Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    Three Confederate "Wallpaper" Philatelic Covers. Paper was in tight supply in the South during the Civil War and wallpaper was used in the manufacture of writing paper, envelopes, and newspapers. Here are three very desirable covers made from various patterned sheets of wallpaper. 1). Cover with handwritten ink "Jackson?, Mississippi, March 4, 1865" cancellation tying two 5¢ Jefferson Davis stamps (#S6). 2). Cover with "X" pen cancellation of a 10¢ Jefferson Davis (#S11), undated. 3). Cover with round "Canton/ Nov/ 13/ Ms" stamped cancellation tying a 10¢ Jefferson Davis (#S11), no year. All are approximately 5" x 3" in size and in very good condition.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 2
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 521

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold on Jun 30, 2008 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    VIEW BENEFITS
    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 24 days left to consign to the 2021 May 21 - 22 Space Exploration Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The department director has the heart of a true and highly knowledgeable collector with the business acumen of someone who has been not only successful but has decades of an impeccable track record
    David Greenburg,
    Chicago, IL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search