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Sale 1230 — U.S. and Hawaii Stamps and Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 15-18 December, 2020

Category — 1847 Issue Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1124
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1124, 1847 Issue Covers10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins, deep shade and sharp impression, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York 10 cts. Jul. 10" (1847) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to Louisville Ky., yeardate confirmed by docketing, slight soiling

VERY FINE. A RARE EARLY USE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

The earliest recorded use of the 10c 1847 Issue is the famous July 2 cover, owned by William H. Gross and currently on loan to the Smithsonian National Postal Museum. The next earliest is used from New York to Illinois on July 9, the day before this cover was mailed. One other is also known used on July 10, which was a Saturday.

Ex Rose.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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