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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2265, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 100L4 with bottom sheet margin, perfs clipped at top, creased, tied by "Albany N.Y. Paid" dateless circle on cover to Chaumont N.Y., fresh cover and Fine appearing stamp, desirable with the bottom sheet margin, scarce, ex "Lake Shore", signed Ashbrook

9,500
1,200
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 300, 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues, The Newbury 1857 1¢ Type Ia cover--the finest known example of Scott 19 on cover

1¢ Blue, Type Ia (19), Position 94R4, extraordinarily well-centered with perforations just barely touching bottom plumes, bright shade and proof-like impression, tied by single clear strike of "New-York Aug. 1" circular datestamp on blue July 10, 1857 folded prices current from Chillington Iron Works, Liverpool, England, to Providence, Rhode Island, printed circular states "Per Steamer Asia" (sailed July 11, 1857) but probably carried under cover on the next Cunard sailing of the Europa, departing Liverpool on July 18, 1857, and arriving at Boston July 31

Extremely Fine Gem stamp on an immaculate cover. This beautiful Type Ia cover was featured prominently in the William West and Saul Newbury sales and is regarded by many as the finest single known on cover.

Type Ia stamps were produced from 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. After perforations were introduced in mid-1857, sheets on hand printed from Plates 1 Late and 2 were fed through the new perforating machine, but the narrow spaces between stamps made perforating difficult to accomplish without cutting into the designs. Plate 4 was produced in early 1857 when the introduction of perforations was anticipated; thus, it was entered from a new six-relief transfer roll, and the spaces between stamps were enlarged to allow for perforations. Some Plate 4 sheets were issued in imperforate form (April to June 1857), while the greater portion was issued perforated beginning in July 1857, along with perforated sheets from Plates 1L and 2.

Plate 4's most distinctive feature is that the top row (Positions 1-10L and 1-10R) was entered with the designs complete at top (Type II) and the bottom row (Positions 91-100L and 91-100R) was entered with designs complete or nearly complete at bottom (Types Ia and Ic). Although the plate layout provided sufficient space for perforations, the height of the top-row and bottom-row designs was larger than others in the sheet, which resulted in perforations cutting into either the top or bottom rows, depending on which direction the sheet was fed into the perforator. Type Ia and Ic stamps from the bottom row are almost always cut into at bottom, an unfortunate situation for collectors because the bottom part of the design is what makes Type Ia and Ic stamps desirable.

The example offered here, showing the full type characteristics at bottom, is a true condition rarity. The stamp on this cover was considered by Ashbrook to be one of the finest examples of the perforated Type Ia in existence (the West catalogue states "Stanley Ashbrook stops for about an hour to gloat over this piece which he considers the finest 1¢ 1857 cover known to American Philately").

Ex William West, Saul Newbury, Louis Grunin and Robert Zoellner. Illustrated in Brookman, United States Postage Stamps of the 19th Century, Vol. I (p. 186).

E. 15,000-20,000
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19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-06-26
2019 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1205, Lot Number 2026, 1851-57 Issues1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 100R4, part original gum called "small part" on most recent certificate but which covers about half of the back, fine impression and rich color, well-centered, the bottom perfs in but intact due to scissors separation, which nicely shows the nearly complete Type Ia characteristics at bottom

FINE AND RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.

Type Ia was produced by only 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. Although Plate 4 was designed with sufficient space to accommodate perforations, the height of the top row and bottom row positions resulted in the perforations often cutting into the design at either top or bottom. For this reason, stamps from the bottom row of Plate 4 with perforations into the design are still desirable -- especially with intact perfs which show the nearly full plumes.

From our 1995 Rarities sale. With 1984 and 2008 P.F. certificates. Scott Retail without gum

20,000
8,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1056
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1056, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 92L4, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, unusually choice centering with wide and balanced margins, clearly showing the type characteristics, neat strike of circular datestamp at right

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS IS WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST USED EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE Ia PERFORATED. THIS REMARKABLE STAMP IS GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- APART FROM THE FAMOUS WIDE-SPACED EXAMPLE, THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

Type Ia stamps were produced from 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. After perforations were introduced in mid-1857, sheets on hand printed from Plates 1 Late and 2 were fed through the new perforating machine, but the narrow spaces between stamps made perforating difficult to accomplish without cutting into the designs. Plate 4 was produced in early 1857 when the introduction of perforations was anticipated; thus, it was entered from a new six-relief transfer roll, and the spaces between stamps were enlarged to allow for perforations. Some Plate 4 sheets were issued in imperforate form (April to June 1857), while the greater portion was issued perforated beginning in July 1857, along with perforated sheets from Plates 1L and 2.

Plate 4's most distinctive feature is that the top row (Positions 1-10L and 1-10R) was entered with the designs complete at top (Type II) and the bottom row (Positions 91-100L and 91-100R) was entered with designs complete or nearly complete at bottom (Types Ia and Ic). Although the plate layout provided sufficient space for perforations, the height of the top-row and bottom-row designs was larger than others in the sheet, which resulted in perforations cutting into either the top or bottom rows, depending on which direction the sheet was fed into the perforator. Type Ia and Ic stamps from the bottom row are almost always cut into at bottom, an unfortunate situation for collectors because the bottom part of the design is what makes Type Ia and Ic stamps desirable.

The example offered here, with perforations completely clear of the design and showing the full type characteristics at bottom, is a true condition rarity.

Ex Bowman. With 1990 and 1999 P.F. certificates, the former as on cover with two Scott 24 (cover with other stamps accompanies). With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $92,500.00). Only one has graded higher (the wide-setting copy, ex Eno, Zoellner, Hinrichs and "Tahoe", graded 98J) and one other shares this desirable grade.

9,000
45,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2018-11-14
United States Stamps including Confederate States and Hawaii
 
Sale Number 1192, Lot Number 108, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 97R4 with curl in "C" of "CENT", deep rich color, face-free strike of cork cancel, few short perfs not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine example of this scarce perforated type, with 1980 P.F. certificate

9,000
1,700
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 60, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Unused (no gum), perfs scissors-separated but mostly intact, choice centering for this difficult issue, showing the type characteristics very well, trivial toned spot at bottom right, small thin spot in Franklin's head

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.

Type Ia was produced by only 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. Although Plate 4 was designed with sufficient space to accommodate perforations, the height of the top row and bottom row positions resulted in the perforations often cutting into the design at either top or bottom. For this reason, stamps from the bottom row of Plate 4 with perforations slightly into the design are still desirable.

With 1961 P.F. certificate as sound. Scott Retail as no gum

20,000
2,600
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 61, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 96L4, deep rich color, face-free cancel leaves design characteristics clearly visible

FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.

Type Ia was produced by only 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. Although Plate 4 was designed with sufficient space to accommodate perforations, the height of the top row and bottom row positions resulted in the perforations often cutting into the design at either top or bottom.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

9,000
2,600
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 62, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. Ic-Ia-Ia (19b-19-19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ic-Ia-Ia (19b-19-19)1c Blue, Ty. Ic-Ia-Ia (19b-19-19). Positions 96-98R4, horizontal strip of three, left stamp Type Ic, rich color, each stamp with manuscript "X" cancel which is lightened, right stamp with vertical and diagonal creases, left two stamps sound

FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE STRIP OF THREE COMBINING TWO TYPE Ia STAMPS AND THE SUB-TYPE Ic. THE SCOTT 19b FROM POSITION 96R4 IS ONE OF THE BEST EXAMPLES OF THE TYPE.

Accompanied by cover on which this reportedly originated. With 2008 P.F. certificate. Scott Catalogue lists but does not price a combination pair of Scott 19 and 19b. This is the first we have offered since 2001. Scott Retail as pair of No. 19 and single 19b

27,500
3,750
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2018-04-11
The David Wingate Collection of United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1180, Lot Number 65, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Probably Position 95R4, original gum, lightly hinged, deep rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.

Type Ia was produced by only 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. Although Plate 4 was designed with sufficient space to accommodate perforations, the height of the top row and bottom row positions resulted in the perforations often cutting into the design at either top or bottom. For this reason, stamps from the bottom row of Plate 4 with perforations slightly into the design are still desirable. The stamp offered here is one of the few sound original-gum examples.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

42,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2018-03-07
The J. R. Helton, Jr. Collection of Used United States Stamps
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PF 75
 
Sale Number 1174, Lot Number 17, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Bottom row of Plate 4, intense shade and impression, nice bottom margin showing the key design characteristics, just in at top, wide margins, lightly cancelled leaves vignette fully visible, fresh and completely sound

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.

Type Ia was produced by only 18 of the 20 bottom-row positions on Plate 4. Although Plate 4 was designed with sufficient space to accommodate perforations, the height of the top row and bottom row positions resulted in the perforations often cutting into the design at either top or bottom. This stamp shows nearly complete bottom scrolls and plumes.

From our 1989 Rarities of the World Sale. With 1988 and 2017 P.F. certificates (F-VF 75)

9,000
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