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Sale 850 — The Dr. Karl Agre Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 September, 2002

Category — General Issues on-cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5815
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5815, General Issues on-cover5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c). Large margins to clear, tied by "Fredericksburg Va. Dec. ??" circular datestamp on mourning cover to military address at Manassas Junction, barely reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 100-150
210
5816
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5816, General Issues on-cover5c Green (1), 5c Green (1)5c Green (1). Three covers, two bearing singles (one with cedilla "C" variety), other bearing pair, large margins to just in, few small faults, Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
300
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5817
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5817, General Issues on-cover10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Greenish Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large margins, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Oct. 31" circular datestamp on grocer's blue camero corner card cover to Oxford N.C., 1862 docketing, slightly reduced at right and at top, some slight wear, Very Fine and choice

E. 400-500
625
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5818
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5818, General Issues on-cover10c Blue (2), 10c Blue (2)10c Blue (2). Three covers, one each of Hoyer & Ludwig, Paterson and Stone Y, first to S.C., latter two to N.C., few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
250
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5819
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5819, General Issues on-cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Large margins to just in at top, tied by blue "Richmond Va. May 29, 1863" circular datestamp on orange cover to Richmond Va., address rewritten, Fine, signed Dietz, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

2,750
1,000
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5820
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5820, General Issues on-cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of four and single originally forming strip of five, tied by two strikes of "Salisbury N.C." datestamps on cover to Chapel Hill N.C., right stamp in strip and single slightly damaged, Very Fine appearance, scarce, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail for strip of five on cover is $13,500.00

E. 4,000-5,000
2,400
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5821
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5821, General Issues on-cover5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4b). Ample margins to touching at top, tied by bold "Big Shanty/May 26" two-line datestamp on brown homemade cover to Saluberta S.C., stained spots, otherwise Very Fine, ex Hall

E. 500-750
400
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5822
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5822, General Issues on-cover5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large margins to clear, tied by "Big Shanty/?" two-line datestamp on small cover to Currahee P.O. Ga., with enclosure datelined "Camp Dalton Ga. January 10, 1864", fresh and Very Fine, ex Judd and Myerson

E. 200-300
350
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5823
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5823, General Issues on-cover5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Light Milky Blue, Stone 3 (4). Vertical pair, large margins to in at left, tied by "Richmond Va. Jul. 25, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Petersburg Va., ms. "Official" at top right, fresh and Fine

E. 200-300
250
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5824
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5824, General Issues on-cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to just in, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. Aug. 19" circular datestamp on brown wrapper cover to Glenville Ala., slightly reduced at left, Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

850
260
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5825
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5825, General Issues on-cover10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Large margins, tied by "Holly Springs Miss. Sep. 25" circular datestamp on cover to Prattville Ala., some light toning spots, Very Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

800
260
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5826
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5826, General Issues on-cover10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Ample to large margins, wonderful rich color in the true Carmine shade, tied by "Aiken S.C. Aug. 22" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Gen. Wm. H. Gist at Columbia S.C., with colorless embossed corner card, lightened stain at lower left, tiny erosion spot at bottom right and very slightly reduced at bottom

VERY FINE AND EXTRAORDINARILY FRESH COVER BEARING THE ELUSIVE 10-CENT CARMINE.

Ex Finney. With 1997 P.F. certificate.

4,500
1,900
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5827
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5827, General Issues on-cover5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Large margins to clear, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. May 21" circular datestamp on Evangelical Tract Society corner card cover to Columbia S.C., Very Fine and choice

E. 100-150
200
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5828
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5828, General Issues on-cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins to just in at bottom, tied by "Hatchechubbee/Ala" two-line handstamp on brown wrapper cover to Macon Ga., ms. "March 20" at top, slightly reduced at bottom and some slight wear, Fine and rare, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
550
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5829
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5829, General Issues on-cover5c Blue, Local (7), 5c Blue, Local (7)5c Blue, Local (7). Vertical pair, large margins to in, tied by bold "Jackson" straightline handstamp struck twice on cover to Madison C.H. Fla., stamps affected from placement at edge of cover, slightly reduced at left, Fine, scarce cancel

E. 100-150
625
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5830
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5830, General Issues on-cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins, tied by "Charleston S.C. Feb. 1, 1864" circular datestamp on adversity cover made from South Carolina state document to military address at James Island, opened for display, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,250
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5831
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5831, General Issues on-cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Vertical strip of five, huge margins to clear incl. part of adjoining stamps at left, tied by blue "Farmville Va." circular datestamps on buff cover to Richmond Va., barely reduced at right and lightly cleaned

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A RARE VERTICAL STRIP OF FIVE OF THE 2-CENT RED JACK CANCELLED IN BLUE ON COVER.

Signed Ashbrook. With 1990 C.S.A. certificate.

5,000
2,300
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5832
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5832, General Issues on-cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Huge margins, bright shade, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. May 20" circular datestamp on buff cover to Newberry S.C., trivial edgewear

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE "TEN" ISSUE FROM COLUMBIA S.C.

Columbia did not receive a regular shipment of the "TEN" issue. Only two "TEN" covers are known from there. Ex Caspary

1,600
1,100
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5833
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5833, General Issues on-cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Huge margins all around, rich color, tied by "Marietta Ga. May 7" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Clinton Tenn., sender corrected last name of addressee, barely reduced at right, attractive cover, the stamp is Extremely Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

1,600
350
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5834
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5834, General Issues on-cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins with virtually complete framelines on three sides, tied by "Mobile Ala. Jun. 20, 1863" double-circle datestamp on gray cover to Richmond Va., missing top flap and barely reduced at top, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

2,500
1,150
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5835
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5835, General Issues on-cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins incl. virtually complete framelines on two sides and part of framelines on other two, tied by well-struck "Winchester Va. Jul. 22" circular datestamp on blue cover to Lexington Va., missing top and left flaps, Very Fine, with 1968 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,400
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5836
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5836, General Issues on-cover10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Three huge margins, just in at right, tied by "Goodson Oct." two-line handstamp on homemade cover to Christiansburg Va., fresh and Fine, scarce cancel, with 1993 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
900
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5837
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5837, General Issues on-cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins all around, deep rich shade and proof-like impression, tied by well-struck "Savannah Ga. Oct. 9" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Augusta Ga., Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover

75
200
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5838
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5838, General Issues on-cover10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a), 10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a)10c Milky Blue, Die B (12a). Margins close to just in, tied by blue grid, matching "University of Va. 28 Sep." double-circle datestamp with month slug inverted on mourning cover to military address at Richmond Va., fresh and Fine

E. 150-200
525
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5839
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5839, General Issues on-cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Large margins, rich color, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr. 26" circular datestamp on cover to Lexington Va., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

1,250
575
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5840
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5840, General Issues on-cover20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13c). Lower right half, tied by readable "Galveston Tex. Apr. 5" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to Dixie Tex., 1865 receipt docketing, trivial edgewear

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 20-CENT DIAGONAL BISECT USED LATE IN THE WAR TO MAKE UP THE 10-CENT RATE.

After the Union gained control of the Mississippi River, the Confederacy found it difficult to supply stamps to the area west of the river. Examples in such pristine condition are scarce. With 1976 P.F. certificate.

2,000
1,000
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5841
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5841, General Issues on-cover20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Horizontal Half Used as 10c (13d). Bottom half, large margins, tied by well-struck "Alexandria Va. Jan. 26" circular datestamp on cover to St. Martinsville La., slightly reduced, cover and stamp repaired, Very Fine appearance, with 1991 C.S.A. certificate

3,500
1,800
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5842
c
Sale Number 850, Lot Number 5842, General Issues on-coverGeneral Issues Cover Balance, General Issues Cover BalanceGeneral Issues Cover Balance. Eight, incl. Nos. 4, 6 (two, one with pair), 7 (pair), 12 (three, incl. two tied by red datestamps and one by blue-green circular datestamp), also one reference item, few small faults, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
700
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5843
 
Collection Balance. Nos. 56X1, 56X2 (unused and used, faults), plus six covers and two copies of 10c Stonewall stamp, incl. Scott 220 on cover with illustration of General Lee, handstamped Paid cover from Decatur Ga., one Fox fake, two prewar stampless covers, Fine group

E. 300-400
475
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