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Sale 83: Gems of Philately

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1861-66 Issue

Lots 132-141 Lots 142-151 Lots 152-154

Lot 132 o   

1861, 10¢ dark green, First Design, neat grid cancel, rich intense color, attractively centered especially for this notoriously off-centered issue, Very Fine and choice; with 1985 P.F. certificate for cover from which this was removed.
Scott No. 62B    $1,600.

Realized: $950

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Lot 133    

1861, 3¢ rose, horizontal pair, tied by "Washington D.C. Nov 26" cds on multicolored three-panel legal-size Magnus Panorama of Washington Patriotic cover to Englishtown N.J., accompanied by original broadside enclosure with 33 different Magnus multicolored illustrations depicting scenes of Washington D.C., in an eight-part foldout; pair has small faults, cover has minor cosmetic edge repairs not noted on certificate, Very Fine; with clear 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

ONE OF THE FINEST OF ONLY A HANDFUL OF USED EXAMPLES KNOWN OF THIS MAGNIFICENT PATRIOTIC DESIGN BY MAGNUS.

Realized: $5,250

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Lot 134    

1861, 3¢ rose, tied by fancy segmented rings cancel, matching "Lowden Ioa, Jan 15" cds on orange cover showing beardless Lincoln three-quarter portrait in ornate frame (Milgram AL-55) campaign design with Mendel of Chicago imprint, addressed to Chicago Ill., reverse with blue "Chicago, Ill, 16 A.M." cds; stamp barely affected from edge placement, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A BEAUTIFUL ABRAHAM LINCOLN CAMPAIGN DESIGN THAT WAS POPULAR THROUGHOUT THE MIDWEST AND WAS BASED ON A PHOTOGRAPH BY SAMUEL FASSETT, RARE WITH AN 1861 ISSUE FRANKING.

Realized: $1,700

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Lot 135    

1861, 3¢ rose, rich shades, two patriotic covers from soldier correspondence to Littletown Pa. comprising red and blue illustrated Battle of the Monitor and the Merrimac patriotic design on light buff cover with 3¢ rose (65) tied by bold blue "Norfolk Va., Feb 16" cds; second with red and blue illustrated Soldier raising Flag with Camp Background Scene patriotic design on yellow cover bearing 3¢ rose (65) tied by sharp blue "Gettysburg Pa., 1862, Nov 12" cds, each accompanied by original Penny Dreadful valentine enclosure; some edge wear, Very Fine and beautiful pair of covers.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $2,900

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Lot 136    

1861, 3¢ rose, tied by "Ebensburg Pa., Oct 26 '64" double-circle datestamp on cover with all-over "Our Army & Navy" patriotic Upham design showing Gen. Butler and Com. Stringham to Belvidere Ill., choice and Extremely Fine example of this scarce Upham patriotic design.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,450

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Lot 137 P   

1861, 5¢ black, trial color large die proof, die sunk on 70 x 89mm card with full die sinkage, die no. 442 and National Bank Note Co. imprint at bottom, fresh with intense shade, Very Fine and choice, a scarce large die trial color proof.
Scott No. 67TC1ae    $2,500.

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Lot 138    

1861, 5¢ buff, used with 10¢ yellow green (68) and 30¢ orange (71), tied together by magenta grids, matching "Hartford Ct. Jul. 25" cds on blue 1862 cover to Kanagawa, Japan, addressed to the care of Olyphant and Co. in Hong Kong, red "N. York Br. Pkt. 'Paid' Jul 26" exchange cds and magenta "24" credit rating to G.B., carried by Cunard Line Persia from New York to Liverpool, red "London Paid" (8.8) transit cds and red crayon "1" pence colonial credit, then by British Packet to Hong Kong with blue "Hong Kong, C, OC 6, 62" arrival backstamp; small stamp flaws from edge placement, fresh and Very Fine, ex-Ishikawa; with 2016 Eichele and 2018 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 67    Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND BEAUTIFUL THREE-COLOR FRANKING WITH THE 5¢ BUFF TO JAPAN.

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Realized: $8,500

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Lot 139 o   

1861, 5¢ brown yellow, red grid cancels, rich brown yellow color, exceptional centering with design clear of perfs, Extremely Fine and choice, rarely encountered so nice and in sound condition; with 1981 & 1992 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 67a    $1,160.

A CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1861 5¢ BROWN YELLOW ISSUE BEARING AN ATTRACTIVE COLOR CANCELLATION.

Realized: $950

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Lot 140    

1861, 10¢ yellow green, full o.g., choice centering amid large oversized margins, rich deep color on bright paper, an Extremely Fine jumbo, an exceptional mint example; with 2004 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 68    $950.

Realized: $1,900

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Lot 141    

1861, 10¢ yellow green, vertical pair, top stamp torn, tied by blue "Wells Fargo & Cos Express, S. Frco, 5 May" double-circle datestamp, matching strike cancels 10¢ yellow green (U41) entire to Los Angeles Cal. with red Wells Fargo printed frank, additional blue "Paid" oval and manuscript "Overland." at top left; some docketing, a Very Fine use.
Scott No. 68    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,100

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