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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-04-08
The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 153, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-63)1c Ultramarine (63a), 1c Ultramarine (63a)1c Ultramarine (63a). Radiant color in the distinctive Ultramarine shade, attractive centering and margins, part strike of cogwheel cancel

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL AND SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE ELUSIVE ULTRAMARINE SHADE OF THE ONE-CENT 1861 ISSUE.

Don Evans devotes almost an entire column in his book on the 1c 1861 Issue to a discussion of the Ultramarine shade, in which he notes they are "extremely scarce" (p. 33). We have offered only three other used examples since keeping computerized records.

With 2009 P.S.E. and copy of 2013 P.F. certificates -- the former as a strip of three and the latter as a pair (this the bottom stamp in both multiples)

1,900
950
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1099, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B-65)1c Ultramarine (63a), 1c Ultramarine (63a)1c Ultramarine (63a). Radiant color in the distinctive Ultramarine shade, wide margins, neat strike of circular datestamp cancel leaves entire design clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFULLY CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE ELUSIVE ULTRAMARINE SHADE OF THE ONE-CENT 1861 ISSUE.

Don Evans devotes almost an entire column in his book on the 1c 1861 Issue to a discussion of the Ultramarine shade, in which he notes they are "extremely scarce" (page 33). We have offered only three other used examples since keeping computerized records

With 2001 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
3,750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2013-12-17
The Golden Oak Collection of Superb United States
 
Sale Number 1062, Lot Number 176, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-69)1c Deep Ultramarine (63a var), 1c Deep Ultramarine (63a var)1c Deep Ultramarine (63a var). Intense shade, bold circle of wedges cancel, three wide margins, reperfed at right, still Very Fine example of this scarce sub-shade, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2012-10-23
The Nick Kirke Collection of Gem-Quality Used U.S. Stamps
 
Sale Number 1032, Lot Number 3104, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B-67b)1c Ultramarine (63a), 1c Ultramarine (63a)1c Ultramarine (63a). Rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, neat strike of target cancel and also circular datestamp at bottom, tiny thin spot at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1972 P.F. certificate

650
1,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2012-06-07
The Natalee Grace Collection of Used U.S. Stamps, Part One
 
Sale Number 1024, Lot Number 94, 1c 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63)1c Ultramarine (63a), 1c Ultramarine (63a)1c Ultramarine (63a). Radiant color in the distinctive Ultramarine shade, wide margins, unobtrusive cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, a surprisingly scarce shade especially in used condition, Don Evans devotes almost an entire column on p. 33 of his book on the 1c 1861 Issue to a discussion of this shade where he notes that they are "extremely scarce", only one other turns up in Power Search (with a thin spot, which brought twice Scott Catalogue value in 2009), with 1988 P.F. certificate for pair

650
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2009-09-29
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 976, Lot Number 1309, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-67b)1c Ultramarine (63a), 1c Ultramarine (63a)1c Ultramarine (63a). Rich color on bright paper, well-balanced margins, neat strike of target cancel and also circular datestamp at bottom, tiny thin spot at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1972 P.F. certificate

650
1,300
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