Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
127
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 127, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56), 3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56)3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block, o.g., Bottom Pair Mint, Well-centered, Fresh, Very Fine

3,000
2,300
128
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 128, 1861-66 Issue10c Dark Green, "First Design", 5c Buff (62B, 67), 10c Dark Green, "First Design", 5c Buff (62B, 67)10c Dark Green, "First Design", 5c Buff (62B, 67). 5c negligible flaws, Rich Color, tied by Grids, Town pmk. on Fresh Orange Buff Cover to Germany, partial Bold Red "N. York Paid Hamb. Pkt. 10", Handsome Rare Cover, signed Ashbroook

E. 1,000-2,000
650
Back to Top
129
P
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 129, 1861-66 Issue1c-90c 1861 Issue, Small Die Proofs (63P2, 66P2, 68P2, 69P2, 71P2, 72P2, 73P2, 76P2-78P2), 1c-90c 1861 Issue, Small Die Proofs (63P2, 66P2, 68P2, 69P2, 71P2, 72P2, 73P2, 76P2-78P2)1c-90c 1861 Issue, Small Die Proofs (63P2, 66P2, 68P2, 69P2, 71P2, 72P2, 73P2, 76P2-78P2). Complete Set on Full Gray Card from a Roosevelt Album, Very Fine

4,250
1,600
Back to Top
130
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 130, 1861-66 Issue3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Block, Fresh, Lovely Color, o.g., light creases affect two (one of these with tiny tear), another with negligible perf. tear, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Block in Any Condition

16,000
7,000
Back to Top
131
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 131, 1861-66 Issue3c Pink (64). The Unique Bottom Imprint & Plate No, 3c Pink (64). The Unique Bottom Imprint & Plate No3c Pink (64). The Unique Bottom Imprint & Plate No. 12 Block of Twelve (4x3), Well-centered, some separations hinge reinforced, three with light vertical crease, Handsome, Rare Unique Multiple

46,000
28,000
Back to Top
132
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 132, 1861-66 Issue3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Beautiful Color and Centering, tied by Cleveland O. Grid Duplex on Fresh Oct. 11, 1861 Orange Cover to Pa., small cover tear, nevertheless Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

350
425
Back to Top
133
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 133, 1861-66 Issue3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a), 3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a). Rich Color, tied by Washington D.C. Sept. 1861 pmk. on Overall "Our Army & Navy" Patriotic Cover Featuring Portraits of Gen. Butler and Com. Stringham With Background of Union Soldiers and Ships Attacking Rebel Fort, cover rejoined three sides with large hinges, few edge faults, still Quite Handsome, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
2,700
Back to Top
134
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 134, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by Bold Dark Blue Negative "UNION" Between Points of Negative Star, "Mittineague Mass." pmk., opened three sides and back reattached, Extremely Fine Appearance

E. 750-1,000
750
Back to Top
135
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 135, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Average, tied by the so-called "Chittenden Eagle" Fancy Cancel of New York City (Eagle With 13 Stars Above, Perched On "May 6 NEW YORK" Shield) on Cover to Philadelphia, Probably Only Two or Three Covers Known, Considered to be the "Piece De Resistance" of 3c 1861 Issue Fancy Cancellations

E. 2,000-5,000
3,250
Back to Top
136
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 136, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by Exceptionally Clear New York City Walking Man (or Dancing Man) on 1866 Folded Letter (lacks small part of internal fold), closed cover tear at top left, otherwise Fine, One of the Rarest of All New York City Fancy Cancels

E. 750-1,000
2,000
Back to Top
137
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 137, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Average, tied by New York Bird On Nest, Bold Remarkably Clear Strike on professionally "freshened" Orange Buff Cover, An Extremely Rare New York City Fancy Cancel (In Use For Only Three or Four Days), Three Covers Known

E. 1,000-2,000
1,200
Back to Top
138
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 138, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Average singles on Two Covers, tied by Brattleboro, Vt. and West Meriden, Ct. Devil and Pitchfork cancels, former trifle reduced and tiny mend, latter small cover tear and mend, Fine-Very Fine Strikes, Rare Lot

E. 1,000-2,000
2,000
Back to Top
139
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 139, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by Harrisburg, Pa. pmk. on Cover With Red and Blue Patriotic Lines on back, Elaborate Address Composed of Three Strikes of Ornate Eagle, Arrows, etc. Framing "Cinderila.", "Putman", "Stony Fork.", "Tioga. Co. Pa.", slight soiling and edge faults, Astonishing Cover, Unique, with P.F. Certificate

E. 750-1,000
425
Back to Top
140
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 140, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Sep 15 1861" pmk. on Beautiful Overall Hand Illuminated U.S. Capitol Patriotic Cover, Magnus Type, Very Fine and Choice

E. 750-1,000
650
Back to Top
141
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 141, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Minor flaws, tied by Blue "Frederick Md. Oct 1 1862" pmk. on Beautiful Multicolor "Camp Scene" Magnus Patriotic Cover to Ct., trifle reduced at left, A Truly Beautiful Cover

E. 500-750
500
Back to Top
142
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 142, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Well-centered, minor tear, tied by Washinton D.C. Double Circle, on Spectacular Multicolor "Camp Scene" Magnus Patriotic Cover Featuring Soldiers (One on Horseback) Around Tent, minor cover edge faults, Scarce and Exceptionally Handsome

E. 750-1,000
900
Back to Top
143
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 143, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Small faults, tied by Washington D.C. Double Circle on back of Overall Multicolor "Rose Of Washington" Magnus Patriotic Cover (With Illustrated "Rose" Enclosure), negligible toning and minor faults, still Fine, Rare, Very Few Known Used

E. 2,000-5,000
2,600
Back to Top
144
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 144, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Small faults, tied by Town pmk. on Handsome Magnus "Camp Scene" Patriotic Cover, opened two sides, with contents, Beautiful Scarce Cover, ex-Matthies

E. 500-750
500
Back to Top
145
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 145, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Well-centered, some perf. flaws, tied by "Newbern N.C." pmk., on Orange Cover to N.Y. With Brown "Adams Express Company. Newbern, N.C." Imprint Above Horsedrawn Freight Wagon Illustration, trivial edge flaws and bit reduced at left, Handsome Scarce Cover

E. 750-1,000
1,000
Back to Top
146
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 146, 1861-66 IssueFree./ For the Regiment! Adams Express Co, Free./ For the Regiment! Adams Express CoFree./ For the Regiment! Adams Express Co./ Per Hoey, Blue Four Line Handstamp on Neat May 2, 1861 Folded Letter from N. Y. to an Engineer in the 7th Regiment at Wash., D.C., interesting contents, Very Fine, Rare. The Adam's "Free" Service Was Instituted on the plea of President Lincoln

E. 750-1,000
475
Back to Top
147
og
3c Lake (66). Rich Color, Fresh, Full o.g., hinge remnant, Fine, Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
1,100
Back to Top
148
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 148, 1861-66 Issue5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Beautiful Color, Well-centered, Very Fine and Choice

4,000
3,500
Back to Top
149
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 149, 1861-66 Issue24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Rich Color, tied by Neat Framed "Paid" on Cover to London, Red Boston & London pmks., ms. "Via New York" changed to "Via Quebec", Very Fine, Rare and Handsome

E. 1,000-2,000
750
Back to Top
150
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 150, 1861-66 Issue24c Violet, "First Color" (70c), 24c Violet, "First Color" (70c)24c Violet, "First Color" (70c). Unusually Well-centered, Choice Shade, Neat Blue Target cancel, Very Fine, Rare in this Condition

550
1,350
Back to Top
151
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 151, 1861-66 Issue30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used With Two 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose Pink (64b), small faults, tied by "Columbia Cal" pmks. on Overall Light Green "Wells Fargo & Co." lIIustrated Advertising Cover to Switzerland, 1c stamp additionally tied by Red Boxed Aachen Franco" and N.Y. Transit, without flap, Handsome Rare Usage

E. 750-1,000
1,350
Back to Top
152
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 152, 1861-66 Issue30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 10c Green (68) and natural straight edge 5c Brown (76) tied by Grids and "Cleveland O" pmk. on Fresh Neat Cover to the U.S. Consulate in Brazil, Red N.Y. & London Transits, magenta ms. credit, Fine, Very Pretty Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
1,150
Back to Top
153
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 153, 1861-66 Issue30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Three Singles (one small tear), Used With 1c Blue (63), natural straight edge 10c Green (68) and 5c Brown (76) tied by Fancy Cogwheel cancels on 1864 Folded Cover to Hong Kong, Red N. Y. and London Transits, ms. rate marks, A Rare and Beautiful 1861 Issue Franking

E. 1,000-2,000
2,600
Back to Top
154
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 154, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Fresh, Beautiful Margins and Centering, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,200
3,250
Back to Top
155
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 155, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Block, Fresh, Vivid Rich Color (except one with minor natural printing smear), o.g., hinge remnants, top perfs. and left perfs. of left pair close to touch, Rare and Attractive

6,250
1,650
Back to Top
156
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 156, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Some short perfs., Used With Horizontal Strip of Three 2c Red Brown, Grill (135), slightly overlapped, on court house cover to Canada (reduced at left, tiny bit reduced at right), Rare and Very Attractive

13,500
5,000
Back to Top
157
Pbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 157, 1861-66 Issue2c Black, Die II, Plate Proof on India (73Pa3), 2c Black, Die II, Plate Proof on India (73Pa3)2c Black, Die II, Plate Proof on India (73Pa3). Horizontal Block of 30 (10x3), Extremely Fine

5,650
3,250
Back to Top
158
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 158, 1861-66 Issue2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Right Margin Block, Fresh, o.g., Very Fine

475
1,500
Back to Top
159
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 159, 1861-66 Issue2c Black, Experimental Paper, Imperforate (73 var), 2c Black, Experimental Paper, Imperforate (73 var)2c Black, Experimental Paper, Imperforate (73 var). Block, Huge Margins, Characteristic Bluish Green o.g., Extremely Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,500
Back to Top
160
og
5c Red Brown (75). Fresh, Vivid Color, Very Fine

1,200
900
Back to Top
Copyright 2021. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy