US Stamps Price Scott Cat. #O86: 1873 6c War Official. Page 1

US Stamps Prices Scott Catalog # O86: 6c 1873 War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Mar 2015, Sale 1095, Lot 648

6c War, Specimen Ovpt. (Scott O86S). Without gum as issued, bright color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, very scarce and possibly the finest extant, only 111 sold

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Mar 2015, Sale 1095, Lot 648

US$2,000.00
US Stamp Values Scott # O86 - 1873 6c War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2014, Sale 1090, Lot 1675

6c War (Scott O86). Horizontal strip of three, left pair Mint N.H., right stamp with small smudge on gum resulting in us calling it lightly hinged, warm pastel color, light perf separation between right two stamps, Fine

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2014, Sale 1090, Lot 1675

US$225.00
Costs of US Stamp Scott Cat. #O86 - 1873 6c War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2014, Sale 1090, Lot 1681

War Department Covers. Two covers, first “Adjutant General’s Office. Official Business” Imprint on legal-size cover to Newburgh N.Y. with penalty clause below, fresh and Extremely Fine, second franked with 6c (Scott O86) tied by circular cork cancel with matching “Washington D.C Oct. 24” circular datestamp on large-size War Dept. imprint cover to Menomonee Mich., returned back to Washington, reduced at top and missing top flap, appears Fine, the earliest documented use of the 6c War stamp

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2014, Sale 1090, Lot 1681

US$300.00
Cost of US Stamp Scott O86: 1873 6c War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2014, Sale 1085, Lot 4178

6c War (Scott O86). Horizontal strip of four tied by segmented cork cancels and “Washington, D.C., Sep. 17” circular datestamp on “Office of the Chief Signal Officer, Official Business” imprint legal-size cover to Lake View, N.Y., reduced at left, part of backflap missing and some edge faults, Fine, paying the eight-times 3c domestic rate, ex Markovits

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2014, Sale 1085, Lot 4178

US$225.00
US Stamp Prices Scott Catalog O86: 1873 6c War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2014, Sale 1085, Lot 4157

6c War (Scott O86). Bottom imprint and plate no. 60 irregular block of eleven, selvage at left folded back, heavily reinforced with hinges, faults, a desirable block regardless of condition, as we have been unable to locate a complete plate block

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2014, Sale 1085, Lot 4157

US$2,900.00
US Stamps Values Scott Cat. O86: 6c 1873 War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2014, Sale 1085, Lot 4177

6c War (Scott O86). Tied by well-struck oval grid cancel, “Saint Paul, Minn., Jul 27” circular datestamp on “Headquarters, Department of Dakota, Saint Paul, Minn.” imprint cover to Fort Keough, Montana Territory, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine and attractive, ex Markovits

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2014, Sale 1085, Lot 4177

US$325.00
US Stamp Value Scott #O86 - 1873 6c War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Jul 2014, Sale 1077, Lot 448

6c War (Scott O86). Beautifully cancelled by Fort Leavenworth Honeycomb, well-centered, tiny corner crease at bottom left, Extremely Fine and desirable cancel, with 2014 P.F. certificate

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Jul 2014, Sale 1077, Lot 448

US$550.00
Costs of US Stamp Scott Catalog # O86 - 6c 1873 War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2013, Sale 1062, Lot 846

6c War (Scott O86). Beautifully cancelled by Fort Leavenworth Honeycomb, well-centered, Extremely Fine Gem

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2013, Sale 1062, Lot 846

US$550.00
Values of US Stamps Scott Cat. O86: 6c 1873 War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2013, Sale 1061, Lot 4211

6c War, Specimen Ovpt. (Scott O86S). Without gum as issued, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine, scarce, only 111 sold, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Nov 2013, Sale 1061, Lot 4211

US$800.00
US Stamps Value Scott Cat. # O86 - 1873 6c War Official. Spink Shreves Galleries, Mar 2013, Sale 142, Lot 455

Scott #O86, 6c War, perfectly centered horizontal pair, tied by cork cancels and Washington, D.C. datestamps to legal-sized cover with “Postmaster General’s Office” imprint, printed address to Department of Dakota, St. Paul, Minn., Carrier backstamp, 1874 crayon docketing at left, cover with stain in the bottom right corner, otherwise a very fine quadruple rate usage.

Spink Shreves Galleries, Mar 2013, Sale 142, Lot 455

US$260.00
US Stamp Values Scott Cat. O86: 1873 6c War Official. Harmer-Schau Auction Galleries, Aug 2012, Sale 94, Lot 1821

U.S.; Official, War Dept., 1873, 6ยข Rose, Block of 11, #O86. O.g., bottom pl. #60, heavily reinforced, fresh, usual centering, Fine. Scott $7,875+. Estimate price $400-500.

Harmer-Schau Auction Galleries, Aug 2012, Sale 94, Lot 1821

US$431.00
US Stamps Values Scott Catalogue # O86: 1873 6c War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2010, Sale 1003, Lot 5512

6c War (Scott O86). Horizontal pair, used with regular issue 6c Dull Pink (159), cancelled by corks, “St. Louis Mo. Oct. 6” (1875) circular datestamp on 3c War Department entire (UO34) addressed to London, England, in the hand of General William Tecumseh Sherman, “Headquarters Army of the United States, Official Business” imprint at upper left, red New York and 1875 London transits, trivial edgewear VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING COMBINATION OF THE REGULAR POSTAGE AND WAR DEPARTMENT ISSUES ON A COVER SENT BY COMMANDING GENERAL WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN TO LONDON. William T. Sherman, whose “March to the Sea” made him a Civil War hero in the North (and equally despised in the South), was appointed Commanding General of the U.S. Army after the war (1869-83). In November 1871 he embarked on a tour of Europe for the first time, returning to Washington D.C. in September 1872. In September 1874, at Sherman’s request, the Headquarters of the U.S. Army was moved from Washington D.C. to St. Louis.

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2010, Sale 1003, Lot 5512

US$2,200.00
Price of US Stamps Scott #O86: 6c 1873 War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2010, Sale 1003, Lot 5511

6c War (Scott O86). Tied by circular cork cancel with matching “Washington D.C Oct. 24” circular datestamp on large-size War Dept. imprint cover to Menomonee Mich., ms “Returned cannot find this name”, blue “Menomonee Mich. Dec. 17” circular datestamp struck on returned date, received back in Washington with partly scratched out Dec. 22, 1873 circular datestamp which also ties the stamp, reduced at top and missing top flap, appears Fine, the earliest documented use of the 6c War stamp

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Dec 2010, Sale 1003, Lot 5511

US$150.00
Costs of US Stamps Scott Cat. O86 - 1873 6c War Official. Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Oct 2010, Sale 997, Lot 6285

6c War (Scott O86). Unused (regummed), brilliant color, almost perfectly centered, Extremely Fine

Robert Siegel Auction Galleries, Oct 2010, Sale 997, Lot 6285

US$160.00