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Sale 104: The Alan Parsons Collection

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Civil War Patriotics

Lots 2058-2062

Lot 2058    

Confederacy, Soldier and Flag, red and blue patriotic design on cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) and 12¢ black (69), each tied by circle of wedges fancy cancel, matching "Elmira, N.Y., Mar 10, 1864" cds to Roppenheim, France, partial New York exchange cds, red Calais (3.24) entry cds, Mar. 26th arrival backstamp; mended cover faults at right, F.-V.F. appearance and scarce transatlantic patriotic use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 2059    

Confederacy, Cannon & Flag, red & blue design with "The first man that attempts…" (verse 2120) franked with 3¢ brownish carmine type III (26 var.), tied by blue Elmira, N.Y., Sep 14 (1861), to Portville, N.Y.; includes original undated letter from soldier Horton P. Murphy, in which he notes that his unit has "a company of 32 now and expect 20 more next week", but they "have not got our uniforms yet…", exceptionally clean and Very Fine. Walcott No. L-2757-93. Weiss No. FR-433.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 2060    

Confederacy, Dictator Jeff, gray caricature design showing Davis as a Gorilla and Virginia as a cat that he is cutting off its tail, D. Murphy's Son imprint at left, on light buff cover bearing 3¢ rose pink (64b) tied by bold blue "Elmira N.Y., Oct 9, 1861" cds to Whitesvulle N.Y.; reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine and striking use of this rare patriotic design.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $170

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Lot 2061    

Confederacy, Female with Flag, Eagle and Shield, multicolor Kimmel design (no imprint) on cover franked with grid-canceled 1861 3¢ rose (edge faults), matching "Campbelltown, N.Y., Se 2" c.d.s. at left, to Holyoke, Mass.; light cover stains, F.-V.F. A scarce design., ex-Walcott. Walcott No. 2115.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 2062    

Confederacy, Lincoln Mourning, three-quarter portrait franked with 3¢ rose (65) tied by Elmira, N.Y. double circle datestamp, Jun 14, 1865, to Horseheads, N.Y.; reduced at right, removing border, otherwise Fine. Walcott No. L-225. Weiss No. FP-AL-16.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lots 2058-2062

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