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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


CSA 5, 10¢ rose variety with Malformed "S" in "CENTS,” tied by manuscript cancel with matching "Proctors Creek Va Augt. 7th" postmark over clearly visible U10 US 3¢ Nesbitt entire  to Mrs. B. F. Little, Mt. Mourne, Iredell County, N.C., 2007 PF certificate stating “stamp a malformed ‘S’ variety.” This ADVERSITY USE SERVED ONLY AS AN ENVELOPE, NOT POSTAGE. $1,100.

Benjamin Franklin Little served in Company E, North Carolina 52nd Infantry Regiment. Biographical info on linked page.

$ 1,100


CSA 5, 10¢ light rose (4 large margins all around) tied neat strike of SAVANNAH Ga. / Paid // SEP / 6 cds on adversity cover fashioned of blue paper, open 3 sides, addressed to Miss Jennie 

$ 650


CSA 5, 10¢ light rose (4 margins, pre-use crease) tied neat blue MILLEDGEVILLE / Ga. // DEC / 14 on small cover, slightly reduced at left, to Miss Nellie Cowper, Suffolk, Virginia. $650.

$ 650


CSA 5, 10¢ rose (4 nice margins all around, creasing) tied neat strike of MOBILE / ALA / JUL / 24 / 1862 double circle on fresh cover to Mrs. Elizabeth Stabler, Braggs Store, Lowndes Co(unty) Ala., slightly reduced at right. $650.

$ 650


CSA 5, 10¢ rose, nice 4-margin copy tied by beautiful strike of RICHMOND / Va. // JUL / 1 / 1862 circular datestamp of the FIRST DAY OF UNIVERSAL 10¢ RATE on cover to Miss Mary S. Todd, Laurens C.H., State of So.Ca., endorsed at top Private J.F. Denton, Chat. Georgia, on verso in Denton’s hand is written Rev Jas Young, Pontotoc, Miss, Saml. R. Young, Laurens C.H., S. Carolina; slightly reduced at left and light water stain at right, stamp with minor light toning in margins, tiny edge tear at left bottom, ex Fisher, with 2021 PF certificate. $1,250.

J.F. Denton served in Company H, 17th Regiment Louisiana Infantry and Company B, 39th Regiment Georgia Infantry. More information on linked page.

$ 1,250


CSA 5, 10¢ rose (scuffing across top) tied small 30-mm CHARLESTON S.C. SEP 7 neat circular datestamp, Welch/Calhoun type A-25 – stated by them as a RARE CIVIL WAR USE (Charleston South Carolina and the Confederate Postmaster Provisionals by Richard L. Calhoun, page 16). Most used were 32-mm. Tied on small fresh commercially-made envelope to Lieut. Louis G. Young, Care of Genl J.G. Pettigrew, Petersburg, Va. $500.

Louis Gourdin Young was on the staff of Gen. Pettigrew's and others. Detailed information on linked page.

$ 500


New 3-1-23

CSA 5, 10¢ rose with 4 large to huge margins, tied AUGUSTA GA circular datestamp on pale blue cover to Mr. J.A. Ausley, Kingston, Boston Co., Georgia. Stamp has been cleaned, Superb appearance. Ex Ralph Swap. $650.

$ 550

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