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Sale 795 — Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 October, 1997

Category — General Issues Scott Nos. 6-14

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
842°
 
Sale Number 795, Lot Number 842, General Issues  Scott Nos. 6-145c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, ample to huge margins, bold blue "Tuskegee Ala. Jul. 29, 1862" double-circle ds, Very Fine and choice pair

62
230
843°
bl
Sale Number 795, Lot Number 843, General Issues  Scott Nos. 6-145c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical block of six, large margins, bold "Richmond Va. Aug. 9, 1862" cds, scissors-cut and minor soiling, still Very Fine

335
0
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844°
 
5c Blue, De La Rue, Local (6, 7). 17 unused and used stamps, incl. unused blocks of four of each, used pair of local printing with red town cancel and one stamp with a minor printing variety, all appear Fine-Very Fine

357
105
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845°
ogbl
5c Light Blue, De La Rue Reprint (6R). Complete sheet of four panes, attractively framed, appears very fresh and Extremely Fine, an excellent addition to the stamp room

E. 500-750
400
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846°
c
Sale Number 795, Lot Number 846, General Issues  Scott Nos. 6-145c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Ample margins to barely touching at frameline, faint pre-use crease, tied by blue "Lynchburg Va. Jun. 24" (1862) cds on cover with illustration of mobile firefighting equipment, Lynchburg Hose & Fire Insurance Co. return card on back, to Temperance Va., Extremely Fine, a superb example of this rare illustrated advertising design and a very scarce use of the 5c De La Rue during the last 76 days of the 5c rate period, ex Kimmel

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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847°
c
Sale Number 795, Lot Number 847, General Issues  Scott Nos. 6-145c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Huge right sheet margin copy with enormous margins on all sides, tied by bold "Charleston S.C. Jun. 7, 186-" (1862) cds on small cover to Abbeville S.C., Extremely Fine Gem, very scarce usage - this rate in effect only 75 days after stamp was issued - and a remarkably choice cover, ex Brugh

E. 400-500
400
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848°
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Three full margins, just in at top, tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 2, 1862" cds on white wallpaper cover to Earlysville Va., fresh and Fine, scarce pre-July 1st rate on a wallpaper cover

350
200
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849°
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Ample to large margins, tied by "Mobile Ala. Jun. 25, 1862" cds on blue folded letter to Gainesville Ala., fresh and Extremely Fine, available briefly for the 5c rate

E. 150-200
115
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850°
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Just barely touched at top left. to large margins, tied by "Wilmington N.C. Jun. 1, 5 Paid" handstamp on small cover to Lumber Bridge N.C., the "5 Paid" of the cds made from an altered "3 Paid" ds, strike of "Wilmington N.C. Jun. 4" cds on back without value, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, signed Brian Green

E. 150-200
160
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851°
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Mostly large but irregular margins touching in places, tiny tear, tied by "Richmond Va. May 2, 1862" cds on overpaid drop letter to street address, Very Fine cover

240
100
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852°
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Just touched to full margins, tied by "Gordonsville Va. May 20" cds on buff cover to Coddle Creek N.C., Fine

125
25
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853°
c
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Two average singles tied by Richmond Va. cds on separate covers to Port Royal and Cobham Depot Va., one cover an unusual squarish shape, minor faults, Fine appearance

250
55
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