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Sale 853 — U.S. Postal History & Foreign

Sale Date — Thursday, 19 December, 2002

Category — Confederate General Issues Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2801
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2801, Confederate General Issues Off Cover5c Green, Stone 2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 2 (1)5c Green, Stone 2 (1). Position 31, huge left sheet and enormous margins on three other sides incl. piece of adjoining stamp below, deep shade, tied by "Salisbury N.C. Aug. 7, 1861" circular datestamp (year date in error as usual for Salisbury) on piece, faint toned spot at right, still an Extremely Fine Gem, ex Hall

150
180
2802
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2802, Confederate General Issues Off Cover5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone 1 (1c). Top left corner sheet margins, others sides large, tied by "Mobile Ala. Feb. 8, 1862" double-circle datestamp on piece of lithographed cover, faint gum toned spots, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Knapp and Hall

175
0
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2803
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2803, Confederate General Issues Off Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Horizontal strip of three, large margins all around, tied by "New Orleans La. 4 Feb." (1862) circular datestamp on piece, right stamp with small thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Walcott and Hall, with 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as pair and single

525
220
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2804
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2804, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Original gum, large margins, fine early impression, thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Hall

550
140
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2805
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2805, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Horizontal pair with part Hoyer & Ludwig imprint at bottom, unused (no gum), full to huge margins, right stamp with tiny toned spot at right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

800
500
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2806
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2806, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Left margin block of four, large margins other sides, original gum, lightly hinged, fresh and bright color, Very Fine and choice

1,750
1,150
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2807
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2807, Confederate General Issues Off Cover5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a). Block of four, Position 27-28/47-48, top pair original gum, lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., full even margins, fresh color on unusually bright white paper, Extremely Fine, a beautiful block, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

960
750
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2808
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2808, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Bright Pink (5), 10c Bright Pink (5)10c Bright Pink (5). Huge margins, beautiful pastel shade, blue Columbia S.C. circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, ex Hall

550
325
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2809
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2809, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Full to large margins, brilliant color, light strike of town datestamp, two small thins, appears Very Fine

500
120
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2810
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2810, Confederate General Issues Off Cover5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Mint N.H. bottom margin block of twelve, large margins other sides, two small moisture spots on gum, fresh and Very Fine

132
150
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2811
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2811, Confederate General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Bottom margin block of four, large margins, original gum, h.r., few light natural gum bends in margin only, otherwise Very Fine

350
130
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2812
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2812, Confederate General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Block of fifteen, original gum, rich color, large margins to touching, scissors cuts at left and bottom in margin, natural inclusion in one stamp, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Hall, Scott value as blocks and pairs

1,220
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2813
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2813, Confederate General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red, Horizontal Pair, Vertical Gutter Between (8 var), 2c Brown Red, Horizontal Pair, Vertical Gutter Between (8 var)2c Brown Red, Horizontal Pair, Vertical Gutter Between (8 var). Position 10L/1-2R, horizontal strip of three with top sheet margin and vertical gutter, original gum, slightly toned and creased along gutter (as usual), otherwise Extremely Fine, ex Hall

395
0
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2814
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2814, Confederate General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red, Horizontal Pair, Vertical Gutter Between (8 var), 2c Brown Red, Horizontal Pair, Vertical Gutter Between (8 var)2c Brown Red, Horizontal Pair, Vertical Gutter Between (8 var). Block of eight with vertical gutter between, original gum, large margins, vertical crease along gutter as usual, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, ex Hall, Scott value as two gutter pairs and two regular pairs

950
325
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2815
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2815, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Original gum, huge bottom sheet margin, other sides full to large, brilliant color, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Hall

850
600
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2816
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2816, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Enormous margins all around, perfect sharp strike of 7-bar grid cancel, beautiful pastel shade, small thin spot in top margin, appears Extremely Fine, ex Hall, with 2002 P.F. certificate

525
260
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2817
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2817, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Large to huge margins, beautiful early shade and impression, 10-bar open grid cancel, tiny thin in top margin, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Hall, with 2002 P.F. certificate

525
120
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2818
 
Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2818, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Large margins, pretty color, bold circular datestamp, light horizontal crease at top invisible on face and light toning on back, appears Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate (not noting toning)

525
160
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2819
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Sale Number 853, Lot Number 2819, Confederate General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Two imprint and plate no. blocks of twelve, large margins, one with No. 3 K & B impt., other with No. 4 Bank Note Engraver impt., few light creases, otherwise Very Fine

750
230
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2820
 
Confederate General Issues. Approx. 70 unused and used, incl. used Nos. 1 (10), 2 (3), 4 (3), 5 (2), 13, unused Nos. 3, 8 (2), 14, mixed condition, few Postmaster's Provisionals incl. forgeries, some are Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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2821
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Confederate General Issues. Unused, Nos. 1, 3, 4, 6-8, 11-14, No. 14 Mint N.H., No. 4 unused (no gum), others original gum, lightly hinged or small h.r., bright colors, mostly large margins except No. 3 cut into at right, Nos. 1, 6, 11, 13 and 14 small faults, Fine-Very Fine

1,325
260
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2822
 
Confederate General Issues. 20 unused and used, incl. used Nos. 1, 2 (2), 4, 5, unused Nos. 3, 4, 8, few multiples of No. 11 or 12, few faults, some are Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail approx.

2,290
450
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2823
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Confederate General Issues. Ten unused, Nos. 1-2, 4-8, 11-13, almost all original gum, large margins, few minor imperfections, Very Fine appearance, No. 5 with 1983 P.F. certificate

2,256
575
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2824
 
Confederate Stamp Balance. Four used stamps comprising No. 58X2 with double-circle datestamp, No. 51X3 with blue cancel, No. 2 with circular datestamp and No. 4 (Stone 2) with red Camden S.C. circular datestamp, large to huge margins, small faults that do not detract, also incl. No. 13 with fake cancel and fake No. 4AX1, Extremely Fine appearing group, ex Hall, with 2002 P.F. certificates except No. 4AX1 with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

1,125
260
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