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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1282
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1282, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Ample to large margins, tied by partly clear Va. town datestamp on blue Seated Liberty and Drummer Boy Patriotic cover to Greenville Va., some minor wear and backflap faults, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive and rare Confederate use of Northern patriotic

E. 750-1,000
1,000
1283
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1283, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Ample to clear margins, tied by "Savannah Ga. Sep. 12 Paid" circular datestamp on turned cover to Augusta Ga., other side used first (also to Augusta) with blue "Roswell Ga. Aug. 2" circular datestamp, matching "Paid 10" in circle, opened for display, Very Fine, unusual combination of handstamp and adhesive frankings

E. 200-300
200
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1284
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1284, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Full even margins, tied by well-struck "Yorkville S.C. Jun. 20" circular datestamp on small blue adversity cover made from unused maritime insurance document to Society Hill S.C., top folded back for display, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
210
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1285
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1285, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c)10c Greenish Blue, Die B (12c). Ample to large margins, tied by bold "Kingstree S.C. 19 Nov." circular datestamp on fresh adversity cover made from actuarial tables to 2nd Division General Hospital, Danville Va., pencil docketing erased at top, otherwise Very Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
210
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1286
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1286, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b), 10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b)10c Dark Blue, Die A (11b). Large to clear margins, clipped top right corner, tied by "Auburn Ala. 8 Feb." circular datestamp on adversity cover made from surveyor's map, light soiling and tiny nicks at top, opened for display, Fine

E. 200-300
260
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1287
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1287, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Full margins at sides, huge at top and bottom, tied by red "Chester C.H. S.C." circular datestamp on neat blue adversity cover made from unused court document to Raleigh N.C., backflap split (for display) and reattached, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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1288
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1288, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to just in, stamp toned, tied by "Danville Va. Mar. 11" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from grocer's stockbook, to Va., opened for display, minor edge wear, Fine

E. 200-300
180
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1289
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1289, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Greenish Blue, Die A (11, 11c), 10c Blue, Greenish Blue, Die A (11, 11c)10c Blue, Greenish Blue, Die A (11, 11c). Four adversity covers used from South Carolina towns, incl. No. 11 top left sheet margin single on adversity cover made from unused court document (ex Kohn), No. 11 affixed over 3c Red Star Die and tied by "Sumter S.C. Jun. 3, 1861" circular datestamp to Bishopville S.C., Nos. 11c made from previous letter and unused insurance form, small faults, appear Fine

E. 200-300
350
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1290
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1290, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Beautiful deep shade and impression, large margins, light grid cancel, "Flat Rock N.C. Aug. 22" circular datestamp on narrow gray and pink wallpaper cover to Columbia S.C., folded open for display, Extremely Fine, ex Weatherly, Birkinbine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

375
550
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1291
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1291, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Full margins, light grid cancel and tied by "Flat Rock N.C. Apr. 5" circular datestamp on gray and pink wallpaper cover to Columbia S.C., folded open for display, Very Fine

375
450
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1292
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1292, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Ample margins to close at top, tied by "Greenville C.H. S.C. May 6" circular datestamp on gray and pink wallpaper cover to Columbia S.C., folded over for display, small edge tear, 1864 docketing, Very Fine

375
220
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1293
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1293, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large even margins, beautiful shade and impression, tied by "Charleston S.C. Apr. 26" circular datestamp on gray, blue and white wallpaper cover to Vance's Ferry P.O. S.C., Extremely Fine

400
335
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1294
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1294, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Full even margins, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Dec. 10" circular datestamp on brown, blue and white wallpaper cover to Camden S.C., opened for display, Extremely Fine

375
400
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1295
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1295, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins all around, tied by "Savannah Ga. May 21" circular datestamp on pink and blue wallpaper cover to Charleston S.C., flap folded over for display, Extremely Fine

375
350
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1296
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1296, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Full margins but slightly irregular at top, tied by "Pocotalico S.C." circular datestamp on brown, blue and white wallpaper cover to Robertville S.C., 1863 docketing on back, Very Fine

400
425
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1297
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1297, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Ample margins, tied by "Newberry C.H. S.C. Mar. 15, 1865" double-circle datestamp on red, white and green wallpaper cover to Abbeville C.H. S.C., gum stain around stamp, Very Fine

375
230
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1298
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1298, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large even margins all around, tied by two strikes of "Army of Tenn." army field office handstamp on brown wallpaper cover to Asheville N.C., opened for display, small cover edge tear, Very Fine, rare use of Army of Tennessee handstamp on wallpaper cover

E. 300-400
1,050
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1299
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1299, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Three full to huge margins, just in at bottom, tied by "Chester C.H. S.C. Mar. 9" circular datestamp on olive green and white wallpaper cover to Chester S.C., 1864 docketing at left, opened for display, Very Fine

375
400
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1300
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1300, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Full even margins, light grid cancel, "Flat Rock N.C. Aug. 11" circular datestamp on gray and pink wallpaper cover to Abbeville S.C., small tear underneath display flap, otherwise Very Fine

375
350
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1301
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1301, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, cancelled by penstrokes, "New Prospect Miss. Nov. 19th" ms. pmk. on red, white and green wallpaper cover to Miss., bottom flap opened for display, stamp with small margin tears along irregular edge at right, still Very Fine and attractive cover

400
280
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1302
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1302, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Ample to large margins, tied by bold 7-bar grid, "Winnsborough S.C. 31 Aug." circular datestamp on blue and green wallpaper cover to Taylor's Creek S.C., Very Fine

400
325
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1303
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1303, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, few stray ink spots, tied by grid, "Flat Rock N.C. Nov. 5" circular datestamp on gray and pink wallpaper cover to Columbia S.C., ms. "Due 10", opened for display, minor edge wear, otherwise Very Fine, ex Keeling

400
290
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1304
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1304, Patriotic, Wallpaper and Adversity Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear at bottom, grid cancel, "Flat Rock N.C. Nov. 21" circular datestamp on gray and pink wallpaper cover to Columbia S.C., 1863 docketing on back, Very Fine

400
200
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