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1861-1866 Issues
 
 
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Lot 398
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1861, 1¢ indigo, First Design, plate proof on India (55P3), rich color, light thin, Very Fine appearing, now listed as 63-E11c.
Scott $300

Expertization: with 2003 APS certificate.
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Lot 399

1861, 3¢ brown rose, First Design (56), original gum very lightly hinged, well centered for this, F.-V.F., now listed as 65-E15h.
Scott $550
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Lot 400
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1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design (62B), deep color and crisp impression, attractive red and black cancels, light thins, nibbed perf, otherwise near Very Fine, most attractive.
Scott $1,600
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Lot 401
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1861, 1¢ ultramarine (63a), bright, true color, some short perforations at top, reperfed at left, otherwise Fine, scarce and seldom offered shade.
Scott $850

Expertization: with 2012 PSE certificate.
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Lot 402
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1861, 3¢ rose pink (64b), fresh color, nicely centered, F.-V.F., pretty stamp.
Scott $150

Expertization: with 2010 PF certificate graded 75, 2012 PSE certificate graded 70.
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Lot 403
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1861, 3¢ rose (65), well centered and fresh with bold strike (paid) "All" cancel (S-E PM PD16), Very Fine, gem stamp and strike.
Scott $10

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 404

1861, 3¢ rose (65), fine, tied on cover by fancy geometric cancel, "Putnam CT" c.d.s. to Canterbury Ct, Fine.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 405
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1861, 24¢ steel blue (70b), unused (regummed), bright rich color, reperf at top, small corner crease, handsome Fine appearance, a most attractive example of this rare unused stamp.
Scott $6,250

Expertization: with 1987 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 406

1861, 90¢ blue (72), original gum, bright fresh color and paper, small closed tear at bottom, absolutely invisible to naked eye, handsome Fine appearing example of this scarce mint high value.
Scott $3,250

Expertization: with 1997 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 407
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1861, 90¢ blue (72), rich color, small faults, light face-free cancel, Fine appearing.
Scott $600

Expertization: with 2005 APS certificate.
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Lot 408
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1863, 2¢ black (73), exceptionally well centered for a "Black Jack", within large margins, fine strike San Francisco "Cogwheel" cancel (S-E GE-P31), Extremely Fine gem.
Scott $60

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate.

Provenance: Allen.
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Lot 409
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1863, 2¢ black (73), outstanding centering, "leaf" fancy cancel, fresh Extremely Fine.
Scott $60

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 410
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1863, 2¢ black (73), well centered, intense shade, well struck 5 ring target cancel (sock-on-the-eye?), possibly Harrisville, NH, choice Very Fine and eye catching.
Scott $60

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 411
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1863, 2¢ black (73), well centered, fresh with bold and virtually complete strike "Paid" cancel, Very Fine.
Scott $70

Expertization: with 2005 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 412
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1863, 2¢ black (73), horizontal pair, couple perfs reinforced, beautifully centered, crisp color and sharp impression, clear strike Philadelphia 1864 double circle post office cancel, Extremely Fine multiple.
Scott $130
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Lot 413

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), part original gum, rich color, sharp impression, reperfed at left and a small gummed-over thin, Fine appearing example of this scarce mint 5¢ shade.
Scott $5,750

Expertization: with 2001 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 414

1863, 24¢ grayish lilac (78a), original gum, warm color, fresh paper, light diagonal crease, Fine appearance and most attractive.
Scott $2,900

Expertization: with 2002 P.F. certificate.
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