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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

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Category — Confederate States: General Issues off Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
995
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 995, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover5c Green, Stone 1 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1 (1)5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Positions 29-30/39-40, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to clear, bright color, small scuff at top right, Very Fine appearance

1,650
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996
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 996, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1), 5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1)5c Green, Stone 1-2 (1). Full to huge margins all around, light Richmond Va. circular datestamp cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2004 P.F. certificates

300
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997
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 997, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Blue, Paterson (2), 10c Blue, Paterson (2)10c Blue, Paterson (2). Block of four, large margins to ample, detailed impression, few faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,750
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998
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 998, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Large to huge margins, pastel color, light but clear strike of Augusta Ga. double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1998 P.F. certificate

200
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999
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 999, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a), 10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a)10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Ample to large margins, fresh color, Augusta Ga. double-circle datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1985 and 2000 P.F. certificates as Blue (2), but we recognize this as Light Blue (2a)

200
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1000
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1000, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Block of four, three stamps Mint N.H., only the top right stamp lightly hinged, fresh color, ample even margins all around

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A FRESH AND BEAUTIFUL BLOCK OF THE 2-CENT GREEN LITHOGRAPH, WITH THREE MINT NEVER-HINGED STAMPS.

A Power Search review found many blocks of four of this issue, but nearly every one we have offered has a fault. This sound block is a notable exception.

With 1986, 1997 and 2004 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail as hinged block (Mint N.H. stamps are unpriced in Scott)

6,000
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1001
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1001, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover2c 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
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1002
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1002, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover2c Green, 5c Blue, 2c Brown Red (3, 4, 8), 2c Green, 5c Blue, 2c Brown Red (3, 4, 8)2c Green, 5c Blue, 2c Brown Red (3, 4, 8). Singles of each, original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

1,300
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1003
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1003, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Large margins to full at top, fresh color, light strike of double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1980 P.F. and C.S.A. certificates stating genuine used but declining opinion as to which town struck the cancel

750
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1004
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1004, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover2c Green (3), 2c Green (3)2c Green (3). Full even margins, bright color, Eutaw Ala. double-circle datestamp, miniscule margin tear at bottom right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, still Extremely Fine, ex Hall, with 2002 P.F. certificate

750
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1005
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1005, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover5c Blue, Stone 3 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 3 (4)5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Rich color, large even margins, complementary strike of blue double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine, a lovely example from Stone 3, with 2003 P.F. certificate

290
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1006
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1006, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a), 5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a)5c Dark Blue, Stone 2 (4a). Rich color and sharp impression, large margins to ample at right, face-free strike of red circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 and 2005 P.F. certificates

375
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1007
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1007, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Unused (no gum), three large margins, clear at bottom, deep rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

2,400
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1008
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1008, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Original gum, h.r., large margins, bright color, few faults including sealed tear at left, Extremely Fine appearance

2,400
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1009
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1009, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Rose (5), 10c Rose (5)10c Rose (5). Large margins, bright color, bold strike of "(Poco)taligo S.C. 25 Jul." circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1993 and 2004 P.F. certificates

400
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1010
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5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Mint N.H. pane of 100 with sheet margins all around, some gum on face in the margins and affecting two stamps in the bottom row, otherwise exceptionally fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,250
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1011
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5c Blue, Local (7). Pane of 100 with sheet margins all around, dry gum applied by brush as always, stamps Mint N.H. with perhaps 12-15 affected by toning from gum (most very light), a few wrinkles in the bottom left margin, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,750
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1012
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5c Blue, Local (7). Pane of 100 with sheet margin all around, dry gum applied by brush as always, stamps Mint N.H., few light wrinkles and few stamps toned from gum, some faults in the wide left sheet margin, including a tear, otherwise Very Fine

2,750
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1013
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1013, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Large even margins all around, neat blue "Minden La. Oct." circular datestamp, fresh, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, ex Hall, with 2002 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,500.00)

385
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1014
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1014, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover2c Brown Red (8), 2c Brown Red (8)2c Brown Red (8). Full margins to large at right, rich color, bold Richmond Va. circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

350
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1015
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1015, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a), 10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a)10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Showing clear double transfer in "Ten Cents", original gum, barely hinged if at all, pastel color, ample to large margins, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful example of the 10c "TEN" in Milky Blue with double transfer, with 2014 P.F. certificate

1,100
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1016
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1016, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Huge margins to full at right, lightly cancelled, fresh, Very Fine and choice, ex Hall, with 2004 P.F. certificate

500
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1017
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1017, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Blue, "TEN" (9), 10c Blue, "TEN" (9)10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Full to ample margins all around, brilliant color, bold strike of Mobile Ala. double-circle datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

500
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1018
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1018, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large margins showing full frameline at left, virtually full at top and right and significant portion at bottom, bright shade, unobtrusive strike of double-circle datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

The defining characteristic of Scott 10 is the frameline between the stamps. The lines were engraved on the plate and served as a guide for the siderographer when aligning the transfers to make the plate. Each stamp shares framelines with the adjoining positions, so four-frameline copies are exceedingly rare.

Red backstamp. With 2019 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $8,250.00)

2,100
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1019
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1019, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full or large parts of framelines on all four sides, essentially complete except at right, "Mobile Ala. Jul. 17, 1863" double-circle datestamp, Very Fine and choice, ex Drucker, with 1985 and 2002 P.F. certificates

2,100
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1020
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1020, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full frameline at bottom, large parts at sides, nicely balanced margins, pastel color, neat strike of Mobile Ala. double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate (85 used)

2,100
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1021
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1021, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a), 10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a). Showing full framelines at top and left and partial framelines at bottom and right, bright shade, neat circular datestamp cancel, light vertical crease, tiny thins, Very Fine appearance, with 1998 Green certificate

2,100
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1022
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1022, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Showing full framelines at top and right, unused (no gum), bright color, neat "Mobile Ala. May 26, 1863" double-circle datestamp cancel, thinned at top from hinge removal, otherwise Very Fine

2,100
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1023
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1023, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a), 10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a)10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a). Margins which are large enough to show four full framelines but the framelines are slightly enhanced with ink that has oxidized to black (was blue in photo on 2009 certificate), pastel color, Charlestown Va. circular datestamp, faintly toned in area of ear and neck, faintly scuffed on the throat, Extremely Fine appearance, signed Dietz and accompanied by his note, with 2009 and 2019 P.F. certificates -- the former issued before the frameline enhancements oxidized to black (and not mentioned)

2,100
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1024
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1024, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Greenish Blue, Frameline (10b), 10c Greenish Blue, Frameline (10b)10c Greenish Blue, Frameline (10b). Unused (no gum), framelines on all sides and showing part of adjacent stamp at left, light horizontal crease and small thin spots

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE IN THE GREENISH BLUE SHADE.

Ex Murphy, Hastings and Kilbourne. With 2018 P.F. certificate

3,750
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1025
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10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100 with sheet margins all around and "Bank Note Engravers Richmond Va. No. 4" imprint at bottom left, original gum, approximately ten stamps h.r., others Mint N.H., bright color, few light toned spots, few light creases, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as blocks of four

2,125
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1026
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10c Blue, Die A (11). Pane of 100, with "Keatinge & Ball, Bank Note Engravers Columbia, S.C. No. 2" imprint, dry original gum applied by brush causing light toning over much of the pane, a few creases mostly affecting the margins, otherwise Very Fine, Scott Retail as a plate block of twelve and 22 blocks of four

2,295
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1027
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1027, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c), 10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c)10c Greenish Blue, Die A (11c). Huge margins, rich color in the Greenish Blue shade, tied by "Quincy Flor. Feb. 3" circular datestamp on small piece, Extremely Fine Gem and desirable Florida use, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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1028
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1028, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Huge margins to large with right sheet margin, rich color, cancelled by Macon Ga. double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate

400
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1029
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 1029, Confederate States: General Issues off Cover20c Dark Green (13), 20c Dark Green (13)20c Dark Green (13). Deep rich color, full to large margins, Gainesville circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

400
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