Contact Siegel
6 West 48th Street
9th Floor
New York, NY 10036
Contact by phone:
New York: (212) 753-6421
Dallas: (214) 754-5991

Sale 1037 — United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 10-14 December, 2012

Category — 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1348
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1348, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Part original gum, full margins all around, deep rich color and clear impression

VERY FINE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE SCARCER DARK BROWN SHADE.

Scott Retail as original gum

8,750
0
1349
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1349, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, bright color nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $650.00)

450
400
Back to Top
1350
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1350, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large even margins, bright shade nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2012 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $650.00 as normal Red Brown)

525
475
Back to Top
1351
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1351, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown, Dot in "S" (1), 5c Red Brown, Dot in "S" (1)5c Red Brown, Dot in "S" (1). Large margins, deep rich color, bold strike of red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Hinrichs, with 1994 and 2010 P.F. certificates

500
550
Back to Top
1352
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1352, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins including portions of adjoining stamps at top and right, rich shade on crisp paper, red square grid cancel, light diagonal crease in bottom right corner, still Extremely Fine, ex Mirsky, with clear 1996 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $575.00)

450
550
Back to Top
1353
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1353, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, rich color nicely complemented by red New York square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Mirsky, with 1988 P.F. certificate as Dark Brown, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate as Brown (Grade 85)

450
300
Back to Top
1354
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1354, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins including right sheet margin, dramatic pre-printing paper fold, light strike of blue grid cancel, tiny pinhole outside the design at upper right, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Mirsky, with 1994 and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, only the latter mentioning the pinhole

E. 300-400
450
Back to Top
1355
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1355, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, handsome bright shade and finely-detailed impression, clear strike of red town datestamp, Very Fine and choice, scarce with a red town cancel, ex Wall, with 1980 P.F. certificate

650
325
Back to Top
1356
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1356, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Rich color, full margins and left sheet margin, red circular grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Mirsky, with 2012 P.F. certificate

450
325
Back to Top
1357
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1357, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, neat blue grid cancel, rich color and sharp impression, Very Fine and choice, ex Mirsky, with 1985 P.F. certificate

485
550
Back to Top
1358
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1358, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear at bottom right, neat strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $575.00)

450
300
Back to Top
1359
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1359, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins all around, neat central strike of red grid cancel with trace of black cancel at top, Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

500
275
Back to Top
1360
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1360, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Ample to large margins, attractive color with light blue circular datestamp, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

485
300
Back to Top
1361
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1361, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just in at bottom, faint crease at left, cancelled by bold strike of New York black "40" in circle" handstamp, Very Fine appearance and an excellent strike of this 40-cent rate marking, undoubtedly used on a cover to California

700
1,600
Back to Top
1362
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1362, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Full even margins all around, crisp shade and detailed impression, bold strike of black grid cancel, Very Fine, ex Natalee Grace, with 1985 P.F. certificate as Dark Brown (Scott 1a), but in our opinion this is the Brown shade

550
250
Back to Top
1363
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1363, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Ample to large margins, rich color with circular red grid cancel, Very Fine

450
250
Back to Top
1364
c
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1364, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large to full margins, intense shade, neat strike of red New York square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $775.00)

850
700
Back to Top
1365
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1365, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Blackish Brown (1a), 5c Blackish Brown (1a)5c Blackish Brown (1a). Large margins, intense shade from a late impression and towards the lighter end of the spectrum, face-free strike of red New York square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, ex Natalee Grace, the Blackish Brown shade is the darkest shade of the 1847 Issue and is also one of the most difficult to obtain

1,100
500
Back to Top
1366
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1366, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Blackish Brown (1a), 5c Blackish Brown (1a)5c Blackish Brown (1a). Clear to large margins, phenomenally deep rich color resembling the so-called "Walnut" shade, finely etched impression on deeply blued paper, red numeral "5" handstamp cancel, Fine and attractive, scarce shade

1,100
1,200
Back to Top
1367
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1367, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three stamps offered as individual lots in the Mirsky sale, each with blue cancels, incl. "Paid" (small toned spot) and Philadelphia "5" in circle (faint margin thin, clear older P.F. certificate), also large sheet margin single with blue grid that the P.F. calls chemically cleaned to make it appear as a "slip print" (clear older P.S.E. certificate), Very Fine appearing group, each with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,455
725
Back to Top
1368
ng
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1368, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Unused (no gum), large even margins, bright and attractive shade, clear impression

EXTREMELY FINE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE ORANGE BROWN COLOR.

Ex Mirsky. 1995 P.S.E. certificate as Brown Orange no longer accompanies. With 2012 P.F. certificate as Orange Brown

3,500
2,200
Back to Top
1369
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1369, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins, rich color and beautiful First Printing impression, unobtrusive strike of red grid cancel, Extremely Fine

950
750
Back to Top
1370
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1370, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Full to large margins, brilliant color, neat strike of blue 7-bar non-standard open grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2000 P.F. certificate

985
600
Back to Top
1371
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1371, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Margins all around, bright fresh color and clear impression, light blue circular datestamp, Fine and attractive, with 1995 A.P.S. certificate

1,075
325
Back to Top
1372
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1372, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Bright shade, enormous margins all around including parts of adjoining stamps at top and right, bold strike of blue 8-bar grid cancel of Westfield N.Y., faint scoring lines on the left side of vignette noted only on most recent certificate, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Rose and Mirsky, with 2000 and 2012 P.F. certificates

1,150
425
Back to Top
1373
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1373, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Clear to large margins, bright color, part of bold blue Philadelphia "5 cts" circular datestamp, central thin spot, Very Fine appearance

1,275
350
Back to Top
1374
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1374, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, intense shade and fine impression, bold red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Mirsky, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,050
950
Back to Top
1375
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1375, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three large to huge margins, ample at left, clear impression with neat blue circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine and choice

1,200
700
Back to Top
1376
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1376, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins three sides, ample at top, deep shade, bold strikes of blue grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,100
600
Back to Top
1377
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1377, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to full margins, bold strikes of blue grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Mirsky, with 1998 P.F. certificate

1,100
650
Back to Top
1378
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1378, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins, deep shade, bold red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,050
850
Back to Top
1379
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1379, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge to clear margins including part frameline of adjoining stamp at left, detailed impression, black grid cancel, Very Fine, scarce cancel on the 1847 Issue, ex Mirsky, with 2000 P.F. certificate

1,400
650
Back to Top
1380
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1380, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins with portion of adjoining stamp at top, clear at bottom left, bright shade, bold red grid cancel, Very Fine, backstamp, with 1973 R.P.S. certificate

1,050
750
Back to Top
1381
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1381, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to ample margins with right sheet margin, nice impression on bright paper, light strike of red grid cancel, faint horizontal crease at bottom, appears Very Fine, ex Mirsky, small Buhler backstamp, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,050
600
Back to Top
1382
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1382, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Ample to large margins, intense shade with blue grid cancel, hardly noticeable missing paper fiber at top left, otherwise Very Fine and choice, with 1981 A.P.S. certificate that does not mention the missing fiber

1,100
550
Back to Top
1383
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1383, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, crisp impression, well-struck blue grid cancel, small shallow thin spot, otherwise Very Fine, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate

1,100
425
Back to Top
1384
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1384, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, bright shade, light strike of blue cancel, some slight toning on back and faint vertical crease at right, Very Fine appearance, with 2012 P.F. certificate

1,100
550
Back to Top
1385
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1385, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins except at lower right frameline where just barely in, neat blue town cancel, deep shade on fresh paper, Fine

1,100
450
Back to Top
1386
 
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1386, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three large margins, clear at bottom, light orange red grid cancel, closed tear at bottom into "T" of "Cents", otherwise Fine

1,050
300
Back to Top
1387
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1387, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3), 5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3)5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3). Without gum as issued, three large margins, ample to full at right, wonderfully fresh with a beautiful impression, Very Fine and choice

825
600
Back to Top
1388
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1388, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3), 5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3)5c Red Brown, Reproduction (3). Without gum as issued, ample to large margins, fresh and bright, Very Fine

825
550
Back to Top
1389
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1389, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black, Reproduction (4), 10c Black, Reproduction (4)10c Black, Reproduction (4). Without gum as issued, large to enormous margins incl. substantial part of top right corner sheet margins, fresh, tiny negligible pinpoint inclusion speck on back, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2005 A.P.S. certificate

1,000
700
Back to Top
1390
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1390, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Black, Reproduction (4), 10c Black, Reproduction (4)10c Black, Reproduction (4). Without gum as issued, large margins to full, beautiful proof-like impression, faint minute corner margin crease bottom right, still Very Fine and choice

1,000
500
Back to Top
1391
og
Sale Number 1037, Lot Number 1391, 5c 1847 Issue and 1875 Reproduction of 1847 Issue (Scott 1-4)10c Gray Black, Reproduction (4), 10c Gray Black, Reproduction (4)10c Gray Black, Reproduction (4). Without gum as issued, full to large margins, bright shade, small thin spot, Very Fine appearance

1,000
500
Back to Top
Copyright 2020. All rights reserved by Siegel Auction Galleries Inc. Information and images may be used with credit to Siegel Auction Galleries or siegelauctions.com subject to guidelines and restrictions.
Website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy