U.S. & Worldwide; The Alexander Collection of Russia
September 14-16, 2010

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Lot #26
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 5c brown yellow, vertical pair, cancelled by red grids, with traces of black cds, rich color, fine and scarce multiple, with 2002 PSE cert. (catalogue value for singles)
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Catalog #67a
Catalog Value $2,600
Price Realized
$1,100.00

Lot #27
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 24c steel blue, unused with full original gum, well centered for this normally difficult issue, fresh color and sharp impression, v.f. example of this rare shade, seldom offered in sound condition, especially with full original gum, with 2001 PFC,
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Catalog #70b
Catalog Value $16,500
Price Realized
$6,750.00

Lot #28
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 24c pale gray violet, thin paper, used, tiny tear and reperforated at left, otherwise fine example of this rare shade, with 2010 PSE cert.,
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Catalog #70d
Catalog Value $2,400
Price Realized
$450.00

Lot #29
United States 1861-66 Issue
1866 blue cover sent from Salem, MA to Mr. Albert Goodhue, Zanzibar, East Africa, franked with 15c black (straight edge at right) and 30c orange, with Salem (Oct. 5) departure and red London "Paid" (Oct. 29) alongside, reverse bears a red Boston Packet Paid cds and Mauritius (Dec.3) transit, also sent via Marseilles and Seychelles Isles, the latter care of Dr.Brooks, few minor creases, otherwise fine and appealing cover to an unusual destination, ex-Krug etc.
Envelope
Catalog #71,77
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #30
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 90c blue, unused with full original gum, small h.r. at bottom, fresh color and nicely centered, fine and attractive stamp, with 2001 PFC,
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Catalog #72
Catalog Value $3,250
Price Realized
$1,600.00

Lot #31
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 5c red brown, unused with full original gum, relatively light hinge, nicely centered, fresh and sharp impression, fine and rare original gum example, with 1997 PFC,
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Catalog #75
Catalog Value $5,750
Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #32
United States 1861-66 Issue
1861 24c lilac, unused with part original gum, wide margins for this issue, sharp impression, fine and scarce stamp, with 2005 PFC,
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Catalog #78
Catalog Value $2,750
Price Realized
$700.00

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