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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — 10c 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
218
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 218, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large even margins all around, sharp proof-like impression, tied by two strikes of red square grid, matching "New-York Jun. 1" circular datestamp on orange cover to Iowa City, Iowa, fresh and Extremely Fine, very rare use of 10c 1847 to pay over-300 miles rate to Iowa, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,750
1,350
219
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 219, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full even margins, tied by red grid, matching "Boston 10 Cts. 2 Mar." circular datestamp on cover to Hanover N.H., etiquette seal on flap, Extremely Fine

1,750
1,000
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220°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 220, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, ample at bottom, tied by black grid cancel with red "Boston 10 Cts 25 Jan." circular datestamp on blue 1851 folded letter to Alton Ill., Extremely Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,750
2,200
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221
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 221, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 36L, ample to large margins, light toning and tiny tear at bottom, 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 cover to Boston, Very Fine appearance, very scarce railroad usage, ex Gibson and Haas, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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222
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 222, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to full margins, dark shade, tied by red grid, matching "U.S. Express Mail Mass. Boston Nov. 9" route agent's circular datestamp and "10" rate handstamp, cover with light toning, otherwise Very Fine, signed Ashbrook, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,750
550
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223
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 223, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 67L, large even margins, small scissors cut in bottom margin, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York Jun. 18" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Defiance O., Extremely Fine stamp (despite scissors cut)

1,750
600
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224
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 224, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins, tied by red grid and matching "Cincinnati O. 10 Nov. 10" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1849 folded letter to Boston, stamp is scored by a virtually invisible thin vertical line, Very Fine appearance

1,750
650
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225°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 225, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large even margins, deep shade, ms. "X" cancel with blue "Baltimore Md. Aug. 22" circular datestamp on blue 1848 folded letter to Adelphi O., Extremely Fine, an intriguing cover -- the use of a manuscript cancel at a post office as large as Baltimore's (which had handstamp cancels in 1848) is an enigma deserving of further study

1,750
0
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226°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 226, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three full margins, just in at bottom, sharp impression, tied by red grid and "Cincinnati O. 10 Oct. 18" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Philadelphia, a Fine stamp and fresh attractive cover, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,750
0
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227
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 227, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to close at right, sharp impression, tied by bold red square grid cancel with matching "New-York Jun. 13" circular datestamp on blue 1849 folded letter to Pontiac Mich., slight creasing clear of stamp, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce 1847 Issue destination, with 1979 P.F. certificate

1,750
525
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228
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 228, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three full to huge margins, cut in at bottom, tied by red cancel, blue "Baltimore Md. Mar. 5" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Boston Mass., stamp has small tear at bottom, otherwise Fine

1,750
400
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229°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 229, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three large margins with trace of adjoining stamp at bottom, just in at top right, sharp impression, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Philadelphia Pa. 10cts. Aug. 3" circular datestamp on 1847 folded letter to Lewisburg Va., Fine, with note by George Sloane

1,800
0
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230
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 230, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to just touching at top, tied by blue grid and "10" in oval cancel, matching "Baltimore Md. Mar. 9" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Taunton Mass., Fine

1,800
0
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231°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 231, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full margins to clear at bottom left, tied by "paint" red grid cancel on buff cover to Haverhill N.H., matching "Mobile Ala. Jun. 13" circular datestamp, forwarded with red "Hanover N.H. Jun. 27" circular datestamp, ms. "Missent to/& forwarded" at top left, stamp has tiny margin corner crease, cover has bleached spots, otherwise Fine, ex Hart, with part of Chronicle article in which cover is pictured

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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232
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 232, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Repaired with bottom margin and frameline added, appears to have large margins all around, tied by red square grid on 1851 folded cover to Toronto, Canada, red "New-York Mar. 13" circular datestamp, ms. "Paid to Lines" and ms. "4-1/2" rate, "Queenston U.C. Mar. 15, 1851" transit datestamp, receiving backstamp, vertical file fold away from stamp, Very Fine appearing usage to Canada

2,100
425
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233
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 233, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins with trace of adjoining stamp at top, appears to be tied by bold ms. cancel on blue 1849 folded letter to New Orleans, green "Princeton N.J. Aug. 4" circular datestamp and matching "10" in frame rate handstamp, Extremely Fine stamp that did not originate on this cover, ex Sampson, with 2000 P.F. certificate stating stamp did not originate and tying cancel is fake (actually, only the manuscript on the cover has been added -- the cancel on the stamp is genuine)

E. 500-750
750
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234
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 234, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 26L, large margins to well clear at top, red square grid cancel, affixed to but did not originate on buff cover with matching "Pennington N.J. Apr. 27" circular datestamp to Princeton N.J., 1851 docketing at left, appears Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
525
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