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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8162, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Rich color in a deep shade, well-centered with full perfs all around, tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 30, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded tissue cover to Barcelona, Spain, red New York exchange circular datestamp also ties stamp, London and Barcelona backstamps, "4" (reales) due handstamp, Very Fine, a rare single use of the 5c Indian Red on cover to Spain, ex Grunin, signed Ashbrook who notes "Singles of This Stamp on Cover are Very Rare", with 1988 P.F. certificate, Scott value on cover $5,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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 2271, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Vertical strip of three, usual scissors-separation with perfs complete except for a few blunted perfs at bottom, rich color, tied by "New Orleans La. Apr. 10, 1858" circular datestamps on folded letter to Bordeaux, France, red Boston credit datestamp and French transits, Fine and handsome Indian Red cover, with 1972 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for off-cover strip of three

13,000
2,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2272, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Marvelous color, couple nibbed perfs at bottom, used with two 10c Green, Ty. III (33), manuscript cancels (not tied) with matching "Jersey Landing Ills. Aug. 4" (1858) manuscript postmark at left on mourning bordered cover to Liverpool, England, red "19" credit handstamp, red "America Liverpool Paid AU 28 58" circular datestamp, fresh and Fine use overpaying the 24c rate by 1c, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
550
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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 315, 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues, The largest number of 1857 5¢ Indian Red stamps known on a single cover

5¢ Indian Red (28A), three pairs and two singles, the two pairs at left arranged in block form, well-centered, rich color, three stamps with interpane margins and centerline, four stamps have negligible faults, used with 1¢ Blue, Type V (24) and tied by "New Orleans La. Jan. 19, 1859" circular datestamp struck five times on folded letter to Brussels, Belgium, paying the 42¢ French mail rate for one ounce (a second 1¢ is missing to left), "Boston Am. Pkt. Jan. 28" circular datestamp on back--carried on the Inman Line City of Washington, departing New York January 29, 1859, and arriving at Liverpool February 11--French arrival datestamp (February 12) and framed "P.D." handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps

Very Fine appearance and unique. This wonderful artifact of the 1857 Perforated issue bears the largest number of 5¢ Indian Red stamps known on one cover.

Ex Alfred H. Caspary, Philip G. Rust, Dr. Leonard Kapiloff and from our 1987 Rarities of the World sale (consigned by Rust). Signed by Stanley B. Ashbrook with his notes on back. Illustrated in Rose, The First United States Perforated Stamps--The 1857 Issue (p. 40). With 1992 P.F. certificate. The total Scott value of the 5¢ Indian Red stamps off cover is $29,500.00.

E. 7,500-10,000
8,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2018-06-27
2018 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1185, Lot Number 23, 1851-60 Issues5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Vertical strip of three, radiant color in the intense Indian Red shade, tied by two strikes of "New Orleans La. Aug. 18" (1858) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Nantes, France, bold strike of red "Boston Paid 12 25 Aug." credit datestamp, red boxed "P.D." handstamp, French transit and receiving backstamps

FRESH AND VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SOUND VERTICAL STRIP OF THREE OF THE 1858 5-CENT INDIAN RED ON COVER TO FRANCE. RARE IN THIS CHOICE CONDITION.

This cover from the Garnier correspondence was carried on the Cunarder Niagara from Boston on August 25, 1858, arriving Liverpool September 4.

With 2017 P.F. certificate

E. 7,500-10,000
4,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2017-11-08
United States and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2303, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Rich color in a deep shade, well-centered with full perfs all around, tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 30, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded tissue cover to Barcelona, Spain, red New York exchange circular datestamp also ties stamp, London and Barcelona backstamps, "4" (reales) due handstamp

VERY FINE. A RARE SINGLE USE OF THE 5-CENT INDIAN RED IN AN ESPECIALLY DEEP SHADE.

Ex Grunin. Signed Ashbrook who notes "Singles of This Stamp on Cover are Very Rare". With 1988 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail on cover $5,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2016-03-16
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail
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Sale Number 1119, Lot Number 551, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Vertical strip of three, scissors-trimmed entirely outside of perfs all around, showing parts of adjoining stamps at sides, beautiful bright shade and fine impression, tied by light strikes of "New Orleans La. Jun. 12, 1858" circular datestamp on small blue cover to Chantelle, France, red "New York Paid 3 Jun. 19" credit datestamp, small boxed "PD" handstamp, Le Havre Jul. 1 arrival datestamp ties strip, five transit and receiving backstamps

EXTREMELY FINE STRIP OF THE RARE 5-CENT INDIAN RED ON A SMALL AND COLORFUL 1857 TREATY-RATE COVER TO FRANCE VIA AMERICAN PACKET DIRECT TO LE HAVRE. ONE OF THE MOST OUTSTANDING "INDIAN RED" COVERS EXTANT.

This was carried on the Vanderbilt Line steamer North Star from New York on June 19, arriving Le Havre on Jul. 1. There are perhaps 20 to 30 covers known with the Indian Red in a strip of three (or two strips for double rate). This is easily among the finest three or four of the group and is even more desirable as an example of U.S.-French treaty mail carried direct by American Packet.

Ex West, Hill, Grunin and Zoellner, where it was acquired by Mr. Walske in 1998. With 1975 P.F. certificate

E. 10,000-15,000
10,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2015-09-30
U.S. 1847-69 Issues, featuring the Kenneth D. Gilbart Collection
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Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 534, 5c-30c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 27-38)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Vertical strip of three, radiant color and detailed impression found on the Indian Red printing, scissors-separated with intact perfs and centerline at left, portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, perfs trimmed into design at right, tied by two strikes of "New Orleans La. Jul. 22 1858" circular datestamp on folded letter to Castillon, France, red "New York Paid 3 Jul. 31" credit datestamp struck in error, small red framed "PD" handstamp, French arrival datestamp and multiple transit and receiving backstamps, strip is trimmed but overall a Fine and scarce cover, with 2011 P.S.A.G. certificate, Scott Retail for off-cover strip of three $13,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3133, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 25-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Intense shade, cancelled by small pen marks, "Don Pedro's Bar Cal., July 10th" manuscript postmark on cover to Martinez Cal., cover with some edge flaws and soiling, stamp with small tear at right, Fine appearance, a scarce intra-California use of the Indian Red, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $5,000.00

E. 750-1,000
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2014-11-05
The Curtis Collection: 1847-1901 Stamps and Covers
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Sale Number 1084, Lot Number 3134, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 25-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Horizontal block of six and single, deep rich color, tied by three strikes of "Platteville Wis. Jan. 28, 1859" circular datestamp on bright buff cover to Switzerland, 35c Prussian Closed Mail rate, red "New-York Br. Pkt. Feb. 2" circular datestamp on back, top right stamp with tiny tear, bottom left stamp with small diagonal crease in margin

VERY FINE. THE LARGEST RECORDED BLOCK OF THE RARE 1857 5-CENT INDIAN RED SHADE KNOWN ON OR OFF COVER. ONLY ONE OTHER BLOCK, USED OFF COVER, IS RECORDED. ONE OF THE GREATEST COVERS OF THE PERFORATED TOPPAN, CARPENTER ISSUE IN EXISTENCE.

Ex Consul Klep, Henry W. Hill, Ishikawa and Sevenoaks. Illustrated in Ashbrook's Special Service (pp. 515-516) and Brookman, Vol. 1, p. 222.

With 1996 P.F. certificate. A block of four is listed but unpriced in Scott

E. 15,000-20,000
24,000
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