Lot 18871861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 1¢ blue, o.g., lightly hinged, rich color and proof-like impression, choice centering amid large margins, Extremely Fine and choice; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 102 $800.
Lot 18881861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 2¢ black, o.g., hinge remnant, rich vivid color on bright paper, attractive centering, fresh and Very Fine, scarce with only 979 issued; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 103 $3,500.
Lot 18891861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 5¢ brown, full o.g., small hinge remnant, wide margins, wonderfully rich color and fresh bright paper, Very Fine, a striking and rare Re-issue with only 672 issued; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 105 $2,600.
Lot 1890 o1861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 12¢ black, duplex cancel, wide margins, rich color and sharp proof-like impression, Fine and attractive, rare with only 389 issued with few ever used; with 1971 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 107 $15,000.
AN EXTREMELY RARE SOUND USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 12¢ RE-ISSUE.
Lot 18911861-66 (1875 Re-issue), 30¢ brownish orange, o.g., small hinge remnant, rich deep color on fresh bright paper, precision centering, an Extremely Fine gem, extremely rare in such outstanding condition as only 346 were ever issued; with 2001 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 110 $6,000.
WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1861 30¢ RE-ISSUE.
The 30¢ is one of the rarest of all the 1861 Re-issues and certainly one of the most difficult to obtain well centered. We know of only one other example that compares this exceptional example. This example sold in the Siegel 2001 Rarities sale for $23,000 hammer.