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14877

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, unused (no gum), tiny thin, Fine appearance, SCV $225. $110.

$110

14880

New Orleans, La., 2¢ red #62X2, unused (no gum), small tear at top, small filled thin, Very Fine appearance, SCV $190. $70.

$70

14884

New Orleans, La., 5¢ brown on white #62X3, used with town cancel, SCV $200. $150.

$150

14886

New Orleans, La., 5¢ brown on white #62X3, clear crisp impression, fresh, used with PAID cancel, tiniest filled thin, SCV $200. $80.

$80

14887

New Orleans, La., 5¢ red brown on bluish #62X4, used with town cds, filled thin, rich color, SCV $200. $80.

$80

14888

New Orleans, La., 5¢ red brown on bluish #62X4, used with PAID straightline cancel, tiny thin, SCV $200. $90.

$90

14889

New Orleans, La., 5¢ red brown on bluish #62X4 with PART IMPRINT at bottom, used with PAID straightline cancel, signed “Dietz,” SCV $200+ $120.

$120

14892

New Orleans, La., 5¢ yellow brown #62X5, unused (no gum), tear, thin, faulty Spacefiller, Very Fine appearance, SCV $160, $50.

$50

14896

Memphis, Tenn., 2¢ blue #56X1a, Position 17 – CRACKED PLATE VARIETY, crack shows below the bottom two stars above postmaster's name, unused, no gum, 2 European backstamps showing through slightly to face, small fault at upper left, SCV $250, CCV $500. $200.

$200

14897

Memphis, Tenn., 2¢ blue #56X1 CONSTANT VARIETY, Position 6 (as plated by Pratt in 1929 and publicized by Dietz but not listed – we need to change that – SCRATCH across GALLA of MCGALLAWAY as well as notch in left frame), no gum, creasing as usual for this thin pelure paper, SCV $100+  $150.

$150

14902

Mobile, Ala., 2¢ black #58X1, unused, part original gum, staining and faults with lower right corner chip, SCV $2,250. $400.

$400

14903

Mobile, Ala., 5¢ blue #58X2, tied neat double circle town cancel Sep. 20, 1861, on small piece, small lower left corner stamp repair, SCV $400. $250.

$250

13924

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, Type M, large margins showing 3-1/2 outer frame lines, ample at upper right, tied by Nov. 19 [1861] cds on small piece, light horizontal crease at bottom otherwise Very Fine, Very few of the Charleston provisionals extant are sound, 2014 SCV $ 850. $675.

$675

13925

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, Type C, ample margins, Oct. 1 [1861] cds, Fine, Very scarce in sound condition, 2014 SCV $ 850. $900.

$900

13926

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, Type P, large margins showing two outer frame lines and traces of a third, neat Oct. 12 [1861] cds, thin spot at bottom left otherwise Very Fine, Very few of the Charleston provisionals extant are sound, 2014 SCV $ 850. $550.

$550

13927

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, Type E, large margins with outer frame lines all around, neat Oct 27, 1861 double circle, three horizontal creases, Very Fine appearance, Very few of the Charleston provisionals extant are sound, 2014 SCV $ 850. $625.

$625

13928

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, Type E, ample margins, rich color, January 1862 circular datestamp, few thins, light horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, used in January after the General Issues were readily available, Very few of the Charleston provisionals extant are sound, 2014 SCV $ 850. $500.

$500

13929

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, Type D, large margins showing three outer frame lines to just in at upper right, Nov. 19 circular datestamp, thin spot at top, Fine appearance, with 1972 CSA certificate, Very few of the Charleston provisionals extant are sound, 2014 SCV $ 850. $525.

$525

13930

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, Type L, large margins to just touched, rich color, showing faint second impression shifted approximately 6 mm, a kiss print, small corner creases and small thin spots, appears Very Fine, a fascinating stamp worthy of additional research, illustrated in the Calhoun book on p. 72, Scott does not list any printing varieties for this issue, Scott Catalogue Value as normal used stamp, Very few of the Charleston provisionals extant are sound, 2014 SCV $ 850+ $525.

$525

16197

Mobile, Ala, 5¢ blue #58X2, used, rebacked with left margin added, Very Fine appearing. SCV $450. $200.

$200

16198

Mobile, Ala, 2¢ black #58X1, used, top margin added, small tear, thin, crease, rare Spacefiller, SCV $1,200. $200.

$200

16211

Knoxville, Tenn., 5¢ brick red #47X1 tied on piece, small sealed tear at upper right, 1983 PF Certificate, SCV $1,400. $900.

$900

16214

Memphis, Tenn. 2¢ blue #56X1, used, rebacked over faults, portions of design edge drawn in, Dietz signature on verso. SCV $1,250. $500.

$500

16216

Memphis, Tenn., 5¢ red #56X2, tied on small piece of illuminated cover by town cds, SCV $250. $250.

$250

16218

Memphis, Tenn., 5¢ red #56XU3, cut square from entire, tied by town cds, SCV $3,000 as full entire. $500.

$500

16219

Nashville, Tenn. 5¢ carmine #61X2, part original gum, faulty, signed Dietz, SCV $1,000. $550.

 

$550

16220

Nashville, Tenn. 5¢ brick red #61X3, used with blue town cancel, faulty, SCV $1,000. $550.

$550

16221

Nashville, Tenn. 5¢ gray #61X4, used with blue town cancel, tiny tear at right edge, perfect margins, Extremely Fine appearance, THE GRAY SHADE OF NASHVILLE IS FAR RARER THAN THE OTHER NASHVILLE SHADES. SCV $1,500. $1,500.

 

$1,500

16224

New Orleans, La., 2¢ red #62X2, original gum, heavily hinged, small thin, Very Fine appearance, SCV $190. $100.

$100

16225

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, used, nice deep color, Fine, SCV $550. $300.

$300

16226

New Orleans, La., 5¢ brown #62X3, used on small piece by straightline PAID cancel, SCV $200. $150.

$150

16227

New Orleans, La., 5¢ brown #62X3 pair, used with town postmark Jun 16, fresh, SCV $425. $350.

$350

16229

New Orleans, La., 5¢ OCHRE #62X3b, used with PAID straightline cancel, small owner backstamp, Very Fine, Scarce shade! SCV $625. $600.

$600

16230

New Orleans, La., 5¢ red brown #62X4, unused (no gum), Very Fine, SCV $325. $300.

$325

16231

New Orleans, La., 5¢ red brown #62X4, used with light town cds, Fine, SCV $200. $150.

$150

16233

Nashville, Tenn. 5¢ violet brown #61X5, used with light blue town cancel, small edge thin at top, Very Fine appearance, SCV $750. $350.

$350

16393

Nashville, Tenn., 5¢ light carmine #61X2, used with blue express company oval, large tear at lower right, 2011 CSA certificate, Very Fine appearance, Ex Hind, SCV $650. $350.

$350

16399

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, used with light town postmark, corner crease at lower left, otherwise Very Fine, SCV $550. $260.

$260

16401

New Orleans, La., 5¢ red brown on bluish, #62X1, used with edge of town postmark, tiniest thin at top, SCV $200. $100.

$100

16569

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, horizontal pair, Calhoun Types D-E, original gum, bright color, large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left and right sheet margin, rich color, thin spots, Very Fine appearance. Apart from the unique block of fifteen, this is the only reported unused multiple of the Charleston postmaster's provisional. Prior to the discovery of the block of 15 in 1979 (Kaufmann Auction), this was the only recorded unused multiple. Two backstamps (one just shows thru at center). Illustrated in the Calhoun book on p. 60. Ex Hiram Deats, Caspary, Calhoun and Stanley. SCV $3,250. $4,000.

$4,000

16571

Charleston S.C., 5¢ Blue #16X1, unused, no gum, faint toning, shallow thins and light crease, SCV $1,400. $950.

$950

16602

Memphis, Tenn. 2¢ dark blue #56X1, tied on piece with neat town postmark, slight wrinkling, Fine, 1983 PF certificate, SCV $1,250. Ex Brandon and Stanley. $900.

$900

16617

Nashville, Tenn., 5¢ gray #61X4, ample margins to just in at left, rich color in this scarce and distinctive shade, light blue town cancel, fresh and Fine, ex Carroll and Stanley, 1986 PF certificate, SCV $1,500. $1,000.

$1,000

16653

New Orleans, La., 5¢ ochre #62X3b, used with light town cancel, thin at top, Scarce shade, SCV $625. $300.

$300

16715

Memphis, Tenn., 5¢ red #56X2 used with partial town cancel, scissor cut at upper right, SCV $250. $100.

$100

16734

Mobile, Ala, 2¢ black #56X1, unused (no gum), 4 evenly balanced margins, fresh but for tiny rust color stains and no trace of a cancel, small thin, Very Fine appearance, SCV $2,250. $1,500.

$1,500

16737

Fredericksburg, Va., 5¢ blue #26X1, unused, no gum, heavy hinge remnants over faults (crease and thin, bit hinge stained, SCV $900. $190.

$190

16742

Nashville, Tenn., 5¢ gray, #61X4, used with blue numeral “5,”, tiny edge of black cds at lower left,Scarcest of the Nashville shades, SCV $1,500. $950.

$950

16743

Nashville, Tenn., 5¢ violet brown, #61X5, tied on small piece by blue town postmark, pre-use creases, SCV $750. $250.

$250

9440

New Orleans, LA 5¢ yellow brown #62X5, unused, no gum, small paper inclusion at center, Very Fine SCV $160. $140.

$140

17164

Memphis, Tenn., 5¢ red #56X2 cut to shape (light crease at bottom) and tied by neat town cancel on piec, SCV $250.  $125.

$125

14678

Fredericksburg, Va. 5¢ blue #26X1, partial original gum, slight translucent spot at center, bit of wrinkling usual for this tissue thin paper, SCV $900.  $200.

$200

16741

Nashville, Tenn., 5¢ carmine, #61X2, used with blue town postmark, small shallow thins, rich color, SCV $650. $200.

$200

17311

Memphis, Tenn., 2¢ dark blue #56X1 tied on small piece by town postmark, defective corner lower right (difficult to impossible to see – per 1985 PF certificate, Ex Gallagher, SCV $1,250. $450.

$450

17559

New Orleans, La., 5¢ brown on bluish #62X4 variety, vertical pair with FILLED IN FRAMES variety, tied on small piece by neat town postmark, signed Colby and faintly backstamped J. H. Stolow. $300.

$300

17560

New Orleans, La., 5¢ brown on bluish #62X4 pair boldly tied by 7 NOV New Orleans postmark on small piece. $350.

$350

17602

New Orleans, La., 5¢ brown #62X3 with ample to huge margins all around, tied by light town cancel on piece, Very Fine. SCV $200. $220.

$220

17634

Fredericksburg, Va., 5¢ blue 26X1, no gum, small hole at upper left, faulty, sharp impression with deep color, SCV $900. $200. 

$200

17635

Mobile, Ala., 5¢ blue 56X2 used with neat Mobile, Ala, Nov. 22, 1861, double circle datestamp, SCV $450.  $250.

$250

17636

Memphis, Tenn., 2¢ blue 56X1, unused (no gum), creases, tiny thin, faulty Spacefiller, SCV $100. $25.

$25

17637

Memphis, Tenn., 5¢ red 56X2, used with town postmark, small tears and creases, faulty Spacefiller, SCV $250. $50.

$50

17638

New Orleans, La., 2¢ red 62X2, unused (no gum), soiled, creases, thins, faulty Spacefiller, SCV $190. $50.

$50

17669

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, light town postmark, Fine, SCV $800. $400.

$400

17670

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, used with PA[ID] cancel, Fine, SCV $800. $400.

$400

17671

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, light town postmark, Fine-Very Fine, SCV $800. $500.

$500

17672

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, light town postmark, tiny scissor cut at lower left edge, Fine-Very Fine, SCV $800. $500.

$500

17673

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, light town postmark, small thin otherwise Very Fine, SCV $800. $450.

$450

17678

New Orleans, La., 2¢ blue #62X1, light town postmark, internal paper break at center, Fine appearance, SCV $800. $150.

$150

17699

Nashville, Tenn., 10¢ Green #61X6, deep rich color, canceled by blue "THE SOUTHERN EXPRESS CO. NASHVILLE" blue oval datestamp, Very Fine. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED 10¢ NASHVILLE CANCELED BY THE "SOUTHERN EXPRESS CO. NASHVILLE" OVAL DATESTAMP. While the handstamp is lightly struck, the letters "SOUT" are clearly visible below the rim of the cancel. The somewhat recently discovered 5¢ Carmine (61X2) on cover with "The Southern Express Co. Nashville" oval, sold in 2010 by Rumsey Auctions, is proof that this marking existed and was used on Nashville adhesive provisionals. With 2004 PF certificate declining opinion on the cancellation (issued prior to the discovery of the full cancel on the 61X2 cover). With 2010 CSA certificate confirming the Southern Express Co. marking and noting no faults. Only about 25 recorded copies, most of which are faulty. SCV $7,500 as a regular used example. Ex Argentum and Pegram. A GREAT RARITY. $4,500.

$4,500

17722

New Orleans, La., 5¢ yellow brown, #62X5, unused, no gum, Very Fine, SCV $160. $160.

$160

18065
New 10-8-18

Athens, Ga., 5¢ purple #5X1, type 1, used, Fine, natural horizontal printing streak above value, 1958 Royal Philatelic Society London certificate. SCV $1,400. $600.

$600

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