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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
11
PSE 95J
 
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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2019-10-29
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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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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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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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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
0
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 261, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, Pair of 1855 10¢ Type III used with 1¢ and 3¢ 1857 Perforated Issue stamps on cover to England

10¢ Green, Type III (15), horizontal pair, three ample to large margins, large to just in at left, used with 1¢ Blue, Type V (24), straight edge at left, pulled perfs at bottom, minor wrinkles, and 3¢ Dull Red, Type III (26), both perforated stamps some toned perfs from gum, tied by "Carlyle Ills. Mar. 4" (1858) circular datestamps on cover to Chelmsford, England, red "19" credit handstamp-- carried on the Cunarder America, departing Boston March 10, 1858, arriving Liverpool March 22--red "America Liverpool Paid MR 22 58" circular datestamp, London (March 23) and Chelmsford (March 23) circular datestamps on back, some edgewear, still Very Fine, unusual combination of imperforate and perforated stamps to pay the 24¢ treaty rate, ex Hackmey

E. 500-750
750
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 263, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, An enormously rare 1851 Issue franking, including a strip of four of the 10¢ Type III, used to pay the double 21¢ British Open Mail rate to France by American Packet

10¢ Green, Type III (15), horizontal strip of four, three large margins, clear to just barely in at left, left stamp barely affected from placement at edge of cover, rich color, used with horizontal pair of 1¢ Blue, Type II (7), intense shade and impression, large margins to just in, tied by three perfect strikes of "New Orleans La. Jan. 23" (1856) balloon-style circular datestamp on grayish blue folded letter to Chalon sur Saone, France, pencil "42" rate, red "New-York Am. Pkt. Feb. 2" circular datestamp, sender's generic "pr Steamship" directive--carried on the Collins Line Baltic, departing New York on February 2, 1856, and arriving at Liverpool February 13--red London backstamp (February 14), Calais arrival datestamp (February 14) also ties strip, French railroad and receiving backstamps (February 15), manuscript "16" for grams in weight and "24" decimes due markings

Very Fine--a rare strip of four of the 1855 10¢ Imperforate on cover to France, and especially rare as part of a double 21¢ rate franking.

The 42¢ postage pays the double 21¢ British Open Mail rate by American Packet. The double rate was calculated in New York, but the 24 decimes due--three times the 8 decimes per 7.5 grams--was based on the weight calculated in France and noted as 16 grams at left.

Ex Joseph Hackmey. Signed Baudot and Calves handstamp.

E. 4,000-5,000
3,000
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 264, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, Strip of five of 1855 10¢ Type III in three-color franking for double 30¢ rate to Germany

10¢ Green, Type III (15), horizontal strip of five, huge margins to ample, used with 1¢ Blue, Type IV (9), recut once at top, large margins to just in, and horizontal pair and single of 3¢ Dull Red, Type II (11A), large margins to in, tied by "Bucyrus O. May 28, 1857" circular datestamps on refolded buff cover front (with part of back) to Wurttemberg, Germany, red "N. York Am. Pkt. 14 Paid May 30" 14¢ credit datestamp struck twice--carried on Havre Line Arago, departing New York May 30, 1857, arriving Havre June 11--red "AACHEN 12/6 FRANCO" (June 12) framed datestamp, German receiving datestamp at lower right also ties 3¢ pair, this was originally a large cover with stamps folded over top and right edges, it has been refolded and reduced to a front (mounted on card), creases through 10¢ strip and 3¢ pair, colorful and attractive, a very rare use of a strip of five of the 10¢ 1855 as part of a three-color franking for the double 30¢ Prussian Closed Mail rate to Germany, ex Ishikawa and Hackmey

E. 2,000-3,000
1,100
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 265, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, A superb pair of the 1855 10¢ Type III with 3¢ 1851 pair on cover to Germany

10¢ Green, Type III (15), horizontal pair, large to huge margins all around, used with vertical pair of 3¢ Dull Red, Type I (11), huge margins to just in, tied by "Terre Haute Ind. Jan. 1" (1857) circular datestamps on buff cover to Schlitz, Germany, red London backstamp (February 2), scarce British "U.S. PKT." straightline handstamp--likely carried on the Collins Line Ericsson, departing New York January 17, 1857, arriving Liverpool February 1--red "Per England und Aachen 3/2" double-circle datestamp on back, Frankfurt double-circle datestamp on back (February 5), blue manuscript German rates, Very Fine, an attractive and unusual franking overpaying the 21¢ British Open Mail rate to Germany by American Packet, which is indicated by the British "U.S. PKT." handstamp, ex White (1937 Doane sale) and Knapp

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 268, 1855 10¢ Green—Types II and III, A magnificent cover to Shanghai, China, with a superb strip of the 1855 10¢ Type III

10¢ Green, Type III (15), horizontal strip of three, huge margins all around, used with 3¢ Dull Red, Type I (11), large to huge margins, cancelled or tied by grids and "Greenfield Ms. Mar. 17" (1857) circular datestamp on immaculate cover to Shanghai, China, from the Reverend Henry Blodgett correspondence, sender's route directive "via New York", red "New-York Br. Pkt. Mar. 18" circular datestamp on back, magenta manuscript "28" credit--carried on the Cunarder Persia, departing New York March 18, 1857, and arriving Liverpool March 29 due to heavy fog, but mails unloaded via steam tug on March 28--red London circular datestamp (March 30), Hong Kong backstamp (May 22)

Extremely Fine and stunning cover to Shanghai, China, with the 3¢ 1851 and strip of 10¢ 1855 paying the 33¢ rate via Southampton. We have offered only eight other covers to Shanghai with the 1851-56 Issue since keeping computerized records, and this is certainly one of the finest.

E. 5,000-7,500
12,000
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