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237 Selected Lots, Page 1 of 24
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2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2325, 1861-68 Issues: Foreign Destinations24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Bright color in the true Steel Blue shade, used with 3c Rose Pink (64b) and 12c Black (69), tied by large Boston "Paid" grid cancels on 1861 blue folded cover to Melbourne, Australia, endorsed "Persia via Marseilles", red "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid Oct. 8" and receiving backstamps, red crayon "34" credit, red London transit also ties 3c, faint waterstains

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL AND RARE THREE-COLOR 1861 ISSUE FRANKING, INCLUDING THE SCARCE 24-CENT STEEL BLUE, PAYING THE 39-CENT RATE TO AUSTRALIA BY BRITISH MAIL VIA MARSEILLES.

Ex Vogel. With 1971 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
Future Sale
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1128
PSE 95
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1128, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-78)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, beautiful true Steel Blue color on bright paper providing contrasting background to vivid red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 24-CENT 1861 STEEL BLUE, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND IT IS SHARED BY ONLY ONE OTHER.

The Steel Blue is the most distinctive of all the 24c shades. Unlike some of the others, it is rarely mistaken or misidentified, and as such has always been a favorite of collectors. It is extremely rare in this superb used condition.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $9,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded and only one other shares it (ex Kirke).

890
5,250
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1129, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-78)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Striking color in the true Steel Blue shade, wide margins, Flatbush N.Y. circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 and 2002 P.F. certificates

850
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1660, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Choice centering with well-balanced margins, rich color, light cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1987 P.F. certificate

850
1,500
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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
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1159, South America24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Used with 10c Green (68), tied by "Washington D.C. Apr. 18, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Guatemala, neat "4" reales due handstamp, slightly reduced at left

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE COVER TO GUATEMALA WITH THE 24-CENT 1861 STEEL BLUE SHADE.

This cover comes from the Crosby correspondence. Using Power Search, we located only one other cover to Guatemala with the 24c Steel Blue (from our 1983 Rarities sale).

Ex Haas and Rose. With 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
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
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1219, France (including Algeria and Corsica)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Used with three 1c Blue (63) in different shades and 3c Rose (65), tied by target cancels, light strike of "Greenburg N.Y. July 21" (1865) circular datestamp on cover to Dunkirk, France, with "Office of the Superintendent of the Metropolitan Police" label at top left and Hussey's Time Posted label on back (tied by receiving datestamp), red "New York Paid 6 Jul. 22" credit datestamp, boxed "P.D." ties 3c, French transit datestamp ties one 1c, Very Fine and unusual double-rate franking, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
800
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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 146, 1861-66 Issue Stamps, cont.24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Unused (no gum), intense color in the true Steel Blue shade, fresh and Fine, scarce in sound unused condition, with 1960 P.F. certificate

6,250
2,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
 
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 147, 1861-66 Issue Stamps, cont.24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Horizontal pair, gorgeous centering, deep rich color at the darker end of the Steel Blue spectrum, each tied by red Type A "Supplementary Mail" handstamp on small blue piece with part of Jan. 16, 1862 transit datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS PAIR OF THE 1861 24-CENT STEEL BLUE TIED ON A PIECE BY THE SUPPLEMENTARY MAIL CANCEL. TRULY PHENOMENAL IN EVERY RESPECT.

We are surprised this pair has remained intact, as the 24c Steel Blue shade is difficult to find with such choice centering.

E. 5,000-7,500
15,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
 
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 148, 1861-66 Issue Stamps, cont.24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Radiant color, neat strike of large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, single short perf at upper right, otherwise Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate

865
450
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
 
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 149, 1861-66 Issue Stamps, cont.24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Rich color nicely complemented by red grid cancel, few small faults not readily apparent, Very Fine appearance

890
225
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