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Sale 105: The Peter Iwate Collection

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1847 Issue

Lots 3012-3021 Lots 3022-3031 Lots 3032-3034

Lot 3012    

1847, 5¢ red brown, o.g., extra large balanced margins all around, rich color, a Superb gem; with 2017 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $32,500).
Scott No. 1    $6,000.

THE HIGHEST GRADED MINT EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ 1847 ISSUE, AN EXTRAORDINARY STAMP OFFERED TO AUCTION FOR THE FIRST TIME.

The next highest grade for an original gum example is 90 by the P.S.E., while without gum the highest is 95.

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Current Opening Bid: $11,500

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Lot 3013 o   

1847, 5¢ red brown, Huge margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at top, clean impression, rich color nicely complemented by blue Philadelphia Pa. circular datestamp, huge even margins all around including part of adjoining stamp at top, beautiful rich color nicely complemented by blue Philadelphia cds, a Superb gem; with 2014 P.S.E. certificate Graded (Superb 98, SMQ $3,500).
Scott No. 1    $475.

A WONDERFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 5¢ 1847 ISSUE, WHICH HAS BEEN GRADED SUPERB 98 BY THE P.S.E.

Accompanied by April 15th 1849 cover from which this stamp originated.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,450

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Lot 3014    

1847, 5¢ red brown, large to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, rich color, canceled by bold strike of blue "PAID" handstamp, matching "Baltimore Md. Nov 27" cds on 1847 folded cover to Washington D.C.; stamp lifted and hinged in place, Extremely Fine and choice use, ex-Mirsky.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 3015    

1847, 5¢ red brown, ample to large margins, rich color and a beautiful sharp impression, tied by neat blue "Troy, N.Y., Feb 4" cds on blue cover to South Easton, N.Y., 1850 docketing at left; slight ink smear in address panel, Very Fine and choice; with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 3016    

1847, 5¢ red brown, Position 100R with bottom sheet margin and large margins other sides including portion of stamp above, shows small horizontal line below bottom right frameline and top margin shows part of adjoining Position 90R with double transfer in bottom frameline visible, pen-canceled and tied by blue Philadelphia cds on March 1849 folded letter to New Hope Pa., Extremely Fine stamp showing an interesting plate variety, ex-Saadi, Gross; with 1995 and 2020 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 3017    

1847, 5¢ red brown, horizontal pair, large margins all around except close at bottom left, rich color, each neatly tied by red circular grid cancel, matching "Providence R.I., Oct 20" cds and bold "10" rating handstamp on 1848 folded letter to New Orleans La., Very Fine and choice pair used on cover, Census 13361.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 3018    

1847, 5¢ red brown, margins large to just into frameline at top, tied by red grid handstamps on 1851 folded letter sheet to Bordeaux, France, matching "New Orleans, La., Jun 15" cds, red "Colonies, &c Arts. 13" accountancy box handstamp, red Calais transit cds and "15" decimes due handstamp, reverse with receiving postmark; some minor cover wear & small erosion hole, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Mirsky.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE TRANSATLANTIC USAGE SENT ON THE LAST PACKET PRIOR TO THE DEMONETIZATION OF THE 1847 ISSUE.

Sent aboard the Cunard "America" departing Boston on June 25th and arriving in Liverpool on July 7th.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 3019    

1847, 5¢ red brown, horizontal pair, clear to huge margins, tied by square red grid cancels, matching "New-York, Jun 23" cds on blue 1849 folded letter to St. Catherines, Canada West, endorsed "paid to the lines", light Queenston transit (6.26) cds and manuscript "4½" pence due rating, Very Fine, ex-Gross; with 1990 and 2020 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A CHOICE 5¢ 1847 ISSUE PAIR USED ON COVER TO CANADA.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 3020    

1847, 5¢ deep red brown, exceptionally deep rich color and proof-like impression from the First Printing, full margins to clear at bottom right, tied by blue grid cancel with matching "Baltimore Md. Aug 17" cds on light gray 1847 folded letter with printed letterhead from the Western Bank of Baltimore to Hagerstown Md., Very Fine and choice second-month use.
Scott No. 1 var.    Estimate $600 - 800.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 3021    

1847, 5¢ grayish brown, double transfer (type "A"), position 80R1, showing clear double transfer of top frame line, large to huge margins including part of right sheet margin, deep shade and early impression, tied by light strike of blue grid of dots cancel with matching "Amherst Mass. Mar 10" cds on blue folded cover to Bernardston, Mass.; 5¢ with very minor small bleaching spots in right margin, still an Extremely Fine stamp, ex-Saadi, Gross; with 1995 and 2020 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 1a var.    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lots 3012-3021 Lots 3022-3031 Lots 3032-3034

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