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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 IV

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3258
og
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3258, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Five, original gum, three lightly hinged, one large part original gum and one with h.r., attractive centering for this difficult issue, rich colors, one with tiny corner crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

2,750
700
3259
og
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3259, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Positions 99-100R10E, pair with full corner selvage, original gum, h.r., warm color, bottom row of perfs incompletely punched, fresh and Fine, an attractive and seldom seen corner-margin pair

1,150
650
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3260
nhbl
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3260, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H, 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Mint N.H. block of four, choice centering, bottom pair particularly nice with perfs clear all around, fresh paper, positions 1 and 3 with bit of light soiling, one unpunched perf at left

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED BLOCK OF THE 1857 3-CENT PERFORATED TYPE IV. THIS IS THE FIRST WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED.

A review using Power Search failed to find even a single Ty. IV in Mint N.H. condition and only seven blocks of four or larger of the much more common Ty. III (26). Unpriced in Scott as Mint N.H. Scott Retail as hinged block of four

5,000
3,750
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3261
ogbl
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3261, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Positions 2-3/12-13L10L, top margin block of four with double transfer, original gum, h.r. mostly confined to selvage, color slightly oxidized, about Fine, scarce original-gum block, with 1983 P.F. certificate, outside of this sale we have offered only one other plus a large multiple since 2002

5,000
750
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3262
ogbl
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3262, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Block of four, original gum, warm color, a few perf separations and a diagonal crease in position 3, Fine appearance and scarce, outside of this sale we have offered only one other original-gum block plus a large multiple since 2002

5,000
500
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3263
ngbl
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3263, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Positions 23-25/33-35L11i, block of six, unused (no gum), attractive centering, light vertical creases and left vertical pair rejoined, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a scarce unused block of the 3c Ty. IV, Scott Retail as singles

1,140
650
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3264
ogbl
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3264, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Block of eight, original gum, several stamps Mint N.H., positions 4, 6 and 8 showing double transfers, rich color, centered to left but perfs still generally clear, few perf faults along right edge and some separations in bottom pair, Fine appearing and a very scarce large multiple, Mint N.H. Ty. IV stamps are rare, Scott Retail as two hinged blocks of four $10,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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3265
ogbl
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3265, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Left margin block eight with part imprint, original gum, slightly disturbed on a few, some toning at top and horizontal perf separations, lower left stamp defective, Very Good-Fine appearance, still an extremely rare 3c Ty. IV part imprint large multiple, we record two complete plate blocks including the ex-Zoellner Plate 11 block, otherwise we found no other imprint multiples in Power Search, Scott Retail as two blocks of four with no premium for the imprint $10,000.00

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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3266
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3266, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double and Triple Transfers (26A var), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double and Triple Transfers (26A var)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double and Triple Transfers (26A var). Three, first two from Position 98R10, the "Phantom E" double transfer, one a straddle-pane copy with with huge side margins and captured centerline (natural s.e.), both with bright color, last is from Position 97R11L, a triple transfer position, clearly evident in the the letters of "Three Cents" and the lower right rosette, Fine-Very Fine trio

2,325
650
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3267
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3267, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double and Triple Transfers (26A var), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double and Triple Transfers (26A var)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double and Triple Transfers (26A var). 20 items, incl. five stamps and 15 covers, nice range of Plates 10 and 11 double transfers and one triple transfer noted, both Scott Catalogue listed (several Position 91R11L) and unlisted positions, several stamps with four margins, range of shades, couple on corner cards, a few stamp and cover faults to be expected, many quite attractive and overall Fine-Very Fine, one cover signed by Chase, Scott Retail as all off-cover unnamed double transfers

4,000
1,100
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3268
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3268, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double Transfers (26A var), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double Transfers (26A var)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Double Transfers (26A var). Three covers, first Positions 51/61R10, vertical pair, bottom stamp showing the major double transfer line thru the rosettes, tied by Burlington N.J. circular datestamp to neat buff cover to Troy N.Y., with manuscript instructions to deliver the letter Saturday night or Sunday morning, second also Position 61R10i, manuscript cancel on small pink lady's cover to Benton Centre N.Y., last Position 98R10i on yellow cover to Paris N.Y., missing backflap, overall Fine-Very Fine group demonstrating the so-called "Phantom E" double transfer, Scott Retail as off-cover

2,775
450
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3269
c
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3269, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Recut Inner Lines (26A var), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Recut Inner Lines (26A var)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV, Recut Inner Lines (26A var). Large study group of the scarce Plates 10 and 11 recut inner line positions, incl. two covers and single from Position 79L10, the only position from Plates 10 and 11 with the left inner line recut, remaining 10 covers and five stamps showing the right inner line recut, Fine-Very Fine group, Scott Retail as off-cover

5,800
750
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3270
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3270, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Rose Red, Ty. IV, Imperforate Vertically (26A var), 3c Rose Red, Ty. IV, Imperforate Vertically (26A var)3c Rose Red, Ty. IV, Imperforate Vertically (26A var). Position 74R11L, each vertical side showing bit of adjoining stamp, Fine, the discovery copy and still the only recorded example of Type IV imperforate vertically, Chase plating, ex Piller, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
375
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3271
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3271, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Dull Red, Brownish Carmine, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Brownish Carmine, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Brownish Carmine, Ty. IV (26A). Two, one on piece, starkly different shades, both with true green circular datestamps, one from Napanoch N.Y., the other from Ottowa Ill., Very Fine and attractive, latter with 1986 P.F. certificate

600
160
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3272
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3272, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Etruscan Red, Ty. IV (26A var), 3c Etruscan Red, Ty. IV (26A var)3c Etruscan Red, Ty. IV (26A var). Gorgeous rich color, neat blue circular grid cancel, choice centering with perfs clear of design all around, pulled perf at top left, Very Fine appearance, a beautiful example of this rare 1860 shade made even more desirable by its appearance on the much scarcer Ty. IV stamp, the last example we sold as part of the Wilson Hulme Sale 964 (Ty. III No. 26, on cover) brought $4,250 despite a pen cancel, accompanied by a note from Dr. Amonette confirming the match to Dr. Chase's color chart

E. 750-1,000
950
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3273
 
Sale Number 996, Lot Number 3273, 1857 3c Perforated Issue - Type IV3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. IV (26A var), 3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. IV (26A var)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. IV (26A var). Position 98R10, the "Phantom E" double transfer, beautiful bright color, choice centering, small manuscript cancel, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous example of this major double transfer and rare in the Orange Brown shade, accompanied by a 1980 note from Dr. Amonette confirming the shade and position, Scott Retail for the Dull Red shade from this position, with no premium for the scarcer shade

925
1,400
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3274
 
3c 1857 Issue, Ty. I-IV, Off-Cover Balance (25-26A). More than 700 used stamps arranged on stock sheets and cards, not the usual perforated balance of average No. 26's, many plated, breakdown includes approximately 40 of No. 25, 46+ of No. 25A, 350+ of No. 26 and an impressive 260+ of No. 26A, better varieties abound with plate cracks, double transfers, recuts, plate flaws incl. the "Quadruple Flaw" Position 18L28 (Scott Retail $1,750.00, faults), five lines recut in upper left triangle, cancellations including green, red, blue, fancy stars and geometrics, numerals, wide range of "Paid" and "Paid 3", "Steam", "Way", "Free", imprints, perf varieties, multiples incl. a horizontal strip of seven of No. 25, strip of three of No. 26A, many others, most of these stamps were individually selected by Mr. Wagshal for interesting varieties that caught his eye, a number of stamps could have been individual lots, the sheer magnitude of this group makes viewing recommended, Scott Retail more than $66,000.00

E. 7,500-10,000
7,500
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