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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

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

Category — 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
110
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 110, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)1c Blue, Re-Issue (102), 1c Blue, Re-Issue (102)1c Blue, Re-Issue (102). Unused (no gum), bright color, huge balanced margins, Extremely Fine

375
375
111
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 111, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104), 3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104)3c Brown Red, Re-Issue (104). Deep rich color and detailed impression on bright paper, neat strike of 1883 year-dated duplex cancel

FINE. ONLY SEVEN OF THE 21 USED EXAMPLES OF THE 3-CENT 1861 RE-ISSUE RECORDED IN OUR CENSUS ARE CONFIRMED AS SOUND. A GREAT RARITY.

The 3c Re-Issue was printed from the original plate, which contained 200 subjects in two panes. 10,000 were printed (50 impressions). Only 465 of the 3c were sold; the remaining 9,535 were destroyed on July 16, 1884.

Our census of Scott 104 used, available at our website at http://siegelauctions.com/dynamic/census/104/104.pdf , records 21 examples, plus one with a non-contemporary cancel. Most have duplex cancels, with a large portion sent from New York. Only seven are confirmed as sound. Six others need to have condition confirmed.

Census No. 104-CAN-05. Ex Lessin. With 1972 and 2006 P.F. certificates.

17,500
10,500
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112
ng
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 112, 1875 Re-Issue of 1861-66 Issue (Scott 102-111)5c Brown, Re-Issue (105), 5c Brown, Re-Issue (105)5c Brown, Re-Issue (105). Unused (no gum), bright shade, fresh and Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,350
750
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