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1851-1860 Issue




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Lot 713

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), position 100L2, single with huge margins all around including large part of adjoining stamp at top and sheet margins at right and bottom, cancelled by blue double circle "Balto. Md." town cancel on illustrated Baltimore Steam Sugar Refinery pricelist, dated June 4, 1856, to Pittsburgh, Pa., a choice jumbo stamp, beautifully used on circular; light file folds far from stamp, an Extremely Fine cover, Ex-Knapp and Grunin, with 2011 P.F. certificate.
Scott $155.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $325.
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Lot 714

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), plate 1E, tied by red "BOSTON/NOV/19/PAID" postmark on Wm. J. Rand & Co., General Commission Merchants, pricelist paying one cent circular rate under 500 miles to Vermont. Interesting and detailed advertising pricelist. Stamp has rich color and remarkably sharp impression and nice margins to just touching., a Very Fine cover.
Scott $155.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 715

1851, 1¢ blue, type III (Scott 8), tied by black grid cancel on small cover to Portsmouth, Va. Stamp is extremely well centered with large margins, deep color and sharp impression, cover has very slight mounting flaws, a Very Fine cover, with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 716

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), position 14L1L, single, ample to large margins, tied by black New Haven, May 3, Conn. town cancel on local drop letter rate cover, fresh and attractive, a Very Fine cover.
Scott $100.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 717

1851, 3¢ bright orange brown, type I (Scott 10), positions 21L1(i) & 49L1(i), October 1851 printing, two singles, with mostly large margins to just cutting on one side, tied by black PAID in circular grid cancels, with red "BOSTON/15/NOV/6 cts" datestamp and manuscript Paid endorsement on folded letter to Providence, R.I. Double 3c rate under 3000 miles., striking cover, bold rich colors, a Very Fine cover.
Scott $650.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 718

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), very fine, four margin single, just tied by black grid cancel with red Charlestown, Mass. September 29 (1851), c.d.s. on small folded letter to New York, neat cover; horizontal file fold, a Very Fine cover.
Scott $260.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 719

1855, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 16), position 86L1, with four clear margins, tied by San Francisco CA town cancel, stamp has vertical file fold crease, removed and replaced, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Philadelphia PA, with contents, Fine to Very Fine, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,900.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $375.
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Lot 720

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), stunning GEM quality example neatly tied on attractive cover to Whitehall, NY by balloon size green "Hydeville, VT" town cancellation; an extraordinary stamp with an eye catching colored postmark, Extremely Fine, Ex: Haas.
Scott $160.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Unsold
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