Lot 3138Confederacy, (Flags) 10-Star Confederate Flag with Blank Streamer & Verse. With Bonitz imprint (Dietz F10-11) franked with 1861 5¢ green (slightly cut in) tied by "Wilmington, N.C./23 Mar. (1862)/5 Paid" cds (made from old US "3 Paid" cds); cover professionally silked inside, Extremely Fine, a lovely cover; with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 3139Confederacy, 11-Star Confederate Flag. Patriotic design (Dietz F11-5) in red, white & blue on cover to "Hon. A.H. Stephens" in Richmond, postmarked with "Newnan, Ga./Dec. 4" (1861) cds with matching small "Paid 5" handstamp revalued with bold large size "10" rate handstamp, docketing on reverse says sender "wants to serve his Country in some capacity other than a soldier", flap missing anf lightly cleaned, Extremely Fine appearance; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 3140Confederacy, 11-Star Confedrate Flag. Patriotic design with verse (Dietz F11-16, verse 9) on fresh cover to North Carolina, "Richmond, Va., Jun 14, 1863" cds (Powell type 5a) and matching "Due 10" handstamp, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3141Confederacy, 12-Star Confederate Flag. Red and blue patriotic design with "M" for Missouri at center of field (Dietz F12-5, verse 8), on cover to Marion, Ark. with bold "Memphis, Ten., Aug 24, 1861" cds and matching "Due 5" alongside; cover soiling and some restoration mostly at right, F.-V.F. appearance, a rare design, with 7 known.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 3142Confederacy, 1861, 10¢ blue, Stone Y. Four large to huge margins, tied by "Richmond, Va/Jan. 14, 1863" cds (Powell type 4a) on captured Union Patriotic cover with embossed Eagle & Shield on blackflap with red & blue piping along flap edges, cover addressed to Danville, Va. (originally addressed to Richmond, crossed out & readdressed), Very Fine and attractive, a rare usage; with 2004 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 2 Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 3143Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, Stone 1. Large margins including sheet margin at top, tied by "Tudor Hall, Va." cds on 11 Star Flag Patriotic cover (Dietz F11-16, Verse 2) to Drakes Branch, Va., imprint of "J.W. Randolph, Richmond, Va." below flag (Dietz type 11), Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 3144Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose. Close at right, otherwise large margins, top right corner repaired, tied by "Richmond, Va./Jun 30, 1862" cds (Powell type 3b, broken "N" variety) on Patriotic cover showing Cannon & Flag Design (Dietz type CN-3) with "Bonitz, Goldboro, N.C." imprint at left, addressed to Georgia, flap missing & mended bottom right corner, Very Fine, a rare usage of a 10¢ rose on a Patriotic cover, ex-Bush.
Scott No. 5 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 3145Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ blue, Archer & Daly printing. Horiz. pair, ample to large margins, defective, tied by "Richmond, Va./Jan. 6, 1863" (Powell type 4a) cds on Captured Union Patriotic cover showing Soldier, Cannon & Tent design in purple, some cover faults including some staining & wear, Fine.
Scott No. 7 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 3146Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ blue, Stone 2. Minor gum stains tying stamp & small corner nick at top left, cancelled by indistinct blue cancel on Patriotic cover showing 12-Star Flag design with Missing Star (Dietz F12-2), postmarked blue Raleigh, N.C. double circle postmark & addressed to Seagles Store, Lincoln Co., N.C., flap tear which just extends onto front, F.-V.F.; with 2005 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 3147Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ blue, Stone 2. Huge bottom & side margins, in at top, tied by "Charleston S.C. Mar. 22, 1862" double-circle datestamp on blue Palmetto State Flag Patriotic cover to Mechanicsville S.C., reduced at top, small repair at top center, backflap removed, Fine, still presentable and scarce use of 5¢ Blue on Palmetto Flag patriotic.
Scott No. 4 Estimate $500 - 750.