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State Postmarks - Virginia - Town Markings during the C.S.A.

Lots 1935-1944 Lots 1945-1954

Lot 1945    

Confederacy, Midlothian Va., Jul 22, brown cds with matching "Paid" handstamp on cover to Judge Clopton, Richmond Va.; bit of flap missing, Very Fine and scarce brown postmark use.
C.S.A. Catalog No. A var.; $300 as brown    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 1946    

Confederacy, Norfork Va., May 5, 1862, blue double-circle datestamp ties 5¢ light blue (6) on light buff cover to Petersburg Va., Extremely Fine and choice 5¢ rate use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 1947    

Confederacy, Pattonsburg Va., group of 3 covers with blue cds comprising small Apr. 13th 30mm cds with "Paid" and large "5" rating handstamps (CSA type B); Feb. 6th 34mm cds with matching "Paid 5" rating handstamp (CSA type C) to Major James Panton at Oakland Depot; and Nov. 4th 34mm cds with "Paid 5" rating handstamp rerated "10" in manuscript (CSA type C var.) to Capt. Breckinridge at Camp near Centerville, Very Fine trio.
C.S.A. Catalog No. B, C, C var.; $900    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Realized: $450

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Lot 1948    

Confederacy, Petersburgh Va., group of 5 covers with blue town cds with "10" due (CSA type K) or "Paid" and "5" (Four, CSA type C) rating handstamps; one with "Thos. Branch & Sons Grocers" corner card and the Due 10 use from a Soldier; some faults, Fine group.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Realized: $200

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Lot 1949    

Confederacy, "Rehoboth Va., June 18-", manuscript postmark and matching small "X" cancels 5¢ light blue (6), four full margins, on circa 1862 small blue homemade cover to Christiansville Va., Very Fine and choice 5¢ use.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $100

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Lot 1950    

Confederacy, Richmond Va., Feb 11, cds with matching "DUE 10" on cover signed by Confederate Congressman "John A. Gilmer, MC" on fresh cover to Col. Joseph Master, Winston, N.C., per a July 29, 1861, Confederate Congressional Act, Congressmen were permitted to send letters without the prepayment of postage, the postage was to be paid on delivery by the recipient, all such letters were to be endorsed with the signature of the congressman, it is doubtful this Privilege was widely used as Congressmen were probably reluctant to have their constituents pay to receive their letters, Very Fine and scarce Member of Congress due.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

John Adams Gilmer (1805 -1868) was a Confederate Congressional Representative from North Carolina. He was born in Guilford County near Greensboro. He was a member of the State Senate from 1846 to 1856. ln 1856, Gilmer was the Whig candidate for Governor of North Carolina but was defeated. He was elected as the candidate of the American party to the Thirty-fifth Congress and reelected as a candidate of the Opposition Party to the 36th Congress (March 4, 1857 - March 3, 1361). During the 36th Congress, he was the Chairman of the Committee on Elections. After secession he served as a member of the Second Confederate Congress in 1864.

Realized: $270

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Lot 1951    

Confederacy, Richmond Va., group of 7 stampless covers including incoming use with partial "Advertised 2" handstamp use (CSA type U); two "Paid" and "5" use (CDS type D) uses; "Paid 5" in circle use (CSA type E); "Paid 5" in circle use revalued ms. "pd 10¢" (CSA type E var.); two "Due 10" straightlines (CSA type Q) military uses; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Realized: $210

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Lot 1952    

Confederacy, "Taylor's Store Va., Jay 14/63", manuscript postmark and matching "Paid 10" rating on adversity use of U.S. 3¢ red (U27) buff star die entire to Richmond Va.; no flap, F.-V.F., The only recorded CSA use.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

Realized: $170

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Lot 1953    

Confederacy, Winchester Va. Jun. 27, cds with matching "Due" and "10" rating handstamps on circa 1863 orange cover to Lexington Ga., soldier's endorsement from member of 8th Ga. Vol.; reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Dietz and Corwin.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $120

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Lot 1954    

Confederacy, Winchester, Va., two 1862 orange covers soldier endorsed from "Capt. A.B. Waralaw A.G.A., 14th Regt. S.C. Vols., Gregg's Brigade" to his wife at Liberty Hill S.C., first with Oct. 2nd cds and "Due" and "10" in circle rating handstamp and second with Oct. 17th cds and matching "Due 10" rating handstamp; latter edge tear at left, F.-V.F.
C.S.A. Catalog No. F, G    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $190

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Lots 1935-1944 Lots 1945-1954

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