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Confederate Advertising Covers

Lots 2258-2266

Lot 2258    

Confederacy, Danville Female College, Danville, Va., printed corner card on small brown cover bearing 10¢ blue (11), large margins, tied by "Danville Va., Aug 31" cds to Staunton Va.; reduced at left with repair, Fine appearance.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $230

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Lot 2259    

Confederacy, Farmville Female College, all-over gray shaded ad cover bearing 5¢ green (1) Stone 1, position 26, large margins to just in including part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by circular grid cancel, matching "Farmville Va. Feb 25" cds to Richmond Va., Orr & Co. of New York imprint; reduced slightly at right, 5¢ slightly rubbed top right, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $950

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Lot 2260    

Confederacy, Jones & Seaborn, Druggist, Pendleton, S.C., illustrated Mortar and Pestle corner card on yellow cover bearing 5¢ green (1), four margins, manuscript "X" cancel, pmkd blue "Pendleton S.C., Feb 18" cds to Pickens C.H., S.C., Very Fine and attractive, ex-Tate.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $800

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Lot 2261    

Confederacy, Piedmont House, Lynchburg, Va., framed corner card on cover with "Fairfax Va., Aug 28" cds and pencil "Pd 5" rating to Appomattox C.H., Va., F.-V.F. and scarce ad cover.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $210

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Lot 2262    

Confederacy, Valley Female Institute, Winchester, Va., gold illustrated book advertising corner card on cover bearing 5¢ green (1), rough separation, tied by light "Winchester Va" cds to Lexington Va.; minor cover wear, professionally restored, handsome Very Fine appearance.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $900

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Lot 2263    

Confederacy, 11-Star Confederate Flag and Verse, patriotic design on homemade cover with "Richmond Va. Apr. 28, 1863" cds with "Due 10" straightline to Little Yadkin N.C., soldier's endorsement from 33rd North Carolina Regiment at bottom left, original letter datelined "Camp near Fredericksburg Apr. the 18, 1863", content includes references to a U.S. Army observation balloon across the lines, backflap tears, Very Fine, ex-Wishnietsky.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

This cover and letter entered the mails only two days before the start of the Battle of Chancellorsville, the sender and the 33rd North Carolina fought in the battle as part of A.P. Hill's Division in Stonewall Jackson's Second Corps, Chancellorsville would be Jackson's last battle for the Confederacy.

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Lot 2264    

Confederacy, Cannon and 12-Flag, black patriotic design on cover bearing 10¢ blue (12), four margins, tied by Army of Northern Virginia grid cancel to Louisburg, N.C.; cover with some light toning spots, Fine and attractive patriotic use (Pictured in Monroe Book, pg. 27).
C.S.A. Catalog Nos. CN-1C    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $290

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Lot 2265    

Confederacy, (Captured Union) Soldier and American Flag at Camp in Washington D.C., red and blue Union Patriotic design on cover bearing 10¢ blue (11), large margins all around, tied by Army of Northern Va. field post four-ring target cancel to Knob Creek N.C.; small bottom corner flaws, Very Fine, a lovely cover.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

A CHOICE CONFEDERATE USE OF A UNION PATRIOTIC COVER.

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Lot 2266    

Confederacy, Confederate Patriotic Unused Covers, group of 10 envelopes including all-over 7-star and bars flag design, 10-star stars and bars flagpole design, all-over "The Pirate Flag" Union design, "Southern Rights and Southern Institutions" design with Jefferson Davis within Shield and Flag design, Palmetto flag, etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $350

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