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Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-30
2020 Rarities of the World
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Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 72, 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Tied by "North Brookfield Mass." 1862 double-circle datestamp on beardless Lincoln 1860 campaign cover to local address, design shows Liberty cap and rays of light above Lincoln's portrait, cover immaculate, stamp scissors-separated into perfs at top, still appears Extremely Fine, a very rare use of the 1c 1861 on a beardless Lincoln campaign cover -- most of these were used in 1860 -- ex Bailar, with 1977 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-30
2020 Rarities of the World
c
Sale Number 1224, Lot Number 73, 1861-66 Issue1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Tied by oval "Philadelphia Pa. 1" handstamp, a few letters and rim strengthened in pencil but a bold strike of this unusual and very rare marking, which was probably used exclusively on circular rate mail, on purple "Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commission" illustrated cover showing battlefield scene with fallen soldier, return address imprint at side of intra-city cover, stamp has sealed tear, otherwise Very Fine, ex Walcott [Fig. 131], Kantor and Born, with 2015 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
4,750
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8174, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Uncancelled, faulty at upper right, used on cover to Liverpool, England and forwarded to Paris, France, neat strike of "N. York Am. Pkt. 21 Mar 8" debit datestamp, 1sh postage due paid by Brown Shipley & Co., who added forwarding postage paid by wing-margin horizontal pair of Great Britain 4p Victoria stamps tied by "Liverpool 22 MR 62" circular datestamp and "466" ovals, forwarder's oval handstamp, French transits, cover slightly reduced at right, still Very Fine and rare use, the 1c stamp was probably intended to pay the carrier fee to the N.Y. post office, ex Bailar

E. 300-400
550
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8175, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Brilliant color, tied by "Worcester Mass. Oct. 28" circular datestamp on locally addressed cover with overall gray lithographed Probate Court illustrated design, the corner card depicts blind Lady Justice, pristine and Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
300
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8176, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Centered to bottom, tied by small quartered cork cancel with "Yonkers N.Y. ? 28" circular datestamp on "The Statesman" newspaper overall advertising cover addressed locally, fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
275
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
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Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8177, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue, 3c Rose, Cover Balance (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose, Cover Balance (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose, Cover Balance (63, 65). 16 covers, each bearing either a single No. 63, a combination with No. 65 and one with a single No. 65, nice range of uses including an overall illustrated "Union" and Liberty Patriotic design, one with 10c total postage from California, New York & New Haven Railroad, mourning, circulars, a few 1c used on 1c entires, others, a few small flaws may be found but overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 750-1,000
0
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8351, General Carrier and City Carrier Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Almost perfectly centered, neatly tied by "U.S. Penny Mail, Phila. Pa. Jul. 7" octagonal datestamp on immaculate cover locally addressed, slightly reduced at right, Extremely Fine, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
90
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2181, Circus Covers1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Rich colors, tied by "New-York Feb. 19" double-circle datestamps on buff cover with "Van Amburgh & Co.'s Mammoth Menagerie and Great Moral Exhibition" illustrated circus design to Harrisburgh Ind., slightly reduced at left and some edgewear, 3c affected from placement at edge of cover, still Very Fine and beautiful circus design, also a scarce carrier use

E. 1,000-1,500
0
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2289, 1861-68 Issues: Domestic Uses1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Horizontal pair, exceptionally and unusually crisp blue shade, tied by neat strike of "Burlington Vt. Jan. 6, 1863" double-circle datestamp on unsealed Commission Merchant's corner card cover to Barton Vt., fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful 1c 1861 shade on a pristine cover

E. 200-300
375
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 429, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Full bold strike of the rare Small Mortar and Pestle of Waterbury on a 1¢ 1861 Issue cover

Small Mortar and Pestle, Type 3, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff O-7), phenomenal strike ties 1¢ Blue (63), centered to left, on locally addressed cover with "Waterbury Con. Oct. 9, '67" double-circle datestamp, small cover scuff to left of datestamp, reduced at left, Very Fine strike, Waterbury postmaster John Hill carved three different Mortar & Pestle designs--Rohloff Types 1 and 3 (O-5 and O-7) were carved in 1867 and used with the large double-circle datestamp, and they are much rarer than the Type 2 larger Mortar & Pestle (O-6) that was carved in 1869 and used with the 1868 Grilled and 1869 Issues, we are aware of three other covers with the Type 3 Mortar and Pestle, all are used between September 16 and October 10, 1867, the others have 3¢ stamps, illustrated in Rohloff, The Waterbury Fancy Cancellations 1865-1890 (p. 181)

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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