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Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
364
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 364, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 2c Green, "McCrmick" Spelling Error (11X1a), Baton Rouge, La., 2c Green, "McCrmick" Spelling Error (11X1a)Baton Rouge, La., 2c Green, "McCrmick" Spelling Error (11X1a). Margins to slightly in, Fresh Color, insignificant margin nick & corner crease, Fine, Very Rare Provisional Error

8,000
3,750
365
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 365, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Pos. 10, Margins Virtually All Around, Mostly Large including Right Sheet Margin, on Cover to Paint Rock, Ala. tied by "Baton Rouge Dec. 7 1861" pmk., negligible cover edge wear, Very Fine, Handsome

2,000
2,200
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366
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 366, Confederate StatesGreensboro N.C., 10c Red (32XU1), Greensboro N.C., 10c Red (32XU1)Greensboro N.C., 10c Red (32XU1). Partly clear provisional handstamp, two Strikes of Blue Greensboro pmk. on Cover to Mount Carmel, Fine & Choice

1,350
750
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367
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 367, Confederate StatesLynchburg, Va., 5c Blue (52X1), Lynchburg, Va., 5c Blue (52X1)Lynchburg, Va., 5c Blue (52X1). Horizontal Pair, margins to barely touched, tiny scissors cut in margin between stamps, tied by light Lynchburg pmk. on Neat Cover to Florence, Ala., small cover mend at right, otherwise Fine, Very Rare, ex-Meroni

8,000
3,500
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368
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 368, Confederate StatesMobile, Ala., 5c Blue (58X2), Mobile, Ala., 5c Blue (58X2)Mobile, Ala., 5c Blue (58X2). Nearly separated Horizontal Pair tied by Clear "Mobile Ala. Aug 27 1861" pmk. on Neat Yellow Cover to Choctaw Agency, Miss., without flap, minor tear, Fine, Choice

1,250
600
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369
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 369, Confederate StatesMontgomery, Ala., 5c Red (59XU1), Montgomery, Ala., 5c Red (59XU1)Montgomery, Ala., 5c Red (59XU1). Bold Provisional Handstamp, "Montgomery Ala Aug. 29 1861" pmk. on Wonderfully Fresh Light Yellow Envelope, trifle reduced at right, Very Fine

600
325
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370
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 370, Confederate StatesMontgomery, Ala., 5c Blue (59XU2), Montgomery, Ala., 5c Blue (59XU2)Montgomery, Ala., 5c Blue (59XU2). Bold Provisional Handstamp, Clear "Montgomery Ala. Dec 9 1861" pmk. on Yellow Buff Envelope to Tuscaloosa, Very Fine, with original contents

1,000
700
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371
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 371, Confederate StatesNashville, Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5), Nashville, Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5)Nashville, Tenn., 5c Violet Brown (61X5). Horizontal Pair, Large to Huge Margins, tied by Blue Nashville pmk. on Fresh Carrol Hoy Correspondence Cover to New Orleans, minor docketing at top left, Very Fine & Choice

3,500
2,600
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372
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 372, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La., 2c Blue (62X1), New Orleans, La., 2c Blue (62X1)New Orleans, La., 2c Blue (62X1). Three Large Margins, ample to outer frame line halved at top, Fresh Color, tied by New Orleans pmk. on Folded Circular Concerning Cotton Reserves, Felony For Shipment to the North, Blockade mentioned, Insurance on Cotton, etc., tape rejoined two sides causing light staining, otherwise Fine, Rare

3,000
1,350
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373
 
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 373, Confederate States10c Blue, Patterson (2 var). Nearly Complete Impression of Block of 15 Printed on Printers Waste State of Georgia $5, 10c Blue, Patterson (2 var). Nearly Complete Impression of Block of 15 Printed on Printers Waste State of Georgia $510c Blue, Patterson (2 var). Nearly Complete Impression of Block of 15 Printed on Printers Waste State of Georgia $5.00 Bank Note, some creases, etc., Nevertheless A Spectacular Showpiece, Only Four Such Pieces can Exist, Although This Is The Only One Found to Date, with C.S.A. Certificate, letter from Douglas Ball of NASCA & Confederate Philatelist Article accompany

E. 5,000-10,000
5,250
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374
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 374, Confederate States2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Mint Horizontal Block of Eight, Margins Virtually All Around, some creases & wrinkles, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Multiple

6,500
2,700
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375
 
2c Green (3). Ample to Large Margins, on piece tied by "Mobile Ala. Dec 10 1862" pmk., Horizontal Pair 5c Blue (6) On Back tied by Charleston S.C. pmk., Very Fine, Rare & Unusual, with P.F. Certificate

725
950
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376
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 376, Confederate States5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Fine Sheet Margin Single on Neat Yellow Cover tied by Bold "Richmond Va Feb 28 1862" pmk., Earliest Known Use as Listed in Scott Specialized, Choice Cover Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,550
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377
ogbl
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 377, Confederate States10c Deep Rose (5), 10c Deep Rose (5)10c Deep Rose (5). Block, Ample to Huge Margins, Fresh, o.g., some light creasing, top right stamp small thin spot & surface abrasion, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

9,000
3,250
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378
 
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 378, Confederate States10c Dull Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three With Vertical Gutter Between Center & Right Stamps (5 var), 10c Dull Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three With Vertical Gutter Between Center & Right Stamps (5 var)10c Dull Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three With Vertical Gutter Between Center & Right Stamps (5 var). Large to Huge Margins, Neat Houston, Miss. pmk., light crease in gutter margin, small toned spot on right stamp, small faults insignificant in view of the fact that this piece is Unique, One of the Premier Items of Confederate Philately, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,900
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379
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 379, Confederate States10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Vertical Strip of Three, Three Mostly Huge Margins, irregularly in at top, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Aug 22 1862" pmks. on large size court house cover, cover repaired at right, top & bottom stamp have creases, Center Stamp Extremely Fine, Rare Franking

4,000
525
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380
P
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 380, Confederate States2c Black, Trial Color Die Proof on Wove (8TC1a), 2c Black, Trial Color Die Proof on Wove (8TC1a)2c Black, Trial Color Die Proof on Wove (8TC1a). Stamp size, negligible faults, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare

1,250
850
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381
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 381, Confederate States2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Tied by Richmond Va. pmk. on 1864 SemiOfficial "Office of Commissioner of Taxes" Imprint Cover, addressee's name partly bleached, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
725
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382
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 382, Confederate States10c Blue, "T -E-N" (9), 10c Blue, "T -E-N" (9)10c Blue, "T -E-N" (9). Diagonal corners & minor crease tied by Richmond Va. pmk., Used with U.S. 3c Rose (65), long closed tear, Grid cancel, Delaware City Del. pmk. on Through the Lines Prisoner's Cover to Va., Attractive & Rare, with P.F. Certificate, Unpriced Used With U.S. Stamp

4,250
1,100
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383
 
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 383, Confederate States10c Blue, Frame Line (10), 10c Blue, Frame Line (10)10c Blue, Frame Line (10). Three Complete to Nearly Complete Lines, Large Margin at Left, on piece tied by Mobile pmk., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
1,050
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384
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 384, Confederate States10c Blue (11), 10c Blue (11)10c Blue (11). Sheet Margin Single Used with U.S. 3c Rose (65) (minor corner crease), tied by Richmond Va. & Vermont Ill. pmks. respectively, on Prisoner's Cover to Columbia, S.C., Attractive & Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
1,050
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385
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 385, Confederate States10c Blue (12), 10c Blue (12)10c Blue (12). Tied on Cover by "Fayetteville N.C. May 1 1863" pmk., Earliest Known Use, Fine & Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,050
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386
P
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 386, Confederate States20c Dark Green, Essay Die Proof on Wove (13P1 var), 20c Dark Green, Essay Die Proof on Wove (13P1 var)20c Dark Green, Essay Die Proof on Wove (13P1 var). Stamp size, Shows Diagonal Crosshatching in Background Not on Stamp, minor soiling & corner crease, Very Fine Appearance, Very Rare, Possibly Unique, with P.F. Certificate

900
850
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387
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 387, Confederate States20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Tied by indistinct Augusta Ga. pmk. on Fresh Capt. Hanks' Correspondence Cover to Macon, bit reduced at top, minor flap adhesive stain (shows on back only), Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
1,650
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388
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 388, Confederate States20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Tied by Augusta, Ga. pmk. on Immaculate Orange Cover to Charlotte, N.C., bit of flap missing, Extremely Fine, Choice Rarity

3,500
2,600
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389
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 389, Confederate States, "Old Stamps Not Recognized" & "Due 3" in Oval, clear Handstamps & "Harrisburgh Pa Oct 1 1861" Double Circle pmk. on Cover franked with 3c Dull Red (26) natural straight edge & Guide Line, Grid Cancel, some cover age specks, trivial cover reduction, A Handsome Example of This Rare Marking

E. 5,000-10,000
4,250
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390
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 390, Confederate States, "Old Stamps Not Recognized", Two Line Handstamp on U.S. 3c Red on Buff Star Die Entire (U27) to N. Y. City, Clear "Philadelphia, Pa. Sep 4 1861" pmk. & Bold" Due 3", neatly repaired tear top right corner, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,400
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391
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 391, Confederate StatesWarrington Fla., mostly clear pmk, Warrington Fla., mostly clear pmkWarrington Fla., mostly clear pmk., "Paid" & "5" in Circle on Red & Blue Flag & Tent Patriotic Cover, "Capt. Cropp's Company. 1st Florida Regiment" Imprint Below (Dietz Type F-D-1, Unlisted Imprint), negligible cover flaws, Fine & Rare

E. 750-1,000
575
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392
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 392, Confederate StatesCharleston S.C, Charleston S.CCharleston S.C. May 24 1861 Double Circle pmk. ties U.S. 3c Red (26) on Seven Star Red & Blue Patriotic Cover, some cover aging, Scarce

E. 500-750
1,100
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393
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 393, Confederate States, "Steam-Ship" in Oval on Small Mourning Border Blockade Cover, "Charleston S.C. Apr. 5 1864" pmk., pencil "12" & ms. "Due 12", small surface erosions, tiny edge nick, Rare & Attractive, with C.S.A. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,650
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394
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 394, Confederate States, R E Lee Genl, Autograph Free Frank on Remarkably Fresh Field Letter Cover to "Mrs. R E Lee" in Richmond (Addressed in Lee's hand), neat Blue pencil docketing "4 Dec/63" receipt date, Exceptionally Fine Quality, Very Rare

E. 5,000-10,000
10,500
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