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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, tied on large (8¼x5½") ornate bronze floral bordered Valentine cover with equally ornate design on back side, tied by red square grid cancel with an accompanying New York Feb cds and "Paid" handstamp, addressed to Williamsburg, stamp ample to full margins, minor faults to stamp and cover but an overall Very Fine and attractive use
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Current Opening : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 2,300.00 USD

    Lot# : 13 1847 Issue (1-2)

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    1, 1847 5c Red brown, single tied on folded letter sheet addressed Joliet, Ill. by two strikes of the scarce red "5" in cogwheel cancel with accompanying Chicago Jun 18 cds, docketing on back side indicates 1851 use (issue was demonetized two weeks later), stamp 3½ margins being just in at upper left, letter sheet with central vertical file fold, Fine use of the cogwheel rate handstamp

    Provenance: Saul Newbury

    Marc Haas

    Start Price : 500.00 USD
    Current Opening : 500.00 USD
    Hammer price : 1,000.00 USD
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