Sale 1129 — 2016 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 31 May, 2016

Category — Confederate States: Patriotics

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
486
 
Sale Number 1129, Lot Number 486, Confederate States: Patriotics5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Two singles, somewhat irregular separation but intact, right stamp creases, tied by bold "Richmond Va. Jun. 24, 1862" circular datestamp on small neat cover with red and blue 9-Star Confederate Flag Patriotic design (F9-2B), addressed to Atlanta Ga., lightly cleaned to remove soiling

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE 9-STAR CONFEDERATE FLAG PATRIOTIC DESIGN.

The ninth star represents the admission of Arkansas, which was followed only three days later by North Carolina. Due to the short time period there were fewer 9-Star Confederate Patriotic designs produced than any other flag designs (7 thru 13 stars). They are extremely rare.

Ex Everett. C.S.A. catalogue value $4,000.00

E. 3,000-4,000
5,500