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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
905
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 905, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins all around, tied by pen stroke, blue ms. "Cross Keys N.J. Oct. 26" pmk. on folded letter to Doylestown Pa., dated 1850 by Creighton C. Hart, Extremely Fine and choice, the only recorded use of an 1847 stamp from this New Jersey post office, ex Hart, Sampson

E. 750-1,000
1,250
906
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 906, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear at top, tied by faint red grid cancel, matching "Newark N.J. Feb. 14" circular datestamp on small locally-addressed cover with embroidered border, 5c stamp overpaying the drop rate, with original letter containing three proverbs and dated 1848

VERY FINE AND CHOICE EARLY VALENTINE COVER WITH 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE OVERPAYING THE LOCAL DROP RATE.

The 1848 Valentine season was the first in which the 1847 Issue was available for mailing Valentines. Examples are rare, and those dated February 14th are exceedingly rare.

With 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 3,000-4,000
0
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907
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 907, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to a bit close, tied by bright red grid cancel, matching well-struck "Newark N.J. 11 Mar. 5" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Trenton N.J., few tiny holes on front where incorrect address removed by sender, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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908
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 908, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to ample at left, tied by two well-struck red grid cancels on blue folded letter to New Orleans, matching red "Newark N.J. 22 Feb. 10" integral-rate circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL PAIR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON COVER USED FROM NEWARK, NEW JERSEY.

Ex Sampson

E. 1,500-2,000
4,500
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909
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 909, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear at top left, rich color, tied by orange-red "Newark N.J. Jul. 20" circular datestamp, matching "10" in circle rate handstamp on blue 1849 folded letter to Philadelphia, written by F. T. Frelinghuysen, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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910
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 910, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full even margins all around, tied by clear orange-red grid cancel, matching "Newark N.J. 18 Dec. 5" integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to New York, Extremely Fine and choice 1847 cover with the Newark orange-red markings, ex Haas

E. 1,500-2,000
2,300
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911
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 911, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, tied by orange-red "10" in circle, matching "Newark N.J. Jul. 14" circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter to Twinsburgh O.

EXTREMELY FINE. THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE IS EXTREMELY RARE ON COVERS FROM NEW JERSEY.

Ex Hart.

E. 5,000-7,500
7,500
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912
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 912, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins except top left corner where ample, tied by two bright red grid cancels, matching bold "Newark N.J. Jun. 30" circular datestamp on buff cover to Twinsburgh O., envelope has natural paper fold in address, few repaired in backflap, one of which extends to front and barely affects stamp

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. AN OUTSTANDING AND EXTREMELY RARE 10-CENT 1847 USAGE FROM NEW JERSEY.

Ex Hart. Signed Ashbrook. See also lot 936.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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913
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 913, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins all around, tied by black grid cancel and matching "N. Brunswick N.J. May 11" circular datestamp on folded letter to Boston, stamp with faint corner crease, ms. "1850" on cover has been lightened, Extremely Fine, ex Sampson

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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914
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 914, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, rich color and sharp impression, red grid cancel, matching "New Brunswick N.J. Dec. 12" circular datestamp on buff cover to New York City street address, ms. "In haste" at top (probably directions to the New York post office), Extremely Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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915
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 915, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, well clear at bottom, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Newton N.J. Apr. 30" circular datestamp on blue folded letter to New York, with note stating 1850 usage, Extremely Fine and choice, ex Sampson, Gibson

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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916
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 916, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large to huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, deep shade, tied by orange-red grid, also tied by matching "Paid" straightline, part strike of matching "Paterson N.J. Nov. 30" circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter and printed notice advertising newly patented spinning machine

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXTRAORDINARY USE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 FROM PATERSON, NEW JERSEY, WITH THAT POST OFFICE'S DISTINCTIVE ORANGE-RED MARKINGS.

Ex Mason.

E. 1,500-2,000
0
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917
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 917, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Pos. 26L, large margins to well clear at top, red grid cancel, matching "Pennington N.J. Apr. 27" circular datestamp on buff cover to Princeton N.J., 1851 docketing at left

EXTREMELY FINE. A VERY RARE USE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE FROM NEW JERSEY.

This is the only recorded 10c 1847 cover from Pennington, New Jersey.

E. 1,500-2,000
0
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918
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 918, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to touching at bottom right, bright shade, tied by "5" in frame cancel, "Princeton N.J. Nov. 11" circular datestamp on cover to Providence R.I., Very Fine, ex Eno

E. 1,500-2,000
2,100
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919
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 919, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three enormous margins, just in at lower left, cancelled by green "5" in frame, matching "Princeton N.J. Oct. 24" circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Springfield N.J., stamp with small corner crease, cover with central vertical file fold and two small tears clear of stamp

VERY FINE. AN OUTSTANDING EXAMPLE OF THE DISTINCTIVE GREEN NUMERAL "5" OF PRINCETON ON THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

Ex Eno. With 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
3,500
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920
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 920, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins with trace of adjoining stamp at top, tied by bold ms. cancel on blue 1849 folded letter to New Orleans, blue-green "Princeton N.J. Aug. 4" circular datestamp and "10" in frame rate handstamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON COVER FROM NEW JERSEY.

Ex Sampson.

E. 5,000-7,500
0
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921
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 921, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, huge margins except at bottom where clear of frameline, rich color and sharp early impression, tied by neat ms. "X" cancels and green "Princeton N.J. Dec. 4" (ca. 1847) circular datestamp on cover to Savannah Ga., with letter from another cover from same correspondence

EXTREMELY FINE. A CLEAR STRIKE OF THE PRINCETON GREEN DATESTAMP.

From the Habersham correspondence.

E. 3,000-4,000
6,000
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922
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 922, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, large even margins all around, rich color and fine early impression, pen cancels, tied by green "Princeton N.J. Jan. 22" (ca. 1848) circular datestamp on cover to Savannah Ga.

EXTREMELY FINE AND CHOICE COVER WITH THE DISTINCTIVE GREEN PRINCETON TOWN MARKING.

Another attractive cover from the Habersham correspondence.

E. 3,000-4,000
4,500
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923
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 923, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, huge margins to just touching at bottom, tied by red crayon "X" cancels on cover to Savannah Ga., green "Princeton N.J. Jan. 1" circular datestamp, with original letter datelined Dec. 31, 1847, top stamp with vertical tear

VERY FINE. AN UNUSUALLY CLEAR STRIKE OF THE PRINCETON DATESTAMP.

From the Habersham correspondence. With 1997 P.S.E. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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924
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 924, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, ample to huge margins, tied by red crayon "X" and green "Princeton N.J. Jan. 29" (ca. 1848) circular datestamp on cover to Savannah Ga., light toning

VERY FINE. A CHOICE PAIR AND CLEAR STRIKE OF THE PRINCETON GREEN DATESTAMP.

From the Habersham correspondence.

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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925
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 925, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, bright red grid cancel (not tied), matching "Rahway N.J. Aug. 20" and "5" rate handstamp on folded letter to New York Herald office, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
0
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926
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 926, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, huge margins with trace of adjoining stamp at bottom, just touching at right, blue ms. "X" cancels, matching blue "Red Bank N.J. 27 July" ms. pmk. on folded letter to Raleigh N.C., 1849 docketing, stamps with pre-use vertical crease and tiny corner crease, portion of letter removed

VERY FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 1847 ISSUE USED FROM A SMALL NEW JERSEY POST OFFICE.

This is the only recorded 1847 cover from Red Bank.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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927
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 927, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, ample to immense margins incl. sheet margin at top, just touching at lower right, tied by neat blue grid cancels, matching bold "Trenton N.J. Apr. 29" circular datestamp on 1851 legal-size cover to Wurttemberg, Germany, red Le Havre transit datestamp, appropriate rate markings, ms. "Pr. Havre Packet" and "via Havre", the pair has small faults and a sealed tear at right, the cover has folds and minor faults, slightly reduced at right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN OUTSTANDING TRANSATLANTIC COVER FEATURING A PAIR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE PAYING THE DOUBLE SHORE-TO-SHIP RATE, USED FROM A NEW JERSEY POST OFFICE.

Ex Ishikawa.

E. 7,500-10,000
12,000
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928
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 928, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Enormous margins including wide right sheet margin, close but clear at bottom, rich color, tied by two strikes of blue "Trenton N.J. Mar. 12" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Philadelphia, Very Fine, an extraordinarily attractive New Jersey 1847 usage

E. 1,000-1,500
3,250
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929
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 929, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three full to large margins, just touching frameline at top, tied by blue grid, matching "Trenton N.J. Oct. 10" circular datestamp on cover to New York, Very Fine, ex Ackerman

E. 1,000-1,500
2,300
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930
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 930, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear at upper right, blue grid cancel and matching "Trenton N.J. Nov. 21" circular datestamp on brown cover to Lancaster Pa., Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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931
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 931, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to enormous margins with sheet margin at right, rich color and sharp impression, tied by fancy ms. cancel on buff cover originally sent from Monson Mass. to Newark N.J. and forwarded to Binghamton N.Y., red "Monson Ms. Sep. 7" circular datestamp, red-orange "Newark N.J. Sep. 11" circular datestamp with matching "5" in double-circle due pmk., Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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932
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 932, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, orange-red "5" in circle cancel, faint matching Newark N.J. integral-rate circular datestamp on brown cover to Littlefield Conn., cover with horizontal crease at bottom, Fine, ex Chase, Ackerman

E. 750-1,000
850
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933
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 933, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, close at bottom, late worn impression, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Newark N.J. Mar. 4" circular datestamp on folded letter to Locust Oak Va., Fine

E. 400-500
0
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934
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 934, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three ample to huge margins, just in at top, tied by two strikes of orange-red "Newark N.J. 18 Sep. 5" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1849 folded letter to New York, file fold clear of stamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
260
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935
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 935, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins with trace of adjoining stamp at top, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Newark N.J. Feb. 8" circular datestamp on 1851 folded letter to Trenton N.J., stamp with small corner crease, cover with faint stain, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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936
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 936, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins except close at lower right, light orange-red grid cancel, matching "Newark N.J. Apr. 23" circular datestamp on brown cover to Twinsburgh O., Very Fine, from the same correspondence as lot 912

E. 1,000-1,500
1,350
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937
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 937, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, close at lower left, brownish-red grid cancel, matching "Newton N.J. Sep. 24" circular datestamp on brown cover, with original 1850 enclosure, cover with extensive staining obliterating address and soaking thru to letter, otherwise Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate describing color of cancel as "brown" but more accurately classified as brownish-red

E. 500-750
525
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938
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 938, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, worn impression, tied by "Princeton N.J. Mar. 21" circular datestamp on small blue piece, Very Fine

E. 500-750
400
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939
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 939, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, deep rich color, tied by bold blue "Paid" in oval, matching "Philada. Pa. Sep. 11 5cts" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue front only to Schooley's Mountain N.J., redirected back to Philadelphia with red "Schooley's Mountain N.J." circular datestamp, light vertical file folds incl. one thru stamp, tape stain in address, otherwise Fine, very unusual usage

E. 300-400
325
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940
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 940, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Just into to large margins, tied by ms. "X" cancel on brown cover to Parsippany N.J., ms. "Suckasunny N.J. Nov. 11th" pmk., cover roughly opened at top with backflap removed, few wrinkles affect stamp, otherwise Fine, unique 1847 usage

E. 750-1,000
1,250
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941
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 941, 1847 Issues Used from New Jersey5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, dark shade and rich color, bright blue grid cancel, matching "Trenton N.J. Nov. 1" circular datestamp on brown cover to Lancaster Pa., stamp with scissors cut in bottom right margin and tiny tear in bottom left margin, cover with tiny piece out at bottom, otherwise Very Fine

E. 500-750
425
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