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Sale 560 — 1980 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1980

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
51
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 51, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I (5), 1c Blue, Ty. I (5)1c Blue, Ty. I (5). Pos. 7R1E, Margins three Sides, trifle in at left, Shows Full Scrolls at Bottom, Dark Shade, light cancel, with P.F. Certificate which states this stamp is "defective", however we feel the faults are of a minor nature, an Attractive & Collectible Example of this Rarity

13,000
6,500
52
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 52, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A), 1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A)1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A). Pos. 6R1E, Margins All Around, Large at B., Bright Color, Blue Town pmks., light crease, Very Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
2,900
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53
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 53, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6). Ample to Large Margins, Town pmk., very light diagonal crease, small pinhead scuff B.R. comer (covered over), o/w VF

2,250
1,600
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54
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 54, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6). Horizontal Pair, three Ample to Large Margins, Large to barely in at left, Fresh Rich Color, each cancelled by two neat vertical pen strokes, Fine-Very Fine, Rare & Desirable Pair

5,000
4,250
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55
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 55, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ic (6 var), 1c Blue, Ty. Ic (6 var)1c Blue, Ty. Ic (6 var). Pos. 96R4, Curl in "C" of Cent, Ample to Huge Margins Showings bits of Two Adjoining Stamps, Rich Color, tied on Small Neat Cover by Black New York Carrier cancel, VF & Handsome

E. 2,000-5,000
10,000
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56
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 56, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III (8)1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Pos. 65R4, Large to Huge Margins, Rich Color, Grid cancel, Extremely Fine, A "Gem"

850
4,250
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57
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 57, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Block, Large to Huge Margins Showing Bits of Four other Stamps Top & Bottom, Right Part Imprint Sheet Margin, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

950
5,000
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58
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 58, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Vertical Strip of Four, Pos. 60, 70, 80, 90RlL, Huge Margins Showing Bits of Six Adjoining Stamps, Sheet Margin at Right, light Blue Town pmks., few negligible toning specks, still a Magnificent Strip of Matchless Appearance, ex-Emerson

E. 1,000-2,000
3,250
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59
og
3c Dull Red, Unofficial Perforations (11 var). Pos. 97R2L, Perforated Three Sides, Imperf. Sheet Margin at Bottom, Very Fine, with Photo-copy of P.F. Certificate showing pair from which this stamp was taken. The Foundation declines opinion as to whether or not this rarity comes from the Chase Block of21, however we firmly believe it does (see Chase pg. 176)

E. 1,000-2,000
1,100
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60
bl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 60, 1851-56 Issue3c Brownish Claret (11), 3c Brownish Claret (11)3c Brownish Claret (11). Vertical "L" Shaped Block of 15, Pos. 38-40. Between 49-100L6, ms. cancels, some staining on back, some creasing & hinge closed tears, Fine Appearing Multiple, Largest Known Used Block, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,200
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61
og
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 61, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Margins All Around, just clear at bottom, Beautiful Rich Color, Very Fine, ex-Caspary

4,750
7,500
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62
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 62, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Horizontal Pair, Clear to Large Margins except just touched at Bottom, Rich Shade, neat New Orleans pmk., Very Fine, ex-Green

1,750
3,250
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63
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 63, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Vertical Pair, Clear to Large Margins incl. list of next stamp at Bottom, Deep Rich Shade, neat 1857 New Orleans pmk., Very Fine, ex-Green

1,750
5,000
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64
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 64, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Horizontal Strip of Three, Margins All Around, Mostly Large, Beautiful Rich Color, Clear "Wilmington Del." pmks., left stamp tiny trivial thin spot, right stamp negligible toning spot barely shows on front, otherwise Very Fine, Exceptionally Handsome, ex-Emerson

2,750
6,000
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65
bl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 65, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Block, Margins All Around, bold ms. cancels, natural pre-print wrinkle on bottom right stamp, Very Fine, A Great Classic Rarity

11,000
12,000
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66
 
5c Red Brown (12). Ample to Large Margins, Wonderful Rich Color, tied by "New Orleans La." pmk. on large part of Oct. 1856 folded cover (Jacks bottom & side flaps), Red "New-York Sr. Pkt.," ms. French Due Mark etc., Very Fine (single on complete cover cats. $1600)

750
1,750
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67
c
5c Red Brown (12). Two Horiz. Pairs used with 1c Blue, 3c Red (9, 11). One pair Large to Huge Margins showing parts of four other stamps, other Pair Huge Margins except just clear at right showing parts of two other stamps, all tied by Albany, N. Y. pmks. to Scotland, 24c Rate, An Extraordinarily Rare and Handsome Cover

E. 10,000-20,000
35,000
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68
 
10c Green, Ty. I (13). Bottom Left Sheet Comer Single, Large Margins, Town pmk., Extremely Fine

450
4,250
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69
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 69, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Pair, Large to Huge Margins, Fresh Color, light Red & Black cancels, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,000
5,250
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70
og
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 70, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Three Large to Huge Margins, trifle close at bottom, Magnificent Color, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

825
1,750
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71
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 71, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II, IV Horizontal Combination Pair (14, 16), 10c Green, Ty. II, IV Horizontal Combination Pair (14, 16)10c Green, Ty. II, IV Horizontal Combination Pair (14, 16). Pos. 55, 56L, Margins All Around, Choice Rich Shade, light Grid & French Transit pmks., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,150
4,000
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72
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 72, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II, IV (14, 16), 10c Green, Ty. II, IV (14, 16)10c Green, Ty. II, IV (14, 16). Combination Strip of Four, Pos. 2-5R, Pos. 3 Recut at Top, Margins Virtually All Around, Rich Color, Neat Blue Town pmks. & bits of Red Transits, Fine & Rare Multiple, ex-Charlton Henry

1,525
2,000
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73
bl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 73, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Horizontal Block of Eight, Pos. 7-10, 17-20R, (Plating Verified by Double Position Dots at Top Left Corner of Pos. 18 & Double Transfer Pos. 20), Large Margins to slightly in, Rich Color, Blue "Louisvile Ky." pmks., Fine Multiple & Classic Showpiece

6,000
9,000
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74
og
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 74, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Margins All Around, Large Part o.g., Rich Color, Very Fine

800
2,800
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75
c
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 75, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Ample to Large Margins, tiny flaws, vaguely tied by Grid on 1857 Cover from Nova Scotia to Mass., Bold Black" 10" (Unpaid) deleted by Bold ms. "X" & re-marked at Exchange Office with Orange Red Rimless "Paid 10 Cents" Showing Acceptance of the U.S. Stamp in Prepayment of the Postage, A Lovely Cover & Extremely Rare, ex-Baker

E. 2,000-5,000
2,900
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76
 
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 76, 1851-56 Issue10c Green Ty. IV (16), 10c Green Ty. IV (16)10c Green Ty. IV (16). Recut at Bottom, Pos. 55L, Large Margins, Rich Color, light cancel, Extremely Fine

925
4,000
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77
ogbl
Sale Number 560, Lot Number 77, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Block, Three Large Margins, clear to slightly in at top, Fresh, small part o.g., neatly closed tear, light creasing, some small thin spots mostly affecting top right stamp, Fine-Very Fine Appearance, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

7,000
4,500
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