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Sale 834 — U.S. & C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
305
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 305, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Beautifully centered, tied by "New Orleans La. Jun. 21, 1859" circular datestamp on blue folded printed notice to Barcelona, Spain, red New York transit datestamp and bold "8Rs." due handstamp, red London transit and Barcelona receiving backstamps

EXTREMELY FINE. A REMARKABLY CHOICE AND SCARCE SINGLE FRANKING OF THE 5-CENT BRICK RED.

Signed Ashbrook. With 1996 Richter certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
1,250
306
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 306, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II/III/II (28, 32/33/32), 5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II/III/II (28, 32/33/32)5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II/III/II (28, 32/33/32). Vertical strips of three, scissors-separated perfs, 5c cut into design at left and bottom, tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 21, 1867" circular datestamps on blue folded letter to Nantes, France, red crayon "36" credit, sender's blue oval handstamp, appropriate transits front and back, Very Fine triple-rate franking

E. 1,000-1,500
700
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307
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 307, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Vertical strip of three, tied by "New Orleans La. Oct. 17, 1860" circular datestamps on blue folded letter to La Ferte-Hace, France, red Boston credit and French transit datestamps, perfs slightly blunted by scissors-separation, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
220
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308
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 308, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)5c Brown, Ty. II, 10c Green, Ty. V (30A, 35), 5c Brown, Ty. II, 10c Green, Ty. V (30A, 35)5c Brown, Ty. II, 10c Green, Ty. V (30A, 35). Slightly overlapping, tied by bold large "Paid" grid and "Boston 6 Aug. 22" debit datestamp on small cover to Paris, France, short paid to start and then redirected back to Boston, bold "Boston 30 Sep. 18" debit datestamp and "Short Paid" in oval, French transits and red "Trouve a la Boite" framed handstamp ("Found in the box"), blue Paris forwarders mark on back, repair edge at left, appears Very Fine, ex Chase, Gibson, with 1983 Alcuri certificate

E. 200-300
290
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309
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 309, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)5c Brown, Ty. II, 10c Green, Ty. IV (30A, 35), 5c Brown, Ty. II, 10c Green, Ty. IV (30A, 35)5c Brown, Ty. II, 10c Green, Ty. IV (30A, 35). Tied by bright red grids on Mar. 1861 cover to Paris, France, red New York credit datestamp and boxed "PD" handstamp, French transit, 5c tiny tear at corner, otherwise Very Fine

E. 200-300
190
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310
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 310, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Perfectly centered, deep rich color, tied by bold "Clyde O. Jul. 1" circular datestamp on cover to member of Army Corps of Engineers at San Francisco, red box number, Extremely Fine Gem stamp and attractive cover, ex Haas

1,200
950
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311
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 311, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Wide margins and choice centering, slight creasing at bottom right and short perf at top, tied by "New York Feb. 5" Ocean Mail circular datestamp on blue 1859 folded letter to San Francisco, Extremely Fine appearance

E. 300-400
180
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312
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 312, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Position 91R1 with left sheet selvage, bright color and choice centering, tied by ms. "X" cancel on 1857 folded letter from Michigan to Canada West, indecipherible ms. town pmk., red "United States" in oval cross-border handstamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
270
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313
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 313, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. II (32), 10c Green, Ty. II (32)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Position 57L1, well-centered, bright color, tied by clear "San Francisco Cal. Jun. 21, 1860" circular datestamp on cover to Rockport Me., Extremely Fine

325
0
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314
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 314, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II (24, 32), 1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II (24, 32)1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II (24, 32). Horizontal pair of 10c and single 1c used on 3c entire, tied by neat strikes of blue "Charlottesville Va. Jun. 11" circular datestamp, neatly addressed to London, England, red ms. "Paid 24" at upper left, red London 1858 circular datestamp also ties 10c stamps, red "19" credit handstamp, Extremely Fine, a colorful and most unusual combination of stamps and stationery to make up 24c rate to England, ex Haas

E. 1,000-1,500
2,400
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315°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 315, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II/III (24, 32/33), 1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II/III (24, 32/33)1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II/III (24, 32/33). Vertical combination Ty. III/II pair of 10c, tied by black grids with red "San Antonio Tex. Oct. 3 Paid" circular datestamp on orange cover to Mons, Belgium, red New York 18c credit datestamp also ties stamps, 1859 French transit, appropriate backstamps, stamps scissors-separated affecting perfs at left of 10c and top of 1c, still Very Fine, very scarce usage from Texas to Belgium

E. 500-750
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316
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 316, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. II (32), 10c Green, Ty. II (32)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Horizontal strip of three, perfectly centered, bright shade, tied by "Wabash Ind." circular datestamp on cover to Mainz, Germany, red "N. York Br. Pkt. 7 Paid Aug. 4" credit datestamp, red Aachen transit, 1858 receiving backstamp, cover somewhat worn, affecting left stamp, otherwise Very Fine, from a new correspondence

E. 300-400
200
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317
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 317, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. III (33), 10c Green, Ty. III (33)10c Green, Ty. III (33). Choice centering, fresh color, tied by bright blue "Lyme N.H. Aug. 2" circular datestamp on small cover to San Francisco, Extremely Fine

325
250
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318
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 318, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. III (33), 10c Green, Ty. III (33)10c Green, Ty. III (33). Horizontal strip of three and single, used with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24, two) and 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26 horizontal pair), cancelled by neat ms. lines, matching "Lamar Tex. Mch. 8/59" ms. postmark on folded cover to Switzerland, red "New York Am. Pkt. Mar. 25" circular datestamp, British accountancy handstamp, red crayon rating, red "SHORT PAID" handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, one 1c stamp faulty, cover with few small age bleach spots, otherwise Very Fine, a rare and unusual Texas transatlantic cover to Switzerland, the differences in shade and condition of the two 1c stamps -- one of which shows traces of another cancel -- points to small-town re-use of cancelled stamps

E. 2,000-3,000
1,200
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319
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 319, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). S.e. at left, tied by blue segmented cork cancel on 10c Green Star Die entire (U33) to Waterville Me., cancelled by second strike and matching "Marysville Cal. Mar. 9" circular datestamp, reduced at left, otherwise Very Fine, a rare combination

E. 200-300
400
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320
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 320, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Horizontal strip of five, minor gum toning, tied by "San Francisco Cal. Mar. 5, 1860" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to New York, minor edge wear and toning, still Very Fine, five-times rate

E. 300-400
300
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321
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 321, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Horizontal strip of four, pair and two singles, tied by red grid cancels on blue cover front only to Liverpool, England, red Liverpool receiving datestamp also ties strip, large red ms. "76" credit, sender's routing per "Niagara", file creases thru two stamps, otherwise Very Fine, an extremely rare and spectacular multiple-rate 12c franking -- would be worth ten times our estimate if a complete cover -- with 1996 Richter and Van der Linden certificates

E. 750-1,000
625
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322
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 322, 1857-60 Issue (5c-30c)30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Cancelled by red grid and tied by matching "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Nov. 7" credit datestamp on light green cover to Palermo, Sicily, stamp also tied by boxed "P.D." handstamp, ms. magenta credit crossed out and re-rated, transit and receiving markings, barely reduced at top and missing part of backflap, Very Fine, attractive usage

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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