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Sale 1208 — The Clovis Collection of Confederate States Illustrated Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 September, 2019

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Category — Cameo Corner Cards

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
193
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 193, Cameo Corner CardsCharleston S.C. Mar. 3, 1861, Charleston S.C. Mar. 3, 1861Charleston S.C. Mar. 3, 1861. Circular datestamp ties 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), couple short perfs at left, on yellow cover to Greenville S.C. with "Geo. W. Williams & Co. Wholesale Grocers, Nos. 1 & 3 Hayne St., Charleston S.C." blue embossed cameo corner card, missing backflap, still Very Fine, an attractive Confederate use of U.S. postage

E. 300-400
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194
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 194, Cameo Corner Cards5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1a), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1a)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1a). Large margins to clear at left, tied by clear strike of "Charleston S.C. Feb. 24" circular datestamp on yellow cover with "Geo. W. Williams & Co. Wholesale Grocers, Nos. 1 & 3 Hayne St., Charleston S.C." dark red embossed cameo corner card, addressed to Bennettsville S.C., inconsequential corner nick at bottom right, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful cameo corner card cover

E. 500-750
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195
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 195, Cameo Corner Cards5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to clear at left, light diagonal pre-use crease, tied by clear strike of "Atlanta Ga. Jan. 21, 1862" circular datestamp on bright yellow cover with "Salmons & Simmons, Dealers in Staple & Fancy Goods" etc. green embossed cameo corner card, beautiful ornate design matching the color of the stamp, addressed to Griffin Ga., reduced at right not affecting stamp or postmark, Very Fine, this correspondence is known for beautiful covers, the near exact mate to this cover, dated the following month, realized $22,000 hammer in our 2019 Rarities sale, though it was admittedly in the most superb condition possible for a Confederate cover (or for that matter any 1860s cover)

E. 1,500-2,000
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196
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 196, Cameo Corner Cards5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, ample margins to just in at top, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Sep. 17, 1862" circular datestamp on bright yellow cover with "Salmons & Simmons, Dealers in Staple & Fancy Goods" etc. red embossed cameo corner card, addressed to Richmond Va., docketing at right ties pair, missing backflap and tiny edge tears at top, appears Very Fine, a colorful cover with the red on yellow design and blue stamps, also very rare in red (the others we have encountered are green), ex Hughes

E. 750-1,000
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197
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 197, Cameo Corner Cards5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge margins to just in at left, tied by "Columbus Ga. Jan. 24" (1862) circular datestamp on buff cover to Pensacola Fla. with "Columbus Iron Works Cos. Foundry & Iron Works, Columbus Ga." cameo corner card in brown, fresh and Very Fine, wonderful quality, with 2001 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
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198
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 198, Cameo Corner Cards5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a), 5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a)5c Light Green, Stone 2 (1a). Three full to large margins, in at top, bright shade, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Feb. 23" (1862) circular datestamp on "Brownley, Green & Co. Grocer & General Commission Merchants, Richmond Va." blue embossed cameo corner card cover to Louisburg N.C., small repaired edge tear at top, slightly reduced, appears Very Fine and attractive, ex Kohn

E. 400-500
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199
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 199, Cameo Corner Cards5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c 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 "Samuel Ayres & Son General Commission and Forwarding Merchants, Richmond Va." red cameo corner card, manuscript docketing touches stamp, parts of two backflaps removed, still Very Fine, ex Hall

E. 400-500
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200
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 200, Cameo Corner Cards5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large to full margins all around, rich color, tied by bold strike of "Augusta Ga. Feb. 5" (1862) double-circle datestamp on cover to Blountville Ten. with "J. A. Ansley & Co. Commission Merchants Augusta, Ga" blue embossed cameo corner card, docketing at left with interesting notation "$8915", missing backflap, Extremely Fine, a particularly choice corner card advertising cover

E. 750-1,000
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201
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 201, Cameo Corner Cards5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins to clear, rich color, tied by "Glennville Ala. Jun. 26" circular datestamp on cover to Eufaula Ala. with "Ragland & Birch Wholesale & Retail Grocers & Commission Merchants" etc. red embossed cameo corner card, address crossed out and re-addressed to Glennville so the postage overpaid the drop letter fee, flap tears extend just into front at top of corner card, slight soiling, still Very Fine and attractive, ex Walcott and Hughes

E. 750-1,000
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202
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 202, Cameo Corner Cards10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Three large margins to a bit rough at left but complete, tied by Vicksburg Miss. double-circle datestamp with unclear date on cover to Choctaw Corner Ala. with "Dickinson & Kilpatrick Attorneys at Law Grove Hill Ala." red embossed cameo corner card, left edge of cover professionally restored including portion of corner card, light soiling, appears Very Fine

E. 300-400
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203
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 203, Cameo Corner Cards10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large to huge margins, tied by "Sparta Ga. May 6" circular datestamp on bright yellow cover to Atlanta Ga. with "Montour Cotton Mills" etc. ornate cameo advertising design, bright and fresh, small repair to backflap has no effect on the front, Extremely Fine, an exceptionally fresh Confederate advertising cover, ex Dr. Warren, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
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204
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 204, Cameo Corner Cards10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Clear to large margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jan. 25" circular datestamp on light yellow cover to Greenville S.C. with "Williams, Birnie & Co. General Commission Merchants, Hayne, Anson and Church Sts., Charleston S.C." green embossed cameo corner card, Very Fine, ex Kilbourne

E. 400-500
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205
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 205, Cameo Corner Cards10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large to full margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jan. 30" circular datestamp on buff cover with "Hand, Williams & Graves, Wholesale Grocers Augusta Ga," blue embossed cameo corner card to Greenville S.C., fresh and Very Fine, ex Kilbourne

E. 400-500
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