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Sale 821 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 March, 2000

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
381
og
3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). O.g., lightly hinged, well-centered, rich color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

475
500
382
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 382, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Deep rich color on bright white paper, red cds, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

810
1,000
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383
nh
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 383, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Mint N.H., deep shade on bright paper, proof-like impression, Extremely Fine and fresh, very scarce in Mint N.H. condition, with 1999 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for hinged

300
1,400
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384
nh
3c Rose (65). Mint N.H., bright and fresh, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate as Rose Pink (Scott 64b) and 1999 P.F. certificate as Rose, Scott Retail for hinged

125
525
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385
ng
3c Rose, Imperforate (65c). Pair, unused (no gum), ample to large margins, faint toning, light diagonal crease, otherwise Very Fine pair

1,000
180
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386
nh
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 386, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)3c Lake, Imperforate (66a), 3c Lake, Imperforate (66a)3c Lake, Imperforate (66a). Mint N.H., ample to large margins, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem pair, with 1975 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for hinged

1,850
1,000
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387
ogbl
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 387, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)3c Lake, Imperforate (66a), 3c Lake, Imperforate (66a)3c Lake, Imperforate (66a). Block of four, o.g., B. stamps Mint N.H., large margins all around, intense color, R. stamps natural pre-printing paper fold, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as two pairs

3,700
1,000
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388
 
5c Buff (67). Well-centered, bold red grid cancel, unusually rich color, tiny nick at left, otherwise Very Fine

740
200
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389
ng
12c Black (69). Unused (no gum), well-centered with wide even margins all around, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1994 P.F. certificate

525
575
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390
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 390, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Perfectly centered with wide even margins all around, sharp impression and deep shade, pretty geometric cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding stamp, with 1994 P.F. certificate

85
280
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391
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 391, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Well-centered with wide margins, red cork cancel, sharp impression on bright white paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

105
325
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392
 
12c Black (69). Weston Mass fancy "W" pen cancel, small tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
100
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393
 
24c 1861 Issue (70, 70b, 70c, 78). Light cancels, No. 78 with straightline "PAID", each with small faults, wonderful colors, outstanding reference group, appear Fine-Very Fine

1,600
400
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394
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24c Red Lilac (70). Unused (no gum), rich color, reperfed at R., Very Fine appearance

775
425
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395
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 395, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Extraordinarily well-centered, wide margins, distinctive deep brown lilac shade on bright white paper, New York fancy cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

135
1,600
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396
 
24c Steel Blue (70b). Cancelled by black grid and part of red ds, attractive color, reperfed, Very Fine appearance

425
750
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397
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 397, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Perfectly centered, rich color, bold blue grids

EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFUL EXAMPLE OF THE TRUE 24-CENT 1861 VIOLET.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

900
3,000
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398
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 398, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Intense dark shade, blue grid, also with pen cancel and trace of red cancel at lower right, well-centered, Very Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

900
800
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399
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 399, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B - 70c)24c "Cincinnati" Blue Violet (70c var), 24c "Cincinnati" Blue Violet (70c var)24c "Cincinnati" Blue Violet (70c var). Incredibly intense color and proof-like impression, bold Cincinnati blue grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, an extremely rare shade used at Cincinnati, described by William K. Herzog in Chronicle 116, with 1999 P.F. certificate describing color as Lilac (Scott 78), which it is not, in our opinion

E. 500-750
425
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