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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 — Wallpaper Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
273
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 273, Wallpaper Covers10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Large to enormous margins all around including sheet margin at right, tied by "Mount Holly Springs Nov. 24" circular datestamp on blue and light gray floral wallpaper cover to Enterprise Miss., backflap partly missing and reattached, slight overall cover toning

EXTREMELY FINE GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT LIGHT BLUE PATERSON LITHOGRAPH ON A WALLPAPER COVER.

Ex McCarren. Illustrated in Confederate Philatelist (May-June, 2002, p. 92). With 2000 C.S.A. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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274
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 274, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Ample to large margins, clipped corner bottom right but clear of frame, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Oct. 28, 1862" circular datestamp on violet, blue and brown wallpaper cover to Sedge Garden N.C., missing part of top flap

VERY FINE. A LOVELY COVER WITH A 10-CENT BLUE PATERSON PRINT AND WALLPAPER DESIGN.

Ex Wishnietsky

E. 1,500-2,000
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275
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 275, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, cancelled by "Clinton Ten. 18 Feb." circular datestamp on dotted red, white and green wallpaper cover to Enterprise Miss., re-mailed to Mobile Ala., second rate paid by vertical pair of 5c Blue, De La Rue (6), ample margins to touched, bottom stamp small gum spot, tied by "Enterprise Miss. (Aug?) 20" circular datestamp

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A FANTASTIC AND RARE COMBINATION OF CONFEDERATE LITHOGRAPH AND TYPOGRAPH PAIRS ON A FORWARDED WALLPAPER COVER.

The six-month gap between the February mailing date from Clinton, Tennessee, and the August mailing date from Enterprise, Mississippi, explains the use of two different issues.

Ex Boshwit

E. 2,000-3,000
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276
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 276, Wallpaper Covers5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, ample to full margins, couple tiny margin tears, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid ? 25, 1862" circular datestamp on multicolored floral wallpaper cover to Okolona Miss., wonderful design featuring dark red, two shades of pink, orange, brown and gray, "via Mobile" directive at left, some minor edge faults and side flap re-attached, Very Fine appearance, one of the most colorful wallpaper designs, with 1976 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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277
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 277, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair with left sheet margin, ample to large margins other sides, some gum stains and erosion spot in left margin barely touches stamp, tied by "Hardeeville S.C." circular datestamp on brown, bright blue and gray floral wallpaper cover to 5-Mile S.C., Very Fine appearance, ex Weatherly, with 1999 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
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278
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 278, 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., Extremely Fine, one of the most striking wallpaper designs we have encountered, ex Judd and Birkinbine

E. 1,500-2,000
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279
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 279, Wallpaper Covers5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, margins to in and toning spots, tied by "Fairfield Ten." circular datestamp on blue and green floral wallpaper cover to Cog Hill Tenn., Very Fine appearance, wallpaper covers from Tennessee are very scarce, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
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280
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 280, Wallpaper Covers10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Enormous margins including top left corner sheet margins, tied by perfect strike of "Georgetown S.C. Oct. 21" circular datestamp on gray, brown and white wallpaper cover to Glasgow Ga., stamp with tiny wrinkle at bottom far from design which is utterly inconsequential but mentioned for accuracy, Extremely Fine, a choice stamp and wallpaper use, ex Dr. Green, with clear 2000 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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281
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 281, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins to full at left, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Jul. 13" circular datestamp on blue, white and gray wallpaper cover to Martins Depot S.C., Extremely Fine and beautiful with the complementary blue postmark and blue design, exceptional condition for any Confederate cover and very rarely seen this choice as a wallpaper cover, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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282
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 282, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Clear margins to just touched, tied by violet "Pendleton S.C. Oct. 15" circular datestamp on red and gray floral wallpaper cover to Franklin P.O. N.C., endorsed "via Clayton Georgia", stamp with trivial toning, Very Fine, a rare combination of colored cancel and a colorful wallpaper cover, ex Boshwit, with 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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283
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 283, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to just in at left, minor toning, tied by "Newberry C.H. S.C. Mar. 20, 186?" double-circle datestamp on deep red and white on oatmeal wallpaper cover to Abbeville S.C, Very Fine, a striking and colorful use, with 1996 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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284
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 284, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Deep rich color, large to full margins including portion of adjoining stamp at left, tied by North Carolina town cancel (possibly Henderson) on red, green and lilac floral wallpaper cover, town portion of address erased, stain inside and one flap reinforced, Very Fine, a beautiful wallpaper cover with an elaborate design

E. 750-1,000
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285
 
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286
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 286, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear at bottom, small light corner crease at top and small wrinkle at bottom, tied by "Abbeville C.H. S.C." circular datestamp on small neat green, light gray and white wallpaper cover to Bachelors Retreat S.C., missing most of backflap, still Very Fine

E. 500-750
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287
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 287, Wallpaper Covers10c Light Blue, Die B (12b), 10c Light Blue, Die B (12b)10c Light Blue, Die B (12b). Large margins to just touched at left, cancelled by grid and tied by town circular datestamp on small neat pink, green and brown wallpaper cover to Columbia S.C., 1864 docketing on back, stamp with light corner crease, missing most of backflap and typical bleed-through of the design on front, still Very Fine and attractive in this diminutive size

E. 500-750
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288
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 288, Wallpaper Covers10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Large margins to in at left where irregularly separated, tied by greenish blue "Lynchburg Va. ? 12" circular datestamp on wallpaper cover in several shades of gray to Amsterdam Va., missing backflap, Very Fine

E. 500-750
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289
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 289, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large to huge margins, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Dec. 21" (1864) circular datestamp on pink and white with traces of blue wallpaper cover to Randalsville N.C., original letter enclosure from a soldier to his mother, minor overall cover and stamp toning, sealed tear on back, appears Very Fine, with 1996 C.S.A. certificate

E. 400-500
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290
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 290, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins all around, tied by "Greensborough Ala. Jan. ?" circular datestamp on light purple and white wallpaper cover to Marietta Ga., Extremely Fine Gem stamp on cover with an attractive, if subtle, wallpaper design, with 1996 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
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291
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 291, Wallpaper Covers10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Two wallpaper covers with similar brown and dark red designs, first franked with 10c Blue, Die A (11), pen cancelled and manuscript postmark, significant edge erosion and piece of cover missing at right, otherwise Fine, second cover stampless with Wilmington N.C. circular datestamp and "5" due, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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292
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 292, Wallpaper Covers20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d). Bottom left diagonal half, margins to just in at left, tied by bold "Savannah Ga. Aug. 8" circular datestamp on red, blue and cream floral wallpaper cover to Staunton Va., left side flap missing

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 20-CENT BISECT USED ON A COLORFUL WALLPAPER COVER. A MARVELOUS EXHIBITION PIECE.

Ex Boshwit and Dr. Brandon. With 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 5,000-7,500
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