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Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

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

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1422
 
3c 1851-57 Issue Specialized Collection (10/26A). Single binder with more than 400 stamps and covers mounted on pages and annotated below each item, incl. 12+ of Nos. 10/10A, 180+ of 11/11A incl. several strips of three and two strips of four, 20+ covers incl. two with strips of four, approx. nine of No. 25 plus a pair on cover, 160+ of No. 26 plus some covers, also 10+ of No. 26A not verified by plating but assuredly some are Ty. IV, full range of plates incl. a display at the beginning of an example from every imperforate plate or state of plate, wonderful range of plate and shade varieties, cancels, margins, etc., some flaws to be expected but overall Fine, a nice clean specialized collection

E. 1,500-2,000
3,750
1423
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1423, 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). Unused (no gum), full to large margins, wonderful rich color and impression, fresh and Very Fine, an especially handsome unused example, the ideal stamp for a collector who cares more about the stamp than gum

1,250
800
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1424°
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1424, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Mint N.H, 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Mint N.H3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Mint N.H., huge margins all around, including parts of all eight adjoining stamps, brilliant color

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN ABSOLUTELY SUPERB MINT NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 3-CENT DULL RED TYPE I IMPERFORATE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED GEM 100 JUMBO BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE POSSIBLE.

?The SMQ value for Scott 26 in Mint N.H. Superb 98 grade is a six-times multiple of the same grade in hinged condition. We have offered only two Mint N.H. high-grade examples since 2004.

With 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Mint NH Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ as Mint NH; unpriced above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,550.00 as 98 hinged). This is the highest grade possible on the grading chart, and only one other has achieved it.

275
5,500
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1425
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1425, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Claret, Ty. I (11), 3c Claret, Ty. I (11)3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Huge margins all around, including top right corner sheet margins and parts of adjoining stamps other two sides, lovely color and impression, neat N.Y. town datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, an outstanding premium example of this shade, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $475.00 as 98)

15
800
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1426
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1426, 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). Huge margins all around incl. parts of four adjoining stamps, rich color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $475.00 at 98), only five have graded higher and only four others share this grade

15
425
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1427
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1427, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Claret, Ty. I (11), 3c Claret, Ty. I (11)3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Huge margins incl. parts of seven adjoining stamps, bright Claret shade, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00)

15
325
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1428
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1428, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)3c Deep Rose Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Deep Rose Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Deep Rose Red, Ty. II (11A). Original gum, ample to large margins virtually all around, marvelous rich color closely resembling the Claret shade, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair

275
225
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1429
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1429, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Unused (no gum), large to huge margins all around, unusual for this tightly-spaced issue, deep rich color on fresh paper

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE LARGE-MARGINED UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE IN COMPLETELY SOUND CONDITION. A BEAUTIFUL STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.

With 2012 P.F. certificate

11,000
11,000
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1430
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1430, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Enormous top and bottom margins incl. likely sheet margin at top and significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, rich color, town cancel, Extremely Fine, a striking stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $1,325.00 as 90, $2,150.00 as 95)

700
850
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1431
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1431, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Horizontal strip of three, large margins to clear, bright shade, unobtrusive strikes of circular datestamp, faint corner crease at bottom right, insignificant purple ink mark at upper right, Fine-Very Fine appearance, an attractive multiple

4,000
1,100
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1432
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1432, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Original gum, h.r., full margins to barely touched, attractive shade, vertical creases at left and right

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT IMPERFORATE TYPE I.

We have not offered an original-gum example of this type since our 2009 Whitman and Laila sales.

19,000
2,800
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1433
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1433, 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 incl. part of bottom sheet margin, deep rich color on fresh paper, San Francisco circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice

900
550
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1434
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1434, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Three ample margins, close at left, intense shade on fresh paper, light cancel, Fine

900
250
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1435
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1435, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Margins all around, rich color and an essentially face-free faint red grid cancel, Fine

1,000
200
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1436
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1436, 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 enormous margins incl. traces of adjoining stamps at top and bottom and left interpane margin with centerline, fresh and crisp with wonderful depth of color, light, essentially face-free town cancel, Extremely Fine

160
300
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1437
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1437, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Ample to large margins incl. right interpane margin with centerline, rich color, unobtrusive town cancel, Very Fine

160
150
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1438
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1438, 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 incl. significant portions of adjoining stamps at sides, dark shade, unobtrusive strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1982, 1995 and 2011 P.F. certificates (XF 90 XQ)

160
225
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1439
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Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1439, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Disturbed part original gum, three large to huge margins, ample at top, wonderful deep rich color and sharp impression, light horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

5,000
1,300
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1440
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1440, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins all around, bright shade, smeared strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $1,300.00)

160
450
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1441
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1441, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large margins, rich color nicely complemented by dark red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $425.00)

185
275
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1442
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1442, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 3R1, recut at top, the misplaced relief position showing breaks in lines above each "X", huge margins, wonderful depth of color and detailed impression, cancelled by face-free town datestamp (basically just the outer rim), most recent certificate states "tiny toned spots at the top of the oval and lower left", Extremely Fine appearance, with 1976 and 2012 P.F. certificates

1,650
2,100
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1443
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1443, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 74L1, recut at top, ample to huge margins showing part of adjoining stamp at left, attractive color, neat grid cancel, Very Fine

1,650
950
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1444
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1444, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 74L1, recut at top, full to large margins at sides and top, just touched at bottom, New York Ocean Mail cancel, tiny corner margin crease at top right and faint diagonal crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 2011 P.F. certificate

1,650
650
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1445
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1445, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 55L1, recut at bottom, three large to huge margins, just clear at top, rich color with light strike of large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, large but light owner's handstamp on back, Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,800
650
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1446
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1446, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Clear to large margins incl. left interpane margin with part of centerline, neat red grid cancel, natural inclusion, Very Fine

290
150
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1447
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1447, 3c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-17)12c Black, Regular and Thin Paper (17, 17 var), 12c Black, Regular and Thin Paper (17, 17 var)12c Black, Regular and Thin Paper (17, 17 var). Former three large to huge margins, ample at bottom, face-free grid cancel, latter is Triple Transfer Position 5R, large to huge margins, light, almost face-free circular datestamp, light crease and minor toning respectively, Extremely Fine appearance, latter ex Floyd and with 1984 and 1995 P.F. certificates

2,010
550
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