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Sale 107: Gems of Philately

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1857 10¢-90¢ Issues & 1875 Reprint

Lots 2149-2159 Lots 2160-2165

Lot 2149 o   

1857, 10¢ green, type I, town cancel, choice centering amid uncommonly wide margins, strong color, Extremely Fine, rarely encountered so large and well centered; with 1997 & 2022 P.F. certificates, the latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $4,750).
Scott No. 31    $1,100.

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Lot 2150 o   

1857, 10¢ green, type II, light town cancel, beautifully centered amid large oversized margins, intense deep rich color, long full and even perforations, an Extremely Fine jumbo; with 1994 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott No. 32    $190.

AN EXTRAORDINARILY CHOICE 1857 10¢ GREEN TYPE II ISSUE, WHICH IS NEVER FOUND WITH THESE LARGE MARGINS.

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Lot 2151 o   

1857, 10¢ green, type II, central "Paid 3" cancel, precision centering amid beautifully balanced margins, perforation well clear of design all around, stunning deep rich color, Extremely Fine and choice, under graded in our opinion; with 2011 P.F. Graded certificate (XF 90).
Scott No. 32    $190.

A GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 10¢ TYPE II ISSUE.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 2152    

1859, 10¢ green, type V, o.g., very lightly hinged, exceptional centering within wide margin all round, deep rich color, Extremely Fine to Superb, a marvelous mint gem in pristine condition; with 2022 P.F. certificate Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $1,200).
Scott No. 35    $210.

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Lot 2153 /   

1859, 10¢ green, type V, block of 15, o.g., center three stamps never hinged, rich deep color and brilliant freshness, few reinforced perf separations, Very Fine, Scott catalog value for two blocks, three pairs and single, ex-Caspary & Lehman; with 2022 M. Eichele certificate.
Scott No. 35    $3,760 for hinged.

A REMARKABLY FRESH AND ATTRACTIVE MINT MULTIPLE OF THE 1859 10¢ TYPE V ISSUE.

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Lot 2154 o   

1857, 12¢ black, plate I, neat and complimentary red grid cancel, exceptionally well centered with margins clear of framelines all around, intense shade and crisp impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, a marvelous gem; with 2001 & 2022 P.F. certificates, latter Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $2,750).
Scott No. 36    $300.

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

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Lot 2155 /   

1859, 12¢ black, plate III, block of 16, o.g. some hinge remnants, one stamp never hinged, well centered for the issue, rich color and wonderful post office freshness, one short perf in bottom left stamp and one stamp with tiny gum loss, F.-V.F., ex-Caspary & Lehman; with 2022 M. Eichele certificate.
Scott No. 36B    $20,000 for blocks of 4.

A BRILLIANT MINT BLOCK OF SIXTEEN OF THE 1859 12¢ ISSUE FROM PLATE THREE. A VERY INTACT MULTIPLE.

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Lot 2156 E   

1851, 24¢ Washington essay, by Toppan, Carpenter, Casilear & Co., in black, complete design proof and frame only progressive essay on India, mounted on card (approximately 45x101mm overall), showing complete design as issued at top (37TC) and frame only progressive die below, engraver layout line visible around each die, reverse with pencil "From Jos. E. Ralph, J.M. Bartels", severed between and hinged together, Very Fine, listed as a footnote in Scott catalog below 37-E2 but unpriced.
Scott No. 37-E2 var.    Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

THE UNIQUE REJOINED COMPOUND DIE PROOF OF THE 1857 24¢ WASHINGTON COMPLETE DESIGN AND THE PROGRESSIVE FRAME ONLY.

Only two other examples of the frame only die essay are known (R.A. Siegel Lakeshore and Hulme sales). One of these examples is of similar state as the example in this proof, while the other example differs in the engraver layout lines and burnishing.

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Lot 2157    

1860, 24¢ gray lilac, tied by "Stonington, Conn. Dec 8" cds on J.M. Whittemore & Co. "In Union There is Strength" Patriotic Cover to Liverpool, England, forwarded with G.B. 1d red tied by "466" barred oval duplexed with "Liverpool, 23 AU, 61" duplex to Wiltshire, remailed to London with red "Redirected/Postage Unpaid" framed handstamp, London (8.24) arrival backstamps; 1d slightly discolored, Very Fine and rare transatlantic patriotic use, ex-Mathies; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 37    Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

A STRIKING 24¢ 1857 ISSUE CIVIL WAR PATRIOTIC USE TO ENGLAND AND FORWARDED WITH G.B. 1D RED.

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Lot 2159 o   

1860, 30¢ orange, neat San Francisco, Cal. town cancel, well centered maid uncommonly wide margins, rich brilliant color, Extremely Fine; with 2013 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90; SMQ $1,200.00).
Scott No. 38    $475.

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Current Opening Bid: $325

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