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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1211

United States
1847 Issue—Unusual Cancellations and Postal Markin

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 54
Symbol: C
Cat No: 1

image 5¢ 1847 used from Hartford, Connecticut, with magenta postmark and "Paid" Pointing Hand

5¢ Red Brown (1), large margins to full, tied by magenta "Hartford Ct. 5 25 Sep." (1849) integral-rate circular datestamp with matching "Paid" Pointing Hand handstamp on blue folded letter to Birmingham, Connecticut, fresh and Extremely Fine, wonderful quality, ex Newbury and Boker (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,600.00

Closed..Oct-29-2019, 11:49:21 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 55
Symbol: C
Cat No: 1

image 5¢ 1847 on a cover to Philadelphia with bold "5" and "10" due handstamps applied on arrival

5¢ Red Brown (1), deep rich color and detailed impression from the First Printing, large margins to clear at top, on March 13, 1848 docketed greenish folded cover from unstated origin to Philadelphia, possibly on a train from Baltimore, cancelled on arrival by bold blue "5" in circle handstamp, second "5" to left overstrikes "10" in circle, fresh and Very Fine, the postmaster may have found this overweight for the 5¢ rate and initially struck the due "10", upon realizing his error he corrected it with the due "5", ex Emerson, Haas, Klein and Boker (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 4,000.00

Closed..Oct-29-2019, 11:51:11 EST
Sold For 4000
Sale No: 1211
Lot No: 56
Symbol: C
Cat No: 2

image 10¢ 1847 sheet margin stamp tied by blue "24" rate handstamps on cover from Syracuse, New York

10¢ Black (2), Position 61L, sheet margin at left, other sides ample to touched at lower right, tied by multiple strikes of blue "24" rate handstamp, matching partly clear strike of "Syracuse N.Y. Dec. 26" (1849) circular datestamp on folded cover to the Treasurer of the United States Mint at Philadelphia, receipt docketing on inside flaps, which are waterstained but not affecting front, Very Fine, a likely unique and probably accidental domestic use of this handstamp normally used to indicate 24¢ British treaty rate on transatlantic mail, ex Finnegan and Saadi, with 1994 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 950.00

Closed..Oct-29-2019, 11:52:08 EST
Sold For 950

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