Items for Sale - CSA 13, 20¢ Green Intaglio on Cover


CSA 13, 20¢ green, roughly torn from the sheet but large margin showing part of adjacent stamp at left, neat tied by bold WOODSTOCK / VA. cds on cover to "Mr. W. P. White, Atlanta G.A… Company A 29 Rgt NC Troops Eatons Brigade", top back flap missing, Most Attractive use

$ 650


CSA 13, 20¢ green, tied by RICHMOND / VA / Jul 20 cds on cover to "Mr. Thos C. Brown, Ballsville, Powhatan County, Va." with second neat strike below, with original 1864 business enclosure asking if addressee can furnish 3 sugar cane crushers, some light toning, Fine. Confederate Patent Office records show a patent issued to Brown for this new machine on February 8, 1864. A piece of machine history.

$ 750


CSA 13, 20¢ green tied by indistinct town cancel on cover to “Miss Lilly P. McDowell, Lexington, Va.” Lilly P(reston). McDowell married Major Bernard Wolff of the Confederate Army. Lilly was one of nine children of James McDowell who was governor of Virginia 1843-1846 and a member of Congress from 1846-1851. The McDowell estate was named “Colalto” near Lexington, Va.; Ex Katz, 1986 CSA certificate, SCV $1,250. 

$ 600


CSA 13, 20¢ green with small faults, tied neat RICHMOND / VA  cds on small cover to “Miss Mary B. Cocke, Care Dr. C. C. Cocke, Bremo Bluff Fluvanna Co., part of back flap missing and cover edge tear at left. Dr. Cary Charles Cocke (1814-1888) was a physician. His father was Confederate General John Hartwell Cocke - Virginia planter, reformer, general, and statesman as well as a director of the James River and Kanawha Company and a member of the board of visitors of the University of Virginia.

$ 600


CSA 13, 20¢ green tied Army of Northern Virginia field cancel, type ANV-2T, on fresh neat homemade cover missing top back flap, addressed to “Col. Eli Wishart, Lumberton, N.C.”, Wm. Weiss 2009 certificate, SCV $1,250.

$ 625


CSA 13d, 20¢ green diagonal bisect tied AUGUSTA / Ga. // OCT / 6 [1864] cds on cover to “Mrs. Albert Smith, Care Lieut Col. A. J. (or G.) Smith, Chief of Pay Department, Macon, Georgia”, scuffs along top right and down middle of cds where someone tried to scrape off what appears to have been residue of some sort. With a name like Smith, you’ll have to do the research on the officer yourself, but nice address.  $1,450

$ 1,450


CSA 13a, 20¢ yellow green top sheet margin with lightly struck BLUE PETERSBURG / Va. cds on cover addressed to Miss Ella Norman, Care Rev G. G. Norman, Washington, Georgia, light file fold across bottom, signed by Dietz and with 1945 Royal Philatelic Society certificate #26936. $900

$ 900


CSA 13, 20¢ Green, slight pre-use crease, tied by RICHMOND / Va. cds on linen-lined “money envelope” to Miss Mary F. Branch, Ballsville, Powhatan Co Va., July 11, 1864 docketing, folded over at top, Fine, SCV $1,250. 475

$ 475


CSA 13, 20¢ green tied red PETERSBURG / Va. // SEP / 24 [1864] on cover to Miss Kate Harrison, Lacys Springs, Va; reduced slightly at left. The most recent research shows that the Petersburg cancel was used in red only September 5 – December 24, 1864,  SCV $1,450. $625

$ 625


CSA 13b, 20¢ dark green, exceptionally large margin horizontal pair by LIBERTY / VA // MAY / 6 cds., stamps with deep color; small tone spot at left and sealed tear at right, tied to almost legal-size cover addressed to John W. Jones, Esqr and Capt. N. P. Thaxton, Thaxton's, Va, Bedford County, Va small pieces missing from back, very fine appearance; pairs are not often found on covers that do not pay the Trans-Mississippi rate; a rare cover. 2014 SCV $4,500. $2,500.

Nathaniel P. Thaxton was in Company B, 10th Virginia Battalion Heavy Artillery, Army Northern Virginia. Much more information on linked page.

$ 2,500


CSA 13d, 20¢ green, diagonal bisect used as 10¢ tied across cut by AUGUSTA / GA. cds on red brown cover to "Lieut. A.W. Walton, care of Capt. Rye, Thunderbolt, Savannah Ga.", readdressed to Mrs. A. W. Walton in Augusta with CSA 11, 10¢ blue "battlefield" copy with bottom sheet margin and faults, affixed over bisect and tied by SAVANNAH GA. // PAID / OCT / 4 cds, flap removed, very worn around edges but intact and restorable, VERY RARE AND UNUSUAL USE! Ex Everett. $1,950.

$ 1,950


CSA 13d, 20¢ green diagonal bisect tied CHARLESTON / S.C. // OCT / 24 cds and grid on cover front only to John L. Faber, Winnsboro, South Carolina; other side bearing CSA 11-AD, 10¢ blue tied blue COLUMBIA / S.C. // OCT / 15 cds and addressed to Henry Horlbeck, Charleston, S.C. 1980 PF Certificate #82728, Ex Cantey. SAID TO BE THE ONLY RECORDED BISECT ON A TURNED COVER, to which I cannot attest but in any case is very rare and desirable. $2,900.    Listed in both CSA 13 and CSA 11 sections. 

Horlbeck Brothers records, 1824-1860, are in the South Carolina Historical Society. They were architects and builders, the business usually cited as H. Horlbeck and Brothers (three brothers – Henry, Edward Daniel and John). Boone Hall was the family plantation.

$ 2,900


CSA 13, 20 ¢ green with large margins all around, tied by RED PETERSBURG / Va. // SEP / 18 cds on cover to S. M. Carter, Milledgeville, Ga; back flap missing, ex DuPuy. SCV $1,450. $700

$ 700


CSA 13a, 20¢ yellow green (3 margins), tied by beautifully struck WINDSOR / N.C. // MAR / 26 cds on homemade cover to William H. Badgett, Jackson Hill, N.C., 1996 CSA certificate, SCV $1,250 for regular shade on cover. $750.

$ 750


CSA 13, 20¢ green (4 margins, pres-use crease) tied by light strike WILMINGTON / N.C. cds on cover to Miss Mary Willis, Dr. F. T. Willis, Savannah, Ga, Ex Dietz collection. SCV $1,250. $600.

$ 600


CSA 13, 20¢ green (4 big margins) tied bold neat LYNCHBURG / Va. // JUL / 30 cds on fresh cover to Mrs. H. S. Wilkmon, Buckingham C.H., Va. with manuscript directive “via Farmville.” Top back flap missing, and small cover tear at top edge, Pretty use. SCV $1,250. $800.

$ 800


CSA 13, 20¢ green tied by RICHMOND / VA. // OCT / 10 CDS on thick bordered MOURNING cover to Edward S. Brown, Ballsville, Powhatan County, Va. Ex Henry G. Gibson (Ward sale 12). $1,000.

Listed in both Mourning Cover and CSA 13 sections

$ 1,000


CSA 13, 20¢ green (4 clear to large margins) tied by indistinct S.C. circle datestamp on cover to W. K. McElvein (sic – s/b McElveen), Kingstree, So.Ca., slightly reduced at top, 1995 CSA Certificate. $500.

$ 500


CSA 13, 20¢ green (3 nice margins, slightly irregularly separated at right) tied neatly tied MILLEDGEVILLE / Ga. // JUN / 16 [1864] cds on cover to Miss Emily Ferguson, Selma, Alabama. Tiny distinctive Dietz signature on top back flap, SCV $1,250.  $600.

$ 600


CSA 13, 20¢ green (3 nice margins, lower right corner crease) tied light RICHMOND / VA cds on cover to Mrs. Julia M. Reese, Care of Doct. H. W. Reese, Demopolis, Alabama. Slightly reduced at left and small stains. Wonderful, if sad, tale of his son, Ex Matz. $500.

$ 500


CSA 13, 20¢ green, closely cut on both sides, tied RICHMOND / VA. cds on cover with boxed CORNER CARD of R.&P.R.R. Co. / Company’s Business. which has been crossed out and replaced with “Official Business,” addressed to Mr. C.O. Sanford, Prest. R.&P.R.R. Co., Petersburg, Virginia. The Richmond and Petersburg Railroad moved passengers and goods between those two cities from 1838 to 1898. It survived the war and eventually merged into the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad in 1900. Much information is available online. $600.

$ 600


CSA 13, 20¢ green (faint pre-use vertical crease) tied light WILMINGTON / N.C. cds on lovely wallpaper cover to Y. M. Hamilton, Anson County, Waidsborough (sic) N.C., bottom flap missing, 1976 PF certificate 56375. This stamp rarely seen on a wallpaper cover. SCV $2,000. $1,500. Listed in both Wallpaper and CSA 13 Covers

$ 1,500

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