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Sale 1145 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 14 December, 2016

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
328
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 328, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Mint N.H, 1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Mint N.H1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Mint N.H., bright Plate 12 color, fresh and Fine, scarce in Mint N.H. condition, Scott Retail as hinged

2,100
325
329
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 329, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, bright color, wide margins, fresh and Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

550
500
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330
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 330, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Plate 12, with interpane margin and centerline at right, pretty shade, unobtrusive green grid cancel, well-balanced margins, Extremely Fine, the first example of No. 20 we have offered with a green cancel since keeping computerized records, with 1992 P.F. certificate

500
600
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331
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 331, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Pos. 45L4, rich color and bright paper, sharp impression, light strike of town datestamp, beautifully centered with clear breaks at top and bottom

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT PERFORATED TYPE III STAMP, WHICH CLEARLY SHOWS THE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE TYPE.

Due to narrow spacing on the plate, examples of this type often have the perforations cutting into the outer lines at either top or bottom or both. The example offered here clearly presents the characteristics of the type.

With 2001 P.F. certificate

1,750
2,400
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332
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 332, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 12, bright color, black Philadelphia Carrier datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

575
400
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333
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 333, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IV (23), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (23)1c Blue, Ty. IV (23). Plate 1L, recut once at top and once at bottom, well-centered, crisp shade, light circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,000
800
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334
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 334, 1857-60 Issue3c Rose, Ty. I (25), 3c Rose, Ty. I (25)3c Rose, Ty. I (25). Large part original gum, rich color, Fine, plated as Position 47R6 with recut bust

2,750
250
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335
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 335, 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Original gum, barely hinged, fresh color, well-centered with perfs clear of the discontinuous frame lines, faint short vertical gum crease visible only when drying, Extremely Fine appearing example of this better type, with 2003 P.F. certificate

600
400
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336
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 336, 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A)3c Dull Red, Ty. IV (26A). Deep rich color on bright paper, wide margins which clearly show the type characteristics, neat strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, accompanied by cover on which this originated, with 1999 and 2015 P.F. and 2016 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $270.00)

150
275
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337
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 337, 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Brilliant color, excellent centering, bold strike of New York Ocean Mail circular datestamp with integral grid

VERY FINE. A STRIKING EXAMPLE OF THE 1858 5-CENT BRICK RED WITH THE NEW YORK OCEAN MAIL DATESTAMP.

This distinctive cancel is normally seen on 10c stamps used to pay the transcontinental rate. Its use on a 5c stamp, especially on the desirable Brick Red shade, is remarkable.

With 2012 P.F. certificate

2,600
0
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338
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 338, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Crisp impression nicely complemented by circular datestamp and also by red transit circular datestamp, fresh and Fine, ex "Cloudrest", with 1985 P.F. certificate

1,200
400
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339
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 339, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Large part original gum, deep rich color, three clear to full margins, touched at bottom, Fine

1,200
0
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340
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 340, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Intense color, beautifully centered with nicely proportioned margins, light circular datestamp leaves most of design clearly visible, small corner crease, Extremely Fine appearance, a pretty stamp, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,200
650
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341
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 341, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. II/III/I (32/33/31), 10c Green, Ty. II/III/I (32/33/31)10c Green, Ty. II/III/I (32/33/31). Positions 80/90/100L1, vertical strip of three with inter-pane guideline at right, bottom stamp Type I, center stamp Type III, top stamp Type II, affixed to small piece, "New Orleans La. Jan. 9, 1859" circular datestamps, top stamp light horizontal crease, Fine appearance, scarce combination strip which is listed but unpriced in Scott, Scott Retail as pair of Types III and I and single of Type II

2,800
0
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342
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 342, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 86L1, recut at top, light circular datestamp, deep shade on fresh paper, Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

2,100
850
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343
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 343, 1857-60 Issue12c Black, Plate 1 (36), 12c Black, Plate 1 (36)12c Black, Plate 1 (36). Unused (no gum), balanced margins all around showing complete outer framelines, most recent certificate mentions a nibbed perf at upper right, Extremely Fine appearance, this tightly-spaced issue is not often found with framelines complete on four sides, with 1984 P.F. and 2016 P.S.A.G. certificates

575
425
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344
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 344, 1857-60 Issue12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Choice centering, deep shade nicely complemented by red circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1989 P.F. certificate

315
450
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 345, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Unused (regummed), P.S.E. states "removed cancel", an opinion with which we disagree -- a large supply of unused 24c 1860 stamp remainders surfaced after the Civil War and many had no gum (a stamp with a cancel removed is a rarity) -- well-centered and Very Fine, with 2016 P.F. (as unused) and 2016 P.S.E. certificates

550
190
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346
 
Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 346, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Wide margins, well-centered, neat grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Koppersmith, with 1987 P.F. certificate

400
300
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 347, 1857-60 Issue90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Unused (no gum), deep rich color on fresh paper, small extraneous spot of printer's ink in color of stamp at left, Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate

1,200
475
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348
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Sale Number 1145, Lot Number 348, 1857-60 Issue5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42), 5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42)5c Orange Brown, Reprint (42). Without gum as issued, lovely warm color, Very Fine

1,250
1,400
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