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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — Steamboat Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
861
c
3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Well-centered, tied by bold strike of blue Vicksburg packet marking on cover to New Orleans La., cover torn and repaired at left far from stamp and marking, otherwise Fine, a rare marking

E. 400-500
475
862
c
Steamer Prairie State. Ribbon marker at top of 3c Pink entire to Harrisonburg Va., entire cancelled by bold star, "Mobile Ala. Sep. 14" circular datestamp, some wear incl. side flap missing at left, bend at top from contents and edgewear, still an interesting usage

E. 200-300
70
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863
c
Steamer Shamrock. Four folded covers, each different notation of the steamer, incl. black ms., magenta ms., straightline hs, fancy handstamp, each with New Orleans circular datestamp and "Steam 10" hs, all Buchanan Carroll & Co. correspondence, few small faults, all appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 200-300
130
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864
c
Name-of-Boat Markings. 27 covers or folded letters, range of markings incl. P. Dalmau, Red River Packet, Clendy Burke, Steamer Fashion, Steamer Duck River, few others, most with New Orleans circular datestamp and many with "Way" rating handstamps, mixed condition, strikes range from outstanding to poor, generally Fine, interesting group

E. 500-750
575
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