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Lot 5448

Confederate States, New Orleans, La., 1861, 5¢ yellow brown on off-white (Scott 62X5), top margin single with "New Orlea[ns]" imprint, o.g., never hinged, a huge, day-one-fresh stamp, with massive margins capturing guide line and stamp below's top frameline, Superb, unpriced in SMQ, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded Superb 98.
SMQ SUP 98.
Scott $190 as o.g.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 5449

Confederate States, 1862, 5¢ light blue, De La Rue printing (Scott 6), complete sheet of 100, o.g., never hinged, post office fresh and attractive sheet; a little light soiling at bottom and a few usual wrinkles, tiny tear and tiny hole in right selvage, Very Fine, with clean 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,500 as 25 blocks of 4.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $700
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Lot 5450

Confederate States, 1863, 2¢ brown red (Scott 8), o.g., never hinged, a jumbo Jackson, cleanly printed on fresh paper, with portions of all eight surrounding stamps captured, a Superb gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $1,250 as a "100".
Scott $75 for o.g.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5451

Confederate States, 1863, 2¢ brown red (Scott 8), bottom margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, an enticing foursome, Post Office fresh with warm color, clean print and sound margins all around; some blue offset on gum, Very Fine+, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $375 as o.g.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 5452

Confederate States, 1863, 2¢ brown red (Scott 8), left margin block of 20, o.g., never hinged, very fresh and attractive for issue; vertical creases at left margin and in between fourth and fifth stamps, a little light toning in margin and a few light wrinkles, Very Fine.
Scott $1,875 as 4 blocks.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5453
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Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ blue, "frame lines" (Scott 10), a lovely stamp with solid color, precision impression, and fully margined by fresh paper; face-free "PD" cancel; thin spot at top in "P" of cancel, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 5454

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ greenish blue (Scott 11c), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh jumbo framed by portions of all eight surrounding stamps, a Superb gem, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $375 as "100" #11.
Scott $30 for o.g.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 5455

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ greenish blue (Scott 12c), top right corner sheet margin strip of 4, tied by blue "PETERSBURG, Va" town cancel, lovely shade, large to huge margins on three sides to just touching left stamp at left, parts of three adjoining stamps at bottom, a magnificent showpiece; trivial pre-use creases, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, Ex-Caspary with original H. R. Harmers sales sheet.
Scott $200 ++ as 4 singles.
Estimate $200 - 300

Light pencil notation at left, "(C)ompy D / Terry, Tex. Ran." plus rate make it likely that it was a rare Trans-Mississippi usage. Strip of four on cover catalogs at $4000
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Current Bid $200
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Lot 5456

Confederate States, 1863, 10¢ dark blue (Scott 12d), o.g., never hinged, an extraordinary jumbo framed by portions of all eight adjoining stamps; deep, rich color and precise impression, a Superb gem, a stellar addition to any CSA collection, a Top of the Pop, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J (as #12).
SMQ Gem 100J; $700 as a "100".
Estimate $400 - 500.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 5457

Confederate States, 1863, 20¢ green (Scott 13), o.g., never hinged, a grand stamp in alluring color on pristine paper; surrounded by portions of eight adjoining stamps (jumbo indeed), a Superb gem, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $750 as a "100".
Scott $45 for o.g.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 5458

Confederate States, 1863, 20¢ green (Scott 13), horizontal pair, o.g., never hinged, beautifully printed with solid color and crystal-clear impression, plus portions of ten surrounding stamps, Superb Gem, TOP OF THE POP, unlisted in the SMQ population report, listed at $2,500 as a pair in the grade of "100", with 2019 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 5459
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Confederate States, 1855, 10¢ green, type I, Imprint Strip (Scott 13), block of 20 with Archer & Daly, Richmond, Va. imprint, very difficult to find in such a large multiple, very lovely for this issue, unused without gum; a few small insect erosions in bottom margin and in position 13, light toning in second from left pair, light creases on top right stamp and left selvage, Very Fine.
Scott $1,650.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 5460

Confederate States, 1862, 1¢ orange, unissued (Scott 14), o.g., never hinged, Post Office fresh on clean paper cut wide to capture portions of all eight surrounding stamps, a Superb gem, a Top of the Pop, with the highest grade awarded in PSE's Population Report being 100, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate graded Gem 100J.
SMQ Gem 100J; $1,700 as a "100".
Scott $110 as o.g.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $500
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