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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 30 April-1 May, 2014

Category — Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
61
E
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 61, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays (63-E13c-63-E13h), 1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays (63-E13c-63-E13h)1c Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essays (63-E13c-63-E13h). Six, split between Red and Blue, incl. Nos. 63-E13c, f, g in Red, Nos. 63-E13f, g, h in Blue, generally with margins close to touching on one side as typically found, couple small flaws, overall Fine group

1,300
375
62
Ebl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 62, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f), 1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f)1c Blue, Bowlsby Patent Coupon, Plate Essay, Perforated All Around (63-E13f). Block of four, original gum, rich color, choice centering, Very Fine, scarce block, Scott Retail as singles

700
425
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63
TC
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 63, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (63TC5, 63TC6), 1c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (63TC5, 63TC6)1c 1861 Issue, Trial Color Plate Proofs on Wove (63TC5, 63TC6). Approximately 69 imperforate examples incl. two blocks of four, approximately 31 perforated examples incl. one block of four, patents incl. Lowenberg, Wyckoff and Macdonough, wide range of colors, a couple singles with part imprint, few small faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine and attractive group, also incl. four Schernikow essays, Scott Retail as singles approximately $4,300.00

E. 1,000-1,500
2,100
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64
TC
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 64, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (102TC), 1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (102TC)1c 1861-66 Issue, Atlanta Trial Color Plate Proofs on Card (102TC). Complete set of the five listed colors, large margins throughout, radiant colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine

460
375
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65
P
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 65, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Overprint (63P1 var), 1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Overprint (63P1 var)1c Blue, Large Die Proof on India, Specimen Overprint (63P1 var). Mounted on 145 x 197mm card with black "SPECIMEN" overprint across stamp and full imprint in red at bottom, gorgeous fresh color, Very Fine example of this desirable proof variety, Scott Retail as normal $700.00

E. 750-1,000
800
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66
P
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 66, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2), 1c Blue, Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2)1c Blue, Small Die Proof on Wove (63P2). Two, on original gray card backing from a Roosevelt Album, distinctly different shades in Deep Blue and Dull Blue, Very Fine

450
160
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67
Pbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 67, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, Plate Proof on India (63P3), 1c Blue, Plate Proof on India (63P3)1c Blue, Plate Proof on India (63P3). Top left corner imprint block of 20, fresh and bright color, minor thin spots at top from mounting and faint diagonal crease at right -- normal condition for a large multiple on this fragile paper, Very Fine appearance, a beautiful large imprint block on India which is the largest we found using Power Search, Scott Retail as five blocks of four with no premium for the position

1,125
850
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68
P
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 68, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c 1861 Issue, Essays and Proofs (55P3, 63P1-63P4), 1c 1861 Issue, Essays and Proofs (55P3, 63P1-63P4)1c 1861 Issue, Essays and Proofs (55P3, 63P1-63P4). Seven items, single essay plate proof on India, cut down large die proof on India showing imprint at bottom, two Roosevelt Album die proofs in distinctly different shades, also plate proofs on India and card and a shaved and gummed plate proof made to look like a stamp, Fine-Very Fine group

1,320
250
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69
S
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 69, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. B (63S-B), 1c Blue, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. B (63S-B)1c Blue, Specimen Ovpt. Ty. B (63S-B). Group containing two blocks of four and four singles, also single of Ty. J "9012" numeral ovpt., one block original gum (h.r.), other block no gum, three singles original gum (h.r.), other two no gum, one single appears to be the listed but unpriced "without period" variety but a tiny trace is visible under magnification, Fine-Very Fine group

2,625
1,500
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70
nh
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 70, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Deep Blue (63 var). Mint N.H, 1c Deep Blue (63 var). Mint N.H1c Deep Blue (63 var). Mint N.H. with bottom right corner selvage, wonderful intense shade reminiscent of Dark Blue (submitted to P.F. as such), gum skips, Fine, with copy of 2011 P.F. certificate as pair, Scott Retail as normal hinged Blue shade

300
250
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71
nhbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 71, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63). Mint N.H, 1c Blue (63). Mint N.H1c Blue (63). Mint N.H. block of four, bright color, some minor perf separations and top left stamp short gum crease, Fine and extremely rare Mint N.H. block, this is only the fourth contained in Power Search, Scott Retail as hinged

1,700
375
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72
ogbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 72, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Two blocks of four in distinctly different shades, original gum, one with some perf separations, Fine

3,400
425
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73
ogbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 73, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Block of 15 in 3 x 5 format with top selvage, original gum, three stamps h.r., bright color, vertical crease thru left vertical row, some perf separations as expected for this large a multiple, small thin in bottom right stamp, still Fine and scarce, Scott Retail as blocks, pairs and singles

5,650
1,300
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74
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 74, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Neat strike of "Housatonic Rail Road Co. Aug. 31, 1865" circular datestamp, well-centered, rich color, Very Fine and choice, presumably used as a revenue stamp

E. 200-300
425
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75
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 75, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Bright color, well-struck New York City Union Soldier's Head fancy cancel, couple short perfs and some purple ink offset on back barely shows thru, both really inconsequential, Very Fine strike of this scarce and desirable cancel, with clear 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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76
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 76, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Clear essentially complete strike of Padlock fancy cancel of West Meriden Conn. (Skinner-Eno PO-P17), Extremely Fine strike of this scarce cancel and seldom seen on an 1861 Issue stamp, the majority we have sold have been on the 3c 1869, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
500
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77
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 77, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Tied by "Union" in Star fancy cancel of West Hampton Mass. to small piece, some minor gum staining along perfs at left, Very Fine strike and scarce on the 1c 1861 Issue

E. 300-400
550
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78
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 78, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Wide margins, beautiful strike of green six-ring target cancel, small sealed margin tear, Extremely Fine appearance, a rare cancel on this issue

825
500
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79
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 79, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Horizontal pair, cancelled by blue "Wells, Fargo & Cos. Express S.Frco. Jan. 17" double-circle datestamp, stamps well-centered, separated and rejoined, still Extremely Fine and rare cancel, ex Rose

455
650
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80
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 80, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Bright Blue (63 var), 1c Bright Blue (63 var)1c Bright Blue (63 var). Vertical pair, exceptional depth of color, cork cancel, Very Fine, ex Koppersmith, with 1990 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as normal Blue

105
600
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81
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 81, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Two, used with 3c Rose (65), natural s.e. at bottom, stamps tied together by clear strike of "Loeschick, Wesendonck & Co. New-York" blue oval importer's handstamp on piece of 1863 cover or ledger, second strike at left, light crease thru top of stamps from file fold, Very Fine appearance and unusual, Loeschick & Wesendonck were importers based at 40 Broad Street, they served as agents for some of the best woolen and silk manufacturers of Europe during the 1850's-60's

E. 200-300
275
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82
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 82, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Two vertical pairs, one with perfs trimmed at left, both tied to separate pieces of covers by New York datestamps, Great Britain 1p (20) and 3p (37) affixed over pairs as forwarding postage, London 1861 and 1862 transit datestamps respectively, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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83
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 83, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Vertical strip of three, tied to piece of yellow cover by two bold strikes of "Cincinnati & Louisville Mail Line Mar. 15" route agent's circular datestamp, some slight discoloration in the letters of the top strike, otherwise Fine, a scarce cancel on this issue

E. 200-300
150
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84
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 84, Specialized 1c 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Group of five used multiples, incl. three blocks of four, strip of four and strip of six on piece, all with nice cancels incl. bold Wilmington Del. circular datestamp struck four times, "Paid" in oval, two with blue targets, a couple small flaws but overall Fine and attractive

2,320
950
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85
 
1c 1861-68 Issues, Outstanding Specialized Collection (63, 86, 92, 102). Huge collection mounted on album and stock pages in a single binder, more than 750 stamps incl. at least 60 with grills, mostly used with more than 20 unused (some original gum), plus approx. ten covers, many multiples, collection shows a large range of shades, plate, printing and perforation varieties, the highlight of the collection is the vast array of cancels, incl. colors, fancy, geometrics, shields, stars incl. two Waterburys on piece, three Weston "W", carriers, foreign, revenue uses, patent and patent-like, forwarders, Wells Fargo, Masonic, Steam, Supplementary Mail, several on pieces with pairs of 10c 1861 incl. one with 4-Leaf Clover cancels, one No. 102 with a fake cancel, obviously some flaws will be found but Fine-Very Fine appearing stamps abound, a wonderful collection decades in the making, full scan available on our website

E. 7,500-10,000
27,000
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