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Confederate 1862 5¢-10¢ Issues

Lots 2235-2243

Lot 2235    

Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ blue, Stone 2, block of 8, o.g., full to large margins, strong color, small thin spots, fresh and Very Fine appearance.
Scott Nos. 4    $2,600 as two blocks.

Realized: $625

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Lot 2236    

Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose, three singles, each large to huge margins except touched on one side, tied by three strikes of "Mobile Ala. Aug 29, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Artesia, Miss.; small stain in address, Very Fine and scarce triple-rate use with the 10¢ rose, ex-Brandon.
Scott Nos. 5    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Lot 2237    

Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose, ample to large margins, tied by neat "Richmond, Va., Jul 9, 1862" cds on fresh homemade cover to Yellow Branch, Va., Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 5    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $350

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Lot 2238    

Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose, four large margins, tiny abrasion at top, tied by light "Selma, Ala., Jul 23" cds on cover to Mobile Ala., Very Fine and attractive, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott Nos. 5    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $260

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Lot 2239    

Confederacy, 1862, 10¢ rose, "G" and "E" of "Postage" joined, large margins to in at bottom left, tied by sharp "Mobile, Ala. Sep 26, 1862" cds on buff cover to Adams Store, Ala., F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. 5 var.; $750 as normal on cover    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $210

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Lot 2240    

Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ light blue, White Tie variety on De La Rue paper, horizontal pair with right stamp having the "White Tie" variety, full to large margins all around, tied by bold strike of "Richmond Va. Mar 28" cds (type 5g circa 1865) on orange cover to Amherst C.H., Va., endorsed "Via Lynchburg", Very Fine, One of Only Two Recorded Covers Bearing the White Tie Variety on De La Rue Paper., ex-Conrad Bush, Richard Warren; signed Brian Green.
Scott Nos. 6 var.    Estimate $400 - 600.

This is a very late use of this stamp and just days before the end of the War.

Realized: $650

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Lot 2241    

Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ light blue, De La Rue printing, horizontal pair, four margins, tiny scissor cut bottom right, tied by readable "Lake City Fla., May 13" cds to Tullahoma Tenn. care of General Bragg, F.-V.F.
Scott Nos. 6    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 2242    

Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ blue, Archer & Daly printing, horizontal pair, three margins, slightly in at top,tied by "Charleston S.C., Apr 8, 186" cds on brown wallpaper cover with floral pattern in shades of brown, addressed to Asheville N.C.; flap folded over for display, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott Nos. 7    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A BEAUTIFUL C.S.A. ADVERSITY COVER FROM CHARLESTON S.C.

Realized: $950

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Lot 2243    

Confederacy, 1862, 5¢ blue, Archer & Daly printing, horizontal pair, large margins except in at right, tied by blue "Franklin Depot, Va., Apr 1" cds to Kirkley's Cross Roads, S.C., sharp strike of black "MISSENT" straightline; some spotting, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 7    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $260

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