1851-56 Issue (5-17)

Sale 3031 - Session 1 - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 1034 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    5A, 1851 1c Blue, Type Ib, pos 4R1E, ample to full margins three sides, just in at bottom, centrally struck black grid cancel, nearly Very Fine; 1988 PF certificate (Scott $7,000 for singles with sound examples with margins touching on one or two sides)
    Start Price : 3,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1035 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    7, 9, 1851 1c Blue, Type II, IV, horiz strip of four, pos 3R1L-6R1L (2nd stamp type II, others type IV), brush-stroke cancel, margins to cutting, left stamp re-attached, repaired faults, VG-Fine centering
    Start Price : 50.00 USD
    Current Opening : 50.00 USD
    Hammer price : 75.00 USD

    Lot# : 1036 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    9, 1851 1c Blue, Type IV, attractive single with a rimless New York cancel, ample to large margins all around, Very Fine and choice; 2001 and 2008 PF (latter graded XF 90) certificates (Scott $210)
    Start Price : 210.00 USD
    Current Opening : 210.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1037 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    9, 1851 1c Blue, Type IV, pos 51L1L (recut twice at top, once at bottom), tied on blue locally addressed folded letter sheet by "Paid" circular grid, red "Boston Jan. 11" cds, originated in London and mailed at Boston, sender's routing instruction "pr. Canada", stamp affixed over "Baring Bros. London" handstamp, docketing on back "London Dec 21 56/ Baring Bros & Co/ £131.15", stamp clear to full margins but just in at top, vertical file fold at left, Very Fine and unusual transatlantic drop mail; ex-Bailar
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 150.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1038 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 9
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    9, 1851 1c Blue, Type IV, single plus a vertical strip of three 1851 3c Red (Scott 11) tied by black circular grids on folded letter addressed to Mexico,1c also tied by oval "Vera Cruz 4 Agosto 1855,", the 3c tied by red "New Orleans Aug 1" cds, black "4" rating handstamp, 1c margins to just touching, 3c just clear to large margins and incorporation portion of adjacent stamp at top, a horizontal fold though stamps has been smoothed, Very Fine appearance; ex-Garrett, Hackmey, 1979 PF certificate
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 1039 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 9
    9, 1851 1c Blue, Type IV, horizontal strip of three (shows adjacent stamps at bottom) plus 3c Dull red (Scott 11) all tied to folded letter addressed to Nantes, France by "New Orleans La. Jul 20" cds, ms. "per Steamer Persia", "New York Br Pkt" and French transit cancel/ due marking on address side, British transit and French transit/ arrival backstamps, all stamps margins to cutting, cover with some light aging along a central horiz file fold, a Fine and attractive use; ex-Hackmey
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 1040 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    11A, 1853-55 3c Dull red, Type II, select single with wide margins all around and incl portions of 4 adjacent stamps on three sides, bold New York cancel, 2018 PSE graded XF-Sup 95J certificate (SMQ $375)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 1041 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 12
    12TC5, 1856 5c Olive brown, Trial color proof on wove, fresh and Very Fine; 2005 PSE certificate (Scott $300)
    Start Price : 75.00 USD
    Current Opening : 80.00 USD
    Hammer price : 120.00 USD

    Lot# : 1042 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    12, 1856 5c Red brown, light black and red cancels, just clear to ample margins, Fine and attractive; 2007 PF certificate (Scott $700 for the black cancel only; Scott assigns a $175 premium for red cancel)
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 425.00 USD
    Hammer price : 425.00 USD

    Lot# : 1043 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    12, 1856 5c Red brown, portion of a black town cancel, ample to full margins, Fine and attractive (Scott $700)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 230.00 USD
    Hammer price : 300.00 USD

    Lot# : 1044 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    12, 1856 5c Red brown, large margins top and bottom, narrow at sides, circular datestamp cancel, small diagonal crease at top right shows only in fluid, otherwise Very Fine (Scott $700)
    Start Price : 150.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
    Hammer price : 190.00 USD

    Lot# : 1045 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 12
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    12, 1856 5c Red brown, with 1857 10c Green Type II (Scott 32) tied to envelope addressed US Consul at to Lyon France by large Boston "Paid" with accompanying red "Boston 12 Oct Paid 12" cds, black French transit cds, backstamped "Boston Br. Pkt. 12 Oct." plus French transit and arrival marks; 5c well margined including portion adjacent stamp at right, mended backflap tears, a Fine and rare franking, Very Fine; ex-Hackmey; 2006 PF certificate
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 625.00 USD

    Lot# : 1046 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 12
    12, 1856 5c Red brown, horizontal strip of three tied to envelope addressed to Bordeaux by "New Orleans May 10 1857" cds, red "New York Paid 12 May 19" and French transit cds alongside, backstamped various French transit and arrival cancels, stamps fresh color and ample to full margins three sides (just touching at top), Very Fine cover showing the fully prepaid 15c treaty rate to France; ex-Gibson, Ishikawa, Hackmey
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,600.00 USD

    Lot# : 1047 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 13
    13, 1855 10c Green, Type I, horizontal pair with 1c Blue Type IV (Scott 9, pos 2R1L) tied to small envelope addressed to Paris by grid cancels, forwarded to Liverpool, array of transit and arrival postmarks each side plus a Greene & Co./ Paris forwarding agent handstamp (Rowe rarity 3), 10c clear to wide margins three sides (just touching at right), 1c huge margins at top and left, into at bottom at right with small corner crease, otherwise Very Fine; ex-Ishikawa, Hackmey
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 425.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 1048 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    14, 1855 10c Green, Type II, rich color, o.g., light horiz crease, Very Fine appearance (Scott $5,000)
    Start Price : 900.00 USD
    Current Opening : 900.00 USD
    Hammer price : 900.00 USD

    Lot# : 1049 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 14, 15
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    14, 15, 1855 10c Green, Types II, III, Type II vertical pair, Type III single with added 1851 1c Blue Type IV vertical pair and single plus 1851 3c Red vertical strip of three (Scott 9, 11) all with black circular grid cancels and affixed on folded letter addressed to Nantes France, red "New Orleans May 19" cds, appropriate 1855 transit/ arrival cancels both sides, stamps ample to cut-into margins, despite some small faults an attractive and rare cover, ex-Hackmey; 1999 PF certificate
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
    Hammer price : 725.00 USD

    Lot# : 1050 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    15, 1855 10c Yellowish green, Type III, lovely color, full even margins, unbtrusive black and red cancels; 2000 PF and 2019 PSE graded XF-Sup 95 certificates (SMQ $875)
    Start Price : 450.00 USD
    Current Opening : 450.00 USD
    Hammer price : 550.00 USD

    Lot# : 1051 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    17, 1851 12c Gray black, full to large margins all around, dark color, face-free circular datestamp, couple small toned spots on back, Very Fine (Scott $250)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 100.00 USD

    Lot# : 1052 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 17
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    17, 1851 12c Black, tied on cover to Brooklyn, New York that originated in Hawaii by red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid" March 23 cds, adhesive tied by San Francisco March 30, 1859 cds, margins to slightly in at bottom, Very Fine cover, 1986 and 2009 Philatelic Foundation certificates
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 750.00 USD

    Lot# : 1053 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    Catalog# : 17
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    17, 1851 12c Black, plus 1851 1c Blue Type II (2 singles) and 1855 10c Green Type II (Scott 7, 14) tied to envelope addressed to Liverpool by "Hoosick Falls N.Y. Aug 24" cds (1857) adjacent "America Paid Liverpool" transit; "19" marking, backstamped "Boston Br Pkt" transit, envelope aged with tear at top right closed, stamps with light creasing at top; an attractive three-color franking; ex-Hackmey, 1999 PF certificate
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 1054 1851-56 Issue (5-17)

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    17, 1851 12c Gray black, horizontal pair, large margins to just in, tied by "Bristol R.I. Apr 6" cds on orange buff cover to Liverpool, England, endorsed "Via Boston Niagara", black "Boston, Br. Pkt., 7 Apr" backstamp and red "19" credit handstamp, red "Paid in America, Liverpool, 19 AP 58" receiving handstamp, Very Fine (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 325.00 USD
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