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Lot #1001

United States Postmasters' Provisionals New York, N.Y.

1845 5c black on bluish, double transfer ("big shift"), pos.2, margins all around, slight toning and minor bends, cancelled by red "Paid" handstamp on FL used in 1846 to Norwich, Ct, with additional "Paid" and red "New York 9 Dec 5Cts" cds alongside, fine, with 2013 PFC
Envelope
Catalog #9X1var

$450.00

Approx: £358.91 €399.65
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Minimum $475.00

Lot #1002

United States 1847 Issue

1847 5c red brown, black grid cancels, margins all around, v.f., with 1981 PFC,
O
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $350

$190.00

Approx: £151.54 €168.74
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Minimum $200.00

Lot #1003

United States 1847 Issue

1847 5c red brown, red grid cancel, margins all around, splendid color, v.f., with 1981 PFC,
O
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $350

$210.00

Approx: £167.49 €186.50
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Minimum $220.00

Lot #1004

United States 1847 Issue

1847 5c brown, margins all around, v.f., tied by blue grids on FL used in 1850 from Philadelphia to Bellefonte Centre, corresponding blue departure pmk at right, filing fold away from the stamp, signed Alcuri and Roger Calves at bottom
Envelope
Catalog #1

$280.00

Approx: £223.32 €248.67
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Minimum $290.00

Lot #1005

United States 1847 Issue

1847 5c red brown, margins all around, irregular at top, tied by manuscript and red grid cancels on cover, with corresponding "Boston Dec. 3" cds alongside, fine, with 1982 PFC,
Envelope
Catalog #1
Catalog Value $425

$240.00

Approx: £191.42 €213.15
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Minimum $250.00

Lot #1006

United States 1847 Issue

1847 5c brown, margins all around, with part of adjoining stamp at bottom, v.f., tied by blue "5" in oval on outer FL from Baltimore to Winchester, Va, with blue Apr 2 Baltimore departure pmk alongside, filing folds away from the stamp, with 1982 PFC
Envelope
Catalog #1

$290.00

Approx: £231.30 €257.55
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Minimum $300.00

Lot #1007

United States 1847 Issue

1847 5c red brown, margins all around, fine, tied by red grid cancel on outer FL from Providence, R.I., used in 1851 to New York, with red Apr 5 departure pmk alongside, filing folds away from the stamp, with 1980 PFC, ex-Baron du Plussis
Envelope
Catalog #1

$290.00

Approx: £231.30 €257.55
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Minimum $300.00

Lot #1008

United States 1847 Issue

1847 10c black, red grid cancel, margins all around, good color, v.f., with 1980 PFC,
O
Catalog #2
Catalog Value $775

$300.00

Approx: £239.28 €266.43
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Minimum $325.00

Lot #1009

United States 1847 Issue

1847 10c black, deep intense color, margins all around, close but clear at bottom, large on the other three sides, tied by blue grid cancel on small piece, v.f.
O
Catalog #2

$290.00

Approx: £231.30 €257.55
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Minimum $300.00

Lot #1010

United States 1847 Issue

1847 10c black, canceled by red grids, margins all around, fresh and v.f., with 1980 PFC,
O
Catalog #2
Catalog Value $775

$325.00

Approx: £259.22 €288.64
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Minimum $350.00

Lot #1011

United States 1847 Issue

1847 10c black, canceled by red grids, margins all around, rich color, fresh and v.f., with 1980 PFC, ex-Baron du Plussis,
O
Catalog #2
Catalog Value $775

$300.00

Approx: £239.28 €266.43
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Minimum $325.00

Lot #1012

United States 1847 Issue

1847 10c black, right sheet margin single tied by red square grid cancel, matching New-York Sep 3, 1848 cds alongside on large part (sideflaps missing) of FL to Toronto, Canada West, neat strike of red "Queenston U.C. Sep. 10 1848" at bottom arrival, pressed-out filing folds through the stamp (barely noticeable), v.f. appearance
Envelope
Catalog #2

$450.00

Approx: £358.91 €399.65
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Minimum $475.00

Lot #1013

United States 1851-57 Issue

1851 3c dull red, ample margins all around, used in combination with Local Swarts Dispatch imperf. single on FL from New York to Ithaca, fine combination franking, with 1981 PFC, ex-Baron de Plussis,
Envelope
Catalog #11,136L9
Catalog Value $450

$180.00

Approx: £143.57 €159.86
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Minimum $190.00

Lot #1014

United States 1851-57 Issue

1851 10c green, type IV, pos.76L1 (recut at bottom), ample margins, close but clear all around, cancelled by black straight line "Paid" handstamp, used on cover (part of backflap missing) from Dixfield, Maine to California, with corresponding departure (Oct 3) pmk alongside, minor cover wear, fine example of this rare position on cover, with 2004 PSE certificate (catalogue value is without premium for the recut variety)
Envelope
Catalog #16
Catalog Value $1,900

$900.00

Approx: £717.83 €799.30
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Minimum $950.00

Lot #1015

United States 1857-61 Issue

1857 (June 19) small cover (with four page letter) from Philadelphia to Paris, sent via Baltimore and New York, with blue and red departure pmks, French entry 3 July, re-addressed to Geneva, with John Munroe & Co. forwarding agent's cachet, "35cs" due handstamp and Geneva 4 July arrival pmk, v.f.
Envelope

$230.00

Approx: £183.45 €204.27
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Minimum $240.00

Lot #1016

United States 1857-61 Issue

1857 Franklin, 1c type II (two), also four covers or FLs with 1c singles, strip of three and 1c plus 3c with Paid markings, fine lot
Envelope O
Catalog #20/26

$240.00

Approx: £191.42 €213.15
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Minimum $250.00

Lot #1017

United States 1857-61 Issue

1857 1c blue, type IIIa, unused with full original gum, l.h., usual centering for this tight margined issue, fine, with 2005 PFC,
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Catalog #22
Catalog Value $2,200

$1,000.00

Approx: £797.59 €888.11
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Minimum $1,100.00

Lot #1018

United States 1857-61 Issue

1857 embossed Ladies cover franked with 10c green, type I, barely tied by black grids, addressed to St. John's, N.B., with faint red New York pmk alongside, also another in black, with "St. John Sept 4, 58" arrival pmk, some insignificant toning, otherwise fine and rare cover to Canada
Envelope
Catalog #31

$900.00

Approx: £717.83 €799.30
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Minimum $950.00

Lot #1019

United States 1857-61 Issue

1857 24c gray lilac, usual centering (small perf. flaws), tied by red New York Exchange pmk on cover (opened for display) to England, "per Steamer New York" endorsement at top, with red London July 22, 1861 arrival cds, various notations and docketing including manuscript "Sandwich Islands Hilo" (Hawaii) at left, from where it probably originated, fine and well traveled cover, unusual origin and usage, with 2004 PSE certificate
Envelope
Catalog #37

$900.00

Approx: £717.83 €799.30
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Minimum $950.00

Lot #1020

United States 1875 Reprints of the 1857-61 Issue

1875 1c-90c, set of eight plate proofs on card, margins all around, fresh, v.f.,
P
Catalog #40-47P
Catalog Value $425

$180.00

Approx: £143.57 €159.86
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Minimum $190.00

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