Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 1-2 March, 2012

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
388
TC
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 388, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)1861 Issue, Black Trial Color Large and Small Die Proofs on India (63TC1a/72TC1a), 1861 Issue, Black Trial Color Large and Small Die Proofs on India (63TC1a/72TC1a)1861 Issue, Black Trial Color Large and Small Die Proofs on India (63TC1a/72TC1a). Set incl. 1c, 3c-12c and 24c-90c with extra 30c, each cut down to stamp size, faults throughout incl. creases, thins and small margin nicks (possibly from being stuck down in a sample book), one 30c defective with corner missing, several with unusual black pen circles or lines around the vignettes, while the condition lacks something to be desired this is a rare set which comes from the American Bank Note Co. archives, also incl. defective 5c and 10c Postage Currency trial color proofs in Black, Scott Retail if these were sound would be well over $12,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
650
389
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 389, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Beautiful bright color and near perfect centering, Syracuse N.Y. town cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $180.00)

3
275
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390
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 390, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Brilliant color, cancelled by perfect strike of Anchor fancy cancel of Putnam Conn. (S-E PO-AN 14), Extremely Fine strike of this intricate fancy cancel, with 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
550
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391
og
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 391, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)3c Lake, Imperforate (66a), 3c Lake, Imperforate (66a)3c Lake, Imperforate (66a). Part original gum, small h.r., large even margins, rich color, small gum soak at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Extremely Fine, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail for pair $1,850.00

E. 300-400
400
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392
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 392, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Deep rich color and clear impression, gorgeous centering with the design untouched by the perfs, neat strike of San Francisco cogwheel cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFULLY FRESH AND CENTERED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 BUFF MADE MORE DESIRABLE BY THE SAN FRANCISCO CANCEL.

Due to narrow spacing on the 5c plate, it is very difficult to find centered copies with the perforations clear of the design on all sides. The stamp offered here, with its choice centering and cancel, is a condition rarity.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $3,000.00). Only four have graded higher to date, all at 95

1,100
1,900
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393
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 393, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Radiant color in the Brown Yellow shade, well-balanced margins, neat strike of circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 ISSUE IN THE BROWN YELLOW SHADE.

With 2011 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

1,250
2,000
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394
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 394, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)5c Olive Yellow (67b), 5c Olive Yellow (67b)5c Olive Yellow (67b). Vibrant color, town cancel, tiny surface scrape and light corner crease noted on accompanying certificate are barely noticeable, Fine appearance, despite the small flaws an attractive example of this rare shade, with 2009 P.F. certificate

3,500
650
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395
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 395, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Jumbo margins, rich color, blue target cancel and part of circular datestamp at bottom left, Extremely Fine, a huge stamp, with 1999 P.F. certificate

70
140
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396
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 396, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Perfect centering with wide margins all around, crisp impression showing every detail of the engraving, neat strike of town cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN OUTSTANDING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1861 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only three have graded higher to date (at 98J) and only four others share this desirable grade.

100
1,600
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397
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 397, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Sharp impression on bright white paper, bold red grid cancel, Very Fine

125
350
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398
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 398, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Crisp impression, well-balanced margins, neat strike of San Francisco cogwheel cancel and with trace of red cancel at lower left, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

125
180
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399
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 399, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Beautifully centered, neat strike of circular grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1974 and 1998 P.F. certificates

900
1,500
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400
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 400, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Deep rich color nicely complemented by red grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate

940
750
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401
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 401, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Intense shade and detailed impression on bright paper, neat strike of target cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

2,250
1,400
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402
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 402, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Unusually wide margins for this tightly-spaced issue, beautifully centered, clear impression, Extremely Fine

65
110
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403
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 403, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Wide margins to touching at left, bold strike of green cancel, Fine, a rare colored cancel on the Black Jack, with 1987 P.F. certificate, the Scott Specialized Catalogue applies a premium for the green cancel that is more than 10x the value of the used stamp

765
350
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404
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 404, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Crisp shade and detailed impression, unusually choice centering for this difficult issue with well-proportioned margins, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00), only three have graded higher to date

200
1,700
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405
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 405, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Intense shade on bright paper, choice centering with Jumbo margins, bold strike of quartered cork cancel and blue French transit circular datestamp at top left, Extremely Fine Gem, easily one of the largest examples of this issue we have ever encountered, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00 as 90, $1,100.00 as 98)

200
350
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406
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 406, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Huge margins, sharp impression on bright paper, face-free cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a stamp with great visual appeal, ex Newbury and Senchuk

225
475
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407
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 407, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Wide margins and well-centered, blue target cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates

210
475
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408
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 408, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Sharp proof-like impression, circle of wedges and circular datestamp cancels, unusually wide margins for this issue, Very Fine and choice, with 1999 P.F. certificate

200
200
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409
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 409, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Bright shade, well-struck negative Shield fancy cancel, negligible perf toning at top and right, Very Fine strike and a rare cancel on the 15c Lincoln, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

E. 300-400
220
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410
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 410, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Well-balanced margins, rich color on bright paper, central strike of blue target cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,000.00)

387
700
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411
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 411, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63TC-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Radiant color nicely complemented by red quartered cork cancel, Very Fine, a pretty stamp, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

400
400
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