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2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 335, Western Mails, including the Pony Express, 3¢ 1851 Issue diagonal bisect used on a "Via Nicaragua Ahead of the Mails" cover front

3¢ Dull Red, Type I, Diagonal Half Used as 1¢ (11d), Bottom right diagonal half, tied across the cut by bold strike of New York City grid cancel on blue folded cover front with expertly added flaps addressed to New York, route directive "Via Nicaragua" in same hand as address, blue crayon "Circular San Frco May 31/53" at bottom in a different hand, sender's route directive "via Nicaragua" and clear strike of blue "VIA NICARAGUA/AHEAD OF THE MAILS" two-line italicized handstamp, the expert restoration is not noted on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance and a rare bisected use of the 3¢ 1851 paying the 1¢ circular rate with the "VIA NICARAGUA/AHEAD OF THE MAILS" blue italicized handstamp, this is one of two such uses recorded, ex Dr. Chase, Brown and Hackmey, with clear 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
4,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2000-01-18
U.S. Postal History
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Sale Number 820, Lot Number 28, 10 Cent Rate by Issue3c Dull Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d), 3c Dull Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d)3c Dull Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d). Upper right diagonal half used with strip of three, Positions 93-95R1L and 85R1L (bisect), well-tied by by several strikes of "San Francisco Cal. Jun. 8" and "San Francisco Jun. 16 Free" circular datestamps on blue folded cover to South Oyster Bay N.Y., circa 1855, bisect has tiny crease

VERY FINE. ONLY FIVE OF THE FOURTEEN RECORDED 3-CENT 1851 BISECTED USAGES ARE 10-CENT RATES. AN OUTSTANDING CLASSIC COVER.

Illustrated in Letters of Gold (p. 111). Ex Beals and Kapiloff. With 1949 P.F. certificate. Signed Sloane.

E. 10,000-15,000
12,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
1993-03-25
The Stanley M. Piller 1851-57 Three Cent Collection
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Sale Number 748, Lot Number 148, 3c 1851 Issue - Bisected Uses3c Orange Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d), 3c Orange Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d)3c Orange Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d). Upper right half used with single 3c and both tied by "Nappa City Cal. Aug. 11" cds in brown ink on 6c Green on Buff Entire (U14) to Port Jackson N.Y., edge wear and slight tear at top, handsome and Fine, a very rare bisect used in conjunction with a postal stationery entire, one of only three recorded 10c rate usages, ex Grunin, with 1937 A.P.S. certificate

E. 4,000-5,000
4,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
1993-03-25
The Stanley M. Piller 1851-57 Three Cent Collection
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Sale Number 748, Lot Number 150, 3c 1851 Issue - Bisected Uses3c Rose Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d), 3c Rose Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d)3c Rose Red, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (11d). Lower left half well tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 8" cds on large part of blue wrapper with street address in Boston, paying the 1c newspaper or periodical rate, portion of wrapper missing at bottom leaving the address and markings intact, faint pencil notice at top to keep stamp on this wrapper, Fine and rare, one of only five recorded 3c bisects paying this rate, with 1976 P.F. certificate

E. 2,500-3,500
1,600
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
1976-03-31
1976 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 489, Lot Number 43, 1851-56 Issue3c Red, Diagonal Bisect (11d), 3c Red, Diagonal Bisect (11d)3c Red, Diagonal Bisect (11d). Used with whole 3c Red (11) on 6c Green on Buff Entire (U14). Well tied, over the cut, by fairly clear "Nappa City, Cal." (First spelling of Napa) on cover to N. Y. State. Minor cover flaws. Fine and of the utmost Rarity, with A. P. S. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
3,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
1975-03-25
1975 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 468, Lot Number 29, 1851-56 Issue3c Red, Diagonal Bisect (11d), 3c Red, Diagonal Bisect (11d)3c Red, Diagonal Bisect (11d). Tied by strong Bold Grid, & most of Blue "Via Nicaragua, Ahead of the Mails" two str. lines on 1853 San Francisco Prices Current; the bisect prepaying the 1c circular rate, to Phil'a. Bisect has small margins & is slightly oxidized, immaterial in a cover of such Extreme Rarity, (See Chase, Revised, p. 217) Ex-Chase

E. 2,000-5,000
3,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
1971-03-23
1971 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 391, Lot Number 186, Western Covers, Via Nicaragua, Ahead of the Mails, Two Lines, Blue Slanting Caps, Bold Strike, 3c Red (11d). Diagonal Half paying 1c Circular Rate, on front only to New York, "Circular, San Frc'o., May 31/53" in blue crayon, one of two known, written up in Chase, 3c 1851, page 217, with Copy of P. F. Certificate, Ex-Chase, Brown, A Great Rarity

E. 1,000-2,000
1,250
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