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Sale 371 — 1970 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 24 March, 1970

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
22
og
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 22, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Horizontal Strip of Eight, From a new Original Find, Ample to Large Margins all around except B. line of one stamp partly shaved; Brilliant Color, virtually full o.g., some creases, A Magnificent Showpiece of Utmost Beauty & Rarity

3,600
3,500
23
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 23, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Horiz, 5c Red Brown (1). Horiz5c Red Brown (1). Horiz. Pair, Large Margins, Rich Color, Tied by neat Red Grids, matching "U.S. Express Mail, Boston" and wide "10" on neat small envelope to Philadelphia, Very Fine

225
650
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24
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 24, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Four Covers, All from same correspondence & paying 5c internal postage, Baltimore, Md., to Freiwalden, Silesia, Dec. 1850 to May 1851; Stamps with Large margins to just touched, two with Red "5" cancels, other tied by Red Grids; A wonderful array of Foreign Rate and Transit markings on both sides of the envelopes, An exceptional lot, Very Scarce

E. 1,000-2,000
950
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25
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 25, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins, tied by Orange Red Grid, matching "Roswell, Ga.," pmk. on neat blue envelope to Darien, Very scarce small town pmk., Extremely Fine

235
525
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26
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 26, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large Margins, Nicely tied by Red Square Grid, matching N.Y. pmk. on Feb. 1851 folded cover to Bytown Canada,  Red "Montreal, L.C" transit pmk, 10c Black (2). Large Margins, Nicely tied by Red Square Grid, matching N.Y. pmk. on Feb. 1851 folded cover to Bytown Canada,  Red "Montreal, L.C" transit pmk10c Black (2). Large Margins, Nicely tied by Red Square Grid, matching N.Y. pmk. on Feb. 1851 folded cover to Bytown Canada, Red "Montreal, L.C" transit pmk., Extremely Fine, Scarce usage

235
400
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27
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 27, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Deep, Rich color, Proof-like Impression, Large margins, Tied by Red Diamond Lattice Grid, matching "Brunswick, Me." pmk. on Sept. 1847 folded letter to Ohio, Very Fine, Extremely scarce cancel

235
525
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28
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 28, 1847 Issue10c Greenish Black (2), 10c Greenish Black (2)10c Greenish Black (2). Gorgeous color & impression, Large, Even margins, tied by neat Red "Saint Louis, Mo., 10" pmk., repeated on the fresh, bright envelope to So. Boston, Mass., tiny sealed cover tear, Extremely Fine

235
400
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29
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 29, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Margins three sides, partly close at B., tied by unusual black bold circle pmk., Black "Steam" on folded cover with ms. "pr Alice", from St. Louis, to New Orleans, Fine and rare cover

E. 350-500
400
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30
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 30, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Fine color & Impression, Large to Huge margins; one of the finest "Wheeling, (W.) Va. Precancels" in existence; a Sept. 1, 1847 folded letter to Philadelphia, Interesting contents re transportation on the Ohio River, negligible crease from filing fold, otherwise Extremely Fine, an outstanding Rarity

E. 1,000-2,000
2,000
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31
c
Sale Number 371, Lot Number 31, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horiz, 10c Black (2). Horiz10c Black (2). Horiz. Pair, Beautiful shade & impression, Ample to huge margins, showing parts of adjoining stamps at sides, tied by neat Red Grids, matching "U.S. Express Mail, Boston" pmk. on fresh Ludlow, Beebe & Co. cover to Philadelphia, Very Fine

650
900
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