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Sale 996 — The Wagshal Collection, Part 3:
3c 1851-57 Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 October, 2010

Category — 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3010
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3010, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Position 40R1E, large margins except barely touching at bottom, wide sheet margin at right proving the absence of an imprint on this state of the plate, creasing in margin and scattered toned spots, Fine appearance, described as "extremely rare" by Chase, with a signed note by him accompanying the stamp, ex Amonette

E. 300-400
475
3011
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3011, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Positions 61L and 50R1E, each with sheet margin proving no imprint existed in this state, small faults, rare positions, ex Amonette, with Chase notes

E. 300-400
1,100
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3012
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3012, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. I, II (10-10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I, II (10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I, II (10-10A). Two covers, Positions 41L1E and 60R1E, each with sheet margin demonstrating the absence of an imprint on this plate in the earliest state, first used July 26, 1851 from Boston with small red "Paid" in grid, other used July 18 from Wrightsville Pa., last with heavy file crease, rare pair of covers made even more desirable by the red Boston "Paid" on the first, a note by Dr. Chase on the first cover states only five such stamps known, this being the only one known on cover; the note on the latter cover states one of two known, both ex Amonette

E. 500-750
1,200
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3013
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3013, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 50R1i, with part imprint and no plate number, mostly large to huge margins except touching at top, rich color, red grid cancel, lightened stain at far right edge, Fine appearance, accompanied an Extremely Fine example of 3c Brownish Carmine (11A) from Position 50R1L, showing the addition of "1" in the late state of the plate, ex Amonette

E. 400-500
2,500
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3014
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3014, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 51L2E showing imprint at left and no plate number, full to huge margins except touched at top right corner, accompanied by the same position in the late state of the plate with "No. 2", Fine and very scarce

E. 400-500
2,100
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3015
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3015, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two, Positions 51L5E and 60R0, with imprints at left and right respectively and no plate numbers, margins huge to just touching, first with circular grid, second with pen cancel, both with small faults, Fine appearance and scarce

E. 300-400
1,300
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3016
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3016, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Six stamps, Positions 31, 41 and 51L from Plates 0 and 1i, each set of three stamps partially reconstructs the Toppan Carpenter imprint, with only a small part of the end of "Boston" and all of "& Cincinnati" missing, margins full to cutting on the non-selvage sides, all but one with handstamp cancel, small defects, still a Fine appearing and very scarce group, Scott Retail with no premium for the imprints

900
1,900
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3017
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3017, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two, Positions 50R0 and 31L2E, both with part imprint, first with full to huge margins, grid cancel, tiny corner crease in top right margin and tiny thin speck in top left corner, Very Fine appearance, second touched to barely in other sides, creased near bottom, Fine appearance, scarce positions, ex Amonette

E. 300-400
700
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3018
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3018, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two, Positions 50R5E and 60R5E, each with part imprint, huge margins to barely in, first with faint diagonal crease entirely in margin, Very Fine plating pair, ex Amonette

E. 400-500
700
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3019
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3019, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Positions 41-43L0, horizontal strip of three with 10.5mm sheet margin and part imprint at left, large margins to slightly in other sides, part of red circular datestamp and pen cancels, small faults, an attractive Plate 0 position piece, ex Piller

1,250
500
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3020
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3020, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 50R5E with part imprint at right, tied by bold "New-York Sep. 25" circular datestamp on small cover to Newport R.I., some very minor light toning in margins of stamp and left side of cover, overall Very Fine, an attractive and scarce Orange Brown imprint single on cover

E. 400-500
650
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3021
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3021, 1851 3c Orange Brown - Sheet Margins and Imprints3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Eight singles and horizontal pair, seven with straddle-pane margins, one with top sheet margin, one with corner margins, margins mostly clear to large, only a single pen cancel in the group, couple small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail with no premium for the positions

1,750
1,500
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