Sale 660 — 1986 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1986

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
49
 
Sale 660, Lot 49, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22). Horizontal Combination Pair, Left Stamp Ty. III, Rich Color, Neat Blue Town pmk., Fine-Very Fine, ex-Caspary

1,400
1,150
50
 
Sale 660, Lot 50, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22). Horizontal Strip of Three, Pos. 43-45L4, Center Stamp Ty. Ill, light Town pmk., Very Fine

1,600
1,300
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51
og
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Part Pane of 72, Right Pane Pl. 7, without gum & some minor reinforcement, six stamps thin, 12 are creased, two stamps of plate block affected, Six positions show "Curl on Shoulder," Brilliant, Fresh, Better than usual centering & much finer than description indicates

11,000
2,200
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52
og
Sale 660, Lot 52, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Complete Pane of 100, Left Pane PI. 10, Virtually Full o.g., Many Mint, considerable hinge reinforcement, some minor wrinkles, few small faults (not affecting Imprint & Plate No. Block of Eight), Many Are Exceptionally Well-centered, A Wonderful Classic Sheet

14,000
5,000
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53
og
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Complete Pane of 100, Right Pane PI. 10, without gum, Very Well Centered throughout, about 25 show small surface scrapes, some separations & minor reinforcements, Plate Block is Fine-Very Fine, A Handsome Pane

14,000
2,800
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54
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 54, 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Left Imprint & Plate Number 24P Block of Eight, Fresh, o.g., Fine-Very Fine

2,100
1,300
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55
 
Sale 660, Lot 55, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Rich Color, Bold Town pmk., Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

900
1,350
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56
c
Sale 660, Lot 56, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Horizontal Pair, tied by Bold "Eastport Me." pmk. on Cover to Cal., Straight Line" Advertised" & ms. "I", some cover edge faults, otherwise Very Fine

2,500
1,250
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57
c
Sale 660, Lot 57, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Vertical Strip of Three, perfs. trifle blunt from scissors separation, perfs. bit in at right, tied by "New Orleans La. Feb 8 1859" pmks. on Cover to France, Red "New Paid York 12", slight aging yet Very Attractive, Rare

3,350
900
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57A
 
Sale 660, Lot 57A, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A). Marvelous Color, Neat Town pmk., Very Fine, Exceptionally Choice, ex-Newbury, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
1,800
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58
 
Sale 660, Lot 58, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A). Used, Rich Color, Very Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
2,200
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59
c
Sale 660, Lot 59, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A). Vertical Strip of Three, Rich Color, tied by partially struck New Orleans, La. pmks., Red "New Paid York 6" on Sept. 1858 Folded Cover to France, some light cover toning spots & cover edge tape stain, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

5,350
1,800
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60
c
Sale 660, Lot 60, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red, 10c Green, Ty. II (28A, 32). Rich Color, tied by light Red "New Brighton N.Y." Balloon type pmk. & Red "New Paid York 12" pmk. on Fresh Oct. 1859 Folded Letter to France, Fine, a Very Choice Lovely Cover

2,560
1,450
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61
c
Sale 660, Lot 61, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. I, 10c Green, Ty. V (29, 35). Vertical Strips of Three (Two of Latter), tied by New Orleans, La. Double Circles on 1859 Sextuple Rate Cover to France, Red "New Paid York" pmks., Magenta ms. "60", some perfs. trimmed or blunted from scissors separation, couple minor faults, otherwise Fine, Extremely Rare Franking

E. 1,000-2,000
3,250
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62
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 62, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30). Block of Nine, Fresh, Virtually Full o.g., Well-centered for a multiple of this size, some reinforced separations, Very Fine, Center Strip of Three Particularly Choice, with P.F. Certificate

8,050
3,750
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63
 
Sale 660, Lot 63, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30). Remarkably Well-centered, Rich Color, Neat Blue Town pmk., Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

925
2,000
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64
c
Sale 660, Lot 64, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30). Perfs. just in at right, tied by Red Grid & "New-York" Grid Duplex on Tissue Paper Folded Cover to HoIland, normal sequence of transits, without sideflap, Rare Cover

2,500
950
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65
c
Sale 660, Lot 65, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (31). Fresh color, tied by San Francisco pmk. on Handsome Lavender Cover to N.H., Very Fine, Choice

800
625
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66
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 66, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Combination Block, Pos. 76,77,86, 87L, Left Pair Type IV, other Two Types 1I & III, partly rejoined & minor staining, perfs. in slightly on left pair, barely on right pair, A Unique Block, with P.F. Certificate. Catalogued as a Single Ty. IV in combination with Types II & Ill

35,000
7,500
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67
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 67, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37). Block, Fresh, o.g., hinge remnants, Fine-Very Fine

3,000
1,300
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68
og
Sale 660, Lot 68, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac, Imperforate (37c). Margins Virtually All Around including Partial Left Imprint Margins, part o.g., Very Fine for this Scarce Variety, with Two. P.F. Certificates

1,150
750
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69
bl
Sale 660, Lot 69, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37). Horizontal Block of Ten (couple separations) & Vertical Pair on large piece tied by Grids, Wilmington N.C. pmk., few minor faults including small tear, otherwise Very Fine, Very Rare, A Wonderful Showpiece

E. 5,000-10,000
4,250
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70
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 70, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38). Block, Fresh, o.g.,hinge remnants, Fine

4,250
1,400
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71
c
Sale 660, Lot 71, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38). Tied by Red Grid & Blue "America Uber Bremen Franco" on Cover to Prussia, Red "N York 24 bremem Pk Paid, Apr. 6", Very Fine, A Beautiful Cover

2,750
1,600
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72
ogbl
Sale 660, Lot 72, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue (39). Block (most vertical perfs. rejoined), Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

10,000
4,250
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