Sale 468 — 1975 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 March, 1975

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
62
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 62, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56), 3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56)3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block, Incredibly Well Centered, Fresh, o. g., sensibly reinforced with four tiny bits of hinge, one corner perf. broken off & neatly restored, otherwise Extremely Fine, Rare Block

1,300
675
63
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 63, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown, "First Design" (57), 5c Brown, "First Design" (57)5c Brown, "First Design" (57). Magnificent Color, Well Centered, minute trace of toning in one perf. at left, still a Very Fine & Handsome Example of this Rare Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

8,000
4,750
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64
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 64, 1861-66 Issue10c Dark Green, "First Design" (58), 10c Dark Green, "First Design" (58)10c Dark Green, "First Design" (58). Block, Nearly Full o. g., with P. F. Certificate which states ... "genuine Scott 58, with some perforations separated, a light horizontal crease" (the separations have been lightly strengthened, the crease is actually a bend which does not break the paper), Very Fine, A Rare Block in Any Condition, Especially when so well centered

7,000
2,600
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65
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 65, 1861-66 Issue24c Dark Violet, "First Color" (60), 24c Dark Violet, "First Color" (60)24c Dark Violet, "First Color" (60). Magnificent Color, Large Part o. g., Well Centered, Very Fine, A Gorgeous & Rare Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

2,000
2,500
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66
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 66, 1861-66 Issue90c Dull Blue "First Design", Imperforate (62a), 90c Dull Blue "First Design", Imperforate (62a)90c Dull Blue "First Design", Imperforate (62a). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins, Beautiful Deep Rich Color, faint horiz. crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, Very Rare, with P. F. Certificate

3,000
1,850
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67
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 67, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Fresh, Nearly Full o. g., Beautiful Deep Color, much better than usual centering, Very Fine, Handsome Stamp

650
1,000
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68
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 68, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66). B. Imprint Plate No, 3c Lake (66). B. Imprint Plate No3c Lake (66). B. Imprint Plate No. 34 Strip of Four, Gorgeous Color, Fresh, a Sensational Showpiece of the Greatest Rarity

2,600
3,500
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69
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 69, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake, Imperforate (66a). Horiz, 3c Lake, Imperforate (66a). Horiz3c Lake, Imperforate (66a). Horiz. Pair, Large Margins All Around, Full o. g., Extremely Fine with P. F. Certificate

700
1,300
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70
c
Sale Number 468, Lot Number 70, 1861-66 Issue5c Buff, 10c Green, 30c Orange (67, 68, 71), 5c Buff, 10c Green, 30c Orange (67, 68, 71)5c Buff, 10c Green, 30c Orange (67, 68, 71). Tied together & on the cover by neat Red Grids, N. Y. to Canary Is., via London, Nov. 1861, Better than usual centering, light filing crease in 10c, others Fine, A Gorgeous, Rare Showpiece

E. 500-750
900
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71
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 71, 1861-66 Issue12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Vertical Block of Six, with Part Right Sheet Margin, Fresh, o. g., disturbed on one, other five nearly full gum. Exceptional Centering, Particularly the right vertical strip, An Extremely Fine & Handsome Block

730
1,300
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72
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 72, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72). B. Imprint Plate No, 90c Blue (72). B. Imprint Plate No90c Blue (72). B. Imprint Plate No. 18 Strip of Four, Fresh, Rich Color, couple blunted perf. tips on one, others Fine, a Gorgeous Showpiece of Utmost Rarity

1,300
2,700
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73
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 73, 1861-66 Issue2c Black (73). Bottom Imprint & Plate No, 2c Black (73). Bottom Imprint & Plate No2c Black (73). Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 31 Strip of Four, Fresh, Part o. g., Strong, Intense Shade, tiny hinge reinforcements, Very Fine, Rare

E. 350-500
950
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74
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 74, 1861-66 Issue2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Vertical Block of Six with Right Sheet Margin, Marvelous Centering, Fresh, o. g., tiny hinge reinforcements, Extremely Fine, Rare in such wonderful centering

280
1,400
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75
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 75, 1861-66 Issue3c Scarlet (74), 3c Scarlet (74)3c Scarlet (74). Brilliant Color, Large Part o. g., Fine & Rare, with P. F. Certificate

1,500
1,650
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76
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 76, 1861-66 Issue5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Marvelous Deep Rich Color, Nearly Full o. g., Very Fine & Handsome

265
400
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77
ogbl
Sale Number 468, Lot Number 77, 1861-66 Issue24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Vertical Block of Six with Part Bottom Imprint & Plate No, 24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Vertical Block of Six with Part Bottom Imprint & Plate No24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Vertical Block of Six with Part Bottom Imprint & Plate No., Fresh, o. g., Marvelous Color & Centering, tiny hinge reinforcements, Extremely Fine, A Beautiful Block

420
1,600
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