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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June, 2020

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Category — 1847 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8124
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8124, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, Crack in "T" Variety (1 var), 5c Red Brown, Crack in "T" Variety (1 var)5c Red Brown, Crack in "T" Variety (1 var). Position 69R1, large margins to clear, tied by blue grid cancel with two strikes of matching Utica N.Y. oval datestamp, Nov. 1 and 2, on folded letter to Cooperstown N.Y., stamp with diagonal creases at left and small horizontal crease at right, Very Fine appearance, the Crack in "T" plate flaw was first reported by Wade Saadi in the May 1994 Chronicle, with 2018 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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8125
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8125, 1847 Issue5c Pale Brown (1 var), 5c Pale Brown (1 var)5c Pale Brown (1 var). Large margins to full, bright color, tied by red grid cancel, matching "New Haven Ct. 30 Jan." circular datestamp on blue 1851 folded letter to New London Conn., Very Fine example of the Pale Brown shade on cover

E. 200-300
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8126
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8126, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B), 5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B)5c Red Brown, Double Transfer Ty. B (1-B). Position 90R, showing clear double transfer, large margins to ample, cancelled by red grid, matching "Boston 5cts. 14 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp on blue 1850 folded letter to Stetson Me., manuscript "Steuben Me. Dec. 18" postmark where likely missent and forwarded, a few toned spots barely touch stamp, still Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8127
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8127, 1847 Issue5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Deep rich color, ample margins to large at right, tied by red square grid with matching "New-York Dec. 20" (1850) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to New Haven Conn., Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8128
 
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8128, 1847 Issue5c 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, stamp with small part of cancel removed and scotch tape stain shows thru the piece, still Very Fine stamp, ex Stollnitz, with 1980 (clear) and 2019 P.F. certificates

E. 150-200
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8129
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8129, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York Feb. 18" (1848) circular datestamp on gray folded cover to Coburg, Canada West, red "Queenston Feb. 21, 1848" transit datestamp, cover with few small edge tears, stamp with vertical crease at right, still Fine and scarce use, with 2020 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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8130
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8130, 1847 Issue10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to ample margins, tied by lightly struck blue grid cancel with matching "Louisville Ky. May 11 5" (1851) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded cover to New York, file fold barely affects stamp with a small crease at bottom left, receipt docketing inside, appears Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8131
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8131, 1847 Issue10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C), 10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C). Position 2R1, three full margins, just in at left but clearly showing the double transfer in the left and right "X" and bottom frameline, tied by red grid cancel, matching "New-York Nov. 8" circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Montreal, Canada, manuscript "4-1/2" due marking, red Montreal Nov. 10 receiving backstamp, central file fold, Fine and nice combination of this prominent double transfer and Canadian destination

E. 400-500
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