Lot# 68 - Sales #3015-16 - StampShow Richmond Auctions

  • Lot# : 68 1847 Issue Covers

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    Catalog# : 1
    1, 1847 5c Red brown, two singles tied to folded letter datelined Brownsville 17 Mai 1850 and addressed to the Consul of France in New Orleans by three strikes of blue "10" rate stamp with an additional strike at top right, adjacent lightly struck blue "BROWNSVILLE TEX" postmark, stamps ample to large margins, manuscript cancellation has been removed, lower stamp with tiny corner crease, cover some light aging and a central vertical file fold, still a Very Fine and rare use; the only recorded use of the 5c 1847 from Brownsville Tex and one of just six 1847 issue covers originating in Texas; ex-Knapp, Hackmey; 2003 PF certificate
    Start Price : 2,400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,400.00 USD