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Sale 510 — 1977 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 23 March, 1977

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
34
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 34, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I, Position 7RIE (5), 1c Blue, Ty. I, Position 7RIE (5)1c Blue, Ty. I, Position 7RIE (5). Ample to Large Margins incl. Top Sheet Margin except tiny bit of bottom right ornament missing, Light Blue Grid cancel, negligible crease entirely in sheet margin, tiny cut almost clear of design at bottom right corner, otherwise Very Fine, one of the Most Attractive Known Examples of this Rare Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

8,750
13,000
35
og
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 35, 1851-56 Issue1c Dark Blue, Ty. Ia (6), 1c Dark Blue, Ty. Ia (6)1c Dark Blue, Ty. Ia (6). Pos. 94L4, Margins All Around except tiny bit in at top left, Wonderful Deep Shade, Nearly Full o.g., Fine, A Handsome Rarity

4,000
4,250
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36
ogbl
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 36, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Block, Pos. 3-4, 13-14 R2, Margins All Around incl. Part Sheet Margin at Top, Almost Full brownish o.g., Very Fine, Rare This Nice

1,000
1,700
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37
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 37, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Horiz. Combination Pair, Ty. II & IV, Pos. 4-5R1L (7, 9), 1c Blue, Horiz. Combination Pair, Ty. II & IV, Pos. 4-5R1L (7, 9)1c Blue, Horiz. Combination Pair, Ty. II & IV, Pos. 4-5R1L (7, 9). Clear to Gigantic Margins Showing other Stamps at Bottom & Right, Full Top Sheet Margin, minor scissors cut between stamps & trivial bend in sheet margin, Extremely Fine, signed Ashbrook, ex-Lilly, Unpriced, Unused, A Great Rarity, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,900
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38
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 38, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8)1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8). Large to Huge Margins incl. Bit of Next Stamp at top, Part Bottom Sheet Margin, Beautiful Deep Rich Color, Bold Blue Town pmk., faint negligible corner bend, nevertheless Extremely Fine, Unquestionably One of the Finest Known Used Examples of this Rare Position

1,600
2,700
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39
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 39, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III (8)1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Pos. 65R4, Large to Huge Margins showing bit of Next Stamp at bottom, Rich Color, neat Grid cancel, Extremely Fine, a Beauty

500
1,500
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40
c
3c Red, Perf. 12 1/2 (11 var). The "Chicago" Perf., Unusually Well-Centered, Neatly tied by "Chicago, III., Jan. 23,1857" pmk. on buff cover with Large Blue Illustrated Corner Card of a Chicago Bakery; Very Fine and Rare Cover with Dr. C. Chase certification on back

E. 1,000-2,000
1,500
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41
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 41, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Pane Margin & Center Line at Left, Ample To Large Margins other sides, Rich Color, Bold Town pmk., Very Fine, Choice, ex -Caspary

350
1,550
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42
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 42, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Vertical Pair, Large to Huge Margins showing Bits of Three Adjoining Stamps, Rich Color, light Town pmks., Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Pair

775
2,700
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43
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 43, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Horiz, 5c Red Brown (12). Horiz5c Red Brown (12). Horiz. Pair, Large Margins All Around, Rich Color, light "New-York" pmk., Extremely Fine

775
2,300
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44
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 44, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Horiz, 5c Red Brown (12). Horiz5c Red Brown (12). Horiz. Strip of Four, Large to Huge Margins, Wonderful Color, light Town pmks., barely noticeable faint creases, tiny tear in bottom margin of second stamp clear of design, nevertheless a Magnificent & Rare Showpiece

E. 2,000-5,000
5,750
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45
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 45, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Margins All Around, Lovely Fresh Color, Very Fine & Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

2,250
3,500
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46
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 46, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Horiz, 10c Green, Ty. I (13). Horiz10c Green, Ty. I (13). Horiz. Strip of Three, Pos. 98-100R, Large to Huge Margins, Rich Color, each with Neat Grid cancel, Pos. 99 "Curl" in Left "X", Pos. 100 Double Transfer at Bottom, Very Fine, A Beautiful, Rare Strip

925
1,550
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47
c
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 47, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Margins All Around, Pos. 100R, with Double Transfer, Tied on cover to Canada, transit marks on back, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
800
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48
c
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 48, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Horiz, 10c Green, Ty. I (13). Horiz10c Green, Ty. I (13). Horiz. Pair, Pos. 98, 99L, Large Margins All Around, tiny scissors cut at top between stamps, well clear of designs, tied by light "Guilford Conn" pmk. on neat buff cover to San Francisco, Very Fine, a Beautiful & Rare Cover

825
1,900
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49
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 49, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Horizontal Combination Strip of Three, Types II, IV, II (14,16), 10c Green, Horizontal Combination Strip of Three, Types II, IV, II (14,16)10c Green, Horizontal Combination Strip of Three, Types II, IV, II (14,16). Pos. 2-4R, Large to Huge Margins, Rich Color, Virtually Full o.g., Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Classic Piece of the Highest Order of Rarity, with P .F. Certificate

4,325
6,250
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50
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 50, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Recut at Top, Pos. 74L, Large to Huge Margins All Around, incl. bits of Next Stamp at Left, light Town pmk., faint toning specks on back only, otherwise Extremely Fine, Beautiful Stamp

525
1,200
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