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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Category — 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
499
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 499, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Wide margins three sides, nicely showing the full plumes at bottom, touched at right, blue town datestamp, nibbed perf at right, otherwise Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,230
275
500
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 500, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Attractive margins and centering, showing full plumes and guide dots at bottom, town datestamp and lightened pen cancel, short perfs at left, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
250
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501
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 501, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)10c Green, Ty. III/IV/IV (33/34/34), 10c Green, Ty. III/IV/IV (33/34/34)10c Green, Ty. III/IV/IV (33/34/34). Positions 44/54/64L1, vertical strip of three with pair of Type IV, including the double-recut Position 64L, center stamp (Position 54L) recut at bottom, margins to touched but showing all the design elements, rich color, light strikes of town datestamp, top stamp (the Ty. III) small corner crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate

FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE 10c 1857 TYPE IV MULTIPLE, CONTAINING THE ONLY DOUBLE-RECUT POSITION ON THE PLATE.

There are only four possible Ty. IV vertical pairs (54/64L; 55/65L; 64/74L; 76/86L) on the plate of 200 (two horizontal pairs come from 54-55L and 64-65L). There is one possible vertical strip of three (54/64/74L) and one possible block of four (54-55/64-65L).

From our 1977 Rarities sale. With clear 1985 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for an off-cover pair of Type IV with ordinary recuts, plus a single of Ty. III

5,700
2,600
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502
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 502, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 55L1, recut at bottom, well-centered with balanced margins, rich color, small corner crease at bottom right, appears Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

2,600
1,100
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503
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 503, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 55L1, recut at bottom, horizontal stitch watermark clearly visible even outside of fluid, rich color, scissors-trimmed perfs intact at right and mostly trimmed away at top, neat 1859 town datestamp, Fine appearance, with 2015 P.F. certificate

2,600
400
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504
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 504, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 76L1, recut at bottom, deep rich color, well-centered, bold grid cancel, nicked at top, otherwise Very Fine

2,600
250
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505
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 505, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)10c 1857 Issue, 10c 1857 Issue10c 1857 Issue. Five items, including singles of Nos. 33 (two) and 35 (two), horizontal strip of four of No. 35, better cancels including criss-cross "Paid", New York Ocean Mail, San Francisco cogwheel, Staples Ranch Cal., strip with Jumbo margins at sides and nice grid cancels, few small faults, overall Very Fine, each with certificate

E. 400-500
350
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506
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 506, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Detailed impression, bold strike of 8-Point Star and Circle fancy cancel of Tuscaloosa Ala. (Skinner-Eno GE-P 42), Very Fine and choice, ex Saadi, with 1983 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the better cancel

350
425
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507
og
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 507, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Slightly disturbed original gum, sharp impression on bright paper, well-centered and Very Fine

1,400
0
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508
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 508, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Rich color, neat strike of "Newburg B. & O. R. R. Dec. 22, 1860" Baltimore & Ohio Railroad route agent's oval datestamp, small faults, still a rare cancel, ex Saadi, with 1978 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the cancel

375
300
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509
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 509, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Vivid color, neat strike of New York Ocean Mail circular datestamp with integral grid, fresh and Very Fine, this cancel is rare on the 30c 1860 Issue, ex Saadi, with 1992 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail with no premium for the cancel

425
180
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510
ng
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 510, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Unused (no gum), deep shade on bright paper, wide margins, Very Fine and choice, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,100
1,200
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511
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 511, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Deep rich color, neat strike of grid of small rectangles cancel, tiny tear at top, small thin spot at top right, light toning at bottom right

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 90-CENT 1860 ISSUE WITH WHAT IS ESSENTIALLY A FANCY CANCELLATION.

Most used examples of the 90c 1860 Issue have either a circular datestamp, standard killer or pen cancel. The stamp offered here, with an unusual cancel consisting of a grid of small rectangles, is an extremely unusual example of a non-standard killer cancel on the 90c 1860.

Ex Saadi. With 1973 and 1993 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates.

11,000
0
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512
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 512, 10c-30c 1857-60 Issue, Off-Cover (Scott 31-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Perfs trimmed at top and several short at bottom, light town datestamp, presentable, very scarce genuinely used stamp in any condition, with 1985 P.F. certificate

11,000
800
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513
 
10c-30c 1857 Issue, Exhibit Balance (32-33, 35-38). 16 stamps mounted on exhibit pages with small amount of duplication, generally 2-3 of each, including an unused No. 37 (no gum), town datestamps and some red grids, all are fresh and nice appearing stamps, Fine balance, Scott Retail more than $4,500.00

E. 1,000-1,500
850
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