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Sale 73: The March Sale

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1851 Issue

Lots 1775-1784 Lots 1785-1788

Lot 1775    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, Position 99L1E, full even margins, bright early shade, tied by blue grid cancel, clearly struck matching "Philadelphia Pa. Sep 6" cds on blue folded advertising circular to Chambersburg Pa.; couple toned spots at center of cover, Extremely Fine, ex-Vogel; signed Ashbrook note on back.
Scott No. 7    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $240

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Lot 1776    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, B Relief (unplated), large margins to clear at bottom, deep shade, tied by grid cancel, red "Fredericksburg Va. May 20" cds on folded notice for meeting of Old Dominion Steamboat Company to Mass Neck Va.; waterstains on back panels only, Very Fine, ex-Fortgang (his note on back), Vogel.
Scott No. 7    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $220

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Lot 1777    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, Position 25R1E, large margins to just clear, slight gum stain, tied by bold red "Willimantic Ct Apr 1" cds on lace Valentine cover to a lady in Willimantic; backflap missing and top edge slightly torn away, flap and top edge replaced to improve appearance, Very Fine appearance, an attractive Plate 1 Early use, ex-Vogel.
Scott No. 7    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $160

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Lot 1778    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, Position 66R2, large margins to full including parts of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, tied by neat strike of "Hartford Ct Sep 20" cds on 1856 printed folded notice to local addressee; minor fold splitting, an Extremely Fine gem, ex-Vogel.
Scott No. 7    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $180

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Lot 1779    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, Position 43L2, large margins to just touched at upper left, tied by red New York Carrier circular datestamp on locally addressed folded printed notice, vertical file folds do not affect stamp, Very Fine, signed by Ashbrook who thought that it might be from Plate 3, ex-Vogel.
Scott No. 7    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 1780    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, Position 88L1E, full to large margins, tied by blue "Richmond Va. Nov 26" cds on blue 1851 folded business notice to Berea N.C.; lightly cleaned, stamp lifted to remove some gum toning and reaffixed, Very Fine appearance, ex-Vogel.
Scott No. 7    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $80

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Lot 1781    

1851, 1¢ blue, types IIIa-II-IIIa, strip of three, positions 51-52-53L1E, large margins except cut in at left, deep rich color with strong impressions, each cancelled and tied by blue circular grid, matching sharp "Lewiston Ill. Mar 6" cds on orange buff cover to Greenfield Mass, small stain spot, Very Fine; with 2006 Celler opinion.
Scott No. 8A-7-8A    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE 1¢ 1851 ISSUE TYPE IIIA-II-IIIA STRIP FROM PLATE ONE EARLY FROM ILLINOIS.

Realized: $850

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Lot 1782    

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, horizontal pair, margins to touched, used with 3¢ dull red (11A), four margins, tied by two strikes of "New Orleans La Sep 15" cds on blue 1856 folded cover to Intra, Italy, red "New-York, Br.Pkt., Sep 23" exchange cds, carried by Cunard Line Arabia from Boston Sep. 24th to Liverpool arriving Oct. 4th, red London (10.6) backstamp, French (10.6) transit and manuscript "17" decimes due rating, reverse with Paris (10.7), Torino (10.9) and Intra (10.10) arrival cds, Very Fine and attractive use at the 5c British open mail rate.
Scott No. 9    Estimate $500 - 750.

Although endorsed by the "Cambria" from Boston, she was an extra sailing from Boston and did not carry mails on Sep. 20th.

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Lot 1783    

1852-56, 3¢ dull red, types I-II cover balance, over 90 items in binder; single usages with many plated; nice array of townmarks, railroad & express mail, etc., many shades and plate varieties present, 4-margin examples,etc.; condition varies with many nice items present (no photo).
Scott No. 11-11A    Estimate $200 - 300.

Complete Images.

Realized: $220

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Lot 1784    

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, position 45L2L, four margins, tied by grid handstamp on blue 1852 folded letter sheet to New Orleans, La., red "New Orleans, La., Oct 7" cds applied upon arrival with and matching "Way 1" handstamp, Extremely Fine, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Hyzen, Piller.
Scott No. 11A    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $650

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Lots 1775-1784 Lots 1785-1788

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