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Sale 982 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009

Category — 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5125
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5125, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Beautifully centered, attractive color with light circular datestamp, expertly repaired top right corner, Extremely Fine appearance

1,600
0
5126
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5126, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Vertical pair, radiant color, scissors-separated with intact perfs at left, New Orleans circular datestamps, reperfed at right, otherwise Fine, scarce used pair

4,250
600
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5127
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5127, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Perfs well-clear on three sides, rich color, neat circular datestamps, Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $1,250.00)

1,300
850
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5128
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5128, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Deep rich color on bright paper, neat strike of New Orleans circular datestamp, fresh and Fine

1,300
0
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5129
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5129, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Rather nicely centered, rich color, light circular datestamp, perf flaw at top left, otherwise Very Fine

1,300
350
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5130
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5130, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Well-centered, marvelous color with light circular datestamps, reperfed at right, Very Fine and choice appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

2,000
425
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5131
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5131, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Well-centered, true Indian Red color with "stitch watermark" variety, bold grid cancel

VERY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 5-CENT INDIAN RED. A BEAUTIFUL STAMP WITH UNMISTAKABLE INDIAN RED COLOR.

With 2009 P.F. certificate

3,750
1,700
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5132
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5132, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Typical centering, excellent color and impression, neat circular datestamp, reperfed at left, Fine appearance, attractive example of this scarce shade, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

3,750
475
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5133
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5133, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Original gum, beautiful warm color and crisp impression, unusually choice centering with margins clear all around

EXTREMELY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1860 5-CENT ORANGE BROWN TYPE II.

With 2001 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, XF 90; SMQ $2,900.00). Only two have graded higher to date in the P.S.E. Population Report

1,350
2,250
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5134
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5134, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Unused (no gum), beautiful warm shade, crisp paper, wide margins, Very Fine, with 1978 and 2004 P.F. certificates

500
325
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5135
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5135, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Unused (no gum), wide margins to touched at top, warm shade, Fine

500
190
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5136°
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5136, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Original gum, choice centering for this difficult issue with perfs clear of projections on all sides, deep rich color and proof-like impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1860 TYPE II. SCARCE WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

Unlike its Orange Brown counterpart, the 5c Type II in Brown was not on hand in post offices when the 1861 demonetization order took effect. Therefore, original-gum examples of Scott 30A are far scarcer than Scott 30.

With 1996 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates

2,200
0
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5137
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5137, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Original gum, choice centering, perfs essentially clear of projections on all sides, deep shade and proof-like impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1860 TYPE II.

Unlike its Orange Brown counterpart, the 5c Type II in Brown was not on hand in post offices when the 1861 demonetization order took effect. Therefore, original-gum examples of Scott 30A are far scarcer than Scott 30.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

2,200
2,000
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5138
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5138, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Original gum, h.r., rich color, tiny corner crease at bottom left, appears Fine

2,200
275
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5139
 
5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Two singles, distinct colors and impressions, blue and red cancels, one with short perf, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

625
160
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