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Sale 1134 — The Alan Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 September, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
68
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 68, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Original gum, near perfect centering, pretty pastel color, Extremely Fine Gem, rare in this condition, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,750.00), only two grade higher (at 98)

300
1,300
69
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 69, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Original gum, beautifully centered with wide and balanced margins, bright shade, light toning on perfs and within design mostly affects back, vertical crease

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. THE 3-CENT 1861 PINK IS EXTREMELY RARE WITH ORIGINAL GUM.

Most original-gum examples of the 3c 1861 Pink have vertical creasing and slightly brownish gum. However, very few have the centering and bright fresh color of this choice example.

With 1961 and 2005 P.F. certificates

14,000
1,500
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70
og
Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 70, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Original gum, wide margins and precise centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $700.00)

125
425
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71
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 71, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)3c Lake (66), 3c Lake (66)3c Lake (66). Original gum, small h.r. and pencil notation, unmistakable rich Lake shade, fresh and Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

2,000
850
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72
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 72, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Original gum, lightly hinged, intense shade and impression, choice centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1861 ISSUE. A BEAUTIFUL STAMP.

With 2000 and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

1,000
3,250
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73
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 73, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Unused (traces of gum), intense shade on bright paper, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as no gum

725
325
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74
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 74, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Redistributed original gum covering nearly the entire back, called "part o.g." on accompanying certificate, rich color, Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

3,000
425
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75
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 75, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Unused (no gum), vivid color, attractive margins and centering, Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate

1,000
425
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76
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 76, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)90c Blue (72), 90c Blue (72)90c Blue (72). Unused (no gum), brilliant color and detailed impression, gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1861 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 1990 and 2000 P.F. certificates. With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (NG, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,650.00). This is one of only three XF-Superb 95 graded unused Scott 72's (one has original gum). Only one unused stamp has been graded higher (Superb 98, without gum)

1,300
2,500
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77
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 77, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Unused (no gum), choice centering, warm color, Very Fine and choice, with 1979 P.F. certificate

2,200
1,000
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78
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 78, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Unused (no gum), bright color, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (NG, VF-XF 85; SMQ $750.00)

525
750
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79
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 79, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Unused (no gum), nicely balanced margins, intense shade, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,100
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80
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Sale Number 1134, Lot Number 80, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Original gum, fresh color on bright paper, well-centered

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 1863 24-CENT LILAC IN SOUND, CENTERED, ORIGINAL-GUM CONDITION.

Although the 24c 1861-66 Issue exists in large quantities of used stamps and a fair quantity of off-center original-gum examples, all of the shades are rare in higher grades with original gum.

With 2000 P.F. certificate

2,750
3,250
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