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Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% 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 — Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
298
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 298, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Large margins to touched at upper right with sheet margin at top, transient white spot to left of portrait, tied by clear strike of "Richmond Va. Jan. 17, 1862" circular datestamp on piece, Very Fine

175
0
299
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 299, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Positions 9-10, horizontal pair, original gum, right stamp showing joined "G" and "E" of "Postage", large margins to clear at top left, Fine-Very Fine, ex Freeman, C.S.A. Catalog value for this variety as a single $850.00, Scott Retail for pair without premium for the variety

1,300
200
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300
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 300, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Positions 14-15/24-25 noted on back, block of four, original gum, h.r., large to huge margins all around, lovely bright color, couple narrow thins, light gum bends visible on front in cross-lighting, top pair each with tiny toned spot, Extremely Fine appearance, a scarce and desirable large-margined original-gum block of the 10c Hoyer & Ludwig Issue, ex Hastings

2,750
1,100
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301
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 301, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Block of four, original gum, h.r., full margins to ample at bottom, slight thinning in top pair and in horizontal margin, small sealed tear top right stamp, appears Very Fine

1,500
275
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302
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 302, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e), 10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e)10c Light Milky Blue, Stone Y (2e). Large to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, tied to small piece by "Port Hudson La." dateless circular handstamp, Extremely Fine

325
275
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303
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 303, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Large to huge margins, bold strike of "Wartrace N. & C. R.R. May 13, 1863" oval datestamp, light creases, a nice strike on an Extremely Fine appearing stamp, ex Powell

E. 300-400
500
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304
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 304, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Original gum, h.r., large margins all around, bright shade, Very Fine

1,000
425
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305
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 305, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Block of four, original gum, h.r., rich color, margins all around, top pair with crease, also small thin spots and scuff, appears Very Fine, ex Everett

6,000
1,500
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306
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 306, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Positions 43-44/3-4, block of four crossing top and bottom entries of the 50-subject transfer stone, also showing major and minor clipped transfers at bottom of top pair, brownish original gum, margins to just clear at upper left, couple small thin spots, Very Fine appearing position piece showing the narrow space and misalignment between the transfer stone entries, listed in Scott as "vertical gutter" pair but unpriced, Scott Retail as normal block of four

1,300
375
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307
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 307, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Bottom right margin block of four, original gum, ample margins other sides, rich color, diagonal crease (natural) and top left stamp shallow thin spot, small edge tears at right far from design, Very Fine appearing original-gum block

1,300
325
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308
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 308, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Block of four crossing two transfers of the stone, dramatic misalignment of the transfers, brown original gum thickly applied and causing some wrinkling and toning, Fine appearing position piece, ex Freeman, Scott Retail as two cross-gutter pairs

2,500
300
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309
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 309, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Large to clear margins, cancelled by "Corpus Christi Tex. May 5" circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate

425
425
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310
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 310, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Positions 25/35/45, vertical strip of three, unused (no gum), Position 45 showing "LITH. OF HOYER & LUDWI(G)" portion of Ty. 1 imprint at bottom, imprint stamp is also the white arrow variety, full to huge margins other sides, faults including couple filled thins and repaired hole in bottom stamp, Very Fine appearance, a rare unused strip showing most of the imprint, only five or fewer imprint multiples are known, ex Hastings, with 1985 P.F. and 1998 C.S.A. certificates, C.S.A. Catalogue value for an unused single with part imprint $3,250.00

E. 1,000-1,500
500
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311
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 311, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Bright color, large margins to full, neat strike of "San Antonio Tex. Aug. 3" circular datestamp, Very Fine

600
400
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312
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 312, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins all around, bold strike of "Courtney Tex. Nov. 24" circular datestamp with date in manuscript, Very Fine, a scarce Texas town postmark, with 2005 C.S.A. certificate

600
300
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313
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 313, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Bright color, neat strike of "Fredericksburg Tex. Apr. 12" circular datestamp with date in manuscript, faint thin spot, Very Fine appearance

600
225
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314
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 314, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Dull Rose (5), 10c Dull Rose (5)10c Dull Rose (5). Pretty pastel color, cancelled by face-free strike of Southern Express Co. double-circle datestamp, couple non-obvious flaws including edge thin and light crease, appears Fine, listed but unpriced in Scott, C.S.A. Catalog value $2,750.00

E. 500-750
275
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315
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 315, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Mint N.H. pane of 100 from the bottom right of the plate of 400, sheet margins all around, bright color, usual natural gum bends, small thin spot in selvage at bottom, Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,125
1,100
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316
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 316, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6), 5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6)5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Vertical block of 12, rejoined between top block of four and bottom block of eight, margins all around, three neat strikes of "Richmond Va. ? 10" circular datestamp, small flaws including edge tears at upper right and middle left, light creases, Very Fine appearing and striking large used multiple, Scott Retail as three blocks of four

870
225
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317
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 317, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Vertical pair showing minor double transfers on both, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color from the second printing, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 A.P.S. certificate for a block, with 2012 color analysis from Dr. Harry Brittain confirming second printing

260
300
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318
ngbl
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 318, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, sheet margin all around, unused (no gum), folded vertically in gutter and also in right pane between 6th and 7th vertical rows, faint toning specks in margins, three stamps with small stains

VERY FINE. A RARE COMPLETE SHEET OF THE TWO-CENT BROWN RED ANDREW JACKSON STAMP.

As the C.S.A. Catalog notes, there are several varieties on the plate. This complete sheet, containing both panes of 100, is an excellent opportunity for further study.

Scott Retail as original gum more than $20,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
4,250
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319
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 319, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)2c Red (8), 2c Red (8)2c Red (8). Block of five, carefully cut with ample even margins all around, tied by "Gainesville Ga. Jan. 13" circular datestamp on piece of brown cover, pos. 1 and 2 with light creases, pos. 3 tiny corner abrasion at bottom left, still Extremely Fine for such a rare multiple, the 2c Reds were typically cut into strips of five and singles for the prevailing 10c and 2c rates, blocks for the 10c rate -- because of their odd configuration -- were rarely used, ex Judd and Everett, with 1975 C.S.A., 1994 A.P.S. and 2014 P.F. certificates

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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320
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 320, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins, brilliant color, tied by "Camden Ark. Aug. 1" circular datestamp on small orange piece, Extremely Fine, very rare Arkansas use of the "TEN" issue, unlike other issues Scott does not list cancel premiums for states such as Arkansas on the No. 9, Scott Retail as most common cancel

550
750
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321
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10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Complete uncut sheet of 200 comprising two panes of 100, "No. 1 Archer, Bank Note Engravers, Richmond, Va." imprints at bottom, original gum, many stamps Mint N.H., bright color, a dozen or so h.r., few faults including small edge tears and creases, folded in half for storage and at one time folded into quarters, Very Fine appearance and more than acceptable condition for a full sheet of 200

4,640
1,400
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322
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10c Deep Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with "No. 1" and "Keatinge & Ball Bank Note Engravers, Columbia S.C." imprint at bottom, Mint N.H. with a few faults including small piece out at bottom right affecting the end of the imprint and Position 100, some corner staining and creases, otherwise Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,125
850
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323
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 323, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Blue, Die B (12), 10c Blue, Die B (12)10c Blue, Die B (12). Pane of 100 with "No. 3" and "Keatinge & Ball Bank Note Engravers, Columbia S.C." imprint at bottom, typical dark gum, h.r. in corners, single light horizontal crease, Very Fine, a particularly nice example of this scarce pane, ex Felton, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,125
800
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324
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 324, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12), 10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12). Group of 14 imprint multiples, including seven blocks of 12 or 14, one pane of 100, also some strips, range of engraver's imprint styles and plate nos., shade variation, some faults to be expected but overall a Fine-Very Fine group

E. 500-750
1,100
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325
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 325, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12), 10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12)10c Blue, Dies A, B (11-12). Two multiples, first Die A pane of 100, "No. 2" and Keatinge & Ball imprint at bottom left, Mint N.H., small toned spots, Very Fine appearance, second item is Die B bottom plate no. and imprint strip of six, also Keatinge & Ball, plate 3, typical gum creases, Very Fine

2,400
750
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326
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 326, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Right pane of 100, full original gum, nearly all Mint N.H., typical gum bends, bright fresh color, large margins all around, couple small margin tears including bottom left corner, horizontal and vertical creases from being folded into quarters at one time

VERY FINE COMPLETE PANE OF 100 OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 20-CENT GENERAL ISSUE.

This pane, with a full bottom margin, demonstrates that the right pane on this plate did not have an imprint. Scott Retail as blocks of four

5,000
2,800
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327
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Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 327, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Bottom margin block of 30 with "Archer & Daly. Richmond, Va." full imprint, comprising the bottom three rows of the pane, large margins to full other sides, usual dry original gum, worm hole at bottom to left of imprint, few other small flaws and soiling, otherwise Very Fine, ex Fekete

2,040
200
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328
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 328, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Vertical pair, cancelled by neat strike of "Nacogdoches Tex. May 13" circular datestamp, bottom stamp small thin spot, top stamp Fine, bottom appears Extremely Fine, ex Wishnietsky, with clear 1952 P.F. certificate

1,000
400
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329
 
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 329, Confederate and Civil War: General Issues Off-Cover (Scott 1-14)General Issues, Off-Cover Balance (1/14), General Issues, Off-Cover Balance (1/14)General Issues, Off-Cover Balance (1/14). 38 stamps on stock cards, including mix of seven unused and used No. 1, range of shades, four No. 2 from both Paterson and Hoyer, original gum No. 3, four No. 4 including one nicely tied to piece by Charleston S.C. Mar. 4, 1862 circular datestamp, one No. 5, two No. 6, two No. 8, 10 Nos. 11-12 in a wide range of shades, also two Government Perforated, three No. 13 and two No. 14 in different shades, faults to be expected including thin spots, several are Very Fine appearing, overall a useful group, Scott Retail in excess of $6,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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330
 
Confederate States Small Balance. Predominately unused General Issues including Nos. 1, 2, 4 (Stone 2 and 3), 9, 11e (Officially perforated, small tear), among others, some with original gum, also with used No. 62X4, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
475
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