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Sale 982 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 16-18 December, 2009

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
5005
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5005, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, original gum with characteristic crackly texture, large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamps at top, bright color, right stamp small toned spot at bottom left of little consequence

EXTREMELY FINE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

Multiples with original gum should be considered rare. The last pair we offered in any shade was in our 2002 Drucker sale.

With 2005 P.S.E. certificate

16,000
9,500
5006
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5006, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins including sheet margin at left, ample at top right, fresh and bright color on nicely blued paper, New York red square grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Wall, with 2000 P.F. certificate.

550
450
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5007
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5007, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins all around, bright shade, bold strikes of Baltimore red "5" numeral cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1984 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $540.00)

650
475
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5008
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5008, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins all around, rich color nicely complemented by blue town cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

675
700
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5009
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5009, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, light red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

550
550
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5010
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5010, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, tied by red grid cancel on small piece, gorgeous color with sharp impression, Very Fine and choice

550
375
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5011
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5011, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three clear to large margins, slightly in at top, tiny corner creases at top right, cancelled by six-ring Canadian target in black, one of the rarer markings on 1847 issue stamps and a great strike, with 1996 P. F. certificate

3,100
400
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5012
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5012, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Ample to large margins, deep color, red grid cancel, pressed vertical crease, nearly Very Fine appearance

550
225
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5013
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5013, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Three large margins, just in at bottom, tiny spot of ms. and also with magenta Hartford circular datestamp, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

825
225
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5014
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5014, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Reconstructed block of four comprising two horizontal pairs with matching red grid cancels, probably removed from the same cover, right stamps Dot in "S" variety, large margins to slightly in, neat red grid cancels, bottom right strengthened corner crease, otherwise Fine, an impressive-looking multiple, Scott Retail for intact used block of four is $27,500.00, Scott Retail as shown for two used pairs

2,400
1,600
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5015
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5015, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown, Double Transfer Ty. A (1a-A), 5c Dark Brown, Double Transfer Ty. A (1a-A)5c Dark Brown, Double Transfer Ty. A (1a-A). Position 80R1, showing clear double transfer at top, large to huge margins, deep rich color, neat ms. "X" cancel, Extremely Fine, an attractive example of this plate variety, with 1988 P.F. and 2006 P.S.E. certificates (VF 80; SMQ $450.00 for normal stamp), the mystifying VF 80 grade must reflect pen cancel

675
375
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5016
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5016, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large to full margins, rich color and sharp impression, blue grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,135
500
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5017
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Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5017, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Orange (1c), 5c Red Orange (1c)5c Red Orange (1c). Trace of original gum, nearly three margins (partially touches at left), cut in at right, tiny corner crease bottom right, rare shade, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate which does not mention the trivial corner crease and 2002 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as unused (no gum) is $9,500.00

E. 750-1,000
900
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5018
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5018, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins, attractive grayish black shade, interesting plating marks with right frame line extending above the top one and tiny gap at top left frame corner, also stitch watermark at top, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,700.00)

1,250
2,100
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5019
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5019, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins, intense color, light blue circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

1,300
1,800
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5020
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5020, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, intense shade and proof-like impression, light strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp, with 2008 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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5021
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5021, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to huge margins, clear impression with neat red grid cancel, Very Fine

1,250
900
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5022
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5022, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, red grid cancels, Very Fine, with 1994 P.F. certificate

1,250
700
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5023
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5023, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Margins clear all around, intense shade, neat strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. and 2008 P.S.E. certificates

1,250
750
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5024
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5024, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to full margins, intense shade and impression, light strike of red grid cancel, light horizontal crease and tiny corner crease at top right, appears Very Fine

1,250
600
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5025
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5025, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, excellent impression on nicely blued paper, light red numeral "10" cancel, Very Fine and attractive

1,500
2,500
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5026
 
Sale Number 982, Lot Number 5026, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three huge margins, ample at top, lightened blue cancel, couple small thin spots, appears Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate

1,400
1,100
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5027
 
5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2). Two of each, both 5c and one 10c ample to large margins, other 10c large margins to partially in at right, one 5c cancel removed, other blue grid cancel, 10c black and red grid (also ms. line) cancels, mixed condition, overall Fine appearance, Scott Retail for the 10c with red and ms. cancels as ms. cancelled

3,675
1,500
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