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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — Newpapers thru Postal Stationery

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1548
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1548, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery$1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24), $1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24)$1.92 Dark Brown, 1875 Issue (PR24). Rich color nicely complemented by blue brush cancel which leaves the entire design clearly visible, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful used example of this issue, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate

250
500
1549
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1549, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60), 6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60)6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60). Mint N.H., wide margins and choice centering, pristine in all respects, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 2010 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

125
1,200
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1550
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1550, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60), 6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60)6c Black, 1879 Issue (PR60). Two, Mint N.H., deep shades and attractive centering, Fine-Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as hinged

250
1,000
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1551
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1551, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery6c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR93), 6c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR93)6c Intense Black, 1894 Issue (PR93). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, three wide margins, natural vertical creases at right, Fine, rare in Mint N.H. condition, with 2007 P.F. certificate

10,000
2,000
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1552
og
1c-$100.00 1895 Newspaper Issue (PR114-PR125). Complete set, original gum, few (incl. $100.00) Mint N.H., few natural gum bends (heavy on $100.00), Fine-Very Fine set, Scott Retail as hinged, also incl. set of O47P4-O56P4

384
150
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1553
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1553, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery1c-25c Parcel Post (Q1-Q6, Q9), 1c-25c Parcel Post (Q1-Q6, Q9)1c-25c Parcel Post (Q1-Q6, Q9). Mint N.H., 4c with plate no. selvage at top, bright colors, fresh and Very Fine-Extremely Fine group

535
500
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1554
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1554, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery1c Parcel Post (Q1), 1c Parcel Post (Q1)1c Parcel Post (Q1). Mint N.H., brilliant color as fresh as the day it was printed, perfectly centered with Jumbo margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $550.00 as 98), only two have graded higher to date and only six others share this desirable grade

13
275
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1555
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1555, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery1c Parcel Post (Q1), 1c Parcel Post (Q1)1c Parcel Post (Q1). Mint N.H., brilliant color, perfectly centered, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $550.00)

13
250
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1556
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1556, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery3c Parcel Post (Q3), 3c Parcel Post (Q3)3c Parcel Post (Q3). Mint N.H., intense shade and impression, wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $900.00)

32
550
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1557
nhbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1557, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery3c Parcel Post, 5c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (Q3, JQ3), 3c Parcel Post, 5c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (Q3, JQ3)3c Parcel Post, 5c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (Q3, JQ3). First Mint N.H. left plate no. 6256 block of six, beautifully centered, pos. 6 with tiny trivial natural perf dimple, Extremely Fine, second left plate no. 6231 block of six, some very light perf strengthening, otherwise stamps Mint N.H., Fine

1,275
275
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1558
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1558, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery4c Parcel Post (Q4), 4c Parcel Post (Q4)4c Parcel Post (Q4). Mint N.H., radiant color, crisp impression, unusually wide margins, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95 Jumbo; SMQ $725.00 as 95, $1,900.00 as 98), the Population Report numbers at the higher grades are surprisingly low compared to other lower denominations

100
550
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1559
nhbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1559, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery4c Parcel Post (Q4), 4c Parcel Post (Q4)4c Parcel Post (Q4). Mint N.H. block of four, brilliant color, fresh and Very Fine, Scott Retail as Mint N.H. singles

400
250
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1560
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1560, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery20c Parcel Post (Q8), 20c Parcel Post (Q8)20c Parcel Post (Q8). Top plate no. 6192 selvage, stamp Mint N.H., small h.r. in selvage, brilliant color, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (OGnh, XF 90; SMQ $650.00 as Mint N.H.)

350
475
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1561
og
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1561, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery50c Parcel Post (Q10), 50c Parcel Post (Q10)50c Parcel Post (Q10). Bottom plate no. 6424 selvage, barely hinged, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (OGph, Superb 98; SMQ $1,150.00)

275
600
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1562
nhbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1562, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery75c Parcel Post (Q11), 75c Parcel Post (Q11)75c Parcel Post (Q11). Mint N.H. top plate no. 6287 block of six, bright color, attractive centering, natural coal speck inclusion bottom right stamp, few minor perf separations in selvage

VERY FINE. A SCARCE MINT NEVER-HINGED PLATE BLOCK OF THE 75-CENT PARCEL POST STAMP.

The Scott Catalogue assigns a 50% premium for the Mint N.H. plate block over the price of a hinged plate block.

4,500
950
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1563
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1563, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery1c-25c Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ1-JQ5), 1c-25c Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ1-JQ5)1c-25c Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ1-JQ5). Mint N.H. set of singles with plate no. selvage at bottom on 1c and 25c and at top on others, Fine-Very Fine with the key 10c value the nicest in the group, Scott Retail with no premium for the plate nos.

847
550
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1564
nh
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1564, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery2c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ2), 2c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ2)2c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ2). Mint N.H., rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $400.00)

190
275
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1565
nhbl
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1565, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery10c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ4), 10c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ4)10c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ4). Mint N.H. block of four, rich color on fresh paper, Very Fine

1,500
600
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1566
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1566, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery10c Green on White, Star Die entire (U32), 10c Green on White, Star Die entire (U32)10c Green on White, Star Die entire (U32). Unused, bright color, purple manuscript "1857" has unfortunately been written in indelible ink in address panel, some minor wrinkling, otherwise Fine, a phenomenal rarity as less than ten entires are believed to exist

14,000
1,800
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1567
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1567, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery9c Lemon on Buff (U66), 9c Lemon on Buff (U66)9c Lemon on Buff (U66). Unused legal-size entire, minor bends, still Very Fine

625
325
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1568
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1568, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery2c Red on White entire, Die 81 (U285), 2c Red on White entire, Die 81 (U285)2c Red on White entire, Die 81 (U285). Unused entire, rich color, few small pinholes at top and left, otherwise Very Fine

1,650
425
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1569
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1569, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery2c Green on Amber Manila entire, Die 89 (U323), 2c Green on Amber Manila entire, Die 89 (U323)2c Green on Amber Manila entire, Die 89 (U323). Unused entire, fresh and Very Fine

700
375
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1570
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1570, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 2c Carmine on White Entire of 1916-20, Die 1 (U502), 1-1/2c on 2c Carmine on White Entire of 1916-20, Die 1 (U502)1-1/2c on 2c Carmine on White Entire of 1916-20, Die 1 (U502). Unused entire, bright color, fresh and Very Fine

500
180
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1571
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1571, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery1-1/2c on 2c Carmine on Blue Entire of 1916-20 (U504), 1-1/2c on 2c Carmine on Blue Entire of 1916-20 (U504)1-1/2c on 2c Carmine on Blue Entire of 1916-20 (U504). Unused entire, radiant color, Very Fine

550
160
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1572
c
Postal Stationery Entires. 14 unused entires, incl. Nos. U158, U206, U318, U320, U321, U322, U439g, U456, U476, UO33, few flaws incl. U206 file fold at left, some Fine-Very Fine

4,012
600
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1573
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1573, Newpapers thru Postal StationeryUnused Postal Card Collection, Unused Postal Card CollectionUnused Postal Card Collection. Mounted on pages of a Scott album, fairly complete to early 1970's less the great rarities and errors, but does include several better items including "Full Face McKinley" No.UX17S with "Specimen -- Not good for postage" ovpt. (unlisted in Scott, listed in USPCC as a proof), also including Nos. UX1-UX2 (both with toning on back), UX5, UX13, a few varieties present including misplaced impression on UX27, inverted and vertical surcharges on UX39, the UX47a "General Electric" card, some better Paid Reply Postal Cards, Air Post and Officials incl. No. UZ1 (Scott Retail $800.00), also a large group of unmounted duplicates, cards are written up with nice descriptions on each page, some misidentified in the album as rarer items but counted here for what they are, overall a Very Fine collection worth review

E. 1,500-2,000
1,800
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1574
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1574, Newpapers thru Postal Stationery15c Buffalo and Prairie, Postal Card, Errors (UX120b, UX120c), 15c Buffalo and Prairie, Postal Card, Errors (UX120b, UX120c)15c Buffalo and Prairie, Postal Card, Errors (UX120b, UX120c). Two mint cards, first printed on both sides (USPCC S137aa), second double impression, front normal, reverse in blue and black only (USPCC S137ab), both fresh and Extremely Fine

1,050
350
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