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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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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
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2301, 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Radiant color, scissors-separated causing s.e. at sides, used with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), vertical strip of three and single of 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and horizontal pair of 10c Green, Ty. II (32), tied by "New Orleans La. Nov. 22, 1858" circular datestamps on orange cover to Genoa, Italy, sender's directive "Via London" and with "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, also with manuscript "2" indicating double weight, large manuscript "16" for 1.6 lira due, London, Paris and arrival backstamps, 3c strip placed over edge of cover and also scissors-separated affecting perfs, 1c piece out at upper right, still Very Fine, a colorful and very unusual use, franked to pay the 38c rate via Prussian Closed Mail, this must have missed the sailing of the HAPAG's Borussia on Dec. 1 and was instead placed aboard the Inman Line's City of Baltimore and sent via Open Mail, the stamps ended up only paying the 21c rate via American Packet with the remainder due from recipient, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
400
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2017-11-08
United States and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2302, 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Used with 10c Green, Ty. III (33), tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 16, 1858" circular datestamp on folded cover to Bordeaux, France, red New York credit datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
275
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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
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 533, 5c-30c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 27-38)5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical strip of three, intense shade from the 1858 printing, scissors-separated at left with intact perfs, margins in at top and right, tied by two strikes of "New Orleans La. May 4, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded May 1, 1858 "Commercial Intelligencer and Merchants' Transcript" prices current to Paris, France, red "New York Paid 12 May 12" credit datestamp, French arrival datestamp and receiving backstamp, overall Fine and scarce cover with a strip of the 5c Bright Red Brown, with 2012 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for three No. 28b singles off cover is $7,200.00

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2010-12-13
U.S. & C.S.A. Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1002, Lot Number 3776, 5c 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Radiant color, scissors-separated causing s.e. at sides, used with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24), vertical strip of three and single of 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and horizontal pair of 10c Green, Ty. II (32), tied by "New Orleans La. Nov. 22, 1858" circular datestamps on orange cover to Genoa, Italy, endorsed "Via London" and with "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy marking, also with ms. "2" indicating double weight, large ms. "16" for 1.6 lira due, London, Paris and arrival backstamps, 3c strip placed over edge of cover and also scissors-separated affecting perfs, 1c piece out at upper right, still Very Fine, a colorful and very unusual usage, franked to pay the 38c rate via Prussian Closed Mail, this must have missed the sailing of the HAPAG's Borussia on Dec. 1 and was instead placed aboard the Inman Line's City of Baltimore and sent via Open Mail, the stamps ended up only paying the 21c rate via American Packet with the remainder due from recipient, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
0
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2010-09-29
The Wagshal Collection, Part 1: 1845-69 Issues
c
Sale Number 993, Lot Number 315, 5c 1857-60 Issue Off Cover5c Bright Red Brown, Defective Transfer (28b var), 5c Bright Red Brown, Defective Transfer (28b var)5c Bright Red Brown, Defective Transfer (28b var). Positions 13/23R1, bottom stamp with defective transfer at right, warm shade, choice centering, tied by blue "Petersburg Va. 3cts. Nov. 8" integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Port Dover, Canada West, red "United States Paid 6d" two-line handstamp, 1859 transit and receiving backstamps, some wear, cover opened on three sides and pasted back together, still Very Fine, we do not recall seeing another example of the defective transfer position in the Bright Red Brown shade, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2006-12-20
United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 927, Lot Number 1336, 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical strip of three, wonderful rich color bordering on Indian Red, tied by two strikes of "New Orleans La. Jul. 29, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Nantes, France, red "New York Paid 12 Aug. 4" credit datestamp, French transit and framed "P.D." handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, the strip is well-centered and has full intact perfs (not scissors-cut, which is unusual), Very Fine, Scott Retail for three No. 28b singles off cover is $3,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2005-06-03
2005 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 895, Lot Number 103, 5c-10c 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Horizontal pair, deep rich color, tied by three strikes of blue "Paid" in small grid cancel, lightly struck red "Saco Me. Jan. 2" (1860) circular datestamp on yellow cover with printer's blue corner card, addressed to Pea Vine Cal. and forwarded to Brush Creek, ms. "Pea Vine Cal. Feb. 8, 1860" postmark and "Forwd 3c" due, Very Fine, extremely rare usage, the intense shade of this 5c 1857 pair is arguably Indian Red, but at the very least is the "near miss" shade of Bright Red Brown (accompanying 1982 P.F. certificate states "Red Brown", mistakenly in our opinion)

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2002-05-15
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History
c
Sale Number 845, Lot Number 37, 1851-57 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Used with 10c Green, Ty. III (33), tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 16, 1858" cds on folded cover to Bordeaux, France, red New York credit ds, transit and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2000-06-27
U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1040, 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical pair, rich color, tied by New Orleans La. circular datestamp on 1859 folded cover to Germany, endorsed for Bremen or Hamburg steamer but the red "New York Paid 12 Dec. 8" exchange circular datestamp indicates this went on the Cunarder Africa, French and Belgium markings, evidence that a third stamp fell off in transit - the "Aus Franfeich per Aachen Franco" circular datestamp partly occupies its space, scissor separation at L. with wide margin showing adjoining stamps, top stamp Very Fine, an intriguing and rare usage, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
850
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2000-06-27
U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign
c
5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical strip of three, deep rich color (almost an Indian Red shade), used with strip of three 10c Green, Ty. II (32), tied by "New Orleans La. Apr. 26, 1858" circular datestamp on folded letter to France, red N.Y. credit and French transits front and back, stamps scissors-trimmed and cut into design, still a scarce franking and attractive cover

E. 500-750
775
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11 Selected Lots , Page 1 of 2


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