Sale 296 — 1966 Rarities of the Word

Sale Date — Thursday, 24 February, 1966

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
23
bl
Sale 296, Lot 23, 1847 IssueRed Brown (1). Two Vertical Strips of three forming Reconstructed Block of 6, Pos. 79-80, 89-90, 99-100RI, Pos. 80RI and 90RI showing Double Transfers A &: B, clear to Huge Margins all around, Magnificent Color & Impression, Brilliant Red Grid cancels, despite faint creases in upper two stamps a Magnificent Showpiece of Great Rarity, Ex Newbury (Photo)

E. 750-1,000
1,150
24
c
Sale 296, Lot 24, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b). L.L. Sheet Corner Copy, Ample to Gigantic Margins, Vivid Color, Blue grid cancels, not tied, clear matching "Philada., Pa. 5 cts" pmk. on front only to Md., Rare & Beautiful, Extremely Fine

E. 500-750
650
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25
c
Sale 296, Lot 25, 1847 Issue10c Black Diagonal Bisect (2a). Well Tied by Red Square Grid, clear matching "New York Feb. 12" pmk., "Paid" in ms., "5" in Pencil, on neat folded Cover to Albany, Fine Example of this Very Rare Usage, with P.F. Certificate

1,500
1,250
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26
c
Sale 296, Lot 26, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Five and Single, Margins except touched to slightly in at B., tied by Red cancels, Red Little Miami R.R. pmk. on Legal Size June, 1851 Cover to Baltimore, neatly sealed tears in 3 stamps, otherwise Fine, the Most Spectacular of U.S. Railroad Covers

E. 1,000-2,000
3,500
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27
og
Sale 296, Lot 27, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown Reproduction (3). U.L. Sheet Corner Copy, Huge to Gigantic Margins, Magnificent Color & Impression, Stitch Wmk. in Margin, Superb Gem

E. 1,000-2,000
400
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