Lot 994Confederacy, Anderson Court House, S.C., 1861 (2¢) black, entire with "Anderson C.H. S.C." in undated circle with "Paid" straightline handstamp struck at center on homemade cover addressed to Richard F. Tupper, turned with inside addressed to Capt. Samuel Y. Tupper at Charleston S.C., no postal markings, Extremely Fine; with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4XU3 $2,250.
THIS IS THE SCOTT LISTING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE ANDERSON COURT HOUSE S.C. "PAID" PROVISIONAL ENVELOPE, THE ONLY RECORDED USED EXAMPLE.
There are only two recorded examples of this entire, the used example offered here and a mint unaddressed entire.
Lot 995Confederacy, Atlanta, Ga., 1861, 5¢ black, clear provisional handstamp and "Atlanta Ga., Oct 13, 1861" cds on orange buff cover to Greensboro Ga.; cover slightly reduced at left, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 6XU2 $700.
Lot 996Confederacy, Canton, Miss., 1861, 5¢ black, clear strike of "PAID 5, P" Star in Circle provisional handstamp on buff entire with "Canton Miss. Jan 13, 1862" cds to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans La., Very Fine and choice late use; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 14XU1 $3,500.
The "P" in center of the star is the initial of Postmaster William Priestly.
Lot 997 oConfederacy, Charleston, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue, clear to oversize margins with intact outer frame line all around, light Nov 28 Charleston double circle datestamp, couple tiny thin spots, Very Fine appearance, ex-Calhoun.
Scott No. 16X1 $800.
Lot 998Confederacy, Charleston, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue, large margins showing outer framelines to just in at lower left, tied by "Charleston S.C. Sep 18, 1861" cds on orange cover to Laurens C.H. S.C.; small top left edge repair, small cover tear just left of stamp, Very Fine appearance, an early use.
Scott No. 16X1 $2,000.
Lot 999Confederacy, Columbia, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue, clear strike with "Paid" handstamp adjacent, blue partial "Columbia S.C. 29 Oct" cds on 1861 buff cover to Longmore's Store S.C.; slightly reduced at right, Fine, ex-Kohn.
Scott No. 18XU1 $900.
Lot 1000Confederacy, Knoxville, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ blue, Typographic press-printed provisional envelope addressed to Vice President Alexander H. Stephens, Richmond Va., uncancelled as always, docketed "Wm. G. Swan, Knoxville Tenn, Aug 28th 1861, Wants to be appointed Commissioner to Europe" on reverse; no back flap, lightly cleaned and repaired nick at left, Fine appearance; with 1994 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 47XU1 $2,500.
William Graham Swan (1821-69) was an American attorney and politician active primarily in East Tennessee during the mid-19th century. Swan served in the Confederate States Congress during the American Civil War, and served one term as Mayor of Knoxville, Tennessee from 1855 until late 1856.
Lot 1001Confederacy, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red, bottom sheet margin single with large margins except just clear at right, tied by "Memphis Ten. Dec" cds on immaculate orange cover to Fulton Miss.; 5¢ with light crease in bottom left margin, light gum staining top left, fresh and Very Fine use; with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 56X2 $1,750.
Lot 1002Confederacy, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red, large margins at right and bottom, others close, tied by "Memphis Ten. Nov 13, 1861" cds on "G.W. Jones & Co., Wholesale Druggists" corner card cover to soldier in care of Capt. A.W. Bowie, Alabama Vols, Columbus Ky.; reduced at right with small repair, F.-V.F. appearance, ex-Gallagher.
Scott No. 56X2 $1,750.
Lot 1003Confederacy, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ dark carmine shade, intense shade, canceled by "Memphis, Ten. Oct 29, 1861" cds to New Orleans La.; entire lightly cleaned, flap replaced and cosmetic edge reinforcement, Very Fine appearance; original P.F. certificate (119858) no longer accompanies.
Scott No. 56XU1 var. $3,000 as normal.