The DeVere Card Exhibit of 3c 1851 Imperforate Issues.
An attractive collection with more than 250 items mounted on exhibit pages, includes off-cover and on-cover material of Nos. 10-10A and 11-11A, highlights abound, including No. 10A with red Boston "Paid"
on piece, selection of large and small Boston "Paid" cancels, stampless cancels, patent cancel, postal clerk "decorated" stamps, colored cancels, numerous other better cancels, Newbern N.C. roulette
(fewer than ten singles recorded, three of the singles sold in our Hulme sale for $1,000 each), Oct. 4, 1851 usage on cover from Plate 1L (which would predate the Scott listed EDU by two days), No. 11 original-gum imprint strip of 5 (faults), "Way" and "Steam" markings, missent and forwarded covers, corner cards, an abundance of plate and recut varieties including examples of triple transfers, plate cracks, impression varieties, "Three Rows" positions showing the various dramatic recuts from Plate 3 Left, a small study of plate spacing varieties showing straddle-pane margins -- some with centerlines, sheet margins and imprints, pre-printing paper creases, inking varieties, stitch watermark, many others, most items are described with text on the pages, the condition almost universally nice with fresh stamps and covers and beautifully struck markings
A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE AN OUTSTANDING NEARLY INTACT COLLECTION FROM ONE OF THE NOTED STUDENTS OF THE 3-CENT 1851 ISSUE.
This collection is being offered nearly intact as Mr. Wagshal acquired it from the estate of Mr. Card approximately 30 years ago. Only a few rare items have been removed and offered as separate lots. Mr. Card used varieties and covers to tell the story of the 3c 1851 Issue without sacrificing aesthetics or condition
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