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Sale 801 — Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 June, 1998

Category — College and Advertising Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
694
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 694, College and Advertising CoversCorinth Miss. Oct. 9, Corinth Miss. Oct. 9Corinth Miss. Oct. 9. Double-line cds and bold "Paid 5" in oval on cover to Vicksburgh Miss. with tinware and stove merchant's large 6-point star corner card, very unusual and striking design, small piece missing from backflap, still Very Fine, ex Peters, Hart and Kohn

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
695
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Ample to large margins (margins bit rough), tied by "Salem Va. Mar. 18" cds on buff illustrated Roanoke College corner card to Churchville Va., second strike of cds at bottom, with original contents, stamp with few light toned spots and barely affected by light fold, otherwise Very Fine, ex Antrim

E. 500-750
1,600
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696
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins all around, tied by "Salem Va. Mar. 11" cds on Roanoke College Ciceronian Literary Society red corner card cover to military address in Winchester Va., stamp with some faults, still Very Fine, an attractive cover

E. 500-750
1,600
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697
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Bright color, full to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 13, 1862" cds on light gray lithographed Farmville Female College cover to Farmville Va., missing top flap, stamp with single toned spot from gum, otherwise Very Fine, ex Duckworth

E. 400-500
1,300
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698
c
5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Full margins on three sides, bit uneven and in at left, tied by bold "Atlanta Ga. Dec. 25, 1861" cds on Grocer's light green illustrated cover to Montgomery Ala., missing part of backflap, fresh and Fine, an atrractive early usage of Stone 2, ex Walcott

E. 400-500
1,800
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699
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Ample to large margins, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Apr. 12, 1862" cds on Attorney's green overall advertising cover to Thomasville Ga., minor insect nibbles and slight soiling, Very Fine

E. 200-300
280
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700
c
5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Just touched to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 5, 1861" cds on brown embossed shoe dealer's corner card to Cool Well Va., receipt docketing on back, some light damp staining, appears attractive and Fine, ex Knapp

E. 500-750
700
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701
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Clear to large margins, tied by "Tudor Hall Va. Nov. 5" cds on illustrated mobile firefighting equipment corner card to Aflenmore Va., Lynchburg Hose & Fire Insurance Co. imprint on back, stamp toned and torn, still Very Fine, ex Finney

E. 500-750
850
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702
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Just touched to large margins, tied by "Lynchburg Va. Dec. 10, 1861" cds on Grocers and Commission Merchants corner card cover to Greenville Va., fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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703
c
5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Irregular margins to in, tied by bold "Charleston S.C. Apr. 26, 186 " cds on immaculate light yellow Commission Merchant corner card cover to Petersburg Va., light gum soaks around stamp edges, Fine

E. 150-200
160
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704
c
10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins all around, tied by "Tuscaloosa Ala. Nov. 18" cds on buff cover with blue illustrated Plow Manufacturer's and Wool Dealer's corner card, to Havanna Ala., 1862 receipt docketing on back, stamp has gum soak at right, slightly faded, otherwise Very Fine, ex Meroni

E. 400-500
2,000
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705
c
10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Three large margins showing part of adjacent stamp at top, in at right, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Dec. 15" cds on blue embossed Sash, Blind and Door Factory illustrated corner card to Charleston S.C., Fine and attractive cover, ex Hill, MacBride

E. 300-400
2,000
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706
c
10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins and bright color, tied by "Macon Ga. Jun. 13" double-circle ds on orange lithographed Drug Store advertising cover to Augusta Ga., missing top flap, fresh and Very Fine

E. 500-750
2,500
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707
c
10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Full to large margins, cancelled by three pen strokes, matching "Choctaw Corner Ala. Oct. 29/62" ms. pmk on red embossed Attorney's corner card to military address (Wist Adams' Regiment) in Tupelo Miss., barely reduced at top, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
375
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708
c
10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins, tied by "Knoxville Ten. Oct. 10, 1862" cds on Bank corner card to Saltville Va., cover has small tear at top from opening, stamp has small toned spot, still Very Fine, ex Handy

E. 200-300
450
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709
c
5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins to just in at right, tied by "Macon Ga." double-circle ds on blue embossed illustrated Restaurant & Confectionary Dealer's corner card to Milledgeville Ga., fresh and Very Fine, a very attractive cover, ex Knapp, MacBride

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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710
c
5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, clear to large margins, tied by "Gainesville Ala. Jul. 17" cds on greenish blue illustrated Wagon Manufacturer's advertising cover to Livingston Ala., few toned spots on stamps, still a Very Fine and stunning advertising cover, ex Hertz

E. 1,500-2,000
6,000
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711
c
5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins all around, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Mar. 22" cds on blue embossed Grocers corner card cover to Tabbs Creek N.C., 1862 receipt docketing on back, an Extremely Fine cover from the first month of known use, ex Brown, Shenfield

E. 400-500
700
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712
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 712, College and Advertising Covers5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Top margin single, large margins tother sides, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 11, 1862" cds on blue embossed Commission Merchant corner card to Buckingham C.H. Va., missing part of backflap, stamp slightly toned at left from gum, Very Fine, ex Handy

E. 300-400
375
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713
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 713, College and Advertising Covers5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Two singles, ample to large margins, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Apr. 28, 1862" cds on buff cover with red Grocer's corner card, to Richmond Va., faint file fold clear of all markings, fresh and Very Fine, ex Weatherly

E. 400-500
1,050
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714
c
5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Irregular margins to in, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 20, 1862" cds on overall Wholesale Grocers advertising cover to Drakes Branch Va., stamp creased and torn, still Fine

E. 200-300
220
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715
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Two singles, large margins to each just touched at one spot, tied by neat "Charleston S.C. Aug. 7, 1862" double-circle ds on blue embossed Grocers corner card to Eagle Mills N.C., slightly reduced at left into corner card, still Very Fine, ex Handy

E. 300-400
190
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716
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, bright color, clear to large margins, tied by "Greenville C.H. S.C. Aug. 29" cds on light yellow cover with blue embossed Grocers corner card to Columbia S.C., slightly reduced at right and some overall soiling, otherwise Fine, ex Kohn, MacBride, Brooks

E. 200-300
400
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717
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Two singles, clear to large margins, tied by "Macon Ga. Sep.13" cds on cover with blue Hardware store illustrated corner card to Atlanta Ga., Very Fine

E. 300-400
950
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718
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large margins to in, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Aug. 23" cds on light gray lithographed illustrated Merchant Insurance Co. of Hartford Conn. cover addressed to the President of Endor Iron Works in Fayetteville N.C., some overall toning, few small insect nibbles at bottom left, still Fine and interesting cover, this iron works made iron plate for the Confederate Navy ironclads

E. 200-300
550
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719
c
5c Blue, Local (7). Two singles arranged as a vertical pair, margins to in, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Dec. 14" cds on green embossed Lynchburg Hose & Fire Insurance Company corner card to Temperance P.O. Va., fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
1,600
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720
c
5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, ample to large margins (roughly separated), tied by blue "Petersburg Va. May 23" cds on buff cover with embossed Grocers corner card to Henderson N.C., missing part of backflap and tear at top from opening, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
270
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721
c
10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9). Three large margins, just touched at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 17, 1862" cds on green Grocers & Commission Merchants advertising cover to Bowling Green Va., cover and stamp both damaged, still Fine, an attractive cover, with 1984 C.S.A. certificate

E. 300-400
800
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722
c
10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 19, 1863" cds on green lithographed Grocers advertising cover to Jefress' Store Va., Extremely Fine and choice

E. 300-400
350
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723
c
10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by "Knoxville Ten. Jun. 12" double-circle ds on cover with elaborate Bank corner card to Cleveland Tenn., second strike of ds at left, some toning, Very Fine

E. 150-200
350
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724
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 724, College and Advertising Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins all around, tied by partly struck "Macon Ga." double-circle ds on illustrated U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C. cover to Athens Ga. and forwarded back to Macon, ms. "Frwd 10", missing backflap, an Extremely Fine and very unusual usage

E. 300-400
1,000
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725
c
10c Blue, Die A (11). Clear to large margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jan. 25" cds on light yellow cover with green embossed Commission Merchants corner card to Greenville S.C., light file fold at top barely affects stamp, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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726
c
10c Blue, Die B (12). Full to large margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jan. 30" cds on buff cover with blue embossed Grocers corner card from Augusta Ga., to Greenville S.C., fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
325
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727
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 727, College and Advertising Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Full to large margins, fresh color, tied by "Augusta Ga. Feb. 13" cds on gray lithographed Grainery cover to Savannah Ga., turned usage, the inside also bearing 10c Blue, Die B (12), large margins, tied by "Savannah Ga. Mar. 10" cds and used to Charleston S.C., manufacturer's imprint on back and bottom left (New York), opened for display, small piece out of cover at bottom right, a Very Fine turned usage

E. 400-500
475
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728
c
Sale Number 801, Lot Number 728, College and Advertising Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, tied by bold "Gordonsville Va. Jun. 20" cds on gray lithographed Attorney's advertising cover to Lexington Va., Very Fine, ex Peters, Oxer

E. 200-300
280
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729
c
10c Blue, Die B (12). Just touched to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 27" cds on gray lithographed Old Dominion Insurance Company advertising cover to Lexington Va., interesting note on bottom flap: "Mc___ is advancing and a battle is expected between here and Lexington.", few toned spots and light edge wear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
525
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