Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
139
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 139, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block, Fresh, o.g., couple hinge remnants, Remarkably Well-centered, Extremely Fine

3,000
2,300
140
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 140, 1861-66 Issue3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block, Fresh, Full o.g., minor separation, Fine-Very Fine

3,000
1,250
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141
og
Sale 708, Lot 141, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown, "First Design" (57). Fresh, o.g., small corner crease (barely perceptible), otherwise Very Fine, Very Attractive Example of This Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

12,500
8,500
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142
og
Sale 708, Lot 142, 1861-66 Issue10c Dark Green, "First Design" (58). Fresh, Rich Color, Very Fine, ex-Cole

5,500
3,500
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143
og
Sale 708, Lot 143, 1861-66 Issue24c Dark Violet, "First Color" (60). Beautiful Centering and Color, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

6,000
6,000
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144
og
Sale 708, Lot 144, 1861-66 Issue24c Dark Violet, "First Color" (60). Fresh, Rich Color, Large Part o.g., barely noticeable crease along top perfs., Very Fine Appearance, ex-Cole

6,000
2,600
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145
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Sale 708, Lot 145, 1861-66 Issue90c Dull Blue, "First Design" (62). Fresh, Gorgeous Deep Rich Color, o.g., few nibbed perfs. and trivial margin tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine Example of This Rare Stamp, ex-Caspary, with P.F. Certificate which also notes a corner margin crease for an extraneous corner perf. which has been subsequently removed

20,000
10,500
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146
og
Sale 708, Lot 146, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue, "First Design", Imperforate (62a). Fine, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

2,750
2,700
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147
og
Sale 708, Lot 147, 1861-66 Issue3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a). Fresh, Full o.g., Beautiful Vivid Color, single short perf., otherwise Fine, An Incredibly Rare Stamp in Unused Condition, Listed but Unpriced Unused, with P.F. Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
5,000
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148
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3c Rose (65). Sheet of 100 without selvedges, Fresh, o.g., Virtually All Mint, top row creased, perfs. in at right, Scarce

5,250
800
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149
c
Sale 708, Lot 149, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65). Bottom left corner diagonal before use, tied by "Washington D.C. Feb. 12 1863" Double Circle, on 71/2x5" Overall Illustrated Patriotic Valentine Cover, With "Tent" Enclosure, Rare and Especially Handsome

E. 1,000-2,000
2,500
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150
c
Sale 708, Lot 150, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose (65). Minor faults, tied by Blue "Frederick Md." pmk. on Multicolor Magnus "Camp Scene" Patriotic Cover, tiny bit reduced at left, Very Handsome, with P.F. Certificate

E. 500-750
450
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151
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Sale 708, Lot 151, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66). Exceptionally Fresh, Full o.g., small hinge remnant, Fine

1,650
950
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152
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Sale 708, Lot 152, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66). Top Part Imprint Margin Single, o.g., Fresh Color, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
1,250
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153
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Sale 708, Lot 153, 1861-66 Issue5c Brown Yellow (67a). Very Fresh, Fine, Quite Attractive, with P.F. Certificate

4,000
3,250
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154
c
Sale 708, Lot 154, 1861-66 Issue10c Green (68). Partly overlaps Horizontal Strip of Three British Columbia 3p BIue (7), most perfs. trimmed or blunted from scissors separation, Numeral Grid cancels, IOc tied by San Francisco pmk. on Cover to San Francisco, Red Pencil "10" and Large "Paid", Rare Combination Cover, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
2,600
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155
c
Sale 708, Lot 155, 1861-66 Issue12c Black (69). Horizontal Pair, Used With 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65) on Dr. Angell Correspondence Patriotic Cover to Austria (Black Design-Sailor. Flag, etc.), tied by Large "Paid" in Grids and Red Boxed "Aachen Franco", Very Fine, Beautiful Cover

E. 2,000-5,000
4,250
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156
c
Sale 708, Lot 156, 1861-66 Issue12c Black (69). Two Singles, Used With 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65) tied by Large "Paid" in Grids on Beautiful Dr. Angell Correspondence Patriotic Cover (Eagle, Shield, Flag, etc.) to Austria, Red "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid 7" and Boxed "Aachen Franco", Very Fine, Rare and Handsome

E. 2,000-5,000
4,000
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157
c
Sale 708, Lot 157, 1861-66 Issue12c Black (69). Slightly overlaps 3c Rose (65) and tied by Large Four Bar Grid and Red. "N. York Paid Hamb. Pkt. 10" pmk. on Dr. Angell Correspondence Magnus Patriotic Cover (Eagle, Flag and Capitol) to Austria, Black Boxed "Franco", Very Fine, ex-Matthies, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
4,250
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158
c
Sale 708, Lot 158, 1861-66 Issue24c Brown Lilac (70a). Used With 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65) tied by Large "Paid" in Grids and Red German Transits on Dr. Angell Correspondence Patriotic Cover (Black Design-Soldiers, Flag, Ellsworth Sentiment, etc.) to Italy, Red "N. York Am. Pkt. 7 Paid", Very Fine, Rare, ex-Mathies, Haas

E. 2,000-5,000
4,500
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159
og
Sale 708, Lot 159, 1861-66 Issue24c Steel Blue (70b). Fresh, Well-centered, Part o.g., small corner crease, Very Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

3,500
1,900
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160
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 160, 1861-66 Issue24c Steel Blue (70b). Block, o.g., Well-centered, True Rich Color, slight separation, right perfs. trimmed on bottom right stamp, top right tiny thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, Rare Block, ex-Hind, Lilly, mentioned in Brookman, with P.F. Certificate

15,500
7,500
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161
c
Sale 708, Lot 161, 1861-66 Issue24c Violet (70c). Deep Rich Color, minor perf. faults, otherwise Fine, tied by Grids on 1862 Multicolor Patriotic Cover (Waving Flag on Standard with Legend Below) to England, Dayton, Ohio pmk., Red" 19" Credit Handstamp, English backstamps, expert cover mends (mostly at top), Very Fine Appearing

E. 1,000-2,000
1,400
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162
ogbl
Sale 708, Lot 162, 1861-66 Issue30c Orange (71). Block, Large Part o.g., somewhat weak perfs., Fresh, Fine

925
1,500
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163
c
Sale 708, Lot 163, 1861-66 Issue30c Orange (71). Used With 10c Green (68) tied by Mobile Ala. pmk., Cork and Blue Boxed "Aachen Franco" on Neat Fresh 1865 Cover to Sweden, Red "N York Am. Pkt. Paid", "15" Credit, etc., Fine, Very Attractive, Rare Usage

E. 2,000-5,000
1,200
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164
c
Sale 708, Lot 164, 1861-66 Issue30c Orange, 24c Lilac (71, 78). Used With 3c Rose (65) tied by Quartered Corks and Town pmk. on August 1866 Cover to Shanghai, China, Red New York and London Transits, Red "32" credit and "1d" local delivery charge, bit reduced at left, Fine, Very Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
800
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165
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Sale 708, Lot 165, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72). Fresh, Exceptionally Well-centered, Rich Color, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,200
1,650
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166
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Sale 708, Lot 166, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72). Used Block of 12 (3x4), top horizontal strip of three rejoined, straight edge at bottom, Nicely Centered For a Multiple This Large, some pressed wrinkles and tiny margin nick, yet a Very Handsome and Very Rare Multiple, Realized $24,200.00 in a June 1980 Public Auction

E. 5,000-10,000
4,250
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167
c
Sale 708, Lot 167, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72). Rich Color, tied by Boxed "Paid" cancel on Neat Blue Linen-lined Cover to Honolulu, Hawaii, Red Boston, Mass. pmk., Very Fine, An Extraordinary Unique Usage

E. 10,000-20,000
19,000
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168
c
Sale 708, Lot 168, 1861-66 Issue90c Blue (72). Perfs. slightly in at right, tear at bottom, Used with 24c Lilac (78) on Jan. 26, 1864 Augustine Heard Correspondence Folded Letter to Shanghai, China, Quartered Cork cancels (not tied), Red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid" pmk. on back, ms. "via Marseilles", Red London transit and Blue Hong Kong Backstamp, some splitting along top file fold of cover, Rare, signed Ashbrook who stated that "The Cover is Genuine... Overpaid by 8c"

13,500
6,500
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169
P
Sale 708, Lot 169, 1861-66 Issue2c Black, Large Die Proof (73aP1). Reduced and mounted on 42x44mm Card, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
750
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170
 
Sale 708, Lot 170, 1861-66 Issue2c Black, "Atherton Shift" (73 var). Neat Blue Target cancel, centered to bottom right, trifle ragged top right corner perfs. and trivial corner perf. crease, a Quite Acceptable Example of this Spectacular Major Variety, with A.P.S. Certificate

6,000
3,750
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171
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Sale 708, Lot 171, 1861-66 Issue5c Red Brown (75). Fresh, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,200
1,000
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