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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
159
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 159, 1861-66 Issue10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Deep shade and proof-like impression, light face-free red grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

800
950
160
E
1c Black, First Design, Die Essay on India (63-E11a). Stamp size, intense impression, small thin spot and light crease, otherwise Fine, very rare, unpriced in Black in Scott, this essay was used in the Evans book as an illustration of First Design characteristics (p. 13), an example on card brought $3,000 hammer in our Finkelburg sale

E. 200-300
100
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161
og
1c Blue (63). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant shade and detailed impression on bright fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

300
450
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162
og
3c Pink (64). Original gum, small h.r., small stain on back, about Fine, a rare stamp with original gum, with 2000 A.P.S. certificate

6,000
900
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163
 
3c Pink (64). Grid cancel and circular datestamp, Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

675
375
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164
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 164, 1861-66 Issue3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, fresh paper with long full perforations all around

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1861 ISSUE IN THE SCARCE LAKE SHADE.

With 1984 and 2000 P.F. certificates

2,000
3,000
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165
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 165, 1861-66 Issue5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Neat grid cancel, remarkably well-centered, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate for pair

750
800
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166
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 166, 1861-66 Issue24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Deep shade on fresh paper, grid cancels, small hs in violet on reverse does not show thru, Very Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,050
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167
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 167, 1861-66 Issue24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d), 24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d). Light grid cancel, certificate harshly states faint toning at bottom (virtually non-existant), otherwise Very Fine and choice, grossly undercatalogued in Scott, with 1999 P.F. certificate

800
900
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168
og
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 168, 1861-66 Issue30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep color and sharp impression on bright fresh paper, Very Fine and choice, an outstanding stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,250
1,250
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169
ng
5c Red Brown (75). Unused (no gum), fiery color, small filled thin and small corner crease, appears Very Good

2,200
350
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170
ng
5c Brown (76). Unused, regummed over faint horizontal crease, sharp impression, appears Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

475
160
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171
S
15c Black, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. B (77SB). Original gum, wonderful centering with wide margins, sharp impression, Extremely Fine, only 1,208 issued

200
115
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