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Sale 1109 — U.S. 1847-69 Issues, featuring the Kenneth D. Gilbart Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Category — 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
563
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 563, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)1861 Issue, Better Cancels Balance, 1861 Issue, Better Cancels Balance1861 Issue, Better Cancels Balance. 24 items, including Nos. 68 (2), 69, 71 (15), 72, 76 (3 singles and a vertical pair) and 77, better cancels including blue cogwheel, two with stars (one also shows part of British "Panama" cancel), blue octagonal from Calcutta, shield, several unusual segmented grids, two with crosses (all previous noted are on 30c), other better including "Paid" on No. 76 and ultramarine targets on the pair, few faults, selected by the owner for the superior strikes of the cancels and in that respect are Very Fine, 16 with certificates

E. 2,000-3,000
1,400
564
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 564, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Intense shade of the First Design, blue cancel, expertly reattached perf tip at bottom right, otherwise Fine

1,600
250
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565
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 565, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)1c-90c 1861 Issue (63/78), 1c-90c 1861 Issue (63/78)1c-90c 1861 Issue (63/78). 13 stamps covering every denomination, with all three of the major 5c shades (Buff, Red Brown and Brown, Nos. 67, 75, 76) plus an extra 24c, each with neat San Francisco cogwheel cancel, some flaws to be expected, Fine appearing matched cancel set of the 1861 Issue, perfectly suited for an album page

3,918
850
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566
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 566, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)1c Blue, Shades (63), 1c Blue, Shades (63)1c Blue, Shades (63). Five singles and two strips of three mounted on an exhibit page, showing a clear range of shades and each identified by the exhibitor as to what shade he thought it was, including Blue plus Dark, Bright, Light and Pale Blue, four are unused (no gum), a couple minor perf flaws, mostly Fine, a couple Very Fine, one Bright Blue with 2008 P.S.E. certificate

750
300
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567
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 567, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)1c Blue, Cancels (63), 1c Blue, Cancels (63)1c Blue, Cancels (63). Ten singles and a pair on a stock card from an exhibit, each with a different style cancel including pair with both stamps neat double strikes of "Paid", blue grid, target and town, red grid and leaf, black grid, target and geometrics, centering mostly Fine with some Very Fine, a flaw or two but overall an attractive cancel group

655
250
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568
bl
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 568, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Block of four, deep rich color, target cancels and central light strike of double-circle datestamp, a few minor perf separations at bottom, Fine-Very Fine and attractive

500
400
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569
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 569, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Beautiful Pink color, "Jackson(ville)" double-circle datestamp, short perf at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, otherwise Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

750
160
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570
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 570, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)3c 1861 Issue, Shades and Cancels (64, 65), 3c 1861 Issue, Shades and Cancels (64, 65)3c 1861 Issue, Shades and Cancels (64, 65). 16 stamps on an exhibit page plus a single No. 64 with neat town datestamp (small corner creases), the exhibit page stamps trace a range shades in the top two rows (one unusual shade likely a color changeling), these with town, target or grid cancels, better cancels found in the second two rows, including choice strike of two-star shield, "U.S." in circle of stars, other stars, geometrics, a couple small flaws but a very attractive group of 3c 1861's

E. 400-500
400
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571
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 571, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)5c 1861 Issue, Balance (67, 75, 76), 5c 1861 Issue, Balance (67, 75, 76)5c 1861 Issue, Balance (67, 75, 76). Single No. 67, framed "Paid" cancel, nine No. 75 including bold blue grid, blue town and "Paid" straightline cancels, one with red town and one a color changeling, 12 No. 76, one unused (regummed), others with town, grid or target cancels, one fancy Star cancel, range of shades on the Browns, one with double transfer, some small flaws to be found, Fine-Very Fine appearance, two P.F. certificates accompany

6,500
1,300
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572
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 572, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)5c Buff, Brown Yellow (67-67a), 5c Buff, Brown Yellow (67-67a)5c Buff, Brown Yellow (67-67a). First rich color, well-centered, red grid cancel, difficult to detect expert repair at left, Very Fine appearance, with 1976 P.F. certificate as 67a, second with grid and part of red datestamp cancels, small repair at upper right, this one easier to detect, otherwise Fine

2,000
450
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573
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 573, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Rich color, well-proportioned margins, bold red grid cancel, very faint pressed vertical crease at left edge, Extremely Fine appearance

1,100
300
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574
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 574, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)5c Olive Yellow (67b), 5c Olive Yellow (67b)5c Olive Yellow (67b). Brilliant color, bold "Milwaukie Wis. Sep. 18, 1861" circular datestamp and grid cancel

FINE. THIS IS THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE 5-CENT 1861 OLIVE YELLOW, ACCORDING TO THE U.S. PHILATELIC CLASSICS SOCIETY LISTINGS.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

4,000
1,200
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575
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 575, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Essentially perfectly centered with wide margins, rich color on bright paper, neat strike of New Orleans double-circle datestamp and target cancels

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1861 ISSUE WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Despite the high production numbers for the 10c Ty. II issue, this is a very difficult denomination to obtain in superb quality. Of the 160 used copies sent to P.S.E. for grading, only four have graded 98 or above: the stamp offered here, one other at 98 and two at 100J including one from our Natalie Grace sale (Sale 1024, lot 112, realized $7,500 hammer).

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,500.00)

60
2,300
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576
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 576, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Wide margins with natural s.e. at left, bold strike of large "S" fancy cancel, pen mark in bottom margin, thin spot and tiny edge tear at left, Very Fine strike

E. 100-150
0
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577
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 577, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Bold strike of "US" in circle fancy cancel, also part of town datestamp, notation on back does not show thru, Very Fine strike

E. 100-150
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578
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 578, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Wide margins three sides, neat strike of red Heart fancy cancel, sealed tear at top right, Very Fine strike

E. 100-150
80
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579
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 579, 1861-66 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 62B-68)10c 1861 Issue, Shades and Cancels (62B, 68), 10c 1861 Issue, Shades and Cancels (62B, 68)10c 1861 Issue, Shades and Cancels (62B, 68). 21 stamps on exhibit pages including one No. 62B, rest No. 68, four showing a range of shades, the others with better cancels including Maltese cross, stars, crossroads, "10", "Paid" including one in red, "Ship", town datestamp with inverted year date, others, a few non-obvious flaws, chosen for the quality of the strike rather than for centering, nice group with some Very Fine strikes, Scott Retail $2,800.00 without any premium for better cancels

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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580
 
10c 1861 Issue, Off-Cover Balance (62B, 68). Approximately 50 stamps on stock cards, one No. 62B, the others mostly No. 68 with a couple grills, one unused, range of cancels with a few in red, one bold "Paid", mixed condition with flaws to be expected, some are Fine, Scott Retail more than $4,800.00

E. 500-750
800
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