Sale 1265 — Classic United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 September, 2022

Category — "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
459
 
Sale 1265, Lot 459, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 55L5E, full margins, blue cross cork cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Dr. Amonette and Dr. Morris, 1997 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies

155
180
460
 
Sale 1265, Lot 460, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 56L1i, unusually deep shade approaching the Plate 1E Bright Orange Brown, large margins to clear, neat blue "Paid 3" in circle handstamp, Very Fine and choice

E. 200-300
250
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461
 
Sale 1265, Lot 461, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 28L2E, three lines recut in upper left triangle, full margins, bright color, neat strike of large Boston "Paid" grid cancel, trace of red cancel at lower left, Very Fine and choice

200
180
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462
 
Sale 1265, Lot 462, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 78L2E, lovely color, large margins all around, neat strike of blue Mobile Ala. circular datestamp, Very Fine and attractive

155
110
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463
 
Sale 1265, Lot 463, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 57L0, two lines recut in lower right triangle, large margins to just clear at lower left, well-struck blue Charleston circular datestamp, thins, still Very Fine example of this rare recut position which is separately listed in Scott -- and priced at a huge premium over most of the other recuts

1,500
150
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464
 
Sale 1265, Lot 464, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Position 47L0 with five lines recut in upper left triangle, large margins including part of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, neat pen "X" cancels, faint corner crease at top left, Very Fine appearance, this is the only position on all the Orange Brown plates with five lines recut, it is separately listed in Scott -- and priced at a huge premium over most of the other recuts

1,500
300
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465
 
Sale 1265, Lot 465, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two, in especially deep shades, Position 94L0, large to huge margins including part of adjoining stamp at top, grid cancel, other Position 87R2E, large to huge margins including part of adjoining stamps at bottom and right, grid cancel, Extremely Fine, two beautiful stamps with deep shades

300
170
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466
 
Sale 1265, Lot 466, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two, first Position 33L1E, large margins to clear with red Boston "Paid" grid cancel, other Position 55L1E, full margins to clear with red grid cancel, distinctly different shades with former deep and latter pale, Very Fine, a nice contrast in shades and scarce with the small red Boston "Paid" cancel, which was struck in red or magenta only briefly in July 1851

330
275
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467
 
Sale 1265, Lot 467, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two, showing double or triple guide dots at right, latter is Position 9L5E with light strike of circular datestamp, other unplated with red grid cancel, large margins to clear, rich color, Very Fine and choice examples of this variety from Plate 5, Scott value without premium for the varieties

315
130
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468
 
Sale 1265, Lot 468, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Pair and single, the pair Positions 37-38L1i with short transfer at top right, single Position 74L1i showing triple transfer, large margins to just clear, pair with New York circular datestamps, single with red Boston "Paid" grid cancel, Very Fine plate varieties from Plate 1i, the single is a first-month use from this plate and the Boston cancel is scarce struck in red (only briefly in July 1851)

650
200
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469
 
Sale 1265, Lot 469, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Three, Positions 62R1E, 85R0 and 60R5E, large margins to just clear, two with circular datestamps, last with small Boston "Paid" grid cancel, Very Fine group from three different plates

450
350
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470
 
Sale 1265, Lot 470, "Houdon" 3c 1851-57: Type II Orange Brown, Cancels & Varieties (Scott 10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Positions 49-50L0, horizontal pair, left stamp has three lines recut in upper left triangle, large margins to clear, rich colors, well-struck grid cancels, Very Fine and choice pair

330
170
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