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Sale 1115 — A European Connoisseur's Collection of U.S. Classic Issues

Sale Date — Tuesday, 15 December, 2015

Category — 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-21)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2158
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2158, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-21)1c Blue, Ty. I-II-II (18-20-20), 1c Blue, Ty. I-II-II (18-20-20)1c Blue, Ty. I-II-II (18-20-20). Plate 12, horizontal strip of three with combination of reliefs and types, C Relief Type I at left, deep shade, cancelled by Lowell Mass circular datestamp, Fine-Very Fine, with 1953 Royal Philatelic Society of London certificate

1,225
800
2159
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2159, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-21)1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Plate 12, wonderful bright shade and choice centering, cancelled by perfect strike of red grid, Extremely Fine, a challenging issue and seldom seen with such beautiful color and cancellation

330
3,500
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2160
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2160, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-21)1c Blue, Ty. II, V (20, 24), 1c Blue, Ty. II, V (20, 24)1c Blue, Ty. II, V (20, 24). No. 20 Plate 12 tied by Quincy Ill. double-circle datestamp on piece, Very Fine and choice, accompanied by two singles, pair and strip of three of No. 24, two with red cancels, all attractive with Fine-Very Fine centering, possibly a small flaw

E. 150-200
400
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2161
c
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2161, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-21)1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Plate 2, vertical strip of three, well-centered, gorgeous dark shade, tied by "Wilmington Del. Aug. 16" circular datestamp on small cover to St. Louis, Very Fine, ex Allen, accompanied by two other covers, No. 22 Plate 11 tied by red New York City carrier datestamp on small local cover, No. 24 on cover with part-printed Masonic address to Volcano Cal., Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
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2162
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2162, 1c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Plate 4, wonderful dark shade, well-centered, huge break in bottom line and full break in top line, cancelled by face-free town datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a beautiful example of the perforated Type III from Plate 4

1,800
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