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Sale 1221 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 May, 2020

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Category — 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1113
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1113, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, C Relief, choice margins and centering, particularly for this tightly spaced issue, rich color, red New York Paid City Delivery circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, Type I perforated stamps are only known from certain positions on Plate 12, this example with bright color and vivid red carrier cancel is a condition rarity, with 1979, 2005 and 2017 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

545
900
1114
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1114, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Plate 12, C Relief, bright color, town cancel, extra wide margin at right and most of design shows, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

450
325
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1115
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1115, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 96L4, lightly cancelled, certificate states "small corner creases in three corners", however two of these corners are neatly repaired, Fine appearance, with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate, Scott Retail $9,000.00

E. 400-500
1,300
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1116
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1116, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Position 26R4, well-centered, rich color and a well-incised impression, light cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2013 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

1,600
1,800
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1117
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1117, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 12, blue target cancel, Very Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

520
300
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1118
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1118, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H, 1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Mint N.H., rich color, well-balanced margins, light horizontal gum bend at top, fresh and Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as hinged

140
325
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1119
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1119, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Block of nine and two blocks of four, original gum or slightly disturbed original gum, toning and a few small faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

3,140
950
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1120
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1120, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Wide margins and near mathematically perfectly centering, bright color on crisp paper, neat strike of San Francisco circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 ONE-CENT PERFORATED TYPE V, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00). Only one stamp grades higher (at 98J) and no other stamp shares this grade

37
3,000
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1121
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1121, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Outstanding centering with balanced margins, rich color on bright white paper, neat strike of red carrier cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, ex Yost, with 1996 P.F. and 2011 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $825.00 as normal cancel)

57
750
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1122
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1122, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Wide margins and choice centering, deep shade, beautifully clear strike of "Charleston S.C. Jan. 25, 1860" circular datestamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2015 P.S.A.G. (90 used) and 2016 P.F. certificates (XF 90)

37
700
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1123
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1123, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Radiant color, choice centering, neat San Francisco circular datestamp cancel, most recent certificate notes short perfs at upper left, appears Extremely Fine, with 1999 and 2015 P.F. certificates

1,350
900
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1124
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1124, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Deep intense color, sharp impression, light town cancel, some light staining on back not noted on certificate, Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

3,500
1,300
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1125
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1125, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Intense shade approaching the Deep Orange Brown color, large "Paid" grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,300
600
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1126
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1126, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B), 12c Black, Plate 3 (36B)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Well-centered, lightly cancelled, sharp impression, Very Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate

250
160
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1127
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1127, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange (37-38), 24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange (37-38)24c Gray Lilac, 30c Orange (37-38). Unused (no gum), both with attractive margins and centering, 24c with small flaw at top (thin or sealed tear), appears Very Fine, 30c fresh and Fine

1,200
425
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1128
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1128, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Crisp shade and proof-like impression, light strike of red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1860 24-CENT GRAY LILAC.

With 2001 P.F. and 2014 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $4,000.00). Only six grade higher (at 98)

440
2,900
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1129
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1129, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Two, one unused (no gum), Fine, other with New Orleans circular datestamp, Very Fine, each with Richter backstamp

1,125
600
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1130
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1130, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Unused, certificate states "traces of gum", though there is a thin layer of gum covering almost half the back, remarkably wide margins, intense color and impression, Extremely Fine, outstanding quality and the ideal stamp for a collector who cares more about condition than the state of gum, with 2003 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $3,000.00 as original gum, conservatively catalogued as no gum

1,300
1,100
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1131
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1131, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Unused (no gum), well-balanced margins and rich color, two perfs at top right have been punched out, Very Fine appearance, with 2020 P.F. certificate

1,300
600
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1132
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1132, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Unused (no gum), rich color, attractive margins and centering, a couple unpunched perfs at bottom, still Very Fine

1,300
650
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1133
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Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1133, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Unused (no gum), faint horizontal crease at very bottom is visible only when drying, appears Fine, with 2020 P.F. certificate

1,300
475
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1134
 
Sale Number 1221, Lot Number 1134, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-39)90c Blue (39), 90c Blue (39)90c Blue (39). Clear circular datestamp cancel (appears to be New Orleans), faulty including small repairs, still very rare genuinely used, with 2020 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $10,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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