Lot 1525 o1851, 1¢ blue, type II, light grid cancels, margins large to huge showing portions of adjacent stamp at sides, strong vibrant color, Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2014 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $750).
Scott No. 7 $130.
Current Opening Bid: $350
Lot 1526 o1851, 1¢ blue, type II, horizontal strip of 3, manuscript cancels, ample to mostly large margins well away from stamp designs, strong bright color, Extremely Fine and choice, a lovely multiple rarely encountered as such; with 2020 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 7 $425.
Lot 1527 o1851, 1¢ blue, type III, 63R4, light town cancel, margins large to in at left, deep color, Fine; with 2002 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 8 $1,700.
Lot 1528 o1851, 1¢ blue, type III & IIIa, singles of each forming a horizontal pair, pen cancels, rich color, type III with tiny tear at bottom, otherwise F.-V.F.; each with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 8, 8A $1,175 for pen canceled.
Lot 1529 o3¢ orange brown, type I-II, complete plate reconstructions, complete plating reconstruction comprising the five plates used to produce the 1851 orange brown shades (Scott #10, 10A) namely plates 1E, 1I, 2E, 0 and 5E, over 80 sheet margin examples, numerous pairs, one strip of three and one part imprint single, many four margin examples, with the far majority having handstamp cancels, Scott catalog $145,000 for the more common #10A (Scott #10 catalog $185 each for type I stamps).
Scott No. 10, 10A Estimate $15,000 - 20,000.
A REMARKABLE COMPLETE 1851 3¢ ORANGE BROWN PLATING RECONSTRUCTIONS.
There are a total of the 1,000 3¢ orange brown (10, 10A) stamps present. We cataloged all the orange brown stamps as the cheaper 10A stamp. The Scott value given does not take into account the many premium positions or possible better shades present. All-in-all, this monumental achievement by the owner represents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for the current or would-be student of the 1851 3¢ O.B. issue.
Lot 1530 o1851, 3¢ orange brown, types I-II, partial plating reconstructions comprising the five plates used to produce the 1851 orange brown shades (Scott #10, 10A) namely plates 1E, 1I, 2E, 0 and 5E, includes six pairs and many four margin examples, mostly handstamp cancels with condition for plating a bit above the norm, F.-V.F., a nice group for further continuation, Scott cat $63,800 for the more common #10A (Scott #10 catalog $185 each for type I stamps).
Scott No. 10, 10A Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
Lot 15311851, 3¢ orange brown, type I, position 14L1e, huge margins to slightly in at top, tied by circle of wedges and red "Louisville & Cincinnati Mail Line, Jul 30" balloon cds (Towle No. O-21-c3) on small blue piece; creased from file fold, still Very Fine appearing and rare waterway postmark, ex-Wyer.
Scott No. 10 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 15321852, 3¢ dull red, type I, horizontal pair, o.g., barest trace of hinge (appears never hinged), enormous boardwalk margins with significant portions of adjacent stamps all around, strong bold color, a Superb jumbo gem, the only pair to receive this grade with the next highest being a 90; with 2019 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Gem 100J).
Scott No. 11 $650.
ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN MINT PAIRS OF THE 1852 3¢ DULL RED TYPE I ISSUE.
Lot 15331852, 3¢ dull red, type I, horizontal pair, o.g., lightly hinged, margins large to in at upper left and lower right, rich bright color, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 11 $650.
Lot 15341852, 3¢ dull red, type I, four margins, tied by red "Chicago & Rock Island R.R., May 7" route agent cds (Towle 702-D-1, Rarity X) on small piece, Very Fine and rare.
Scott No. 11 Estimate $200 - 300.