Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

142 Selected Lots, Page 1 of 15

Sort By 
FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1857-60 Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 26A
Area/Sub/
General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2524, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Other Subjects3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Choice centering, brilliant color, tied by "Detroit Mich. May 22, 1861" circular datestamp on buff cover with red and blue "Death to Traitors!" Waving Flag Patriotic design to Boston, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 200-300
800
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-11-20
Superb United States Stamps and Private Die Proprietary Stamps
16
PSE 95J
 
Sale Number 1212, Lot Number 16, 1851-60 Issues3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. IV, Double Transfer (26A var), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. IV, Double Transfer (26A var)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. IV, Double Transfer (26A var). Position 63L11L, Jumbo margins and outstanding centering, deep rich color on bright paper, neat Feb. 1859 circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1857 TYPE IV.

The ready availability of 3c 1851-57 stamps gives collectors the false impression that superb examples, even of a better type, are easily obtainable. Yet with grading past its 15th year, only four used examples of Scott 26A have achieved a 95J grade or higher (highest is the 100 offered in our 2019 Rarities sale).

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $3,150.00 as normal). One shares this grade and only two grade higher

225
2,000
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
ogbl
Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 39, 1¢-90¢ 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39), One of two recorded 3¢ 1857 Type IV plate blocks and the only one from Plate 11

DESCRIPTION

3¢ Brownish Carmine, Type IV (26A), Positions 41-42/51-52/61-62/71-72L11i, block of eight from left pane of Plate 11 Intermediate with "Toppan, Carpenter & Co. BANK NOTE ENGRAVERS. Phila. New York, Boston & Cincinnati" imprint and "No. 11." plate number, original gum, three stamps Mint N.H., rich color, well-centered

PROVENANCE

Siegel Auction Galleries, 4/28/1965, Sale 286, lot 33

Rudolph G. Wunderlich, Siegel Auction Galleries, 1/29/1976, Sale 484, lot 287

Walter C. Klein, Christie's Robson Lowe sale, 9/27/1988, lot 120, to Piller

Stanley M. Piller, Siegel Auction Galleries, 3/25/1993, Sale 748, lot 108, to Zoellner

Robert Zoellner, Siegel Auction Galleries, 10/8-10/1998, Sale 804, lot 117, to Chapin

John C. Chapin (collection sold privately to Shreves and then to Mr. Gross, 2002)

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 156

CERTIFICATION

The Philatelic Foundation (2000)

CONDITION NOTES

Very Fine appearance; top pair crease ending in small tear, bottom left stamp small thin

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$12,500.00

E. 7,500-10,000
14,000
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1072
PSE 100
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1072, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mathematically perfect centering with unusually wide margins, deep rich color on bright paper, clear strike of circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1857 TYPE IV IN THE FINEST CONDITION ATTAINABLE. THIS BEAUTIFUL STAMP IS GRADED GEM 100 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE TO ACHIEVE THIS GRADE.

The ready availability of 3c 1851-57 stamps gives collectors the false impression that superb examples, even of a better type, are easily obtainable. Yet with grading well into its 14th year, this is the sole example of a 3c Type IV stamp to achieve this Gem 100 grade.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $9,750.00). This is the highest grade awarded and the only example to achieve it. No others are even close -- the next highest grade is a 98 (one copy) followed by two at 95J.

140
5,500
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1073
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1073, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Outstanding centering and margins, clearly showing the discontinuance of the frame lines at top and bottom -- the top margin is wide enough to show the re-continuance of the frameline in the stamp above at right, gorgeous rich color, circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2003 and 2007 P.F. certificates, with 2002 and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,475.00), only four examples grade higher

140
900
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2017-10-24
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 635, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Position 44R10, original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color, choice centering, fresh and Extremely Fine, with copy of 1996 P.F. certificate for block

600
0
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2017-10-24
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 636, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Position 54R10, original gum, lightly hinged, brilliant color, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate for block

600
550
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2017-10-24
United States Stamps
og
Sale Number 1166, Lot Number 637, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Position 55R10, original gum, bright color, light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, with copy of 1996 P.F. certificate for block

600
160
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2017-09-19
The Clipper City Collection of Superb U.S. Stamps
28
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1163, Lot Number 28, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 19-39)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Choice centering, clearly showing the discontinuance of the left frame line at top and bottom, gorgeous color, neat grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a lovely stamp, ex Kirke, with 2010 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,475.00), only three examples have been graded higher (highest is 98)

150
1,100
Back to Top
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2017-03-01
United States Stamps
599°
PSE 85
nh
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 599, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H, 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H., outstanding centering for this tightly spaced issue, rich color, post-office fresh in every respect

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED, CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1857 TYPE IV.

A review using Power Search reveals how rare this better type is in Mint N.H. condition. We have not sold another example since keeping computerized records.

With 2017 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; unpriced in SMQ in Mint N.H. condition). This is one of only three examples to achieve this grade, with none higher. Scott Retail as hinged

600
2,200
Back to Top
FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1857-60 Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 26A

142 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 15


Copyright 2020. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy