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Sale 997 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 26-29 October, 2010

Category — 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5214
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5214, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, unusually wide margins for this tightly-spaced issue, clearly shows the type characteristics at bottom, bright color, Philadelphia carrier datestamp, few slightly nibbed perfs at lower left, still Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

700
200
5215
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5215, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, bright shade nicely complemented by red New York carrier circular datestamp, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 2007 P.F. certificate

785
700
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5216
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5216, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Position 25L12 with major double transfer, well-centered with slightly wider right margin, lovely pastel color, neat grid cancel and a little bit of ms. from address, Very Fine, exceptionally choice example (see Neinken, p. 492)

750
325
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5217
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5217, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, intense color, neat strike of New York duplex cancel, unusually choice centering, couple light creases evident in fluid, still attractive and Very Fine appearance

700
250
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5218
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5218, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Plate 4, rich color, bold town datestamp

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE SCARCE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

11,500
3,750
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5219
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5219, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. Ic (19b), 1c Blue, Ty. Ic (19b)1c Blue, Ty. Ic (19b). Position 96R4, with curl in "C" of "Cent", stitch watermark, lightly cancelled, choice centering for this difficult issue, small sealed tear at bottom right, tiny corner perf crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearing example of this interesting variety, with 2007 P.F. certificate

2,250
700
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5220
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5220, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Unused (no gum), deep rich color, choice centering with margins beautifully framing the design, fresh and Extremely Fine

425
300
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5221
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5221, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Exceptionally well-centered with lovely bright color and vivid red New York carrier datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

335
500
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5222
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5222, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Wide top and bottom margins showing the outer frameline breaks which define the type, dark Plate 4 shade, light partial circular datestamp, Very Fine and attractive, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2,750
1,100
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5223
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5223, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Plate 4, face-free strikes of circular datestamp and red transit cancels, light horizontal crease at bottom, Very Fine appearance, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate

2,840
750
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5224
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5224, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Deep rich Plate 4 color, light strike of circular datestamp, reperfed at bottom and choppy perfs at left, Very Fine appearance, with 1989 P.F. certificate

2,750
0
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5225
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5225, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Position 66L4, deep shade, some scissors blunted perfs at right and reperfed at bottom, Fine appearance, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate (Good 30; SMQ $495.00)

2,750
300
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5226
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5226, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Plate 4, pen cancel expertly removed and regummed, precise centering, intense color on bright white paper, small corner crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

1,350
750
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5227
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5227, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. III-IIIa (21-22), 1c Blue, Ty. III-IIIa (21-22)1c Blue, Ty. III-IIIa (21-22). Horizontal combination pair, Ty. III at left showing sizeable breaks at top and bottom, magnificent deep color, circular datestamp, Ty. III some perf flaws in left margin, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

3,500
600
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5228
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5228, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 11, rich color, choice centering with well-balanced margins for this difficult issue, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,400.00)

550
800
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5229
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5229, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 4, attractive centering and marvelous intense color, cancelled by New York grid duplex circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice

550
350
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5230
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5230, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 11, A Relief, horizontal strip of three, center stamp double transfer, choice centering, rich color, neat strikes of circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL HORIZONTAL STRIP OF THREE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT PERFORATED TYPE IIIa FROM PLATE 11.

The double transfer characteristics of the center stamp in this strip are illustrated in the Neinken book on p. 477, where he states that the exact position is unknown. Ex Ashbrook.

1,900
0
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5231
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5231, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Position 21R1L, recut once at top and twice at bottom, rich color on bright paper, with straddle-pane selvage and centerline at left, cancelled by rim of datestamp

EXTYREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE IV. A DIFFICULT ISSUE TO OBTAIN WITH SUCH CHOICE CENTERING.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

950
1,000
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5232
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5232, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Recut once at top and once at bottom, lightly cancelled, beautiful shade, balanced margins, Extremely Fine, the perforated 1c Type IV is a difficult stamp to find sound and well-centered

950
0
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5233
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5233, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Nicely centered, intense dark shade and impression (uncharacteristic for Plate 1 Late printings), boldly struck partial Quincy Ill. circular datestamp, Very Fine

950
300
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5234
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5234, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Recut once at top, bright shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine

975
425
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5235
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5235, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Beautifully centered, lovely color and impression, complemented by a bright red Waterbury Conn. 1861 double-circle datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $435.00 as ordinary cancel)

60
300
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5236
 
Sale Number 997, Lot Number 5236, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-24)1c Blue, Ty. Va (24), 1c Blue, Ty. Va (24)1c Blue, Ty. Va (24). Plate 5, well-centered with balanced margins, deep rich color, blue cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. and P.S.E. certificates which agree on Plate 5 Ty. Va identification, but differ as to position (XF 90; SMQ $770.00 as ordinary cancel)

250
275
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