Sale 8

Spring 2017 Sale


Forgeries
 
 
Lot Photo Description Bidding
Lot 158
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1847 5¢ red brown "tied" on piece by forged Housatonic RR cancel, quite nice four margins (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 159
F
1846 5¢ red brown "cancelled" by forged Binghamton Herringbone, four margins (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 160
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1847, 5¢ red brown probably sheet margin four margin copy "tied" on cover by forged red STEAMER 5 oval, plus duplex "cancel" at left. From the Gardiner correspondence. Probably a John Fox creation (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 161
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1847, 5¢ red brown barely four margins "tied" by lovely forged green EASTON PA c.d.s., and numeral 5, very pretty (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 162
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1847, 5¢ red brown almost four margins, "the tying cancellation is counterfeit", Foundation Cert. (2016) (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 163
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1847, 5¢ red brown four margins "tied" by forged Binghamton Herringbone cancel, on probably genuine cover (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 164
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1847, 5¢ red brown four margins "tied" by forged indistinct red RR double circle cancel (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 165
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1847, 5¢ red brown four margins "tied" by forged red oval STEAMER 5, on genuine cover from the Gardiner correspondence. Probably a John Fox creation, Foundation Cert. (2016) (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $125 - 150.
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Lot 166
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1847, 5¢ red brown four margins "tied" by forged red PAID cancel, on otherwise genuine cover, Foundation Cert. (2016) (Scott 1).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 167
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1847, 10¢ black four margined "tied" by magnificent blue forged 10 in stars negative cancel, with accompanying forged blue Huntsville Al c.d.s. Impressive with John A. Fox guarantee on reverse (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $300 - 350.
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Lot 168
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10¢ black, four margins "tied" by forged green Binghamton Herringbone cancel on genuine cover. Signed John A. Fox and Sampson handstamp (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 169
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1847, 10¢ black barely four margins "tied" by forged red Housatonic RR cancel, stamp hinged, attractive, Foundation Cert. (2016) (Scott 2).
Est. Cash Val. $250 - 300.
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Lot 170
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1860's 3¢ scarlet, fraudulently perforated and gummed, Foundation Cert. (2016) (Scott 65TC-Aa).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 171
F
1867, E. Grill 12¢ black, cleaned cancel and regummed. Scott $4,750 as unused, very fine (Scott 90).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 150.
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Lot 172
F
1869, 12¢ green, perfectly centered unused appearance cleaned cancel, very fine (Scott 117).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 173
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1908, 1¢ blue green, experimental coil, perf 12 horizontally, forged perfs., tied by duplex on 1907 picture postcard. Scott $115,000 for unused (Scott 316 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $100 - 125.
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Lot 174
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Forged: Steam Alabama Packet 30, forged handstamp on genuine cover. Quite well done.
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 200.
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Lot 175
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Swart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) red "tied" on book cover, Scott $600 if genuine, very fine (Scott 136L4 var.).
Est. Cash Val. $75 - 100.
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Lot 176
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Hawaii, 2¢ Black numeral with 10¢ green, "tied by various forged cancels with numerous manuscript notations and handstamps. Doesn't miss a trick, part is probably genuine (Scott 68, -).
Est. Cash Val. $150 - 175.
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