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H. R. Harmer Inc

lot # 268 - United States of America UNITED STATES COLLECTIONS

Tuesday Apr 30, 2024 10:00 America/New_York

Confederate States Postal History, balance of consignment, including over 30     items, with Marietta, Georgia 5c black, Atlanta Georgia PAID 5, and Lexington, Virginia 5c blue Postmasters’ Provisionals, desirable group of 5c Hoyer & Ludwig, including single cancelled in manuscript on seven-star flag patriotic cover from Ninety Six, South Carolina, two singles on cover from Richmond to Nashville, horizontal pair on cover to Alabama, a lovely sheet-margin single from Charleston to Columbia, two very early usages from October 1861, 5c usage from Pensacola, Florida,  10c blue Davis cover to Little River, lovely 10c rose Jefferson lower sheet margin single on cover from Columbus to “Black Stocks”, SC, two single franking 10c blue Jefferson covers, three 5c blue Hoyer & Ludwig single frankings including a four-margin example from Eutaw, Alabama, 5c De La Rue solo frankings from South and North Carolina, further example on eight star flag patriotic design medical advertising cover, used on the last day of the 5c letter rate, attractive 5c Archer & Daly four-margin pair on cover from Scottsdale to Staunton, Virginia, “10 CENTS” without frameline single frankings from Jackson to Attalaville, Mississippi,  and Dalton to Clarksville, Georgia, plus single on piece cancelled in Savannah, large-margin pair on cover from a Confederate officer in Albany, Georgia, to Jackson, Mississippi, 10c rose on 1862 patriotic turned cover from Richmond to St. Tammany Virginia and returned, some faults as usual for such Confederate mail, two covers affixed to black card, but many fine and desirable frankings.

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H.R. Harmer was founded in 1918 by Henry Revell Harmer of London. In 1940, the firm opened its New York auction gallery and quickly ascended to the top ranks of philatelic auction houses... Read More

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