Sale 1007 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 8-10 March, 2011

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2189
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Sale 1007, Lot 2189, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Mint N.H., vivid color on bright white paper, exceptionally well-centered with wide even margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb example of this First Design essay for which we failed to find an equal in a review of Power Search, with 1988 and 1999 P.F. certificates

550
3,500
2190
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Sale 1007, Lot 2190, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Original gum, lightly hinged, rich color, fresh and Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

550
225
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2191
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Sale 1007, Lot 2191, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Slightly disturbed original gum, particularly bright color described on Weiss certificate as "Deep Pink", Fine, with 1989 P.F. and 2010 Weiss certificates

550
180
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2192
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Sale 1007, Lot 2192, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)1c Blue (63). Original gum, lightly hinged, beautifully centered with bright color, minor pencil notation on gum, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

325
350
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2193
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Sale 1007, Lot 2193, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)1c Blue (63). Original gum, well-centered, fresh color, sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate as "previously hinged", we fail to see a hinge mark and believe this stamp to most likely be Mint N.H.

325
325
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2194
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2194, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)1c Blue (63). Vibrant color nicely complemented by green grid cancel, fresh and Fine, scarce with the green grid cancel, with 1989 and 2010 P.F. certificates

300
225
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2195
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2195, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Pink (64). Radiant color, neat strike of large grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

1,000
550
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2196
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Sale 1007, Lot 2196, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Rose (65). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright white paper, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $950.00), Scott Retail as hinged

125
475
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2197
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Sale 1007, Lot 2197, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Rose (65). Original gum, small h.r., deep rich color on bright paper, exceptional centering with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $570.00 as 95, $990.00 as 98), only one hinged and one Mint N.H. have graded higher to date, and this is one of only four examples to achieve this grade

125
350
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2198
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Sale 1007, Lot 2198, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Rose (65). Block of four, original gum, right pair Mint N.H., lovely color and attractively centered, bottom right stamp has small corner crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged block of four

700
425
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2199
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2199, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Rose (65). Detailed impression on bright paper, neat strike of blue circular datestamp, gorgeous centering, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00), only one has graded higher to date

4
550
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2200
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Sale 1007, Lot 2200, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Rose, Imperforate (65c). Block of four with right sheet margin, unused (no gum), large margins other sides, bright color, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

2,000
700
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2201
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Sale 1007, Lot 2201, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)3c Lake (66). Original gum, intense shade and impression, perfs in but an appealing sound example of this scarce printing, with 2009 P.F. certificate

2,000
450
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2202
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2202, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)5c Buff (67). Bright shade nicely complemented by blue Baltimore circular datestamp, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,600.00)

1,180
1,000
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2203
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2203, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)5c Buff (67). Rich color, neat strikes of San Francisco cogwheel cancel, fresh and Very Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $950.00)

1,150
0
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2204
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2204, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)5c Buff (67). Intense color, detailed impression, unobtrusive strike of grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate as No. 67a

1,250
500
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2205
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2205, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)5c Buff (67). Remarkably wide margins with choice centering, uncharacteristically strong color complimented by bold blue Baltimore Md. circular datestamp, neatly pressed vertical crease, Extremely Fine appearance

1,180
170
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2206
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2206, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Vivid color nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate as No. 67

1,180
1,300
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2207
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2207, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)10c Dark Green (68a). Choice margins and almost perfectly centered, intense "August" shade, neat red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $260.00), certificate states Green but in our opinion this is the unmistakable Dark Green color

80
550
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2208
 
Sale 1007, Lot 2208, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)10c Dark Green, "TAG" Double Transfer (68 var). Wide margins and choice centering, deep color, clear double transfer can be seen without magnification, target cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $275.00 as normal)

65
160
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2209
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2209, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)10c Yellow Green (68). Margins clear, struck with bold 5-Point Star within Outline Stars fancy cancel, stamp with small faults, rare and Extremely Fine strike, with 2010 P.F. certificate, unlisted in Skinner-Eno

E. 300-400
950
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2209A
FC
Sale 1007, Lot 2209A, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-68)10c Yellow Green (68). Rich color, cancelled by bold strike of New York Horse's Head fancy cancel (S-E PA-H13), stamp with few small faults, Very Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel, seldom seen on the 10c 1861, with 2010 Weiss certificate

E. 300-400
0
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