1847 Issue (1-2)

Sale 3027 Part I - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 1004 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, wonderful full strike of the red Hudson River Mail route agent circled 13-bar grid cancel, three ample margins, clear to just cutting at right, still Very Fine and a marvelous example of this appealing cancel
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1005 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Brown, centrally struck small Boston "Paid" grid cancel (demonetized use) plus a lightened manuscript cancel, rich color, ample even margins, Very Fine; 2006 PF certificate
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1006 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, clear strike of Canadian 6-ring target cancel, clear to wide margins incl portion of adjacent stamp at bottom, Very Fine and a scarce cancel on the 1847 issue (Scott $3,350)
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1007 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, two blue "STEAMBOAT" straight-line cancels, stamp with rich color and clear to full margins, Very Fine and quite scarce; 2005 (identifies stamp as "1a") and 2015 PF certificates
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1008 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, clear portion of black (Fort L)eavenworth cds, margins to cutting, tiny faults, still a Fine and quite rare use during the "unorganized territory" period in Kansas; ex-Hart
    Start Price : 750 USD
    Current Opening : 750 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1009 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, centrally struck red "38" numeral cancel (British credit), three clear to ample margins, clear to in at left, VG-Fine; a rarely seen marking on this stamp and likely unique
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1010 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, fair strike of the rare red open grid of tiny diamonds cancel used in East Hampton Mass, margins to just cutting, couple sealed tears, Fine appearance; East Hampton Mass did not receive any of the 1847 issue
    Start Price : 450 USD
    Current Opening : 450 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1011 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, splendidi strike of the Tiffin, Ohio 8-bar grid with an additional ms "X," stamp clear to full margins, Very Fine and a rare cancel
    Start Price : 300 USD
    Current Opening : 300 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1012 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, portion of a blue Baltimore cds with the accompanying red "5" cancels, ample to full margins, Very Fine
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1013 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, red "PAID" in arc cancel of New York, clear to wide margins, thin spot, Very Fine appearance, a scarce cancel on the 1847 issue
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1014 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, light blue cancel, full to large margins, Very Fine; 2003 PF certificate (Scott $390)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 1015 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, light but legible red "FREE" cancels, ample to wide margins incl sliver of adjacent stamp at left, thin spot, Very Fine appearance; 1998 PF certificate (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 250 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1016 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, light but legible strike of blue "Albany & Buffalo R.R" cds, full margins except just in at top right, Fine example of this scarce route agent cancel
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1017 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, red numeral "6" in circle cancel (incoming ship), three full to wide margins, in at right, small diagonal crease UL, pinhole in top margin (not mentioned in cert), VG-Fine; 2000 PF certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1018 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, tied on small piece by light red cancel, ample balanced margins, Very Fine (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 100 USD
    Current Opening : 120 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 1019 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, "criss-cross" grid cancel of Boston & Albany RR, margins in places, VG-Fine
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 80 USD

    Lot# : 1020 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, bottom sheet margin single, margins to barely in at upper right corner, rich color, attractive red grid, trace of possible diagonal crease, otherwise F-VF, ideal for plating specialist (Scott $350).
    Start Price : 75 USD
    Current Opening : 75 USD
    Hammer price : 110 USD

    Lot# : 1021 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, "cross-hatching" manuscript cancel, ample to huge margins incl portions of adjacent stamp top and right, Very Fine; 2009 PF certificate (Scott $190)
    Start Price : 50 USD
    Current Opening : 140 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1022 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1a, 1847 5c Grayish brown, blue grid cancel of the Norwich & Worcester RR, three clear to full margins, clear to just in at right, minor faults, Fine appearance yet a nice strike of this elusive marking
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1023 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1a, 1847 5c Brown, neat strike of Brunswick Me 11-bar rimless cancel in red, stamp clear to full margins, Very Fine and choice
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 500 USD

    Lot# : 1024 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1a, 1847 5c Dark brown, full centrally struck blue Wilmington and Raleigh Railroad "Propeller" fancy cancel, three margins, in at left, vertical crease, Fine appearance but a Very Fine strike of this rare cancel; 2015 APS certificate
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1025 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1c, 1847 5c Red orange, left margin single with large margins top and right, clear to just in at bottom, red cancel, a Fine example of this rarest of all the 1847 5c shades which was produced exclusively during the last printing; 2018 PF certificate (Scott $9,000)
    Start Price : 3,000 USD
    Current Opening : 3,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1026 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1d, 1847 5c Brown orange, Double transfer "C," showing clearly on the bottom frame line and in the "5"s and "FIVE CENTS", lighty cancelled with a black circular grid and a just legible red foreign transit/receiver cancel, three clear to wide margins, clear to just in at right, tiny thin spot, still Very Fine and an 1847 issue rarity (Scott $10,500+)
    Start Price : 2,500 USD
    Current Opening : 2,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1027 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single tied on folded letter sheet addressed to Pars by pen cancel and lightly struck red grid with accompanying N. YORK & N. HAVEN R.R. Apr 2 (1850) cds, ms "p Niagara", black French Angl/ Calais transit cancel and red boxed "COLONIES/&c ART. 13" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, "30" (decimes) due, British 16 AP 16 1850 backstamp, stamp margins to just cutting, letter shet with a pronounced horiz file fold and some pencil docketing, Fine use to France especially with the route-agent marking; 2013 Weiss certificate
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1028 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, well margined single with rich color, tied on 1848 folded letter sheet to Northampton, Mass. by blue Philadelphia, Pa "10 cts" 10/16 cds, light and insignificant wax seal stain in address panel, some internal filefold splitting, otherwise Very Fine; 2010 P.F. certificate. (Scott $550).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 150 USD

    Lot# : 1029 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, attractive red "Boston & Albany R.R.",1/24 cds on 1849 folded letter sheet to Wilbraham, Mass., four margin single tied by matching grid, couple cover rust stains not affection adhesive, adhesive with light paper toning in margins (barely perceptable), F-VF (Scott $550)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 220 USD
    Hammer price : 220 USD

    Lot# : 1030 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, ample margins to barely touching at bottom right, Very Fine, tied on fls to New York by multiple red grids, matching partial "U.S. Express Mail Boston 9/26/(48)" cds, light horizontal filefold and minor age stain at bottom right, both well away from adhesive, still Very Fine cover (Scott $525)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1031 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, tied on folded letter sheet to Annapolis, Maryland by blue "5" in oval, matching Baltimore, Maryland 9/28 cds, stamp margins to barely touching, overall Very Fine; 2008 PF certificate (Scott $550)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1032 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, margins to touching/barely in across top, F-VF, tied on outer fls to Philadelphia by blue numeral "5" in circle (possibly steamboat), couple light vertical filefolds, otherwise F-VF (Scott $525)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 160 USD

    Lot# : 1033 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1a, 1847 5c Dark brown, crisp impression, four margins, Very Fine, tied on 1848 fls to Philadelphia by red grid, matching New York 2/15 cds, couple filefolds, not detracting, Very Fine (Scott $425)
    Start Price : 160 USD
    Current Opening : 160 USD
    Hammer price : 190 USD

    Lot# : 1034 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1a, 1847 5c Dark brown, margins to touching/barely in at bottom right, tied on outer fls to New York by blue grid, partial blue Utica, NY fancy double oval plus indecipherable blue handstamp at right, pencil notions on back include "#3 Ashbrook 1942 $22.50," Very Fine (Scott $900)
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 150 USD
    Hammer price : 180 USD

    Lot# : 1035 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1b, 1847 5c Brown orange, pair (darker shade) tied on folded letter sheet addressed to Philadelphia by red circular grids with accompanying BOSTON 7 JUN 10cts (1851) cds and straight-line "PAID", stamps just clear to full margins, letter sheet some light file folds with a crease between the stamps caused by a vertical fold, still a Very Fine use less than one month prior to demonetization; 1996 PF certificatern
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 300 USD

    Lot# : 1036 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1d, 1847 5c Brown orange, attractive shade (sllghtly oxidized), tied on folded letter sheet to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania by red square grid, bold red New York 2/6/(51) cds, stamp nearly full margined, Very Fine; 2010 PF certificate (Scott $1,100)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1037 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1-2, 1847 5c-10c First Issue, 3-margined singles with both slightly in across bottom, light red grid cancels, both small flaws, otherwise Fine. (Scott $1,125).
    Start Price : 150 USD
    Current Opening : 325 USD
    Hammer price : 350 USD

    Lot# : 1038 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, manuscript "X" cancel plus portion of a blue town cancel, ample to wide margins including portion of the adjacent stamp at bottom, vertical crease at right, Very Fine appearance; 2009 PF certificate (Scott $475+)
    Start Price : 120 USD
    Current Opening : 210 USD
    Hammer price : 290 USD

    Lot# : 1039 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, single tied on folded letter datelined "Toronto 26th February 1851" to D.S. Kennedy in New York City and cancelled by ink, ms "Paid" and "4½" (for Canadian postage), red rimless Toronto Canada FE 28 (?) 1851 dispatch and Lewiston NY Mar 2 transit cancels, stamp 3½ margins and affected by one of two vertical folds, a Fine and rare use of US postage used in Canada to prepay a letter to the US; USPCS census No. 314
    Start Price : 2,000 USD
    Current Opening : 2,000 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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