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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — General Issues Off Cover (Nos. 14, Balances)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1139
TC
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1139, General Issues Off Cover (Nos. 14, Balances)1c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (14TC1), 1c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (14TC1)1c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (14TC1). 93 x 61mm, dated "Mar. 6-62" at top left, some slight edge toning, corner crease at lower left, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce, note in pencil on back reads "Note offset from Die proof of 5c in Pink" and with slight pink offset on back

2,500
1,000
1140
TC
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 1140, General Issues Off Cover (Nos. 14, Balances)1c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (14TC1), 1c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (14TC1)1c Black, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (14TC1). 92 x 61mm, with "June 17, 1863" date at upper left and ms. "2685" and initialled at bottom right, some slight edge toning, otherwise Very Fine, exceedingly scarce signed trial color proof

2,500
1,250
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1141
 
Confederate Collection. Album pages of unused and used stamps and a few covers, used incl. Nos. 58X2, 62X4, 1, 4, 5, covers incl. No. 11 on turned legal-size cover, unused incl. nice group showing shades of No. 11 and 12, few faults to be expected, most are Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 500-750
2,100
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1142
 
Confederate General Issues. Interesting selection of unused and used stamps, incl. range of shades of No. 1 (nine unused, twelve used), No. 2 unused (two unused, six used), No. 4 (four singles and a pair unused, five used incl. one with green cancel), No. 5 (two used), few multiples of Nos. 11 and 12, some faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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1143
 
Confederate Forgeries and Fantasies. Stock pages containing 426 different forgeries and fantasies, Provisionals incl. Athens Ga. (9), Baton Rouge (14), Beaumont (3), Charleston Fort stamps (19), Columbia S.C. (16), Fredericksburg (5), Galveston (3), Goliad (2), Greenville (10), Houston (2), Knoxville (18), Lenoir (4), Livingston (9), Macon (14), Madison (7), Marion (9 incl. two bi-color), Memphis (9), Mobile (9), Nashville (17), New Orleans (25), Petersburg (8), Pleasant Shade (2), Rheatown (10), Richmond bowling pins (12), Richmond flags (22), Savannah (2), Selma (8), Sparta (12), Statesville (11), Tellico Plains (7), Weldon P.O. (6), Wilmington (23), Buck's Richmond Express (29), Confederate Blockage postage (10), C.S.A. postage flags (10), few small faults most all appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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1144
 
Confederate Fakes and Forgeries. 73 on album pages with detailed descriptions, mostly of Postmasters' Provisionals, incl. few different of Baton Rouge, Charleston, Goliad, Knoxville, Memphis, Mobile, Nashville, some General Issues, most are Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 400-500
425
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1145
 
Confederate Counterfeits. Three incl. No. 1 (single), No. 6 (horizontal pair), and No. 9 Sperati (single with fake circular datestamp), also incl. genuine No. 8 (unused - no gum), Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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