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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 100

United States
Confederacy Regular Issues
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2361
Symbol:Cat No:1c

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green. Horizontal pair, large margins to barely in at bottom, canceled by smudged manuscript marks (ink ties through envelope that is visible on the inside), paying required C.S.A. postage on 1861 cover to Col. Lomax, 3rd Regt. Ala. Volunteers, Norfolk Va., blue "Southern Express Co. Montgomery Ala. Dec. 12" double-circle datestamp and bold matching "Montgomery Alabama Southern Express" in circle; faint toning, Very Fine, ex-Engel, Brandon, with 1973 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1c; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

ONE OF FIVE RECORDED COVERS FROM THE SOUTHERN EXPRESS COMPANY IN MONTGOMERY, ALABAMA.

Colonel Tennent Lomax was a resident of Montgomery commissioned as a Lt. Colonel at the outbreak of war leading the 3rd Alabama Infantry Regiment. His regiment was ordered to defend the Naval Yard at Norfolk Va., which was held by Confederate forces until May 1862. During this period at Norfolk, his wife sent him express mail from Montgomery to his regiment. He was promoted to Brigadier General in 1862. He was later killed at the Battle of Seven Pines on June 1, 1862.

The five recorded Southern Express Company covers from Montgomery are all from the Lomax correspondence:
1. Oct. 25, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Lomax correspondence to Norfolk Va., 10¢ 59XU4 provisional entire, ex-Brown, Hall.
2. Nov. 29, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Lomax correspondence to Norfolk Va., 5¢ #1c pair, ex-Shenfield, Walske.
3. Dec. 12, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Lomax correspondence to Norfolk Va., 5¢ #1c pair, ex-Engel, Brandon, the cover offered here.
4. Dec. 18, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Lomax correspondence to Norfolk Va., 10¢ #2b, ex-Lamborn, Dukeshire, Birkinbine and Walske.
5. Dec. 22, 1861, Montgomery Ala. Lomax correspondence to Norfolk Va., 10¢ #2b, ex-Emerson, Antrim, Wiseman, Kilbourne.
US$3,000-4,000 (Image)

Est. $3,000-4,000



Opening US$ 5,250.00
Sold...US$ 5,250.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:31:34 EST
Sold For 5250

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2362
Symbol:Cat No:2b

Confederacy, 1861, 10¢ dark blue, Patterson printing. Block of 6, full o.g., ample to mostly large margins, rich bright color; small faults, Very Fine appearance, a lovely and rare multiple, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2b; $2,400. US$0 (Image)

Scott $2,400



Opening US$ 1,250.00
Sold...US$ 1,250.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:32:16 EST
Sold For 1250

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2363
Symbol:oCat No:3

Confederacy, 1862, 2¢ green. Block of 4, large margins at sides and showing part of adjacent stamp at top right, just very slightly in at top and bottom, lightly cancelled by "Augusta Ga. Mar 1, 1863" double-circle datestamp; tiny and barely noticeable tear at bottom right not mentioned on certificate, otherwise F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare used block, with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 3; $5,000. US$0 (Image)

Scott $5,000



Opening US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Dec-11-2021, 02:00:00 EST
Sold For 0

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2364
Symbol:Cat No:5

Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose. Three singles, each large to huge margins except touched on one side, tied by three strikes of "Mobile Ala. Aug 29, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Artesia, Miss.; small stain in address, Very Fine and scarce triple-rate use with the 10¢ rose, ex-Brandon.
Scott No. 5; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000. US$3,000-4,000 (Image)

Est. $3,000-4,000



Opening US$ 2,400.00


Closed..Dec-11-2021, 02:00:00 EST
Sold For 0

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2365
Symbol:Cat No:6

Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ light blue, De La Rue printing. Horizontal pair, full margins to in at bottom right, tied by "Richmond Va., Oct 27, 1863" cds on small buff cover bearing 13-Star Confederate Flag and Virginia State Seal Flag Label addressed to Cunningham's Store, N.C., Very Fine and rare Confederate Patriotic label cover.
Scott No. 6; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

The Philatelic Foundation will not offer an opinion on untied labels, which is not a reason for return.
US$2,000-3,000 (Image)

Est. $2,000-3,000



Opening US$ 2,400.00
Sold...US$ 2,400.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:33:58 EST
Sold For 2400

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2366
Symbol:(Cat No:10

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines". No gum, crisp impression on bright paper showing complete framelines on three sides and most of frameline at top, a Superb gem, ex-Murphy (as middle stamp in strip of three), with 2015 P.F. & 2016 P.S.E. certificates, both Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $13,000).
Scott No. 10; $3,500.

AN EXTRAORDINARY UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 10¢ FRAMELINE ISSUE GRADED SUPERB 98 BY BOTH THE P.S.E. AND P.F.

The framelines are the most important characteristic of Scott 10. The lines were engraved on the plate and served as a guide for the siderographer when aligning the transfer roll to make the plate. Since each stamp shares framelines with the adjoining positions, the example offered here with essentially four intact framelines is a true condition rarity.
US$0 (Image)

Scott $3,500



Opening US$ 11,500.00
Sold...US$ 11,500.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:34:56 EST
Sold For 11500

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2367
Symbol:Cat No:10

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines". Clear to large margins showing portions of framelines at right and bottom, tied by "Mobile, Ala., Feb 10" cds on buff cover with red brown "Write Often" Three-Verse Poem Imprint at upper left addressed to Shieldsborough, Miss., Very Fine, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 10; $10,000; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

A RARE USAGE OF THE 1863 10¢ "FRAME LINES" ISSUE ON A SOLDIER'S SYMPATHY IMPRINT COVER. US$3,000-4,000 (Image)

Scott $10,000
Est. $3,000-4,000



Opening US$ 2,000.00
Sold...US$ 2,000.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:35:34 EST
Sold For 2000

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2368
Symbol:Cat No:10

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines". Outstanding single showing three full framelines, tied by "Mobile, Ala., Jul 10, 1863" double-circle postmark on lemon "Walker, Mead & Co., Mobile" embossed blue cameo advertising cover to Orrville Ala., included is original enclosure; stamp with faint diagonal crease at upper right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 10; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000. US$2,000-3,000 (Image)

Est. $2,000-3,000



Opening US$ 1,900.00
Sold...US$ 1,900.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:36:16 EST
Sold For 1900

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2369
Symbol:Cat No:11

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue. Dark shade, tied by blue "Columbia S.C., Oct 21" cds on wallpaper cover with light pink, light purple and tan pattern, addressed to Charleston S.C., Very Fine and beautiful wallpaper cover.
Scott No. 11; Estimate $750 - 1,000. US$750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000



Opening US$ 575.00
Sold...US$ 575.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:36:53 EST
Sold For 575

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2370
Symbol:Cat No:11

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue. Full to large margins, tied by "Newberry C.H., S.C. Dec 17" double-circle datestamp on wallpaper cover with green and gray pattern, addressed to Churchville Va.; open on three sides, missing top flap and small edge nick, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 11; Estimate $500 - 750. US$500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750



Opening US$ 500.00
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:37:36 EST
Sold For 500
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2371
Symbol:Cat No:12

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue. Four mostly large margins, canceled by ms. pen strokes, matching "Pleasant Hill Ga., Sept 5th" manuscript postmark on wallpaper cover with blue, brown and green floral on gray pattern, addressed to care of Capt. Arthur Dickinson, Macon, Georgia, Very Fine and pretty.
Scott No. 12; Estimate $500 - 750. US$500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750



Opening US$ 725.00
Sold...US$ 725.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 18:38:12 EST
Sold For 725


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