Sale 283 — 1965 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 24 February, 1965

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
60
og
Sale 283, Lot 60, 1861-66 Issue1c Indigo August (55). Absolutely Magnificent Rich Color, Fine, a Wonderful Copy of this Classic Rarity

3,000
3,200
61
og
Sale 283, Lot 61, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown August (57). Fresh, o. g., trivial, tiny gum creases, slightly nibbed perf. at T., Attractive Copy of this Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

1,800
1,750
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62
c
Sale 283, Lot 62, 1861-66 Issue5c Buff, 10c Dark Green, 30c Orange (58, 67, 71). Vertical pair of latter tied by grids, clear red New York Sep. 17 Paid, Red French Transits on neat Folded Payen Correspondence Cover to Lyon, First Day Usage of 10c August, 5c touched at T., others Very Fine, A Rare, Handsome, and Very Choice Combination, note by Ashbrook on back mentioning this as the cover from which the listing was made

E. 750-1,000
875
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63
og
Sale 283, Lot 63, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue August, Imperforate (62a). Gigantic margins, Magnificent Color, faint crease, Extremely Fine Appearance

425
425
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64
og
Sale 283, Lot 64, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue August, Imperforate (62a). Horiz. Pair, Large to Huge Margins all around, Rich Vivid Color, faint horiz. crease at B., Extremely Fine appearance

850
875
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65
c
Sale 283, Lot 65, 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63). Centered to U. L., tied by Bold Waterbury, Ct. Dog's Head cancel on Jan 17, '66 local cover, docketed at L., Gorgeous Example of this Rare Cancel

E. 350-500
625
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66
 
Sale 283, Lot 66, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65). Beautifully Struck Waterbury, Ct. Man Wearing Tall Hat cancel, A Gem, Very Fine

E. 250-300
400
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67
c
Sale 283, Lot 67, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65). Clipped at T. and U. R., tied to cover by clear Waterbury, Ct. Man Smoking Pipe cancel, Attractive Looking Example of this Very Rare Cancel

E. 250-300
250
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68
c
Sale 283, Lot 68, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72). Huge margins & tied by clear Shield cancel, clear "N. York Am Pkt. Paid", "London Paid 7 Dee '65", "32", "1d", all in Red, N. Y. Merchants Cachet, "pr City of Washington & Overland Mail" in ms., on neat folded cover to China, light filing folds thru stamp, Very Fine appearance, a Very Rare & Handsome Cover, with P. F. Certificate

1,000
850
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69
ogbl
Sale 283, Lot 69, 1861-66 Issue2c Black (73). Irregular Bottom Imprint Plate No. (31) Block of 12, fresh, full o. g., an Extraordinary Blackjack Showpiece, Fine

E. 250-300
475
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70
og
Sale 283, Lot 70, 1861-66 Issue3c Scarlet (74). Fresh, o. g., Very Fine

375
450
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