Lot 1419Confederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ red brown. Two singles tied on piece by "New Orleans" cds & two strikes of straight line "Paid" handstamp, ample to large margins, rich color, Very Fine.
Scott No. 62X4 $400.
Lot 1420Confederacy, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ black. "J.L. Riddell" handstamps on amber envelope to Bayou Sara, La. postmarked "New Orleans, La./Nov. 16, 1861" cds; minor edge tears and stain spots, otherwise Fine and rare.
Scott No. 62XU1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1421Confederacy, Petersburg, Va., 1861, 5¢ red. vertical pair (positions 2/7), pair just cut in on three sides, top stamp with tiny tear, vibrant fresh Post Office color, tied on cover to New Orleans by blue "Petersburg, Va./Dec 8" cds with integral "5 cts" rate, fresh and Very Fine, Only about a half dozen covers franked with pairs are recorded.
Scott No. 65X1 Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
Lot 1422Confederacy, Raleigh, N.C., 1861, 5¢ red. Mostly complete strike on 12-Star Flag Patriotic Cover (Dietz F12-3) postmarked neat strike blue "Raleigh, N.C./Aug 3" cds to Independence, Va.; tiny edge tear at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 68XU1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 1423Confederacy, Spartanburg, S.C., 1861, 5¢ black. Cut to shape (as always), tied by straightline "Paid" on cover postmarked "Spartanburg, S.C./Jul 12, 1861" cds and "Paid 5" handstamp (type IB), addressed to Corpl. Edwd J. Dean, "Spartan Rifles", 5th Palmetto Regt. So. Car Volunteers,Col. M Jenkins, Commander, Tudor Hall P.O., Near Manassas Junction, Va. "Care Capt. Jos Walker, 'Spartan Rifles'"; tiny opening tears at top and small bit of flap missing, Very Fine and rare; with 2007 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 78X1 $25,000.
One of the finest of the approximately twenty known covers bearing the Spartanburg postmaster's provisional. Most of the known covers bearing the Spartanburg Provisionals are from this same Edward Dean correspondence.
Lot 1424 ()Confederacy, Tellico Plains, Tenn., 1861, 5¢ and 10¢ red Se-Tenant. Clear to large margins, no gum, 10¢ with faint "oily" stain, otherwise Very Fine and very rare; with clear 2007 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 81X1-81X2 $5,500.