Sale 984 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 6-8 April, 2010

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
9
TC
Sale 984, Lot 9, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Vermilion, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (1TC1). 51 x 61mm with cross-hatching all around, radiant color as fresh as the day it was printed, Extremely Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,000
750
10
ng
Sale 984, Lot 10, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a). Unused (no gum), ample to large margins, deep rich color

VERY FINE. A HANDSOME UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN A BEAUTIFUL DARK BROWN SHADE.

Ex Neinken. With 1970 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,600
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11
 
Sale 984, Lot 11, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins all around, beautiful rich color, neat strike of blue Philadelphia circular datestamp, Extremely Fine Gem

675
800
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12
 
Sale 984, Lot 12, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Full well-balanced margins, rich color, cancelled by black West Poultney Vt. circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, a scarce 5c 1847 postmarked at West Poultney which did not receive shipments of the 1847 Issue, we sold a similar example on cover in Sale 980, ex Emerson, Rose and Wall, with 1999 P.F. certificate

650
0
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13
 
Sale 984, Lot 13, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, detailed impression in a dark grayish shade, neat strike of red grid cancel, Extremely Fine

550
375
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14
 
Sale 984, Lot 14, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins all around, rich "chocolate" shade, red New York square grid cancel, Extremely Fine

550
425
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15
 
Sale 984, Lot 15, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins all around, radiant color, neat strike of blue numeral "5" in circle handstamp, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

635
600
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16
 
Sale 984, Lot 16, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Full even margins, crisp impression, blue "5" in oval handstamp, Very Fine and choice

685
425
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17
 
Sale 984, Lot 17, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins to full incl. part of adjoining stamps at top and left, attractive light shade, fine impression that appears to come from the reconditioned plate, blue circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice

675
375
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18
 
Sale 984, Lot 18, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Ample to large margins, rich color, neat red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1986 P.F. certificate

550
350
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19
 
Sale 984, Lot 19, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins to clear incl. trace of adjoining stamp at right, attractive dark shade nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, light horizontal crease at top, Very Fine appearance

225
250
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20
 
Sale 984, Lot 20, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full at bottom, bright color, neat strike of red grid cancel, light vertical crease, Very Fine appearance

550
300
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21
 
Sale 984, Lot 21, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to huge margins, shows part of frame line of next stamp at bottom, rich color, tied on small piece by red grid, small piece of sealing wax wafer under stamp at right, otherwise Very Fine

550
200
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22
 
Sale 984, Lot 22, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Three large margins, just touched at top, bright shade, neat strike of red New York integral-rate circular datestamp, Fine

750
300
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23
 
Sale 984, Lot 23, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins to just touched incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, bold red square grid cancels, small thin spot, Fine appearance

550
190
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24
 
Sale 984, Lot 24, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large balanced margins, beautiful intense color nicely complemented by New York red grid cancel, small manuscript "x" mark on back does not show through, Extremely Fine, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,050.00)

775
550
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25
 
Sale 984, Lot 25, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large margins to full at right, deep rich color, well-struck blue grid cancel, Very Fine, a pretty stamp

810
450
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26
 
Sale 984, Lot 26, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large margins to clear, deep rich color, cancelled by two neat strikes of blue "Paid" cancels, accompanying certificate notes margin thin which we do not see but does not mention faint crease at bottom which we do see, Fine appearance, with 1977 P.F. certificate as No. 1

825
475
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27
 
Sale 984, Lot 27, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1, shades). Four, one with black grid cancel, three with red grid cancels, margins clear to slightly cutting, couple of tiny flaws, Very Good-Fine

2,300
650
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28
 
Sale 984, Lot 28, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large to huge margins incl. sheet margin at left, radiant color, bold strike of "5" numeral handstamp, Very Fine and choice, with 1995 P.F. certificate

1,200
700
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29
 
Sale 984, Lot 29, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large to huge margins, bright shade, red grid cancel, pinpoint thin speck at top not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,150
500
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30
 
Sale 984, Lot 30, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d). Three huge margins, ample at bottom, excellent color and clear impression, red grid cancel and part of blue circular datestamp, Very Fine and choice, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

1,300
850
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31
 
Sale 984, Lot 31, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B). Position 90R1, large margins to clear, rich color nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, Very Fine

710
325
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32
 
Sale 984, Lot 32, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, intense shade and detailed impression nicely complemented by red grid cancel

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

With 1990 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,200.00)

1,250
3,000
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33
 
Sale 984, Lot 33, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins all around, crisp impression on nicely blued paper, neat strike of circular datestamp

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

With 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,200.00)

1,300
1,800
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34
 
Sale 984, Lot 34, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins all around, plate scratches at right, detailed impression, blue circular datestamp cancel

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

With 2004 P.F. and 2009 P.S.E. certificates (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,200.00)

1,300
1,500
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35
 
Sale 984, Lot 35, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins with part sheet margin at right, deep shade and sharp impression, light red grid cancel, Extremely Fine

1,250
1,250
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36
 
Sale 984, Lot 36, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Short transfer at top, large margins to full, proof-like impression on bright paper, neat strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1977 P.F. certificate

1,250
900
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37
 
Sale 984, Lot 37, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Full even margins all around, intense shade, unobtrusive strike of red grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

1,250
800
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38
 
Sale 984, Lot 38, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, crisp impression on bright paper, unobtrusive strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,250
750
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39
 
Sale 984, Lot 39, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins to ample, intense shade and impression, bold strikes of red New York square grid cancels, Very Fine

1,250
800
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40
 
Sale 984, Lot 40, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Mostly large to huge margins, ample at lower left, unusual plate scratches in margin at right, red cancel, Fine

1,250
700
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41
 
Sale 984, Lot 41, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, crisp impression, neat strike of red New York square grid cancel, Fine

1,250
750
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42
 
Sale 984, Lot 42, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Huge margins to clear, remarkably detailed impression, face-free strike of blue grid cancel, light corner crease at top right, Fine appearance

1,300
650
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43
 
Sale 984, Lot 43, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, intense shade and impression, neat strike of red New York square grid cancel, light corner crease at top left, Fine appearance

1,250
700
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