Sale 1019 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 1-2 March, 2012

Category — 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
341
 
3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Balance of ten singles and one horizontal pair, all but the pair and two singles with handstamp cancels incl. red grids, small Boston "Paid" and blue town, mostly ample to full margins with one side touching, couple flaws incl. pair with pen cancel removed and thinned, otherwise Fine-Very Fine or appears so

1,580
275
342
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 342, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Horizontal pair, Positions 3-4L5E noted on back, rich color, full margins to barely touching bottom right, neat strike of San Francisco circular datestamp, Very Fine pair

550
300
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343
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 343, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two horizontal pairs, plated on back as Pos. 68-69R1E and 68-69L1E, first with neat blue grid cancels, full margins to touching, right stamp light vertical crease, second with bright red Poughkeepsie circular datestamp, full to large margins, right stamp tiny nick and light crease, Fine-Very Fine appearing and attractive pairs from Plate 1E

1,130
170
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344
og
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 344, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Horizontal pair, original gum, lightly hinged, huge margins all around incl. portions or traces of eight adjoining stamps, bright color, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb pair, with 1997 P.F. certificate for block of four, this the top pair

650
1,300
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345
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 345, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var). Position 98L6, rich color, centered to bottom right with portion of adjoining stamp at left, clear strike of Chicago circular datestamp with "7" of 1857 just visible

FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT CHICAGO PERFORATION.

Hulme census no. C-03-107

5,000
1,200
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346
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 346, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Position 41L2L, huge margins all around incl. parts of four adjoining stamps, bright color, black grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1991 and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $500.00 as 98), only seven Ty. II examples have graded higher to date

15
350
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347
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 347, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Claret, Ty. II (11A), 3c Claret, Ty. II (11A)3c Claret, Ty. II (11A). Large even margins all around incl. portions of three adjoining stamps, New York circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00)

21
350
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348
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 348, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). A Relief from the top row of the plate, huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, radiant color, light strike of New Orleans circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 1986 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $4,250.00). Only three have graded higher to date (all 98J) and only three others share this grade.

750
3,250
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349
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 349, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Huge bottom left corner margins, deep rich color, town cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A HUGE-MARGINED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,150.00)

750
1,400
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350
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 350, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large to huge margins all around incl. portion of adjoining stamp at left, magnificent deep rich color, clear impression, partial New Orleans circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE.

Dealer backstamps. With 1981 P.F. certificate

750
1,400
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351
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 351, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large margins, gorgeous rich color, light town cancel, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, light dealer backstamp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

750
550
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352
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 352, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large to full margins, bright color, light strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, scarce cancelled by anything other than a New Orleans circular datestamp, especially pretty with red cancels, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $825.00)

900
950
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353
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 353, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Huge margins all around, rich color on bright paper, neat strikes of San Francisco circular datestamps

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1855 TYPE I. SCARCE IN SUCH CHOICE CONDITION.

With 1968 and 1996 P.F. certificate. With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00).

900
2,000
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354
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 354, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large to huge margins all around, bright color nicely complemented by face-free red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00), we are surprised this did not grade higher given its overall appeal

1,000
1,500
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355
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 355, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Full to large margins all around, deep rich color, light cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1976 and 2000 P.F. certificates, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,150.00)

900
950
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356
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 356, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins all around, red circular datestamp cancel, bright color and clear impression on fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp with twin virtues of enormous margins and colored cancel

195
500
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357
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 357, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins incl. left sheet margin, deep rich color on fresh paper, light town cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1981 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95)

170
800
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358
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 358, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Large to huge margins, rich color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $375.00 as 90, $650.00 as 95)

170
300
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359
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 359, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 54L1, recut at bottom, large to huge margins, intense color, town datestamp, trivial natural inclusion not mentioned on accompanying certificate blends with cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,650
1,600
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360
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 360, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 64L1, recut at top and bottom, clear to large margins, rich color with light circular datestamp, faults incl. tiny tears at top and small margin repair at right, appears Fine, the only position on the plate recut at both top and bottom

2,200
325
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361
 
Sale Number 1019, Lot Number 361, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, large to huge margins incl. bottom right corner sheet margins, cancelled by light black Philadelphia circular datestamp, also cancelled by red "19" credit datestamp and red Liverpool transit, bright and fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM CORNER SHEET-MARGIN PAIR OF THE 12-CENT 1851 ISSUE, CANCELLED BY RED TRANSIT MARKINGS.

Ex Hansen. With 2002 and 2008 P.F. certificates. Richter backstamp

630
800
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