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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2261, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins to full including top sheet margin, tied by "Bristol R.I. Jul. 24" circular datestamp on cover to Havana, Cuba, stamp also tied by red "New-York Aug. 2, 1856" circular datestamp, blue "NA" and "1" handstamps, receiving backstamp, "1247" handstamp of unknown origin, slight wear, Extremely Fine and attractive use

E. 200-300
325
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2262, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III/II (15/14), 10c Green, Ty. III/II (15/14)10c Green, Ty. III/II (15/14). Vertical pair, top stamp Type III, large margins all around, used with 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), large margins to clear (slightly overlaps pair), tied by grid cancels, red "New Orleans La. Oct. 21" (1855) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Bordeaux, France, red "New York Am. Packet Oct. 31" circular datestamp, Calais transit, neat "8" decimes due handstamp, transit and arrival backstamps, Very Fine, scarce use, most letters were sent at the less expensive British Packet rate, ex LeBow, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
350
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-11-20
Superb United States Stamps and Private Die Proprietary Stamps
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Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 11, 1851-60 Issues10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Position 85L1, curl on forehead variety, Jumbo margins with portion of adjoining stamp at top, blue circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1992 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $875.00 as normal, unpriced as the variety)

240
650
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 248, 1855 10¢ Green—Corner Margin Positions, An extremely rare and impressive corner sheet-margin example of the 1855 10¢ Type II on cover

10¢ Green, Ty. II (14), Position 10L1, top right corner position with interpane margin at right with full centerline and wide top sheet margin, full margins on other sides, intense dark shade, tied by "San Francisco Cal. 20 Dec." circular datestamp on cover to Monticello, South Carolina, Extremely Fine Gem, an extraordinary corner-margin example, ex Grunin and Zoellner, and from our 1983 Rarities of the World sale

E. 2,000-3,000
0
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 249, 1855 10¢ Green—Corner Margin Positions, 10¢ Type III with corner sheet margins from the only Type III corner position possible

10¢ Green, Type III (15), Position 1L1, the misplaced B Relief instead of A--the only Type III corner position possible (others are Types I or II)--a superb stamp with huge portion of corner sheet margins, enormous margins on other sides, rich color, fine impression, tied by large "Michigan Bluff Cal." circular datestamp struck twice with manuscript "Feb. 1" date on blue folded cover to Washington D.C., manuscript "Due 10" for weight over half-ounce, Extremely Fine, this remarkable example of the 10¢ Type III with corner sheet margins may be unique on cover, a wonderful rarity, ex Emerson (with his "RSE" in circle backstamp), Rohloff, Grunin and Zoellner

E. 4,000-5,000
3,250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 254, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, The earliest reported use of any 10¢ 1855 Issue stamp

10¢ Green, Type II (14), large margins to just in at top right, tied at left by beautiful strike of circle of 13 wedges cancel, red "Eastport Me. May 12" (1855) circular datestamp on cover to John H. Webster in Stockton, California, pencil "Sophia May/55" docketing at left, missing top and left flaps, minor soiling, Very Fine, the earliest reported use of any 10¢ 1855 Issue stamp, another cover from the same correspondence, with the same cancellation, town marking and docketing, is known used on August 28, 1855, which substantiates the docketing on the cover offered here, ex Jessup, Neinken and Fisher, illustrated in Neinken, The United States Ten Cent Stamps of 1855-1859 (p. 13), with pencil note on back "I am certain this to be the earliest known cover 10¢" and initialled by Edgar B. Jessup, this is the Scott-listed EDU for any 10¢ 1855 stamp (Scott 14-16) and the next earliest date is May 19, 1855, for Type III, Scott 15

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 255, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, Early use of the 10¢ Type II on a colorful cover to Mexico

10¢ Green, Type II (14), large to huge margins, tied by bold strike of grid cancel, red "New Orleans La. Jun. 1" (1855) circular datestamp on blue folded letter written in French to Mexico, neat "Vera Cruz 4 Junio 1855" oval datestamp, bold "4" reales due handstamp, stamp affixed over red crayon "10" rate, Extremely Fine, a beautiful early use of the 10¢ 1855 paying the direct 10¢ rate to Mexico via American Packet, ex Ishikawa and Hackmey

E. 500-750
450
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-10-29
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 256, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, Strip of four of the 1855 10¢ Type III on a cover to Mexico

10¢ Green, Type III (15), Positions 23-26L1, horizontal strip of four, large margins to full all around, rich color and detailed impression, tied by "New Orleans La. Nov. 15, 1857" circular datestamps on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, from the Hargous correspondence, bold "5" reales due handstamp at bottom, tiny margin tear touches top right of left stamp (not noted on certificate), still Extremely Fine, a desirable multiple in choice condition paying quadruple 10¢ rate to Mexico, ex Caspary, Rust and Klein, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 258, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, One of three recorded covers with a 10¢ 1855 stamp used from Canada

10¢ Green, Type III (15), three huge margins, in at bottom, tied by well-struck "Toronto C.W. Sep. 28" circular datestamp on small cover to Superior, Wisconsin, neat "CANADA 10 Cts" straightline handstamp, red "Canada 10 Cents" in oval and matching "PAID" handstamp, with original 1856-dated enclosure, trivial cover edge tear at top, Fine, an exceedingly rare example of the 10¢ 1855 Issue used from Canada, only three such covers are reported, including one from Nova Scotia--the stamp was cancelled at the originating office in Toronto, but it was not accepted as prepayment by the Canadian postmaster, who applied the black straightline, however, on arrival at the U.S.-Canada exchange office, the clerk stamped it "Paid" and "10 cents", thus accepting the stamp as prepayment of U.S. postage, ex Krug, J. David Baker, Wilkinson and Hackmey

E. 5,000-7,500
3,250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1851-56 Issue
2019-10-29
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 259, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, A remarkable cover originating in Canada with the 10¢ 1855 tied by Canadian target cancel

10¢ Green, Type III (15), three large margins, just in at right, tied by brownish-black 7-ring Canadian target cancel, matching "St. Vincent de Paul, L.C." double-circle datestamp with manuscript "3 Novembre 1856" date on cover to Albany, New York, manuscript rate mark at center but this appears to have been accepted as fully prepaid, "Montreal U.C. NO 3, 1856" circular datestamp on back, cover with small edge tears, some toning also affects stamp, otherwise Fine, one of three recorded covers with the 10¢ 1855 Issue originating in Canada, ex Dr. Kapiloff, with 1969 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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