Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
102
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Sale 708, Lot 102, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I & II (18, 20). Combination Block, (Bottom Pair Ty. I), perfs. barely in at left, Fresh, o.g., small hinge remnants, Fine Block

2,800
1,400
103
 
Sale 708, Lot 103, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Better Than Usual Centering Showing Nearly Complete Plumes at Bottom, Rich Color, perfs. trifle in at top, Very Fine for This, with P.F. Certificate

2,400
2,600
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104
 
Sale 708, Lot 104, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Nice Margins, Especially at Bottom (just in at top) Showing Type Characteristics Clearly, Blue 1858 Year-Date pmk., trivial tiny perf. creases, otherwise almost Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,400
1,600
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105
 
Sale 708, Lot 105, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Centered slightly to left but showing Type Characteristics Clearly, Blue Grid Cancel, Intense Rich Color, Fine

2,400
950
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106
 
Sale 708, Lot 106, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Trace of Red Town pmk., Fine, ex-Cole

2,100
1,300
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107
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Sale 708, Lot 107, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (21). "D" Relief, Wide Break at Top, tiny break at Bottom, Well-centered, Fresh, Large Part o.g., couple short perfs., otherwise Fine, Rare, ex-Cole

4,250
2,900
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108
 
Sale 708, Lot 108, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Position 36L4, Well-centered, light Town pmk., insignificant corner perf. crease, otherwise Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

1,250
725
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109
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Sale 708, Lot 109, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (22). "A" Relief, Plate 11, "The Triple Transfer," Fresh, o.g., Very Fine, Rare 1c 1857 Issue Variety which is considered by Neinken to be "Second only to the inverted transfers of Plate 1...", Listed but Unpriced Both Used and Unused, ex-Cole

750
1,700
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110
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Sale 708, Lot 110, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Extraordinarily Choice Centering Showing All of Design Clearly, Fresh, Extremely Fine, Much Rarer (Especially in this Quality) than the Catalog Value suggests, with P.F. Certificate

1,750
4,000
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111
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Sale 708, Lot 111, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Fresh, Full o.g., hinge remnants, couple trivial natural inclusions, Very Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate which notes "two tiny spots"

7,500
3,250
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112
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Sale 708, Lot 112, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Fresh, traces of o.g., minute inclusion speck, Much Better Than Usual Centering, Very Fine, Rare, ex-Cole

7,500
3,750
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113
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Sale 708, Lot 113, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Block, Fresh, Virtually Full o.g., few trivial hinge remnants and some natural gum bends, top left stamp has a trivial thin spot (mentioned only for the sake of accuracy), a Very Fine Unique Block of the Highest Order of Rarity and in our opinion considerably undercatalogued, ex-Worthington, Hind, Sinkler

45,000
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114
 
Sale 708, Lot 114, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27). Exceptionally Well-centered, light New Orleans pmk., Extremely Fine and Choice, with P.F. Certificate

1,000
1,650
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115
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Sale 708, Lot 115, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28). Fresh, Rich Color, Very Fine, ex-Cole

1,350
2,100
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116
c
Sale 708, Lot 116, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28). Horizontal Strip of Three, Rich Color, tied by New Orleans La. pmks. on Jan. 1858 Folded Cover to France, Red "Boston Paid 12", Fine-Very Fine

1,100
475
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117
 
Sale 708, Lot 117, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A). Well-centered, Gorgeous Color, Black and Red Town pmks., Very Fine, A Very Pretty Stamp

1,500
1,250
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118
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Sale 708, Lot 118, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. I (29). Block, Rich Color, Neat Greenish Blue Town pmk., slight strengthening, single short perf. and trivial corner margin crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Very Rare Multiple

2,750
1,600
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119
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Sale 708, Lot 119, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (31). Excellent Centering, o.g., slight creases, Very Fine Appearance, with P.F. Certificate

5,000
1,800
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120
 
Sale 708, Lot 120, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (31). Magnificent Margins and Centering Showing Complete Shells at Bottom, Town pmk., Extremely Fine, A Magnificent "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

525
1,450
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121
c
Sale 708, Lot 121, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (35). Tied by Red N. York Paid pmk. on Red, White and Blue Eagle, Flag and Imprint Patriotic Cover to Germany, Red Framed "Supplementary Mail" Ty. A handstamp, Used Aug. 24, 1861, Fine, Very Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
1,600
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122
c
Sale 708, Lot 122, 1857-60 Issue12c Black (36). Two Singles (one damaged before use), Used With 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65), faults, tied by Large "Paid" in Grids, Red "Boston Br. Pkt 7 Paid" and Boxed "Aachen Franco" on Magnificent Multicolor Dr. Angell Correspondence Patriotic Cover to Austria, Extremely Rare, ex-Mathies

E. 5,000-10,000
7,500
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123
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Sale 708, Lot 123, 1857-60 Issue24c-90c 1857 Issue, Imperforate (37c, 38a, 39a). Horizontal Pairs, 24a light crease, 90c tiny thin spot in right stamp, otherwise Fine-Very Fine. There are only Two Pairs of the 24c, Three Pairs of the 30c and Only One Pair of the 90c Known, A Fabulous Unique "Set", with P.F. Certificates. Scott catalogue value $20,750.00, "U.S. Errors" by S. Datz catalogue value $56,900.00, ex-Earl of Crawford, the 90c also ex-Ferrari

E. 20,000-25,000
52,500
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124
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Sale 708, Lot 124, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue (39). Virtually Perfect Centering within Wide Margins, Extremely Fine, A "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

1,450
2,000
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125
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Sale 708, Lot 125, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue (39). Exceptionally Well-centered, Nearly Full o.g., trivial rounded corner perf., still Extremely Fine, with P .F. Certificate

1,450
1,100
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126
 
Sale 708, Lot 126, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue (39). Red Grid Cancel, small faults, Fine Appearance, with P. F. Certificate

2,750
1,050
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