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Sale 77: Confederate States of America

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Regular Issues - 1861 5c Green, Jefferson Davis, Stone A/B

Lots 1226-1235 Lots 1236-1240

Lot 1226    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ green, Stone A/B, tied by "New Orleans La. 4 Jan" cds on fresh light buff cover addressed to Lewis Thompson Esqr. in Bertie County, N.C., endorsed "Mail", original 1862 enclosures and docketed on reverse, clean and Very Fine, ex-Wiseman.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 1227 o   

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone A/B, four large to close margins, cancelled by partial Va. C. R.R., Fisherville cds, tiny marge crease, otherwise Very Fine and scarce railroad cds.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 1228    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone A/B, horizontal pair, four nice margins, tied by blue "Bowling Green, Ky., Dec 9" cds on circa 1861 orange cover addressed to the Post Office Chief Appointment Bureau in Richmond, Va.; light cover edge wear, right stamp small tear, Very Fine.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE CONFEDERATE KENTUCKY USE FROM BOWLING GREEN BEARING A 5¢ GREEN LITHOGRAPH PAIR.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 1229    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone A/B, huge corner margin single, large to enormous margins, cancelled by numerous strike of "10" rating handstamp on orange Fredericksburg Va. overpaid drop cover; light soiling, Very Fine and striking, ex-Knapp.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $300 - 400.

The drop letter rate was 2¢, but at this time no 2¢ stamps had been printed.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1230    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone A/B, top sheet margin single, full margins, tied by neat "Warrington Fla. Dec 16" cds on orange cover to Griffin Ga.; tiny top edge mend and open at top and right, still Very Fine and choice use from Florida.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1231    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone A/B, large margins, cancelled by manuscript and matching "Estill Springs Tenn, Jan 21 / 62" manuscript postmark on yellow cover to Salisbury N.C.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine and choice, a very scarce Tennessee postmark unlisted in the C.S.A. handbook.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $200 - 300.

Estill Springs was a town on the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad line.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1232    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone A/B, two singles, one huge margins, other large except touched at right, tied by blue "Nashville Ten., Dec 20" cds on cover to Lynchburg Va., Very Fine and choice use.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1233    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ olive green, Stone A/B, four margins, sharp impression and rich color on bright paper, cancelled by blue four-ring cancel, matching "Charlottesville Va, Nov 21, 1861" cds on orange cover to Orange C.H., Va., fresh and Very Fine.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lot 1234    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ dark olive green, Stone A/B, horizontal pair, four margins, tied by "Richmond Va., Oct 24, 1861" cds on turned orange cover to Hamburg S.C., original letter concerning Home & Foreign Journal subscriptions; inside use with "Keachie La., Oct 12" cds and "Paid" oval and "5" rating handstamp to Richmond Va. underpaying the 10¢ rate for over 500 miles, Very Fine turned use.
Scott No. 1c    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1235    

Confederacy, 1861, 5¢ dark olive green, Stone A/B, four margins with rich color and detailed impression, tied by "Tudor Hall, Va. Nov 2, 1861" cds on cover to Columbia S.C., black "Due / 5" handstamp and red crayon "Due"; tiny edge tear, Very Fine.
Scott No. 1c var.    Estimate $200 - 300.

Cover was double weight and required 10¢ for two times the under 500 mile rate.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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