Sale 840 — The Hall Collection of Confederate States

Sale Date — Monday, 17 December, 2001

Category — General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
503
c
Sale 840, Lot 503, General Issues On-Cover (No. 13, Balance)20c Green (13). Vertical strip of five with huge right sheet margin and enormous margins except at top where touching, intense shade and bright fresh paper, tied by light strikes of "Montgomery Ala." circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Dadeville Ala., reduced at left to fit album page, minor edgewear

EXTREMELY FINE. THIS IS THE LARGEST RECORDED MULTIPLE OF THE 20-CENT GENERAL ISSUE ON COVER. ONE OF THE MOST IMPORTANT AND SPECTACULAR CONFEDERATE GENERAL ISSUE COVERS IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Knapp (acquired privately by the Halls in April 1928). Unlisted in Scott or Dietz (the latter indicates that a strip of four on cover is the largest multiple).

E. 10,000-15,000
15,500