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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Category — 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
378
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 378, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 10R1E with complete design at top, margins clear of all design elements except barely touched at upper left, neat grid cancel, Very Fine, a choice and very rare example of Position 10R1E, which was more extensively ironed out at the bottom than Positions 3-6 and 8-9R1E, but the entry still retained its characteristic Type I Relief T complete design at top, with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,000
0
379
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 379, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Position 89R1E, large to huge margins including parts of adjoining stamps at sides, brilliant color, absolutely perfect "socked on the nose" strike of Boston small "Paid" grid

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 ONE-CENT TYPE II IMPERFORATE.

Ex Newbury and Vogel. With 1979 and 2011 P.F. certificates

150
1,400
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380
 
No Lot.
0
0
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381
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 381, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Positions 92-93L1E, horizontal pair, large to huge margins all around with portion of Position 91L to left and traces of stamps above, deep rich color, cancelled by clearly struck New York Nov. 9 circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a gorgeous pair, with 2010 and 2013 P.F. certificates

310
375
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382
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 382, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Positions 1-2R1E, horizontal pair with large top left corner sheet margins, other sides full to ample, bright Plate 1 Early color, light strikes of grid cancel and small trace of manuscript in left margin, right stamp vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, as Neinken states in his book on p. 61, "For both of these positions [1R1E and 2R1E], the Type I relief was first used, then both positions were erased. A poor job of burnishing was done, and strong traces of both original entries remained when the "T" relief (roll No. 1) was used to finally enter them."

145
300
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383
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 383, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Positions 90/100L1E, vertical pair with huge 5mm bottom right corner interpane sheet margins, showing the guideline and guide dot, large to full margins other sides including portion of Position 80L above, rich color, cancelled by New York circular datestamp, top stamp with faint horizontal crease near bottom, still Extremely Fine, a striking position piece, with 2013 P.F. certificate

310
500
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384
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 384, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Positions 72-74R1E, horizontal strip of three, large top and bottom margins, full at right and clear at left, beautiful bright Plate 1 Early shade, each stamp cancelled by clear strike of blue "Way 6" in circle handstamp of Lynchburg Va., left stamp creased, right pair Very Fine-Extremely Fine and the center stamp could be considered an Extremely Fine Gem single with a rare cancel -- this marking for the 5c collect fee plus 1c way fee was originally applied to stampless covers and was obsolete when struck on stamped covers, it was applied to mail travelling on the James River & Kanawha Canal -- ex Caspary and Vogel, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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385
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 385, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Plate 1E, large margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at top, radiant color, neat strike of 8-bar open grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 ONE-CENT TYPE IIIA IMPERFORATE.

With 1999, 2008 and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $2,500.00)

900
1,500
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386
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 386, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Position 81L1E, double transfer, one inverted, this position shows a wide break in outer line at bottom (a rare Type IIIa with break at bottom instead of top), large bottom margin highlights the bottom of design, others ample, bright shade and choice impression shows the inverted transfer lines at left, cancelled by blue "Utica N.Y." oval datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE 1851 ONE-CENT IMPERFORATE PLATE VARIETY. ONE OF THE THREE INVERTED TRANSFERS AND ONE OF ONLY TWO TYPE IIIa POSITIONS ON PLATE ONE EARLY WITH THE BREAK IN THE BOTTOM LINE INSTEAD OF TOP.

Position 81L1E is not only an inverted transfer position, but the Neinken book describes it as the "finest" example of this type on Plate 1 Early.

Ex Wagshal. With 2010 P.F. certificate.

1,200
1,200
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387
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 387, 1c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover, Plate One Early (Scott 7-8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Plate 1E, large top margin showing a small break and portion of adjoining stamp, other sides full to clear, bright Plate 1E shade, Boston small "Paid" grid cancel, Very Fine

900
550
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