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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 July, 2014

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
80
og
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 80, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56), 3c Brown Rose, First Design (56)3c Brown Rose, First Design (56). Original gum, lightly hinged, Very Fine

550
250
81
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 81, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, neat strikes of red circular datestamp, well-balanced margins, faint diagonal crease at left noted on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1981 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates

1,710
1,300
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82
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 82, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Intense shade of the First Design, margins to clear at right, lightly cancelled, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,600
800
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83°
ogbl
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 83, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Half-pane of 50 with selvage at top and left and natural s.e. at right, full imprint at top and part imprint at left, 40 stamps Mint N.H., brilliant color, few minor perf separations, two or three stamps with small faults, still Fine and scarce large multiple, Scott Retail as singles with no premium for Mint N.H. stamps or the imprints

8,350
0
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84
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 84, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color, bold strike of Crossed Baseball Bats, 3 Diamonds and Baseball fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn. (Rohloff O-2), stamp with faint gum toned spots and small flaw at upper right, Very Fine strike of this extremely rare and desirable fancy cancel which was reportedly used on only one day -- Sep. 9, 1867

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
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85
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 85, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bottom plate no. 34 and part imprint selvage, neat strikes of blue target and town cancels, light internal crease visible in fluid, Fine appearing and scarce used example with the plate number and part imprint

E. 100-150
225
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86
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 86, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Deep rich color nicely complemented by blue Baltimore circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, manuscript notation on back

1,005
600
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87
S
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 87, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)10c Dark Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. B (68S), 10c Dark Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. B (68S)10c Dark Green, "Specimen" Ovpt. Ty. B (68S). Block of four, original gum, hinge reinforcement, centered to right, Fine, blocks of four are surprisingly difficult to find, Scott Retail as four singles

800
325
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88
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 88, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)10c Green (68), 10c Green (68)10c Green (68). Traces of original gum, deep dark color on bright paper, wide margins all around, unusual spot of printer's ink in bottom margin in same color as stamp, single added perf tip at upper left noted on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2003 and 2013 P.F. certificates

400
300
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89
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 89, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Outstanding centering and wide margins all around, cancelled by targets and Bethlehem Pa. datestamp, rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT USED EXAMPLE OF THE 30-CENT 1861 ISSUE GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00).

180
1,800
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90
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 90, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Rich color, unobtrusive cancels incl. trace of red at lower left, diagonal crease at lower left, Very Fine appearance

600
250
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