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Sale 863 — 2003 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 31 May, 2003

Category — 10c 1855 Issue (Scott 13 to 16)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
242
c
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 242, 10c 1855 Issue (Scott 13 to 16)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large margins to just barely touched, bright color, tied by red "N. York 1 U.S. Pkt. Paid Jul. 12" credit datestamp struck twice on blue folded cover to Bremen, Germany, blue "Baltimore Md. Jul. 11" origin datestamp, sender's routing "Via New York pr Steamer Hermann", receipt docketing on back with 1856 year date, light file folds well clear of stamp, Very Fine, unusual Type I usage for the 10c American Packet rate to Bremen with the rare 1c credit datestamp used to cancel the stamp -- the Ocean Line's Hermann left New York City on Jul. 12, 1856, arriving in Bremerhaven on Jul. 28 -- ex Hollowbush, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
243
og
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 243, 10c 1855 Issue (Scott 13 to 16)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Original gum, lightly hinged, large even margins all around, deep rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT TYPE II 1855 ISSUE.

With 2002 P.F. certificate

4,500
8,500
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244
og
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 244, 10c 1855 Issue (Scott 13 to 16)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Original gum, lightly hinged, huge margins at top and bottom, full margins at sides, deep rich color on fresh paper

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT TYPE II 1855 ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

4,500
3,500
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245
og
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 245, 10c 1855 Issue (Scott 13 to 16)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Original gum, large margins, fresh and bright color, sharp proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE III IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

With 1992 P.F. and 1993 P.S.E. certificates

4,500
3,750
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246
 
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 246, 10c 1855 Issue (Scott 13 to 16)10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III (15-16-15), 10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III (15-16-15)10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III (15-16-15). Horizontal strip of three, Positions 73L1-75L1, center stamp Ty. IV and recut at top, large to massive margins incl. over half of adjoining stamps at top (nearly a block of six), stamp above Ty. IV is Pos. 64L1 double-recut and showing recut at bottom, bold "New Orleans La. Mar. 6" circular datestamps, deep rich color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A RARE TYPE III-IV-III COMBINATION STRIP. SUPERB IN EVERY RESPECT -- MARGINS, COLOR, CANCEL AND OVERALL FRESHNESS.

Left stamp has owner's small backstamp. Scott Retail as combination pair and single

2,310
3,750
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