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Sale 510 — 1977 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Wednesday, 23 March, 1977

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
51
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 51, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Combination Block, Ty. I, II (18, 20), 1c Blue, Combination Block, Ty. I, II (18, 20)1c Blue, Combination Block, Ty. I, II (18, 20). Bottom Pair Ty. I, Rich Color, Fresh, o.g., Fine-Very Fine, Handsome & Rare Block

1,300
900
52
c
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 52, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Horiz, 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Horiz1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Horiz. Pair, Pos. 92-93L4, centered to top showing Virtually Full Scrolls at Bottom, Marvelous Shade, tied on cover by Clear Thin Bar Framed Grids, "Philadelphia, Pa." pmk., Dec. 1857 enclosure, cover flap and back have few closed tears, Stamps Fine, Rare Drop Letter/Carrier Use, signed Ashbrook, A Wonderful Showpiece

E. 1,000-2,000
2,800
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53
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 53, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, Pos. 99R2 (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III, Pos. 99R2 (21)1c Blue, Ty. III, Pos. 99R2 (21). Wonderful Rich Color, light Blue Town pmk., Very Fine, Unquestionably One of the Finest Known Examples of this Rare Position, Much Scarcer than its imperforate counterpart

2,000
7,500
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54
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 54, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, Ty. IlIa, Vertical Combination Pair (21, 22), 1c Blue, Ty. III, Ty. IlIa, Vertical Combination Pair (21, 22)1c Blue, Ty. III, Ty. IlIa, Vertical Combination Pair (21, 22). Pos. 72, 82 L4, Top Stamp Ty. IlIa, Bottom Stamp Ty. III, Fresh, Rich Color, couple faint creases, Ty. IlIa tiny toning specks on back, otherwise Fine & Rare, Unpriced Unused, with P.F. Certificate

1,225
725
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55
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 55, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22). Horiz, 1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22). Horiz1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22). Horiz. Combination Strip of Five, Types III, IlIa, IlIa, III, III, Pos. 66-70L4, with R. Perforated Pane Margin & Center Line, tied by "Lake Providence, La." pmks. on small piece, left stamp couple trivial flaws, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Strip, ex -Chase, Emerson

1,300
2,000
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56
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 56, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Nearly Full o.g., tiny thin spot, creased & tiny soiling specks, Very Rare Unused, Fine Centering

2,000
550
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57
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 57, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Vertical Pair, Fresh, Magnificent Color, Almost Full o.g., single nibbed perf., otherwise Very Fine, Handsome and Rare, ex-Gibson

1,650
2,100
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58
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 58, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Block, Rich Color, Centered slightly to bottom, Single Bold "Fort Smith Ark." pmk., perfect strike, couple perfs. neatly strengthened, A matchless Block of Utmost Rarity

1,500
1,950
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59
c
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 59, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Remarkably Well-Centered, Gorgeous Rich Color, tied by New Orleans, La. pmk. & by Red "New-York Br. Pkt.,., on 1858 folded cover to Barcelona, Spain, Bold "4 Rs" due marking, transit & receiving pmks. on back, Very Fine, signed" Ashbrook", who notes "Singles of This Stamp on Cover are Very Rare"

E. 1,000-2,000
2,100
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60
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 60, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. I (29). Horiz, 5c Brown, Ty. I (29). Horiz5c Brown, Ty. I (29). Horiz. Strip of Four, Rich Color, right stamp corner perf. nick, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Multiple

1,300
950
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61
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 61, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30), 5c Orange Brown (30)5c Orange Brown (30). Three Singles, Marvelous Color, Neatly tied on Fresh Jul. 1861 Folded Cover to France, Clear Matching "New Paid York 12", Red French Transits, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate, a Matchless Rarity

E. 2,000-5,000
4,250
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62
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 62, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Fresh, Full o.g., single short perf. & light crease, otherwise Fine, Rare

1,750
1,150
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63
c
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 63, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Vertical Combination Strip of Three, Types II, III, I  (31-33), 10c Green, Vertical Combination Strip of Three, Types II, III, I  (31-33)10c Green, Vertical Combination Strip of Three, Types II, III, I (31-33). Tied by "New Orleans, La." pmks. on 1858 Folded Letter to France, Red "Boston Paid 24", French Transits, Blue Oval Merchants Cachet, "Boston Br. Pkt." Backstamp, Ty. I stamp single nibbed perf., otherwise Fine, Very Rare Cover, this combination listed off-cover only & unpriced

E. 500-750
900
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64
 
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 64, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. III, IV (33, 34), 10c Green, Ty. III, IV (33, 34)10c Green, Ty. III, IV (33, 34). Vertical Combination Strip of Three, Types III, IV, IV, Pos. 44, 54, 64L, Pos. 54L Recut at Bottom, Pos. 64L Recut Top & Bottom; Well-Centered, light town pmks., top stamp tiny corner crease, otherwise Very Fine, Rare & Handsome Showpiece

990
1,600
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65
c
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 65, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Tied by partial "San Francisco Cal." pmk. on 1861 cover with Blue Four-Horse Stagecoach with "Overland/via Los Angeles/U.S. Mail." & "The Star of the Union-California." Patriotic Caption below, Very Fine & Handsome cover

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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66
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 66, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac, Imperforate (37c), 24c Gray Lilac, Imperforate (37c)24c Gray Lilac, Imperforate (37c). Large to Huge Margins incl B. Sheet Margin, Lovely Color, light horiz. crease in bottom margin far from stamp, Extremely Fine

650
950
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67
og
30c Orange, Imperforate (38a). Clear to Ample Margins, Very Fine & Rare, with A.P.S. & P.F. Certificates

1,350
1,400
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67
og
Sale Number 510, Lot Number 67, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange, Imperforate (38a), 30c Orange, Imperforate (38a)30c Orange, Imperforate (38a). Clear to Ample Margins, Very Fine & Rare, with A.P.S. & P.F. Certificates

1,350
1,400
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68
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Sale Number 510, Lot Number 68, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue, Imperforate (39a), 90c Blue, Imperforate (39a)90c Blue, Imperforate (39a). Large to Huge Margins, Fresh, Rich Color, Extremely Fine. Certainly One of the Finest Existing Examples of this Rare Imperforate, with P.F. Certificate

2,000
3,250
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