Lot 1399Confederacy, Gonzales, Texas, 1864 (10¢) gold on garnet. Tied by pen cancel on cover postmarked very faint "Gonzales" cds and straightline "Paid" to Eustace St P[hillip]. Bellinger, Co. B, 8th Texas Inft, Hobby's Regt, Galveston, Texas; stamp and cover faulty (portion added at bottom left); includes original 3-page letter dated July 3, 1864 to Bellinger from his mother, talks of sending cotton via Eagle Pass (Texas)., Very Fine appearance, with 2007 C.S.A. certificate declining opinion"as to this genuine label originating on this envelope", however this is as all genuine examples exist.
Scott No. 30X2 $12,500.
Lot 1400Confederacy, Lenoir, N.C., 1861, 5¢ blue & orange. Cut to framelines as usual and neatly pen-canceled on cover postmarked blue "Lenoir, N.C./Jan 17" cds to Oaks P. Office, N.C., Extremely Fine and choice, An extraordinary example of this rare provisional on cover.; with 2007 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 49X1 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 1401Confederacy, Lynchburg, Va., 1861, 5¢ blue. Bottom sheet margin single, cut in at top, tied by "Lynchburg, Va./Sep 3, 1861" cds on advertising cover with colorless embossed oval corner card for Nowlin & Merrell (?), Grocers, to Lisbon (Va.); pressed wrinkles, flap torn, Fine.
Scott No. 52X1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1402Confederacy, Lynchburg, Va., 1861, 5¢ black on amber. Postmarked Lynchburg, Va. cds's of Jun 11 and Jun 12 to Glenwood P.O., Va.; professionally repaired opening tear at top, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 52XU2 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 1403Confederacy, Macon, Ga., 1861, 5¢ black on light blue green. comma after "OFFICE" variety, clear to mostly large margins, tied by "Macon, Geo./Paid 5" handstamp (type IV) on cover with red cameo advertising corner card of Wesleyan Female College (Dietz type Ic) to Cedar Spring, Ga.; stamp with tiny tear at upper left, cover with couple tiny edge tears, otherwise Very Fine; with 2007 C.S.A. certificate also noting small ink stain at left edge of cover which has subsequently been removed.
Scott No. 53X1 Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Lot 1404Confederacy, Macon, Ga., 1861, 5¢ black on yellow. Four margins, tied by "Macon, Ga./Aug 16" cds on 11-Star Flag patriotic cover (Dietz F11-9, slogan 18) with manuscript "Due 5 cts" to Richmond, Va. Care of Capt. G.W. Wimberly, Houston County Volunteers, 11th Regt, - Ga. Volunteers; right edge of cover expertly restored and stamp with minor edge flaws at right, Very Fine appearance, a wonderful rarity.
Scott No. 53X3 Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 1405Confederacy, Macon, Ga., 1861, 5¢ black on yellow. Large margins except just touching at left, tied by "Macon, Ga./Jul. 5" cds on advertising cover with light gray all-over illustrated ad for Greer & Lake, Grocers to Oglethorpe, Ga.; top left corner of cover professionally restored, small part of flap missing, Extremely Fine appearance, A spectacular usage of the this rare provisional.
Scott No. 53X3 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 1406 oConfederacy, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red. used block of six with ample margins except barely into designs at bottom, nine target cancels, pressed horizontal creases through center, half inch tear in two right stamps, Very Fine appearance, An exceedingly rare used multiple.; with 2007 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 56X2 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1407Confederacy, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red. Horizontal pair, large margins to cut in at bottom, tied by "Memphis, Ten." cds on small 7-Star Flag Patriotic Cover (Dietz F7-13) to Burkeville, Va.; cover with professional restoration, especially along the right edge, F.-V.F. appearance and quite attractive.
Scott No. 56X2 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 1408Confederacy, Memphis, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ red. Cut in, tied by "Memphis, Ten." cds on Patriotic Cover with Jeff Davis Medallion Design in blue (Dietz JD-1, verse 35) to New Orleans, La.; ineffective attempt made to obliterate name of addressee, part of flap missing, otherwise F.-V.F.
Scott No. 56X2 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.