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Sale 296 — 1966 Rarities of the Word

Sale Date — Thursday, 24 February, 1966

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
28
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 28, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue Ty. Ia (6), 1c Blue Ty. Ia (6)1c Blue Ty. Ia (6). Horiz Pair, Pos. 94-95R4, Enormous Margins to just touched, bit irregular at B., wonderful Rich color, clear town pmk., fresh, Fine, Rare & Very Attractive Pair

950
750
29
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 29, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue Ty. Ia (6), 1c Blue Ty. Ia (6)1c Blue Ty. Ia (6). Horiz. Pair, Pos 97-98L4, Ample to Enormous Margins except just in at UL Corner, Wonderful color, almost invisible ms. cancel, two minute thin specks, one in margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, a Rare and Beautiful Pair

950
650
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30
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 30, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue Ty. II (7), 1c Blue Ty. II (7)1c Blue Ty. II (7). Pos. 1-3, 12, 13, 23, 33L2. Showing Complete Reconstruction of the Major crack, the top position (2) in a sheet corner Horiz. Strip of 3, Pos. 33 Unused, Margins to barely touched, two have tiny faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, A Rare & Very Handsome Study

584
575
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31
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 31, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue Ty. III (8). Pos, 1c Blue Ty. III (8). Pos1c Blue Ty. III (8). Pos. 99R2, Huge Margins, Unusually Deep Rich Color, light grid cancel, A Wonderful Copy, Extremely Fine

600
1,200
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32
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 32, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue Ty. IV (9)1c Blue Ty. IV (9). Pos 91L1L, Triple Transfer, One Inverted, Gigantic Margins with full Sheet Margin L. & B., much of next stamp at R., Vivid Color, almost invisible crease, Extremely Fine appearance, a wonderful Showpiece

135
220
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33
bl
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 33, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue Ty, 1c Blue Ty1c Blue Ty. IV (9) Block. Large Margins, Rich Color, clear Waterloo, N. Y. pmks, A Gorgeous Block, Extremely Fine

175
350
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34
og
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 34, 1851-56 Issue3c red (11), 3c red (11)3c red (11). Complete Right Pane of 100 from Plate three, fresh nice color, o.g. couple minor marginal tears and a number of stamps affected by creases, but one of only three complete panes of this Stamp Known, Attractive Showpiece

E. 1,000-2,000
1,700
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35
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Sale Number 296, Lot Number 35, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11), 3c Red (11)3c Red (11). Complete Right Pane of 100 from Plate One Late, Rich Color fresh, o.g., slightly trimmed into 7 stamps at L., couple tiny margin tears & a number of stamps affected by creases, one has minute stain, Earliest Known Complete Pane of a U.S. Stamp & Only Known Pane from Plate One, Attractive Showpiece

E. 1,000-2,000
1,550
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36
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 36, 1851-56 Issue, 5c Red Brown (12) Horiz. Strip of Three, gigantic Margins, Brilliant vivid Color. R. stamp has almost invisible minute corner creases, other pair Superb, A Wonderful Piece, Ex Newbury

400
750
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37
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 37, 1851-56 Issue10c Green Ty. I (13), 10c Green Ty. I (13)10c Green Ty. I (13). Lower Left Sheet Corner Copy, Huge to Enormous Margins all around, clear San Francisco pmk, fresh, Extremely Fine, A Truly Spectacular Copy

135
550
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38
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 38, 1851-56 Issue10c Deep Green, Ty. II, IV (14, 16), 10c Deep Green, Ty. II, IV (14, 16)10c Deep Green, Ty. II, IV (14, 16). Horiz. Strip of Three, Pos. 54-56LI, first two Recut at B., large margins all around, Magnificent Brilliant Color, Atlanta town pmks., A Rare & Wonderful Strip, Extremely Fine, Ex Newbury

530
1,200
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39
ogbl
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 39, 1851-56 Issue12 Black (17), 12 Black (17)12 Black (17). Block, Margins all around, Sheet Margin at B., Magnificent rich Color & Impression, fresh, full o.g., Superb, Ex Hind

1,700
1,800
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40
c
12c Black Bisect (17a). Very Irregularly Cut, tied by Bold San Francisco, Cal. pmk., another clear strike & Bold Blue S. F. Merchants Cachet on Aug., 1853 cover to Boston, No flap, cover a trifle chipped, Scarce & Most Attractive, Ex Chase

900
525
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41
c
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 41, 1851-56 Issue, 12c Black Bisect (17a) Tied by San Francisco, Cal. in light circle on fresh cover to New York, June 10, 1853 letter enclosed, Excellent colorful account of life in San Francisco, Fine

900
475
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