Lot 3051Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ brown red. Five singles, mostly all with large margins, couple with hint of staining & wear, tied by "Charleston S.C. Oct. 4" circular datestamps on cover to Lynchburg S.C., Very Fine and attractive, a most unusual franking used with five singles.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 3052Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ brown red. Large margins to just in at bottom, tied by "Charleston S.C. Jan. 4, 1864" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from printed military form to military address at James Island, opened for display, missing top flap and part of top edge restored including small part of circular datestamp pencilled in, otherwise Fine, scarce adversity usage, James Island was in Charleston harbor, ex-Boshwit.
Scott No. 8 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3053Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ pale red. Large margins, tied by "Richmond Va. Mar. 17" cds (Powell type 6i) with matching "Paid 10" in circle on unsealed "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department" semi-official imprint cover to Charleston S.C., Very Fine and rare, unusual usage of the Treasury Department cover, probably used to mail a circular, the "Paid 10" has no apparent meaning and may have been struck on top of a group of circulars, ex-Zimmerman.
Scott No. 8a Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 3054Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ pale red. Large margins to just in, couple small surface abrasions, tied by "Charleston, S.C./Dec. 21" cds on locally used cover to the State Bank, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 8a $1,500.