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Sale 813 — U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Saturday, 26 June, 1999

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
612
c
3c Pink (64). Intense shade with such strong bluish cast that we are tempted to classify it as a Pigeon Blood (the blue cancel may contribute to the bluish effect), tied by blue grid, matching "Louisville Ky. Nov. 17, 1861" double-circle ds on red and blue Shield Patriotic cover to Ohio, couple stains at lower right, still Fine

900
0
613
nh
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 613, 1861-66 Issue3c Rose Pink (64b), 3c Rose Pink (64b)3c Rose Pink (64b). Mint N.H., fresh color, bright and Very Fine, unusually choice and scarce in Mint N.H. condition, with 1988 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for hinged

450
1,400
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614
 
3c Rose (65). Cancelled by well-struck Waterbury Star within a Star fancy cancel (Rohloff S6), Very Fine example of this extremely scarce cancel

E. 150-200
550
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615
c
3c Rose, 12c Black (65, 69). Two of each, red grid cancels, on cover to Paris, France, one 12c stamp with natural s.e., usual postmarks, Fine

E. 100-150
60
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616
 
24c Brown Lilac (70a). Rich color and sharp proof-like impression, very wide margins for this stamp, bold target cancel, tiny corner crease, otherwise fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1990 A.P.S. certificate

115
325
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617
 
90c Blue (72). Tied by "Baltimore Md. Jun. 12" cds on large blue piece to Hong Kong, red 1865 London transit, magenta "80" ms, address indicates part of Augustine Heard correspondence, Fine, rare on piece especially showing such a wide range of postal markings, Scott Retail on cover is $17,500.00

E. 500-750
1,000
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618
 
90c Blue (72). Sharp impression, faint horizontal crease and tiny thin spot, both visible only in fluid, Very Fine appearance, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

375
350
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619
 
5c Dark Red Brown (75). Deep color, neat Philadelphia 1863 cds, tiny thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance

425
170
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620
P
5c Brown, Plate Proof on Card (76P4). Large to huge margins, tied by New York oval grid cancel on piece, fresh and Extremely Fine, scarce and unusual

E. 100-150
130
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621
 
15c Black (77). Well-centered, light black and red cancels, two slightly toned perf tips, appears fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

140
275
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622
og
24c Lilac (78). O.g., tiny h.r., deep shade, fresh and Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate

750
675
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