Lot 1601Confederacy, 7-Star Flag. Franked by United States 1857 3¢ dull red, tied by grid on patriotic cover with red, white & blue (Dietz type F7-12) design, postmarked with "Marietta, Geo." cds (1861), some minor edge tears & cover toning, Very Fine, ex-Kohn.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1602Confederacy, 7-Star Flag. Franked by 1861, 5¢ green, two manuscript cancelled singles on patriotic (Dietz type F7-10) cover with military address to Yorktown, Va. with manuscript postmark of "Flat Pond, Ga.", fascinating original enclosure included with contents which mentions the Battle of Gettysburg, "one of the bloodiest Battles of the War", Everyone is depressed & low as expected, many are of the opinion that Lee has been whipped. If that is the case, & Vicksburg is no longer ours, I think we might as well give up, the Yankee Army is so much larger than ours, I am afraid they will over power us., plus much more, cover repaired with part of flag design replaced, attractive Very Fine appearance, a marvelous item.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1603Confederacy, 10-Star Flag. Black & white design with verses on a buff North Carolina cover franked with 5¢ blue tied by Goldsborough, N.C. town postmark, Very Fine and choice, a lovely patriotic usage; with 1976 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 1604Confederacy, 10-Star Flag. Richmond Va. Jun. 17 1861 circular datestamp with matching "Paid 10" in circle on patriotic (Dietz type F10-4) cover to New Orleans, with two page letter on matching patriotic stationery datelined "Jun. 16/61", usual minor edge wear, Very Fine and choice, 10-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic covers are scarce as the Confederacy contained ten states for only ten days.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1605Confederacy, 10-Star Flag. Franked by 1861, 10¢ blue, full margins to just in, cancelled by manuscript. "X" & tied by "Winchester Va. Sep. 17" circular datestamp on patriotic cover to Bluff Spring Miss., military docketing at bottom left, slightly reduced at left and some slight overall wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. 2 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1606Confederacy, 10-Star Flag. Franked by 1862, 5¢ blue, vert. pair, mostly large margins all around, tied by manuscript "Votes" on cover with patriotic design (Dietz F10-11), addressed to Sheriff of Davidson Co., North Carolina with pencil notation "Bulls Com/14th Regt.", perhaps containing a soldier's ballot, Very Fine and attractive; with 1985 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1607Confederacy, 10-Star Flag. Franked by 1861, 5¢ green, cut in at left, tied by red "Smithfield, Va." cds on patriotic cover (Dietz F10-11) design, trivial cover reduction at left, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1608Confederacy, 11-Star Flag. (Dietz type F11-9) cover with slogan "I go to illustrate Georgia…Bartow.", addressed to Griffin, Geo. with straight line "Paid" handstamp & matching "5" handstamp rate marking, but no town cancel, some cover toning, F.-V.F., a scarce design.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1609Confederacy, Flags. Two unused covers; red and blue allover 7-star design with A Secession Envelope inscription (Dietz F7-1) and 10-star with verse (Dietz unlisted), Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1610Confederacy, Jefferson Davis medallion. Franked by 1862, 5¢ blue, defective, tied by "Yorktown, Va./May 1, 1862" cds on blue patriotic (Dietz type JD-1) cover to Lynchburg, Va., cover with minor staining, Very Fine, a spectacular & rare design.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $500 - 750.