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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 97, 1861 First Designs and Colors Stamps30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Unused (regummed), vibrant color, tiny thin spot at top right, small corner crease at bottom right, light bend and short perf at left not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR. ONLY 33 ARE CONTAINED IN OUR RECORDS, OF WHICH 32 ARE AVAILABLE TO COLLECTORS.

Our census of Scott 61, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/61 , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Virtually all are centered to one side, and many are centered to two sides. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible.

Census No. 61-UNC-29. With 1993 P.F. certificate

40,000
9,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 119, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Part original gum called "small part" on most recent certificate, vibrant color, centered to right with perfs just touching, light diagonal crease at top right (a typical characteristic of the 30c First Color)

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR.

Our census of Scott 61, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/61 , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Virtually all are centered to one side, and many are centered to two sides. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible. Only six stamps with original gum are free of faults, and among those a few have a nibbed perf or two.

Census No. 61-OG-09. Ex Waterhouse, Crocker and "Ambassador" (Siegel Sale 300) and from our 1995 Rarities sale. With 1955 and 2008 P.F. certificates

40,000
8,000
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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
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 105, 1861 First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62)30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Unused (no gum), vibrant color which is remarkable, far better centering than normally seen, completely sound

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND AND CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR.

Our census of Scott 61, available at https://siegelauctions.com/census/us/scott/61 , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. Virtually all are centered to one side, and many are centered to two sides. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible. This fresh example lacks the typical creasing. Only six stamps with original gum are free of faults, although a few have a nibbed perf or two. The example offered here, free from faults and with better centering than most, is highly desirable.

Census No. 61-UNC-22. Ex Hewitt, Stollnitz and Lyons. With 2018 P.F. certificate

40,000
16,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2017-06-27
2017 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1159, Lot Number 83, 1861 First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62)30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Large part original gum covering nearly the entire back, distinctive "August" shade, nice centering, small flaws including tiny thin, few short perfs and tiny edge tear

FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR.

Our census of the 30c 1861 First Color, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/61/61.pdf , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible. Most stamps are centered to one side.

Census No. 61-OG-25. Ex "Isleham" (Peyton). With 1986 P.F. certificate

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4,750
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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 65, 1861-66 Issue First Dsigns and Colors (Scott 55-62B)30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Unused (no gum), vivid color in the distinctive "August" shade, completely sound (many have creasing)

FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR.

Our census of the 30c 1861 First Color, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/61/61.pdf , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible. This fresh example lacks the typical creasing. All of the sound stamps are centered to one side (as are most of the others).

Census No. 61-UNC-04. With 1992 and 2006 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail for original gum in the grade of "Fine"

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8,000
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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 343, 1861 Issue First Designs and Colors30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Large part original gum, vivid color on bright paper, choice centering, light vertical crease (as do many of this issue)

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR WITH ORIGINAL GUM. THIS WAS THE RIGHT STAMP IN THE LILLY PAIR.

Our census of the 30c 1861 First Color, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/61/61.pdf , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is faint creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible. Six stamps with original gum are free of faults, although a few have a trivial nibbed perf or two. All of the sound stamps are centered to one side (as are most of the others).

Census No. 61-OG-17. Ex Lilly as right stamp in a pair with Census No. 61-OG-16. With copy of 1967 P.F. certificate as pair.

45,000
10,000
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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
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Sale Number 1096, Lot Number 110, 1861 First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62B)30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Part original gum, vibrant color on bright white paper, centered slightly to right but wide margins on three sides and perfs clear of design at right, faintest trace of a diagonal crease at lower right, not noted on certificate and mentioned only because this is characteristic of the 30c 1861 First Color

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS STAMP IS ONE OF THE FIVE BEST-CENTERED 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR STAMPS WITH ORIGINAL GUM. A BRILLIANT AND VERY RARE TRIAL PRINTING.

Our census of the 30c 1861 First Color, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/61/61.pdf , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is faint creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible. Six stamps with original gum are free of faults, although a few have a trivial nibbed perf or two. All of the sound stamps are centered to one side (as are most of the others).

Census 61-OG-08. Ex Zoellner. With 1958 P.F. certificate.

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13,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2014-03-24
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1067, Lot Number 1002, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 61-70c)30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Original gum, intense shade and impression, long and full perforations, certificate states tiny corner crease at top right (in our experience, most of the 1861 First Design/Color rarities have this kind of wrinkling, which was caused by gum)

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND DESIRABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR.

Our census of the 30c 1861 First Color, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/61/61.pdf , contains a total of 33 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is faint creasing, which in some cases is very severe and in others barely visible. Six stamps with original gum are free of faults, although a few have a trivial nibbed perf or two. All of the sound stamps are centered to one side (as are most of the others). The example offered here, with balanced margins and a tiny corner crease, is very desirable.

Census No. 61-OG-33. This is a newly-reported copy.

45,000
13,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2013-11-07
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Issues
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Sale Number 1057, Lot Number 614, 1861 Issue First Designs and Colors (Scott 55-62)30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Original gum, unmistakable intense August shade, well-centered for this difficult issue with three wide margins, barely touched at left, light vertical crease (as most do have)

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR. A DIFFICULT ISSUE TO FIND WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

Our census of the 30c 1861 First Color, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/61/61.pdf , contains a total of 32 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is faint creasing.

Census No. 61-OG-16. This was the left stamp in the pair offered in the 1967 Lilly sale. Previous P.F. certificate as pair no longer accompanies. With 1989 P.F. certificate as single

45,000
15,000
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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 261, 1861-66 Issue, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue30c Red Orange, First Color (61), 30c Red Orange, First Color (61)30c Red Orange, First Color (61). Original gum, unmistakable intense August shade, well-centered for this difficult issue, two vertical creases

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1861 FIRST COLOR.

Our census of the 30c 1861 First Color, available at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/61/61.pdf , contains a total of 32 examples, including one in the Miller collection at The New York Public Library. A characteristic common to most examples of the 30c 1861 First Color is faint creasing.

Census No. 61-OG-23. From our 1969 Rarities sale. With 1969 P.F. and 1997 P.S.E. certificates

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