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Sale#/
Date
Lot#/
Grade
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-12-17
United States Postal History and Confederate States
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Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2186, Circus Covers2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Tied by "New York Mar. 11, 1884 1PM" duplex datestamp on "P. T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth and the Great London Circus" illustrated cover advertising three circuses in three rings etc., to Franklin Square in New York, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful circus cover

E. 750-1,000
850
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 2187, Circus Covers2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Tied by large "R" cancel and "Richmond Ind. 7PM 1 Aug." circular datestamp on locally used "Van Amburgh New Railroad Shows" illustrated circus cover, with enclosure from manager Hyatt Frost (does not originate), slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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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 2370, 1870-88 Bank Note Issues2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Tied by clear strike of Waving Flag fancy cancel, "Enfield Conn. Jun. 10 1885" circular datestamp with duplex Star in Circle, addressed to Boston Mass., cover with tiny nick top left corner, Very Fine strike of this elaborate fancy cancel -- which was always applied in addition to the duplex for extra patriotic fervor

E. 400-500
425
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-10-29
The William H. Gross Collection: United States Postal History
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Sale Number 1211, Lot Number 542, 1870-1888 Bank Note Company Issues, An extraordinary 2¢ 1883 Issue first day cover from Fort Keogh, Montana, to Madeira

2¢ Red Brown (210), wide and even margins, rich color, tied by "Fort Keogh Mont. Oct. 1" (1883) First Day circular datestamp and cork cancel on 3¢ Green on Amber entire to Funchal, Madeira Islands, sender's directive "West Africa" clear strike of "Correio Lisboa 20 Nov. 83" transit datestamp on back, oval Funchal receiving datestamp on back (November 22)

Extremely Fine despite a few small cover edge tears at top and small part of top flap missing.

This is without question the most remarkable First Day cover for Scott 210, sent from a fort in Montana Territory to the Portuguese colony of Madeira off the west coast of Africa.

Ex Lawrence Fisher.

E. 4,000-5,000
5,250
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
1273
PSE 95
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Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1273, 1879-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-211)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Mint N.H., radiant color on bright paper, unusually choice centering, Extremely Fine Gem, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate (XF-Superb 95; SMQ $1,200.00), only two have graded higher (at 95J and 98J) and only five others share this desirable grade

135
800
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1274, 1879-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-211)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Bright color, perfect strike of Locomotive fancy cancel of South Hanson Mass., light corner crease at lower left, Extremely Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, accompanied by May 2003 Chronicle article describing the fancy cancel and listing examples known to the author, also illustrated in Willard's U.S. 2-Cent Red Brown on 1883-1887 (Vol. II, p. 8), with 2003 P.S.E. certificate

E. 300-400
800
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1275, 1879-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-211)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Perfectly centered, tied by perfect strike of "1885" in Cross fancy cancel of Stoneham Mass., Extremely Fine in every respect, ex Saadi, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
1,000
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1276, 1879-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-211)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Rich color on bright paper, wide and balanced margins, perfect strike of Padlock and "U.S. Mail" fancy cancel of Stoneham Mass., Extremely Fine Gem, with 1992 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
1,600
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United States
U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1277, 1879-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-211)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Choice centering, rich color, well-struck large Skull and Crossbones fancy cancel of Stoneham Mass., Extremely Fine strike and stamp, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
425
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U.S. Stamps
19th Century Issues
1870-88 Bank Note Issues
2019-05-01
Gem-Quality United States Stamps
 
Sale Number 1199, Lot Number 1278, 1879-83 American Bank Note Co. Issues (Scott 182-211)2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Rich color, tied on small piece by Skull and Crossbones fancy cancel of Stoneham Mass., part of circular datestamp also struck at left, Extremely Fine strike, ex Takahashi, with 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
450
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