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Sale 811 — 1999 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 15 May, 1999

Category — New Orleans Postal Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
14°
c
Sale Number 811, Lot Number 14, New Orleans Postal MarkingsN.O.U.S. City Post Aug. 19 8 A.M., N.O.U.S. City Post Aug. 19 8 A.M.N.O.U.S. City Post Aug. 19 8 A.M.. Bold blue snow-shovel datestamp struck twice with matching "Car. 2" oval on folded printed lettersheet from France to New Orleans, second strike ties France 1849 1fr Dark Carmine (9) and 1852 10c Bister, President Napoleon (10) strip of three, huge margins to slightly in, rich colors, stamps also tied by rectangle of dots cancel, "Paris 28 Juil. 53" circular datestamp, red "PD" in frame, faint "N. York Br. Pkt. 5" debit circular datestamp, one 10c stamp affected by filing crease, some minor toning

A FINE AND EXTREMELY RARE TRANSATLANTIC COVER WITH NEW ORLEANS CARRIER MARKING. THE 1852 10-CENTIMES EMISSION PRESIDENCE ISSUE IS VERY SCARCE IN ITS OWN RIGHT.

The lettersheet illustrates the Fabrique de Chapeaux medals won at the London Exposition in 1851.

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
15°
c
Sale Number 811, Lot Number 15, New Orleans Postal MarkingsSteamer Tuscumbia, Steamer TuscumbiaSteamer Tuscumbia. Magnificent strike of blood-red handstamp with vessel name "STEAMER TUSCUMBIA" ornately framed with eagle at top, red "New Orleans La. Nov. 22" circular datestamp and matching "Way 11 Cents" due handstamp on 1849 blue folded letter to New Orleans, contents in French, neatly pressed files folds, fresh and Extremely Fine, very few examples of this remarkable steamboat marking are known, including two dusted in gold, ex Jarrett

E. 4,000-5,000
4,000
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