Sale Number: 596
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1982 Rarities of the World

1861-66 Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
197 ogbl 3c Brown Rose, "First Design" (56). Block, Exceptionally Well-centered, Virtually Full brownish o.g., minor hinge remnants, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,850 2,700
198 og 10c Dark Green, "First Design" (58). Fresh, o.g., hinge remnant, Gorgeous Deep Rich Shade, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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4,000 3,750
199 og 24c Dark Violet, "First Color" (60). Part o.g., Bright Color, Fine, Scarce (Image Magnifier)

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4,750 4,000
200 og 30c Red Orange, "First Color" (61). Gorgeous Vibrant Color, Very Fine, One of the Finest Known Examples of this Great Rarity, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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14,000 15,000
201 c 1c Blue, 3c Rose, 12c Black (63, 65, 69). Two 12c Singles, tied by "Paid" cancels & Red Boston Pkt. 7 Paid on Multicolor Patriotic cover to Austria, from the famous Dr. Angell correspondence, Beautiful & Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 7,000
202 c Man With Pipe (Rohloff E-1), Bold Distinct Strike ties 3c Rose (65), "Waterbury Con Aug. 24 '67" Double Circle, Earliest Day of Use, Quite Possibly The Best Strike in Existence, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 4,500
203 c Baseball Diamond (Rohloff O-2), Choice Strike ties 3c Rose (65, "Waterbury Con Sep 9 '67" Double Circle, Used Only One Day, Very Fine, Exceedingly Rare (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 3,250
204 c Left Hand Mug (Rohloff O-8), Bold Strike ties 3c Rose (65), "Waterbury Con Sep 16 '67" pmk., Used Only One Day, Exceptional Example of this Exceedingly Rare Cancel (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 3,250
205 og 3c Lake (66). Fresh, Full o.g., Very Fine & Choice, Sparkling Appearance (Image Magnifier)

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1,350 1,750
206 og 5c Brown Yellow (67a). Fresh, Full o.g., Rich Shade, Very Fine, Unbelievable Choice Quality (Image Magnifier)

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3,600 5,500
207   5c Buff (67). Vertical Pair, Town pmk., Very Fine (Difficult Centered & Sound, Especially in Multiples) to Obtain (Image Magnifier)

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750 1,700
208 c 5c Buff, 24c Red Lilac (67, 70). Latter Well-centered (greenish color "changling" shade), tied by Bold Cogwheel cancels on 1862 cover to England, Used in Combination with British Columbia & Vancouver Island 21/2p Dull Rose (2), tied by Red "1" in grid cancel & "San Francisco Cal May 1 1862" pmk., Red "Paid" in oval, matching "3", Red London transit & Red ms. rate mark, cover freshened & expertly restored to enhance appearance, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 3,250
209 c 12c Black (69). Well-centered, Used with 3c Rose (65), tied by Cogwheel cancels, Bold "San Francisco Cal Feb 19, 1864" pmk. on cover to Canada West, Orange Barnard's Cariboo Express Printed Label, Blue "Post Office Victoria Vancouver Island Paid" Oval Hand-stamp, Fresh, Very Fine & Rare, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 10,500
210 og 24c Steel Blue (70b). Top Left Corner Margin Pair, Fresh. o.g., Gorgeous Deep Rich Shade, Beautifuly Centered, a "Gem" Piece, Extremely Fine, with B.P.A. & Bolaffi Certificates, Unquestionably The Most Outstanding Unused Pair of This Stamp in Existence (Image Magnifier)

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5,000 15,000
211 c 90c Blue (72). Large Margins, Well-Centered, Rich Color" small expert margin repair at top (almost imperceptible), neatly tied by Target & "Washington D.C. Aug 8 '64" Double Circle on Small Fresh Cover to Sydney, New South Wales (Australia), "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid" & "London Paid" in Red, Magenta Ms. "80", ms. "Over % oz:", "Ship-Letter Sydney" Part Rimless Double Circle Backstamp, light vertical cover filing crease, An Exceptionally Handsome 90c 1861 Cover, Probably the Finest Appearing Example We Have Ever Offered (Image Magnifier)

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E. 10,000-20,000 8,500
212 c 90c Blue (72). Used in Combination with 10c Green (68) & 24c Red Lilac (70) on 1863 Augustine Heard Correspondence folded letter to Shanghai, 90c couple short perfs 10c tiny margin tear, ornate Hollow Star in Hexagon cancels, magenta ms. ties 24c, Red London transit, Hong Kong backstamp, Handsome, Rare Cover (Image Magnifier)

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E. 10,000-20,000 13,000
213 ogbl 2c Black (73). Horizontal Block of Eight, Fresh, o.g., sensibly reinforced with tiny bits of hinge, Well-centered, Very Fine, Incalculably Rare For This Size & This Centering (Image Magnifier)

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1,050 2,100
214 ogbl 2c Black (73). Block of 20 (4x5), Fresh, o.g., Most Mint, Small separation, light crease affects two, mixed centering, Fine Block (Image Magnifier)

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2,540 1,450
214A ogbl 2c Black, Major Double Transfer-"The Atherton Shift" (73 var.). Used, right perfs. touch, The Most Sought After of All Black Jack Varieties, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 4,750
215 c 2c Black (73). Two, Used with Two 10c Green (68), one natural straight edge, Used From Victoria Vancouver Island as evidenced by Bold Blue Oval "Post Office Paid ... ", etc., stamps tied by Cog wheels & San Francisco pmk., Red New York & London Transits to England, stamps average· centering, a Strikingly Beautiful Example of this Desirable & Rare Usage (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 4,250
216 c 2c Black, 5c Brown (73, 76). Used in Combination with British Columbia & Vancouver Island 5c Rose (5), U.S. stamps scissors separated (top perfs. partly trimmed), tied by Blue "Wells Fargo & Co. Victoria" oval handstamps on U.S. 3c Pink on White Entire (U58), Wells Fargo & Co. Printed Frank, paste-up on back to "Biddwell's Bar, Bute Co., Cal.", British Columbia stamp tied by matching Blue "Paid" in oval, ms. "Mar 6, 1867" date across both 5c stamps, Remarkably Fresh, Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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E. 5,000-10,000 5,250
217 og 3c Scarlet (74). Fresh, o.g., light bend along top perfs., right perfs. touch (Image Magnifier)

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3,250 1,750
218 ogbl 15c Black (77). Block, Remarkably Well-Centered, o.g., hinge remnant, small faults, Probably The Finest of the Very Few Blocks Known (Image Magnifier)

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14,000 11,500
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