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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Category — 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
451
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 451, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins to just in at upper right, tied by unusual Spiral of Dots in Circle fancy cancel, red "Salem Ms. 3cts. 18 May" integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Ipswich Mass., bold "Paid" handstamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and cover

E. 300-400
950
452
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 452, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins to clear including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, intense shade, tied by paint-red grid, matching "Oldtown Me. Aug. 4" circular datestamp on buff cover to West Jefferson Me., minor cover wrinkling, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
375
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453
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 453, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Deep rich color, tied by blue grid cancel with matching "Harrisburg Pa. Feb. 7" circular datestamp on small lace embossed Valentine cover to Hartsville Pa., original love poem enclosure on lady's embossed stationery, trace of toning at right edge of cover, Very Fine, a lovely Valentine cover

E. 300-400
300
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454
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 454, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 12R2E, full margins to barely in at bottom right, cancelled by green grid with matching "Springvale Me. Nov. 13 (1851)" circular datestamp and "Paid" straightline on folded letter to Dexter Me., small cover tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
120
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455
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 455, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Three covers, two blue folded letters dated Aug. 25 with U.S. Express Mail New York circular datestamp and Aug. 16 with Newport R.I. circular datestamp, both tied by grids to Providence R.I. and Philadelphia respectively, third cover tied by red grid with matching Pottsville Pa. circular datestamp on brown envelope to Philadelphia, each stamp with attractive margins, Fine-Very Fine trio

630
180
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456
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 456, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Horizontal pair, ample margins to slightly in, bright color, tied by grid cancels, red "San Francisco Cal. 1 Oct." (1851) circular datestamp on blue folded market report and prices current datelined San Francisco, Sep. 30, to Baltimore, sender's directive "p 'Oregon', 1 Oct.", carried from San Francisco to Panama on PMSS Oregon (dep. Oct. 1, arr. Oct. 20), then from Chagres to New York on USMSC Ohio (dep. Oct. 25, arr. Nov. 5), slightly toned along file fold, still Very Fine, the arrival of the PMSS Oregon on Sep. 18 brought the first shipment of 1851 Issue stamps to California, the earliest recorded use of the new issue from California is Sep. 30, this is postmarked at San Francisco on the day the Oregon sailed, ex Walske

E. 300-400
350
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457
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 457, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Three full margins, slightly in at bottom, bright shade, tied by green "Lancaster Pa. Sep. 28" circular datestamp on buff cover to Philadelphia with Geo. M. Steinman hardware dealer's cameo corner card with illustration of stove and anvil, Extremely Fine, a lovely combination of corner card and green cancel, ex Senchuk

E. 400-500
350
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458
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 458, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Three covers, each a buff envelope with an elaborate cameo design, two embossed, including S.S. Rennels Confectioner and Fruiterer of Philadelphia, Capital Hotel of Frankfort Ky., illustrated Geo. M. Steinman Hardware of Lancaster Pa., each stamp neatly tied by town datestamp, fresh and Very Fine trio

E. 500-750
325
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459
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 459, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Full to large margins with portion of adjoining stamp above, tied by "New York Oct. 6" circular datestamp on buff cover to Jefferson O. with Jarvis Johnson, Dealer in Hardwood, Lumber and Ship Planks, blue cameo corner card with illustration of three-masted ship, misspelling in inscription reads "Shippers to Calafornia supplied", fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful Eaves cameo design

E. 400-500
325
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460
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 460, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Large margins at top and right to touched at left, tied by large "Paid" in grid and by corner of red "Boston Mass. ? Nov" circular datestamp struck off top of yellow cover to Readfield Maine, with Fremont three-quarter portrait in oval, John Andrew imprint, Milgram JF-36, 1856 notation, Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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461
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 461, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Large margins to just touched at right, bright color, tied by "Bucksport Me. Oct. 17" circular datestamp on cover to Ellsworth Me. with "Fremont & Dayton, Freedom, National, Slavery Sectional" campaign design with eagle, shield and serpent, Milgram JF-56, circa 1856, minor edgewear, Very Fine, ex Hollowbush and Dr. Brandon

E. 300-400
325
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462
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 462, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Tied by grid and red "Boston Mass. 8 Oct." circular datestamp on 1856 folded letter to Baltimore, clear strike of blue "MISSENT SOUTH." straightline handstamp, Oct. 9 receipt docketing, Very Fine cover and choice strike of this rare handstamp, all known examples of this marking are on covers to Baltimore so it was clearly struck there

E. 400-500
325
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463
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 463, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Vertical pair, sheet margin at right, other sides full to clear, tied by "New-York Ship Nov. 29" circular datestamp on buff cover to Maine, pair also tied by red "Via Nicaragua/Ahead of the Mails" in octagonal frame, manuscript "Via Nicaragua", Very Fine, ex Haas, with 1972 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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464
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 464, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Positions 53/63/73L3, vertical strip of three, margins all around, tied by three strikes of "New-York Sep. 1" circular datestamp on folded letter to St. Louis, missing one sheet, Very Fine triple-rate use

E. 200-300
130
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465
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 465, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c 1851 Issue, Railroad Covers (11-11A), 3c 1851 Issue, Railroad Covers (11-11A)3c 1851 Issue, Railroad Covers (11-11A). Three covers, distinctly different shades including one possible Orange Brown, two with railroad datestamps including New York & Erie R.R., clear strike, second with blurry strike of what appears to be Lackawanna & Western R.R., third with printed "Philadelphia Rail Way Agency" at top, Very Fine trio

E. 300-400
600
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466
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 466, 3c 1851-56 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c 1851-57 Issues, Cover Collection, 3c 1851-57 Issues, Cover Collection3c 1851-57 Issues, Cover Collection. Over 200 covers showing a diverse range of types, varieties, markings and uses, lots of better types including more than 20 No. 10/10A, approx. 60 No. 25 and more than five of No. 25A (Scott Retail $1,000.00 each), variety of markings and uses including route agents, Housatonic R.R., Atlantic & St. Lawrence R.R. with embossed train on flap, a scarce "Cloverport Ky" woodcut rimless datestamp, violet datestamp from Fair Haven Vt., territorial, Canadian destinations, embossed corner cards, some used with other stamps including two covers with Blood's Nos. 15L13 and 15L14 respectively, a few with 1c 1851 Issue stamps and a few covers with No. 9 alone, also a few 2c-3c 1869 Pictorials, the vast majority of stamps are plated, mixed condition with flaws to be expected, still much useful material worth review, many with dealer retail prices of $100.00-$400.00, Scott Retail for just basic listings more than $30,000.00

E. 4,000-5,000
5,000
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