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United States Postal History continued...

PATRIOTIC COVERS continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1061 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose, tied to choice regimental patriotic cover for the 7th N.H. Regiment in red by black target with clear Saint Augustine, Florida c.d.s. at left, posted to Hollis, N.H., very fine and choice patriotic from Union occupied territory; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1062 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose, on ten-view House that Uncle Sam Built caricature patriotic cover, James Gates imprint on the reverse, posted to a Lieutenant at St. Louis, Mo. with "Versailles/Ind./Nov 28" c.d.s., stamp with matching central cut cork cancel (natural s.e at left), small corner repair at top left and light edge staining, fine and extremely rare; it is reported that only three examples of this patriotic design are recorded used; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1063 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose, tied to handsome and scarce caricature patriotic showing a soldier riding a winged cannon captioned "Sherman's Flying Artillery" and showing "Virginians Retreating", stamp tied by ms. "Oregon, O/Jan 1st 62" two line pmk., posted to a soldier in Sumerset, Kentucky, minor stains to cover, very fine and extremely rare design; ex-Walcott, Bleuler. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1064 c 63 image#63, 1c Blue, three singles tied to caricature patriotic cover showing a southerner holding a gun to a bill collector inscribed "A new way to pay old debts/as practiced by the 'Southern Chivalry'", stamps tied by "New York/Aug 28 1862" duplex, to Phillipston, Mass, soiling to perfs. at top, very fine and scarce with the 1c value ex-Bischel, Bleuler. (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1065 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose, tied to caricature patriotic cover by "Parkersburg/Va/Jan 24, 1863", a town that was to be in West Virginia five months later when admitted to the Union on June 20, 1863, to French Creek, another West Virginia town, a most appropriate patriotic with the Lion of the North and the Donkey of the South facing off and inscribed "One of us Must Conquer", well illustrating the struggle that was going on in Virginia, trace of perf. toning to stamp, very fine and scarce patriotic design; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1066 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose (perf. flaws), tied to Charles Magnus hand colored design showing a Sailor and Mounted Dragoon at left, State Seal of New York in the center and Flag at right, stamp tied by "Washington/D.C./Sep 10 1861" c.d.s., slight soiling at bottom left and left backflap replaced, fine and rare three-part Magnus design; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1067 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose, tied to attractive two-part Charles Magnus multicolor design with a Female figure holding Flag at left and Pennsylvania Coat of Arms at right, Magnus imprint below left design, stamp tied by "Washington/D.C./Jan 19" c.d.s., posted to Pittsburgh, Pa where it was advertised the next day with a "Jan 20" handstamp, on the reverse "Not/Called/For" handstamp and Pittsburgh c.d.s., very fine; a fresh and attractive Magnus cover; 1980 PF certificate; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1068 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose, tied to two-part Charles Magnus patriotic in bronze with Seated Female at left and the U.S. Patent Office at right, stamp tied by blue "Norfolk/Va/Nov 6 63" duplex, posted to Herman, N.Y., includes enclosure datelined Fort Kingsferry with large handpainted Magnus design of General Charles H. Smith in an ornate frame, both the cover and the enclosure with Magnus imprints, very fine; a very attractive and rare pair; ex-Bleuler. (imagea) (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,350.00
Will close during Public Auction
1069 c 24 image#24, 1c Blue, Ty. V, tied to seldom seen Liberty with Sword and Waving Flag in red, white and blue with embossed imprint of Francis & Loutrel, stationers and printers of New York, stamp tied by red carrier c.d.s. of New York, with "E/U.S. Mail/4 P.M./Delivery" black handstamp at left, ms. "one o'clock" at top, apparently when posted and delivered the same day, couple of trivial edge tears to cover not affecting any important elements of this attractive cover, very fine; an early patriotic cover with scarcer franking; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
1070 c 65 image#65, 3c Rose (perf. flaws) tied to multicolor Charles Magnus Eagle and Shield design, Magnus imprint below the design, stamp tied by "Washington/D.C./Dec 6 63" duplex, minor tone sports to cover and light vertical bend at right, fine and attractive Magnus design; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1071 c 24 image#24, 1c Blue, Ty. V, horizontal strip of three with straddle margin at right (edge faults mostly at top), on unusual patriotic cover of Eagle and Shield in blue on blue cover, light blue cancels and matching blue Bridgewater, Mass. c.d.s. at left, includes original illustrated 1861 enclosure showing a soldier holding a flag in red, white and blue, both cover and letter sheet are attractive and fine with this scarce early franking; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1072 c 87 image#87, 2c Black, "E" grill, tied to combination patriotic/campaign cover of Ulysses S. Grant with Flag design and inscribed "Grant and our Country" on envelope of the National Union Club, Philadelphia, stamp tied by "Philadelphia/Post Office/Mar 18" duplex, "Due 2" handstamp at left, posted within the city, very fine cover and unusual usage; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $200-300

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
UNUSED PATRIOTIC ENVELOPES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1073 ogc imageRose of Washington unused patriotic cover with Rose enclosure, a magnificent handpainted three part design of Charles Magnus, fresh and crisp with bright colors on a nice white envelope, includes the foldout Rose enclosure showing numerous scenes and monuments of Washington, D.C., printed in blue on the outside and in bronze on the inside, with Magnus imprint on the enclosure, extremely fine; there are actually several types of both the cover and the enclosure, this cover is in a different design than the used example and other unused example that are offered here, the printed portions of the three designs have different shading and the three figures are actually different, Washington's face having what looks like scowl on it; an extraordinarily difficult patriotic to find with enclosure in this premium condition; ex-Bleuler. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
1074 ogc imageRose of Washington unused patriotic cover with Rose enclosure, another example of this impressive handpainted three part design of Charles Magnus which is very similar, but different, from the previous unused cover with different shading and expressions on the faces of the two figures, the foldout Rose enclosure shows the same numerous scenes and monuments of Washington, D.C. but is reversed being printed in bronze on the outside and blue on the inside, with Magnus imprint on the enclosure, cover has mild vertical fold that is barely detectable from the front, very fine; ex-Bleuler. (imagea) (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1075 ogc imageThe Union Rose/East and West an attractive Charles Magnus envelope in bronze for the North Western Sanitary Fair showing the building of the Fair in Chicago, includes the rose type foldout enclosure, similar to the Rose of Washington only the views depicted are of major cities around the country from the east to the mid-west portions of the country, all views on both the inside and outside are in bronze, only a trace of aging to the cover, very fine and handsome; ex-Bleuler. (imagea) (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1076 ogc imageThe Union Rose/East and West another example of this Charles Magnus envelope in bronze for the North Western Sanitary Fair, includes the rose type foldout enclosure with views of the major cities around the country from the east to the mid-west portions of the country, all views on both the inside and outside are in bronze, cover opened at right with a trace of aging as is ususal, very fine and attractive; ex-Bleuler. (imagea) (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1077 ogc imagePanorama of Washington unused patriotic cover with large foldout enclosure, a gorgeous handpainted three part design of Charles Magnus on legal size cover, this size is extremely rare and necessary to hold the oversize enclosure which measures nine inches wide and an amazing 29 1/2 inches long, "Panorama of Washington" is somewhat a play on words for Washington, the man, and the city of Washington, D.C., the cover features Washington, the man, while the enclosure has a large portrait of President Washington (after Stewart) at top, then 26 separate illustrations of buildings and monuments in Washington with a final large panoramic view of the Capitol building at bottom, all are hand colored in the style of Charles Magnus, the cover is exceptionally attractive with a minimal amount of aging, most on the reverse, enclosure is obviously folded but has some addition horizontal folds and slight wear as would be expected, overall very fine; an impressive and extremely rare Magnus patriotic production; ex-Bleuler. (imagea) (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $1,150.00
Will close during Public Auction
1078 ogc imageCharles Magnus unused patriotic cover series of 24 different numbered portraits of CSA Officials and Generals entitled "Secesh Chain" starting with President Jefferson Davis and Vice President Alexander Stephens, then 22 different portraits of military officers, mostly generals, all printed in bronze and actually complete thus, this rare series actually consists of 30 covers, but when it was printed in bronze ink only 24 designs were printed, all are fresh and attractive, two small spots of adherence on the reverse where mounted, very fine and choice; an exceptionally rare series that is seldom available in its entirety; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
1079 ogc imageCharles Magnus multicolor Battle of Mill Spring, Ky. patriotic series of twelve number designs, all in handpainted colors and showing the scenes of this battle that was one of two major Union victories in 1862, all are fresh on bright envelopes, choice very fine and rare as a full set; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $675.00
Will close during Public Auction
1080 ogc imageCharles Magnus multicolor unused Camp Scene patriotic cover series of 20 different numbered views of soldiers relaxing in camp, the lithographs were taken from photographs and have beautiful hand applied colors that this publisher is so famous for, all with Magnus imprint, exceptionally fresh and attractive on bright white envelopes, choice very fine and quite rare as a complete set; ex-Bleuler. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction

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