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Sale 1050 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 July, 2013

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
180
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 180, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Original gum, wonderfully fresh and bright, exceptional margins, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate

500
375
181
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 181, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine

550
350
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182
ogbl
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 182, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Block of four, original gum, top pair lightly hinged, bottom pair Mint N.H., rich color, exceptionally well-centered, Very Fine and choice multiple, Scott Retail as four hinged singles

2,200
750
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183
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 183, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Unmistakable deep color, parts of two strikes of "Paid" in grid cancel and small part of red transit datestamp, fresh and Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,600
1,000
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184
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 184, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Intense shade and impression, neat double-circle datestamp, reperfed at right (not mentioned on accompanying certificate), Very Fine appearance, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,600
850
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185
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 185, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, top pair particularly well-centered but with horizontal crease at top, bright color, Very Fine appearance, with 2013 P.F. certificate

1,700
475
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186
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 186, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Bold New York grid duplex circular datestamp, vibrant color, Fine and attractive

850
350
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187
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 187, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)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
1,100
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188
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 188, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Block of nine, original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, fresh and Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as block of four, two pairs and a single

1,365
0
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189
 
3c Rose, Cancellation Study (65). More than 330 stamps in a stockbook arranged as a cancellation study, mostly ungrilled but also a number of E and F Grills, no true fancy cancels but a wide variety of targets, grids, crossroads, rosettes, dots, stars, leafs, "Paid", "Ship", letters and numerals, town, some colored cancels, nearly all neatly struck and a great many accompanied by tracings on stamp-size cards, some pairs, also an interesting range of shade varieties, overall nice condition with some flaws to be expected in such a study, Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
425
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190
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 190, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Well-centered, wonderful fresh and bright color, neat 11-bar grid cancel, Very Fine, ex Menjou

1,000
425
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191
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 191, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Choice centering with unusually wide margins for this tightly-spaced issue, bright shade, cancelled by neatly struck San Francisco double-circle datestamp, light diagonal crease at bottom left, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2013 P.F. certificate

1,250
425
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192
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 192, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)5c Olive Yellow (67b), 5c Olive Yellow (67b)5c Olive Yellow (67b). Beautifully centered, incredibly deep shade, bold strike of large Boston "Paid" grid cancel and part of red transit, expertly repaired, Extremely Fine appearance, valuable if only for reference purposes, purchased from a Nassau Street dealer in April 1950 who wrote on back in pencil "67B Good shade August"

4,000
425
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193
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 193, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Almost perfectly balanced margins, intense shade on clean paper, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

100
325
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194
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 194, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Choice centering, tied by cogwheel, "San Francisco Cal. May 31, 1862" double-circle datestamp on piece with red "Honolulu, U.S. Postage Paid, May 9" circular datestamp, neat strike of "Advertised" handstamp, few perf flaws from placement at edge of cover, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1987 and 2008 P.F. certificates

E. 200-300
140
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195
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 195, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Impeccably centered with perfs clear of design all around, rich color, bold 6-point star in circle cancel (Skinner-Eno ST-6P-29), Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $850.00)

275
600
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196
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 196, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Bright color nicely complemented by red circle of wedges cancel, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

340
375
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197
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 197, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Rich color, bold strike of grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2004, 2007 and 2013 P.F. certificates

900
500
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198
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 198, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Choice centering, unmistakable Steel Blue shade with crisp impression on bright paper, expertly reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance, with 1982 and 2012 P.F. certificates, only the latter mentioning the reperfing

900
475
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199
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 199, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d), 24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d). Marvelous color and clear impression, almost face-free strike of blue Cincinnati circular datestamp, Very Fine and quite attractive, with 1992 P.F. certificate

3,000
2,100
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200
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 200, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Original gum, rich color and clear impression, three wide margins, Fine

3,250
600
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201
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 201, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Choice centering with unusually wide margins, rich color, clear large 4-point star cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate, cancel illustrated in Hubert Skinner article in P.F. Seminar Series No. 3 on p. 101 (NYFM cancel 63-1)

600
750
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202
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 202, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Wide margins, rich color, centrally-struck cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1984 and 2013 P.F. certificates.

600
700
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203
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 203, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Block of twelve, original gum, h.r., few flaws incl. few creases, toned spots and reinforced perf separations, otherwise Fine, scarce multiple, Scott Retail as two blocks of four and two pairs

9,600
1,100
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204
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Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 204, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Original gum, bright color, fresh and Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,400
950
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205
 
Sale Number 1050, Lot Number 205, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Detailed impression, cork cancel and also red transit at left, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, a difficult issue to find with wide margins, with 1989 P.F. certificate

245
225
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