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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 — General Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
137
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 137, General Issues5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two, both stamps with large margins, just one side touched on left stamp, right stamp light crease, tied by bold strike of "New Orleans La. 19 Jan. (1862) circular datestamp on cover to "Hotel" in Bertie County N.C., Very Fine

E. 300-400
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138
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 138, General Issues10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins except at top right corner where clipped, tied by manuscript "X" cancel, partly clear strike of "Louisa C.H. Va. Feb. 13" (1862) circular datestamp and "FREE" handstamp on buff cover to Columbus Ky., the value of this item is in the lengthy original letter enclosure to Phil Winston of the 31st Tennessee Regiment, the letter is transcribed and is packed with wonderful war content, including discussions of the defeat of Gen. Zollicoffer, grievous battle wounds suffered by a mutual friend, Gen. Beauregard's command and other matters, Fine cover, fascinating content

E. 400-500
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139
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 139, General Issues5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Margins all around, used with 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 2 (4b), beautiful bright shade, three large margins, touched at bottom, tied by manuscript "X" cancel with matching "Onslow C.H. July 12/62" postmark on yellow cover to Young's Cross Roads N.C., creases not affecting stamps, slight edgewear, Fine and unusual Green and Milky Blue combination, ex Keeling

E. 200-300
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140
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 140, General Issues2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Large to ample margins, tied by indistinct blue Richmond Va. circular datestamp on drop cover to Col. Rives of the Engineer Bureau, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $3,500.00

E. 750-1,000
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141
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 141, General Issues10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to full at left, bright color which is nicely contrasted by tying blue "Emory Va. Jul. 31" circular datestamp on small lady's embossed cover to Scott County Va., stamp with just a hint of gum toning along edges at sides, still Very Fine, a scarce use of this fancy stationery with the 10c Rose Lithograph

E. 500-750
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142
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 142, General Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to just in at left, tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 1" circular datestamp on oatmeal cover addressed locally, 1864 docketing at left, some minor toning at edges, Fine drop rate use, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail $1,500.00

E. 400-500
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143
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 143, General Issues10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 15, 1863" circular datestamp and used as forwarding postage on cover to Fredericksburg Va., originating postage paid by 10c Blue, Die A (11) tied by circular datestamp, some slight soiling, Fine, extremely rare combination of "TEN" and "10" cents General Issues on one cover

E. 750-1,000
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144
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 144, General Issues10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Enormous margins all around, intense shade, tiny scrape at lower right, tied by blue "Richmond Va." dateless circle on cover to New Market Va. with route instructions "Please forward by Mill Way Carrier", pencil "May 10" (1863) date, faint overall toning, Extremely Fine appearance, from the Chiles correspondence, this peculiar route endorsement appears on only a few covers addressed to New Market in this period, its relevance to contract mail routes was substantiated by the late Richard Krieger (Confederate Philatelist Nos. 243-244), this is a rare "TEN" use with the Mill Way Carrier designation, ex Murphy, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail $1,500.00 as ordinary cover

E. 1,000-1,500
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145
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 145, General Issues10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b), 10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b)10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b). Huge margins all around, tied by "Culpeper C.H. Va. Jun. ?" circular datestamp on cover to Lawrenceville Ga., slightly reduced at right and some edge dampstaining, Extremely Fine stamp, with clear 1996 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail $1,500.00

E. 500-750
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146
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 146, General Issues10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins showing part to large portions of framelines on three sides, tied by bold strike of "Jackson Miss. Jul. 8" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from blue-lined paper to Spartanburg S.C., part of backflap missing

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT FRAMELINE ON AN ADVERSITY COVER.

This cover comes from the famous Dean correspondence, which is responsible for most of the Spartanburg Postmaster's Provisionals as well as several choice adversity uses.

With 1991 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail $3,250.00

E. 1,500-2,000
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147
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 147, General Issues10c Dark Blue, Frameline (10c), 10c Dark Blue, Frameline (10c)10c Dark Blue, Frameline (10c). Large margins including three virtually complete framelines, tie by "Shoobuta Miss. Aug. 19" circular datestamp on cover to Summerfield Ala., trivial cover edge tears and slight aging, appears Very Fine, from our 1985 Rarities sale, with 1996 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail $3,250.00

E. 750-1,000
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