Sale 560 — 1980 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 5 April, 1980

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
16
P
Sale 560, Lot 16, 1847 Issue5c-10c Reproductions, "Atlanta" Plate Proofs (3TC, 4TC). Complete Set of the Five Different Colors of each value, Three of the 5c Show Constant Printing Flaw Top Left Corner, two minor thins. otherwise Very Fine. ex-Brazer

2,500
5,500
17
og
Sale 560, Lot 17, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b). Ample to Extra Large Margins. Lovely Bright Color, Very Fine, A Beautiful Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

3,750
8,500
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18
og
Sale 560, Lot 18, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins to slightly in, Beautiful Rich color, Sharp Impression, Rare & Attractive Pair

7,000
3,750
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19
 
Sale 560, Lot 19, 1847 Issue5c Brown Orange (1b). Sheet Corner Copy, Huge Margins all around, Blue Grid cancels, Extremely Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
4,750
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20
 
Sale 560, Lot 20, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Horiz. Pair with Huge Corner Sheet Margins, Margins other sides, small at bottom, Dot in "S" variety on left stamp, two dots in right sheet margin, Light Red town pmk. & lightened ms. cancel, Handsome Pair

1,200
3,750
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20A
 
Sale 560, Lot 20A, 1847 Issue5c Gray Brown, 10c Black, "Harelip" Variety (1, 2 var). Horizontal Pair of former, Ample to Huge Margins except just clear one tiny spot at top, Huge Sheet Margin at Right (covered by 10c), latter Three Large to Huge Margins, clear at bottom, Shows Flaw Clearly, on piece tied by Red Grids, "Charleston S.c." pmk., with P.F. Certificate which states "removed and replaced inaccurately", Fine & Very Rare

3,050
4,000
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21
c
Sale 560, Lot 21, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Large Margins all around, tied Blue grid. Clear Fancy Oval Buffalo, N.Y. Nov. 11 (1847) pmk. on neat cover. Extremely Fine. Signed Ashbrook

650
2,500
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22
c
Sale 560, Lot 22, 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown (1a). Large Margins all around, cancel, Blue Oval Utica, N.Y. on Choice Cover, Ashbrook tied with neat Blue Grid Extremely Fine. Signed

650
1,900
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23
c
Sale 560, Lot 23, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Margins to slightly in, Wonderful Color & Impression, barest trace of Red cancel (appears unused) on Dec. 1847 Folded Cover (lacks side flaps) to England, Red Oval' 'Swarts' Chatham Square Post Office N. Y.," "1/-" ms. British Due Mark, Bold "America Liverpool DE 31 1847" Backstamp, Handsome Piece, Earliest known Use of the "Swarts'" Marking on Trans-Atlantic Mail, Unique with the 5c Stamp, with P. F. Certificate

E. 1,000-2,000
3,000
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24
c
Sale 560, Lot 24, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Large Margins, tied by Blue "Troy N. Y." pmk. on cover front to Albany, Blue Box "Troy & New York/Steam Boat" Hand- stamp, Very Fine

E. 1,000-2,000
2,200
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25
c
Sale 560, Lot 25, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Three Large Margins, Large to tiny bit in at left, on 1848 Folded Letter tied by Red Square Grid, matching' 'New-York" pmk; Used with Boyd's 2c Local (20L4), Grid cancel, ms. "Paid 7", Fine. one of the most attractive 1847/Local Covers Known, with P. F. Certificate (Ashbrook notes on back, "Paid 7" Very Interesting-the writer Paid Boyd 7c for their 2c + 5c U.S. Postage)

E. 1,000-2,000
1,800
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26
c
Sale 560, Lot 26, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b). Two Neatly Overlapped Singles. Ample to Large Margins, Excellent Color & Impression, tied by Red Grids, matching "Saint Louis Mo. 10" pmk., A Very Fine & Eye-catching Cover, signed Ashbrook

E. 1,000-2,000
5,500
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27
c
Sale 560, Lot 27, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Two Neatly Overlapped Singles, Clear to Large Margins, except "overlapped" stamp tiny bit in at bottom, Rich Color, Sharp Impression, tied by Red "St. Louis Mo. 10" pmk. on Cover to Mass.. trivial sealing wax toned spot in address, Fine & Handsome, Companion Piece to Lot Number 26, signed Ashbrook

E. 1,000-2,000
3,500
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28
c
Sale 560, Lot 28, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Horizontal Pair, Three margins to touched. Huge Sheet Margin at Right, Left Stamp Dot in "S" of US Variety, on 1848 Folded Letter to Maine, Well tied by Red Grids. matching "U.S. Express Mail N. Y." pmk. (partly struck off cover), Interesting Contents, negligible cover aging, Fine & Scarce

1,500
2,200
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28A
c
5c Orange Brown (1b). Vertical Pair, Clear to Large Margins Three Sides, clear to touched at top, scissors cut in bottom stamp, Beautifully tied by Bold Vivid Red Grids, matching "Walpole N.H. Feb 17" pmk. on 10 x 83/8" Valentine Cover front, Ornate Overall Gold Design. Fantastic appearing. A Most Gorgeous Showpiece. with Original Valentine Enclosure

E. 2,000-5,000
7,500
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29
c
Sale 560, Lot 29, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c Black (1b, 2). The Fabulous Set of Waukegan, III. Covers, Two immaculate matching buff envelopes from the same correspondence to Sprakers Basin, N. Y., One franked by two Extremely Fine copies of the 5c Orange Brown (1b) & Each beautifully tied by an excellent strike in Bright Red of the circular wide spaced 6 Bar Grid, the cover also bearing a perfect strike of the Red Waukegan, III. Jun 13 postmark. The other cover is franked by a Extremely Fine 10c Black (2), Neatly tied by clear strike of the same grid in Blue and also with a perfect strike of the Waukegan pmk. in Blue, ex-Caspary, A Remarkable set of covers of Matchless Beauty

0
75,000
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30
 
Sale 560, Lot 30, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Huge Margins incl. Part Bottom Sheet Margin, light Blue Grid cancel, Extremely Fine "Gem", with P. F. Certificate

1,700
9,500
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31
 
Sale 560, Lot 31, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Three Huge Margins. Large at Bottom. light Blue Grid cancel, Extremely Fine, A Lovely Single, with Royal Certificate

1,700
5,250
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32
 
Sale 560, Lot 32, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large Margins All Around. Neat partial strike boxed "Troy & New York Steamboat" cancel, small closed tear, Extremely Fine Appearance

E. 2,000-5,000
1,600
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33
 
Sale 560, Lot 33, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horiz. Pair, Margins all around (bit smaller at top), Blue Grid Cancels, Very Fine

4,250
8,000
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34
c
Sale 560, Lot 34, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Margins All Around. on Neat Buff Envelope Beautifully tied across Bottom Right Corner by Nine Bar Dark Blue Grid, matching "Wilmington N.C." pmk., Extremely Fine, A Lovely Cover, signed Ashbrook

E. 5,000-10,000
9,000
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35
c
Sale 560, Lot 35, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large Margins. Red Grid cancel (not tied). matching "Jackson Mi. "(Miss.) pmk., on Folded Cover to New Orleans, cover filing fold at bottom, Extremely Fine & Rare. with P. F. Certificate (Only Three 1847 Covers known from Jackson)

E. 5,000-10,000
8,000
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36
c
Sale 560, Lot 36, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large to Huge Margins. on Neat Envelope tied by Red Grid, matching "Boston 10 Cts" pmk., negligible aging specks, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,900
6,000
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37
c
Sale 560, Lot 37, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Ample to Huge Margins, on 1848 Folded Letter tied by Blue "Philada Pa Feb 29 Wets" Leap Year pmk., another Clear Strike at Right, Very Fine & Handsome

1,900
8,500
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38
c
Sale 560, Lot 38, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large Margins Three sides, just touches at B., tied by 9 bar circular grid on cover to Belgium, Red Charleston, S.c. pmk., Rate markings, boxed Liverpool Ship, str. line Amsterdam and Belgium boxed back-stamps, Fine & Rare Usage, Attractive cover, signed Ashbrook

E. 10,000-20,000
14,500
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39
c
Sale 560, Lot 39, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Pos. 49R, Clear to Large Margins, tied by Red Cork, matching "Saint Louis Mo. 10" pmk. on Neat Cover to Mass., Tiny Hand-Painted Embossed Corner Card (Vase & Flowers), Fine, Exceptionally Pretty & Most Unusual, signed Ashbrook

E. 5,000-10,000
11,500
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40
c
Sale 560, Lot 40, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), Pos. 64R, Three Large Margins. large to tiny bit in at left bottom, Perfectly tied by two Bold Blue Grids. matching Boxed "Troy & New York/Steam Boat." on Apr. 1851 Folded Cover to Canada, Red "Montreal L.C." Part Rimless Circle, An Exceptionally Attractive & Very Rare Cover, signed Ashbrook

E. 10,000-20,000
32,500
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41
c
Sale 560, Lot 41, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Pos. 86R. Ample to Large Margins, Well tied by Red Square Grid & "New-York" pmk. on Cover to N.H., address corrected, Red Straight Line "Philada. Railroad" & ms. "2 cts.", faint negligible cover toning spot, still Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

E. 5,000-10,000
4,500
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42
c
Sale 560, Lot 42, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Ample to Huge Margins, minute margin tear in top margin, on Buff Cover tied by Blue "Baltimore Railroad" pmk., another Strike at Right, minor cover aging otherwise Very Fine, Rare & Handsome, signed Ashbrook

E. 2,000-5,000
3,750
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43
c
Sale 560, Lot 43, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Margins Three sides, tiny bit in at bottom left, Blue Grid, tied by ms. cancel, "Galveston, Tex." on March 1850 Folded Letter to Portland, Conn., One of nine 10c 1847 Covers Reported from Texas, trivial age bleaching specks. Attractive & Rare

E. 2,000-5,000
4,000
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44
c
Sale 560, Lot 44, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Clear to Huge Margins, Fresh Color, Bold ms. "X" cancel, Red "Lexington Ky." pmk. on Fresh April 9, 1851 Folded Letter to "Milwaukee" Wisc., normal filing crease, Very Fine (all known 10c 1847 covers from Lexington have this characteristic manuscript cancel)

E. 1,000-2,000
2,700
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45
c
Sale 560, Lot 45, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Two slightly overlapped singles, Ample to Mostly Huge Margins, tied by Red Square Grids & "New-York" pmk, on Aug, 1850 Folded Letter, cover filing crease, Stamps Exceptionally Fine

3,550
11,500
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46
c
Sale 560, Lot 46, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horiz. Pair, Margins all around, tied Red grids, Red" U. S. Express Mail, Boston, Mass. Oct. 13" cancel on neat cover. Pos. 31RI32RI (containing double transfer in "Post Office"), Very Fine, signed Stanley B. Ashbrook

E. 10,000-20,000
15,000
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47
c
Sale 560, Lot 47, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horiz. Pair, Margins all around, neat Red Grid cancels, Red "20" and indistinct U.S. Express Boston cancel, Double Transfer in right "X" of both stamps (Pos. 1RI-2RI), Very Fine, Signed Stanley B. Ash-brook

E. 10,000-20,000
15,000
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48
c
Sale 560, Lot 48, 1847 Issue10c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (2a). Ample to Huge Margins, tiny insignificant crease, Well tied across cut by Blue Numeral "5", matching "Concord N.H., postmark. Accompanying this lot is a Beautiful 5c 1847 Cover, some correspondence with Blue Numeral "5" cancel & the Concord postmark, A Fantastic Pair of Covers, signed Ashbrook

10,650
16,000
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49
og
Sale 560, Lot 49, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3). Bottom Left Sheet Corner Single, Extremely Fine

1,300
3,750
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50
og
Sale 560, Lot 50, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black Reproductions (3, 4). Margins All Around, Mostly Large, Very Fine Set, with P.F. Certificates

3,050
5,500
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