Sale 1255 — The David W. Gorham Collection of Outstanding Used U.S. Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 17-20 May, 2022

Category — 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
171
 
Sale 1255, Lot 171, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Large margins to ample at bottom, fresh and bright color and sharp proof-like impression, well-struck small Boston "Paid" grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, this cancel was only used for a short period with the 1851 Issue, with 1987 and 2002 P.F. certificates

155
900
172
 
Sale 1255, Lot 172, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Large margins to just touched, tied by beautiful strike of blue "USED" in oval handstamp of Niagara Falls N.Y. on small blue piece, some gum staining at right and bottom, still Very Fine and attractive, ex Eno and Jennings, with 2019 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
475
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173
 
Sale 1255, Lot 173, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Large margins to in with small nick at top right, clear strike of small red "Cancelled" straightline handstamp, vertical and diagonal creases, Extremely Fine strike of this rare cancel, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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174
 
Sale 1255, Lot 174, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 27R0, large to huge margins including parts of four adjoining stamps, grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.F. certificate (XF-Superb 95), for comparison purposes, P.S.E. has graded only six higher

150
900
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175
 
Sale 1255, Lot 175, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, deep rich color, perfect strike of circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

150
750
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176
 
Sale 1255, Lot 176, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 32L0, large margins all around, rich color, blue "Due WAY 1c" in frame with integral grid handstamp of Mobile Ala, Extremely Fine stamp with a rare cancel, with 1979, 2000 and 2008 P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
375
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177
 
Sale 1255, Lot 177, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins all around, lovely color, blue circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.S.E. and 2007 P.F. certificates

155
300
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178
 
Sale 1255, Lot 178, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins to clear, radiant color, well-struck blue "FREE" handstamp, Very Fine and choice, accompanied by cover on which this originated which has a matching "Mad. Riv. & Lak. Erie R.R." handstamp with Sep. 5 manuscript date, with 2015 and 2016 P.F. certificates, the former as on cover

E. 400-500
500
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179
 
Sale 1255, Lot 179, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins to clear including part of adjoining stamp at right, rich color, well-struck brown grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, scarce with a brown cancel, with 2007 P.F. certificate

190
500
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180
 
Sale 1255, Lot 180, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 93R0, large to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, neat strike of circular datestamp and red French entry datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF 80)

165
250
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181
 
Sale 1255, Lot 181, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Full margins to barely touched at upper left, rich color, clear strike of script-style "New Germ(antown) N.J." straightline handstamp, diagonal crease at bottom right, still Very Fine, a very unusual cancel, with 2012 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
400
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182
 
Sale 1255, Lot 182, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Large margins all around, remarkably deep shade and detailed impression wonderfully complemented by blue criss-cross grid cancel (a single strike, not two criss-crossing strikes), fresh and Extremely Fine, a stamp with fantastic eye appeal, with 2002 and 2017 P.F. certificates

155
450
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183
 
Sale 1255, Lot 183, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Full margins at right and bottom, in at top and left, cancelled by beautiful strike of blue "Paid" in 6-bar grid and circle cancel of Jewett City Conn., Extremely Fine strike of this rare cancel, ex Knapp and Saadi, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
250
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184
 
Sale 1255, Lot 184, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 61L5E, large to huge margins, deep rich color, bold strike of segmented circle of wedges cancel of Huntsville Ms., central thin, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2014 P.F. certificate

150
350
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185
 
Sale 1255, Lot 185, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Deep Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A var). Large margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, beautiful color, light strike of circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine example of this desirable shade, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

190
650
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186
 
Sale 1255, Lot 186, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Deep Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A var). Position 79R5E, large margins to ample including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, phenomenal color, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine example of this attractive shade, with 2008 P.F. certificate

205
425
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187
 
Sale 1255, Lot 187, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Deep Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 97L2E, huge margins to full including bottom sheet margin, unusually deep shade, bold strike of grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, ex Hulme, with 2008 P.F. certificate

150
325
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188
 
Sale 1255, Lot 188, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c Intense Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A var). Position 72L2E, ample margins to barely touched at right, unusually deep shade, red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, a stamp with great visual appeal, with 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
425
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189
 
Sale 1255, Lot 189, 3c 1851 Issue: Orange Brown Shades (Scott 10-10A)3c "Brownish Orange Brown", Ty. II (10A var). Position 64R2E, large margins to clear, bright shade, neat Providence R.I. circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
250
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