Sale 468 — 1975 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Tuesday, 25 March, 1975

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
12
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Sale 468, Lot 12, 1847 Issue5c Red Orange (1c). Large Margins, Rich, Brilliant Color, faint horizontal crease & minute black speck on forehead, signed "Ashbrook", purple Schlesinger handstamp guarantee shows through tiny bit, Believed the Only Known Unused Example of this Rare Shade, Very Fine Appearance, ex Lilly

2,000
5,500
13
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Sale 468, Lot 13, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins All Around, Fantastic Deep Rich Color, Beautiful Fine Impression, Part o. g., paper wrinkle, Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Pair

1,500
3,250
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14
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Sale 468, Lot 14, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Vertical Strip of Three, Large Even Margins All Around, Wonderfully Fresh, Part o.g., bottom stamp has tiny tear & bit of bottom left corner torn off, replaced with hinge, otherwise Extremely Fine, An Extraordinary Strip of the Highest Order of Rarity, with P. F. Certificate

10,000
13,500
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15
 
Sale 468, Lot 15, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horiz. Pair, Pos. 79-80L, Ample to Large Margins, Pretty Blue Grid cancels., Very Fine, ex Gibson

900
1,400
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16
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10c Black (2). Large to Enormous margins incl. R. Sheet margin, Tied by Bold Red "New York, 10 cts", repeated on the cover which originated Philadelphia with Blood's Despatch 1c Bronze on Black (15L13) defects, tied by used acid cancel. Bold "Philad'a Rail Road" in Red str. line to Wilton, N. H. forwarded to New Market. A Magnificent, Outstanding Rarity, Ex-Gibson, with P. F. Certificate

E. 5,000-10,000
5,000
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17
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Sale 468, Lot 17, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Panama-Pacific Small Die Proofs (3P-4P). Unusually Fresh, Very Fine Set

850
1,050
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18
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Sale 468, Lot 18, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions (3-4). Fine Set

725
550
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