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Sale 1048 — 2013 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 June, 2013

Category — 1861-66 Issue, 1867-68 Grilled Issue, 1875 Re-Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
261°
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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

45,000
12,000
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