Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Official Perforations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
324
 
Confederate Postage Shipping Label. Large black-on-white adhesive label reads "POSTAGE LABELS. DUTY, FIVE CENTS. THIS PARCEL contains 100 Sheets of 100 Labels each = 10,000 Labels. Value, per sheet, 5 Dollars. Total value, 100 Sheets, 500 Dollars.", affixed to large envelope with red wax seals, ms. "CSA" along edge, opened and torn, based on the size and wording of the label, we believe this label was applied by De La Rue to packages of stamps shipped to the Confederate States -- accompanied by a sheet of "CSA' watermarked paper -- ex Walcott

E. 750-1,000
350
325
 
Sale 840, Lot 325, Official Perforations10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Tied by "Demopolis Ala. Jul." circular datestamp on small piece, some toning affects stamp, otherwise Very Fine

275
180
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326
og
Sale 840, Lot 326, Official Perforations10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f). Horizontal strip of three, original gum, lightly hinged, few faint creases and minor perf separations, otherwise Very Fine, accompanied by note from Edward Knapp who sold this strip privately to the Halls

1,025
550
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327
 
Sale 840, Lot 327, Official Perforations5c Green, Stone 1-2, Baton Rouge Roulette (1 var). Roulettes on all four sides, slightly in at top and bottom, tied by "Baton Rouge La. Apr. 14, 1862" circular datestamp on piece (full corner of folded cover), Very Fine

700
375
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328
c
Sale 840, Lot 328, Official Perforations10c Blue, Die A, Atlanta Ga. Serpentine Roulette (11 var). Perfs at left and bottom, other sides with wide straight edges, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Nov. 10" circular datestamp on brown homemade cover to Anderson C.H. S.C., Very Fine, this private perf is known used from Forsyth Ga. (about six examples recorded)

E. 500-750
600
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329
 
Sale 840, Lot 329, Official Perforations10c Greenish Blue, Die B, Harrisonburg Va. Roulette (12c var). Rouletted on all four sides, neat strike of Harrisonburg circular datestamp, faint corner crease at top, right, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
600
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330
 
Sale 840, Lot 330, Official Perforations10c Blue, Die A, Oxford N.C. Roulette (11 var). Beautiful early shade and impression on bright paper, bold "Oxford N.C. Jul. 27" circular datestamp, roulettes at sides, wide imperforate margins at top and bottom, Very Fine, exceedingly scarce, the existence of other similarly-rouletted stamps indicates that some of the Oxford stamps were cut into horizontal strips with perforations between the stamps (a Confederate "Coil"!), ex Ferrary

E. 500-750
475
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331
 
Sale 840, Lot 331, Official Perforations10c Blue, Die B, Oxford N.C. Roulette (12 var). Intense shade on bright paper, bold "Oxford N.C. Jun. 18" circular datestamp, roulettes at sides, wide imperforate margins at top and bottom, small thin spot at top, Extremely Fine appearance, another example of the Oxford "Coil", ex Ferrary

E. 500-750
475
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