311-S-1

image Confederacy (Virginia & Tennessee Railroad) Bristol V. & T. R.R. Clear strike of station agent dateless postmark ties Confederate States of America, 10¢ greenish blue (12), four huge margins, on neat blue cover addressed to Valley Town, N.C., manuscript notation at bottom left "Via Raleigh, N.C."; horizontal pre-use crease and small margin scissor-cut, Extremely Fine, CSA catalog $750.
Towle No. 311-S-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

There were 113 railroads in operation in the states comprising the Confederacy in 1861. These railroads were not only crucial in the movement of supplies and troops, they also played a critical role in the delivery of mail throughout the South. There are 23 known Confederate railroad postal markings which were applied by either local agents of the railroads or by railroad route agents. Local agents were employed by the railroads and route agents were representatives of the Confederate Post Office Department. Bristol was a railroad station in Virginia on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 575.00
Sold...US$ 575.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:57:02 EST
Sold For 575

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4502
Symbol:
Cat No: 311-S-1

image Confederacy (Virginia & Tennessee Railroad) Bristol V. & T. R.R. Nice strike of dateless station postmark ties Confederate States of America, 10¢ light blue (11), four large margins, on light buff cover addressed to Brushy Creek S.C.; some cover wear and couple small taped edge flaws, top and right flap missing, F.-V.F., CSA catalog $750.
Towle No. 311-S-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

There were 113 railroads in operation in the states comprising the Confederacy in 1861. These railroads were not only crucial in the movement of supplies and troops, they also played a critical role in the delivery of mail throughout the South. There are 23 known Confederate railroad postal markings which were applied by either local agents of the railroads or by railroad route agents. Local agents were employed by the railroads and route agents were representatives of the Confederate Post Office Department. Bristol was a railroad station in Virginia on the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 260.00
Sold...US$ 260.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:57:25 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4503
Symbol:
Cat No: 311-S-1

image Confederacy (Virginia & Tennessee Railroad) Bristol V. & T. R.R. Dateless station postmark ties C.S.A., 5¢ blue (7), two faulty singles on small cover to Americus, Ga.; some cover soiling and wrinkles, Fine, CSA catalog $750.
Towle No. 311-S-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:57:47 EST
Sold For 160
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4504
Symbol:
Cat No: 311-S-1

image Confederacy (Virginia & Tennessee Railroad) Bristol V. & T. R.R. Full strike of circular station agent postmark and partial "Due 10" rating handstamp on homemade brown cover to Jefferson, Ga., additional soldier's endorsement at lower left; some edge toning, F.-V.F. and scarce Virginia and Tennessee railroad postmark, CSA catalog $750.
Towle No. 311-S-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:58:08 EST
Sold For 325


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