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Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1177
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1177, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Exceptionally well-centered with rich color and clear impression, bold grid cancels, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,150
1,100
1178
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1178, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Magnificent centering and exceptionally strong color, blue Baltimore circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,150
800
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1179
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1179, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Exceptionally wide margins on three sides, bright color, neat grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1984 and 2006 P.F. certificates

1,250
700
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1180
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1180, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)5c Olive Yellow (67b), 5c Olive Yellow (67b)5c Olive Yellow (67b). Excellent centering, true Olive Yellow shade complimented by large red grid cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. BY FAR THE RAREST SHADE OF THE 1861-66 ISSUE "BUFF" COLOR FAMILY AND IN VERY DESIRABLE CONDITION.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

3,560
3,750
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1181
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1181, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Original gum, extra wide margins at top and bottom, vivid color on bright paper, Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF 80 Jumbo; SMQ $1,250.00 as 80, $2,000.00 as 85)

1,200
1,200
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1182
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1182, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color, reperfed at left and with tiny closed tear at left, Very Fine appearance

1,200
200
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1183
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1183, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)10c Green (68), 10c Green (68)10c Green (68). Uncharacteristically wide margins and virtually perfect centering, intense color, neat grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $260.00)

62
275
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1184
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1184, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Unused (no gum), intense shade and clear impression, remarkably well-centered, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00)

800
800
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1185
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1185, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Unused (no gum), wide margins and excellent centering, clear impression, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $950.00)

800
550
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1186
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1186, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Unused (no gum), strong shade and proof-like impression, Fine and attractive

800
150
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1187°
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1187, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Wide margins and precise centering, bold cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $875.00)

110
500
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1188
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1188, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Unused (no gum), exceptionally well-centered and lovely color, trivial corner perf crease, otherwise Very Fine

1,150
425
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1189
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1189, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Choice margins with the perforations clear of design on all sides, face-free blue circular datestamp and tiny trace of red transit, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

325
800
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1190
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1190, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Extraordinarily well-centered, intense Steel Blue color contrasted by red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

940
1,200
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1191
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1191, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d), 24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d). Choice centering with well-balanced margins, bright color and detailed impression, neat strike of Reading Pa. Dec. 27, 1861 double-circle datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 24-CENT PALE GRAY VIOLET ON THIN PAPER .

The early Pale Gray Violet shade has emerged as one of the most challenging of the 24c 1861 color varieties (surpassing the Violet and Steel Blue in collector demand).

With 1997 and 2005 P.F. certificates

2,400
14,000
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1192
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1192, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d), 24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d). Excellent color, lightly struck large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, reperfed at left and bottom, Very Fine appearance, with 2000 A.P.S. certificate

2,400
800
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1193
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1193, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Brilliant color on bright paper, red New York grid and part of red foreign transit cancellations, wide margins for this issue, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Koppersmith, with 1986 and 2001 P.F. certificates

235
550
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1194
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1194, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Perfs clear of design all around, crisp bright color with bold blue Baltimore circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, colorful and scarce in this beautiful condition, with 2007 P.F. certificate

215
225
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1195
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1195, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Extraordinarily well-centered with better color that typically seen on this 1861 Issue value, geometric cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $500.00)

200
475
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1196
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1196, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 67-71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Vertical pair, bright color, magenta grid cancels, with matching circular datestamp, Fine, scarce

650
325
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