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Sale 946 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday, 12 November, 2007

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
131
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 131, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins virtually all around, lovely color and clear impression, unusual fancy red grid of small dots cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Caspary, Scott Retail for ordinary red cancel

600
0
132
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 132, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, wonderful dark shade and clear impression, light red grid cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2001 A.P.S. and 2006 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $960.00)

600
1,100
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133
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 133, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large even margins, intense shade and impression, blue circular datestamp (Philadelphia), fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1995 P.F. certificate

800
1,300
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134
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 134, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, light red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $960.00)

600
600
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135
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 135, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large margins to full, deep rich color on bright paper, red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, a stunning stamp

675
2,100
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136
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 136, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Ample to large margins, bright shade, bold strike of black grid cancel, light diagonal crease at bottom left, appears Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,000
425
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137
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 137, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, deep rich color and clear impression, light blue circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $710.00 with ordinary cancel)

725
550
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138
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 138, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Ample to huge margins, wonderful deep rich color, sharp impression, neat red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Neinken

600
500
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139
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 139, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full balanced margins, rich color, clear impression, light blue numeral "5" in oval cancel (Baltimore), Very Fine and choice, with 1985 P.F. certificate

735
600
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140
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 140, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Pale Brown (1), 5c Pale Brown (1)5c Pale Brown (1). Large margins, red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

600
450
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141
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 141, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1 var), 5c Brown (1 var)5c Brown (1 var). Large margins to ample at left, rich color nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Very Fine

600
600
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142
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 142, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at top, bright color, light strike of dull blue grid cancel, faint indentation in paper from edge of cancel, Very Fine

635
300
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143
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 143, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, cancelled by pen and tied by red grid on small piece, Extremely Fine

300
350
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144
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 144, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom and sheet margin at right, intense color and crisp impression, neat strike of blue grid cancel, P.F.C. mentions tiny (dare we say "imaginary"?) thin at top right, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Knapp, with 2007 P.F. certificate

835
400
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145
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 145, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Huge margins incl. bottom sheet margin, bold ms. "X" cancel, intense shade and impression from a very early printing (possibly First), sealed tear and tiny hole in paper not readily apparent on face, Extremely Fine appearance, Scott Retail as normal shade with pen cancel

300
190
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146
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 146, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at left, bright shade, neat New York red square grid cancel, small tear at bottom, appears Very Fine

600
250
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147
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 147, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear, bold strike of black grid cancel, small pinhole thin at top, otherwise Very Fine

700
150
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148
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 148, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Margins to clear, cancel removed, small thin spot at top, appears Fine

600
250
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149
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 149, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair with stitch watermark, large margins to clear, bold strikes of black grid cancels, fresh and Very Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate as Dark Brown shade (not quite dark enough in our opinion)

1,450
1,200
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150
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 150, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large even margins, bright color nicely complemented by vivid red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 1996 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates

850
1,400
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151
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 151, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Huge margins all around, brilliant color, blue circular datestamp, tiny thin speck at top, appears Extremely Fine

975
1,400
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152
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 152, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Orange (1c), 5c Red Orange (1c)5c Red Orange (1c). Large margins to just in at bottom, brilliant color, bold strike of red New York square grid cancel, natural pre-printing crease at left, Fine example of this rare shade, with 2000 P.F. certificate

5,500
1,000
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153
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 153, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large even margins, bright shade and crisp impression nicely complemented by red circular datestamp

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 1976 P.F. certificate

1,400
2,300
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154
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 154, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins, neat circular red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL LARGE-MARGINED 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH RED GRID CANCEL.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate graded VF-XF 85, which leaves us scratching our heads (a 90/95 stamp by any standards)

1,400
2,000
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155
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 155, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around incl. sheet margin at left, crisp impression, red New York square grid cancel, tiny thin spot at top, faint vertical crease, appears Extremely Fine

1,400
800
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156
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 156, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 10L, large margins, bright shade, well-struck blue grid, tiny thin spot at top, appears Very Fine

1,450
750
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157
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 157, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins to just clear incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, bright shade, red New York square grid cancel, Fine

1,400
550
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158
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 158, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Margins to barely in, lightened ms. cancel, appears unused, almost Fine, Scott Retail as with pen cancel

750
500
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159
 
Sale Number 946, Lot Number 159, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, unusually bright shade and detailed impression, deep red grid cancels, trace of ms. at bottom, Fine-Very Fine

3,350
1,600
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