Sale 1255 — The David W. Gorham Collection of Outstanding Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 17-20 May, 2022

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Category — Confederate States: General Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1197
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1197, Confederate States: General Issues5c Green, Stone 1 (1). Large margins all around, bright color nicely complemented by blue Christiansburg Va. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

200
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1198
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1198, Confederate States: General Issues10c Light Blue, Paterson (2a). Large margins all around, pretty shade, bold strike of Richmond Va. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

200
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1199
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1199, Confederate States: General Issues10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Horizontal pair, huge margins, bright shade, right stamp malformed star at top left, neat strike of dark green "Monticello Feb. 3" circular datestamp Extremely Fine, a beautiful pair, with 1992 and 2012 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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1200
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1200, Confederate States: General Issues10c Dark Blue, Hoyer & Ludwig (2b). Large even margins, red grid cancel, faint manuscript offset on back, Extremely Fine, ex Ferrary, Knapp and Hall, with 2002 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

350
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1201
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1201, Confederate States: General Issues10c Dark Blue, Paterson (2b). Large margins, deep rich color, Augusta Ga. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1997 C.S.A. certificate

Bid on this lot

300
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1202
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1202, Confederate States: General Issues10c Indigo, Paterson (2c). Full to large margins, intense shade and richly inked impression, blue grid cancel, small thin spots, small internal crease

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE TRUE INDIGO IS ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL CONFEDERATE COLOR VARIETIES.

Ex Dietz and Birkinbine. With 2001 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

1,750
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1203
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1203, Confederate States: General Issues2c Green (3). Large even margins all around, pretty shade, light strike of "Aiken S.C. Nov. 19" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1990 and 2016 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

750
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1204
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1204, Confederate States: General Issues5c Blue, Stone 3 (4). Rich color, large even margins, complementary strike of blue Raleigh N.C. double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine, a lovely example from Stone 3, with 2003 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

290
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1205
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1205, Confederate States: General Issues10c Rose (5). Large margins to full, radiant color nicely complemented by blue Lynchburg circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 2004 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

450
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1206
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1206, Confederate States: General Issues10c Carmine Rose (5 var). Bright shade (almost qualifies as the Carmine shade), large margins, neat strike of grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

850
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1207
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1207, Confederate States: General Issues5c Light Blue, De La Rue (6). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, well-struck "Randolph Macon College Va. Sep. 16" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful pair, with 2011 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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1208
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1208, Confederate States: General Issues5c Blue, Local (7). Huge margins all around including part of five adjoining stamps and left sheet margin, rich color, blue Petersburg Va. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
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1209
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1209, Confederate States: General Issues5c Blue, Local, Printed on Both Sides (7b). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in at left including part of adjoining stamps at top, circular datestamp cancel, second side clearly printed and well-centered, faint manuscript offset

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE CHOICEST EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 5-CENT LOCAL PRINTED ON BOTH SIDES.

Perhaps a half-dozen used pairs are known. Ex Knapp and Hall. With 2011 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

3,000
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1210
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1210, Confederate States: General Issues2c Brown Red (8). Large margins all around, bright shade, light strike of red circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, especially rare with a red cancel (Scott assigns a $225.00 premium), with 1991 and 2003 P.F. certificates

Bid on this lot

575
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1211
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1211, Confederate States: General Issues2c Brown Red (8). Huge margins including part of adjoining stamp at right, neat strike of circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2016 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

Bid on this lot

350
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1212
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1212, Confederate States: General Issues2c Pale Red (8a). Clear margins to ample, pretty shade, light strike of Raleigh N.C. double-circle datestamp, Very Fine example of this distinctive shade, with 2002 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

450
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1213
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1213, Confederate States: General Issues10c Blue, "TEN" (9). Large margins all around, bright and fresh color, well-struck Calhoun Ga. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2002 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

500
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1214
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1214, Confederate States: General Issues10c Milky Blue, "TEN" (9a). Large margins to full, pretty shade, neat strike of Charleston S.C. double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

Bid on this lot

550
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1215
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1215, Confederate States: General Issues10c Gray Blue, "TEN" (9b). Huge margins, lovely color, neat strike of Richmond Va. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine example of this desirable shade, with 2006 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

600
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1216
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1216, Confederate States: General Issues10c Milky Blue, Frameline (10a). Showing large part of framelines on three sides, crisp impression, "Mobile Ala. May 13" double-circle datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE. RARE IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.

With 2006 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

Bid on this lot

2,250
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1217
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1217, Confederate States: General Issues20c Green (13). Large to huge margins including right sheet margin, pretty shade, light strike of Savannah Ga. circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

400
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1218
 
Sale 1255, Lot 1218, Confederate States: General IssuesConfederate States Balance. Two items, first is 62X5, huge margins to large, neat strike of circular datestamp, second is No. 4, large and even margins, rich color, light strike of cancel, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, first with 2000 P.S.E. certificate

Bid on this lot

375
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