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Sale 1133 — United States and Possessions

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

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
36
TC
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 36, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1n), 10c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1n)10c Rose Lake, Large Die Trial Color Proof on India (2TC1n). 43 x 51mm, with cross-hatching, bold color, Very Fine

1,000
450
37
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 37, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins including sheet margin at right, crisp shade and detailed impression, well-struck red St. Louis circular datestamp, Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate

925
0
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38
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 38, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins including frame of stamp above, neat red cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate (XF 90; SMQ $1,775.00)

925
1,000
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39
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 39, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins all around, crisp impression on fresh paper, neat strike of red square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Mirsky, with 1990 and 2012 P.F. certificates

925
0
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40
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 40, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge balanced margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at top, bold color and impression, neat red circular datestamp, vertical crease, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

925
425
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41
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 41, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large balanced margins, strong color, red grid cancel, small thin spot at top, Extremely Fine appearance

925
375
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42
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 42, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins, light red grid cancel, heavy vertical crease ending in sealed tear, otherwise Very Fine

925
200
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43
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 43, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear at top right, strong shade and sharp impression, neat blue circular datestamp, Fine, with 1984 P.F. certificate

975
450
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44
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 44, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to ample margins except a bit close at bottom, bold red cancel, Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate

925
450
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45
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 45, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to ample margins, strong impression, neat blue grid cancel, Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

900
475
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46
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 46, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear at upper left, bold color and impression, vivid red grid cancel, light crease (not mentioned on certificate), Fine appearance, with 1978 P.F. certificate

925
350
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47
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 47, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Horizontal pair, huge margins to just barely in at bottom right, tied by red criss-crossing grids on small piece, right stamp with two small tears at top, an attractive pair and the left stamp is an Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. certificate

2,400
1,000
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48
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 48, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Positions 76-77R1, horizontal pair showing misaligned entries, large to full margins, fine impression, light strikes of red grid cancels and faint trace of ink at bottom right, tiny horizontal scissors-cut at top left just touches frameline, still Extremely Fine pair, ex Sweet, Wall and Mirsky, with 2000 P.F. certificate, the subject of misaligned entries was addressed by Wade Saadi in the August 2010 Chronicle, he surmises that the reason only five U.S. stamps prior to 1870 had framelines is because the siderographer had difficulty aligning the entries and, therefore, designs with ornamental frames produced a better appearance

2,400
0
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49
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 49, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Positions 87-89L1, horizontal strip of three, large margins to in, bright shade, neat strikes of red grid cancels, almost Fine, scarce strip, Scott Catalogue value as pair and single is $3,325.00, the catalogue premium for the strip demonstrates the rarity of this multiple, with 2007 P.F. certificate

10,000
1,800
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50
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 50, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, "Harelip" Variety (2 var), 10c Black, "Harelip" Variety (2 var)10c Black, "Harelip" Variety (2 var). Position 57L1, huge margins to full at top, strong impression clearly shows the line of the "harelip" variety, unobtrusive red grid cancels

VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND ATTRACTIVE EXAMPLE OF THE DISTINCTIVE "HARELIP" PLATE FLAW.

Philip Wall records only 23 off-cover examples of this position. With 1986, 2004 and 2012 P.F. certificates

3,600
0
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51
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 51, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B). Position 31R1, ample to huge margins, large at top clearly showing double transfer of frameline, very light red grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

4,000
0
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52°
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 52, 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. D (2-D), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. D (2-D)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. D (2-D). Position 41R1, ample to large margins, deep shade nicely complemented by blue grid cancels, leaving the double transfer of the bottom and left framelines completely visible

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE RARE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH TYPE D DOUBLE TRANSFER.

Philip Wall records only 42 off-cover examples of the Type D double transfer. Ex Saadi and Gross. With 1969 and 1989 P.F. certificates

2,200
0
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