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Sale 1068 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 30 April-1 May, 2014

Category — 1851 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
24
TC
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 24, 1851 Issue3c 1851 Issue, Atlanta Trial Colors and Plate Proofs (41TC, 41P4), 3c 1851 Issue, Atlanta Trial Colors and Plate Proofs (41TC, 41P4)3c 1851 Issue, Atlanta Trial Colors and Plate Proofs (41TC, 41P4). Eight items, set of four of the five Atlanta proofs (missing only Brown), also four plate proofs on card from different card proof emissions, showing variations in shade, mostly ample margins, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 300-400
550
25
Pbl
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 25, 1851 Issue1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Plate Proofs on India (40P3-47P3), 1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Plate Proofs on India (40P3-47P3)1c-90c 1857 Reprints, Plate Proofs on India (40P3-47P3). Blocks of four, ample to large margins, vivid colors, a few small flaws as usually associated with this fragile paper incl. small thins on 1c, 12c and 24c, slight crease on 1c, overall Very Fine, a scarce set of blocks

4,400
1,400
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26
og
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 26, 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Original gum, large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, rich color, tiny thin spot in bottom margin, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1989 and 2004 P.F. certificates, the first not mentioning the thin spot

275
190
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27
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 27, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large to huge margins all around including bottom sheet margin, bright shade, light strike of circular datestamp and part of red cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,450.00)

1,000
1,000
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28
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 28, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge even margins all around with portion of adjoining stamp at left, bold circular datestamp cancels incl. New Orleans, part of red transit at bottom, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp

185
325
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29
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 29, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins, rich color, blue circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1986 P.F. certificate

170
350
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30
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 30, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins incl. significant portions of adjoining stamps at sides, deep rich color, cancelled by New Orleans circular datestamp, manuscript offset shows as bleed-through, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90 Jumbo, Apparent Centering Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $325.00 as 90, $575.00 as 95)

160
425
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31
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 31, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge margins incl. top sheet margin and significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, rich color on bright paper, grid cancel, faint corner crease at top right entirely in margin, Extremely Fine appearance, a huge stamp

160
130
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32
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 32, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins including right interpane margin and centerline, intense shade and impression, neat circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Collier, with 1990 and 2001 P.F. certificate

160
275
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33
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 33, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins, rich color on bright paper, light strike of circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Minervino, with 1979 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

160
450
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34
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 34, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large to huge margins, rich color on bright paper, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $600.00)

160
425
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35
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 35, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Huge margins, pretty shade, grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Liberman, with 1983 P.F. certificate

160
275
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36
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 36, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Position 75R1, large margins, crisp impression, neat strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, ex Levi

160
130
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37
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 37, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Horizontal pair, large even margins, deep rich color nicely complemented by red "paint" Mobile Ala. circular datestamp and French transit cancel at right, Extremely Fine, a beautiful pair, ex Liberman, with 1988 P.F. certificate

400
1,300
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38
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 38, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III (15-16-15), 10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III (15-16-15)10c Green, Ty. III-IV-III (15-16-15). Positions 85-87L1, horizontal strip of three, enormous margins to full incl. significant portion of the adjoining stamps (almost appears to be a block of six), rich color, neat strike of "New Orleans La. Mar. 6" circular datestamp, light corner crease at bottom left on one of the less expensive Type III stamps

VERY FINE-EXTREMELY FINE. A STUNNING MULTIPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1855 ISSUE CONTAINING TYPES III AND IV.

The portion of the stamp at top center (Position 76L1) also shows a recut line at the bottom and is Type IV.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate. Scott Retail as combination pair and single with no premium for what are almost three additional stamps.

2,260
3,250
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39
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 39, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 76L1, recut at bottom, large margins to full, rich color, face-free cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE IV.

Ex Minervino. With 1992 and 2009 P.F. certificates.

1,750
2,000
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40
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 40, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 55L1, recut at bottom, huge margins to full incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, pretty shade, neat San Francisco circular datestamp

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE IV.

With 1988 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,100
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41
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 41, 1851 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 65L1, full margins to touched at left, rich color, San Francisco town cancel, fresh and Fine, with copy of 1994 P.F. certificate for horizontal pair

1,650
650
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42
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 42, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Position 91R1, full to large margins including left interpane margin and centerline, cancel removed (appears unused), Very Fine appearance, with 1996 P.F. certificate

260
0
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43
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 43, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large to enormous margins incl. quarter of adjoining stamp at left, lightly canceled by black circular datestamp, part of red datestamp at top right corner, Extremely Fine, ex Koppersmith, with 1979 P.F. certificate

260
325
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44
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 44, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Position 61L1, ample margins to clear at right, cancelled by red credit datestamp, rim of transit datestamp and single pen stroke most likely applied overseas, Very Fine and attractive

290
160
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45
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 45, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Position 2R1, large to full margins incl. portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, intense shade, town cancel, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

260
170
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46
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 46, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Group of five singles and one pair, chosen for cancellations, nice range incl. "Steam", small Boston paid (pair), Chicopee Mass. star, double-struck paid, a few small faults, Fine appearing group

2,055
475
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47
 
12c Black (17). Balance of five singles and a pair, three with four margins incl. a bottom sheet margin, others with three margins, four with red cancels, each with an unobtrusive small flaw, Fine appearance, a note accompanies with plating

1,990
300
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48
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 48, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 2-3L1, horizontal pair, large margins at sides showing portions of adjoining stamps, full to clear at top and bottom, neat strikes of red grid cancel, Very Fine, a pretty pair

630
225
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49
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 49, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 76-77R1, horizontal pair, large margins to clear incl. portion of adjoining Pos. 67 above, intense shade and detailed impression, neat strike of blue town cancel with trace of red cancel at bottom, fresh and Very Fine

660
225
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50
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 50, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Four vertical pairs, Positions 85/95L1, 90/100R1, 20/30L1 and 43/53L1, three with black grid cancels, one with red cancels, five stamps with four margins, couple small flaws and last pair repaired, Fine appearance, vertical pairs are more unusual than horizontal pairs

2,400
425
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51
 
Sale Number 1068, Lot Number 51, 1851 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 63-65L1, horizontal strip of three, margins to barely in, tied on piece by Philadelphia circular datestamp and orange-red transit, Very Good-Fine, multiples larger than a pair are scarce, with 1997 P.F. certificate

890
225
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