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Sale 998 — The Raymond Vogel Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 December, 2010

Category — Plate One Early - Type II On Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
41
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 41, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 100L1E, ample margins to barely touched at top, beautiful rich Plate 1 Early shade, tied by red "PAID" straightline with matching "DROP" straightline of Indianapolis Ind. on brown cover to local addressee, Extremely Fine, very rare "Drop" marking used in conjunction with 1c 1851 Issue, signed Ashbrook, ex White and Emerson

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
42
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 42, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 10L1E with right straddle-pane margin, other sides full to clear, dark shade, tied by "New-York 1 Ct. Mar. 5" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1852 folded letter to local addressee, Very Fine

E. 200-300
200
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43
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 43, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 91R1E with left straddle-pane margin and full to large margins all around, tied by indistinct Memphis Tenn. circular datestamp on blue Dec. 1852 printed cotton market report to Baltimore Md., Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
300
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44
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 44, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 2L1E, large margins, intense shade, tied by lightly-inked but sharp strike of small "Paid" grid in the style of the Boston "Paid" grid, light red "New Ipswich N.H. Jan. 13" circular datestamp on folded notice to Wilton N.H., choice stamp and Very Fine cover, scarce cancel, undoubtedly created to imitate the well-known Boston "Paid" grid

E. 400-500
300
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45
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 45, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 99L1E, full even margins, bright early shade, tied by blue grid cancel, clearly struck matching "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 6" circular datestamp on folded advertising circular to Chambersburg Pa., couple toned spots at center of cover, Extremely Fine, Ashbrook note on back

E. 200-300
150
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46
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 46, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). B Relief (unplated), large margins to clear at bottom, deep shade, tied by grid cancel, red "Fredericksburg Va. May 20" (1852) circular datestamp on folded notice for meeting of Old Dominion Steamboat Company to Mass Neck Va., waterstains on back panels only, Very Fine, ex Fortgang (his note on back)

E. 200-300
160
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47
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 47, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 25R1E, huge margins showing bits of four adjoining stamps, tied by "Boston Paid Jul. 14" circular datestamp on blue 1852 printed circular to Whitinsville Mass., Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
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48
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 48, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 74R1E, large margins to barely in at right, tied by bold Boston small "Paid" grid on Oct. 9, 1851 blue folded circular to Portland Me., Very Fine, scarce use of this cancel on a 1c circular-rate cover

E. 100-150
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49
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 49, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 88R1E, large margins all around, bright shade, tied by partly visible strike of "Boston Paid May 9" circular datestamp on blue printed circular for "Pure Juice of the Grape" and Malvoisie Wine free of alcohol "for the use of Churches in the Communion Service", to Salem N.H., Extremely Fine, interesting enclosure

E. 200-300
425
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50
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 50, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 88L1E, full to large margins, tied by blue "Richmond Va. Nov. 26" circular datestamp on blue 1851 folded business notice to Berea N.C., lightly cleaned, stamp lifted to remove some gum toning and reaffixed, Very Fine

E. 150-200
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51
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 51, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 75L1E, large margins to just touched, tied by "New York Oct. 3" circular datestamp with four-bar slug between month and day on blue 1851 folded business notice to Albany N.Y., vertical fold, Very Fine, scarce New York marking

E. 200-300
160
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52
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 52, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 25R1E, large margins to just clear, slight gum stain, tied by bold red "Willimantic Ct. Apr. 1" circular datestamp on lace Valentine cover to a young lady in Willimantic, backflap missing and top edge slightly torn away, flap and top edge replaced to improve appearance, an extremely attractive and scarce use of the 1c 1851 from Plate 1 Early

E. 300-400
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53
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 53, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 94R1E, large margins showing trace of adjoining stamp above, deep rich color, tied by lightly-struck "Providence R.I. 1 Jan. 10" (1852) integral drop-letter circular datestamp on folded church notice, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
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54
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 54, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Positions 24-26R1E, horizontal strip of three, ample to large margins showing bits of adjoining stamps at top, beautiful bright Plate 1 Early shade and sharp impression, tied by four strikes of vivid red grid cancels, matching "Norfolk Va. Jul. 16" (1851) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to New York City, Extremely Fine, despite the relative commonness of 1c 1851 strips of three on cover, a Plate 1 Early strip of this quality cancelled in red during the first month of issue is very rare and desirable, ex Newbury

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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55
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 55, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Positions 63-65L1E, horizontal strip of three, ample to clear margins, beautiful bright Plate 1 Early shade, tied by vivid red grid cancels, matching "Richmond Va. Jul. 8" (1851) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Covington Ky., Very Fine, a very early use of the new 1c 1851's just seven days after the first day of issue

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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56
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 56, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 43-45R1E, horizontal strip of three, ample to large margins, bright shade, black grid cancels, red "Newport N.H. Oct. 2" circular datestamp on lady's embossed cover to Byfield Mass., Very Fine, a beautiful Plate 1 Early cover, signed Ashbrook, ex Fleckenstein and Brooks

E. 400-500
325
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57
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 57, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Dark Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Dark Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Dark Blue, Ty. II (7). Positions 97-99L1E, horizontal strip of three, left pair has huge margins, right stamp slightly cut in, intense shade and impression, tied by two strikes of blue "Scottsville Pa. Mar. 12" circular datestamp on brown cover to Chicopee Mass., backflap missing, a beautiful cover, the left pair in strip is Extremely Fine and the basis for our estimate, ex Chase, Emerson, Fleckenstein and Filstrup

E. 750-1,000
800
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58
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 58, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 83L1E, full even margins, gorgeous dark shade, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), large margins to just touched, bright shade, tied by "Montgomery Ala. 5 11 May" (1852) integral-rate circular datestamp, partly-clear strike of Montgomery "WAY" straightline handstamp on printed circular from New Orleans to Baltimore, entered mails at Montgomery as a way letter, file fold at right with slight split at top, Very Fine, extremely scarce prepaid way letter with 1851 Issue, a printed circular should have qualified for 1c rate, but this may also have had a letter attached which is no longer present, signed Ashbrook

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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59
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 59, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 44R1E, ample to large margins, used with horizontal strip of three 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10), Positions 31-33L1i, rich color, large margins to barely in at left, tiny corner crease, tied by two clear strikes of "San Francisco Cal. Jun. 16" (1855) circular datestamp on cover to Monticello S.C., most of backflap removed, Very Fine, Dr. Chase plating note on back and comment "extremely fine strip...superb 1c 51...very late use of O.B.s"

E. 500-750
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60
c
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 60, Plate One Early - Type II On Cover1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 82R1E, large even margins, bright shade, used with three 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), margins to slightly in, tied by three strikes of blue "Syracuse N.Y. Jan. 28" circular datestamp on folded cover to Bellville, Canada, mostly clear strike of "U. States" arc and shield cross-border handstamp, file folds (one at right passes between 3c singles), 1c Extremely Fine and overall a very attractive cover

E. 500-750
325
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