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Sale 983 — The Hampshire Collection of United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 23 February, 2010

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3
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Sale Number 983, Lot Number 3, 1847 Issue5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Part original gum, large balanced margins, wonderful deep rich color and sharply defined impression, light diagonal corner crease

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL FOUR-MARGIN ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE DARK BROWN SHADE.

with 1983 P.F. certificate as "Red Brown" shade

8,750
2,600
4
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Sale Number 983, Lot Number 4, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Original gum across the entire back of stamp described on accompanying certificate as part original gum, full to large margins, intense shade and impression, trivial toned spots on face and at top right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE FOUR-MARGIN ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

Ex Hoffman. With 2007 P.F. certificate

35,000
10,000
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