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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 15 December, 2015

Category — 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2084
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2084, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). A magnificent stamp with huge top right corner sheet margins, others sides large to huge with part of adjoining stamp showing at left, cancelled by blue "Charleston S.C. Paid Oct. 30" circular datestamp, originally on piece, we removed stamp to ascertain condition, Extremely Fine Gem, a breathtaking 3c Orange Brown corner-margin copy

165
3,000
2085
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2085, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). From a bottom row position with enormous margins all around showing parts of five surrounding stamps and a portion of the bottom sheet margin, gorgeous shade and impression, cancelled by neat strike of blue Cincinnati circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, perfection, ex Caspary, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,100.00), one of ten graded 100 (there are two 100J)

16
1,400
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2086
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2086, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Enormous margins all around including huge left interpane centerline margin, lightly cancelled by nearly face-free circular datestamp, bright shade and fresh paper, Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp with the exalted grade of Gem 100, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Gem 100; SMQ $1,100.00)

15
1,700
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2087
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2087, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Huge margins including parts of four surrounding stamps, cancelled by New York circular datestamp, bright shade, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $775.00)

15
500
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2088
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2088, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Huge margins including part of adjoining stamp at left, blue circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $250.00)

16
225
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2089
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2089, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins including top right corner sheet margins, tied by blue "Owingsville Ky. Mar. 31" circular datestamp on piece, trivial corner crease in sheet margin at top right, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Caspary

16
700
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2090
 
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2090, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Two, one with large margins all around and tied by Lewisburgh Pa. circular datestamp on piece, beautiful color and Extremely Fine, other has large margins and right part imprint sheet margin, deep shade, faint horizontal crease, Extremely Fine appearance

30
180
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2091
c
Sale Number 1115, Lot Number 2091, 3c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-11)3c Brownish Claret, Ty. II (11A), 3c Brownish Claret, Ty. II (11A)3c Brownish Claret, Ty. II (11A). Huge margins all around including right sheet margin and traces of adjoining stamps on three other sides, gorgeous deep rich color and proof-like impression, tied by "Troy & Rutland R.R. Jul. 13" railroad route agent's circular datestamp on cover to North White Creek N.Y., Extremely Fine Gem, perfect in every respect -- a Gem stamp tied by a perfectly struck railroad marking on a pristine cover -- ex Newbury, as a measure of this cover's desirability, in our 1961 sale of the Newbury collection (Sale 244, lot 209) it realized $400, selling to the European Connoisseur -- with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
6,750
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