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Sale 838 — U.S. and Foreign Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 June, 2001

Category — Newfoundland to Norway

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1307
c
1857, 8p Scarlet Vermilion, Half Used as 4p (8a; SG 8a). Huge margins, tied by oval grids on 1860 folded cover to Baltimore, red "St. John's Newfoundland SP 1860" rimless and New York transit datestamps, "5" in circle hs, few file folds affect stamp

VERY FINE. A RARE BISECTED USAGE OF THE 1857 8-PENCE SCARLET VERMILION.

The Tucker correspondence is a well-established source of these bisects. SG £3,500

7,500
0
1308
 
1860, 1sh Orange (15; SG 15). Close to just into, bright color, grid cancel, certificate harshly notes the barest trace of a crease

FINE AND RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1860 ONE-SHILLING ORANGE.

With 2000 R.P.S. certificate. SG £8,000

8,000
1,800
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1309
c
1921, 35c Halifax, With and Without Period after "1921" (C3, C3a). Each tied by "St. Johns, Nfld Nov. 23 or 24 1921" mc on individually flown covers to Philadelphia, "Halifax Feb. 4 1922" receiving backstamps, No. C3 with small corner fault, otherwise Fine-Very Fine pair, Scott Retail for used stamps

265
160
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1310
 
NEW SOUTH WALES, 1850-1851, 1p Red, 2p Blue, 3p Green (1/9). Group of four better items incl. 1p Red lithograph essay horizontal strip of three, used 1p Plate II, used 2p Plate II horizontal pair, the left stamp with printing flaw, 2p Plate III tied by "55" in grid cancel with Newcastle crown seal on 1851 blue folded cover to Sydney, and 3p Green tied on piece with red "Pass. Ship Letter Sydney Ja. 16, 1850" and crown cancel, Very Fine group

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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1311
 
NEW ZEALAND, 1861, 1sh Blue Green (10; SG 17). Even margins all around, expertly rebacked, appears Very Fine, SG £1,200, with 1998 R.P.S. certificate

1,100
0
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1312°
 
Sale Number 838, Lot Number 1312, Newfoundland to NorwayNORWAY, 1855, 4s Blue (1), NORWAY, 1855, 4s Blue (1)NORWAY, 1855, 4s Blue (1). 31 singles, one pair and one single on cover, singles incl. fifteen with town cancels, eleven with numerals in targets, five singles, pair and cover with grids, most full to large margins, neatly mounted on two album pages, generally Very Fine

4,500
1,100
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