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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 9 September, 2020

Category — Engraved Issues (Scott 8-10)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
278
 
Sale Number 1225, Lot Number 278, Engraved Issues (Scott 8-10)10c Blue, Frameline (10), 10c Blue, Frameline (10)10c Blue, Frameline (10). Large to huge margins with three complete framelines and almost half of frameline at top, showing top curved line recut, light strike of town circular datestamp cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, a few minor scattered toned spots have been carefully removed and is not noted on accompanying certificate

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES 10-CENT FRAMELINE ISSUE.

The framelines between the stamps define Scott 10. The lines were engraved on the copper 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.

With 2014 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95). This was offered in our Sale 1064 described with "scattered toned spots", which were carefully removed prior to the certificate being issued

2,100
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