US 1 1847 5¢ Franklin A1

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US #1a; 5¢ dark brown FRANKLIN, XF-USED-Blue Cancel, 1979 & 2002 PF Certificates

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

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UNITED STATES (US) 1 USED 4 MARGIN BLUE GRID CANCEL

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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 4 Margins w/ Black Grid Cancel & PF Cert VF SCV $475

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US #1 used e207 10449

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US 1b 5c Franklin Used Red Grid Cancel Crowe Cert VF-XF 4 Margins SCV $850

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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF 4 Margins w/ Face Free Cancel SCV $375

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

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UNITED STATES (US) 1 USED 3 MARGIN 5c FRANKLIN

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US 1b 5c Franklin Used VF w/ 3 1/2 Margins & Black Cancel SCV $800

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US 1a Very Nice Used Issue UPTOWN g88

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US 1a Very Nice Used Issue UPTOWN g89

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[CJ] US #1 Used 1847 ''5c Franklin'~ Premium w/Rimless Red Fancy GRID Cancel

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US 1 5c Franklin w/Cross Border Canadian Cancel PSE VF 4 Margin 80 Cert SCV$3475

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US 1 5c Franklin Used with Numeral '5' and Blue CDS Cancels VF-XF SCV $450

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US 1 5c 1847 Franklin Used w/ PSE Cert XF-GEM "95" Blue Cancel SCV $1400

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US #1a; 5¢ dark brown FRANKLIN, VF/XF-USED, CV $800

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UNITED STATES (US) 1 USED F-VF 3 MARGIN 5c FRANKLIN

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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 4 Margins w/ Late Magenta/Violet Cancel SCV $700-$1400

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UNITED STATES (US) 1 USED 4 MARGINS+ BLUE NUMERAL CANCEL

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US 1 5c Franklin Used with Red Grid Cancel XF-GEM

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

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US #1, 5¢ Franklin, used w/blue cancel, VF, Miller certificate, Scott $390.00

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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 4 Margin w/Red Grid and Blue Cancel VF-XF SCV $500

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

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

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US.#1 .05c Regular Issue of 1847 W/Blue SON Grid Cancel XF $460.00 (ESP#7029)

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

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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 1 5c Franklin Used XF w/ 4 Large Margins & Red Grid Cancel SCV $350

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

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US 1 5c Franklin Used VF w/ Red Grid Cancel SCV $350

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

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US # 1 Pair 5c Ben Franklin. Blue Grid cancel. 4 full margins Red-Brown. PF Cert

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

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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 VF w/ 4 Ample to Large Margins & Red Grid Cancel SCV $350

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

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UNITED STATES (US) 1 USED, 3 1/2 MARGIN USED, CLEAN

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US 1 Very Nice Mint No Gum Issue 4 Full Margins UPTOWN g86

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US 1A 5c Franklin Used Dot in S Variety VF SCV $450

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

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US 1a 5c Franklin Used VF 3 3/4 Margins SCV $800

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Item 052603 US 1¢ Franklin Stamp with whale head cancel used

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UNITED STATES (US) 1 USED AVG-FINE CUT IN ON LEFT SEALED VERTICAL TEAR

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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