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Sale 825 — U.S. Stamps and Covers, Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1010
c
1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Horizontal strip of three, unusually well-centered, cancelled by grids, "Foxboro Mass. Aug. 13" circular datestamp on immaculate cover to N.H., Very Fine and choice, a pretty cover

E. 500-750
0
1011
c
1c Blue, Ty. I (18). Horizontal pair and single, tied by "New-York Jul. 27" datestamps on orange cover to Saratoga Springs N.Y., 1861 docketing at left, some slight wear, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
500
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1012
c
1c Blue, Ty. I-II-I (18-20-18). Vertical strip of three, showing guideline at left and with perfs scissors-trimmed at right, tied by Lyre fancy cancels on cover to New Orleans La., "Canton Ms. Apr. 17" circular datestamp, some edgewear, usual filing holes for Carroll Hoy & Co. correspondence, still Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
625
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1013
c
1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Used with 3c Rose Pink (64b) and tied by "New York Dec. 1" double-circle datestamp and target on immaculate cover to Boston, wax seal on back still intact, fresh and Very Fine, rare combination usage, with 1979 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
525
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1014
c
1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Horizontal pair and single, tied by two clear strikes of "Wabashaw M.T. Dec. 3" datestamps on cover to Conn., pen "1858" at left, stamps affected from placement at top of cover, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
350
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1015
c
1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Well-centered, tied by "U.S.P.O. Dispatch Phila. Mar. 27 5PM" octagonal datestamp on orange cover to local street address, 1861 docketing, cover with opening cut at top, Extremely Fine stamp

500
500
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1016
c
1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 4, "E" relief, wide break at top and guide line margin at right, tied by neat strike of red "U.S. Mail/City Delivery" carrier datestamp on cover to local NYC address, some slight wear incl. top of cover folded down, still Fine, signed Ashbrook

485
325
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1017
c
1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 4, irregular block of three, tied by neat strike of "Geneva N.Y. May 2, 1858" circular datestamp on orange cover to Sherburne N.Y., one stamp affected from placement at edge of cover, otherwise Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
375
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1018
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Horizontal strip of three, tied by bold strikes of "New Orleans La. 20 Mar." (1861) circular datestamp on cover to Helena Ark., left stamp affected by cover scrape, few toned spots, otherwise Fine and scarce Confederate use of U.S. stamps, with copy of 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
525
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1019
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Horizontal strip of three, used on 1c Blue Star Die entire to Hubbardstown Mass., stamps cancelled by violet grids, matching "Winchendon Mass. Aug. 22" circular datestamp, some slight overall wear, otherwise Fine-Very Fine carrier usage

E. 300-400
350
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1020
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Four pairs and two singles, tied by neat strikes of "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 8, 1860" circular datestamp on cover to Athens N.Y., few faults, still an impressive franking

E. 200-300
260
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1021
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Horizontal pair, tied by indistinct strike of "New Orleans La. Nov. 12, 1860" circular datestamp on folded letter to Zurich, Switzerland, transit and receiving datestamps, fresh and Fine

E. 200-300
280
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1022
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Block of four, tied by "New Orleans La. Nov. 28, 1860" circular datestamp on folded cover to Barcelona, Spain, red "2" and black "1-2Rs" transit markings, receiving backstamp, block creased from placement over top of cover which has been opened for display, otherwise Fine and extremely rare usage

E. 750-1,000
650
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1023
c
1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (24, 26). Tied by "New-York Feb. 8, 1861" circular datestamp on embossed Valentine cover to Monticello N.Y., with original enclosure, some toned spots on cover and stamps, otherwise Fine, scarce carrier usage of a Valentine

E. 150-200
190
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1024
c
1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Two covers, each with combination of 1c 1857 and 1c 1861, first bears pair of No. 24 and single No. 63 tied by blue town datestamp on orange cover to Michigan, marked "Due 3" in ms. and postage treated as unpaid, slightly reduced at left; second bears single No. 24 and two No. 63, tied by blue town datestamp on cover to Michigan, cover expertly repaired and stamps with small faults, purple "1862" in ballpoint pen in address panel, both appear Fine, an interesting pair of covers

E. 300-400
250
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1025
c
1c 1857 Issue Covers. Ten covers, few different types incl. IIIa, V, Va, range of usages incl. both red and black Carrier, IIIa pair on cover, also IIIa single on cover, some faults, many are Fine-Very Fine, an interesting group

E. 750-1,000
700
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1026
c
1c 1857 Issue Covers. Eleven covers, wide range of usages incl. few carrier, one with six singles of No. 24 from Hartford Conn. to Utica N.Y.; one with ten singles of No. 24 from San Francisco to Penn., mixed condition, few appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
600
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1027
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1027, 1857-60 Issuee3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), e3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)e3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Tied by blue grid, matching "Chicago Ills. Mar. 19" double-circle datestamp on silverware maker's illustrated advertising cover to "Mountain City, Kansas Territory", endorsed "COC&PP Exp St. Joseph Mo.", clear strike of green "The Central Overland California & Pikes Peak Express Company, St. Joseph Mo. Mar. 26" oval datestamp, reduced at left (slightly into design), minor wear, still Fine and an extremely unusual express usage

E. 1,500-2,000
3,000
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1028
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1028, 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Tied by well-struck blue "STEAMBOAT" straightline hs, matching "Baltimore Md. Sep. 3, 1861" circular datestamp on red and blue Eagle, Snake & Flag Patriotic to Philadelphia, few light cover stain spots, otherwise Very Fine and attractive patriotic, ex Chase and Walcott

E. 200-300
675
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1029
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Tied by "Central R.R. Aug. 3" circular datestamp on multicolor Kimmel Liberty Patriotic cover to Chester N.J., overall toning, and parts of backflap removed, appears Fine

E. 200-300
240
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1030
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Rich color, top right corner affected from placement at edge of cover, tied by unusual "Sunburst" cancel, matching "Clayton N.Y. May 27" circular datestamp on red and blue Union and Flag Patriotic to Gouverneur N.Y., Very Fine and attractive cover, ex Walcott and Toaspern

E. 200-300
240
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1031
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Well-centered, tied by "N. York & N. Haven R.R. Dec. 7" circular datestamp on Hudson River Railroad Service corner card cover to Southport Conn., fresh and Very Fine, very attractive usage

E. 150-200
180
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1032
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Incredibly well-centered with unusually wide margins, rich color, tied by well-struck "East Boston Ms. Dec. 13, 1859" circular datestamp on machinist's blue cameo corner card cover to New York, Extremely Fine Gem, a superb cover in every respect

E. 300-400
800
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1033
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Well-centered with wide margins at sides, deep rich color, tied by "Palmer Ms. Jul. 6" circular datestamp on Druggist's illustrated corner card cover with patriotic theme, to Old Lyme Conn., slightly reduced at left, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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1034
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Well-centered, rich color, tied by blue "Nashville Ten. Jan. 28, 1861" circular datestamp on illustrated corner card cover for Dry Goods Importer and Dealer, to Philadelphia, fresh and Very Fine

E. 150-200
160
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1035
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Tied by bold blue "Andover Mass. Sep. 30" circular datestamp on Phillips Academy illustrated corner card cover to Croton Hall N.Y., some overall wear incl. edge faults, Fine appearance

E. 200-300
100
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1036
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Block of six and two pairs, well-centered, natural s.e. at right showing guideline, cancelled by grids and tied by matching "Saint Louis Mo. Jun. 20, 1860" circular datestamp on mourning cover to Munich, Germany, New York and transit handstamps, stamps creased from placement over edge of cover, which is opened for display, few other faults incl. two stamps torn, still Fine appearance, an impressive franking

E. 200-300
1,350
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1037
c
5c Brick Red (27). Vertical pair and single, single s.e. at left, tied by "New Orleans La. May 2" circular datestamp on 1859 folded tissue paper cover to Paris, France, red New York credit datestamp, transit and receiving datestamps, Fine and scarce usage, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
625
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1038
c
5c Red Brown (28). Horizontal pair, centered slightly to bottom, tied (between perfs) by large grids, matching "Knight's Ferry Cal. May 19" circular datestamp on cover to Watertown N.Y., minor edgewear, missing most of bottom flap from opening, Very Fine usage paying the 10c transcontinental rate

E. 400-500
210
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1039
c
5c Red Brown (28). Vertical strip of three, scissors-separated affecting some perfs along bottom stamp though leaving intact perfs at top and also showing selvage with guide line at left, used with vertical strip of 10c Green, Ty. III-II-III (33-32-33), also scissors-separated leaving top stamp s.e. at top, all stamps tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 4, 1857" circular datestamps on folded letter to Paris, France, red "New Paid York Dec. 12 9" transit circular datestamp, red "P.D.", transit and receiving backstamp, some edgewear, Fine and attractive usage, signed Ashbrook

E. 1,000-1,500
525
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1040
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1040, 1857-60 Issue5c Bright Red Brown (28b), 5c Bright Red Brown (28b)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical pair, rich color, tied by New Orleans La. circular datestamp on 1859 folded cover to Germany, endorsed for Bremen or Hamburg steamer but the red "New York Paid 12 Dec. 8" exchange circular datestamp indicates this went on the Cunarder Africa, French and Belgium markings, evidence that a third stamp fell off in transit - the "Aus Franfeich per Aachen Franco" circular datestamp partly occupies its space, scissor separation at L. with wide margin showing adjoining stamps, top stamp Very Fine, an intriguing and rare usage, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
850
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1041
c
5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical strip of three, deep rich color (almost an Indian Red shade), used with strip of three 10c Green, Ty. II (32), tied by "New Orleans La. Apr. 26, 1858" circular datestamp on folded letter to France, red N.Y. credit and French transits front and back, stamps scissors-trimmed and cut into design, still a scarce franking and attractive cover

E. 500-750
775
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1042
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1042, 1857-60 Issue5c Indian Red (28A), 5c Indian Red (28A)5c Indian Red (28A). Intense fiery color, used with 10c Green, Ty. II (32) and tied by "New Orleans La. Jan. 6, 1859" circular datestamp on light blue folded cover to Cognac, France, red "New Paid York 6 Jan. 15" credit datestamp also ties stamps, various transits incl. boxed "P.D.", 10c tiny tear at B.R., otherwise fresh and Very Fine cover, desirable use of the rare Indian Red

E. 2,000-3,000
1,800
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1043
c
5c Brown (29). Horizontal strip of three, showing wide guide line margin at left, tied by multiple strikes of "New Orleans La. Aug. 18" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to France, New York and French 1860 transits, some slight overall wear, part of address changed, otherwise Very Fine are rare usage of a guide line strip, signed Ashbrook and with notes by Chase

E. 300-400
625
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1044
c
5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Horizontal strip of three, natural s.e. at left showing guideline, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) and tied by large grids on large wrapper to Putnam C.H. Va., matching "Richmond Va. Oct. 5, 1860" circular datestamp, few folds (none affect stamps), originally contained election material, Fine

E. 300-400
425
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1045
c
10c Green, Ty. III (33). Horizontal strip of three, tied by two strikes of indistinct town datestamp on orange cover to New Brunswick, red "U. States" in arc, 1858 receiving backstamp, scissors-cut at top between right pair, minor edgewear, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
325
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1046
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1046, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. V (24, 35), 1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. V (24, 35)1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. V (24, 35). Horizontal pair of 10c, tied by perfectly struck large red circle of diamonds fancy cancel, matching "New Haven Con. Nov. 30, 1860" circular datestamp on cover to Havre, France, red "New York Dec. 1 6" credit datestamp, French transit also ties 1c stamp, small boxed "P.D." handstamp, some slight wear including reduced at right just into right 10c stamp, otherwise Fine and attractive cover

E. 1,500-2,000
1,150
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1047
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1047, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Three singles, tied slightly overlapping and used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), similarly tied, matching "Augusta Me. Mar. 27" circular datestamp on cover to St. Paul de Loando, West Coast of Africa, red 1861 London transit, "New York Am. Pkt. Paid Mar. 30" backstamp, docketing on back reads "Rec'd June 9th '61", left 10c stamp small corner crease at top right, otherwise Very Fine and rare cover to this destination

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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1048
c
10c Green, Ty. V (35). Horizontal strip of four, tied by three strikes of "New Orleans La. Oct. 15, 1859" circular datestamp on folded cover to Vera Cruz, bold "5" hs, merchant's oval on back, Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
425
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1049
c
12c Black (36). Horizontal pair, tied by bold grids, matching "Easton Pa. Sep. 24, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Aylesbury, England, stamps also tied by red "3" credit hs, "America Liverpool OC 11, 1858" transit, receiving backstamp, some slight edgewear, Very Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate

500
180
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1050
c
12c Black (36). Vertical pair, tied by indistinct blue Vt. circular datestamp on cover to London, England, forwarded to Paris, France and re-addressed within Paris, stamps also tied by "London AU 6, 1858" and G.B. handstamp, red "3" credit hs, "P.D." in oval crossed out, transit and receiving handstamps, fresh and Very Fine, an unusual and interesting usage, ex Gibson

E. 300-400
190
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1051
c
12c Black (36). Vertical strip of three, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) on 3c Nesbitt entire (U10) to Switzerland, stamps cancelled by cork cancel and tied by "Winchester Va. Feb. 21" circular datestamp, red "12" credit hs, Aachen and New York transits, receiving backstamps, some minor overall wear, Very Fine and rare usage, carried aboard the steamer Lebanon, this ship was a freighter not used by the Cunard Line for mails except for on this one trip to Liverpool

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1052
c
24c Gray Lilac (37). Vertical pair with full sheet selvage at top and guideline margin at left, tied by red "Paterson N.J. Aug. 13" circular datestamp on cover to Derbyshire, England, second strike at right and red New York credit datestamp, stamps with small perf faults at right from placement on cover and natural s.e. at left, otherwise Fine, ex Seybold

E. 400-500
260
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1053
c
30c Orange (38). Used with 1c Blue (two), 3c Dull Red, and 10c Green (24, 26a, 35), tied by red grid cancels on folded letter to France, red "New York 18 Nov. 3" datestamp, framed "P.D." hs, receiving backstamp, cover cleaned and bleached, still a colorful franking and attractive cover, with 1984 Jakubek certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,050
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