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Sale 761 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 September, 1994

Category — 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
681
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 681, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers1c Blue, Ty. II, 3c Dull Red (7 pair; 11), 1c Blue, Ty. II, 3c Dull Red (7 pair; 11)1c Blue, Ty. II, 3c Dull Red (7 pair; 11). Margins to barely in, 1c choice impression & color (Pl. 2), tied by bold "New Orleans la. Jun. 8" datestamps on 1856 folded letter to Bordeaux, France, usual transits, Fine

E. 200-250
160
682°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 682, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers1c Blue, Ty. II, 3c Dull Red (7, 11), 1c Blue, Ty. II, 3c Dull Red (7, 11)1c Blue, Ty. II, 3c Dull Red (7, 11). Margins to slightly in, tied by "San Francisco Cal. 20 Feb." cds on blue 1857 folded letter datelined S.F. to Fort Vancouver, Washington Terr., file fold through 3c, o/w Fine, unusual 4c prepayment (1c overpaid)

E. 300-400
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683
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 683, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Full margins to just touched one spot at B., canceled by "1" hs and tied by handstamp's rim on 1854 folded drop letter, clear "Natchez Miss. Dec. 3" cds and additional "1" hs which has been struck out by grids, readdressed to Kingston, Miss with 2nd Natchez cds dated the 11th, "5" hs added, lettersheet with tiny edge toning and stamp with one small age spot, Fine, excellent re-rated usage

E. 150-200
300
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684
og
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 684, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Orange Brown (10), 3c Orange Brown (10)3c Orange Brown (10). Plate 1 Early, inner line at R. only, full margins to just in at top, beautiful color and impression, Fine, the most difficult plate from which to obtain an unused example, accompanied by the cover it was found on, uncanceled, from Sterling Ms. with July 8 (1851) postmark, also a 4-margin No. 10 (3 line recut) from same correspondence (used in August and canceled with grid)

1,200
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685
c
3c 1851 Issue (10, 11). Three covers, one with sheet margin No. 10, one with corner margin No. 11 (pen cancelled), one with two No. 11 (one sheet margin with guideline) tied by Jackson, Cal. cds, Very Fine

E. 100-150
95
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686
c
3c Orange Brown (10). 22 singles, each on separate cover, two are four-margin examples (each with red grid), others with margins to slightly in, better markings incl. ms. Fort Defiance N.C., green grid from Lancaster Pa, green cds from Holderness N.H., small Paid in grid from Boston (2 examples), Malone N.Y. with integral "Paid 3", etc. nice range of shades and plates, many are July-Aug.-Sept. `51 dates, Fine lot

E. 300-400
400
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687
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 687, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Rose Red (11), 3c Rose Red (11)3c Rose Red (11). Margins to tiny bit in, tied by clear RINGSVILLE MASS SEP 11 straightline postmark on fresh buff cover to Durham, N.H., fresh, Very Fine and choice usage

E. 200-250
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688°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 688, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Brownish Carmine (11), 3c Brownish Carmine (11)3c Brownish Carmine (11). Four margins, slight wrinkling, tied by red New Britain Ct. cds on all-over illustrated Temperance cover in black on buff, Geo. Jewett imprint at B., minor soiling, Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
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689°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 689, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Rose Red (11), 3c Rose Red (11)3c Rose Red (11). Margins to slightly in, tied by neat "Chicago Ill. Sep. 29" cds on buff cover with illust. c.c. of steam engine, in indigo, Very Fine

E. 100-125
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690
c
3c Brownish Carmine (11). Tied by Red cork cancel, matching "Lou. & Cin. S.B. Mail Line" cds on 1852 folded letter to Boston, stamp with small faults, also cover with black "L.Ville & Cint. Mail Line" cds tying 3c Rose (65), Fine pair of covers

E. 150-200
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691
c
3c Dull Red (11). 33 covers incl. 2 pairs and strip of three, some plate varieties incl. Three Gents, wide range of shades incl. Exper. Orange Brown, Very Good-Very Fine

E. 250-350
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692
c
3c Experimental Orange Brown (11var.). Two 1851 covers, each margins to touched one corner, first is Pos. 62L1L, New York, Dec. 10, bright shade, other is Columbus Ga., Dec. 22, Pos. 36L1L, unusual dull shade showing little orange brown, Fine pair, the latter cover is especially rare

E. 150-200
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693
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 693, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Full to large margins, light segmented cork cancel on orange cover to Bidwells Bar, Cal., faint red "Salem Ms. Sep. 4 1857" cds and matching "Paid" and large "10", readdressed to Butte Mills from Bidwells with pencil "for 3c" and "Bidwells Bar Cal. Oct. 16" cds tying 10c, Very Fine, ex Haas

E. 200-250
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694
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 694, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Large margins to just touching at foot, tied by grid and red Paris cds on 1855 folded letter to Nantes, France, paying double British packet rate, orange red "New Orleans La. May 28" cds and various transits, ms. 39 decimes due, minor wear along file fold, Very Fine and attractive usage

E. 300-400
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695
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 695, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Brownish Carmine (26). Tied by partly clear "Palmer N.Y. Mar, 3c Brownish Carmine (26). Tied by partly clear "Palmer N.Y. Mar3c Brownish Carmine (26). Tied by partly clear "Palmer N.Y. Mar. 27 1861" cds on advertising cover for Dr. Higgins's Great Antalgica with eagel design in black on yellow, slightly reduced at R., Very Fine

E. 100-150
80
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696°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 696, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Tied by "Lockport N.Y. Apr. 24" cds on illustrated cover for Merchant's Celebrated Gargling Oil in indigo on buff, text on back flaps, stamp with perfs partly scissor trimmed at T., still Very Fine

E. 300-400
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697
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 697, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Single tied by New York cds on cover with illust. corner card for Salamander Safes and showing a salamander stretched out above an ad shield, all in indigo on light buff, two tiny nicks at top from opening, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
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698
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 698, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Small faults, tied by "Binghamton N.Y. Apr. 12" cds on cover with illustrated c.c. for Winchell's Drolleries, Fine

E. 100-125
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699
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 699, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Single placed over Cut-out 3c Nesbitt on cover to Abbeville, S.C., stamps tied by blue "Calhoun's Mills S.C." and Nesbitt tied by ms. "Can't come" (last word unreadable), No. 26 with faults from lifting, cover with tear at B., interesting and amusing usage

E. 100-150
90
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700
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 700, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers5c Brick Red, 10c Green, Ty. V (27, 35), 5c Brick Red, 10c Green, Ty. V (27, 35)5c Brick Red, 10c Green, Ty. V (27, 35). Each tied by red "Paid" in circle, matching "Providence R.I. Dec. 28 1860" cds on cream cover to France, red New York exchange cds and French transit, 5c with a few short perfs at T.L., otherwise Very Fine usage, very attractive, ex Caspary, Rust, signed Ashbrook

E. 600-800
375
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701
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 701, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II, III (28, 32, 33), 5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II, III (28, 32, 33)5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II, III (28, 32, 33). 5c single and 10c strip of three (III-III-II), Pos. 1-3L1 showing 2 of the 3 misplaced reliefs, tied by "Highland Ill. Apr. 3" datestamps on orange cover to Switzerland, range of markings front & back, fresh, Very Fine usage, ex Rohloff, signed by Ashbrook

E. 750-1,000
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702
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 702, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers5c Brown, 10c Green, Ty. V (29, 35), 5c Brown, 10c Green, Ty. V (29, 35)5c Brown, 10c Green, Ty. V (29, 35). Singles, 10c straddle copy, tied by partial New Orleans double circle datestamps on Mar. 1860 folded cover to France, red New York exchange cds, stamps with small creases from placement near top, Fine appearance

E. 100-150
135
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703
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 703, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers5c Brown, 10c Green, Ty. V (30A, 35), 5c Brown, 10c Green, Ty. V (30A, 35)5c Brown, 10c Green, Ty. V (30A, 35). Single of each, 5c well-centered, excellent impression and color, each tied by strike of blue "Baltimore Md. Feb. 7" cds on 1861 folded cover to La Rochelle France, lettersheet with some scuff marks, still Very Fine, very attractive

E. 200-250
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704
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 704, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Tied by "Wilmington O. Jun. 21" cds , second strike at left, on ornage cover to Sacramento, Cal., readdressed to Weaverville with "Forwarded" straightline and "3" hs, ms. "Overland Mail Via. St. Louis", Very Fine

E. 250-350
325
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705
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 705, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Horiz. strip of three, Pos, 14-16L2, tied by red grids and matching "New York 6 Jul. 24" exchange ds on 1860 cover to France, small perf faults from placement at T. edge, Fine appearance

E. 150-200
60
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706
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 706, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers10c Green, Ty. V, 1c Blue, Ty. V (35, pair; 24), 10c Green, Ty. V, 1c Blue, Ty. V (35, pair; 24)10c Green, Ty. V, 1c Blue, Ty. V (35, pair; 24). Tied by "New Orleans La. Aug. 23 1859" cds and red New York exchange cds on printed notice to Shoppfheim, Germany, paying the 21c Fr. mail rate, incorrectly directed to Basel, Switzerland and sent on, nice range of markings front and back, Very Fine, very attractive usage

E. 400-500
325
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707
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 707, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Horiz. strip of three used with 1c Blue (24) pair and single 3c Red (26) on orange Prussian closed mail cover to Switzerland, stamps tied by "New Orleans La. Aug. 11 1859" cds, 10c perfs scissor trimmed at B. (1c T. & B.), fresh and Fine, colorful and scarce usage

E. 500-600
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708
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 708, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers10c Green, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red (35, 26), 10c Green, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red (35, 26)10c Green, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red (35, 26). Vert. strip of three and single respectively, tied by "Augusta Me. Mar. 15" datestamps on cover to the Asst. Engineer aboard the U.S.S. Mohican at St. Paul de Loando West Coast of Africa, chatty 11-page 1860 enclosure, no flap, Fine, very scarce destination, in this same year the Mohican captured the slave ship Eire; its captain, Nathaniel Gordon, was hung in 1861, the first man condemned under an 1820 Federal law declaring slave-trading a form of piracy

E. 600-800
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709
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 709, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Vert. pair, tied by "Americus Ga. Aug. 7" cds on cover to Scotland, printed c.c., red "3", B. stamp with crease, Fine appearance

E. 100-150
120
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710
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 710, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Block of four and pair, tied by "Oconomowoc Wis. Dec. 6" cds on large 1858 cover to Worcester, England, attempt to prepay triple rate but U.S.-British treaty required four times for letters weighing over 1-1-1/2 oz., marked "Short Paid" and rated "96", black "New York Am Pkt." debit cds, some wrinkles and small tear in cover, one stamp in block lightly creased, pair with small piece out of margin prior to use, still Fine, blocks of the 12c, imperforate or perforated, are extremely rare, with Ashbrook notes & photo

E. 1,500-2,000
850
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711
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 711, 1851-56 and 1857-60 Issue Covers24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Tied by well struck "Paid" in large grid on 1860 mourning cover to England, red "Boston 3 A. Pkt. Sep. 21.", two different London receiving marks, flap tear, Very Fine usage, with 1981 P.F. certificate

E. 600-800
300
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