Lot 405Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, large margins, small defects, tied by "Tudor Hall, Va., Nov 5" cds on 1861 Lynchburg Hose & Fire Insurance Co. illustrated ad cover showing early Fire Wagon, addressed to Oflenmore Va., printed ad text on reverse, Extremely Fine and spectacular design; with 1998 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
A STUNNING EXHIBITION ITEM WITH TREMENDOUS EYE APPEAL.
Lot 406Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, rough margins, tied by "Richmond, Va., Jun 29, 1862" cds with second strike alongside on cover to Staunton and forwarded to Charlottesville, franked with 1861, 10¢ dark blue, Hoyer printing, large margins, tied by "Staunton, Va., Jul 5" forwarding cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 1 + 2b Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A VERY RARE AND ATTRACTIVE COMBINATION FRANKING OF THE FIRST TWO CONFEDERATE LITHOGRAPH STAMPS.
Lot 407Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, stone 1, two four margin singles, tied by "Memphis, Ten., Feb 8, 1862" cds on Meacham & Galbreath, Wholesale Grocers, Memphis, Tenn. embossed blue cameo corner card cover to Lynchburg, Va.; reverse with contemporaneous mathematic calculations, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 1c Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 408Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, irregularly cut, tied by "Richmond, Va., Nov. 28, 1861" cds on United States 1861 3¢ Entire to Rumford, Va., the entire was undoubtedly an inner envelope sent through the lines and has a United States Half Dime (replaced) affixed to pay the Confederate States postage, Very Fine.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE MIXED FRANKING USE SHOWING THE PRACTICE OF AFFIXING COINAGE TO PREPAY POSTAGE.
Lot 409Confederacy, 1862, 2¢ green, four full to large margins, bright color, tied by bold strike of "Charleston S.C. Jan 16" cds on orange drop cover to Dr. James Morrow at the Medical Purveyor's Office, endorsed "Official Business" at top, Very Fine; with 1999 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 3 $2,750.
A CHOICE DROP LETTER USAGE OF THE 2¢ GREEN LITHOGRAPH.
James Morrow was a local Charleston doctor.
Lot 410Confederacy, 5¢ blue, Stone 3, 5¢ light blue, De La Rue, each with large margins to barely in at top, tied by bold "Charleston S.C. Aug 23, 186" cds on cream cover with embossed corner card for Dunham, Taft & Co. Boot & Shoe Dealer to Columbia S.C., a fresh and Extremely Fine, ex-Karrer; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4, 6 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
A VERY SCARCE AND ATTRACTIVE COMBINATION FRANKING PREPAYING THE 10¢ RATE.
Lot 411Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ light milky blue, horizontal pair, just touching at top, manuscript canceled on printed ornate gold border wallpaper cover to Prince Edward Court House Va., manuscript "Blacks & Whites (Va.), Jun 29" postmark; small cover tear at top, Extremely Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 4b Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 412Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ light milky blue, large margins to just touching frame at top, tied by bold strike of blue grid cancel on Adversity cover made from unused Printed Court Receipt with matching blue "Raleigh, N.C./ Jun. 23, 1862" double circle postmark, Extremely Fine and attractive, a lovely cover, ex-Weatherly.
Scott No. 4b Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 413Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ light milky blue, Stone 3, horizontal pair, horizontal pair, large margins to just touching at left, canceled by centrally struck "Cheraw, S.C., Feb 20" cds on adversity cover made from grocer's ledger page, to Statesburg, S.C., Extremely Fine.
Scott No. 4b Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 414Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose, position 25, four ample to mostly huge margins on small buff cover to Camden, Miss., tied by "Richmond, Va., Jun. 29, 1862" (Powell type 3b) cds, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Thayer.
Scott No. 5 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.