Lot 2481 oConfederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, blue town cancel, large to huge margins showing portion of adjacent stamps at left and bottom, rich color, an Extremely Fine gem.
Scott No. 1 $185.
Lot 2482Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, left margin single, wide sheet margin with large margins around, tied by "Granville, S.C. Jan 20" cds on 1862 cover to Ft. Defiance N.C., with pencil postscript on inside of flap "…20th All quiet. Probably a mistake about the arrival of the Burnside Expedition.", Extremely Fine, certainly one of the earliest Confederate references to the Burnside Expedition, ex-Ackerman, Kohn; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $500 - 750.
A GEM 1861 5¢ GREEN USAGE ON COVER WITH EARLY REFERENCE TO THE PENDING BURNSIDE EXPEDITION.
Although the Burnside Expedition initially started on the 5th of January, due to problems including severe weather, it wasn't until February 7, 1862 that a hundred Union vessels steamed down Croatan Sound to land an amphibious force on Roanoke Island starting the first engagement of the expedition.
Lot 2483Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, full to huge margins showing portion of stamp at right, beautiful shade, tied by neat "Mobile Ala Jan 5 1862" cds on blue printed Notary Public part printed notice to Brooksville Miss., Very Fine and choice use; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1c $300+.
Lot 2484 oConfederacy, 1861, 10¢ dark blue, light town cancel, full margins, deep color, tiny natural paper inclusion of no consequence, Very Fine and choice; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2b $300.
Lot 2485Confederacy, 1862, 2¢ green, o.g., lightly hinged, clear to ample margins, bright color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 3 $950.
Lot 2486Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ blue, Archer & Daly printing, vertical pair, full margins, gum toning, tied by partial "Richmond Va." cds on 1863 adversity cover made from 1859 "Dissolution of Co-Partnership!" printed circular to Hanover House Va., some toning and separations, Fine and scarce with circular text facing out.
Scott No. 7 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2487 ()Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", without gum, large well balanced margins, beautiful deep rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb, an exceptional example of this scarce C.S.A. issue; with 2016 P.F. Graded certificate (XF-S 95).
Scott No. 9 $500.
Lot 2488Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", Sperati reproduction, New York town cancel, wide margins, Sperati handstamp on reverse, Very Fine.
Scott No. 9 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2489Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", tied on piece by blue Lynchburg, Va. town cancel, flaws with portions of postmark painted in, F.-V.F. appearance; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9 $525.
Lot 2490Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", left margin single, ample to large margins, tied by "Polland, Ala., 1863" cds on cover to Little Oak, Ala.; stamp with some toning at right, otherwise Very Fine; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9 Estimate $300 - 400.