Sale 267 — 1964 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 27 February, 1964

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
123
c
Sale 267, Lot 123, Confederate StatesAthens, Ga 5c Purple Ty. I, II (5X1). Horiz pair,margins to barely touched, Very lt. cancel not tied, Athens pmk., on small neat cover to Richmont, Rare and most Attractive

550
190
124
c
Sale 267, Lot 124, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La. 2c Green (IIXI). Large margins all around, tied by clear town pmk. on a soldiers letter to Baton Rouge, letter headed "Fort Pillow", Cover is aged and stained, stamp is Very Fine despite trivial natural wrinkle. A Very Rare stamp and usage

1,750
1,250
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125
c
Sale 267, Lot 125, Confederate StatesBaton Rogue, La 5c Green & Carmine (IIX2).Two copies, margins all around, one just clear at B., tied by clear Baton Rouge pmk. on cover to Mount Lebanon, La. Ornate Return across top of cover, a Rare and Attractive Cover

550
500
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126
c
Sale 267, Lot 126, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La. 5c Green & Carmine (IIX3).Margins to barely touched, tied by clear Baton Rouge Nov 23. 1861 pmk. on cover to Mississippi, no flap, Very Fine, Rare

600
500
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127
 
Sale 267, Lot 127, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La. 10c Blue (11X4). Margins except slightly in at B. and U.R., clear town pmk., 1t. natural wrinkle, Attractive copy of this Rare stamp of which only three copies are Known

2,500
1,750
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128
c
Sale 267, Lot 128, Confederate StatesKnoxville, Tenn 5c Brick Red (47X1).Horiz. Pair, margins to barely touched, tied by ms cancel, Knoxville, Ten. pmk. on neat tiny cover to New Orleans, Fine, Very Rare, Pair on cover unlisted in catalog

E. 750-1,000
600
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129
c
Sale 267, Lot 129, Confederate StatesLenoir, N.C. 5c Blue & Orange (49X1). Tied by clear Blue Lenoir, N.C. Oct 24 pmk on cover from which it has been cut out, close to stamp, and neatly replaced, an Attractive Example of a Great Rarity

1,850
625
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130
c
Sale 267, Lot 130, Confederate StatesLynchburg, Va. 5c Blue (52X1). Clear margins except slightly rounded corner, sheet margin at B., tied by Lynchburg pmk. on cover with sm. corner repair at B., Rare

500
425
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131
c
Sale 267, Lot 131, Confederate StatesMacon, Ga 5c Yellow (53X4). Enormous margins all around, tied by Macon pmk. on cover to Milledgeville, Ornate Printed & Embossed Hotel Corner Card, cover slightly trimmed at L., otherwise Very Fine, Rare

750
550
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132
ogbl
Sale 267, Lot 132, Confederate StatesMemphis, Tenn. 5c Red (56X2). Irregular Block of 37, Includes Three Tete-Beche Pairs, creases affecting 12 stamps, three stamps slightly stained but a great rarity and Very Attractive Showpiece, probably the Largest Multiple Known, Blocks or tete-beche pairs not priced in catalog

1,000
1,800
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133
c
Sale 267, Lot 133, Confederate StatesMemphis Tenn 5c Red (56X2). Just in at B., U.R. corner cut round well clear of frame, tied by clear "Memphis, Ten" pmk. over 3c Star Die entire from Boston to Greenwood, Tenn. The Adams Express Co., Boston Jul 6 in clear circle "Paid J.W.R." with "25" in ms. in matching Double Circle, most Attractive and Probably Unique

E. 500-750
550
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134
og
Sale 267, Lot 134, Confederate StatesNew Orleans 2c Red (62X2). Reconstructed Plate of 42 stamps, Including 3 dups, complete except for Pos. 2., Includes U.R. Sheet Corner Block of 8, Largest Block Known, Block of 6, "L" Block of 5, Horiz Strip of 5, "L" strip of 3, two pairs; a few singles have trivial faults, but all major pieces & most of balance are of Exceptionally Fine quality, a Magnificent Study

1,000
1,100
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135
c
Sale 267, Lot 135, Confederate StatesNew Orleans 2c Red (62X2). Clear to Enormous margins, tied by New Orleans pmk. on cover to Arkansas, "Circular" in ms. trivial marginal repairs at T., An Attractive and Very Rare cover, one of only 5 Known

1,000
925
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136
 
Sale 267, Lot 136, Confederate StatesPetersburg, Va. 5c Red (65V1). Complete Reconstructed Plate of ten, all with Blue town pmks, well above average quality, Including a magnificent U.L. Sheet Corner copy a Gorgeous Study

850
675
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137
c
Sale 267, Lot 137, Confederate StatesPittsylvania Court House, Va. 5c Dull Red on Laid Paper (66X2). Rich Color, tied by clear town pmk. on neat folded cover, margins cut octagonally well clear of design, only three copies on Laid Paper Known, one of which is off cover, An Extremely Fine Example of this underpriced Rarity

850
1,350
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138
c
Sale 267, Lot 138, Confederate StatesSpartanburg, S.C. 5c Black (78X1). Cut to shape, tied by str. line "Paid" on Multicolor Patriotic cover with 7 Star Flag, Spartanbug pmk. on cover, used to N. Carolina, Beautiful & Extremely Rare Patriotic, Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,500
1,400
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139
c
Sale 267, Lot 139, Confederate StatesUniontown, Ala. 5c Green on blue (86X3). Margins except barely touched at L., tied on neat cover to Montgomery, Most Attractive example of this Rarity

600
450
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140
c
Sale 267, Lot 140, Confederate StatesUniontown, Ala. 5c Green (86X4). Margins except barely touched at U.R. diff. type from above, tied on neat small cover to Montgomery, a Rare & Beautiful cover

600
425
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141
c
Sale 267, Lot 141, Confederate StatesUniontown, ala. 5c Green (86X4). Margins to barely touched tied by Uniontown pmk. on cover to Mongomery, Very Rare, Attractive & Very Fine Cover

600
450
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142
c
Sale 267, Lot 142, Confederate States5c Olive Green (1). Horiz. Strip of 5, Margins all around, tied Richmond, Va. Oct. 17, 1861 pmks. on legal cover partly folded back, used one day after earliest date known, Largest strip known on cover, Very Fine, Extremely rare cover

E. 350-500
425
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143
og
Sale 267, Lot 143, Confederate States2c Brown Red (8). Complete sheet of 200 with wide gutter between panes of 100 each (gutter creased where folded), exceptionally Rich Color, fresh o.g., Very Fine a wonderful Showpiece

1,250
600
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144
og
Sale 267, Lot 144, Confederate States10c Milky Blue Frame Line (10). Horiz. Pair, Huge margins all around, showing all or large part of frame line on 3 sides, Magnificent Brilliant Color, fresh full o.g., Extremely Fine Pair

850
625
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