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Official & Semi-Official Covers

Lots 2016-2025

Lot 2016    

Confederacy, Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Finance Bureau, imprint on U.S. 3¢ red (U27) buff Star Die entire signed by "A. Dimitry", entered mails with "Richmond Va., Dec 8" cds and matching "FREE" rating handstamp to the Postmaster at Andrews Va., docketed "The receipt for the Stamps has been sent to Richd" at left; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, ex-Gunter.
C.S.A. Catalog No. FIN-04b; $500    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $300

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Lot 2017    

Confederacy, Post Office Department, Official Business, Chief of the Contract Bureau, printed official imprint signed by "H. St. Geo. Offutt" on legal-size cover with bold "Richmond Va., Oct 20, 1863" cds and matching "Free" handstamp to Fredericksburg Va., Very Fine, the listing example.
C.S.A. Catalog No. CON-01    $450.

Realized: $160

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Lot 2018    

Confederacy, Adjutant General's Office, Raleigh, N.C., semi-official imprint on cover franked with 1863, 10¢ blue (12), large margins, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Raleigh, N.C., Oct 10" double cds to Major A.A. Hurbin, 3rd Batt. H.G., Mocksville N.C., Very Fine, this is the CSA listing example.
C.S.A. Catalog No. S-NC-09    $400.

Realized: $200

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Lot 2019    

Confederacy, Commonwealth of Virginia, Executive Department. (Official Business.), semi-official imprint on adversity cover made from unused printed form, addressed to Col. James Chesnut, Aide de Camp of CSA President Jefferson Davis; small flaws, Fine and scarce use.
C.S.A. Catalog No. S-VA-02; $500    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 2020    

Confederacy, Confederate States of America, Subsistence Bureau, imprint on oversized cover to Guiney's, Va., franked with 1862, 5¢ blue, Archer & Daly printing, horizontal pair tied by Richmond, Va. cds, with original enclosure for acquisition of stationery; light cover staining and edge wear at lower left, F.-V.F. Scott No. 7.
C.S.A. Catalog No. WD-SD-07    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 2021    

Confederacy, Confederate States of America, Treasury Department, imprint with manuscript "Second Auditor's Office" below, on oversized cover to Thomaston, Ga., franked with 1861, 10¢ blue tied by Richmond, Va. cds; cover edge wear, tiny nicks and tone spots, Fine. Scott No. 2.
C.S.A. Catalog No. TD-34    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 2022    

Confederacy, General Head-Quarters, Adjutant General's Office - Virginia, imprint with state seal at left, updated in ms. "Chge" and signed by clerk, entered mails with "Richmond, Va. Aug 24, 1861" cds and partial "Paid 5cts" handstamp (CSA type F); faults, repaired slightly at right, Fine.
C.S.A. Catalog No. S-VA-12; $500    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 2023    

Confederacy, Quartermaster's Department, Raleigh, N.C., semi-official imprint on brown cover franked with 1863, 10¢ blue (12), margins to touched, vibrant color, tied by blue "Raleigh, N.C., Jun 20" cds, additional strike adjacent, to Hon. A.H. Arrington at Hilliamston, N.C., Very Fine.
C.S.A. Catalog No. S-NC-26    $400.

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Lot 2024    

Confederacy, South Carolina Semi-Official Covers, group of 3 hand-carried uses comprising "Headquarters Conscript Department, Columbia S.C." to a family member with obituary; "Treasury Department C.S.A., Second Auditor's Office" imprint on yellow legal-size cover to Secretary of Treasury of S.C.; and "State of South Carolina, Head Quarters" legal-size cover to Gov. John L. Manning, F.-V.F. trio.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 2025    

Confederacy, State of North-Carolina, Executive Department., semi-official imprint on buff cover, franked with 1863, 10¢ blue (11), three margins, tied by red "Raleigh N.C." dateless double-circle, additional strike at right to Graham N.C., Very Fine and attractive.
C.S.A. Catalog No. S-NC-05    $500.

Realized: $220

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Lots 2016-2025

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