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Sale 1239 — 2021 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Thursday, 24 June, 2021

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
514
c
Sale Number 1239, Lot Number 514, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Clear to large margins with huge bottom sheet margin, proof-like impression, used to forward a letter datelined at Savannah Ga., Dec. 22, 1848, to David Torrance in New York City, red "Savannah Ga. 10 Dec. 22" integral-rate circular datestamp, turned and re-addressed to Montreal, Canada, sender's routing "via Whitehall N.Y.", red "New-York Dec. 26" circular datestamp and matching "6" in circle handstamp used to cancel 10c stamp (well-tied), red Montreal receiving backstamp (Jan. 3, 1849), some splits along folds, repaired erosion along vertical file fold, stamp appears to have a very slight pressed crease

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A SPECTACULAR SHEET-MARGIN EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE USED ON AN UNUSUAL TURNED COVER FROM SAVANNAH TO NEW YORK CITY, THEN FORWARDED TO MONTREAL, CANADA -- ADDING TO THE MIX IS THE PRESENCE OF THE "6" IN CIRCLE SHIP-LETTER RATE MARKING USED AS A CANCELLATION.

USPCS census no. 8142. Ex Boker and Gross

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
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