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Sale 1090 — United States, Possessions and Confederate States Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 17-19 December, 2014

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1189
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1189, 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, rich color, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

550
225
1190
nh
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1190, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)1c Blue (63). Mint N.H, 1c Blue (63). Mint N.H1c Blue (63). Mint N.H., bright color, well-centered, small pencil note on gum, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

300
475
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1191
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1191, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a), 3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a). Brilliant color with bluish cast indicative of the true Pigeon Blood Pink shade, outstanding centering with wide margins, part strike of "West Farms N.Y. Oct. 12" (1861) circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1861 3-CENT PIGEON BLOOD PINK WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF 90 BY P.S.E. ONLY ONE HAS GRADED HIGHER.

Ex Klein and Kirke. This stamp originated on a cover to Albany N.Y. and the cover accompanies. With 1961, 2000 and 2009 P.F. certificates as on cover. With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $8,500.00). Only one example has graded higher (at 95) and this is the only example to achieve this grade

4,750
6,750
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1192
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1192, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c "Pigeon Blood Pink" (Certified as 64a), 3c "Pigeon Blood Pink" (Certified as 64a)3c "Pigeon Blood Pink" (Certified as 64a). Bright shade but in our opinion not Pigeon Blood Pink, unobtrusive strike of Medina N.Y. circular datestamp, few short or pulled perfs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine example of this desirable shade, accompanied by cover from which stamp originated, ex Hulme, with 2009 P.F. certificate as No. 64a on cover -- we are selling this "as is" based on existing P.F. certificate

4,750
425
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1193
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1193, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Original gum, lightly hinged, unusually wide margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $925.00), one of three to grade 95J, only three grade higher

125
850
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1194
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1194, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Original gum, faintly hinged (actually just a fingerprint), fresh color, Very Fine and choice, with1994 P.F. certificate

125
180
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1195
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1195, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Mount disturbed original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, fresh paper with long full perforations all around, Extremely Fine appearance, a choice example of the Lake shade, with clear 1984 and 2000 P.F. certificates and 2014 P.F. certificate as "mount disturbed"

2,000
1,800
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1196
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1196, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Original gum, lightly hinged, bright color and crisp impression, Fine, with 1998 and 2014 P.F. certificates

2,000
850
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1197
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1197, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)10c Yellow Green, "TAG" Double Transfer (68 var), 10c Yellow Green, "TAG" Double Transfer (68 var)10c Yellow Green, "TAG" Double Transfer (68 var). Original gum, deep shade on bright fresh paper, wide margins, Very Fine, a fresh original-gum example of this double transfer variety, ex Hoffman, with 1994 P.F. certificate (not noting double transfer)

1,200
600
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1198
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1198, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Original gum, h.r., wide margins, Very Fine, with 2012 P.S.A.G. and 2014 P.F. certificates

1,800
1,100
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1199
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1199, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Choice centering, unusual dark shade and crisp impression, neat strike of grid cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1991 P.F. certificate

300
200
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1200
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1200, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Original gum, lightly hinged, well-centered, fresh color, Very Fine, attractive original-gum example of the 24c Brown Lilac shade, with 1998 and 2013 P.F. certificates (VF 80)

3,250
2,300
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1201
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1201, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Original gum, lightly hinged, choice centering, bright shade and detailed impression, exceptionally fresh and Very Fine, ex Curtis, with copy of 2001 P.F. certificate for pair and 2007 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, F-VF 75; SMQ $2,200.00), only two stamps have graded higher

3,250
1,400
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1202
c
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1202, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Brownish Lilac (70a), 24c Brownish Lilac (70a)24c Brownish Lilac (70a). Original gum, beautiful centering and rich color, tiny tear at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 2014 P.F. certificate

3,250
400
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1203
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1203, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Slightly disturbed original gum, rich color, certificate mentions a few gum soaked perforations, Very Fine appearance, with 2014 P.F. certificate

2,600
375
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1204
bl
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1204, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Vertical block of six, natural s.e. at right, rich color, segmented cork cancels, Very Good, rarely found in sound condition, Scott Retail $6,300.00 as block and pair

E. 400-500
400
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1205
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1205, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)90c Pale Blue (72a), 90c Pale Blue (72a)90c Pale Blue (72a). Original gum, fresh color, reperfed at top, Very Fine appearance, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

3,250
650
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1206
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1206, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Original gum, wide margins, rich shade, crisp impression, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

375
650
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1207
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1207, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)2c Black (73, 93), 2c Black (73, 93)2c Black (73, 93). Two stamps, No. 73 cancelled by bold strike of Corry Pa. Eagle and Shield fancy cancel, tiny translucency at top, Fine, extremely rare cancel on the Black Jack, No. 93 with wide margins and choice centering, bold five-bar grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $250.00 as 90, $3,000.00 as 95)

125
325
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1208
ng
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1208, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)3c Scarlet (74), 3c Scarlet (74)3c Scarlet (74). Unused (no gum), radiant color, small repair at right, Very Fine appearance, ex Curtis, with 1986 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as with gum

7,000
1,800
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1209
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1209, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)5c Dark Red Brown (75 var), 5c Dark Red Brown (75 var)5c Dark Red Brown (75 var). Unused (no gum), deep rich color in the Dark Red Brown shade and proof-like impression, almost perfectly centered with perfs clear of outer lines

EXTREMELY FINE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT DARK RED BROWN 1862 ISSUE.

With 1974 and 2005 P.F. certificates

2,200
2,100
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1210
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1210, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and detailed impression, Very Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (F-VF 75)

1,400
700
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1211
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1211, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Unused (no gum), strong color and impression on fresh paper, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,600
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1212
 
Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1212, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Intense shade on bright paper, choice centering with Jumbo margins, bold strike of quartered cork cancel and blue French transit circular datestamp at top left, Extremely Fine Gem, one of the widest-margined examples of this issue we have ever encountered, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $500.00 as 90, $2,000.00 as 95)

180
425
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1213
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Sale Number 1090, Lot Number 1213, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Grayish Lilac (78a), 24c Grayish Lilac (78a)24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Original gum, small h.r., radiant color and detailed impression, Very Fine, ex Laila, Hampshire and Curtis, with 2000 and 2014 P.F. certificates (F-VF 75)

2,900
2,100
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