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Sale 1241 — United States and Civil War Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 September, 2021

Category — Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1311
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1311, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesValdosta Ga., 5c + 5c Black entire (100XU2), Valdosta Ga., 5c + 5c Black entire (100XU2)Valdosta Ga., 5c + 5c Black entire (100XU2). Clear "Paid 5" in arc handstamp struck twice to right of control handstamp, bold "Valdosta Ga. Mar. 3" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from an 1850s S.C. military form, addressed to Aiken S.C., March 18, 1865 docketing, some small repairs and missing flap but otherwise intact

THE UNIQUE VALDOSTA, GEORGIA, 5-CENT PLUS 5-CENT POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL ENTIRE. ALSO AN EXCEPTIONAL LATE USE OF A CONFEDERATE PROVISIONAL.

The Crown Survey, Scott and C.S.A. catalogs all record only this single example of the 5c + 5c Valdosta Provisional (100XU2). There is also a single recorded example of the 10c provisional (100XU1), dated Aug. 18, 1864 to Grahamsville S.C., ex Simon, Myerson and Warren.

Ex Kohn and Dr. Brandon. Listed but unpriced in Scott. Scott prices the other unique Valdosta at $9,000.00.

E. 3,000-4,000
8,000
1312
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1312, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesTazewell Ten. Aug. 10, Tazewell Ten. Aug. 10Tazewell Ten. Aug. 10. Clear strike of circular datestamp with matching "10" in circle handstamp on adversity cover made from post office form to Franklin N.C., opened for display, Very Fine, attractive cover with no clear indication of payment, ex Boshwit

E. 200-300
250
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1313
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1313, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesRichmond Va. Feb. 5, 1863, Richmond Va. Feb. 5, 1863Richmond Va. Feb. 5, 1863. Neat strike of circular datestamp with matching "DUE 10" handstamp on adversity cover made from printed ledger to Bonville P.O. N.C., soldier's endorsement at left, slight edgewear, Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
250
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1314
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1314, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesLexington Ga. Dec. 6, Lexington Ga. Dec. 6Lexington Ga. Dec. 6. Red circular datestamp with matching "PAID" and "10" handstamps on adversity cover made from Perry Davis' Vegetable Pain Killer circular to Elberton Ga., manuscript box charge number at top right, Very Fine and attractive adversity use, ex Ballard

E. 400-500
900
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1315
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1315, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesLittle Rock Ark, Little Rock ArkLittle Rock Ark. Double-circle datestamp (date unclear) and "10" handstamp on adversity cover made from conscript exemption form to Collingsburg La., original 1863 enclosure datelined "Camp near Pine Bluff Ark." from a member of the 13th Texas Cavalry with comments about finding a substitutes from Texas for $2,000, transcript accompanies, soldier's endorsement on cover, Very Fine and extremely scarce

E. 750-1,000
425
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1316
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1316, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes(Col. Stand Watie) Military Courier Cover, (Col. Stand Watie) Military Courier Cover(Col. Stand Watie) Military Courier Cover. Brown cover made from printed post office form and addressed to "Officers of the 1st Indian Brigade, Genl. Stand Watie, Hd Qrs 1st Brigade, 1st Division, Indian Troops, Ind. Brigade" with "OB" official business endorsement and "Care of Col. Adair" (Adair was a colonel of the 2nd Cherokee Mounted Rifles), minor toning and age spots, Very Fine, a very rare cover addressed to Stand Watie, the only Indian brigadier general in the Confederate Army and the last Confederate general to surrender, ex Seacrest

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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1317
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1317, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesColumbia S.C. (Richland Jail), Columbia S.C. (Richland Jail)Columbia S.C. (Richland Jail). Manuscript examiner's marking on gray and white wallpaper cover to Manchester Conn., neat "Old Point Comfort Va. Oct. 3" double-circle datestamp and "Due 6" in circle handstamp, with original enclosure datelined "Richland Jail, Columbia, S.C. Sept. 7th 1863", original contents written by Chaplain Trumbell detail the circumstances of his capture (transcript accompanies), opened for display, Very Fine, the Harrison book notes only 39 covers are known from Richland Jail, this wallpaper cover may well be unique

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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1318
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1318, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesColumbia S.C. (Richland Jail), Columbia S.C. (Richland Jail)Columbia S.C. (Richland Jail). Manuscript examiner's marking "Examd R.D. Senn Capt. Gd." on adversity cover made from actuarial table to Nobleboro Me., 3c Rose (65), tied by grid, matching "Old Point Comfort Va. Sep. 26" double-circle datestamp, prisoner's routing instructions "By Flag of Truce, Care Robt. Ould Commissioner of Exchange, Richmond Va.", some light toning spots, otherwise Fine, an incredibly rare adversity cover from a prisoner, the Harrison book notes only 39 covers are known from Richland Jail, ex Gordon

E. 750-1,000
800
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1319
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1319, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesCharleston S.C, Charleston S.CCharleston S.C. "Port Royal S.C. Sep. 1, 1864" double-circle datestamp on small adversity cover made from unused S.C. Bank Check, bold "Due 3" straightline handstamp, prisoner's manuscript endorsement "via Flag of Truce, J. C. Hammell Lt. Col. 66 NY Vol. Prisoner of War Charleston" and address to "A. J. Vandower, Asst. Surg. 66th N.Y.V.V. 1st Div. 2d Corps, Army Potomac", censor's manuscript "Ex" mark, with original one-page letter datelined "CSM Prison, Charleston S.C. Aug. 12, 1864", officer writes, "Immediately after our capture at Petersburg...we were taken to Macon...but a few days since we arrived in...Charleston, where we now patiently, hopefully, anxiously await the settlement of `preliminaries' (whisky) by the Commissioners of Exchange.", letter with neat written transcription, minor reduction at left with right flap cut away, opened for display, Very Fine, an outstanding cover with original letter, with 2001 C.S.A. certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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1320
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1320, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesLittle Rock Ark. Apr. ?, Little Rock Ark. Apr. ?Little Rock Ark. Apr. ?. Neat double-circle datestamp with matching "10" handstamp on white, blue and gray decorative wallpaper cover to Burkeville P.O. Tex., soldier's endorsement at left from 13th Texas, General Walker's Division, opened for display and refolded at top, Very Fine and attractive , wallpaper covers used from Arkansas are very scarce, ex Weill stock and Boshwit

E. 500-750
650
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1321
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1321, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesPendleton S.C. Aug. 19, Pendleton S.C. Aug. 19Pendleton S.C. Aug. 19. Blue circular datestamp with matching "Paid" handstamp and manuscript "10" on brown, white and blue on green floral wallpaper cover to Pickens C.H. S.C., opened for display, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive and colorful design, ex Boshwit

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
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1322
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1322, Adversity Use of Paper for EnvelopesSouthern Express Co. Lynchburg Va. Oct. 3 (1861), Southern Express Co. Lynchburg Va. Oct. 3 (1861)Southern Express Co. Lynchburg Va. Oct. 3 (1861). Clear strike of red double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from an Adams Express printed form, addressed to Lynchburg and then re-addressed to express agent James P. Hawkins in Staunton Va., manuscript "Ex B" (Express Business) marking at top, refolded for display, Very Fine, an outstanding adversity use within the Southern Express Company network

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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1323
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1323, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large even margins, bright shade, tied by two strikes of Flower Petals fancy cancel, "Abingdon Va. Apr. 16" (1862) circular datestamp on adversity cover made from notebook paper to Floyd C.H. Va., bottom left corner of cover small repair, Very Fine appearance, one of the few fancy cancels used by Confederate post offices, ex Hall, with 2013 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
700
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1324
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1324, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins, tied by "Memphis Ten. May 28, 1862" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from pre-war State of Tennessee printed legal bill to Ripley Miss., opened for display, Very Fine and attractive

E. 400-500
425
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1325
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1325, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by well-struck "Richmond Va. Oct. 17, 1862" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed boat schedule to Chester C.H. S.C., opened for display, stamp with small tear at upper left, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
325
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1326
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1326, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Full to large margins, tied by "Wilmington N.C." circular datestamp on white and gray wallpaper cover to Mt. Pleasant N.C., Very Fine, scarce and desirable with the 10c Lithograph, ex Murphy, Scott value $1,800.00

E. 500-750
550
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1327
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1327, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Ample margins, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Nov. 26" (1862) circular datestamp on primitively manufactured cover to Micanopy Fla. with 13-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic design, made from maroon and white wallpaper (F13-6, Verse 51), the flag is stenciled and dusted with bronze, single small wormhole

VERY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONAL 13-STAR PATRIOTIC DESIGN ON A WALLPAPER ADVERSITY COVER TO FLORIDA. TRULY REMARKABLE.

This cover, combining a colorful wallpaper adversity use, a stencil patriotic design and a lithograph stamp, may well be unique. Ex Myers and Kilbourne. Illustrated in Abraham Lincoln Illustrated Envelopes and Letter Paper by Milgram (p. 208)

E. 3,000-4,000
13,500
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1328
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1328, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Green, Stone 1-2, 5c Blue, Stone 2 (1, 4), 5c Green, Stone 1-2, 5c Blue, Stone 2 (1, 4)5c Green, Stone 1-2, 5c Blue, Stone 2 (1, 4). Two covers bearing two singles each, both with 11-Star Confederate Flag and Verse Patriotic design (F11-16), each an adversity printing on a shipping invoice, 5c Green cover includes part of an illustration of a canal boat, manuscript and town datestamps respectively, both a bit war-worn with faults and toning, first missing one side flap, still Fine and most unusual pair, the printing of patriotic designs on recycled paper is most unusual and these seem to have been made by the same party

E. 500-750
1,000
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1329
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1329, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins, tied by "Knoxville Ten. Oct. ? 1862" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from broadside advertising performance of the violinist Professor Jules Pinguely, side flap folded over and rejoined, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce and handsome Stone Y adversity usage, ex Boshwit

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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1330
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1330, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of five, margins all around, bright color, few unnoticeable tiny tears at top, tied by four strikes of "Camden Ark. Aug. 13" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from steamboat printed bill of lading (flap folded out for display), to Falcon Ark., ca. 1862-64

VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE USE OF THE 2-CENT LITHOGRAPH FROM ARKANSAS. ONLY ONE OTHER USE FROM ARKANSAS IS RECORDED IN THE WARREN CENSUS.

The census published by Dr. Daniel Warren in the Congress Book lists only two uses of the 2c Green Lithograph from Arkansas. The other is a strip of five on a cover, ex Hessel and Dukeshire. The example offered here is also one of only three adversity covers with the 2c stamp paying the 10c rate.

Ex J. Frank Drake, Carnegie Museum, Clippert and Dr. Briggs. With photocopy of 1981 and 1998 P.F. certificates. Scott value $13,500.00 for strip used on cover without premium for Arkansas or adversity usage

E. 5,000-7,500
9,000
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1331
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1331, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of three and two singles, large margins to just in, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Oct. 28" circular datestamps on blue adversity cover made from Chatham County court form to Clarksville Ga., opened for display, strip with trivial wrinkle at top center

VERY FINE. A RARE USE OF THE 2-CENT GREEN ON AN ADVERSITY COVER PAYING THE 10-CENT RATE.

A review of the Warren Census shows very few examples of the 2c Lithographed issue paying the 10c rate on an adversity cover. This is the only such use from Georgia.

Warren Census no. GEO-O39. Ex Ballard

E. 2,000-3,000
2,900
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1332
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1332, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Three full margins, just in at top, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. Jun. 7" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed testimonials for a mill to Abbeville S.C., opened for display, with embossing at upper left for Conagree Iron Works, horizontal file fold affects stamp, otherwise Fine and attractive, unusual with the embossed design added to an adversity cover, signed Kimbrough

E. 400-500
300
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1333
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1333, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins to clear, cancelled by 7-bar grid, "Oxford N.C. Mar. 10" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from an unused school report card to Manassas Junction Va., opened for display, some soiling around stamp from gum, otherwise Very Fine and attractive, accompanied by biography of the recipient

E. 300-400
350
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1334
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1334, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Horizontal pair, full margins, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Jul. 15, 1862" circular datestamp on gray adversity cover made from printed South Carolina Railroad memo sheet to Lexington Ga., Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
450
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1335
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1335, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b). Vertical pair, creased between stamps, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 7, 1862" circular datestamp on violet, green and brown floral wallpaper cover to Indesville N.C., missing bottom flap and some wear

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A COLORFUL AND DESIRABLE WALLPAPER USE.

Ex Wishnietsky. Unlisted in Scott on wallpaper cover from Stone 3. Scott value for single of the more common Stone 2 $1,250.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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1336
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1336, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Three full margins, clear at top, cancelled by manuscript, matching "Stilesboro Ga. Dec. 28th" manuscript postmark on adversity cover made from printed slave document and addressed to General Samual McGowan at Abbeville C.H. S.C., the form has spaces for "No. fugitives", "No. manumitted", No. deaf and dumb" and "No. blind", Very Fine and very unusual, ex Ballard, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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1337
 
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1337, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large margins, couple light soiling specks and left stamp vertical crease, tied by "Montgomery Ala. Oct. 4" circular datestamp on magnificent bright green, vivid orange and deep chocolate brown wallpaper cover to Assistant Quartermaster General of Georgia at Macon, opened to show this extraordinary wallpaper design, negligible opening tear at upper left corner, still Extremely Fine, ex Handy, Everett and Kilbourne

E. 1,500-2,000
2,900
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1338
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1338, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Two, large margins to clear, bright color, tied by light strikes of blue Greensborough N.C. circular datestamp on green adversity cover made from printed circular for classical music to Murfreesboro N.C., opened for display, Very Fine, a pretty cover

E. 750-1,000
750
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1339
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1339, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c 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 in, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Jul. 12" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed blank shipping form with illustration of full-rigged ship to Charleston S.C., opened for display, 1862 docketing, Very Fine, a beautiful adversity use

E. 400-500
550
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1340
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1340, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c 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 clear at left, tied by "Chapel Hill Tex. Mar. 6" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed likeness of General John A. Wharton to Galveston Tex., opened for display, stamp with faint corner crease at top right not noted on certificate, Very Fine and very unusual adversity use in Texas, John Wharton was a wealthy landowner and lawyer in Texas who served in Terrys' Texas Rangers, he got into an argument with George Baylor outside of a Houston hotel and was shot and killed when unarmed, with enclosure which does not originate, with 2006 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
1,200
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1341
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1341, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Two, right stamp with large margins, left stamp large margins to in at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Sep. 6, 1862" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from bank form printed in red to Lynchburg Va., opened for display, Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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1342
 
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1342, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two, large margins to clear, one with wide bottom left corner sheet margins, other with bottom sheet margin, each tied by "Murfreesboro Ten. Dec. 13" circular datestamp on part of newspaper made into an adversity cover to Buena Vista Ala., opened for display, stamps with minor soiling from gum, Very Fine and very unusual adversity cover, ex Dr. Brandon

E. 400-500
350
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1343
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1343, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins to bit in, tied by "Rome Ga. Apr. 17" circular datestamp on yellow printed adversity cover made from advertisement for British cough balsam with Coat of Arms, to Madison Ga., opened for display, Very Fine, great exhibition item

E. 400-500
1,100
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1344
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1344, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Large even margins, bright shade, tied by blue "Hillsboro N.C. May 5" double-circle datestamp on multicolored wallpaper cover to Lenoir N.C., gorgeous design including cobalt, red, light and dark browns and white, folded open for display

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL MULTICOLORED WALLPAPER COVER WITH AN INTRICATE DESIGN AND WITH STUNNING COLORS. ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR WALLPAPER ADVERSITY COVERS WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED.

Ex Freeman

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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1345
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1345, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, three huge margins, slightly in at left, dark shade, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 1863" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed broadside for educational books to Charleston Miss., opened for display, Very Fine, ex Dr. Green and Boshwit

E. 300-400
450
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1346
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1346, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to just in at bottom right, small scissors-cut at top right, tied by neat strike of "Georgetown S.C. Mar. 16" circular datestamp on gray adversity cover made from printed shipping agreement form to Laurel Hill, opened for display, Very Fine drop-rate adversity use of the 2c, which is especially scarce

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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1347
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1347, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins to clear, tied by "Salem Va. Aug. 3" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from nautical chart to Blue Ridge P.O. N.C., opened for display, slight soiling around stamp edge from gum, Very Fine, an especially beautiful adversity use of the "TEN" issue

E. 1,000-1,500
2,000
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1348
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1348, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a), 10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a). Large margins showing intact framelines on all four sides, tied by "Mobile Ala. Jun. 5, 1863" double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from printed form for counting military recruits to Auburn Ala., opened for display

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE FOUR-MARGIN FRAMELINE ON AN ADVERSITY COVER.

Four-margin examples of the 10c Frameline on cover are scarce; this use on an adversity cover is truly remarkable.

With 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,200
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1349
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1349, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by "Charleston S.C. Nov. ?" circular datestamp on blue adversity cover made from printed court order concerning the sale of liquor and prohibiting "negroes and other persons of color" from loitering near liquor stores, to Camden S.C., opened for display, Extremely Fine, a fascinating adversity use

E. 750-1,000
700
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1350
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1350, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to just in at bottom, tied by "Charleston S.C. Oct. 27" double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from printed court order noting "negroes and other persons of color", to Camden S.C., opened for display, Very Fine, an unusual adversity cover

E. 500-750
325
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1351
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1351, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Full and even margins, tied by blue "Bridgewater Va. 21 Sept." circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed form for army supply order for the 122nd Regiment of the Ohio Volunteer Infantry to Mount Jackson Va., opened for display, slightly reduced at left, stamp with trivial corner crease entirely in margin at top right, Very Fine and attractive adversity use

E. 400-500
450
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1352
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1352, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by "Savannah Ga. Ju? 28" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from Great Western Insurance Co. of New York claim form printed in green to Charleston S.C., opened for display, stamp with slight toning, Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
850
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1353
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1353, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Three large to full margins, just in at top, tied by "Marion Ala. Sep. 15" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed scientific graphs showing waves, to Montevallo Ala., opened for display, Very Fine, a most unusual adversity use

E. 200-300
325
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1354
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1354, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, rich color, tied by "Macon Ga. Sep. 10" double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from cartridge wrapper reading "10 Cartridges, Enfield Rifle, Minie or Rifled Musket. Cal. .577 or .58. Elongated Bullet, Selma Arsenal, June 1864" with last digit of yeardate in pen, to Demopolis Ala., opened to allow for showing on inside, Very Fine, the Selma Arsenal occupied about 50 acres and employed 6,000-10,000 people in the manufacture of munitions for the South

E. 500-750
1,400
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1355
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1355, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, small piece out of margin only at upper right, tied by "Charleston S.C. Apr. 18" circular datestamp with indistinct yeardate on brown cross-hatch wallpaper cover with the wallpaper design used as the outside of the cover to Scuffletown P.O. S.C., Very Fine and choice, a rare use of a wallpaper cover with the design on the outside of the cover, with 2001 C.S.A. certificate noting not an 1863 use

E. 500-750
950
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1356
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1356, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by "Cheraw S.C. Nov. ?" double-circle datestamp on blue adversity cover made from printed blank check to Charleston S.C., opened for display, small filing hole well away from stamp, Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
275
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1357
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Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1357, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to just clear at left, tied by "Newnan Ga. Aug. 9" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed Army subsistence form to Choctaw Agency Miss., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
375
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1358
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1358, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to clear, tied by "Charleston S.C. May 26" circular datestamp on blue adversity cover made from printed shipping insurance form and used in Charleston, opened for display, Very Fine adversity use overpaying the 5c drop rate

E. 200-300
325
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1359
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1359, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins all around, tied by "Warrenton Ga. May 18" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad tickets to Madison Ga., opened for display, Extremely Fine, ex MacBride

E. 300-400
900
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1360
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1360, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, tied by "Mobile Ala. Aug. 2" double-circle datestamp on adversity cover made from printed Methodist certificate of dismission with part of several illustrated bible scenes to Red Bluff Miss., opened for display, trivial soiling around stamp from gum, Extremely Fine, a beautiful adversity use

E. 500-750
750
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1361
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1361, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. May 30" circular datestamp on blue adversity cover made from two-sided page of Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Co. of Virginia form to Graham N.C., stamp with faint corner crease at top right, Very Fine and attractive adversity use

E. 400-500
650
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1362
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1362, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, tied by neat strike of "Adam's Run S.C. Sep. 19" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed legal form regarding release of jail prisoners to Walterboro S.C., opened for display, stamp with few small faults, Very Fine, ex Kohn

E. 200-300
250
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1363
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1363, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Aug. 1" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from Confederate army muster roll form from Co. F, 2nd South Carolina Infantry, printing on both sides and inside with names of those mustered, to Anderson C.H. S.C., Very Fine and very unusual use of a Confederate company record as an adversity cover

E. 300-400
475
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1364
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1364, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins all around, tied by "Kingstree S.C. 14 Sep." circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed numerical rate form to a surgeon at South Carolina Hospital at Petersburg Va., opened for display, fresh and Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
325
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1365
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1365, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins, tied by "Savannah Ga. Paid Sep. 2?" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed insurance form to Egypt P.O. Ga., opened for display, Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
275
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1366
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1366, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Two adversity covers made from printed railroad forms, large margins, one tied by "Danville Va. Aug. 10" circular datestamp to Yancyville N.C., other tied by "Columbia S.C. 30 Sep." circular datestamp to Charleston S.C., opened for display, some slight soiling, Very Fine pair of adversity covers

E. 200-300
600
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1367
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1367, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large even margins, brilliant color, tied by bold strike of blue "Petersburg Va. Jul. 12" circular datestamp on blue and pale blue floral wallpaper cover to Snow Hill N.C., opened for display, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous cover, ex Brooks and Boshwit, signed Ashbrook

E. 1,000-1,500
3,500
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1368
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1368, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to just in, tied by well-struck "Thomasville Ga. Mar. 9" circular datestamp on blue and gray floral wallpaper cover to Savannah Ga., opened for display, some soiling, Very Fine and especially attractive, ex Boshwit

E. 475-1,000
3,750
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1369
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1369, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Margins to just touched at upper right, rich color, tied by "Tallahassee Fla. Oct. 16" circular datestamp on green, pink and gray on cream wallpaper cover to Albany Ga., opened for display, Very Fine, a colorful and scarce Florida wallpaper use, ex Dr. Briggs

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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1370
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1370, Adversity Use of Paper for Envelopes10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, tied by "Lagrange Ga. Jan. 13" circular datestamp on green and gray wallpaper cover to Caledonia Miss., opened for display, Very Fine and attractive, a pretty design

E. 500-750
1,400
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