Sale 804 — The Robert Zoellner Collection of United States

Sale Date — Thursday-Saturday, 8-10 October, 1998

Category — Three-Cent 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
117
ogbl
Sale 804, Lot 117, Three-Cent 1857-60 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. IIa (26a). Positions 41-42/71-72L11i, left imprint and plate no. 11 block of eight, full original gum, three stamps Mint N.H., others with h.r., rich color, top pair creased, minor separations at bottom

FINE-VERY FINE APPEARANCE. THE ONLY KNOWN COMPLETE PLATE NUMBER BLOCK FROM PLATE 11 AND THE FINER OF TWO RECORDED TYPE IIA PLATE BLOCKS OF EIGHT.

The other known plate block of eight comes from Plate 10 and has creased row. It is somewhat more off center than this Plate 11 block.

Ex Wunderlich, Klein and Piller

E. 5,000-7,500
7,500