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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 100

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1847 Issue
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2047
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:1

1847, 5¢ red brown. Bold red St. Louis, Mo. town cancels, ample to huge margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at top, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine and choice, a striking stamp, SMQ value without cancel premium, with 2006 P.S.E. and 2013 P.F. certificates, the former Graded (XF 90, SMQ $625).
Scott No. 1; $350. US$0 (Image)

Scott $350



Opening US$ 625.00
Sold...US$ 625.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:45:21 EST
Sold For 625

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2048
Symbol:Cat No:1

1847, 5¢ red brown. Full even margins and rich color, hint of soiling, tied by red square grid handstamp on cover to Albany, N.Y., in combination with large margin Boyd's City Express, 1845, 2¢ black on green (20L4), canceled by small company grid handstamp and tied by red "New York, Feb 15"; local stamp with a couple minute edge tears and cover fold well away from stamps, Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1; $5,000; Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE AND VERY RARE 1847 5¢ ISSUE AND 1845 2¢ BOYD'S LOCAL COMBINATION USAGE. US$1,500-2,000 (Image)

Scott $5,000
Est. $1,500-2,000



Opening US$ 2,000.00
Sold...US$ 2,000.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:46:22 EST
Sold For 2000

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2049
Symbol:Cat No:1

1847, 5¢ red brown. Large margins and bright color, neatly tied by red circular grid cancel on fresh 1850 folded letter to Woonsocket, R.I., matching red "Providence, R.I., Jul 20" cds, Extremely Fine, a lovely and choice cover, ex-Gross.
Scott No. 1; Estimate $400 - 600. US$400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600



Opening US$ 750.00
Sold...US$ 750.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:47:14 EST
Sold For 750

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2050
Symbol:Cat No:1a

1847, 5¢ dark brown. Large even margins, sharp impression with intense color, tied by neat black circular grid cancel, matching "Louisville Ky., Sep 15" cds on buff cover to Hopkinsville Ky.; original 1850 enclosure accompanies, Extremely Fine and choice, rare with both a black grid and a black town datestamp, signed by Wade Saadi and Phil Wall on reverse, with 2020 James Kloetzel letter confirming dark brown shade.
Scott No. 1a; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

This was offered in the 2000 Siegel Rarities sale where it realized $5,175. Wade Saudi and Phil Wall were well known collectors of the 1847 Issue.
US$1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500



Opening US$ 1,150.00
Sold...US$ 1,150.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:47:56 EST
Sold For 1150

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2051
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:1c

1847, 5¢ red orange. Neat red circular grid cancel, large to huge margins all around, bright true red orange color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice, rarely encountered with margins so large, conservatively graded in our opinion, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (90, SMQ $17,500).
Scott No. 1c; $9,000.

AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF THE 1847 5¢ RED ORANGE ISSUE - THE RAREST OF ALL 1847 5¢ ISSUE SHADES. US$0 (Image)

Scott $9,000



Opening US$ 7,250.00
Sold...US$ 7,250.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:48:43 EST
Sold For 7250

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2052
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:2

1847, 10¢ black. Neat red grid cancel, extra large to huge margins, rich color and a wonderful sharp early impression, a Superb gem, ex-Litle, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2; $775.

A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10¢ 1847 ISSUE WITH SUCH ENORMOUS MARGINS AND EYE APPEAL. US$0 (Image)

Scott $775



Opening US$ 3,500.00
Sold...US$ 3,500.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:49:54 EST
Sold For 3500

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2053
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:2

1847, 10¢ black. Red square grid cancels, large well balanced margins, deep color enhancing a crisp detailed impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful gem, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $4,000).
Scott No. 2; $750. US$0 (Image)

Scott $750



Opening US$ 2,300.00
Sold...US$ 2,300.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:50:41 EST
Sold For 2300

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2054
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:2 var.

1847, 10¢ black, double transfer (type "D"). Position 41R1, showing double transfer of left and bottom frame lines as well as in "U S POSTAGE" letters at right and bottom, light complimentary blue town and grid cancels with double transfer clearly visible throughout the design, large to huge margins, rich shade and beautiful sharp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and choice example of this scarce double transfer variety, ex-Saadi, with 1969, 1989 & 2020 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 2 var.; $2,150.

WITHOUT QUESTION, ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1847 10¢ TYPE "D" DOUBLE TRANSFER VARIETY. US$0 (Image)

Scott $2,150



Opening US$ 1,100.00
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:51:23 EST
Sold For 1100

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2055
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:2

1847, 10¢ black. Red grid cancels, large to huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps at top and bottom, rich bold color, Extremely Fine and choice, with 2011 P.F. certificate Graded (XQ 90, SSV $1,500 for 90).
Scott No. 2; $750. US$0 (Image)

Scott $750



Opening US$ 1,600.00
Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:53:05 EST
Sold For 1600

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2056
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:2

1847, 10¢ black. vivid red paint grid cancel, ample to large margins with sheet margin at left, rich color and a crisp detailed impression on bright paper, Very Fine and attractive, with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2; $775. US$0 (Image)

Scott $775



Opening US$ 675.00
Sold...US$ 675.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:53:42 EST
Sold For 675

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2057
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:2

1847, 10¢ black. Ample to large margins, rich color and crisp impression, bold red grid cancel, Very Fine and attractive, with 1984 & 2013 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 2; $775. US$0 (Image)

Scott $775



Opening US$ 650.00
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:54:19 EST
Sold For 650

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2058
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:2

1847, 10¢ black. Full well balanced margins, rich bold color, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1980 & 2013 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 2; $775. US$0 (Image)

Scott $775



Opening US$ 750.00
Sold...US$ 750.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:55:09 EST
Sold For 750

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2059
Symbol:(Cat No:3

1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown. Without gum as issued, large to huge margins, strong bold color, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90, SMQ $1,250).
Scott No. 3; $900. US$0 (Image)

Scott $900



Opening US$ 1,000.00
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:55:51 EST
Sold For 1000


1851 Issue
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2060
Symbol:Cat No:7

1851, 1¢ blue, type II. In combination with 1852, 3¢ dull red, vertical strip of three (11A), each canceled by central straight line "Paid" handstamp on embossed ladies cover to Illinoistown, Cal., matching bold "Dixfield, Me. Jul 2" cds at left, Very Fine and attractive, a lovely usage with each stamp vignette neatly struck, with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. US$1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500



Opening US$ 1,450.00
Sold...US$ 1,450.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:56:36 EST
Sold For 1450

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2061
Symbol:Cat No:11A

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II. Two singles, one clear to mostly large margins, other cut in at top, tied by "New-York, Oct 31" cds as forwarding postage on 1853 light gray folded letter from Canton, China to New York N.Y. datelined "Canton, 20 Dec. 1853", sent to care of Messrs. Gordon & Talbot in New York and forwarded to Newport R.I., endorsed "Via Marseilles" at top left, back flap with partial "Hong Kong" double-arc and red London (10.15) transit backstamps, manuscript "5/5" due rating, G.B. "140" debit to U.S., carried by Collins Line Arctic from Liverpool Oct. 19th to New York arriving Oct. 30th, black "New-York, Am. Pkt. Oct 31" exchange cds with ms. "98" cents due rating crossed out upon forwarding to Newport, business contents, Very Fine.
Scott No. 11A; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

AN EXTREMELY RARE AND UNUSUAL 1851 ISSUE USE ON A DOUBLE-RATE INBOUND COVER FROM CHINA. US$3,000-4,000 (Image)

Est. $3,000-4,000



Opening US$ 4,000.00
Sold...US$ 4,000.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:57:04 EST
Sold For 4000

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2062
Symbol:Cat No:11A

1852-57, 3¢ brownish claret, type II, right margin single. Rich bold color enhancing a beautiful sharp detailed impression, huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps on all three side with full sheet margin at right, tied by an exceptional complete strike of "Troy & Rutland R.R., Jul 13" route agent cds on fresh cover to North White Creek, N.Y., Superb, ex-Newbury, "European Connoisseur" & Sharrer, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 11A; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A MAGNIFICENT GEM USAGE AND WITHOUT QUESTION ONE OF THE FINEST 1851 3¢ SINGLE USAGE IN EXISTENCE.

This remarkable gem realized a hammer price of $6,750 in the "European Connoisseur" sale held by Siegel in 2015.
US$2,000-3,000 (Image)

Est. $2,000-3,000



Opening US$ 3,500.00
Sold...US$ 3,500.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 13:59:19 EST
Sold For 3500

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2063
Symbol:Cat No:11A

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, left margin single. Rich color, tied by "Bath, Me., Aug 23" balloon cds on illustrated The Main Liquor Law temperance design cover showing Liberty with banner, shield and verse at top and bottom, to Boston, Mass. with 1853 docketing at top, Very Fine and choice.
Scott No. 11A; Estimate $400 - 600. US$400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600



Opening US$ 850.00
Sold...US$ 850.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:00:02 EST
Sold For 850

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2064
Symbol:Cat No:11A

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II. Tied by neat grid handstamp on Maine Liquor Law allover propaganda text design cover to Boston, Mass., with matching "Bath, Me., Jan 12" balloon cds, 1852 docketing at top, with interesting original Quaker enclosure mentioning traveling to California gold region, a Very Fine and choice temperance design.
Scott No. 11A; Estimate $400 - 600. US$400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600



Opening US$ 650.00
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:00:19 EST
Sold For 650

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2065
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:12

1856, 5¢ red brown. Neat New York town cancel, large well balanced margins, rich color, Extremely Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF 90, SMQ $1,300).
Scott No. 12; $750. US$0 (Image)

Scott $750



Opening US$ 950.00
Sold...US$ 950.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:01:02 EST
Sold For 950

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2066
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:14

1855, 10¢ green, type II. Horizontal strip of 3, socked-on-the-nose blue grid cancels and small portion on red box transit at lower left, ample to large margins all around, deep rich color; small cut in the top margin between right pair, Very Fine and choice, a very attractive used multiple, with 1993 and 2015 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 14; $600. US$0 (Image)

Scott $600



Opening US$ 1,150.00
Sold...US$ 1,150.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:01:53 EST
Sold For 1150

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2067
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:17

1851, 12¢ gray black. Light red grid cancel, large to huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps at left and bottom, rich color and a crisp detailed impression on bright paper, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo, a stunning large margin gem, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $2,000).
Scott No. 17; $250. US$0 (Image)

Scott $250



Opening US$ 1,200.00
Sold...US$ 1,200.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:02:30 EST
Sold For 1200

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2068
Symbol:oCat No:17

1851, 12¢ gray black. Block of 10, large margins including part of four adjoining stamps to just touched at top and bottom left, intense impression, neat penstroke cancels; small tear at left and at right, small repair and few light vertical creases, right block of eight is of Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott No. 17; $11,575 as blocks and pair.

A RARE USED BLOCK OF TEN OF THE 12¢ 1851 IMPERFORATE ISSUE. US$0 (Image)

Scott $11,575 a



Opening US$ 3,750.00
Sold...US$ 3,750.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:02:53 EST
Sold For 3750


1857 Issue
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2069
Symbol:Cat No:18

1861, 1¢ blue, type I. In combination with 1861, 1¢ blue, type II (20, both plate 12) and 1860, 1¢ blue, type V, two singles (24, plate 10) paying the 3¢ single rate plus 1¢ carrier fee on cover to New Monmouth, N.J., all "tied by New York, Sep 25, 1861" cds's and grid duplex, with large "William Jay Hasket, Proctor & Advocate of the United States Court of Admiralty" advertising label; right stamp (20) with small margin nick at lower right, otherwise Very Fine, a rare and attractive three type 1¢ combination from two plates, ex-Nienken & Wagshal.
Scott No. 18; Estimate $500 - 750. US$500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750



Opening US$ 1,100.00
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:03:38 EST
Sold For 1100

image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2070
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:21

1857, 1¢ blue, type III. Showing wide break of frameline at top, light unobtrusive town cancel, centered amid nicely balanced margins, bold color, Very Fine and choice, a lovely example of this rare stamp, with 1993 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 21; $1,500. US$0 (Image)

Scott $1,500



Opening US$ 1,300.00
Sold...US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:04:15 EST
Sold For 1300
image Sale No: 100
Lot No:2071
Symbol:o&nbs
Cat No:22

1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa. Plate 11, light unobtrusive town cancel, exceptional centering and wide margins clearly showing wide break in top frameline clearly visible, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine to Superb, one of the finest extant, with only two grading higher (both at 95J), ex-Merlin, "Natalee Grace" & Myerson, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $5,550).
Scott No. 22; $500.

A MAGNIFICENT GEM USED EXAMPLE OF THE 1857 1¢ TYPE IIIA ISSUE FROM PLATE 11.

Plate 11 stamps were placed into use at the very end of 1860, approximately six months before new National Banknote stamps were to be issued. These stamps suffered as a rule from rather poor perforating making plate 11 stamps far more difficult to obtain in such exceptional condition.
US$0 (Image)

Scott $500



Opening US$ 3,500.00
Sold...US$ 3,500.00


Closed..Dec-10-2021, 14:04:54 EST
Sold For 3500


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