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Sale 1043 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2360
ogbl
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2360, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Positions 33-35/43-45, block of six, original gum, large margins to just touched at upper right and left, bright shade, corner crease at bottom left and tiny pinhole in bottom center stamp

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF SIX OF THE 2-CENT GREEN LITHOGRAPH.

Ex Hall. Scott Retail as block of four and pair

7,500
2,100
2361
ogbl
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2361, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Block of four, original gum, full margins all around, rich color and clear impression, small scissors-cut at right is difficult to detect and inconsequential

VERY FINE. A CHOICE AND FRESH ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 2-CENT LITHOGRAPH ISSUE.

Ex Chapin and Birkinbine. With 1965 P.F. certificate which does not mention the small scissors-cut

5,500
1,900
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2362
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Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2362, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Positions 6-10, horizontal strip of five, original gum, h.r., large to huge margins except ample at upper left, traces of adjoining stamps at top

EXTREMELY FINE AND FRESH. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM STRIP OF FIVE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 2-CENT GREEN LITHOGRAPH.

Ex Hall. Scott Retail as two pairs and a single

4,900
2,800
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2363
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Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2363, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal strip of four, original gum, large margins all around, radiant color

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS ORIGINAL-GUM STRIP OF FOUR OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 2-CENT JACKSON LITHOGRAPH. SCARCE IN SUCH PRISTINE CONDITION.

With 2000 and 2007 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as block of four is $5,500.00. Scott Retail as two pairs

4,000
3,250
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2364
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Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2364, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Positions 21-22/31-32, block of four, bottom left stamp Left Top Knot variety, large margins to barely in at upper right, two light strikes of "Richmond Va. Jan. 24, 1863" circular datestamp, small thin spot at bottom left, few creases affect top stamps

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE USED BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT LITHOGRAPH AND UNDOUBTEDLY UNIQUE SHOWING THE TOP KNOT VARIETY. CERTAINLY AMONG THE FINEST OF THE FEW USED BLOCKS KNOWN.

We have offered no other used blocks of this issue since the last time we offered this block, in 2001. A Power Search review found only one other used block, ex Nunnelley (Sale 795, lot 684 and 1981 Rarities sale).

From our 1987 Rarities sale. Signed by George B. Sloane

5,000
2,100
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2365
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Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2365, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Original gum, lightly hinged, large even margins all around, brilliant color, fresh and Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp

900
1,500
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2366
og
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2366, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Light Green, Dark Green (3), 2c Light Green, Dark Green (3)2c Light Green, Dark Green (3). Two singles, original gum, h.r., nicely contrasting shades, Light Green full to large margins, faint crease, Very Fine appearance, Dark Green tight but clear margins, couple tiny thins, Fine appearance

1,800
425
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2367
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2367, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Ample to large margins, bright shade, tied by Augusta Ga. double-circle datestamp on small piece, fresh and Very Fine

750
650
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2368
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2368, 2c Green Lithograph Off-Cover (Scott 3)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Full to clear margins, fresh color, cancelled by part strike of blue N.C. double-circle datestamp, Fine and scarce, Scott assigns a $500.00 premium for a blue town cancel on this issue, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,250
650
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