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Sale 950 — U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 December, 2007

Category — General Issues Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2917
E
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2917, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig Lithographed Essay (Dietz E-10a), 10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig Lithographed Essay (Dietz E-10a)10c Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig Lithographed Essay (Dietz E-10a). Huge margins to clear, some thinning and light soiling, appears Very Fine, rare Confederate 7-Star Flag essay

E. 300-400
400
2918
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2918, 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

200
225
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2919
og
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2919, General Issues Off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Original gum, h.r., large even margins, rich color, faint horizontal bend at center, appears Very Fine

900
350
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2920
ng
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2920, General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Unused (no gum), large margins to barely touched, radiant color on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

1,000
800
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2921
TC
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2921, General Issues Off Cover5c Black, De La Rue, Trial Color Die Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1), 5c Black, De La Rue, Trial Color Die Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1)5c Black, De La Rue, Trial Color Die Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1). 92 x 60mm, bright shade, trivial rubbing at top, otherwise Very Fine

900
700
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2922
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Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2922, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Unused (no gum), large and even margins, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice

600
650
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2923
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Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2923, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e), 10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e)10c Blue, Die A, Perforated (11e). Traces of original gum, full perfs all around, some toning, otherwise Very Fine, with 1996 Green certificate

300
170
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2924
og
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2924, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f), 10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f)10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f). Original gum, large margins, bright color, Very Fine, with 1998 C.S.A. certificate

325
400
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2925
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2925, General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f), 10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f)10c Blue, Die B, Perforated (12f). Rich color, cancelled by Army of Northern Virginia grid Ty. ANV4EG, Very Fine, with 1999 C.S.A. certificate

300
250
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2926
ogbl
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2926, General Issues Off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Block of four with gutter, original gum, small thin spot at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

700
225
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2927
ogbl
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, bright color, original gum, three stamps h.r., 97 stamps Mint N.H., Position 10 with upper part of right frameline missing, few minor internal wrinkles, few small faults in selvage only, otherwise Very Fine, scarce in such pristine condition, ex Hall, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,125
1,000
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2928
ogbl
5c Blue, Local (7). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, dry gum applied by brush as always, hinged in selvage only, some stamps (20-25) toned from application of gum, some slight wrinkling, Very Fine and choice, a remarkably fresh-appearing pane of the 5c local printing, ex Hall, Scott Retail as blocks of four

1,750
1,000
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2929
ogbl
2c Brown Red (8). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, sheet margin all around, fresh and bright color, original gum, stamps Mint N.H., h.r. in sheet margin only, few light natural wrinkles, folded vertically in gutter

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SHEET OF THE TWO-CENT BROWN RED JACKSON STAMP.

As the Dietz book notes, there are several minor shifts and varieties on the plate. This complete sheet, containing both panes of 100, is an excellent opportunity for further study.

Ex Hall.

18,650
7,250
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2930
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around and "Archer & Daly Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va. No. 2" at bottom left, original gum, five stamps h.r., 95 stamps Mint N.H., some toned spots throughout from gum, horizontal crease between fifth and sixth rows mostly between stamps, few other light wrinkles mostly natural from gum, otherwise Very Fine, attractive pane, ex Hall

1,420
1,900
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2931
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, dry gum applied by brush, "No. 1 Keatinge & Ball Bank Note Engravers, Columbia S.C." imprint at bottom right, 15 stamps h.r., others Mint N.H., some overall toning from gum, diagonal crease at top right corner barely affects Position 10, few small margin tears in imprint, otherwise Very Fine, attractive pane, ex Hall

1,395
850
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2932
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "No. 1 Archer Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va." imprints at bottom, large margins all around, usual dry gum, few faults to be expected incl. creases, two small holes in right pane and some edgewear, otherwise Very Fine

3,520
1,300
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2933
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "No. 1 Keatinge & Ball Note Engravers Columbia S.C." imprints at bottom, o.g., h.r. incl. reinforced along fold between panes, few faults incl. horizontal creases, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

3,470
1,300
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2934
ogbl
10c Blue, Die A (11). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "No. 1 Archer Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va." imprints at bottom, bright color, original gum, h.r. along vertical gutter and six other stamps, other 174 stamps Mint N.H., folded vertically along gutter, folded horizontally along 6th row, few other creases, toned at bottom left, few minor edge flaws, appears Fine-Very Fine, ex Hall

3,520
1,200
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2935
ogbl
10c Blue, Die B (12). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "Bank Note Engrave Richmond Va. No. 4" imprints at bottom, fresh and bright color on thick paper, original gum, h.r. along vertical gutter where folded, other stamps Mint N.H., few edge tears (easily trimmed), otherwise fresh and Very Fine, ex Hall

4,180
2,000
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