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Sale 863 — 2003 Rarities of the World

Sale Date — Saturday, 31 May, 2003

Category — Stampless and Territorial

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 206, Stampless and TerritorialWindsor Locks Ct, Windsor Locks CtWindsor Locks Ct. Type I with scrolls under "CT" and "Ks", beautiful detailed strike in red with printed "Apr." and ms. "22" date and "18-3/4" rate on 1841 folded letter to Bath N.H., light file folds do not affect marking, small waterstain spot at top left, Extremely Fine strike

E. 1,000-1,500
Sale Number 863, Lot Number 207, Stampless and TerritorialCamp Floyd U.T. April 18, Camp Floyd U.T. April 18Camp Floyd U.T. April 18. Well-struck rimless arc handstamp with 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (25) tied by ms. "Camp Floyd U.T. Feby. 7" pmk. on cover to Assistant Surgeon L. C. Lane aboard U.S.S. "Decatur" in care of U.S. Consul at Panama, endorsed "Via California" and rated "Paid 20", light toning across left side, some slight edgewear, otherwise Fine, extremely rare usage from Utah Territory to Panama, the combination of manuscript and handstamped Camp Floyd markings is very unusual, and the difference in dates suggests that the letter was held for more than two months until a westward transit was arranged

E. 1,000-1,500
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