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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 Number 660, Lot Number 49, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22), 1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22)1c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 50, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22), 1c Blue, Ty. III, IlIa (21, 22)1c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 52, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 54, 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 55, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Rich Color, Bold Town pmk., Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

900
1,350
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56
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 56, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 57, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 57A, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 58, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Used, Rich Color, Very Fine & Choice, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
2,200
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59
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 59, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 60, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red, 10c Green, Ty. II (28A, 32), 5c Indian Red, 10c Green, Ty. II (28A, 32)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 61, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. I, 10c Green, Ty. V (29, 35), 5c Brown, Ty. I, 10c Green, Ty. V (29, 35)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 62, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30), 5c Orange Brown (30)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 63, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30), 5c Orange Brown (30)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 64, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30), 5c Orange Brown (30)5c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 65, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 66, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 67, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Block, Fresh, o.g., hinge remnants, Fine-Very Fine

3,000
1,300
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68
og
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 68, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac, Imperforate (37c), 24c Gray Lilac, Imperforate (37c)24c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 69, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 70, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Block, Fresh, o.g.,hinge remnants, Fine

4,250
1,400
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71
c
Sale Number 660, Lot Number 71, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c 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 Number 660, Lot Number 72, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Block (most vertical perfs. rejoined), Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

10,000
4,250
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