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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 29-30 July, 2014

Category — 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
42
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 42, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 4R1L, three huge margins including top sheet margin, just touched at bottom, rich color, unobtrusive strike of black grid cancel, plate bruise at top (a characteristic of this position), Very Fine and choice example of the only Type II position (without recut) on Plate 1 Late, with 1974 and 1994 P.F. certificates

350
400
43
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 43, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 91L2, ample to huge margins incl. portion of adjoining stamp at top, rich color, unobtrusive cancel, pencil notations on back, Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

150
190
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44
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 44, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)1c Blue, Ty. II, Plate 2 Crack (7 var), 1c Blue, Ty. II, Plate 2 Crack (7 var)1c Blue, Ty. II, Plate 2 Crack (7 var). Position 2L2 with crack along right side, full to large margins, dark shade, cancelled by vivid paint-red Mobile datestamp and black French due handstamp, minute corner crease in extreme top left margin (could be trimmed, leaving a large margin), Extremely Fine, ex Neinken and Wagshal

395
275
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45
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 45, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 2L4 with clear break in outer line at bottom, which meets the definition of Type IIIa, large margins all around, light strike of circular datestamp, also reddish French octagonal datestamp at lower right, small natural inclusion, Extremely Fine, an outstanding top row Plate 4 stamp and one of the "break in bottom line" positions that some specialists argue should be separately classified, ex Wagshal

1,020
950
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46
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 46, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8), 1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8)1c Blue, Ty. III, Position 99R2 (8). Three large to huge margins, barely in at bottom, deep rich color, partial light circular datestamp, faint corner crease

FINE APPEARING AND COLLECTIBLE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 1851 IMPERFORATE ONE-CENT BLUE TYPE III FROM POSITION 99R2.

While the design is slightly cut in at bottom and does not show the wide break in its entirety, this stamp has the huge double transfer along the right side that none of the hundreds of other different positions of the 1c Blue exhibit

12,500
2,100
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47
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 47, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Deep rich color, full to large margins incl. bit of adjoining stamp at right, tied to small piece by clear strike of small Boston "Paid" in grid cancel, Very Fine

200
325
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48
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 48, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I, II (10, 10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I, II (10, 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I, II (10, 10A). Two of each, Ty. I both with small Boston "Paid" grids and one with stitch watermark, Ty. II one with same cancel and one with New Orleans circular datestamp, all have large margins to clear, two with light creases, Very Fine appearance

735
550
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49
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 49, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to full incl. part of adjoining stamps at bottom, bright color, Very Fine-Extremely Fine and attractive block

2,100
900
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50
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 50, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Two singles, separated and hinge rejoined with plate no. 3 and most of imprint selvage at left, margins to in, manuscript cancels, couple tiny flaws, Fine appearance and scarce Plate 3 imprint rejoined pair

E. 150-200
300
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51
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 51, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Ample to clear margins, deep rich color, large Boston "Paid" in grid cancel and bit of manuscript mark at top, fresh and Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

700
325
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52
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 52, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large margins with trace of adjoining stamp at left, bright shade, neat strike of red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 10-CENT TYPE I.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

900
1,600
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53
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 53, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large to huge margins, deep rich color on fresh paper, neat town cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp

160
130
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54
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 54, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 64L1, recut at top and bottom, huge margins, bold strike of grid cancel leaves the recut lines easily visible

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE IV FROM POSITION 64L1, THE ONLY POSITION RECUT AT TOP AND BOTTOM.

With 1979 P.F. certificate

2,200
1,200
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55
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 55, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 3R1, the misplaced relief position showing breaks in lines above each "X", full to large margins, light town cancel, Very Fine, Position 3R1, one of the three misplaced relief positions on the plate, is also one of only eight recut (Type IV) positions and the only recut position on the entire right pane of the plate, ex Lutwak, with 1978 P.F. certificate

1,650
1,200
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56
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 56, 1851-56 Issue (Scott 5-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Ample even margins, deep shade, light town cancel leaves design completely visible, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

260
180
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