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Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011

Category — 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1081°
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1081, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, C Relief, original gum, faint trace of hinging, deep blue shade, unusually well-centered

EXTREMELY FINE. A CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE I STAMP.

This is a scarce stamp in sound original-gum condition and better than Very Fine centering.

With 1999 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF-XF 85; SMQ $2,900.00). Only eight hinged examples have graded higher to date (all at 90).

2,250
2,700
1082
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1082, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, remarkably well-centered, characteristic "plate wash" impression, neat red New York Carrier datestamp, skillfully reperfed at left, Extremely Fine appearance

735
425
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1083
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1083, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 93L4, deep rich color with sharp impression, lightly cancelled by rim of circular datestamp

FINE. A BEAUTIFUL LIGHTLY-CANCELLED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE Ia.

With photocopy of 1991 P.F. certificate (for pair)

12,000
2,400
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1084
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1084, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Mint N.H, 1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Mint N.H1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Mint N.H., Plate 12, bright shade, three wide margins, fresh paper

VERY FINE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE II. THIS IS ONLY THE FIFTH MINT NEVER-HINGED COPY OF SCOTT 20 WE HAVE OFFERED IN SEVENTEEN YEARS.

Ex Hoffman. With 2004 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged

1,000
2,000
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1085
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1085, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Unusually well-centered, barest trace of blue cancel, appears unused, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 and 2008 P.F. certificates

285
350
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1086°
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1086, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Plate 4, beautifully balanced margins and proof-like impression on fresh paper, nicely complemented by red New York City carrier datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT TYPE III, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- PARTICULARLY DESIRABLE WITH THE RED CARRIER DATESTAMP.

Due to the narrow vertical spacing on this plate, stamps are most typically found with the perforations impinging on a portion of the design. The example offered here is centered so that the type characteristics are clearly visible.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $11,000.00). None have graded higher to date.

2,750
7,500
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1087
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1087, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 12, well-centered, characteristic "plate wash", circular datestamp, Extremely Fine

575
400
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1088°
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1088, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Original gum, lightly hinged, with attached selvage at bottom, beautiful dark color, essentially perfect centering with wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, P.S.E. encapsulated (OGph, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

150
500
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1089
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1089, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H, 1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H., perfectly centered, attractive wide side margins, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $950.00 as Mint N.H.), Scott Retail as hinged

150
650
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1090
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1090, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H, 1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H. with bottom selvage, bright color, attractive centering, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for block of four, this the bottom right stamp, Scott Retail as hinged

150
425
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1091
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1091, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Block of 24, original gum, rich color, few small thins, sensible hinge reinforcements throughout and perf separations, overall Fine appearance, scarce large multiple, Scott Retail as blocks of four and strips of three, with 2010 P.F. certificate

3,900
800
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1092
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1092, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Unusually well-centered, true Brick Red color, "New-York May 17, 1859" circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,650
850
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1093
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1093, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Lovely bright color, neat New Orleans circular datestamp, Fine and attractive, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,650
650
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1094
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1094, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Exceptionally attractive centering, deep rich color, neat circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

1,150
550
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1095
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1095, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Deep rich color, well-centered, light circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 1983 and 2002 P.F. certificates

1,150
700
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1096
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1096, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Choice centering with perforations well clear of projections on three sides and barely touching at bottom, radiant color, unobtrusive circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 5-CENT INDIAN RED. A DIFFICULT STAMP TO FIND IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

Ex Wagshal. With 2007 P.F. certificate.

3,500
7,500
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1097
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1097, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Attractively centered for this tightly-spaced issue, wonderful color with a face-free light blue circular datestamp, small creases top corners, Very Fine appearance, with 1976 P.F. certificate

3,850
950
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1098
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1098, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Vivid Indian Red shade and proof-like impression, light circular datestamp, few short perfs at top, otherwise Fine, with 1971 and 2001 P.F. certificates

3,500
600
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1099
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1099, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Excellent true Indian Red shade, bold dark blue circular datestamp and bit of red transit, trivial pulled perf at top, otherwise Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

3,850
700
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1100
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1100, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Perfectly centered with perfs clear of projections all around, well-struck grid cancel, deep rich color, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, scarce this well-centered, with 2000 P.F. certificate

400
700
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1101
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1101, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Intense shade approaching the Deep Orange Brown color, large grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,400
425
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1102°
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Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1102, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Original gum, lightly hinged, radiant color and detailed impression showing every nuance of the engraving, unusually choice centering

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT TYPE II BROWN 1860 SHADE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (OGph, XF 90; SMQ $5,100.00). Only one has graded higher to date and only two other shares this grade.

2,200
3,750
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1103
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1103, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Dark shade and proof-like impression, vivid red grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. certificate

320
200
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1104
 
Sale Number 1014, Lot Number 1104, 1c-5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Attractively centered, rich color and clear impression, light New Orleans circular datestamp, Very Fine

300
250
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