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Sale 692 — 1988 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 23 April, 1988

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
28
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 28, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large Even Margins, Rich Color, Fresh, Part o.g., light corner crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,500
3,250
29
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 29, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to Huge Margins, Fresh, o.g., Bright Color, Very Fine

4,500
3,750
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30
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 30, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Clear to Large Margins except barely touching at bottom left, Fresh, o.g., Fine, with P.F. Certificate

4,500
1,550
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31
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 31, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Horizontal Pair, Ample to Huge Margins, Vivid Color, Sharp Impression, Virtually Full o.g., tiny speck of blue in bottom margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate ("Dark Brown" No. 1a)

10,000
15,500
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32
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 32, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Block, o.g., badly creased and defective, Very Rare Multiple, with P.F. Certificate

35,000
4,750
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33
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 33, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. "0" (1 var), 5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. "0" (1 var)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. "0" (1 var). Horizontal Pair, Left Stamp the Variety, Large Margins All Around, Red Cancels, "scored" between stamps, minor aging spots on back, otherwise Extremely Fine, ex-Emerson. The "D" Double Transfer is the Rarest of All the 5c 1847 Issue Double Transfers, and, in our opinion, is considerably undervalued

1,800
2,600
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34
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 34, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large Margins, Intense Rich Color, Choice Impression, Tied by Blue Oval "10", Matching Baltimore, Md. pmk., on Fresh Folded Cover to Philadelphia, Extremely Fine, Lovely Cover

875
1,200
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35
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 35, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large to Huge Margins, Choice Impression, Tied by Blue "5" in Oval cancel, Matching Baltimore, Md., pmk., on Large Part of Folded Letter (lacks side flap) to Annapolis, Fresh, Extremely Fine

875
900
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36
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 36, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large Even Margins, Tied by Blue Baltimore Md. pmk. and Red "5" on Buff Envelope to N.Y. Extremely Fine, ex-Emerson, Sampson

875
650
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37
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 37, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Top Margin Horizontal Pair, Large to Enormous Margins, Rich Color, Choice Impressions, Red Grid cancels, Tied by Matching Albany N.Y. pmk. on Neat Buff Cover to Buffalo, some minor cover creases, Magnificent "Gem" Pair

1,750
3,000
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38
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 38, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown, 10c (1b, 2). The Fabulous Set of Waukegan, Ill, 5c Orange Brown, 10c (1b, 2). The Fabulous Set of Waukegan, Ill5c Orange Brown, 10c (1b, 2). The Fabulous Set of Waukegan, Ill. Covers, Two immaculate matching buff envelopes from the same correspondence to Sprakers Basin, N.Y., One franked by two Extremely Fine 5c Singles and tied by Bright Red Circular Wide Spaced Six Bar Grids, the cover also bears a perfect strike of the Red Waukegan, Ill. Jun 13 postmark. The other cover is franked by an Extremely Fine 10c, 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, Realized $82,500.00 in our 1980 Rarity Sale

E. 20,000-25,000
60,000
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38A
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 38A, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Single 5c, Huge Margins to tiny bit in, Horizontal Pair of 10c, Huge Margins to slightly in at top, tied by Red Grids, matching "Batavia N.Y." pmk. on Quintuple Rate (Under 300 Miles) Folded Cover to Lockport, couple cover filing creases, Extremely Rare Combination Cover, ex-Jack Dick, Rohloff, signed Ashbrook

20,500
16,000
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39
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 39, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Unused, Three Large Margins, Ample at Bottom, Fresh, Very Fine, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

18,500
18,500
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40
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 40, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to Immense Margins incl. Right Sheet Margins, 2mm tear, Very Fine Appearance, Rare, with P.F. Certificate

18,500
5,250
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41
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 41, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to Immense Margins including Right Sheet Margin, Red Grid cancel, Choice Example, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate

2,000
1,600
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42
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 42, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 3L, Large to Huge Margins, Red Grid cancel, Choice Impression, Extremely Fine "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

2,000
2,200
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43
 
10c Black (2). Large Margins, Red Grid cancel, Intense Color and Choice Impression, Extremely Fine, with P.F. Certificate, Lovely Stamp

2,000
1,800
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44
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 44, 1847 Issue10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. "C" (2 var), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. "C" (2 var)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. "C" (2 var). Position 2R1, Ample to Large Margins, Red Grid cancel, Very Fine and Choice Example of This Variety, with P.F. Certificate

2,500
1,950
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45
 
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 45, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Three, Positions 68-70R, Pos, 10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Three, Positions 68-70R, Pos10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Three, Positions 68-70R, Pos. 68 Vertical Line Through "F" Variety, Ample to Large Margins, Sheet Margin at Right, Bold Red Grid cancels, Very Fine, Choice Piece, with P.F. Certificate

10,500
10,000
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46
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 46, 1847 Issue10c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (2a), 10c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (2a)10c Black, Diagonal Half Used as 5c (2a). Large Margins to touching at left, Tied by Bold Blue Grid cancel, Matching Concord, N.H. pmk., on Stilphen Correspondence Envelope to N.H., Fresh and Very Fine, Choice Example of This Great Rarity, with 1975 and 1982 P.F. Certificates

15,000
12,000
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47
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 47, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to Huge Margins, Tied by Red "St. Louis, Mo. 10" pmk. on Neat 1848 Folded Cover to Philadelphia, Extremely Fine

2,350
1,600
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48
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 48, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to Huge Margins including Portion of Adjacent Stamp at Top, tied by Black Grid cancel, Matching "Louisville, Ky. Dec 8 10" pmk., on 1850 Folded Cover to N.Y., stamp has faint filing crease, otherwise Very Fine

2,450
750
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49
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 49, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large Margins, light crease and minor toning, Blue Grid cancel (not tied), Matching "Huntsville AI" pmk., Negative "10" in Circle of Stars and Straight Line "Paid" Handstamps on Envelope to Mobile, Ala., some cover stains and soiling, Nevertheless A Very Rare Cover

2,400
1,800
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50
c
Sale Number 692, Lot Number 50, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Horizontal Pair, Ample to Large Margins, Excellent Impressions, 5mm scissors cut in center of margin between stamps, Tied by Red Grids, Matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Apr 25 Mass" pmk. on Neat Ludlow Beebee Correspondence Folded Cover to Philadelphia, Very Fine

6,000
3,000
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51
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 51, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions (3, 4), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions (3, 4)5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Reproductions (3, 4). Large Margins, Fresh, Extremely Fine Set, 10c with P.F. Certificate

3,000
1,800
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52
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Sale Number 692, Lot Number 52, 1847 Issue10c Black, Reproduction (4), 10c Black, Reproduction (4)10c Black, Reproduction (4). Ample to Large Margins, Very Fine

1,700
850
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