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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2162, California-Related3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to in, cancelled by manuscript "X", "Watsonville Cal. Feb. 28" circular datestamp on yellow cover with blue illustrated 4-horse stagecoach design and "The Star of the Union--California" imprint, "Overland via Los Angeles U.S. Mail" on coach, to Santa Cruz Cal., manuscript "Paid 3cts", slightly reduced at left, still Very Fine and scarce intra-California use, the 3c 1851 might be original to this cover, but offered on its own merits

E. 200-300
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2019-12-17
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2255, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Three huge margins including left sheet margin, just in at top, tied by blue "Cambridgeport Mass. Aug. 21" circular datestamp on buff cover to Boston with Fremont three-quarter portrait in oval, John Andrew imprint, Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2256, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Margins to just into frameline at right, tied by large vivid yellow Randolph Macon College Va. circular datestamp on buff cover to Suffolk Va., manuscript "Paid 3" at left, the cancel is pure yellow which makes the letters difficult to discern but viewed in natural light the color glows off the paper

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE TRUE YELLOW CIRCULAR DATESTAMP CANCEL ON AN 1851 ISSUE COVER. VERY FEW ARE KNOWN.

Randolph Macon College is known for colored cancels during the decades of the 1850's-1860's. In addition to blue cancels there is a vivid green and this yellow, which is the rarest color used to cancel an 1851 Issue stamp.

With 1991 P.F. certificate and accompanied by a 1932 letter from Edson J. Fifield of Scott Stamp & Coin Co. stating this will be the basis for a new catalogue listing. Scott Retail for on-cover yellow cancel

15,000
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2019-11-20
Superb United States Stamps and Private Die Proprietary Stamps
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PSE 100
 
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 7, 1851-60 Issues3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Mathematically perfect centering with massive margins showing portions of three adjoining stamps and interpane margin with centerline at left, circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,100.00), only three grade higher

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650
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 8, 1851-60 Issues3c Rose Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Rose Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Rose Red, Ty. II (11A). Position 42L3 noted on back, mathematically perfect centering with large margins showing portions of adjoining stamps, neat circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,100.00), only three grade higher

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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 9, 1851-60 Issues3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Position 15L1L noted on back, mathematically perfect centering with large and even margins, showing portions of adjoining stamps on all sides, neat grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,100.00), only three grade higher

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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 10, 1851-60 Issues3c Claret, Ty. II (11A), 3c Claret, Ty. II (11A)3c Claret, Ty. II (11A). Brilliant color, large margins, circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with two 2006 P.S.E. certificates, one as Claret (which we are going with here) and one as Dull Red (Superb 98; SMQ $525.00)

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2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 199, 1851 3¢ Orange Brown and Red Shades, A spectacular Barnabas Bates "Cheap Inland and Ocean Postage" postal reform propaganda cover

3¢ Dull Red, Type II (11A), Position 58L3, large margins to clear, tied by neat strike of "New-York Aug. 2" circular datestamp on Barnabas Bates "Cheap Inland and Ocean Postage" two-panel illustrated cover with wonderful depiction of steamship and railroad train, imprint on back from D. Felt & Hosford, Stationers, 50 Wall St., New York, to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, fresh and Very Fine, a rare and desirable Bates "Cheap Inland and Ocean Postage" propaganda cover--Barnabas Bates (1785-1853) was born in England and came to the U.S. as a child, he became a Baptist preacher in Rhode Island, where he was also for some time collector of the port of Bristol under President Adams, he became a Unitarian and established in New York in 1825 a weekly paper called the Christian Inquirer, during the Jackson administration he received an appointment in the New York post office and was for some time acting postmaster, he became an advocate for cheap land and ocean postage and lived to see the 3¢ domestic rate introduced in 1851--ex Dr. Chase

E. 4,000-5,000
6,000
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 201, 1851 3¢ Orange Brown and Red Shades, One of three recorded full-row strips of the 3¢ 1851 on cover

3¢ Dull Red, Type II (11A), Positions 71-80L3, horizontal strip of ten, large margins to clear except just in on two positions, Positions 75L and 77L with vertical creases, Positions 77L and 80L with small scissors-cuts at bottom, tied by light strikes of "Washington D.C. Sept. 21, 1855" circular datestamps on buff legal-size cover to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, docketing at left, slightly reduced at right, refolded at top, some slight edgewear, still Very Fine, one of three recorded full-row strips on cover, ex West, Piller, Giamporcaro and Hackmey, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 203, 1851 3¢ Orange Brown and Red Shades, An incredibly rare use of the 3¢ 1851 Issue originating in Canada, treated as fully prepaid

3¢ Orange Red, Type II (11A), Position 37R2, huge margins to just barely in including part of adjoining stamp at top, pen cancel and tied by bold strike of 7-ring Canadian target cancel on buff cover originating at Port Rowan, Upper Canada, and addressed to Danville, Pennsylvania, red "Port Rowan U.C. JU 8, 1855" circular datestamp, red "CANADA/PAID 10Cts" two-line handstamp and "PAID 6D" in circle handstamp indicating that Canadian postage was paid

Very Fine; stamp lifted and reaffixed in position from which it originated, cover split at sides and neatly rejoined, missing small part of bottom flap.

An incredibly rare use of the 3¢ 1851 Issue in Canada. Only seven examples of this stamp used from Canada are recorded.

The sender affixed the 3¢ stamp in Canada to prepay postage. The Canadian post office cancelled the stamp and must have received 6 pence to prepay the treaty rate, because they marked the cover fully paid.

Ex Tracy W. Simpson and Joseph Hackmey. With Dr. Chase's notes on back including "The 3¢ 51 is rarer than the 1847 issue used from Canada". With 1979 P.F. certificate.

E. 7,500-10,000
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