U.S. & Worldwide; The Alexander Collection of Russia
September 14-16, 2010

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Lot #7
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 horizontal. gutter pair with engraved vignettes of Washington and Franklin, facing in opposite directions, die number at bottom, card mounted, printer's notations in red, v.f., possibly unique
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Price Realized
$2,400.00

Lot #8
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type II, plate 3, black cds, part of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, just in at upper left, fresh color, fine example of this scarce late plate (May 1856), with 2001 PSE cert.,
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Catalog #7var
Catalog Value $500
Price Realized
$220.00

Lot #9
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, bottom margin single, margins just in at right, full original gum which has only been lightly hinged, fresh and fine positional piece, with 2004 PFC,
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Catalog #9
Catalog Value $850
Price Realized
$290.00

Lot #10
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 1c blue, type IV, black cds, full to large margins all around incl. parts of adjoining stamps at top, left and bottom, bright color, v.f., with 1984 PFC,
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Catalog #9
Catalog Value $130
Price Realized
$130.00

Lot #11
United States 1851-57 Issue
1857 cover franked with 3c red, small faults, manuscript "Camp Floyd, U.T. (Utah Territory), Jan. 14", addressed to New York, rare usage during the Mormon War (a bloodless but significant conflict between the Mormons and the federal government in 185758. In July 1857, President James Buchanan sent a 2,500member expeditionary to secure the Utah Territory for its new governor, Alfred Cumming, a non-Mormon from Georgia. Buchanan had earlier appointed Cumming to replace Mormon Governor Brigham Young in order to quell complaints that the Mormons were traitors. As the U.S. troops slowly advanced, Young organized the Utah Militia to prepare for a guerrilla war and its presence successfully held the army at bay through the winter. In June 1858, peace was reached as Young resigned, the government pardoned the Mormons for rebellious acts, and U.S. troops set up Camp Floyd near Salt Lake City)
Envelope
Catalog #11
Price Realized
$950.00

Lot #12
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type I, black town cancel, large margins all around, bright color, sharp impression, v.f., with 1988 and 2004 PFCs,
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Catalog #13
Catalog Value $950
Price Realized
$750.00

Lot #13
United States 1851-57 Issue
1851 10c green, type I, ms canc., full margins all around incl. sheet margin at left, beautiful color, fresh and v.f. positional piece, with 2001 PFC,
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Catalog #13
Catalog Value $450
Price Realized
$475.00

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