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Sale 1151 — The Civil War and Confederate States

Sale Date — Friday, 3 March, 2017

Category — Wallpaper Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1764
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1764, Wallpaper CoversMonroe N.C., May 1 (1863), Monroe N.C., May 1 (1863)Monroe N.C., May 1 (1863). Red circular datestamp with matching "Paid 10" in circle handstamp, the rate in pen, on blue and tan wallpaper cover to Charlotte N.C., pattern clearly visible from front, original enclosure datelined April 30, 1863, opened for display, Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
1765
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1765, Wallpaper Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Margins all around, rich color, tied by "Wilmington N.C. 5 Paid 4 Apr." (1861) integral-rate circular datestamp on brown, pink and white lacquer wallpaper cover to Davidson College in Mecklenburg County N.C., opened for display, minor edgewear and tiny repair to bottom right corner, still Very Fine and extremely rare example of the first General Issue on a wallpaper cover, these adversity uses did not come into widespread use until late 1862, long after the 5c Green was superseded by the 5c Blue

E. 1,000-1,500
2,700
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1766
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1766, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Full to large margins, tied by "Wilmington N.C." circular datestamp on white and gray wallpaper cover to Mt. Pleasant N.C., Very Fine, scarce and desirable with the 10c Lithograph, ex Murphy, Scott Retail $1,500.00

E. 750-1,000
550
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1767
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1767, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to touched, tied by blue "Hillsboro N.C. Nov. 25, 1862" double-circle datestamp on gray, greenish gray and white floral wallpaper cover to Durham N.C., opened for display, Extremely Fine, ex Judd and Birkinbine

E. 750-1,000
2,900
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1768
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1768, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to touched, faint toning, tied by "Selma Ala. ? 25" circular datestamp on green, red and purple wallpaper cover to Marion Ala., Very Fine

800
600
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1769
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1769, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two gold and lilac wallpaper covers, bearing pairs cancelled by grids with "Flat Rock N.C." circular datestamps, dated Jan. 22 and Nov. 11, addressed to Adams Run S.C., opened for display at bottom left and at top respectively, one pair with light corner crease, Very Fine, a lovely matched pair of wallpaper covers

E. 500-750
500
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1770
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1770, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, margins to in at right, tied by red "Greensborough N.C. ? 30" circular datestamp on gray and blue dotted wallpaper cover to Flat Shoal N.C., opened for display, Very Fine

E. 400-500
400
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1771
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1771, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, affixed to flap and tied by "Weldon N.C. May 16, 1863" circular datestamp on blue, green, red and gray floral wallpaper cover to Webbs Ford N.C., opened for display, Very Fine and attractive design

E. 400-500
650
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1772
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1772, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins to just clear at bottom, uncancelled but no handstamped paid markings, also tied by small stain at bottom right, on blue and white wallpaper cover to Alamance County N.C., overall toning and small edge tear at top, Fine and rare use of a 10c "TEN" on a wallpaper cover, ex McBride and signed by him, Scott Retail $3,000.00

E. 750-1,000
650
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1773
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1773, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12), 10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12). Two blue, brown and white wallpaper covers, both tied by "Oaks N.C." circular datestamps, first with clear strike and addressed to Patterson N.C., second partly clear strike and addressed to Greensboro N.C., opened at left and top respectively for display, fresh and Very Fine matched pair of wallpaper covers with both types of the 10c engraved, second ex Myerson

E. 1,000-1,500
950
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1774
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1774, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Oct. 26" circular datestamp with altered "5 Paid" from "3 Paid", on green and gray wallpaper cover to Clemmonsville N.C., cover tear at bottom which is not visible as refolded for display, inconsequential tiny toned spot on stamp, Very Fine wallpaper use

800
750
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1775
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1775, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by "Warrenton N.C. May 17" circular datestamp on blue and tan floral wallpaper cover to Tallahassee Fla., opened for display, part of postmark enhanced, few light toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, attractive use, ex LeBow

E. 750-1,000
500
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1776
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1776, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, tied by bold "Wilmington N.C. Aug. 26" circular datestamp on white, blue and brown floral wallpaper cover to Huntsville N.C., soldier's notation at top, opened for display, missing half of backflap, fresh and Very Fine wallpaper cover in better condition than most, ex Boshwit

E. 500-750
550
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1777
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1777, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Tied by two light strikes of Wadesboro N.C. circular datestamp, third strike at left of blue, brown and white wallpaper cover to Petersburg Va., opened for display, stamp and cover with some slight wrinkling, still Very Fine, a beautiful design

E. 500-750
600
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1778
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1778, Wallpaper Covers10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Large to full margins, tied by light strike of Fayetteville N.C. circular datestamp on dark greenish-blue brown and white wallpaper cover to Goldsboro N.C., elaborate design including buildings on a bridge, opened for display, slightly reduced at sides, minor repaired tear lower right edge, appears Very Fine, a striking cover and a most unusual wallpaper design depicting part of a city

E. 500-750
650
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1779
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1779, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Three large margins, just touched at left, tied by blue Columbia S.C. circular datestamp on blue, brown and gray floral wallpaper cover to Union District S.C., small mended tear at bottom, appears Very Fine

E. 500-750
550
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1780
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1780, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear at left, rich color, tied by "Pittsboro N.C. Oct. 9" circular datestamp on blue, maroon and tan wallpaper cover to Chapel Hill N.C., Oct. 12, 1863 receipt docketing at top, slight gum staining around edges of stamp, slightly reduced at top, still Very Fine, a beautiful design

E. 500-750
500
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1781
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1781, Wallpaper Covers10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Bright color, large margins to clear, tied by bold strike of blue dateless "Charlotte N.C." handstamp on red, green and yellow floral wallpaper cover to military address at Richmond Va., opened for display, slightly reduced at right, small toned spots, still Very Fine, ex Boshwit

E. 500-750
475
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1782
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1782, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins from a corner position to just in at top right, portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, pen cancel and tied by red "Greensborough N.C. Sep. ?" circular datestamp on dark blue and lilac wallpaper cover to Brinkleyville N.C., stamp with minor toning, Very Fine

E. 500-750
800
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1783
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1783, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Tied by part strike of Raleigh N.C. circular datestamp on red, brown and tan wallpaper cover to Graham N.C., opened for display, slight gum staining around edges of stamp, still Very Fine, a colorful design

E. 500-750
450
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1784
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1784, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Tied by "Tarboro N.C. Oct. 17" circular datestamp on blue and maroon wallpaper cover to Warrenton N.C., stamp defective, opened for display, still Very Fine appearing cover and one of the more elaborate wallpaper designs we have encountered, ex Matz

E. 400-500
750
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1785
c
Sale Number 1151, Lot Number 1785, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Vertical pair, tied by pen cancel, manuscript "White Hall N.C. Ju. 8" postmark on blue, grey and white wallpaper cover to Adams Run S.C., pair is affixed to back and folded over front for display, some edgewear and wrinkling, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
375
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