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Sale 964 — The W. Wilson Hulme II Collection

Sale Date — Tuesday, 2 December, 2008

Category — 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
141
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 141, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Position 86L2L, huge margins to barely touched incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, unobtrusive strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice example of this exceedingly rare shade, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
1,400
142
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 142, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Position 24L2L, large margins to barely touched, unusually deep shade of this distinctive variety, neat strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a wonderful example of this rare shade, ink plating note on back from 1933 does not show thru, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,400
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143
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 143, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Position 87L3, large margins to clear, towards the brighter end of the Plum shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, insignificant corner crease at top right (more of a bend really), Very Fine appearance, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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144
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 144, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Position 90R3, large margins to clear, towards the brighter end of the color spectrum, light strike of circular datestamp, faint crease at left, Very Fine appearance, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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145
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 145, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Position 74R3, large margins to barely in, deep rich color, bold strike of circular datestamp, tiny corner crease at bottom left, Fine appearing example of this rare shade, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 500-750
1,300
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146
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 146, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Position 76L2L, huge margins to clear, intense shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, light corner crease and toned spot at top right, Fine appearance, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 500-750
450
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147
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 147, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Large margins to full, towards the brighter end of the spectrum, large margins to clear, neat ms. cancel, tiny corner crease at top left and tiny thin speck at top center, Very Fine appearing example of this rare shade, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 500-750
1,100
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148
 
Sale Number 964, Lot Number 148, 3-Cent 1851 Issue (1857 Plum Shade)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var)3c Plum, Ty. II (11A var). Position 57R3, large margins to barely in incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, bold strike of circular datestamp, rich color, fresh and Fine example of this rare shade, for some reason the newly expanded Scott Catalogue does not list the Plum shade in the Type II, Scott Retail for No. 11 (Type I) is $2,000.00

E. 500-750
1,500
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