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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Category — 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
649
TC
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 649, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC1b), 5c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC1b)5c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC1b). 29 x 38mm, with cross-hatching, fresh and Very Fine

800
275
650
TC
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 650, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC1b), 5c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC1b)5c Dull Blue Green, Large Die Trial Color Proof on Bond (1TC1b). 32 x 38mm, with cross-hatching, bold color, Very Fine

800
300
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651
P
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 651, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black, Large Die Proof on India (2P3), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on India (2P3)10c Black, Large Die Proof on India (2P3). Cut to stamp size with ample to full margins, mounted on card, Very Fine

800
300
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652
P
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 652, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a), 10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a)10c Black, Large Die Proof on White Bond (2P1a). 29 x 39mm, with cross-hatching, intense shade, Very Fine

800
325
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653
og
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 653, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Original gum, large to full margins, faint vertical crease, some gum toning on back not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, with 2005 P.S.E. certificate

6,000
1,300
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654
ng
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 654, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Unused (traces of gum), three large margins and full at top, miniscule margin nick at top well away from design is mentioned for accuracy but not noted on accompanying certificate, still Very Fine, with 1976 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail for no gum

2,100
1,600
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655
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 655, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins including right sheet margin, rich color, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, small purple backstamp is barely evident on Franklin's cheek

350
300
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656
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 656, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins to full at bottom right, rich color from an early printing, complemented by red numeral "5" handstamp struck twice, Very Fine and choice

825
425
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657
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 657, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Full to large margins all around, deep rich color nicely complemented by blue grid cancel, Extremely Fine, accompanied by cover on which this originated, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate (VF-XF 85; SMQ $875.00)

400
600
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658
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 658, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full at top left, attractive color, light red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate (VF-XF 85)

350
325
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659
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 659, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to ample at bottom, neat strike of red square grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 1976 P.F. certificate

350
250
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660
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 660, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ample to full margins all around, slightly worn impression, tied by neat strike of blue numeral "5" handstamp on small piece, Very Fine

490
190
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661
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 661, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full at sides at top, neat strikes of black "New-York" circular datestamp which must be post-June 30, 1851 demonetized use, fresh color, Very Fine, scarce, with 1997 P.F. certificate

700
225
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662
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 662, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three large margins to full at top, rich color, light red grid cancel, Very Fine

350
225
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663
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 663, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to full at two corners, intense shade, light red circular grid cancel, Very Fine

350
325
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664
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 664, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Large to ample margins including right sheet margin, light manuscript "X" and blue grid cancels, Very Fine

390
120
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665
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 665, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Rich color and detailed impression, huge margins to clear at upper left with large portion of adjoining stamp at right, black grid cancel, fresh and Fine, this is Dark Brown (Scott 1a) shade, but offered as a regular Red Brown

425
200
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666
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 666, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Horizontal pair, large margins to full at top, red grid cancels and part of additional red cancel, Very Fine

800
450
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667
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 667, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Orange Brown (1b), 5c Orange Brown (1b)5c Orange Brown (1b). Large margins to full at top left, brilliant color and early impression complemented by socked-on-the-nose strike of blue "Paid" in lozenge cancel, Very Fine and choice, a pretty stamp

815
400
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668
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 668, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ten used singles, all have four margins, including one with left sheet margin and another with top sheet margin, range of shades including one Orange Brown, two blue grid cancels, most others red grid, one with cancel removed, few faults, appear Fine-Very Fine, one with 1991 P.F. certificate

4,105
1,900
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669
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 669, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Six stamps with red cancels, one on piece, margins to in and tiny clipped corner, otherwise Fine, one vertical pair, margins to in, horizontal crease in bottom stamp, otherwise Fine, other three used singles, each with at least clear margins all around, one with a darker magenta-like cancel (also with manuscript cancel), couple small flaws including one with corner crease, overall Fine-Very Fine

2,200
750
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670
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 670, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Ten used singles, large margins to in on at least one side, few better including bottom right corner sheet margins, one with left sheet margin, two on piece tied by blue circular datestamps, one with "5" handstamp, one cleaned, few faults to be expected, appear Fine

4,165
1,600
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671
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 671, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Three horizontal pair and one vertical pair, two with four margins, others full margins to just in, range of shades, one with "10" in circle handstamps, two with blue grids, some faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, one with 1975 P.F. certificate stating left stamp uncancelled but with ink stain, we consider it to be cancelled

3,560
1,100
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672
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 672, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2), 5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2)5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1-2). 5c ample to large margins, red circular grid cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1995 P.F. certificate, 10c ample margins to touched at bottom, red circular grid cancel, Fine

1,125
600
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673
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 673, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge margins including part of adjoining stamp at top, sharp proof-like impression, neat red "Paid" straightline cancel, Extremely Fine Gem, with 1999 P.F. certificate

875
900
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674
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 674, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins including right sheet margin, red square grid cancel, faint horizontal crease, appears Extremely Fine, ex Dr. Graves ("Argentum")

775
500
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675
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 675, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margin at top with portion of adjoining stamp, full at sides and ample at bottom, intense shade, light strike of blue circular datestamp cancel, Very Fine, with 1975 P.F. certificate

820
650
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676
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 676, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins including top sheet margin, bright shade nicely contrasted by red town datestamp, light diagonal creases at bottom left, appears Extremely Fine, ex "Lake Shore", with 1997 P.F. certificate

775
700
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677
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 677, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full at top, two strikes of blue "PAID" in lozenge cancel, tiny corner crease, appears Extremely Fine

925
325
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678
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 678, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three large margins, ample at bottom, blue handstamp cancel, tiny sealed tear at top left, appears Very Fine

825
325
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679
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 679, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Huge top sheet margin, other sides full to just clear, lightly struck red cancel, trifle heavy horizontal crease thru design at top, appears Fine

775
275
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680
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 680, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear at top center, light strike of blue grid cancel, Fine

825
325
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681
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 681, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Positions 9-10R1, horizontal pair from the top right corner, margins mostly ample to full and barely in at lower left, cancelled by black grids, both stamps with light vertical crease, Fine appearing pair and scarce with the black cancels

2,850
800
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682
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 682, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Horizontal strip of three, lightened pen cancel, margins appear ample to large but the strip is defective and repaired with margins added to left and middle stamps, right stamp also with a tear, otherwise Fine, multiples larger than a pair are rare, Scott Retail as a strip with handstamp cancel $10,000.00

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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683
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 683, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Eight used singles, all have four margins, cancels include red grid, blue, two manuscript, few faults, Fine-Very Fine appearance, one with 1975 P.F. certificate

5,700
2,700
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684
 
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 684, 1847 Issue (Scott 1-2)10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Six used singles, one is Double Transfer Ty. A, one with stitch watermark, large margins to in including one with left sheet margin, five with red grid cancels, one with black cancel, few faults, appear Fine

5,625
1,900
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