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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, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
411
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 411, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c 1851 Issue, Dr. Carroll Chase Plate Chart (10A-11A), 3c 1851 Issue, Dr. Carroll Chase Plate Chart (10A-11A)3c 1851 Issue, Dr. Carroll Chase Plate Chart (10A-11A). 13 stamps from each of the 1851 Issue imperforate plates or states of plates, five Orange Brown (all No. 10A), eight Nos. 11-11A, each hinged on a card with plating notes below in the hand of Dr. Carroll Chase, including his comments on recuts, re-entries, etc., no pen cancels, couple blue town datestamps, appealing margins largely clear of designs, Fine-Very Fine representation of all 13 plates by the pre-eminent early scholar of the 3c 1851 Issue, Scott Retail more than $900.00

E. 300-400
900
412
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 412, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c 1851 Issue, Color Study (10A-11A), 3c 1851 Issue, Color Study (10A-11A)3c 1851 Issue, Color Study (10A-11A). 27 stamps neatly mounted on exhibit pages, five Orange Brown (10A), pair Plate 1L Experimental Orange Brown with bottom sheet margin (11A var.), rest show the range of Dull Red, Brownish Carmine and Clarets from pale to deep, only one with pen cancel, some flaws noted but many Very Fine or Very Fine appearing and attractive stamps present, the pages state the colors, but we cannot guarantee an expert would confirm each one -- including an unused stamp identified as Orange Brown (no gum, thinned) that must be plated to confirm if it is No. 10A

E. 500-750
900
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413
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 413, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Jumbo margins with portions of five surrounding stamps, absolutely gorgeous color complemented by bold red "New-York" circular datestamp and French transit datestamp, wonderfully fresh

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. THIS SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1851 3-CENT ORANGE BROWN IS ONE OF THE FINEST WE HAVE ENCOUNTERED. A TRULY SPECTACULAR STAMP IN EVERY RESPECT.

With 2013 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $4,200.00). Only three other stamps shares this grade and one has graded higher (this stamp should have been graded 100).

170
2,700
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414
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 414, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Claret, Ty. I (11), 3c Claret, Ty. I (11)3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Position 100L7, huge margins all around including right interpane margin with full centerline, intense shade and impression, bold strike of 1857 Chicago circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, ex Grunin, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $500.00), P.S.E. does not distinguish pricing by shade

21
325
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415
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 415, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Claret, Ty. I (11), 3c Claret, Ty. I (11)3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Huge margins all around including significant portions of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, deep rich color, neat strike of San Francisco circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem example of this shade variety, with 2002 P.F. certificate

22
400
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416
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 416, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Positions 79-80L3, horizontal pair from two of the "Three Rows" positions, left stamp with double frameline at left and the right inner line taken by the right frameline, right stamp with left inner line taken by the frameline, huge margins including straddle-pane margin at right and significant or trace parts of six adjoining stamps, perfect central strike of "New Orleans La. Jan. 31" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem pair showing the narrow spacing recutting adjustments that were required between the 9th and 10th vertical rows on Plate 3 Left, ex Wagshal, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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417
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 417, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A var)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A var). Positions 44-46L3, horizontal strip of three, huge margins all around including part of ten adjoining stamps, intense shade nicely complemented by blue square dots cancel, faint vertical crease between second and third stamps, Extremely Fine appearance, the left stamp would no doubt grade very highly, with 2005 P.F. certificate

140
350
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418
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 418, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Positions 2-3/12-13L7, block of four, beautiful deep shade, large margins including small parts of four other stamps, perfectly struck "Chicago Ill. Jan. 7, 1857" circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS USED BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1851 3-CENT IMPERFORATE IN THE BROWNISH CARMINE COLOR. UNQUESTIONABLY THE FINEST EXTANT.

Ex Wagshal. With 2010 P.F. certificate

1,000
5,250
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419
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Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 419, 3c 1851-56 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 10-11A)3c Claret, Ty. II (11A), 3c Claret, Ty. II (11A)3c Claret, Ty. II (11A). Positions 51-52/61-62R3, block of four, huge margins to ample including left sheet margin and part of six adjoining stamps, brilliant color, 1857 Great Britain receiving datestamp at right, red 1857 circular datestamp at top right, top left stamp appears uncancelled, Extremely Fine and desirable block, Scott Retail as used block does not account for the uncancelled stamp, with 2014 P.S.A.G. and P.F. certificates

1,000
1,700
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