Sale 914 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 19 June, 2006

Category — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
131
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Sale 914, Lot 131, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Original gum, lightly hinged, large to ample margins, bright color

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE ONE-CENT TYPE II 1851 ISSUE.

With 1999 P.F. certificate

1,200
2,000
132
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Sale 914, Lot 132, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Original gum, three margins, ever so slightly in at bottom, fresh color, Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,200
450
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133
 
Sale 914, Lot 133, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II, Plate 3 (7). Position 1L3, large to huge margins almost all around, close at upper left, beautiful deep rich Plate 3 color, light strike of New Orleans circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, Type II stamps from Plate 3 are scarce due to the short life of the printing plate, with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,500
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134
 
Sale 914, Lot 134, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Plate 2, huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamps at top and right, rich color, bold strike of New Orleans circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, small Brun backstamp

160
0
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135
 
Sale 914, Lot 135, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II, Major Plate Crack (7 var). Position 23L2 with prominent plate crack at left, large margins to barely touched, deep rich color, circular datestamp leaves the crack clearly visible, Very Fine and choice example of this desirable variety, ex Levi, with 1986 P.F. certificate

375
850
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136
 
Sale 914, Lot 136, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at top, bright color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

160
325
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137
 
Sale 914, Lot 137, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at right and significant portion of adjoining stamps at bottom, deep rich color, neat strike of New Orleans circular datestamp, tiny corner crease at top left, appears Extremely Fine

350
375
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138
 
Sale 914, Lot 138, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Position 61L4, large margins to just in, rich color, neat strike of circular datestamp, natural vertical crease, small corner crease at bottom left, appears Fine

3,250
800
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139
 
Sale 914, Lot 139, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Margins all around, mostly large to huge, beautiful deep Plate 4 color, neat New York circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 and 2006 P.F. certificates

1,050
1,000
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140
 
Sale 914, Lot 140, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Position 42L4, large to full margins showing wide break at top, rich color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, signed and plated by Ashbrook, with 1988 P.F. certificate

1,100
800
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141
 
Sale 914, Lot 141, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Huge margins to just in incl. sheet margin at bottom, neat circular datestamp cancel, radiant color, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,050
1,600
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142
 
Sale 914, Lot 142, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Horizontal pair, gorgeous Plate 1 Early color nicely contrasted by red "Poughkeepise N.Y." circular datestamp, slight crease and thin speck, appears Very Fine

2,600
625
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143
 
Sale 914, Lot 143, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa-II-II (8A-7-7). Horizontal strip of three, Positions 81-83L1E, left stamp Ty. IIIa with huge margins, other two Ty. II, margins to cut in, light ms. cancels, creases, right Ty. II with large tear, Ty. IIIa with small tear mostly in margin, but of Extremely Fine appearance, Scott Retail as three three ms. cancelled singles

660
350
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144
 
Sale 914, Lot 144, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Margins to very slightly in at bottom, deep rich color with a wide break at top, neat unframed grid cancel, Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

1,050
425
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145
 
Sale 914, Lot 145, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Margins to barely in, wide break at top, two-stroke ms. cancel, also red grid at bottom, small corner repair top right

500
115
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146
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Sale 914, Lot 146, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Original gum, barely hinged, large to full margins, deep rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.F. certificate

850
850
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147
og
Sale 914, Lot 147, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Original gum, ample to large margins, Very Fine, with copy of 2004 for block of four

850
0
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148
og
Sale 914, Lot 148, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Disturbed original gum, ample margins except touched at bottom, deep rich color, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

850
350
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149
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Sale 914, Lot 149, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 72L1L, unused (no gum), nice double transfer, most noticeable in "ON" of "ONE", ample to huge margins, early Plate 1L shade, Very Fine and choice

325
0
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150
og
Sale 914, Lot 150, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Horizontal pair, original gum, large margins to barely touched at bottom left, rich color, few small faults, appears Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate for block of four

1,850
375
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151
 
Sale 914, Lot 151, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Three huge margins incl. significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, clear at top, rich color and crisp impression, centrally-struck New Orleans circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine

130
210
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152
 
Sale 914, Lot 152, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 74L1L, large margins to just in, brilliant color, light strike of New York Carrier datestamp, Fine

145
70
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153
 
Sale 914, Lot 153, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Large margins to just touched incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, deep shade nicely contrasted by red datestamp, Very Fine and choice

160
325
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154
 
Sale 914, Lot 154, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Horizontal pair, Positions 15-16L1L, large margins to barely touched at top left incl. part of four adjoining stamps, rich color, grid cancels, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, the right stamp is a Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

275
425
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155
 
Sale 914, Lot 155, 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown (10). Position 5L5E, large margins to clear incl. sheet margin at top, rich color, neat grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

130
240
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156
 
Sale 914, Lot 156, 1851-56 Issue3c Copper Brown (10). Position 75R0, large margins to clear, rich color in the true Copper Brown color, neat strike of small Boston "Paid" grid, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp

405
0
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157
 
Sale 914, Lot 157, 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown (10). Position 93R2E, large margins, neat strike of Washington circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine

130
220
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158
 
Sale 914, Lot 158, 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown (10). Large even margins, brilliant color on bright paper, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine example of this distinctive shade, with 2004 P.F. certificate

175
325
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159
 
Sale 914, Lot 159, 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown (10). Large margins to clear, brilliant color, bold strike of small Boston "Paid" grid, Very Fine and choice

135
220
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160
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Sale 914, Lot 160, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11). Original gum, lightly hinged, huge margins incl. portion of adjoining stamp at left, full at bottom, rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

300
425
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161
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Sale 914, Lot 161, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11). Original gum, single hinge mark, large margins to full incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

300
0
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162
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Sale 914, Lot 162, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11). Original gum, margins almost all around, mostly ample to large, bright color, nearly Very Fine

300
0
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163
 
Sale 914, Lot 163, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11). Huge margins all around incl. part of four adjoining stamps, brilliant color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98)

12
475
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164
 
Sale 914, Lot 164, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11). Huge margins all around, deep rich color on bright paper, bold strikes of grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

12
280
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165
 
Sale 914, Lot 165, 1851-56 Issue3c Brownish Carmine (11 var). Position 86L6, huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamps on three sides, rich color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of the Brownish carmine shade

15
0
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165A
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Sale 914, Lot 165A, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red (11). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at top, cancelled by red Staunton Va. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, accompanied by cover from which it originated

E. 150-200
160
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166
 
Sale 914, Lot 166, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Clear to huge margins, shows parts of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, tied on small piece by black circular datestamp and a bit of a red cancel, Very Fine, ex Hessel

900
280
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167
 
Sale 914, Lot 167, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Ample to huge margins, deep rich color, 1857 year date circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice

900
575
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168
 
Sale 914, Lot 168, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Large to huge margins, deep rich color with a light red grid cancel, thin, corner crease and tiny tear, Extremely Fine appearance

1,050
250
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169
 
Sale 914, Lot 169, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Large margins to full, bright color, face-free cancel, light diagonal creases, appears Very Fine

900
0
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170
 
Sale 914, Lot 170, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12). Clear to large margins, rich color, light circular datestamp, pressed horizontal crease, Very Fine appearance, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

900
270
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171
 
Sale 914, Lot 171, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large margins all around, bright color, face-free circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine

900
0
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172
 
Sale 914, Lot 172, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large to huge margins including part of bottom sheet margin, deep rich color and a very light circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, great quality

900
1,800
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173
 
Sale 914, Lot 173, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large to huge margins, bright color, bold cancel at left, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1988 and 2004 P.F. certificates

900
800
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174
 
Sale 914, Lot 174, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Beautiful large balanced margins, deep rich color and light grid cancel, small corner crease at top left clear of design, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

900
550
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175
 
Sale 914, Lot 175, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large margins to just in incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, pretty shade, unobtrusive strike of circular datestamp, faint corner crease at bottom right, appears Very Fine

900
500
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176
 
Sale 914, Lot 176, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II/III/I (14/15/13). Vertical strip of three, top stamp Ty. II, bottom stamp Ty. I, large margins to in, pretty pastel color, neat strikes of circular datestamp, top stamp with crease and repair at top left, appears Fine, a rare combination only possible as a vertical strip

4,250
500
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177
 
Sale 914, Lot 177, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14). Large margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression, light cancels incl. red transit at left, Extremely Fine

225
160
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178
 
Sale 914, Lot 178, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14). Deep rich color and proof-like impression, huge margins to just touched at bottom, face-free circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1978 P.F. certificate

200
180
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179
 
Sale 914, Lot 179, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14). Horizontal strip of four, Positions 53-56R1, large margins to just in, bright color, cancelled by neat strikes of grid cancels, Position 53 faint vertical crease (making this a prime candidate for becoming a strip of three), appears Fine-Very Fine

975
1,050
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180
 
Sale 914, Lot 180, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, pretty shade, face-free cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

200
625
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181
 
Sale 914, Lot 181, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins, rich color, bold New Orleans circular datestamp, Extremely Fine

200
325
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182
 
Sale 914, Lot 182, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins to full incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, rich color nicely contrasted by red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine

225
210
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183
 
Sale 914, Lot 183, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large even margins, crisp impression, light strike of town datestamp with part of red transit at top, Extremely Fine

225
210
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184
 
Sale 914, Lot 184, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large even margins, dark shade, light circular datestamps, Extremely Fine

200
250
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185
 
Sale 914, Lot 185, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins, rich color, lightly cancelled, tiny thin speck, appears Extremely Fine

200
180
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186
 
Sale 914, Lot 186, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 86L1, recut at top, large margins all around clearly showing the recut line at top, bold New Orleans datestamps, Very Fine and choice, Bruns backstamp, with 1979 P.F. certificate

1,600
1,200
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187
 
Sale 914, Lot 187, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 86L1, recut at top, large margins to full, rich color, light strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,600
1,300
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188
 
Sale 914, Lot 188, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 64L1, recut top and bottom, clear to huge margins, rich color, ms. "X" cancel, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

900
700
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189
 
Sale 914, Lot 189, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 86L1, recut at top, margins to very slightly in, face-free red grid cancels, tiny trivial corner crease, nearly Fine appearance

1,750
475
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190
 
Sale 914, Lot 190, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 3R1, recut at top, margins to slightly in, includes top sheet margin, bold circular datestamp, fresh color, light pressed corner crease, otherwise nearly Fine

1,600
375
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191
 
Sale 914, Lot 191, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17). Huge margins, intense shade, large grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95)

325
1,700
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192
 
Sale 914, Lot 192, 1851-56 Issue12c Intense Black (17 var). Large margins, impressive shade which we believe to be the Scott-listed Intense Black, neat strike of circular datestamp which is deeply impressed and breaks a few paper fibers, Extremely Fine, purple backstamp, a stunning stamp and a wonderful example of this shade, Scott Catalogue does not assign a premium to the shade, despite the fact that it is found much less frequently than the other two listed shades

325
375
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193
 
Sale 914, Lot 193, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17). Large even margins all around, intense shade and impression nicely contrasted by red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, purple dealer's backstamp

345
0
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194
 
Sale 914, Lot 194, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17). Position 40L1, large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at right, crisp impression, bold strike of Philadelphia circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1990 P.F. certificate

325
325
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195
 
Sale 914, Lot 195, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17). Enormous margins incl. guideline at right, bright shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, small corner crease at top right, Extremely Fine appearance, scarce with the guideline margin

325
375
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196
 
Sale 914, Lot 196, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17). Full margins to clear, detailed impression, grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

325
210
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