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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
896
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 896, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine (113, 114), 2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine (113, 114)2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine (113, 114). Used with five 10c Brown (150), each tied by large New York Foreign Mail Star in Circle cancel on cover from Cuba to Barcelona, Spain, cover also bears two Cuba 50c Gray (61), tied by oval florette cancels, "Admin Gral Correos Habana, 3 Oct. 1874" origination double-circle datestamp, red "New York Oct. 8" transit, London transit ties two stamps, red crayon credits, red "PD" handstamp, Commission Merchant's printed return address on back, opened for display, right 10c and 2c stamps small faults

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A BEAUTIFUL AND RARE MIXED-COUNTRY FRANKING PAYING POSTAGE FROM CUBA TO THE UNITED STATES AND THEN FROM THE UNITED STATES TO SPAIN.

Ex Boker and Lafayette. With 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 10,000-15,000
11,500
897
 
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 897, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Vertical strip of three, tied by quartered cork cancels on Jan. 20, 1870 part of front page of newspaper to Providence R.I., Very Fine, unusual usage

E. 300-400
425
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898
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 898, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). S.e. at right, tied by cork, "Macon Ga. Jan. 14" circular datestamp on Seymour-Blair Campaign cover to Monroe Ga., blind-embossed Masonic seal under stamp, Very Fine, illustrated in Milgram book

E. 150-200
170
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899
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 899, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). "Norwalk O. Aug. 12" duplex cancel on cover to Peru O. with beautiful all-over design in green for Home Insurance Company of New Haven Conn., slightly reduced at left and tiny insignificant tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine and pretty

E. 150-200
80
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900
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 900, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Horizontal pair, tied by cork cancels and "St. Louis Mo. Nov. 15" datestamps on Academy of the Visitation illustrated cover to London, England, red New York transit also ties stamps, 1870 London datestamp, barely reduced at right, minor edgewear, left stamp small tear at left, otherwise Fine, unusual usage

E. 200-300
260
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901
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 901, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Horizontal pair, cancelled by targets and tied by 1869 transit datestamps on cover to Christiana, Norway, "Hartford Ct. Aug. 14" circular datestamp, various transit handstamps indicate fully prepaid, stamp fell off enroute which is indicated by placement of foreign transit markings, barely reduced at right, Very Fine, unusual and scarce usage

E. 300-400
150
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902
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 902, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Three, used on 3c Pink entire to Marburg, Prussia,, uncancelled except left stamp tied by blue crayon, "San Francisco Cal. Oct. 5" circular datestamp, clear strike of "Insufficiently Paid" handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, some wear incl. tear at bottom right, Fine

E. 200-300
100
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903
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 903, 1869 Pictorial Issue (1c-3c)3c Ultramarine, Gray Paper (114 var), 3c Ultramarine, Gray Paper (114 var)3c Ultramarine, Gray Paper (114 var). Centered to right and tied by target cancel, "Moose Meadow Conn. Mar. 21" circular datestamp on fresh yellow cover to Alfred Me., Extremely Fine

E. 100-150
80
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