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Date
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Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2021-03-30
United States Stamps and Postal History
c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1630, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Tied by bold target cancel, "Schenectady N.Y. Feb. 7" (1870) double-circle datestamp on folded printed United States Internal Revenue tax notice to local addressee, Very Fine

E. 200-300
130
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2021-03-30
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c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1631, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Tied by segmented cork cancel on dry goods commission business folded circular to New York City address, circular dated April 1, 1869 -- which is the date of Earliest Documented Use of the 1c 1869 Pictorial -- though circulars were sometimes mailed after they were dated so the EDU status cannot be determined, still Very Fine and desirable

E. 300-400
150
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c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1632, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Vertical pair, cancelled by cork and tied by Philadelphia "Carrier Apr. 26 2PM" circular datestamp on yellow Robert Freeman & Co. Furniture and Mattress dealer corner card cover addressed locally, top stamp with a couple of short perfs, cover with tiny repaired edge nick at bottom, still fresh and Very Fine, an attractive use

E. 300-400
275
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c
Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1633, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Vertical pair, tied by blue Three-Leaf Clover cancels and by matching "Covington Ky. Jan. 20" circular datestamp on buff cover to Keene Ky., Very Fine and extremely rare cancel, the only example recorded on the 1869 Pictorial Issue

E. 400-500
375
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1634, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Horizontal strip of three, tied by target cancels with matching "Hanover N.H. Dec. 4" double-circle datestamp on New Hampshire College of Agriculture corner card cover to Boscawen N.H., left stamp few short perfs at left, sealed tear at right does not affect stamps, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
275
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1635, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Tied by target cancel, used with 2c Black, F Grill (93), similarly tied on cover locally addressed to Grinnell Iowa and forwarded to North Danville Vt., light strike of "Grinnell Ioa. Jul. ?" circular datestamp, minor edge soiling, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, this was mailed with the 1c stamp for local delivery in Grinnell and then the 2c was added to make up the 3c domestic rate for forwarding to North Danville, ex Krug and Eubanks, 1960, 1980 and 2003 P.F. certificates no longer accompany

E. 400-500
0
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1636, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Used with 2c Brown and 3c Ultramarine (113, 114), tied by blue target cancels with matching "Sharon Springs N.Y. Aug. 4" circular datestamp on cover to San Jose Cal., 2c with internal tear and 1c and 3c with a few perfs affected from placement near edge, cover with edge tears at right, otherwise Very Fine, a collector would have to search long and hard to find a cover with only the first three values of the 1869 Pictorial Issue

E. 200-300
350
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1638, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Used with 2c Red Brown (146), tied by quartered cork cancel, "Poplar Ridge N.Y. Sep. 13" circular datestamp on small cover with printed address label carried by dove, to Litchfield O., faint stain, Very Fine, attractive mixed-issue franking, ex Mack

E. 300-400
200
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1639, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Horizontal pair, small piece torn out of right-hand stamp, tied by cork cancels and "Houlton Me. Feb. 11" circular datestamp on pictorial Valentine cover to Woodstock, New Brunswick, handstamped "Paid 2" applied at Houlton for ferriage rate to Canadian post office near border, "Woodstock N.B. Fe 11 1870" receiving backstamp, back of cover with similar illustration to the front -- depicting a cherub carrying a letter

VERY FINE COVER DESPITE THE STAMP FAULT. A RARE USE OF THE ONE-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE ON A 2-CENT FERRIAGE RATE COVER TO CANADA. PARTICULARLY DESIRABLE WITH THE VALENTINE ILLUSTRATIONS.

The 2c ferriage rate was applied to mail between U.S. and Canadian post offices located along the same contiguous border. Ex Coulter

E. 3,000-4,000
2,100
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Sale Number 1232, Lot Number 1640, 1868 Grilled Issue thru 1869 Pictorial Issue1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Used with 5c Brown (76), tied by square grid cancels, "Hoosick N-Y Apr. 24" (1871) circular datestamp on small cover to Cambridge, England, 5c also tied by red New York transit, part of receiving backstamp visible, backflap partly removed, sealed tear at top, still Very Fine, extremely unusual combination for the 6c rate, ex Mack

E. 400-500
250
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