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Lot 2780

Confederate States, 1861, cover to CSA Vice President Stephens, 10¢ (#2) tied on cover by indistinct c.d.s., addressed to Hon. Alexander Hamilton Stephens, on the reverse in Stephens' hand is his opinion of Dr E.W. Alfriend's absences, Fine to Very Fine, ex- Meroni.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $270.
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Lot 2781

Confederate States, Athens, Ga., 1861, 5¢ purple (Scott 5X1), horizontal gutter pair [B + A] tied to cover by faint Athens Ga postmark, addressed to Asst. Surgeon, 7th Regiment Ga Vols., care of Colonel Wilson, Richmond Va; slightly reduced at left, a Very Fine cover, one of three recorded pairs on cover, with 2017 C.S.A. certificate.
C.S.A. Catalog ATH-GA-A03C; $5,000.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $1,920.
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Lot 2782

Confederate States, Dalton, Ga., 1861, 5¢ black (Scott 20XU1), Dalton Paid 5 Ga. postmark on orange cover with Dalton Sep 2, 1861 Ga postmark, addressed to Mifflin via Atlanta, Ga, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Unsold
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Lot 2783
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Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ milky blue, "T-E-N", double transfer in "TEN CENTS" (Scott 9a var.), clear to large margins, tied on cover front only by manuscript cancel "Tunstalls Va, June 1, 63", to Unionville, S.C., Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Unsold
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Lot 2784

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ blue, 40¢ Trans-Mississippi Express Rate, West to East on Wallpaper Cover (Scott 11), block of four manuscript cancelled and with two strokes of a light unidentified postmark on wallpaper cover with manuscript "Jefferson, Tex Nov 13" postal markings paying the 40¢ Trans-Mississippi Express Rate, West to East, addressed to Fayet(t)ville, N. Carolina, colorful and striking usage, truly an exhibit-showpiece! Very Fine, a very rare usage by itself yet alone on a wallpaper adversity cover, with 2017 C.S.A. certificate, without premium for wallpaper cover.
C.S.A. Catalog CC-11-AD; $15,000 for Texas town.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Realized $3,600.
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Lot 2785

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ greenish blue, 40¢ Trans-Mississippi Express Rate, West to East Usage (Scott 12c), two horizontal pairs tied to cover by CAMDEN / Ark // Aug / 9 postmark and paying the 40¢ Trans-Mississippi Express rate (West-East), addressed to Hernando, Mississippi, large tear in cover at upper left and backflap repairs not mentioned on certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 2017 C.S.A. certificate.
C.S.A. Catalog 12-ADc; $7,500.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 2786

Confederate States, 1863, 20¢ green, horizontal bisect (Scott 13e), top half of bisected stamp tied by lightly struck Mansfield La. Apr 2 date stamp at upper left of brown cover to Corsicanna, Texas; cover with faint horizontal crease at left which does not affect the stamp or marking, Very Fine, extremely scarce bisect usage as probably only 10% of the bisect covers with this stamp have a horizontal bisect, ex-James Myerson.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,800.
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Lot 2787

Confederate States, Cover collection, 1861-65, 7 covers franked with CSA stamps, includes two covers with #1, two covers with pair of #6, two covers with #11, and a CSA patriotic with stamp added, nice selection, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $270.
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