Sale 489 — 1976 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 31 March, 1976

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
79
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Sale 489, Lot 79, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Incredibly Well Centered with Larger than Usual Margins, Fresh Color, o. g., Extremely Fine, a "Gem", with P. F. Certificate

325
850
80
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 80, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block, Marvelous Rich Color, Very Fine, Rare

1,300
1,100
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81
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 81, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block of Twelve, Fresh Gorgeous Color, Particularly Well Centered Throughout, partial separation, neatly and meticulously rejoined with minute bits of hinge, Very Fine, A Splendid Showpiece, Believed to be The Largest Multiple of this Stamp in Existence, (realized $2,800.00 in our 1974 Rarity sale when the cat. value was $3,250.00)

4,250
3,500
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82
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Sale 489, Lot 82, 1861-66 Issue30c Red Orange, "First Color" (61). Beautiful Centering, Vivid Deep Color, Part o. g., Extremely Fine, Possibly the Finest Existing Example of this Stamp, with P. F. Certificate, A Great Rarity

10,000
10,500
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83
c
Sale 489, Lot 83, 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Perfs. touch, tied together by Large Rosettes, "New York, Apr 30, 1863" pmk. on Forwarded Cover to Wash., D. C., originating in New South Wales with 2p Blue (46, 48 or 49), 6p Violet (40) & 1/-Rose (42), small faults, tied by "N. S. W." Ovals & NY Rosette, Red London Transit, Black "New-York, Br. Pkt." (partly covered by U. S. stamps), "Sydney, New South Wales" Backstamp, A Very Attractive and Rare Combination Cover, ex-Knapp

E. 500-750
1,250
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84
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Sale 489, Lot 84, 1861-66 Issue3c Pink (64). Block with Left Sheet Margin, Fresh, o. g., Gorgeous Color, negligible separations, top pair light creases, Bottom Pair Fine, Handsome Example of this Very Rare Block, with P. F. Certificate

4,250
2,800
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85
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Sale 489, Lot 85, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66). Marvelous Centering, Fresh, o. g., Extremely Fine

700
1,400
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86
ogbl
Sale 489, Lot 86, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66). Block. Marvelous Color, Fresh, o. g., perfs. tiny bit in at bottom, Fine for this Rare Block

3,250
2,400
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87
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Sale 489, Lot 87, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72). Block, Magnificent Fresh Color, Nearly Full o. g., right pair has vertical crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Fantastically Beautiful Appearance, Very Rare

2,250
2,000
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88
P
Sale 489, Lot 88, 1861-66 Issue2c Black, Large Die Proof (73P). 51X56mm, Fresh, thinning in extreme top of margin, far from design, Very Fine

1,000
1,200
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89
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Sale 489, Lot 89, 1861-66 Issue3c Scarlet (74). Fresh, Mostly o. g., Fine

1,650
1,300
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90
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Sale 489, Lot 90, 1861-66 Issue3c Scarlet, Imperforate (74a). Large Margined Single, Extremely Fine, signed Bartels, with P. F. Certificate

750
1,200
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