Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Patriotics and Illustrated Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
513
c
Sale 840, Lot 513, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Bright Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Three full to large margins, just touched at right, rich color, tied by "Montgomery Ala. May 15, 1862" circular datestamp on brown homemade cover to Shelby Springs Ala. with red and blue 13-Star Confederate Battle Flag patriotic design and "sold by C. H. Nobles & Co. Pensacola" imprint (Dietz F13-3, Imprint 8)

VERY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE CONFEDERATE FLAG PATRIOTIC DESIGN.

Ex Emerson

1,250
2,500
514
c
Sale 840, Lot 514, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Light Green, Stone 1-2 (1a). Ample margins to just touched, tied by partly clear "Corinth Miss. Apr. 4" (1862) balloon-style circular datestamp on yellow cover to Bailey's Mills La. with red and blue 11-Star Confederate Flag patriotic design and "T. Fitzwilliam, Stationer, 76 Camp st. N.O." imprint (Dietz F11-5, Imprint 21)

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS 11-STAR CONFEDERATE FLAG DESIGN USED FROM CORINTH, MISSISSIPPI.

Acquired by the Halls from C. J. Phillips in 1925.

1,250
900
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515
c
Sale 840, Lot 515, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Position 38, large margins to touching, minor gum stains in margins, tied by "Wilmington N.C. 5 Paid 28 Jan." icircular datestamp on yellow cover with red Cannon & 12-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic design (Dietz CN-1), small edge nick at lower left

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL PATRIOTIC USAGE OF THE FIRST GENERAL ISSUE.

Ex Knapp

1,250
1,300
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516
c
Sale 840, Lot 516, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large even margins, bright shade, affixed over backflaps and tied by "Richmond Va. May 12, 1862" circular datestamp on Mounted Dragoon and verse Confederate patriotic cover to Bennettsville S.C., slight edgewear and small stain at right, otherwise Very Fine

1,250
375
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517
c
Sale 840, Lot 517, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Deep Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Ample margins to slightly in at left, affixed across backflap as seal and torn in half upon opening (repaired), tied by perfect bold "Accokeek Va. Mar. 17, 1862" circular datestamp on illustrated Temperance propaganda cover to Greensboro N.C., imprint of Wm. C. Hale, Hartford Conn., ms. "Missent to Chapel Hill N.C.", overall Very Fine (despite damage to stamp from opening), all edges intact, but could be opened for display -- a great rarity, as most Temperance Movement envelopes were used in the North prior to 1861

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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518
c
Sale 840, Lot 518, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Position 23, three large margins, slightly in at top, tied by double-struck "Paid", "Greensborough Ala. Jan. 9" (1862) circular datestamp on gray lithographed Southern University cover to Cedar Spring Ga., minor opening tear at left edge, otherwise Very Fine, ex Knapp

E. 400-500
800
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519
c
Sale 840, Lot 519, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Large margins to clear, deep shade and proof-like early impression, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 31, 1861" circular datestamp on grocer's green lithgraphed advertising cover to Abingdon Va., neat receipt docketing, Very Fine, first-month usage

E. 400-500
800
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520
c
Sale 840, Lot 520, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to clear at top, tied by "Richmond Va. Feb. 13, 1862" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Evergreen Va. with merchant's red cameo corner card, ms. docketing touches stamp, parts of two backflaps partly removed, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
450
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521
c
Sale 840, Lot 521, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Large margins except scuffed at bottom left, also creased, tied by indistinct town circular datestamp on Sailor, Flag & Verse patriotic cover to Dry Pond N.C., backflap removed, slightly worn, otherwise Fine

1,400
425
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522
c
Sale 840, Lot 522, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Ample margins but faulty at bottom right, tied by "Stone Mountain Ga." circular datestamp on blue captured Union patriotic cover with standing figure of George Washington, to Lenoir N.C. with pencil endorsement of Lt. G. H. F. Harper, who carved the Lenoir provisional, stained spots, still a Fine and very interesting cover

E. 300-400
150
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523
c
Sale 840, Lot 523, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Three large margins, touched at left, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Apr. 21" (1862) circular datestamp on insurance co. corner card cover to Charleston military address, stamp has faint gum stains and slight crease, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
260
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524
c
Sale 840, Lot 524, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins except nicked at upper left corner, tied by "Culpepper C.H. Va. Feb. 17" circular datestamp on red and blue captured Union Patriotic cover to Watkinsville Ga., edge wear and soiling, otherwise Fine

E. 400-500
250
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525
c
Sale 840, Lot 525, Patriotics and Illustrated Covers10c Rose (5). Full to large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 9, 1862" circular datestamp on Colporter's Sunday School and Publication Board advertising cover to Danville Va., interesting text message, vertical crease in cover is slightly worn and soiled

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE ON AN ADVERTISING COVER.

Ex Walcott

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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