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Sale 100: Gems of Philately

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1851 Issue

Lots 2060-2068

Lot 2060    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, in combination with 1852, 3¢ dull red, vertical strip of three (11A), each canceled by central straight line "Paid" handstamp on embossed ladies cover to Illinoistown, Cal., matching bold "Dixfield, Me. Jul 2" cds at left, Very Fine and attractive, a lovely usage with each stamp vignette neatly struck; with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,000

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Lot 2061    

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, two singles, one clear to mostly large margins, other cut in at top, tied by "New-York, Oct 31" cds as forwarding postage on 1853 light gray folded letter from Canton, China to New York N.Y. datelined "Canton, 20 Dec. 1853", sent to care of Messrs. Gordon & Talbot in New York and forwarded to Newport R.I., endorsed "Via Marseilles" at top left, back flap with partial "Hong Kong" double-arc and red London (10.15) transit backstamps, manuscript "5/5" due rating, G.B. "140" debit to U.S., carried by Collins Line Arctic from Liverpool Oct. 19th to New York arriving Oct. 30th, black "New-York, Am. Pkt. Oct 31" exchange cds with ms. "98" cents due rating crossed out upon forwarding to Newport, business contents, Very Fine.
Scott No. 11A    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

AN EXTREMELY RARE AND UNUSUAL 1851 ISSUE USE ON A DOUBLE-RATE INBOUND COVER FROM CHINA.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,900

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Lot 2062    

1852-57, 3¢ brownish claret, type II, right margin single, rich bold color enhancing a beautiful sharp detailed impression, huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps on all three side with full sheet margin at right, tied by an exceptional complete strike of "Troy & Rutland R.R., Jul 13" route agent cds on fresh cover to North White Creek, N.Y., Superb, ex-Newbury, "European Connoisseur" & Sharrer; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11A    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A MAGNIFICENT GEM USAGE AND WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST 1851 3¢ SINGLE USAGE IN EXISTENCE.

This remarkable gem realized a hammer price of $6,750 in the "European Connoisseur" sale held by Siegel in 2015.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 2063    

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, left margin single, rich color, tied by "Bath, Me., Aug 23" balloon cds on illustrated The Main Liquor Law temperance design cover showing Liberty with banner, shield and verse at top and bottom, to Boston, Mass. with 1853 docketing at top, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 11A    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2064    

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, tied by neat grid handstamp on Maine Liquor Law allover propaganda text design cover to Boston, Mass., with matching "Bath, Me., Jan 12" balloon cds, 1852 docketing at top, with interesting original Quaker enclosure mentioning traveling to California gold region, a Very Fine and choice temperance design.
Scott No. 11A    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2065 o   

1856, 5¢ red brown, neat New York town cancel, large well balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine; with 2017 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90, SMQ $1,300).
Scott No. 12    $750.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2066 o   

1855, 10¢ green, type II, horizontal strip of 3, socked-on-the-nose blue grid cancels and small portion on red box transit at lower left, ample to large margins all around, deep rich color, small cut in the top margin between right pair, Very Fine and choice, a very attractive used multiple; with 1993 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 14    $600.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 2067 o   

1851, 12¢ gray black, light red grid cancel, large to huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps at left and bottom, rich color and a crisp detailed impression on bright paper, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, a stunning large margin gem; with 2008 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $2,000).
Scott No. 17    $250.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 2068 o   

1851, 12¢ gray black, block of 10, large margins including part of four adjoining stamps to just touched at top and bottom left, intense impression, neat penstroke cancels, small tear at left and at right, small repair and few light vertical creases, right block of eight is of Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott No. 17    $11,575 as blocks and pair.

A RARE USED BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 12¢ 1851 IMPERFORATE ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,500

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Lots 2060-2068

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