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Sale 1074 — A Portion of The Wade Saadi Struck on Stamps Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 June, 2014

Category — 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
659
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 659, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Exceptionally dark shade, perfect centering, neat "Philadelphia Pa. Jun. 10, 1862" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate as Scott 67a

1,000
3,250
660
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 660, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Wonderful color nicely complemented by blue "Baltimore Md. Feb. 17" circular datestamp, well-proportioned margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,030
1,400
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661
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 661, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Radiant color, bold strike of San Francisco cogwheel cancel and part of red circular datestamp at upper right, Very Fine, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

1,060
950
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662
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 662, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Rich color, cancelled by two strikes of blue "PAID" in lozenge cancel, Very Fine and choice, a remarkably pretty stamp with an unusual cancel, with 1989 and 1991 P.F. certificates

1,055
500
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663
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 663, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Rich color, perfect strike of "PAID" straightline cancel, fresh and Fine, a stamp with wonderful visual appeal, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,025
375
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664
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 664, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Pretty shade, neat strike of blue "24" numeral handstamp, Very Fine and choice, scarce cancelled solely by the credit handstamp, with 1991 and 1992 P.F. certificates

1,110
3,000
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665
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 665, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Horizontal pair, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co.s Express 21 Aug." double-circle datestamp on small piece with part of red printed frank, stamps lifted and hinged in place

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL USED PAIR OF THE 1861 5-CENT BUFF AND EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS ISSUE CANCELLED BY THE WELLS, FARGO & COMPANY DATESTAMP.

With 1989 and 2014 P.F. certificates, the former as 67a. Scott Retail $2,960.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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666
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 666, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Radiant color, neat strikes of San Francisco double-circle datestamp, red New York "Paid" credit datestamp and red French transit datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, a fantastic stamp bearing three different markings, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,310
3,750
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667
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 667, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Brilliant color nicely complemented by red New York grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful stamp, the "hole" at center distinguishes the New York grid from others, with 1986 and 1991 P.F. certificates

1,310
1,300
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668
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 668, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Vibrant color, bold strike of blue waffle-iron grid cancel, trace of red cancel at lower right, small tear at right and corner crease at top right, short perf at right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Fine appearance, an unusual cancel on this issue, this is a true waffle-iron grid, not a twice-struck criss-crossing grid, with 1987 P.F. certificate as Scott 67

E. 500-750
450
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669
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 669, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Radiant color, well-balanced margins, neat strike of 5-Point Hollow Star fancy cancel, possibly Munsonville N.H. (Skinner-Eno ST-O 8), light pressed-out horizontal crease at left, Very Fine appearance, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
1,500
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670
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 670, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Radiant color, perfect strike of complex Geometric cancel of Naperville Ill. (Skinner-Eno SD-G 123), rebacked adding top margin and perforations and with tears at top and bottom, for all that still an exceedingly rare cancel, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
275
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671
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 671, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Warm shade nicely complemented by blue Star with Negative Pentagon fancy cancel (Skinner-Eno ST-D 24), top left corner added and portions of design drawn in, still a rare cancel on this issue and a presentable stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
190
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672
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 672, 5c Buff and Brown Yellow Shades, 1861 Issue (Scott 67-67b)5c Olive Yellow (67b), 5c Olive Yellow (67b)5c Olive Yellow (67b). Brilliant color that is distinctly different from the other two Scott-listed shades, bold strike of grid cancel, trace of additional red cancel at top, well-balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 5-CENT IN THE DISTINCTIVE OLIVE YELLOW SHADE. THIS IS THE SCARCEST SHADE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 ISSUE, AND IT IS EXCEEDINGLY DIFFICULT TO FIND IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

We have offered approximately a dozen unduplicated examples of the Olive Yellow shade in any condition since keeping computerized records. Of these two were unused. It is difficult to find in sound and centered condition.

With 1983 and 1989 P.F. certificates

4,000
8,000
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