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Sale 94: The Fall Sale

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State Postmarks - South Carolina Balances

Lots 710-718

Lot 710    

Camden S.C. 1793-1860s, group of approx. 50 stampless uses, starting with 1793 "Camden, 28 Sept." manuscript postmark use; 1809 "Camden, 4 March" red manuscript postmark use; large red "5" and "10" ratemarker uses, fancy negative "5" and "10" ratemarker uses; a few "Free" uses; forwarded uses incl. 1822 Camden missent to Wilmington N.C. and later forwarded from Statesburg S.C., etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $750

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Lot 711    

Charleston Local 1¢ Uses, group of 4 different comprising blue "Charleston S.C., 1" circular postmark; "Charleston S.C. '1 Cent' Dec 20" integral-rate cds; red "ONE CENT" straightline, and red "OneCent" straightline on Feb. 5th 1839 folded letter; few flaws, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $210

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Lot 712    

Charleston S.C. Postal History, 1795-1800s, collection of over 70 with a wide variety of markings including printed matter, registered, etc., better noted includes blue "Registered" framed handstamp on stampless legal-size cover to Camden; "Charleston Feb 20" straightline on circa 1795 cover front; "CHA Feb 1" straightline and ms. "Sh 54" ship rating cover; 1807 "Charln. S. Ca. Jul 9" cds use to Cambridge S.C.; 1808 "Charl. SC May 2" cds letter to Canaan Conn., 1847 transatlantic use to Paris, France; "Charleston S.C., 1" blue circular postmark rating drop use; 1842 Bordeaux, France to Charleston with red "ONE CENT" straightline drop rating; 1848 printed circular with red "Charleston S.C., 3" circular postmark; several large red "2" rating handstamp on drop covers and two as printed circulars, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $800

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Lot 713    

Columbia S.C. 1793-1860s, group of approx. 74 mostly stampless uses, starting with 1793 "Columbia S.C." manuscript postmark use; large group of thin ratemarkers of 2, 6, 12½, 18¾ and 25; larger thick "5" and "10" rate marker uses, #26 use to Charleston where "Advertised / One Cent" framed handstamp struck and forwarded with second #26 to Society Hill; forwarded uses incl. double forwarded from Savannah via Columbia and Greenville; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $800

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Lot 714    

Free Franks and Signatures mostly related South Carolina, collection of over 80 items including a couple letter-only and fronts; better noted include three John C. Calhoun free franked letters (two as Secretary of War and one as Senator); "Free James Monroe" free frank on stained cover front; Francis W. Pickens free frank as Member of Congress; 1888 letter signed by Jefferson Davis; 1887 letter written and signed by Wade Hampton, 1842 William C. Preston free frank as Senator, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $1,350

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Lot 715    

South Carolina Post-War Fancy Cancels and Postmarks, collection of about 185 covers with a wide variety of types including stars, grids, radials, crosses, geometrics, grids, colors, letters including negatives and intertwined "POD" and "U.S. Mail", postmarks of RPOs, registered, county and postmaster, etc., over a 100 are mounted on exhibit pages for display; mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 716    

South Carolina Postmaster Free Franks, 1800s-1850s, mounted collection of over 130 Antebellum free franks with a wide variety of towns and postmarks including some fancy rating handstamps and numerous manuscript small towns, note 1860 Charleston "P.O. Business, Free" arc handstamp; 1857 Columbia blue "Post Office Business, Free" circular handstamp; 1837 "Edwinton S.C." fancy double-circle postmark; 1829 ms. "Lodebar Academy" and 1820 ms. "Longmire's Store"; 1843 "Nation Ford"; 1853 Robertville S.C. to New York with "Advertised" straightline; 1850s Sandy Run fancy "Free" curved rating handstamp; 1826 ms. "Thompson's Tan Yard"; etc., Very Fine and wonderful collection accumulated over a lifetime.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,250

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Lot 717    

South Carolina Railroad Collection, mounted collection of 37 covers including route agent postmarks, corner cards and related towns, note two covers with choice "Greenville & Columbia R.R." cds (Towle 337-A-1) and matching "5" rating handstamps; very strike of blue "South Carolina R.R." cds (336-D) and matching "5" rating; 1851 manuscript "SoCa R R, March 10" postmark and "5" rating handstamp; numerous additional examples of the listed above postmarks with various frankings, a new discovery of "Wilmington & Manchester R.R." route agent cds on 3¢ #11A cover (faulty); a few corner card covers and two uses from Tunnel Town S.C., etc.; mixed condition, F.-V.F. and excellent collection.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $800

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Lot 718    

South Carolina Way Mail, 1805-1850s, mounted collection of 32 covers including 1845 Charleston to Columbia with ms. "Way" and red "5" rating handstamp; 1805 ms. "Way 20" to Kershaw C.H.; 1810 "Stage" endorsed letter to Charleston with "Way 9" rating (silked and faulty); 1842 "Edgefield S.C." blue cds letter with "Way 12½" rating; 1807 ms. "Lower 3 Runs, S.C." postmarked letter with ms. "Way 12½" rating and additional "double letter, forwd. 37½" totalled "50" to Philadelphia; 1834 ms. "Orangeburg" postmark letter "Way 10" rating; etc., most of these highlights pictured in Teal S.C. book; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $650

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