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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — U.S. Possessions

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
823
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 823, U.S. PossessionsCANAL ZONE, 1c Green, "Zone" Inverted (71b), CANAL ZONE, 1c Green, "Zone" Inverted (71b)CANAL ZONE, 1c Green, "Zone" Inverted (71b). S.e. at right, tied by "Cristobal Canal Zone Oct. 27 11:30 AM 1925" machine cancel on 1c Green (U6), locally addressed, Extremely Fine, with 1960 B.P.A. certificate

E. 300-400
550
824
c
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 824, U.S. PossessionsSpanish-American War in Cuba, Spanish-American War in CubaSpanish-American War in Cuba. Correspondence of eight covers between Private Alex Abels of Co. C of the 71st NY Regt. and his mother Marie in NYC, seven sent to NYC, incl. stampless cover with "Key West Fla. 8AM Jul. 1 '98" duplex cancel with ms. "June 25" (the day after the battle began and before mail service could be established), 2c Trans-Miss. (286) tied by "Santiago de Cuba Ysla de Cuba 4 Ago. 1898" circular datestamp (two), violet "United States Post Office, Military Station No. 1, Cuba." two-line handstamp (one stampless and one with "Due 2" handstamp and US No. J39 added), two others, then one to Pvt. Abels in a hospital in Santiago Cuba (with duplex cancels on front and back), covers with faults, Very Good

E. 750-1,000
850
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