Sale 262

United States 1847 Issue Postal History


Usage by State (Florida)
 
 
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Lot 22
 
1847, 5¢ red brown (1), mostly large margins except clear at left in bottom stamp, attractive dark shade and clear impression, light red grids, matching "Apalachicola Fty. Feb 19" c.d.s. on buff envelope to New York; faint wax seal spot at center, Fine and very scarce.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000
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Lot 23
 
1847, 10¢ black (2), position. 95R, ample to large margins, well tied by pen cancel on buff envelope to North Fair Haven, Mass. (Swift correspondence), indistinct red Feb. 5th c.d.s., but dated 1851 and numbered "26" in the Swift sequencing, making this Apalachicola, Fine.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 24
 
1847, 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to clear at bottom, pen cancelled and tied by file fold on undated folded cover with light red "Jacksonville Flor. Jun. 26" c.d.s., to St. Augustine; cover without side or bottom flap, some toning along folds, otherwise Fine and rare.
Estimate 400 - 500

THE ONLY RECORDED 1847 COVER FROM JACKSONVILLE.

Jacksonville received a total of 600 5¢ 1847's.

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Lot 25
 
1847, 10¢ black (2), clear margins to slightly in, pen cancelled, clear red "Key West Florida Feb. 22" oval postmark, on envelope to Essex, Ct., scattered toned spots, still Fine and rare.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000

ONE OF FOUR RECORDED 10¢ COVERS FROM KEY WEST.

Expertization: 1999 P.F. Certificate.

Provenance: Boker.
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Lot 26
 
1847, 5¢ red brown (1), odd single with 20% of stamp cut off at top, tied by bold pen cancel on 1849 folded cover to St. Augustine with bold "Madison Flor. Dec. 8" c.d.s. at far left, Fine.
Estimate 300 - 400

THE ONLY RECORDED 1847 COVER FROM MADISON.

Madison received no 1847 stamps of either denomination.

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Lot 27
 
1847, 10¢ black (2), margins except just in bottom, crisp impression tied by odd red grid, matching "Quincy Flor. Apr. 23" c.d.s. on envelope to Belleville, Pa., Fine and rare.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000

ONE OF FOUR RECORDED 1847 COVERS FROM QUINCY.

Expertization: 1985 P.F. Certificate.

Provenance: Stollnitz.

Quincy received only 200 10¢ stamps.

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Lot 28
 
1847, 10¢ black (2), large margins to clear bottom left, bright color cancelled by green grid, matching "Tallahassee Flor. Mar. 24" c.d.s. on buff envelope to Mrs. Swift, North Fair Haven, Mass.; flap partly restored, lightly cleaned with 1848 docketing at left removed, Very Fine appearance, stamp Very Fine, rare.
Estimate 2,000 - 3,000

ONE OF TWO RECORDED SWIFT COVERS FROM TALLAHASSEE, AND THE ONLY EXAMPLE IN GREEN.

Provenance: "Elite".
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