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Sale 1021 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 March, 2012

Category — 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
138
ng
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 138, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Unused (traces of original gum), large margins to clear, rich color

FINE. A SCARCE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE I, WHICH CLEARLY SHOWS THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TYPE.

Type I is defined as having the design complete at bottom. The type characteristics are often obscured because the bottom margins were normally trimmed to remove the sheet margin.

Scott Retail as no gum

7,500
3,250
139
ng
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 139, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Unused (no gum), large margins to just clear, pretty pastel shade, Very Fine, attractive

1,800
1,200
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140
og
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 140, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Horizontal strip of three, traces of original gum, large margins to just in, deep rich color and proof-like impression, vertical crease affects center stamp

FINE-VERY FINE. A RARE UNUSED STRIP OF THREE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE II.

Scott Retail as strip of three with original gum

17,000
1,900
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141
og
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 141, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)10c Green, Ty. II-IV (14-16), 10c Green, Ty. II-IV (14-16)10c Green, Ty. II-IV (14-16). Positions 53-54L1, horizontal pair, right stamp Type IV and recut at bottom, disturbed original gum, small h.r., large margins to clear, pretty shade, diagonal crease affects both stamps, small tear at bottom of right stamp almost entirely in margin, few toned spots mostly caused by light gum soaks

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE ORIGINAL-GUM HORIZONTAL PAIR OF THE TYPE II AND IV IMPERFORATE 10-CENT. THE TYPE IV IS EXTREMELY RARE IN UNUSED CONDITION.

This is the first unused combination multiple containing a Type IV that we have offered since keeping computerized records. We have offered only about a dozen single unused examples of the Type IV.

Scott Retail $42,500.00

E. 5,000-7,500
6,000
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142
og
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 142, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Part disturbed original gum, large to full margins, intense shade and impression, corner crease at lower left, Very Fine appearance, neat backstamp

5,000
800
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143
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 143, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 55L1, recut at bottom, large even margins all around, light strike of circular datestamp leaves entire design clearly visible, fresh and Extremely Fine

1,650
2,600
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144
og
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 144, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Disturbed original gum, huge margins to just in at lower left including sheet margin at right, radiant shade, light corner crease at top right, Fine appearance

6,250
800
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145
ng
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 145, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, unused (no gum), ample margins all around, intense shade and impression on crisp paper, few toned spots mostly on back, Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as no gum singles

5,000
2,300
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146
ogbl
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 146, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 29-30/39-40R1, block of four, large part disturbed original gum, large margins to just in at right, crisp impression, some toned spots

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 12-CENT 1851 ISSUE.

Scott Retail $45,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
5,750
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147
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 147, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, large even margins, bright shade, tied by blue "Skaneateles N.Y. May 23" circular datestamp on small piece, also tied by red "3" credit handstamp and with 1853 Liverpool transit marking, Very Fine and choice, Scott Retail with no premium for the piece

600
550
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148
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 148, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, large margins to just barely in at top right, intense shade and impression, neat strike of Baltimore circular datestamp and also trace of additional blue cancel at left, few toned spots mostly on back, Fine-Very Fine appearance

600
190
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149
c
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 149, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17a)12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a), 12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a)12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). Top right half, large margins, tied across the cut by light strike of "San Francisco Cal." circular datestamp on buff cover to Peoria Ill., 1853 docketing at left indicates sent Aug. 1 and received Sept. 8

EXTREMELY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE BISECTED USE OF THE 12-CENT 1851 ISSUE, ACCEPTED AS POSTAGE ON A TRANSCONTINENTAL COVER FROM SAN FRANCISCO TO ILLINOIS.

12c 1851 stamps were bisected in San Francisco when 3c stamps were in short supply. This is one of the most attractive "simple" 6-cent rate covers we have encountered.

2,500
2,100
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