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Sale 1041 — The William H. Gross Collection: 1847 & 1851-56 Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 9 April, 2013

Category — Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
63
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 63, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Large margins to barely in at top left of 5c, tied slightly overlapping by blue Philadelphia circular datestamps on piece, 5c light soiling at lower left, 10c tiny crease at bottom right corner not mentioned on accompanying certificate

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL COMBINATION PIECE WITH THE FIRST GENERAL ISSUE STAMPS OF THE UNITED STATES.

Ex Ishikawa, Koppersmith and Saadi (who used this as the frontispiece of his exhibit). With 1988 and 1992 P.F. certificates.

E. 2,000-3,000
5,750
64
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 64, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. A (2-A), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. A (2-A)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. A (2-A). Position 1R1, clear to large margins, intense shade, neat blue cancel leaves the doubling in the right "X" clearly visible, two natural inclusions, Fine, ex Saadi, with 1995 P.F. certificate

2,250
0
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65
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 65, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B). Position 31R1, double transfer in "Post Office", "U.S." and top frameline, full to large margins, neat red grid cancel struck below the double transfer areas, faint vertical crease and thin speck, neither mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, ex Saadi, with 1983 P.F. certificate

3,300
1,500
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66
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 66, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. D (2-D), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. D (2-D)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. D (2-D). Position 41R1, ample to large margins, deep shade nicely complemented by blue grid cancels, leaving the double transfer of the bottom and left framelines completely visible

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH TYPE D DOUBLE TRANSFER.

Ex Saadi. With 1969 and 1989 P.F. certificates

2,250
1,300
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67
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 67, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 60L1 showing plate line across Washington's face, full to huge margins including portion of adjoining stamp at top, light unobtrusive blue cancel, Very Fine and choice

1,100
750
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68
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 68, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 94R1 with recut error at top of right frameline, large margins, cancelled by large red numeral "10" in circle handstamp, Extremely Fine, a scarce position made even more desirable by the numeral cancel, ex Saadi and from our 1990 Rarities sale, with 1990 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as normal

1,050
1,100
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69
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 69, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 68R1 with vertical line thru second "F" of "Office", large to full margins at top, neat strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, scarce plate variety, only one is known on cover (offered in our Mirsky sale), ex Saadi, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,900
0
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70
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 70, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins all around including right sheet margin and trace of adjoining stamp at top, two strikes of red "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline handstamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A BEAUTIFUL SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH THE PHILADELPHIA RAILROAD STRAIGHTLINE.

Ex Saadi. With 1993 P.F. certificate

2,050
5,750
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71
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 71, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins including left sheet margin, deep shade, bold strike of "paint red" grid of Mobile Ala.

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A MAGNIFICENT SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH THE VIVID "PAINT RED" GRID OF MOBILE.

Ex Saadi. With 1982 and 1991 P.F. certificates

1,050
2,200
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72
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 72, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 50R1 with large right sheet margin showing position dot, large margins other sides, red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFUL SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

Ex Rohloff and Saadi. With 1982 and 1988 P.F. certificates

1,050
1,500
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73
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 73, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 70L1 with huge interpane sheet margin at right, large to full margins other sides, bold strike of deep red St. Louis circular datestamp, horizontal crease and small tear in bottom margin, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Saadi, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,050
1,300
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74
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 74, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins including right sheet margin, two neat strikes of blue "PAID" straightline cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SHEET-MARGIN 10-CENT 1847 STAMP WITH ATTRACTIVE "PAID" CANCELLATIONS IN BLUE.

Ex Saadi. With 1991 P.F. certificate

1,100
0
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75
 
Sale Number 1041, Lot Number 75, Off-Cover 10-Cent Plate Varieties and Sheet Margins10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins including bottom sheet margin, cancelled by magenta grid, Very Fine and choice, ex Saadi, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,700
1,100
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