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Sale 1191 — United States and CSA Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 25 October, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2101
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2101, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins, tied by red circular grid cancel, matching "New-York Apr. 29" circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Kingston N.Y., Extremely Fine, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
2102
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2102, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample margins, tied by blue "Philada Pa. Jan. ?" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Bellefonte Pa., 1851 docketing, Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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2103
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2103, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to just touched including part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Trenton N.J. Nov. 19" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded cover to Philadelphia, vertical file fold well clear of stamp, Fine, only 19 5c 1847 covers are reported used from Trenton

E. 400-500
850
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2104
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2104, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear, tied by red grid cancel, "New Haven Ct. 8 Nov." circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Naugatuck Ct., light bend barely affects stamp, Fine, ex Sampson

E. 200-300
160
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2105
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2105, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample margins to clear, tied by red square grid cancels, "New-York Apr. 8" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Pontiac Mich., pencil "Due 5" and blue manuscript "Due 5", stamp with diagonal crease at bottom right caused by file fold, Fine appearance, short paid for distance over 300 miles, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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2106
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2106, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two overlapping singles, large margins to full, tied by red "St. Louis 10 Oct. (4?)" integral-rate circular datestamp on cover to South Boston Mass., slight cover edge toning, still Very Fine, attractive over-300 miles rate cover from the Turner correspondence, which is known for overlapping stamps, discussed in a Nov. 2009 Chronicle article by Gordon Eubanks, who records 15 such overlapping pairs from this correspondence, ex Krug, signed Ashbrook with note "Absolutely Genuine"

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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2107
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2107, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two singles, large margins to clear, tied by red grid cancels on cover to Boston, lacking origination marking, light vertical file folds do not affect stamps, Very Fine, the USPCS census lists seven covers with two 5c stamps from this correspondence and notes the red grid would suggest this was mailed from Boston

E. 300-400
250
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2108
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2108, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins, rich color, minor bend, tied by partly clear blue "Philada. Pa. 5cts May 21" (1850) integral-rate circular datestamp, second strike to right on folded letter to Amsterdam, Holland, sender's route directive "Stm. Niagara via Liverpool" and carried on that Cunarder from New York on May 22, arriving Liverpool June 3, red London receiving backstamp (June 4), manuscript "1/2" crossed out with "1/4" below (1sh4p British) and "100" Dutch cents due markings, red Amsterdam receiving backstamp of June 6, cover toned, otherwise Fine, scarce use of 5c 1847 to Holland, ex West and Rust

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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2109
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2109, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins to clear including part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Detroit Mich. May 16" circular datestamp on 1851 folded letter to Pontiac Mich., vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, ex Rohloff, with 1982 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
600
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2110
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2110, 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins, bright color, tied by red grid, matching "U.S. Express Mail N.Y. Jun. 23" circular datestamp on folded cover to Weymouth Mass., light strike of "Kenyon's Letter Office" red oval backstamp, stamp barely affected by light horizontal file fold, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
375
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2111
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2111, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to full margins all around, tied by bold red "Poughkeepsie N.Y. Apr. 7" circular datestamp on legal-sized cover to Albany, Extremely Fine, a remarkable beautiful cover with 10c double rate for weight

E. 750-1,000
850
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2112
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2112, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 23L1, large margins to clear, bright shade, tied by two strikes of red "St. Louis Mo. 10 Aug. 14" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1849 folded cover to New York, stamp barely affected by horizontal file fold (stamp mostly popped off of cover so sparing a crease), Fine, signed Ashbrook

E. 300-400
325
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2113
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2113, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three large margins including part of adjoining stamp at top, just in at bottom, tied by red square grid cancel, "New-York Feb. 9" circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Detroit Mich., vertical file fold does not affect stamp, Fine

E. 300-400
350
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2114
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2114, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, tied by red grid cancel and "Cincinnati O. 10 Apr. 17" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Pontiac Mich., stamp affected by vertical file fold at right, Fine appearance, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
375
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2115
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2115, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three full margins, in at top, tied by red square grid cancel, "New-York Apl. 16" circular datestamp on 1848 folded letter to Navarre O., vertical file fold well away from stamp, Fine

E. 200-300
325
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2116
 
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2116, 1847 Issue10c Black, Vertical Half Used as 5c (2b), 10c Black, Vertical Half Used as 5c (2b)10c Black, Vertical Half Used as 5c (2b). Right vertical half, full margins to just touching at top, tied across the cut by well-struck red "Portsmouth N.H. Jan. 14" circular datestamp on small piece with manuscript "Paid" at top

FINE AND RARE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE VERTICAL BISECT ON PIECE.

Ex Ferrary. Signed Molesworth (J.E.M.). With 2005 Jakubek certificate. Scott Retail as vertical bisect on cover $30,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
950
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