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Sale 1211 — The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 October, 2019

Category — 1851 3¢ Orange Brown and Red Shades

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
201°
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 201, 1851 3¢ Orange Brown and Red Shades, One of three recorded full-row strips of the 3¢ 1851 on cover

3¢ Dull Red, Type II (11A), Positions 71-80L3, horizontal strip of ten, large margins to clear except just in on two positions, Positions 75L and 77L with vertical creases, Positions 77L and 80L with small scissors-cuts at bottom, tied by light strikes of "Washington D.C. Sept. 21, 1855" circular datestamps on buff legal-size cover to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, docketing at left, slightly reduced at right, refolded at top, some slight edgewear, still Very Fine, one of three recorded full-row strips on cover, ex West, Piller, Giamporcaro and Hackmey, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,700
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