Sale 804 — The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States

Sale Date — Thursday-Saturday, 8-10 October, 1998

Category — Three-Cent 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
115
 
Sale 804, Lot 115, Three-Cent 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. I, II and IIa (25, 26, 26a). Each stamp perfectly centered and lightly cancelled by town datestamp, Ty. II in green and Ty. IIa in blue, Extremely Fine Gems

270
475
116
c
Sale 804, Lot 116, Three-Cent 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Vertical block of ten, bright fresh color, cancelled by "Galveston Tex. Apr. 1, 1860" double-circle datestamps and tied by red "New York Paid 24" credit datestamp on light blue folded cover to France, transit datestamps on front and back, very slight wear at edges, Very Fine, exceedingly choice and rare use of 3c block for double 15c treaty rate, ex Moody and Grunin

E. 3,000-4,000
6,000
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117
ogbl
Sale 804, Lot 117, Three-Cent 1857-60 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. IIa (26a). Positions 41-42/71-72L11i, left imprint and plate no. 11 block of eight, full original gum, three stamps Mint N.H., others with h.r., rich color, top pair creased, minor separations at bottom

FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE ONLY KNOWN COMPLETE PLATE NUMBER BLOCK FROM PLATE 11 AND THE FINER OF TWO RECORDED TYPE IIA PLATE BLOCKS OF EIGHT.

The other known plate block of eight comes from Plate 10 and has creased row. It is somewhat more off center than this Plate 11 block.

Ex Wunderlich, Klein and Piller

E. 5,000-7,500
7,500
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