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2018-10-23
The John Birkinbine II Collection of Arizona and New Mexico Postal History
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Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1189, Arizona Territory Post Offices, cont., “Wickenburg A.T. 14/6 68” (Jun. 14, 1868). Manuscript postmark with European date format on 3¢ Pink on White entire (U58) to Caledonia, Vermont, slightly reduced at right, seams reinforced, still Very Fine and extremely rare Arizona Territory postmark, this post office was established on June 9, 1865, Fred Leimbach was postmaster when this was mailed, only four are recorded (three without faults), ex Dr. Chase

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2018-10-23
The John Birkinbine II Collection of Arizona and New Mexico Postal History
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Sale Number 1189, Lot Number 1209, Arizona Territory Post Offices, cont., “Wickenburg A.T. Nov. 7/65”. Manuscript postmark ties 3¢ Rose (65) on buff cover to Vernon, Vermont, handstamp “3” due for weight, manuscript directive “Per Steamer” in same hand as address, receipt docketing “Received from Alfred, Wickenburg, Arizona Territory, Dec. 22, 1865”, slightly reduced at right with cover nick, stamp with small faults, otherwise Very Fine, a rare Colorado River steamboat cover from Wickenburg, carried on the Mohave I to Yuma, then to Port Isabel, Sonora, Mexico, and by ocean to New York via Panama, this is also the earliest recorded Wickenburg postmark (post office established on June 9, 1865--four recorded), except for a duplicate that was sold to another collector, the covers offered in lots 1209-1214 are the only Colorado steamboat covers that John Birkinbine was able to acquire in more than 60 years of collecting.

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