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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
99
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 99, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I, II (18, 20), 1c Blue, Ty. I, II (18, 20)1c Blue, Ty. I, II (18, 20). Combination Block, Stamps One and Four Ty. I, Well-centered, Fresh, Gorgeous Block, Extremely Fine and Choice

2,800
3,000
100
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 100, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. la (19), 1c Blue, Ty. la (19)1c Blue, Ty. la (19). Position 91L4, Light Town pmk., single short perf., trivial corner perf. crease, otherwise Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,400
725
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101
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 101, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. (20), 1c Blue, Ty. (20)1c Blue, Ty. (20). Position 10R4, The Only Double Transfer on Plate 4, Top Row Stamps from Plate 4 are the Finest Examples of Ty. II and Very Scarce due to the short life of the Plate, Fresh, Full o.g., single nibbed perf., otherwise Very Fine, with Neinken letter stating this may be unique unused, with P.F. Certificate which mentions "sweated o.g.", a totally unwarranted comment, Unlisted Unused

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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102
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 102, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II, Complete Reconstruction of the Major Plate Two Crack (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II, Complete Reconstruction of the Major Plate Two Crack (20)1c Blue, Ty. II, Complete Reconstruction of the Major Plate Two Crack (20). Positions 2, 12, 13, 23, 33L2, Four Used, Selected Examples With Plate Crack Clearly Showing, Fine and Handsome Study

1,700
1,650
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103
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 103, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Horizontal Combination Strip of Three Ty. III, IlIa, III, Positions 64-66L4 (21, 22), 1c Blue, Horizontal Combination Strip of Three Ty. III, IlIa, III, Positions 64-66L4 (21, 22)1c Blue, Horizontal Combination Strip of Three Ty. III, IlIa, III, Positions 64-66L4 (21, 22). End Stamps Type III, Well-centered, Deep Rich Color, on piece tied by Town pmks., Extremely Fine, Fabulous Multiple

2,900
3,250
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104
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 104, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Red (24, 26), 1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Red (24, 26)1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Red (24, 26). Two Covers, 1c Three Singles, each tied by Bold Canton Miss. Lyre and 3c Single tied by Exceptionally Bold Lyre, one 1c barely affected by filing pin, Still A Marvelous Pair of Pristine Covers from the Carroll Hoy Correspondence

E. 1,000-2,000
1,500
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105
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 105, 1857-60 Issue3c Red (26), 3c Red (26)3c Red (26). Narrow natural straight edge at right, on Small Neat Cover to Boyd's Mills, Pa. tied by Bold "Philadelphia Pa Dec 17 1862" pmk. With Clear Two Line "Old Stamps/Not Recognized" and "Due 3", Very Fine, One of the Finest 3c Demonitized Usages Known, Very Rare

E. 5,000-10,000
5,250
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106
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 106, 1857-60 Issue3c Red (26), 3c Red (26)3c Red (26). Natural straight edge, tied by Grid, "Ithaca N. Y." pmk. on Multicolor Flag and Cannon Patriotic Cover, Adhesive Label Affixed Over Stamp "Old Stamps Not Recognized, Due 3 Cents.", without flap, cover opened to show both sides, Fine, Unrecorded and Possibly Unique

E. 2,000-5,000
2,100
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107
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 107, 1857-60 Issue3c Red (26), 3c Red (26)3c Red (26). Bold Man-in-the-Moon cancel, not tied as always, Mason, Ohio pmk. on Cover to Rootstown, O., Fine, Rare

E. 750-1,000
800
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108
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 108, 1857-60 Issue3c Red (26), 3c Red (26)3c Red (26). Rich Color, Beautifully tied by "Seneca Falls N.Y. Dec. 23 1859" pmk. on Cover to Ohio With Hot Air Balloon Corner Card, Very Fine, Very Rare, Only Four Known. This Cachet May be Connected with John Wises' Experimental 1200 Mile Flight (St. Louis to Henderson, N.Y.) on which Some American Express Co. Mail was carried, most of which was jetisoned to avoid crash

E. 1,000-2,000
2,100
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109
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 109, 1857-60 Issue3c Red (26), 3c Red (26)3c Red (26). Blue Crisscross Grid cancel, matching "Bellows Falls Vt." pmks. (on back) on Humorous Overall Satirical Design Entitled "Joute Sur L'Eau" (literal translation - "a drop in the water"), Shows Water Jousting, Fireworks, People Falling Off Pier, etc., edge mended with small piece of flap, otherwise Very Fine, Rare

E. 1,000-2,000
3,000
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110
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 110, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Fresh and Fine, Rare Unused

7,500
4,250
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111
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 111, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Exceptionally Well-centered, Deep Rich True Color, light Town pmk., natural inclusions, Extremely Fine, An Exceptional Example, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
2,700
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113
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 113, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30), 5c Orange Brown (30)5c Orange Brown (30). Red Grid cancel, Unusually Large Margins, Nicely Centered, Fresh, Very Fine and Choice, with P.F. Certificate

950
1,450
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115
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 115, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown (30), 5c Orange Brown (30)5c Orange Brown (30). Horizontal Strip of Three, Rich Color, Red Grid cancels, perfs. tiny bit in at bottom, Fine for this Very Rare Used Multiple, Listed but Unpriced

3,300
900
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116
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 116, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Block, Beautifully Centered, Wide Right Margin with "Carpenter & Co. Bank Note Engravers, Phila. New York Bost", Imprint Deep Rich Color, Fresh, Large Part o.g., one with thin spot, otherwise Extremely Fine, Attractive Multiple

2,400
2,100
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117
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 117, 1857-60 Issue12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Block, Fresh, Beautifully Centered, Large Part o.g. (some absence of gum from hinge removal), Extremely Fine

1,750
1,250
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118
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 118, 1857-60 Issue24c-90c 1857 Issue, Imperforate (37c, 38a, 39a), 24c-90c 1857 Issue, Imperforate (37c, 38a, 39a)24c-90c 1857 Issue, Imperforate (37c, 38a, 39a). Margins All Around, 24c Large, 30c Unusually Large, Very Fine "Set", Rare

7,150
5,250
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119
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 119, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Block, perfs. trimmed at bottom just touching design, Well-centered, o.g., hinge remnant, one with small stain, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

3,000
1,000
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120
og
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 120, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Vivid Color, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

750
1,050
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121
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 121, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Block, Well-centered, Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, Beautiful Classic Multiple

4,250
3,750
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122
ogbl
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 122, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Block, o.g., Fresh and Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,250
1,800
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123
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 123, 1857-60 Issue30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Two, Tied by Red Grid cancels on 1860 Folded Cover to France, Matching "New Paid York" "48" Credit Marking, Handstamped Merchant's Corner Card, Boxed "P.D.", Double Circle "Et. Unis Serv. BR A.C.", Paris & Lyon Backstamps, couple minor mended cover edge tears and some splitting along fold, otherwise Very Fine, Rare and Attractive, with P.F. Certificate

2,585
1,400
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124
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 124, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Bold Grid cancel, Very Fine, Rare Used

2,750
3,500
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