Sale 596 — 1982 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 24 April, 1982

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
124
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Sale 596, Lot 124, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Ample to Large Margins, Fresh, Deep Rich Shade, Very Fine & Choice

5,500
4,500
125
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Sale 596, Lot 125, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Margins All Around, Mostly Large to Huge, Fresh Color, tiny guarantee mark on back, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

5,500
3,250
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126
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Sale 596, Lot 126, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Horizontal Pair, Clear to Large Margins, Rich Color, Large Part o.g., faint crease & some minor wrinkles, otherwise Fine- Very Fine, Rare

12,500
2,500
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127
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Sale 596, Lot 127, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Block, Ample to Huge Margins Except just clear to barely in at right, usual crackly o.g., some faint toning spots, crease along top frame line of bottom Pair, A Most Presentable Example of this Very Desirable & Rare Block, with P.F. Certificate

38,000
12,000
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128
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Sale 596, Lot 128, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Block, Large Margins to tiny bit in Three sides, Huge Margin at Bottom, Neat Red Grid Cancels, right pair light crease (minor natural ms. offset in back of one), Rare 1847 Multiple of Handsome Appearance

30,000
11,500
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129
 
Sale 596, Lot 129, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Immense Margins including Huge Bottom Right Sheet Corner Margin, Bold Red grid cancels, Extremely Fine, A Magnificent Showpiece, ex-Newbury

900
3,500
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130
c
Sale 596, Lot 130, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Four Beautiful Large Margins, Choice Color, tied by Red Grid & "Providence R. I." pmk., matching Red "5" on June 1849 Folded Cover, Extremely Fine

1,100
1,150
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131
c
Sale 596, Lot 131, 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown (1a). Large to Huge Margins, tied by Blue Grid, matching Double Oval "Buffalo N.Y. Nov II" pmk. on 1847 Folded Cover, Extremely Fine, signed Ashbrook, with P.F. Certificate

1,100
1,200
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132
c
Sale 596, Lot 132, 1847 Issue5c Deep Red Brown (1). Ample to Large Margins, Lovely Rich Color, Fine Impression, Red Spiral of Dashes cancel (not tied), matching "East Hampton Mass." pmk., Very Fine, Rare 1847 Issue Fancy Cancel

E. 1,000-2,000
3,250
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133
c
Sale 596, Lot 133, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b). Large Margins, Wonderful Color & Impression, Beautifully tied by Blue "Paid" in Frame, matching "Philada Pa. 5cts" pmk. on Fresh Folded Cover, Extremely Fine, An Ideal 5c Orange Brown Cover

E. 1,000-2,000
2,400
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134
c
Sale 596, Lot 134, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Margins All Around, tied by Two Seven Bar Grids in Black, Blue "Natchez Mi." pmk. on Folded Cover, few trivial cover aging specks, Very Fine, Rare Usage

1,100
1,350
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135
c
Sale 596, Lot 135, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Ample to Huge Margins, small wrinkle in top margin, tied by Red Square Grid, matching "New-York Jun 15" pmk. on 1850 folded letter, Blue "Advertised: 4cts." Elongated Oval, Very Fine, ex-Krug

E. 2,000-5,000
4,250
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136
c
Sale 596, Lot 136, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Three Ample to Large Margins, large to just clear at left, tied by Red Grid of Bars, Fancy Red "Housatonic Railroad 5" pmk., readable strike on Dec. 1848 Folded Letter to N.Y. City, Fine & Rare

E. 5,000-10,000
5,000
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138
c
Sale 596, Lot 138, 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown (1a). Three Huge Margins, clear at left, Gorgeous Color, lightly tied by Red Herringbone cancel, matching "Binghamton N. Y." pmk., on Oct. 23, 1847 Folded Letter to Troy N. Y., written & signed by Gen. Abner Doubleday (Credited with originating the modern game of baseball in 1839, fired the first Union shot from Fort Sumter), Fine, Rare Fancy Cancel

E. 2,000-5,000
2,500
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139
c
Sale 596, Lot 139, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), Margins All Around, Large Three Sides, tiny closed tear at bottom, Bright Color" Bold Blue "Wind Mill" cancel, matching "Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad" pmk., tied by ms. rate mark on Mar. 1850 Folded Cover to Belgium, Red Rectangular Rating Handstamp, A Lovely & Very Rare 5c 1847 Combination Fancy Cancel Railroad Foreign Usage, signed Ashbrook

E. 10,000-20,000
14,500
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140
c
Sale 596, Lot 140, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Margins to tiny bit in, tied by Red Square Grid, matching "New York Feb 4" pmk.. on Small Size 1851 Cover, including Original Ornate Embossed Gold Gilt & Hand Painted Valentine Enclosure Envelope, Fine, Lovely Exhibition Item

E. 2,000-5,000
2,000
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141
c
Sale 596, Lot 141, 1847 Issue5c Deep Red Brown (1). Two Singles, Choice Margins All Around, each Neatly tied by Red Grid, matching Mobile Ala. pmk. on May 16, 1850 Folded Letter to N. Y City, left stamp shows some minor gum staining, otherwise Extremely Fine

2,200
1,750
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142
c
Sale 596, Lot 142, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Vertical Pair, Large Margins, Rich Color, Fine Impression, tied by Several Strikes of Seven Bar Framed Grid, matching partial "Mobile Ala .." pmk. on Fresh Envelope to Long Island, N. Y., tiny scissors cut in margin clear of design on bottom stamp, Extremely Fine

2,350
2,900
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143
c
Sale 596, Lot 143, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Vertical Strip of Three, Three Huge Margins, Ample at bottom, trifle "dry print," tied by Red Square grids, matching "New-York Jan 17" pmk. on envelope to Va., ms. "Paid", Very Fine & Choice

3,600
4,750
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144
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Sale 596, Lot 144, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large Margins All Around, Fresh, Part o.g., Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

23,500
25,000
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145
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Sale 596, Lot 145, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Nice Even Margins, tiny margin tear at top just touching frame line, otherwise Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

23,500
6,750
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146
 
Sale 596, Lot 146, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Position 50L, Large to Immense Margins including Part Right Sheet Margin, Bold Red Town pmk., Extremely Fine "Gem"

2,850
4,250
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147
 
Sale 596, Lot 147, 1847 Issue10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. "C" (2 var). Large to Huge Margins including Part Top Sheet Margin, barely cancelled (Appears Unused), Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

3,100
3,500
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148
 
Sale 596, Lot 148, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large Margins, Bold Orange "Way 5" cancel, Extremely Fine

3,250
3,750
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149
 
Sale 596, Lot 149, 1847 Issue10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2 var). Pos. 31R1, Large to Huge Margins except clear at top left, Bold Red grid cancel, tiny natural "dry print" speck, Very Fine

3,100
2,900
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150
 
Sale 596, Lot 150, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Pair, Positions 54, 55L, Large to Huge Margins, tiny scissors cut between stamps (clear of designs), Red Grid cancels, Extremely fine

6,250
9,000
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151
 
Sale 596, Lot 151, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Pair, Margins All Around, Huge at Top, Vivid Red Grid cancels, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate

6,250
4,500
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152
 
Sale 596, Lot 152, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Four & Single, Three Ample to Huge Margins, ample to touched at left, single "reaffixed" at right over sheet margin, Brilliant Mobile Ala. Red "Paint" Grid Cancels, Second Stamp with couple small thin spots & light crease, otherwise Very Fine Magnificent & Beautiful Showpiece, catalogued as Strip of Three & Two Singles

19,200
11,500
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153
c
Sale 596, Lot 153, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Three Large Margins, Ample at Top, Beautiful Sharp Clear Impression, tied by Red grid, matching faint Rochester N. Y. pmk. on 1849 folded cover, Very Fine

3,250
3,250
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154
c
Sale 596, Lot 154, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Position 48R, Large Margins, tiny scissors cut in margin clear of design, tied on Folded Cover to New Orleans by Small Circle & Straight Line "Steam", Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

3,600
2,800
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155
c
Sale 596, Lot 155, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Position 39R, Ample to Huge Margins including Bit of Next Stamp at Right, tied by Blue Grid & "Buffalo NY 10" pmk. on Folded Cover to Albany, Fancy "Due 10" handstamp (also in Blue), Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

3,300
5,000
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156
c
Sale 596, Lot 156, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Position 47R, Margins All Around, Three Large, vaguely tied by Red Grid, matching "Jackson Mi." pmk, on Folded Cover to New Orleans, Very Fine, Rare Usage, with P.F. Certificate

3,250
2,300
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157
c
Sale 596, Lot 157, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Margins All Around, Extra Large at Bottom & Left, tied by Red Grid on Ludlow Beebee Folded Cover, Red" 10" in Circle & Red "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass." pmk., Very Fine

3,600
2,600
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158
c
Sale 596, Lot 158, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Position 53L, Extra Large Margins including Bit of Next Stamp at Bottom, tied by Red Grid, matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass." pmk. on Ludlow Beebee Folded Cover, very negligible toning along file fold, faint bend right margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, signed Ashbrook

3,600
2,500
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159
c
Sale 596, Lot 159, 1847 Issue10c Black, Diagonal Bisect (2a). Margins to slightly in, tiny ms. "X" cancel, Well tied by Orange Grids, matching "Gardiner Me." on Evans Correspondence Cover, Fine & Very Rare

18,500
6,750
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160
c
Sale 596, Lot 160, 1847 Issue10c Black, Left Vertical Half Used as 5c (2b). Ample to Large Margins, tied by Red Square Grid on 1851 Folded Letter to Carbondale Pa, matching party clear "New York Jun 18" pmk., ms. "Paid", light filing crease through stamp, otherwise Very Fine, Rare

21,000
13,000
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161
c
Sale 596, Lot 161, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Pair, Pos. 59, 60R, Margins All Around, Bits of Next Stamps Show at Top, tied by Orange Red Grids, matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass." pmk. on Ludlow Beebee Folded Cover, Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

7,500
7,500
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162
c
Sale 596, Lot 162, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Pair, Ample to Large Margins just Tied by Red grids, matching partly clear "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass." pmk. on Ludlow Beebee Folded Cover to Philadelphia, Very Fine

7,500
7,000
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163
c
Sale 596, Lot 163, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Vertical Pair, Positions 74, 84L, Margins All Around, tied by Red Square Grids & tiny ms. marks (on bottom stamp), "New York" pmk. on Oct. 1850 Folded Cover to Canada, ms. "1/11" rate, usual cover filing crease, Very Fine, signed Ashbrook, Choice "Cross Border" Cover

7,500
7,500
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164
c
Sale 596, Lot 164, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Four, Positions 5l-54R, Three Ample to Large Margins including Left Pane-Margin, ample to tiny bit in one spot at right, Each Stamp Neatly Cancelled by Two Red "5"s (one ties), also tied by Blue "Baltimore Md." pmk. on Folded Letter to California, the left stamp has some faults (although not readily discernible), ance, A Tremendous 1847 Issue signed Ashbrook Cover Rarity of Exceptional Appear

E. 20,000-25,000
32,500
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165
c
Sale 596, Lot 165, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Six, Positions 25-30L, Margins Virtually All Around, Mostly Large including Right Pane Margin, each with Red "Paint" Type Grid (not tied), matching "Mobile Ala." pmk. on Folded Cover to New York, couple cover filing creases & a few very negligible age toning specks, Largest Multiple On Cover, A Marvelous Rarity of the Highest of the order 10c 1847 Known

E. 20,000-25,000
115,000
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166
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Sale 596, Lot 166, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions (3, 4). Ample to Large Margins, Fresh, VF, each with P.F. Certificate, A Lovely "Set"

5,100
4,250
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