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Sale 813 — U.S. Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Saturday, 26 June, 1999

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
509
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 509, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins all around, lightly cancelled by vivid red grid, fine early impression and marvelous rich color, Extremely Fine Gem

600
1,200
510
 
5c Red Brown (1). Large margins all around, bold blue grid cancel, pressed vertical crease at R., Extremely Fine appearance

635
300
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511
 
5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins all around, bright orange-red grid cancel, scissors-cut at T.R. into frameline, slight creases, Extremely Fine appearance

600
300
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512
 
5c Brown (1). Large margins all around, lightened red grid cancel, pale shade, faint crease at T.R., otherwise Extremely Fine

600
240
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513
 
5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, red grid cancels, Very Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

600
450
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514
 
5c Red Brown (1). Full margins all around, red grid cancel, tiny corner crease at T.L., still Very Fine

600
230
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515
 
5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, pale shade, bold magenta grid cancel, very faint horizontal crease at R., otherwise Fine, small purple backstamp

950
260
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516
 
5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins all around, red square grid cancel, Very Fine

600
0
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517
 
5c Brown (1). Ample to large margins showing part of adjacent stamp at B., pen cancel removed and black cork added at lower left, Very Fine appearance

675
160
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518
 
5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large to immense margins all around showing part of adjacent stamps at T., faint red Rochester cds, R. stamp vertical crease, L. stamp tiny natural inclusion on back, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,250
475
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519
c
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 519, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three huge margins incl. part of adjacent stamp at right, just touched at left, tied by red Herringbone cancel, matching "Binghamton N.Y. Nov. 2" cds on light blue 1848 folded letter to New York City, pressed file crease thru stamp, otherwise Very Fine, wonderfully bold strike of this rare 1847 Issue fancy cancellation

E. 2,000-3,000
2,600
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520
c
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 520, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins all around, part of adjacent stamp at L., intense shade and impression, tied by red grid, matching "New-York Mar. 15" cds on folded letter addressed in blue to the principal of the "Normal School" of Albany, 1850 letter regarding admission requirements, fresh and Extremely Fine, a very choice stamp on a colorful cover

650
700
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521
c
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 521, 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Huge margins all around, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Manchester N.H. Apr. 6" cds on 1850 blue folded letter to Lancaster N.H., Extremely Fine Gem stamp and choice cover

685
2,600
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522
c
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 522, 1847 Issue5c Blackish Brown (1a), 5c Blackish Brown (1a)5c Blackish Brown (1a). Full margins, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 14" cds on blue 1849 folded letter to Belvidere N.J., small light stain at B.R., Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate as the scarce Blackish Brown shade

685
950
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523
c
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 523, 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large margins all around, tied by blue grid cancels, matching "Troy N.Y. May 29" cds on 1848 folded letter to Prattsville N.Y., Extremely Fine

685
1,050
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524
c
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 524, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Massive margins at sides with wide sheet margin at right and part of adjacent stamp at left, bright shade, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Dec. 22" cds on printed folded circular from the Delaware Coal Company to Bristol R.I., datelined 1849, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate, ex Haas

735
1,000
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525
c
5c Red Brown (1). Close to large margins, just touching at B.R., tied by red grid cancel, matching "New Haven Ct. 19 Aug." cds, on folded letter to Derby Conn., datelined 1850 with "City Bank of New Haven" at T., Very Fine

650
300
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526
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 526, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, tied by red grid and tiny bit of ms. line on small piece, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1984 P.F. certificate

1,400
700
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527
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 527, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins, red grid cancel, sharp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine and choice

1,400
1,000
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528
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 528, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins showing part of adjacent stamp at T., bold red square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, signed Richter

1,400
900
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529
 
10c Black (2). Large margins all around, blue cds, barest trace of corner crease, Extremely Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,450
675
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530
 
10c Black (2). Large margins all around, red square grid cancel, tiny corner crease at B.L., otherwise Extremely Fine

1,400
900
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531
 
10c Black (2). Full to large margins all around, neat red square grid cancel, two small filled thin spots, Extremely Fine appearance

1,400
550
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532
 
Sale Number 813, Lot Number 532, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, tied on piece by bold blue "Paid" in oval frame, part of matching Philadelphia cds at right, "Paid" also ties D. O. Blood & Co., (1c) Black, "For the Post Office" (15L8), both stamps affected by toning, 10c creased, still Fine, an extremely rare 1847 and Local Post combination

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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533
 
10c Black (2). Ample to large margins all around, pen cancel, sharp proof-like impression on bright white paper, fresh and Very Fine

750
400
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534
 
10c Black (2). Clear to large margins, lightened pen cancel, faint corner crease, otherwise Very Fine

750
350
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535
 
10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C). Pos. 2R, three large margins, in to clear at L., interesting grid cancel in both red and black inks, tiny filled thin, otherwise Fine, rare double transfer

2,000
600
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536
 
5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). 5c close to large margins, into at B., 10c close at T.L. otherwise large margins all around, light blue cancels, 10c small tear at T., Fine appearance

2,085
500
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537
 
5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). 5c (two), 10c (one), close to large margins, 10c touches at B., each with red grid cancels, Fine

2,600
625
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538
og
5c Red Brown, 10c Black Reproductions (3, 4). Without gum as issued, ample to large margins all around, fresh and Very Fine

1,950
1,000
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539
og
5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3). Without gum as issued, large margins, fresh color, Extremely Fine and choice, with 1988 P.F. certificate

850
500
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540
og
5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3). Without gum as issued, clear to large margins, fresh and Fine

850
450
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541
og
10c Gray Black, Reproduction (4). Without gum as issued, large margins, sharp impression, Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,100
685
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542
og
10c Gray Black, Reproduction (4). Without gum as issued, full margins, diagonal crease, otherwise Very Fine

1,100
475
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