Sale 959 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 23-25 June, 2008

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2035
og
Sale 959, Lot 2035, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Part original gum, large even margins around, deep rich color and clear impression, minor diagonal corner crease

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A WONDERFULLY LARGE-MARGINED UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 1983 P.F. certificate as Red Brown shade

6,750
3,750
2036
 
Sale 959, Lot 2036, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Full to huge margins, extraordinarily beautiful color and detailed impression, red numeral "5" cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $960.00 with ordinary cancellation)

700
1,200
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2037
 
Sale 959, Lot 2037, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Mostly large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp a top, blue circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, ex Lessin, with 2002 P.F. certificate

725
475
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2038
 
Sale 959, Lot 2038, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Full even margins, attractive color and impression, neat red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

600
375
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2039
 
Sale 959, Lot 2039, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, bright shade nicely complemented by blue numeral in circle cancel of Philadelphia, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $335.00 as 70, $590.00 as 80), this grade seems oddly low to us

635
300
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2040
 
Sale 959, Lot 2040, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at bottom, deep rich color nicely complemented by red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine

600
350
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2041
 
Sale 959, Lot 2041, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear at upper right, intense shade, bold strike of red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine, small blue backstamp barely shows thru at bottom right

600
225
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2042
 
Sale 959, Lot 2042, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Large even margins, deep shade, neat ms. cancels, Extremely Fine, a stamp of great visual appeal

300
300
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2043
 
Sale 959, Lot 2043, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Three large to huge margins, clear to touching at bottom, lovely color and impression, red numeral "5" cancel struck twice, light horizontal crease, Fine appearance, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

700
225
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2044
 
Sale 959, Lot 2044, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, small scissors-cut between stamps at bottom and at top left, tied by red square grids, matching "New-York Ship Jan. 21" circular datestamp on small green piece, vertical file fold affects left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, an exceedingly rare cancel when used with the 1847 Issue

1,300
550
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2045
 
Sale 959, Lot 2045, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large even margins, brilliant color nicely complemented by red grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

900
1,100
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2046
 
Sale 959, Lot 2046, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins to clear, radiant color nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, fresh and Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

900
375
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2047
 
Sale 959, Lot 2047, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d). Large to huge margins, clear distinctive color, bold red New York square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,950.00)

1,500
1,550
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2048
 
Sale 959, Lot 2048, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d). Large margins to full at top, bright shade, bold strike of black grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine example of this desirable shade, with 2008 .P.F. certificate

1,600
650
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2049
 
Sale 959, Lot 2049, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d). Large to huge margins except close at top right, excellent color, vertical crease, otherwise Very Fine, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,500
425
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2050
 
Sale 959, Lot 2050, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Ample to huge margins, 5c with part left sheet margin, blue grid cancel and incredibly strong color, 10c red grid, former creased along left frame line, latter soiling on back and tiny corner crease bottom left, Very Fine appearing lot

2,000
800
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2051
 
Sale 959, Lot 2051, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Large margins to clear, 5c tied on small piece by red grid cancel, 10c also with red grid cancel, few small flaws incl. 10c small tear, appear Fine, an excellent opportunity to acquire a very presentable set of the 1847 Issue

2,000
850
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2052
 
Sale 959, Lot 2052, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins all around, red grid cancel, sharp impression, Extremely Fine, with 1977 and 2003 P.F. certificates

1,400
1,100
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2053
 
Sale 959, Lot 2053, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins, attractive shade and with light red grid cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,650.00)

1,400
1,300
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2054
 
Sale 959, Lot 2054, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, red cork and edge of matching circular datestamp, slight bends and wrinkles, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,400
1,100
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2055
 
Sale 959, Lot 2055, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large to ample margins, crisp impression, bold strike of red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2008 P.F. certificate (F-VF 75; SMQ $750.00 as 70, $1,350.00 as 80)

1,400
700
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2056
 
Sale 959, Lot 2056, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, intense shade, black grid cancel, unusual plate scratches in margin at right, tiny corner crease at bottom right clear of design, Very Fine appearance, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,400
700
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2057
 
Sale 959, Lot 2057, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var). Full margins, intense shade and impression, bold strike of blue grid cancel which leaves the variety clearly visible, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,500
850
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2058
 
Sale 959, Lot 2058, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B). Position 31R, large margins to just in at left, bright shade, light strike of red grid cancel, the double transfer shows very clearly, faint horizontal crease at top, Fine appearing example of this scarce variety

3,150
600
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