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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 10c 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
892
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 892, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins all around, intense shade and proof-like impression, tied by two strikes of blue "Paid" cancel, matching partly clear strike of "New York & Phila. R.R. Jun. 2" route agent's circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to New York, small edge tear at top center

EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFULLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON A RAILROAD COVER.

From the Stuart correspondence.

E. 3,000-4,000
4,750
893
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 893, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Pos. 36L, ample to large margins, sharp impression, tied by bold blue "Paid" in oval applied at Philadelphia, blue "New York & Phila. R.R. Apr. 6" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Boston

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON A RAILROAD COVER.

Ex Gibson and Haas

E. 2,000-3,000
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894
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 894, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full at top, tied by blue grid on folded cover to Philadelphia, docketing on back indicates May 28, 1851 origin date from unspecified location, blue "Philada. Pa. 4 May" circular datestamp and matching "SHIP"%$ straightline handstamp, neatly pressed vertical file fold affects stamp

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE USAGE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON A SHIP LETTER. PERHAPS TWO OR THREE SUCH USAGES ARE KNOWN.

With 1985 P.F. certificate.

E. 4,000-5,000
4,750
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895
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 895, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, tied by red grid, matching "Rochester N.Y. Mar. 9" circular datestamp on blue 1848 folded cover to New York City, Extremely Fine

1,700
1,800
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896
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 896, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins, cancelled by red "5" numeral on 1848 folded letter to Somerset O., blue "Baltimore Md. Nov. 5" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine and choice, the numeral cancel was used solely as a cancelling device and not as an indication of rate paid

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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897
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 897, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, beautiful impression, paper nicely blued, tied by red grid, also tied by matching "Cincinnati O. Jan. 18 10" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Boston, Extremely Fine and choice

1,750
2,400
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898
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 898, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black, Short Transfer (2 var), 10c Black, Short Transfer (2 var)10c Black, Short Transfer (2 var). Large margins, showing clear short transfer at top, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Aug. 14" circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to Auburn N.Y., Extremely Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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899
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 899, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Pos. 84L, large margins, tied by two neat strikes of red grids on 1850 folded letter to Somerset O., faint offset of blue Baltimore circular datestamp on backflap -- no impression on this cover -- letter datelined "Baltimore 22 April 1850", neat ms. "Paid", slight wrinkling along fold well away from stamp, Extremely Fine and choice

1,750
1,000
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900
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 900, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Horizontal pair, ample to large margins, tied by red square grids and also tied by matching "New-York Nov. 10" circular datestamp on brown cover to Lebanon, O., originally addressed to Pa. with "Ohio" written over "Pa.", edges slightly worn, still Very Fine, Lebanon O. is approx. 40 miles from the Pennsylvania border, signed Bloch

3,750
2,600
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