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General/Issue
Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8259, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147), 2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147)2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147). Two of each, tied by quartered cork cancel, red "New York Paid 6 Apr. 4" (1871) credit datestamp on yellow cover to Nevers, France, partly visible red London "Paid" datestamp (Apr. 14) and "PD" oval, Calais transit datestamp and receiving backstamp, small piece of backflap missing, 3c couple small flaws, otherwise Fine, scarce use of 10c British Mail rate to France prior to October 1871 publication of this rate -- a "Phantom" Rate cover, ex "Andromeda"

E. 100-150
60
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8267, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Horizontal strip of three cancelled by target and tied by "Hurley N.Y. Jan. 9" (1871) circular datestamp on Seymour and Blair illustrated overall campaign cover to Wurttemberg, Germany, underpaid 1c for the 7c NGU Direct rate (this service was suspended due to the Franco-Prussian War and revived in late 1870), "INSUFFICIENTLY PAID" straightline and "New York Jan. 11" backstamp, blue crayon "5-1/2" (sgr), "6" (sgr) and "20" (kr) rates, transit and receiving backstamps, most of backflap removed, a bit toned, nonetheless Fine and quite an unusual use to Germany, ex "Andromeda"

E. 300-400
130
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2020-06-04
U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8274, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147), 2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147)2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147). Horizontal pair of 3c, used with 2c Black, E. Grill (87), cancelled by circular cork, "St. Louis Mo. Dec. 8" (1870) circular datestamp on buff cover to Vienna Austria, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit" datestamp, receiving backstamp, slight edgewear and few perf faults on Black Jack, otherwise Very Fine and extremely scarce combination for 10c NGU Closed Mail rate, ex "Mercedes" and "Andromeda"

E. 300-400
400
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2351, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147), 2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147)2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147). Three 2c, used with horizontal strip of three of 2c Orange, Internal Revenue, Perforated (R15c), tied by unusual Propeller fancy cancels, "Ecorse Mich. Jan. 13" (1872) circular datestamp on yellow cover to France, New York 6c credit datestamp, red London Paid transit datestamp, French transits, left 2c Revenue and right 2c stamps with small tears, cover with a diagonal tear at right, otherwise Very Fine and very unusual, franked with 2c revenue stamps to make up the old 15c rate to France, but at this point the rate was only 10c so was accepted as fully prepaid, from a new find (see lot 2360), with 2019 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-03-11
United States Postal History including The Angel Collection
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1112, Caribbean2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Strip of six and three singles, tied by six strikes of "New York Steamship Sep. 20" (1871) circular datestamp on cover from Curacao to New York, "B & D Jesurun Curacao" merchant's oval handstamp, "St. Thomas 13 9 1871" circular datestamp, origination docketing inside flap dated "Curacao Sept. 7/71, Rec. 20, Answer 20" which confirms all the dates in the markings, stamp at top right with tear at top

VERY FINE. AN EXTRAORDINARY USE FROM CURACAO TO THE UNITED STATES, FULLY PREPAID IN CURACAO WITH 20-CENTS U.S. POSTAGE FOR DOUBLE THE STEAMSHIP RATE.

Inbound uses from Curacao franked with Bank Note Issues are rare. This cover, with ten National Bank Note Co. 2c Red Brown ungrilled stamps, is spectacular

E. 3,000-4,000
3,000
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2018-10-25
United States and CSA Postal History
c
Sale Number 1191, Lot Number 2294, 10c 1870-82 Bank Note Issues Specialized Collection (Scott 150, 161), cont.2c Red Brown, 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (146, 148, 150), 2c Red Brown, 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (146, 148, 150)2c Red Brown, 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (146, 148, 150). 6c s.e., rich colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail Circle of V's cancel (Weiss TR-W4b) on 3c Green entire (U83) addressed in violet to Cologne, Germany, sender's routing "pr City of Paris via England", red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Oct. 8" (1871) datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, few toned perfs and some cover edge toning, Very Fine, colorful franking for double 10c Closed Mail rate, ex "Andromeda"

E. 300-400
900
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2016-05-05
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1125, Lot Number 785, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Two, affixed slightly overlapping, cancelled by corks and tied by "Boston Jun. 13" (1870) circular datestamp on cover to Paris, France, "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy marking, Calais arrival double-circle datestamp and "5" decimes due, London and Paris backstamps, Very Fine use to France by British Open Mail after the expiration of the 1857 U.S.-French treaty

E. 150-200
100
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2016-05-05
U.S. and Confederate States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1125, Lot Number 785A, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Horizontal pair, tied by cork cancels, "Key West Fla. Jan. 3, 1874" circular datestamp on incoming officer's letter "from U.S. Flag Ship Wabash", addressed to Mrs. Edward Robie in Marathon N.Y., lengthy original contents written "at sea", Very Fine and scarce incoming U.S. Navy ship letter thru Key West, see lots 421, 665A and 924A for other covers from the Robie correspondence

E. 400-500
200
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2016-03-16
The Steven Walske Collection of US-France Transatlantic Mail
c
Sale Number 1119, Lot Number 611, Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Two, affixed slightly overlapping, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancels and by red "New York Aug. 26" circular datestamp on 1871 blue folded letter to Cognac, France, "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy marking, Calais arrival datestamp and "5" decimes due, several transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine use to France by British Open Mail after the expiration of the 1857 U.S.-French treaty

E. 200-300
110
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2013-12-19
United States Postal History
c
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 1524, Fancy Cancellations Featuring the Dr. Robertson Collection, cont.2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147), 2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147)2c Red Brown, 3c Green (146, 147). Two 2c and single 3c, each stamp tied by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Circle of Arrowheads cancel (Weiss TR-C7), 2c also tied by red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Jan. 20" (1872) circular datestamp on cover with printed address to Leipzig, Germany, sender's ship-name directive "City of Antwerp", receiving backstamp, trivial gum stains around perfs, otherwise Very Fine, an attractive New York Foreign Mail cover, ex Andromeda

E. 200-300
225
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