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Sale 1021 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 March, 2012

Category — 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
120
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 120, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Plate 2, vertical pair, original gum, large margins to barely in at top, small thin spot affects top stamp only

THE BOTTOM STAMP IS AN EXTREMELY FINE GEM ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 ONE-CENT TYPE II IMPERFORATE.

We doubt that this pair will stay intact, because the bottom stamp beckons for a high-grade certificate.

2,300
4,750
121
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 121, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. II, Major Plate Crack (7 var), 1c Blue, Ty. II, Major Plate Crack (7 var)1c Blue, Ty. II, Major Plate Crack (7 var). Position 22L2, unused (no gum), large margins to just in, including part of adjoining stamp at top, clearly showing the plate crack at upper right, light corner crease at bottom left, Fine appearing example of this major variety

1,300
275
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122
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 122, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Plate 1E, large part and slightly disturbed original gum, large margins to barely in, showing nice wide break in outer line at top, Fine, Plate 1E stamps with any original gum are very scarce

6,000
2,600
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123
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 123, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Plate 4, E Relief, unused (no gum), margins clear to just touched, deep rich color on bright paper, Fine, an attractive unused example of this type

2,250
750
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124
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 124, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Horizontal strip of three, each recut once at top and bottom, unused (no gum), large margins to barely in, right stamp vertical crease, small toned spot between right stamps, Fine-Very Fine appearance, Scott Retail as no gum singles

825
225
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125
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 125, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Block of four with left inter-pane margin with centerline, other margins clear to in, original gum, rich color, light corner crease at top left entirely in margin, light natural gum bend at left also entirely in margin, still a Fine-Very Fine original-gum block with centerline margin

4,000
1,000
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126
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 126, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Positions 18-20/28-30/38-40/48-50R1L, consisting of block of eight with "NGRAVERS, Phila. New York. Boston & Cincinnati" and "1" of imprint and vertical strip of four at left hinged in place, unused (no gum), deep rich colors, few flaws incl. creases and some soiling at left, internal tear affects Position 50

FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE LARGE UNUSED MULTIPLE FROM PLATE ONE LATE WITH A SIGNIFICANT PORTION OF THE IMPRINT AND SHOWING THE PLATE NUMBER.

The plate number part of the imprint did not exist on the early state of Plate One. It was added when the plate was reworked.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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127
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Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 127, 1c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 7-9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Positions 71-73/81-83/91-93L1L, block of nine, huge margins all around including sheet margin at bottom, neat strikes of "Boscawen N.H. Apr. 13" circular datestamps, brilliant color, right stamps with vertical crease

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL USED BLOCK OF NINE OF THE ONE-CENT TYPE IV IMPERFORATE.

This is one of the largest and finest used blocks of the 1c 1851 Issue.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,000
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