COLLECTION OF 38 UNUSED PRO-UNION PATRIOTIC POSTAL COVERS DEPICTING EAGLES, WOMEN AND FLAGS, MOST IN COLOR.

[n.p. 1861-65]. All uncancelled, generally 3" x 5-1/2". Occasional light wear, a few with short splits or chips.A few have glue remnants on flaps from prior mounting. Very Good. Variants and not in Weiss are noted. The following covers listed by Weiss citation:

E-R-171 - Eagle holding flag atop a shield. Caption, "Liberty and Union." Printed in red and blue inks.
E-R-181 - Eagle holding flag, star with shield at its center below, caption "NOT A STAR MUST FALL." Printed in red and blue inks.
E-R-228 - Eagle inside ribbon with stars, banner "Union Forever" in its beak, "Not one Star...." Imprint of Union Envelope. Printed in dark blue ink.
E-R-247 - Eagle on shield with flag. Ribbon in its mouth with words "E. Pluribus Unum." Imprint of New York Union Envelope Depot. Printed in blue ink.
F-L-8-10 [variant] - Flag facing left, "'Shoot the first Man that attempts to pull down the American Flag!'" - Gen. John A. Dix." Buff envelope printed in red and blue inks. This variant not in Weiss.
F-L-13 - The green flag of Erin with caption, "Erin, O Erin, though long in the shade..." Printed in green ink.
F-L-76 - Two hands shake in front of the Constitution, a flag below. Captioned, "Let us repair to our churches..." Printed in red and blue inks
F-F-54 - Female wearing helmet, with shield and flag. Captioned, "Flag of the seas! On land or wave..." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-F-159 - Female leaning on shield with Washington's head and the word 'Union', flags in background. Printed in red and blue inks.
F-F-160 - Female holding flag and waving kerchief. Captioned, "True to the Stars & Stripes." Printed in red and blue.
F-F-168b - Female standing and holding flag. Printed in red and blue inks.
F-F-171 - Female standing and holding flag. Captioned above, "Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-F-222 - Female standing on cannon ball holding Union flag. Caption above "Onward to Victory." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-F-227 - Female standing on cannon ball holding the Union flag. Printed in red and blue inks.
F-F-4b - Female standing on pedestal reading "Union & Constitution," holding flag. Printed in black ink.
F-F-245-248 [variation] - Female standing holding flag, wearing patriotic dress and sash. Caption above, "Liberty and Union, Now and Forever." Printed in red and blue inks. This variant not in Weiss.
F-F-268 [variation]. - Female standing holding flag. Image is embossed and raised and colored in red, blue and gilt. Face and arms of woman are not colored or outlined. Embossed imprint of Francis/Loutrell. This variant not in Weiss.
F-SI-16 - Female seated holding shield with flag draped around her. Printed in red and blue inks.
F-SI-52 - Female sitting on the back of an eagle holding a flag, a banner in the eagle's beak reads, "OUR FLAG FOR THE WHOLE COUNTRY." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-WI-66 - Woman's face in an oval surrounded by laurel leaves. Captioned above, "DEDICATED TO THE GALLANT DEFENDERS OF OUR NATIONAL UNION." The letters are done in a stars and stripes style. Imprint of Magee of Philadelphia. Printed in red and blue inks.
F-SI-74 - Female sitting with an eagle at one side, and a Union flag and shield at her other side. Captioned above, "OUR COUNTRY." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-SI-94 - Woman seated holding a shield and spear, an eagle at her side, a banner across the top reads, "CONSTITUTIONAL UNION." Captioned below, "Our Standard is 'Justice'." Printed in blue ink.
F-SI-157 - Woman, seated in a chair, sews, with a Union flag behind her. Captioned below "OUR HEARTS ARE WITH OUR BROTHERS IN THE FIELD." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-ST-37 - Woman standing with sword and shield. Captioned below, "Columbia, Columbia, to glory arise." Printed in violet ink.
F-R-60 - Flag at top left corner in red, blue and yellow inks.
F-R-64 [variant]. Smaller envelope 1 ¾" x 4 ¼". Flag at left side. With verse below, "We stand by our Colors." Printed in red and blue inks. This variant not in Weiss.
F-R-66 - Flag at top left corner in red, blue and yellow inks.
F-R-88 - Flag at top left corner in red and blue inks. Caption at head, "LONG MAY IT WAVE."
F-R-172 - Flag at top left corner in red and blue inks.
F-R-196 - Flag to left side of cover with words printed vertically up post, "Stand by the Union." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-R-233 - Flag coming out of the top of a globe labeled with the words, "OUR COUNTRY." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-R-265 - Flag to left of envelope. Printed in red and blue inks.
F-R-274 - Flag and shield. Caption below, "TO TRAITORS A TERROR, TO PATRIOTS - GLORY." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-R-382 - Flag with banner "UNION AND THE CONSTITUTION." Printed in red and blue inks.
F-R-385 - variation of 382 above with added caption below, "If any one attempts to haul down the American flag". Printed in red and blue inks.
F-R-396 - Flag behind smoking cannon. Printed in red and blue inks.
F-R-421 - Flag behind smoking cannon with caption below, "OUR COMPROMISE." Printed in red and blue inks.
SC-DC-13 - An image of the Capitol building in an oval border with the caption below "CAPITOL AT WASHINGTON." An eagle with its wings spread wide at the top of the oval holding a shield and a ribbon in its mouth with the words, "E. Pluribus Unum." Imprinted vertically "New York Union Envelope Depot, 144 Broadway." Printed in blue ink. Item #34029

Price: $600.00