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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Category — 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
764
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 764, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Attractive centering with margins clear of projections all around, rich color, cancelled by rim of circular datestamp at right margin, leaving entire design visible, couple slightly nibbed perfs at bottom, appears Very Fine

1,450
375
765
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 765, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Vertical strip of three, perfs scissors-separated but intact at top and right including part of adjoining stamps, straight edge at left and bottom but with margins clear on bottom two stamps, bright color, tied by neat "New Orleans La. Mar. 30, 1859" circular datestamps on small blue piece, bottom stamp few perf flaws at right, Fine, a scarce strip

6,000
0
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766
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 766, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Five used singles, bright colors, circular datestamp cancels including one struck lightly and another from San Francisco, few small faults, Fine appearing group

7,250
1,400
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767
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 767, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Red Brown, 5c Brown (28, 29), 5c Red Brown, 5c Brown (28, 29)5c Red Brown, 5c Brown (28, 29). Horizontal pair and single of first, horizontal strip of three and two singles of latter, few small faults, Fine-Very Fine group

5,400
850
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768
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 768, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Lovely warm color, unobtrusive cancel leaves entire design clearly visible, small manuscript on back (possibly from address) barely shows thru at bottom right, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate not mentioning the manuscript

3,500
2,100
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769
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 769, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Vertical strip of three, wonderful depth of color in the true Indian Red shade, double-struck New Orleans circular datestamp, scissors-trimmed perfs at right, bottom and upper left (as often found on 5c multiples used from New Orleans to France), Fine appearance and scarce, with 1991 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail $13,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
900
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770
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 770, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Crisp shade, neat grid cancel and also trace of red cancel at bottom, Very Fine and choice, with 1980 P.F. certificate

425
350
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771
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 771, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Well-centered for this issue, gorgeous color and barely cancelled by a light unobtrusive circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.F. certificate

350
450
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772
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 772, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Vibrant color, well-centered with balanced margins, slightly disturbed original gum described on 1982 P.F. certificate as "original gum", 2019 P.S.E. certificate states this is used with a removed cancel but does not mention the gum -- very unlikely, since cancelled examples of No. 30 are much scarcer than unused stamps -- Very Fine, offered on its own merits, Scott Retail as original gum $1,200.00, Scott Retail as used $1,300.00

E. 300-400
650
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773
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 773, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Original gum, deep rich color, three balanced margins, perfs just in at bottom, about Fine

1,200
400
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774
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 774, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Unused (regummed), warm shade, Fine

500
160
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775
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 775, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Unused (no gum), bright color, captured part imprint at right, perfs in at left as one would expect, scarce and dramatic with the captured imprint, ex "Lake Shore"

E. 400-500
225
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776
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 776, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Warm shade, bold strike of grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate

1,300
650
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777
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 777, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). With straddle-pane margin and centerline at right, deep rich color, bold red grid cancel, single short perf at left, Very Fine appearance and a scarce variety, with 2019 P.S.E. certificate

1,375
350
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778
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 778, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Intense shade and impression, three wide margins, neat strike of red grid cancel, tiny thin speck, Very Fine appearance

1,375
400
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779
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 779, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Brown, Ty. II (30, 30A), 5c Orange Brown, Brown, Ty. II (30, 30A)5c Orange Brown, Brown, Ty. II (30, 30A). One used single of each, better centering than normally seen, bold circular datestamp cancels, Very Fine

1,580
700
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780
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 780, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Orange Brown, Brown, Ty. II (30, 30A), 5c Orange Brown, Brown, Ty. II (30, 30A)5c Orange Brown, Brown, Ty. II (30, 30A). Two of first and three of latter, most either unused (no gum) or regummed, one of first shows interpane guideline at left, few small faults, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
475
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781
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 781, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Unused (regummed) but described on accompanying certificate as original gum, rich color, detailed impression, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

825
350
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782
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Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 782, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Block of four, original gum which is slightly disturbed in a few places, several narrow h.r. sensibly reinforcing perf separations, rich color, perfs just barely touch designs at top, top pair with horizontal crease

FINE APPEARING ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF THE 1860 5-CENT TYPE II BROWN.

The 5c Brown Type II is far rarer in unused multiples than the Orange Brown (Scott 30). Unlike the 1861 Orange Brown, the earlier printing in Brown was not left in Southern post offices when the issue was demonetized in August 1861.

Scott Retail $25,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
1,700
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783
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 783, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Choice centering, rich color, neat strike of red grid cancel, nibbed perf at right, otherwise Extremely Fine

355
375
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784
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 784, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Choice centering with captured part imprint at right, bright color, neat strike of circular datestamp and red transit, thinned at bottom right and small tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, scarce with the imprint, ex "Lake Shore"

E. 300-400
160
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785
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 785, 5c 1857-60 Issue (Scott 27-30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Wide right margin with captured part imprint, blue Baltimore circular datestamp and trace of red cancel, thin spot, repaired perf tip at bottom, Fine appearance, rare with the imprint, ex "Lake Shore"

E. 200-300
110
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