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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Cincinnati to New Orleans

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1476
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1476, Cincinnati to New OrleansWilliams' City Post, Cincinnati O., 2c Brown (9LB1), Williams' City Post, Cincinnati O., 2c Brown (9LB1)Williams' City Post, Cincinnati O., 2c Brown (9LB1). Part of Cincinnati circular datestamp at left, no shortage of faults but a rare stamp in presentable condition

2,750
270
1477
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1477, Cincinnati to New OrleansConcord N.H. "O" Carrier Handstamp, Concord N.H. "O" Carrier HandstampConcord N.H. "O" Carrier Handstamp. Two covers to Concord, one with 1c & 3c 1861 tied by New York duplex, other with 3c 1861 tied by "Paid" and red Boston circular datestamp, each has clear strike of "O" carrier handstamp applied at Concord, Very Fine, the New York cover is expecially interesting as a double carrier usage

E. 100-150
350
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1478
ogbl
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1478, Cincinnati to New OrleansWharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Bluish Green (5LB1), Wharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Bluish Green (5LB1)Wharton's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Bluish Green (5LB1). Block of nine, original gum, large margins, thin spots in four stamps, Very Fine appearance

900
375
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1479
 
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1479, Cincinnati to New OrleansBrown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2), Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2)Brown & McGill's U.S.P.O. Despatch, Louisville Ky., (2c) Blue (5LB2). Ample to large margins, dark shade, used with 3c Dull Red (26), perfectly centered and beautiful coppery shade, both tied by blue "Louisville Ky." circular datestamp on piece, Extremely Fine, signed Sloane, this combination on cover has a $4,500 Scott value -- value for 5LB2 used

400
525
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1480
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1480, Cincinnati to New OrleansLowell Ms. Jul. 23 3 cts. Paid, Lowell Ms. Jul. 23 3 cts. PaidLowell Ms. Jul. 23 3 cts. Paid. Two strikes of integral-rate circular datestamp, second dated Jul. 24, matching "United * States *" oval handstamp clearly struck on brown cover to Troy N.Y., with original 1851 enclosure and eaccompanied by another cover with identical date but no "United States" handstamp, Extremely Fine, this is an extremely rare but enigmatic marking -- similar to handstamps used on cross-border mail to Canada and possibly a short-lived Lowell carrier handstamp

E. 400-500
425
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1481
c
Lowell Mass. Star. 3c Rose (65) tied by circle of wedges, "Phila. Pa. Mar. 19" circular datestamp on buff cover to Lowell, black star carrier handstamp, forwarded with Lowell circular datestamp and "Due 3", Extremely Fine with clear strikes of all markings

E. 100-150
50
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1482
c
N.O.U.S. City Post, Aug. 14. Well-struck circular datestamp on inbound cover with blue "Lawrenceburgh Ind. Aug. 8" circular datestamp and matching "Paid 3" in circle, Very Fine

E. 150-200
100
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1483
c
1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Large margins to slightly in, faintly toned, tied by New Orleans circular datestamp on locally-addressed printed notice, "N.O.U.S. City Post Apr. 14" circular datestamp, Fine and scarce with 1c 1851

E. 150-200
150
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1484
c
3c Dull Red (11). Ample margins to slightly in, color a bit faded, grid cancel, faint red New Orleans circular datestamp and blue "N.O.U.S. City Post Jul. 8, 8 A.M." snow-shovel datestamp on cover to St. Martinsville La., lamp and stove maker's brown illustrated corner card, Fine

E. 200-300
400
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1485
c
New Orleans Carrier Usages. Seven covers, includes three stampless with N.O.U.S. snow-shovel datestamp in green and blue (one from France), two N.O.U.S. circle (one stampless, other with 3c 1857), Nos. 9 & 11 together on folded letter and No. 24 on local cover, minor faults, otherwise Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
375
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