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Sale 1043 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 18-19 April, 2013

Category — 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2228
P
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2228, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Plate Proof on Thick Ribbed Paper (12P7), 10c Deep Blue, Die B, Plate Proof on Thick Ribbed Paper (12P7)10c Deep Blue, Die B, Plate Proof on Thick Ribbed Paper (12P7). Mint N.H. block of four, beautiful deep shade and razor-sharp impression unlike those of any issued stamps, ample to large margins, guide dots at sides, very thick paper showing ribbed lines on back, also unlike any issued stamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 10-CENT DIE B PLATE PROOF ON THICK RIBBED PAPER.

This item is listed in the 2012 C.S.A. Catalogue with the statement "status of this item has not been fully established." It is not known why this was produced but its attributes are clearly unlike any known issued stamps, therefore its status as a proof in both Scott and the C.S.A. Catalogue is logical.

With 2012 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as singles

3,000
1,800
2229
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2229, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12), 10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12). Group of 15 mostly unused stamps showing plate varieties, double transfers incl. in two right stamps of block of four, wiped plate, misalignment of entries, chilled plate, three with imprints, couple others, also nice range of shades, few small flaws, Very Fine appearance, five C.S.A. certificates accompany

E. 300-400
250
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2230
ogbl
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2230, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Block of six with dramatically short inking in left pair, original gum, creased between all stamps, Very Fine appearance and an unusual printing freak, with 2005 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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2231
ogbl
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2231, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12), 10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12). Group of four bottom plate no. and imprint blocks of 12, original gum, three Die A and one Die B, three Archer & Daly (plate Nos. 1-3) incl. one with crossed-out name and two without & Daly, one Keatinge & Ball (plate no. 2), typical flaws incl. one cut and rejoined, Very Fine appearance

1,825
700
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2232
ogbl
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2232, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12), 10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12). Group of eight position multiples, many with imprints but no full plate blocks, incl. corner margin block of 12, block of 10 with most of Archer imprint, cross-gutter blocks of four incl. one Mint N.H. Die A Greenish Blue, used irregular block of three with part imprint, couple others, nice range of shades, few typical flaws, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail with no premium for positions more than $1,200.00

E. 300-400
275
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2233
ogbl
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2233, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Bottom imprint and plate no. block of 12 with lines thru "Keatinge & Ball", original gum, light toning and vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, also bottom margin single with line thru "Keatinge", Very Fine, block with 2007 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail for normal imprint and plate number block plus normal single

441
190
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2234
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2234, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Bottom margin part-imprint single with line thru "Keatinge", light pen cancel, not tied but gum stain from stamp clearly visible on back side of front panel, manuscript "H. Burg March 21st" postmark on cover to Staunton Va., 1865 receipt docketing, cover cleaned and stamp with light toning, backflap tear, Very Fine appearance, this is believed to be the only crossed-out "Keatinge" stamp known on cover

E. 400-500
225
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2235
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2235, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Jumbo margins incl. bottom sheet margin with "Bank Note" portion of imprint, tied by light strike of town cancel on back of small pink cover to Columbia S.C., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
190
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2236
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2236, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Large margins incl. part imprint at bottom, tied by brown Lynchburg Va. circular datestamp on home-made turned cover to Staunton Va., Feb. 27 docketing at left, first use inside with 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a), pen cancel, to Lynchburg, margin toning on imprint stamp, small toned spot on Milky Blue stamp, otherwise Very Fine, nice combination of turned use with contrasting shade Dies A and B stamps as well as an imprint

E. 200-300
200
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2237
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2237, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large bottom sheet margins showing "Archer & Da" portion of imprint, ample to large margins other sides, tied by "Richmond Va. May 24" (1864) circular datestamp on buff cover to military address in N.C. manuscript "Q.M. Gen's Office, Official Business" at top, pencil docketing at left "Confederate Memorials" relates to contents (no longer present), barely reduced at left, some corner wear, Very Fine and desirable on-cover use of a part imprint stamp

E. 300-4,000
0
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2238
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2238, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Huge margins incl. plate "No. 3" at bottom, touched at right, tied by red "Petersburg Va. Oct. 13" (1864) circular datestamp on yellow turned cover addressed to "Mr. H.D. Newton at the Third N.C. Hospital, Charleston S.C.", inside with 10c Deep Blue (11), huge margins to close at top, tied by Charleston S.C. circular datestamp, sent back to Petersburg and addressed to "Corp. T.E. Newton of Co. I, 27th S.C.V., Hagood's Brigade, Receiving and Forwarding Hospital", minor sealed tear at bottom right of cover, Very Fine turned cover with two choice stamps and military medical addresses in both directions

E. 500-750
325
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2239
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2239, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Four full covers, each with a portion of "Bank Note Engravers, Richmond Va." imprint from the Archer & Daly plate, overlapping to recreate the full imprint, different shades, few typical flaws but overall Fine, a nice reconstruction

E. 300-400
375
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2240
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2240, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Right sheet margin, tied by "Wartrace N. & C.R.R. Jun. 8, 1863" oval datestamp on light buff cover to Palmetto Ga., some wear, stamp with wrinkling in selvage, Fine, 2012 C.S.A. Catalogue value

1,000
425
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2241
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2241, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Full to large margins, sewn onto cover with brown thread and tied by "Boydton Va. Aug. 27" circular datestamp, addressed to Fort Union Va., cover shows significant wear, perhaps rough handling in route to Fort Union justified the means of affixing the stamp, a fascinating and wonderful item for the collector of the unusual, ex Dietz

E. 300-400
325
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2242
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2242, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins to touched at right, tied by "Milledgeville Ga. Aug. 12" circular datestamp on buff cover with Official Business, State of Georgia, Adjutant & Ins. Genl's. Office imprint, to Louisville Ga., sealed cover tears at top, otherwise Fine, C.S.A. Catalogue value

400
170
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2243
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2243, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Jumbo margins, tied by partly struck but identifiable "Bristol V & T. R.R." railroad handstamp on adversity cover made from a post office form to Allegheny Springs Va., Extremely Fine, signed Kimbrough, C.S.A. Catalogue value for this marking on cover $750.00

E. 500-750
325
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2244
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2244, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Full to large margins, nick in margin at top right outside design, affixed over U.S. 3c Red Star Die entire and tied by "Pittsylvania C.H. Va. 18 Jul." circular datestamp on cover to Richmond Va., Very Fine, scarce use

E. 200-300
150
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2245
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2245, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Stamp folded over horizontally prior to postmarking and tied on both sides by "Richmond Va. Apr. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Leatherwoods Store Va., some cover and stamp toning, otherwise Very Fine and most unusual, with 2007 C.S.A. certificate

E. 200-300
120
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2246
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2246, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Horizontal pair, tied by blue "Columbia S.C. May 16" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Greenwood S.C., forwarded to Newbury C.H. with vertical pair 10c Blue, Die A (11) on back, huge margins incl. sheet margin at right, pen cancelled, interesting overinking variety, cover with tear at top and part of backflap missing, first pair small scissors-cut between stamps, otherwise Fine, unusual overweight and forwarded cover with two pairs of the 10c engraved

E. 200-300
200
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2247
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2247, 10c Engraved, Dies A & B Scott (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12), 10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12)10c Blue, Dies A & B (11, 12). Eight covers, range of interesting varieties incl. overinked with green Monticello datestamp, broken line on adversity cover, roulette perforations from Bentivoglio Va., couple others, mixed condition with faults to be expected, overall Fine, two C.S.A. certificates accompany incl. for roulette cover

E. 300-400
600
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