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Lot 3328
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Confederate States, Charleston, S.C., 1861, 5¢ blue (Scott 16X1), light black cancellation at bottom right, fresh and affordable example of this scarce postmaster provisional issue; numerous thin spots; heavy vertical crease down center, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $800 for faulty (per Scott).
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $170.
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Lot 3329
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Confederate States, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ brown (Scott 62X3), neatly struck "PAID" cancellation, awesome top quality showpiece featuring boardwalk margins and spectacular rich color; this could be the finest known example of this tough New Orleans provisional issue, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
Scott $200.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3330
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Confederate States, 1861, 5¢ green (Scott 1), gorgeous blue "Norfolk, Va" town cancellation, incredible top quality example of the Confederacy's first regularly issued postage stamp; perfectly balanced margins and gleaming fresh color; fault free - rare thus; destined for the finest collection, Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $185.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 3331

Confederate States, 1862, 5¢ blue (Scott 4), o.g., lightly hinged (pencil mark on gum), awesome example with luscious rich color printed on clean white paper; a fabulous stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $225.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3332

Confederate States, 1862, 5¢ light blue, De La Rue printing (Scott 6), o.g., never hinged, brilliant color and deeply etched impression boasting jumbo margins including parts of all eight adjoining stamps, the perfect addition to any CSA collection! Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J.
Scott $18.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3333

Confederate States, 1863, 2¢ brown red (Scott 8), o.g., never hinged, striking World Class GEM with gleaming rich color showing portions of adjacent 8 surrounding stamps, Superb, highest graded example - The Top Of The Pop, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $1,900.
Scott $75.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $800.
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Lot 3334

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N" (Scott 9), o.g., hinge remnant, fresh and choice appearing example; horizontal creases and minor staining at top right corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $950.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3335
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Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N" (Scott 9), beautiful blue town cancellation, remarkable little GEM with an eye catching postmark; this tough "T-E-N" issue is seldom encountered with such wonderful attributes, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $525.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3336
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Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ blue, "T-E-N" (Scott 9), neatly struck black town cancellation, gorgeous rich shade; a beautiful example of this "T-E-N" stamp with bold color; with original cover from which it originated includes with this beautiful stamp; small thin spot, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $500.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3337

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ greenish blue (Scott 11c), o.g., never hinged, unbelievable well margined example of the more difficult greenish blue shade; picture frame margins on all sides showing parts of 8 surrounding stamps from the sheet, Superb, highest graded example, the Top-Of-The-Pop, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $550.
Scott $30.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $300.
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Lot 3338

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ blue (Scott 12), block of 12, o.g., hinged (only top left and top right stamp hinged), dynamite top quality multiple with intense color, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Scott $240.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3339

Confederate States, 1862, 1¢ orange, unissued (Scott 14), o.g., never hinged, one in a million showpiece destined for the finest collection; a beautiful mint stamp with fabulous color and clean fresh gum, Superb, stunning example that is the top of the population report, and is of course the finest known example - according to PSE's population report, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $2,550.
Scott $100.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 3340

Confederate States, Reprints, 1918 Frank Baptist and 1926 August Dietz, Baptist reprint proof card, signed and dated with his photo card, a bottom margin block of twelve from the altered 2¢ die in green, and a bottom left corner margin block of 15 of the 10¢ in deep blue, both items signed August Dietz in margins, also light grey pane of 25 and top left margin block of 9 in light blue, Very Fine.
C.S.A. Catalog U1a, U2-2b.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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