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Sale 1146 — U.S. and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 15 December, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Civil War: Confederate General Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1635
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1635, Civil War: Confederate General Issues5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c), 5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c)5c Olive Green, Stone A-B (1c). Ample margins to just touched, distinctive pastel shade and proof-like impression, tiny nick at right, tied by "Cuthbert Ga. Mar. 2" (1862) circular datestamp on red and blue 10-Star Small Waving Confederate Flag Patriotic cover (F10-8) to Griffin Ga., small faint stain spot

VERY FINE. A CHOICE AND SCARCE CONFEDERATE FLAG PATRIOTIC COVER WITH GENERAL ISSUE FRANKING.

Ex MacBride, Ballard and Brandon

E. 2,000-3,000
6,250
1636
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1636, Civil War: Confederate General Issues5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Position 6, large to ample margins, fine impression, tied by vivid red "Smithfield Va. Jan. 18" (1862) circular datestamp on salmon-colored cover to Cunningham's Store N.C., Extremely Fine, a handsome cover, ex Knapp and Hall, with 2013 C.S.A. certificate

E. 500-750
350
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1637
og
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1637, Civil War: Confederate General Issues2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal pair, large margins all around, large part original gum, brilliant color, tiny corner crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, red backstamp at bottom left, ex Boshwit

2,100
800
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1638
nhbl
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, bright color, usual natural gum bends, few creases in sheet margin only, Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,125
425
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1639
nhbl
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with sheet margins all around, bright color, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail as hinged blocks of four

2,125
475
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1640
nhbl
5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Three Mint N.H. vertical half panes of 50 with sheet margin on three sides, bright colors, few faults mostly in sheet margin, Very Fine appearance

3,105
650
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1641
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1641, Civil War: Confederate General Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large margins, tied to small piece of cover by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Jan. 9" circular datestamp, small faint toning spots barely affect the stamp when viewed under magnification, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate

350
400
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1642
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1642, Civil War: Confederate General Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Horizontal pair, rich color, ample margins to touched but design complete all around, "Charlottesville Va. Oct. 10, 1864" double-circle datestamp cancels, short scissors-cut at bottom between stamps extends to faint vertical crease, Fine appearing and attractive pair, with 1999 C.S.A. certificate

1,000
275
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1643
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1643, Civil War: Confederate General Issues2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Huge margins to clear at left including portion of adjoining stamp at right, tied by "Richmond Va. Aug. 26, 1863" circular datestamp on blue legal-size cover with "Office of the Commissioner of Taxes" semi-official imprint, drop-rate use within Richmond, docketing at right, some folds which do not affect stamp, Very Fine, a wonderful combination of the Treasury Department imprint and the 2c Red Jack drop usage, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,500
650
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1644
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1644, Civil War: Confederate General Issues10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Nice margins showing complete framelines at left and bottom, mostly complete at right, rich color, tied to piece of brown envelope by "Richmond Va. Apr. 25, 1863" circular datestamp, Very Fine and early use (six days after the EDU), with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
2,000
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1645
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1645, Civil War: Confederate General Issues10c Blue, Die A (11), 10c Blue, Die A (11)10c Blue, Die A (11). Large margins, pretty pastel color, tied by neat target cancel with "Patterson N.C. Sep. 2" circular datestamp on brown cover to Paul C. Cameron in Hillsboro N.C., Extremely Fine, few Confederate towns used target cancels and this is a particularly choice example

E. 200-300
300
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1646
 
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1646, Civil War: Confederate General Issues20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Full balanced margins, neat red town circular datestamps, Very Fine, with 2008 C.S.A. certificate

600
250
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1647
c
Sale Number 1146, Lot Number 1647, Civil War: Confederate General Issues20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d), 20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d)20c Green, Diagonal Half Used as 10c (13d). Top right diagonal half, tied by grid cancel on cover to Demopolis Ala., cover somewhat acidified, otherwise Very Fine

2,000
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