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Sale 78: The Westpex Sale

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1847 Issue

Lots 1449-1458 Lot 1459

Lot 1449    

1847, 5¢ red brown, clear to huge margins, couple small natural paper creases, canceled by blackish blue grid handstamp on 1850 cover to Montreal, Canada, matching "Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Dec 9" cds, manuscript "4½" due rating and partial receiving backstamp; cover with central wax seal stain, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce 1847 5¢ single usage on cover to Canada; signed Ashbrook, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $450

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Lot 1450    

1847, 5¢ red brown, ample to mostly large margins, tied by manuscript cancel on 1850 folded letter to Elizabethtown, N.Y., red rimless "Rouse's Point, N.Y., Jan 11" cds at left, Very Fine, the only recorded 1847 5¢ single franking usage from Rouse's Point in the Alexander census; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $280

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Lot 1451    

1847, 5¢ red brown, horizontal pair, dark shade, large margins to just clear, each stamp cancelled by manuscript squiggles, blue "Baltimore Md. Mar 26" cds on 1849 folded letter to Proctorsville Vt.; file fold affects right stamp, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 1    $1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1452    

1847, 5¢ red brown, ample to large margins, tied by red grid cancel on cover to Palmyra, matching "Nunda, N.Y., Feb 10" cds; stamp with light crease and a bit of cover staining at upper right, F.-V.F., the only recorded 1847 issue usage from Nunda, N.Y. in the Alexander census; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 1453    

1847, 5¢ red brown, margins large to a bit into frameline at lower right, tied by blue "Granville, N.Y., May 30" cds on cover to Orwell, Vt.; stamp with small tear and slightly oxidized, Very Fine appearance, this being the only recorded 1847 5¢ usage from Granville, N.Y. in the Alexander census; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 1454    

1847, 5¢ red brown, two singles, tied by manuscript cancels on cover to Detroit, Mich., blue "Rome, N.Y., May 22" cds; minor stamp flaws, F.-V.F. appearance, the only known multiple usage of 1847 5¢ issue from Rome, N.Y. unlisted in the Alexander census; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $250 - 350.

Rome received no 1847 stamps of either denomination.

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Current Opening Bid: $120

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Lot 1455    

1847, 5¢ red brown, ample margins, tied by blue grid cancel on cover to Fishkill, N.Y., matching "Norwichtown, Ct., Apr 26" cds alongside, Very Fine; with 1995 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1456    

1847, 5¢ red brown, double transfer (type "A"), position 80R1, showing double transfer of top frame line, clear to large margins, manuscript canceled on cover to Middlebury, Ct., light "Wallingford, Ct., Jun 15" cds (cert. calls ink degradation) with manuscript day; stamp oxidized, F.-V.F., one of three 1847 issue usages from Wallingford, Ct.; signed Ashbrook, with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1 var.    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 1457    

1847, 5¢ dark brown, horizontal pair, clear to huge margins, scissor separation cut between stamps at bottom, tied by red grid cancels on 1849 folded letter to Philadelphia, Pa., matching "Boston, 10cts, Jan 27" cds; cover folds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 1a    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lot 1458    

1847, 5¢ dark brown, dot in "S" variety, ample to large margins, tied by manuscript cancel on 1848 folded letter to Toronto, Canada, bold blue "Lockport, N.Y., Mar 16" origin cds, manuscript "4½" due rating and partial red Queenstown exchange office postmark, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, a scarce 1847 5¢ single usage to Canada; with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1a var.    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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