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U.S. Postal History: Postmasters' Provisional and 1847 Issues

Lots 974-983 Lots 984-993 Lots 994-1003 Lots 1004-1005

Lot 994    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Close to clear margins, tied by red grids on outer folded letter sheet to North Millbury, Mass, with matching "Boston, 5cts, 2 Dec" cds; minor cover soiling, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $280

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Lot 995    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Large margins to just shaving outer frameline, tied by red grid cancel and matching "New York, Sep 4" cds on 1850 folded letter sheet to Baltimore, Md.; stamp with tiny tear at top and bottom, otherwise F.-V.F.; with 1978 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $190

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Lot 996    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Large margins, light crease, bright color, tied by blue "Philadelphia" cds on 1850 printed lettersheet of the "American and Foreign Christian Union", lettersheet with minor edge wear, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $170

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Lot 997    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Four clear to large margins, tied by red grid with matching "New York" cds on printed folded cover of the Chillington Iron Works, edge splits, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $210

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Lot 998    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Slightly cut in & creased, tied by blue grid on 1849 folded cover with matching blue "Northern R.R." cds at left, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $160

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Lot 999    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Cut in at bottom, tied by blue "Philadelphia Railroad" cds's on folded letter to Brookville, Md. with matching cds at left; some minor splitting along the fold at top, Fine.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $170

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Lot 1000    

1847, 5¢ red brown. Defective stamp, black grid cancel on cover to Cincinnati, Ohio, with rare "New Albany, Ind. Dec 2" (1849) cds, the cover is soiled, has edge wear, and is reduced at the left, Fine appearance.
Scott No. 1    Estimate $75 - 100.

Realized: $70

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Lot 1001    

1847, 5¢ dark brown. Ample to large margins, just tied by blue grid on folded letter sheet to Boston, matching "Buffalo, N.Y.Sep 23/10" cds and a "Due 5" in pencil for over 300 miles; some repairs on the reverse and a reduction at the left, Fine appearance.
Scott No. 1a    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $375

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Lot 1002    

1847, 10¢ black. Full to large margins, tied by black grid cancel on Oct. 28, 1850 folded letter sheet from Paris, Tennessee to New York City, origin and date docketing on inside flap, Very Fine, a lovely cover in immaculate condition, ex Krug; with 1981 E. Diena & 1991 P.F. certificates, signed Ashbrook.
Scott No. 2    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,250

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Lot 1003    

1847, 10¢ black. Ample to large margins and deep color, tied by red grid cancels on cover to South Boston, Mass., matching "Saint Louis, Mo., 10, May 10" integral rate cds alongside; minor cover edge wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. 2    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $800

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