Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
239
 
Sale 840, Lot 239, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, ample margins to slightly in, tied by green "Monticello Ga. Sep. 6" circular datestamp on piece, tiny scuff, otherwise Fine, ex Knapp

150
250
240
 
Sale 840, Lot 240, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical pair, each stamp cancelled by 4-Point Negative Star in Circle fancy cancel of Caseville Miss., large margins to slightly in, tiny crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, very few fancy cancels were used during by Confederate post offices, ex Knapp

E. 100-150
375
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241
bl
Sale 840, Lot 241, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Block of four, huge margins to full, cancelled by bold "Austin Tex." double-circle datestamp, creases and small scuff, otherwise Very Fine, a rare used block of the 5c De La Rue, ex Knapp

355
75
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242
 
Sale 840, Lot 242, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large margins, tied by red "Woodville Ga. Jun. 25" circular datestamp on piece, Extremely Fine

112
200
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243
 
Sale 840, Lot 243, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal pair, large even margins, deep shade, red Buck Eye Ga. double-line circular datestamp, small corner crease at bottom right, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Col. Wickersham

E. 100-150
230
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244
 
Sale 840, Lot 244, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Blue, Local (7). Horizontal strip of six, large margins except clear along one stamp at bottom, grid cancels, two vertical creases, otherwise Very Fine, Scott value as pairs

142
80
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245
 
Sale 840, Lot 245, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Blue, Local (7). Two horizontal strips of four, originally joined together in a sheet, "Athens Ga. Aug. 9, 1863" double-circle datestamps, left stamp has white line printing flaw, Extremely Fine and unusual, Scott value as pairs

190
55
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246
 
Sale 840, Lot 246, General Issues Off-Cover (Nos. 6 and 7)5c Blue, Local, Printed on Both Sides (7b). Horizontal pair, normally printed side with black dateless circle cancel, second side clearly printed and well-centered, faint ms. offset

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE CHOICEST EXAMPLES OF THE RARE PRINTED-ON-BOTH-SIDES ERROR.

Ex Knapp

2,100
800
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