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Sale 907 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 16 March, 2006

Category — General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2858
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2858, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins, beautiful bright shade, tied by perfectly clear "Little Rock Ark. Jul. 3, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Gov. Yell's wife at Pine Bluff Ark., flap missing and small opening nick at top (mended), still Very Fine, Arkansas usage of the 10c Rose is unpriced in Dietz or Scott, a great rarity

E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
2859
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2859, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Pale Rose (5), 10c Pale Rose (5)10c Pale Rose (5). Margins all around, tied by red "Churchland Va." circular datestamp on brown cover addressed in blue to Dennis Ga., stamp affixed over addressee's corner card, slightly reduced at left, Fine, rare use of red town marking on 10c Rose, signed Dietz, ex Meroni

800
500
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2860
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2860, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins to clear, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Jul. 26, 1863" circular datestamp on small embossed cover to Jonesville P.O. S.C., light diagonal crease at top, some overall soiling, otherwise Very Fine

800
425
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2861
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2861, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). White arrow variety, full margins, tied by "Raymond Miss. Sep. 19" circular datestamp on homemade cover to Camden Ga., Very Fine, ex Murphy

800
800
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2862
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2862, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Deep Rose (5), 10c Deep Rose (5)10c Deep Rose (5). Handsome shade, ample to large margins, faint crease, tied by "Chattanooga Ten. Sep. 5, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Welaka Fla., without backflap, Very Fine appearance, ex Keeling

800
625
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2863
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2863, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins all around, radiant color, tied by "Dekalb Miss. Mar. 3" circular datestamp on small cover to Natchez Miss., with original enclosure, slightly reduced at left, stamp slightly affected by cover bends (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 2004 C.S.A. certificate

800
300
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2864
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2864, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Two, large margins, tied by neat strikes of "Greenville S.C. Jul. 17" datestamps on blue cover to Athens Ga., right stamp with tear at top left, cover expertly cleaned and repaired, still Fine, scarce double-rate usage of the 10c Rose issue, with 2002 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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2865
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2865, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Horizontal pair, three large margins incl. imprint at bottom, right stamp in, cancelled by "Richmond Va. Jul. 3, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Antioch Ga., reduced at left, some edge repairs, stamps with few faults, appears Fine, scarce usage especially with the part imprint

E. 750-1,000
900
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2866
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2866, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Top sheet margin horizontal pair, large margins all around, insignificant nick in top sheet margin, tied by "Williamsburg Va. Sep. 30, 1862" double-circle ds on yellow cover to Hot Springs Ark., remnants of manuscript border and extensive erosion along edges suggest that this might have been a homemade mourning envelope, soiled and piece out of T.R. corner -- the pair is superb and the envelope's condition problems could be remedied with professional restoration -- pairs of the 10c Rose are extremely rare on cover, and this has the potential to be one of the choicest appearing examples, ex Keeling

E. 750-1,000
800
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2867
c
Sale Number 907, Lot Number 2867, General Issues On-Cover (No. 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Vertical pair, large margins to just in on bottom stamp, tied by open grid, matching "Athens Ga. Jul. 1?" circular datestamp on cover to Marion Ala., cover refolded, Fine double-rate usage

E. 500-750
675
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