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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 June, 2000

Category — The Brad Arch Collection of New Jersey Postal History (Town Markings)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
680
c
Acquackanonk 5th Sept. Manuscript pmk. and "12-1/2" rate on folded letter to Amboy N.J., letter datelined "Pompton Plains Aug. 31, 1827", central horizontal file fold, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
681
c
Acquackanonk N. Jersey. Red double-oval hs with ms. "Ap. 20" in center, ms. "Paid 10" at top on 1831 folded letter to Chester N.Y., light toning, Fine

E. 200-300
475
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682
c
Acquackanonk N. Jersey. Red double-oval hs with ms. "7 Feby." on 1832 folded letter to Erie Pa., ms. "Double 50" rate with "25" crossed out, contents composed of a transcription of a deposition and second page with the embossed seal of Erie County Pa. appointing an arbitrator to the dispute, Very Fine

E. 150-200
230
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683
c
Acquackanonk N. Jersey. Red double-oval hs on two folded letters, one to Mass. with ms. "28 Apl." and "18-3/4" rate, other to New York with ms. "May 24" and "12-1/2" rate, minor faults clear of markings, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
150
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684
c
Acquackanonk N.J. Three folded letters, two with ms. pmks. -- 1840 with ms. "free" to Washington D.C., 1827 to New York -- third with red oval and postmaster's frank, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 150-200
270
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685
c
Acquackanonk 17 Feby. Manuscript pmk., matching "Free P. Jackson P.M." on 1836 folded letter to Newark N.J., Very Fine

E. 150-200
200
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686
c
Acquackanonk Apr. 7. Manuscript pmk. with ms. "5" rate on folded letter to Litchfield Conn., datelined "Greenwood April 4th 1848", Very Fine

E. 200-300
105
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687
c
Acquackanonk July 14. Manuscript pmk. with ms. "5" on folded letter to Litchfield Conn., datelined "Greenwood July 13th 1848", Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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688
c
Acquackanonk Feby. 3. Clear manuscript pmk., matching squiggly line on 3c Dull Red (11), large even margins, rich color, on folded cover to Philadelphia, Very Fine

E. 100-150
110
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689
c
Bass River N.J. Two folded letters, one with "Bass River Hotel April 29 free" at top, other with "Isiah Adams P.M. Bass River March 18th Free", both addressed to George Sykes, the county representative in the House, usual file folds, Very Fine

E. 100-150
55
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690
c
Beekmans Mills, Somerset County N.J. Sept. 29. Manuscript pmk. on folded cover to Hiram Deats Esq., Quakertown, N.J., ms. "5" at top, Very Fine, scarce with county designation

E. 100-150
115
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691
c
Bennett N.J. Sep. 30, 1905. Doane cancel tying 2c Carmine (319) on cover with pre-printed address and all-over advertising on back for "Veg=A=Tab" Tablets, couple small tears at bottom and small part of backflap missing, otherwise Fine, this post office was open for a mere 54 weeks, the only recorded cover from Bennett with a Doane cancel

E. 150-200
130
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692
c
Bergen N.J. Nov. 8th. Manuscript pmk. on 1834 folded letter to Casenovia N.Y., ms. "50" rate and "Moneyed Letter", couple tiny edge tears at top, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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693
c
Bergen Iron Works N.J. Two covers, each with red circular datestamp and date entered in ink, one stampless, with matching straightline "Paid" and "3" in double-circle cancels, addressed to Fruharde (?) N.J., other with 3c Dull Red (26), pen cancel, on cover to Trenton, minor faults, appear Fine

E. 100-150
200
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694
c
Bloomingdale New Jersey Dec. 4, 1884, E.E. Ball P.M. Large double-circle datestamp ties 10c Brown (209) on remarkably fresh 2c Red entire (U231), both with target cancels, addressed to San Francisco Cal., "Registered" straightline hs at left and violet four-line backstamp, slightly reduced at left, otherwise Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
75
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695
c
Cape Island N.J. Two covers, one with "Cape Island Sept. 4th" ms. postmark on folded letter to Charleston S.C., datelined "Cape May Island Sept. 3rd", ms. "25" at top, other with 3c Dull Red (11) tied by "Cape Island N.J. Jul. 4" circular datestamp on cover to Cherry Valley N.Y., Very Fine

E. 100-150
50
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696
c
Dennis Creek N.J. Two covers, one 1836 folded letter with red "Dennis Creek July 25th" and matching "12-1/2" ms. pmks. to Princeton, light vertical file fold, other with 3c Dull Red (26) ms. "X" cancel, on cover to Cape May Court House N.J., ms. "Dennis Creek N.J. Jay. 28" at left, with letter dated Jan. 26, 1854, Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
55
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697
c
English Neighborhood N.J. Two covers, one stampless with "English Neighborhood March 12th 1841" and "Paid 25" ms. postmarks, addressed to St. Louis, other with 3c Dull Red (26), tied by "English Neighborhood N.J. Apr. 25" circular datestamp, Very Fine

E. 100-150
75
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698
c
Everittstown N.J. Two covers, each with red "Everittstown N.J." circular datestamp and addressed to Bloomsbury N.J., one with 3c Dull Red (11), ms. cancel, other with matching "Paid 3" in circle hs on Valentine cover, Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
90
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699
c
Fishing Creek N.J. Sept. 15th. Manuscript pmk. and "5" on 1847 folded letter to Mulica Hill N.J., Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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700
c
Gloucester Furnace N.J. Manuscript pmk. on two folded letters, one dated Sep. 12, 1833, with "11 way" ms. pmk., datelined "Eggharbour Sep. 10 1833", other dated Apr. 23, 1840 with "Way 11" ms. pmk., both to Trenton and with typed transcription of letter's contents, Fine-Very Fine, Gloucester Furnace operated between Dec. 18, 1827, and Mar. 21, 1855

E. 200-300
125
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701
c
Good Intent N.J. Aug. 13. Manuscript pmk. on 1831 folded letter to Judge Southard, Trenton, ms. "Paid 10" at top, usual light file folds, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
170
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702
c
Gratitude N.J. June 23rd. Manuscript pmk. on 1834 folded letter to Samuel Southard, Washington City, ms. "Free" at top right, central file fold, with typed transcription of contents, Very Fine

E. 100-150
150
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703
c
Hackensack N.J. Aug. ??. Cds, cork cancel on 3c Ultramarine (114) on magenta cover to Newark N.J., Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
65
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704
c
Hazelton N.J. Nov. 15, 1905. Doane cancel ties 1c Blue Green (300) on postcard to Toms River N.J., reverse with all-over ad for song "She Waits By The Deep Blue Sea" with lyrics and woman on beach, stamp and card with small faults that do not detract, Very Fine, this is the only recorded cover from this rare post office, which existed from Nov. 15, 1904, to Dec. 31, 1905

E. 100-150
80
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705
c
Highlands of Navasink Aug. 2nd. Manuscript pmk. on cover to Montreal, Canada, 3c Dull Red (11) with ms. "X" cancel at upper left, horizontal crease thru stamp, backflap tears, otherwise Fine, this scarce post office operated for a short 23 months and three days

E. 150-200
100
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706
c
Howell Works N.J. Red circular datestamp on folded letter from P.M. Alex Allaire to Samuel Southard, Washington D.C., ms. "14 Feby. 1835" written inside circular datestamp and "free" at top, with typed transcription of contents, Very Fine

E. 200-300
400
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707
c
Hudson N.J. Two covers with red "Hudson N-J" circular datestamp and ms. dates, one with 3c Dull Red (11), pen cancel, other with matching red "Paid 3" in circle, Very Fine

E. 100-150
180
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708
c
Longacoming N.J. Two covers, one 1834 folded letter with "Longacoming 4 mo 7th" and "6" ms. postmarks, to Philadelphia, two file folds, other with "Longacoming Aug. 24" ms. postmark, "Aug. 24" on 3c Dull Red (26), addressed to Haddonfield N.J., small part of one backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
160
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709
c
Marl City N.J. Jan. 1861. Blue circular datestamp ties 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) on cover to Oshkosh Wis., few wrinkles, otherwise Very Fine, the only recorded cover from Marl City, which operated from Dec. 17, 1858, to Jan. 23, 1861

E. 100-150
90
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710
c
New Brunswick N.J. Weather Forecast. "Weather Forecast For To-morrow, Received Apr. 1 1897 6 PM New Brunswick N.J., Stationery" seven-line violet receiving datestamp on back of uprated postal stationery from El Salvador, stamps tied by "Acmon, Corrreos Santa Ana Mar. 17, 1897" duplex cancels, light diagonal crease and minor edge toning, otherwise Fine and scarce

E. 300-400
150
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711
c
New Denmark N.J. 29 Mar. 1878. Violet circular datestamp on 3c entire to Camden N.J., violet "Office of the National Record New Denmark N.J." hs corner card, Very Fine, this post office was open from Dec. 31, 1874, to Apr. 15, 1879

E. 100-150
75
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712
c
New Mills N.J. Ms. pmk. and "12-1/2" rate on folded letter to Baltimore, datelined "Northampton Feb. 1st 1800", small faults, appears Fine

E. 100-150
50
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713
c
New Village N.J. December 7th. Ms. pmk., 3c Rose (65) with ms. "A. Lincoln, President" cancel on cover to Broadway N.J., small faults, Fine, unusual campaign cancellation

E. 100-150
130
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714
c
Newell N.J. Jan. 3, 1885. Duplex circular datestamp and fancy rosette cancel on 2c Red entire to New York, printed corner card, Very Fine, this post office was in service from Jun. 4, 1883, to Nov. 28, 1887

E. 100-150
50
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715
c
Oakford N.J. Nov. 26. Bold circular datestamp, 3c Rose (65) with target cancel on yellow cover to New Haven Ct., erased pencil at left also ties stamp, otherwise Fine, a short-lived post office (Feb. 8, 1869, to Apr. 13, 1870)

E. 100-150
50
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716
c
Ostrander N.J. Nov. 24, 1890. Duplex cancel ties 1c Blue (219) on Newark N.J. merchant's advertising cover to Covent N.Y., Very Fine, the only recorded cover from this rare post office, which operated in the last half of 1890

E. 100-150
50
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717
c
Passaic N.J. Oct. 30. Oval hs with ms. date, matching pen on 12c Black (69) on small mourning cover to Chatham, England, red New York and Liverpool transit datestamp, backflap removed, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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718
c
Passaic N.J. Oval hs with ms. date ties 3c Dull Red (26) on red and blue patriotic cover to Morrestown N.J., minor wrinkles and small tears, appears Very Fine

E. 150-200
325
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719
c
Passaic N.J. Two covers, each with oval hs and date, matching pen cancel on 3c Rose (65), deep shade, to New York City, one with letter datelined 1869, Very Fine

E. 100-150
55
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720
c
Passaic N.J. Two covers, first with ms. "Passaic Aug. 9" pmk., matching ms. cancel on 3c Dull Red (11), second with 3c Dull Red (26) tied by blue "Passaic N.J." oval with ms. date, Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
55
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721
c
Passaic N.J. Ap. 25. Oval hs with ms. date ties 3c Rose (65) on advertising cover for Speer's Pure Grape Wines with lady on horseback, Very Fine, ex Grunin

E. 200-300
425
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722
c
Passaic N.J. Oval hs ties 3c Rose (65) on illustrated cover for Speer's Pure Grape Wines with lady on horseback, light soiling at edges, Fine

E. 100-150
260
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723
c
Paterson N.J. Stampless Covers. Collection of 70 covers, comprising 49 from Paterson and 29 transatlantics, covers from Paterson with excellent representations of markings incl. variety of "Free" and "Paid" (straightline and fancy), datestamps, rates in circles, boxes and ms. pmks., combinations of markings, usual few faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,300
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724
c
Paterson N.J. Collection of more than 220 stamped covers and postcards, wide variety of frankings and destinations with many to foreign countries, incl. No. 15 to San Francisco, No. 37 (two) on legal-size cover to England, No. 238 to Germany, No. E7 (two domestic covers, diverse cancels incl. many fancy geometrics, ovals, datestamps, registered hs, some faulty, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
1,350
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725
c
Paterson N.J. Collection of 19 covers to England and Scotland, comprising fourteen with 12c Black (69, 90, 96) and five with 24c Gray Violet (70, 78), mixed condition, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
300
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726
c
Pompton N.J. Red "Free" straightline on folded letter to "Peter Jackson Acquackanonk", datelined "Pompton 1st Feby 1832", written by James Jackson, the Pompton postmaster, to his father, the Acquackanonk postmaster, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
0
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727
c
Princeton N.J. Jan. 24. Green circular datestamp, matching "5" in frame and straightline "Paid" on 1840 folded letter to Philadelphia, large blue "R" registry handstamp, Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
100
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728
c
Pyramus N.J. Two folded letters, each with "Pyramus" ms. pmk., 1840 and 1844 dates, Very Fine, this post office was open for only seven years

E. 100-150
170
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729
c
Recklesstown N.J. April 8th, paid 3 cts. Manuscript pmk. on blue 1853 folded letter to "George Sykes, Near Wrightstown, N.J.", Very Fine

E. 100-150
100
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730
c
Red Oak Grove May 18th 53". Manuscript pmk. on blue folded letter to George Sykes, datelined "Cedar Bridge 17th May 1853", Very Fine, this post office functioned for nine years

E. 100-150
100
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731
c
Scull Town N.J. Two folded letters, Feb. 1836 with "Free" crossed out and rated "10", and Jun. 1839 to Indianapolis with "5" rate, Very Fine

E. 100-150
50
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732
c
Sea Grove N.J. Jul. 9, 1877. Blue circular datestamp and duplex cancel on two overlapping 2c Vermilion (178) on cover to Cape May C.H. N.J., light cover toning, otherwise Fine, this post office operated between Mar. 27, 1876, and Aug. 8, 1878

E. 100-150
50
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733
c
Steelmanville N.J. Aug. 29. Circular datestamp and targets tie 3c Green (184, single and pair) and 5c Blue (179, pair) on registered cover to Philadelphia, framed corner card, ms. "Reg. 10" at left, receiving backstamp, Very Fine

E. 100-150
60
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734
c
Tenafly N.J. Seven covers, frankings incl. 3c 1869 (one), 3c Bank Notes (five), 2c Red Brown (one), most with stamp tied by target cancel with Tenafly N.J. circular datestamp, Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
150
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735
c
West Bloomfield N.J. 1847-49 covers, each with red "West Bloomfield N.J." circular datestamp and matching "Paid" hs, one to Montgomery Ala., other to Secretary of War, Washington D.C., Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
375
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