Lot 2435Confederacy, 1861, 10¢ dark blue, huge margins, paying the forwarding postage on cover to from Richmond, Va. to Staunton and forwarded to Charlottesville, tied by "Staunton, Va., Jul 5" cds, 1861 5¢ green (1, rough margins) tied by "Richmond, Va., Jun 29, 1862" cds with second strike alongside, Very Fine.
Scott No. 2b Estimate $750 - 1,000.
A VERY RARE AND ATTRACTIVE COMBINATION FRANKING OF THE FIRST TWO CONFEDERATE LITHOGRAPH STAMPS.
Lot 2436Confederacy, 1862, 2¢ green, o.g., never hinged, large well balanced margins all around, rich deep color on bright paper, Extremely Fine to Superb, a truly exceptional mint example, extremely difficult to obtain in such gem condition; with 2007 & 2015 P.F. certificates, both Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $5,400).
Scott No. 3 $950.
Lot 2437Confederacy, 1862, 2¢ green, horizontal strip of five, light pencil markings partially erased, faint diagonal pre-use crease in middle which is slightly rubbed, large margins all around, only the bottom left corner slightly irregular and touching the scroll, bright color, canceled or tied by two strikes of "Eutaw Ala. Jul 5, 1862" double-circle datestamp on oatmeal cover to Lt. A. J. Sanderson, Vaiden Artillery, Columbus Miss., Extremely Fine appearance, Warren Census No. ALA-001, ex-Emerson, Finney, Duckworth, Kilbourne.
Scott No. 3; $13,500 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
A SCARCE STRIP OF FIVE OF THE 2¢ GREEN LITHOGRAPH PAYING THE 10¢ RATE FROM ALABAMA.
Dr. Daniel C. Warren's census of 2¢ Lithograph covers in the 2011 Congress book, lists only this cover and another with a strip of five from Eutaw.
Alexander J. Sanderson enlisted April 1, 1862, as a private in Company L (Vaiden Artillery), Mississippi 1st Light Artillery. He was promoted to 1st Lieutenant when officers were killed in Siege of Vicksburg and he served until the end of the war.
Lot 2438Confederacy, 1862, 2¢ green, margin large to slightly in, bright color, tied by centrally struck blue "Columbia, S.C., Dec 3" cds on 15 page pamphlet entitled Central Association for the Relief of the Southern Soldiers of South Carolina. The Plan, and Address, Adopted by the Citizens of Columbia, Oct 20, 1862 with "Charleston: Steam-Power Press of Evans and Cogswell" publisher print; front cover removed (photocopy of front inset), Very Fine, a rare circular rate usage, ex-Cantey; with 2010 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 3 $3,500.
Lot 2439Confederacy, 1862, 2¢ green, tied by bold "Charleston, S.C. Feb 7, 186" cds on drop-rate semi-official cover with manuscript endorsement "Medical Purveyors Bureau, Charleston S.C. Official" to A. A. Surgeon James Morrow, Bee's Cross Roads, St. Andrews Parish, S.C., with original 1863 official enclosure referring to enclosed invoices from Francis Lee, Surgeon & Medical Purveyor, to Acting Assistant Surgeon James Morrow; slight edgewear and minor toning spots, Very Fine, ex-Keeling; with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 3 $3,500.
St. Andrews Parish was considered part of Charleston and therefore this was a 2¢ drop rate use.
References: Warren census No. SC-009 and illustrated in his 2011 Congress Book article.
Lot 2440Confederacy, 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 2441Confederacy, 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 2442Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose, position 25, four large 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 $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2443 /Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ brown red, complete sheet of 100, o.g., most never hinged, fresh with rich color, two hinge reinforced margin tears at right mostly affecting margins, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. 8 $7,500 for hinged singles.
A BEAUTIFUL COMPLETE SHEET WHICH IS VERY RARE AS MOST HAVE BEEN CUT UP TO CREATE JUMBO SINGLES.
Lot 2444Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ Brown Red, horizontal pair, clear to mostly large margins, tied by bold targets on wrapper to North Carolina, Extremely Fine and attractive; with 2003 P.F. certificate, signed Dietz.
Scott No. 8; $3,250 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
A RARE USAGE OF THE 2¢ JACKSON ISSUE PROBABLY PAYING DOUBLE THE PRINTED MATTER RATE.