Lot 1871 EConfederacy, 1861, 10¢ Hoyer & Ludwig flag essay. In blue, top margin single, without gum, large margins, light pressed creases and small backed central thin, Very Fine appearance, very scarce.
Dietz No. E10a $500.
Lot 1872Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, Stone 1. O.g., very lightly hinged, large margins, bright color, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 1 $275.
Lot 1873Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, Stone 1. Position 12, o.g., lightly hinged, clear to mostly large margins, strong color, bright and fresh, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 1 $275.
Lot 1874Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, Stone 1. Block of 4, o.g., ample margins to just touching at upper left, rich color, small thins and horizontal crease affecting bottom pair, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 1 $1,500.
Lot 1875 oConfederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, Stone 1. Socked-on-the-nose blue grid cancel, ample to large margins, strong color, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 1 $155.
Lot 1876 oConfederacy, 1861, 5¢ green. red grid cancel, large margins to just touching scroll at upper right, strong color, thin and tiny tear at lower left, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 1 $225.
Lot 1877Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green. Tied by blue Norfolk, Va. cds on cover to Blacks & Whites, Va., with original letter regarding housing for family as he fears the imminent fall of the city "…expect a great battle here way soon.", cover wear and stamp with clipped corners at edges, Fine.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 1878Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green. Right margin single, ample to large margins, tied by central well struck "Charlestown, S.C., Dec 196, 1861" cds on cover to Bennetville, S.C., Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1879Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green. Horizontal pair tied by "Tudor Hall, Va., Feb 26" cds on small enamel ladies cover with embossed lovebirds on reverse, addressed to Grantville, Ga., slight cover edge wear and enamel oxidation, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1880 ()Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, Stone 1, Baton Rouge roulette. Without gum, bright color, fresh and F.-V.F., a very rare unused example of this unofficial roulette, grossly undercataloged in Scott; with 1997 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 1 $350.