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Sale 984 — United States Stamps

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

Category — 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
181
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 181, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Block of four, original gum, h.r., few flaws incl. few perf separations, small thin spot at top and top left stamp diagonal crease, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce original-gum multiple

10,500
1,000
182
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 182, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Wonderfully well-centered for this tightly-spaced 1857 Issue value, clear impression with neat red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, truly exceptional, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $875.00)

375
800
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183
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 183, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Choice centering, wide straddle-pane guideline margin at left, intense shade and impression, "Paid" cancel, Extremely Fine

375
110
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184
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 184, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Horizontal pair, strikes of town datestamp, intense shade, few unpunched perfs at right and short perf at bottom on left stamp, Very Fine for this tightly-spaced issue

800
140
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185
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 185, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Horizontal pair, proof-like impression, neat strikes of grid cancel, right stamp few short perfs at bottom, Fine

800
110
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186
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 186, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Horizontal pair, neat strike of Bucksport Me. circular datestamp, right stamp with vertical crease and toned perf at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine, the left stamp is sound

800
150
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187
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 187, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Vertical pair, bright shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, tiny corner crease at top right, Very Fine appearance

800
120
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188
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 188, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Block of four, neat strikes of circular datestamp, few perf flaws at bottom right, otherwise Fine

2,750
300
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189
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 189, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Block of four, faintly cancelled, top right stamp with double transfer at bottom, Fine, Scott Retail with no premium for the double transfer

2,750
400
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190
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 190, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Original gum, small h.r., intense shade and impression, choice centering, two short perfs at right not mentioned on accompanying certificates, Very Fine, ex Geisler, with 1982 and 2009 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

825
400
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191
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 191, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Original gum, intense shade and impression, Fine

825
150
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192
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Sale Number 984, Lot Number 192, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Block of four with selvage at bottom, original gum, h.r. in selvage, bright shade, vertical crease affects right stamps, Fine appearance, an attractive bottom selvage block

5,000
1,500
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193
ogbl
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 193, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Block of four, original gum, h.r., detailed impression, few minor perf separations, small thin spot at top left, Fine appearance, scarce block

5,000
700
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194
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 194, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Unusually choice centering for this difficult issue, detailed impression, long and full perforations all around, neat strike of grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 PERFORATED 12-CENT FROM PLATE 3.

With 1986 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,000.00). Only one has graded higher to date.

350
1,600
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195
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 195, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3, Double Frameline (36B var), 12c Black, Plate 3, Double Frameline (36B var)12c Black, Plate 3, Double Frameline (36B var). Clear second outer frameline at left, Jumbo margins and unusually choice centering, bold strike of blue Chicago circular datestamp, intense shade, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and striking example of this distinct variety, with 1987 A.P.S. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $590.00 as 90, $2,000.00 as 95 for normal)

360
900
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196
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 196, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Neat strike of "Mobile Ala. Feb. 27, 1861" double-circle datestamp, small tear at right, Fine appearance, scarce use in Confederate Alabama

E. 300-400
375
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197
 
Sale Number 984, Lot Number 197, 12c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 36-36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Horizontal pair, neat strike of 7-ring target cancel, expert repair at top, Fine appearance, highly unusual with a target cancel that is or resembles one of Canadian origin

775
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