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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — College Covers

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1801, College CoversCarolina Female College N.C. Jan. 31 (1862), Carolina Female College N.C. Jan. 31 (1862)Carolina Female College N.C. Jan. 31 (1862). Clear strike of red double-circle datestamp with matching large "5" handstamp rate on brown cover to Lilesville N.C., toning and some edgewear and tears, Fine appearing and rare college postmark, Power Search did not produce another example, Carolina Female College was closed in 1862 after this cover was sent, it enjoyed a brief comeback from 1864-68 but then closed again, this time permanently (source:

E. 300-400
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1802, College Covers5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Cancelled by socked-on-the-nose grid and affixed to back of small University of North Carolina all-over lithographed gray cover to Pendleton S.C., bold "Chapel Hill N.C. Mar. 31" (1862) circular datestamp on front, original enclosure on 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic lettersheet, datelined Mar. 31, 1862, stamp with edge toning, Very Fine appearance, a wonderful use combining the lithographed UNC design with a lithographed general issue and the Patriotic lettersheet

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1803, College Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Tied by "Murfreesboro N.C. Feb. 11" circular datestamp on cover to Norfolk Va. with "Elm Grove Female Seminary, Near Murfreesboro, N.C." blue corner card, some overall wear, otherwise Fine, ex Antrim

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1804, College Covers5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, tied by blue "Hillsboro N.C. Nov. 22, 1862" double-circle datestamp on rebacked buff cover front to Petersburg Va. with "Hillsborough, N.C. Military Academy" illustrated corner card depicting building and flag, slightly reduced at left but design intact, cover and stamp soiling, Fine appearance, this military academy was established in 1859 and chartered in 1861 and trained officers and enlisted men, the founders were killed during the war and the school closed in 1868

E. 300-400
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Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1805, College Covers10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Large margins all around, tied by neat "Warrenton N.C." dateless circular handstamp on blue Female Collegiate Institute embossed cameo corner card cover to Pine Hall N.C., few light toned spots including in margins of stamp, missing small part of backflap, otherwise Very Fine, ex Dr. Agre, C.S.A. catalog value $1,000.00

E. 500-750
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