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Sale 761 — United States Stamps and Covers

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 September, 1994

Category — 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
763
c
2c Red Brown, Grilled (135). Horiz. strip of five, each centered to left, canceled by red cork obliterators and tied by Parisian merchant's oval in blue on 1873 tissue cover to France, printed address, blue due marking also strip, faint red Philadelphia cds, cover with small edge wear, R. stamp with corner fault, Fine appearance, very scarce multiple

E. 200-250
100
764
c
2c Red Brown (146). Two slightly overlapping singles, tied by NYFM cancels S17 on 1870 cover to France, red "New York Jul. 21" cds, etc., Very Fine

E. 250-350
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765°
c
3c Green (147). Tied by target on all-over American Peace Society propaganda cover, partly struck Michigan cds, minor stains and slight reduction at L., Fine appearance

E. 100-150
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766
c
3c Green (147). Cork cancel, used from Elkton Md. with hand-drawn address showing a "Skewl House" as drawn by child, also unmailed cover with hand-drawn address of boy and two dogs peering into tree trunk, first with stains, other faulty

E. 50-75
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767
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 767, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Single used with 3c Green (147) and each with matching circle of wedges cancel, 7c tied, on small 1872 cover to Paris, neat "Katonah N.Y. Jul. 5" cds, red New York and London transit datestamps, 3c tied by "PD" oval, 7c with tiny soiling from gum, Very Fine and pretty usage

E. 100-150
140
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768
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 768, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Tied by circle of wedges and "New-York Jun. 23" cds with fleuron, on 1871 folded cover to St. Croix, DWI, bit oily red New York exchange cds, St. Thomas cds in corner, blue merchant's ds, some wear along horiz. file fold, Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
200
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769
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 769, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers12c Dull Violet, 10c Brown (151, 150), 12c Dull Violet, 10c Brown (151, 150)12c Dull Violet, 10c Brown (151, 150). Each tied by matching grids on unated cover to Peru, clear "Oakland Cal. Apr. 26" cds, magenta "12" hs, Lima backstamp, cover slightly reduced at L. (clear of endorsement & address), 10c small corner crease, Very Fine usage

E. 350-450
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770
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 770, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Perfs trimmed three sides, tied by quartered cork cancel & Ann Arbor Mich. cds on 1c black (UX5) to London, forwarded to Isle of Wight with Great Britain -1/2p Rose (58) tied by bold St. Johns Wood duplex, some thinning on back, Fine appearance

E. 150-200
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771
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 771, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers1c Ultramarine, 3c Green (156, 158), 1c Ultramarine, 3c Green (156, 158)1c Ultramarine, 3c Green (156, 158). Each on separate American Peace Society envelope, each with different all-over woodcut design and imprint, 1c with blue Elgin Ill. cds and matching negative target, 3c target and Plymouth Mass. cds, Very Fine, lovely exhibit pair

E. 400-500
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772
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 772, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers7c Vermilion, 2c Brown (160, 157), 7c Vermilion, 2c Brown (160, 157)7c Vermilion, 2c Brown (160, 157). Tied by odd cork cancels on Nov. 6 1875 folded cover to France, paying the elusive and short-lived 9c rate, "New Orleans La. Nov. 6" cds, etc., Very Fine, very scarce

E. 200-250
180
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773°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 773, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Used from Yokohama. Horizontal pair, well-centered, tied by crude cross cancels on 1874 folded cover on quadrille paper to Milan, Italy, clear "Yokohama Japan Aug. 14" cds, San Franciso and New York transits, Verona & Milan backstamps, small cover tear at T., still Very Fine, exceptional example of this scarce usage

E. 1,000-1,250
900
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774
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 774, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Single tied by "N. York Steamship Apr. 20" cds on orange cover from Danish West Indies to Conn., clear 1874 St. Thomas cds, stamp with some scuffing, Fine appearance, scarce

E. 250-350
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775
c
10c Brown (161). Single with s.e., tied by cork cancel on incoming cover to Philadelphia, blue pencil "Ship" and bold Phila. cds, 1875 enclosure headed "Gulf of Mexico" from publisher Henry Lea to his wife, minor soiling, Fine

E. 100-150
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776°
c
1c Ultramarine (182). Horiz. strip of three, each with bold target cancel, on cover with matching "Gloucester C.H. Va. Oct. 8 1881" outlined double circle ds, Very Fine

E. 30-40
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777°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 777, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers1c Gray Blue (206), 1c Gray Blue (206)1c Gray Blue (206). Tied by Philadelphia oval on illustrated cover for the H. & R. Hammerless Shotgun, unsealed with intact flap gum, Very Fine, very scarce

E. 200-250
130
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778
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 778, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers3c Green (207), 3c Green (207)3c Green (207). Used as forwarding postage on Apr. 1882 incoming cover to Providence R.I. franked with Great Britain 2-1/2p Ultramarine (82), readdressed to Philadelphia, London and Providence datestamps, small tears at T. from opening, Fine

E. 100-150
100
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779
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 779, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Tied by fancy cork cancel, partial Mt. Pleasant Ioa. cds on American Peace Society cover with all-over design in black on cream, no imprint at B., minor toning around stamp and tiny erosion spot not affecting design, Fine and attractive

E. 150-200
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780°
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 780, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers2c Green (213), 2c Green (213)2c Green (213). Tied by New York 1889 duplex on Seabury & Johnson advertising cover, elaborate all-over design in salmon, bronze & silver with wording in black with trademark on flap, slightly reduced at R., clear of design, tiny scuff at. B., still Very Fine, beautiful and very scarce

E. 400-500
300
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781
c
Sale Number 761, Lot Number 781, 1870-93 Bank Note Issues Covers5c Indigo, 10c Brown (216, 209), 5c Indigo, 10c Brown (216, 209)5c Indigo, 10c Brown (216, 209). Cork cancels, 5c tied on Texas Stamp Dealer's contemporary ad cover to Germany showing Hawaiian stamp in dark blue, dated Aug. 1888, New York reg. label nicely tied by registered Paris Tex. datestamp, Leipzig receiving mark on face, Very Fine, rare and handsome usage

E. 300-350
230
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