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Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2170
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2170, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Original gum, three large margins, clear to just touched at bottom, deep rich color, small crease at right, few small toned spots on back also just show at top (not mentioned on certificate), otherwise Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate for pair

4,000
0
2171
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2171, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Original gum, large margins to ample, intense shade and impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 3-CENT 1851 TYPE II ORANGE BROWN.

Scarce in sound original-gum condition with four margins. With 1985 P.F. certificate

3,250
4,250
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2172
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2172, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Huge margins to clear including part of adjoining stamp at left, bright shade, neat strike of small Boston "Paid" cancel, Extremely Fine

150
250
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2173
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2173, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Full margins to clear, cancelled by socked-on-the-nose strike of grid of diamonds in circle fancy cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

145
750
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2174
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2174, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Full margins to ample, rich color nicely complemented by blue reversed "PAID" in grid cancel of Norwich Conn., Very Fine and choice, unusual cancel, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
0
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2175
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2175, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins to clear, intense shade and impression, perfect strike of geometric fancy cancel of Woodville Mass., few light creases, Very Fine appearance, a stamp with fantastic visual appeal, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
350
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2176
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2176, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Pale Orange Brown, Ty. II, Very Thin Paper (10A var), 3c Pale Orange Brown, Ty. II, Very Thin Paper (10A var)3c Pale Orange Brown, Ty. II, Very Thin Paper (10A var). Full margins to just in at right, bold strike of small Boston "Paid" grid cancel, tiny tear at top, tiny corner crease at bottom left, Fine appearance, scarce shade and paper variety, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
325
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2177
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2177, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Original gum, large margins all around, rich Brownish Carmine color, sharp impression, Extremely Fine Gem, ex "Clipper City", with 1985 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (OGh, XF-Superb 95; SMQ $900.00)

250
1,100
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2178
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2178, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Original gum, huge margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at right, intense shade, Extremely Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate for a block

250
750
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2179
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2179, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Positions 7-9/17-19L5L, horizontal block of six, original gum, h.r., rich color in what may appear to be Orange Brown at a glance but plates to a No. 11A, (confirmed by Richard Cellar), margins from large at top to touched or barely in at bottom left, center column with light vertical crease, Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail as block of four and pair

2,550
650
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2180
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2180, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large even margins with portions of adjoining stamps, neat New York circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2004 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $250.00)

15
200
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2181
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2181, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var), 3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Plate 1L, large to huge margins including traces of five adjoining stamps, brilliant color, circular datestamp cancel, tiny corner creases, Extremely Fine appearance

300
300
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2182
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2182, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Position 91L3, huge margins to full including bottom left corner sheet margins, radiant color and detailed impression, neat manuscript "#" cancel, Extremely Fine and striking corner-margin stamp

15
170
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2183
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2183, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Claret, Ty. II, Major Plate Crack (11A), 3c Claret, Ty. II, Major Plate Crack (11A)3c Claret, Ty. II, Major Plate Crack (11A). Four stamps showing dramatic Plate 5 cracks, including three from Position 94L5L and one from 96L5L, one pen cancelled, others handstamp cancels, margins full to close but none are cut in, Fine-Very Fine

560
350
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2184
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2184, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Horizontal pair, full margins to just in at upper right, cancelled by perfectly struck "STEAM/SHIP" two-line handstamp, Extremely Fine strike on an attractive pair, with 2005 P.S.E. and P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
700
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2185
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2185, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Horizontal block of six, huge margins to just in at bottom, including portions of adjoining stamps at top, also large at sides, bright color, grid cancels and part of French transit at bottom, horizontal creases thru top row and between rows, the top stamps are Extremely Fine appearance, overall an attractive multiple, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate, Scott value as a block and a pair without premium for the foreign cancel

1,062
400
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2186
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2186, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Block of four, bright color, full margins to touched in a couple places, central strike of dark blue "Sunbury Pa. Jan. 23" circular datestamp, Very Fine, a lovely block with a dark blue cancel, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,000
650
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2187
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2187, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var). Position 40L7, scissors-separated at right with intact perforations, huge margin at left with portion of adjoining stamp, full perfs at top and bottom, creases and "natural paper fold" noted on accompanying certificate, Fine appearing and certainly the largest Chicago Perf stamp we have encountered, with 1978 P.F. certificate

5,000
1,200
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2188
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2188, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var)3c Dull Red, Ty. I, Chicago Perf 12-1/2 (11 var). Plate 6 or 7, scissors separated with perfs trimmed at top and right, Very Good, an acceptable example in sound condition, most examples have varying degrees of faults, with 1986 P.F. certificate

5,000
450
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2189
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2189, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Traces of original gum, huge margins all around including bottom sheet margin, rich color, few faults including vertical crease and soiling

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE BOTTOM SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE IN UNUSED CONDITION.

This issue is extremely difficult to obtain in unused condition with four margins. This is the only unused sheet margin example we have encountered. Accompanied by typed note to which this was once affixed reading "This 5c stamp has been kept by Martin V. Ewbanks, a private in Co. "H" 21st Reg't, Ind. Vol. Inft'y ever since he was discarges July 31st 1864".

With 2001 A.P.S. certificate. Scott value as original gum $30,000.00, as without gum

11,000
0
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2190
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2190, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Full margins all around, wonderful depth of color complemented by bright red New York Dec. 10 circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, a lovely 5c 1856 imperforate with a complementary red cancel, with 1970, 1995 and 2006 P.F. certificates

875
850
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2191
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2191, 3c-5c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 10-12)5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Rich color, full margins all around, light blue cancel, tiny corner crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate, appears Extremely Fine, with 2013 A.P.S. certificate

850
500
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