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Sale 760 — U.S. & Foreign Stamps & Covers

Sale Date — Friday, 20 May, 1994

Category — Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1079
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1079, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note IssuesNEW/YORK, NEW/YORKNEW/YORK. Reddish Brown handstamp in two straight lines on 1762 folded letter to London, ms. "1N", Fine

E. 200-250
230
1080
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1080, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note IssuesNatcz. Mt. Oct. 8, Natcz. Mt. Oct. 8Natcz. Mt. Oct. 8. Small cds, mostly bold strike on 1811 folded cover to Bedford, Pa., ms. "25", small tear and slight separation at T., otherwise Very Fine, very scarce

E. 250-350
130
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1081
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1081, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note IssuesHarrisburg Penn. Aug. 21, Harrisburg Penn. Aug. 21Harrisburg Penn. Aug. 21. Double-line oval ds in Green on 1820 folded cover to Reading, ms. "10", Very Fine

E. 100-150
80
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1082°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1082, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues5c Dark Brown (1a), 5c Dark Brown (1a)5c Dark Brown (1a). Margins except just clear at top left, tied by red square grid on Nov. 1847 folded letter to Samuel Colt, famous 19th Century gun maker, at Hartford Ct., with docketing in his hand, Very Fine, ex Beals

E. 500-750
500
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1083°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1083, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues5c Brown (1), 5c Brown (1)5c Brown (1). Full margins to touched at L., tied by blue "Paid" in frame, matching "Philada Pa. 5 Jun. 9" cds on 1849 folded letter to Bellefonte, Fine

E. 200-250
180
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1084°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1084, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Large to huge margins except just in at B., tied by red grid, matching "Madison & Indnpls R.R." cds on fresh buff cover to Cincinati, tiny scissor cut in L. margin, Fine and attractive, very scarce 1847 railroad usage

E. 750-1,000
675
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1085°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1085, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full margins to touched or barely in at B., late impression, tied by red grid on yellow cover, matching "Madison & Indnpls R.R. Nov. 18" cds at L., minor cover edge wear, Fine and rare, signed on back in ink by Stanley Ashbrook

E. 500-750
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1086°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1086, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Margins except shaving frameline at bottom, lovely impression, tied by red grid, matching "Pittsburg Pa" cds on fresh folded cover to a Philadelphia bookseller, Fine and attractive

1,100
425
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1087°
c
3c Orange Brown, Dull Red (10, 11). Two covers, each with single, first is pen-canceled with red "Madison & Indnpls R.R. Nov. 22" cds (1851), other is blue "Madison & Indiana R.R. Sep. 21" cds tying stamp on 1853 cover, Fine

E. 100-150
160
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1088°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1088, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Vertical strip of three, Positions 21/31/41R from Plate 3, large sheet margin at left, barely touching at right, in at top, tied by "Dubuque Iowa Apr. 29, 1857" cds on buff cover to Delhi Ia., faint waterstain at left on cover only, top stamp of strip uncanceled, Fine and rare Plate 3 multiple, with Ashbrook plating notes on back

E. 750-1,000
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1089°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1089, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (8A). Plate 4 single, large margins to just touched at B.R., excellent impression & color, tied by blue "Westchester Pa. Sep. 17, 1857" cds on folded letter used locally, tiny inclusion at T., otherwise Very Fine and fresh

875
525
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1090°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1090, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Pos. 7L1L with Inverted Transfer, margins all around, close at B., tied by large "Paid" in grid, matching "Boston Dec. 6" cds on fresh buff cover with red oval "3 o'clock Delivery" on back, Very Fine

E. 100-150
80
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1091°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1091, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Wonderful Prussian Blue color and intense impression, very rare early color from Plate 1 Late, Double Transfer in "One", large to huge margins except just touched at upper left, grid cancel, used on small embossed lady's cover to Romeo Mich., Very Fine

E. 400-500
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1092
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1092, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues3c Brownish Carmine (11), 3c Brownish Carmine (11)3c Brownish Carmine (11). Margins to tiny bit in, tied by "Lockport N.Y. Jun. 19" cds on ad cover for Merchant's Gargling Oil for Horses with familiar "Arabian Nights" woodcut c.c. in indigo on buff, additional ad in hs shield on back, small edge wear and some wrinkling, still Fine, scarce and attractive

E. 200-250
100
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1093°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1093, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Four margins, well-tied by black "New-York May 20" cds, red grid and Calais cds on 1856 folded letter to Nantes, France, red New York exchange cds, London & Bordeaux backstamps, some wear along horiz. fold, otherwise Very Fine

1,500
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1094°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1094, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Full margins, tied by "Milford Conn." cds on small cover to Cal., tiny scissor cuts in margins only, Very Fine appearance

250
115
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1095°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1095, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Two singles, each four margins, tied together by "Troy N.Y Paid Aug. 18, 1858" cds on cover with printed address to San Francisco, R. stamp has faint corner crease at T.R., Very Fine and attractive appearance

E. 500-600
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1096°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1096, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues12c Black, 3c Brownish Carmine (17, 11), 12c Black, 3c Brownish Carmine (17, 11)12c Black, 3c Brownish Carmine (17, 11). Two horizontal strips of three, slightly overlapping, margins to slightly in, on 3c Red on Buff entire (U10) to Manchester, England, each stamp with matching pen cancel, bold blue "Skaneateles N.Y. Aug. 25" cds, red "38" credit for double rate, Boston exchange cds on back, minor edge wear, strips lefted and reaffixed, Very Fine and scarce, attractive usage

E. 2,000-2,500
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1097°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1097, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. I (18), 1c Blue, Ty. I (18)1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Pair and single, Pl. 12, tied by "Richland Iowa May 8" cds on orange cover to Ind., small margin flaws in first and last stamps, Fine appearance

E. 300-400
300
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1098°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1098, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Position 54L4, according to Ashbrook the best example of Type III on Plate 4, centered slightly to bottom, deep rich color, tied by blue grid on local Clintonville O. cover, Very Fine

1,350
0
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1099°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1099, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Plate 4, deep shade, centered slightly to right, tied by blue "Montpelier Vt." cds on local cover, Very Fine

1,350
0
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1100°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1100, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Single with wide break at T., tied by red "New Haven Con. Feb. 18" cds on small drop cover, with brief cryptic message on a slip of paper with crude cut-out work: "The Captain, with his whiskers, Is glancing at you." Stamp with small perf faults from placement at edge, Fine and attractive appearance

370
80
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1101°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1101, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Vert. strip of three, Pl. 11, tied by "Pittsburgh Pa. Jul. 29" cds on patriotic cover with simple Liberty & Eagle design, middle stamp with pen stroke, cover with faults and mends, Fine strip and scarce usage (cat. as off-cover strip)

950
500
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1102°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1102, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Single with part imprint from Plate 8 at L., tied by "Staunton Va. Apr. 10" cds on orange drop cover, Very Fine and choice, ex Chase

E. 200-250
180
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1103
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Single tied by bold "Paid" hs on embossed Valentine envelope (7-1/4 x 4-7/8 in.) with Valentine enclosure, stamp with few short perfs, Fine

E. 100-150
135
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1104°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1104, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. V. (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V. (24)1c Blue, Ty. V. (24). Single tied indistinct cds on orange cover with clear "Pension Office 1861 May 15" double circle ds, docketing, Fine

E. 100-150
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1105°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1105, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Vertical strip of four, bright color, minor gum stains around perfs, tied by "New-York Jul. 5, 1861" cds and grid on small cover to Philadelphia, a bit reduced at top, Very Fine example of 3c plus 1c rate prepaid with the 1c 1857

E. 400-500
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1106
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1106, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Single tied by bold NORTHEVANS.NY JUNE 2 straightline postmark with day in blue ms., on light buff cover to Pa., stamp with small fault, Fine appearance, very scarce

E. 100-150
80
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1107
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1107, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues3c Dull Red (26), 3c Dull Red (26)3c Dull Red (26). Single canceled by "5" in circle on light buff cover with wonderful strike of "Maryd. Agrl. College Md. Nov. 27" cds at L., Boston receiving postmark on back (Chase note, "Rare"), stamp with few short perfs, still Very Fine and choice, rare college cancel, ex Chase, Moody

E. 150-200
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1108
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1108, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues10c Green, Ty. II & III (32, 33), 10c Green, Ty. II & III (32, 33)10c Green, Ty. II & III (32, 33). Two vert. pairs (one stamp Ty. III) arranged as a block, and single of each type, on double rate Prussian closed mail cover to Germany, stamps tied by mulitple strikes of "Brunswick Me. Jun. 18" cds (four additional strikes on back), small cover tears, right edge of cover refolded to show overlapping stamps (one creased), Fine and spectacular franking, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
220
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1109
c
10c Green, Ty. III (33). Single tied by blue dotted cork cancel on yellow cover to Ohio, matching "Marysvile Cal. Paid By Stamps Jun. 4" cds, Fine, scarce cancel

E. 100-150
45
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1110°
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Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1110, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Well-centered, corner crease, tied by "San Francisco Cal. May 18, 1860" cds on yellow cover with illustrated "What Cheer House" advertisement on back, with letter enclosure, excellent content from a west coast settler, slight wear at edges, Very Fine

E. 400-500
300
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1111°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1111, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Well-centered, tied by "Portland Or." double-circle datestamp on yellow cover with stencilled merchant's corner card, addressed to Ohio "Overland via Los Angeles", with good content enclosure ("Oregon is a Damned poor country"), a bit redcued at left, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
300
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1112
c
24c Gray Lilac (37). Two covers to England, each with single tied by red grid, New York exchange cds with 19 credit, small cover faults, one stamp slightly affected by docketing, Fine

E. 250-350
270
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1113°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1113, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Four singles, deep rich color, one with s.e., two others with short perfs (one slightly overlapping edge), tied by bold red grids, matching "N.York Am. Pkt." cds on Sep. 1860 folded cover to Dublin, Ireland, red London transit, magenta "12" credit, receiving backstamp, lightly cleaned and refolded, 1994 P.S.E. certificate mentions horiz. file fold through top stamps which, if it exists, is trivial beyond consideration, Fine, a very rare multiple rate franking and colorful cover, ex Newbury

E. 1,200-1,500
1,000
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1114
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1114, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues3c Rose Pink (64b), 3c Rose Pink (64b)3c Rose Pink (64b). Marvelous bright color, tied by neat "Chicago Supplementary Mail Oct. 2" cds in blue on cover to Crown Point, Ind., tiny c.c. at T., slightly reduced at L., Very Fine and pretty

E. 150-200
260
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1115
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1115, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Nicely centered single tied by open grid on oblong cover in lilac to India, readdressed internally to Wellington, seven different backstamps including "Too Late" in scroll, 1863 docketing across stamp, skilfully removing docketing would make this a very attractive cover, Fine

E. 100-150
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1116
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1116, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Single tied by 4-bar grid on gray envelope to Shanghai China, ms. "By French Closed Mail", neat "Boston Br. Pkt. 27 Paid Mar. 25" exchange ds, scarce "Shanghai Sau Francais" backstamp, 1865 docketing, Very Fine usage

E. 400-500
180
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1117
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1117, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues2c Black, E. Grill (87), 2c Black, E. Grill (87)2c Black, E. Grill (87). Single tied by circle of wedges on orange cover to Richmond, Va., c.c. of Dr. E.R. Squibb of Brooklyn, Fine and scarce

E. 150-200
75
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1118
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1118, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Gigantic margins at sides, tied by 3-bar grid on yellow cover to New Orleans, light Baton Rouge cds, stamp with inclusion speck, still Very Fine, scarce single 6c domestic usage, ex Haas

300
100
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1119
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1119, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Three covers, each with single, includes New Haven to England with red town, Oak Park Ill. to Montreal, and Boston to Harvey N.B., small faults, Fine appearing lot

900
190
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1120
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1120, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Single with pen cancel on 3c Pink on buff entire (U59) with ms. "Register No. 2 Springs Miss July 8 1870", fresh, Fine and very scarce from Mississippi

E. 250-350
100
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1121
c
1c Ultramarine (182). Single, canceled by Glen Allen Star in Red and just tying stamp on advertising cover of the International Label Printing Establishment- creators of this precancel, design in green on light buff, space created for postmark which is perfectly applied in matching red and dated May 12, 1879, envelope unsealed with intact gum on flaps, stamp with three pulled perfs at T.R. entirely in margin and virtually unnoticable, otherwise Extremely Fine, beautiful and very rare, offered for the first time in 33 years

E. 2,000-2,500
4,000
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1122
c
1c Ultramarine (182). Nicely centered, canceled by flawless Glen Allen Star precancel in black, matching printed "Glen Allen Virginia May 10 1880" double-circle ds on unsealed cover with c.c., "Samples From International Label Printing Establishment", intact gum on flaps, two trivial toning specks at far left, still Extremely Fine, handsome and rare

E. 1,000-1,200
2,600
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1123°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1123, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues1c Gray Blue (206), 1c Gray Blue (206)1c Gray Blue (206). Tied by cork cancel on ad cover for cart & buck board co. in black on buff, toned spots, bit reduced at L., otherwise Fine

E. 75-100
0
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1124°
c
Sale Number 760, Lot Number 1124, Stampless Covers thru Bank Note Issues$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Single tied by "Brooklyn N.Y. Jan. 2 1894" mc on locally used cover, no flap, still Very Fine, choice stamp

1,900
1,100
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