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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=Confederate States and Civil War-Related, Issue/Country=Confederate States and Civil-War Related, All Sale Dates thru 2022/01/01, Catalogue = De La Rue, Symbol IN ("USED")
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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
2014-05-20
United States Postal History and Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1071, Lot Number 4493, Confederate States: Essays & Proofs(De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph) Jefferson Davis Portrait Carte de Visite, (De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph) Jefferson Davis Portrait Carte de Visite(De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph) Jefferson Davis Portrait Carte de Visite. 60 x 103mm of Jefferson Davis, the original photo used by J.F. Jubert de la Ferte to engrave the 5c De La Rue die, back of photo with extremely unusual Tucker & Perkins, Augusta Ga., Photographic Gallery label, photo was provided to a Mr. Davison in 1906 by the engraver's son, C. H. Jubert de la Ferte, letter from the son and original cover from Weybridge, England accompany, letter states "During your Civil War my father was asked to engrave the original die for the postage stamps of the Confederate States. I came across the other day, amongst other proofs of stamp engravings, the original photos from which my father, F. Joubert, engraved Jeff Davis' head and two proofs of the stamps...", Very Fine, an outstanding collateral photo and perfect frontispiece for a Confederate collection

E. 500-750
1,500
United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-05-20
United States Postal History and Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1071, Lot Number 4494, Confederate States: Essays & ProofsDe La Rue, London, 1864 Letter and Stamps, De La Rue, London, 1864 Letter and StampsDe La Rue, London, 1864 Letter and Stamps. Oct. 28th, 1864 dateline on stationery signed by W. F. De La Rue, addressed to a Lady de Houghton (in England) apparently in response to a request for assistance in raising money for the Confederate cause, states that in answer to her letter "I have the pleasure of enclosing a collection of Confederate postage stamps.", goes on to list four different stamps incl. 1c No. 14, "very scarce indeed and fetch 10 francs each stamp in Paris. They are printed from plate we we sent out at the commencement of the war on the Nashville.", the corner-margin pair of No. 14 has similar notations by De La Rue, regarding the 5c Blue London and Local prints he states "Blue Five Cents - also very rare - they are printed in the Confederate States from plates we furnish the government.", also "Blue Five Cents - are from a specimen sheet of the same plate printed by us before we sent out the plate"., the 5c London print included is a margin block of three with similar De La Rue's notations, relating to the 10c engraved issue he states "rare as they are the stamps printed in the Confederacy after our plates were worn out.", letter concludes with "I hope that you will be able to realize the few stamps I am able to send you to the advantage of the poor Confederates...", a fascinating and rare letter and group of sample stamps from the printer of the 5c Typographs

E. 500-750
2,100
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United States
Confederate States and Civil War-Related
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Confederate States and Civil-War Related
2014-05-20
United States Postal History and Confederate States
 
Sale Number 1071, Lot Number 4495, Confederate States: Essays & Proofs(De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph,) Schematic of Original Die, (De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph,) Schematic of Original Die(De La Rue, London, 5c Typograph,) Schematic of Original Die. Measuring 90 x 140mm and affixed to heavy cardboard, manuscript at top in August Dietz' handwriting "Supplied by the De La Rue of London for my Book", schematic for engraving the die used for the relief-printed stamps, various measurements in inches, Very Fine, an interesting and no doubt unique artifact, pictured and discussed in the Dietz' book on p. 158

E. 200-300
700
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