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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 2317, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Large part original gum, brilliant color, small corner crease at top right, short perf at top left not mentioned on certificate

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 5-CENT IN THE BROWN YELLOW SHADE.

With 2007 P.F. certificate as Scott 67 (Buff), stating "large part o.g. and a small corner crease at top left". We have described the brighter yellowish shades as 67a and the darker brownish shades as 67, regardless of certification, and lots may not be returned because of a difference of opinion as to shade.

30,000
3,500
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 130, 1861-66 Issue Stamps5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Part original gum redistributed over small thin spot, bright color, single toned perf at top left

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 BROWN YELLOW SHADE WITH PART ORIGINAL GUM.

The 5c Brown Yellow and its shade varieties (Buff and Olive Yellow) are recognized as the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in original-gum condition. We have offered fewer than a dozen unused examples in any condition since keeping computerized records.

With 1997 P.F. certificate

30,000
2,400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2017-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1162, Lot Number 137, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Original gum, attractive centering and margins, small flaws including short perf, couple small thins and reperfed at top

FINE APPEARANCE. THE BUFF AND BROWN YELLOW SHADES OF THE 5-CENT 1861 ISSUE ARE THE EARLIEST PRINTINGS AND VERY RARE IN ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

With 2000 P.S.E. certificate as Buff

27,500
1,300
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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 87, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Original gum, h.r., radiant color in the true Brown Yellow shade

FINE. AN EXCEDINGLY RARE SOUND, ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861-66 ISSUE IN THE BROWN YELLOW SHADE.

The 5c Buff and its shade varieties (Brown Yellow and Olive Yellow) are recognized as being among the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in sound original-gum condition. Perhaps the only shade varieties rarer than the 5c Brown Yellow are the 3c Pigeon Blood Pink and 24c Blackish Violet (Scott 64a and 78c). A review of Power Search found only about a dozen other unduplicated sound, original-gum examples of the 5c Buff or Brown Yellow.

Ex "Laila". With 1972 A.P.S. and 2000 P.S.E. certificates

30,000
4,000
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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 345, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Original gum, single hinge mark at top, radiant color in the true Brown Yellow shade with vivid yellow hue, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, four intact perf discs at left add to the "virginal" state of this magnificent stamp, tiny corner perf creases at top left and bottom right

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THIS IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 5-CENT BROWN YELLOW SHADE WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST DIFFICULT SHADES TO OBTAIN IN SOUND AND CENTERED CONDITION.

The 5c Brown Yellow is recognized as being among the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in original-gum condition. Perhaps the only shade varieties rarer than the 5c Brown Yellow are the 3c Pigeon Blood Pink and 24c Blackish Violet (Scott 64a and 78c). A review of Power Search found only thirteen other unduplicated examples offered in all of our Rarities sales and in the past 20 years of our auctions. Approximately half were sound, and none were as nicely centered as the example offered here.

With 2016 P.F. certificate

30,000
9,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2010-10-26
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5343, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-70)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Original gum, true Brown Yellow shade with bright yellowish hue, centered slightly to top but perfs mostly clear, light horizontal crease at top

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 ISSUE IN THE BROWN YELLOW SHADE. WE HAVE SOLD ONLY ELEVEN OTHERS SINCE KEEPING COMPUTERIZED RECORDS.

The 5c Brown Yellow is recognized as being among the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in original-gum condition. Perhaps the only shade varieties rarer than the 5c Brown Yellow are the 3c Pigeon Blood Pink and 24c Blackish Violet (Scott 64a and 78c). A review of Power Search found only eleven other unduplicated examples offered in all of our Rarities sales and in the past 16 years of our auctions.

With 1978 and 2010 P.F. certificates

30,000
2,800
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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 3068, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Original gum, h.r., radiant color in the true Brown Yellow shade

FINE. AN EXCEDINGLY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861-66 ISSUE IN THE BROWN YELLOW SHADE. WE HAVE ONLY SOLD TEN OTHERS SINCE KEEPING COMPUTERIZED RECORDS.

The 5c Brown Yellow is recognized as being among the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in sound original-gum condition. Perhaps the only shade varieties rarer than the 5c Brown Yellow are the 3c Pigeon Blood Pink and 24c Blackish Violet (Scott 64a and 78c). A review of Power Search found only ten other unduplicated examples offered in all of our Rarities sales and in the past 16 years of our auctions.

With 1972 A.P.S. and 2000 P.S.E. certificates

30,000
6,500
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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 82, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-72)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautiful brilliant shade and impression on bright paper, a very early printing with fine detail of background and lathework clearly visible, choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 1861 5-CENT BROWN YELLOW IS ONE OF THE RAREST STAMPS OF THE 1861-66 ISSUE IN SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION -- IT IS UNLIKELY THAT MORE THAN A DOZEN EXAMPLES EXIST AS SUCH. THIS STAMP -- WITH ITS LIGHTLY-HINGED ORIGINAL GUM AND BRILLIANT COLOR -- IS AMONG THE MOST ATTRACTIVE WE HAVE EVER ENCOUNTERED.

As noted, the 5c Brown Yellow and its shade varieties (Buff and Olive Yellow) are recognized as being among the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in sound original-gum condition. Perhaps the only shade varieties rarer than the 5c Brown Yellow are the 3c Pigeon Blood Pink and 24c Blackish Violet (Scott 64a and 78c).

With 1999 P.F. certificate

30,000
18,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2008-05-08
The Jay Hoffman Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 956, Lot Number 67, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Original gum, radiant color, choice centering for this difficult issue, couple barely nibbed perfs at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 BROWN YELLOW SHADE. THIS IS ONE OF THE MOST CHALLENGING CLASSIC STAMPS TO OBTAIN IN SOUND AND ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION WITH ANY DECENT DEGREE OF CENTERING. A GREAT RARITY.

The 5c Brown Yellow and its shade varieties (Buff and Olive Yellow) are recognized as the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in original-gum condition. We have offered less than a dozen unused examples in any condition since keeping computerized records.

With 2004 P.S.E. certificate

27,500
8,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2007-06-16
2007 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 937, Lot Number 81, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Part original gum redistributed over small thin spot, bright color, single toned perf at top left

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 BROWN YELLOW SHADE WITH PART ORIGINAL GUM.

The 5c Brown Yellow and its shade varieties (Buff and Olive Yellow) are recognized as the rarest of 1861-66 Issue stamps in original-gum condition. We have offered less than a dozen unused examples in any condition since keeping computerized records.

With 1997 P.F. certificate

25,000
6,000
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20 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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