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26 Civil War Patriotic W/letter - Ex Rare Violet Color Pmk - Weiss Cert, Fine+ For Sale
#26 corner fault tied by a rarely seenviolet Fair Haven, VermontCDS and adot grid killer cancel. A violet cancel is very rare and adds +$100 to the value.The design is a bicolor Liberty W/Flag " Union an is accompanied by 2 letters.d Liberty". The cover is accompanied by a certificate from Bill Weiss stating that this is a genuine usage of #26 with a scarce violet color cancellation on a civil war patriotic cover. This color is rarely seen on patriotic covers and there is a $100 adder in the Scott specialized catalog for it. The est cat value for this item is $250.00.
The 1st cover is cover is a1 page letter from a mother to her daughter Mary E. Miller. She talks about not being able to send the bracelet, because it will be brooken when sent withthe letter. and Lottie was not at home to pick it up.She wanted to know how long you were going to stay.Nothing new has taken place since you lef, but we expect a number of soldiers in here. They have permission to put up barracks in front of our home. Come home as soon as soon as you can. Write and let me know when you will be coming. With much love, Mary E. Miller.
The 2nd letter was written by Nell on September 2, 1861 to Mollie from Salem, VT. She says that she intended to write as soon as she reached home, but she hasn't had time. She has been busy for 5 weeks.She is sorry this letter is so dull. She has been sewing a sofa pillow and shawl. She talks about going to a lot of parties. She talks about going home and meeting with all of their friends. She wants to know how everyone is doing.
She apparently is interested in a Mr. Ryan from Salem.and talks about running in to him several times. She talks about drawing Atwoods machine on the blackboard and how everybody laughed at it.. She made a beautiful fool of herself. But, it will be forgotten 100 years from now. Your friend, Nell
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"The Catalog of
Union Civil War Patriotic Covers"written by Bill Weiss is considered
the standard catalogfor these covers, listing and illustrating over 5,000
designs with excellent cross-references to Walcott and Nutmeg and with a handy
is a book I have used myself for many years, and I recommend it to collectors
very highly".More info available by contacting the author (address on request)".
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26 Civil War Patriotic W/letter - Ex Rare Violet Color Pmk - Weiss Cert, Fine+: $50