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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 — 5c 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2219
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2219, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins all around, rich color, small vertical scissors-cut at bottom left, tied by blue "5" in oval cancel and matching "Baltimore Md. Oct. 16" (1848) circular datestamp on folded letter to Upper Marlborough Md., second clear strike of circular datestamp at left, Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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2220
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2220, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins all around, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Oswego N.Y. Apr. ?" circular datestamp on buff envelope to Poughkeepsie N.Y., red "PAID" handstamp crossed out, Very Fine and unusual

E. 200-300
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2221
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2221, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample, tied by black grid and cancelled by matching "5" numeral handstamp, matching "Lewiston Pa. Aug. 15" circular datestamp on buff envelope to Belleville P.O. Pa., stamp affected by light horizontal file fold at top, still Very Fine and scarce use, ex Sampson

E. 200-300
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2222
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2222, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large even margins, rich color, tied by red circular grid cancel, matching "New-York Mar. 27" circular datestamp on lady's embossed envelope to Philadelphia, stamp with small corner crease at bottom left, Very Fine appearance, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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2223
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2223, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear, tied by red cancel on blue folded letter datelined "New York Nov. 1, 1850" to Cooperstown N.Y., neat strike of "STEAM/BOAT" two-line handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, a very unusual use, ex Stephen Brown

E. 750-1,000
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2224
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2224, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York Oct. 24" circular datestamp on buff envelope with printed address to Cooperstown N.Y., fresh and Very Fine, envelopes with printed addresses started to come into use in the 1847 Issue era, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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2225
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2225, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample, tied by two strikes of red "5" handstamp, blue "Baltimore Md. Oct. 15" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to Annapolis Md., Very Fine, a pretty cover, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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2226
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2226, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Uncancelled, beautiful rich color, large margins at left and at bottom, in at top and right, used on blue folded cover to Plainfield N.J., bold strike of red "Scrantonia Pa. July 15" Split Rail fancy town datestamp, few letters of address re-inked where bleached to remove original addressee's name, couple tiny erosion spots resulting, still Fine and rare use of this fancy town marking with the 1847 Issue, ex Richey, Foote, Meroni and Dr. Kapiloff

E. 1,000-1,500
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2227
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2227, 5c 1847 Issue5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Full margins to clear, rich First Printing color and impression, tied by "blue "PAID" in oval cancels, matching "Philada Pa. 10cts. Aug. ?" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue August 7, 1847 datelined folded letter to Honesdale Pa., "Jones Hotel, Philadelphia" backstamp, missing a stamp, otherwise Fine early use, ex Wagshal

E. 400-500
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2228
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2228, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to clear, tied by black grid cancel, matching "Jamestown N.Y. Jun. 19" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to Buffalo N.Y., fresh and Fine

E. 200-300
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2229
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2229, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Rich color, full margins to clear, tied by red square grid cancel with matching "New York Apl. 3" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to New Haven, opened flat for display, slightly toned fine folds do not affect stamp, Fine

E. 150-200
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2230
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2230, 5c 1847 Issue5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to ample including part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by red grid cancel, matching "U.S. Express Mail, Boston Mass., Sep. 21" route agent's circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Philadelphia, fresh and Very Fine, with 1993 P.F. certificate as Scott 1a, Dark Brown

E. 500-750
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2231
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2231, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to ample, pretty color, tied by red grid cancels, matching "Saint Louis Mo. 10 Mar. 20" (1851) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Philadelphia, Very Fine and attractive use just a few months prior to demonetization, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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2232
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2232, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Vertical pair, huge margins to touching at top and bottom, tied by red square grid cancels with matching "New-York Aug. 4" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Philadelphia, pencil 1850 yeardate on back, some light edge wrinkling and small piece out of back, Fine, vertical pairs are scarcer than horizontal pairs

E. 400-500
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2233
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2233, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two, both with beautiful bright color and sharp impressions (from same sheet but not adjacent positions), pen cancels, used on buff envelope to Penn Yan N.Y., red "Hudson Riv. Mail N.Y. Sep. 26" route agent's circular datestamp, left stamp tiny corner crease at top left not affecting design, some slight overall wear, Very Fine

E. 500-750
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2234
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2234, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two, ample margins to clear, one with scissors-cut at bottom left, tied by red square grids, matching "New-York Nov. 20" circular datestamp on lady's embossed envelope to East Bloomfield N.Y., right stamp small tear at bottom right, still Fine and attractive, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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2235
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2235, 5c 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Two, large margins to clear, tied by multiple strikes of "New-York Apr. 27" (1849) circular datestamp, clear strike at right, on folded letter to New Orleans, Very Fine and attractive use paying the over-300 miles rate

E. 300-400
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