Sale 837 — 2001 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 19 May, 2001

Category — 10c 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
27
 
Sale Number 837, Lot Number 27, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins all around including parts of adjoining stamps at bottom and left, sharp proof-like impression nicely contrasted by red New York square grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 1981 and 1998 P.F. certificates

1,400
0
28
 
Sale Number 837, Lot Number 28, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins all around, intense shade and impression, light strike of red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,900
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29
 
Sale Number 837, Lot Number 29, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C). Position 2R, large to huge margins all around, sharp proof-like impression and centrally-struck blue grid cancel leaves double transfer clearly visible

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH THE DOUBLE TRANSFER TYPE C.

Small purple backstamp

2,000
2,100
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30
c
Sale Number 837, Lot Number 30, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large even margins all around, sharp proof-like impression, tied by grid on 1849 folded letter to Collinsville Conn., "Boston 10 Cts 15 Aug." integral-rate circular datestamp, unusual notation in ms. "under 1oz paid", light file folds away from stamp, Extremely Fine

1,750
1,700
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31
c
Sale Number 837, Lot Number 31, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 92L with dot under left "X", large margins including part of bottom sheet margin, tied by two strikes of blue "10" in oval" cancel with matching "Baltimore Md. Oct. 24" circular datestamp on brown cover to Rochester Wis., small stained spots and some wear around edges, still an Extremely Fine stamp and attractive cover, ex Mason and Ackerman

E. 1,500-2,000
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32
c
Sale Number 837, Lot Number 32, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 90L, huge margins all around including sheet margin at right, tied by red square grid and "New-York Nov. 8" circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to St. Catharine's, Canada West, Queenston transit datestamp, ms. "4-1/2" pence due marking and "Pd. to the lines", light vertical file fold away from stamp, stamp with light diagonal crease at lower left, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. certificate

2,100
2,100
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33
c
Sale Number 837, Lot Number 33, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Horizontal strip of three, Positions 98-100R, large to huge margins all around including part of bottom right corner sheet margins, tied by blue "Paid" in oval cancels on 1847 courthouse cover to Port Gibson Miss., matching "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 14" circular datestamp, ms. "30", receipt docketing on back, cover reduced and repaired at left, few light file folds away from strip

FINE COVER BEARING AN EXTREMELY FINE CORNER-MARGIN STRIP OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

Ex Sweet.

E. 7,500-10,000
5,750
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