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Session Three (lots 360-563): Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 1:30pm continued...

On Cover: Town Markings
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
368° c ImageA choice 5¢ 1847 on cover with Wilkes Barre black grid and datestamp

5¢ Red Brown (1), full margins all around, light shade with a slight orange hue, worn-plate impression (possibly a weaker impression from cleaned plate), tied by bold strike of black grid cancel with equally bold "Wilkes Barre Pa. Sep. 24" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to Carbondale, Pennsylvania, Extremely Fine stamp and cover, an immaculate 1847 use rarely found in this choice condition, ex Matthies and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 400-500


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369° c ImageA choice 5¢ 1847 on cover with Wilkes Barre black grid and datestamp

5¢ Red Brown (1), mostly large margins to ample at top, lovely impression from cleaned plate with almost enough orange in color to be called Brown Orange, tied by black grid cancel, matching "Wilkes Barre Pa. Mar. 27" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, Very Fine and attractive, ex Boker (Image)

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E. $ 400-500


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370° c ImageA choice 5¢ 1847 tied by a dark greenish blue grid cancel from Wilmington, Delaware

5¢ Red Brown (1), large margins including right sheet margin, bright shade and sharp intermediate impression, tied by dark greenish blue grid cancel with matching "Wilmington Del. Oct. 3" (1849) circular datestamp on folded letter to Baltimore, slightly toned file fold far from stamp and postal markings, Extremely Fine stamp with this distinctive dark greenish blue cancel used in Wilmington, ex Emerson (where offered as a true green postmark), Klein and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 500-750


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371° c Image5¢ 1847 with bluish green cancel and datestamp from Lockport to Buffalo

5¢ Red Brown (1), large even margins, dark shade and early impression, evidence of manuscript cancel removed, tied by two strikes of what appear to be green grid cancels but called bluish green on accompanying certificate, matching "Lockport N.Y. May 24" (1848) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Buffalo, New York, Extremely Fine appearance, ex Waterhouse and Rose, with 2014 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 500-750


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372° c Image5¢ 1847 in dark shade used from Providence, Rhode Island

5¢ Red Brown (1), large even margins, dark grayish shade and intermediate impression, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Providence R.I. Oct. 7" circular datestamp and "5" handstamp on blue folded cover to New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1848 docketing on back, Very Fine and attractive, ex Wunderlich and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 300-400


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373° c Image5¢ 1847 on cover with boldly struck dark red handstamps of Burlington, Vermont

5¢ Brown (1), large to full margins, dark shade and worn-plate impression, bold strike of red grid cancel--an over-inked strike with the spaces between bars mostly filled in--matching "Burlington Vt. Aug. 8" double-circle datestamp also boldly struck on blue folded cover to Nashua, New Hampshire, small tear in cover at top right does not affect stamp which is Extremely Fine, a striking cover, ex Saadi (Image)

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E. $ 500-750


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374° c Image5¢ Red Brown with large margins on cover from Providence, Rhode Island

5¢ Red Brown (1), large even margins, bright shade from cleaned plate--we are inclined to call this Orange Brown, but P.F. will probably go with Red Brown--tied by red grid cancel with matching "Providence R.I. Jul. 20" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to Woonsocket, Rhode Island, Extremely Fine stamp on a fresh cover, ex Boker (Image)

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E. $ 400-500


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375° c Image5¢ 1847 on cover hand-carried to Baltimore where it entered the mails as a drop letter

5¢ Red Brown (1), large margins to clear, light shade and intermediate impression, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Aug. 24" circular datestamp and brown manuscript on blue folded letter datelined "Wrightsville Aug. 24/49" (Pennsylvania) and addressed to Baltimore, stamp with small sealed tear at top, Very Fine, unusual use, this was hand-carried from Wrightsville to Baltimore and mailed at the post office as a drop-rate letter, Creighton Hart recorded ten drop-rate covers in his 1972 Chronicle article (this cover is not among those listed), the Alexander census does not specify how many drop-rate covers are known, ex Mirsky (Image)

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E. $ 500-750


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376° c ImageA huge top sheet-margin pair of the 5¢ 1847 Issue used on the only recorded cover sent from Salem Crossroads, Pennsylvania

5¢ Red Brown (1), horizontal pair, huge margins to full including wide top sheet margin which is almost 10mm, worn-plate impression, tied by distinct strike of large blue "Salem Crossroads Pa. June 12" circular datestamp, second strike at left on blue folded cover to Philadelphia, stamps with slight vertical creases, large ink stain on back, Very Fine, a phenomenal top sheet-margin pair of the 5¢ 1847 Issue, and the only recorded use of the 1847 Issue from Salem Crossroads, Pennsylvania, ex Waterhouse, Dick (Siegel Sale 204), Hindes, Haas and Boker, with 1982 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 1,500-2,000


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377° c ImageA lovely 5¢ 1847 sheet-margin pair on a small envelope from New Hampshire

5¢ Red Brown (1), horizontal pair, full to huge margins including bottom sheet margin, worn-plate impression and nearly enough orange in shade to be called Orange Brown, deeply blued paper, cancelled by red grids and tied by ink smear from same device with matching "PAID" and "Portsmouth N.H. May 20" circular datestamp on small envelope to Terre Haute, Indiana, Extremely Fine, ex Sampson, Hart and Boker, signed Hart (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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378° c ImageA choice pair of the 5¢ 1847 Issue cancelled solely by the blue circular datestamp of Montgomery, Alabama

5¢ Red Brown (1), horizontal pair, full to large margins all around, light shade and cleaned-plate impression, tied solely by blue "Montgomery Ala. Apr. 9" (1850) circular datestamp on folded letter to New York City, central file fold shows just a hint of age bleaching, still Extremely Fine pair and very attractive cancelled solely by the blue town datestamp, ex Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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