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FILTER: Area=United States, Sub Area=U.S. Stamps, General=19th Century Issues, Issue/Country=1869 Pictorial Issue, All Sale Dates thru 2020/01/01, Catalogue = 114
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Date
Lot#/
Grade
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Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2183, Circus Covers3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Cancelled by grid, indistinct circular datestamp on yellow cover with "Campbell's Zoological and Equestrian Institute" illustration depicting elephants, tigers and other exotic animals, to Harrisburgh Ind., some edge flaws, still Very Fine and rare circus-related use with the 1869 Pictorial Issue

E. 1,000-1,500
375
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2194, Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection3c Red, F. Grill, 3c Ultramarine (94, 114), 3c Red, F. Grill, 3c Ultramarine (94, 114)3c Red, F. Grill, 3c Ultramarine (94, 114). Tied to separate covers by Boston Mass. duplex cancels, both with "F. Trifet & Co. Wholesale and Retailer Dealer in American and Foreign Postage, Revenue, Local, Trial, Proof &c" stamp dealer designs, also states they are publishers of the American Stamp Mercury, 3c Pictorial with a few tiny cover edge tears, Very Fine and scarce pair of covers from this early stamp dealer, who was the leading dealer in Boston and a rival of J. W. Scott, it is particularly unusual to find references to an offer of essays or proofs at this early period of philately

0
800
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2195, Philatelic History from the Trenchard Collection3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by fancy rosette cancel with "New York Jul. 14" (1869) circular datestamp on cover to Buffalo N.Y. with "J. W. Scott & Co. Wholesale and Retail Dealers in Foreign Postage Stamps, Publisher of Scott's American Albums," enclosure describes Scott's American Album and The American Journal of Philately and contains a handwritten note apologizing to the recipient for the inability to fulfill his order, stamp with corner crease and cover with some small tears, still Very Fine 3c Pictorial Issue cover from this early founder of philately in America, also accompanied by a partly illustrated Scott's catalogue from 1868 which is very fresh

0
300
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2330, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by unusual small circle of wedges cancel with Boston Mass. circular datestamp with unclear date on "George Upton's Glue Factory" illustrated cover to Townsend Mass., design depicts the factory, warehouse and smoke stacks along with a few tiny people (but no horses), Very Fine and unusual

E. 300-400
300
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2331, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Pair and two singles, tied by targets in a watery ink, matching "Collington, Md. Jul. 29" (1869) circular datestamp on cover to Hong Kong, China, paying the 10c American packet rate via San Francisco, magenta "San Francisco Paid All Aug. 4" datestamp, address and endorsement in purple ink, Hong Kong backstamp with 1869 docketing in English and Chinese, small opening tears at left, two stamps at top with small perf faults from placement at edge, still Fine, scarce

E. 750-1,000
3,750
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2332, 1869 Pictorial Issue3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Used with 12c Black, F Grill (97) and 1870 1c Blue, Grill (134), 1c and 3c tied by targets, 12c with s.e. and uncancelled, "Northampton Ms. Nov. 3" (1871) double-circle datestamp on small cover to Calcutta, India, from the Benjamin Smith Lyman correspondence, red "Steamer Letter G.P.O. Calcutta Fe 2 71" backstamp indicating the letter arrived by private ship from Hong Kong, Very Fine, 16c postage overpays 10c American Packet rate via San Francisco, as the address indicates, Lyman was a mining engineer with the Department of Public Works in India, the Lyman correspondence was the subject of a PRA 1978 Register article, ex Wunsch and Coulter, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
3,250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 405, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Beautiful strike of the Waterbury Old Woman in Bonnet, showing every detail of her scowling face

Old Woman in Bonnet, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff E-10), bold strike showing every detail of the bonnet and the lady's frowning face, on 3¢ Ultramarine (114), trivial light diagonal crease at bottom left, Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, ex Jennings

E. 2,000-3,000
1,900
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 408, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Perfect strike of the Waterbury Skull & Crossbones on a 3¢ 1869 Pictorial cover

Skull & Crossbones, Type 3, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff R-3), bold strike showing every detail of the design with prominent teeth ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on cover to Washington, Connecticut, neat "Waterbury Feb. 11" circular datestamp, purple manuscript 1870 docketing at top, small blue ink note at bottom "from mother. Mrs. A. S. Chase", Extremely Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel

E. 4,000-5,000
8,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 416, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, The Running Chicken of Waterbury--Postmaster Hill's most famous creation

Running Chicken, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-11), clear strike ties 3¢ Ultramarine (114) on cover to Washington, Connecticut, purple 1870 docketing at top, neat "Waterbury Ct. Feb. 19" circular datestamp, right edge of cover and stamp repaired with everything to the right of the "c" of "cents" and top right corner added, the quality of the work is excellent, the Running Chicken strike is original, Very Fine appearance, a rare cover with the famous Running Chicken fancy cancel, from the same correspondence as lot 408 in this sale, which was sent just eight days prior

E. 4,000-5,000
5,250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1869 Pictorial Issue
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
 
Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 419, Fancy Cancellations—Waterbury, Connecticut, Spectacular bold strike of the Waterbury Small Bee fancy on 3¢ 1869 Pictorial

Small Bee, Waterbury, Connecticut (Rohloff A-14), beautiful strike showing every nuance of the design on 3¢ Ultramarine (114), small thin spots at left, small thin spot at bottom right and faint vertical crease at left not noted on certificate, still an Extremely Fine strike, with 1994 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,900
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