Sale 299

Harbour Auction

Newell 1847 Covers: Express Mail, Carriers, Locals
Lot Photo Description
Lot 1477

1847, 10¢ black, double transfer type "A" (2 var.), position 1R1, showing double transfer in "X" at bottom right, large margins to in at top, tied by red grid, matching "10" and "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass. Jun. 15" c.d.s. with transposed "1", on undated folded Ludlow Beebee cover to Philadelphia, Fine.
Scott $2,250 Estimate 750 - 1,000
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1478

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), large margins with portions of adjoining stamps on three sides, tied by red square grid and "New-York Sep. 23" c.d.s. in addition to manuscript "X", on small envelope to Elizabethtown, N.J. with U.S. Mail, New York, 1¢ black on yellow glazed (6LB10), large margins to touched at left, tied by pencil stroke, 5¢ with manuscript "Paid" underneath stamp; cover with stains and opening tear at right, 1¢ with small corner crease and 5¢ with crease in right margin, otherwise Fine, very scarce.
Estimate 400 - 500

Expertization: 2000 P.F. Certificate.

Provenance: Myersburg
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1479

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), ample to large margins, small creasing, tied by blue grid, matching "Philada. Pa. 5cts Dec. 7" c.d.s. on buff envelope to West Chester with Blood's Despatch 1¢ black on bronze (15L13), four margins, acid cancelled, Fine usage.
Estimate 400 - 500
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1480

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), margins to cutting, used with Blood’s 1¢ black on bronze (15L17), unusually bright and untarnished, both tied by blue "Philada. Pa. 5 May 9" c.d.s. on small envelope to Eden Park, Wilmington, Del.; wax seal stain at center and small hole there, Fine, rare with the local tied in this fashion.
Estimate 500 - 750

Expertization: 2003 P.F. Certificate.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 1481

1847, 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to in, tied by red square grid, matching "New-York Jan. 8" c.d.s. on large buff envelope with orange red "Swarts/B./Post Office/N.Y./Chatham Square" in clear oval, large manuscript "Due 5" at top, 1848 docketing below stamp; stamp creased before use, Fine appearance, early use of the Swarts handstamp.
Estimate 300 - 400
View details and enlarged photo