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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 June, 2014

Category — 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
846
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 846, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Perfect centering, gorgeous rich fiery color nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp, with 1989 P.F. certificate

535
2,700
847
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 847, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Intense shade on bright paper, bold strike of 11-bar closed grid cancel of San Francisco and red "P.D." handstamp, wide margins, Extremely Fine, ex Newbury and Koppersmith, with 1986 and 1991 P.F. certificates

535
750
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848
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 848, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Warm shade, well-balanced margins, neat strike of 9-bar open grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1987 and 1991 P.F. certificates

475
300
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849
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 849, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Horizontal pair partly separated and used on piece, incredible fiery red shade (the richest and most vibrant natural Red Brown we have encountered), tied by unusual segmented cork cancel, left stamp small tear at top, still Very Fine and spectacular, with 1988 P.F. certificate

950
300
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850
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 850, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Warm shade, red "Paid" in script cancel, small thin spot at bottom right, small tears at top left and bottom right, Fine appearance, the use of the script "Paid" marking is exceedingly rare, with 1995 P.F. certificate describing cancel as script

560
350
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851
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 851, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Perfectly centered, crisp shade and proof-like impression on bright paper, blue target cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Jennings, with 1991 P.F. certificate

135
550
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852
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 852, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Dark Brown (76a), 5c Dark Brown (76a)5c Dark Brown (76a). Intense shade and impression, two neat strikes of target cancel, Extremely Fine, a pretty example of the Dark Brown shade, with 1988 and 1989 P.F. certificates

160
550
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853
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 853, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Dark Brown (76a), 5c Dark Brown (76a)5c Dark Brown (76a). Rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, bold strike of San Francisco cogwheel cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

160
950
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854
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 854, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Bright shade, neat strike of San Francisco cogwheel cancel and part of red circular datestamp at right, Extremely Fine, ex Koppersmith, with 1986 and 1991 P.F. certificates

170
120
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855
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 855, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, crisp impression, bold strikes of dark green cork cancels, Very Fine, the 5c 1861-63 Issue is exceedingly rare with a green cancel, this is a true green (not bluish green) and it is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records, with 1991 P.F. certificate

870
550
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856
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 856, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, detailed impression, bold strike of "L" fancy cancel of Litchfield Conn., Extremely Fine, a wonderful stamp, with 1987 P.F. certificate

120
1,500
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857
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 857, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, cancelled by full clear strike of New York Union Soldier's Head fancy cancel (Skinner-Eno PH-F 73), centered slightly to right, Very Fine strike of this rare fancy cancel, this is the first we have offered on the 5c since keeping computerized records, the cancelling device made it way into the foreign-mail exchange office where it was used to cancel mail sent to foreign countries, the 5c stamp was not used as often as some other denominations to foreign destinations and so this is a true rarity, with 1997 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
700
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858
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 858, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, bold strike of negative Masonic Square and Compass fancy cancel (Skinner-Eno FR-M3b 49), Extremely Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
1,500
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859
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 859, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color on bright paper, bold strike of blue "Cincinnati O. Dec. 3" circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 and 1990 P.F. certificates

135
170
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860
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 860, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, left straddle-pane margin showing part of stamp in adjacent pane, bold strike of circle of wedges cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

120
120
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861
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 861, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, left interpane margin with guideline, bold strike of San Francisco 11-bar grid in circle cancel, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

120
60
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862
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 862, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color and detailed impression, bold strike of "PAID" straightline cancel, tiny tear at bottom left, small pressed-out diagonal crease at top left, Very Fine appearance, with 1996 P.F. certificate

135
90
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863
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 863, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, neat strike of "PAID" in circle cancel and also blue boxed "Aachen Franco" datestamp at top, additional red cancel at upper right, reperfed at left, appears Very Fine, a beautiful stamp

150
80
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864
 
Sale Number 1074, Lot Number 864, 5c Red Brown and Brown Shades, 1862-63 Issue (Scott 75-76)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Vertical pair, bright color, multiple strikes of ultramarine target cancels, top stamp small tear at top right, bottom stamp nibbed perf at left, Fine appearance, rare with the ultramarine cancels, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
180
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