Sale 1265 — Classic United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Category — "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type I Perforated (Scott 25)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
570
ogbl
Sale 1265, Lot 570, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type I Perforated (Scott 25)3c Rose, Ty. I (25). Block of four, original gum, lightly hinged, rich color and detailed impression

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 1857 3-CENT TYPE I.

The distinctive characteristic of Type I -- complete outer framelines -- is often difficult to see on a single copy due to the narrow spacing on the plate. The framelines are easily seen on this block.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate

15,000
4,000
571
c
Sale 1265, Lot 571, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type I Perforated (Scott 25)3c Rose, Ty. I (25). C Relief from the top row, rich color, tied by "Rutland Vt. May 5, 1859" circular datestamp on turned cover to Danby Vt., second use with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by "Danby Vt. Jun. 20" circular datestamp to Bennington Vt., opened for display, Very Fine, a most unusual use with both Scott 25 and 26

E. 300-400
300
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