Sale 708 — 1989 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 April, 1989

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
42
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Sale 708, Lot 42, 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1a var). Position 90R, Large to Huge Margins including Right Sheet Margin, Wonderful Rich Color, Beautiful Impression, Extremely Fine, Unpriced Unused, with P.F. Certificate

4,500
4,500
43
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Sale 708, Lot 43, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Large Even Margins, Very Fine, with P.F. Certificate for Pair (of which this is the left stamp)

4,500
3,000
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44
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Sale 708, Lot 44, 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown (1a). Block, Ample to Huge Margins including Bottom Sheet Margin, Wonderful Deep Rich Color, Sharp Impression, Part o.g., neatly pressed-out creases between stamps, small scissors cut at right between right pair (clear of design), Magnificent Appearance, A Great Showpiece, with Friedl Certificate

35,000
11,000
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45
bl
Sale 708, Lot 45, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Horizontal Block of Six, Three Ample to Large Margins, Large to bit in at left (top left corner nicked), small scissors cut between first and second stamp on bottom row, Rich Color, each with neat ms. "X" cancel, on piece affixed over bundling ribbon, Right Block of Four Very Fine, Very Rare Piece, catalogues $31,600 + as Block and Pair with handstamp cancel

E. 5,000-10,000
5,250
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46
c
Sale 708, Lot 46, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Margins Virtually All Around, Large at Sides, Wonderful Color and Impression, tied by Red Square Grid (N.Y.), ms. Town pmk. on Folded Invoice Dated July 7, 1847, "1/-" due mark, Fine and Rare, Earliest Use of the 1847 Issue to Europe, An Extraordinarily Rare Cover from the Walter Hubbard Collection (realized $20,900.00)

E. 10,000-20,000
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47
c
Sale 708, Lot 47, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1). Margins Three Sides, slightly in at top, Rich Color, tied by Fancy Blue Grid, matching Oswego N. Y. pmk. on Neat April 1848 Buff Cover to France, Red Le Havre "Outre-Mer" Transit, ms. "6" due mark, Scarce and Very Attractive, with P.F. Certificate

E. 2,000-5,000
1,500
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48
c
Sale 708, Lot 48, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1). Margins All Around, tiny tear at right, tied by Green Grids, matching "Bridgeport Ct. Dec 3" pmk. and "Paid" on 1849 Folded Cover, couple minor ms. spots on cover, still Attractive and Very Rare, ex-Rust

E. 2,000-5,000
1,250
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49
c
Sale 708, Lot 49, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Matching Folded Letters from the Whelen Correspondence, 5c is Horizontal Pair, 10c is Single, Ample to Huge Margins, both tied by Red Grids and with "Saint Louis Mo. 10" pmks., usual cover file folds, Very Fine

E. 2,000-5,000
2,100
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50
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Sale 708, Lot 50, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Bottom Sheet Margin Single with 9mm of Sheet Margin, Other Margins Clear to Ample, Fresh, Part o.g., faint crease in selvedge well clear of design, small thin, Fine Appearing Example of This Rare Unused Sheet Margin Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

18,500
7,500
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51
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Sale 708, Lot 51, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Clear to Ample Margins, Traces of o.g., faint soiling and small trivial corner crease, otherwise Fine, with P.F. Certificate

18,500
6,750
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52
 
Sale 708, Lot 52, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Huge Margins, Neat Red Grid cancel, Extremely Fine, A "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

2,000
1,650
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53
 
Sale 708, Lot 53, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Position 33R, Large to Immense Margins, Red Grid cancel and bit of Blue Town pmk., Extremely Fine "Gem", with P.F. Certificate

2,000
1,350
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54
 
Sale 708, Lot 54, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Large to Immense Margins, Red Square Grid cancel, Sharp Clear Impression, Extremely Fine and Choice, with P.F. Certificate

2,000
1,200
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55
 
Sale 708, Lot 55, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Pair, Ample to Huge Margins, Red Grid cancels, Very Fine and Choice, signed Bloch, with Friedl Certificate

4,500
2,600
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56
 
Sale 708, Lot 56, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Strip of Four With Fifth Stamp hinge attached at right, Margins Virtually All Around, Mostly Large to Huge, Red "Paint" Grid cancels, left stamp Fine, second from left faint crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, others Extremely Fine, Rare Multiple

14,500
10,000
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57
c
Sale 708, Lot 57, 1847 Issue10c Black (2). Horizontal Pair, Large Margins to barely into bottom frameline of right stamp, tied by Red Grids, matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass." pmk. on Fresh Ludlow Beebee Correspondence Folded Cover, Fine and Attractive

E. 2,000-5,000
2,500
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58
c
Sale 708, Lot 58, 1847 Issue10c Black, Diagonal Half Used As 5c (2a). Well-tied by Orange Red Grid, matching "Gardiner, Me." pmk. on Fresh Buff Cover to Vt., Very Fine, Very Rare, with A.P.S. and P.F. Certificates

15,000
14,000
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59
c
Sale 708, Lot 59, 1847 Issue10c Black, Vertical Half Used As 5c (2b). Huge Margins, minor crease, tied by Red Grid, matching "New-York" pmk. on March 1851 Folded Letter to Albany, cover filing crease, Handsome and Rare

21,000
11,500
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60
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Sale 708, Lot 60, 1847 Issue10c Black, Reproduction (4). Large to Immense Margins including Bottom Sheet Margin, Exceptionally Fresh, Extremely Fine "Gem", A Truly Magnificent Stamp, with P.F. Certificate

1,700
1,550
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