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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
53
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 53, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I, Position 7R1E (5), 1c Blue, Ty. I, Position 7R1E (5)1c Blue, Ty. I, Position 7R1E (5). Margins All Around except barely in to plumes at bottom, Beautiful Color, Neat Grid cancel, light crease, otherwise Fine, Very Rare, with P.F. Certificate

22,500
14,000
54
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 54, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. 1b, Horizontal Strip of Three, Positions 4-6R1E (5A), 1c Blue, Ty. 1b, Horizontal Strip of Three, Positions 4-6R1E (5A)1c Blue, Ty. 1b, Horizontal Strip of Three, Positions 4-6R1E (5A). Margins to slightly in, Grid cancels, Scarce, Strip of Three Unlisted in Scott (Pair and Single [Pos. 6R1E] catalogue $6,750.00), Fine Multiple, ex-Sheriff

6,750
7,500
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55
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 55, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (6). Position 94R4, Ample to Huge Margins, Rich Color, Large Boston "Paid" in Grid cancel, Attractive, Very Fine and Choice, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
6,750
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56
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 56, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Bottom Left Corner Margin Block of Eleven, Positions 71-73, 81-84, 91-94L2, 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

5,700
3,250
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57
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 57, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Imprint & Plate No, 1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Imprint & Plate No1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Imprint & Plate No.2 Block of 12, Positions 38-40, 48-50, 58-60, 68-70R2, from the Neinkin, Ishikawa Plate 2 Sheet Illustrated in Ashbrook and Neinkin, Margins All Around, creases and one thin, Extreme Rarity, The Better of The Two Known

E. 20,000-25,000
24,000
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58
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 58, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8)1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8). Large to Enormous Margins, Beautiful Intense Color, faint cancel, Extremely Fine, Choice Example of this Best Ty. III Position, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
4,750
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59
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 59, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8)1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8). Large to Huge Margins including Portions of Adjacent Stamps at Right and Top, except touching at top left, San Francisco pmk., Fresh Rich Color, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
2,400
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60
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 60, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A). Large to Huge Margins Showing Traces of Imprint at Right, Wonderful Deep Rich Color, Extremely Fine

1,750
5,000
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61
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 61, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A). Horizontal Pair, Large to Huge Margins, pressed out crease between stamps barely touches design of right stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,200
1,000
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62
bl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 62, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A). Block, Positions 42, 43, 52, 53R4, Clear to Large Margins, just touching at top and right, Mobile, Ala. pmks., two small corner creases, Fine, Rare Multiple, signed Ashbrook, with P.F. Certificate

6,000
4,000
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63
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 63, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Vertical Half Used as 1c (11c), 3c Dull Red, Vertical Half Used as 1c (11c)3c Dull Red, Vertical Half Used as 1c (11c). In Strip With Normal Pair and Single, on 10c Rate Cover to San Francisco, tied to each other by Grids, Red New Orleans pmk., Rare, signed Ashbrook, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
3,500
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64
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 64, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11), 3c Red (11)3c Red (11). Margins Virtually All Around, Fresh Color, tied by "Brunswick Me 3 Paid" pmk. on Cover With Bold "U.S. Naval Lyceum" Full Rigged Ship Oval, From the Sewall Correspondence to Hong Kong (six months in transit), cover opened two sides and some flap separation, still in Remarkably Fine Condition, Rare, with original contents

E. 1,000-2,000
1,200
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65
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 65, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11), 3c Red (11)3c Red (11). Ample to Huge Margins, Fresh Color, on Buff Cover tied by Negative Eagle & "B.J.P" in Fancy Circle, "Camden Me." pmk. ("B.J .P." are the initials of B.J. Porter, Postmaster of Camden), Very Fine, Very Rare, Possibly Only Two Known

E. 2,000-5,000
1,100
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66
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 66, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11), 3c Red (11)3c Red (11). Margins All Around, tied by Absolutely Perfect Canton, Miss. Odd Fellows Links cancel on Buchannon Carroll Correspondence Cover, light filing crease through town pmk., still Extremely Fine, Matchless Strike, also includes a nearly as clear strike tying average No. 11 on small piece

E. 750-1,000
1,250
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67
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 67, 1851-56 Issue3c Red (11), 3c Red (11)3c Red (11). Clear to Huge Margins, Rich Color, tied by Perfect Bold "Next Wednesday" pmk. on Petite Cover to Brattleboro, Vt., An Extraordinary Cancellation of the Highest Order of Rarity, Possibly Unique, ex-Rust

E. 750-1,000
1,700
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68
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 68, 1851-56 Issue3c Red, Perforated 121/2, Unofficial "Chicago" Perforations (11 var), 3c Red, Perforated 121/2, Unofficial "Chicago" Perforations (11 var)3c Red, Perforated 121/2, Unofficial "Chicago" Perforations (11 var). Minor corner crease, Tied by Chicago pmk. on 1857 Buff Cover to Mich., Enclosure Accompanies, light cover edge creases and flap tear (partly repaired), Still Fine and Rare, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
1,500
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69
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 69, 1851-56 Issue3c Red, Perforated 121/2, Unofficial "Chicago" Perforations (11 var.), 3c Red, Perforated 121/2, Unofficial "Chicago" Perforations (11 var.)3c Red, Perforated 121/2, Unofficial "Chicago" Perforations (11 var.). PI. 5L, small tear and added corner perforation, tied by "Chicago Ill. Dee 17, 1856" pmk. on Cover to Mass., couple faint cover stains, Rare Used on Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
800
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70
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 70, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Clear to Huge Margins, Very Fine, Rare Unused, with 1941 A.P.S. Certificate

9,500
5,250
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71
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 71, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Three Large Margins, barely clear at bottom, small part o.g., vertical crease, Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

9,500
2,700
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72
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 72, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large to Immense Margins with Bit of Adjacent Stamp at Bottom, Town pmk., Extremely Fine "Gem," Fantastic Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
3,250
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73
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 73, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large to Huge Margins, Neat Bar Grid cancel, Deep Rich Color, Choice Impression, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
2,100
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74
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 74, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Huge Margins, Town pmk., faint toning, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,300
800
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75
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 75, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Horizontal Pair, Large to Huge Margins, Deep Rich Color, Neat Town pmk., Extremely Fine, A "Gem"

2,750
2,900
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76
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 76, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large to Immense Margins including Portion of Adjacent Stamp at Top, except close but well clear at top right, Choice Impression, Fresh, Very Fine, Rare Thus, with P.F. Certificate

8,500
6,750
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77
bl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 77, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Block of Eight (4x2), Positions 7-10, 1720, Position 20 is Double Transfer, Huge Margins to close or slightly in one side, Blue Louisville, Ky. pmks., trivial toning specks affect two stamps, otherwise Fine-Extremely Fine, Marvelous Classic Multiple of Great Rarity

8,130
5,750
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78
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 78, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 64L, Large to Huge Margins, Rich Color, partial Town pmk., Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
2,900
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79
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 79, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Vertical Pair, Huge Margin Showing Parts of Four Adjoining Stamps, Sharp Impression, Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Pair, with P.F. Certificate

525
2,000
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80
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 80, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal Pair, Large to Huge Margins, Extremely Fine, Used with Average Horizontal Pair 3c Red (11), both tied by "San Francisco Cal." pmks. on 1855 Folded Cover to Ireland, Red "3" Credit, minor cover age bleaching spots, Very Scarce, The 12c Pair Magnificent

E. 750-1,000
750
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