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Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2181, Circus Covers1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Rich colors, tied by "New-York Feb. 19" double-circle datestamps on buff cover with "Van Amburgh & Co.'s Mammoth Menagerie and Great Moral Exhibition" illustrated circus design to Harrisburgh Ind., slightly reduced at left and some edgewear, 3c affected from placement at edge of cover, still Very Fine and beautiful circus design, also a scarce carrier use

E. 1,000-1,500
0
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2289, 1861-68 Issues: Domestic Uses1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Horizontal pair, exceptionally and unusually crisp blue shade, tied by neat strike of "Burlington Vt. Jan. 6, 1863" double-circle datestamp on unsealed Commission Merchant's corner card cover to Barton Vt., fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful 1c 1861 shade on a pristine cover

E. 200-300
375
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 429, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Full bold strike of the rare Small Mortar and Pestle of Waterbury on a 1¢ 1861 Issue cover

Small Mortar and Pestle, Type 3, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-7), phenomenal strike ties 1¢ Blue (63), centered to left, on locally addressed cover with "Waterbury Con. Oct. 9, '67" double-circle datestamp, small cover scuff to left of datestamp, reduced at left, Very Fine strike, Waterbury postmaster John Hill carved three different Mortar & Pestle designs--Rohloff Types 1 and 3 (O-5 and O-7) were carved in 1867 and used with the large double-circle datestamp, and they are much rarer than the Type 2 larger Mortar & Pestle (O-6) that was carved in 1869 and used with the 1868 Grilled and 1869 Issues, we are aware of three other covers with the Type 3 Mortar and Pestle, all are used between September 16 and October 10, 1867, the others have 3¢ stamps, illustrated in Rohloff, The Waterbury Fancy Cancellations 1865-1890 (p. 181)

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 454, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Three strikes of Waterbury Hearts and Diamonds cancel on Adams Hotel cameo corner card cover

Circle of Three Hearts and Three Diamonds, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff J-9), three bold strikes and "Waterbury Con. Dec. 5 '67" double-circle datestamp tie 1¢ Blue (63) horizontal pair and single on Adams Hotel of Waterbury blue cameo corner card cover to New York City, center stamp pre-printing paperfold at bottom, left stamp small tear, right stamp few creases from placement near edge of cover, slightly reduced at left, still Very Fine, extraordinary use of Waterbury fancy cancels on an advertising cover, ex Jennings

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 489, Fancy Cancellations (other than Waterburys), The Salem "Witch Mark" on a 1¢ 1861

Witch Mark, Salem, Massachusetts (Skinner-Eno PH-F 44), perfect strike from what must be an early state of the device on 1¢ Blue (63), rich color, Extremely Fine strike, especially scarce on the 1¢ stamp, ex Jennings

E. 400-500
700
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-22
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1209, Lot Number 1113, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Bottom selvage block of 35 with imprint and plate no. 10, natural s.e. at left showing part of guideline, original gum, several stamps Mint N.H. (we count at least six), some h.r., some perf separations sensibly reinforced including right two vertical rows separated and reattached (affects plate block), center row with five stamps creased

FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE LARGE MULTIPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1861 ISSUE -- THIS IS THE THIRD LARGEST MULTIPLE IN EXISTENCE.

The Evans 1c book notes the existence of a complete pane of 100 from Plate 27 (ex Neinken, Siegel Sale 384). A block of 98 from Plate 9 is also known (ex Lilly, Siegel Sale 321). The book notes that the next-largest multiples are two blocks of 20, as the author was unaware of the block offered here.

Ex Frelinghuysen. Scott Retail as full plate block of eight, four blocks of four, five pairs and a single, with no premium for the Mint N.H. stamps.

16,175
18,500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-07-23
United States Stamps and Confederate States
106
PSE 95
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 106, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 63-78)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Extra wide margins with near perfect centering, rich color on bright paper, neat strike of blue quartered cork cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a gorgeous stamp, with 2001 P.F. and 2019 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $575.00), only five grade higher -- this really deserves a Jumbo appellation

50
475
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-05-08
The William H. Gross Collection: Outstanding U.S. Stamp Multiples
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Sale Number 1200, Lot Number 53, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-77), One of eight plate blocks of the 1¢ 1861 Issue, of which three are from Plate 9

DESCRIPTION

1¢ Blue (63), block of 20 from bottom of left pane of Plate 9 with "ENGRAVED BY THE NATIONAL BANK NOTE COMPANY CITY OF NEW YORK" imprint and "No. 9 Plate." plate number, original gum, bright color, centered to bottom

PROVENANCE

Y. Souren, H. R. Harmer sale, 3/12-15/1951, lot 55

CENSUS

Chapin census no. 185; after accounting for pane of 100 and block of 98 broken up and two additions, our records contain eight plate blocks from Plate 9 (three), Plate 10 (two) and Plate 27 (three)

CONDITION NOTES

Fine; natural gum creases, some perf separations, mostly rejoined at center, small thin in one stamp second from right in bottom row

SCOTT CATALOGUE VALUE (2019)

$10,900.00 as plate block of eight, two blocks and two pairs

E. 5,000-7,500
7,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1098
PSE 98
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1098, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 62B-65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Pretty pastel shade, exceptionally well-centered with wide and balanced margins, quartered cork cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT 1861 ISSUE, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED.

The 1c 1861 Issue is a very common stamp. However, it is very difficult to find in such superb condition. With 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,850.00). This is the highest grade awarded to a Scott 63, either used or unused, and it has been equaled by only two other used examples

45
1,900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 838, Campaign & Civil War Patriotics1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Wonderful dark shade, used with 3c Rose (65), both tied inside stamp frames on opposite sides of cover by bold strikes of "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 11, 1862" circular datestamp on red and blue illustrated buff Patriotic cover to Newark, N.J., design depicting soldiers, ship, plow and "United States of America, The Model Government of the World", 3c stamp lifted and hinged in place, 1c with couple short perfs, colorful and Very Fine, a wonderful and scarce Patriotic design

E. 500-750
500
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