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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 Advertising Designs with Illustrations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
183
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 183, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to just in on two sides, bright color, tied by "Richmond Va. Jan. 16, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Petersburg Va. with blue embossed cameo corner card design for "J. A. Belvin", lumber dealer, depicting horses pulling a cart, wonderful detail showing a gate and a coach driver with a whip in his hand, missing backflap

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING CAMEO CORNER CARD ILLUSTRATED DESIGNS BEARING A CONFEDERATE STAMP WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED.

With 1982 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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184
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 184, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large to huge margins all around, bright color, tied by "Tuscaloosa Ala. ? 21, 1862" circular datestamp on oatmeal cover to Marion Ala. with "Warrior Works, Tuscaloosa, Ala." illustrated cameo corner card in dark blue, depicting a plow, W. Eaves N.Y. imprint, upon arrival cover was turned and franked with pair of 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), tied by "Marion Ala. Sep. 9" circular datestamp and addressed to Woodville Ala., flaps opened for display

EXTREMELY FINE. A MARVELOUS CONFEDERATE ILLUSTRATED ADVERTISING COVER BEARING THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH, TURNED AND RE-MAILED WITH A PAIR OF THE 5-CENT DE LA RUE TYPOGRAPH.

We can unequivocally state that this is one of the finest Confederate advertising covers extant. Any use of the 10c Rose on an illustrated cover is rare, and this is one of the choicest of that small population. Interestingly, the finest 10c Rose illustrated college cover is also postmarked Tuscaloosa (ex Dr. Brandon, Siegel Sale 1087, lot 420, realized $17,500 hammer). This cover and the 10c Engraved cover with the same design offered in the following lot make an ideal pair.

Ex Cole and Kilbourne

E. 4,000-5,000
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185
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 185, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a), 10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a). Full even margins, pretty shade, tied by "Tuscaloosa Ala. Jun. 22" circular datestamp on "Warrior Works, Tuscaloosa, Ala." iron works and hardware blue cameo corner card cover with illustration of a plow, W. Eaves N.Y. imprint, addressed to Jefferson Ala.

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB COVER AND A BEAUTIFUL CONFEDERATE USE OF AN EAVES CAMEO DESIGN.

This cover and the 10c Rose cover with the same design offered in the previous lot make an ideal pair. Ex Judd and Wishnietsky

E. 2,000-3,000
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186
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 186, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to clear, grid cancel and tied by filing crease, Fayetteville N.C. double-circle datestamp on "A. McKethan, Carriage Maker, Fayetteville N.C." embossed cameo corner card with illustration of a carriage, addressed to Marion C.H. S.C. and forwarded to Mars Bluff, manuscript "due 5" for forwarding postage, some minor wear and envelope creases, missing backflap, otherwise Fine and rare carriage maker advertising design, ex Dr. Warren

E. 400-500
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187
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 187, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large to ample margins all around, tied by "Richmond Va. Nov. 7, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Kerrs Creek Va. with "Putney & Watts. Dealers in Boots, Shoes & Trunks, No. 113 Main St., Richmond Va" brown embossed cameo corner card, a wonderful design depicting a high boot and shoe flanking an elaborately illustrated trunk, McClement Phila. Pa. imprint, original enclosures including an invoice and letter, inconsequential small stained spot at bottom, Extremely Fine, a stunning illustrated corner card cover in wonderfully choice condition, ex Malpass

E. 1,500-2,000
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188
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 188, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins to just touched, tied by blue "Raleigh N.C. Sep. 23" double-circle datestamp on buff cover with "Williams & Harp North Carolina, Spoke, Rim, Shaft and Hub Manufactory" etc. brown illustrated cameo corner card to Fayetteville N.C., W. Eaves N.Y. imprint, docketing at center, light horizontal file fold affects stamp at bottom, minor edge restoration

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND VERY RARE CAMEO CORNER CARD DESIGN -- ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE FRANKED WITH THE 10-CENT DARK BLUE LITHOGRAPH.

Ex Dr. Brandon

E. 1,500-2,000
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189
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 189, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins to in at top right with faulty corner, tied by "Tudor Hall Va. Dec. 14" circular datestamp on cover to Griswoldville Ga. with red embossed "J. Conn & Sons Dealers in Confectionary, Fruits, Toys, Light, Family Groceries" etc. illustrated cameo corner card, back with biographical information on grocer, some minor edgewear and scattered toning specks, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce corner card

E. 300-400
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190
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 190, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Margins to in at lower left, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Jul. 11" (1862) circular datestamp on buff cover to Holcombs Rock Va. with "John H. Bailey Carriage & Wagon Manufacturer, Lynchburg Va." illustrated corner card depicting a carriage, minor wear and small mended hole on back

A RARE CONFEDERATE ILLUSTRATED ADVERTISING COVER BEARING THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH.

Any use of the 10c Rose on an illustrated cover is rare. We have offered only a handful in our auctions since 1993 or our Rarities sales since 1964.

Ex Kilbourne

E. 1,500-2,000
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191
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 191, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two singles arranged as a vertical pair, full margins to in, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Dec. 14" circular datestamp on "The Lynchburg Hose & Fire Insurance Co." green embossed illustrated cameo corner card, depicts a firefighting hose, addressed to Temperance P.O. Va., fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful cover in unusually choice condition, ex Kilbourne, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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192
c
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 192, Cameo Advertising Designs with Illustrations10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Huge margins to in, tied by "Augusta Ga. Dec. 2" circular datestamp on brown on buff "I. P. Girardey Confectioner, also Importer of Fancy Boxes from Paris, French & German Toys, Spanish Segars, Fruits &c" illustrated cameo corner card cover to White Pond S.C., design includes a basket and fruit, Calvert imprint, stamp with light crease and minor soiling from gum, Very Fine, a scarce and desirable cameo corner card, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 1,000-1,500
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