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Sale 1206 — United States Stamps and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 23-25 July, 2019

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid will be added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers are responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid you agree to the terms and conditions of sale.

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
58
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 58, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Unused (no gum), large margins all around including bottom sheet margin, deep rich color from First Printing, light vertical crease at left and some pink ink on back barely shows thru at bottom left, otherwise Extremely Fine, a beautiful and scarce unused 5c 1847 Issue, with 1973 P.F. certificate

3,000
1,500
59
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 59, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (no gum), full to large margins except where just ample at lower right, bright shade, fresh and Very Fine, with 1979 P.F. certificate

2,100
1,100
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60
og
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 60, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Part original gum, full margins all around, horizontal crease at top, vertical crease at right, Very Fine appearance, a scarce example of the Dark Brown shade with original gum, with 2016 P.F. certificate

8,750
900
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61
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 61, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins including part of adjoining stamp at top, crisp impression, neat strike of Philadelphia blue "PAID" in oval handstamp, Extremely Fine, with 1983 A.P.S. certificate

440
275
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62
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 62, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at bottom right, neat blue grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1991 P.F. certificate

390
225
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63
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 63, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to full margins, tied on small piece by red grid cancel, Very Fine

375
150
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64
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 64, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full at lower left, gorgeous color and impression, tied by black cork cancel on large irregular piece of cover to England, May 16-17, 1848 Liverpool and Sheffield backstamps, probably New Orleans origin, Very Fine stamp, ex Stollnitz, with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
225
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65
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 65, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown, Stitch Watermark (1b), 5c Orange Brown, Stitch Watermark (1b)5c Orange Brown, Stitch Watermark (1b). Deep rich color, large to clear margins including right sheet margin, clear stitch watermark, bold strikes of blue grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1989 P.S.E. certificate

765
225
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66
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 66, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c 1847 Issue, Stamp Balance (1), 5c 1847 Issue, Stamp Balance (1)5c 1847 Issue, Stamp Balance (1). Seven stamps including one pair, range of shades including Yellowish Brown, Brown, Red Brown and Orange Brown (the pair), nice cancels including blue and black grids (two), red "Paid" struck twice in criss-cross fashion, blue town, a few small flaws but overall a better than normal stamp balance with attractive cancels throughout, three certificates accompany, also includes 5c and 10c India plate proofs (3P3-4P3)

3,720
1,200
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67
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 67, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, huge margins to clear including left sheet margin, rich color nicely complemented by red New York square grid cancel, Very Fine, a pretty pair

800
650
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68
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Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 68, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Unused (no gum), large margins to just in at bottom

FINE. A RARE AND ATTRACTIVE UNUSED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 1973 and 2019 P.F. certificates

15,000
3,500
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69
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 69, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, detailed impression, blue grid cancel, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

825
650
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70
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 70, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). With left sheet margin, other sides full to just clear, blue grid cancel, fresh and Fine

825
500
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71
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 71, 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, lightly struck red St. Louis integral "10" rate datestamp, faint trace of a horizontal crease and repair in top margin, Extremely Fine appearance

775
350
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72
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 72, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins, intense shade, neat red grid cancel, tiny corner margin crease, tiny sealed tear at top, Extremely Fine appearance

775
325
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73
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 73, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to just clear at lower right, neat red grid cancel, Fine, with 2009 Robineau certificate

775
375
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74
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 74, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Positions 87-89L1, horizontal strip of three, large margins to in at bottom, bright shade, vivid red grid cancels, almost Fine, a scarce strip, Scott Catalogue value as pair and single is $3,125.00, the catalogue premium for the strip of three demonstrates the rarity of this multiple, with 2007 P.F. certificate

10,000
1,600
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75
 
Sale Number 1206, Lot Number 75, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)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, large margins at top (which clearly shows double transfer of frameline) and bottom, tied on small piece by red square grid cancel and matching "New York May 9" circular datestamp, Very Fine example of this scarce variety

4,000
725
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