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Sale 296 — 1966 Rarities of the Word

Sale Date — Thursday, 24 February, 1966

Category — 1857-60 Issue and Reprints

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
42
c
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 42, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints1c Blue Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue Ty. Ia (19). Horiz. Pair, Pos. 92, 93L4, Rich Vivid Color, unusual neat grid cancels, clear Philadelphia, Pa. pmk, on fresh local Dec. 1857 cover Signed by Ashbrook, a Rare & Lovely Cover, Fine

600
575
43
ogbl
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 43, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints1c Blue Ty. II (20), 1c Blue Ty. II (20)1c Blue Ty. II (20). U.L. Sheet Corner Block of 6, Pos. 1-3, 11-13R12, Magnificent Color, Sheet Centerline at L., showing tiny portion of Pos. 10L12, fresh, full o. g., Fine, Rare & Pretty Block

345
280
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44
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 44, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints1c Deep Blue Ty, 1c Deep Blue Ty1c Deep Blue Ty. II (20) Five Copies, Pos. 2, 12, 13, 23, 33L2, Showing Complete Reconstruction of the Major Crack, Selected Examples with Crack clearly shown. A Rare & Handsome Study, Fine

425
380
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45
ogbl
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 45, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints1c Blue Ty. III, IlIa (21, two, 22, four), 1c Blue Ty. III, IlIa (21, two, 22, four)1c Blue Ty. III, IlIa (21, two, 22, four). Vertical Combination Block of 6, Magnificent Color & Impression, fresh, o. g., two perfs have pinpoint toned specks, minor horiz. wrinkle in center of Type IlIa, A Rare & Wonderful Block, Unpriced

E. 750-1,000
750
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46
 
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 46, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints3c Red Ty. I, Imperforate Vertically (25a), 3c Red Ty. I, Imperforate Vertically (25a)3c Red Ty. I, Imperforate Vertically (25a). Horiz. Pair, clear "Boston Paid" pmk., faint tiny creases, Fine appearance, Attractive Example of this great Rarity

1,100
800
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47
c
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 47, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints3c Red Ty. I (25), 3c Red Ty. I (25)3c Red Ty. I (25). Centered bit to U.R., tied by Bold Old Stamps Not Recognized in two str. lines, clear matching "Philadelphia, Pa. Apr. 23, 1862" pmk, and "Due 3", on neat tiny cover, One of the Finest Known Examples of this Rare & Popular Marking

E. 500-750
750
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48
ogbl
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 48, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints3c Red (26), 3c Red (26)3c Red (26). Block of Five, Pos. 51-52, 61-62, 71, Plate 18, the Odd Stamp showing the Major Cracked Plate, the most Spectacular such variety to appear on U.S. Stamps, this is the Block mentioned in Chase, from which the Position of the Variety was located. fresh, Full o. g., Fine, An Outstanding Showpiece

E. 250-300
400
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49
c
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 49, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints3c Red, Imperforate Vertically (26b), 3c Red, Imperforate Vertically (26b)3c Red, Imperforate Vertically (26b). Horiz. Strip of 3, tied by "Paid" in grids and by clear Red "Boston, Ms. Apr., 20, 1859" pmk. on cover to St. Louis, one stamp has sealed tear, cover bit worn at ends, an Extremely Rare Variety, largest known Multiple, with P. F. Certificate

1,650
900
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50
c
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 50, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints1c-24c 1857 Issues (24, two, 26, two, 30A, two, 37, three), 1c-24c 1857 Issues (24, two, 26, two, 30A, two, 37, three)1c-24c 1857 Issues (24, two, 26, two, 30A, two, 37, three). One 24c s. e. at R., one 3c tiny faults, Tied by Vivid Red Grids on Flap of Aug. 1860 Cover from N. Y. to China, London & Hong Kong Transits, Red N. Y. Merchants Cachet, A Rare & Spectacular Showpiece, Ex Emerson

E. 1,000-2,000
1,050
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51
c
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 51, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints10c Green Ty. IV (34), 10c Green Ty. IV (34)10c Green Ty. IV (34). Horiz. Pair, Pos. 64-65L, first Recut at T. & B., latter at Top, Centered, Lovely Color, tied by San Francisco pmk, "per overland mail" in ms., on neat folded letter to N. Y., A Very Rare & Beautiful Cover, Very Fine

450
450
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52
og
Sale Number 296, Lot Number 52, 1857-60 Issue and Reprints30c Orange, Imperforate (38a), 30c Orange, Imperforate (38a)30c Orange, Imperforate (38a). Horiz. Pair, Ample to Large Margins except L. stamp bit in at T., Rich Color, faint vertical crease in L. stamp, other Very Fine, stated to be unique in pair, Ex Green

2,750
2,100
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