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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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1863-64 General Issues (Scott 8-13)

Lots 2089-2098 Lots 2099-2108 Lots 2109-2111

Lot 2089    

Confederacy, 1863, 2¢ brown red, large margins to just shaving at bottom, top left corner appears to be replaced, however no mention on clear 1984 P.F. cert., tied by neat strike of "Georgetown, S.C., Mar. 19" cds on blue printed adversity cover to Laurel Hill, S.C., made from from printed Way-Bill, Very Fine and attractive, a nice use of the 2¢ unsealed circular rate.
Scott No. 8    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 2090    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", large margin to just touching at bottom, tied by perfect strike of "Calhoun, Ga., Jun. 14" cds on cover to Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., flap tear, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 9    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $500

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Lot 2091    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N", large margin to touching, tied by perfect strike of "Calhoun, Ga., Jun. 14" cds on cover to Wofford College, Spartanburg, S.C., flap tear", Very Fine.
Scott No. 9    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $450

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Lot 2092    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ milky blue, "T-E-N", ample margins, tied by Richmond, Va. cds on cover to Savannah, Ga.; some light toning, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 9a    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2093 o   

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines", neat Mobile, Ala. town cancel, large margins showing full framelines at right and bottom with partial framelines at left and top, brilliant color, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Graded XF-Sup 95, SMQ $8,250).
Scott No. 10    $1,900.

AN EXCEPTIONAL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1863 10¢ JEFFERSON "FRAME LINES" ISSUE.

Realized: $5,500

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Lot 2094    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines", outstanding single showing three full framelines, tied by Mobile, Ala., Jul. 10, 1863 double circle postmark on lemon advertising cover to Orrville, Ala., advertising corner card in blue of "Walker, Mead & Co., Mobile", included is original enclosure, Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover in outstanding condition.
Scott No. 10    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

Selected Images.

Realized: $3,000

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Lot 2095    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines", large margins to touched at left, full frameline at right, small corner wrinkle at top left, tied by "Mobile, Ala., Jul. 23, '63" double circle postmark on yellow advertising cover to Orrville, Ala., cover showing blue cameo style corner card for "Walker, Mead & Co., Mobile", Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 10    $3,000.

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 2096    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, huge jumbo showing parts of all eight adjacent stamps, strong color and impression, o.g., never hinged, natural gum creases and toned spot at lower right extreme margin, an Extremely Fine jumbo; with 2017 P.S.E. certificate (Graded VF-XF 85J).
Scott No. 11    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $70

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Lot 2097    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue, horizontal pair, four large margins, tied by grid cancels on 1864 cover with matching "Aberdeen, Miss, Apr. 7" cds to Arkadelphia, Ark.; minor soiling affecting stamps and cover not mentioned on cert, F.-V.F.; with 1986 P.F. & C.S.A. certificates.
Scott No. 11    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 2098    

Confederacy, 1863, 10¢ blue + 10¢ blue, strip of 3, tied by three strikes of "Jackson, Miss., Jul. 3" cds's on cover to Columbus, Ga., Very Fine; with 1986 C.S.A. certificate.
Scott No. 11+12    Estimate $300 - 400.

According to the certificate, despite the prepayment of the 40¢ Trans-Mississippi rate, there is no proof that this cover originated west of the river.

Realized: $300

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