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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
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Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 569, Texas and Mexico"San Francisco June 20, 1849", "San Francisco June 20, 1849""San Francisco June 20, 1849". Dateline on folded letter to Mazatlan, Mexico, manuscript "Paid 25" (cents) for double 12-1/2c intra-West Coast rate applied at the San Francisco post office in its distinctive magenta ink of the period, carried on the PMSC Panama on June 20, offloaded at San Blas, an intermediate stop on the way to Panama, entered the Mexican mails with bold strike of red "San Blas" in script framed handstamp, red "2" Mexican due handstamp, manuscript "P Steamer" at top and "Julio 10" (July 10) receipt docketing at bottom, Very Fine, the June 20 PMSC sailing was also the first to carry the new straightline postmarks from San Francisco, this is an extremely rare West Coast cover and early use from San Francisco

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2017-12-12
Stampless Stories: A Postal History of America
c
Sale Number 1171, Lot Number 151, Manifest DestinySAN FRANCISCO, SAN FRANCISCOSAN FRANCISCO. Well-struck straightline handstamp with magenta manuscript “July 2” and “40" rate on 1849 folded letter to McDonough N.Y., some slight overall wear, Very Fine strike, the first handstamp used at the San Francisco post office, carried on the PMSS Oregon on July 2, then by the USMSS Falcon from Chagres to New York, arriving Aug. 17

E. 500-750
1,200
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2017-12-12
Stampless Stories: A Postal History of America
c
Sale Number 1171, Lot Number 152, Manifest DestinySan Francisco 80 1 Oct, San Francisco 80 1 OctSan Francisco 80 1 Oct. Red 80-cent integral-rate circular datestamp (Williams SAF-270) on blue folded printed Prices Current prepared for the Daily Alta California dated Oct. 1, 1850 and addressed to Bath Me., ink smudge, Very Fine, late use of the “80” integral-rate circular datestamp, this style is last known used on Oct. 4, 1850

E. 200-300
170
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2017-11-08
United States and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2104, Postal Markings by StateSan Francisco Cal. Nov. 15, San Francisco Cal. Nov. 15San Francisco Cal. Nov. 15. Neat strike of circular datestamp with boxed "40" handstamp on 1849 adversity cover made from a blue illustrated advertising cover for Wm. H. Cary & Co. to West Killingly Conn., some edge faults and overall wear, still a very unusual use

E. 200-300
60
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2017-05-09
United States and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1155, Lot Number 3080, Stampless Covers by StateSan Francisco Cal. Nov. 15, San Francisco Cal. Nov. 15San Francisco Cal. Nov. 15. Neat strike of circular datestamp with boxed "40" handstamp on 1849 adversity cover made from a blue illustrated advertising cover for Wm. H. Cary & Co. to West Killingly Conn., some edge faults and overall wear, still a very unusual use

E. 300-400
0
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2016-10-05
The Peter Sharrer Collection of United States Postal Markings
c
Sale Number 1136, Lot Number 1046, Railroad, Waterway and Ship MarkingsSan Francisco/40/1 June, San Francisco/40/1 JuneSan Francisco/40/1 June. Perfect bold strike of red integral 40c rate circular datestamp on blue folded letter to Taunton Mass., datelined "San Francisco 30th May, 1850" with interesting content -- "...I am now in command of the steamer Major Tompkins on the Sacramento river...We make our first trip tomorrow." -- sender's ship-name directive "Steamer Oregon June 1st", Extremely Fine, this is the earliest known use of this San Francisco 40c integral-rate datestamp, sent via Pacific Mail Steamship Co. Oregon, departing San Francisco on June 1 and arriving in Panama on June 21, then by U.S. Mail Steamship Co. Georgia, departing Chagres on June 26 and arriving in New York on July 8, pictured in Wiltsee's Gold Rush Steamers of the Pacific (p. 380), ex Walske

E. 750-1,000
550
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2015-06-25
2015 Rarities of the World
 
Sale Number 1106, Lot Number 3056, Western Mails: MiningSan Francisco Cal. 15 May, San Francisco Cal. 15 MaySan Francisco Cal. 15 May. Bold strike of circular datestamp with "40" rate handstamp on cover front only to Reynoldsburg O., with gray enclosure with intricately printed "View of Nevada City, from Prospect Hill", published by C. W. Mulford of Nevada, ten numbered building with key at bottom indicating "Nevada Hotel", "Dr. Caldwell's Store, First House in Nevada", papermaker's embossing, reverse with contents including "it is unpleasant living as miners have to live but it is the only way for me...I would rather die in this country than return as poor.", some slight wear, Very Fine, an extremely rare design, Charles W. Mulford became Wells, Fargo agent in Nevada City in 1852

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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United States
U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2014-06-24
The New Helvetia Collection of Western Expresses
c
Sale Number 1072, Lot Number 77, California MailsSAN FRANCISCO/June 20 (1849) -- First Day Use of Straightline, SAN FRANCISCO/June 20 (1849) -- First Day Use of StraightlineSAN FRANCISCO/June 20 (1849) -- First Day Use of Straightline. Clear strike of straightline handstamp (Williams SAF 230) with manuscript "June 20" (1849) date and "40" rate on cover to Augusta Ga., turned and addressed to the same addressee at Janesville Pa., red "Augusta Ga. Aug. 17" circular datestamp and matching "10" in circle rate handstamp, etiquette label on flap, front and back separated and hinged together, small tear at bottom, part of backflaps cut away to show markings, otherwise Fine, the first day of use of the San Francisco straightline (used June 20 to August 1, 1849), an unusual turned cover, carried by PMSS Panama from San Francisco to Panama (dep. Jun. 21, arr. Jul 12), then by USMSC Falcon from Aspinwall to New Orleans (dep. Jul. 28, arr. Aug. 3)

E. 1,000-1,500
550
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2014-06-24
The New Helvetia Collection of Western Expresses
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Sale Number 1072, Lot Number 78, California MailsSAN FRANCISO/July 2, SAN FRANCISO/July 2SAN FRANCISO/July 2. Bold strike of straightline handstamp with magenta manuscript date and "40" rate on July 2, 1849 folded letter to New York City street address, Very Fine, carried from San Francisco to Panama by PMSS Oregon (dep. Jul. 2) and by USMSC from Chagres to New York (arr. Aug. 17), the San Francisco straightline was used from June 20 to August 1, 1849

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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U.S. Postal History
Subject
Stampless Covers - General
2014-06-24
The New Helvetia Collection of Western Expresses
c
Sale Number 1072, Lot Number 79, California MailsSAN FRANCISO/July 2, SAN FRANCISO/July 2SAN FRANCISO/July 2. Mostly clear strike of straightline handstamp with magenta manuscript date and "80" double 40c rate on 1849 buff cover to Perth Amboy N.J., slight wear, Very Fine, carried from San Francisco to Panama by PMSS Oregon (dep. Jul. 2) and by USMSC from Chagres to New York (arr. Aug. 17), the San Francisco straightline was used from June 20 to August 1, 1849, this is an extremely rare example of the 80c double rate (equivalent to about $20 in today's money)

E. 750-1,000
650
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