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2007 Rarities of the World continued...

1847 Issue continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
28   image10c Black (2). Large even margins all around, intense shade and impression, well-struck red "10" numeral cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE WITH A RED NUMERAL CANCELLATION.

With 1986 and 1987 P.F. certificates (Image)

1,650.00

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
29   image10c Black (2). Large to huge margins incl. part of adjoining stamp at top, bright shade and detailed impression, neat strike of red grid cancel

EXTREMELY FINE. A BEAUTIFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE.

With 1982 P.F. certificate (Image)

1,400.00

SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
30 c image5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Two matching covers to Miss E. E. Turner in South Boston Mass., first with overlapping singles of 5c from a later printing, tied by red grids, matching "Saint Louis Mo. 10 Jun. 17" integral-rate circular datestamp, second with single 10c tied by red "Saint Louis Mo. 10 Nov. 26" integral-rate circular datestamp, latter with tiny cover tear at top

EXTREMELY FINE. A MARVELOUS MATCHING PAIR OF 5-CENT AND 10-CENT 1847 ISSUE COVERS FROM THE CELEBRATED TURNER CORRESPONDENCE. ARTISTICALLY FRANKED AND BEAUTIFULLY PRESERVED.

The 5c cover is ex Greene, Sweet and Haas. The 10c cover is ex Emerson. A similar set of covers, differing only in that the 10c also had two overlapping singles, realized $15,000 hammer in our 1992 auction of the Kapiloff collection. (Image)

E. 5,000-7,500

SOLD for $8,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
31 c image5c Red Brown, 10c Black (1, 2). Matching pair of folded letters to Pilkington Brothers & Co. in Blackburn, England: 5c horizontal pair (Positions 99-100R) in deep Red Brown shade with full even margins, tied by black grids, "New Orleans La. Jan. 16" (1848) circular datestamp, "1/-" rate handstamp also tying pair, "America/Liverpool/FE 13/1848" transit datestamp and Blackburn (Feb. 14) receiving datestamp on back, letter written on printed prices-current list, 10c (Position 30R) with full to large margins, intense shade and impression, tied by black grid, "New Orleans La. May 7" (1848) circular datestamp, "1/-" rate handstamp, Liverpool (May 30, 1848) and Blackburn (May 31) backstamps

AN EXTREMELY FINE AND SPECTACULAR MATCHED PAIR OF 1847 ISSUE COVERS TO ENGLAND. TOGETHER THEY FORM AN OUTSTANDING EXHIBITION PAGE.

Both covers offered here were carried by Cunard steamships during the period when mail transported on American packets was subjected to a British charge of one shilling, which led to the U.S. Retaliatory Rate period from July to December 1848. The 5c cover was carried on the Cunarder Cambria, departing from New York on Jan. 29, 1848, and arriving at Liverpool on Feb. 13. The 10c cover was carried on the Cunarder Britannia, departing from Boston on May 17, 1848, and arriving at Liverpool on May 30.

From the Warren Latshaw collection. Ex Jack Dick and Sevenoaks. With analysis letter from Calvet M. Hahn and 1981 P.F. certificate. (Image)

E. 25,000-35,000

SOLD for $28,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
32° c image5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to slightly in, used with Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green (20L7), both tied by red square grid on 1850 folded letter to Dobbs Ferry, N.Y., red "New-York Aug. 1" circular datestamp, 2c also cancelled by black grid, both stamps with tiny insignificant corner creases, Extremely Fine, a rare combination, ex Stollnitz (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
33° c image5c Red Brown (1). Large margins to clear, deep rich color, tied by red square grid and used with Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Yellow Green Unglazed (20L7a), uncancelled, on folded cover to New Milford Conn., red "New-York Jun. 19" circular datestamp, ms. "Paid 5", fresh and Very Fine, rare combination usage of the 2c unglazed with the 5c 1847 Issue (Image) E. 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
34 c image5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to clear, tied by unusual multiple criss-crossing penstrokes and also by red grid, matching "New Orleans La. Dec. 8" circular datestamp on 1850 folded letter to Mulhouse, France, red "Colonies &c Art. 13" framed Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, red Calais transit datestamp, "15" decimes due handstamp, London transit and receiving backstamps, horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, a lovely 5c 1847 transatlantic usage (Image) 2,750.00

SOLD for $2,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
35 c image10c Black (2). Large margins to ample at top, intense shade and impression, tied by red "St. Louis Mo. 10 Jul. 28" integral-rate circular datestamp struck twice on stamp and once again on blue 1850 folded letter to the Whelen firm in Philadelphia, horizontal file fold well clear of stamp, fresh and Very Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate (Image) 1,700.00

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction

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