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

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

Category — 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
63
 
Sale 1219, Lot 63, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins including portions of framelines of two adjoining stamps, rich color, neat blue grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2001 P.F. certificate

150
650
64
 
Sale 1219, Lot 64, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Enormous margins to full at top with portions of adjoining stamps, deep rich color, neat circular datestamp cancel, fresh in every respect, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Koppersmith, with 1985 P.F., 2007 and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,100.00)

145
700
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65
 
Sale 1219, Lot 65, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Huge margins including large portions of adjoining stamps at sides and framelines of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, rich color, double-struck blue circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb used example with a colored cancel, with 2007 and 2013 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $675.00)

19
650
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66
 
Sale 1219, Lot 66, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Massive margins all around with portions of four adjoining stamps, bright color, neat large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp, with 1987 and 2017 P.F. certificates (Gem 100 Jumbo)

15
650
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67
 
Sale 1219, Lot 67, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Huge margins including portions of five adjoining stamps, vivid color complemented by blue circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, ex Kirke, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (Superb 98 Jumbo; SMQ $675.00)

16
600
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68
 
Sale 1219, Lot 68, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Positions 39-40R1L, horizontal pair, large to huge margins including significant portion of adjoining stamp at left, neat strike of "New-York Sep. 26" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, ex Judd, Cole and "Golden Oak", with 2018 P.F. certificate

62
180
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69
c
Sale 1219, Lot 69, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Bright Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Position 1R2L, large to huge margins, gorgeous rich color in a striking vivid Brownish Carmine sub-shade, which to us is a dead ringer for Orange Brown, tied by "Detroit Mich. Mar. 3" circular datestamp on buff cover to New York with blue DeGraff & Kendrick Boiler and Machine Builder's embossed corner card, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and cover, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
800
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70
c
Sale 1219, Lot 70, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Full margins to touched at lower right, intense shade, tied by perfectly struck "Chicago Ill. Jun, 19, 1857" circular datestamp on buff cover to Macomb Ill. with "Prairie Farmer Works" illustrated advertising design, elaborate engraving of a horse-drawn self-raking reaper/mower with statistics on its production below, answer docketing at left, fresh and Extremely Fine, a lovely illustrated farming design, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
400
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71
c
Sale 1219, Lot 71, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Position 34R3 noted on back, large margins to clear at bottom, wonderful depth of color, tied by perfect bold strike of "New Bedford Mass. 3 Paid Feb. 21" integral-rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Providence R.I., Extremely Fine, wonderful quality, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
150
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72
c
Sale 1219, Lot 72, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Ample margins to clear, rich color, tied by "New-York Mar. 9" (1853) circular datestamp on buff cover to Charleston S.C., clear strike of "ADVERTISED/ONE CENT" boxed handstamp, Very Fine, with 2015 P.F. certificate and accompanied by a research note identifying the advertisement for this letter in the Mar. 18, 1853 Charleston Daily Courier, ex Karrer

E. 300-400
180
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73
c
Sale 1219, Lot 73, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c 1856 Orange Brown, Ty. I (11 var). Plate 8, three large margins, clear to barely in at bottom, beautiful rich color in the true 1856 Orange Brown shade, tied by blue "Harrisburg Pa. Oct. 27" (1856) circular datestamp on buff cover to Columbia Pa. with Buchanan and Breckinridge three-quarter portraits in ornate frame 1856 campaign design, Milgram JB-9

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE 1856 CAMPAIGN DESIGN WITH PORTRAITS OF DEMOCRATIC PARTY CANDIDATES JAMES BUCHANAN AND JOHN C. BRECKINRIDGE WITH THE ADDED PHILATELIC ATTRACTION OF A 3-CENT 1856 ORANGE BROWN STAMP.

This 3c 1851 stamp comes from Plate 8 (EDU Apr. 15, 1856) and was printed in the distinctive 1856 Orange Brown shade, which closely resembles the Orange Brown of early 1852 (Scott 10/10A).

Ex Dr. Brandon. With 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,500
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74
c
Sale 1219, Lot 74, 3c 1851 Issue (Scott 10-11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Brilliant color, large margins to just in, tied by "Augusta Me. Sep. 22" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Goshen Conn., with Fremont three-quarter portrait, Milgram JF-6, 1856-dated enclosure, Extremely Fine, a superb and very pretty cover, ex Jarrett, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
500
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