Sale Number: 632
Sale Date:
1984 Rarities of the World

1851-56 Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
178   1c Blue, Ty. I (5). Pos. 7R1E, Large to Huge Margins, New York pmk., thin spots, An Extremely Fine Appearing Example of this Rare Type (Image Magnifier)

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20,000 7,500
179 c 1c Blue, Ty. I (5). Pos. 7R1E, Sheet Margin at Top, clear to slightly in other sides, on Buff Cover tied by Cincinnati O. pmk., Printed Return Address & Partly Printed Address, trifle reduced at left, minor cover filing crease, Very Attractive Usage of this Extraordinarily Rare Classic Stamp, signed Ashbrook (Image Magnifier)

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30,000 7,000
180   1c Blue, Ty. 1b (5A). Pos. 8R1E, part Top Sheet Margin, just clear to barely in on other sides, Blue Town pmk., Pos. 8R1E is one of two positions which best show this type, Fine, with Photocopy of P.F. Certificate for strip of three from which this was taken, ex-Worthington (Image Magnifier)

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3,250 2,500
181   1c Blue, Ty. 1b (5A). Pos. 4R1E, Ample Margins to just touching at Bottom, neat Grid Cancel, Fine, with Photocopy of P.F. Certificate for strip of three from which this was taken (Image Magnifier)

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2,000 1,300
182   1c Blue, Ty. 1a (6). Pos. 96L4, Ample to Large Margins three sides, Ample to barely in at bottom left, Lightly Cancelled, ms. "6" on back, Fine Example of this Rare Type, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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4,000 2,700
183   1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Pos. 99R2, Huge Margins to trifle in; Rich Color, Neat Red New York Carrier cancel, Very Attractive, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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2,750 1,250
184   1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Pos. 37R4, Ample to Huge Margins, Dark Shade, Town pmk., Very Fine, signed Ashbrook (Image Magnifier)

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1,250 1,800
185 c 1c Blue, Ty. III (8). Plate 4, Large Margins, Tied by "Chicago Ill" pmk. on Buff Cover, Beautiful Example of a Ty. III, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,650 1,900
186   1c Blue, Ty. 1c (8A var). Large Margins, Fresh Color, Neat Red Carrier cancel, Very Fine, Exceptional, Rare Variety (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 2,100
187 og 3c Deep Orange Brown (10). Margins All Around, Beautiful Rich Color, o.g., Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,250 1,400
188 c 3c Red (11). Margins Nearly All Around, just tied by Multi-Ring Target on June 1855 Cover from Canada to U.S., "Paid 6" in Circle, Two Line "Canada Paid 10 Cts" & "Port-Rowan U.C. Ju 8 1855" Part Double Circle, All in Red, Cover split at sides & neatly restored, Handsome & Extremely Rare, Dr. Chase comments on back incl. "The 3c '51 is rarer than the 1847 issue used from Canada", ex-Simpson, with P.F. Certificate which states stamp "has been removed and replaced from where it was originally placed" (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 4,750
189 c 3c Red (11). Average Horizontal Pair on Dec. 1851 Folded Letter/ Prices Current to N. Y. tied by Bold "Due Way 1c" in Box With Attached Grid, another strike at top right, Rare Marking, Choice Example (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 625
190 c 3c Dull Red, Vertical Half Used as 1c (11c). Pos. 47R1L, In Strip with Pos. 48-49R1L, used with single 3c Pos. 42L3 on cover to California, Grid Cancels, right stamp of Strip (natural paper fold) tied by ms. ink stroke, Red "New Orleans La. May 19" pmk., minor cover soiling, Fine, Only Four Known Examples of this Extremely Rare Usage, Described in Chase, signed Ashbrook, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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E. 5,000-10,000 4,500
191 c 3c Red, Vertical Two-Thirds Used as 1c (11c). Well-tied by "Saint Louis Mo. Jul 20, 1856" pmk. on folded cover to N.Y., Blue oval merchants handstamp, cover extensively restored, Ashbrook notes on back stating it paid the 1c Unsealed Circular Rate, Signed Ashbrook, with Friedl Certificate, ex-Lehman, Caspary, Haas (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 1,800
192   5c Red Brown (12). Large to Enormous Margins including small portion of adjoining stamp at Right, Light New Orleans pmk., Extremely Fine, Exceptionally Choice, ex-Newbury (Image Magnifier)

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1,300 2,200
193   5c Red Brown (12). Large Margins, "Paid" in Grid cancel, Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,300 1,200
194   5c Red Brown (12). Large Margins, Rich Color, light Town pmk., Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,300 2,100
195 c 5c Red Brown (12). Ample to Huge Margins, just tied by Red Grid, Red "New-York Am. Pkt." pmk. on Apr. 5, 1856 Pale Greenish Folded Letter to France, Red "Le Havre" Transit, ms. "6" due mark, Extremely Fine, Used 13 Days After Earliest Known (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 4,500
196 c 5c Red Brown (12). Margins Virtually All Around (just touches partly on two projections), tied by New Orleans & Red New York pmks. on Aug. 1856 Folded Letter to France, ms. French due mark, Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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3,500 1,700
197 c 5c Red Brown (12). Large Margins to slightly in, Used With Two 1c Blue Ty. IV (9) on 3c Red on Buff Entire (U10) to Bermuda tied by "Georgetown S.C." pmks. & Boxed "Short Paid", without flap, trifle aged, yet a Handsome & Extremely Rare Usage

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E. 2,000-5,000 5,500
198 c 5c Red Brown (12). Vertical Pair (nearly separated between stamps), Three Large to Huge Margins, trifle in at top, tied by Grids, Blackish Red "Westfield Ms. Apr. 19 1858" pmk. & "Paid 10" on Cover to Calif., cover reduced at right, Very Rare Usage of the 5c '56, the Bottom Stamp is Very Fine & Choice

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2,700 1,700
199 og 10c Green, Ty. I (13). Three Large Margins, bit close at left, Fine, Rare Unused (Image Magnifier)

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7,000 3,000
200 c 10c Green, Ty. I (13). Ample to Huge Margins, on Oct. 1856 Folded Cover to Calif., tied by "Paid" in Grid, Red "Boston" pmk., Very Fine, Choice (Image Magnifier)

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1,100 1,250
201 og 10c Green, Ty. II (14). Large Even Margins, Fresh, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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1,400 3,500
202 og 10c Green, Ty. II (14). Margins All Around, Mostly Large. Fresh, Nearly Full o.g., Rich Color, minor corner creases, otherwise Very Fine (Image Magnifier)

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1,400 625
203 c 10c Green, Ty. III (15). Horizontal Strip of Three, Enormous Margins, on August 1856 Folded Letter to Austria, tied by Red Grid Cancels, "N. York 7 Am Pkt Paid" pmk. & Boxed "Aachen 29 8 Franco" handstamp, ms. "p Steamer via Liverpool" Routing Instructions, Extremely Fine, ex-Ishikawa (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 6,000
204 c 10c Green, Ty. IV (6). Recut at top, Large to Huge Margins, Deep Rich Color, tied by "Cleveland O." pmk. on Cover to Cal., couple minor cover tears, Stamp Extremely Fine (Image Magnifier)

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2,400 3,000
205   12c Black (17). Horizontal Pair, Huge Margins Three sides including portion of adjoining stamp at Right, Large to Huge Margins at top, Town pmks., Extremely Fine, Exceptionally Choice, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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525 1,300
206 bl 12c Black (17). Block, Pos. 81, 82, 91, 92R, Ample to Huge Margins, small scissors cut between top pair, Black Town & Red New York "38" Transit pmks., some small faults, Exceptionally Fine Appearance, A Showpiece (Image Magnifier)

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2,500 1,650
207 c 12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). Large Margins, tied by San Francisco pmk. on Buff Cover to Pa., trivial cover wear, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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6,500 2,000
208 c 12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). Tied by "San Francisco Cal. 16 Aug" 1853 pmk. on cover to Boston, ms. docketing "per Steamship Winfield Scott", reduced at right, Fine, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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6,500 2,500
209 c 12c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 6c (17a). Well tied by ms. lines and "6" on large Buchannon Carroll correspondence cover to New Orleans, "Canton Mi" pmk., ms. notation to left of bisect "Paid by Stamp/1/2 of 12 is =", small tear and cover stain at top left, an almost identical stampless 6c rate cover accompanies as a companion piece, An Immense Rarity When Used on Letters Other Than Transcontinental Mail of the Period (Image Magnifier)

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6,500 1,350
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