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

Sale Date — Thursday, 28 June, 2018

Category — 2c Green Lithograph

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
661
ogbl
Sale Number 1186, Lot Number 661, 2c Green Lithograph2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Block of 24 in 6 x 4 format, original gum which is slightly unevenly applied as often seen, h.r. in corners and at center, a few stamps Mint N.H., ample to full margins, just a couple very minor flaws including top right and bottom left stamps tiny thin spots, second stamp from right in top row small scuff

THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE RARE 2-CENT GREEN LITHOGRAPH. IT IS THE FINER OF TWO KNOWN BLOCKS OF 24.

Noted Confederate Lithograph specialist Leonard Hartmann records the block of 24 from the Hall collection (Siegel Sale 840, lot 180) as the largest known multiple. It is also Extremely Fine appearing, with small faults. This block from the Kilbourne collection has been off the market for more than 50 years. This is the finer of the two blocks of 24.

Scott Retail $36,000.00 as six blocks of four

E. 10,000-15,000
24,000
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