1847 Issue (1-2)

Sale 3031 - Session 1 - United States Stamps and Covers
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  • Lot# : 1001 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 : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1002 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 including portion of adjacent stamp at bottom, Very Fine and a scarce cancel on the 1847 issue (Scott $3,350)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 1003 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 : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1004 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 : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 1005 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 : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 300.00 USD
    Hammer price : 325.00 USD

    Lot# : 1006 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, full even margins all around, rich color, light red circular grid cancel, Very Fine, ungraded 2007 Philatelic Foundation and 2010 PSAG graded of XF 90 certificate (SMQ $625)
    Start Price : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 1007 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 : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 275.00 USD

    Lot# : 1008 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 : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1009 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, right margin single with just clear to full margins the other sides, red square grid cancel, Fine sound example; 2002 PF certificate (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 240.00 USD

    Lot# : 1010 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, splendid 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 : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 120.00 USD
    Hammer price : 230.00 USD

    Lot# : 1011 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, ample to large margins, light red cancel, fresh and Fine (Scott $350)
    Start Price : 120.00 USD
    Current Opening : 160.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 1012 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 : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 160.00 USD

    Lot# : 1013 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, light but legible red "FREE" cancels, ample to wide margins including sliver of adjacent stamp at left, thin spot, Very Fine appearance, 1998 PF certificate (Scott $750)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 240.00 USD

    Lot# : 1014 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 : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 170.00 USD

    Lot# : 1015 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 : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 130.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 1016 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 : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 95.00 USD

    Lot# : 1017 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, ample to full margins, light black grid cancel, Fine example (Scott $425)
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 200.00 USD

    Lot# : 1018 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 : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 325.00 USD

    Lot# : 1019 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 : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 250.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1020 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 : 1,200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 1021 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 left, tiny thin spot, still Very Fine and an 1847 issue rarity (Scott $10,500+)
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,400.00 USD

    Lot# : 1022 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, cancelled by light black grid on folded letter datelined "Wallingford Sept 11th 1851" and addressed to Columbus Ohio, 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, signed Ashbrook; ex-Ishikawa, Hackmey
    Start Price : 1,500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,300.00 USD

    Lot# : 1023 1847 Issue (1-2)

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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 : 1,200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,200.00 USD
    Hammer price : 4,000.00 USD

    Lot# : 1024 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, deep 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 : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 500.00 USD

    Lot# : 1025 1847 Issue (1-2)

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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; approximately 21 covers to the Netherlands with 1847 issue franking (all with the 5c) are recorded; ex-Hackmey; 1985 PF certificate
    Start Price : 400.00 USD
    Current Opening : 400.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,300.00 USD

    Lot# : 1026 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single tied on folded letter addressed to Princeton, New Jersey by blue "Philada. Pa. 5 Sep 3" integral-rate cds (1849) with additional strike in center along with "Bloods Despatch 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 : 250.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 400.00 USD

    Lot# : 1027 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single tied on folded letter sheet addressed to Paris 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 sheet 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 : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 240.00 USD
    Hammer price : 375.00 USD

    Lot# : 1028 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1a, 1847 5c Dark brown, single tied on envelope addressed to West Chester Penn by ms "X" cancel with an accompanying Philadelphia blue "5" in circle handstamp (full and partial strikes), ample to wide margins three sides, clear to just in at bottom, Fine; 2019 PF certificate
    Start Price : 100.00 USD
    Current Opening : 100.00 USD
    Hammer price : 190.00 USD

    Lot# : 1029 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, ample to full margins, light red cancel, Very Fine and choice (Scott $775)
    Start Price : 300.00 USD
    Current Opening : 475.00 USD
    Hammer price : 950.00 USD

    Lot# : 1030 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, three full to large margins, close at bottom, light red cancel, Very Fine (Scott $775)
    Start Price : 200.00 USD
    Current Opening : 375.00 USD
    Hammer price : 475.00 USD

    Lot# : 1031 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 : 1,000.00 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000.00 USD
    Hammer price : unsold

    Lot# : 1032 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    2, 1847 10c Black, tied by fancy geometric cancel to large part of folded letter to Riverhead NY 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; 1999 PF certificate; ex-Craveri, Hackmey
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 750.00 USD
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