Sale 343

Lincoln, Slavery and the Civil War

Secession and the Confederate States of America
Lot Photo Description
Lot 3102

Confederacy, "Charleston S.C. Dec 31 1860", d.c.d.s. on cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26), tied by bold circular grid cancel on yellow cover addressed to Col. A. P. Calhoun in Pendleton, S.C., matching d.c.d.s., clean and Very Fine Independent State use.
Estimate $150 - 200

This cover was mailed New Years Eve, just 11 days after South Carolina became the first state to adopt an ordinance of Secession on December 20, 1860.

View details and enlarged photo
Lot 3103

Confederacy, CSA 7-Star Flag, red white and blue patriotic label affixed on 3¢ star die (U27) buff entire cancelled by grid from the Hoy correspondence to New Orleans, La., "Vicksburg Miss. Mar 7" d.c.d.s., couple typical pinholes, otherwise fresh and Very Fine, a scarce patriotic label.
Estimate $300 - 400
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 3104
Lot 3105

Confederacy, C.S.A. Flag Designs, four different unused patriotics comprising Jeff. Davis and A.H. Stephens flag designs: F7-1 var. with blue "A Secession Envelope." slogan, second is 8-Star design with embossed stars and "The Pirate Flag" slogan; plus 10-Star design with Jefferson vignette and 11-Star flag design; a Very Fine group.
Estimate $200 - 300
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 3106

Confederacy, CSA 11-Star Flag with 4 Stars Painted, 7-star patriotic flag design with four stars painted in by hand to reflect the addition of four states seceeding, on cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26) cancelled by grid and "Starkville Ga. May 13" c.d.s.; opening fault and partial flap, Fine and scarce altered flag design.
Estimate $500 - 750
View details and enlarged photo