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Sale 107: Gems of Philately

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1847 Issue

Lots 2077-2086 Lots 2087-2096 Lots 2097-2100

Lot 2077 o   

1847, 5¢ red brown, bold full strike of red fancy Herringbone cancel of Binghamton, N.Y. margins mostly large to clear at bottom, strong color, an Extremely Fine strike, rarely encountered so nice, ex-Hillmer & Mirsky; with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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Lot 2078 o   

5¢ red brown, recut left frame line, and showing a stitch watermark, light blue grid cancel, beautiful rich bright color, large well balanced margins all around, Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Wagshal.
Scott No. 1 var.    $1,150.

ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLE OF THE 1847 5¢ RECUT LEFT FRAME LINE VARIETY.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 2079 o   

1847, 5¢ red brown, left margin single with large margins around, bold color, blue grid cancel, an Extremely Fine to Superb jumbo; with 2006 P.S.E. certificate Graded (XF-Sup 95J, SMQ $2,650).
Scott No. 1    $350.

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Current Opening Bid: $625

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Lot 2080 o   

1847, 5¢ red brown, dot in "S" variety, with well pronounced dot, red town cancel with integral "5 cts" rating, large well balanced margins, rich vibrant color enhancing a early detailed impression, Extremely Fine, a beautiful used stamp, ex-Wagshal.
Scott No. 1 var.    $400.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 2081 o   

1847, 5¢ red brown, complete socked-on-the-nose small Boston "Paid" in grid cancel, large margins and a very late impression, additional lightened manuscript cancel slightly affecting color, Very Fine appearance, a very scarce post demonetized usage as the small Boston Paid cancellation was used after July 1st of 1851; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 2082 o   

1847, 5¢ red brown, horizontal pair, blue Louisville, Ky. integral rate town cancels, four large margins, strong vivid color, Extremely Fine, a lovely gem pair; with 1989 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    $1,025.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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Lot 2083    

1847, 5¢ red brown, exceptionally large margins with partial sheet margin at top and a stitch watermark, minute tear lower right corner (entirely in margin), tied by red grid handstamp on 1850 folded letter to Nantes, France, bold "New York, Oct 12" Ocean Mail circular datestamp, endorsed "per Liverpool Steamer at Boston" with red England/Calais entry circular datestamp, boxed "Colonies &c Art. 13" and black handstamped "15" (decimes due), three backstamps including Liverpool transit (25 Nov) and Nantes receiver (27 Nov.), Very Fine and choice, recorded 10/12/50 in the Alexander Census, signed Ashbrook noting the stitch watermark; with 1986 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

ONE OF THE FEW 1847 USAGES SHOWING THE SCARCE NEW YORK FOREIGN MAIL POSTMARKS.

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Current Opening Bid: $1,200

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Lot 2084    

1847, 5¢ red brown, four large margins including part of next stamp at bottom, rich color, tied by light blue "Philadelphia, Pa., 5cts, Oct " integral rate cds with second strike alongside, in combination with D.O. Blood 1850, 1¢ bronze on black local acid tied on small cover to New York street address, Extremely Fine, a lovely and rare usage, ex-West.
Scott No. 1+15L13    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 2085    

1847, 5¢ red brown, three margins with manuscript "X" cancel on 1849 blue cover to Champlain, N.Y., postmarked by five strikes "Troy & Whitehall R.R., Aug 16" blue route agent cds, cover with light wax seal spot, Very Fine; with 2021 P.F. certificate. Towle No. 100-A-2.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A STUNNING AND ATTRACTIVE 1847 ISSUE COVER.

Carried north to Whitehall on Route 935 for the steamboat to Champlain. The Route Agent had set the cds with "15" and corrected the slug using the stamp to obliterate the mistake and added fifth strike below to make the date readable.

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Current Opening Bid: $575

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Lot 2086    

1847, 5¢ red brown, large to huge margins, brilliant color, tied by neat blue grid handstamp and matching "Trenton, N.J., Sep 5" cds on fresh cover to Lancaster, Pa., an Extremely Fine gem, magnificent stamp, postmark and cover, ex-Sampson.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $850

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