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Patriotic Cover Collection, Lot of 340+

Outstanding patriotic cover collection housed in a red leather binder and slip cases. More than 340+ unused covers dating approximately 1861-1865. The vast majority are Union covers, with approximately 15 representing the Confederacy.

A wide range of covers comprises the collection. The following groupings are offered: 4 Jefferson Davis with a rare copyrighted tri-color; 11 Confederate flags and state seals; the complete "Secesh Chain" series, numbered 1-30, by Charles Magnus; 14 traitors including James Buchanan as "Judas," Breckenridge and Bell, with an Everett envelope; 10 Stephen A. Douglas; 12 personalities such as W.G. Brownlow, John Brown, Gov. John A. Andrew, Daniel Webster and more; 16 patriotic featuring Lafayette, John Hancock, Bunker Hill, Lady Justice and more; 16 political satire which includes Russell, Floyd, and CS vs. US, and more; 22 pertaining to "Southern Loan," finances, and political satire with multiple full covered illustrations; 9 Ben Franklin; outstanding group of 34 George Washington; 13 General Beauregard; 22 depicting "King Cotton" and John Bull; 20 satire/cartoons of Virginia and South Carolina; 20 satirical views of the South; and a superb group of 90 covers pertaining to secession.

Estimate: $3,000 - $4,000
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