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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 — Overall Advertising Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
206
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 206, Overall Advertising CoversCharleston S.C. Jan. 30, 1861, Charleston S.C. Jan. 30, 1861Charleston S.C. Jan. 30, 1861. Circular datestamp with grid tying 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) on Haviland, Stevenson & Co. wholesale druggist blue overall lithographed advertising cover with illustration of an eagle, addressed to Spring Grove S.C., J. W. Orr & Co. N.Y. imprint, few minor toned spots, still Very Fine, a nice combination of an illustrated advertising design and Independent State use of U.S. postage

E. 500-750
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207
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 207, Overall Advertising CoversMobile Ala. Jul. 2, 1861, Mobile Ala. Jul. 2, 1861Mobile Ala. Jul. 2, 1861. Perfect strike of double-circle datestamp with bold boxed "Paid 5" on cover to Belmont Ala. with "O. Mazange & Co., Importers and Dealers in Iron, Hardware, Guns & Cutlery" blue overall lithographed design, detailed illustration at center depicting their building at the corner of Commerce and Exchange Streets in Mobile, Wm. Murphy New York imprint at bottom and on flap, Extremely Fine, an outstanding illustrated advertising design, ex Hughes

E. 1,000-1,500
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208
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 208, Overall Advertising CoversBrenham Texas 18 Apr. 1862, Brenham Texas 18 Apr. 1862Brenham Texas 18 Apr. 1862. Circular datestamp and "10" rate handstamp on "Peel, Bumble & Co., General Commission Forwarding Merchants Wool & Cotton Factor" overall lithographed advertising cover printed in a deep orange, addressed to Liberty Tex., soldier's endorsement at top from Waul's Legion, Very Fine, a colorful and choice Texas advertising use

E. 500-750
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209
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 209, Overall Advertising CoversTexas Land Agency, Texas Land AgencyTexas Land Agency. Indistinct strike of town double-circle datestamp (probably Galveston Texas) with "10" rate handstamp on Texas Land Agency gray overall lithographed advertising cover to a sergeant of Major Williams' Light Artillery at Round Top Tex., interesting design with statement by civil engineer and surveyor James Converse describing services to be provided, Very Fine, ex Bleuler

E. 400-500
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210
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 210, Overall Advertising Covers"Dyers Store Va., June 1st", "Dyers Store Va., June 1st""Dyers Store Va., June 1st". Manuscript postmark with matching "Paid 10" on overall lithographed "Stultz & Burnett, Manufacturers of Choicest Henry County Leaf Tobacco" advertising cover with illustration of large tobacco leaf, addressed to Oak Level Va., W. Eaves N.Y. imprint on flap, Very Fine, a wonderful illustrated tobacco advertising design, mailed in 1862 or later, ex Dr. Warren

E. 500-750
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211
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 211, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Ample to full margins, deep shade and sharp impression, tied by "Greenville Ten. Jan. 26" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Vice President Alexander H. Stephens in Richmond with J. H. Rumbough produce and commission merchant's overall lithographed advertisement with illustration of building, depicts men and a woman in hoop skirt outside establishment, manuscript "Due 5", backflap removed and docketed on back as usual for Stephens correspondence, tiny edge tear at top left, slight wear, still Very Fine, a beautiful cover, ex Gallagher and Freeman, with 2014 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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212
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 212, Overall Advertising Covers5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large margins all around, tied by sharp "New Orleans La. 18 Dec." (1861) circular datestamp on Cotton Factors' overall lithographed advertising cover to Woodville Tenn., bold "DUE/5" handstamp struck at Memphis in transit (probably for weight as the distance was less than 450 miles), Extremely Fine combination of stamp, cover and markings, ex Dr. Skinner, with 2001 C.S.A. certificate mentioning an irrelevant envelope crease at far left

E. 750-1,000
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213
 
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 213, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins all around, deep rich color, tied by "Lynchburg Va. Dec. 8" circular datestamp on green lithographed Norvell House green overall lithographed hotel advertising cover with detailed illustration of hotel at center, addressed to Richmond Va., Wm. Murphy New York imprint on flap, small opening tear at top and missing part of backflap, Very Fine and choice stamp on cover with a beautiful hotel advertising design, ex Hughes

E. 1,000-1,500
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214
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 214, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins, tied by "Tudor Hall Va. Nov. 7" circular datestamp on overall lithographed "John & George Gibson, Carpenters & Builders" advertising cover with illustration of buildings, printed in a bright pinkish red, addressed to Orange C.H. Va., A. & G. McClement Phila. imprint on flap, Very Fine, a rare and outstanding illustrated advertising design, ex Tate

E. 750-1,000
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215
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 215, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Deep shade, ample margins to touching in two places, tied by "Holly Springs Miss. Feb. 21, 1862" circular datestamp on Heber Craft booksellers and stationers gray overall lithographed advertising cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual filing pinholes, fresh and Very Fine, ex Boshwit

E. 1,000-1,500
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216
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 216, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Ample margins all around, faint crease at top, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. 5cts Nov. 12" (1861) integral-rate circular datestamp on "M. T. & J. Davidson Leather & Hide Dealers" gray overall lithographed advertising cover to Lunenburg Va., J. W. Orr & Telfor N.Y. imprint on flap, neatly docketed, expertly sealed cover tear, still Very Fine, a choice advertising cover, ex Judd

E. 1,000-1,500
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217
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 217, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Two, one has large to huge margins, other ample to slightly in, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Feb. 7" (1862) circular datestamp on Drummond & Parker boot, shoe and leather dealer's pale orange overall lithographed advertising cover to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual pinholes, few small spots at left, Very Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 1,000-1,500
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218
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 218, Overall Advertising Covers5c 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 "Terrass Brothers Wholesale Grocers, and Dealers in Fine & Domestic Liquors" brown overall lithographed advertising cover to Athens Tenn., Cleage correspondence, W. Eaves N.Y. imprint on flap, small staple holes at left of cover, sealed backflap tear, still fresh and Very Fine grocer and liquor advertising cover, ex Everett and Dr. Warren

E. 400-500
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219
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 219, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Ample margins to slightly in, couple small faults, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. ? 1862" circular datestamp on overall lithographed "Chas S. Dawson Wholesale & Retail Druggist, Richmond Va" advertising cover to Petersburg Va., W. Eaves N.Y. imprint, some slight toned spots, otherwise Fine, ex Tate

E. 400-500
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220
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 220, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Huge margins to just clear including part of adjoining stamp at top and sheet margin at right, tied by "Little Rock Ark. May 17" double-circle datestamp on overall green lithographed "Cole & Dyer, Wholesale Cash Dealers in Foreign and Domestic Liquors, Tobacco, Cigars &c" advertising cover to Dewitt P.O. Ark., some soiling around stamp from gum, appears Very Fine

E. 500-750
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221
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 221, Overall Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to just clear at top and left, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Jun. 13, 1862" circular datestamp on blue overall lithographed Garrett & Pollard illustrated advertising cover with anvil, plow and long saw blade, addressed to Lumberton N.C., "DUE 5" straightline handstamp at top, top flap replaced and mended tear at top, stamp lifted and reaffixed, Very Fine appearance and an attractive design, the rate change to 10c had occurred 12 days prior, though this would likely have been a 10c rate for over 500 miles prior to June 1, this is the perfect companion to the No. 2 cover offered in the following lot, ex Felton

E. 750-1,000
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222
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 222, Overall Advertising Covers10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins to in, rich color, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Jan. 29, 1862" circular datestamp on brown overall lithographed Garrett & Pollard illustrated advertising cover with anvil, plow and long saw blade, addressed to Lumberton N.C., stamp with small flaws, otherwise Very Fine and attractive use, the perfect companion to the No. 1 cover offered in the previous lot, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 500-750
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223
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 223, Overall Advertising Covers10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Huge margins all around, deep rich color, tied by bold strike of "Augusta Ga. Dec. 2" circular datestamp on overall lithographed "Baldwin, Reed Grocers and Commission Merchants Augusta Ga." advertising cover to Atlanta Ga., design in a wonderful deep orange, fresh and bright in every respect

EXTREMELY FINE GEM STAMP ON A BEAUTIFUL GROCERS AND COMMISSION MERCHANTS ADVERTISING COVER. STUNNING AND EXCEPTIONAL QUALITY FOR A CONFEDERATE COVER.

Ex Haas. With 2002 C.S.A. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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224
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 224, Overall Advertising Covers10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Huge margins to full at top right corner, pretty pastel shade, tied by "Rapid Ann Station Va. Feb. ?" circular datestamp on Spotswood Hotel gray overall lithographed advertising cover with illustration of the hotel, addressed to Richmond, McSpedon & Baker N.Y. imprint on flap, minor contemporary ink smear thru address, Extremely Fine, a lovely hotel advertising design with the 10c Blue Paterson, ex Hughes

E. 1,500-2,000
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225
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 225, Overall Advertising Covers5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Vertical pair, large margins to just in at right, top stamp horizontal pre-use crease, tied by "Macon Miss. Jun. 6" double-circle datestamp on "Battle House Druggist" orange overall lithographed advertising cover to Augusta Ga., Wm. Murphy N.Y. imprint, Fine and colorful advertising cover

E. 750-1,000
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226
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 226, Overall Advertising Covers10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins (even where slightly rounded at upper right), tied by "Atlanta Ga. Sep. 6, 1862" circular datestamp on "Bench & Root Dry Goods Iron Front Store Atlanta Ga." greenish gray overall lithographed advertising cover to Marietta Ga., repaired opening tears at top center, Extremely Fine appearance, the 10c Rose is rarely found on advertising covers, ex Dr. Green and Dr. Brandon

E. 1,500-2,000
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227
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 227, Overall Advertising Covers5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, bottom stamp small pre-use paper fold, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Sep. 13" circular datestamp on "Tradewell & Desaussure Attorneys at Law" gray overall lithographed advertising cover to Camden S.C., a bit reduced at left, minor staining at bottom, appears Very Fine

E. 400-500
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228
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 228, Overall Advertising Covers5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Aug. 23" circular datestamp on Merchant Insurance Co. of Hartford Conn. light gray overall lithographed advertising cover with illustration of Mercury and shield, addressed to the President of Endor Iron Works in Fayetteville N.C., N. Orr & Co. N.Y. imprint, some overall toning, few small insect nibbles at bottom left, still Fine and interesting cover, Endor Iron Works manufactured pig iron for the Confederate Army and Navy, ex Kilbourne

E. 500-750
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229
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 229, Overall Advertising Covers5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, both stamps with small margin flaws from placement near edge, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. ?" circular datestamp on "P. Cantwell Dealer in Choice Family Groceries, Provisions, Wines, Liquors" etc. brown overall lithographed advertising cover with illustrations of food and liquor, addressed to Arnold's Mills S.C., small edge tears at top and missing most of backflap, Fine appearing and scarce illustrated grocery advertising cover, ex Dr. Warren

E. 400-500
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230
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 230, Overall Advertising Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, ample to full margins all around, tied by Tibee Sta. Miss. circular datestamp with unclear date on "Thurber & Co. Forwarding & General Commission Merchants" green overall lithographed advertising cover to Chattanooga Tenn., Slote & Janes Stationers N.Y. imprint on flap, military address for Maj. J. J. Beauchamp, Very Fine, accompanied by biographical information on Major Beauchamp

E. 750-1,000
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231
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 231, Overall Advertising Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in with sheet margin at left, tied by grid cancels and "Salem N.C. Aug. 26" circular datestamp on red overall lithographed Salem Mutual Insurance advertising cover to military address at General Cook's Brigade in Richmond Va., pair with couple small faults, barely reduced at right, Fine and attractive use

E. 300-400
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232
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 232, Overall Advertising Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, ample margins to in, tied by two strikes of "Richmond Va. Mar. 4, 1863" circular datestamp on blue overall lithographed Harvey, Armistead & Williams grocer advertising cover to Wilmington Va., slight toning around edges, otherwise Fine

E. 400-500
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233
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 233, Overall Advertising Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by part but bold strike of "Mobile Ala. Dec. 2(?) 1863" double-circle datestamp on illustrated overall lithographed "Independent Packet James Battle" steamboat advertising cover to Greensboro Ala., Wm. Murphy of New York imprint on back, trivial edgewear

EXTREMELY FINE. A COLORFUL AND RARE CONFEDERATE STEAMBOAT COVER.

The Confederate packet James Battle advertised service on the Alabama River from Mobile and Montgomery. It was captured as a blockade runner in November 1863.

Ex Judd and Dr. Brandon. With 1973 P.F. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
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234
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 234, Overall Advertising Covers10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Gigantic margins including left sheet margin, bright shade, tied by West Point Ga. circular datestamp with unclear date on "Jno. C. Whitner Dealer in Gold and Exchange, Collector of Notes & Accounts" brownish gray overall lithographed advertising cover to Richmond Va., Extremely Fine Gem stamp on an exceptionally fresh cover, also a rare and unusual advertisement for a Confederate gold dealer, ex Birkinbine, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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235
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 235, Overall Advertising Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins to clear at right, rich color, tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 30, 1863" circular datestamp on "Spotts & Harvey Grocers & Commission Merchants" green overall lithographed advertising cover to Washington County Va., W. Eaves N.Y. imprint on flap, docketing across address, stamp with small surface rub at upper right, Very Fine appearance, ex Keeling

E. 400-500
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236
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 236, Overall Advertising Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to irregular at top right where corner is torn, tied by "Macon Ga. Mar. 23" (1863) double-circle datestamp on "W. N. Haynes & Co. Wholesale and Retail Grocers" blue overall lithographed advertising cover to Columbus Miss., includes the statement "The highest market price paid for cotton", J. W. Orr & Telfor N.Y. imprint on bottom flap, docketing and charge box notation, missing top flap, small repair at top edge where opened, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
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