I have a CSA #11 stamp perforated in gauge 8 1/2. How
can I be sure if it is genuine or not?
How can I tell the difference between CSA #6 and CSA #7
London (De La Rue) Paper? I know they are considered to be different
stamps, but they look the same to me.
Can you make some comments with regard to the condition
Confederate Stamps particularly with regard to the gum? I like to
collect Original Gum Never Hinged stamps but find that is next to
impossible with regards to Confederate stamps.
I am having trouble trying to identify CSA #11 from CSA
and also trying to identfy which are the Archer and Daly printings and
which are the Keatinge & Ball printings. Can you explain the
How do you tell the difference between the Paterson and
the Hoyer & Ludwig printings of the CSA #2?
I have not been able to find any real information about
CSA stamps that are showing up on E-Bay described as "Unissued
Confederate Stamps." One looks like the 5c Jefferson Davis #6 but is a
10c value and is in various colors. The other looks like the John C.
Calhoun #14 but is a 2c value in green. I cannot find these stamps in
my catalog. Can you tell us something about these stamps?
Would you please explain the significance of the "Old
Point Comfort" cancels on Civil War mail?
In the Scott Catalog, the value for CSA #8 and CSA #13
higher for a used stamp than for a mint stamp. Would you discuss this
difference in catalog values and also comment on the fake cancels seen
on these stamps?
I would like to start a Collection of CSA Stamps and
Can you give some advice as to how one goes about starting such a