Lot 3085Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ Brown Red, Horizontal Gutter Pair, full o.g., large margins and without usual crease in gutter, rich color; tiny thin speck affecting left stamp, Very Fine and scarce.
Scott No. 8 $325.
Lot 3086Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ brown red, four margins, rich color tied by "Richmond Va. Feb 9" cds on drop letter addressed to Alexander H. Stephens, President Senate, Confederate States, Richmond; no flap as usual, small corner mend and flaws, Fine and rare drop letter use to Vice President Stephens.
Scott No. 8 $1,500.
Lot 3087 oConfederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", manuscript cancels, wide margins, couple small internal wrinkles, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 9 $300.
Lot 3088Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", four large margins with beautiful color approaching milky, tied by neat "Chattanooga Tenn. Jul 13 1863" cds on homemade cover to Jackson Ala.; light central fold, Very Fine.
Scott No. 9 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A CHOICE 10¢ "T-E-N" USAGE WITH A VERY STAMP.
Lot 3089Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", rich color, cut in, tied by sharp "Greenville Ten. May 10" cds on brown homemade cover to Martinsburg Va.; faults including staining, manuscript "#7" notations.
Scott No. 9 $1,600.
Lot 3090Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ milky blue, "T-E-N", large to mostly huge margins, tied by Mississippi town cds on fresh homemade cover to Handsboro, Miss., manuscript "via - Mobile" routing directive, Extremely Fine, a jumbo "T-E-N" issue on cover; with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9a Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3091Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ milky blue, "T-E-N", large to clear margins, tied by partial Richmond Va. Apr cds on blue cover to Capt. Geo. D. Wise, care of Maj. Gen. Stevenson, Army of Tennessee, near Dalton Ga.; some edge wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. 9a $1,600.
George Douglas Wise (1831-1908) was a U.S. Representative from Virginia, cousin of John Sergeant Wise and Richard Alsop Wise and nephew of Henry Alexander Wise. He served as Captain in the Confederate Army during the Civil War.
Lot 3092Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ gray blue, "T-E-N", four large margins, deep color, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Aug 10" cds on cover to Jackson Ala.; some gum staining, F.-V.F. with a large stamp.
Scott No. 9b $1,600.
Lot 3093Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines", large margins showing part of framelines on all sides including full at bottom and right, sharp bold strike of "Chattanooga Tenn. Jun 26 1863" cds on brown homemade cover to Col. J.F. Gilmer, Chief of Engineer Bureau at Richmond Va., ex-Walcott; with 2000 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 10 $3,000.
A CHOICE USE OF THE 10¢ "FRAME LINES" ISSUE.
Lot 3094Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines", four margins showing full lines at top and left, rounded corner, tied by the "Morton, Miss Aug 12" cds, addressed to Mrs. F. L. Campbell, Flat Rock Post Office, Henderson County, North Carolina with routing via Columbia S.C.; very minor water stain at the upper left corner of cover, Very Fine and attractive Frame Line use; with 2002 CSA certificate.
Scott No. 10 $3,000.