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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
904
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 904, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Rich color (slightly oxidized), tied by "N. York Steamship Oct. 21" circular datestamp on cover to Pottsville Pa., blue oval "U.S. Flag-Ship Lancaster Sep. 15, 1870" backstamp, slight edgewear, Fine, reputedly originated in Montevideo and hand-carried to Rio de Janeiro (contents lost)

375
170
905
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 905, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Bright color, tied by rosette, "New York Sep. 2" circular datestamp on 1869 cover to Fort Hamilton in New York Harbor, stamp cancelled on arrival in New York, docketing at left indicates origination in Callao, Peru, missing part of top flap, stamp with few light corner creases, appears Fine

E. 400-500
300
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906
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 906, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Tied by well-struck geometric fancy cancel, "Fort Madison Ioa. Nov. 10" circular datestamp on cover to Lesse, Germany, red Hamburg handstamp, receiving backstamp, stamp slightly oxidized, Fine

E. 200-300
220
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907
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 907, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Two, tied by bold cork and "New-York Nov. 10" circular datestamp on folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, neat "2" reales due handstamp, minor edgewear, gently cleaned, Fine appearance

E. 500-750
375
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908
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 908, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Used with 2c Brown and 3c Ultramarine (113, 114), two 3c, one with natural s.e. and guide arrow, cancelled and tied by matching targets in watery brownish-black ink, matching "Scriba N.Y. May 19" circular datestamp on buff registered cover to H. B. Shaw, Alfred Me., 3c postage plus 15c registry fee, Very Fine, one of most unusual and colorful domestic frankings of the 1869 Pictorial Issue, ex Gibson and "European", with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,700
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909
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 909, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Used with two 3c Ultramarine (114) and tied by Star fancy cancels, "San Francisco Cal. Mar. 30" circular datestamp on cover to Brontallo, Switzerland, red New York transit datestamp also ties 3c stamps, transit and receiving backstamps, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, colorful and attractive usage, ex Knapp and Lafayette

E. 500-750
750
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910
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 910, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Tied by cross cancel and used with 24c Gray Lilac (99), s.e at left and similarly tied on cover to Singapore, neat "New Bedford Mass. Oct. 2" circular datestamp also ties 10c stamp, red 1869 London transit, "24" and "1d" credit handstamps, New York and receiving backstamps, slightly reduced at left

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED COVERS WITH THE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL ISSUE TO SINGAPORE.

The cover offered here pays the 34c rate by British Mails via Southampton. The other cover to Singapore bears a single 10c stamp and pays the American Packet rate to Hong Kong, then via British packet to Singapore.

Ex Lafayette. With 1996 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
2,800
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911
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 911, 1869 Pictorial Issue (10c)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Used with horizontal strip of three of 3c Green (147), s.e. at right, tied by circle of wedges and "Hartford Ct. Aug. 5" circular datestamp on cover to Gothenburg, Sweden, red "New York Aug. 6 4" credit datestamp, with original enclosure dated 1870, Very Fine, only sixteen covers are recorded to Sweden with the 10c 1869 Pictorial, ex Lafayette, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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