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Sale 761 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 September, 1994

Category — Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
662
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 662, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue CoversNew York, N.Y., 5c Black on Bluish (9X1a), New York, N.Y., 5c Black on Bluish (9X1a)New York, N.Y., 5c Black on Bluish (9X1a). Two singles, signed ACM, AC connected, left stamp with full to large margins, right with full to huge incl. right sheet margin, tied by blue ms. cancel in two bold strokes on 1847 folded letter to Albany, red "New-York 10 cts. 6 Mar." cds and matching "Paid" in small arc, Extremely Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
0
663
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 663, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue CoversNew York, N.Y., 5c Black on Bluish, Without Signature (9X1e), New York, N.Y., 5c Black on Bluish, Without Signature (9X1e)New York, N.Y., 5c Black on Bluish, Without Signature (9X1e). Ample to large margins, tied by blue ms. on folded letter to Conn., red New York Sep. 24 "5 cts" and Paid pmks., Very Fine, ex Caspary

750
400
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664°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 664, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Brown, Crack in "T" Variety (1 var), 5c Brown, Crack in "T" Variety (1 var)5c Brown, Crack in "T" Variety (1 var). The fourth recorded example of this recently discovered plate crack, full to large margins except touched at center left and B.L. corner, canceled by neat bold grid in Black, matching "Wilkesbarre Pa. Oct. 14" cds on 1850 folded letter to Blounsburg, Pa., interesting historical contents regarding local election fraud, fresh and Fine, the Crack in "T" variety was first reported in the May 1994 Chronicle and we anticipate its listing in the 1995 Scott Specialized, this is the first time this rare variety has been offered as such at auction

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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665
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 665, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Four margins, tied by "Paid" hs struck three times in criss-cross fashion, matching "5" and "Salem Mass. May 4" cds on 1849 folded letter, accompanying this is a Salem stampless cover with matching "Paid" and "5", Very Fine pair, first with 1979 P.F. certificate and signed by Ashbrook

E. 500-600
425
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666
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 666, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Four margins, rich color, tied by blue "5" in oval and pen cancel on 1849 folded letter to Wellsburg, Va., blue "Baltimore Md. Sep. 21" cds struck twice, additional "due 5" in ms., small hole in letter sheet from ink erosion, Fine and attractive

E. 250-350
190
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667
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 667, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to in at T.L., red grid, not tied, on off-white envelope with matching "Paid" hs and matching "Rockvlle Ct. Mar. 5" cds, faint wax seal mark in address panel, stamp with tiny toned spot and scissor cut in margin, still attractive and Fine, very scarce town, with 1978 P.F. certificate

E. 200-250
180
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668
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 668, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Mostly large margins to just in at B.R., pretty shade, canceled by ms. "x" and orange red grid, matching "Middle Bury Vt. Dec. 4" cds (gorgeous strike) on 1848 blue folded letter, Fine and attractive

E. 350-450
400
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669
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 669, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Four full margins, attractive color, tied by red grid and matching "Boston 5 cts 8 Nov." cds on 1849 folded letter to New Bedford, Very Fine, handsome usage, ex Hart

500
350
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670°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 670, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Four full margins, nice impression from the cleaned plate, tied by black grid, on grayish blue cover with red "Boston 5cts 4 Apr." cds, flap tear just into "T" of "Boston, Fine

600
240
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671
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 671, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two singles, each four margins, birght near orange brown shade, tied by two strikes of "Paid" in frame, matching "Philada Pa. Jan. 29 10cts" on folded cover to New York, 1848 docketing, small stamp faults, Fine appearance

E. 300-400
375
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672
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 672, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Margins all around, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Feb. 10" cds on folded cover (small faults), stamp with tiny internal crease, Fine appearance

500
180
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673
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 673, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Four margins, pen canceled, attractive dark color, on undated folded cover to Wrightsville, Pa., cover with some staining at T.L., stamp Very Fine

E. 100-150
160
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674
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 674, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Horiz. pair, mostly full margins, just in at T.L., attractive deep shade, tied by red square grids, matching "New-York May 22" cds on folded cover to Michigan, 1849 docketing, Fine

E. 400-500
400
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675
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 675, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horiz. pair, full margins except top is clear to just in at L., tied by blue grids, matching "Buffalo N.Y. Oct. 2" cds with integral "5" rate, part-printed 1850 contents from bank, Fine

E. 500-600
375
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676
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 676, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins, red grid cancel, not tied, matching bold "Eastport Me. Jul. 24" cds on 1849 folded cover to New York, Very Fine, ex Hart

1,100
700
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677
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 677, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by black grid on 1851 folded letter to Illinois, red Boston cds, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,100
900
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678
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 678, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Margins to barely touching, tied by blue grid, matching "Fayetteville N.C." cds on pale blue folded letter to Delaware, large bold address in blue ink, lettersheet with some separations at T., still Fine, very rare town, ex Hart (who notes, "a study in blue tones")

1,150
1,200
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679
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 679, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Margins except just in at T.R., tied by blue grid, light Philadelphia cds dated Aug. 3, on folded cover to Va., 1847 docketing inside, faint nat. bend in lettersheet passes under stamp, Fine, early use, with note by Geo. Sloane

E. 400-500
475
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680°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 680, Postmasters Provisionals thru 1847 Issue Covers10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Clear to large margins on three sides, in at R., tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Jun. 6" cds on 1851 folded letter to Montreal, Canada, scarce red "U.States" in fancy scroll struck at lower left, fully prepaid and therefore no Canadian due markings, neat file fold, Fine, an extremely rare 10c 1847 prepayment of the "paid through the lines" rate in effect after April 6, 1851 (the 1847 Issue was demonetized on June 30, 1851)

E. 2,000-2,500
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