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Sale 1225 — Civil War Postal History, featuring the 'Ambassador' Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

Category — Group Lots

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 322, Group LotsMemphis Tenn., 5c Red, New Orleans La., 2c Red, 5c Brown (56X2, 62X2, 62X3), Memphis Tenn., 5c Red, New Orleans La., 2c Red, 5c Brown (56X2, 62X2, 62X3)Memphis Tenn., 5c Red, New Orleans La., 2c Red, 5c Brown (56X2, 62X2, 62X3). First unused (no gum), both New Orleans original gum, 62X3 with paper hinge remnants, large margins to full, fresh colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 2018 or 2019 P.F. certificates, the 62X2 graded VF-XF 85

Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 323, Group LotsConfederate Provisionals Balance, Confederate Provisionals BalanceConfederate Provisionals Balance. Six genuine stamps, includes unused Nos. 62X1, 62X2 (two) and 62X5 (two), used No. 62X4, plus four counterfeits (Livingston, New Orleans and Pleasant Shade), few small faults, appear Fine

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 324, Group LotsGeneral Issues Balance, General Issues BalanceGeneral Issues Balance. Twelve items plus group of obvious forgeries, including unused Nos. 1 (three), 2 (pair and single, latter Stone Y), 3 (single and pair), 4 (strip of three), 5 and 14, used including pairs of Nos. 2 and 8, few faults but overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 1,000-1,500
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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 325, Group LotsGeneral Issues, Unused Multiples Balance (7/12), General Issues, Unused Multiples Balance (7/12)General Issues, Unused Multiples Balance (7/12). Four choice original gum multiples, including No. 7 right margin block of four with brass ruled lines showing in margin (unlisted in Scott), right pair is also the "filled-in lines" variety, No. 8 Mint N.H. horizontal block of eight, minor gum bends, No. 12 Mint N.H. cross-gutter pair and vertical block of 12, in very different shades, block with some light creasing, overall Very Fine group

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Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 326, Group Lots5c and 10c General Issues (6, 7, 11, 11c, 12, 12), 5c and 10c General Issues (6, 7, 11, 11c, 12, 12)5c and 10c General Issues (6, 7, 11, 11c, 12, 12). Six used stamps, each is a Gem with large to huge margins, including No. 6 with right sheet margin, one No. 12 with bottom left corner margin and a red circular datestamp cancel, two certs mention trivial toning spot, Extremely Fine Gems, each with a certificate including four with grades -- No. 6 graded 95J, No. 7 graded 95, No. 11 graded 95, No. 11c graded 95,

E. 300-400
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