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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 (Scott 1)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
325
 
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 325, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, cancelled by red "2" numeral handstamp, matching "Williamsburg N.Y. Oct. 1" circular datestamp on blue cover front only to Whitesborough N.Y., Extremely Fine, this is the only recorded use of the 1847 Issue from Williamsburg, especially desirable with the "2" numeral handstamp cancel

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
326
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 326, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Rich color, large margins to touched at left, tied by two strikes of red grid cancel with matching "Savannah Ga. 5 Mar. 4" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to Hamburgh S.C., forwarded to Edgefield S.C. with "Hamburg S.C. Mar. 9" circular datestamp and matching "Paid" and "5" handstamps, file fold thru stamp, still a Very Fine use with the stamp paying the first postage and cash paying the forwarding postage

E. 400-500
425
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327
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 327, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Intense color, ample margins to clear, part of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by bold strike of red "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline handstamp on Mar. 22, 1848 folded letter to New York, manuscript "Paid", stamp with light diagonal crease at top left, Extremely Fine appearing 1847 Issue railroad use, ex Mason, Hall and Kramer, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
800
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328
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 328, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear at bottom, uncancelled on folded letter datelined "Mobile, February 26, 1850" to Gainesville Ala., clear strike of red "PER STEAMER 5 Cents" straightline handstamp, file fold, Very Fine strike and rare marking on an 1847 Issue cover, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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329
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 329, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to in, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Buffalo N.Y. Sep. 27" oval datestamp with fleurons on folded letter datelined "Michigan Exchange Detroit September 25th 1850" to Auburn N.Y., additional strikes of blue "Steam Boat" in scroll, "Free" in scroll and "Due 5 cts." in scroll handstamps, vertical file folds including one affecting stamp, otherwise Fine, very unusual with the auxiliary markings, it appears the "Free" was used to obliterate the "Due" marking

E. 500-750
450
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330
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 330, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Huge margins including left sheet margin, bright shade (very near Orange Brown), tied by red grid cancels, matching "Providence R.I. Sep. 5" circular datestamp on greenish 1850 folded letter to Salem Mass., Extremely Fine, exceptionally large-margined stamp on a fresh cover

475
450
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331
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 331, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, tied by magenta grid cancel, matching "Hartford Ct. 5 16 May" integral-rate circular datestamp and "Paid" Pointing Hand handstamp on 1849 blue folded letter to Boston, light file fold slightly creases the stamp, Very Fine appearing example of the Hartford Pointing Hand

475
275
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332
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 332, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Deep rich color and early proof-like impression, large even margins, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Boston 5cts. 5 Jan." integral-rate circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to Saco Me., light vertical file fold well away from stamp, Extremely Fine, ex Knapp

475
225
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333
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 333, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Rich color, four margins, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York Feb. 15" circular datestamp on folded cover to Providence R.I., 1848 docketing with "Circular" notation, file folds do not affect stamp, fresh and Very Fine

475
200
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334
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 334, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Wonderful depth of color and detailed impression, margins all around, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York May 11" circular datestamp on 1849 folded letter to Philadelphia, file fold not affecting stamp, Very Fine

475
160
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335
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 335, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Huge margins all around, light red grid cancel (untied), matching "New Haven Ct. 13 Aug." circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Birmingham Ala., stamp with pinpoint scuff speck in bottom margin, Extremely Fine appearance

475
225
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336
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 336, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Pale Brown (1 var), 5c Pale Brown (1 var)5c Pale Brown (1 var). Large margins to full, bright color, tied by red grid cancel, matching "New Haven Ct. 30 Jan." circular datestamp on blue 1851 folded letter to New London Conn., vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine example of the Pale Brown shade on cover

475
150
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337
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 337, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at top, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Oct. 15" circular datestamp on 1847 folded cover to Goshen Conn., vertical file fold well away from stamp, fresh and Very Fine

475
160
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338
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 338, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, cancelled by red grid, matching "Pittsburgh Pa. Mar. 11" circular datestamp on buff cover to Lewistown Pa., some slight edgewear, Very Fine

475
160
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339
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 339, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Deep rich color, large to clear margins, tied by two strikes of red grid cancel, matching "New-York Feb. 6" circular datestamp on buff cover to New Haven Conn., Very Fine

475
140
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340
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 340, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just in at top right, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Syracuse N.Y. Oct. 20" circular datestamp and "5" in circle handstamp on 1847 folded letter to Cortland Village N.Y., Fine

510
160
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341
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 341, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to clear, tied by blue "Troy N.Y. Mar. 2" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Hartford Conn., additional strike of "Troy N.Y. 5cts. 2 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp on back, vertical file folds away from stamp, Fine

600
160
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342
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 342, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins including top sheet margin, small faults in margin only, touched at bottom left, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Philada. Pa. Mar. 15" integral-rate circular datestamp on small mourning cover to Culpeper Va., envelope crease does not affect stamp, slight soiling, Fine

475
170
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343
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 343, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just in at bottom left, cancelled by ms. "X" and tied by multiple strikes of "Williamsport Md. May 8" circular datestamp, additional strike at left, on 1849 folded letter to Towanda Pa., vertical file folds do not affect stamp, Fine

E. 200-300
250
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344
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 344, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear, tied by black grid cancel, red "Boston 5cts. 26 Mar." integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to Roxbury Mass., missing top flap and some edge flaws, still Fine, desirable with the black grid cancel

575
130
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345
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 345, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Philada Pa. 5cts. Oct. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Norristown Pa., with original 1850-dated letter, reads in part "Please see the enclosed bough with its language" and with few evergreen leaves enclosed, few stained spots, otherwise Very Fine

510
275
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346
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 346, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample even margins, bright shade, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Batavia N.Y. Oct. 25" circular datestamp on blue 1847 folded letter to New York City, light file folds well away from stamp, Fine

475
180
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347
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 347, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Deep rich color, tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 5cts. Jan. 29" integral-rate circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to Belvedere N.J., toned file folds, still a Very Fine stamp, Scott Retail for off-cover with blue town datestamp

525
140
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348
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 348, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B), 5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B). Position 90R1, three ample margins including at top and bottom which clearly show the double transfer of the framelines, slightly in at right, deep rich color, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Boston 5cts. 13 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp on buff cover to Thetford Vt., 1847 docketing at left, Fine, Scott Retail as off cover

550
150
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349
c
Sale Number 1109, Lot Number 349, 5c 1847 Issue, On-Cover (Scott 1)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B), 5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B). Position 90R, showing clear double transfer, large margins to ample, cancelled by red grid, matching "Boston 5cts. 14 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Stetson Me., receipt docketing at top left, vertical file fold well clear of stamp, a few toned spots barely touch stamp, still Very Fine

E. 500-750
250
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