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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Other Back-of-Book Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1346
c
1c, 3c Brown, Postage Due (J1, J3). 3c horizontal strip of three, light violet cancels, 1c single with violet star cancel and tied by "Wyckoff New Jersey Jun. 29, 1882" double-circle datestamp on cover from Conbach, Germany, New York due handstamps, part of backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
180
1347
c
War Department Weather Program. Collection of eleven covers, incl. one with violet "Central Office Iowa Weather Service Feb. 8 1879" double-circle datestamp hs corner card (reportedly unique) on front, others are backstamps from Sandusky O., Columbus O., Canfield O., Chicago, Waukegan Ill. (two in magenta), Lansing Mich. (three), all neatly written up on exhibit pages with historical information, usual few faults, Fine-Very Fine and rare group

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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1348
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1348, Other Back-of-Book Covers3c Executive (O12), 3c Executive (O12)3c Executive (O12). Affixed over printed "Secretary" and tied by quartered cork cancel, "Long Branch N.J. Aug. 27 A.M." circular datestamp on cover with "Executive" imprint at top, addressed in President Grant's hand to "Hon. Edwards Pierrepont, Atty. Gen. U.S., Washington D.C.", slight edge toning and corner opening fault affecting stamp, otherwise Fine, Pierrepont served as Grant's attorney general from 1875 to 1876

E. 1,500-2,000
2,600
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1349
c
3c State (O59). Cork cancel, "Somerville N.J. Aug. 6 2 PM" circular datestamp on cover to New York City and forwarded to New Paltz N.Y., blue Department of State corner card, stamp with small faults, cover with part of backflap removed, appears Fine

E. 300-400
575
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1350
c
2c Treasury (O73). Tied by target cancel, "Elizabeth N.H. Apr. 13 4 PM" circular datestamp on locally-addressed cover, United States Internal Revenue, New Jersey District office corner card, with two tax returns from 1875 & 1877, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
120
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1351
c
3c Treasury, 2c War (O74, O115). Individual covers with N.J. town cancels, No. O74 tied by cork cancel with "Mendham N.J. May 1" circular datestamp, Internal Revenue printed corner card; No. O115, cork cancel, on cover with printed War Dept. corner card and address, "Passaic N.J. Mar. 20 1881" circular datestamp; Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
95
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1352
c
Sale Number 825, Lot Number 1352, Other Back-of-Book Covers6c Justice (O28), 6c Justice (O28)6c Justice (O28). Tied by cork cancel on cover to the Chief of Police, New Brunswick, N.J., "Newark N.J. Mar. 7 6 PM" circular datestamp, Newark D.A. corner card, cover slightly reduced at left, otherwise Fine, an extremely rare stamp used on cover, ex Crystal

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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1353
c
Confederate States, 10c Milky Blue, Die A (11a). Large margins all around, unbelievably fresh color, tied by blue "Richmond Va. May 19, 1863" circular datestamp on cover to Hillsboro N.C., slightly reduced at bottom from opening, otherwise Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
180
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1354
c
Confederate States, South Carolina. Five covers comprising No. 2, No. 11 margin single, No. 12 on wallpaper cover with blue Charleston S.C. circular datestamp, No. 11 on adversity cover with Manchester S.C. ms. cancel, legal-size stampless cover with blue Columbia S.C. circular datestamp, "Paid" in circle and "10" hs, first four covers to either Mr. or Mrs. John L. Manning, who served as Gov. of and Senator from S.C., latter to James Chestnut, who served as a Confederate General and aide to Jefferson Davis, few with small faults, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
350
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1355
c
Confederate States Covers. Ten, includes uncancelled 5c Mobile provisional on cover (stamp has faults), General Issue Nos. 2e, 6, 7, 11 and 12, best is 11e tied by Mobile circular datestamp, minor faults, generally Fine

E. 500-750
575
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