Sale 724 — 1990 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 19 May, 1990

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
37
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 37, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A), 1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A)1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A). Position 8R1E, Huge 8mm Top Sheet Margin Single, Large Margins Other Three Sides except barely into plume at bottom left, Typical Light Blue Plate One Early Color, disturbed slightly toned O.g., paper wrinkle, Attractive & Extremely Rare, Only a Few Unused Examples Exist

13,000
5,250
38
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 38, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A), 1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A)1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A). Position 8R1E, Large Margins, Neat Town pmk., An Extremely Fine Example of This Rare Type

4,750
3,750
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39
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 39, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A), 1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A)1c Blue, Ty. Ib (5A). Position 8R1E, Mostly Very Large Margins including Ample Part of Next Stamp at Left and Sheet Margin at Top (just touches top right). Light Town pmk., Wonderfully Choice, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,750
4,550
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40
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 40, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ib, II (5A, 7), 1c Blue, Ty. Ib, II (5A, 7)1c Blue, Ty. Ib, II (5A, 7). Horizontal Combination Strip of Three, Positions 1R1E-3R1E, Huge Sheet Margins to just in at bottom left, tied by Blue Pa. pmks. on cover to Virginia, tiny tear at bottom right of Ty. Ib stamp, slight cover waterstain, Still Most Attractive & Rare, with Dr. Chase notes on back, P.F. Certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
1,700
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41
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 41, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. la (6), 1c Blue, Ty. la (6)1c Blue, Ty. la (6). Ample to Huge Margins, just in at bottom left scroll, Type clearly shows, Town cancel, light crease, o/w Fine, with P.F. & P.S.E. Certificates

5,500
2,700
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42
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 42, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Block, Position 61-62, 71-72R2, Mostly Large Margins Including Sheet Margin at Left (Clearing at Top), o.g. (faint gum bend at bottom), lightly hinged, Bright Fresh Color, A Lovely Block, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,100
2,200
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43
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 43, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II, Position 41L2, Chicago Private Perf. (7 var), 1c Blue, Ty. II, Position 41L2, Chicago Private Perf. (7 var)1c Blue, Ty. II, Position 41L2, Chicago Private Perf. (7 var). Chicago Dec. Town pmk., reperfed at left, tiny corner crease at top right, Decent Centering for This, Fine appearance & Quite Rare, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
800
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44
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 44, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II, IlIa (7, 8A), 1c Blue, Ty. II, IlIa (7, 8A)1c Blue, Ty. II, IlIa (7, 8A). Horizontal Combination Strip of Three, Middle Stamp Ty. II, End Stamps Ty. IlIa (Positions 15R1E-17R1E), Neat Red "Paid" cancels, Amazingly Fresh, Ample to Huge Margins except just touching at bottom, tiny scissors cut at bottom between right stamps, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,275
2,300
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45
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 45, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III (8)1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Fresh o.g., h.r., Margins to barely close at top left, Very Fine, Rare Unused Stamp with P.F. Certificate

7,500
6,750
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46
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 46, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A). Wonderfully Wide Margins (Well Clear All Around and With Parts of Two Other Stamps), Lightly Tied by Town Pmk. on Immaculate Jackson, Mich. Drop Cover, Gorgeous Extremely Fine "Gem," with Two P.F. Certificates

850
1,100
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47
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 47, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IlIa (8A). Remarkably Fresh, Light Cancel, Large to Huge Margins, An Outstanding "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

575
900
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48
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 48, 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 Alabama pmks., two small corner creases, Fine Rare Block, signed Ashbrook with P.F. Certificate

6,000
3,250
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49
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 49, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Block of Eighty Two, Unique, From The Left Pane of Plate One Late, 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Block of Eighty Two, Unique, From The Left Pane of Plate One Late1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Block of Eighty Two, Unique, From The Left Pane of Plate One Late. Nearly full top and left sheet margins (position one has been reattached and its margins are now only "huge") showing complete left imprint and plate "No. 1." The stamps are a beautiful deep rich color. There are a few light creases between rows, positions 10 and 30 have creases ending in tears, three stamps have negligible surface scuffs and there is a margin thin just affecting position 81, otherwise EXTREMELY FINE, the largest known multiple from the left pane of plate one late, Ex. Neinken

E. 50,000-75,000
32,500
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50
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 50, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Vertical Strip of Three, Neat Blue Cancels, Gigantic Margins with Wide Sheet Margin at Right, Showing Parts of Adjoining Stamps at Top, Bottom & Left, An Incredible Piece, with P.F. Certificate for Strip of Four from which these are the bottom three stamps

265
1,000
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51
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 51, 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown (10), 3c Orange Brown (10)3c Orange Brown (10). O.g. Ample to Wide Margins Fresh Color, Very Fine & Choice

1,100
950
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52
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 52, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Unofficial Perf. 121/2 (11 var), 3c Dull Red, Unofficial Perf. 121/2 (11 var)3c Dull Red, Unofficial Perf. 121/2 (11 var). Tied by Bold Chicago, Ill. Feb. 5, 1857 pmk. on Fresh Buff Cover with Embossed Comer Card, some perfs. trimmed at right, o/w Fine, Scarce, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
525
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53
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 53, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Tied by Boston "Paid" on Small Cover, Letter written in Damascus May 11, 1857 and forwarded by J. M. Gordon AB.C. F.M. Boston in Double Oval on back, with Small Full Strike Beirut May 11, 1857 Straight Line pmk. on Front, Very Rare, only Four Known

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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54
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 54, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Vertical Pair, Large Side Margins including Sheet Margin at Right, Beautifully tied by "New-York Ship" pmk. on Cover to Maine, Light but Clear Handstamp "Via Nicaragua/Ahead of the Mails", Very Fine, a Gem From the Haas Collection, with P.F. Certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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55
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 55, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Three Clear Margins, just touching at bottom, Fresh Color & Impression, Fine, with P.F. Certificate

9,500
2,500
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56
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 56, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Bottom Left Sheet Corner Margin Single, Pas. 91L, Ample Margin at Right, slightly in at top, Extraordinarily Fresh, Full o.g., small faint corner crease at top left, A Spectacular Example of This Very Rare Unused Stamp, with P.F. Certificate for Pair which notes "some light soiling" which is an undue comment

9,500
1,250
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57
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 57, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Horizontal Pair, Large to Huge Margins, Bold Impression & Rich Dark Color, tiny thin speck left stamp, Extremely Fine appearance, Rare Pair

20,000
12,500
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58
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 58, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Extraordinarily Wide, Perfectly Balanced Margins, Deep Rich Color, Light Cleveland, O. pmk., Wonderfully Choice, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,300
1,600
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59
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 59, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Outstandingly Wide "Jumbo" Margins Including Part of Next Stamp at Top, An Extremely Fine "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

1,300
1,200
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60
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 60, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Horizontal Pair, Very Wide, Even Margins, Blue Grid and Red Transit pmks., faint, barely visible crease bottom right, otherwise Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,650
1,650
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61
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 61, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Beautifully Wide Margins, Large Part o.g., Choice, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,700
2,500
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62
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 62, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Type II (14), 10c Green, Type II (14)10c Green, Type II (14). Right Corner Margin Block, Including Position 20R Plate I Double Transfer in Postage, o.g., margins Bold Color & Impression, creases, o/w Very Fine & Choice Position Block, with P.F. Certificate

9,000
6,750
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63
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 63, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15), 10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15)10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15). Combination Block of Nine, Ty. III at Top and Bottom, Ty. II in Center, Wide Margins A]most All Around (just touches bottom right), lightened ms. cancel, small faults, Attractive Very Fine Appearance, A Very Rare Block

E. 5,000-7,500
4,250
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64
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 64, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Full Fresh o.g., Bright Deep Color, Ample to Wide Margins, Very Fine

1,750
1,300
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65
og
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 65, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Wonderfully Fresh, Nice Impression, Ample to Large Margins, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificates

1,750
1,300
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66
 
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 66, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 86L (Recut at Top), Huge Margins Including Part of Next Stamp at Right, Neat Town pmk., An Outstandingly Choice "Gem", Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

1,525
2,200
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67
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 67, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Block, Enormous Margins All Around Including Sheet Margin at Left and Part of Next Stamp at Bottom, Part o.g., Expertly Repaired, Extremely Fine Appearance, A Rare Block

11,000
1,500
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68
c
Sale Number 724, Lot Number 68, 1851-56 Issue12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a), 12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a)12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). Tied by San Francisco, Cal. pmk. on neat folded letter sheet to New York, Fine

5,500
950
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69
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Sale Number 724, Lot Number 69, 1851-56 Issue12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a), 12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a)12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). Tied by San Francisco pmk., ms. "Per Northerner" on 1853 amber cover to Philadelphia, some slight cover edge wear, Still Quite Attractive & Desireable, with Original Enclosure, P.F. Certificate

5,500
1,150
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