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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 = 60, Symbol IN ("H")
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-06-26
2019 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2033, 1861-68 Issues24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, deep rich color in this distinctive First Color, outstanding centering both top to bottom and side to side

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1861 DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity. For example, Scott 70c has a value of $35,000.00 versus Scott 70TCe (60) at $15,000.00.

With 1984 and 2002 P.F. certificates.

15,000
16,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
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Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 96, 1861 First Designs and Colors Stamps24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, deep rich color in this distinctive First Color

FRESH AND FINE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1861 DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity. For example, Scott 70c has a value of $35,000.00 versus Scott 70TCe (60) at $15,000.00.

With 1968 P.F. certificate. This is the first sound original-gum copy we have offered since 2015.

15,000
7,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2016-09-14
The Alan Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 64, 1861-66 Issue First Dsigns and Colors (Scott 55-62B)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, well-centered, slight fading at right and light corner creases

EXTREMELY FINE CENTERING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

With 1975 P.F. certificate

15,000
2,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2016-05-31
2016 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1129, Lot Number 341, 1861 Issue First Designs and Colors24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, defective at top right, few small thin spots

A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity. For example, Scott 70c has a value of $35,000.00 versus Scott 70TCe at $15,000.00.

15,000
2,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2013-06-25
2013 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1048, Lot Number 260, 1861-66 Issue, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, intense color in the true Dark Violet First Color, remarkably detailed impression on bright paper, better centering than normally seen for this difficult issue

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity. For example, Scott 70c has a value of $35,000.00 versus Scott 70TCe at $15,000.00.

With 2012 P.F. certificate.

15,000
11,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2012-12-10
The David W. Gorham Collection
110
PF 85
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Sale Number 1036, Lot Number 110, 1861 Issue First Designs and Colors (Scott 56-66)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade in the true Dark Violet First Color, remarkably detailed impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity. For example, Scott 70c has a value of $35,000.00 versus Scott 70TCe at $15,000.00.

Ex Whitman. With 1986, 1995 and 2009 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

15,000
16,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2012-03-29
The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 209, 1861 Issue First Colors and First Designs (Scott 55-62B)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Part original gum, deep rich color and detailed impression, few perfs trimmed at upper left

A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE THE 1861 24-CENT DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity.

Purple backstamp.

15,000
1,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2010-02-23
The "Hampshire" Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 983, Lot Number 41, 1861 Issue First Designs and Colors24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, deep rich color and proof-like impression, single short perf at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE THE 1861 24-CENT DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity.

Ex Hansen. With 1991 and 2008 P.F. certificates

15,000
6,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2009-04-27
The "Laila" Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 972, Lot Number 3062, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, choice centering, distinctive dark First Color shade, proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity. For example, Scott 70c has a value of $35,000.00 versus Scott 70TCe at $12,500.00.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

12,500
15,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2009-01-27
The Alan B. Whitman Collection of Outstanding U.S. Stamps
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Sale Number 968, Lot Number 67, 1861 First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-61)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60), 24c Dark Violet, First Color (60)24c Dark Violet, First Color (60). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade in the true Dark Violet First Color, remarkably detailed impression, choice centering for this difficult issue

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT DARK VIOLET EARLY TRIAL PRINTING. ONE OF THE RAREST OF THE 24-CENT 1861-63 ISSUE SHADES.

The Dark Violet trial printing and Violet regular issue shades are often confused, and the Scott Catalogue adds to the confusion by putting the Dark Violet (the old Scott 60) in the Trial Color Proofs section as 70TCe, while the Violet gets a front seat as Scott 70c. In our opinion, there is no good reason to relegate the Dark Violet to the Trial Color Proof section. As a result, the stamp offered here is undercatalogued in relation to other 24c stamps of equal rarity. For example, Scott 70c has a value of $35,000.00 versus Scott 70TCe at $12,500.00.

With 1986 and 1995 P.F. certificates

12,500
26,000
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