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

Sale Date — Tuesday, 6 March, 2001

Category — U.S. Postage Used as Revenues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
805
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 805, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Tied by 1867 ms. and used as a Revenue stamp on a handwritten receipt of payment, fresh and Fine, scarce usage of the 30c as a revenue

E. 300-400
210
806
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 806, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 5c Brown (76), s.e. at right, cancelled by manuscript and used as revenues on May 21, 1866 check from Philadelphia, Fine, scarce usage

E. 300-400
425
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807
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 807, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Left sheet margin single, cancelled by June 16, 1865 manuscript and used as a revenue stamp on handwritten receipt for one set of gravestones, fresh and Very Fine, interesting usage

E. 150-200
170
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808
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 808, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Two small diamond-shaped cutouts from the stamps affixed to back of 1868 hand-written land deed, one tied by signature, also bearing 5c Inland Exchange with ms. cancel, Very Fine, unusual usage

E. 150-200
50
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809
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 809, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Used with 3c Rose (65) and cancelled by "September 12, 1864" manuscript cancellation on handwritten sworn affadavit, fresh and Fine, scarce usage

E. 200-300
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810
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 810, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Rich color, s.e. at right, cancelled by 1864 manuscript on bank check from West Chester Pa. dated Feb. 27, 1864, some slight wear, still Fine, exceedingly scarce revenue usage of the 5c Red Brown shade

E. 500-750
450
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811
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 811, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Rich color, cancelled by 1867 manuscript cancel and used on bottom part of notary document, notary seal at left, Fine and rare usage

E. 200-300
190
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812
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 812, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Vertical pair, clear grill points, both stamps with piece out, cancelled by March 1869 manuscripts and used on illustrated bank check from Austin Tex., some slight wear, Fine and scarce usage of the grilled issue as a revenue

E. 200-300
260
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813
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 813, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Tied by April 1869 manuscript cancel and used as a revenue on handwritten receipt of payment for a mortgage, vertical file fold affcts stamp, still Fine and scarce usage

E. 200-300
90
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814
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 814, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Tied by "June 2, 1871" blue cut cancel and used with 1c Proprietary, perforated (R3a) on bank check, slight wear incl. two filing holes and vertical file fold away from stamps, Very Fine, exceedingly scarce usage of the 1c 1869 Pictorial as a revenue stamp

E. 300-400
425
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815
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 815, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Cancelled by June 1870 manuscript and used with 5c Certificate, Perforated (R24c) on marriage certificate, signed by a "Licensed Minister of the Gospel", stamps overlap, light vertical file fold barely affects 3c stamp, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce usage

E. 200-300
210
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816
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 816, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues15c Bright Orange (152), 15c Bright Orange (152)15c Bright Orange (152). Tied by May 1861 manuscript cancel and used as a revenue stamp on bank check from Harrisburg Va., light vertical file fold barely affects stamp, top right corner of check clipped, otherwise Fine, scarce revenue usage

E. 300-400
350
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817°
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 817, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Remarkably well-centered, cancelled by July 2, 1898 ms. and tied by large purple bank's "Paid" handstamp on bank check from Norwich Conn., light fold away from stamp, Very Fine and choice, the 2c is seen less often used as a revenue than the 1c of the series

E. 200-300
500
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818
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 818, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues30c Orange Red (516), 30c Orange Red (516)30c Orange Red (516). Cancelled by Nov. 30, 1921 ms. cancel and used as a revenue stamp on promissory document, back of document details payments received over life of the loan and with "Paid" handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, exceedingly scarce revenue usage of a high-denomination Washington-Franklin stamp

E. 300-400
625
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819
 
Sale Number 834, Lot Number 819, U.S. Postage Used as Revenues3c Treasury (O74), 3c Treasury (O74)3c Treasury (O74). Well-centered, light pen cancel, used as revenue stamp and affixed to illustrated bank check dated Sept. 15, 1873 from First National Bank of Harrisonburg, Very Fine, very scarce usage

E. 150-200
210
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