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Sale 821 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 28 March, 2000

Category — 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
259
 
3c Orange Brown (10). Large margins to just barely touched, rich color, neat blue town cancel, fresh and Very Fine

100
125
260
og
3c Dull Red (11). O.g., lightly hinged, large margins all around with parts of three adjacent stamps, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2000 P.F. certificate

240
350
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261
 
3c Dull Red (11). Positions 10L5L/20L5L, vertical pair, T. stamp enormous margins, B. stamp huge margins to just clear at B., fresh and bright color, neat strike of "Portsmouth 29 Apr." cds, Very Fine-Extremely Fine and choice pair

35
220
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262
 
3c Dull Red, Shades (11). Accumulation of eleven pairs and a strip of five, range of shades incl. Brownish Carmine, few others, cancels incl. various towns, grids incl. one pair with blue-green, margins to in, few faults, many appear Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 200-300
425
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263
og
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 263, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). O.g., two ample margins, touching to just in at T. and R., rich color and sharp proof-like impression

VERY RARE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE.

With 1990 P.F. certificate

16,000
4,750
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264
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 264, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large even margins all around, deep dark color on bright paper, light town datestamp, Extremely Fine and choice

1,250
800
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265
 
Sale Number 821, Lot Number 265, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Huge margins all around showing small part of adjacent stamp at left and significant part of adjacent stamp at bottom, bold New Orleans and red transit cancels, small pressed-out corner crease at T.R., otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

1,325
650
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266
 
5c Red Brown (12). Large to enormous margins all around, rich color on bright paper, two New Orleans datestamps, faint diagonal crease at lower left, otherwise Very Fine

1,250
425
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267
 
5c Red Brown (12). Large margins all around, neat strike of New Orleans cds and part of red transit, fresh and bright color, faint crease not noted on accompanying certificate, still Very Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,250
660
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268
 
5c Red Brown (12). Three enormous margins, touched at left, light red grid cancel, small purple owner's hs on back only, Fine

1,325
375
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269
 
5c Red Brown (12). Ample margins to clear, light face-free town datestamp, miniscule corner crease at lower left, otherwise Fine

1,250
375
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270
 
5c Red Brown (12). Horizontal pair, B relief, huge margins at T. and B., in at L. and just clear at R., light strike of New Orleans cds, Very Good-Fine, rare pair

2,750
250
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