VERY FINE APPEARING 10-CENT 1847 STAMP WITH A SHARP AND NEARLY COMPLETE STRIKE OF THE ST. JOHNSBURY "SCARAB" FANCY CANCELLATION.
Ex Stollnitz and Saadi. With 1996 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A CHOICE AND RARE SOUND EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH A CLEAR GREEN CANCEL.
Ex Koppersmith and Saadi, and from our 1991 Rarity sale. With 1987 and 1991 P.F. certificates
EXTREMELY FINE. A MAGNIFICENT EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH AN ORANGE CANCEL.
Ex Garrett and Saadi and from our 1976 and 1986 Rarity sales. With 1976 and 1991 P.F. certificates
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A LOVELY 10-CENT 1847 WITH THE BLUE NUMERAL "2" CANCEL OF PHILADELPHIA.
According to an article by Dr. Vernon R. Morris, Jr. in Chronicle 200, the "2" handstamp was used in Philadelphia to indicate payment in cash of "to the mails" carrier service for a destination outside the old city limits (pre-1854 consolidation). We have offered a cover in the past bearing a pair of the 5c 1847 Issue with the stamps tied by the same cancel and with a 10c integral-rate circular datestamp.
Ex Stollnitz and Saadi. With 1996 P.F. certificate. Pleases ee lot 183 of this sale for a 5c on cover with this cancel.
EXTREMELY FINE GEM. A SUPERB USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH A NUMERAL "10" CANCEL.
Ex Saadi. With 1989 P.F. certificate
VERY FINE. A LOVELY 10-CENT 1847 STAMP WITH A FULL AND PERFECT STRIKE OF THE WATERTOWN, WISCONSIN, ROMAN NUMERAL "X" CANCEL, WHICH COMPLEMENTS THE ROMAN NUMERALS ON THE STAMP ITSELF.
Watertown did not receive any 1847 Issue stamps, but more than 9,000 10c stamps were shipped to other towns in Wisconsin.
Ex Saadi. With 1989 P.F. certificate, which does not note the cancel's origin
VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE AND DESIRABLE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH THE 7-RING CANADIAN TARGET CANCEL.
Ex Saadi. Pictured in Chronicle 217 (p. 29). With 1989 P.F. certificate