Sale 1265 — Classic United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 September, 2022

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Category — "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
527
 
Sale 1265, Lot 527, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 92L1L with line thru denomination at bottom, rich color, large margins to clear, neat strike of circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, accompanied by note from Dr. Amonette stating this is experimental orange brown and also noting "Doc Chase tried for several years to find any copy but he never did find this position"

Bid on this lot

300
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528
 
Sale 1265, Lot 528, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 95L1L, five lines recut in upper left triangle, full margins to clear, dull shade, bold strike of small Boston "Paid" grid cancel, also with red circular datestamp at bottom, Very Fine, this is especially rare as the only position with five lines recut and in the Experimental Orange Brown shade, with copy of Dr. Chase color chart identifying this as Dull Experimental Orange Brown, Scott value for the five lines recut without regard to shade is $1,500.00

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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529
 
Sale 1265, Lot 529, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 10R1L, large margins all around, firmly in the deep reddish end of the color spectrum, blue Philadelphia circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a stamp of remarkable beauty

Bid on this lot

301
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530
 
Sale 1265, Lot 530, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Positions 22-23R1L, horizontal pair, large margins to clear, radiant color, neat strikes of "New-York Nov. 26" circular datestamp, tiny creases, Very Fine appearing multiple of this scarce shade, Scott value as singles

Bid on this lot

600
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531
c
Sale 1265, Lot 531, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 26L1L, large margins to clear, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Nov. 6" (1851) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Providence R.I., Very Fine example of this rare shade, with signed note on back from Dr. Amonette "a superb example of the plate 1L experimental orange brown. Rare so nice"

Bid on this lot

700
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532
c
Sale 1265, Lot 532, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 20R1L, large margins to clear, tied by small Boston "Paid" grid cancel, red "Boston 3cts 5 Jan." integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Dedham Mass., blue return address handstamp at upper left, stamp barely affected by vertical file fold (does not appear to crease stamp), Very Fine example of this scarce shade

Bid on this lot

700
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533
c
Sale 1265, Lot 533, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 1L1L, large margins to clear, deep rich color, tied by large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, red "Boston 3cts 22 Apr." integral-rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Dana Mass., Very Fine example of this scarce shade

Bid on this lot

700
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534
c
Sale 1265, Lot 534, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Experimental Orange Brown, Plate 1L (Scott 11A var.)3c Dull Experimental Orange Brown, Ty. II (11A var). Position 92R1L with double transfer in "Three Cents", large margins to clear, tied by "New-York Feb. 7" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Deep River Conn., Very Fine, notes confirming shade on back from both Dr. Chase and Dr. Amonette, the latter notes "this is as fine an example as I have ever seen of the plate 1L dull experimental orange brown. Very rare.", also with note on back from from Bill Hicks

Bid on this lot

700
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