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Spink USA Sale - 166

United States

POSTMASTER PROVISIONALS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
1 O 11X2 image#11X2, St. Louis, Mo. 10c Black on greenish wove Postmaster Provisional, Type 1 (pos. 2), desirable sound used example of this rare stamp, mostly ample margins to well clear at right, strong color and impression on fresh paper, cancelled only by red St. Louis c.d.s., fine; 1975 PF certificate. (Image) $8,000.00

SOLD for $4,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1847 ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
2 c 1a image#1a, 5c Dark brown, huge margins to ample at base, rich luxuriant color and prooflike early impression, tied by blue "Philada Pa./May 28/5 cts" datestamp to 1848 folded cover to Richmond, Va, postmark repeated at top right, very fine; annotated and signed by Ashbrook; 2017 PF certificate. (Image) $900.00

SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction
1851-1856 ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
3 O 8 image#8, 1c Blue, Ty. III, handsome used example, showing wide breaks at both top and bottom, four clear to large margins, fresh color and strong impression on crisp clean paper, neat town cancel, very fine; 1971 RPS certificate. (Image) $1,800.00

SOLD for $1,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
4 c 8A image#8A, 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa, pos. 84L4, large margins to just touching outer ornament at upper right, the top and bottom margins being especially wide showing a bit of the adjacent stamp at base, which allow the critical type characteristics to be easily visible, deep rich Plate 4 color and a highly detailed impression, tied by "Manchester, N.H./Dec 4 1857" datestamp to fresh printed temperance notice to Salem, N.H., very fine; 2017 PF certificate; ex-Gibson. (Image) $875.00

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
5 O 16 image#16, 10c Green, Ty. IV, pos. 74L1 outer line recut at top, ample to large margins all around, vivid rich color and sharp impression on fresh paper, light town cancel, very fine; 1874 PF certificate. (Image) $1,600.00

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1857-1861 ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
6 O 27 image#27, 5c Brick red, Ty. I, handsome and choice used single, precisely centered within large margins, which allow the perforations to be well clear of the design all around, a rare occurrence on this tightly spaced plate, strong color and detailed impression on fresh white paper, 1859 town cancel, an extremely fine gem; 1979 PF certificate. (Image) $1,500.00

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
7 O 27 image#27, 5c Brick red, Ty. I, particularly deep rich color and sharp impression, 1859 town cancel, fine; 1979 PF certificate. (Image) $1,500.00

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
8 O 34 image#34, 10c Green, Ty. IV, outer line recut at bottom, fresh color and crisp impression on bright white paper, light 1858 town cancel, fine; 1979 PF certificate. (Image) $2,250.00

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
9 c 37 image#37, 24c Gray lilac, two singles used along with 12c Black, Plate 1 (#36) cancelled and tied to each other by grids to buff cover to Zephenheim, Wurtemburg, matching "Bath, N.Y./Jul 1, 1861" datestamp just ties the 12c stamp, red "N. York Br Pkt/14 paid/Jul 3" exchange office postmark, red boxed Aachen transit, Stuttgart and Rottweil transit backstamps, very fine; a lovely quadruple rate franking to Germany. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
10 c 38 image#38, 30c Orange, vertical pair tied by open grid cancels to 1861 Payen correspondence folded cover to Lyon, France, endorsed "Steamship Persia," red "New York/Jul 17/Paid 48" exchange office postmark, red Calais entry c.d.s. and red boxed "P.D." handstamp, Paris transit and Lyon arrival backstamp, small cover edge tears, stamps lifted, reperforated at right and placed back, fine appearing quadruple rate franking; clear 1962 RPS certificate and 2017 PF certificate. (Image) Est. $150-200

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
1861-1866 ISSUES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
11 oggraded 65 image#65, 3c Rose, wonderfully fresh, incredibly well centered amid balanced margins, strong color and impression, o.g., l.h., extremely fine; 2017 PF certificate graded XF 90 (SSV $290.00). (Image) $125.00

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
12 og 66TC6a image#66TC6a, 3c Lake, imperforate on stamp paper, horizontal pair, striking intense color and detailed impression, large margins all around, o.g., l.h., tiny thin spot and a small corner crease at bottom left, otherwise very fine; 1986 PF certificate. (Image) $1,850.00

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
13 og 66TC6a image#66TC6a, 3c Lake, imperforate on stamp paper, top sheet-margin vertical pair, with ample to large margins on the other three sides, o.g., h.r. mainly in the selvage, very fine; 1987 PF certificate. (Image) $1,850.00

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
14 O 72 image#72, 90c Blue, impressive appearing used example, bright color and a strong impression, marvelously well centered within extravagantly large margins, despite being reperforated at left, neat crisp strike of a circular cut cork "starburst" cancel, extremely fine appearance; 2017 PF certificate. (Image) $575.00

SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
1867 GRILLED ISSUES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
15 O 86 image#86, 1c Blue, "E" grill, used with light circle of "V"s cancel, attractively centered within uncommonly large margins, bright and fresh, very fine; 1985 PF certificate. (Image) $400.00

SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction
16 O 87 image#87, 2c Black, "E" grill, well centered amid generous margins for this, neat quartered cork cancel, very fine; 1991 PF certificate. (Image) $180.00

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
17 O 99 image#99, 24c Gray lilac, "F" grill, select used example of this always difficult value, particularly well centered with generous margins, fresh color on crisp clean paper, circle of wedges cancel, very fine; 1987 PF certificate. (Image) $1,500.00

SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
1869 PICTORIALS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
18 O 119b image#119b, 15c Brown and blue, Ty. II, Center Inverted, an attractive appearing used example of this rare and popular invert, with colors that are a good deal stronger than what is most often encountered, plus its impressions are detailed on bright paper, while centered slightly to the top it is sufficiently well centered to clear its perforations all around, relatively light cork cancel which does not obscure the inverted central vignette, small repair at top left and small corner creases at bottom, neither of which affect the stamp's fine appearance; only approximately 100 copies are believed to have survived; the Scott catalog value is for fine centered examples with minimal faults as most copies are faulty;1992 PF certificate. (Image) $22,500.00

SOLD for $5,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
19 O 120b image#120b, 24c Green and violet, Center Inverted, a fairly attractive used example of this important classic rarity, with strong colors on clean fresh paper and a relatively light cancel, minor faults which are only visible in fluid and reperforated on three sides, very good appearance; fewer than 90 used examples have been recorded; 1994 PSE certificate. (Image) $37,500.00

SOLD for $6,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1875 RE-ISSUES OF THE 1869 PICTORIALS
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
20 ng 129 image#129, 15c Brown and blue re-issue, Ty. III, unused, wonderfully well centered within large balanced margins, vivid rich color on crisp white paper, extremely fine; 1976 PF and 2018 PSE certificates. (Image) $575.00

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction

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