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Sale 813 — U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Saturday, 26 June, 1999

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
543
 
1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Pos. 98R2, huge margins all around showing part of adjacent stamp at T., bright color, bold Valentine's Day "New-York Feb. 14, 1857" cds, corner creases at T.L., otherwise Extremely Fine

150
160
544
 
1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Pos. 76L2, large margins all around, town cancel, Extremely Fine and choice

150
250
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545
 
1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Plate 2, large even margins, New Orleans cds, barest traces of stray pen at T.R., Extremely Fine

150
250
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546
 
1c Blue, Ty. II, 10c Green, Ty. V (7, 35). 1c used horizontal pair, Plate 1E, bold "New York Dec 3" cds, tiny corner crease, Fine, 10c four unused singles, o.g., faults incl. natural s.e. at L., otherwise Very Fine

1,425
50
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547
 
1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Plate 1E, large margins to just touched, neat grid cancels, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

900
700
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548
ng
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Pos. 24L1L, recut once at T. and twice at B., unused (no gum), fresh color, ample to large margins, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

375
230
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549
ngbl
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Block of four, unused (no gum), huge margins to just in at L. and showing part of adjacent stamps at R., horizontal crease affects B. stamps, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as four unused singles $1,500.00, Scott Retail for block of four

3,000
475
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550
 
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Pos. 100L1 showing double transfer at T., three huge margins showing full guideline at R., sheet margin at B. and part of adjacent stamp at T., just barely touched at L., perfectly struck face-free grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, a huge stamp

130
350
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551
 
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Recut once at T. and once at B., huge margins all around showing part of adjacent stamps at T. and B., bold grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate

125
400
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552
 
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Recut at T. and B., large margins with part of adjacent stamp at B., red grid cancel, rich color, tiny thin spot, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

135
85
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553
 
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Pos. 73R1L, recut once at T. and once at B., just touched to huge margins showing part of adjacent stamp at L., bold grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine

125
90
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554
 
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Pos. 48R1L, recut once at T., three huge margins showing part of adjacent stamps at L. and B., just in at T., bold Boston cds, light corner crease at B.L., otherwise Very Fine

130
90
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555
 
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Pos. 3L1L, recut twice at B., clear to large margins showing part of adjacent stamp at B. and part of sheet margin at T., grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

145
75
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556
 
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Pos. 14-15L1L, each recut once at T. and once at B., just touched at B. of L. stamp to huge margins showing part of adjacent stamps at T. and B., town cancel, Very Fine-Extremely Fine pair

260
300
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557
 
3c Orange Brown (10). Large margins to just barely touched, rich color, neat blue town cancel, fresh and Very Fine

90
180
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558
 
3c Dull Red (11). Pos. 80L6, large margins all around incl. right sheet margin, cancelled by neat strike of Chicopee "Star" fancy cancel, small corner crease at T.R., otherwise Very Fine, ex Chase

E. 150-200
45
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559
 
3c Dull Red (11, 26). Old-time collection of mostly used stamps, majority No. 11's incl. wide range of shades (a few Orange Brown No. 10's), cancels incl. green, various towns, several Steam or Steamship, Way, some multiples incl. strip of seven, strips of seven, five, four, three (3), block of eight and block of four, also cracked plate, mixed condition, an interesting and very valuable group for the specialist

E. 1,000-1,500
2,300
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560
c
3c Dull Red (11). In at B., massive margin with large part of adjacent stamp at T., tied by straightline "Steamboat" with large red oval "Independent Packet ??.?? Express" on blue folded letter datelined Demopolis Ala. Apr. 15, 1855, to Mobile, black spots, Fine

E. 100-150
130
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561
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 561, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Huge margins all around, deep rich color, light strike of New Orleans cds, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

1,200
1,200
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562
 
5c Red Brown (12). "A" relief from the T. row of the plate, clear to large margins, neat New Orleans cds, two faint creases, appears Very Fine

1,200
500
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563
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 563, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large margins all around, red grid cancel, fresh color, Extremely Fine Gem, with small purple backstamp

800
1,200
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564
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 564, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins, red town cds, bright color and fine impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp

250
625
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565
 
10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins, rich color, light town ds, Extremely Fine Gem, with small red backstamp

225
260
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566
 
10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins all around, rich color on bright paper, neat San Francisco cds, Extremely Fine and choice

225
100
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567
 
10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large to huge margins showing significant portion of adjoining stamp at B., grid cancel and trace of red transit at T.R., trivial corner crease at B.R. (easily trimmed), otherwise Extremely Fine

225
100
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568
 
10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large margins all around, used with 1c Blue, Ty. II and 3c Dull Red (7, 11) on small piece, unusual brownish-black open grid cancels, Extremely Fine, ex Ashbrook

E. 200-250
200
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569
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 569, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Full to large margins showing part of adjacent stamps at sides, sharp impression, town cancel and red transit, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp

325
625
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570
 
12c Black (17). Pos. 27R1 showing major double transfer, large even margins all around, light cancel, horizontal crease mostly in margin at B., otherwise Extremely Fine

350
190
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571
c
12c Black (17). Huge margin at R. with large part of adjacent stamp, other three margins ample to large, with three No. 11's, tied by "New Orleans La. Jul. 1" cds on blue legal-size cover to "the clerk of the law side of the Common law..." of Memphis, Tenn., docketing at left indicates contents as depositions in a legal matter, cover slightly reduced at R., with faults, mostly on back, Fine, still a rare and interesting piece with seven-times rate

1,500
200
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