Sale Number: 510
Sale Date:
1977 Rarities of the World

1847 Issue
Lot Sym. Lot Description Est/Cat Realized
24 ogbl 5c Red Brown (1). Block, Three Nice Margins, just clear to tiny bit in at bottom, Fresh Color, Large Part Crackly o.g., bottom right stamp small thin, tiny bit broken through, small nick & thin between bottom pair, top right stamp small closed scissors cut, light creasings. There is about one-sixth of an Unused 10c 47 adhering face up, on the back of the top left stamp! Despite the faults, this piece is of Respectable Appearance & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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9,000 4,000
25   5c Red Brown (1). Vertical Pair, Large to Huge Margins Showing Bits of Two Adjoining Stamps, Lovely Color, each with Neat Red Grid cancel, Extremely Fine, A Wonderful Pair, with P.F. Certificate (Image Magnifier)

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425 1,650
26   5c Dark Brown (1a). Horiz. Pair, Ample to Large Margins, showing bit of Next Stamp at left, Marvelous Color, Very Sharp Impression, tied by light Black grids on small piece, Very Fine, Handsome Pair (Image Magnifier)

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425 1,000
27 og 10c Black (2). Horiz. Strip of Three, Ample to Large Margins except tiny bit in two places, vertical creases between stamps virtually clear of all designs (probably done in preparation for separation), small closed tear middle stamp, otherwise Fine-Very Fine, Tremendously Rare (Image Magnifier)

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15,000 9,500
28   10c Black (2). Large Margins All Around, Red Hudson River Mail Thin Bar Grid cancel Very Fine & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 1,550
29   10c Black (2). Horiz. Pair, Clear to Large Margins, Bright Red grid cancels, Very Fine, Handsome (Image Magnifier)

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1,350 2,700
30   10c Black (2). Horiz. Strip of Three, Pos. 41-43R, Left Stamp Major Double Transfer Ty. D, Ample to Huge Margins, Fresh, Nice Impression, Bright Orange Red Cork cancels, Extremely Fine, Exceptionally Beautiful & Rare (Image Magnifier)

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3,250 6,500
31 c 10c Black (2). Used from Canada, Large Margins, incl. bit of Next Stamp at top, Marvelous Impression, faint vertical filing crease, tied by two strikes of Red "10" in circle, Matching "Paid" & "Montreal L.C. SP 9 1850" double circle pmk. on folded cover to New York, Red Canadian ms. "41/2", there is a reinforced filing crease at the center of the cover & couple small closed cover tears, still an Outstanding Example of this Very Rare Usage (Image Magnifier)

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E. 2,000-5,000 9,000
32 c 10c Black (2). Ample to Large Margins, used with Boyd's City Express, 2c Green (20L7), large Margins All Around, tied together & on cover by Red Square grids, matching New York pmk., 1851 folded letter to Ill., Very Fine & Rare, ex-Knapp (Image Magnifier)

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E. 1,000-2,000 4,500
33 Pbl 5c Red Brown, 10c Black, Reproduction Plate Proofs on Card (3P-4P). Blocks, Very Fine Set (Image Magnifier)

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750 1,250
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