Sale 1227 — Outstanding United States Stamps and Gold Coins

Sale Date — Monday-Friday, 19-23 October, 2020

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Category — 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2113
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2113, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Full to large margins, bold strike of Canadian 7-ring target cancel indicating use of the stamp on mail from Canada

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH THE 7-RING CANADIAN TARGET CANCEL.

Ex Grunin. With 1975 and 1992 P.F. certificates. Scott value $4,025.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
2114
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2114, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Four full margins, detailed impression, black New Brunswick oval grid cancel

VERY FINE AND CHOICE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE USED FROM NEW BRUNSWICK, BRITISH NORTH AMERICA.

New Brunswick did not get stamps until 1851, so there was only a short window of use before the stamps were demonetized. Ex Dr. Amonette and Dr. Morris. With 1998 P.F. certificate. Scott value $4,025.00 with the relatively more common Canada cancel

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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2115
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Sale 1227, Lot 2115, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Original gum across the entire back of stamp described on accompanying certificate as part original gum, full to large margins, intense shade and impression, trivial toned spots on face and at top right

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE FOUR-MARGIN ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

Ex Hoffman and "Hampshire". With 2007 P.F. and 2010 P.S.E. certificates

35,000
13,000
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2116
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Sale 1227, Lot 2116, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Unused (no gum), large margins to ample at bottom right, light crease along frameline at bottom left and gently cleaned to remove some toning at bottom left

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

With 2020 P.F. certificate

15,000
4,250
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2117
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Sale 1227, Lot 2117, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Original gum, tight but even margins, faulty with creases and sealed tears

A PRESENTABLE AND AFFORDABLE ORIGINAL-GUM EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE. A STAMP MISSING FROM MOST ADVANCED UNUSED COLLECTIONS.

With 1991 P.F. certificate. Scott value $35,000.00

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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2118
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2118, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var). Clear short transfer at top, large margins all around, intense shade, light red cancel, Extremely Fine, a premium example of this variety, with 2004 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00 without premium for the variety)

1,000
1,300
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2119
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2119, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Large to huge margins, red grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2004 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00)

775
1,100
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2120
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2120, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Large margins, intense shade contrasted by red numeral "10" in circle cancel, fresh and Extremely Fine, with 1999 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (XF 90; SMQ $1,600.00 for normal cancel)

1,025
1,100
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2121
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2121, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Deep shade called "intense black" on first certificate, large margins, red cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. and 2020 P.S.E. certificates (VF-XF 85; SMQ $1,225.00)

775
850
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2122
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2122, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Large margins, razor sharp impression on bright paper, red square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp, ex Mirsky, with 1989 and 2012 P.F. certificates

775
1,000
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2123
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2123, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Large margins, detailed impression, bold strike of red square grid cancel, Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

775
850
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2124
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2124, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var). Large to full margins, red grid cancel, interesting plate flaw in the right margin, Very Fine, with 1986 P.F. certificate on cover, not mentioning the short transfer

1,000
650
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2125
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2125, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Short Transfer at Top (2 var). Full margins all around, red grid cancel, Very Fine and choice, with 2006 P.F. certificate

1,000
650
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2126
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2126, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, socked-on-the-nose strike of red circular grid and also black circular datestamp cancel, fresh and Very Fine, with 1991 and 2004 P.F. certificates, Scott value with black cancel

1,025
650
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2127
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2127, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Large even margins all around, essentially face-free strike of blue circular datestamp cancel, tiny vertical scissors-cut in the margin at bottom right corner and small corner crease at top right corner, appears Extremely Fine, with 2013 P.S.E. certificate

825
475
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2128
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2128, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black (2). Large margins to full, intense shade, blue "10" numeral cancel described on certificate as a grid, small corner crease at lower left, stain at top of head, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.S.E. certificate

825
425
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2129
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2129, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. B (2-B). Position 31R1, large margins to ample at bottom right, clearly showing the dramatic double transfer of the lettering at top, vivid "paint red" grid cancel

VERY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH DOUBLE TRANSFER TYPE B AND A "PAINT RED" GRID CANCEL.

With 2002 P.S.E. and 2005 P.F. certificates

4,000
0
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2130
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2130, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. C (2-C). Position 2R1, large to huge margins all around including part of top sheet margin, detailed impression, clear strike of red New York square grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH DOUBLE TRANSFER TYPE C.

With 2004 P.F. certificate

3,250
1,400
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2131
 
Sale 1227, Lot 2131, 10c 1847 Issue (Scott 2)10c Black, Double Transfer Ty. D (2-D). Position 41R1, large margins to full, bright shade, neat strikes of red grid cancel, Very Fine example of this scarce double transfer, with 1985 P.F. certificate

2,150
1,100
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