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Sale 1208 — The Clovis Collection of Confederate States Illustrated Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 September, 2019

Category — Postmasters’ Provisionals

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
128
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 128, Postmasters’ ProvisionalsNashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5), Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5)Nashville Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5). Large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left, in at right and bottom, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Sep. 22, 1861" circular datestamp on "Morgan & Co.'s Importers and Dealers in Foreign and Domestic Dry Goods" illustrated building corner card cover to Shelbyville Tenn., a large and detailed depiction of 49 Public Square with horses and wagons on street, stamp has tiny sealed pre-use tear at lower right, cover has small stain at bottom

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT VIOLET BROWN NASHVILLE PROVISIONAL USED ON AN ATTRACTIVE ILLUSTRATED BUILDING ADVERTISING COVER.

Our records of Nashville provisionals contain only four advertising covers bearing singles, and two with pairs.

Ex Boshwit and "D.K." collection. With 2012 C.S.A. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
2,100
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