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Sale 1078 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 16-17 September, 2014

Category — 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
20
og
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 20, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Part original gum, large to huge margins including right sheet margin, deep rich color and sharp early impression

EXTREMELY FINE GEM UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH PART ORIGINAL GUM, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED XF-SUPERB 95 BY P.S.E.

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (POG, XF-Superb 95; unpriced as OG 95 in SMQ; SMQ $12,750.00 as OG 90)

6,750
7,500
21
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 21, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, intense shade and sharp impression, cancelled by perfect strike of blue "Paid" handstamp, fresh and Extremely Fine Gem, a magnificent stamp

510
750
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22
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 22, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, beautiful rich color, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

425
325
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23
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 23, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, dark shade and beautiful early impression, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem

425
450
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24
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 24, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large to huge margins all around, magnificent rich color and clear impression, neat red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1978 P.F. certificate

450
375
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25
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 25, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, rich color, blue grid cancel, Extremely Fine

460
325
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26
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 26, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, bright shade, distinctive impression which appears to us to come from the cleaned plate, face-free strike of blue circular datestamp cancel, Extremely Fine

550
300
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27
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 27, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, bright shade, red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

425
275
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28
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 28, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, intense shade and impression, light strike of red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

425
275
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29
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 29, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, deep rich color, neat strike of red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

425
300
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30
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 30, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, bright shade, red New York square grid cancel, light vertical crease at right, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Emerson

425
180
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31
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 31, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins to just in incl. top left corner sheet margin, pale shade, red New York square grid cancel, few light creases mostly in sheet margin, small thin spots at bottom left in sheet margin only, still Very Fine, a scarce wide corner-margin example of the 5c 1847 Issue

425
300
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32
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 32, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, gorgeous dark rich color, neat blue criss-crossing "Paid" cancels, filled thin and tiny corner margin crease, Very Fine appearance, ex Emerson

510
350
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33
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 33, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, deep shade and detailed impression, red New York square grid cancel, filled thin speck, Very Fine appearance, ex Rust

425
275
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34
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 34, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Rich color, full to large margins, crisp shade and impression, light strike of red grid cancel, light vertical crease at center, Very Fine appearance, ex Emerson

425
250
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35
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 35, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full, bright color, red New York square grid cancel, small thin spots, Very Fine appearance

425
160
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36
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 36, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, intense shade, bold red grid cancel, tiny thin speck and pressed horizontal crease at center, Very Fine appearance

425
190
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37
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 37, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Large margins to clear incl. 5c with left sheet margin, 5c light creases and manuscript offset on back, 10c light diagonal crease at small tear at upper left, Very Fine appearance, an attractive set

1,425
550
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38
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 38, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to full, deep shade, bold red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine

950
450
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39
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 39, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Brown, Double Transfer Ty. A (1-A), 5c Brown, Double Transfer Ty. A (1-A)5c Brown, Double Transfer Ty. A (1-A). Position 80R1, full even margins, clearly showing the double transfer at top, face-free strikes of red numeral in circle handstamp and "R.R." railroad straightline, Very Fine and choice example of this variety

575
375
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40
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 40, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins, gorgeous color, red New York square grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp

900
900
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41
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 41, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins including part of adjoining stamp at bottom, wonderful rich early shade and impression, red New York square grid cancel, light vertical crease at right, Extremely Fine Gem appearance, ex Emerson

900
200
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42
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 42, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Orange (1c), 5c Red Orange (1c)5c Red Orange (1c). Large margins, radiant color nicely complemented by blue circular datestamp of Philadelphia

EXTREMELY FINE USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE IN THE DISTINCTIVE AND DESIRABLE RED ORANGE SHADE.

According to a series of articles by the late Calvet M. Hahn in the Collectors Club Philatelist, the Red Orange shade was printed some time during the fourth and last printing, which took place in December 1850. Research by Wade Saadi indicates the Red Orange shade was produced exclusively during the last printing, stamps from which were part of the Fifth Delivery (December 7, 1850).

With 2014 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $15,000.00). Accompanied by letter from Ezra D. Cole dated Feb. 4, 1949, discussing how he just purchased this item at a Harmer Rooke sale (lot card also accompanies) and stating that "this is the true orange color, and it is much rarer than anyone realizes"

9,625
7,500
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43
 
Sale Number 1078, Lot Number 43, 5c 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Large to huge margins, late impression and bright shade, black grid cancel, Extremely Fine

1,200
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