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Sale 1209 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 22-23 October, 2019

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Category — Confederate States

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1396
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1396, Confederate StatesAthens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1), Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1)Athens Ga., 5c Purple (5X1). Type II, huge margins to full, bright color, light strike of grid cancel, small thin spot at bottom right, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,400
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1397
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1397, Confederate StatesAthens Ga., 5c Red (5X2), Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2)Athens Ga., 5c Red (5X2). Type II, large margin at left, clear to just touched other sides, radiant color, neat grid cancel

FINE. ONE OF ONLY TWELVE RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE ATHENS 5-CENT RED PROVISIONAL.

Our census contains one half-cover and seven genuine covers with the 5c Red. This count accords with the Crown census. All genuine examples are dated in March or April 1862. In addition, we record three used off-cover examples and the original-gum example from the Sharrer collection (Siegel Sale 1035, lot 6).

With 2018 P.S.E. certificate

5,750
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1398
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1398, Confederate StatesBaton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2), Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2)Baton Rouge La., 5c Green & Carmine (11X2). Margins clear to just in, neat strike of circular datestamp cancel, faults and repairs, Fine appearance, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
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1399
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1399, Confederate StatesFredericksburg Va., 5c Blue, 10c Red on Thin Bluish (26X1, 26X2), Fredericksburg Va., 5c Blue, 10c Red on Thin Bluish (26X1, 26X2)Fredericksburg Va., 5c Blue, 10c Red on Thin Bluish (26X1, 26X2). Unused (no gum), 5c large margins and small repaired hole at center, 10c large margins to in, few faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, 5c with 2014 P.F. certificate

3,150
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1400
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1400, Confederate StatesMacon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green Laid (53X8), Macon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green Laid (53X8)Macon Ga., 5c Black on Light Blue Green Laid (53X8). Large to huge margins including part of two adjoining stamps, showing clear laid lines, unobtrusive strike of circular datestamp cancel, light vertical crease, Extremely Fine appearance, the laid paper stamp is far rarer than the wove, this is the first we have offered since 1997, with 2018 P.S.E. certificate

2,250
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1401
 
Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1401, Confederate StatesNashville Tenn., 10c Green (61X6), Nashville Tenn., 10c Green (61X6)Nashville Tenn., 10c Green (61X6). Ample margin at right, touched to in on other sides, deep rich color, unobtrusive cancel, corner crease at bottom left, small repair at top, otherwise Fine, scarce, approximately 25 examples known, almost all of which have faults, with 1985 P.F. certificate

7,500
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1402
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1402, Confederate StatesTellico Plains Tenn., 5c Red (81X1), Tellico Plains Tenn., 5c Red (81X1)Tellico Plains Tenn., 5c Red (81X1). Setting A with period after "Johnson", original gum, large margins, ink spot on back shows thru, expert repair, otherwise Very Fine, the Rheatown and Tellico Plains provisionals were printed by the same printer, using a typeset form of three subjects, for the Tellico Plains provisional, which probably followed the Rheatown, the post office and postmaster's names were changed, and the third subject at right was reset with a 10c denomination, only two used examples are recorded, both December 1861 dates (one is a cover), with copy of 1974 P.F. certificate for se-tenant strip of three

2,500
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1403
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1403, Confederate States5c Blue, Stone 2 (4), 5c Blue, Stone 2 (4)5c Blue, Stone 2 (4). Top right corner margin block of 15, usual brownish original gum, ample to large margins other sides, few small faults as expected on such a multiple, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as blocks of four, pairs and a single

4,700
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1404
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1404, Confederate States10c Blue, Die B (12, 12c), 10c Blue, Die B (12, 12c)10c Blue, Die B (12, 12c). Three multiples, incl. two blocks of 25 and a block of 15 with plate no. 3 and large part of Keatinge & Ball imprint, original gum, many stamps Mint N.H., distinctly different shades with Dark Blue and Greenish Blue, few small flaws, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail without premium for the better shades

1,550
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1405
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1405, Confederate States20c Green (13), 20c Green (13)20c Green (13). Mint N.H., massive margins including portions of all adjoining stamps, rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $1,110.00 as 98)

45
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1406
 
Confederate States General Issues Balance. Including used No. 1 (two, one on piece), unused Nos. 6-8 and 11-14 (No. 11 is a block of four, No. 14 with top sheet margin), also a sheet margin block of 64 of the 2c Green 1926 Dietz reprint, Very Fine group

E. 300-400
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1407
 
Confederate States Balance. Including used Charleston S.C. No. 16X1 (faulty), General Issues virtually complete (lacking only No. 10), mostly used with a few unused, the better stamps with flaws, otherwise Fine balance, Scott Retail more than $3,400.00

E. 400-500
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1408
 
Confederate States General Issues Balance. 23 items, including unused Nos. 1, 4 (2), 5, 8 (pair), 14, six blocks of four of No. 13, few used including Nos. 8 (2, one on cover is a fake), some faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
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