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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1531
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1531, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Original gum, lightly hinged, remarkably well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem

550
650
1532
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1532, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered for this difficult issue, Very Fine

550
180
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1533
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1533, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Original gum, attractively centered for this tightly-spaced issue, bright color, Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

550
200
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1534
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1534, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)90c Blue, First Design, Imperforate (62a), 90c Blue, First Design, Imperforate (62a)90c Blue, First Design, Imperforate (62a). Unused (no gum), large margins, rich color, accompanying certificate notes "minute corner margin crease" which we fail to detect, Very Fine, scarce, with 1972 P.F. certificate, unpriced as a single in Scott, Scott Retail as half of a pair

2,250
850
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1535
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1535, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Deep rich color, crisp impression, perfs clear all around, neat strikes of Boston double-circle datestamp and trace of red cancel, Very Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

1,600
1,400
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1536
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1536, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Original gum, appears Mint N.H. as may very well be the case (we see no evidence of hinging), attractive margins and vivid color, Very Fine, overall a premium stamp in this condition, with 1985 P.F. certificate

300
225
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1537
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1537, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Original gum, brilliant color on bright paper, fresh and Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

300
200
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1538
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1538, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Intense shade on bright paper, neat strike of double-circle datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00)

50
225
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1539
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1539, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)1c Blue, Vertically Laid Paper (63c), 1c Blue, Vertically Laid Paper (63c)1c Blue, Vertically Laid Paper (63c). Extremely clear laid lines, wide margins, perfs just touch at right, deep rich color, light blue town datestamp, tiny tear at top right, Fine appearance and rare, Don Evans notes in his 1c book (p. 37) that this is known to have been printed on both horizontally and vertically laid paper, with 2012 P.F. certificate

5,000
950
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1540
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1540, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Exceptional centering, beautiful pastel color in the true Pink color, bold New York grid duplex cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

850
900
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1541
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1541, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose Pink (64b). Mint N.H, 3c Rose Pink (64b). Mint N.H3c Rose Pink (64b). Mint N.H. with selvage at top, radiant color, large margins, fresh and Very Fine, a difficult issue to obtain in Mint N.H. condition, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

600
1,600
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1542
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1542, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose Pink (64b). Mint N.H, 3c Rose Pink (64b). Mint N.H3c Rose Pink (64b). Mint N.H. block of four, brilliant color in the Rose Pink shade, choice centering throughout, few minor perf separations not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF THE 1861 3-CENT IN THE ROSE PINK SHADE.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; blocks are unpriced in SMQ). Scott Retail as hinged

3,250
2,500
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1543
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1543, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose (65). Mint N.H, 3c Rose (65). Mint N.H3c Rose (65). Mint N.H., brilliant color on bright paper, beautiful centering with wide and balanced margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1995 P.F. and 2007 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,600.00), Scott Retail as hinged

125
1,300
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1544
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1544, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Two, one Mint N.H., distinctly different shades, bright paper, choice centering, Extremely Fine, one with 1982 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as both hinged

250
375
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1545
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1545, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Top right corner selvage block of four, unusual freak perforations at upper right caused by foldover, original gum, h.r. at bottom and in top selvage, radiant color, Very Fine and unusual freak, Scott Retail as normal block of four

700
400
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1546
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1546, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bottom imprint and plate no. 32 block of twelve, original gum, barely hinged with several Mint N.H., brilliant color, centered to left as are many plate blocks of this issue, Fine, an attractive and scarce plate block, Scott Retail as plate block of eight and two pairs

4,790
0
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1547
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1547, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Perfect bold strike of Horse's Head fancy cancel, stamp centered to bottom right and with small faults, Extremely Fine strike, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
400
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1548
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1548, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose, Imperforate (65c), 3c Rose, Imperforate (65c)3c Rose, Imperforate (65c). Horizontal pair, original gum, unusually large margins, rich color, small natural inclusion in bottom margin of left stamp, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

1,000
425
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1549
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1549, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Brown Red, Imperforate (65 var), 3c Brown Red, Imperforate (65 var)3c Brown Red, Imperforate (65 var). Horizontal pair, original gum, barely hinged, large margins, Very Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate as Scott 66a pair in Lake shade and 2012 P.S.E. certificate as Brown Red printed with sensitive ink

E. 200-300
350
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1550
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1550, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Rose, Imperforate (65c), 3c Rose, Imperforate (65c)3c Rose, Imperforate (65c). Vertical pair, sheet margin at top, original gum, full to large margins, deep color with hint of oxidation, Very Fine

1,000
425
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1551
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1551, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Original gum, tiny h.r., choice centering on bright paper, lovely color and impression, large natural fiber inclusion at right is not evident when the stamp is mounted in an album, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

2,000
1,100
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1552
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1552, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Original gum, lightly hinged, wide margins and choice centering, lovely color and characteristic strong impression, Very Fine, a beautiful example of this scarce trial printing, ex DuPuy, with 1984 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair

2,000
1,300
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1553
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1553, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Original gum, h.r., deep rich color, few slightly nibbed and one creased perf at left, top perfs barely touch, otherwise Fine

2,000
425
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1554
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1554, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-66)3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Selvage at bottom, slightly disturbed original gum, bright color, light crease at left, appears Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate

2,000
375
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