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1861-66 Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2321, 1861-68 Issues: Foreign Destinations24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Used with 30c Orange (71), tied by large Boston "Paid" grid cancels on cover to Rome, Italy, red crayon "48" credit, transit and receiving datestamps front and back, 24c stamp couple tiny flaws, Very Fine appearing double rate cover by French Mail

E. 300-400
Future Sale
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 2327, 1861-68 Issues: Foreign Destinations24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Used with two singles of 30c Orange (71), tied by segmented cork cancels and 1865 receipt docketing on cover to Christ Church, New Zealand, red "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid 8 Aug." (1865) backstamp and crayon "74/2" credit to Great Britain for double rate, red London transit and Christ Church arrival datestamps (Oct. 21), top 30c stamp with some minor perf flaws, slightly reduced at right and small edge nicks, Fine appearance and very scarce use to New Zealand at this time, also a most unusual 84c "double" rate, the rate by British Mail to New Zealand via Marseilles was 39c for up to one half ounce, double that would be 78c but French rate progressions were calculated by -1/4 ounce, so this cover must have weighed between -1/2 and -3/4 ounces, therefore the rate was calculated as the sum of double 12c British transit, double 16c transatlantic, double 5c U.S. and triple 6c French transit, for a total of 84c

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 379, Civil War Postal HistoryAn outstanding "Angell" cover depicting General George B, An outstanding "Angell" cover depicting General George BAn outstanding "Angell" cover depicting General George B. McClellan and franked with the 24¢ 1861 Issue

24¢ Lilac (78), interpane margin at left with centerline, wonderful depth of color, single pulled perf at top not mentioned on either certificate, tied by bold grid of diamonds cancel on "Gen McClellan" Patriotic cover to London, England, red "Boston Am. Pkt. 21 Jun. 24" (1864) 21¢ credit datestamp, credit portion struck out in red by postal clerk who applied "Boston Am. Pkt. 3 Paid Jun. 24" 3¢ credit datestamp, red "London Paid' receiving datestamp (July 7), the beard and moustache have some minor contemporary enhancements in black ink, Extremely Fine, an outstanding McClellan Patriotic cover to London from the Angell correspondence, ex Matthies, Paliafito and Ishikawa, with 1993 and 2010 P.F. certificates--the former specifically stating that the manuscript embellishments in the design are contemporary

History and Commentary

The Angell Correspondence

Dr. Henry C. Angell was a Boston optometrist who spent considerable time traveling in Europe. Covers are known sent to him in France, Italy, England, Germany and Austria, plus a few forwarded to other destinations. Dr. Angell was an art collector and undoubtedly appreciated the wide variety of Civil War patriotic envelopes mailed to him overseas.

E. 5,000-7,500
10,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-14
United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1197, Lot Number 1684, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Wide margins and choice centering, fresh color, cork cancel, Extremely Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

350
375
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1191, Great Britain and British Isles24c 1861 Issue (78 and varieties), 24c 1861 Issue (78 and varieties)24c 1861 Issue (78 and varieties). Group of six matching covers, each bearing single 24c with some shade variation, all on narrow covers addressed to Liverpool (five), or London (one), England, three are forwarded with Great Britain, 1857, 1p Rose Red (20), another forwarded to Paris without additional stamp, the cover to London with nice strike of 5-point Star fancy cancel of New Hamburg N.Y., others are from Baltimore Md. with blue postmarks, New York exchange office datestamps and Liverpool or London arrival datestamps, all are opened a bit roughly at top with some small cover or stamp faults, overall a Fine and colorful group

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1225, France (including Algeria and Corsica)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Horizontal pair and single, used with 3c Rose (65), 5c Brown (76) and 10c Green (68), tied by grid cancels on legal-size "City Inspector's Department of New York" illustrated cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid Nov. 5" (1864) circular datestamp, red boxed "PD" handstamp, magenta manuscript "30" credit, receiving backstamp, slight edgewear barely affects right 24c stamp, still Very Fine and impressive franking, the 90c pays 6-times 15c rate

E. 500-750
750
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1274, Belgium24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Used with 3c Rose (65), both cancelled by blue target cancels and tied by matching "Baltimore Md. Jun. 23 '65" double-circle datestamps struck mostly off the cover, full strike at top right of buff cover to Brussels, Belgium, faint strike of red New York circular datestamp, receiving backstamp (Jul. 6), 24c stamp with color slightly faded at top left, cover has been cleaned, otherwise Very Fine use sent by Belgian Closed Mail (27c rate)

E. 300-400
150
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1365, Russia24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). S.e. at left and small piece missing from bottom, used with 10c Green (68), tied by "Portland Me. Oct. 16, 1865" double-circle datestamp and target cancel on cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Oct. 18" circular datestamp with matching "14" credit handstamp, blue boxed "Aachen Franco" transit datestamp, blue crayon "f" Prussian Mail notation, receipt and answer docketing, Very Fine appearance, underpaid by 1c for the 35c rate via Prussian Closed Mail but apparently accepted, ex Gibson

E. 750-1,000
1,300
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-12-12
The Richard Drews Collection of United States 1861-68 Issues
 
Sale Number 1195, Lot Number 178, 1861-66 Issue Stamps, cont.24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Rich color, cancelled by bold strike of Waterbury Conn. Bridgeport Fireman fancy cancel, (Rohloff E-6), stamp with light creases

EXTREMELY FINE STRIKE OF THE FAMOUS BRIDGEPORT FIREMAN FANCY CANCELLATION, WHICH WAS CREATED IN WATERBURY BY POSTMASTER JOHN W. HILL. ITS USE ON A 24-CENT STAMP IS LIKELY UNIQUE.

This cancel was inspired by the annual Bridgeport Fireman's Parade through Waterbury. It is almost always seen on 3c stamps, though a few are known on 1c stamps or on a 3c entire. This use on a 24c stamp is truly remarkable -- we can only fantasize about what the cover must have looked like.

Ex Hessel and Jennings. With 1976 P.F. and 1994 P.S.E. certificates.

E. 5,000-7,500
8,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1861-66 Issue
2018-07-25
United States Stamps
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Sale Number 1187, Lot Number 144, 1861-66 Issue (Scott 56-78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Block of four, original gum, multiple h.r., a few faults including creases in bottom pair, short perfs where lightly stained on top right stamp, tiny thin top left stamp, otherwise Fine, the top left stamp would make a worthy single

18,000
1,100
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