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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Balance of 1847 Issue Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
942
c
5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins except nick entirely in margin at top right, rich color, tied by neat blue "5" in oval and matching "Baltimore Md. Aug. 13" circular datestamp on folded cover to Philadelphia, Very Fine, ex Gibson

835
675
943
c
5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, cancelled by red grid, matching "New-York Jan. 3" circular datestamp on cover to Quakertown N.J., blue "Bleeker & Oothoot, New York" shield-shaped return card on backflap (partly torn), Very Fine, with Chase's notes on back

700
325
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944
c
5c Brown (1). Ample to large margins, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Apr. 10" circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to Boston and forwarded back to New York, few small cover edge tears, otherwise Very Fine

700
300
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945
c
5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York 20 Nov. 5 cts" integral-rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Cooperstown N.Y., Very Fine

700
300
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946
c
5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Dec. 23" circular datestamp on folded cover to New Haven Conn., Very Fine

700
250
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947
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 947, Balance of 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Intense shade, huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, touched at lower right, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Oct. 3" circular datestamp on folded cover to Philadelphia, top flap bears bold "Forwarded by James B. King & Sons" handstamp, Very Fine and choice, James B. King & Sons were forwarders in both London and New York

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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948
c
5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just clear, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Jul. 5" circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Ware Village Mass., faint vertical file fold affects stamp, otherwise Fine

700
270
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949
c
5c Red Brown (1). Three huge margins with sheet margin at left, just clear at bottom, light blue grid cancel, blue "Utica N.Y. Apr. 7" double-oval datestamp with fleurons on 1848 folded letter to Salisbury Conn., Very Fine

735
350
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950
c
5c Pale Brown (1). Large margins to just in, tied by blue "V" in oval, matching "Utica N.Y. Jun. 17" double-oval datestamp with fleurons on 1849 folded letter to Waterville N.Y., stamp slightly faded, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
210
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951
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 951, Balance of 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, late worn impression, tied by red "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD"%$ straightline handstamp, second strike at right on brown cover to Wallingford Conn., part of the address re-inked, otherwise Very Fine, ex Ackerman, Gibson, with 1986 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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952
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 952, Balance of 1847 Issue Covers5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Pale shade, full to large margins, tied by red circular datestamp, second strike of "Rochester N.Y. Aug. 10/5" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Cooperstown N.Y., some light pencil ms. also cancels stamp, fresh and Very Fine, with Chase notes on back

700
300
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953
c
5c Dark Brown (1a). Large margins to clear at top, intense shade, red grid cancel, matching "Boston 22 Jul. 10 Cts" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1848 folded letter to Alton Ill., Very Fine

700
0
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954
c
5c Brown (1). Large margins, dark shade but well-worn impression, cancelled by magenta grid, matching "Chicago Ill. Nov. 23" circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter to Monroe Wis., receipt docketing at top, stamp lifted, tear at top sealed and then replaced on cover, still appears Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

1,050
325
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955
c
5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to just touched at top left, tied by blurry red "5" numeral and tied by well-struck blue "Baltimore Md. Apr. 23" circular datestamp on folded cover to Philadelphia, Schaffer correspondence, blue "R" registry handstamp applied in Philadelphia, horizontal file fold affects stamp, otherwise Fine usage

E. 400-500
950
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956
c
5c Dark Brown (1a). Early dark shade, three large margins, in at bottom, tied by two strikes of blue grid, matching "Philada. Pa. Aug. 30 5cts" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1847 folded letter to Middletown Conn., missent and forwarded with black "Middletown Pa. Sep. 1" circular datestamp, Fine and interesting usage

E. 500-750
750
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957
c
5c Red Brown (1). Deep shade, three large margins, just in at bottom, tied by blue grid, matching light strike of Philadelphia circular datestamp on Sep. 1849 folded letter to Pottsville Pa., Fine

E. 300-400
200
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958
c
5c Red Brown (1). Full to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by red cancel, matching "Providence R.I. Sep. 3" circular datestamp on blue 1849 folded letter to Ware Village Mass., light file folds (one affects stamp), otherwise Very Fine

700
190
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959
c
5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins all around, tied by red grid and "New Haven Ct. 30 Dec." circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Hartford, minor paper erosion, file crease affects stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine

700
240
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960
c
5c Red Brown (1). Three large margins, just in at top, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. Oct. 7 5 cts" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to West Chester Pa., one vertical file fold thru stamp, otherwise Fine

1,000
210
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961
 
5c Dark Brown (1a). Dark shade, full margins, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. Apr. 17 5cts" integral-rate circular datestamp on large piece to England, second strike of circular datestamp at right, shows "1/-" due marking, part of Liverpool and receiving datestamps, some overall wear incl. light bend barely affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine and rare

E. 500-750
510
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962
c
5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, huge margins to touching at lower right, tied by blue dotted grid cancel on cover to Carthage N.Y., matching "Middletown Con. Sep. 19" circular datestamp, "X" rate in circle and "Paid" handstamp, half of backflap missing, still Fine, a rare cover franked with 1847's

1,400
1,700
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963
c
5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, large margins to slightly in, tied by blue cork cancels, matching "Philada. Pa. Aug. 13 10" integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to New Bedford Mass., both stamps with faint pre-printing paper folds, some slight wear, Fine

1,400
300
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964
c
5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, bright reddish shade, three large margins, clear to just in at bottom, tied by blue grids, matching "Philada. Pa. Jan. 3 10" integral-rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Lexington Va., attorney's shield-shaped return card on flap, Fine

1,400
525
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965
c
5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair with huge top left sheet margin, just into frameline at bottom and close at right, red grid cancels, matching "Norfolk Va. 14 Nov." circular datestamp on blue 1849 folded letter to Springfield Ill., vertical crease between stamps, right stamp creased again, otherwise Fine

1,400
550
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966
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 966, Balance of 1847 Issue Covers10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, cancelled by blue grid, matching "Utica N.Y." double-oval datestamp with fleurons on 1849 folded letter to Clinton N.Y., Very Fine double-rate usage

1,750
1,100
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967
c
10c Black (2). Three huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, just in at bottom, tied by well-struck red grid, matching "Charleston S.C. Jul. 21/10" integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to New York, Ludlow Beebe correspondence, Very Fine

1,750
750
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968
c
10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. A (2 var). Pos. 1R1, large margins to just in at top left, tied by red grid on cover to Philadelphia, Schaffer correspondence, blue "Baltimore Md. Oct. 3" circular datestamp, light horizontal file fold affects stamp, otherwise Fine

E. 500-750
625
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