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Sale 953 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Friday, 25-28 March, 2008

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
64
og
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 64, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Original gum, large margins to in incl. sheet margin at left, bit heavy creases resulting in tears, soiling and stains, otherwise Fine, scarce original-gum sheet margin example of the 5c 1847 Issue, with 2007 P.F. certificate

6,750
0
65
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 65, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large to huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, brilliant color nicely complemented by red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE DISTINCTIVE ORANGE BROWN COLOR. THIS EXTRAORDINARY STAMP HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,750.00). This grade is the highest awarded by P.S.E. to Scott 1b (seven used).

900
3,000
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66
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 66, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Huge margins incl. sheet margin at right, brilliant color nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

935
950
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67
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 67, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Ample to large margins, wonderful deep rich color and sharp impression, red grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

600
1,050
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68
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 68, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large even margins, rich color, well-struck black grid cancel, Extremely Fine, exceedingly rare and desirable with the black grid cancel, with 2005 and 2007 P.F. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,350.00)

1,000
950
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69
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 69, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Large margins to clear, brilliant color, light strike of red cancel, Very Fine and choice example of this issue, the color is so distinctive that it has historically been classified as the Red Orange shade (and still might be, despite current P.F. opinion), with 2007 P.F. certificate

1,500
1,500
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70
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 70, 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, faint horizontal crease at top, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Caspary, with 2007 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for ordinary red cancel

600
650
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71
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 71, 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 right and part of adjoining stamp at left, radiant color, well-struck blue integral-rate circular datestamp, tiny toned spot at bottom, otherwise Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $710.00)

600
450
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72
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 72, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, clear impression, light blue grid cancel, Very Fine

635
400
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73
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 73, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Ample to very large margins, marvelous color and strong impression, black grid corner cancel, tiny corner crease at bottom left, appears Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $830.00 as with non-premium cancel)

1,000
650
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74
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 74, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to barely touched at left corners, pretty shade nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Fine

600
0
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75
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 75, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at right, rich color, pen and blue circular datestamp cancels, small sealed tear at bottom right, appears Very Fine

725
0
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76
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 76, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins to full incl. bottom right corner margins, neat black grid cancel, few pressed creases, appears Very Fine, scarce corner-margin example of the 5c 1847 Issue

700
300
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77
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 77, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Orange (1c), 5c Red Orange (1c)5c Red Orange (1c). Three large margins, large to slightly in at left, New York red square grid cancel, trivial oxidation confined to top left corner, otherwise almost Fine, rare shade, with 1997 P.F. certificate

7,500
1,100
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78
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 78, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two, margins to in, red cancels, somewhat defective, still appear Fine

1,200
0
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79
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 79, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, intense shade and proof-like impression, two strikes of blue "10" cancels appearing as "00" on the stamp

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE CANCELLED SOLELY BY A BLUE "10" NUMERAL HANDSTAMP.

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,050.00)

1,700
1,700
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80
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 80, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large even margins all around, bright shade and crisp impression, red New York square grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $2,050.00)

1,400
1,700
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81
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 81, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins all around, intense shade and impression, unobtrusive red cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 2006 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,500
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82
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 82, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 9R, huge margins, fine impression on lightly blued paper, nicely contrasted by bold red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A GORGEOUS USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

Ex Col. Green, Mayer, Grunin and Wall. With 2000 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,900
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83
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 83, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins, ample to very large margins, neat black grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,650.00 without premium for black cancel)

1,750
1,400
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84
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 84, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 46L, mostly large margins, barest trace of red cancel, crisp impression, Very Fine and choice, ex Wall, with 1978 P.F. and 2003 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,650.00)

1,400
1,200
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85
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 85, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full top and bottom margins, huge at sides, red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1991 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,300
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86
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 86, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, bright shade and detailed impression nicely contrasted by red New York square grid cancel, fresh and Fine, small backstamp

1,400
750
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87
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 87, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins to just in at top left incl. part of adjoining stamps at top and bottom, bright shade, red New York square grid cancel, bit heavy paper h.r. on back, Fine

1,400
550
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88
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 88, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full margins all around, red grid cancel, vertical crease at left and thin at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

1,400
550
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89
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 89, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins, cancel removed (regummed), closed tear at top, attractive Extremely Fine unused appearing 10c 1847

750
675
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90
 
Sale Number 953, Lot Number 90, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, red grid cancel, defective, otherwise Fine

1,400
0
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