Lot 520Confederacy, J.A. Belvin, Dealer in Pine Lumber…, Richmond, Va., blue illustrated cameo ad design showing horse and wagon approaching a fence, on cover to Petersburg, Va. franked with 1861, 5¢ green tied by "Richmond, Va., Jan 16, 1862" cds; missing backflap, Very Fine; with 1982 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
ONE OF THE MOST SPECTACULAR CONFEDERATE CAMEO ADVERTISING COVERS.
Lot 521Confederacy, (Colleges) Mercer University, Penfield, Ga., red embossed cameo corner card on small cover to Decatur, Ga. with Atlanta Provisional "Paid 5" handstamp and matching "Atlanta, Jun. 24, 1861" cds, Very Fine and rare; signed Doane & Bartels with note "Found July 1926".
Scott No. 6XU2 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
A WONDERFUL COMBINATION USAGE OF A PROVISIONAL HANDSTAMP ON A COLLEGE ADVERTISING COVER.
Lot 522Confederacy, "Sign of the Negro", illustrated ad design for "Van Schaack & Grierson, Druggist, Charleston, S.C.", on cover to Raleigh, N.C. with "Greenville S.C., Apr 3" cds and matching "Paid" and "10" handstamps, magenta "Rebel Archives" double oval handstamp and pencil Retd to duty notation at left, Very Fine, illustrated in the Confederate States Handbook (page 447); with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A WONDERFUL AND UNIQUE SOUTH CAROLINA ILLUSTRATED AD DESIGN.