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Sale 1074 — A Portion of The Wade Saadi Struck on Stamps Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 June, 2014

Category — 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
524
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 524, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Stitch watermark, huge margins all around including part of seven adjoining stamps, intense shade and proof-like impression, bold strike of 8-bar open grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1851 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 JUMBO BY P.S.E.

With 1981 and 1989 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; unpriced in SMQ above the grade of 98, SMQ $3,000.00 as 98). Only three have graded higher.

260
1,700
525
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 525, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Position 9R1, huge margins including significant portions of side stamps, intense shade and impression, multiple strikes of red and blue Cincinnati circular datestamps, Extremely Fine Gem, a huge stamp, very unusual with red and blue cancels which were both applied at Cincinnati, with 1987 and 1991 P.F. certificates

305
1,400
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526
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 526, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Huge to large margins including part of adjoining stamps at sides, deep shade and proof-like impression, face-free strike of large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1988 P.F. certificate

285
400
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527
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 527, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full, intense shade and impression nicely complemented by red "N. York Am. Pkt. Jan. 21" circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, dealer's backstamp, with 1980 and 1991 P.F. certificates

290
300
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528
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 528, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Position 71R1, huge margins to clear including left interpane margin with centerline, bright shade nicely complemented by blue Philadelphia circular datestamp and red "(3)8" handstamp, Very Fine and scarce centerline margin single, with 1989 P.F. certificate

305
500
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529
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 529, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full, detailed impression, blue Nashua N.H. circular datestamp and orange-red transit marking, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 1990 P.F. certificate

275
200
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530
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 530, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full, crisp impression, bold strike of twice-struck criss-crossing grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 and 1993 P.F. certificates

260
150
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531
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 531, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full, intense shade and impression, cancelled by deep brownish red circular datestamp which accompanying certificate notes is "oxidized", which is ridiculous, since this is a mixture of ink found on other stamps and covers (several others are offered in this sale with clear certificates), Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

290
150
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532
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 532, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at left, bright shade, neat strike of "New-York Ship Jan. 9 (7cts.)" circular datestamp, Very Fine strike of this scarce cancel, ex Cole, with 1988 and 1992 P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
140
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533
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 533, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to ample, incredibly deep shade, neat strike of "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 19" octagonal datestamp, Very Fine and choice, this style of Philadelphia datestamp is very unusual on the imperforate 1851 Issue, it was used well into the perforated issue period, with 1991 P.F. certificate

260
110
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534
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 534, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Huge margins to barely touched including significant portion of adjoining stamp at right, cancelled by bold strike of red "38" credit handstamp on blue piece with red "19" credit handstamp and British "Paid in America" circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a rare example of the "38" cents credit handstamp used to cancel stamps, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
300
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535
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 535, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full, bright shade, cancelled by dark brownish red Pittsburgh circular datestamp, this datestamp color was caused by a combination of red and black inks, fresh and Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

290
170
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536
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 536, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Margins to just in, cancelled by bold strike of "Paid 3" in circle handstamp of Marion N.Y. (Skinner-Eno PM-PNc 23), some slight overall toning, small tears at top and bottom, still a Very Fine strike of this scarce cancel

E. 150-200
100
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537
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 537, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Full margins to barely touched at upper left, deep shade, cancelled by dark red non-standard circular segmented grid, faint toning, Very Fine strike of this unusual cancel

290
110
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538
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 538, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to barely touched at upper right, bright shade, neat strike of Canadian 7-ring target cancel, Very Fine and choice, scarce cancel on a United States stamp, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
275
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539
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 539, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, large margins to ample, crisp impression, cancelled by red grid, red circular datestamp and French transit datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1985 and 1991 P.F. certificates

660
325
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540
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 540, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 44-45L1, horizontal pair, large margins to clear including part of adjoining stamps at sides, pretty shade, light strike of circular datestamp and bold strikes of British "10" in oval grid receiving cancels, Very Fine, scarce cancel, ex Matthies, Grunin and Koppersmith, with 1977 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
300
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541
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 541, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 9-10L1, horizontal pair, huge margins to just touched including top right corner interpane sheet margin and part of three adjoining stamps, deep shade, large 5-bar grid cancel and also red circular datestamp at lower left, some creases, still Very Fine-Extremely Fine, corner-margin examples of the 12c 1851 Issue are very rare

E. 1,000-1,500
450
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542
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 542, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal strip of three, huge margins to clear including part of six adjoining stamps, intense shade and impression, two neat strikes of "paint red" Mobile Ala. circular datestamp, small tear at top right is barely noticeable, Very Fine appearance, a gorgeous strip, with 1989 P.F. certificate

950
850
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543
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 543, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 71-75L1, horizontal strip of five, Position 73L1 recut at bottom left corner, large margins to barely in at right, neat strikes of grid cancels, light vertical creases affect four stamps, still Fine-Very Fine, scarce strip of five, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as two pairs and single

1,575
475
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544
c
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 544, 12c 1851 Issue (Scott 17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, clear to large margins, deep shade and sharp impression, tied by two red grids on 1856 cover to London, England, addressed to Charles Perkins, red "New York 19 Sep. 17" credit datestamp with large elongated "19" credit, orange red London Paid datestamp also ties pair, cover addressed in a large bold hand, Very Fine, exceptionally attractive, with 1995 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
500
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