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Sale 1133 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 26-27 July, 2016

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 3, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (no gum), huge margins to clear at bottom left, rich color and strong impression, about Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,200
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 4, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large even margins, deep rich color and sharp early impression, neat strike of blue dotted grid cancel (possibly from Middletown Conn.), vertical pre-printing paperfold

EXTREMELY FINE. AN EXCEPTIONALLY BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH A VERY UNUSUAL CANCEL.

Ex Mirsky and "Golden Oak". With 2014 P.F. certificate.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 5, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, rich color and clear impression, nicely complemented by red grid cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2011 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,350.00)

400
600
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6
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 6, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins including part of adjoining stamp at top left, cancelled by neat strike of black circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and rare cancelled solely by a black circular datestamp, ex Mirsky, with 2012 P.F. certificate

750
0
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 7, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Grayish Brown (1a), 5c Grayish Brown (1a)5c Grayish Brown (1a). Large margins including left sheet margin, intense color and impression, neat blue Philadelphia datestamp with "5 cts" integral rate visible on stamp, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

975
850
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8
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 8, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Enormous margins all around with framelines of adjoining stamps at top and left, intense shade, criss-crossing pen cancellation with a total of 31 lines -- these would have required at least 10 seconds to apply, so this stamp was cancelled by a postal clerk with lots of time on his hands and a deep desire to prevent re-use -- an Extremely Fine and remarkable 5c 1847, ex Mirsky

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 9, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left, light blue cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1996 P.F. certificate

440
225
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10
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 10, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins including bottom right corner sheet margins, deep rich color, manuscript cancel at bottom and red "PAID" handstamp, horizontal crease, otherwise Extremely Fine, a scarce and desirable corner sheet margin example of the 5c 1847 Issue

450
325
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 11, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins with large top sheet margin, slightly in at lower right, tied to small piece by multiple strikes of fine-line blue square grid cancel, Very Fine and quite striking, ex Saadi and Gross, with 1996 P.F. certificate

440
0
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12
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 12, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Grayish Brown (1a), 5c Grayish Brown (1a)5c Grayish Brown (1a). Huge margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at right, gorgeous bright color in the true Grayish Brown shade, complemented by well-struck red "PAID" straightline cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex "Natalee Grace", with 1996 P.F. certificate

1,050
0
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13
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 13, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large balanced margins, fine impression, bold blue 7-bar grid cancel, Very Fine and choice

440
250
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14
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 14, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large to ample margins, strong impression, blue Philadelphia datestamp with "5 cts" integral rate, Very Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

975
425
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15
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 15, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample, rich color, cancelled by bold strike of black quartered cork in circle cancel, thin spot at top left, Very Fine appearance, a very unusual cancel on the 1847 Issue

525
325
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16
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 16, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins, tied by black grid cancel on small piece, fresh color and strong impression, Extremely Fine

475
225
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17
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 17, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large to full margins, strong impression on fresh paper, bold red cancel, Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate

400
250
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18
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 18, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, strong impression, red grid cancel, Very Fine

400
170
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19
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 19, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Margins full to just touching at bottom right, deep rich color and sharp impression, tied to small blue piece by neatly struck blue "Baltimore Md. Jul. 24" circular datestamp and two strikes of red numeral "5" cancel, Very Fine and attractive

525
425
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20
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 20, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full, light blue cancel, Very Fine, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

440
225
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21
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 21, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1 var), 5c Red Brown (1 var)5c Red Brown (1 var). Large margins to ample at right, strong horizontal stitch watermark, fresh color and bold impression, blue grid cancel, Very Fine

440
160
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22
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 22, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Large margins to clear at bottom right, dark color, neat red grid cancel, Fine, with 1996 P.F. certificate

850
350
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23
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 23, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to large margins, couple small sealed tears, cancelled by grid and tied to piece of folded letter by "7" in circle with matching "SHIP" handstamp, Very Fine appearance and and extremely rare use, only a small handful of full 1847 Issue ship covers are known, ex Dr. Robertson

E. 200-300
180
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24
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 24, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Five, identified as different shades by owner (one as Orange Brown), a few appearing unused but with pen cancel removed except Orange Brown with red grid, each with faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance

1,590
1,050
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25
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 25, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown, Dark Brown (1, 1a), 5c Red Brown, Dark Brown (1, 1a)5c Red Brown, Dark Brown (1, 1a). One of each, first rich color, three large margins, red grid cancel and removed pen cancel, Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate, second red grid cancel, Fine

1,250
325
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26
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 26, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, right stamp Dot in "S" variety, large margins including part of adjoining stamps at bottom, neat blue grid cancels, faint vertical crease between stamps, Extremely Fine appearance

940
0
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 27, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Horizontal pair, large margins to clear, detailed impression, bold strikes of vivid paint-red grids, thickly-applied ink, small age spot at upper right, Very Fine appearance, ex Mirsky, with 2012 P.F. certificate

2,100
650
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28
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 28, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Pale Red Brown (1), 5c Pale Red Brown (1)5c Pale Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, full to huge margins including part of adjoining stamp at bottom right, distinctive bright shade, cancelled by blue Philadelphia datestamp with integral "10" rate, Very Fine and choice, with 1997 P.S.E. and 2005 P.F. certificates

1,150
450
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 29, 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, with 2014 P.F. certificate

750
475
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30
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 30, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large to huge margins, brilliant color and impression nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful example of this shade, ex Mirsky, with 1996 P.F. certificate

790
0
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31
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 31, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins, rich color, black grid cancel, Extremely Fine, scarce with grid cancel in black, ex Dr. Hinrichs, with 1999 (as "Brown Orange") and 2016 P.F. certificates (VF-XF 85)

750
700
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32
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 32, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Red Orange (1c), 5c Red Orange (1c)5c Red Orange (1c). Large margins to just in at bottom, brilliant color, bold strike of red New York square grid cancel, natural pre-printing crease at left, Fine example of this rare shade, with 2000 P.F. certificate

9,500
950
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33
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 33, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Stitch watermark, huge margins to full at top with significant portion of adjoining stamp at bottom, vibrant color in the late 1851 Brown Orange shade, blue grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, ex Saadi and Gross, with 1991 P.F. certificate

990
1,200
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34
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 34, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Large margins to clear at bottom left, fresh color and intense impression, blue town cancel, small corner crease, Very Fine appearance

1,075
225
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35
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 35, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-1d)5c Brown Orange (1d), 5c Brown Orange (1d)5c Brown Orange (1d). Huge margins to clear at bottom right including portion of adjoining stamp at right, rich color and strong impression, blue grid cancel, couple light creases confined to margins, Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.F. certificate

990
325
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