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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
359
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 359, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Cancelled by four black bars and tied by red "Boston Br. Pkt. 19 Paid Mar. 21" circular datestamp on small 1865 cover to London, England, red "Boston Mass. Mar. 21" and London receiving circular datestamps, Fine

E. 100-150
85
360
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 360, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Used with 3c Rose (65) and tied by perfect strike of large "Paid" grid on blue Feb. 1862 folded letter to Rome, Italy, red crayon "24" credit, ms. transit marking also ties stamps, transit and receiving datestamps, some cover age spotting around stamps, 3c s.e. at top and with tiny nick prior to use, otherwise Very Fine usage of the Steel Blue, ex Hyzen

E. 400-500
200
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361
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 361, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Used with 1c Blue (63) and 10c Yellow Green (68), tied by red grid cancels on cover to Paris, France, red New York credit and Calais transit datestamps, ms. route instructions, an additional 10c stamp is missing, otherwise Very Fine, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
400
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362
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 362, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Choice centering and margins, intense shade, cancelled by grid and tied by "Albany N.Y. Apr. 8" circular datestamp on cover to Norwich, England, red "Paid" and "19" handstamp, 1862 docketing, Extremely Fine, signed Ashbrook, with 1983 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
1,300
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363
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 363, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Straddle-pane margin single, blue grid and tied by matching "Cincinnati O. Jan. 3" double-circle datestamp on cover to Norfolk, England, red N.Y. credit datestamp, horizontal crease clear of stamp, Very Fine, with 1987 P.F. certificate, ex Grunin

E. 400-500
750
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364
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 364, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 1c Blue (63), 10c Yellow Green (68) and 24c Red Lilac (70), tied by target cancels on cover to Lugano, Switzerland, matching "San Francisco Cal. May 2, 1865" double-circle datestamp, red New York and blue Aachen transits, red "24" credit handstamp, various rate markings in blue and red crayon, Swiss receiving backstamps, Very Fine appearance, but this cover was deceptively repaired in Europe after selling in our Sale 774 (left 1c stamp did not originate), with 1996 Van Der Linden certificate (does not indicate added stamp)

E. 500-750
500
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365
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 365, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 3c Rose (65) and 10c Green (68), horizontal pair, deep rich colors, tied by leaf fancy cancels on fresh cover to Shanghai, China, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid Dec. 5" and 1863 London transit datestamps, ms. "32" credit and red "1d" British colonial rate, ms. "via Marseilles", blue Hong Kong backstamp, Very Fine, ex Gibson

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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366
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 366, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 5c Brown, 10c Green (68, 76), slightly overlapping, tied by circle of V's cancels on 1866 cover to Bombay, India, 45c British Mail rate via Marseilles, red Boston and London transits, Bombay receiving backstamp, minor edge wear, Very Fine and choice, ex Rohloff, with 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
750
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367
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 367, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Choice centering, bright early shade, tied by "Salem Mass. Apr. 15" and red "N. York 7 Paid Apr. 19" credit datestamp on cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, red boxed Prussian transit, Boston transit and 1862 docketing on back, Very Fine and choice usage, ex Paliafito

E. 1,000-1,500
1,800
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368
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 368, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Three, right two stamps s.e. at right, slight creases and tiny tear in one, cancelled by grids, "Wabash Ill. May 6" circular datestamp on orange cover to Germany, center stamp tied by red Aachen transit, red N.Y. transit, several transit and receiving backstamps, from a new correspondence with some minor wear, still Very Fine, triple-rate 30c 1861 covers to Germany are extremely rare

E. 750-1,000
575
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369
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 369, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Two singles, tied by grids and red Calais transit datestamp on blue folded cover to Lyon, France, red "New York 24 Feb. 14" credit datestamp, red boxed "P.D." handstamp, 1863 receiving backstamps, Very Fine and attractive cover from the Payen correspondence, ex Moody, with 1985 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
500
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370
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 370, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Two singles, slightly overlapping, tied by cork cancels on blue folded cover to Lyon, France, red "New York Paid 48 Feb. 8" credit datestamp, red Calais transit, receiving backstamps, colorful and Very Fine

E. 400-500
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371
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 371, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Bright color, two toned perfs, tied by bold Diamond in Circle fancy cancel and red Calais transit on small cover to Paris, France, 1866 docketing at left, red New York credit datestamp and French boxed "P.D.", Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
375
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372
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 372, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Centered to right, tied by quartered cork and "New Orleans La. Nov. 24" circular datestamp on 1866 printed notice with written message to Havre, France, and forwarded to Ribeauville, Alsace, red "New York Paid 24 Dec. 1" credit datestamp with "Dec." inverted, French transits, Very Fine, with 1985 Brettl certificate

E. 200-300
190
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373
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 373, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Three overlapping singles, used with two 3c Rose (65), tied by fancy cancels on legal-size cover to Devon, England, ms. "Per Java from Boston Jany. 2d. 1867", cover and 30c stamps with faults, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
170
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374
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 374, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Bright shade, tied by grid cancel on blue 1863 folded letter to Bremen, Germany, red New York credit datestamp, Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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375
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 375, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Tied by grid and affixed over 3c stamp, the 3c stamp previously tied by circular datestamp on orange cover to Germany, 30c tied by red "N. York Am. Pkt. 7 Paid Feb. 20" credit datestamp, red Aachen transit, missing top flap and some overall wear, still Very Fine, very unusual usage

E. 150-200
160
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376
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 376, 1861-66 Issue (70a to 71)30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Rounded lower right corner, tied by target on cover to Bavaria, Germany, "Terre Haute Ind. Jan. 21, 1863" double-circle datestamp, red New York credit and Aachen transit, light soiling, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
150
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