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Sale 1043 — Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

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

Category — 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2172
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Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2172, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Position 45, large bottom sheet margin with "LITH. OF HOYER & LUDW(IG)" portion of imprint, also showing white arrow variety, unused (no gum), clear to large margins other sides, vertical and horizontal creases, Fine appearance, used 10c Rose stamps with part imprint are scarce and unused examples are rare, C.S.A. Catalogue value for single with original gum $3,250.00, Scott Retail for normal stamp with no premium for the imprint

1,000
650
2173
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2173, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Position 45, bottom sheet margin with "(L)ITH. OF HOYER & LUDWI(G)" portion of imprint, also showing white arrow variety, Atlanta Ga. circular datestamp, affixed to piece which helps mask a margin nick at left and deep thins, Extremely Fine appearance, a scarce example of the 10c Rose with part imprint, ex Hall, C.S.A. Catalogue value as used single

1,750
550
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2174
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2174, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Position 45, bottom sheet margin with "LITH. OF H(OYER)" portion of imprint, complete "H" and approx. top quarter of the rest of Hoyer visible, also white arrow variety, tied by "Atlanta Ga. Aug. 5, 1862" circular datestamp on buff cover to Gainesville Ala., cover repaired at top incl. top left portion of stamp replaced, which also has scuffs and small tear, top flap missing, Fine appearing and scarce on-cover 10c Rose with part imprint, with 2000 C.S.A. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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2175
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2175, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three with Vertical Gutter Between Middle and Right Stamps (5 var), 10c Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three with Vertical Gutter Between Middle and Right Stamps (5 var)10c Rose, Horizontal Strip of Three with Vertical Gutter Between Middle and Right Stamps (5 var). Positions 9-10-1 on the transfer stone, large to huge margins, neat "Houston Miss. Jun. 26" circular datestamp, faint crease in gutter margin, small toned spot on right stamp, couple other small faults, all of which are insignificant

THE UNIQUE GUTTER-MARGIN MULTIPLE OF THE 10-CENT ROSE LITHOGRAPH. ONE OF THE GREATEST RARITIES OF ALL CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUES.

From our 1982 and 1986 Rarities sales and ex Murphy. With 1984 P.F. certificate. C.S.A. Catalogue value for used gutter pair and single $4,500.00

E. 3,000-4,000
6,000
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2176
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2176, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Jumbo margins, trace of ink near top may be a cancel, thinned, Extremely Fine appearance, unusual with these dimensions, Scott Retail as used

500
180
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2177
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Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2177, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Unused (no gum), malformed "T" of "Ten" variety, ample to large margins, thin spot, appears Fine, with 2007 C.S.A. certificate

1,000
160
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2178
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2178, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Position 4 with "Zen" in place of "Ten", tied by "Richmond Va. Jun. 9, 1862" circular datestamp on cover to Charleston S.C., forwarded to Camden S.C. with "Charleston S.C. Jun. 10, 1862" circular datestamp and manuscript "for. 5", gum toning around edges of stamp, part of backflap missing, otherwise Very Fine, a nice combination of plate variety and forwarded use, with 2006 C.S.A. certificate

800
325
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2179
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2179, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Position 4 showing malformed "T" of "Ten" (often appears as "Zen", but not in this case), affixed over indicia of U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt entire (U12) and tied by light strike of Va. town datestamp to Mechums River Va., minor soiling, otherwise Very Fine C.S.A. use of U.S. entire which served only as an envelope, with 1990 Holcombe certificate

800
375
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2180
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2180, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Malformed "T" variety, large to huge margins, clear at bottom right where slightly irregularly separated, tied by neat strike of "Chattanooga Ten. Aug. 26, 1862" circular datestamp on small piece, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 C.S.A. certificate, this was sent only 13 days before the Chattanooga datestamp was taken from the city post office after evacuation and used as an army field office marking

600
500
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2181
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2181, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Malformed "S" in "Cents" variety, full margins, tied by manuscript cancel with matching "Proctors Creek Aug. 7th" postmark on U.S. 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Mt. Mourne N.C., 10c stamp affixed over indicia which is clearly visible, minor edgewear, Very Fine, a wonderful combination of this plate variety used on a U.S. 3c entire (which served only as an envelope) from the well-known B.F. Little correspondence, with 2007 P.F. certificate, for background on Benjamin F. Little see Siegel sale 988, lot 194

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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2182
ng
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2182, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Positions 45-46, horizontal pair, left stamp showing white arrow variety, unused (no gum), large margins to just in at bottom right, defective with thins and repaired tear which extends the full width of the pair, Fine-Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for the variety

2,000
225
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2183
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2183, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Brown Rose (5), 10c Brown Rose (5)10c Brown Rose (5). Position 45 showing white arrow variety, huge margins, tied by "Richmond Va. May 4, 1862" circular datestamp on small cover with floral embossed edges to Greensburg La., light vertical crease thru stamp, cover with edgewear, small pen notation on back, Very Fine appearance, this is the earliest reported use of Brown Rose on cover, with 2010 C.S.A. certificate, Scott Retail as Brown Rose off-cover $1,000.00

E. 400-500
300
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2184
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2184, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Six used singles, each showing a plate variety incl. "Fen" or "Zen" instead of "Ten" (two), white arrow (two), comet or shooting star, malformed star, couple with particularly large margins, all handstamp cancels incl. one in blue, varying degrees of flaws, Fine-Extremely Fine appearance

3,000
2,000
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2185
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2185, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Malformed star at top left, bit rough separation but with large margins, tied by "Savannah Geo. Sep. ?" circular datestamp on buff cover to Dawson Ga., turned use with addressed inside but no stamp or postal markings, overall wear, Fine appearance

800
150
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2186
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2186, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5 var), 10c Rose (5 var)10c Rose (5 var). Large to full margins, showing scratched plate variety at top, town cancel leaves the scratch clearly visible, Very Fine, with 1989 C.S.A. certificate

925
325
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2187
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2187, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins, showing clear scratched plate below "Cents" into bottom margin, tied by "Mt. Carmel S.C. Oct. 7" circular datestamp on 1862 cover to Gen. James Johnston Pettigrew at Petersburg Va., light gum toning along edges, small backflap tear, Very Fine, a nice example of this elusive plate variety on cover to a prominent Confederate general, with 2010 C.S.A. certificate, Gen. Pettigrew commanded a division to the left of George Pickett during Gettysburg's "Pickett's Charge", during the retreat from Gettysburg he was killed by a Union cavalryman at Falling Waters

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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2188
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2188, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Ample to large margins, tied by one of two strikes of blue "Raleigh N.C. Aug. 23, 1862" double-circle datestamp on small cover to Richmond, Alexander Stephens correspondence, docketing on back and backflap removed as usual, cover repaired and gently cleaned, Very Fine appearance

800
350
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2189
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2189, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)Arthur H. Edey's Express, Arthur H. Edey's ExpressArthur H. Edey's Express. Black on white newsprint label "FORWARDED BY/ARTHUR H. EDEY, Agent, Fifth Reg't Texas Volunteers" affixed to upper left corner, 10c Rose (5) shows the burden of wartime conditions and age, neat manuscript cancel and tied by red "Alexandria La. Aug. 12" (1862) circular datestamp on orange-buff cover to Columbus Tex., from the Bostick correspondence, diagonal slit in cover, scattered soiling specks and other effects of age

ONE OF EIGHT RECORDED COVERS WITH THE EDEY LABEL, OF WHICH HALF ARE AFFIXED TO THE BACKS. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EDEY EXPRESS COVER WITH THE 10-CENT ROSE. IT IS ALSO THE ONLY EDEY COVER POSTED OUTSIDE OF TEXAS.

Arthur H. Edey provided mail service between members of the 5th Regiment, Texas Volunteers, serving east of the Mississippi, and their correspondents back home. Our records contain eight examples of Edey's label, including other covers that are heavily stained or defective. The earliest is dated June 1862, and the latest October 1862. This cover was carried from Virginia across the Mississippi River and deposited by Edey into mails.

Ex Parks, Lemley and Everett. With 1977 C.S.A. certificate and accompanied by 1962 and 1977 Confederate Philatelist articles. C.S.A. Catalogue value $7,500.00

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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2190
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2190, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Ample to large margins, wonderful rich color in the true Carmine shade, tied by "Aiken S.C. Aug. 22" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Gen. Wm. H. Gist at Columbia S.C., with D.F. Fleming & Co. embossed corner card, lightened stain at lower left, tiny erosion spot at bottom right and very slightly reduced at bottom

VERY FINE AND ATTRACTIVE COVER BEARING THE ELUSIVE 10-CENT CARMINE.

Ex Finney. With 1997 P.F. and 2008 C.S.A. certificates

5,000
2,400
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2191
c
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2191, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Carmine (5a), 10c Carmine (5a)10c Carmine (5a). Position 27 with dot to right of "F", surface scuff at center mostly obliterates Jefferson's head, large margins, tied by "Warrington Fla. Aug. 11" (1862) army field office datestamp on cover to Mobile Ala. with A.H. Hise Commission Merchant, Memphis embossed corner card, slightly trimmed at top and top flap reattached, Fine appearance, Warrington was captured by Federal forces on May 10, 1862, the datestamp was taken and used by army field office until November 1862, with 2009 C.S.A. certificate not mentioning the nature of the "roving" Warrington datestamp, Scott Retail as No. 5a on cover

5,000
300
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2192
 
Sale Number 1043, Lot Number 2192, 10c Rose Lithograph (Scott 5)10c Rose, 10c Blue, "TEN", Sperati Reproductions, 10c Rose, 10c Blue, "TEN", Sperati Reproductions10c Rose, 10c Blue, "TEN", Sperati Reproductions. 10c Rose printed on 49 x 70mm wove paper, signed at bottom in pencil, purple "Sperati Reproduction 92" handstamp on back, horizontal creases outside of stamp design, Very Fine, 10c Blue uncancelled, large margins, purple handstamp on back, Very Fine

E. 300-400
550
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