EXTREMELY FINE. A PARTICULARLY CHOICE COVER WITH THE 5-CENT FIRST CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUE STAMP AND THE RARE ALLEGORICAL RIVER SCENE PATRIOTIC DESIGN.
The verse on this design is particularly fervent, with a very questionable sentiment. It reads, "Death to each marauding band, who would defile this glorious land-- The white and black man's Dixie! For e'en our slaves would take a hand, To drive the foe from Dixie!" This is by far the finer of only two examples of this design used with a general issue stamp listed in Power Search.
With 2002 P.F. certificate
EXTREMELY FINE GEM SHEET MARGIN PAIR OF THE 5-CENT GREEN DAVIS LITHOGRAPH ON A UNIQUE 7-STAR FLAG AND "JEFF DAVIS" PATRIOTIC COVER. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS DESIGN.
VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING CONFEDERATE PATRIOTIC COVER WITH A REMARKABLE GREEN AND BLUE LITHOGRAPHED ISSUE FRANKING.
The combined use of 5c Lithograph stamps from the Green (first) and Blue (second) printings is quite unusual on any kind of envelope, and is especially rare on a patriotic cover.
Ex Dr. Brandon