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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

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Category — 10c 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2236
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2236, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins all around, intense shade and proof-like impression, tied by two strikes of blue "PAID" cancel, matching partly clear strike of "New York & Phila. R.R. Jun. 2" route agent's circular datestamp on 1848 blue folded letter to New York, small edge tear at top center

EXTREMELY FINE. A WONDERFULLY CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON A RAILROAD COVER.

From the Stuart correspondence. Ex Arch. With 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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2237
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2237, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins including wide bottom sheet margin, tied by three strikes of blue grid cancel, matching "Geneva N.Y. Dec. 2" (1847) circular datestamp on folded letter to New York, stamp lifted, cleaned and put back on cover on which it originated, otherwise Extremely Fine, a scarce bottom sheet-margin example of the 10c 1847 Issue, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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2238
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2238, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 88R, large margins, tied by multiple strikes of red "St. Louis Mo. 10 Jun. 5" (1850) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Philadelphia, Very Fine and choice, an attractive cover

E. 500-750
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2239
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2239, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Position 55L, large margins all around, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Albany N.Y. Nov. 28" (1848) circular datestamp on folded letter to Baltimore, vertical file fold at center, Very Fine, a beautiful stamp, this is one of only two covers listed in the USPCS census from Albany to Baltimore and the only example with a 10c stamp

E. 500-750
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2240
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2240, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins to full including right sheet margin, cancelled by manuscript "X", red "Shawneetown Ill. Dec. 11" (1848) circular datestamp on folded letter to Galena Ill., Very Fine and choice double-weight use, with 1987 Jakubek certificate

E. 500-750
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2241
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2241, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var), 10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var)10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var). Three large margins including part of adjoining stamp at right, tied by red grid cancel, matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Feb. 16" circular datestamp on folded cover to Ludlow Beebee in Philadelphia, manuscript "5 Due" in dark blue ink, Very Fine, incorrectly charged an additional 5c, this should have been charged 10c if overweight

E. 750-1,000
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2242
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2242, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to ample, cancelled by red grid, matching "Rochester N.Y. Aug. 14" (1847) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to New York City, manuscript "Mail Paid" at lower left, Very Fine, very early use from Rochester -- only one other recorded earlier (Aug. 11), with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
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2243
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2243, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by red grid cancel and matching "Cincinnati O. 10 Jul. 11" (1850) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Boston Mass., fresh and Very Fine, ex MacKenzie and Matthies

E. 500-750
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2244
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2244, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to ample, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York Jul. 6" (1850) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Gainesville Ala., embossed corner card of Swift, Hurlbut & Co. with manuscript "Paid" written over embossing, Very Fine

E. 400-500
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2245
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2245, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three full to large margins, clear to full at bottom, tied by red grid cancels, matching "Lewiston N.Y. Mar. 11" circular datestamp on buff envelope to North Wakefield N.H., fresh and Very Fine, the only 10c 1847 cover used from Lewiston (one 5c is also known)

E. 400-500
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2246
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2246, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full margins to clear, tied by greenish-blue grid cancel, matching "Frankfort Ky. Jul. 24" (1850) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to New York, stamp with small toned spot from address ink, otherwise Very Fine, ex Dr. Kapiloff

E. 500-750
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2247
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2247, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three large margins, clear to full at left, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Norfolk Va. Oct. 16" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to New York, interesting contents inquires about the length of spans between poles for telegraphs and includes an illustration on bottom flap of a span, stamp has been lifted and replaced on the originating cover, Very Fine, ex Sampson, with 1978 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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2248
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2248, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to ample, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Roswell Ga. Jan. 3" circular datestamp on blue cover to Darien Ga., some natural bleach spots affect stamp (mostly on back), Fine appearance, scarce use, ex Hart and Stollnitz

E. 500-750
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2249
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2249, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to just touched, crisp impression, tied by two strikes of blue "10" in oval cancel, matching "Baltimore Md. Sep. 6" (1849) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Ludlow Vt., fresh and Fine, ex Stephen Brown

E. 400-500
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2250
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2250, 10c 1847 Issue10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var), 10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var)10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var). Horizontal strip of three, left stamp the Short Transfer variety, large margins to just in, scissors-cuts between stamps at bottom, tied by red grid cancels, matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass. Oct. 5" (ca. 1848) route agent's circular datestamp on gray folded cover to Ludlow Beebee in Philadelphia, strip lifted and replaced, address sheet with toned spots, tears and nick

FINE APPEARANCE. A SCARCE STRIP OF THREE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON A FOLDED COVER FROM BOSTON TO PHILADELPHIA, PAID AT THE SHORT-LIVED TRIPLE RATE PRIOR TO FEBRUARY 1849.

The USPCS census lists only 22 strips of three of the 10c 1847 Issue. With 2003 P.F. certificate. Scott Retail for strip of three off cover $10,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
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