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Lot 1616
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red town cancel, large balanced margins all around; a stunning representation of this issue featuring the best color you'll ever see on a 5 cent 1847, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $840.
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Lot 1617
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red grid cancel, large balanced margins all around; a splendid top quality stamp with lively color and impression, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 1991 P.F. certificate and 2013 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $1,400.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $840.
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Lot 1618
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1 var.), striking double pre-printing paper fold, clear to mostly large margins (frame line of adjacent stamp visible at bottom), Very Fine, a marvelous item for the 1847 specialist.
Scott $400+.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $360.
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Lot 1619
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), pretty blue cancellation, desirable 4 margin example with ample margins and captivating clear early impression, Very Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $270.
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Lot 1620
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), lightly struck blue cancellation, impressive well margined example, with lively color; faint trace of a light crease, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $415.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $192.
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Lot 1621
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), light red grid cancel, deep rich color with clear and fresh impression and with four full ample to large margins all around; tiny thins at top, Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $400.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $300.
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Lot 1622
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1847, 5¢ brown (Scott 1), blue town postmark, four full margins all around with portion of adjoining stamp at left; tear at bottom right, light creases at top and lower left corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 1623
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), blue c.d.s. cancel, astounding example of this popular stamp; beautiful well balanced margins; tremendous rich color nicely complimented by the colored cancel; this stamp has it all, Extremely Fine to Superb, with 2009 P.S.E. certificate graded XF-SUP 95.
SMQ XF-SUP 95; $3,750.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $2,280.
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Lot 1624
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), neatly placed blue cancellation, fantastic top quality example with intense color and a clearly etched impression; a lovely stamp in a remarkable state of preservation, Extremely Fine.
Scott $875.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $720.
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Lot 1625
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), gorgeous light blue grid cancellation, gorgeous example with incredible depth of color, nicely contrasting the colored cancel; simply gorgeous, Very Fine.
Scott $875.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $720.
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Lot 1626
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), blue circular grid cancel, three full margins, only cutting in at top; "economy" example of this popular stamp; small toned spots at top left, otherwise Fine, with 2017 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $420.
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Lot 1627
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), blue circular grid cancel, crisp jet black color with four full ample to large margins all around; tiny thin speck, Very Fine or better appearance.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $360.
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Lot 1628
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), red circular grid cancels, four clear margins all around, ample at top and large at right, left and bottom, sharp impression and attractive; light horizontal crease, Very Fine centering.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $390.
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Lot 1629
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), without gum as issued, four generous margins all around; an incredibly fresh and choice example of this particularly "hot" issue, Extremely Fine, only 4,779 reportedly sold, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 1630
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), without gum as issued, four ample to large margins all around; light diagonal crease, Very Fine centering.
Scott $850.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $390.
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Lot 1631
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black (Scott 4), without gum as issued, marvelous well centered reproduction, with impressive margins and electrifying color with lots of vim and vigor, Extremely Fine, only 3,883 reportedly sold, with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,080.
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