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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2167, California-Related3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Well-centered, corner defect at top left, cancelled by segmented cork and tied by "Camptonville Cal. Feb. 18, 1864" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to Skowhegan Me. with illustrated railroad propaganda design and slogan, reads "Per Overland Mail via Placerville and Salt Lake. Hurrah! But we must have the [locomotive]", Hutchings and Rosenfield imprint, slightly reduced at left, still Very Fine, rare, fewer than eight examples of this railroad propaganda design are known to us with the "Via Placerville and Salt Lake" Chorpenning Route designation, ex Knapp and J. David Baker

E. 500-750
475
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2168, California-Related3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by manuscript, matching "Little York Cal. Jan. 20" manuscript postmark on "Per Overland Mail Stage Via Placerville, In hope of the [locomotive]" illustrated railroad propaganda cover to Johnston R.I., E. B. Davidson of Sacramento imprint, sender's routing instructions "Per Steamer" at lower left written with no trace of irony, slightly reduced at left, stamp slightly affected from placement near edge of cover, still Very Fine, ex J. David Baker

E. 200-300
375
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19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2171, Hawaii3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Cancelled by cogwheel, "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 7, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover from Hawaii to Mrs. Louisa Priest in Boxborough Mass., red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid Nov. 11" circular datestamp, with enclosure from Daniel Wetherbee dated Nov. 8, 1863 so probably not original but from the same correspondence, stamp with small tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine and very unusual, the 2c ship fee must have been paid in cash, looking at the sailing data there is an outside chance this was carried on the American Whale Bark Coral which departed Nov. 12 with an arrival in New Bedford the following spring (possibly made a stop in San Francisco?), for 1863 this could have been carried on the American bark Comet which departed Honolulu Nov. 14 and arrived San Francisco Dec. 5 with mails for the east coast postmarked on the 7th, with small typed notes from Ashbrook and Harris remarking how unusual the cover is

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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2019-12-17
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2182, Circus Covers3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright shade, cancelled by target on buff cover with illustration for "P. T. Barnum's Broadway American Museum and Menagerie & Dan Castello's Mammoth Circus" depicting a seal, crocodile, snake and other oddities, to Worcester Mass., barely reduced at right, Very Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 750-1,000
300
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2190, Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by quartered cork cancel with indistinct strike of Philadelphia Pa. circular datestamp on purple Kline's Emporium for Indian Curiosities and Postage Stamps illustrated cover, addressed to Washington D.C., a couple slightly nibbed perfs, still fresh and Very Fine, accompanied by an elaborate Kline's Emporium circular that probably originates with these cover designs, according to research by the late Steven R. Belasco, Kline's Emporium was run by John W. Klein (spelling differs from how it is printed on the cover), under the name A. C. Klein, he published the first stamp catalogue in the United States in 1862 (an example is offered in lot 2189).

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550
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2294, 1861-68 Issues: Domestic Uses3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by bold strike of Devil & Pitchfork fancy cancel, matching "West Meriden Conn. Aug. 20" circular datestamp on cover to Deep River Conn., opened a bit unevenly at right, Very Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, for a history of this fancy cancel go to http://www.ctpostalhistory.com/CtPP/Postal_Markings_files/D%26PArticleJan2016XXXLR.pdf , a fascinating article on this subject by William Duffney also appeared in the most recent Congress Book

E. 1,000-1,500
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2295, 1861-68 Issues: Domestic Uses3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). 13 covers, including one with green cancel from Meriden N.H., one with flower fancy cancel of Cornwall Vt., one tied by "U.S. SHIP" handstamp, few other better, selected by the owner for superior strikes and overall appeal, Very Fine group, two with certificates

E. 500-750
250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2494, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Lincoln and Caricatures3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Washington D.C. Feb. ?" circular datestamp on back of multicolored Lincoln and McClellan "Review of the Army" Magnus Patriotic cover, opened for display, stamp torn prior to use, cover with some staining, otherwise Fine and scarce design

E. 400-500
450
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2019-12-17
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2495, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Lincoln and Caricatures3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by by target cancel with "Port Royal S.C. Mar. 2, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Kensington Pa., back with red Lincoln-Davis Prize Fight 5th Round cartoon design, variation of the Round 5 design with caption "ARMY ENVELOPE OR THE UNION WE FIGHT FOR", original letter enclosure datelined at Pinckney Island S.C. accompanies, right side of envelope opened roughly affecting the edge of the design, some scattered toned specks along edges, still Fine, used examples of this famous cartoon envelope are extremely rare

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2497, Civil War: Union Patriotics, Lincoln and Caricatures3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Bellefonte Pa. Feb. 27" circular datestamp on red "The Flag of a New Confederacy" Caricature Patriotic cover depicting a flag with Uncle Sam kicking Jeff Davis in the rear, addressed to Philadelphia, faint toning mostly near stamp from gum, Very Fine, an outstanding design

E. 300-400
650
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