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1851 1¢ & 3¢ Plating Studies including Celler Collection

Lots 1370-1379 Lots 1380-1389 Lots 1390-1392

Lot 1370    

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, covers, group of 8 mostly plated covers comprising with five single frankings and three triple, note single (26R2) on Dec. 6th 1855 New York circular-rate cover that is the 2nd day of use, strip of three (2-3-4R2) on 1857 Washington D.C. cover; three singles on Buffalo N.Y. cover with "The Home" illustrated advertising on reverse; and three singles (97L2, 98L2, 76L2) on New York cds cover; some flaws, F.-V.F. group, ex-Celler.
Scott Nos. 7    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Realized: $625

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Lot 1371 o   

1851, 1¢ blue, types II, III, IIIa, plate 4 group, used group of 12 singles, 1 pair and 1 strip of three comprising six #7 type II singles (two ms. cancels), two #8 type III singles (one ms. cancel), four #8A type IIIa singles, #8-8A type III-IIIa pair (69-70R4); #7 type II strip of three (8-9-10L4) with fancy intertwined Star of David cancels; some faults, Fine and rare group, ex-Celler.
Scott Nos. 7, 8, 8A; $19,300 as handstamp cancels    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

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Realized: $3,750

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Lot 1372 o   

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, plate 2 group, used group of 65 singles and 5 pairs, some better positions like 1L corner margin single, 100L with sheet margin, 12L crack pen cancel, 13L crack, 89R2 (6) major double transfer, 48R2 (3) double transfer, 58R2 double transfer, 49L2 (2) double transfer, few interesting cancels like St. Louis "1ct" framed handstamp; some faults, F.-V.F. group, ex-Celler.
Scott Nos. 7; $11,135    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $1,800

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Lot 1373 o   

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, plate 1L group, mostly used group of plated 54 singles and 3 pairs including many better positions like 99R1L corner margin single, 52L1L and 79L1L with double recuts at top and bottom (the only two positions on plate), one additional 52L1L o.g. faulty and cleaned (PFC), 7R1L (3), two 91L1L (2) and 81L1L triple transfer one inverted, 60L1L, 70L1L surface cracks, 67L1L double transfer, 59-69L1L pair and 85-86L1L early printing pair, nearly all with handstamp cancels including red NYC carrier cds, "Way" and St. Louis "1ct", 47R1L unused n.g., several with good margins; some flaws, F.-V.F. group, ex-Celler.
Scott Nos. 9, 9 var.; $8,045    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $1,700

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Lot 1374 o   

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, cracked plates, used group of three singles and a pair showing a cracked plate, singles comprise 40L1L, 70L1L, 41R1L and vertical sheet margin pair 30-40L1L on piece, couple flaws, Fine group, ex-Celler.
Scott Nos. 9 var.    $695+.

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Realized: $230

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Lot 1375    

1851, 3¢ orange brown, types I & II, plated cover collection, better plated collection of 58 covers mostly with single frankings, three with pairs, some shades, note #10A pos. 1L5E corner margin single on Lowell Mass. cover, #10 pos. 1R1I single on New Orleans La. cover, #10A pos. 87LO on blue Cincinnati cds cover, #10 vertical pair 83-93R1I on San Francisco Cal. 6¢ west-coast rate cover to Belfast Me.; #10 pos. 16L1E on Grand Rapids Mich. cover; #10A pos. 95L1E four-margin single on Dedham Mass. cover; #10A pos. 93L1I on New York City Jul. 13th cover; etc., some mixed condition and flaws with many better, F.-V.F. collection, ex-Celler.
Scott Nos. 10, 10A    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

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Realized: $4,000

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Lot 1376 o   

1851, 3¢ orange brown, types I, II, group, group of 29 singles, mostly plated, better includes 76R1e with green Franklin O. cds, 74L1i triple transfer with blue cds, 2R1e with red Boston "Paid" small grid, 52R5e with Newburyport Mass. three-bar grid cancel, 91R5e left selvage single, 1L1e large corner margin single with pen cancel, 85L1i with strong double transfer, 62L1e with NYC square grid, 19R1e with red grid, 75R2e and 89L1i with small Boston "Paid" grid, 2R1i with top selvage, balance mostly plating quality, F.-V.F. group, ex-Celler.
Scott Nos. 10, 10A; $4,350+    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Realized: $1,600

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Lot 1377 o   

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, plate 1L reconstruction, complete plate reconstruction of both left and right panes of plate 1 late, various handstamped cancels save for a pen canceled strip of three, few pairs and strips, typical plating quality but overall good appearing, F.-V.F. plating.
Scott Nos. 11A; $3,000 as singles    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $2,000

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Lot 1378 o   

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, plate 2L reconstruction, complete plate reconstruction of both left and right panes of plate 2 late, mostly handstamped cancels with only a few pen cancels, two pairs, typical plating quality but overall good appearing, nice color, F.-V.F. plating.
Scott Nos. 11A; $3,000 as singles    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $2,000

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Lot 1379 o   

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, plate 3 reconstruction, complete plate reconstruction of both left and right panes of plate 3, mostly handstamped cancels with only a few pen cancels, three pairs and four strips, typical plating quality but overall good appearing, F.-V.F. plating.
Scott Nos. 11A; $3,000 as singles    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,800

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