Sale 596 — 1982 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 24 April, 1982

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
167
 
Sale 596, Lot 167, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. 1. Position 7R1E (5). Ample Margins to slightly in at bottom right, Rich Color, Town pmk., Fine, with P.F. Certificate, One of the Highest Ranking Classic U.S. Rarities

17,500
10,500
168
 
Sale 596, Lot 168, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6). Clear to Huge Margins Showing Bit of Next Stamp at Top, Deep Rich Shade, trace of light Town pmk., insignificant internal wrinkle, Very Fine & Choice

3,500
5,500
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169
ogbl
Sale 596, Lot 169, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Bottom Left Corner Margin Block of Eleven, Position 71 L2-73L2, 81 L2-84L2, 91 L2-94L2, Huge Margins to cut in (four stamps cut in), Fresh, o.g., hinge remnants, vertical creasing affects most, otherwise Very Good-Extremely Fine. Yields An Outstanding Appearing Corner Margin Block of Six, Rare

5,600
7,000
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170
c
Sale 596, Lot 170, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Plate 4, Large Margins tied by "Chicago Ill" pmk. on Buff Cover, Beautiful Example of a Ty III, Very Fine

1,650
2,900
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171
bl
Sale 596, Lot 171, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A). Block, Pos. 42, 43R4, 52, 53R4, Large Margins to barely in, Bold Mobile pmks., one with minor corner crease, another faint crease, Fine Appearance, Rare Showpiece, Signed Ash-brook

6,000
3,750
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172
c
Sale 596, Lot 172, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A). Horizontal Strip of Three, Pos. 57-59R4, Large to Huge Margins including small portions of Six Adjoining Stamps, tied by "Waco Village Tex May 8" pmk. on Orange Cover to San Antonio, lacks most of flap, Right Stamp Very Fine, Left Pair Extremely Fine

E. 2,000-5,000
3,250
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173
ogbl
Sale 596, Lot 173, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Block, Clear to Large Margins, Fresh, o.g., Bright Shade, bottom pair light crease, otherwise Very Fine

1,450
1,650
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174
c
Sale 596, Lot 174, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Vertical One-Third Used as 1c (11 var). Attached to Normal Vertical Strip of Three, each, including "Trisect", cancelled by Neat ms. "X", matching "Garrote Cal May 31 st" pmk. on Neat Cover to New York, negligible corner crease, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate, Unquestionably the Finest of the Four Known Examples of this Extremely Rare Usage

E. 5,000-10,000
8,000
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175
og
Sale 596, Lot 175, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Ample to Large Margins, Rich Color, Very Fine, Rare Unused, with P.F. Certificate

8,000
6,750
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176
og
Sale 596, Lot 176, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Clear to Huge Margins, Fresh, Deep Rich Shade, tiny natural inclusion, Very Fine

8,000
5,500
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177
 
Sale 596, Lot 177, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), Large to Huge Margins, neat Town pmk., Extremely Fine

1,100
2,000
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178
ogbl
Sale 596, Lot 178, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15). Combination Block, B. Pair Ty. II, Three Large to Huge Margins, ample to barely in at top, Large Part o.g., top pair couple light creases, otherwise Fine; Bottom Pair Extremely Fine, Rare Block, Listed But unpriced in Scott

E. 2,000-5,000
2,800
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179
c
Sale 596, Lot 179, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14). Horizontal Strip of Three, Ample to Huge Margins tied by Bright Red "Cleveland, O. Paid" pmks. on Cover to Germany, Red New York & Aachen Transits Choice Cover of Spectacular Beauty

E. 2,000-5,000
3,750
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180
c
Sale 596, Lot 180, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14). Horizontal Strip of Four, Three Large Margins, close at bottom, Rich Color, Neat Grid cancels, light Red New Orleans pmk. on 1856 Folded Cover to Mexico, clear "5" handstamp, Fine, Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
1,900
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181
 
Sale 596, Lot 181, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Recut at Top, Position 3R, Large Margins, Rich Color, Town pmk., Extremely Fine

1,350
2,600
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182
og
Sale 596, Lot 182, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17). "L" Shaped Block of Three, Pos. 9R,, 10R, 20R I, Clear to Huge Margins, Full o.g., Bottom Stamp Mint, others Lightly Hinged, Intense Color, minor gum toning, Top Right Stamp some faint toning in one corner, otherwise Very Fine, Very Handsome & Rare Multiple

4,750
4,000
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183
c
Sale 596, Lot 183, 1851-56 Issue12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). Margins All Around, very faint overall toning, well tied by "San Francisco Cal. 1 Aug" pmk. on 1853 folded letter to Boston, Red ms. "Due 10", Very Fine, Rare (The Bisect was Unaccepted as Prepayment Thus 10c Charged Addressee)

6,500
3,250
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184
c
12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). "Via Nicaragua Ahead of the Mails," Clear Red Truncate Octagon, tied by Bold "New York 7 cts" on 1853 Folded Letter to New Bedford, Mass., stamp has negligible crease, nevertheless A Gorgeous Example of the Bisect Unaccepted in Prepayment (7c was collected from addressee, the 5c Unpaid Rate plus 2c Ship Fee charged only for carriage from New York to Mass. as this cover was carried by the Nicaragua messenger from California to New York), A Wonderful & Very Rare Cover

6,500
3,250
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