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1847 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2299

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), horizontal pair, large margins to clear at UL, tied by red grids, matching "Newark N.J. 10 22 Feb." c.d.s. on folded cover to New Orleans, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Expertization: 2000 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2300

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), mostly ample to large margins, bold manuscript. "X" with an additional manuscript. cancel in a different ink, showing a sort of rectangle with eyebrows, drawn on Franklin's face, on 1850 folded letter datelined "Frankfort [Me.]," Very Fine, the odd cancel is contemporary and appears to be underneath the X, possibly done by the sender; if so, the Frankfurt postmaster was not amused.
Estimate $500 - 750

Expertization: 1999 PF Certificate.

Provenance: Craveri.
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Lot 2301

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), ample to enormous margins incl. sheet margin at top, just touched at top right, deep shade, slight dry print with broken frame line at left, tied by bold "Troy N.Y. Jun. 13" c.d.s. on 1848 folded letter to "University at Cambridge Mass.," stamp with some oxidation, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2302

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), four margins, large to clear at BR, fine impression, tied by red grid, matching "Richmond Va. Nov. 12" c.d.s. on 1849 folded letter to Charleston, Va., manuscript "Due 5", underpaid double rate usage with scarce slave content: "I wish to know if negroes have risen and what are young men from 18 to 20 years old worth., also likely women in cash and can they be sold readily at auction for cash in Charleston. I have 7 negroes…" etc., stamp with light vertical file fold, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2303

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), margins to touching, tied by blue "Paid" handstamp and manuscript. "X" on folded cover with blue "Balt. & Ohio Rail Rd. Jun. 4" route agent postmark, to Betty Bliss, one of President Zachary Taylor's daughters; stamp toned, Fine.
Estimate $400 - 500
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Lot 2304

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), left sheet margin single, ample margins to touched places at top, handsome shade and early impression, tied by bold blue "Paid" in frame, matching "Philada. Pa. 5cts Nov. 8" c.d.s. on 1847 folded cover to New York, Fine.
Estimate $400 - 500
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Lot 2305

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), margins except in at lower right, tied by red "Springfield Mass. 5 30 Jul." c.d.s. on 1850 folded letter headed "Bernardston," to Bangor, Me., Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2306

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), margins to just in at BR, tied by blue Philada. Pa. c.d.s. on folded cover to New York, Nov. 1849 docketing, Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2307

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), mostly large margins to just in at UR, fine impression, tied by red "Petersburg Pa. 5 cts Nov. 8" c.d.s. struck twice on folded cover to Richmond, 1849 docketing, Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Sampson.
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Lot 2308

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), margins except touched at TL, tied by red grid, matching "Boston 5 cts" c.d.s. on buff cover to South Berwick, Me., stamp with tiny creases, Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2309

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), large, even margins, tied by faded red grid on folded cover, postmarked matching Albany, N.Y. c.d.s.; a Very Fine stamp on a Fine cover.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2310

1847, 5¢ dark brown (1a), margins to just in at B., tied by twin strikes of blue "Paid" in frame, on 1847 folded letter to New York, "Philada. Pa. 5 cts Oct. 14" c.d.s., cover with corner mount stains, Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2311

1847, 5¢ orange brown (1b), ample to large margins except just in at UL, bright fine impression, tied by blue grid, matching "Philada. Pa. 5 cts Nov. 18" c.d.s. with inverted day, on 1850 folded letter to Bristol, Pa., first page is printed price list for the Waterford Glass Works, fresh & Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2312

1847, 5¢ orange brown (1b), four margins, tied by bold blue grid on embossed white envelope to Carlisle Pa., light strike of blue "Greensburgh Pa. Aug. 3" c.d.s., 1850 docketing at left, stamp with tiny toned spot at LL corner, clean & Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Sampson.
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Lot 2313

1847, 10¢ black (2), ample to large margins, tied by Black grid, matching "Wilkes Barre Pa. Jul. 28" c.d.s. on white envelope to Culpepper C.H., Va., 1850 enclosure, cover slightly reduced at left, stamp toned, with tiny tear at B., Fine and rare.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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Lot 2314

1847, 10¢ black (2), clear to mostly large margins except barely shaved at upper left, tied on 1850 folded cover to New York by one of two strikes red St. Louis c.d.s. with integral "10" rate, fresh and F.-V.F.
Estimate $500 - 750
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