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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — 5c 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
191
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 191, 5c 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large margins, worn impression, tied by red herringbone cancel, matching "Binghamton N.Y. Sep. 5" circular datestamp on cover to Cherry Valley N.Y., lightly cleaned

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE RARE BINGHAMTON HERRINGBONE IN RED, ONE OF THE FEW FANCY CANCELS USED ON THE 1847 ISSUE.

With 1989 Rendon certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,900
192
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 192, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three full margins, close at bottom, deep shade, ms. "X" cancel and tied by large oval of tiny blue diamonds, small part of matching "Amherst Mass. Feb. 25" circular datestamp and bold "Paid" handstamp on lady's embossed cover to Wilbraham Mass., Very Fine, very rare fancy cancel on the 1847 Issue, with 1990 Rendon certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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193
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 193, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins all around, deep shade, ms. "X" cancel, used on 1848 folded letter to New York City street address, red "L.I. Rail Road N.Y. 5" double-circle with pencil "Apr. 26" date, Very Fine and extremely rare use of the 1847 Issue with this scarce Long Island Railroad route agent's marking, ex Col. Picher

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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194
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 194, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins to clear at top, tied by red 'PHILADA. RAILROAD" straightline handstamp with second strike at left on folded letter datelined "Trenton N.J. Jany. 17/49" to the Postmaster of New York, Very Fine, a significant usage, proving beyond doubt that the red Philadelphia Railroad straightline was applied at New York and not in Philadelphia, ex Grinnell

E. 750-1,000
0
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195
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 195, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, tied by blue grid, used with D. O. Blood & Co., Philadelphia Pa., 1c Bronze on Black Glazed (15L13), acid tied, blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts. Jan. 25" circular datestamp on brown cover to Westchester Pa., faint wax seal stain at center, otherwise Very Fine, scarce 1847 and local-post usage, ex Chase (with his notes on back) and Meyersburg, with 1990 and 1997 P.F. certificates

1,600
750
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196
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 196, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, bright and fresh color, tied by red "Rochester N.Y. Jan. 9" integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Clifton Springs N.Y., wax seal stain, otherwise Extremely Fine

700
700
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197
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 197, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, rich color, tied by well-struck red square grid on 1849 folded cover to Norwich Conn., matching "New-York Jan. 13" circular datestamp, horizontal file fold well clear of stamp, Extremely Fine

700
625
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198
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 198, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, tied by red "Saint Louis Mo. Nov. 14" circular datestamp, second strike on cover to Hapton Ill., Very Fine

700
800
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199
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 199, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, rich color, tied by well-struck red "Elmira N.Y. Feb. 1" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Auburn N.Y., Feb. 1851 docketing at left, Very Fine

700
800
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200
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 200, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, tied by red square grid cancel on blue 1850 folded letter to Columbia Pa., red "New York Dec. 26" circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

700
400
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201
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 201, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins all around, early proof-like impression, tied by red grid, matching "Boston 5 cts 24 Jan." circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to Wareham Mass., two light vertical file folds away from stamp, small tear at top of cover, the stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem, with 1981 P.F. certificate

700
800
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202
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 202, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just touching at top left, bright shade, tied by bold blue "Troy N.Y. Aug. 25" circular datestamp on small blue cover to South Easton N.Y., 1849 docketing, cover with few tiny bleached spots, otherwise Very Fine

700
325
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203
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 203, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just in at lower left, rich color, tied by bold square grid, matching "New-York Aug. 3" circular datestamp on large part of mostly complete folded cover to Newport R.I., Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate

700
325
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204
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 204, 5c 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large margins, slightly oxidised, tied by red "Camden S.C. Nov. 29" circular datestamp and grid on blue 1849 folded letter to Sumterville S.C., Very Fine, ex Sampson

700
375
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205
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 205, 5c 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Ample to large margins, tied by red 11-bar rimless grid, light strike of matching "Brunswick Me." circular datestamp on blue cover to Boston, Very Fine, ex Col. Green

700
600
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206
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 206, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at bottom, tied by red grid, "Boston 5 cts 9 Feb." circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded cover to Providence R.I., Very Fine

700
325
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207
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 207, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to full margins, rich color, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 5 cts Jun. 26" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded cover to Hagerstown Md., another strike at left, Very Fine

900
325
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208
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 208, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, tied by blue grid, matching "Dayton O. Apr. 8" circular datestamp on folded letter to Canton O., slightly toned along file fold, Very Fine

735
1,200
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209°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 209, 5c 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Two huge margins with sheet margin at right, ample at bottom to slightly in at left, deep rich color, tied by blue "5" in oval and matching "Baltimore Md. Jan. 26" circular datestamp on blue 1848 folded letter to Annapolis, file fold split at top clear of stamp, otherwise Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

700
325
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210
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 210, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just in at top left, tied by neat strike of blue "5" in oval, matching "Baltimore Md. Jan. 4" circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter to Taneytown Md., letter with small tear at top, Fine, with copy of 1981 P.F. certificate

835
325
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211
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 211, 5c 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large to huge margins with sheet margin at left, touching at top, tied by red grid cancel with matching "New York Sep. 13" circular datestamp on blue 1848 folded letter to Boston, fresh and Fine

700
325
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212
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 212, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two, full margins, red grid cancels, on blue 1850 folded letter to Kingston Ga., matching red "Savannah Ga. 10 Aug. 28" integral-rate circular datestamp, cover lightly soiled, otherwise Fine, with photocopy of 1975 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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213
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 213, 5c 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Horizontal pair, close to ample margins, each stamp struck with blue "10" rate, matching blue "Baltimore Md. Jan. 10" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Somerset O., Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
650
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214
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 214, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to close or just touching, tied by red square grid cancels, matching "New-York Jun. 27" circular datestamp on blue 1849 folded cover to Canada West, Queenston transit, ms. "4-1/2" due, sender's ms. "Paid to the Lines" notation, filing crease just barely affects left stamp, otherwise Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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215
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 215, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to just touching at upper left, tied by red square grid cancel on top half of blue folded cover, red "New York Aug. 24" circular datestamp, docketing has 1851 year date (does not refer to mailing date), Fine, Scott Retail for used stamp

600
300
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216
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 216, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just touching at bottom, grid cancel, Fine, affixed to large multicolored enamel Valentine cover to Topsfield Mass., with enclosure, ms. "due 5" and red "Boston 10 Cts. 14 Feb." circular datestamp, light horizontal fold, otherwise Very Fine and attractive, offered "as is" -- stamp probably did not originate, but Boston did use a combination of black grid and red datestamp (in 1851, see lot 220), and the "due 5" together with the stamp makes the 10c rate stated in the postmark

E. 750-1,000
750
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217
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 217, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, close at bottom, late worn impression, red grid cancel, affixed to a folded cover, does not belong according to P.F., but we think it may have been moved slightly from original position, Fine stamp, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
270
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