Sale 913 — 2006 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 13 May, 2006

Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
960
c
Sale 913, Lot 960, Confederate States10c Carmine (5a). Huge margins all around, deep rich color in the unmistakable Carmine shade, tied by light strike of "Knoxville Ten. Jul. 16" circular datestamp on home made cover to Kingston Tenn., 1862 docketing at left, barely reduced at top where opened

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 10-CENT CARMINE ON COVER. A MAGNIFICENT CONDITION RARITY.

With note on back which reads "Carmine, Deepest color I ever saw, Finest copy known - 1951" and initialled "L.L.S." (Shenfield). Ex Antrim.

4,500
4,750