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Sale 1219 — The Edward Morton Collection of Outstanding Quality U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 8-9 April, 2020

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Category — 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
75
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 75, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Enormous margins all around, rich color and proof-like impression on bright paper, lightly struck black and red circular datestamp cancels

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. AN EXCEPTIONAL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE, CANCELLED IN RED AND GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Signed A. Brun. With 2018 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $4,500.00). Only five grade higher (all at 98J)

875
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76
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 76, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Large and even margins all around, deep rich color, lightly-struck circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE I.

The 10c Type I stamps are defined as having complete scrolls at bottom. They are only found on the bottom row of the plate (20 positions). This example, with large margins and a light cancel, is particularly desirable.

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00).

800
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77
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 77, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Positions 95-96R1, horizontal pair, large margins to well clear of type-defining shells at bottom, neat central strike of "San Francisco 6 Apr" circular datestamp, Very Fine-Extremely Fine pair, the 10c Type I comes only from the bottom row, therefore the only multiples are pairs or strips (all blocks are combinations with other types), with 1976 and 2010 P.F. certificates

1,800
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78
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 78, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Huge balanced margins all around, deep rich color on bright paper, very lightly struck circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2017 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $1,200.00)

140
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79
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 79, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Enormous margins all around including left sheet margin, deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, bold strike of "San Francisco Cal. 20 Aug." circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, a stunning stamp in every respect, ex Dr. Puliafito, with 2002 and 2011 P.F. certificates (XF-Superb 95 XQ), the "XQ" stands for extraordinary quality

140
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80
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 80, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Mammoth margins all around with parts of three adjoining stamps, rich yellowish green shade, neat red grid cancels, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, ex Hindes and Dr. Morris, 2001 P.F. certificate

165
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81
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 81, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 86L1, recut at top, huge margins all around, rich color and proof-like impression on fresh paper, unobtrusive cancels including San Francisco circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE 1855 10-CENT TYPE IV, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 1996, 2010 P.F. (XF-Superb 95) and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $6,750.00). Only three examples grade higher (highest is 98)

1,600
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82
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 82, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 54L1, recut at bottom, choice large to full margins, vivid color complemented by red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

1,885
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83
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 83, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Huge margins with portions of three surrounding stamps, deep shade beautifully complemented by bold blue circular datestamp cancels

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SPECTACULAR LARGE-MARGINED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 12-CENT 1851 ISSUE, CANCELLED IN BLUE AND GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

With 2011 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00)

265
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84
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 84, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Huge margins to full, intense shade and impression, black town circular datestamp and bright red "3" credit handstamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Morris, with 1988, 1996 and 2017 P.F. certificates

280
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85
 
Sale Number 1219, Lot Number 85, 5c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 12-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, detailed impression on bright white paper, huge margins to full at bottom left, with framelines of adjoining stamps above, neat red grid and circular datestamp cancels, fresh and Extremely Fine, a premium quality pair, with 2012 P.S.E. and 2018 P.F. certificates

635
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