Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — Sheets and Panes of Typographed Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
299
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5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, bright color, original gum, three stamps h.r., 97 stamps Mint N.H., Position 10 with upper part of right frameline missing, few minor internal wrinkles, few small faults in selvage only, otherwise Very Fine, scarce in such pristine condition, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,125
1,600
300
ogbl
5c Blue, Local (7). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, dry gum applied by brush as always, hinged in selvage only, some stamps (20-25) toned from application of gum, some slight wrinkling, Very Fine and choice, a remarkably fresh-appearing pane of the 5c local printing, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,750
1,500
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301
ogbl
5c Blue, Local (7). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, dry gum applied by brush as always, stamps Mint N.H., perhaps 12-15 stamps affected by toning from gum (most very light), otherwise Very Fine and choice, a fresh pane, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,750
1,200
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302
ogbl
5c Blue, Local (7). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, rich color, dry gum applied by brush as always, Mint N.H., two faint horizontal bends, few small wrinkles in sheet margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, remarkably fresh pane, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,750
2,200
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303
ogbl
5c Blue, Local (7). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, dry gum applied by brush as always, stamps Mint N.H., few light wrinkles and few stamps toned from gum, some sheet margin faults incl. nicks at far left edge (easily trimmed), otherwise Very Fine

1,750
1,200
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304
ogbl
2c Brown Red (8). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, sheet margin all around, fresh and bright color, original gum, stamps Mint N.H., h.r. in sheet margin only, few light natural wrinkles, folded vertically in gutter

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SHEET OF THE TWO-CENTS BROWN RED JACKSON STAMP.

As the Dietz book notes, there are several minor shifts and varieties on the plate. This complete sheet, containing both panes of 100, is an excellent opportunity for further study.

18,750
6,500
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305
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around and "Archer & Daly Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va. No. 2" at bottom left, original gum, five stamps h.r., 95 stamps Mint N.H., some toned spots throughout from gum, horizontal crease between fifth and sixth rows mostly between stamps, few other light wrinkles mostly natural from gum, otherwise Very Fine, attractive pane

1,420
625
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306
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, dry gum applied by brush, "No. 1 Keatinge & Ball Bank Note Engravers, Columbia S.C." imprint at bottom right, 15 stamps h.r., others Mint N.H., some overall toning from gum, diagonal crease at top right corner barely affects Position 10, few small margin tears in imprint, otherwise Very Fine, attractive pane

1,395
650
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307
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around and "No. 2 Archer & Daly Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va." at bottom right, with "& Daly" crossed out, dry gum applied by brush, most Mint N.H., some toning from gum, some creases, Position 95 with pinhole at top, tiny margin tear at bottom, otherwise Fine

1,420
600
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308
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around and "No. 1 Archer Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va." at bottom right, dry gum applied by brush, approx. 92 stamps Mint N.H., rich and uniform color, few light internal wrinkles, otherwise fresh and Very Fine, attractive pane, Scott Retail for normal Archer & Daly imprint

1,420
675
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309
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "No. 1 Archer Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va." imprints at bottom, bright color, original gum, h.r. along vertical gutter and six other stamps, other 174 stamps Mint N.H., folded vertically along gutter, folded horizontally along 6th row, few other creases, toned at bottom left, few minor edge flaws, appears Fine-Very Fine

3,520
1,300
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310
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around and "Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va. No. 4" at bottom left, original gum, approx. ten stamps h.r., others Mint N.H., bright color, few light toned spots, few light creases, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail with no premium for erased imprint

1,420
650
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311
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Two panes of 100, one with Keatinge & Ball imprint, other with Archer only, both have dry original gum applied by brush causing toning over most of the pane, former with natural pre-printing paperfolds affecting many stamps, some slight edgewear, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,840
800
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312
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "Keatinge & Ball, Bank Note Engravers Columbia S.C. No. 1" imprints partly cut off from edge of sheet, brownish original gum applied by brush, three stamps h.r., 197 stamps Mint N.H., folded vertically thru gutter and folded horizontally between 5th and 6th rows, rich color, few other light creases, Fine-Very Fine appearance

3,470
1,300
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313
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "Keatinge & Ball, Bank Note Engravers Columbia S.C. No. 2" imprints at bottom with plate crack thru left "Keatinge", brownish original gum applied by brush, eight stamps h.r., 192 stamps Mint N.H., folded vertically along gutter, toning from gum, few stamps scuffed, otherwise Fine

3,470
1,300
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314
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "No. 3 Archer Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va." imprints at bottom, fresh and bright color original gum, one stamp and few spots in sheet margin h.r., 199 stamps Mint N.H., folded vertically along gutter, few edge wrinkles and tears, otherwise fresh and Very Fine, an attractive sheet

4,180
2,700
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315
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "Bank Note Engrave Richmond Va. No. 4" imprints at bottom, fresh and bright color on thick paper, original gum, h.r. along vertical gutter where folded, other stamps Mint N.H., few edge tears (easily trimmed), otherwise fresh and Very Fine

4,180
1,300
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316
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around and "No. 3 Archer Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va." at bottom left, original gum, approx. 23 stamps h.r., others Mint N.H., some overall toning from gum, one horizontal and one vertical crease mostly between stamps, some slight splitting along horizontal fold reinforced with hinges, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail for normal Archer & Daly imprint

1,720
600
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317
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around and "Bank Note Engrave Richmond Va. No. 4" at bottom left, original gum, approx. 10 stamps hinged, others Mint N.H., extraneous foreign matter on Position 3, few light gum soaks, few faint horizontal and vertical creases mostly between stamps, few toned spots, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail with no premiun for the erased imprint

1,720
625
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318
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "Keatinge & Ball, Bank Note Engravers Columbia S.C. No. 3" imprints at bottom, brownish original gum applied by brush, two stamps and part of sheet margin h.r., 198 stamps Mint N.H., folded vertically along gutter, few small tears in sheet margin, otherwise Very Fine

4,080
1,250
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319
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Complete sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "Keatinge & Ball, Bank Note Engravers Columbia S.C. No. 4" imprints partly cut off from edge of sheet, brownish original gum applied by brush, stamps Mint N.H., folded vertically along gutter, few toned spots from gum, piece of debris between stamps on left pane prior to printing, otherwise Very Fine

4,080
1,250
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320
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, Keatinge & Ball imprint at bottom left and with trace of imprint at bottom right, original gum, 20 stamps h.r., 80 stamps Mint N.H., interesting plate wash at bottom from incompletely wiped plate, some stamps toned from gum, some natural gum wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine

1,670
625
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321
ogbl
20c Green (13). Pane of 100 from the left side of the sheet, large margins all around incl. sheet margin on three sides, original gum, 22 stamps h.r., 88 stamps Mint N.H., rich color on thick paper, Positions 24, 41 and 65 double transfers, one stamp with toned spot, four horizontal and one vertical crease mostly between stamps

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLY FRESH-APPEARING PANE OF 100 FROM THE LEFT PANE OF THE PLATE OF THE 20-CENT ARCHER & DALY ISSUE.

Scott Retail as blocks of four with no premium for the double transfers.

4,750
4,500
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322
ogbl
20c Green (13). Pane of 100 from the right side of the sheet, large margins with sheet margin all around, 20 stamps h.r., 80 stamps Mint N.H., fresh and bright color on thinner paper than the previous lot, Positions 10, 15, 25, 35 and 89 double transfers, few toned spots from gum, three light horizontal cresaes (two mostly between stamps), light diagonal crease at bottom left affects Positions 99-100, sealed tear at left between Positions 21 and 31

VERY FINE APPEARING PANE OF 100 OF THE 20-CENT ARCHER & DALY STAMP FROM THE RIGHT PANE OF THE PLATE.

Scott Retail as blocks of four with no premium for the double transfers.

4,750
2,000
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323
ogbl
1c Orange (14). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, five stamps, h.r., 95 stamps Mint N.H., two horizontal rows light crease, light horizontal crease in top selvage

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE PANE OF 100 OF THE 1862 ONE-CENT DE LA RUE PRINTING.

Position 1 with backstamp. Scott Retail as blocks of four.

9,375
5,750
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