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Sale 1021 — The Frelinghuysen Collection, Part Two

Sale Date — Thursday, 29 March, 2012

Category — 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
101
TC
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 101, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Violet, Dull Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1ae, 1TC1af), 5c Violet, Dull Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1ae, 1TC1af)5c Violet, Dull Blue, Large Die Trial Color Proofs on India (1TC1ae, 1TC1af). Each approximately 50 x 60mm with full die sinkage and cross-hatching, bright colors, some thins as normally seen on this fragile and inconsistently-produced paper, Very Fine

2,000
550
102
ng
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 102, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Unused (no gum), large to full margins, intense shade and sharp early impression, tiny corner crease at lower right, Very Fine and choice appearing unused example of the 5c 1847 Issue in the Dark Brown sub-shade

3,250
2,200
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103
ng
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 103, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (no gum), three large margins to clear at top, radiant color (nearly an Orange Brown shade), tiny thin spot at center, Very Fine appearing unused example of the 5c 1847 Issue

2,400
1,200
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104
og
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 104, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown, Ty. B Double Transfer (1-B), 5c Red Brown, Ty. B Double Transfer (1-B)5c Red Brown, Ty. B Double Transfer (1-B). Horizontal pair, original gum, Positions 89-90R1, right stamp 90R Type B double transfer, large to full margins, bright color and crisp impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A SUPERB ORIGINAL-GUM PAIR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH THE RIGHT STAMP SHOWING DOUBLE TRANSFER OF THE TOP AND BOTTOM FRAMELINES. A GREAT RARITY.

We are aware of only two other unused examples of the 5c 1847 Type B Double Transfer, both of which are singles (one has a flaw).

With 2012 P.F. certificate.

16,000
45,000
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105
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 105, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, deep rich color and proof-like impression, light strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

500
425
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106
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 106, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample even margins all around, rich color (possibly Orange Brown), bold strike of blue grid cancel, Very Fine, a pretty stamp

535
250
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107
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 107, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear at bottom, brilliant color, cancelled by full strike of red "5" numeral handstamp, fresh and Fine

600
550
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108
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 108, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Mostly large margins including part of adjoining stamp at right, ample at bottom, brilliant color nicely complemented by blue circular datestamp, light vertical pre-printing paperfold at left, Very Fine

625
225
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109
 
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 109, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample margins to touching at lower right, bright shade and lovely impression, light strike of blue "5" numeral handstamp, fresh and Fine

635
225
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110
c
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 110, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, rich color and detailed impression, tied by well-struck "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline handstamp applied on arrival on folded cover to New York City, Nov. 26 docketing on back (probably 1847), light vertical file folds well away from stamp, lightly cleaned, Very Fine, an attractive cover, Colson handstamp

E. 300-400
2,000
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111
c
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 111, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, tied by both manuscript and grid, matching "N. York & N. Haven R.R. Jun. 24" railroad route agent's circular datestamp on buff cover to Wilton Conn., Very Fine, scarce railroad marking with 1847 Issue

E. 400-500
1,200
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112
c
Sale Number 1021, Lot Number 112, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, stamp with tear at right and used with D.O. Blood & Co., 1c Bronze on Black (15L13), acid tied, 5c bold red square grid, matching "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline handstamp ties Blood's local stamp, matching "New-York Nov. 30" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter datelined at Philadelphia, to New Haven Conn., vertical file fold does not affect stamps, Very Fine appearance, scarce combination, the red straightline was applied on arrival at New York City to indicate mail was received from a train out of Philadelphia

E. 750-1,000
1,900
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