Sale 1187 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Wednesday, 25 July, 2018

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
7
og
Sale 1187, Lot 7, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Large part original gum, large margins to clear including left sheet margin, warm color

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE SOUND ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

This stamp has great visual appeal.

6,500
4,750
8
ng
Sale 1187, Lot 8, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (no gum), large margins to just clear, tiny thin spot between Franklin's eyes, Fine appearance, scarce in unused condition

2,300
425
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9
 
Sale 1187, Lot 9, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown, Dot in "S" (1 var). Dark color, full margins to clear all around, neat blue numeral "5" cancel, fresh and Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate

565
325
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10
 
Sale 1187, Lot 10, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, large margins to clear at top right, light strikes of red grid cancel, bottom stamp with tiny toned spot in top margin, appears Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

850
400
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11
 
Sale 1187, Lot 11, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Rich color, large margins to full at bottom, neat strike of blue grid of Tiny Diamonds fancy cancel of Middletown Conn., miniscule corner crease, Very Fine strike of this desirable cancel, an on-cover example from our sale of the William H. Gross Collection realized $10,000 hammer, this one is considerably more affordable

E. 1,000-1,500
800
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12
 
Sale 1187, Lot 12, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Ample to large margins, rich color, light strike of red cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2014 P.F. certificate (XF 90)

750
1,200
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13
 
Sale 1187, Lot 13, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins to full at bottom right, including frameline of adjoining stamp at top, bright color, two strikes of blue "5" numeral cancel with additional blue cancel at right, Very Fine and choice, with 2014 P.S.A.G. certificate

850
600
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14
 
Sale 1187, Lot 14, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1). Ample margins to clear of frameline at bottom, rich color, bold blue cancel, fresh and Fine

750
170
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15
 
Sale 1187, Lot 15, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b). Five stamps, four are Orange Brown (1b) and one is Red Brown (1), from each of the five deliveries of the 1847 Issue, identified by noted expert Wade Saadi, three have blue cancels, one with black cancel, one is the Dot in "S" variety, margins to slightly in on one side, Fine and interesting study group, P.F. certificate accompanies one stamp as does a private certificate from Wade Saadi for another stamp

3,620
800
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16
ng
Sale 1187, Lot 16, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Orange (1c). Trace of original gum, nearly three margins (partially touches at left), cut in at right, tiny corner crease bottom right, a very rare shade in unused condition, with 1996 P.S.E. (does not mention the trivial corner crease) and 2002 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail as unused (no gum)

9,500
850
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17
 
Sale 1187, Lot 17, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown Orange (1d). Huge to full margins, gorgeous distinctive color, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2011 P.S.A.G. and 2015 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,800.00), only four examples grade higher

1,000
0
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18
 
Sale 1187, Lot 18, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. A (2-A). Position 1R1, full to large margins with sheet margin at left, intense shade, highly detailed impression clearly showing the double transfer in the "X" at lower right, blue town cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2010 P.F. certificate

2,150
650
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