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Sale#/
Date
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Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2020-09-09
Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection
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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 72, Postmasters' Provisionals (Anderson C.H. thru Charleston)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). 15 unused stamps, complete reconstruction of the 15-subject lithographic transfer group, two with original gum, one with traces of original gum, others unused (no gum), range of shades, mostly full margins to in, few faults to be expected but virtually all are far better quality than normally seen in reconstructions

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE FIFTEEN DIFFERENT TRANSFER TYPES IN THE ARRANGEMENT USED TO MAKE THE LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING STONE FOR THE CHARLESTON POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE IN UNUSED CONDITION, CLEARLY SHOWING ALL OF THE TYPE CHARACTERISTICS.

Sheets of the Charleston provisional stamp were printed from a lithographic printing stone of 90 subjects, built up from six repetitions of a 15-subject transfer group. Due to a lack of multiples, the 90 subjects cannot be definitively identified by position. Only the arrangement of the transfer group is known.

Ex Calhoun and illustrated in his Charleston book on p. 66. Three with certificates. Scott value $21,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
3,250
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2016-06-22
Confederate States and the Civil War
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Sale Number 1132, Lot Number 3058, Postmasters Provisionals: Charleston S.C. thru Dalton Ga.Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Horizontal pair, Calhoun Types D-E, original gum, bright color, large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left and right sheet margin, rich color, thin spots

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. APART FROM THE UNIQUE BLOCK OF FIFTEEN, THIS IS THE ONLY REPORTED UNUSED MULTIPLE OF THE CHARLESTON POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL.

Prior to the discovery of the block of fifteen in 1979 (see lot 541 in our Sale 1065), this was the only recorded unused multiple.

Two backstamps (one just shows thru at center). Ex Caspary and Calhoun. Illustrated in the Calhoun book on p. 60.

3,250
1,900
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2016-06-22
Confederate States and the Civil War
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Sale Number 1132, Lot Number 3059, Postmasters Provisionals: Charleston S.C. thru Dalton Ga.Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Calhoun Type P, part original gum, full margins, small thin spot, slight indentation on back, few trivial toned specks, appears Fine

1,400
450
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-27
The Richard L. Calhoun Collection of Charleston, S.C.
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Sale Number 1065, Lot Number 542, Provisional Stamps: Essays and Unused ExamplesCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Horizontal pair, Types D-E, original gum, bright color, large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left and right sheet margin, rich color, thin spots

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. APART FROM THE UNIQUE BLOCK OF FIFTEEN, THIS IS THE ONLY REPORTED UNUSED MULTIPLE OF THE CHARLESTON POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL.

Prior to the discovery of the block of fifteen in 1979 (see lot 541 in this sale), this was the only recorded unused multiple.

Two backstamps (one just shows thru at center). Ex Caspary. Illustrated in the Calhoun book on p. 60. Scott Catalogue value of $2,500.00 is only $100.00 more than the price of two singles, and in no way adequately reflects the rarity of this pair.

2,500
2,800
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-27
The Richard L. Calhoun Collection of Charleston, S.C.
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Sale Number 1065, Lot Number 543, Provisional Stamps: Essays and Unused ExamplesCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). 15 unused stamps, complete reconstruction of the 15-subject lithographic transfer group, two with original gum, one with traces of original gum, others unused (no gum), range of shades, mostly full margins to in, few faults to be expected but virtually all are far better quality than normally seen in reconstructions

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE FIFTEEN DIFFERENT TRANSFER TYPES IN THE ARRANGEMENT USED TO MAKE THE LITHOGRAPHIC PRINTING STONE FOR THE CHARLESTON POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL. ESPECIALLY DESIRABLE IN UNUSED CONDITION, CLEARLY SHOWING ALL OF THE TYPE CHARACTERISTICS.

Sheets of the Charleston provisional stamp were printed from a lithographic printing stone of 90 subjects, built up from six repetitions of a 15-subject transfer group. Due to a lack of multiples, the 90 subjects cannot be definitively identified by position. Only the arrangement of the transfer group is known.

Illustrated in the Calhoun book on p. 66. Three with certificates.

18,000
3,750
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
-
Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-27
The Richard L. Calhoun Collection of Charleston, S.C.
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Sale Number 1065, Lot Number 545, Provisional Stamps: Essays and Unused ExamplesCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Type A, part original gum, rich color, large margins with complete outer framelines all around, small flaw at lower left, still Extremely Fine

1,200
1,300
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-27
The Richard L. Calhoun Collection of Charleston, S.C.
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Sale Number 1065, Lot Number 546, Provisional Stamps: Essays and Unused ExamplesCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Type D, original gum, h.r., large margins with complete outer framelines all around, rich color, small thin spots, Extremely Fine appearing original-gum example

1,200
700
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-27
The Richard L. Calhoun Collection of Charleston, S.C.
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Sale Number 1065, Lot Number 547, Provisional Stamps: Essays and Unused ExamplesCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Type E, large part brownish original gum, large margins with three complete framelines, clear of inner frameline at left, deep rich color, faint toning from gum, small tears at left, Very Fine appearance

1,200
700
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-02-27
The Richard L. Calhoun Collection of Charleston, S.C.
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Sale Number 1065, Lot Number 548, Provisional Stamps: Essays and Unused ExamplesCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Type N, part disturbed original gum, full even margins showing most of three outer framelines and a trace of fourth, some toning and creasing, otherwise Very Fine

1,200
475
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2006-03-16
Confederate States Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2640, Postmasters` ProvisionalsCharleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1), Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1)Charleston S.C., 5c Blue (16X1). Part original gum, full margins, small thin spot, slight indentation on back, few trivial toned specks, appears Fine

900
1,200
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