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Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
654
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 654, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Block of 14 affixed to paper, margins all around except in at top right, "March" written in pen between pos. 1 and 6, couple light ms. lines are probably cancels but appears unused, faults mostly confined to edges, appears Fine, scarce large multiple

E. 750-1,000
750
655
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 655, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large margins all around incl. bottom sheet margin showing "IG, RICHMOND, VA." portion of imprint, unused (no gum), couple natural inclusions and very faint crease as often seen on the early General Issues, Extremely Fine appearance, a very rare imprint copy of the Hoyer & Ludwig printing, with 1999 C.S.A. certificate which does not mention the faint crease

425
900
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656
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 656, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Bottom sheet margin with "G, RICHMOND, VA." portion of imprint, neat ms. cancel, faults incl. nicked and thinned, backed with paper, still Very Fine appearance and rare with the imprint

E. 200-300
200
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657
og
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 657, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful color with large margins, fresh and Extremely Fine

300
325
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658
og
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 658, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Original gum, large margins, fresh color, two light vertical creases, Extremely Fine appearance

900
450
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659
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 659, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Horizontal pair, original gum with some slight toned spots, full to large margins, incredibly deep rich color, left stamp gum crease, Very Fine and choice, a lovely pair

625
500
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660
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 660, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Original gum, beautiful color and large margins, light horizontal crease, Extremely Fine appearance

1,750
700
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661
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 661, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Two singles, each with huge bottom sheet margin reconstructing the full Hoyer & Ludwig imprint, first stamp shows "Lith. of Hoyer & Ludwig", second shows part of "G" and "Richmond, Va.", margins other sides large to full on both, first with dry print top right corner, Savannah Ga. circular datestamp, faults incl. heavy pressed vertical creases and couple small thins, Extremely Fine appearance, second light circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 C.S.A. certificate, rare and attractive reconstruction of the full imprint, Scott Retail with no premium for the imprints

1,000
1,900
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662
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 662, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large bottom margin with "Richmond, Va." porition of imprint, full to touching other sides, defective and rebacked, still Fine appearance and scarce with the part imprint

500
550
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663
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5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Pane of 100 with sheet margins on all sides, original gum unevenly applied in some places, few h.r. mostly around the margins, vast majority of stamps Mint N.H., Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,000
1,000
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664
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5c Blue, Local (7). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with sheet margins all around, dry gum applied by brush as always, some slight toning on a few scattered stamps and in bottom left margin, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,250
1,100
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665
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 665, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover5c Blue, Local, Printed on Both Sides (7b), 5c Blue, Local, Printed on Both Sides (7b)5c Blue, Local, Printed on Both Sides (7b). Very strong impressions both sides, one side inverted and split horizontally, showing portions of four subjects, neat blue circular datestamp, sealed tear, Very Fine appearance, ex Cunliffe

1,400
1,200
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666
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 666, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover5c Blue, Local, 20c Green (7, 13), 5c Blue, Local, 20c Green (7, 13)5c Blue, Local, 20c Green (7, 13). Unused (no gum), each with pre-printing paper fold, 5c horizontal, Very Fine, 20c top right corner and especially dramatic, enormous Jumbo margins, small thin spot in margin at top right, Extremely Fine appearance, an attractive pair of these production varieties

E. 400-500
700
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667
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 667, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN", Sperati Reproductions, 10c Blue, "TEN", Sperati Reproductions10c Blue, "TEN", Sperati Reproductions. Two, both with large margins, one with clear cancel, the other with what appears to be a trace of a cancel, Very Fine

E. 200-300
140
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668
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 668, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Unused (no gum), large margins to just clear at bottom, deep rich color, tiny thin speck near top, Very Fine appearance

575
450
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669
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 669, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Pane of 100, "No. 1" and Archer & Daly imprint at bottom left with "Daly" deleted, original gum which is more complete than often seen, nearly all stamps Mint N.H., gum creasing throughout, bit of minor toning, Very Fine full pane, Scott Retail as singles

3,000
1,200
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670
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 670, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Bottom right imprint and plate no. block of 12, "No. 1 Archer" with "Daly" removed, original gum, typical uneven application, paper h.r. in margin but stamps are Mint N.H., pre-printing paper fold at right, some gum toning barely visible from front, couple nicks and small margin tear, still Very Fine, Scott Retail as the more common Blue shade

450
325
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671
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 671, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a)10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Pane of 100, "No. 2" and Archer & Daly imprint at bottom right with "Daly" crossed out, usual uneven original gum with most stamps Mint N.H., some creasing and couple minor edge flaws, some light staining from gum shows thru on front, overall Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

4,500
1,100
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672
nhbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 672, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Mint N.H. pane of 100, plate "No. 2" only at bottom with no imprint, gum is evenly applied with only a couple drip spots and lacking the typical creasing -- far better than normally encountered, single light fold thru 5th and 6th rows, small toned spot in ninth row, overall fresh and Extremely Fine pane, Scott Retail as singles

3,000
2,100
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673
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 673, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Green, Die A (11d), 10c Green, Die A (11d)10c Green, Die A (11d). Bottom plate no. 2 block of 20 with full sheet margin at right, original gum, rather evenly applied with nearly all stamps Mint N.H., hinged in margins, beautiful color, some thinning in margin outside of design and tiny tear at bottom left also in margin, Extremely Fine, a scarce large plate number block of this better shade, with copy of 2008 C.S.A. certificate for the pane of 100 from which this came

E. 750-1,000
950
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674
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 674, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Archer & Daly Study (11, 11d), 10c Blue, Archer & Daly Study (11, 11d)10c Blue, Archer & Daly Study (11, 11d). Five multiples, each with Archer & (Daly) imprint and plate no., incl. original gum bottom plate no. 1 block of 18 in the Green shade (11d) with "Daly" deleted (small faults, Brian Green certificate), same shade in an original gum bottom plate no. 1 strip of six with "Daly" deleted, original gum left and right plate no. 2 blocks of 12 with "Daly" crossed out (one no gum), finally strip of six with plate no. 3 and "Daly" deleted (no gum), some flaws to be expected, overall Very Fine appearing and interesting group

E. 750-1,000
800
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675
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 675, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Keatinge & Ball Study (11-12), 10c Blue, Keatinge & Ball Study (11-12)10c Blue, Keatinge & Ball Study (11-12). Five multiples, each with Keatinge & Ball imprint and plate no., incl. original-gum No. 11 in strip of six with plate no. 2, original-gum No. 12 in plate block of 14 with plate no. 3 (faults), original-gum No. 12 in strip of 10 with plate no. 3, original-gum No. 12 in strips of six and seven with plate no. 4 (strip of seven with vertical gutter separating the first stamp), large margins throughout, typical toned gum and a flaw or two to be found, still Very Fine appearance, nice group

E. 750-1,000
750
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676
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 676, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Three imprint and plate no. blocks of 20, Keatinge & Ball imprints from bottom left and right of plate no. 1 and bottom right of plate no. 2, typical toned gum and gum creases, toning also affects a few stamps on front and in margins, overall Very Fine appearance

1,755
750
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677
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 677, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Pane of 100, "No. 3" and Keatinge & Ball imprint at bottom right, toned original gum but evenly applied, most stamps Mint N.H., couple h.r., horizontal fold between 5th and 6th rows, few scattered toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate block of 12 and blocks of four

2,405
1,500
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678
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 678, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Horizontal block of ten with gutter and additional block of four to right, Keatinge & Ball imprint and No. 3 at bottom of left block, original gum, a few stamps Mint N.H., couple small thin spots and tear thru part of imprint, folded along gutter, appears Very Fine

515
300
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679
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 679, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Bottom imprint and plate no. blocks of 16, Keatinge & Ball imprints, left plate no. 3 with two stamps separated by gutter, right plate no. 4 with four stamps separated by gutter, original gum, both folded along gutters, first with creases and other small flaws, second with toning, Very Fine appearing pair of plate blocks

1,030
350
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680
ogbl
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 680, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Pane of 100, "No. 4" and Keatinge & Ball imprint at bottom left, original gum, typical gum creases and crackling, some stray printer's ink at bottom, toned spots throughout, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as plate block of 12 and blocks of four

2,405
1,300
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681
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Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 681, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Two bottom imprint blocks showing the different position of the imprint, first block of 12 with higher imprint, unused (no gum), small scuff top row, second block of eight with lower imprint , unused (no gum), couple small mended holes in margin, Very Fine appearing pair

E. 500-750
2,500
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682
ogbl
20c Green (13). Two bottom blocks of 10 reconstructed to show the full "Archer & Daly, Richmond Va." imprint, right block original gum, left block no gum, faults incl. creases and some staining in left block, Fine appearance

E. 400-500
425
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683
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 683, Confederate States: General Issues Off CoverBalance, BalanceBalance. Small balance from the Rex Felton C.S.A. collection, incl. stamps with No. 13 in shades and a block of four, various other General Issues and reprints, also two copies of the steel plate engraving discussed and pictured by Dietz on p. 218 of his work The Postal Service of the Confederate States of America, stamps in mixed condition, the engravings are very interesting items

E. 400-500
325
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