Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

Category — 1857 Issue Specimens

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
226
S
Sale 984, Lot 226, 1857 Issue Specimens5c Brown (29). Bright color, neat magenta crossed pen lines, original gum, h.r., small tear at left and light horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine, scarce, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 200-300
160
227
S
Sale 984, Lot 227, 1857 Issue Specimens10c Green, Ty. V (35). Horizontal strip of three with bottom sheet selvage, magenta crossed pen lines on all three stamps, original gum, h.r., Fine, a rare multiple of this Specimen variety, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 500-750
1,000
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228
S
Sale 984, Lot 228, 1857 Issue Specimens12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Intense shade and impression, neat magenta crossed pen lines, original gum, h.r., Fine, scarce and desirable, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 200-300
250
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229
S
Sale 984, Lot 229, 1857 Issue Specimens24c Gray Lilac (37). Bright color, neat magenta crossed pen lines, original gum, h.r., detailed impression, Fine, scarce, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 200-300
275
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230
S
Sale 984, Lot 230, 1857 Issue Specimens30c Orange (38). Intense shade, neat magenta crossed pen lines, part original gum, h.r., well-balanced margins, Very Fine, scarce, ex Earl of Crawford

E. 200-300
250
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