Sale 363

U.S., British and Worldwide
Stamps and Collections


1851 Issue
 
 
Lot Photo Description
Lot 30
o
1851, 1¢ blue, type II (7), perfectly balanced large margins, wonderfully fresh rich color. Neat town cancel, confined to the lower right corner. Simply. Superb. SSV $2,000 (SMQ $2,000).
Scott $140

Expertization: with 1989, 2022 P.F. certificates, the latter graded SUP 98.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 31
o
1851, 1¢ blue, type II (7), used, huge margins, stunning rich color. Neat and light "1857" town postmark. Trivial tiny natural inclusion, absolutely unnoticeable. Extremely Fine, and we imagine this would have had a higher grade without the "inclusion", gorgeous stamp. SMQ $750.
Scott $142

Expertization: with 2010 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 32
o
1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), used, recut once at top and twice at bottom, wonderful margins with equal portions of adjacent stamps at right and left, brilliant color. Neat light town cancel. Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of this scarcer recut variety. SMQ $525.
Scott $105

Expertization: with 1985 P.F. certificate and 2004 P.S.E. certificate, the latter graded XF-SUP 95.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 33
()
1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (10), unused, no gum, ample to clear margins, exceptionally fresh with stunning rich color. Faint crease and tiny thin, both very minor. Otherwise Very Fine, pretty stamp.
Scott $1,500
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 34
o
1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (10), clear to large margins. Exceptionally fresh with a fine detailed impression and a perfectly struck Boston "Paid" cancel. Very Fine to Extremely Fine, lovely stamp. SSV $300 (SMQ $325).
Scott $190

Expertization: with 2002 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 35
()
1856, 5¢ red brown (12), unused, no gum, ample to clear margins, brilliant color and a prooflike impression. Very Fine, handsome example of this scarce unused stamp.
Scott $11,000

Expertization: with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 36
()
1856, 5¢ red brown (12), unused, regummed, clear margins all around, bright color and paper. Small almost invisible repair at bottom. Otherwise Fine, very attractive example of this rare unused stamp.
Scott $11,000
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 37
o
1856, 5¢ red brown (12), large margins, rich color on bright paper. Dark blue town cancel. Extremely Fine.
Scott $925

Expertization: with 1999 P.F. certificate.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 38
o
1856, 5¢ red brown (12), used, ample to large balanced margins, exceptionally fresh color and paper. Trivial invisible margin crease lower left. Otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $775
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 39
o
1855, 10¢ green, type I (13), large to huge margins, fresh color and paper. Town postmark. Extremely Fine. SSV $1,050 (SMQ $1,225).
Scott $750

Expertization: with 1984, 2006 P.F. certificates, the latter graded VF-XF 85.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 40
o
1851, 12¢ gray black (17), large to clear margins, rich color and a sharp impression. Barest trace of a cancel. Very Fine choice.
Scott $250

Expertization: with 2000 P.F. certificate.
View details and enlarged photo