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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Category — 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
514
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 514, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Bright color, margins to just in at bottom, tied by red "U.S. Mail/City Delivery/1/Mar. ?" carrier double-circle datestamp on locally addressed cover, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

700
180
515
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 515, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Top row of Plate 4, deep rich color, margins to just in at top, tied by "New Orleans La. Jan. 20" circular datestamp on 1859 year dated folded circular addressed locally, file fold at left, Fine stamp on a fresh cover, with 1989 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as used off-cover

1,250
225
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516
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 516, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. III, IV (22-23), 1c Blue, Ty. III, IV (22-23)1c Blue, Ty. III, IV (22-23). Two covers, both circulars, Ty. IIIa addressed to N.H., Fine, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate, Ty. IV recut once at top and bottom, tied by Springfield Mass. circular datestamp on 1858 folded circular to Ashford Conn., stamp with diagonal crease and tiny tear at bottom, otherwise Fine

1,650
180
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517
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 517, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Tied by "Boston Ms. Nov. 8, 1858" circular datestamp on prices current from London, mailed to Salem Mass., circular headed "p. America", docketing on back, fresh and Very Fine use

E. 300-400
160
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518
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 518, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Vertical strip of three, interesting shade variation with bottom stamp more heavily inked than top, tied by "Concord Mass. Dec. 21" circular datestamps on orange-buff cover to Northampton Mass., fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
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519
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 519, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Dual covers with four stamps paying the 3c rate plus 1c carrier fee, first a strip of four, tied by "New-York Jan. 5, 1861" circular datestamps with grid duplex, on cover to Smithtown, Long Island N.Y., Very Fine, second with pair and two singles, tied by different style New York grid duplex on cover to Boston, one stamp light corner crease, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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520
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 520, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. V, Va (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V, Va (24)1c Blue, Ty. V, Va (24). Four covers mounted on an exhibit page, two Ty. V and two of the scarcer Ty. Va, one of first with stamp neatly tied over fire insurance corner card, the latter two covers with stamps from Positions 10L5 and 1R5, both showing centerline at side, finally an extra Ty. V tied by red town datestamp on cover, Very Fine group

E. 300-400
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521
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 521, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Horizontal pair with scissor separation on right stamp, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by "Terre Haute Ind. Feb. ?" circular datestamp on 1860 cover with printed address to Hong Kong, China, red "New-York Br. Pkt. Feb. 7" transit datestamp, manuscript rating, London transit and Hong Kong arrival backstamps, 1c pair with blunted perfs from placement over edge of cover and right stamp with small facial scrape, otherwise Fine, the U.S.S. Hartford was commissioned in 1858 and served as the flagship of the East India Squadron until being recalled for the Civil War where she served as Farragut's flagship in the West Gulf Blockading Squadron and was instrumental in retaking New Orleans

E. 500-750
1,400
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522
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 522, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Rose, Ty. I (25), 3c Rose, Ty. I (25)3c Rose, Ty. I (25). Tied by neat strike of "Youngstown Ohio. Sep. 29" circular datestamp on cover to Somerville Mass. with fancy red framed "The Mahoning Register" embossed corner card, missing small piece of backflap, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful cover with a better 3c type

E. 300-400
190
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523
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 523, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (25), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (25)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (25). Tied by two strikes of "New York Aug. 14" circular datestamp on cover to Keene N.Y. with "Map of the Routes of the American Express Co.", all-over design depicting states from Missouri to New York, pre-printed 1857 enclosure announcing a dividend, stamp with slightly rounded corner from placement near edge of cover, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
375
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524
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 524, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by "Ireland Mass. Jul. 12" circular datestamp with day in manuscript, on buff cover to Fort Plain Iowa with "Intemperance is the Bane of Society" propaganda design, Geo. D. Jewett imprint at right, missent to Fort Plain N.Y. and redirected by that town's postmaster with manuscript and Jul. 14 circular datestamp, original letter enclosure dated 1858, Very Fine and unusual missent example of this elaborate temperance movement design

E. 750-1,000
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525
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 525, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by "Montgomery N.Y. Feb. 27" circular datestamp on cover to Poughkeepsie N.Y., with beardless Lincoln portrait, rail splitter scene and verse, G.W. Gould imprint at left, second strike of datestamp directly over Lincoln's portrait which may or may not have been a political statement, enclosed letter dated Feb. 26, 1861, some minor edge flaws at left which do not affect the design, Very Fine and desirable Lincoln-Hamlin campaign design, mailed five days prior to the inauguration

E. 400-500
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526
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 526, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by "Stapleton N.Y. Sep. 7" circular datestamp with date in manuscript, on all-over red, white and blue American flags, shield and "Union" Patriotic cover to Roushford N.Y., Wm. Ridenburgh imprint on back, stamp with tiny edge tears, minor wrinkling, Very Fine appearance, a beautiful patriotic design

E. 300-400
375
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527
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 527, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by grid cancel, "Rockville Ct. May 23" double-circle datestamp on red and blue Lady Liberty and American Flag Patriotic cover to Boston, Very Fine, ex Walcott and Judge Fay, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
200
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528
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 528, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by bold strike of "South Framingham Mass. Jun. 25" (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Penfield N.Y. with Col. Ellsworth red and blue Patriotic design, with flags, swords and star, Wells imprint, stamp with corner repair at top left adding small piece from a second stamp, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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529
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 529, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by perfectly struck "Stoneham Mass. May 19 1859" circular datestamp with "Stoneham" in fancy scroll with ornamentation below, on cover to Townsend Centre Mass., Extremely Fine strike of this scarce cancel, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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530
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 530, 1c-3c 1857-60 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 18-26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Eight stamps in two strips of three and a pair, tied by red grids and by red New York circular datestamps on cover front only to Oxon, England, light strike of London datestamp, a couple stamps with minor edge flaws, Fine appearing and seldom-seen method of paying the 24c rate

E. 200-300
130
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