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The Brandon Collection of Confederate States, Part 2 continued...

Adversity Covers continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
449 c Image5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Large margins to touched at bottom right corner, tied by "Danville Va. Jun. 10" (1862) circular datestamp on press-printed Danville 5c on Dark Buff Provisional entire (21XU3), addressed to Olin N.C., expertly repaired with sealed tears just into the provisional and on backflap, inside silked

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE USE OF THE DANVILLE PROVISIONAL ENTIRE AFTER THE PERIOD IT WAS VALID FOR POSTAGE.

This is the only example of the Danville provisional entire in the Richard L. Calhoun census with a 5c Typograph stamp. There are only eleven or twelve "valid" provisional uses (all 5c).

With 1974 C.S.A. and 1975 P.F. certificates (Image)

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E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $5,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
450 c Image5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, ample to large margins, tied by "Little Rockfish N.C. Apr. 16" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from multicolored map of British North America, to Fayetteville N.C., folded open for display, Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Green (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $4,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
451 c Image5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, cancelled by Army field grids on adversity cover made from brown cartridge wrapper, inside with label reading "10 Cartridges. Mississippi or Austrian Rifle. Cal. .54. Atlanta Arsenal -- June, 1864.", to Crops Plains Ala., pair moved to flap side so it can be displayed opened with the label, small portion of tying grid cancel visible where the pair originated on address side, Very Fine and extraordinary adversity use, of the many forms of paper converted into envelopes in the Confederacy, this is one of a small handful we have seen on an ammunition wrapper, ex Seybold with his handstamp (Image)

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E. $ 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $2,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
452 c Image5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins, tiny crease at bottom between stamps, tied by "Tullahoma Ten. Apr. 12, 1864" circular datestamp on yellow adversity cover made from commission merchant's form, to Canton Miss., sender's note "My last envelope I wish I could go myself and get another supply where I got this", opened for display, Very Fine and unusual (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
453   Image5c 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 (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
454 c Image2c Brown Red (8). Three large margins, slightly in at right, tied by "Aberdeen Miss. Dec. 17" circular datestamp on tiny blue adversity cover made from printed form, locally addressed, faint soiling at right, stamp with small scuff at center, still Fine, a most attractive drop-letter use, ex Keeling, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
455 c Image2c Brown Red (8). Enormous margins all around, tied by "Savannah Ga. Oct. 5" circular datestamp on orange wrapper made from printed shipping bill of lading with illustrated clipper ship vignette, form on both sides, locally addressed, opened to show full design

EXTREMELY FINE. A SPECTACULAR USE OF THE 2-CENT ENGRAVED ON AN ADVERSITY COVER MADE FROM A PRINTED SHIPPING BILL OF LADING.

Ex Everett and Zimmerman (Image)

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E. $ 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
456 c Image10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Bright color, small margins slightly in, tied by balloon-style "Botetourt Springs Va. Apr. 21" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed form to Aylett Va., form includes spaces for "No. of white/black males/females" (possibly a census form), opened for display, Very Fine, scarce adversity use with a "TEN", ex Matz (Image)

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E. $ 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,800.00
Will close during Public Auction
457 c Image10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, tied by "Yanceyville N.C. Oct. 24, 1862" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from 1854 observation chart to the hospital at Danville Va., opened for display, some toning around stamp from gum, Very Fine and attractive (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $1,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
458 c Image10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins to clear, bright shade, tied by "Staunton Va. Dec. 28" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from part-printed bank form to Lewisburg Va., vignette of female allegorical figure on part folded over for display, Very Fine, a beautiful cover (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
459 c Image10c Dark Blue, Die B, Keatinge & Ball (12 K&B). Large to huge margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Feb. 18, 1865" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from part-printed C.S. Engineer's office form to Richmond Va., opened for display, some edgewear, Very Fine (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction

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