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Sale 907 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 16 March, 2006

Category — General Issues Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2770
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2770, General Issues Off Cover5c Green, Stone 2, Spur on Upper Left Scroll (1 var), 5c Green, Stone 2, Spur on Upper Left Scroll (1 var)5c Green, Stone 2, Spur on Upper Left Scroll (1 var). Position 21, enormous margins incl. part of two adjoining stamps, light strike of grid cancel leaves variety clearly visible, affixed to small piece, light creases, appears Extremely Fine, ex Hill, with 2004 P.F. certificate

260
550
2771
P
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2771, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Plate Proof on Wove (2P5), 10c Blue, Plate Proof on Wove (2P5)10c Blue, Plate Proof on Wove (2P5). Ample to huge margins, magnificent color and impression, Very Fine and very scarce

1,500
700
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2772
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2772, General Issues Off Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Unused (no gum), large margins to full, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

400
550
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2773
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2773, General Issues Off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Original gum, lightly hinged, large even margins all around, brilliant color, fresh and Extremely Fine

700
2,000
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2774
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2774, General Issues Off Cover5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, typical brownish original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to full, deep rich color, light natural gum wrinkle, Very Fine and choice

400
130
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2775
og
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2775, General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins, radiant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1980 A.P.S. certificate

1,400
2,100
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2776
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2776, General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Original gum, small h.r., large margins to full, bright color, small repair at top left does not detract, Very Fine appearance, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,400
500
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2777
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2777, General Issues Off Cover10c Pale Brown Rose (5), 10c Pale Brown Rose (5)10c Pale Brown Rose (5). Vertical pair, just in to full margins, unused (no gum), few faults incl. vertical crease, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as pair in normal shade with gum

2,250
425
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2778
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2778, General Issues Off Cover10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Large margins to clear, deep rich color in the true Carmine shade, few light creases and thin spots, appears Very Fine, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
625
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2779
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2779, General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Block of four, original gum, mostly large margins to clear at bottom left, bright fresh color, small faint toned spot at bottom, light wrinkles and creasing as found in almost all 1861-62 unused multiples, small thin spot at top center, small toned spot at bottom, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, a rare and impressive block of the 10c Rose, ex Everett, with 1985 P.F. and 2002 C.S.A. certificates

11,000
5,500
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2780
bl
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2780, General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Used block of four, pen cancels and "Greensborough Ala. Jul. 8" circular datestamp, large margins on two sides, others more or less cut into, tiny sealed tear in bottom left stamp, otherwise Fine, an important rarity -- the largest used block off cover, ex Frazier and Nunnelly

6,500
1,000
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2781
TC
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2781, General Issues Off Cover5c Black, De La Rue, Trial Color Large Die Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1), 5c Black, De La Rue, Trial Color Large Die Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1)5c Black, De La Rue, Trial Color Large Die Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1). 92 x 61mm, fresh, Very Fine and choice

900
400
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2782
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5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, bright color, original gum, few positions (80, 90, 95) show unusual printing flaws, few internal wrinkles, few small faults in selvage only, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,125
650
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2783
ogbl
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2783, General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Block of four, large to huge margins incl. bottom left corner sheet margin, original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine

350
200
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2784
ogbl
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2784, General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Block of four, huge margins incl. top left corner sheet margin, original gum, barely hinged, usual light natural gum wrinkles and bends, Extremely Fine

350
150
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2785
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2785, General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Block of four, large margins to clear, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, usual light natural gum wrinkles and bends, bottom left stamp natural age spot, otherwise Very Fine

350
120
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2786
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2786, 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
325
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2787
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2787, 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
500
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2788
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2788, General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Mint N.H. vertical block of eight with bottom sheet margin, margins all around, usual natural gum bends associated with this hand-applied gum, few light gum toning spots of no great consequence, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as two hinged blocks of four

700
300
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2789
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2789, General Issues Off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins to clear, bright shade, neat strike of Richmond circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate

350
250
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2790
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2790, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins, brilliant color, blue town cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

550
800
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2791
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2791, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large to huge margins showing two complete framelines, fresh color, Mobile circular datestamp, inner circle of datestamp barely breaks paper in one spot, small corner fault, Extremely Fine appearance

1,600
1,250
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2792
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2792, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins showing trace of frameline at top, bright shade, neat strike of Mobile Ala. double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,600
700
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2793
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10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with Archer & Daly imprint at bottom left with "& Daly" crossed out, large margins, usual dried gum, some creasing and other small faults, appears Very Fine

1,395
650
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2794
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2794, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die A, "Oxford" Roulette (11 var), 10c Blue, Die A, "Oxford" Roulette (11 var)10c Blue, Die A, "Oxford" Roulette (11 var). Huge margins, bold Oxford N.C. circular datestamp, fresh color, Extremely Fine and seldom seen offered, with 1985 P.F. certificate

400
450
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2795
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2795, General Issues Off Cover10c Deep Blue, Dies A & B, Keatinge & Ball (11-12 K & B), 10c Deep Blue, Dies A & B, Keatinge & Ball (11-12 K & B)10c Deep Blue, Dies A & B, Keatinge & Ball (11-12 K & B). Each in horizontal strip of six with imprint and plate numbers at bottom, Die A "No. 1", Die B "No. 4", original gum, staining and light creasing as usual, still a handsome pair of imprint pieces from the 1864 K & B printing, ex Everett, Scott Retail as ordinary pairs

150
500
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2796
E
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2796, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B, Die Essay on Wove (12E5), 10c Blue, Die B, Die Essay on Wove (12E5)10c Blue, Die B, Die Essay on Wove (12E5). 25 x 31mm, trivial natural inclusion

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE DIE ESSAY FOR THE 10-CENT ARCHER AND DALY DIE B ISSUE.

This is one of two known die essays for this issue. Ex Murphy

E. 5,000-7,500
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2797
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2797, General Issues Off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Block of four, large margins to clear, original gum, lightly hinged, three stamps with double transfers, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as normal with no premium for the double transfers

190
0
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2798
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2798, General Issues Off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Block of four with vertical gutter, large to huge margins, original gum, appears Mint N.H., tiny age spot at left, otherwise Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as two gutter pairs

500
625
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2799
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2799, General Issues Off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Two blocks of four, large margins to clear, original gum, lightly hinged, each with one stamp double transfer, different shades, one with faint natural gum wrinkle at bottom, Very Fine, Scott Retail as normal blocks of four with no premium for the double transfers

380
135
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2800
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20c Green (13). Five blocks of four, incl. complete set of the four corner sheet margins, original gum, few small faults, Very Fine

950
850
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2801
 
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2801, General Issues Off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Original gum, barely hinged, large margins all around, clear double transfer at top, light natural gum wrinkles, Very Fine and choice

250
160
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2802
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2802, General Issues Off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Original gum, barely hinged, large margins to clear, clear double transfer at top, usual light natural gum wrinkles, Very Fine

250
105
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2803
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Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2803, General Issues Off Cover1c Orange (14), 1c Orange (14)1c Orange (14). Mint N.H. block of four, large to huge margins incl. bottom left corner sheet margin, vibrant color, Extremely Fine, a beautiful block

375
475
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2804
 
1c-20c General Issues (1-14). Accumulation of well over 200 used, unused original gum and unused no gum stamps neatly arranged on stock pages, only one each of Nos. 3, 9 and 10, various quantities of others, strong showing of Nos. 11 and 12 with shades, blocks and imprint and plate no. block of twelve of each, also includes a few covers and five different Postmasters' Provisionals including No. 16X1 cover (toning and cover edge flaws) and 26X1 with ms "16" (postmark?, figured as unused), very mixed condition, still contains some Fine-Very Fine useful material, seldom seen offered in such large quantity

E. 2,000-3,000
4,750
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2805
 
1c-20c General Issues (1-9, 11-14). Small accumulation of over two dozen used and unused stamps, condition varies, Very Good-Extremely Fine appearance

E. 300-400
500
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2806
 
Confederate Stamp Balance. 37 items, incl. Nos. 62X5, 2, 4 (2), 5, 8 (2), 9 (pen cancel, light crease), four imprint and plate no. strips of No. 11, six blocks of four of No. 11 (one with vertical gutter), 13 (2), 14, some faults, few appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,100
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2807
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Confederate Stamp Balance. 16 singles and two pairs, incl. sheet margin pairs of No. 8, others incl. Nos. 8, 13 (5, incl. some with double transfer), 14 (2), few small faults, Fine-Very Fine

833
400
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