Lot 1720Eagle & Sheild. Multicolored design with slogan on cover to Rushville, N.Y., franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by Washington, D.C., Sep 3, 1861 cds, with original enclosure on "Secession Rope" caricature letterhead, Very Fine.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1721A Convention of Secessionists After the War. Caricature patriotic design on cover to North Andover Depot, Mass., franked with 1857, 3¢ dull red tied by grid cancel, red "Middleborough, Ms., Jul 22" cds, names of notable Confederate figure above caricatures; cover edge wear slightly affecting stamp, Fine, reported to be the only known used example of this humorous caricature patriotic design; with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 26 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1722Battle of Pittsburgh Landing. Allover patriotic design on cover to Davenport, Iowa, franked with 1861, 3¢ rose (faults) canceled by target with matching "Hannibal, Mo. Jul 31, 1863" cds alongside, two strikes of "Missent" straight line handstamp and "Knoxville, Ten., Aug 6, 63" forwarding cds at center; slight cover reduction at right, F.-V.F., a scarce design.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1723Col. Ellsworth. Multicolor lettersheet datelined "Hilton Head, Fort Wells, Nov. 30, 1861" enclosure with original Free Frank cover postmarked "New York/Free" cds with straight line "Free" handstamp at right, signed by Member of Congress, interesting letter talking of life in camp and gun boat movements, "Yesterday there was four of our gun boats went up within four miles of Charleston City. They took a small fort and brought the guns away with them. They were not gone from here but a few hours. They have silenced the guns at Beaufort. They are now shelling Ft. Pulaski. We can hear the guns from here.", Extremely Fine, undoubtedly carrier by Military ship from Hilton Head to New York for mailing.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1724Connecticut, For the Union. lovely two panel Magnus multicolor patriotic cover postmarked "Port Royal, S.C./Aug. 27, 1863" double circle postmark with matching due "6" handstamp to New York, some light cover toning & slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1725Eagle & Flag. Red and blue allover design with Gates imprint, on cover to Frankfort, Ind., franked with 1861, 3¢ rose tied by blue target handstamp, matching "Paducah, Ky., Nov 4, 1861" cds; cover slightly reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1726Fifteenth New-Hampshire Regiment. State seal design on cover to Pittsfield, N.H., franked with 1861, 1¢ blue, three singles grid canceled and tied by "New Orleans, La., Jun 19, 1862" cds (Union occupied), Very Fine.
Scott No. 63 Estimate $100 - 150.
Lot 1727Flag. Red and blue patriotic design on small cover to Washington, D.C., franked with 1861, 3¢ pink tied by Rhode Island town cds, manuscript 1861 docketing additionally tying stamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 64 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 1728 ()Flag. Allover red and blue design with slogan at top, on cover front franked with 1861, 3¢ rose pink (pre-use crease) tied by "Washington D.C., Oct 26, 1861" cds, F.-V.F.; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 64b Estimate $75 - 100.
Lot 1729For The Union - New York. Multicolored Magnus patriotic design showing Sailor, State Seal & Flag, on cover to Waukegan, Ill., franked with reverse with manuscript canceled 1861, 3¢ rose; small cover tear and slightly reduced not affecting design, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 65 Estimate $200 - 300.