Sale 1014 — Outstanding United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday-Friday, 12-14 October, 2011

Category — 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1009
og
Sale 1014, Lot 1009, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Original gum, lightly hinged, large margins to full, vertical crease, some slight gum toning on back not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

6,750
3,250
1010°
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1010, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Large to huge margins, rich color and clear impression, nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,300.00)

525
1,100
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1011
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1011, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Large balanced margins, wonderful deep shade and sharp impression, blue Philadelphia circular datestamp with integral "5" rate, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate as Red Brown (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

650
450
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1012
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1012, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Margins all around, light red grid cancel, small corner crease top right, otherwise Very Fine

525
200
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1013
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1013, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1). Dark shade and detailed impression, small but balanced margins, bold strike of Philadelphia integral-rate circular datestamp, Fine, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate

525
450
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1014°
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1014, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins all around, lovely color complemented by red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE ORANGE BROWN SHADE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E. -- THIS IS THE HIGHEST GRADE AWARDED TO DATE.

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $3,000.00). This is the highest grade awarded to date and only seven others share this grade.

1,100
3,000
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1015°
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1015, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Huge margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, bright shade and crisp impression showing every detail of the engraving, light strike of red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE. A STAMP OF REMARKABLE FRESHNESS AND BEAUTY, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY P.S.E.

Ex Floyd and Tahoe. 1990 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies. P.S.E. encapsulated (Superb 98; SMQ $8,000.00). Only seven others share this grade, and only three have graded higher to date (at 98J)

1,200
4,000
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1016°
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1016, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Large even margins all around, proof-like impression on post-office fresh paper, nicely contrasted by red grid cancel

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

P.S.E. encapsulated (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $2,500.00)

1,200
1,900
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1017
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1017, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Mostly large margins, full at upper right, detailed impression, light strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Maffeo, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate

1,200
700
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1018
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1018, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Ample to huge margins, clear impression with a light grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,200
0
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1019
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1019, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Ample to huge margins, bright red grid cancel, intense shade, Very Fine

1,200
0
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1020
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1020, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Full to huge margins, just clipped top right corner barely into frame, crisp shade, cancelled by neat blue town datestamp, Fine and attractive, with 1990 P.F. certificate

1,250
425
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1021
 
Sale 1014, Lot 1021, 5c-10c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2). Horizontal pair, ample to large margins, crisp impression, neat strikes of red grid cancel, tiny bit of brown ink offset or toning on back barely visible on front at left, still fresh and Very Fine, with 1996 P.S.E. certificate which does not mention the toned spot and with 2011 P.F. certificate which does

2,900
1,300
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