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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
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Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
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Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1252, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issues Covers5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Horizontal strip of three, deep rich color in the 1858 shade, attractive margins and centering, tied by red "New York Paid 3 Aug. 14" (1858) credit datestamp on blue folded letter datelined at Baton Rouge La. on Aug. 5, written in French and addressed to Bordeaux, France, French entry datestamp ties strip, small red boxed "PD" handstamp, La Havre and Bordeaux backstamps, the addressee's name has been excised, breaking the paper in that area but the strip is sound and Very Fine, an attractive use to France, Scott value as off-cover strip of three $3,850.00

E. 500-750
950
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2020-12-15
U.S. & Hawaii Stamps & Postal History
c
Sale Number 1230, Lot Number 1254, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issues Covers10c Green, Ty. II (32), 10c Green, Ty. II (32)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Tied by well-struck "San Francisco Cal. Jul. 29, 1859" circular datestamp on yellow illustrated four-horse stagecoach cover with "Overland, Via Los Angeles U.S. Mail" banner, to Newark N.J., few minor toned spots at left, otherwise Very Fine, ex Hall

E. 400-500
500
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8163, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (32), 10c Green, Ty. II (32)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Stamp defective, cancelled by penstrokes on cover originating in Canada and sent to Vt., Montreal rimless handstamp with "17 Oct. 1857" date in manuscript, "6" due marking, top flap reattached and expertly repaired along edges, still appears Fine, scarce use, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8164, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (32), 10c Green, Ty. II (32)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Uncancelled but "tied" by some toning around perfs on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to France, red "New York Paid 6 Feb. 13" credit datestamp, 1858 French transit, manuscript "Due 2c", cover with central toned spot, appears Very Fine, unusual use as most short-paid covers were treated as completely unpaid

E. 200-300
150
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8166, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (32), 10c Green, Ty. II (32)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Tied by large "PAID" grid, small red "Boston Sept. 18" circular datestamp on blue 1860 cover to San Francisco, endorsed "Per Mail Steamer & Isthmus Rail Road" at lower left, some slight toning, Very Fine, east to west directives are unusual, by Dec. 17, 1859 the "Via Panama" route was replaced by the Butterfield route as the default sending unless other instructions were given as in the case here

E. 200-300
110
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2020-02-25
The Ambassador J. William Middendorf II Collection
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Sale Number 1216, Lot Number 141, 3c-90c 1857 Perforated Issue5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Horizontal pair and single, typical 1856 shade (prior to 1858 Red Brown printing), perfs scissors-separated in places but intact including portion of adjoining stamps to right of pair, tied by two strikes of “New Orleans La. Nov. 13, 1857” circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Paris, France, red “New York Paid 12 Nov. 25” 12c credit circular datestamp, boxed “P.D.” handstamp and French transit and arrival datestamps, small tear at bottom of cover and minor stain at right, Very Fine

E. 500-750
325
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2269, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown, Ty. I (28), 5c Red Brown, Ty. I (28)5c Red Brown, Ty. I (28). Horizontal pair, vivid rich color and sharp proof-like impression, tied by perfectly struck "Fentonville Mich. Jul 6" circular datestamp on buff cover to Folsom City, Cal., single pulled perf on right stamp, otherwise Extremely Fine, a handsome and rare domestic transcontinental use, ex Mason, Ackerman, Gibson, Knapp and "Sevenoaks"

E. 500-750
650
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2270, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Vertical strip of three with interpane margin and guideline at left, rich color, scissors-trimmed perfs at bottom, used with vertical strip of three 10c Green, Ty. III/II/III (33/32/33), scissors-trimmed perfs at top, tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 2, 1857" circular datestamp on folded cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid 9 Dec. 12" credit datestamp (three-times 3c credit for American Packet), ultramarine Havre transit datestamp, red "PD" in frame, horizontal file fold thru center 5c stamp (pressed-out crease), still Fine appearing and an impressive triple-rate franking, ex "Lake Shore"

E. 1,000-1,500
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 314, 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues, A magnificent strip of six of the 5¢ 1857 Red Brown on cover to France--the largest and finest recorded on-cover strip

5¢ Red Brown (28), horizontal strip of six, well-centered, rich color, tied by clear strikes of "Charleston S.C. Apr. 16, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Lille, France, red "Boston 21 Apr. Paid 24" 24¢ credit datestamp--carried on the Cunarder America, departing Boston on April 21, 1858, and arriving at Liverpool May 4--French arrival datestamp (May 4) and "P.D." in frame struck twice, receiving backstamps

Very Fine strip and cover. No strip larger than six is recorded on cover, and this is the finest of the few known 5¢ 1857 multiple uses.

Illustrated in Hill, United States Five Cent Stamp of 1856-1861 (p. 45) and Bakers' U.S. Classics (p. 141). Ex Howard Lehman, J. David Baker, Walter C. Klein (where it was illustrated on the front cover of the postal history sale) and "Sevenoaks."

E. 10,000-15,000
23,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1857-60 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 323, 1857-60 1¢ to 90¢ Perforated Issues, Fabulous horizontal strip of six of the 1857 10¢ Green Type II on cover to Mexico

10¢ Green, Type II (32), horizontal strip of six, extraordinarily choice centering for a multiple of this size, bright color, tied by three bold strikes of "New Orleans La. Feb. 15, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, from the Hargous correspondence, bold "7" reales due handstamp, fifth stamp with trivial small sealed tear at bottom, Extremely Fine, a rare multiple franking to Mexico paying the six-times rate, ex Caspary, Rust and Klein, from our 1981 and 1996 Rarities of the World sales, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,100
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