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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 = 67, Symbol IN ("COVER")
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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-30
2020 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 78, 1861-66 Issue5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Two singles, rich color in the unmistakable Buff shade, tied by target cancels, "San Francisco Cal. Jul. 11, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Lowville N.Y., sender's route directive "Via Panama", cover with minor age stains, Very Fine and attractive use, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate as the Brown Yellow shade (Scott 67a), this is a classic Buff and matches the color on a cover offered in our "Sevenoaks" sale (Sale 831, lot 2261) sent the same day with four of the same stamps, we have described the darker brownish shades as 67 and the brighter yellowish shades as 67a, regardless of certification, and lots may not be returned because of a difference of opinion

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 498, 1861-1866 Issue, Beautiful and rare 1861 5¢ Buff and Red Brown combination on an embossed corner card cover

5¢ Buff (67), used with 5¢ Red Brown (75), both cancelled by and Buff tied by grid cancels, "Reading Pa. Sep. 10, 1863" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to San Jose, California, with blind embossed booksellers and music dealers corner card, Buff stamp with light diagonal crease at right, cover slightly reduced at left not affecting the corner card, certificate does not mention either of these issues but states light overall soiling which is not evident, Very Fine and striking, a scarce combination of these two better shades paying the 10¢ rate over the Rocky Mountains, ex Grunin and Ishikawa, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 499, 1861-1866 Issue, An extremely choice pair of the 1861 5¢ Buff on an incoming steamship cover

5¢ Buff (67), vertical pair, perfectly centered, warm shade, tied by part strike of "N. York Steamship" circular datestamp on cover to Brooklyn N.Y., backflap removed, Extremely Fine Gem pair of the 5¢ Buff on cover, probably fewer than five pairs on cover exist in this superb quality, ex Brown, Moody and Haas

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 500, 1861-1866 Issue, Extraordinarily beautiful three-color 1861 Issue franking to Hong Kong

5¢ Buff (67), rich color, used with 10¢ Green (68) and 30¢ Orange (71), tied by target cancels, "Williamsburgh N.Y. Jan. 31" (1862) circular datestamp on buff cover to Hong Kong, China, magenta manuscript "24" credit, red "London Paid" transit datestamp (February 15) ties 10¢, well-struck "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp, "New York Am. Pkt Feb. 1" and Hong Kong (Apr. 11) backstamps, 5¢ with slight crease from placement near edge, fresh and Very Fine, a colorful use to Hong Kong paying the 45¢ rate, the dates correspond to the sailing of the Inman City of New York from New York on February 1, 1862, arriving Liverpool February 15, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1101, British North America and St. Pierre & Miquelon5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Horizontal pair, centered to top, tied by bold "Milwaukee Wis. Oct. 10, 1861" circular datestamp and grid on buff cover to Montreal, Canada, bold "U. States" in arc handstamp, tiny nick in bottom left corner of cover, Very Fine, a choice and early use of the 5c Buff to Canada, ex Gibson

E. 750-1,000
700
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1147, South America5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Used with 10c Green (68) and 30c Orange (71), tied by grid cancels, "Oberlin O. Apr. 20" (1863) circular datestamp on cover to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, sender's directive "Via England Southampton", red "N. York Br. Pkt Paid Apr. ?" circular datestamp, magenta manuscript "40" credit, London Paid transit datestamp (May 4), 5c lightly creased at top from placement at edge, 30c with tiny gum speck, Very Fine, this is the only example of the 5c Buff used to Brazil located with Power Search, a great rarity, ex Gallagher

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1281, Germany5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Bright color, used with 1c Blue (63) and 10c Green (68), tied by red grid cancels, matching "N. York Hamb. Pkt. 10 Paid Apr. ?" credit datestamp on 1862 cover to Bremen, Germany, Hamburg backstamp, Very Fine, colorful franking paying the 15c rate plus 1c carrier fee, 1957 Ashbrook letter accompanies

E. 500-750
1,700
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1320, Italy5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Rich color, placed over edge and used with 3c Rose (65) and two 10c Green (68), tied by red grid cancels, red "New-York Hamb. Pkt. Mar. 20" (1862) circular datestamp struck partly off bottom of small cover to Rome, Italy, sender's directive "Hamburg Mail 22 March" at top left, bold boxed "PF" and "P.D." handstamps, various manuscript rates, wide range of backstamps, 3c small fault at bottom left, Very Fine appearing cover with a colorful franking paying 28c rate via Hamburg Mail, ex Neinken, signed Hargest

E. 500-750
850
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1467, China5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Perfs trimmed at left, radiant color, used with 10c Green (68) and 30c Orange (71), tied by well-struck large "Paid" grid cancels, red "Boston 24 Sep. 18" (1861) and matching "Boston Br. Pkt. 40 Sep. 18" credit datestamp overstuck, on folded tissue-paper cover to Shanghai, China, sender's directive "pr 'Arabia' via Marseilles", red crayon "40" credit, red London Paid transit datestamp (Sep. 30), red "1" (1p) Colonial rate, Hong Kong backstamp, horizontal file fold well away from stamps, usual light wrinkling associated with this fragile paper, 5c with tiny flaws

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE THREE-COLOR FRANKING OF THE 1861 ISSUE IN EARLY SHADES, USED TO PAY THE 45-CENT RATE TO CHINA VIA MARSEILLES. USED WITHIN THE FIRST MONTH OF ISSUE FOR ALL THREE STAMPS.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
2,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-10-25
United States and CSA Postal History
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2157, 5c 1861-68 Issues Specialized Collection: Buff Shades (Scott 67)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Rich color, tied by light strike of rimless circular datestamp on lady's cover to Hudson O., Very Fine, a pretty cover, overpaid 3c rate, with 2002 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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