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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1655
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1655, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge margins to full, tied by blue Nashville Tenn. circular datestamp on all-over lithographed Terrass Brothers grocer and liquor advertising cover to Athens Tenn., Cleage correspondence, small staple holes at left of cover, sealed backflap tear, fresh and Very Fine, an outstanding grocer and liquor advertising cover

E. 500-750
425
1656
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1656, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to clear, grid cancel and tied by filing crease, Fayetteville N.C. double-circle datestamp on "A. McKethan, Carriage Maker, Fayetteville N.C." embossed cameo corner card with illustration of a carriage, addressed to Marion C.H. S.C. and forwarded to Mars Bluff, manuscript "due 5" for forwarding postage, some minor wear and envelope creases, missing backflap, otherwise Fine and rare carriage maker advertising design

E. 500-750
350
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1657
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1657, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full margins to just touched at top, tied by "Wilmington N.C. 10 Nov." circular datestamp on cover to Greenville N.C. with Zeno H. Greene Wholesale Grocer, blue embossed cameo corner card, missing backflap, Very Fine

E. 400-500
750
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1658
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1658, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two covers, singles tied by Montgomery Ala. May 17, 1862 and Charleston S.C. Dec. 5, 1861 circular datestamps, with blue Wholesale Grocers embossed cameo corner cards, first slightly reduced at right not affecting stamp, second repaired at top not affecting stamp or corner card and missing backflap, Very Fine appearing pair of grocery advertising covers

E. 500-750
375
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1659
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1659, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, pastel color, tied by Corinth Miss. circular datestamp on cover to Caddo Parish La., with blue Boggs, Overbay & Ratlife, Shreveport La., Dry Goods cameo corner card, slightly reduced at left just touching frame of corner card, slight staining affects top of pair which has a light corner crease, Fine and attractive advertising design

E. 400-500
350
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1660
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1660, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Tied by "Atlanta Ga. Feb. 1, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Franklin Spring Ga. with red lithographed J. M. Holbrook Hats & Caps Manufacturer corner card with illustration of a top hat, slightly reduced at right, stamp with couple tiny nicks and some soiling, still Fine and undoubtedly rare advertising design, this is the first example we have encountered

E. 400-500
2,200
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1661
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1661, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge margins to just in at top, large portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by indistinct Corinth Miss. circular datestamp on cover to Montgomery Ala. with ornate Whitfield & Smith Book and Job Printers corner card, stamp with some minor edge toning and diagonal scrape, part of backflap removed, Fine and striking advertising cover

E. 300-400
200
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1662
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1662, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Vertical pair, large to ample margins all around, tied by indistinct blue Norfolk Va. circular datestamp on Virginia Life Insurance Co. Norfolk Agency advertising cover to Tuskegee Ala., left side and back with additional advertisements for "Valuable Books", including a list of titles, cover reduced at left just into one line of print, pair is fresh and sound, a Very Fine and scarce dual-advertising cover

E. 500-750
750
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1663
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1663, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full margins to slightly irregular at right, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Apr. 12" circular datestamp on Commission Merchant's corner card cover to Pattonsburg Va., missing backflap, some minor edgewear, Fine

E. 300-400
250
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1664
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1664, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Two singles, both with ample to large margins, "Dudley N.C. Jan. 31" circular datestamp with double rim, second clearer strike at left of buff cover to Demopolis, Ala., reduced at left, right stamp with vertical crease ending in small tear at top, Very Fine appearance, a very scarce town marking, ex Walcott

E. 400-500
650
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1665
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1665, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Used with 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), both tied by bold "Richmond Va. Jul. 23, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Limestone Springs S.C., 5c lithograph with small internal fault called a "pinhole" on accompanying certificate, cover with some soiling touching the margins of the lithograph stamp and small bleached spot at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, a scarce combination, quite striking with the side-by-side portraits of Jefferson Davis, with 1994 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
700
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1666
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1666, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Tied by blue "Norfolk Va. May 10, 1862" circular datestamp on brown cover to Lexington Va., reduced at right and with some slight staining, otherwise Fine, Federal troops occupied Norfolk beginning on May 9, 1862, this cover is postmarked the following day and is likely either from the last Confederate mail to depart or the datestamp was struck en route during the evacuation, in either case a rare use

E. 400-500
300
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1667
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1667, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Large margins to just touched at bottom right, tied by clear "Pensacola Fla. Mar. 12" (1862) circular datestamp on buff cover to Selma Ala., stamp and cover have faint stains, stamp with internal circular tear, otherwise Fine Florida use, Pensacola was occupied on May 10, 1862

E. 200-300
300
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1668
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1668, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Horizontal pair, ample to full margins except just in at top right, tied by two strikes of "Columbus Ky." circular datestamp with unclear date on cover to Mt. Lebanon, La., slightly reduced at left, faint staining, still Very Fine use from Confederate-occupied Kentucky, ex Felton

E. 300-400
450
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1669
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1669, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Three large margins, slightly ragged to in at right, tied by partly clear strike of Vicksburg Miss. double-circle datestamp on illustrated adversity cover made from a steamboat way bill, part of a steamboat included on the flap, opened for display, flap partly detached, still Very Fine and desirable illustrated adversity use on the 10c Blue Lithograph

E. 400-500
300
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1670
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1670, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Three huge margins, just clear at left, tied by "Fayetteville N.C. Nov. 7, 1863" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a bank default notice, addressed to Nolen N.C., opened for display, stamp with tiny margin nick at left, Very Fine adversity use

E. 400-500
275
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1671
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1671, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Huge margins to just clear at lower right, pretty pastel color, tied by "Richmond Va. Oct. 21, 1862" circular datestamp on buff cover to Cumberland Va., stamp affixed over partially removed U.S. 1c 1857 Issue, Confederate stamp shifted slightly to reveal U.S. stamp, some minor soiling, Fine and unusual adversity use re-mailed to the same address

E. 300-400
0
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1672
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1672, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins all around, tied by "Augusta Ga. Jan. 7" circular datestamp on cover to Americus Ga. with Planter's Hotel illustrated design in blue on back, repaired tear thru front of cover, opened and slightly reduced at left, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce hotel advertising design

E. 300-400
325
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1673
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1673, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins all around, tied by neat strike of "Manson N.C. Oct. 27" circular datestamp on small green cover to Weldon N.C., manuscript charge box notation at top, small corner repair at bottom right, Very Fine and colorful, an attractive cover, ex Myerson

E. 400-500
225
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1674
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1674, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins to touched at top, tied by grid cancel, light strike of Marion Ala. circular datestamp on Mar. 4, 1862 docketed buff cover to Petersburg Va., forwarded with 1c Green, Stone 1-2 (1) tied by "Petersburg Va. Mar. 7" circular datestamp, 5c stamp irregular separation at top, small cover tear at top and missing part of backflap, Fine and colorful use paid 10c for over 500-miles and then 5c for under 500-miles

E. 500-750
275
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1675
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1675, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins to clear, pretty pastel color, tied by strike of fancy "Elkin N.C. Jan. 28" circular datestamp with shadow letters, negative "N.C." label, and unusually small date, on ladies small border embossed cover to Fort Defiance N.C., some light staining

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY UNUSUAL STYLE OF TOWN MARKING DURING THE CONFEDERATE ERA.

Ex. Matz. A similar example from our sale of the Brandon collection realized $4,250 hammer

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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1676
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1676, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins, tied by "Knoxville Ten. Oct. 10, 1862" circular datestamp on Exchange & Deposit Bank corner card cover to Saltville Va., backflap tears from opening barely extend to front at top center, stamp with small toned spot, still Very Fine, ex Handy

E. 400-500
475
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1677
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1677, General Issues on Cover: Lithographs (Scott 1-2)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Ample margins to in at lower right, well worn impression, tied by faint Little Rock Ark. double-circle datestamp on yellow cover addressed in blue to Burkeville Tex., Fine and scarce Stone Y Arkansas use, ex Keeling

E. 300-400
275
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