Sale 409 — 1972 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 23 March, 1972

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
33
 
Sale 409, Lot 33, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Type I, Pos. 7R1E (5). Large margins, incl. top sheet margin, to in at right. Neat ms. cancel, tiny crease in top margin far from design. A most acceptable example of this always desirable rarity

5,750
1,900
34
og
1c Blue, Ty. Ib, Pos. 6R1E (6b). Rich color, Margins all around, incl. Top Sheet Margin, Light corner crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,400
1,300
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35
c
Sale 409, Lot 35, 1851-56 Issue1c Dark Blue, Ty. I1 (6). Large to Huge Margins, with parts of next stamp at top and left. Perfectly tied by Black "New York Carrier" cancel on small neat local cover, Very Fine

750
1,900
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36
ogbl
1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Horizontal Block of Eight, Pos. 41-44, 5154R2. Fresh, part o.g., Wonderful margins all around incl. part left pane margin and parts of adjoining stamps at top. An incredibly beautiful block, Extremely Fine

1,200
1,800
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37
 
1c Blue, Ty. II Cracked Plate (7). Complete Reconstruction of the Major Crack, Pos. 2, 12, 13, 23, 33L2. Pos. 13L is just in at top, Fine; others with large margins all around and Very Fine, Pos. 23 with ms. cancel. A very choice reconstruction

500
675
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38
c
Sale 409, Lot 38, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, Pos. 99R2 (8). The finest example of this rare type. Large to Gigantic Margins incl. full bottom sheet margin; Perfectly tied by Red "New York Carrier" pmk. on small, neat Lady's envelope. Extremely Fine, of impeccable quality and beauty, One of the greatest 1c 1851 covers in existence, Ex-Newbury

E. 2,000-5,000
19,000
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39
c
Sale 409, Lot 39, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11). Two Pairs Used From Canada, Tied by clear "London, U.C., Oct. 31, 1856" in rimless circle, struck twice over each stamp on cover to Buffalo (N.Y.). Stamps cut in and creased before use, one has broken in two, nevertheless attractive and an extraordinary rarity

E. 500-750
375
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40
og
5c Red Brown (12). Huge Margins, incl. part right sheet margin, Gorgeous Rich Color, Fresh, Extremely Fine

0
2,900
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41
og
Sale 409, Lot 41, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Margins all around, Rich Color, Fine, with P.F. Certificate stating "genuine uncancelled and slightly soiled". The soiling is almost imaginary

1,350
1,000
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42
c
5c Red Brown (12). Huge Margins all around, Tied by "New Orleans, La." and Red "New York, Br. Transit" on 1856 folded letter to Paris. Bold French "26 decimes" Due mark. Extremely Fine, A "Showpiece"

450
1,300
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43
og
Sale 409, Lot 43, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Clear to mostly large margins. Fresh and Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
1,750
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44
c
Sale 409, Lot 44, 1851-56 Issue12c Black, Diagonal Half used as 6c (17a). Nicely tied by "San Francisco, Cal" pmk. on neat folded cover to New York, Light filing crease at left, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
700
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