Sale 984 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
231
P
Sale 984, Lot 231, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Blue 1857 Reprint, Hybrid Large Die Proof on India (40P1). On 215 x 145mm card with full die sinkage, rich color, Very Fine, the 1857 large die proofs exist only as hybrids

325
200
232
P
Sale 984, Lot 232, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Blue, Plate Proofs on Stamp Paper, India and Card (40Pa, 40P3-40P4). Seven items, single on stamp paper with margins to slightly in at right, single on India (interesting plate scratch along Franklin's face) and five on card showing several different shades, mostly large margins, one card proof with small faults, overall Fine-Very Fine group

1,215
425
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233
TC
Sale 984, Lot 233, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Violet, Trial Color Plate Proof on Wove (40TC5). Horizontal pair with sheet margin at left, few paper flaws as often seen on these trial colors, Very Fine appearance

550
250
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234
E
Sale 984, Lot 234, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Black, Nesbitt Electrotype, Woodcut Essays. Two, 27 x 40mm and 26 x 32mm respectively, this design was prepared for an envelope or wrapper using electrotype and woodcut, the first has clearer lines, the second is slightly coarser and has more dots on the face, second with small thin spot at top, otherwise Extremely Fine, also incl. two Schernikow die essays

E. 200-300
110
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235
ng
Sale 984, Lot 235, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, wide margins and excellent centering, gorgeous impression, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $710.00)

600
700
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236
og
Sale 984, Lot 236, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, well-balanced margins, bright color, Very Fine and choice

600
310
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237
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Sale 984, Lot 237, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, detailed impression, Very Fine

600
250
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238
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Sale 984, Lot 238, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, radiant color on crisp paper, fresh and Very Fine

600
275
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239
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Sale 984, Lot 239, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, bright color, fresh and Very Fine

600
350
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240
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Sale 984, Lot 240, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, brilliant color, few short perfs at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine

600
190
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241
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Sale 984, Lot 241, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, bright color, reperfed at right, Fine appearance

600
150
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242
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Sale 984, Lot 242, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, tiny thin spot at top, short perf at left, otherwise Fine

600
120
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243
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Sale 984, Lot 243, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)1c Bright Blue, Reprint (40). Without gum as issued, three wide margins, small thin spot at center, Fine appearance

600
160
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244
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Sale 984, Lot 244, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, radiant color, with part imprint at left, perfs scissors-separated, Very Fine, scarce and desirable with the imprint

1,300
550
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245
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Sale 984, Lot 245, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, radiant color, well-balanced margins for this difficult issue, short perf at bottom right not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,300
900
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246
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Sale 984, Lot 246, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, warm shade, showing part of imprint at bottom left, small perf flaw at right, Fine appearance, scarce and desirable with the imprint

1,300
375
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247
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Sale 984, Lot 247, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)10c Blue Green, Reprint (43). Without gum as issued, deep rich color on bright paper

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1857 ISSUE REPRINT.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate

2,750
2,000
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248
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Sale 984, Lot 248, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, bright shade, well-proportioned margins, short perf at left, otherwise Very Fine, only 489 were sold

3,000
1,100
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249
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Sale 984, Lot 249, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, detailed impression, fresh and Fine, only 489 were sold

3,000
750
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250
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Sale 984, Lot 250, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)12c Greenish Black, Reprint (44). Without gum as issued, natural paper flaw at top, Fine, only 489 were sold, with 2009 B.P.A. certificate

3,000
700
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251
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Sale 984, Lot 251, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)24c Blackish Violet, Reprint (45). Without gum as issued, rich color, perfs scissors-separated causing few to be short, otherwise Fine, only 479 were sold

3,000
625
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252
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Sale 984, Lot 252, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, vibrant color as fresh as the day it was printed, centered to bottom left, Fine, only 480 were sold

3,000
800
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253
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Sale 984, Lot 253, 1875 Reprint of 1857-60 Issue (Scott 40-47)30c Yellow Orange, Reprint (46). Without gum as issued, bright color, centered to top left, short perf at right, otherwise Very Good, only 480 were sold

3,000
700
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