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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 — Adversity Use—Turned Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
262
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 262, Adversity Use—Turned Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal pair, neat squiggle cancels with manuscript "Millboro Springs Va. 16th Aug" (1862) postmark on buff cover to Lexington Va., turned and re-mailed to San Marino Va. with pair of 5c Blue, Local (7), tied by light strike of "Lexington Va. Feb. 17" (1863) circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, an unusually choice condition turned use with pairs of Davis Lithograph and Typograph stamps

E. 750-1,000
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263
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 263, Adversity Use—Turned Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large to full margins, right stamp light crease, tied by "Prattville Ala. Nov. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Chickamauga Station Ga., turned use with original inside use franked with U.S. 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), also sent from Prattville and addressed to Poughkeepsie N.Y., 3c stamp with faulty corner, Fine and unusual turned use sent twice from the same town (after the cover found its way back to Prattville)

E. 300-400
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264
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 264, Adversity Use—Turned Covers5c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12), 5c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12)5c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12). Two covers with turned uses of Confederate postage, North Carolina and Virginia originations, first with pair 5c Blue, Local (7) and single 10c Blue, Die B (12), second cover with both uses 10c Blue, Die A (11), few stamp faults but overall Fine

E. 300-400
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265
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 265, Adversity Use—Turned Covers20c Dark Green (13), 20c Dark Green (13)20c Dark Green (13). Cancelled by small squiggle with manuscript "Cartersville (Va.) Jan. 30 '65" postmark on small narrow turned cover to Bremo Bluff Va., inside use franked with 10c Blue, Die A (11), manuscript cancel without postmark, addressed to a young lady at Walton's Mill Va., overall staining and small repair, Fine appearing 10c and 20c Engraved turned cover, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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266
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 266, Adversity Use—Turned Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins all around, tied by partly struck "Macon Ga." double-circle datestamp on U.S. House of Representatives, Washington D.C. brown overall lithographed cover with illustration of the Capitol, addressed to Athens Ga. and forwarded back to Macon with manuscript "Frwd 10", stamp is placed over the Capitol building no doubt to make a political statement, missing backflap, still Extremely Fine and very unusual cover, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
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267
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 267, Adversity Use—Turned Covers5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Large margins to in, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Nov. 19, 1861" circular datestamp on U.S. 3c Red on Buff Nesbitt entire (U10) with printed address to Athens Tenn., Cleage correspondence with embossed Planter's Bank design on backflap, fresh and Very Fine, ex Boshwit

E. 500-750
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268
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 268, Adversity Use—Turned Covers10c Deep Blue, Die B (12), 10c Deep Blue, Die B (12)10c Deep Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to just clear, deep rich color from a Keatinge & Ball printing, tied by "Big Lick Va. Mar. 8" (1865) circular datestamp on U.S. 10c Green on Buff Nesbitt entire (U16) to Blacks and Whites Va., Very Fine, a very rare use of a Confederate stamp on an obsolete 10c U.S. entire, we have encountered only two examples of the 10c Nesbitt entire used in this way -- the other example has a No. 11 that is cut to shape and realized $8,500 hammer in our 2007 sale of the Boshwit collection

E. 1,000-1,500
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269
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 269, Adversity Use—Turned Covers10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large to ample margins, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Sep. 23" circular datestamp on blue adversity cover made from a commission agent and grocer's handbill, addressed to Jeffreys Store Va., Extremely Fine, a beautiful adversity use with complementary blue stamp, postmark and cover

E. 1,000-1,500
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270
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 270, Adversity Use—Turned Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, margins all around, very slight toning, tied by partly clear strike of town double-circle datestamp (Camden S.C.?) on adversity cover made of a bank form, addressed to Charleston S.C., Aug. 4, 1863 docketing, Very Fine

E. 300-400
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271
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 271, Adversity Use—Turned Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large to full margins, tied by blue "Greensborough N.C. Jan. 14" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from a rate chart, addressed to Thomasville N.C., this was the second turned use of the cover, the inside is franked with a 10c Blue, Die B (12) stamp tied by Richmond Va. circular datestamp and addressed to Greensboro, some ink erosion in address and flap partly separated, Fine and desirable double-adversity combination, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
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272
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 272, Adversity Use—Turned Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to in, couple tiny edge flaws, tied by Danville Va. circular datestamp with unclear date on adversity cover made from a nautical chart, addressed to Yanceyville N.C., cover slightly reduced at right and some edgewear, Very Fine appearance, an unusual adversity use

E. 400-500
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