Sale 371 — 1970 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 March, 1970

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
32
 
Sale 371, Lot 32, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I, Ty. Ib (5, 5b) Combination Pair, Pos. 7-8 RIE, Huge margins except tip of U.L. ornament just touched; neat, light ms. cancel, A wonderful pair of the highest order of rarity

5,400
4,000
33
c
Sale 371, Lot 33, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty I, II, IIIa (5, 7, 8A) Vertical Strip of Three, Pos. 7-17-27 RIE Margins all around, except just barely in at L. of top stamp; Tied by Red Grids, Red "Louisville & Cincinnati Mail Line, March 8" pmk. on the cover. Fine-Very Fine, Exceedingly rare cover, a wonderful showpiece

7,500
2,100
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34
c
Sale 371, Lot 34, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6). Pos. 100 L4, Huge margins nearly all around, Gorgeous color, tied by clear N.Y. pmk. on cover front only, Rare and Handsome, Very Fine

500
600
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35
 
Sale 371, Lot 35, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV, Perf. 121/2 (9 var.). The "Chicago perf." (so-called): Unusually well centered, cut from sheet with scissors, leaving almost all perfs. intact. Pos. 97 LIL with big double transfer, A remarkable rarity

325
425
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36
ogbl
Sale 371, Lot 36, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Orange Red (11). Block of Eight, R. sheet margin with full Imprint & PI. No.3; full margins except tip of R.B. corner, one pair creased, Extremely Fine appearance and a remarkable block, unpriced

E. 350-500
725
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37
c
Sale 371, Lot 37, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11). Fine, Beautifully tied by "New Bloomfield, Pa., pmk. on Handsome, Illustrated "Ocean Penny Postage" Propaganda envelope, Extremely Choice & Attractive cover

E. 350-500
475
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38
c
Sale 371, Lot 38, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11). Used in Combination with Canada 3p "Beaver" (4). Both tied by neat ms. cancel on 1853 folded cover Toronto, to N.Y. City, Str. Line Exchange marking and bold numeral "6", Both stamps with margins all around, the 3p Canada has a small hole in T. sheet margin. A Marvelous and Exceedingly Rare cover, signed"Ashbrook"

E. 2,000-5,000
1,800
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39
og
Sale 371, Lot 39, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Ample to large margins except barely touched at B., Deep, Rich color, Fresh & Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,100
850
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40
ogbl
Sale 371, Lot 40, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I, Ty. III (13, 15). Combination Block of Six, with Lower Left sheet corner margins, Three of each type; Large to Enormous margins incl. Center Line Pane Margin; Wonderful color, fresh, full o.g., creased, mostly in margins but touching designs. Extremely Fine appearance and a Remarkable Showpiece. Cat. $5985.00 as normal pairs and singles, Unlisted in block

E. 2,000-5,000
5,250
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41
ogbl
Sale 371, Lot 41, 1851-56 Issue12c Intense Black (17). Top Sheet Margin Block of Nine, Pos. 3-4-5 L1, etc., Enormous margins, Magnificent Brilliant Color, Fresh, full o.g., negligible natural vertical wrinkle at L., Extremely Fine, A glorious block, Ex-Caspary, Lilly

E. 2,000-5,000
11,000
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42
c
Sale 371, Lot 42, 1851-56 Issue12c Black, Diagonal Half used for 6c (17a). U.R. half, perfectly tied by bold "San Francisco, Cal. Jan. 1" on cover to Sag Harbor, L.1., Extremely Fine, ex-Lehman, with P.F. Certificate

1,400
1,350
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