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Europe and Colonies
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France
2018-12-04
The Alfredo Frohlich Collection: The Evolution of Postal Systems in Panama 1777-1881
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Sale Number 1193, Lot Number 1641, Via Panama - EuropeVIA PANAMA, France, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24), VIA PANAMA, France, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24)VIA PANAMA, France, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24). Horizontal strip of three, tied by dotted star cancel with "Paris 15 Sept. 64" double-circle datestamp on folded cover to Guatemala, manuscript "Par l'angleterre, via Panama" directive at top, red boxed "PP" and "franco" straightline handstamp, London and Panama double-arc transit datestamps, Very Fine and attractive use

E. 300-400
350
Foreign (non-U.S.)
Europe and Colonies
France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 158, 1862-69 Napoleon III Laureate IssueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Tied by "723" in grid British cancel with "Southampton France MB (Mobile Box) SP 8, 1866" octagonal datestamp on folded letter to New York, "N. York Am. Pkt. 21 Sep. 26" circular datestamp, London transit backstamp, Very Fine and rare with the stamp canceled by a British marking and the Southampton Mobile Box, carried on NGL Hansa from Southampton, arriving New York Sep. 26, also an unusual cover directed via open mail during the French-U.S. Treaty and due 21c for American Packet service (arrived in London as a loose ship letter), this was a more expensive routing and therefore seldom used.

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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Europe and Colonies
France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 159, 1862-69 Napoleon III Laureate IssueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose on Pinkish (28; Yvert 24). Tied by "723" British numeral grid cancel with "Southampton France MB (Mobile Box) OC 23 1866" octagonal datestamp on folded letter to New York, London backstamp, "New York Ship Letter 4 Nov. 6" due circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine private ship letter with rare markings, posted aboard the steamer en route to Southampton and then carried on NGL Hansa, arriving New York Nov. 16

E. 500-750
800
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France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 160, 1862-69 Napoleon III Laureate IssueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Cancelled by British "723" in grid and tied by "Southampton France MB (Mobile Box) MY 5, 1866" octagonal handstamp on cover to New York, red "London Ship Letter Paid MY 5, '66" circular datestamp, New York May 16 circular datestamp with integral "5" cents due, stamp with two small tears at top, Very Fine appearance and rare markings, prepaid 80-centimes under the French-U.S. treaty and posted on a Havre-Southampton steamer but rated as a loose ship letter in London and sent via British Open Mail, therefore due 5c in New York, very little mail was directed via this more expensive option during the treaty period

E. 500-750
1,700
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Europe and Colonies
France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 161, 1862-69 Napoleon III Laureate IssueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Horizontal strip of seven and single, tied by diamond of dots cancels, Le Havre May 26, 1864 double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, carried on Cunarder China, arriving Boston June 7, manuscript "24" cents credit, red boxed "P.D."handstamp, "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Jun. 7" circular datestamp, Very Fine, a striking eight-times treaty rate cover to New York

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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Europe and Colonies
France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 162, 1862-69 Napoleon III Laureate IssueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Horizontal pair and single, tied by diamond of dots cancels, Le Havre May 9, 1864 double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, London transit datestamp, "New York Am. Pkt. 42 May 25" due circular datestamp, Very Fine double-rate consignee letter sent by open mail, unusual as this was more expensive than the French-U.S. treaty fully prepaid rate, accompanied by a similar use with two singles 40c Orange on Yellowish (18), on cover front only to Manchester Conn., one tied by bold "21" cents due for American Packet, Very Fine and unusual treaty period front sent instead by open mail

E. 400-500
550
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Europe and Colonies
France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 163, 1862-69 Napoleon III Laureate IssueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Tied by "Philadelphia Am. Pkt. Nov. 16" circular datestamp, "Le Havre 23 Oct. '63" origination double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Philadelphia, London transit datestamp, carried by Inman Line's Edinburgh, arriving New York Nov. 15, "21" cents due handstamp, Very Fine and unusual, prepaid 80-centimes for French-U.S. treaty but sent via open mail and due 21c in the U.S.

E. 300-400
1,100
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France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 164, 1862-69 Napoleon III Laureate IssueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Four singles, two slightly overlapping, tied by diamond of dots cancels, Le Havre Feb. 27, 1865 double-circle datestamp on blue folded letter to New York, red boxed "P.P." (part paid), carried on NGL Hansa, "New York Ship Letter Mar. 13" circular datestamp with "8" due handstamp struck overlapping, file fold creases third stamp, fourth stamp also with light crease, Very Fine appearance, a scarce usage prepaid as a quadruple-rate 1857 Treaty letter in France and rated as a double-rate ship letter in the U.S.

E. 200-300
300
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Europe and Colonies
France and Colonies
France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 174, French Maritime Mails and Compagnie Generale TransatlantiqueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Horizontal pair, partly separated at top and overlapping, tied by diamond of dots cancels, "Bordeaux 14 Juin '64" double-circle datestamp on blue folded cover to San Francisco, red "6" cents credit handstamp, "New York Paid 30 Jun. 28" circular datestamp (in error, should be Jun. 29) and "Fr. Service" octagonal handstamp, Jul. 19 receipt docketing, right stamp perfs affected from placement over edge, otherwise Very Fine and extremely rare, carried on the maiden voyage of the Washington and the first sailing of the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique Line, departed Le Havre Jun. 15, 1864 and arrived New York Jun. 29, this is the only surviving cover from the first CGT sailing, ex Winter, illustrated and discussed in Chronicle 246 on p. 175

E. 750-1,000
3,250
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France
2016-05-29
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail, Pt2
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Sale Number 1127, Lot Number 175, French Maritime Mails and Compagnie Generale TransatlantiqueFRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24), FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24)FRANCE, 1862, 80c Rose (28; Yvert 24). Six stamps that are mostly separated but likely were intact strips before application, tied by diamond of dots cancels, Le Havre Jul. 27, 1864 double-circle datestamp with "Washington Paq. Fr. 27 Juil. '64" octagonal name-of-ship datestamp struck on flap of folded cover, addressed to New York where "Fr. Service" octagonal handstamp struck in blue, manuscript "18" cents credit to U.S. (six-times rate), file fold affects two stamps

VERY FINE. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THE "WASHINGTON PAQ. FR." NAME-OF-SHIP EMBARKATION DATESTAMP. AN OUTSTANDING COVER BY FRENCH PACKET DIRECT.

This was carried on the Compagnie Generale Transatlantique steamer Washington (second sailing of the line) from Le Havre on Jul. 27, 1864, arriving New York Aug. 9. In addition to the only recorded example of the "Washington Paq. Fr." marking, the "Fr. Service" handstamp is also rare (struck in blue to signify direct service).

Illustrated and discussed in Chronicle 246 on p. 177

E. 7,500-10,000
8,000
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