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Sale 1109 — U.S. 1847-69 Issues, featuring the Kenneth D. Gilbart Collection

Sale Date — Wednesday, 30 September, 2015

Category — 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
350
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 350, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just in at right, tied by red grid cancel and matching "Boston 5cts. 24 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp, used with Boston Mass., 1c Blue on Pelure (3LB1), tiny nick in bottom right corner and just tied by manuscript "Paid" on 1849 folded letter to Sturbridge Mass., Fine and attractive, a scarce 1847-carrier combination cover used on Christmas Eve, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,300
351
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 351, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to in at right, tied by red grid cancel and blue Baltimore Md. circular datestamp, used with D.O. Blood & Co. 1c Bronze on Black (15L13), acid tied, on folded cover to Harper's Ferry Va., 5c also tied by light strike of red Baltimore "WAY/5" handstamp, somewhat worn and defective, still scarce use

E. 200-300
180
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352
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 352, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full, tied by red "Philada Rail Road" straightline handstamp, second strike at right on blue folded letter datelined Feb. 13, 1849 to Schenectady N.Y., used with D. O. Blood & Co., (1c) Bronze on Black (15L17), acid tied, blue label on back advertising Blood's service of distributing business cards locally, vertical file fold well away from stamps, Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
375
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353
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 353, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Margins to in, tied by red grid cancel, "New-York Mar. 28" circular datestamp on cover to New Brunswick N.J., used with Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L7), cancelled by black grid but not tied except by corner crease at top right, Fine and scarce, Scott Retail as tied $2,750.00

E. 400-500
475
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354
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 354, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, small scissors-cut between stamps, tied by red grid cancels, matching "Charleston S.C. 10 Dec. 12" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Philadelphia, Ludlow Beebee correspondence, fresh and Very Fine, ex West and LeBow

E. 750-1,000
850
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355
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 355, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, late impression, cancelled by blue grids, matching "Buffalo N.Y. 10 Jan. 24" (1851) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded cover to Governor Washington Hunt in Albany, central file fold, Very Fine, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
325
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356
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 356, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Blackish Brown (1a), 5c Blackish Brown (1a)5c Blackish Brown (1a). Horizontal pair, right stamp dot in "S" variety, deep shade (slightly oxidized), ample margins to clear, tied by manuscript, black "Canal Dover Ohio Jun. 25" circular datestamp with day in ms. on folded letter to York Pa., left stamp small sealed tear at top, right stamp tiny margin tear, still Fine, this is the only recorded use of the 1847 Issue from Canal Dover, ex Gallagher and Wenk

E. 300-400
350
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357
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 357, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Horizontal pair, left stamp dot in "S" variety, full margins to just in, tied by red square grid cancels, matching "New-York Mar. 16" circular datestamp on blue 1848 folded letter to Bangor Me., vertical file fold does not affect stamps, Fine

E. 300-400
325
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358
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 358, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, left stamp dot in "S" variety, large margins to just in at top, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 10cts. Aug. 1" integral-rate circular datestamps, additional strike at right on 1848 folded letter to Lancaster O., vertical file folds do not affect stamps, Fine

E. 300-400
350
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359
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 359, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Horizontal pair, margins to in, clipped at lower left, tied by black grid cancels, "New Orleans La. Dec. 5" circular datestamp on 1847 printed commercial circular to Greenock, Scotland, Liverpool and receiving backstamps, "1/-" due marking, quite soiled and worn, stamps with few faults, still a scarce use, perhaps with some help from a paper restorer this worthy artifact could be made presentable

E. 500-750
225
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360
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 360, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins to ample, tied by black grid cancel, red "Boston 5cts. 9 Oct." integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Walpole N.H., small red lacquer "Avec Plaisir" seal on flap, tiny corner creases, cover with some slight overall wear and docketing of date (possibly non-contemporary), Very Fine, PFC 436167 no longer accompanies

E. 300-400
300
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361
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 361, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Full margins to just in, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Lockport N.Y. Nov. 21" circular datestamp on buff cover to St. Catherine's, Canada West, 1850 Queenston transit, ms. "4-1/2" due marking, some overall wear, still Fine

E. 300-400
300
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362
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 362, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two covers from New York, first Dec. 17, 1850 folded letter to Alexandria Va., file fold slightly bends stamp, Fine, other Apr. 9, 1849 folded cover to Philadelphia, stamp oxidized, otherwise Fine

950
275
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363
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 363, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover, Cont. (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Four covers each with single, each with "5" numeral marking cancelling or tying stamp, one in red and others in blue, including Concord N.H., Macedon N.Y., two from Baltimore (one is red), few faults, Fine group

E. 750-1,000
600
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364
c
1847 Issue Covers. 24 with 5c and one with 10c, the 10c tied by ms. and used from Louisville Ky. to New York, range of uses of 5c including one from Louisville Ky. to Paducah Ky., St. Louis to Louisville Ky., several used in New York including few from smaller towns such as Waterford N.Y. to Fishkill N.Y., Bordentown N.Y., few other interesting including one from Hartford with pointing hand marking, one used on Charleston Library Society to Nashville Tenn., railroad use, one used with 15L17 tied by crease, also one from Buffalo N.Y. to Canada, all have margins to in or are faulty to some extent, still a useful group

E. 3,000-4,000
4,500
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365
c
1847 Issue Covers. 17, including 15 with single 5c, one with two 5c and one with 10c, last from Louisville to Philadelphia, two singles are Orange Brown shade from New York to Ohio, others show range of uses with origins in Exeter N.H., Richmond Va., Cincinnati, Detroit, few other interesting, generally two or three margins, few faults, an interesting group

E. 4,000-5,000
2,900
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