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Sale 1150 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 1 March, 2017

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
510°
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 510, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Original gum, described on accompanying certificate as "part" but we feel it is large part original gum, full to large margins, dark rich color and sharp impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 2016 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail as hinged

6,500
0
511°
og
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 511, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Original gum, lightly hinged, large even margins all around, dark shade and crisp impression

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 2004 P.F. certificate

6,500
4,250
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512
ng
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 512, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (traces of gum), huge to large margins all around, rich color, light vertical crease and small tear at bottom, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2016 P.F. certificate

2,300
550
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513
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 513, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (no gum), close but clear margins all around, Fine, with 2016 P.F. certificate

2,300
650
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514
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 514, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Unused (no gum), ample margins to barely clear with framelines all around, intense shade, Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

3,250
500
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515
bl
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 515, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Block of four, large margins to just in, pen cancels expertly removed, two vertical creases, top stamps expertly repaired

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE BLOCK OF FOUR OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 1973 P.F. certificate

27,500
2,000
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516
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 516, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins including sheet margin at right, neat red grid cancel, minute inclusion at bottom, Extremely Fine

375
0
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517
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 517, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, light red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

375
225
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518
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 518, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear, rich color, neat red grid cancel, tiny thin speck at bottom left, Fine appearance

375
180
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519
 
5c Red Brown (1). Five singles, each with a red handstamp cancel, margins to in on one or two sides, range of shades, a few small flaws, appear Fine

1,875
550
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520
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 520, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2). 5c with ample to clear margins, light blue cancel, thin spot, appears Very Fine, 10c margins to just in at bottom, red town cancel, Fine

1,230
450
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521
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 521, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2). 5c margins to in, 10c clear margins except where tiny nick at top center, each with pen cancel removed, 5c tiny thin spot, appear Fine, nice spacefillers

700
425
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522°
nh
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 522, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d). Mint N.H, 5c Brown Orange (1d). Mint N.H5c Brown Orange (1d). Mint N.H., clear to full margins all around, bright and distinctive Brown Orange color, clear impression, fresh overall with immaculate full original gum

FINE. AN IMMENSELY RARE FIRST ISSUE STAMP STILL RETAINING ITS ORIGINAL GUM. THIS IS THE SOLE RECORDED NEVER-HINGED EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT BROWN ORANGE 1847 ISSUE.

Of the five major listed shade varieties of the 5c 1847 Issue, other than the enormously rare Red Orange shade, the Brown Orange shade is the most challenging to find with original gum. This is underscored by the fact that the Scott Catalogue does not even price an example with original gum, plus a Power Search of our database reveals that we have never offered an original-gum example of the Brown Orange shade since we have been keeping computerized records. And to top it all off, this remarkable stamp is never hinged -- in itself a rarity among any and all shades of the 5c 1847 Issue. In fact, this is only the fourth never-hinged example of this stamp, in any shade, we have ever offered in our auctions.

With 2011 P.F. certificate.

E. 15,000-20,000
11,500
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523
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Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 523, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Unused (no gum), large margins to clear, detailed impression, two tiny tears less than one-millimeter each at bottom right

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 2009 P.S.E. certificate (G 30)

15,000
1,900
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524
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 524, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins, early impression nicely contrasted by two red grid cancels, Extremely Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

825
600
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525
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 525, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to ample margins all around, detailed impression, red grid cancel, Very Fine

825
450
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526
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 526, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins including sheet margin at right, crisp shade, unobtrusive red circular datestamp with integral "10" rate, faint trace of a horizontal crease and repair in top margin, Extremely Fine appearance

925
425
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527
 
Sale Number 1150, Lot Number 527, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to ample, intense shade, red grid cancel, thinned at top left, ink spot on back, Very Fine appearance

825
300
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