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

Sale Date — Thursday, 21 October, 2010

Category — 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type III Carrier & Local Combinations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3247
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3247, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type III Carrier & Local Combinations3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Rich color, wide margins to just in at bottom, tied by "U.S.P.O. Despatch Pre-Paid One Cent" double-oval carrier handstamp, "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 6, 1859?" octagonal datestamp on cover to Sewickleyville Pa., minor backflap tears, overall Very Fine, scarce use of this carrier marking, Simpson-Alexander Rarity 7, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
650
3248
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3248, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type III Carrier & Local CombinationsBaltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9), Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9)Baltimore Md., 1c Red (1LB9). Large margins to clear, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), both stamps tied by "Baltimore Md. Aug. 22" circular datestamp on cover to Newport R.I., 1859 docketing at left, tiny nick in margin of carrier stamp, Very Fine, ex Caspary

300
200
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3249
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3249, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type III Carrier & Local CombinationsBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Large to huge margins, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), both tied to small piece by blue "Louisville Ky. Apr. 12, 1860" circular datestamp, Very Fine, ex Sheriff, with 1986 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for full cover $6,250.00

E. 300-400
200
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3250
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3250, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type III Carrier & Local CombinationsBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Huge margins to in where separated by hand and incl. sheet margin at right, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and both stamps tied by blue "Louisville Ky. Jun. 12, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Baltimore Md., faint vertical file fold affects 3c stamp

VERY FINE APPEARING EXAMPLE OF THE BROWN & McGILL'S CARRIER STAMP TIED ON COVER. ONLY SIX OR SEVEN TIED EXAMPLES ARE BELIEVED TO EXIST.

With notes attesting to authenticity by Robert Myersburg and Richard Frajola.

6,250
1,200
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3251
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3251, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type III Carrier & Local CombinationsBrooklyn City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (28L4), Brooklyn City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (28L4)Brooklyn City Express Post, Brooklyn N.Y., 2c Black on Pink (28L4). Margins just in at sides, close but clear at top and bottom, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), both stamps tied by New-York Apr. 24" circular datestamp on cover to Boston, some cover faults incl. part of backflap missing and paper clip rust spot, still Fine and rare tied in this combination which is not listed in Scott Catalogue (the local tied with No. 65 priced at $1,750.00)

E. 500-750
275
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