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Sale 1186 — The Kilbourne Collection of Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 28 June, 2018

Category — 5c Green Lithograph

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
636
c
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 636, 5c Green Lithograph5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Horizontal strip of five, margins all around, tied by multiple strikes of "Richmond Va. Oct. 17" (1861) circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Petersburg Va., left third of cover is neatly folded over for easier display, this portion with pencil docketing and light staining, one stamp tiny bit of margin scuffing at top, which is inconsequential

VERY FINE. A SPECTACULAR QUINTUPLE 5-CENT RATE LITHOGRAPH COVER FROM STONE A-B, POSTMARKED ON THE SECOND DAY OF ISSUE -- THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE ON COVER.

Ex Antrim. Acquired by the Kilbournes in our inaugural Rarities of the World Sale in 1964 (lot 142)

E. 3,000-4,000
13,000
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