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Sale 105: The Peter Iwate Collection

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1857 10¢-30¢ Issues

Lots 3109-3118 Lots 3119-3128 Lots 3129-3130

Lot 3109 o   

1857, 10¢ green, type II, exceptionally well-centered with wide margins clear of design on all sides, rich color, light cds town cancel, choice and Extremely Fine to Superb; with 2005 P.S.E. certificate graded (XF-Superb 95, SMQ $2,750).
Scott No. 32    $190.

AN OUTSTANDING USED GEM OF THE 10¢ TYPE V STAMP, GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY THE P.S.E. - ONLY TWO GRADED HIGHER.

Realized: $1,700

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Lot 3110 o   

1857, 10¢ green, type III, exceedingly well centered with well-balanced margins, deep rich color with strong impression, neat strike of town cds cancel, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Perry Hansen; with 1999, 2008 P.F. and 2013 P.S.E. certificates, latter two graded (XF 90, SMQ $800).
Scott No. 33    $190.

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Lot 3111    

1857, 10¢ green, type III, well centered with large margins, trivial corner crease, tied by "San Francisco, Cal. Sep 3, 1859" cds on light buff cover to West's Mills Me.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, ex-Provera.
Scott No. 33    $230.

Realized: $150

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Lot 3112    

1857, 10¢ green, type III, horizontal strip of four, well-centered, wonderful deep rich color and sharp impression, tied by two light strikes of "New Orleans La. May 1, 1858" cds on blue folded Hargous correspondence cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, Mexican "6" reales due handstamp for inland postage; couple light folds at bottom, Extremely Fine and choice use; with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 33    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A STRIKING USE WITH 10¢ TYPE III STRIP ON A QUADRUPLE-RATE HARGOUS CORRESPONDENCE COVER TO MEXICO.

Reverse with pencil note "Colson $200" referring to the price paid to Warren H. Colson probably more than 80 years ago.

Complete Images.

Realized: $2,300

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Lot 3113 o   

1859, 10¢ green, type V, Position 47R2, gorgeous centering, rich color, bold strike of red circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb stamp in every respect, Position 47R2, extraordinarily well centered within wide margins, intense color and impression, canceled by paint red "New York 'Paid' Jul 23" exchange cds, a Superb gem; with 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded (Superb 98, SMQ $1,750).
Scott No. 35    $63.

ONE OF THE FINEST 10¢ TYPE V STAMPS WITH TREMENDOUS EYE-APPEAL, GRADED SUPERB 98 BY THE P.S.E., THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARD SHARED WITH FOUR OTHERS.

The 10¢ type V is particularly difficult to find in truly superb condition, particularly with such outstanding color, centering and visual appeal.

Realized: $1,600

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Lot 3114 o   

1859, 10¢ green, type V, beautifully centered with wide margins, strong color on bright paper, light town cancel, Extremely Fine; with 2022 P.S.E. certificate graded (XF 90, SMQ $225).
Scott No. 35    $55.

Realized: $170

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Lot 3115    

1859, 10¢ green, type V, used with 3¢ dull red (26) vertical pair and 5¢ brown (30A), each stamp tied by large "Paid" grid cancels, matching "Boston Am. Pkt. May 24" cds backstamp on blue 1861 folded letter from the Caleb Ladd, Ice House correspondence to Calcutta, India, endorsed "Via Marseilles", red London (6.8) transit backstamp and manuscript "1/" one-shilling debit, "Calcutta Steamer Letter" backstamp with "8" annas due; 5¢ single pulled perf at right, Very Fine, ex-Newbury, Gross; with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 35    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

A BEAUTIFUL THREE-COLOR 1857 ISSUE FRANKING PAYING THE 21¢ BRITISH OPEN MAIL VIA MARSEILLES RATE BY AMERICAN PACKET TO INDIA.

Realized: $2,700

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Lot 3116    

1859, 10¢ green, type V, three singles, used with 3¢ dull red (26), tied by strikes of large "Paid" in grid, matching bold "Boston Br. Pkt. Dec 18" exchange backstamp and red crayon "28" cent to G.B. credit on blue 1861 folded cover to Cape of Good Hope, red London Paid (1.2) transit cds and matching "1d" colonial credit handstamp, red Port Elizabeth (2.16) arrival backstamp; one 10¢ stamp with some small perf flaws and 3¢ lightly creased by faint file fold, F.-V.F. and colorful use paying the 33¢ rate by British Mail; with 1987 Jakubek certificate.
Scott No. 35    Estimate $400 - 600.

Realized: $900

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Lot 3117    

1859, 10¢ green, type V, strip of six, canceled by ms. strokes and tied by "Edgartown Ms., Sep 17" cds on 1860 yellow cover to Calcutta, India"New-York, Br. Pkt., Sep 18" exchange cds backstamp and matching "40" cent credit to G.B. handstamp, red London Paid (10.1) transit cds and ms. "1" pence colonial credit, reverse with Durban (10.26) transit and Calcutta (11.4) arrival cds, Very Fine, ex-Krug, Rust, Kapiloff, Sevenoaks, Erivan Haub; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 35    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A REMARKABLE FRANKING FOR DOUBLE THE 30¢ FRENCH MAIL RATE TO INDIA BY BRITISH PACKET. COVER ADDRESSED TO "CAPT. S. LYMAN NORTON, SHIP ART UNION".

Realized: $6,250

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Lot 3118 o   

1857, 12¢ black, plate I, exceptionally well centered with margins clear of framelines all around, intense shade and impression, sharp Seneca Falls N.Y. town cds cancel, choice and Extremely Fine to Superb; P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750). Only three have graded higher to date, all at 98.
Scott No. 36    $300.

AN GEM EXAMPLE OF THE 12¢ 1857 ISSUE FROM PLATE ONE IN OUTSTANDING CONDITION.

Realized: $1,400

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Lots 3109-3118 Lots 3119-3128 Lots 3129-3130

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