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Sale 1077 — United States Stamps and Possessions

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

Category — 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
57
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 57, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, well-centered for this difficult stamp with perfs clear of design on three sides and showing complete design at bottom, bright and fresh color, neat strike of dotted grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine

550
325
58
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 58, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Position 75R4 showing distinct breaks at top and bottom, rich color, well-centered for this difficult stamp, intact perfs at left with portion of adjoining stamp, unobtrusive black town cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING WELL-CENTERED EXAMPLE OF THE PERFORATED TYPE III.

Ex Puliafito. With 1992 P.F. certificate for pair

2,250
1,800
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59
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 59, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Plate 4, choice centering, with sheet selvage at left, pretty shade, unobtrusive strike of circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT PERFORATED TYPE III.

With 1989 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,700
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60
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 60, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Outstanding margins and centering, clearly showing the break at top and complete line at bottom which defines the type, rich color, town cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1988 P.F. certificate

500
900
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61
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 61, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. IIIA (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIA (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIA (22). Position 87L4, deep rich color on bright paper, nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, Fine, signed Ashbrook in 1957

510
325
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62
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 62, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Plate 1L, recut once at top and bottom, rich color and detailed impression, unobtrusive cancel, choice centering for this difficult issue, two barely nibbed perfs at top noted on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine, a pretty stamp, with 1985 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates

900
750
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63
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 63, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Plate 1L, recut once at top and bottom, deep shade, margins clearly showing the recuts, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

900
400
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64
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 64, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)3c Rose, Ty. I, III, IV (25, 26, 26a), 3c Rose, Ty. I, III, IV (25, 26, 26a)3c Rose, Ty. I, III, IV (25, 26, 26a). All are well-centered, first two with black town cancels, last with blue datestamp, fresh and bright colors, Very Fine-Extremely Fine set, the Ty. I ex Morris, all three ex Puliafito, the Type III with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

284
475
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65
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 65, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Right margin imprint and plate no. 25 block of eight, original gum, perf separations incl. some reinforced, small nick at bottom and small internal perf flaw at top, otherwise Fine, a very scarce plate block from Plate 25

3,250
1,200
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66
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 66, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Bright color, attractive margins and centering, light strike of blue grid cancel frames Jefferson's portrait, Very Fine and choice

1,650
1,300
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67
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 67, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Rich shade from the 1858 printing, four margins, light New Orleans town cancel, Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate as Red Brown (we believe it is Bright Red Brown)

2,500
1,200
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68
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 68, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Presentation copy with red manuscript control cancel, outstanding centering, Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
500
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69
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 69, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Unusually wide margins, gorgeous rich color, red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful example of this issue which is much scarcer used than unused, from our 1988 Rarities sale, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,100
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70
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 70, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Beautiful color, face-free red grid cancel, choice centering with wide margins at sides, tiny perf tear at bottom right mentioned on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 1977 and 2014 P.F. certificates

1,475
225
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71
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 71, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Choice margins and well-centered, bold strike of grid cancel and red datestamp, small sealed tear at bottom, Very Fine appearance

1,340
400
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72
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 72, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)10c Green, Ty. II, III (32, 33), 10c Green, Ty. II, III (32, 33)10c Green, Ty. II, III (32, 33). First with grid cancel, second with circular datestamp, well-balanced margins, Very Fine and choice, latter with 1988 P.F. certificate

400
250
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73
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 73, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 74L1, recut at top, cancelled by black circular datestamp and red London transit datestamp, bright and fresh

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 10-CENT TYPE IV WITH A RED LONDON DATESTAMP.

With 1982 P.F. certificate

2,250
1,800
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74
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 74, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Three wide margins, s.e. at right where scissors-separated prior to use, tied by bold strike of red New York Ocean Mail Aug. 1 circular datestamp on small piece, Fine, a rare cancel on this issue, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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75
 
Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 75, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange (37, 38), 24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange (37, 38)24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange (37, 38). Rich colors, 24c with red grid cancel, 30c with grid and part of red cancel, Very Fine

800
425
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76
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Sale Number 1077, Lot Number 76, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Unused (no gum), extraordinarily wide margins and beautifully centered, intense color and proof-like impression, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent unused example of the 90c 1860 Issue, the ideal stamp for a collector who wants superb centering and margins, but does not care about gum

1,100
1,600
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