1847 Issue (1-2) - Stamp Auctions

Lot 5 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc The

Lot 5 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc The "Erivan" Collection of United and Confederate States Part V

1, 1847 5c Red brown, stamp with margins large to clear, tied by two pen-strokes and red "Philada Rail Road" straightline cancel, second strike at right, manuscript "Paid," Blood's (2c) Bronze on black (15L17) local affixed but not tied, all on folded lettersheet addressed to Monson, Massachusetts, Very Fine and attractive combination of stamp, cancel, and local, Dr. Chase's notation on reverse: "5c 1847, very fine, 1849 color + impression, 'Philada Rail Road' in and directly across the stamp + repeated on the cover, black pen in addition, Blood's local on the cover" United States General Issues

H. R. Harmer Inc The "Erivan" Collection of United and Confederate States Part V

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 6 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc The

Lot 6 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc The "Erivan" Collection of United and Confederate States Part V

2, 1847 10c Black, single with margins large (portion of adjacent stamp at top) to just clear, tied by red grid with matching "Cincinnati O. 10 Sep 21" credit datestamp, additionally a bold strike in red of "Atlantic Lake & Mississippi Telegraph Cincinnati Sept. 20" handstamp, on two-page printed circular about the construction of the telegraph, additionally a handwritten letter enclosed datelined September 19, 1847 from Henry O'Rielly (proprietor of this telegraph), Very Fine and exceedingly rare, the Alexander census does not record another example of this handstamp on an 1847 issue coverUnited States General Issues

H. R. Harmer Inc The "Erivan" Collection of United and Confederate States Part V

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3206 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3206 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

1, 1847, 5c Red brown, stamp with red "5" handstamp, used on envelope with blue "Baltimore Md. May 25 [1851]" cds to Freiwaldau in Austria, red "52" charged upon arrival, variety of different transit/arrival backstamps, stamp repaired with portion of margins added at top and left, still a Fine and scarce Transatlantic use of the 1847 issue, with the 5c stamp paying British open mail rate by British packet, 1s6d marked debit to Prussia (8p sea postage from US to GB, 6p for British transport, 4p for double weight letter carried by Belgian transit), then 52kr marked due by Austria equaling 18p owed to Britain (43kr) plus 9kr for internal mail transit, 2005 Philatelic Foundation certificateSale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3212 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3212 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

2, 1847 10c Black, four-margined single tied by blue circular grid cancels with accompanying lightly struck Detroit Mich cds on cover front which has been attached in the upper left corner by wax seal to the 1850 folded letter enclosure, F-VF; signed Ezra Cole, copy of 1979 PF certificate (Scott $800)Sale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3207 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3207 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

1, 1847 5c Red brown, canceled but not tied on a folded letter (letterhead of the State Bank of Ohio) addressed to "T Severance" in Cleveland Ohio (a prominent family) by red circular grid with a corresponding "Cuyahoga Falls O. Aug 27" (1850) cds, stamp with rich color and just clear to wide margins, letter a couple vertical file folds and light aging spots not affecting stamp, a Fine Ohio use; the USPCS census records just 8 #1 covers used from Cuyahoga Falls, this being census #10038 (Scott $425)Sale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3213 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3213 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

2, 1847 10c Black, position 22R, four large margins, top and left framelines recut, bottom right corner showing framelines not joined, blackish blue grid ties, matching "Louisville Ky Jun 23 10" integral cds, used on folded lettersheet to New York, Extremely Fine and attractive in every respect, 2012 Philatelic Foundation certificateSale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3208 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3208 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

1a, 1847 5c Grayish brown, blue grid cancel of the Norwich & Worcester RR, three clear to full margins, clear to just in at right, minor faults, Fine appearance yet a nice strike of this elusive markingSale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3209 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3209 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

2, 1847 10c Black, blue cancel, clear margins all around, a Fine sound example; 2020 APS certificate (Scott $800)Sale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3204 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3204 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

1, 1847 5c Red brown, centrally struck red "38" numeral cancel (British credit), three clear to ample margins, clear to in at left, VG-Fine; a rarely seen marking on this stamp and likely uniqueSale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)
Lot 3210 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) -  H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

Lot 3210 - United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2) - H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

2, 1847 10c Black, light red cancel, 3½ margins - just touching at upper right, Fine example (Scott $775)Sale 3043: United States Stamps and Covers - Wednesday, June 23, 2021 - 10 a.m. Eastern

H. R. Harmer Inc United States, British Commonwealth, and Foreign Stamps, Covers, and Collections

United States 19th Century Stamps and Postal History 1847 Issue (1-2)