Items for Sale - Jefferson Davis "T-E-N", 10¢ Blue Intaglio

16848

CSA 9, 10¢ blue "T-E-N" SPERATI FORGERY, Type B, canceled with partial CHARLESTON / S.C. circular datestamps (one of the harder to find Sperati canceling devices), stamped “counterfeit” in red and signed by Sperati, Ex Powell and Katz. See Confederate Stamp Primer Trouble Spots – CSA 9 for type differences. $450.

Jean de Sperati was one of the most noted and proficient stamp forgers in the world. His stamps were often authenticated as genuine by experts. He was a printer by profession and could skillfully mimic with detailed accuracy the design and motifs as well as the paper of the real thing. He was nicknamed "The Rubens of Philately." Forgeries by Sperati often command prices equal to the genuine stamps.

$ 450

18893

CSA 9a, 10¢ milky blue, unused, slight soiling specks on face otherwise Very Fine, SCV $1,050. $600.

$ 600

19152

CSA 9, 10¢ blue "T-E-N" SPERATI FORGERY, TYPE B, canceled with partial NEW YORK / PAID circular datestamp and signed by Sperati on verso. See Confederate Stamp Primer Trouble Spots – CSA 9 for type differences. $450.

Jean de Sperati was one of the most noted and proficient stamp forgers in the world. His stamps were often authenticated as genuine by experts. He was a printer by profession and could skillfully mimic with detailed accuracy the design and motifs as well as the paper of the real thing. He was nicknamed "The Rubens of Philately." Forgeries by Sperati often command prices equal to the genuine stamps.

$ 450

19159

CSA 9, 10¢ blue T-E-N, light internal crease, FACE FREE blue CDS, light staining, SCV $525. $375.

$ 375

19345

CSA 9, 10¢ blue T-E-N used with Alabama CDS, light toned spot across top margin, unusual octagonally cut-to-shape stamp with ample to huge margins, SCV $500. $500.

$ 500

19455

New 1-8-21

CSA 9a, 10¢ milky blue, T-E-N, unused, slightly oxidized, slight diagonal crease, Very Fine appearance, SCV $1,050. $700.

$ 700

19456

New 1-8-21

CSA 9a, 10¢ milky blue, T-E-N, used, with neat partial town postmark, pressed crease, Extremely Fine appearance, SCV $550. $450.

$ 450

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