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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1216
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Cancelled by bold "S", "Saddle River N.J. Nov. 16" circular datestamp on cover to Brownville N.Y., Very Fine strike and cover

E. 200-300
120
1217
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Well-centered, tied by target cancels, "Hoboken N.J. May 7" double-circle datestamp on cover to Bristol R.I., Very Fine, ex Rich

E. 200-300
115
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1218
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by cork and "Richmond Va. Nov. 2" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Orange C.H. Va., cover reduced at left, light overall toning and edge wear, appears Fine

E. 200-300
105
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1219
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1219, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Natural s.e., tied by cork and London datestamp, used with Great Britain 1p Red (33), affixed over Elizabeth N.J. circular datestamp and tied by London duplex cancel on cover to London, England and forwarded to Liverpool, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
2,200
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1220
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Well-centered, tied by quartered cork and "Edgartown Mass. Apr. 5, 1870" double-circle datestamp on cover to Liverpool, England, red New York and Liverpool transits, usual wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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1221
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by cork and "New Brighton N.J. Apr. 13" double-circle datestamp on 1870 pink cover to Yorkshire, England, red New York transit, Halifax backstamp, light soiling, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1222
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by oval cancel on 1870 mourning cover to London, England, Jersey City N.J. circular datestamp, red New York and London transits, stamp has toned perfs, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
200
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1223
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by cork cancel, "Newark N.J. Apr. 19" circular datestamp on 1870 orange cover to Gloucester, England, red New York transit, part of backflap missing, otherwise Very Fine

E. 150-200
140
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1224
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Cork cancel, matching "Camden N.J. Apr. 8" circular datestamp on cover to Leeds, England, violet Philadelphia transit, Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1225
c
6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by cork cancel, "Burlington N.J. Apr. 19" circular datestamp on cover to London, England, red New York and London transits, with original letter, stamp with small faults at top from placement on cover, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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1226
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1226, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal strip of three, tied by three strikes of Skull fancy cancel and "Newark N.J. Apr. 5" (1870) circular datestamp on cover with printed address to "Rev. James S. Dennis, Beirut, Syria", with printed "French Mail via Marseilles" at bottom left, red "5" in circle and Verviers-Cologne transit handstamp, very minor cover repair at top, most of backflap removed

FINE. ONE OF THREE RECORDED 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL COVER TO SYRIA WITH A TRIPLE FRANKING. THIS IS THE ONLY COVER TO SYRIA WITH THE SKULL FANCY CANCEL OF NEWARK.

Like other covers from the Dennis correspondence, this was sent via North German Union closed mail, despite the printed route instructions at lower left.

Ex Lopez

E. 4,000-5,000
7,500
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1227
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1227, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal pair, remarkably well-centered, tied by two cork cancels, "Newark N.J. Oct. 12" (1869) circular datestamp on yellow cover with printed address to "Rev. James S. Dennis, Beirut, Syria", with printed "Via North German Union Closed Mail" at bottom left, Verviers-Cologne transit hs, couple small sealed tears

VERY FINE. ONE OF THE FINEST OF THE NINE RECORDED COVERS TO SYRIA WITH THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL.

Ex Juhring

E. 3,000-4,000
6,500
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1228
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1228, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal pair, tied by two ring cancels, "Newark N.J. Jan. 4" (1870) circular datestamp on yellow cover with printed address to "Rev. James S. Dennis, Beirut, Syria", with printed "Via North German Union Closed Mail" at bottom left, red "5" in circle and Verviers-Cologne transit, stamps with small faults at top from placement at edge of cover

FINE. ONE OF NINE RECORDED COVERS TO SYRIA WITH THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL.

All nine of the 10c 1869 covers to Syria are from the Dennis correspondence.

E. 3,000-4,000
5,750
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1229
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1229, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal pair, cork cancels, tied by "Newark N.J. Mar. 1" (1870) circular datestamp on yellow cover with printed address to "Rev. James S. Dennis, Beirut, Syria", with printed "Via North German Union Closed Mail" at bottom left, red "5" in circle hs, minor cover wrinkles, part of backflap removed

FINE APPEARANCE. THIS DENNIS COVER TO SYRIA IS NOT AMONG THE EIGHT LISTED IN THE 1869 P.R.A. CENSUS.

With the addition of this example, there are now nine recorded 10c 1869 covers to Syria, signed Ashbrook

E. 3,000-4,000
3,250
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1230
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1230, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Target cancel, tied by red New York circular datestamp on all-over hotel advertising cover to Bremen, Germany, matching "Hoboken N.J. Feb. 8" double-circle datestamp, ms. "via Hamburg" at top left, backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
650
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1231
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1231, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Vivid color, tied by cross cancel, "Lambertville N.J. 20 Mar." double-circle datestamp on small cover to Paris, France, red New York and French transits, "8" decimes due hs, "Short Paid" straightline hs on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), Very Fine

E. 500-750
250
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1232
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1232, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Deep shade, tied by light ring cancel on 1870 mourning cover to Paris, France, "Elizabeth N.J. Feb. 4" circular datestamp, red New York and French transits, "8" decimes due hs, "Short Paid" straightline on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), Very Fine

E. 500-750
300
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1233
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1233, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Tied by ring cancel, "Elizabeth N.J. Jan. 10" circular datestamp on 1870 mourning cover to Paris, France, red New York and blue French transits, "Short Paid" straightline on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), small cover tear at top right, otherwise Very Fine, ex Lopez, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
300
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1234
c
10c Yellow (116). Rich color, tied by ring cancel, "Elizabeth N.J. Feb. 14" circular datestamp on cover to Paris, France, red New York and blue French transits, "8" decimes due hs, "Short Paid" straightline hs on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), Very Fine

E. 400-500
190
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1235
c
10c Yellow (116). Rich color, natural s.e., tied by ring cancel, "Elizabeth N.J. Apr. 7" circular datestamp on mourning cover to Paris, France, red New York and blue French transits, "8" decimes due hs, "Short Paid" straightline hs on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), Very Fine

E. 400-500
200
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1236
c
10c Yellow (116). Rich color, tied by ring cancel, "Elizabeth N.J. Feb. 28" circular datestamp on mourning cover to Paris, France, red New York and French transits, "8" decimes due hs, "Short Paid" straightline hs on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), minor edge faults, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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1237
c
10c Yellow (116). Vivid color, tied by grid and red New York transit on 1870 cover to Paris, France, "Lambertville N.J. 25 Jan." double-circle datestamp, French and British transits, straightline "Short Paid" straightline hs on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), backflap mostly removed and minor edge wear, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
150
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1238
c
10c Yellow (116). Rich color, tied by ring cancel on 1870 mourning cover to Paris, France, "Elizabeth N.J. Jan. 17" circular datestamp, red New York, British and French transits, "Short Paid" straightline hs on back (applied by Munroe & Co.), slightly reduced at top, Fine

E. 200-300
170
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1239
c
10c Yellow (116). Natural s.e., tied by cork cancel, "Newark N.J. Feb. 10" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Switzerland, red and blue rates, "Insufficiently Paid" and "Via Ostende" straightline hs, transit backstamps, part of backflap removed, otherwise Fine

E. 500-750
325
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1240
c
10c Yellow (116). Rich color, tied by "Williamsburgh N.Y. May 21" duplex and red Bremen transit on orange cover to Baden, Germany, red New York transit, part of backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine, ex Hill

E. 300-400
325
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1241
c
10c Yellow (116). Tied by "Brooklyn N.Y. Nov. 30" circular datestamp and quartered cork cancel on buff cover to Germany, red New York and Bremen transits, ms. "Via Hamburg or Bremen" at top, cover with small edge faults, backflap removed, appears Fine

E. 200-300
140
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1242
c
10c Yellow (116). Quartered cork cancel, "Brooklyn N.Y. Dec. 6" circular datestamp on 1869 yellow cover to Germany, red New York and Hamburg transits, Very Fine

E. 200-300
120
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1243
c
10c Yellow (116). Tied by "Jersey City N.J. Sep. 30" duplex on 1869 cover to Bremen, Germany, red New York and Hamburg transit, lightly soiled, part of backflap removed, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
180
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1244
c
10c Yellow (116). Tied by segmented cork cancel, "Newark N.J. Jul. 28" circular datestamp on 1869 buff cover to Germany, cover roughly opened on back, red New York and German transits, cover with small faults mostly on back, appears Fine

E. 150-200
85
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1245
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1245, 1869 Pictorial Issue (6c - 10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Cork cancel, "Camden N.J. Mar. 23" circular datestamp on cover to Moradabad, India, receiving and "Sea Post Office E. 13 Apr." backstamp, roughly opened at right, otherwise Fine, a very rare destination

E. 750-1,000
325
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1246
 
10c Yellow (116). Wide even margins, tied by cork and red New York transit datestamp on blue cover front to Dalmatia, boxed German transit, small tears at top and bottom of piece, Very Fine stamp, a scarce destination

E. 100-150
425
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