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Flagship U.S. Stamps


1847 Issue




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Lot 3010
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1847, 5¢ red brown, double transfer (type "A") (Scott 1 var.), position 80R1, showing double transfer of top frame line, red grid cancellation, handsome example with four nicely balanced margins and beautiful rich color; stamp shows nice doubling of top frame line, Extremely Fine, encased 2014 P.S.E. certificate graded XF 90.
SMQ XF 90; $650 for a normal #1.
Scott $550.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $450.
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Lot 3011
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1847, 5¢ red brown, double transfer (type "A") (Scott 1 var.), position 80R1, showing double transfer of top frame line, light black grid cancellation, lovely example of the scarce and rarely offered Type A double transfer that shows a clear doubling of the top frame line; an excellent item for the 1847 specialist, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $550.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $225.
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Lot 3012
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), red cancellation, fresh and attractive stamp with unusually intense color, Very Fine, with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott $800.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $325.
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Lot 3013

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), tied on small piece by lightly struck blue town cancellation, exceptionally fresh, Fine.
Scott $525.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 3014
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), bold red grid cancellation, deep color, an attractive four margin example; faint crease at upper left, Very Fine appearance.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 3015
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), light red grid cancel, sound and attractive, with warm rich color, Fine.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 3016
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1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), faintly cancelled, at first glance appears unused; two vertical creases and a small sealed tear, Fine appearance, with 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $400.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 3017
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), bottom margin single, position 100R1, blue Philadelphia MAY 17 postmark, true orange-brown color, portion of adjoining stamp at top, large to huge margins, angled at lower right, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Scott $875.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Unsold
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Lot 3018
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1847, 5¢ orange brown (Scott 1b), horizontal pair, blue cancels, full ample and clear margins all around, only slightly cutting in at top right, lovely bright color, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,080.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Unsold
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Lot 3019
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1847, 5¢ brown orange (Scott 1d), left margin single, red grid cancel, excellent brown orange shade that is so often misidentified, ample to large margins, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott $950.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $750.
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Lot 3020
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), unused without gum, deep rich razor sharp impression, two overly generous margins including portions of stamp at left, touching at top, Very Good to Very Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. and 1997 P.F. certificates.
Scott $15,000.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Realized $3,000.
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Lot 3021
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), blue cancel, four gigantic clear margins all around, Extremely Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $700.
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Lot 3022
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), beautiful light red grid cancellation, huge margins and clear early impression; among the nicest appearing examples one could hope for; diagonal crease at bottom right, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $700.
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Lot 3023
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1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), red cancellation, intense color, a decent example of this popular stamp; tiny thin spot, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $850.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3024
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), top margin single, without gum as issued, fiery rich color within large generous margins, Extremely Fine, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $850.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $750.
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Lot 3025
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 5¢ red brown (Scott 3), without gum as issued, wonderful deep rich color; small thin, and ink owner's handstamp on reverse, otherwise Fine, only 4,779 sold.
Scott $850.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $350.
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Lot 3026
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black (Scott 4), without gum as issued, intense color; a sound and attractive 1875 reproduction, Fine to Very Fine, only 3,883 sold.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $650.
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Lot 3027
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1847 (1875 Reproduction), 10¢ black (Scott 4), without gum as issued, three oversized margins, closer at left; small creases, one entirely in corner margin, attractive Very Fine appearance, with 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $500.
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