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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
797
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 797, 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Horizontal strip of three, partly separated by vertical scissors-cuts between stamps, used with 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9) and horizontal pair of 3c Dull Red (11), cancelled by grids, 1c tied by "Oxford O. Mar. 10" circular datestamp on 1857 cover to Melbourne, Australia snd forwarded within Australia, red transit datestamp ties 3c stamps, red "New-York Am. Pkt. Mar. 14" and transit backstamps, stamps slighty gum stained, 3c pair creased, flap folded up where stamps slightly overlapping

FINE AND RARE 1851 ISSUE FRANKING ON AN ATTRACTIVE COVER TO WESTERN AUSTRALIA.

The sender evidently intended to pay the old 37c rate via private ship from England; however, this was carried at the 33c rate via Southampton. Ex Hollowbush

E. 3,000-4,000
2,000
798
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 798, 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Large margins all around incl. part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by bold strike of "Weld Maine July 29" circular datestamp on lady's embossed cover to Illinoistown Cal., Very Fine, ex Judd, with 1995 Holcombe and 1996 P.F. certificates

E. 300-400
280
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799
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 799, 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15), 10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15)10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15). Two of each (alternating), large margins, tied by "Washington D.C. Sep. 26, 1856" datestamps on legal-size cover to Columbia Cal. and forwarded to Shaws Flat Cal., ms. "For'd 12c" and "Columbia Cal. Nov. 5, 1856" circular datestamp, back of cover with seal from Grand Encampment, reduced at sides, some toning, Very Fine, ex Ackerman, with 1986 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
575
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800
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 800, 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Huge margins to cut in, tied by "New Phila. O. Jun. 24" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Millersburgh O., court docketing, slightly reduced at left, some wear incl. cover tear at top, otherwise Fine

1,500
150
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801
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 801, 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Two horizontal pairs, large margins to just in, cancelled by open grids, "San Francisco Cal. 5 Apr." circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Berlin, Germany, neat "America Uber Bremen" and red "Paid All" handstamps, stamps are faulty and have been lifted and replaced (the tie at right is questionable), cover reduced and with some wear, appears Fine, scarce usage, the only ship to arrive in Bremen on or about May 24 in the 1850's was the Hansa of W. A. Fritze & Co., departing New York on May 7 and arriving at Bremen on May 24, 1857, this was the only voyage of the line after returning from service after the Crimean War, and the last voyage of the line

E. 500-750
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802
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 802, 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Two singles, one with large margins incl. parts of adjoining stamps at top and right, other large margins to into, tied by blue "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 27" circular datestamps on 1851 cover to Bromsgrove, England, red "10" and red Liverpool transit, blue Birmingham and Bromsgrove backstamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
500
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803
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 803, 10c-12c 1851-1856 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Horizontal pair, close to large margins, intense shade, tied by deep blue "New Bedford Mass. Apr. 17" circular datestamp on small fresh cover to London, England, red "3" credit struck over red British Paid 1855 circular datestamp, Very Fine

800
160
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