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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
323
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 323, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Five, tied by grids and indistinct datestamps on legal-size cover to Toronto, Canada and forwarded to London, Canada, neat "Paid" and "30" in circle handstamp, red "Toronto Paid Oct. 17" circular datestamp 1861 receiving backstamp, one stamp missing small piece at top, other stamps with faults incl. being removed and replaced, file fold at left and cover repaired, still Fine and rare multiple usage of the 10c First Design, with 1991 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
324
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 324, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Horizontal strip of three, bright shade, cancelled by Star fancy cancel and "Shed's Corners" straightline with "Aug. 11" in ms. on cover to a hospital address in Alexandria Va., with original enclosure datelined Aug. 9, 1863,. Very Fine, extremely rare markings and quite possibly unique on the 1c 1861, ex H. J. Baker and Eno

E. 750-1,000
950
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325
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 325, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Vertical pair and a single, tied by "Fort Scott Kas. Mar. 23" circular datestamps on Defenders of the Union Patriotic cover to Parks Corners Ill., portrait of Winfield Scott surrounded by ten Union generals, the use of this Winfield Scott patriotic from Fort Scott is certainly not coincidence, Very Fine and rare, ex Baughman and J. D. Baker

E. 750-1,000
2,200
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326
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 326, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Vertical strip of three, tied by clear strikes of "Washington Heights N.Y. Mar. 1" circular datestamps on blue embossed N.Y. Juvenile Asylum corner card cover to Damariscotta Mills Me., few short perfs at left, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
375
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327
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 327, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Well-centered, used with 3c Rose (65), s.e. and one pulled perf at left, tied by grids and "Philadelphia Pa. Mar. 25, 1862" circular datestamp on yellow cover with ice company's red illustrated cameo corner card, to Titusville N.J., small edge tear, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive cover, with 2000 P.F. certificate, also includes unused Leeds patent envelope

E. 400-500
1,000
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328
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 328, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Three singles, dark shade, one stamp torn before use, tied by "New Orleans La. Nov. 12, 1862" double-circle datestamps on small lavendar cover to Pittsford Vt., fresh and Fine, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 100-150
90
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329
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 329, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Two 1c and three 3c, tied by bold strikes of "Philadelphia Pa. May 10, 1862" datestamps on yellow cover to San Francisco, partly clear strike of "U.S. Penny Mail Phila. Pa. May 9" octagonal datestamp, some slight edge wear affecting two stamps, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare franking for carrier fee plus 10c postage (carrier fee abolished July 1, 1863)

E. 300-400
350
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330
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 330, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Two 3c, tied by "Meadville Pa. Jan. 1, 1862" double-circle datestamps on 3c Pink entire to Red Bluff Cal., slightly reduced at left, otherwise Very Fine

E. 100-150
150
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331
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 331, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Originally stamped with three 1c at left, tied by grids, matching "Dayton Pa. Jun. 8" circular datestamp on cover to Rev. Elder in New York City, who evidently joined the Union forces, forwarded to Fernandina Fla. in care of Gen. Saxton at Beaufort S.C., additional 1c and 3c affixed in New York (forwarding postage plus carrier fee), tied by large grid and "New-York 29 Jun. 1863" double-circle datestamp, cover with small stain spot at bottom, one 1c stamp torn at lower left, otherwise Very Fine, unusual usage

E. 300-400
230
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332
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 332, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). 3c horizontal pair, 1c horizontal strip of three and single, small faults, beautiful colors, tied by seven strikes of cogwheel cancel, "San Francisco Cal. May 4, 1863" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Brooklyn N.Y., backflap removed and slightly reduced at bottom, tear at bottom left, still Very Fine, a very unusual and attractive franking, ex Haas

E. 150-200
300
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333
c
1c Blue (63). Eleven covers, incl. three on Civil War Patriotics, two on covers with embossed advertising corner cards (one with ms. "via New Haven Canal R.R."), two singles on forwarded printed notice from Penna. Militia H.Q., July 1862, two on uprated 1c entires, also incl. two bank checks with singles tied by ms., generally Very Fine

E. 500-750
290
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334
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 334, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Uncancelled, faulty at upper right, used on cover to Liverpool, England and forwarded to Paris, France, neat strike of "N. York Am. Pkt. 21 Mar 8" debit datestamp, 1sh postage due paid by Brown Shipley & Co., who added forwarding postage paid by wing-margin horizontal pair of G.B. 4p stamps tied by "Liverpool 22 MR 62" circular datestamp and "466" ovals, forwarder's oval handstamp, French transits, cover slightly reduced at right, still Very Fine and rare usage, the 1c stamp was probably intended to pay the carrier fee to the N.Y. post office

E. 750-1,000
1,150
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335
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 335, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Tied by "City Delivery/U.S. Mail/1" carrier datestamp and by "New York 18 Nov. 29" debit datestamp on light yellow cover to Orbetello, Italy, red 1862 Calais transit datestamp also ties stamp, ms. due markings, small tear at top from opening, Very Fine, extremely rare use of 1c stamp to pay carrier fee to the New York post office, leaving the rest of the postage unpaid, signed Ashbrook and with his backstamp

E. 750-1,000
575
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336
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 336, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Horizontal pair, tied by "San Francisco Cal. Jan. 10, 1863" double-circle datestamp on half-complete printed circular to La Rochelle, France, red decimes due handstamp, Very Fine, scarce printed-matter usage, especially from California

E. 200-300
180
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337
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 337, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Horizontal pair, tied by "New-York Paid" circular datestamp on folded circular-rate cover to Genoa, Italy, ms. Pr. Str. Europa", ms. due markings, red boxed Genoa 1863 receiving backstamp, couple small eroded spots in address, Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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338
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 338, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Ms. "X" cancel, did not originate on illustrated Great Golden Menagerie Circus advertising cover to Earlville N.Y., "Blissfield Mich. May 6" circular datestamp, with original enclosure datelined May 5, 1872, some edge wear and slightly reduced at right, still Very Fine, the cover and enclosure are very scarce and valuable even with the added stamp

E. 150-200
200
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339°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 339, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Horizontal pair, tied by bold circle of wedges cancels on folded printed circular to Brazil, ms. "Pr. Guidg. Star via Rio de Janiero" routing instructions, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
325
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340
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 340, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Two horizontal strips of three, one slightly overlapped by 1c Blue (63), tied by fancy Star in Circle cancels, right strip also tied by "Shanesville Pa. Sep. 5" circular datestamp, red New York and French transits on 1864 buff cover to Koniz, Switzerland, Bern backstamps, slight wear affecting stamps, still Fine, a remarkable franking for 19c PCM rate

E. 300-400
150
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341
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 341, 1861-66 Issue (62B to 65)3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by green target cancel with matching green "Vincennes Ind. Apr. 10 '65" double-circle datestamp on small cover to Danville Ky., stamp has small corner creases, otherwise Very Fine, ex Judd, Cole

E. 100-150
60
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