Mar 26, 2015 - Sale 2377

Sale 2377 - Lot 401

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,500 - $ 3,500
POSTAL COVERS. Stationary salesman's sample book with over 500 postal covers. Mounted with front covers only; in the original reddish brown calf-backed cloth-covered boards; quite worn, contents clean; partial title, 'Envelopes' on the spine with 'G.W. Cory" visible. should be seen. Np, circa 1862-1865

Additional Details

Contains a fine representation of the innumerable designs of 'patriotic covers' popular during the Civil War. Includes a variety of makers: Carpenter & Allen of Boston, Blom & Smith of New York, F.K. Kimball, New York, J.M. Whittemore, Boston and many more. Some of the finest, and most sophisticated in this album are those of F. K. Kummel of New York, with their exquisite hand-coloring.