Sale Number: 448
Sale Date:
1974 Rarities of the World

20th Century Up to 1920 Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
157 og 1c-10c Louisiana Purchase (323-327). Complete Set in Sheets of 50, 1c, 2c & 5c trivial creases, two s. e. 10c have tiny thin specks, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges, perfs. touch on a few, Nearly All Fine-Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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10,000 8,000
158 og 3c Louisiana Purchase (325). Complete Sheet of 50, sensibly hinge reinforced around edges, Fine-Very Fine

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1,535 1,150
159 ogbl 10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Top Imprint & Plate No. 2106 Block, Never Hinged, selvedge strengthened, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,000 1,150
160 og 2c Carmine, Imperforate Coil, Double Transfer, Design of 1c (344E var.). Vertical Mint Strip of Seven with Star & Plate No. 5299, Fourth Stamp from Top the Error, Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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486 425
161 og 3c Deep Violet, Imperforate (345). Complete Pane of 100, two stamps have thin spots, others Very Fine

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704 575
162 og 5c Blue, Imperforate (347). Complete Pane of 100, containing two Plate No. Blocks, selvedge creased, three stamps have thins, others Very Fine, Scarce Sheet

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2,464 1,700
163 ogbl 3c Deep Violet, Bluish (359). Block, Stanley Gibbons handstamp guarantees, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,000 1,600
164 og 4c Orange Brown, Bluish (360). Well Centered, slight dry gum, Very Fine, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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6,500 4,500
165 og 5c Blue, Bluish (361). Fine, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,600 1,450
166 og 8c Olive Green, Bluish (363). Extraordinary Centering, Extremely Fine, Bottom Right Stamp from the Lilly Block, Rare (Image Magnifier)

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6,500 7,250
167 ogbl 13c Blue Green, Bluish (365). Left Imprint & Plate No. 4945 Block of Six, Choice Centering, tiny insignificant bits of hinge reinforcing, Extremely Fine, A Beautiful Plate Block (Image Magnifier)

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7,250 6,750
168 ogbl 15c Pale Ultramarine, Bluish (366). Right Imprint & Plate No. 4954 Block of Six, staple holes in margin, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,850 2,400
169 og 2c Lincoln, Imperforate (368). Complete Pane of 100 containing two Plate No. Blocks, small natural selvedge at bottom partly affects Imprint & Plate No., four stamp have small thins, others Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,568 1,300
170 ogbl 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Top Imprint, Small Solid Star & Plate No. 4977 Block of Six, trivial toned specks in selvedge, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Rare Plate Block (Image Magnifier)

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1,100 950
171 og 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Complete Sheet of 100, some very minor separation, small natural bottom selvedge partly affecting plate number, two stamps tiny thin specks, others Fine-Very Fine, Very Scarce Sheet (Image Magnifier)

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8,550 6,750
172 og 2c Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (373). Complete Pane of 60, with two Plate No. Blocks, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,163 1,400
173 c 3c Deep Violet, Orangeburg Coil (389). Centered slightly to R. B. as they should be, well clear; Tied by wavy machine cancel., "Orangeburg, N. Y., May 1, 1911" pmk. on neat Blue cover with Bell & Co. Corner Card. Stamp hasc been lifted from the cover to check watermark & put back precisely. One of the finest of the few covers known, A sensational rarity (Image Magnifier)

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3,000 3,100
174 ogbl 5c Panama-Pacific (399). Bottom Plate No. 6134 Block of Six, Fine (Image Magnifier)

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800 725
175 ogbl 10c Panama-Pacific (400). Right Plate No. Block of Six, two tab holes in selvedge, Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,350 1,250
176 ogbl 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Block, Wonderfully Well Centered, one stamp very lightly hinged, others Mint, Extremely Fine, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,450 1,550
177 ogbl 10c Panama-Pacific, Perf. 10 (404). Top Plate No. 6135 Block of Six, Exceptionally Well Centered, one stamp has tiny natural paper inclusion speck, Very Fine, Rare & Handsome Plate Block (Image Magnifier)

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5,500 6,000
178 og 30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Pos. 92, Mint, Fine, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 1,200
179 ogbl 30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Mint Block, Pos. 83-84, 93-94, centered slightly to top, Very Fine for this Rarity, as most known examples are poorly centered, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 5,250
180 ogbl 30c Orange Red, Perf. 10 Unwatermarked (476A). Right Plate No. 6917 Block of Six, Pos. 49-50, 59-60, 69-70, perfs. touch or slightly in on two sides, characteristic centering for this Tremendous Rarity, since more than half from the only known sheet have similar centering, Mint, One of Two Possible Plate Blocks known to Exist, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 6,500
181   2c Carmine Imperforate, Ty. Ia, Schennack Vending Machine Perforation Ty. Ill (482A). Neat Wavy Line Machine cancel., severed from the roll considerally off center as often, small thin spot, still a Desirable Example of this Rare Stamp, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 1,150
182 ogbl 5c Carmine, Imperforate Error (485).. Block of Nine, Middle Stamp the Error, Huge Margins, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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4,000 5,250
183 og 2c Carmine, Coil Ty. II (491). Mint Pair, two top perfs. separated, Fine & Rare, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,200 900
184 og 2c Carmine, Coil, Ty. II (491). Joint Line Pair, Fine, Very Scarce (Image Magnifier)

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2,000 1,850
185 ogbl 11c Light Green, Perf. 10 at Bottom (511 var.). Top Plate No. 13467 Block of Six, Nibbed perf. on one, rounded corner perf. on another, the lower center stamp Very Fine. A Plate Block of Utmost Rarity with Friedl Certificate, catalogue price as for three singles (Image Magnifier)

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1,800 1,100
186 og 2c Carmine (519). Complete Sheet of 100, small tear & wrinkling in part of selvedge only, some hinge reinforcing, Fine-Very Fine, Rare Sheet (Image Magnifier)

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3,550 2,500
187 ogbl 2c Carmine, Offset Imperforate, Ty. VII (534B). Vertical Line Block, Large Margins All Around, tiny natural paper inclusion speck, Very Fine, Rare Block, with P. F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,850 2,400
188 ogbl 1c Gray Green, Imperforate Vertically (536a). Right Center Line Block, light crease between pairs, bottom pair slight toning, otherwise Very Fine, Very Scarce, H F C(olman) handstamp guarantee (Image Magnifier)

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570 350
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