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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1861-66 Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2023/01/01, Catalogue = 56, Symbol IN ("H, BL")
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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-10-19
Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 3008, The Dr. Bernard S. Yudowitz Collection of Plate Blocks (Scott 11A-229)3c Orange Red, First Design (56 var), 3c Orange Red, First Design (56 var)3c Orange Red, First Design (56 var). Bottom imprint and plate no. 2 block of twelve, original gum, h.r., radiant color which is distinctly different than the primary Brown Rose color, few perf separations sensibly reinforced

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF TWELVE OF THE 1861 3-CENT FIRST DESIGN IN THE ORANGE RED TRIAL COLOR.

The Chapin census lists one plate block of twelve, which is the largest recorded plate number multiple. We assume that the Chapin census was limited to the Brown Rose 3c First Design, Scott 56. Plate number blocks of any 3c First Design shade are exceedingly rare.

Ex Hall. With 1992 P.F. certificate. Scott value as plate block of eight (any shade) and four singles

21,900
7,000
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-03-03
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 821, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, deep shade, bottom left stamp with small sealed tear in bottom margin, Very Fine appearance, with 1955 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as singles

2,200
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 52, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77), This is the only plate block of twelve of the 3¢ Brown Rose First Design, which is the largest plate number multiple extant

DESCRIPTION

3¢ Brown Rose (56), block of twelve with "ENGRAVED BY THE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY CITY OF NEW YORK" imprint and "No. 2 Plate." plate number at bottom, original gum, correct shade for the old Scott 56 listing (other trial colors are known from this plate)

PROVENANCE

Col. Edward H. R. Green, Part 26, Harmer, Rooke sale, 3/25-29/1946, lot 51

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 183

CONDITION NOTES

Fine-Very Fine; small hinge sliver reinforcements

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$22,200.00 as plate block of eight and singles (listed under 65-E15h for any shade, but the Brown Rose is much more desirable)

E. 10,000-15,000
13,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 101, 1861 First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Block of four, original gum, bottom right stamp Mint N.H., others lightly hinged, radiant color, left stamps few short perfs not mentioned on accompanying certificate, still a Very Fine block, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged singles

2,200
700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 105, 1861 First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62B)3c Orange Red, First Design (56 var), 3c Orange Red, First Design (56 var)3c Orange Red, First Design (56 var). Bottom imprint and plate no. 2 block of twelve, original gum, h.r., radiant color which is distinctly different than the primary Brown Rose color, few perf separations sensibly reinforced

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF TWELVE OF THE 1861 3-CENT FIRST DESIGN IN THE ORANGE RED TRIAL COLOR.

The Chapin census lists one plate block of twelve, which is the largest recorded plate number multiple. We assume that the Chapin census was limited to the Brown Rose 3c First Design, Scott 56. Plate number blocks of any 3c First Design shade are exceedingly rare.

With 1992 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as plate block of eight (any shade) and four singles

21,900
6,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2015-04-28
The Robert R. Hall Collection of Outstanding United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 107, 1861 First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62B)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, choice centering, single corner perf tip added at bottom left of bottom right stamp, otherwise Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott Retail as singles

2,200
1,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2013-11-07
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues
ogbl
Sale Number 1057, Lot Number 611, 1861 Issue First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Block of four, original gum, fresh color, well-centered, Very Fine multiple, Scott Retail as four hinged singles

2,200
600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2013-07-16
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 182, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Block of four, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., rich color, exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine and choice multiple, Scott Retail as four hinged singles

2,200
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2012-03-29
The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two
ogbl
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 207, 1861 Issue First Colors and First Designs (Scott 55-62B)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Block of four, original gum, small h.r., rich color on bright paper, choice centering throughout, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful original-gum block, Scott Retail as singles

2,200
550
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2008-03-25
United States Stamps
ogbl
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 298, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Bottom imprint and plate no. 2 block of eight, bottom stamps Mint N.H., top stamps h.r., bright color, oxidized in a few tiny spots

FINE-VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE IMPRINT AND PLATE NUMBER BLOCK OF THE 1861 3-CENT FIRST DESIGN.

The Chapin census records only six plate blocks. With 2006 P.F. certificate

20,000
10,000
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