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Sale 1109 — U.S. 1847-69 Issues, featuring the Kenneth D. Gilbart Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Category — 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
608
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 608, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Distinctive dark shade of the First Design (Type I) printing, attractive centering and margins, tied by light strike of red "New York Paid (Dec.?) 14" circular datestamp on folded cover to Havana, Cuba, steamer designation at top, oval "NA1" due marking, part strike of receiving backstamp, slight wear and small edge tear, Very Fine, a handsome cover to Cuba with the scarce 10c First Design

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
609
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 609, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Four covers, including horizontal pair and single on cover with printed "Adams Express Co., Norwich Conn." return address to Greenville Conn., single used within Madison Wis., single tied by "U.S. Penny Mail, Phila. Pa. Jul. 18 2-1/2PM" octagonal datestamp used locally, last is vertical strip of three tied by targets and used from Plymouth Pa. to Beach Haven Pa., overall Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 300-400
0
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610
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 610, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Bright color, tied by "Washington D.C. Dec. 1, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to North Livermore Me. with 34 States on Stars, Eagle and Shield Patriotic design, original enclosure from a soldier in the 7th Maine Regt. on United States Capitol letterhead, wonderful war contents including "we have had a number of skirmishes but not lost many men...it is fun to go on picket guard and shoot them damned rebels...", Very Fine, an outstanding combination of the 3c 1861 Pink on a Patriotic cover with good war content, with 2004 P.F. certificate, the enthusiasm expressed in this late 1861 letter would quickly dissipate as the realization set in that the war would not be won in a few months

E. 750-1,000
650
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611
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 611, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Radiant color, tied by "San Francisco Cal. Jan. 8, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Santa Rosa Cal., missing backflap, small cover tear at top left, still Very Fine and scarce intra-California use of the 1861 3c Pink, with 1982 P.F. certificate

900
275
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612
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 612, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Intense true Pink color, tied by blue grid with matching N.Y. double-circle datestamp on orange-buff cover to Jasper Indiana, pencil notation states August 26, 1861 but it may be Oct. 26, 1861, slight reduction at top, Very Fine, with 1994 P.S.E. certificate which does not opine on the date

900
0
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613
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 613, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Rich color in the Pink shade, tied by one of two strikes of "Geneva Ills. Nov. 14" circular datestamp on cover to Lodi Ill., barely reduced at right and some cover soiling, slight gum soaks on some perf tips, otherwise Very Fine, with clear 1995 P.S.E. certificate

900
160
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614
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 614, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a), 3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a). Intense shade with the bluish cast of the genuine Pigeon Blood Pink, tied by blue target with matching N.J. town datestamp on cover to Philadelphia, Fine and attractive example of this elusive shade, with 1976 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $5,500.00 on cover

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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615
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 615, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose Pink, Rose (64b, 65), 3c Rose Pink, Rose (64b, 65)3c Rose Pink, Rose (64b, 65). Three Flag Patriotic covers, No. 64b tied by green grid with matching Columbus O. circular datestamp on cover with flag and cannon design, slight perf tip and overall cover soiling, otherwise Very Fine, two covers with No. 65 and different corner card flag designs, Very Fine

E. 300-400
450
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616
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 616, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by well-struck Eagle & Shield fancy cancel, "Corry Pa. Oct. 4" circular datestamp on mourning cover to Busti N.Y., endorsed "Mail direct" at lower left, fresh and Very Fine, this large Corry Eagle is much scarcer than the smaller, later version

E. 500-750
300
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617
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 617, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by well-struck Eagle & Shield fancy cancel, "Corry Pa. Oct. 3" circular datestamp on yellow cover to New Sharon Me., slightly reduced at left, some soiling, stamp with few tiny flaws, still a Very Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, this large Corry Eagle is much scarcer than the smaller, later version

E. 400-500
225
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618
c
Corry Pa. Eagle & Shield Fancy Cancels. Five covers and two entires with clear strikes of the fancy cancel, including three on 3c Rose (65), two on 3c grilled issue and two on 3c Pink entires, generally clear strikes of several different designs, few small flaws, a Very Fine and desirable group

E. 2,000-3,000
950
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619
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 619, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Four covers on an exhibit page with Shield fancy cancels, from Farmington Ill., Cambridge Mass., Fort Plain N.Y. and Taunton Mass., each a different type and reasonably well-struck, Fine and attractive group

E. 300-400
160
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620
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 620, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Pen cancelled and tied by "Salem Vt. Mar. 8" circular datestamp with date in ms., stamp artfully arranged on its side inside shield-shaped frame of red and blue illustrated Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac Patriotic cover to Nohart Nebraska, scene also includes eagle and dual American flags, cannon, muskets and fortress (Fort Sumter?), 1864 Indian Bureau receiving backstamp, contents (no longer enclosed) a proposal to purchase Indian trust lands on the Missouri River, slightly reduced at right into address, still Very Fine, a beautiful design

E. 400-500
475
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621
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 621, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Oct. 31, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Island Falls Plantation, Maine, with red and blue Eagle, Shield, Flags, Stars and "Union" Patriotic design, Very Fine, ex Bischel

E. 200-300
500
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622
 
No Lot.
0
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623
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 623, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by Zanesville O. double-circle datestamp on cover to Cambridge O. with red and blue Lady Liberty on Globe with Sword and "Union" Flag Patriotic design, blind embossed "Firemen's Ins. 33 Wall Street" imprint above design and underneath stamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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624
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 624, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by cork and rim of town datestamp on cover to Rome N.Y. with hand-illustrated multicolor Flags, Globe and Flowers design, barely reduced at right, stamp with tear at lower left, Very Fine appearance, a beautiful design

E. 200-300
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625
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 625, 1861-66 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 62B-65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Group of six better covers on exhibit pages, including a lovely lace over red Valentine envelope with red Providence R.I. double-circle datestamp, "Merrymans Monthly Magazine of Fun and Recreation" advertising cover, block of five on cover to Germany, George B. McClellan Patriotic design, also No. 64b on Hartford Conn. "Charter Oak" illustrated cover, a few minor flaws to be found but overall a nice group

E. 750-1,000
900
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626
c
3c Rose (65). Few hundred covers and some off-cover, latter includes stock page with various "Paid" cancels, another with targets, range of shades and uses, most are common but a few slightly better to be found, mixed condition, still an interesting group

E. 300-400
450
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