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Sale 1208 — The Clovis Collection of Confederate States Illustrated Covers

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 September, 2019

Category — Illustrated Advertising Covers

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 237, Illustrated Advertising Covers5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Tied by "Atlanta Ga. Feb. 1, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Franklin Spring Ga. with red lithographed "J. M. Holbrook Manufacturer of Hats & Caps, Wholesale & Retail, Atlanta Ga." corner card with large illustration of a top hat, slightly reduced at right with minor edge mend, stamp with couple tiny nicks and some soiling, still Fine and undoubtedly rare advertising design, this is the first example we have encountered, ex Dr. Warren

E. 1,000-1,500
Sale Number 1208, Lot Number 238, Illustrated Advertising Covers5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Two, singles left stamp is clearly a sharp De La Rue printing, right stamp is quite sharp but is identified as a Local printing on London paper according to accompanying certificate, clear to large margins, tied by "Macon Ga. Sep.13" circular datestamp on cover with blue "N. Weed Hardware Macon Ga." store illustrated corner card in the shape of a padlock with extensive list of products stocked, addressed to Atlanta Ga., small stain at top above left stamp, Very Fine and unusual design, ex Kilbourne, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate noting the stamp identifications

E. 300-400
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