Sale 724 — 1990 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 19 May, 1990

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
399
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 399, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge, La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Ample to Huge Margins, lightly tied by Baton Rouge Dec. 2, 1861 pmk. on cover addressed to Captain of Louisiana Volunteers, flap missing, Still a Gorgeous, Exceptional "Gem" Cover, with P.F. Certificate

3,000
1,700
400
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 400, Confederate StatesChattanooga, Tenn., 5c Black on Amber Provisional Entire (17XU2), Chattanooga, Tenn., 5c Black on Amber Provisional Entire (17XU2)Chattanooga, Tenn., 5c Black on Amber Provisional Entire (17XU2). Chattanooga Oct. 6, 1861 pmk., Very Fine Example of This Scarce Provisional, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
900
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401
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 401, Confederate StatesIuka, Miss., 5c Black (42XU1), Iuka, Miss., 5c Black (42XU1)Iuka, Miss., 5c Black (42XU1). Attractive strike on cover to Port Gibson, Miss., Iuka Oct. 10, 1861 pmk., Clean, Very Fine Cover, Rare, with C.S.A. Certificate

2,000
1,300
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402
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 402, Confederate StatesJackson, Miss., 10c Black (43XU3 var.), Jackson, Miss., 10c Black (43XU3 var.)Jackson, Miss., 10c Black (43XU3 var.). Struck Twice, once over "Paid 5" which was struck over "Paid 3 cts." (U.S. Rate) on Yellow cover to Virginia, Jackson, Miss. Jun. 24 (1861) pmk., bit reduced at right, Probably Unique 10c Over 5c Revalued Triple Rate Provisional, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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403
og
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 403, Confederate StatesGreenville Ala., 5c Red & Blue Ty. I (33X1), Greenville Ala., 5c Red & Blue Ty. I (33X1)Greenville Ala., 5c Red & Blue Ty. I (33X1). Huge Margins All Around, light impression & light creases, o/w Extremely Fine & Rare

4,500
1,000
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404
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 404, Confederate StatesLenoir, N.C., 5c Blue & Orange, (49X1), Lenoir, N.C., 5c Blue & Orange, (49X1)Lenoir, N.C., 5c Blue & Orange, (49X1). Margins Clear to just in at left, ms. cancel (not tied as usual), Blue Lenoir Oct. (1861) pmk. at left, on cover to Capt. Thomas Lenoir, Wilmington, N.C., tiny cover tear at right, a Handsome, Very Fine Cover, Quite Rare, Only About 12 Recorded, with P.F. Certificate

10,000
5,000
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405
og
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 405, Confederate StatesMarion, Va., 5c Black (55X2), Marion, Va., 5c Black (55X2)Marion, Va., 5c Black (55X2). Large Margins to irregularly in at bottom, O.g., light stains, Still a Presentable Example of This Very Rare Provisional, with C.S.A. Certificate

16,500
3,500
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406
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 406, Confederate StatesMemphis, Tenn., 2c Blue (56X1), Memphis, Tenn., 2c Blue (56X1)Memphis, Tenn., 2c Blue (56X1). Large Margins to just in, tied by Four Ring Target on Drop Rate cover to Memphis, cover bit wrinkled, small holes on front from ms. ink, still a Fine & Very Rare Cover, Only about Ten Recorded, Possibly Unique with Target Cancel, with P.F., C.S.A. Certificates

7,500
4,500
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407
og
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 407, Confederate StatesMobile, Alabama, 2c Black (58X1), Mobile, Alabama, 2c Black (58X1)Mobile, Alabama, 2c Black (58X1). Large Part O.g., h.r., Clear to Large Margins, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,250
750
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408
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 408, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La., 2c Red (62X2), New Orleans, La., 2c Red (62X2)New Orleans, La., 2c Red (62X2). Three Large to Huge Margins, just in at left, tied by New Orleans Mar. 7 (1862) pmk., cover restored at left, some stains, Still a Highly Desireable, Rare Cover

16,000
7,000
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409
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 409, Confederate StatesNew Orleans, La., Red on Bluish (62X7), New Orleans, La., Red on Bluish (62X7)New Orleans, La., Red on Bluish (62X7). Margins to just in at T. & L. (New Orleans Town Cancel) tiny thins & small repairs. The New Orleans Red Stamps are Great Rarities as only Four used examples have been recorded. This includes No. 62X6, A True Confederate Rarity with P.F. & Erwin Certificates, ex Crocker

10,000
2,600
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410
Pbl
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 410, Confederate States5c Blue, Plate Proof on Wove Paper (6P5), 5c Blue, Plate Proof on Wove Paper (6P5)5c Blue, Plate Proof on Wove Paper (6P5). Crossed Gutter Block of 16, gutter folds & small tears do not affect Very Fine impressions, Fantastic Showpiece, Possibly Unique signed Robson Lowe, with photocpy of P.F. Certificate for complete Unique sheet of 400 from the De La Rue Archives

9,600
3,750
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411
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 411, Confederate States2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large Margins to just touching at couple of points, tied by partial Richmond, Va. pmk. to neat Drop Rate Mourning Cover, Very Fine & Quite Attractive, with C.S.A. Certificate

1,300
1,150
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412
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 412, Confederate States, 10c Greenish Blue (11c), Extremely Fine, Two 20c Green (13), Huge Margins to just touching (stamps overlap slightly), tied by Enterprise, Miss. pmks. on Quintuple Rate Cover addressed to Richmond, Va., Very Fine, Attractive & Rare, with Original Military Enclosure, C.S.A. Certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,900
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413
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 413, Confederate States10c Blue (12), 10c Blue (12)10c Blue (12). Horizontal Strip of Three & Single, slight crease between second & third stamps & second stamp torn, Tied by Richmond Va pmks. on cover Paying 40e Trans-Mississippi Rate to Lewisville, Arkansas, Scarce & Highly Desirable Cover

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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414
c
20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Tied by Augusta, Ga. pmk. on 1864 cover to Danville, Va., Very Fine, with Original Enclosure & C.S.A. Certificate

4,000
2,100
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415
Pbl
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 415, Confederate States1c Light Yellow Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove Paper (14TC5), 1c Light Yellow Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove Paper (14TC5)1c Light Yellow Brown, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove Paper (14TC5). Vertical Gutter Block of 12, Very Fine, Very Rare, Possibly Unique, with photocopy of P.F. Certificate for complete sheet of 200 as singles

7,200
3,000
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416
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 416, Confederate StatesFort Washita Choctaw Nation Indian Territory Ms, Fort Washita Choctaw Nation Indian Territory MsFort Washita Choctaw Nation Indian Territory Ms. Paid 5 cts to "Press" Paris Texas with original letter headed Fort Washita C.N. Jan. 7, 1862, ms. on cover "From F. W. Miner in R. Nee Taylors Regiment", tiny comer cover mend, o/w VF. Only three known, C.S.A. Certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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417
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 417, Confederate StatesHickory Valley M.C.R.R., Nov, Hickory Valley M.C.R.R., NovHickory Valley M.C.R.R., Nov. 28, 1861 pmk., ms. "Paid 5 Cts" on folded letter to Bolivar, Tenn., Very Fine, Rare Railroad Marking, with C.S.A. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
850
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418
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 418, Confederate States"Hanging Jeff Davis" Patriotic Cover (Walcott 907), "Hanging Jeff Davis" Patriotic Cover (Walcott 907)"Hanging Jeff Davis" Patriotic Cover (Walcott 907). Ms. "Soldier's letter," New Bern, N.C. Jan. 29,1863 pmk., "Due 3" in Oval on cover to New Jersey, Fine

E. 600-750
550
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419
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 419, Confederate States24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). F-VF centering, few clipped perfs., tied by partial New Orleans Feb. 15 (1861) pmk. on cover via Boston to Scotland, Red Boston Feb. 23 (1861) pmk., Neat Strike of "Glasgow Packet, Paid, Mr 7 1861," ms. "Via Liverpool" & "By Steamer," Very Fine Example of After Secession Useage of U.S. Stamp, with Original Enclosure & C.S.A. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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420
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 420, Confederate States, "Mails Suspended," Clear Strike in Oval, 3c Rose (65) tied by Fancy Star of Glens Falls, N.Y. on cover to P.O.W. at Libby Prison, Richmond, Va., faint water stain, Still One of the Better Examples of Its Kind, with C.S.A. Certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,700
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421
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 421, Confederate States, "Old Stamps, Not Recognized," Two line strike on U27 entire, Philadelphia, Pa. Sept. 4, 1861 pmk. (after Demonetization), straight line "Due 3," small repair at top right, o/w Very Fine, Rare Marking, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,150
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