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Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

Category — 10c-12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-36B)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
127
c
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 127, 10c-12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 31-36B)10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III-III (33-34-33-33), 10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III-III (33-34-33-33)10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III-III (33-34-33-33). Positions 2-5R1, horizontal strip of four, second stamp from left (3R) Type IV and recut at top -- the only recut position in the right pane -- tied by "New Orleans La. Apr. 1, 1859" circular datestamp on folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, sender's ship designation "p Str. Tennessee", bold "7" (reales) due handstamp

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE MULTIPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1857 ISSUE, CONTAINING TYPE IV AND USED ON A QUADRUPLE-RATE COVER TO MEXICO FROM THE FAMOUS HARGOUS CORRESPONDENCE.

Position 3R1 is the misplaced B Relief instead of A Relief. It is the only recut position on the right pane of Plate 1 and is very desirable as part of a large strip with other types, particularly on a foreign destination cover.

Ex Caspary, Rust, Klein and Dr. Martin. With 1989 and 2017 P.F. certificates.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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