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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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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2192
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2192, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Position 91R1, unused (no gum), large to huge margins including left sheet margin with centerline, rich color, small corner crease at top right, lightly cleaned to remove soiling

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE UNUSED CENTERLINE MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE IMPERFORATE 1855 10-CENT TYPE I.

Ex Geisler. With 1987 P.F. certificate

8,500
2,900
2193
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2193, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Unused (no gum), huge margins to barely touched at upper right, rich color, natural inclusion and tiny thin spot at top right

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT IMPERFORATE TYPE I.

Type I stamps come only from the bottom 20 positions of the plate. They are the only stamps to show the design complete at bottom. For some reason the sheet margin at bottom was often trimmed away, leaving a dearth of examples that show the full type-defining shells.

With 2020 P.F. certificate

8,500
1,600
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2194
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2194, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Position 99R1, curl in left "X" variety, large margins to full, unobtrusive cancel, Very Fine and choice example of this variety, ex Hinrichs, with 2001 P.F. certificate

875
1,000
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2195
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2195, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. I (13), 10c Green, Ty. I (13)10c Green, Ty. I (13). Full margins to just in at top right, rich color, Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate

800
225
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2196
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2196, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Part original gum, h.r., three huge margins, clear to large at left, rich color, tiny tear and corner crease at lower left outside of design, Very Fine appearance, with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

5,000
1,100
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2197
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2197, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Large margins, rich color, grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $300.00)

140
225
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2198
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2198, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Horizontal pair, large to full margins all around, deep rich color, beautifully clear strike of "New Orleans La. Mar. 20" circular datestamp cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine pair, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

300
475
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2199
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2199, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. II, III (14-15), 10c Green, Ty. II, III (14-15)10c Green, Ty. II, III (14-15). No. 14 Position 31L1 with double transfer, circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2002 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; double transfers unpriced in SMQ), No. 15 with huge margins including right sheet margin with centerline, tiny tear at bottom left far from the stamp design could be trimmed leaving a large margin, but its presence affected the grade, Extremely Fine, with clear 1993 and 2000 P.F. certificates, with 2020 P.S.E. certificate mentioning the margin tear (VF 80 Jumbo)

360
325
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2200
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2200, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. II/III (14-15), 10c Green, Ty. II/III (14-15)10c Green, Ty. II/III (14-15). Positions 17/27R1, vertical pair with top stamp Type II and bottom stamp Type III, large to huge margins, intense color, "New Orleans La. Sep. 24, 1857" circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, scarce in this choice quality, ex Dr. LeBow, with 1982 and 2004 P.F. certificates, Scott value of $310.00 for a combination pair does not convey the value of this Gem

E. 500-750
800
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2201
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2201, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Unused (no gum), large to huge margins including significant portion of adjoining stamp at left, bright shade, tiny toned spots and tiny discolored spots at top left have been expertly removed after certificate was issued, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,800
800
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2202
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2202, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large to huge margins all around, rich color, bold strike of large Boston "Paid" in grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a lovely stamp, with 1992, 2001 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00)

140
800
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2203
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2203, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Enormous margins including part of adjoining stamp at left and trace at bottom, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2003 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $650.00 for black cancel)

165
375
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2204
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2204, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Rich color beautifully complemented by "paint red" circular datestamp cancel, also trace of black cancel at lower left, large and well-proportioned margins, Extremely Fine and striking with this vivid cancel, with 2004 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $200.00 for black cancel)

165
425
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2205
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2205, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large margins all around, rich color, beautifully clear and bold strike of New York Ocean Mail datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1991 and 2004 P.F. certificates

140
225
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2206
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2206, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Horizontal strip of three, huge top margin showing traces of adjoining stamps, large at right and ample other sides, deep rich color, light strikes of New Orleans circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2003 P.S.E. and 2005 P.F. certificates

600
400
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2207
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2207, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 76L1, recut at bottom, unused (no gum), full even margins all around, completely sound

VERY FINE AND CHOICE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE IV. ONE OF THE RAREST OF ALL CLASSIC UNITED STATES STAMPS IN UNUSED CONDITION.

10c 1855 Type IV stamps are defined by the recut of one or both outer lines at the top or bottom of the design. Type IV stamps come from only seven scattered positions on the left pane and one position on the right pane of Plate 1. Therefore, only 4% of the stamps from Plate 1 are Type IV.

With 2019 P.S.E. certificate (VF 80; SMQ $15,000.00). Only two unused Scott 16s are graded in the P.S.E. Population Report. The other is XF 90 with original gum

15,000
27,000
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2208
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2208, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 76L1, recut at bottom, unused (no gum), huge margins all around including significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, small margin thin at upper right, small thin spot at top center not mentioned on certificate

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT TYPE IV 1855 ISSUE.

10c 1855 Type IV stamps are defined by the recut of one or both outer lines at the top or bottom of the design. Type IV stamps come from only seven scattered positions on the left pane and one position on the right pane of Plate 1. Therefore, only 4% of the stamps from Plate 1 are Type IV. Most surviving unused example tend to have margins either close or into the design. The example offered here, with four huge margins, is a great rarity.

With 2015 P.F. certificate

15,000
5,750
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2209
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2209, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 86L1, recut at top, huge margins to large with portion of adjoining stamp at left, rich color complemented by red circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1855 10-CENT TYPE IV IMPERFORATE, CANCELLED IN RED.

With 2005 P.F. certificate

1,785
2,400
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2210
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2210, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 74L1, recut at top, large to huge margins, unobtrusive strike of circular datestamp cancel

EXTREMELY FINE LARGE-MARGINED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1855 TYPE IV

A beautiful stamp

1,600
0
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2211
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2211, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 54L1, recut at bottom, full even margins, intense deep color, light strike of large Boston "Paid" in grid cancel, Very Fine and choice used example of the 10c Type IV, with 1971 and 2003 P.F. certificates

1,700
1,600
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2212
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2212, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)10c Green, Ty. IV (16), 10c Green, Ty. IV (16)10c Green, Ty. IV (16). Position 74L1, recut at top, large margins to touched at top left, New York Ocean Mail cancel, Fine, with 2017 P.S.A.G. certificate

1,600
750
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2213
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2213, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Original gum, h.r., huge margins to clear including left sheet margin, intense shade and impression, faint vertical crease, Very Fine appearance, an attractive sheet-margin example with original gum, ex Chapin, with 1979 P.F. certificate

6,250
1,300
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2214
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2214, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Original gum, ample margins to full at top, intense shade, small corner crease bottom right, appears Very Fine, ex Wingate

6,250
850
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2215
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2215, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Huge margins with portions or traces of four surrounding stamps, deep shade, face-free circular datestamp cancel

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

With 2000 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (Superb 98; SMQ $2,750.00)

250
4,000
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2216
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2216, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large to huge margins including parts of three adjoining stamps, crisp impression nicely contrasted by blue Philadelphia circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a lovely stamp, with 1985 and 2005 P.F. certificates

265
1,400
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2217
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2217, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins with framelines of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, grid cancel and part of red foreign transit, Extremely Fine, with 1985 and 2004 P.F. certificates

280
375
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2218
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2218, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full at lower right with portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, blue circular datestamp cancel, fresh, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 and 2004 P.F. certificates

265
550
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2219
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2219, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to full at left with frameline of adjoining stamp at top, red grid cancel and trace of orange cancel in bottom left corner, Very Fine and choice, with 2005 P.F. certificate calling the trace cancel "orange red"

280
375
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2220
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2220, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Two horizontal pairs, tied by grid cancels on piece, right pair clear to large margins (Fine), left pair ample to huge margins, Very Fine-Extremely Fine, Scott value as two pairs $1,150.00

E. 300-400
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2221
 
Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2221, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Positions 81-83L1, horizontal strip of three, large margins to just in at left, circular datestamp and grid cancels, also small trace of manuscript at bottom and red cancels at right, faintest hint of what may be a light pressed vertical crease when drying after dipping, still Fine-Very Fine, multiples larger than a pair are scarce, Scott value as a pair and single $825.00

E. 200-300
250
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2222
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Sale Number 1227, Lot Number 2222, 10c-12c 1851-56 Issue (Scott 13-17)12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Block of four, large left margin to in at top, cancelled by grids with red circular datestamp at right, expertly sealed tear at lower left and some faint staining at bottom really only visible on the back, appears Fine, a scarce used block, Scott value $5,500.00

E. 500-750
550
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