Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

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Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions

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Dec 11, 2017 America/New_York

Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Monday Dec 11, 2017 10:00 to Wednesday Dec 13, 2017 16:00 America/New_York
Last date for bids: 
Monday Dec 11, 2017 09:00 America/New_York

"Flagship" sale with over 2000 lots of U.S., British and Worldwide stamps and postal history, featuring:

  • The Stanley J. Richmond Holdings, Part VI
  • The Dr. Chalmers E. Cornelius, III, Collection of Germany and Area
  • The "Deacon" Collection of United States and Possessions
  • The "Good" Family Collection of United States stamps
  • The "Best" Family collection of Canada and B.N.A.
  • The Maurice Whitney Collection of United States Stamps including Newspaper and Revenue Issues
Showing 201 - 225 of 2091
Lot 1201 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1201 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1861, 30¢ orange (Scott 71), expertly regummed, Very Good, with 1972 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 1202 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1202 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72), o.g., very lightly hinged, the freshest and choicest example of this difficult 90 cent Washington we've seen in some time; breathtaking rich color and sharp detailed impression; a true condition rarity as this stamp has been hidden away from light and the elements for decades, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $3,000.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Lot 1203 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1203 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72), o.g., previously hinged, bright fresh color; expertly sealed tear at bottom that is absolutely invisible to the eye that does not detract from this handsome stamp, Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 1997 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,250.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Lot 1204 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1204 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1861, 90¢ blue (Scott 72), lovely and well centered appearing; a couple tiny thins, light internal tear and reperforated at bottom, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $600.
Estimate $100 - 150.

Lot 1205 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1205 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), clear blue town cancel, very well centered with attractive non-obtrusive cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1988 and 2014 P.F. certificates.
Scott $80.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 1206 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1206 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), green circle of wedges cancel, lovely example of this scarce premium cancel; short perforation at lower right, otherwise Fine, with 1984 and 2016 P.F. certificates.
Scott $665.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 1207 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1207 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1861-67, 2¢ Black Jack collection, 15 stamps, includes stars, geometrics and a cover, Fine to Very Fine, please examine.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 1208 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1208 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1861, 3¢ scarlet, trial color plate proof on India (Scott 74TC3), a great poor man's example of the rare completed trial color proof; gummed and perforated to resemble 74TC6, Very Fine appearance, with 1978 and 2016 P.F. certificates, which disagree about the identification of the stamp with the early certificate identifying the stamp as No. 74 and the later certificate reversing the original opinion.
Scott $150.
Estimate $...

Lot 1209 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1209 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1862-63, 5¢ red brown and 5¢ brown (Scott 75, 76), includes three #75 and three #76, great array of shades, some nice cancels, may be a few condition issues, be sure and review this winner, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,700.
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 1210 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1210 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), o.g., hinged, unbelievably fresh example of the true red brown shade; a pristine mint example with sumptuous rich color and deeply etched impression; how this stamp has survived the last 150+ years in this marvelous state is hard to imagine; "trace" of a tiny crease along the bottom right corner keeps this stamp from being a true condition rarity, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $5,750.
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Lot 1211 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1211 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), unused without gum, brilliant fresh example of the more difficult red brown shade; trivial nibbed perfs at top, Very Good.
Scott $2,100.
Estimate $150 - 200.

Lot 1212 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1212 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), barely discernable manuscript "X" cancellation in Jefferson's forehead, magnificent color and centering; a premium quality example of the red brown shade, Extremely Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 1213 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1213 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), faintly cancelled an regummed, beautiful rich color; small repair at upper left, Fine, with 2017 Crowe certificate.
Scott $450.
Estimate $100 - 150.

Lot 1214 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1214 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1861-1866 issue

1863, 24¢ lilac (Scott 78), bold fancy cross roads cancel, rich color; vertical crease and tiny corner crease, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $350.
Estimate $100 - 150.

Lot 1215 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1215 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), neat black crossroads cancellation, exceptional example of the tough grilled all over A grill with mostly intact perforations; much nicer than normally encountered; two minor, shallow thin spots that don't affect this stamp's lovely appearance, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $400 - 600.

Lot 1216 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1216 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), a lovely copy, better than most typically encountered; some usual perforations faults you typically see as the grill weakened the perforations, Very Good to Fine.
Scott $1,500.
Estimate $300 - 400.

Lot 1217 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1217 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill (Scott 79), bold black segmented cork cancellation, fresh and affordable example of this tough stamp; couple pulled perforations, typical of this issue, Very Good.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $250 - 350.

Lot 1218 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1218 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), o.g., lightly hinged, astounding GEM quality example of this rarity; magnificent well centered stamp amid large balanced margins, with breathtaking rich color; this is a true condition rarity deserving placement in the finest collection of top quality stamps, Extremely Fine to Superb, this is 1 of 4 examples achieving the grade of XF-Sup-95, with just 1 other grading higher, according to PSE's...

Lot 1219 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1219 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), unused without gum, impressive example of this seldom offered unused C grill; brilliant fresh color; reperforated at right, otherwise Very Fine, with 1991 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,150.
Estimate $500 - 750.

Lot 1220 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1220 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, C. grill (Scott 83), small circle of wedges cancel, lovely stamp with well impressed grill impression, Very Good to Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,100.
Estimate $200 - 300.

Lot 1221 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1221 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 2¢ black, D. grill (Scott 84), exceptionally light black cancellation, wonderfully fresh D grill with extremely intense color; light corner crease at bottom right, otherwise Fine.
Scott $4,250.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Lot 1222 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1222 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 2¢ black, D. grill (Scott 84), light cork cancel, Very Good to Fine, the "D" grill is one of the scarcer to find items, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.

Lot 1223 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1223 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 2¢ black, D. grill (Scott 84), cancellation removed, great grill impression, Very Good, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $500 - 750.

Lot 1224 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1224 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), wonderful strike of unobtrusive town cancellation, lively rich color; premium example of this elusive grilled issue, Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.

Lot 1225 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues -  Daniel F. Kelleher Auctions Sale 709 US, British and Worldwide Stamps and Postal History

Lot #1225 - 2: U.S. Stamps 1867 grilled issues

1867, 3¢ rose, D. grill (Scott 85), neat black cancellation, radiant color; attractive example; light crease at left center, otherwise Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $200 - 300.

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