Sale 409 — 1972 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 23 March, 1972

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
61
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Sale 409, Lot 61, 1861-66 Issue1c Indigo, "First Design" (55). Fresh, o.g., Rich color, Very Fine. Probably the finest of the few known examples of this famed rarity

12,000
10,000
62
ogbl
Sale 409, Lot 62, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block, Mint, Fine-Very Fine

950
625
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63
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Sale 409, Lot 63, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown, "First Design" (57). Beautifully centered, small thin at top and a few short perfs. as often, Very Fine appearance, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
3,600
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64
c
Sale 409, Lot 64, 1861-66 Issue10c Dark Green, "First Design", 5c Brown Yellow (58, 67a). Each tied by "Jamaica Plain, Mass." pmk on small envelope to Paris, Oct. 15, 1861 use with Red "Boston, Paid 12" & Red French transits. A few nibbed perf on 10c. Handsome and Rare combination

E. 350-500
700
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65
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12c Black, "First Design" (59). Beautifully centered, Fresh, o.g., Extremely Fine, Probably the finest of the mere handful known of this very great rarity, with P.F. Certificate

25,000
23,000
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66
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Sale 409, Lot 66, 1861-66 Issue24c Grayish Lilac, "First Design" (60a). Fresh color, part o.g., Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
575
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67
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Sale 409, Lot 67, 1861-66 Issue30c Red Orange, "First Design" (61). Rich, Deep color, Fresh, A Fine and Handsome Rarity

8,000
5,000
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68
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Sale 409, Lot 68, 1861-66 Issue90c Dull Blue, "First Design" (62). Wonderfully well centered, Rich color, microscopic split in one perf., still one of the finest examples known of this great rarity

11,000
7,000
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69
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Sale 409, Lot 69, 1861-66 Issue3c Pink (64). Brilliant color, Fresh, full o.g., negligible tiny gum buckle, Very Fine. A Gorgeous example of this rare stamp in exceptional condition, Ex-Caspary

875
950
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70
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Sale 409, Lot 70, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose, Imperforate (65c). Block of Six, Very Fine, Scarce

375
625
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71
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Sale 409, Lot 71, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66). Brilliant color, Fresh, o.g., Fine

550
475
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72
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Sale 409, Lot 72, 1861-66 Issue5c Buff (67). Beautifully centered, Fresh, Bright color, Very Fine, despite a single partly short perf. at top. Seldom seen in such choice quality

650
750
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73
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Sale 409, Lot 73, 1861-66 Issue3c Scarlet (74). Rich color, Fine and Fresh, with P.F. Certificate

1,200
850
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