1847 Issue Covers

Selection of Classic British North America and United States Postal History from the Joseph Hackmey Collection
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  • Lot# : 63 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, fresh color and just clear to large margins all round, tied to printed "Collector of Customs" form by red NARRAGUAGUS Me. OCT 1 cds with additional pen stroke, addressed to Cherryfield Me. and redirected to Machia with red arrival cds on address side, Fine; ex-Hackmey
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 950.00 USD

    Lot# : 64 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Brown, fresh color and full to wide canceled by blue grid of diamond shaped dots and affixed on folded letter sheet with accompanying red EASTHAMPTON MASS. APR 21 cds, addressed to Monson Mass., Very Fine and choice; marking unique in blue as Alexander records seven total examples with six of those being in red; ex-Hackmey; 1996 PF certificate
    Start Price : 3,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : 3,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 65 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, fresh color and clear to full margins, tied to envelope by complete strike of red HOUSATONIC RAILROAD 5 integral rate route agent's handstamp, addressed to East Bridgewater Mass, stamp was lifted and a pen cancel removed, Very Fine appearance, ex-Hackmey; 1999 PSE certificate
    Start Price : 3,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 66 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, rich color and nicely margined, canceled by black geometric handstamp on folded letter with adjacent ELLICOTTVILLE N.Y. AUG 1 cds, addressed to the "Clerk of Allegany County" and contents regarding a $6,000 judgment awarded by the State Supreme Court, docketing extends to front, cover some light aging along couple vertical file folds, Fine use; ex-Hackmey; 1999 PF certificate
    Start Price : 3,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 67 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single tied on folded letter addressed to Amsterdam by blue circular grid cancel with matching "PHILADA. Pa. OCT 28 5cts" cds alongside, sender's routing "Steamer from Boston to Liverpool" and manuscript "100" (Dutch cents) due marking, "1/4" debit for postage due to Great Britain, backstamped London and Amsterdam, stamp ample margins two sides - just in the other two, Fine use; approx 21 covers to the Netherlands with 1847 issue franking (all with the 5c) are recorded; ex-Hackmey; 1985 PF certificate
    Start Price : 2,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 68 1847 Issue Covers

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    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

    Lot# : 69 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, with black grid cancel on folded letter addressed to Columbus Ohio with adjacent WALLINGFORD Ct. 11 SEP cds, stamp rich color on deeply blue paper and full to large margins all round with sliver of adjoining stamp at top, a Very Fine and rare demonetized use being one of the finest known examples, ex-Ishikawa, Hackmey; signed Ashbrook
    Start Price : 6,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 6,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 70 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, four singles - each cancelled by black circular grids with two of the stamps additional red "PAID" handstamp, matching red BOSTON MAS MAR 18 cds and "20" rate handstamp alongside, on legal-size folded letter to Eastport Me., stamps ample to large margins except just in at bottom, faint vertical file folds barely affect two stamps, Very Fine appearance, a rare quadruple-rated use of the 5c 1847; ex-Hackmey; 2000 PF certificate
    Start Price : 2,400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,400.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 71 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, two vertical pairs (one stamp with dot in "S" variety) and with preprinting paperfolds visible to varying degrees all tied by red grid cancels to folded letter sheet addressed to Baltimore, red ALBANY N.Y. OCT 23 cds alongside, stamps clear to large margins all round except just cut into at top left of one stamp, light vertical fold affecting one stamp, wax seal removed, few scissor cuts not affecting design, still Very Fine; ex-Ishikawa, Hackmey
    Start Price : 6,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 6,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 72 1847 Issue Covers

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    1b, 1847 5c Orange brown, horizontal pair tied by blue circular grids tied to folded letter sheet with nice strike of blue LOUISVILLE KY. AUG 18 cds, pair strong color and full to wide margins all round, the left stamp with pre-printing paper folds, Very Fine and choice; ex-Hackmey
    Start Price : 2,400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 2,400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,800.00 USD

    Lot# : 73 1847 Issue Covers

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    1b, 1847 5c Orange brown, three singles tied on folded letter sheet by with blue circular grids with blue "20" and PHILADELPHIA JAN 10 cds (inverted "10") markings, ms "Due 5", stamps with good to large margins, some small edge breaks at top of letter sheet not affecting stamps; otherwise Fine use; ex-Gibson, Hackmey; 1981 PF certificate
    Start Price : 3,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 74 1847 Issue Covers

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    2, 1847 10c Black, single with red ms. "X" cancel (not tied as usual) on folded letter sheet to Philadelphia, matching red LAFAYETTE DEC 29 cds alongside, ample to large margins all round and a few gum spots, cover light central vertical file fold, otherwise Fine and rare, ex-Emerson, Rust, Hackmey; 1996 PF certificate
    Start Price : 600.00 USD
    Current Opening : 600.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,100.00 USD

    Lot# : 75 1847 Issue Covers

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    2, 1847 10c Black, tied by fancy geometric cancel to large part of folded letter to Riverhead with black ELLICOTTVILLE N.Y. AUG 2 cds alongside, fresh color and clear to large margins, bit of ink erosion in address, Very Fine appearance, one of only four recorded 1847 issue covers from Ellicottsville and one of only three stamps with this cancel; ex-Craveri, Hackmey; 1999 PF certificate
    Start Price : 3,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 102 1847 Issue Covers

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single tied on folded letter addressed to Princeton NJ by blue PHILADA. Pa. 5 SEP 3 integral-rate cds (1849) with additional strike in center along with BLOODS DESPTACH 28 SO SIXTH handstamp, stamp ample margins except just in at lower left, slightly toned, otherwise Fine and scarce use; ex-Craveri, Hackmey, 2000 PF certificate
    Start Price : 1,200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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