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1851 Issue
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
2795 O 5 image1851, 1¢ blue, type I (Scott 5), light town postmark which does not obstruct the full viewing of the type, margins clear along the top and bottom showing a portion of the top of position 17R, barely touching the top left ornament and along the right side displays plumes at bottom; small tear, creases and thin at top right, Fine appearance and rare, last offered in 1991, a stamp missing from even the most advanced collections and off the marketplace for some time, Wagshal Census No. 5-CAN-052, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $55,000.


Fewer than 100 examples of this stamp are thought to exist, making it one of the rarest regularly issued US stamps.
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Estimate $20,000-30,000
SOLD for $17,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2796 O 5A image1851, 1¢ blue, type Ib (Scott 5A), position 9R1E, with wonderful color and clear margins all around (just shaving a scroll at right), allowing type characteristics to be studied in full; sealed 9mm tear at left center, pin holes, otherwise nearly Very Fine, your opportunity to obtain this difficult stamp, with 2003 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $6,750. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2797 O 5A image1851, 1¢ blue, type Ib (Scott 5A), position 4R1E, top margin single, a sublime stamp, cleanly printed with alluring color, margins that show full ornamentation, and a light boxed St. Louis "1 CT" cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1991, 2003 and 2022 P.F. certificates, the last graded VF-XF 85 XQ.
SMQ VF-XF 85 XQ; $12,500 as an "85".
Scott $6,750. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $12,000-18,000
SOLD for $10,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2798 O 6 image1851, 1¢ blue, type Ia (Scott 6), bottom margin single, with wonderfully rich color and superb detail, fresh with top margin clear, side margins just touching or just in; tiny facial scuff in the upper right edge, nearly Very Fine, a stamp with tremendous eye-appeal, with 1974 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $9,250. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2799 O 6b image1851, 1¢ blue, type Ic, "E" relief (Scott 6b), position 81R4, "curl on shoulder", fresh and bright with strong color and clear to full margins all around; postmark essentially face-free, Very Fine.
Scott $3,500. (Image)

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Estimate $2,500-3,500
SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2800 O 7 image1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), an attractive and scarce plate 3 example (position 47L), clear margins all around with stunning color and central New York c.d.s., Jul 12, 1857, Very Fine, Ex-Ishikawa.
Scott $360. (Image)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
2801 Obl 7 image1851, 1¢ blue, type II, cracked plate (Scott 7 var.), irregular block of 4, comprising the three major cracked plate positions (2L2, 13L2 and 23L2), plus the intermediate cracked plate (position 12L2), reconstructed from four lightly cancelled singles that show the plate flaw in full detail, Very Fine.
Scott $1,730. (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
2802 O 7 image1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), four nicely margined examples, three with position identified (left-to-right in image: 71L1E, 4R1L, 14L2, unidentified); three with black New York c.d.s.'s, one with partial blue postmark, Fine to Very Fine or better.
Scott $568. (Image)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
2803 O 7 image1851, 1¢ blue, type II, plate 4, "curl in hair" variety (Scott 7 var.), position 3R4, in rich color and with margins clear except at left (and there just touching); cleanly printed and with a postmark that leaves Ben and his extra curl fully visible; diagonal crease, light facial scrape through Franklin's face and chin, still Fine to Very Fine, your chance to lock up this variety, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
2804 O 7 image1851, 1¢ blue, type II, plate 4 (Scott 7), position 6L4, flawlessly centered amid close but clear margins, with full ornamentation; rich color and face-free postmark; tiny thin spot below "G" in "POSTAGE" and one at lower right, otherwise Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
2805 O 8 image1851, 1¢ blue, type III (Scott 8), with sharp detail in intense color; paper fresh with centrally struck New York May 1 postmark, Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,500. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2806 O 8 image1851, 1¢ blue, type III (Scott 8), position 78R4, in deep color with clean lines; three clear to large margins (just in at top right); small thin along the rim of the postmark just below Franklin's chin, Fine to Very Fine, with 1988 and 2007 P.F. certificates.
Scott $1,500. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
2807 O 8A image1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 8A), a pristine example with outstanding color and detail, a face-free cancel, and margins showing all the design's ornaments; unevenly separated at top right (of no consequence), Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
2808 og 9 image1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), o.g., lightly hinged, a glorious stamp with bold color, clean lines, and full margins showing type characteristics in full, Extremely Fine, with 2022 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $1,500.
Scott $725. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,200-1,800
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
2809 og 9 image1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, recut twice at bottom (Scott 9), position 3R1L, part o.g., attractive with strong color and crisp lines, margins full to just clear on three sides, grazing the bottom, nearly Very Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $725. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
2810 ng 9 image1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, double transfer, recut twice at bottom (Scott 9 var.), position 2R1L, unused without gum, fresh with cool color, margins clear to just touching, nearly Very Fine.
Scott $850. (Image)

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Estimate $500-750
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
2811 O/cover 9 image1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, Study group of positions (Scott 9), on stockpages, 26 singles, a strip of three, a strip of four, plus a single on cover, all identified as to position, double transfers, recuttings, etc.; cancels in black, blue and red (the last including the cover, with a red Carrier cancel), grids and "PAID"s; strip of four with portion of left-most stamp rejoined, but others appear at first glance to be sound (though expect the occasional fault); centering is attractive with margins large enough to show the stamp's details, Fine to Very Fine with better, our catalogue value does not reflect premiums for positions, recuttings or cancels; fully imaged online, with 2004 P.F. certificate for strip of 3.
Scott $3,480+. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2812 O 9 image1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, Top Row Study (Scott 9), annotated on a stockpage, plate 1 Late positions 1R, 5R, 6R, 7R (2) and 9R, each lightly cancelled; position 1 with full sheet selvage at left and top and a large margin at right (capturing part of position 2), position 9 with full top selvage, the others closer; each stamp noted for cancel type, recutting, etc.; bright and fresh, and a solid basis on which to build, Fine to Very Fine with better, catalogue value does not account for recuttings or cancel premiums; see the lot online.
Scott $600. (Image)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2813 O 9 image1852, 1¢ blue, type IV, recut once at top and once at bottom (Scott 9), Post Office fresh with intense color and clean lines, with full ornamentation (plus portions of two adjoining stamps), Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2022 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $525.
Scott $95. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2814 cover 9, 11A image1¢ blue type IV & strip of 3 of 3¢ dull red type II (Scott 9, 11A), tied by two 16 May San Francisco c.d.s.s on a cover to Middletown, Ct.; reverse with a choice strike of the boxed "NOISY CARRIER"S MAIL" handstamp in green; the 1¢ - position 60L1L - is cut in at tand bottom, but has a partial sheet margin at right showing a small plate crack, the 3¢ strip has nearly four margins but a small tear in the left stamp; the front and back halves of the cover have been separated and neatly rejoined so the cover can be easily displayed. A very pretty cover., Ex-Chase, Knapp, Ishikawa. (Image)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2815 cover 10 image1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), marvelous color with 3+ margins, tied by a beautifully struck blue grid on a folded letter to phila postmarked with a clear matching "Pennsylvania R.R., Jul 17"(1851) c.d.s. (Towle 203-E-2); business content originating in Duncannon, Pa., Very Fine. A striking early use of the 3¢ 1851 with notes from Carroll Chase on the reverse.
Scott $310. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
2816 cover 10 image1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), group of ten covers or folded letter sheets franked by the 3¢ Washington, offering a mix of #10 and 10A, along with a couple that look more like #11 or 11A; nice mix of shades (2 identified as brown carmine), all with a Maine connection: six from and four to the state, one an ornate corner card advertising cover from New York City; one (Orland, ME cover) noted "double transfer in "TAGE" and rosettes; condition varies as expected, but all stamps clean with bold color, Fine to Very Fine, a specialist's delight; imaged in full online. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
2817 O 10 image1851, 3¢ Washington, Shades Study (Scott 10), 33 items including Types I and II, most on specialized pages and covering a good swathe of the reported colors for this issue; stamps fresh and appear to be sound, their placement as seen fitting by the consignor; unchecked for recuts (or faults, for that matter), offered as received; one of particular note a part imprint single; well worth a look, and the start of a personal reference collection, Fine to Very Fine with better, fully imaged online. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
2818 O 11 image1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), positions 98-99L7, a lovely positional with exceptional color depth and clarity, plus the oversized margins that define this position; fresh with unobtrusive cancels and margins capturing snippets of four adjacent stamps; small scissors cut between the stamps at top, the right stamp with a small red ink notation on back; still Very Fine, with 2022 P.F. certificate.
Scott $63. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $200-300
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2819 O 11 image1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), a jumbo right margin single capturing sheet centerline at right; brilliant color, sharp detail, and a lightly struck (Detroit?) postmark, Extremely Fine to Superb, just a pretty stamp (and a half), with 2004 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95J.
SMQ XF-SUP 95J; $375. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
2820 cover 12 image1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), single with warm color and crisp detail, tied by Dec. 22 [1856] New Orleans postmark on folded letter sheet endorsed "By first Liverpool Steamer" to Paris, France; sender's company stop in blue on front, along with red "New-York/Dec/30/Br. Pkt." transit, handstamped "16" and boxed "GB/1F60c" accounting marks, plus French "États-Unis. Paq. Brit./A. Calais D" transit of Jan. 14, 1857; reverse bears British "HR/JA-13/1857" transit and partial Paris receiver; stamp with corner creases top right (pre-use) and bottom left (in transit), light toning and some paper loss to lettersheet paper, Fine to Very Fine, mailed during the three-month 5¢ treaty rate period, lovely solo franking usage.
Scott $1,600. (Image)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
2821 O 12 image1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), used with manuscript cancel removed; four full margins, excellent color; light diagonal crease, and a small inclusion, Very Fine, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $775. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2822 O 12 image1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), an attention-grabber with full margins and barely there cancel, wonderfully centered on glowing paper, Very Fine.
Scott $775. (Image)

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Estimate $600-800
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
2823 O 12 image1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), sound with glowing color on immaculate paper, well-centered with left projection just grazed; exceptionally light cancel, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $775. (Image)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
2824 O 12 image1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), with strong color and clean impression on glowing paper with clear to full margins all around, light red grid cancel at left face-free; removed pen cancel, nearly Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. and 2004 P.S.E. certificates.
Scott $775. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2825 O 12 image1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), a stellar example with balanced, large margins (capturing projection of stamp above), in strong color with a light black grid cancel, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $2,100.
Scott $775. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
2826 O 13 image1855, 10¢ green, type I (Scott 13), a breathtaking example with gargantuan margins all around, clean color and detail, and paper that looks like it came from the mill this morning, Superb, only five stamps grade thus, with a single 95J higher, in PSE's Population Report, with 2022 P.F. certificate graded SUP 98.
SMQ SUP 98; $6,250.
Scott $750. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $5,000-7,500
SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2827 ng 14 image1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), regummed, cleanly printed in robust color; paper fresh with right top corner just grazed, otherwise clear to full margins, Fine, with 2022 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $1,800. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2828 O 14 image1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), fresh and sound with crisp color and large margins all around; unobtrusive town postmark, Extremely Fine, with 2020 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $300.
Scott $145. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
2829 O 14 image1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), a glorious pair with exceptional color depth and beautifully balanced margins, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2022 P.F. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,300 as singles.
Scott $310. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
2830 O 14 image1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), an eye-catching stamp with compelling color and massive margins; grid cancel (which certificate incorrectly notes as "blue"), Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2022 P.S.A.G. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $650.
Scott $145. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
2831 ng 15 image1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), regummed, a gorgeous stamp with exceptional color on fresh paper sporting full margins all around, Extremely Fine, a Top of the Pop, one of just two stamps to attain this grade in PSE's Population Report, "ex Brigham" on 1972 certificate in pencil, with 1972 P.F. certificate (as "o.g."), plus 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $2,500.
Scott $1,800. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $2,000-2,500
CLOSED
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2832 O 15 image1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), horizontal pair, with great eye-appeal in deep, rich color on well-margined fresh paper; central New Orleans postmark plus portion of red transit at lower left, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott $310. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2833 O 15 image1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), a choice horizontal pair - position 22-23L1 - bright and fresh with ample to oversize margins and a light town cancel, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with a 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $310. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
2834 O 15 image1855, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 15), a gorgeous stamp with rich color, mathematical centering, and an unobtrusive town postmark, Extremely Fine to Superb, a welcome addition to any collection, P.S.E. encapsulated, graded XF-SUP 95.
Scott $145. (Image)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction

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