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Sale 998 — The Raymond Vogel Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Tuesday, 7 December, 2010

Category — Plate One Late Blocks

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
227
bl
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 227, Plate One Late Blocks1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Positions 88-90/98-100R1L, block of six, five stamps recut once at top, top left stamp recut once at top and bottom, huge margins all around including bottom right corner sheet margins and parts of five adjoining stamps, bright shade, bold strikes of "Pleasant Run Tex. Jan. 20" circular datestamps

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY STUNNING USED BLOCK OF SIX OF THE 1851 ONE-CENT IMPERFORATE TYPE IV FROM THE BOTTOM RIGHT CORNER OF THE SHEET. SURELY ONE OF THE FINEST USED BLOCKS IN EXISTENCE.

Scott Retail as block of four and pair.

2,260
3,750
228
bl
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 228, Plate One Late Blocks1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Positions 27-28/37-38L1L, block of four, all recut once at top and bottom, large margins to slightly in at top right, cancelled by two perfect strikes of "New York Mar. 6" Ocean Mail circular datestamp with integral grid, dark shade, close examination reveals a couple tiny scrapes in right pair, faint corner crease at bottom right, still Fine-Very Fine, the presence of the New York Ocean Mail datestamp on a block of the 1c 1851 is extremely rare and desirable, Scott value is for a used block without premium for the cancel

2,000
900
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229
bl
Sale Number 998, Lot Number 229, Plate One Late Blocks1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Positions 17-18/27-28R1L, block of four, all recut once at top and bottom, large margins to ample, radiant color, neat strikes of "Waterloo N.Y. Apr. 6" circular datestamps, faint pressed-out horizontal crease at bottom, Very Fine appearance, an attractive block

2,000
1,900
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