Sale 975 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 June, 2009

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1051
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Sale 975, Lot 1051, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (traces of gum), large margins to clear incl. portion of adjoining stamp at top, rich color, Fine and scarce in unused condition, with 1994 P.F. certificate

2,500
1,200
1052
ng
Sale 975, Lot 1052, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (no gum), large margins at bottom and left, close to in at top and right, rich color on nicely blued paper, small scissors-cut at top and light soiling, appears Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

2,400
550
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1053
 
Sale 975, Lot 1053, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, rich color nicely complemented by blue integral-rate circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,650.00)

725
750
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1054
 
Sale 975, Lot 1054, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins all around, attractive color and clear impression, neat red New York square grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,650.00)

600
900
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1055
 
Sale 975, Lot 1055, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Huge margins to large incl. sheet margin at left, pretty shade, neat strike of red New York square grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a beautiful stamp, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,650.00)

625
650
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1056
 
Sale 975, Lot 1056, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Large even margins, lovely color and impression, nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1990 P.F. and 2005 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,650.00)

600
750
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1057
 
Sale 975, Lot 1057, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Deep rich color and detailed impression, large margins all around, neat strike of red square grid, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

600
325
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1058
 
Sale 975, Lot 1058, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Large to huge margins, blue "5" numeral cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate as Grayish Brown No. 1a and 2008 P.S.E. certificate as Brown No. 1 (XF 90; SMQ $810.00)

725
350
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1059
 
Sale 975, Lot 1059, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins all around, deep and gorgeous shade, black grid cancel, small light purple backstamp, Extremely Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate as Orange Brown No. 1b and 2008 P.S.E. certificate as Red Brown No. 1

700
375
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1060
 
Sale 975, Lot 1060, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, crisp impression, blue grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1997 P.F. certificate

635
350
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1061
 
Sale 975, Lot 1061, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Full to huge margins, bright color, red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 P.F. certificate

600
350
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1062
 
Sale 975, Lot 1062, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at top left, bright shade, neat strike of blue "5" numeral handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

735
325
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1063
 
Sale 975, Lot 1063, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins at sides, full at top and bottom, deep rich color and sharp proof-like impression, cancelled by two strikes of blue "Paid" in oval handstamps, Very Fine and choice, ex Garrett and Wall, with 1975 P.F. certificate

685
350
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1064
 
Sale 975, Lot 1064, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large to ample margins all around, excellent color, blue town cancel, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $500.00)

550
300
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1065
 
Sale 975, Lot 1065, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a). Full to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, intense color, bold strike of red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

800
375
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1066
 
Sale 975, Lot 1066, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins including sheet margin at right and large portion of adjoining stamp at left, almost Brown shade, blue grid cancel, light crease not mentioned on accompanying certificate which does mention ms. cancel removed, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2001 P.F. certificate

660
250
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1067
 
Sale 975, Lot 1067, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large even margins, intense shade and impression, neat strike of blue grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1980 P.F. certificate

835
300
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1068
 
Sale 975, Lot 1068, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Large to huge margins except just clear at top right, one tiny spot at top right, wonderful rich color and sharp impression, neat red circular grid cancel, barely noticeable tiny internal crease at right, Very Fine appearance

600
225
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1069
 
Sale 975, Lot 1069, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Ample even margins all around, bright shade, well-struck black grid cancel, Fine, with 2000 P.F. certificate

700
225
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1070
 
Sale 975, Lot 1070, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full, cancelled by well-struck blue criss-cross grid handstamp, faint vertical crease, Fine appearance, with 1996 P.F. certificate

635
225
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1071
 
Sale 975, Lot 1071, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Bright color nicely complemented by bold blue grid cancel struck twice, large margins to full, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

935
200
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1072
 
Sale 975, Lot 1072, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just clear incl. sheet margin at left, bright color, light strike of red grid cancel, impression slightly rubbed, otherwise Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

600
200
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1073
 
Sale 975, Lot 1073, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Three full to large margins incl. frameline of adjoining stamp at bottom, ample at top, bright red grid cancel, tiny toned spot in right center margin, appears Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

600
225
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1074
 
Sale 975, Lot 1074, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Margins all around, attractive shade near Orange Brown, red grid cancel, Fine

600
190
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1075
 
Sale 975, Lot 1075, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear, deep rich color, neat strike of blue circular datestamp, Fine

725
190
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1076
 
Sale 975, Lot 1076, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins all around, bright blue grid cancel, beautiful rich color, Very Fine and choice, with 1981 P.F. certificate as Brown Orange No. 1b (now 1d), and 2008 P.S.E. certificate as Red Brown No. 1 (VF-XF 85; SMQ $600.00)

635
475
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1077
 
Sale 975, Lot 1077, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Large margins all around, rich color and clear impression, light blue circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2008 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $710.00)

725
375
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1078
 
Sale 975, Lot 1078, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, bright shade, blue Phila. circular datestamp with "5 cts" integral rate, tiny tear at bottom right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2002 P.F. certificate

725
250
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1079
 
Sale 975, Lot 1079, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large even margins all around, rich color, red New York square grid cancels, tiny scissors-cut at top entirely between stamps, Extremely Fine pair, ex Twigg-Smith, with 1989 P.F. certificate

1,300
1,000
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1080
 
Sale 975, Lot 1080, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, clear to huge margins, clear impression, each with dark blue numeral "5" cancel, left stamp expertly pressed vertical crease, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

1,500
425
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1081
 
Sale 975, Lot 1081, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, clear to huge margins, lovely color and clear impression, red square grid cancels, Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,300
425
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1082
 
Sale 975, Lot 1082, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1 var.). Three clear to very large margins, slightly in at right, incredibly intense color and clear impression, Very Good

725
170
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1083
 
Sale 975, Lot 1083, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)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)

900
750
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1084
 
Sale 975, Lot 1084, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d). Three large to huge margins, large to cutting in at right, excellent color, ms. cancel removed, Very Good, with 2005 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as handstamp cancel

1,600
350
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1085
 
5c Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Slightly cut in to very large margins, 5c rich color and clear impression, ms. cancel removed, appears unused, tiny pinhole, Very Fine appearance, 10c faults incl. small tear, Very Good appearance

1,700
500
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1086
 
Sale 975, Lot 1086, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, light red grid cancel

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

With 2008 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,450.00)

1,400
1,800
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1087
 
Sale 975, Lot 1087, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, intense shade and impression nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,700.00)

1,450
1,200
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1088
 
Sale 975, Lot 1088, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins with trace of adjoining stamp at top, intense shade and impression, red square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,500
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1089
 
Sale 975, Lot 1089, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large even margins, intense shade and proof-like impression, neat strikes of blue numeral in circle cancels, fresh and Extremely Fine, a gorgeous stamp, with 1981 and 2003 P.F. certificates

1,700
950
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1090
 
Sale 975, Lot 1090, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, intense shade and impression, neat strike of black grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

1,750
650
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1091
 
Sale 975, Lot 1091, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, dark color and sharp impression, light red square grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

1,400
700
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1092
 
Sale 975, Lot 1092, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, crisp impression, well-struck blue grid cancel, Very Fine

1,450
700
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1093
 
Sale 975, Lot 1093, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Position 28L1, large to full margins, bright shade, well-struck red grid cancel, pressed vertical crease at left, Very Fine and choice appearance, with 1997 P.F. certificate not mentioning the crease and 2008 P.S.E. certificate calling the crease which is hard to detect (impossible by naked-eye)

1,400
650
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1094
 
Sale 975, Lot 1094, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large to ample margins, detailed impression, blue circular datestamp, light toning at upper right, Very Fine appearance, with 2008 P.F. certificate

1,400
550
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1095
 
Sale 975, Lot 1095, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Position 15R, large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, neat strike of red "Philadelphia Railroad" straightline cancel, tiny thin spots at top right and bottom right, light crease at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

1,900
600
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1096
 
Sale 975, Lot 1096, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins, red cork cancel, small edge crease bottom left, otherwise Extremely Fine

1,400
550
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1097
 
Sale 975, Lot 1097, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, intense shade and impression, neat strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1985 A.P.S. and 2006 P.F. certificates

1,400
650
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1098
 
Sale 975, Lot 1098, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Full to clear margins all around, intense shade and impression, neat strike of red grid cancel, Fine

1,400
550
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1099
 
Sale 975, Lot 1099, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Huge margins to clear incl. part of adjoining stamp at top and also sheet margin at right, neat ms. "#" cancel, few adherences on back may not be removable, Very Fine

750
550
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1100
 
Sale 975, Lot 1100, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Position 65R, ample to huge margins incl. trace of adjoining stamp at left, traces of red cancel at bottom leave entire design clearly visible, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

1,400
700
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1101
 
Sale 975, Lot 1101, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black, Sperati Forgery (2F). Margins all around, blue grid cancel, Very Fine, backstamped "Sperati Reproduction" and numbered "191"

E. 300-400
275
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