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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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Patriotic Covers

Lots 2455-2464 Lot 2465

Lot 2455    

Agriculture, Manufactures, Fine Arts, Union caricature design with Uncle Sam making hangman's rope, on orange buff cover with "Delaware, Ind Aug 11" postmark at left and with matching "Official" endorsement to the Third Assistant Postmaster General at Washington D.C., Very Fine and rare design; with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2456    

Eleventh Regiment, Mass. Vols., attractive patriotic design with Forbes imprint, on yellow cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by "Feb 10 '64" duplex addressed in red manuscript to Mattapan Mass., Very Fine and scarce design; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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Lot 2457    

For The Union - New Jersey, multicolored Magnus dual view design on cover to Vermont, manuscript free frank and indistinct Maryland cds below; cover slightly reduced at left a bit into design, F.-V.F., a scarce used Magnus patriotic.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 2458    

General Siegel, blue portrait patriotic design, Mumford & Co. imprint, on cover bearing 1¢ blue (63) strip of three, tied by "Syracuse Mo. Jan 21" cds to Urbana Iowa, matching 1862 Washington patriotic lettersheet from soldier convalescing; some faults, Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2459    

The Girl I Left Behind Me, red and blue portrait design with verse at top and James Gates imprint, on cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by partial "Cairo, Ill., Jun 23 1863" cds to Timber Creek Ioa.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2460    

The Late Col. E.D. Baker, patriotic mourning design with draped flag & slogan "Hero, Patriot, Statesman", on cover to Oxford, N.Y. franked with 1861 3¢ rose tied by "Princeton, N.J., Dec 11" cds, S.C. Upham imprint on backflap, Very Fine, a very rare & spectacular design; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Edward Dickinson Baker served as U.S. Army colonel during both the Mexican-American War and the American Civil War. Baker was killed in the Battle of Ball's Bluff while leading a Union Army regiment, becoming the only sitting senator to be killed in the Civil War.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 2461    

Prince of Wales, portrait design with "Published by B.B. Russell, Boston." imprint on cover to Hartford, Ct., franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by grid handstamp, matching "Fiskdale, Ms., Oct 30" cds, Very Fine, a rare and striking early design; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 2462    

Smithsonian Institute, green Magnus patriotic design with Female at left on cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by indistinct cds to Eatonville N.Y., Very Fine; with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 2463    

The Tree of Liberty, red white and blue Magee patriotic design on cover bearing 3¢ rose (65), tied by four-ring cancels, matching "Carlisle Pa, Nov 26 1862" double-circle datestamp to Conneaut Oh., original patriotic "The Union Forever." and "Victory" lettersheet enclosure headed "Penn Carlisle Barracks" from soldier to his uncle "I left the Hospit. on the 13th of Nov and enlisted in the regulars Cavalry and Came here We all drilling and preparing for the field. We are 18 miles from Harrisburg…"; some wear, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 2464    

"Vale" Camp Scene, multicolor patriotic design cut out pasted on cover and tied by "Philadelphia Pa Jul 5 1863" cds duplex along with 3¢ rose (65) to South New Berlin N.Y.; cover expertly restored, Very Fine appearance, a rare tied paste-on patriotic use.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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