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Sale 105: The Peter Iwate Collection

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1861-1862 Issue

Lots 3131-3140 Lots 3141-3150 Lots 3151-3160 Lots 3161-3163

Lot 3131    

1861, 1¢ Blue, o.g., lightly hinged, strong bold color, well centered, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp with only seven examples graded higher; with 1987 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, the later Graded (XF 90, SMQ $850).
Scott No. 63    $300.

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Lot 3132 o   

1861, 1¢ blue, canceled by Boston "Paid" in oval cancels, rich vibrant color, exceptional centering amid large well balanced margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, a choice used gem; with 2015 P.S.E. Graded certificate (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $625), only 5 graded higher.
Scott No. 63    $50.

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Lot 3133 o   

1861, 1¢ bright blue, neat grid cancel, exceptional centering and beautifully balanced margins, rich bright blue shade, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful used gem in the bright blue shade, ex-Kirke; with 2010 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates, the later Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $625), only 5 graded higher.
Scott No. 63    $45.

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Lot 3134 o   

1861, 1¢ blue, precise centering amid large evenly balanced margins, rich color and impression, complementary strike of red carrier cancel, an Extremely Fine gem; with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded (XF 90).
Scott No. 63    $65.

AN EXTRAORDINARY STAMP WITH THE RED CARRIER CANCELLATION.

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Lot 3135    

1861, 1¢ blue, horizontal strip of three with right straddle s.e., tied by three four-ring target cancels, matching "Philadelphia Pa., Feb 26, 1862" cds on cover with purple General Banks patriotic design addressed to Whittemore & Co., Boston Mass., Very Fine, a gorgeous cover, ex-Haas, Erivan Haub.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $500 - 750.

Whittemore & Co. of Boston Mass. produced many different campaign and Civil War patriotic designs including Lincoln.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 3136    

1861, 1¢ blue, vertical strip of three, tied by greenish blue circular grid cancels, matching "Taunton Ms., Sep 14" cds on cover with Flag & Cannon Patriotic Label to South Randolph, Mass.; partial flap, Extremely Fine and choice Civil War Patriotic Label use, ex-Erivan Haub; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 3137 o   

1861, 3¢ rose pink, exceptionally well centered within balanced margins, vibrant color on bright paper, perfect sharp strike of Boston "Paid" in lozenge cancel, Extremely Fine and choice; with 2016 P.F. certificate graded (Extremely Fine 90, SMQ $425).
Scott No. 64b    $140.

A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 3¢ ROSE PINK 1861 ISSUE, WHICH IS PARTICULARLY DIFFICULT TO FIND IN SUCH OUTSTANDING CONDITION.

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Lot 3138    

1861, 3¢ rose pink, small flaws, tied by partial "Washington D.C." cds on orange Soldiers' Farewell Patriotic Valentine cover, allover design showing soldier and lady in embrace, addressed neatly to Winchendon Mass., multicolor Valentine enclosure showing American flag and "Love Protects" Civil War poem; cover reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and choice; with 2021 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 64b    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE AND SPECTACULAR PATRIOTIC VALENTINE USE IN SUCH REMARKABLE CONDITION.

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Lot 3139 o   

1861, 3¢ rose, exceedingly well centered within balanced margins, bright and fresh, light target cancel, Extremely Fine; with 2008 and 2018 P.S.E. certificates graded (XF-S 95) and (XF 90) respectively, looks like a 95 to us!
Scott No. 65    $3.

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Lot 3140    

1861, 3¢ rose, vibrant shade, tied by blue circular grid cancel duplexed with "Chicago, Illls. Sep 27" double-circle datestamp on "Let Me Alone, Jeff Davis & Co. 'Seeing the Elephant'" black patriotic design (Walcott 1038) with Wells imprint at left on cover to Camp Butler, Springfield Ill., black "Advertised" straightline; small edge tear at top, Extremely Fine and extremely rare humorous Civil War patriotic design showing Uncle Sam as the elephant lifting Jefferson Davis off the ground with his trunk, ex-Gabriel, Erivan Haub; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

During the Civil War, Camp Butler was the second largest military training camp in Illinois, second only to Camp Douglas in Chicago. Camp Butler was located 5½ miles east of Springfield, Ill., planned as a military instruction camp that was later converted into a prison. Shortly after opening, it was quickly pressed into service to house the approximately 2,000 Confederate soldiers who had been taken prisoner at the surrender of Fort Donelson, in Tennessee on February 16, 1862.

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