Items for Sale - CSA 5, 10¢ Rose Lithograph on Cover

1280

CSA 5, 10¢ rose tied neat blue COLUMBIA / S.C. // NOV 11 cds on cover to Roswell, Ga. Stamp has tiny piece of lower left corner missing and upper right corner with tears and abrasions. Cover reduced at top and at left with sealed tears at right, but overall nice appearance. 2000 CSA Certificate #3940 2007 SCV $800.

$ 350

5218

CSA 5, 10¢ rose, 4 large to huge margins all around, tied RICHMOND / Va. cds on pristine homemade cover to "Col. C.W. Styles, or Mrs. Styles, Waresboro, Ga. Carey W(entworth) Styles (1825-1897) was the commander of the 13th Regiment Ga. Volunteers, enlisted as a captain but promoted to Col. On August 17, 1861. He retired on May 10, 1862. He was most well known as the founder and first editor of The Atlanta Constitution, one of the greatest papers in the South for molding public opinion, founded in 1868 after the War, as well as a Georgia senator. Stiles was a bitter hater of everything that he considered unfriendly to the South. His papers are housed at Emory University in Atlanta. Detailed bio accompanies.

$ 900

5931

CSA 5, 10¢ rose, pale pink shade with close margins, tied beautifully struck bold RICHMOND / VA. // APR / 30 / 1863 cds on partial folded letter to “John C(oles). Rutherford, Esq., Lock Lomand, Goochland (Co., Va)” from “John G. Williams 20 April 1863”. [$600.

$ 600

6619

CSA 5, 10¢ rose with four even margins all around used with manuscript cancel of “Dixie (Virginia)” to “Surgeon S(pottswood). W(ellford). Carmichael, Richmond, Virginia”; 2000 CSA certificate as genuine with “top back flap missing and with small ink erosion spots in postmark”; Carmichael was a surgeon in the Confederate States Infantry – detailed bio enclosed. He was born and died in Fredericksburg (1830-1904) and during the war served in various hospitals in Culpeper C.H., Danville, Chaffin’s Bluff, Richmond and Lynchburg.  Wonderful town and address.  $900.

$ 900

6620

CSA 5, 10¢ rose tied neat bold RICHMOND / Va. // JUL / 3 / 1862 cds on small commercial ladies cover to “Mrs. G. W. Taylor, Montgomery, Alabama” with note on inside back flap (tiny part missing, but not into the note): “It is almost useless for you to write to me here for I would scarcely have time to get the letter but if any of you be sick ---- me dispatch to --- and they will forward it from there”; Ex Boshwit, a Charmer!  2008 SCV $800.  $750.

$ 750

7222

CSA 5, 10¢ rose, four nice margins, light gum staining, tied on cover to “W. W. Caldwell, Esq, Wytheville, Va”  by STAUNTON, VA. cds, flap missing, Fine

$ 500

7477

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (diagonal pre-use crease) tied neat RICHMOND / Va. // JUL / 16 / 1862 cds on cover to “Mr. William R. Johnson, Petersburg, Va”, flap tears otherwise Very Fine, 2009 SCV $800. 

$ 450

7814

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (soiled and small crease) tied GRIFFIN / GA. // Aug / 14 cds (4 margins) on cover to “John W. Park, Atty At Law, Greenville, Georgia”, cover raggedly opened at lower right, long original letter on legal paper from J. D. Stewart regarding a legal case, Ex Crouch. $400.

Letter folded up at bottom for scan - too long for scanner bed.

$ 400

8009

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (4 margin) manuscript canceled on clean cover to Mrs. Susie Allen, Antioch, Troup Co, Ga., reduced at left  $250.

$ 250

10710

CSA 5, 10¢ rose used with manuscript cancel of Cartersville [Ga] May 18 ’63, stamp torn in half upon opening, addressed to Mrs. J. C. McRae, Clayville, Georgia (part of an original address in different hand / ink crossed out in favor of new address)  $220.

$ 220

12126

CSA 5, 10¢ rose tied bold neat MONTGOMERY / Ala. // JUL / 22 [1862] cds on cover to Mr. Jno H. Newton, Athens, Ga. with contents docketing that letter was from Gilmer & Co., Com[mission] Merchants. Stamp with some small faults otherwise fresh and Very Fine. J. H. Newton is shown in Co. H, 53rd GA Regiment. $600.

$ 600

12297

CSA 5, 10¢ rose tied manuscript Longmires Store SC 12 July on mottled cover address to Cadet O. Sheppard Charleston, So. C., top back flap missing, bit reduced at right, Gorgeous 4-margin stamp. Cadet 2nd Lt. Orlando Sheppard (1844-1929) was an attorney in Edgefield at the Citadel, Company B. He served in the Battalion of State Cadets, South Carolina Local Defense Troops at Charleston. Ex Kohn. $500.

$ 500

13257

CSA 5, 10¢ rose tied neat GUINEYS / Va. cds with second strike at left on cover to Prudence King, Liberty Hill, N. C.; slightly reduced at right, 2007 CSA Certificate 04959. $600.

$ 600

14415

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (small faults) tied by RICHMOND / Va. // JUL / 11 / 1862 cds on legal-size cover to P. H. Mangum, Forestville, N.C., Confederate States of America, War Department, Official Business imprint, CSA Catalog type WD-07, folded in at left but could be shown either way, professionally repaired at top including addition of paper and part of imprint, Scarce use with 10¢ rose! $650.

Also listed under Imprints.

$ 650

14191

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (4 margins, small faults) tied scarce lightly struck red SOCIAL CIRCLE / Geo. postmark on homemade cover to Mrs. Dolie Jett, Madison, Ga., SCV $925. $500.

$ 500

14412

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (4 margins, faint small corner creases) tied neatly struck ATLANTA / Ga. // JUL / 5 / 1862 cds on clean homemade cover to K Couch Esq, Talbotton, Ga.; slightly reduced at right. SCV $800. $600.

$ 600

14413

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (3 huge margins with tiny tear at lower left and top corner folded over top edge of cover) tied by neat SELMA / ALA // AUG / 1 cds on clean homemade cover to Thos Cobb Esq, Livingston, Alabama; slightly reduced at left. Nice use. SCV $800. $550.

$ 550

13754

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (4 margins) used with pen strokes and manuscript “Junction Va, April 30th / 63” on homemade cover to Col. Henry Cady, Hanover Junction, Va. which has been crossed out and cover redirected to Hanover Ct. H[ouse] with manuscript “Forwarded Due 10”. Nice forwarded use. Henry Cady was a prosperous contractor. $850.

$ 650

13762

CSA 5, 10¢ rose variety with G & E of POSTAGE joined, position 10, CSA Catalog 5-v2, used with manuscript Fairburn, Ga July 22 postmark on homemade cover to S. D. Kirk, Charleston, So. Ca.; Scarce small town and nice variety. $650.

$ 650

14688

CSA 5, 10¢ Rose with large margins to touched at bottom, small colored in thin spot, tied by RICHMOND / VA. cds on narrow cover to Greenville Ala., 1 May 1862 magenta pen docketing at left, addressed to Mrs. W. T. Walthall, Care of Jas. N. Monroe Esq, Greenville, Alabama. $375.

Major William T. Walthall (1820-1899) organized the Mobile Southern Foresters into Co I of the 12th Alabama Infantry.  Much more information on the linked page.

$ 375

14825

CSA 5, 10¢ rose tied SELMA / Ala. // JUL / 14 cds on cover to Miss Libbie Tuthill Care Geo. A. Tuthill, Mobile, Alabama, 4 huge margins all around on stamp with tiniest stamp faults. $650.

$ 650

14826

CSA 5, 10¢ rose horizontal pair,  positions 33 & 34, tied double strike of MOBILE / ALA // AUG / 27 / 1862 dcds on cover to G. Whitfield, Artesia, Mississippi, small stain in address extending to underneath pair, left stamp small tear at lower left masked by cancel, missing part of back flap, SCARCE DOUBLE-RATE. Scott does not catalog pair on cover. Off cover pair catalogs $2,250, CSA CV $2,750. $1,500.

$ 1,500

15097

CSA 5, 10¢ pale rose bottom imprint single, position 46, with huge margins tied by clear strike of RICHMOND / Va. // JUN/ 30 / 1862 - LAST DAY OF 5¢ RATE - on cover to Mrs. Edwin M. Anthony, Care Mr. G. Toombs, Washington, Ga, docketing at top, light overall wear, stamp with small facial scrape, scarce combination of the imprint on cover and the last day original rate period before changing to the universal 10¢ rate regardless of distance, 1973 PF certificate, ex Wishnietsky. $1,300

$ 1,300

13482a

CSA 5, 10¢ bright rose (large margins to just in at UR) used with manuscript cancel of “Saltville, V[a] July 8” on homemade cover “to Mr. Isaac W. Wolfe, Stock Creek P.O. Office” with “Scott Co Va” at top and “to be left at Joshua Pearses” which has then been crossed out. Photocopy of original letter (but not letter itself) accompanies. Light file fold across cover which affects the stamp, still nice use. $350.

$ 350

16172

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (pre-use crease and into design at lower left but unusual nice shade) tied on clean homemade cover (couple tiny holes on face) to Miss Mollie E. Lackland, Curdsville, Virginia. Ex Cox. SCV $800. $275.

$ 275

16896

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (faulty/overhanging cover edge) tied neat RICHMOND / VA. // JUN / 1 / 1862 cds on homemade cover to Matilda Holloway, Kirkseys X Roads, Edgefield Dist, So Ca, 1978 APS certificate, Ex Bill Welch. $300.

$ 300

17614

CSA 5, 10¢ rose, tied by light KINGSTON / GA. // JUN / 26 CDS on small neat MOURNING cover to Mrs. Henry Morris, Greenville, So. Carolina. $800.

Listed in both Mourning Cover and CSA 5 sections

$ 800

17593

CSA 5, 10c rose (roughly separated and pre-use crease) tied RICHMOND / Va. // MAY / 20 / 1862 cds on cover to “Mrs. John H. Chiles, New Market Depot, Abbeville District, So. Ca.” with notation “P.M. Please send by Mill Way Carrier.” $450.

The “Millway Carrier” notation has always been somewhat of a mystery. Even though the cover originates in Virginia, the mark is associated with the Millway SC post office. Much more information on the linked page.

$ 450

17747

CSA 5, 10¢ rose, tied neat blue PETERSBURG / Va. // AUG / 21 cds on cover to Isaac Arledge, Sheriff, Hendersonville, Henderson Co., North Carolina / Via Raleigh N.C. and Columbia S.C. with docketing at upper left “Election Returns.” $450.

Isaac Arledge biographical information on the linked page.

$ 450

11168

CSA 5, 10¢ rose pair with imprint on right stamp LITHO OF HOYER & LU(DWIG) canceled neat RICHMOND / Va. // JUL / 3 / 1862 on cover to “Mrs. Susie Allen, Antioch, Ga.; reduced at left with sealed tears at UL and LR corners; a RARE IMPRINT, signed WGB (Wm. G. Bogg)  2018 SCV for off-cover pair with no imprint is $1,500. Quite scarce on cover! $1,250.

$ 1,250

18007

CSA 5a (CSA Catalog #), 10¢ dull rose (4 clear to large margins), tied bold clear ATLANTA / Ga. // JUL / 20 (inverted) / 1862 on cover to Nancie J. Bohannon, McKinley PO, Marengo Co[unty] Ala. Soldier’s endorsement at top, “JCB of 43rd Reg Ala Vol.” Slightly reduced at left. Ex Risdon, Judd and Kilbourne. SCV $750. $700.

James C. Bohannon served in Company B, 43rd Alabama Infantry. Much more information on the linked page.

$ 700

18008

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (4 clear to huge margins), tied nicely struck blue LYNCHBURG / Va. // AUG / 3 / 1861 cds on folded bank folded letter form, partly printed and dated Aug. 2, 1862. Earliest recorded cancel March 10, 1862, thus this date struck in error and so noted in Stanley B. Ashbrook pencil “unconditional guarantee” on verso where it is noted as “Ex Richey.” Addressed to Geo. E. Welsh, Esq., Cashier, Danville, Va., from Jno. F. Baugh, Cashr., Merchant’s Bank of Virginia. Two vertical file folds, one through stamp which is also slightly gum stained but Very Fine appearance. SCV $750. $375.

$ 375

18011

CSA 5-v1 (CSA Catalog), 10¢ rose, Malformed "T" of "TEN" - "ZEN" variety, positions 4-5 from the transfer stone, horizontal pair, left stamp the "ZEN" variety listed in both Scott and CSA Catalog, large margins to just touched at top left, bright shade, tied by STAUNTON / Va. // AUG / 12 cds on cover to Mrs. Mary E. Mauzy, Lewisburg, Greenbrier Co[unty, WEST] Va., endorsed "Via Lynchburg;" recipient's note "Pass[ing] of Gen. Winder" refers to the death of Brig. Gen. Charles Sydney Winder, commander in 1862 of the "Stonewall Brigade," who was killed three days prior to the sending of this letter at Cedar Mountain. Pair with tiny tear at left, cover slightly reduced at top and small edge tears, otherwise Fine. Scarce multiple use of the 10¢ rose, SCV for regular off-cover pair $1,500, CSA CV $2,000, CSA CV for cover $2,750. $1,600.

$ 1,600

18178

CSA 5, 10¢ rose with large margins, tied by SELMA / ALA // AUG / 20 cds on commercially-made envelope with turtle doves impressed on the back flap, to Miss Jennie Campbell, Care Douglas Campbell Esq., Mobile Ala., manuscript "Camp Forney Apl. 17/62" at top left, some soiling, Very Fine, with 2014 PSE certificate. This likely from Capt. A. G. Campbell who commanded Company D of the 40th Alabama Regiment at Camp Forney. $500

$ 500

18448

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (gum stains) tied neat well-struck COLUMBIA / S.C. // JUL / 14 cds on narrow commercially-made cover to Miss Mary E. Bouknight, Newberry, S.C., top back cover faults. SCV $800. $250.

$ 250

18625

CSA 5, 10¢ rose tied CHARLOTTESVILLE / Va. // JAN / 20 / 1863 blue dcds over obsolete U26, U.S. 3¢ star-die entire to Miss Sallie F. Robertson, Mechums River, Albemarle Co[unty] Virginia; reduced at left, Ex Hall and Engstler. $450.

$ 450

18757

CSA 5, 10¢ rose with 4 margins, deep shade, small faults, tied RICHMOND / Va. cds on cover to Miss E. J. Smith, Whitesville, Georgia; contemporary pencil docketing at top Lieu J. A. Maddox, who undoubtedly was the sender; cover lightly dampstained. $300.

$ 300

19332

CSA 5, 10¢ rose (4 ample to large margins) tied bold neat SAVANNAH Ga. / Paid // SEP / 1 [1862] cds on cover to Mrs. Fannie Boynton, Jackson, Butts Co[unty] Georgia. Inconsequential corner fault at lower right on otherwise Very Fine cover. $500.

$ 500

19396

CSA 5, 10¢ rose with large bottom sheet margin showing “CSA 5, 10¢ rose with." partial imprint (from "LITH. OF HOYER & LUDWIG RICHMOND VA"), other sides large to just in at right, tied by bold and clear strike of MOBILE / ALA. // AUG / 9 / 1862 double-circle datestamp on cover to Mrs. Ann Cox, Care of Mrs. K. Worley, Oxford Miss.; manuscript "Complements of B.J. Cox, Brunswick, Ga, April 3rd 1925," apparently gifted to someone from a descendent of the addressee. IMPRINT COPIES OF ANY HOYER & LUDWIG STAMP ARE RARE AND SELDOM FOUND ON COVER; cancel struck in such a way that it completely misses the imprint. SCV and CSA Catalog as imprint on one stamp (not on cover) $1,750 (CSA Catalog #5il). $1,800.

$ 1,800

19397

CSA 5, 10¢ rose with 4 huge even margins all around (tiniest edge faults), tied RICHMOND / Va. // JUN / 22 / 1862 CDS on small narrow cover to Miss Isabel E. Barnwell, Care of W. P. Carmichael Esq., Augusta, Geo. Tiny bit of erosion spot repair at bottom, SCV $750. $500.

$ 500

19398

CSA 5a, 10¢ carmine with 3 margins to touching frameline at left, wonderful shade and impression, tied bold neat RICHMOND / Va. // JUN / 15 / 1862 CDS on cover to Miss Mary A. Powell, Care of Thos. Powell, Greenville, South Carolina with small cover repair at top center. J.M. Molesworth signed penciled note on verso, “The True Carmine Shade.” 1984 CSA certificate 01439 as genuine carmine shade. A difficult shade to find. SCV $5,000. $2,500.

Thomas Powell  helped fashion brasswork for carbines at the South Carolina State Military Works. More info on linked page.

$ 2,500

19525

CSA 5 variety, 10¢ rose with enormous margins all around, position 10 with “G” and “E” joined at bottom (see closeup of stamp), affixed upside down (sometimes said to be a message of love from sender to recipient) and tied neat ROME / Ga. // JUL / 25 cds on cover to Mrs. Ira. R. Foster, Atlanta, Ga. Ex Judd. $800.

Col. Ira Roe Foster served as Georgia Quartermaster General. Detailed bio on linked page.

$ 800

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