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Confederate States
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Lot 1193

Confederacy Augusta, Ga. hsd "PAID 10" (281), on cover to Alexander Stephens, Vice President of the C.S.A. postmarked Augusta c.d.s., Aug 23 (1861), docketed on reverse in Stephens' own hand "23 Aug 1861 Augusta Georgia, Mr. James Atkins wants a release in order to raise a company"; slight envelope erosion at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 1194

Confederacy handstamped paids, two covers, first has a blue "Tuskegee, Ala. Jul 5, 1861" c.d.s. with matching "Paid" in oval and "5" rating handstamps to New Orleans, La.; second has "Mobile, Ala. Jun 15, 1861" c.d.s. and matching "Paid / 5" in box handstamp to New Orleans, La., Very Fine pair.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 1195

Confederacy Bridgeville, Ala., 1861, 5¢ black & red (13X1), top sheet margin single, small faults, tied by blue Memphis c.d.s., Sept 10 (inverted "10"), 1861, on cover to Cornersville, Tenn.; reduced slightly at right, Fine.
Scott $3,500

Expertization: 2004 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 1196

Confederacy 1861, 5¢ green, stone 1 (1), large margins to close at bottom tied by grid cancel on all-over pale rose advertising cover for the Farmville Female College, "Farmville, Va., May 26, 186(?)" c.d.s., addressed to the Treasury Department, Richmond (party crossed out), Fine.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 1197

Confederacy 1862, 2¢ green (3), bright and fresh, ample to large margins. O.g. Very Fine.
Scott $700
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Lot 1198

Confederacy 1862, 10¢ rose (5), unused, exceptionally strong color, clear to large margins. O.g. Small diagonal crease, tiny surface scrape. Otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000

Expertization: 2000 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 1199

Confederacy 1863, 10¢ blue (12), two covers each with a different Army of Northern Va. grid cancel, one to Parnassus, the other to Dinwiddie C.H. (both Va.), F.-V.F.
Estimate 400 - 600
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Lot 1200
Confederacy Texas manuscript postmarks, group of nine covers: Dacatur (Paid 5 to Honey Grove, Tex.), Elysian Fields (Due 10 to Sweetens P.O., Tex.), Kimball (2, Paid 5 to Burnet Court House, Tex. and Paid 10 to Washington, Ark.), Lampasas (paid 10 to Bolton, Tex.), Madisonville (Paid 5 to Chenno (?), Tex.), Magnolia Springs (Paid 5 to New Orleans), Post Oak Island (Paid 10 to Richmond), and Salado (Paid 10 to Belton, Tex.); also includes a small adversity cover with manuscript "Due 10" said to be Elysian Fields (from same military unit as previous Elysian Fields), and a Moscow, Tex. handstamped c.d.s. with manuscript "Due 10" to San Felipe, Tex.; generally Fine. A scarce to rare group.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000
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