Sale 779 — Civil War Postal History and Autographs

Sale Date — Wednesday, 10 July, 1996

Category — Confederate Wallpaper Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
506
c
Sale 779, Lot 506, Confederate Wallpaper CoversConyers Ga. 7 April. Ms. postmark and matching "Paid 10c" on wallpaper cover to Alexander Stephens at Richmond, 1862 docketing on back, bottom flap missing, Fine

E. 150-200
75
507
c
Sale 779, Lot 507, Confederate Wallpaper Covers5c Light Blue, London (6). Pair, huge margins to cutting, tied by indistinct cds on multicolor wallpaper cover to Savannah (military address), floral design in red, pink, dark and yellow green, two shades of ultramarine, orange, and two shades of gray, cover wear and soiling, but still eye-catching, very rare to see this many colors in a wallpaper adversity usage

E. 200-250
800
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508
c
Sale 779, Lot 508, Confederate Wallpaper Covers5c Blue (Local) (7). Pair, four margins, grid cancels, on narrow wallpaper cover to Adams Run, clear "Flat Rock N.C. Feb. 10" cds at left, striking in design in violet, pale lemon and outlined in gold, old tape stains mostly on back, side flap showing wallpaper conceals a tape stain below pair, otherwise Fine

E. 200-250
180
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509
c
Sale 779, Lot 509, Confederate Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11). Four margins, tied by indistinct Ga. cds in homemade blue ink on beautiful wallpaper cover with floral design in red & pink on glazed paper, stamp with tiny tear, Fine and very attractive

E. 200-250
475
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510
c
Sale 779, Lot 510, Confederate Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11). Mostly large margins, tied by "Havanna Ala. Jun. 2" cds on wallpaper cover in pale lilac and cream, to Tuscaloosa, Fine and pretty

E. 250-350
240
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511
c
Sale 779, Lot 511, Confederate Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12). Four margins, tied by blue "Hillsboro N.C. Jun. 13" double-circle ds on wallpaper cover to Monk's Corner, attractive floral design in brown & peach, light wear, Fine

E. 250-350
280
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512
c
Sale 779, Lot 512, Confederate Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins except in at T.R. corner, rich color, tied by grid on wallpaper cover from Flat Rock, N.C to Columbia, S.C., uncommon design in olive green and pink, no side flaps, Fine and handsome, ex Kohn

E. 200-250
550
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