Lot 2357Confederacy, Charleston S.C., Paid, Jan 22, 1861, cds on blind embossed "Dunham, Taft & Co., Boots & Shoes" corner card cover bearing U.S. 3¢ dull red (26), right guide line s.e., tied by matching grid to Shelton Depot S.C.; stain spot, F.-V.F. and scarce Independent State advertising use.
Scott $300 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2358Confederacy, Charleston S.C., Apr 26, 1861, cds ties U.S. 3¢ dull red (26) on yellow cover with blue "Williams, Birnie & Co., General Commission Merchants., Charleston S.C." cameo corner card to Columbia S.C.; reduced at right, F.-V.F. and scarce cameo.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2359Confederacy, Charleston S.C., Apr. 3, 1861, sharp cds on all-over Eberhard Faber "A.W. Faber's Lead Pencils." front and back ad cover bearing U.S. 3¢ dull red (26) tied by circular grid cancel to Columbia S.C.; small edge tear and reduced slightly at right, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A REMARKABLE ADVERTISING COVER MAILED ON THE DAY SOUTH CAROLINA WAS ADMITTED TO THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA.
Lot 2360Confederacy, Galveston, Texas, 1861, two covers from correspondence, with with original letter datelined at "Lynchburg, Harris Co., Texas" entering mails with partial "Galveston Tex." cds tying U.S. 3¢ dull red (26) to South Framingham Mass., Fine and scarce pair of Confederate Texas covers.
Scott $700 Estimate $200 - 300.