Sale 283 — 1965 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 February, 1965

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
160
c
Sale 283, Lot 160, Confederate StatesAthens, Ga. 5c Red, Ty. II (5X2). Huge margins all around, grid cancel, not tied, Athens pmk., on neat cover to Macon, Wonderful Example of this Rarity, Extremely Fine, Ex Wiltsee, Worthington

1,700
1,250
161
c
Sale 283, Lot 161, Confederate StatesAtlanta, Geo. Paid 5 Handstamp Provisional (6XU2). On multicolor Patriotic with Hand Waving 11 star Flag and "Fast Colors, Warranted Not to Run", clear "Atlanta, Ga. Dec. 17, 1861" pmk., Ex White and Emerson fresh, Very Fine, A Rare & Handsome Cover

500
550
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162
c
Sale 283, Lot 162, Confederate StatesAustin, Texas Paid 10 Adhesive on Orange, same Handstamp as 9XU1 Entire, Cut Square, fastened by Wafer on White Entire to San Antonio with "Austin Tex. Aug. 23, 1862" pmk., Fine, Rare, unlisted in Scott, mentioned in Dietz but not in this color.

0
300
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163
c
Sale 283, Lot 163, Confederate StatesEmory, Va. 5c Blue Provisional (24X1). Four "X" cancels, on cover with matching ms. "Emory Va. July 22, 1861" pmk., these were printed on sheet margins of U. S. 1c stamps of 1857, this copy bears plate no. 8, with Impt. Plate No. Block of Eight 1c Blue Ty. V (24). Bearing matching number, Fine, A Most Interesting Combination

E. 1,000-2,000
1,000
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164
og
Sale 283, Lot 164, Confederate StatesGreenville, Ala. 5c Red & Blue Ty. I Provisional (33X1). Large margins, creases, Very Fine appearance, listed but unpriced unused in Scott, used cats. $1500.00, with P. F. Certificate

0
850
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165
 
Sale 283, Lot 165, Confederate StatesLivingston, Ala. 5c Blue Provisional (51X1). Clear to large margins except slightly in at L. R. Corner, clear town pmk., Attractive Example of this Rare & Handsome Provisional

0
950
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166
c
Sale 283, Lot 166, Confederate StatesLynchburg, Va. 5c Blue Provisional (52X1). Horiz. pair, margins except partly touched at L., tied by Lynchburg pmk. on cover to Ala., minor cover repair at R., otherwise Fine, a Very Scarce Cover

1,600
875
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167
c
Sale 283, Lot 167, Confederate StatesMacon, Ga. 5c on Gray Green Provisional (53X2). Ample to Huge Margins all around, tied by clear Macon pmk. on Green Cover with Fancy Corner Card of "Wesleyan Female College, Macon, Ga.", minor cover repair at U. L., otherwise Very Fine, A Scarce and Pretty Cover

350
475
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168
c
Sale 283, Lot 168, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La. 5c Brown (62X3). Horiz. Marginal Pair, Large Margins, creased in margin between stamps before using, tied by New Orleans pmk. on folded letter to Eddyville, Ky., Southn. Letter Unpaid in Two Clear Blue Str. Lines of the Louisville P. O. matching str. line Due 3 ties the Provisionals, and a 3c Red (26) tied by matching grid, then crossed out in pencil, probably not being recognized, due to having originated in the C. S. A., Provisionals have minor gum stains, otherwise Very Fine, A Wonderful Cover, Ex Caspary E. XV

E. 1,000-2,000
2,200
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169
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 169, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La. 5c Brown on Yellowish (62X5). Block of 12 (3x4) with part imprint at T., Huge to Enormous Margins all around, fresh, o. g., couple minute natural gum soaks, Extremely Fine

300
300
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170
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 170, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La. 5c Brown on Yellowish (62X5). Block of 12 (3X4) with Part Imprint at T., Huge to Enormous Margins, fresh, o. g., Extremely Fine

300
275
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171
c
Sale 283, Lot 171, Confederate StatesUniontown, Ala. 10c Red on Gray Blue (86X5). Huge margins, sheet margin at T., Gorgeous Color & Impression, tied by clear Uniontown pmk. on cover to Richmond, One of the Choicest of Confederate Covers, A Gorgeous Gem, Extremely Fine, Ex Caspary, Ferrari

4,750
4,750
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172
c
Sale 283, Lot 172, Confederate StatesGalveston, Tex. 20 Paid, Provisional Entire on Blue (similar to 98XU6). "Galveston, Tex. Aug. 18" pmk., on neat folded Trans-Mississippi Rate Cover to the Governor of Louisiana, unlisted in Scott, from a new find and no doubt a Unique Rarity

E. 750-1,000
650
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173
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 173, Confederate States10c Blue TEN (9). Horiz. Block of 6, Clear to Enormous Margins with Sheet Margin at R., fresh, o. g., Wonderful Color, faint vertial creases, mostly between stamps, Extremely Fine appearance, A Rare & Handsome Block

500
325
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174
c
Sale 283, Lot 174, Confederate States3c Red on Buff Star Die Entire (U27). Tied by clear Harndens Express Macon, Ga. Jun 6 in oval, clear green Adams Express Company Great Eastern, Western &. Southern Express Forwarders, New York, used to Athens, Tennessee, Rare & Extremely Fine

E. 200-250
375
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175
c
Sale 283, Lot 175, Confederate StatesR. E. Lee, GenI. Frank on Cover addressed to Mrs. R. E. Lee, at Richmond, fresh, Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Cover

E. 500-750
625
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