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 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 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 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 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 (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 (light pre-use crease and tiniest tear) used on cover with scarce “Millers (Tavern, Essex County) Va. Nov the 15, 1864” postmark on fresh cover to Miss Jennie P Barron, Care of Dr. Flournay, Charlotte C House, Virginia, top back flap missing. This postmark is listed in the VPHS catalog from Sep 1862-Nov 15, 1864. Doubtless this cover is the basis for the listing, making it the LATEST RECORDED USE. The handwriting matches the June 28, 1864, listing in the catalog, 1987 PF Certificate 0175403. $950.

Miller’s Tavern information and brief bios of Capt. Samuel Barron, Confederate States Navy, and his daughter, Virginia P. Barron (Jennie) on linked page.


$ 950


CSA 13, 20¢ green (small faults) tied by RICHMOND / VA. // NOV / 18 (1864) CDS (Powell type 6p), addressed to Miss Sarah Randolph Care of Thomas Jefferson Randolph, Keswick Depot, Albemarle County, Virginia. Addressee was a grandson of Thomas Jefferson. Very Fine. SCV $1,250.  $750. 

$ 750


20¢ green (13) and CSA 12, 10¢ blue tied by light MILLEDGEVILLE, GA. cds on State of Georgia, Adjutant General's Office (AGO) Semi-Official, manuscript A.G.O. at upper right on a TRIPLE RATE legal size cover to Col. H.K. McCay, a.d.c. (aide-de-camp), Americus, Ga.; edge wear and vertical file folds. $750. 

Henry Kent McCay, was a transplanted Pennsylvanian who fought for the Confederacy. After the war, he joined the Republican party, participating in the reconstruction state constitutional convention, and accepted an appointment to the Georgia Supreme Court. 

$ 750


CSA 13d, 20¢ green, Diagonal Half Used as 10¢ - two diagonal halves placed together to form a full stamp, not parts of the same stamp, tied by CHARLESTON S.C. double-circle datestamp on cover to Miss Emma C. Chafer, Aiken S.C., also with horizontal pair of CSA 7-L, 5¢ blue pair on London paper, affixed over November docketing and tied by CHARLESTON / S.C. // JAN / 10 (1864) double-circle datestamp, portions of the bisects torn away. This was mailed on two separate dates to the same destination; the bisect use was likely first to pay for extra weight, perhaps the sender of the second use attempted to remove the bisects prior to the second use.  2006 CSA certificate. Extremely unusual use demonstrating the adversity of the times. $1,300.

$ 1,300


CSA 13, 20¢ green (4 margins) tied KINSTON / N.C. on printed ELECTIONS RETURN envelope of the gubernatorial vote taken in the County of Beaufort August 1864 with a printed address to “The Speaker of the Senate of the State of North Carolina, Care of the Secretary of Sta(te) Raleigh” and signed by M. B. Campbell; a bit reduced at right into the address but still a fresh and Very Fine SCARCE item with an excellent provenance of Ex Rosenburg, Littlejohn, and Haub. $1,100.

$ 1110


New 3-7-23

MEMBER OF CONGRESS: CSA 13, 20¢ green top sheet margin single (4 great margins) tied bold MACON GA cds on cover to Gen. L.M. Ayers, M.C. from So Ca Richmond Va. 1995 CSA certificate. SCV $1,250. Ex Ralph Swap. $1,000. 

Lewis Malone Ayer Sr. served as a Confederate Congressman. Bio on linked page.

$ 1,000


New 3-7-23

CSA 13d, 20¢ green diagonal bisect with large margins, tied AUGUSTA Ga. circular datestamp on cover to Messrs Sutherlin & Ferrill, Danville, Va. with original business letter headed Augusta Oct 7th 1861 from Mr. Whitlock of the newly formed Neal & Whitlock saying that Neal Sands & Co. having been dissolved, they have formed a co-partnership for the purpose of continuing the Commission business and respectfully solicit any consignments or orders. Extremely Fine, 1986 CSA Certificate 01568, Ex Ralph Swap. $1,500.

$ 1,500


New 3-7-23

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.

$ 2,900


New 3-7-23

CSA 13b, 20¢ dark green, exceptionally large margined horizontal pair by LIBERTY  VA  MAY 6 cds., stamps a deep color; small tone spot at left and sealed tear at right, tied to smaller 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 served in Company B, 10th Virginia Battalion Heavy Artillery, Army Northern VirginiaBio on linked page.

$ 2,500

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