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Sale 1061 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 19 November, 2013

Category — 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3354
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3354, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. II-Ib (7-5A), 1c Blue, Ty. II-Ib (7-5A)1c Blue, Ty. II-Ib (7-5A). Positions 2-3R1E, right stamp Type Ib, left Type II, margins all around including top sheet margin, bright early shade and impression, light circular datestamps, vertical creases, a few tears, nearly all of which are confined to the sheet margin

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE TYPE II-Ib COMBINATION PAIR FROM PLATE ONE EARLY.

With 1972 P.F. certificate

13,500
2,600
3355
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3355, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Horizontal strip of three from Plate 3, Positions 41-43R3, three mostly huge margins, cut in somewhat at top, pretty color, overall toning and some other minor defects, Very Good, a rare 1c Blue 1851 Issue multiple from Plate 3, signed Ashbrook and with 1978 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
425
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3356
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3356, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 41R2, huge margins to clear showing significant portions of adjoining stamps at bottom and right and left sheet margin, bright shade and detailed impression, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, ex Vogel, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $320.00 as 90, $800.00 as 95)

150
400
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3357
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3357, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Top row of Plate 2, large margins all around, rich color, bold grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $800.00)

150
300
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3358
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3358, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)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). Positions 23-24L2, horizontal pair, left stamp with lightning bolt flaw through entire design top to bottom, mostly ample to large margins, neat New Orleans circular datestamps, Very Fine

525
400
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3359
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3359, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. III (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III (8)1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Large balanced margins, wonderful deep Plate 4 color with substantial breaks in outer framelines at top and bottom, nearly face-free circular datestamp, small thin spot at top, Extremely Fine appearance

2,500
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3360
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3360, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Horizontal strip of five, original gum, some small mount glazing spots but appears to have never been hinged, margins to slightly in, fresh color, vertical creases, about Fine appearance, fairly attractive and useful for plating or exhibiting

4,250
400
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3361
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3361, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 100L1L, recut once at top, enormous margins all around incl. bottom right corner sheet margins, fresh color, light blue circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED CORNER-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE ONE-CENT TYPE IV IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

With 1979 and 2004 P.F. certificates

125
1,300
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3362
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3362, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 91R1L, recut once at top, left interpane margin and centerline, other margins large to huge including bit of adjoining stamp at right, bright color, neat strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Vogel, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $275.00 as 90, $675.00 as 95)

100
250
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3363
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3363, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 69R1L, recut once at top, huge margins to full including part of adjoining stamps at sides, rich color and remarkably detailed impression, face-free strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a wonderful stamp, ex Vogel, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo; SMQ $275.00 as 90, $675.00 as 95)

100
325
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3364
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3364, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Position 100L1L, recut at top, with massive bottom right corner sheet margins showing full centerline and guide dot, margin clear at top, just barely touching at left, light diagonal "Paid" cancel, Extremely Fine, Offered on behalf of Harvard University

100
160
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3365
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3365, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Horizontal strip of three, large to huge margins all around, fresh color, socked-on-the-nose brown-red "Evansville Ind. Apr. 21" balloon-style circular datestamp, light pressed horizontal crease along top, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1945 letter from Stanley B. Ashbrook to the then owner, asking if he would be willing to part with the strip for his own personal collection

450
500
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3366°
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3366, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Jumbo margins with portions of five surrounding stamps, absolutely gorgeous color complemented by bold red "New-York" circular datestamp and French transit datestamp, wonderfully fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 3-CENT ORANGE BROWN IS ONE OF THE FINEST WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED. A TRULY SPECTACULAR STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, $2,450.00 as 98). Only one other stamp shares this grade and one has been graded higher (this stamp should have been graded 100). The other 98J was offered in our sale of the Nick Kirke collection and, while Superb, is not as visually striking as this stamp with the red New York and French datestamps

160
3,500
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3367
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3367, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 10L2E, original gum, lightly hinged, glowing color, clear to large margins incl. top right corner sheet margins, faint pressed vertical crease at left, Very Fine appearance, a very unusual and collectible corner-margin original-gum example of the 3c Orange Brown Type II, with 1995 and 2012 P.F. certificates as a pair

3,250
850
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3368
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3368, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Positions 71-73R0, horizontal strip of three, huge margins to clear including left interpane margin with centerline, attractive pale shade, left stamp small thin spot at top, Very Fine appearance, a beautiful strip of three, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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3369
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3369, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Claret, Ty. I (11), 3c Claret, Ty. I (11)3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Position 100L7, huge margins all around incl. right interpane margin with full centerline, intense shade and impression, bold strike of 1857 Chicago circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Grunin, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $475.00)

21
750
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3370
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3370, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Huge margins to clear including bottom left corner sheet margins, radiant color nicely complemented by blue circular datestamp, trivial toned speck by "P" of "Postage", still fresh and Extremely Fine, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 2012 P.F. certificate

16
80
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3371
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3371, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Huge margins to barely touched including part imprint in right sheet margin and part of adjoining stamp at bottom, bright shade, neat Philadelphia circular datestamp, light corner crease at bottom left, Very Fine appearance

15
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3372
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3372, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Positions 85-89L4, horizontal strip of five, large margins to just clear at couple points at bottom, rich color, red and black New York datestamps, tiny scissors-cut above right stamp at right, Fine-Very Fine, an attractive large multiple, ex Cohen, with 2012 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as strip of three and pair

202
225
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3373
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3373, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Orange Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Orange Red, Ty. I (11)3c Orange Red, Ty. I (11). Position 100R4, huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at top and part of bottom and left sheet margins, brilliant color, unobtrusive strike of Conn. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem example of this shade, with 2008 P.F. certificate

15
150
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3374
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3374, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, II, Better Cancels (11-11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I, II, Better Cancels (11-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, II, Better Cancels (11-11A). Eight singles and one pair, each with a special cancel, including "Way", "Steam", "Ship", "Steam/Ship", one on piece with "U.S. Express Mail Eastport", mostly full to large margins, couple touching, a couple small flaws but generally clear and strong strikes, Very Fine group

E. 200-300
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3375
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3375, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, II (11-11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I, II (11-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, II (11-11A). Four stamps from left or right pane corner positions, each with corner sheet margins, three also showing centerline, including Plates 1L, 2L and 6, circular datestamp cancels including blue and red, one torn a bit roughly form the sheet on the non-margin side, another with a tiny edge tear, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 150-200
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3376°
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3376, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Original gum, pretty pastel color, enormous margins all around including interpane margin at left with centerline and parts or traces of all five adjacent stamps on other sides

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1851 TYPE II ISSUE, WHICH HAS RECEIVED THE ULTIMATE GRADE OF GEM 100 JUMBO FROM P.S.E.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (OGh, Gem 100 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $2,400.00 as 98). The P.S.E. Population Report records one hinged and two Mint N.H. examples of the 3c 1851 Type I (Scott 11) graded 100J. However, the stamp offered here is the only unused example of the 3c 1851 Type II (Scott 11A) to receive this highest of grades (the highest Mint N.H. example is graded 98J).

275
2,200
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3377
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3377, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Original gum, lightly hinged, huge margins to clear incl. sheet margin at bottom, pastel shade, Very Fine and choice, ex Hoffman, with 1992 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGph, VF 80; SMQ $275.00)

275
225
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3378
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Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3378, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Positions 41-45/51-55/61-65L3, block of fifteen, large part original gum, huge margins to clear including most of imprint and plate no. 3 sheet margin at left, brilliant color, center row light horizontal crease, few small scissors-cuts mostly in margins, few light bends

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE AND DESIRABLE BLOCK OF FIFTEEN OF THE 1851 3-CENT FROM PLATE 3 WITH THE FULL PLATE NUMBER AND NEARLY COMPLETE IMPRINT.

Scott Retail as two blocks of four, two strips of three and a single with no premium for the plate position

6,675
6,750
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3379
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3379, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Position 1L1L, huge margins to ample including top left corner sheet margins, radiant color, unobtrusive cancel, small corner margin crease at bottom left well away from stamp, Extremely Fine, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 2011 P.F. certificate

15
100
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3380
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3380, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Rose Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Rose Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Rose Red, Ty. II (11A). Position 80R2L, huge margins all around incl. part of three adjoining stamps, brilliant color, neat circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, ex Barwis, with 2008 P.F. certificate

15
225
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3381
 
Sale Number 1061, Lot Number 3381, 1c-3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5A-11A)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 27R1L, large to full margins incl. portions of two adjoining stamps, beautiful bright color in this scarce shade complemented by blue town cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90), unpriced in SMQ in this shade, the SMQ price for XF 90 graded Dull Red is nearly 6x the Scott Retail value, this shade is nearly 30x Scott Retail of the normal Dull Red

425
325
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