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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2016-05-05
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
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Sale Number 1125, Lot Number 505, Steam Ship MarkingsSTEAM/SHIP, STEAM/SHIPSTEAM/SHIP. Two-line handstamp, scarce strike in red with matching "New York 10cts. May 8" integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Hartfrod Conn. with "New Orleans May 1st, 1851." dateline, embossed steamboat at top and "Packet Post", sender's directive "pr. Union" at bottom and carried by that steamer to New York, two file folds, Very Fine, the New York "Steam/Ship" marking is rarely seen in red

E. 200-300
475
United States
U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1240, Colonial and 18th Century"NUEVA ORLEANS" Spanish Colonial Handstamp, "NUEVA ORLEANS" Spanish Colonial Handstamp"NUEVA ORLEANS" Spanish Colonial Handstamp. Red laureated oval handstamp on folded prepaid ship register with part-printed enclosure from the U.S. Consulate at New Orleans, addressed in Spanish which translates (according to Siskin write-up) "Registry of the frigate America Planter, that in charge of its Captain Mr. Joseph Hudson is being dispatched from this port of New Orleans to the Danish Island of Saint Croix, in which it is to be presented to the respective authorities", continues "Franco [Paid] by Carlos Perez [a government officer acting for] the Postmaster. Given on September 9, 1799", the enclosed document is a ship's cargo register signed by Vice-Consul William E. Hulings with seal affixed, address panel and content separated, mild dampstaining, very clear strike of the rare "Nueva Orleans" oval handstamp

VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND DESIRABLE MARKING FROM NEW ORLEANS SENT DURING THE SPANISH COLONIAL PERIOD.

The "Nueva Orleans" marking was in use from 1792 to 1803 on all types of outgoing mail matter. Only eight examples are recorded by Dr. Yamil Kouri.

Ex Siskin

E. 5,000-7,500
7,500
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United States
U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2010-12-13
U.S. & C.S.A. Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1002, Lot Number 3199, Postal Markings by State - Louisiana to MaineN*Orleans Ap. 8, N*Orleans Ap. 8N*Orleans Ap. 8. Straightline datestamp on folded letter datelined "New Orleans 7th April 1804" and addressed to New York, ms. "25" rate, docketing on back reads "Brig. 'Venus', Carr, New Orleans to New York", letter requests insurance on shipment of 28 hogsheads of sugar to New York, light vertical file folds

VERY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE NEW ORLEANS PRE-TERRITORIAL POSTMARK AND A MARVELOUS PIECE OF EARLY NEW ORLEANS HISTORY.

This was sent during the brief pre-territorial period, which existed from Dec. 20, 1803, to Sep. 30, 1804, before being incorporated as the District of Louisiana (to the north) and Orleans Territory (to the south) on Oct. 1, 1804.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2010-12-13
U.S. & C.S.A. Stamps and Postal History
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Sale Number 1002, Lot Number 3200, Postal Markings by State - Louisiana to MaineN Orleans * June * 16, N Orleans * June * 16N Orleans * June * 16. Well-struck straightline datestamp with ms. "25" rate crossed out and with ms. "Public Service, Jos. Taylor, asst. my. agent" on 1804 folded cover to "Military Agent, Philadelphia", contents discuss receipt of supplies (iron pots), gently pressed, some slight toning

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE NEW ORLEANS PRE-TERRITORIAL POSTMARK.

This was sent during the brief pre-territorial period, which existed from Dec. 20, 1803, to Sep. 30, 1804, before being incorporated as the District of Louisiana (to the north) and Orleans Territory (to the south) on Oct. 1, 1804.

Ex Mayer (1969 Siegel sale)

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2010-12-13
U.S. & C.S.A. Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1002, Lot Number 3541, Ship Letter Markings"Express Mail", "Express Mail""Express Mail". Sender's endorsement on 1838 folded letter from New Orleans to London via New York forwarder, red "New Orleans La. May 13" circular datestamp and matching "Paid" handstamp, ms. "1.50" express rate, ms. "3/2" due, light vertical file folds, Very Fine

E. 200-300
0
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United States
U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2009-06-13
2009 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 973, Lot Number 5, Autographs, Free Franks and Stampless CoversNueva Orleans, Nueva OrleansNueva Orleans. Red laureated oval handstamp with matching "Yndias" handstamp on folded letter dated June 1803, various ms. incl. "Franco Marin" which served as free frank, vertical file fold, some slight edgewear and staining

VERY FINE. A SCARCE AND DESIRABLE MARKING FROM NEW ORLEANS SENT DURING THE SPANISH COLONIAL PERIOD.

According to the American Stampless Cover Catalogue, the "Nueva Orleans" marking was resurrected in 1799-1803 for use as an imprimatur on ship's manifests and as an unrated free frank on wrappers. Only five examples are recorded.

ASCC value $5,000

E. 5,000-7,500
4,000
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U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2008-12-09
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History and General Foreign
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Sale Number 966, Lot Number 2024, Postal Markings by State (Louisiana)N Orleans * May 6, N Orleans * May 6N Orleans * May 6. Well-struck straightline handstamp with ms. "25" rate on 1804 folded cover to Elizabethtown N.J.

VERY FINE. A CHOICE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE NEW ORLEANS PRE-TERRITORIAL POSTMARK AND A MARVELOUS PIECE OF EARLY NEW ORLEANS POSTAL HISTORY.

This was sent during the brief pre-territorial period, which existed from Dec. 20, 1803 to Sep. 30, 1804, before being incorporated as the District of Louisiana (to the north) and Orleans Territory (to the south) on Oct. 1, 1804. ASCC $2,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2008-12-09
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History and General Foreign
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Sale Number 966, Lot Number 2025, Postal Markings by State (Louisiana)N Orleans * June * 16, N Orleans * June * 16N Orleans * June * 16. Well-struck straightline handstamp with ms. "25" rate crossed out and with ms. "Public Service, Jos. Taylor, asst. my. agent" on 1804 folded cover to "Military Agent, Philadelphia", contents discuss receipt of supplies (iron pots), gently pressed, some slight toning

VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THIS RARE NEW ORLEANS PRE-TERRITORIAL POSTMARK.

This was sent during the brief pre-territorial period, which existed from Dec. 20, 1803 to Sep. 30, 1804, before being incorporated as the District of Louisiana (to the north) and Orleans Territory (to the south) on Oct. 1, 1804. Ex Mayer (1969 Siegel sale). ASCC $2,000.00

E. 1,500-2,000
800
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U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2008-12-09
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History and General Foreign
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Sale Number 966, Lot Number 2026, Postal Markings by State (Louisiana)N * Orl * Oct. * 6, N * Orl * Oct. * 6N * Orl * Oct. * 6. Well-struck straightline handstamp with red "Free" handstamp on 1804 folded letter addressed to "The Honble Henry Dearborn, Secretary of War, City of Washington", contents advise on payment compensation for the governor, faint horizontal file folds

VERY FINE. A RARE EXAMPLE OF THIS EARLY ORLEANS TERRITORY "TERRITORIAL PERIOD" MARKING. A WONDERFUL PIECE OF NEW ORLEANS POSTAL HISTORY.

Orleans Territory was incorporated on Oct. 1, 1804, which is only five days before this was sent. ASCC $2,500.00

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
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U.S. Postal History
State
Louisiana
2008-12-09
U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History and General Foreign
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Sale Number 966, Lot Number 2027, Postal Markings by State (Louisiana)New Orleans May 27, New Orleans May 27New Orleans May 27. Well-struck circular datestamp with ornaments above and below date, red ms. "Way Paid 12-1/2" on 1809 folded cover to Bayou Sarah, light vertical file folds, Very Fine, scarce usage during Spanish Florida period, ASCC $350.00

E. 200-300
500
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