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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2010-10-21
The Wagshal Collection, Part 3: 3c 1851-57 Issues
 
3c 1857 Issue, Ty. I-IV, Off-Cover Balance (25-26A). More than 700 used stamps arranged on stock sheets and cards, not the usual perforated balance of average No. 26's, many plated, breakdown includes approximately 40 of No. 25, 46+ of No. 25A, 350+ of No. 26 and an impressive 260+ of No. 26A, better varieties abound with plate cracks, double transfers, recuts, plate flaws incl. the "Quadruple Flaw" Position 18L28 (Scott Retail $1,750.00, faults), five lines recut in upper left triangle, cancellations including green, red, blue, fancy stars and geometrics, numerals, wide range of "Paid" and "Paid 3", "Steam", "Way", "Free", imprints, perf varieties, multiples incl. a horizontal strip of seven of No. 25, strip of three of No. 26A, many others, most of these stamps were individually selected by Mr. Wagshal for interesting varieties that caught his eye, a number of stamps could have been individual lots, the sheer magnitude of this group makes viewing recommended, Scott Retail more than $66,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
7,500
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2009-12-16
United States Stamps
 
3c 1857 Perforated Issues (25, 25A, 26A). 215 stamps, vast majority used, four of No. 26A original gum, five unused (no gum), each one plated, hinged to Dr. Chase’s individual plating cards and beautifully displayed in a stockbook organized by Scott No., including Nos. 25 (54), 25A (11) and 26A (150), strength of collection is wide showing of plate varieties especially in stamps from Plates 10 and 11 (No. 26A), incl. double and triple transfers, retouches, recuts, frame-line doubling, also a variety of cancels and few other anomalies like a pre-print paper fold, while faults will be found, condition overall is better than often seen, with many sound and attractive stamps, a most impressive holding of this issue which entirely excludes the common No. 26, most were acquired decades ago from Dr. Chase and G.B. Smith, Scott Retail more than $33,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
6,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2009-12-09
U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History and Foreign Stamps and Covers
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3c 1857 Perforated Issues (25-26A). 202 covers, each major Scott No. from the 3c 1857 perforated issues represented, incl. No. 25 (69), No. 25A (3), No. 26 (96) and No. 26A (34), many plated by owner, wonderful range of usages, rates, shades, plate flaws and varieties, few with captured imprints, forwarding agent usage, corner cards, "Old Stamp" in ms. with "Due 6" on one (cover defective), Pos. 48R7 major plate crack (Scott Retail $750.00), another with bold strike of "Chicago Supplementary Mail" handstamp and matching grid in circle, several other highlights, mixed condition and a few with stamps added, still many useful covers, Scott Retail more than $18,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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