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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
377
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 377, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Used with 10c Green (68), horizontal strip of three, all well-centered with rich colors, tied by blue "Carson City N.T. Feb. 27, 1863" double-circle datestamp on registered cover to Nassau, Germany, scarce red "New-York Mar. 28" double-circle datestamp with fleuron (used only on registered mail), red Aachen transit and "Recomandirt" registry handstamp, red crayon rating also ties stamps, receiving backstamps

VERY FINE. AN EXTREMELY RARE REGISTERED-MAIL USAGE OF THE 5-CENT RED BROWN FROM NEVADA TERRITORY TO GERMANY.

Ex Haas.

E. 1,500-2,000
1,900
378
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 378, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Tied by cogwheel cancel, "San Francisco Cal. Jun. 7" double-circle datestamp on cover to Omaha, Neb. Terr., red "Honolulu U.S. Postage Paid May 11" circular datestamp, cover with light vertical crease, stamp has faults, still a Very Fine cover

E. 750-1,000
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379
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 379, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)15c Black, 30c Orange (71, 77), 15c Black, 30c Orange (71, 77)15c Black, 30c Orange (71, 77). Tied by grid cancels, "Salem Mass. July 10" circular datestamp on cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, Pierce correspondence, red New York and blue boxed Aachen transits, magenta "14" credit, repair at top clear of stamps and backflap removed, otherwise Fine, ex Gibson, signed Ashbrook

E. 500-750
300
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380
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 380, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Centered to right, tied by rosette cancel on Mar. 1869 Surgical Instruments corner card cover to Germany with billboard advertisement on back, red New York and German transits, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage, stamp has a few traces of grill (probably F Grill)

E. 200-300
135
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381
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 381, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)5c Brown, 24c Gray (76, 78b), 5c Brown, 24c Gray (76, 78b)5c Brown, 24c Gray (76, 78b). 24c two, tied by 4-point Star New York Foreign Mail cancels, 5c also tied by red New York transit datestamp on blue 1864 folded letter to Shanghai, China, Heard correspondence, magenta ms. "48" credit, red "1d" British colonial rate handstamp, blue Hong Kong transit datestamp on back, ms. "Pr. Australasia and overland via Marseilles" routing instructions, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
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382
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 382, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)24c Grayish Lilac (78a), 24c Grayish Lilac (78a)24c Grayish Lilac (78a). Used with 3c Rose (65) horizontal pair, tied by bold crossroads cancels, "New Orleans Feb. 19" circular datestamp on folded cover to Bordeaux, France, red New York credit and blue French transit datestamps, red boxed "P.D.", sender's blue datestamp at left, 3c pair slightly toned and rounded corner, still Very Fine

E. 500-750
375
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383
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 383, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)24c Gray (78b), 24c Gray (78b)24c Gray (78b). Tied by cogwheel cancel, "San Francisco Cal. Aug. 10, 1864" double-circle datestamp on cover to London, England, blue "Post Office Paid Victoria Vancouver Island" oval handstamp, minor edge wear at top, light soiling, part of backflap removed, otherwise Fine

E. 500-750
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384°
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 384, 1861-66 Issue (75 to 78)24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Tied by cork and red New York transit datestamp on cover to London, England, "Pittsburgh Pa. Mar. 4" and red London receiving datestamps, with original letter datelined 1867, Very Fine

E. 100-150
85
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