Sale 632 — 1984 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 14 April, 1984

Category — Confederate States General Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
76
c
Sale 632, Lot 76, Confederate States General Issues5c Green (1). Ample to Large Margins (somewhat irregular), tied by Shieldsborough Miss Feb 18 pmk. on Patriotic Cover with Red, White & Blue 11 Star Confederate Flag, used to Woodville Miss., small sealed cover tear, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,000
77
c
Sale 632, Lot 77, Confederate States General Issues5c Olive Green, St. 1 (1c). Margins All Around, tied by Fredericksburg Va. pmk. on Red & Blue Ten Star Flag Patriotic Cover (Dietz Ty. B-36), Very Fine, ex-Haas

E. 1,000-2,000
1,100
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78
c
Sale 632, Lot 78, Confederate States General Issues5c Light Green, St. 1 (1a). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins to tiny bit in, Fresh Color, tied by Nine Bar Red Grids, matching Bold "Decatur Ga." pmk. on Fresh Buff Cover to Alexander Stephens, Fine, A Splendid Colorful Cover (interesting notes on back referring to contents)

E. 500-750
1,050
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79
ogbl
Sale 632, Lot 79, Confederate States General Issues10c Light Blue, Patterson (2a). Horizontal Block of Six, Large to Huge Margins, Full o.g., Beautiful Pastel Shade, couple vertical creases & tiny thin specks, top left stamp thin spot, Extremely Fine Appearance

1,950
900
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80
c
Sale 632, Lot 80, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Patterson (2). Large Margins, tied by Tudor Hall pmk. on Fresh Eleven Star Flag Patriotic Cover (Dietz Ty. B-65, Verse 2, Imprint II), Military Address, trifle reduced at right, Extremely Fine, ex. Stephen Brown

1,350
2,300
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81
c
Sale 632, Lot 81, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Patterson (2). Ample to Huge Margin, tied by Savannah, Ga. pmk on Orange Buff Turned Cover, other Use Horizontal Pair 5c Blue (7), minor faults, tied by Valdosta, Ga. pmk. Fine, Scarce, ex-Haas

E. 500-750
450
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82
c
Sale 632, Lot 82, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2). Horizontal Strip of Three, Huge Margins, Lovely Color, each with Bright Red Grid cancel, matching Sparta, Ga. pmk., on Fresh Orange Cover to Alexander Stephens, cover opened three sides, mended at top, left stamp expertly closed tear (almost unnoticeable), Extremely Fine Appearance, signed Ash- brook

E. 1,000-2,000
2,500
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83
c
Sale 632, Lot 83, Confederate States General Issues10c Milky Blue (2a). Deep Shade, Large Margins, Choice Color, tied by Bold "Old Point Comfort Va." Double Circle (Union Postmark) on Small Cover to Pa., neat "1863" ms. docketing, bit reduced at top, part of flap missing, cover tear bottom left corner, otherwise Extremely Fine. Unique Usage

E. 1,000-2,000
1,350
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84
c
Sale 632, Lot 84, Confederate States General Issues2c Dark Green (3). Large Margins, on Homemade Drop Letter Cover tied by "Richmond, Feb. 14 1863" pmk., minor cover aging, Very Fine

3,250
3,750
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85
c
Sale 632, Lot 85, Confederate States General Issues2c Green (3). Ample to Large Margins, Fresh Color, tied on Drop Letter Cover by Bold "Richmond, Va, Sept. 27 1862" pmk., Very Fine

3,250
3,250
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86
c
Sale 632, Lot 86, Confederate States General Issues2c Green (3). Horizontal Strip of Five, Rich Color, Three Ample to Huge Margins, large to bit in at right, Spacing Between Third and Fourth Stamps Twice as Wide as Others (Gutter?), tied by Blue grids, matching "Raleigh, N.C." Double Circle pmk. on Cover to Hillsboro, bit reduced at left (stain top left corner), two stamps minor margin stain, Very Fine and Very Rare

7,500
10,000
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87
ogbl
Sale 632, Lot 87, Confederate States General Issues5c Blue, St. 2 (4). Bottom Right Sheet Corner Block of 20 (4 x 5), Fresh, Full o.g., Virtually All Mint, light creases or wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine, choice Showpiece

3,180
1,700
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88
c
Sale 632, Lot 88, Confederate States General Issues5c "Cobalt Blue" (4 var). Horizontal Pair, Large to Huge Margins, Beautiful Color, tied by Richmond, Va pmk. on Small Remarkably Fresh Cover to Charleston, Extremelly Fine, ex-Stephen Brown, Caspary, Haas, noted on back "The Rembrandt Of The 5c Blues"

E. 500-750
675
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89
c
Sale 632, Lot 89, Confederate States General Issues10 Rose (5). Large to Huge Margins, tied by Society Hill, S.C. pmk. on Cover to Black Jack P.O., La., Extremely Fine

825
700
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90
c
Sale 632, Lot 90, Confederate States General Issues10c Rose (5). Large Margins, tied by Red Camden, S.C. Double Circle pmk. on Homemade Cover, Military Address, neat cover repair at top, without flap, Stamp Extremely Fine, Attractive

850
500
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91
c
Sale 632, Lot 91, Confederate States General Issues10c Rose (5). Large to Huge Margins, tied by Bold "Richmond, va. July 7 1862" pmk. on tiny 41/4 x 15/8", Cover to Flat Rock P.O., S.C., trivial cover tear, Extremely Fine

825
900
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92
c
Sale 632, Lot 92, Confederate States General Issues10c Rose (5). Large Margins, tied by Grid, Clear "Athens, Ga." pmk. on Maj. Cobb Correspondence Cover to Quincy, Fla., has faint pre-use crease, otherwise Extremely Fine

825
800
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93
c
Sale 632, Lot 93, Confederate States General Issues10c Dull Rose (5). Huge Margins including Bottom Left Sheet Corner, tied by "Atlanta, Ga. Aug. 3 1862" pmk. on Homemade Cover to Covington, Ga., tiny address erosion, otherwise Extremely Fine, Fantastic Stamp

825
2,000
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94
c
Sale 632, Lot 94, Confederate States General Issues10c Carmine (5a). Pos. 38, Large to Huge Margins, Incredibly Deep Rich Color, lightly tied by Knoxville, Tenn. pmk. on July 1862 Homemade Cover, Extremely Fine, Shenfield notes on back "Deepest Color I ever saw. Finest Copy Known," ex-Antrim, Weatherly, A "Gem"

2,500
3,000
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95
c
Sale 632, Lot 95, Confederate States General Issues10c Carmine (5a). Pos. 39, Ample to Huge Margins, small tear at left, Gorgeous Color, tied by Aiken, S.C. pmk. on Turned Homemade Cover, other Used Horizontal Pair 5c Light Blue (6) tied by Charleston, S.C. pmk., Magnificent Appearance, Extremely Rare

2,500
2,400
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96
c
Sale 632, Lot 96, Confederate States General Issues5c Blue (7). Vertical Pair, Margins All Around, tied by "Estelle Springs. N. & C. R. R. Mar 8 1863" Oval on Fresh Orange Buff Cover to Ala., without flap, neatly mended along top, Very Fine, Handsome C.S.A. Railroad Cover, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
675
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97
c
Sale 632, Lot 97, Confederate States General Issues2c Brown Red (8). Ample to Huge Margins including Left Sheet Margin, On Homemade Drop Letter Cover tied by Richmond, Va. pmk., Extremely Fine

950
1,600
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98
c
Sale 632, Lot 98, Confederate States General Issues2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal Strip of Five, Three Large to Huge Margins, Ample at right, tied by Mocksville, N.C. pmk. on neat Homemade Cover, Military Address, Very Fine, Extraordinary Quality for this, Undoubtedly One of the Finest Known

4,750
8,000
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99
c
2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal Strip of Five, Margins Virtually All Around, tied by Charleston, S.C. pmks. on Cover to Blackville P.O. S.C., Made From Ledger Sheet, Very Fine

4,750
3,500
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100
og
Sale 632, Lot 100, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, "T-E-N" (9). Horizontal Pair, Ample to Large Margins, Wonderful Deep Rich Color, Fresh, Full o.g., Slightly hinged, Very Fine, A "Gem" Pair

1,750
1,400
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101
ogbl
Sale 632, Lot 101, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, "T -E-N" (9). Horizontal Block of Six, Large Margins, faults including margin repair at bottom left, pressed-out crease ending in small closed tear, Extremely Fine Appearance

5,750
1,600
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102
c
Sale 632, Lot 102, Confederate States General Issues10c Gray Blue, "T-E-N" (9b). Ample to Huge Margins, Lovely Shade, on Remarkably Fresh Cover tied by Wytheville, Va. pmk., Very Fine, ex-Moody, One of the Choicest "T-E-N" Cover Known

950
1,450
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103
c
Sale 632, Lot 103, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, "T -E-N" (9). Large Margin tied by Fancy Circle of Wedges, Bold "Harrisonburg, Va." pmk. on Small Neat Cover to Greenwood Depot, Va., Cover Has Bright Pink Inside, Extremely Fine, Fancy Cancels are Rare on General Issues, with P.F. Certificate

950
2,400
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104
c
Sale 632, Lot 104, Confederate States General Issues10c Gray Blue, "T-E-N" (9b). Large to Huge Margins including Top Sheet Margin, tied on Neat Orange Cover by Bold "Pollard Ala. Oct 11 1863" pmk., Military Return Address, ms. "via Mobile Ala.", cover bit reduced at left, Extremely Fine

950
1,050
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105
c
Sale 632, Lot 105, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, "T-E-N" (9). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins, tied by Clear "Adam's Run S.c." pmk on Cover to Spartanburg C.H., cover tear and stain, Stamps Very Fine, ex-Gibson

4,000
2,300
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106
og
Sale 632, Lot 106, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Horizontal Strip of Four, Pos 43-46, Large Margins Top & Bottom Showing Parts of Frame Lines, Ample to Large at Sides, Gorgeous Color, Brilliant & Fresh, Full o.g., tiny internal wrinkle, A Magnificent Rare Showpiece, Unquestionably One of the finest Frame Line Multiple Known, ex-Wiseman

15,000
17,000
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107
 
Sale 632, Lot 107, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Frame Lines All Around, Huge Extra Margins at Bottom & Right (Sheet Margin?), Mobile, Ala. Double Circle pmk., Extremely Fine, A "Gem"

1,750
2,800
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108
c
Sale 632, Lot 108, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Large Margins Showing Full Frame Lines on Three Sides, Beautiful Rich Color, tied by Mobile Ala. Double Circle on Neat Cover to Miss., Extremely Fine, ex-Wiseman

2,500
3,500
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109
c
Sale 632, Lot 109, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue "Frame Line" (10). Three Margins, large to trifle irregularly in at left, Shows Part Frame Lines Three Sides, Complete at Top, tied by Dark Blue Charlotte N.C. pmk. on Homemade Cover, stamp lightly creased, otherwise Fine, with semi-literate soldier's letter

2,500
1,600
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110
c
Sale 632, Lot 110, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Pos 44, Large Margins Showing Three Virtually Complete Frame Lines, Rich Color, tied by Mobile, Ala. Double Circle on Fresh Homemade Cover to Atlanta, Ga., Extremely Fine

2,500
2,600
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111
c
Sale 632, Lot 111, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Small portions of Frame Line at Top and Left, Tied by Milledgeville, Ga. pmk. on Homemade Cover to Mount Zion, Ga., Fine, Handsome Rarity

2,500
1,200
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112
c
Sale 632, Lot 112, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Horizontal Pair, Positions 15 & 16, Frame Line only between stamps, left stamp small surface scuff, tied by Mobile Ala. pmk. on September 1863 Folded Letter, Fine & Handsome Appearance

7,000
2,300
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113
c
Sale 632, Lot 113, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, "Frame Line" (10). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins, Shows Bits of Three Frame Lines, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 23 1863" pmk. on Cover to a Major in Trimble's Division, faint crease between stamps, expertly repaired cover corner at top left, otherwise Very Fine. Earliest Reported Date On Cover

7,000
3,500
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114
c
Sale 632, Lot 114, Confederate States General Issues10c Milky Blue, Frame Line (10a). Vertical Pair, Large Margins, Shows Full Frame Lines at Left and Bottom, traces at right, Fresh Color, each tied by "Mobile Ala Jul 18 1863" Double Circle pmk. on Fresh Color to Richmond, minor gum staining on back, Very Fine

7,000
4,500
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115
bl
Sale 632, Lot 115, Confederate States General Issues10c Blue, Perforated (12f). Used Block, partly rejoined & light creases, Fine Appearance, Very Rare, Believed to be Unique, Unpriced

E. 750-1,000
950
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116
ogbl
Sale 632, Lot 116, Confederate States General Issues20c Green (13). Bottom Imprint Block of 18 (6x3), small tear & thin speck in selvedge, some minor toning specks, otherwise Very Fine, Rare Position Piece

E. 500-750
850
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117
c
Sale 632, Lot 117, Confederate States General Issues20c Green (13). Large to Huge Margins Three Sides, trifle in at right, Rich Color, tried by Richmond, Va. pmk. on Large size War Time Quality Paper Cover to Charlotteville, "Confederate States of America,/Adjutant And Inspector General's Office./Official Business." Imprint, Exceptionally Fresh, refolded three sides & slightly reduced at right, Fine & Handsome

850
525
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118
c
Sale 632, Lot 118, Confederate States General Issues20c Green (13). Horizontal Pair, Ample to Large Margins except partly touched at left, tied by Charleston, S.C. Double Circle pmk. on small Trans-Mississippi Rate Cover to Kingston, La., ms. "Via Shreveport" Routing Instruction, Cover Made From Ruled Accounting Sheet, Fine, Very Rare

6,000
5,000
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119
c
Sale 632, Lot 119, Confederate States General Issues20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Large Margins, small faults, tied by Salisbury N.C. pmk. on Homemade Cover, Very Fine Appearance

3,500
1,600
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120
 
Sale 632, Lot 120, Confederate States General Issues20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Huge Sheet Corner Margins, on large piece of Turned Cover tied by Bold "Port Lavaca Tex." pmk., Extremely Fine, ex-Tiffany

E. 1,000-2,000
1,800
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121
og
Sale 632, Lot 121, Confederate States General Issues1c Orange (14). Complete Mint Sheet of 100, Very Fine & Rare

13,500
7,500
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122
c
Sale 632, Lot 122, Confederate States General Issues1c Orange (14). Multiple Consisting of 28 stamps or portions of stamps, Approximately 60 stamps were needed to make the envelope of which only the Cover Front remains, used to Indiana, ms. "Soldiers Letter", "Old Point Comfort Va" pmk. & "Due 3", Cover bit wrinkled & with some faults (Immaterial since it is Unique), ex- Weatherly

E. 5,000-10,000
6,000
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