Lot 2047 o1847, 5¢ red brown, bold red St. Louis, Mo. town cancels, ample to huge margins showing portion of adjacent stamp at top, rich vibrant color, Extremely Fine and choice, a striking stamp, SMQ value without cancel premium; with 2006 P.S.E. and 2013 P.F. certificates, the former Graded (XF 90, SMQ $625).
Scott No. 1 $350.
Lot 20481847, 5¢ red brown, full even margins and rich color, hint of soiling, tied by red square grid handstamp on cover to Albany, N.Y., in combination with large margin Boyd's City Express, 1845, 2¢ black on green (20L4), canceled by small company grid handstamp and tied by red "New York, Feb 15"; local stamp with a couple minute edge tears and cover fold well away from stamps, Very Fine; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1; $5,000 Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
AN ATTRACTIVE AND VERY RARE 1847 5¢ ISSUE AND 1845 2¢ BOYD'S LOCAL COMBINATION USAGE.
Lot 20491847, 5¢ red brown, large margins and bright color, neatly tied by red circular grid cancel on fresh 1850 folded letter to Woonsocket, R.I., matching red "Providence, R.I., Jul 20" cds, Extremely Fine, a lovely and choice cover, ex-Gross.
Scott No. 1 Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 20501847, 5¢ dark brown, large even margins, sharp impression with intense color, tied by neat black circular grid cancel, matching "Louisville Ky., Sep 15" cds on buff cover to Hopkinsville Ky.; original 1850 enclosure accompanies, Extremely Fine and choice, rare with both a black grid and a black town datestamp; signed by Wade Saadi and Phil Wall on reverse, with 2020 James Kloetzel letter confirming dark brown shade.
Scott No. 1a Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
This was offered in the 2000 Siegel Rarities sale where it realized $5,175. Wade Saudi and Phil Wall were well known collectors of the 1847 Issue.
Lot 2051 o1847, 5¢ red orange, neat red circular grid cancel, large to huge margins all around, bright true red orange color on fresh paper, Extremely Fine and choice, rarely encountered with margins so large, conservatively graded in our opinion; with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate Graded (90, SMQ $17,500).
Scott No. 1c $9,000.
AN EXCEPTIONAL EXAMPLE OF THE 1847 5¢ RED ORANGE ISSUE - THE RAREST OF ALL 1847 5¢ ISSUE SHADES.
Lot 2052 o1847, 10¢ black, neat red grid cancel, extra large to huge margins, rich color and a wonderful sharp early impression, a Superb gem, ex-Litle; with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2 $775.
A STUNNING USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10¢ 1847 ISSUE WITH SUCH ENORMOUS MARGINS AND EYE APPEAL.
Lot 2053 o1847, 10¢ black, red square grid cancels, large well balanced margins, deep color enhancing a crisp detailed impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, a wonderful gem; with 2010 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95, SMQ $4,000).
Scott No. 2 $750.
Lot 2054 o1847, 10¢ black, double transfer (type "D"), position 41R1, showing double transfer of left and bottom frame lines as well as in "U S POSTAGE" letters at right and bottom, light complimentary blue town and grid cancels with double transfer clearly visible throughout the design, large to huge margins, rich shade and beautiful sharp proof-like impression, Extremely Fine, a beautiful and choice example of this scarce double transfer variety, ex-Saadi; with 1969, 1989 & 2020 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 2 var. $2,150.
WITHOUT QUESTION, ONE OF THE FINEST EXAMPLES OF THE 1847 10¢ TYPE "D" DOUBLE TRANSFER VARIETY.
Lot 2055 o1847, 10¢ black, red grid cancels, large to huge margins showing portions of adjacent stamps at top and bottom, rich bold color, Extremely Fine and choice; with 2011 P.F. certificate Graded (XQ 90, SSV $1,500 for 90).
Scott No. 2 $750.
Lot 2056 o1847, 10¢ black, vivid red paint grid cancel, ample to large margins with sheet margin at left, rich color and a crisp detailed impression on bright paper, Very Fine and attractive; with 1979 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2 $775.