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Patriotic Covers
Lot No Type Description Price
3163 PAT image U.S.A. (1861) Eagle* carrying banner of truth* over serpent* in tree*. U.S. Civil War Patriotic cover with bicolor illustration imprinted "Northern Shiver-lery!!!". Franked with 3 cent rose #65 tied with fancy diamond grid, circular date stamp Dec 30 1861 from Sturgis, Michigan. Walcott-958. (Used Civil War patriotic covers are considered to be historic documents and are usually accepted in international thematic exhibits). Rare!
AVAILABLE AT $250
5711 PAT image U.S.A. (1861) Washington*. Free frank patriotic cover with bust in profile of George Washington and motto "We defend the land of Washington." Includes return envelope addressed to 2nd Main Regiment, Company B. Free frank patriotic covers are hard to find.
AVAILABLE AT $200
4388 PAT image U.S.A. (1862) Man* carrying bale of cotton* riding two horses simultaneously*. Patriotic cover "John Bull's Feat of Horsemanship," a veritable circus scene! Roughly opened at right and very slightly reduced on left. Interesting reverse image of front cover on back. (Patriotic covers from the Civil War are considered historical documents and are generally admissible in International Philatelic Exhibitions). Scarce!
AVAILABLE AT $325
4356 PAT image U.S.A. (1863) Hands shaking*. Flag*. Constitution*. Bundle of fasces*. Patriotic cover with multicolor illustration to show the strength of the Union. Franked by 2 US 3 cent Scott No 65. (Used Civil War patriotic covers are considered to be historic documents and are usually accepted in international thematic exhibits). Very fine and lovely!
AVAILABLE AT $120

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