Sale 1265 — Classic United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 September, 2022

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Category — Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
608
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Sale 1265, Lot 608, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Positions 87-88/97-98R1, block of four, full margins to just in at top, intense shade, each stamp with magenta manuscript cross-hatch cancel, small tear at top left and minor wrinkling, tiny scissors-cut between two right stamps, overall Fine used block, Scott value $5,500.00 as handstamped block

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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609
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Sale 1265, Lot 609, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Positions 57-58/67-68R1, block of four, full margins to just clear, neat pen cancels, vertical creases and small tear at top of Position 57, Very Fine appearance, Scott value $5,500.00 as handstamped block

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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610
 
Sale 1265, Lot 610, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Positions 26-29R1, horizontal strip of four, large margins to in at top right and showing portions of adjoining stamps at bottom, brilliant paint red "Mobile Ala. Aug. 18" circular datestamps appear to "float" over the designs, left stamp vertical creases and second stamp with tiny notch at bottom, overall Very Fine and striking strip

Bid on this lot

E. 1,000-1,500
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611
 
Sale 1265, Lot 611, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Positions 53-56L1, horizontal strip of four, full margins to just in at lower left with portions of three adjoining stamps at bottom, manuscript "44" cancels, vertical crease in third stamp, overall Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
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612
 
Sale 1265, Lot 612, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Positions 44-45R1, horizontal pair, left stamp plate scratch on Washington's forehead, full to ample margins and large at right with portion of adjoining stamp, circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate, Scott value $575.00 as ordinary pair

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
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613
 
Sale 1265, Lot 613, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Positions 53-54R1, horizontal pair, right stamp plate scratch on Washington's forehead, full to ample margins, grid cancels, left stamp faint corner crease and right stamp tear at top, appears Very Fine, Scott value $575.00 as ordinary pair

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
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614
 
Sale 1265, Lot 614, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Positions 91-92R1, horizontal pair, grid cancels, left stamp showing extra engraved lines in bottom right corner, that stamp with large margins and a light corner crease, right stamp margins to in at upper right, also with a trace of red cancel, Fine-Very Fine or appears so, this is the discovery copy of this constant plate variety, Scott value $575.00 as ordinary pair

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E. 300-400
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615
 
Sale 1265, Lot 615, Allen 12c 1851-57: Imperforate, Used Multiples (Scott 17)12c Black (17). Two pairs, first Positions 61/71L1, vertical pair showing guide dot in far left of sheet margin, other sides ample to full, red grid cancels as well as black pen, Very Fine position pair, second is Positions 5-6L1, A Relief, horizontal pair from the top row, recut at lower left, light cancel, both stamps with creases, appears Very Fine

Bid on this lot

1,210
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