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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

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Category — Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2566
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2566, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Block of four, original gum, h.r., large margins to just touched at one spot, bright color, top pair light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
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2567
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2567, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Block of four, unused (no gum), large margins all around, bright color, few small thin spots, faint creases, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

1,200
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2568
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2568, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b), 10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b)10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Vertical strip of three, original gum, large margins, creases, central thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, Scott Retail as pair and single

925
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2569
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2569, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Block of four, original gum, h.r., three large margins, just touched to clear at bottom, thinned at top from hinge removal, light creases, Fine-Very Fine appearance

6,000
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2570
 
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2570, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in at bottom, two neat strikes of Eutaw circular datestamp, right stamp small thin spot at bottom, Fine appearance, Scott Retail as singles

1,500
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2571
 
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2571, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover5c Dark Blue, Stone 3, Narrow Gutter Between (4a var), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 3, Narrow Gutter Between (4a var)5c Dark Blue, Stone 3, Narrow Gutter Between (4a var). Vertical block of twelve, Positions 7-8/17-18/27-28/37-38/47-48/7-8, unused (no gum), large margins to just touched at top of top left stamp, deep rich color, few creases and thin spots, Very Fine appearance, a scarce multiple crossing two transfers of the stone, the narrow spacing variety is listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 500-750
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2572
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2572, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Lovely shade which appears to us to be the Salmon Rose, unused (no gum), large to huge margins, faint pressed-out horizontal crease at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, offered as Rose with corresponding Scott Retail value

2,400
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2573
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2573, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Block of four, part disturbed original gum which is crackly causing some creasing, large margins to full, Very Fine appearance

12,000
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2574
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2574, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover5c Black, De La Rue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1d), 5c Black, De La Rue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1d)5c Black, De La Rue, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Glazed Card (6TC1d). 92 x 61mm, intense shade and impression, trivial thinning on back from mount removal, Very Fine, purple De La Rue backstamp

900
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2575
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2575, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Unused (no gum), large margins all around, bright color, two thin spots, corner crease at bottom left, appears Extremely Fine

950
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2576
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2576, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Block of six, unused (no gum), huge margins all around, bit heavy creases causing holes in bottom stamps, otherwise Extremely Fine, a scarce multiple, Scott Retail as block of four and pair

7,250
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2577
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2577, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Horizontal strip of three, original gum, large margins to clear including part of adjoining stamps at top, few creases, thin affects left stamps, right stamp some slight gum staining, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as pair and single, signed Dietz

2,950
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2578
 
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2578, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Huge margins all around, neat strike of Ala. circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp

500
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2579
 
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2579, Confederate States: General Issues Off Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins with framelines on all sides but with part of framelines drawn in, lightened manuscript cancel, light diagonal crease at bottom right, otherwise Fine and presentable example of this scarce stamp

2,100
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2580
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10c Blue, Frameline (10). Horizontal pair, original gum, h.r., showing the full frameline at center and part of framelines at top and left, light creases and thin spots

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE.

Scott 10 is the rarest Confederate States General Issue design type in unused condition, particularly with original gum. In the past 25 years we have offered only one other pair, plus the famous Lilly strip of seven. Going back to older sales, we have offered an additional two strips of four and a strip of three.

12,500
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