United States Stamps & Postal History
April 22, 2020

We are pleased to present our April 22, 2020 sale of United States Stamps and Postal History, featuring the collection of Richard Carl. With 740 lots, we have nice sections of Stampless Covers, Free Franks and Autographed letters, Postmasters' Provisionals, an excellent range of imperf. Classics and other 19th Century used and unused, including Fancy Cancels, Civil War Patriotics, Territorial covers, 20th Century with Regular Issues and Commemoratives to $5, Large Die Proofs, Modern Errors and varieties. Back of the book includes Air Post, Postage Dues and more, followed by Confederate States, U.S. Possessions and Large Lots and Collections. Scattered throughout are many graded stamps and plate blocks. Printed catalogs are available on request.

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Lot #677
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 (Sep 23) Jackson Miss., bold circular datestamp struck three times, once for a practical purpose with "Due 10" handstamp, twice more over "Eagle and Star" symbols of red and blue captured Union Patriotic cover to Port Gibson Miss., soldier's endorsement from member of 12th Miss. Regt., edges worn and stained at lower right, otherwise fine (last sold 2009 Siegel sale, $1,100 hammer)
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Price Realized
$425.00

Lot #678
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 Col. John W. Geary of the 28th Pa. Regiment, light grayish blue Captured Union patriotic design showing three-quarter portrait on circa 1862 cover with "Winchester Va. Oct 8" cds with matching ""Due" and circled "10"" rating handstamps to Dayton Va., soldier's endorsement "John Haney Private, Company D, 10 Regt. Va. Vols." at left; slight soiling and minor edge wear, still v.f., ex-Warren (2013 Hammer $1,900)
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Price Realized
$675.00

Lot #679
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 (3 July) Richmond, Va. cds (Powell type 3a) with matching straight line "Due 10" handstamp, on captured Union patriotic cover showing red and blue "Flag & Eagle" design with pencil obliteration over "Union Forever", so that it reads "Disunion Forever", "Dr.Capehart Surgeon CSA" endorsement at upper right, signed Kimbrough
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Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #680
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 Captured Union Patriotic cover "Washington Mounted on Horse" (Walcott No. 67) blue Patriotic design on cover to Memphis, Tenn. with balloon type cds of Corinth, Miss. Apr. 10 on reverse, with both "Due 5" manuscript and Memphis "Due 5" handstamp on front, magenta soldier's endorsement at top from L.S. Lake in Co. C, 13th Regiment Tennessee Volunteers, cover silked on the inside and lightly cleaned, v.f. appearance, ex-Everett and Monroe (Pictured in his book, page 30) (the sender has crossed out the "Union" inscription at the bottom of design, to make clear his Southern sentiments and has added at top left of design the manuscript notation "Taken From Yankees". (Private L.S. Lake of the 13th Tennessee, had just fought at the Battle of Shiloh (April 6-7), in which the regiment sustained 137 casualties, which might be one of the reasons why he deserted his unit at Corinth on April 25, 1862. He returned to his regiment, but again deserted at Shellyville, Tenn. on May 10, 1862)
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Price Realized
$475.00

Lot #681
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 captured Union Patriotic, turned cover, first use (inside) with 10c blue (Archer-Daly), four margins tied by Tawboro N.C. March 18 cds to Louisburg, N.C. Second use, with 10c (Archer-Daly), tied by Louisburg cds and addressed to Miss A. C. Parker, Tawboro, N.C. The outside use shows a large embossed colorless oval regimental shield design for the 12th Mass Regt. Col Fletcher Webster. The second use stamp has been placed over a portion of the Union Patriotic design (Col Fletcher Webster, oldest son of Daniel Webster was commissioned Colonel of the 12th Mass Inf. and was killed-in-action at 2nd Manassas (Bull Run) on 30th August 1862). The cover has not been flapped or cut to display the inside usage, some toning, signed Brian Green and John Kimbrough. A fine CSA turned adversity usage of a captured Union patriotic
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Catalog #11
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Lot #682
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 Captured Union Patriotic - "Corn (not Cotton) is King", patriotic design in red showing "Farmer Harvesting Corn" on cover to Athens, Ga., franked with horizontal pair of 5c blue (four margins, each repaired with piece added), manuscript numeral "24" (date) cancel, tied by matching "Larkinsville, Ala. Nov. 24" (1862) manuscript postmark, v.f. appearance. Despite the repaired stamps this is one of the most attractive Captured Union patriotic used in the Confederate States, ex-Tate collection
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Catalog #4
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #683
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 5c light blue (De La Rue printing), horizontal pair, large margins, bright color, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Oct. 24, 1862" circular datestamp on blue "The Girl I Left Behind Me" captured Union patriotic cover to Athens Geo., name in address crossed out, some staining, otherwise fine, Molesworth's penciled write-up on back, ex-Buck Boshwit Collection of Confederate States (Siegel 2007, $2,300 hammer)
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Catalog #6
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Lot #684
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1862 5c blue (local printing), horizontal pair, full margins to just in at top right, light stains, tied by partly readable "Knoxville Ten." circular datestamp on blue captured "George Washington" Union Patriotic cover to Lenoir N.C., slight wear and toning, scarce use on a captured Union patriotic from Confederate-occupied Knoxville (last sold 2014 Siegel sale, $2,900 hammer)
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Catalog #6
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Lot #685
CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA CSA - Captured U.S. Patriotic covers
1863 10c blue, large margins all around, creased, tied by full Richmond, Va., Aug 17, 1862 cds (Powell type 5d) on captured Union patriotic cover showing Ohio State Seal design in blue; cover repair nicks, small tears and replaced backflap, fine appearance, signed Kimbrough
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Catalog #11
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