US 1 1847 5¢ Franklin A1

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US # 1 5¢ Franklin, VF Used, 4 margins, red cancel, PF (2009)

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US #1a Franklin 1847 Red Cancel W/Cert Used

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US # 1 5¢ Franklin, XF Used, 4 margins, red grid cancel, PF (1986)

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US # 1 5¢ Franklin, XF Used, 4 margins, red grid cancel, PF (2008)

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US # 1 5¢ Franklin, VF-XF, 4 margins, blue town cancel integral 10¢ PF (2007)

$559.50
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US # 1d 5¢ brown orange, VF Used, 4 margins, red grid, small tear, PSE (2008)

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US # 1 5¢ Franklin, graded "VF-XF 85" Used, 4 margins, red grid, PSE (2007)

$399.50
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US # 1 5¢ Franklin, F-VF Used, 4 margins, blue cancel, dry print, PF (2010)

$359.50
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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF 4 Margins w/ Black Grid Cancel & PF Cert SCV $475

$399.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used Pair w/ Red Grid Cancels SCV $1100

$589.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/ Red Grid Cancel SCV $400

$239.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used 4 Margins w/ Late Magenta/Violet Cancel SCV $700-$1400

$499.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used 1847 Issue w/ Dark Red Town Cancel & PSAG Cert SCV $575

$399.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF w/ 4 Margins & Red Grid Cancel SCV $375

$299.95
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US.#1 ON LETTER COVER NOT ENVELOPE NY POST MARK $600.00

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US 1b 1847 5c Franklin Used Orange Brown VF w/ PF Certificate SCV $825

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US 1 5c Franklin Used Pair w/ Red Grid Cancel & w/4 Margins SCV $1000

$699.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF-XF 4 Margins Pre-Printing Paper Fold EFO SCV $375

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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF-XF w/ Double Struck "5" Numeric Cancel SCV $500

$474.95
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US.#1 - WEISS CERT - 1847 REGULAR ISSUE - F/VF - - $550.00 - (ESP#4001)

$288.10
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US 1 5c Franklin w/Cross Border Canadian cancel & PSE VF 80 Cert SCV $3475

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US 1 5c Franklin 4 Margin w/Red Grid Cancel VF-XF SCV $500

$389.95
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US.#1A .05c USED REGULAR IS. - DARK BROWN VAREITY - F/VF - $625.00 (ESP#7329)

$425.00
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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF-XF w/ Blue 5cts CDS SCV $500

$379.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used XF SCV $375

$329.95
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US 1b 5c Franklin Used Orange Brown Pair w/ Numeral '10' Cancels SCV $2100

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US 1b 5c Franklin Used w/ Ample to Just Touching Margins SCV $750

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US.#1b .05c REGULAR ISSUE OF 1847 - ORANGE BROWN VARIETY $1235.00 (ESP#8138)

$675.00
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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/ Red Grid Cancels VF-XF SCV $500

$384.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used 4 Margins VF appr w/ Magenta Canel & PSE Cert SCV $1050

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US 1 5c Franklin 4 Margins, 3 Huge Margins! w/ Blue & Red Cancel XF SCV $560

$389.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used Single on Piece w/ Red Grid Cancels XF SCV $375

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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/ 4 Margins and Red Cork Cancels XF SCV $500

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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/Stitch Watermark & Red Grid Cancel VF appr SCV $375

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US 1 5c Franklin Used Pair F-VF w/ PSE Cert SCV $900

$699.95
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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF w/ Blue Grid SCV $450

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US 1 5c Franklin Used 2 Singles on Piece VF 4 Margins w/ Black Cancels SCV $950

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US 1b 5c Franklin Used Orange Brown w/ 3 Margins SCV $800

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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/ Blue Grid Cancel F-VF SCV $435

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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/Red Grid Cancel 3 Margins SCV $325

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US 1 5c Franklin Used 4 Margin Dry Print at Right EFO

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US 1a 5c Franklin Dark Brown w/ Red Grid Cancel SCV$850 (HGFC-043)

$399.95
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US #1b; 5¢ FRANKLIN, VF/XF-USED, EXCEPTIONAL 4 MARGIN COPY, PSE (85), SMQ $1,150

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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/3 RED Numeral "5" Fancy Cancels SCV $500+

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US.#1 .05c REGULAR ISSUE OF 1847 WITH BLUE SON GRID CNL. XF $460.00 (ESP#7029)

$329.00
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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/3 3/4 Margins & w/ Blue Grid Cancel VF SCV $435

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US.#1 .05c USED REGULAR ISSUE OF 1847 - HR - VF - $400.00 (ESP#8665)

$289.10
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US 1a 5c Franklin Used F-VF Dark Brown w/ Red Grid Cancel Sheet Margin SCV $900

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US #1 ON VERY FINE COVER VERY LARGE MARGINS SOUND STAMP EXTREMELY FINE

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US 1 5c Franklin Used Dot on S Var Pair on Piece VF-XF 4 Marg w/ Cert SCV $950

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US 1 5c Franklin Used w/Blue Ring Cancel 3 1/2 Margins VF

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US 1 5c Franklin Used 3 1/2 Margins F-VF w/ Red Grid Cancel SCV $400

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US #1b 5¢ orange brown, used w/blue black grid cancel, 4 margins, MILLER CERT

$1,100.00
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US #1 5¢ Franklin used w/ “between the eyes” paper fold

$650.00
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US #1 5¢ red brown, used w/red Railroad cancel, VF, Miller certificate

$520.00
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US #1 5¢ brown, used w/light red cancel, 4 full margins, VF+, APS certificate

$335.00
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US #1 5¢ Franklin, used w/light red cancel, 4 margins, Miller certificate, VF

$320.00
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US #1 1847 5c Used PSE 95 Red Circular grid cancel

$1,020.00
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US #1 5¢ brown, used w/light red grid cancel, VF 4 margin stamp Scott $425.00

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US #1b 5¢ brown, used w/bold red grid cancel, 4 margins, Scott $375.00

$240.00
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US #1 5¢ dark brown, used w/blue grid cancel, light corner crease, Scott $800.00

$295.00
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EXCELLENT USED US # 1b ORANGE BROWN WITH PEN CANCEL - PSE CERT GRADED 70

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SCOTT U.S. #1 – the 1847 5¢ Franklin

First Day of Issue:  July 1, 1847
Printed by:  Rawdon, Wright, Hatch & Edison
Quantity issued: 3,600,000 (estimate)
Printing Method:  Flat plate in sheets of 200 subjects each
Watermark:  None
Perforation:  Imperforate
Color:  Red brown

The “Father” of the American Postal Service is imagined on the first U.S. postage stamp. Innovator, logician, statesman, representative, creator, and researcher, Benjamin Franklin is credited with getting sorted out America’s postal administration in the 1700s. Delegated by the British Crown as an appointee postmaster, he significantly enhanced support of real urban areas. In 1775, he was named as the first Postmaster General. Under his course, the new Continental Post Office assumed a vital part in the Revolution.

The 1847 stamp highlights an etching which likewise showed up already on banknotes.

America’s First Postage Stamps

In the 1840s, United States postal powers were precisely viewing the world’s response to Great Britain’s Penny Black, the first glue postage stamp. A cement stamp was being considered for utilization in the U.S. At the point when Robert H. Morris, postmaster of New York, proposed issuing a temporary stamp, there were no complaints.

Morris expected the printing expense, and in 1845, the first U.S. postmaster’s temporary was issued. Different postmasters went with the same pattern, giving their own unmistakable stamps to pre-installment of mail.

After two years, the U.S. Post Office Department attempted its own officially sanctioned stamp. Rates were dictated by the weight and separation the letter was being sent. Letters sent a separation of 300 miles or less were 5¢ for every half ounce, while those sent more than 300 miles were 10¢ for every half ounce. Postage could be paid by the sender at the time the letter was sent, or by the recipient upon receipt.

At the point when postage was paid by the sender, the letter was checked “paid” by pen and ink or hand stamped. On the off chance that no such wipe out was clear, the individual getting the letter paid the postage. Examinations for exactness and records of postal incomes were for all intents and purposes outlandish. With pre-printed stamps, precise records could be kept of what number of were issued and sold. It wasn’t until 1855 that the utilization of postage stamps got to be obligatory.

An agreement was granted to a firm of certified receipt etchers for the printing of the 5¢ and 10¢ stamps. The stamps were to be accessible in significant post workplaces on July 1, 1847. Because of postponements underway, stand out office, New York City, got the stamps on that date. The stamps were delivered until 1851.

Generations (official impersonations) of both stamps were printed by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. (They were invalid for postage.) Differences from firsts include: Line of the mouth is straighter, eyes seem “drowsy,” etcher’s initials at base of stamps are fainter