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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — 3c 1851 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
782
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 782, 3c 1851 Issue3c Orange Brown, Gash on Shoulder (10 var), 3c Orange Brown, Gash on Shoulder (10 var)3c Orange Brown, Gash on Shoulder (10 var). Position 8R1e, large margins to clear incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by "Balt. & Ohio Railrd Nov. 1" route agent's circular datestamp, second strike at bottom left, on 1851 folded letter to Cumberland Md., Very Fine

E. 200-300
210
783
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 783, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Large margins to just in at top, tied by red "24" handstamp on Franconia and White Mountains Map illustrated cover to Liverpool, England, blue "Philadelphia Pa. Jun. 13" circular datestamp, blue lithographed illustration on back from Flume House hotel, London transit, missing top flap and some wear and toning, still Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
1,200
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784
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 784, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Large margins to just touched at top, red grid cancel, matching "Boston & Fall River R.R. Dec. 14" route agent's circular datestamp on brown cover to Middleboro Mass. with illustrated Temperance propaganda design, Extremely Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
600
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785
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 785, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Full margins to into at bottom, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Jun 4" circular datestamp and 1857 docketing on cover to Lexington Va., back with pretty blue all-over advertisement for Joseph Boury & Sons Fancy Goods, Extremely Fine

E. 150-200
115
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786
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 786, 3c 1851 Issue3c Brownish Carmine (11 var), 3c Brownish Carmine (11 var)3c Brownish Carmine (11 var). Huge margins to just in incl. sheet margin at top, intense color on bright color, nicely contrasted by blue "Xenia O. Jan. 23" circular datestamp on Lumber Yard illustrated corner card cover to Brandon Vt., Very Fine, ex Gabriel

E. 150-200
0
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787
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 787, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Enormous margins incl. part of two adjoining stamps, tied by neat "Providence R.I. May 23" circular datestamp on illustrated Phonography cover to Adamsville R.I., Extremely Fine, beautiful cover

E. 200-300
500
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788
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 788, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Full to large margins incl. trace of adjoining stamp at top, tied by Philadelphia circular datestamp on Phrenologist's cover to Suffield Ct., with one page circular offering subscriptions to Life Illustrated, The Water-Cure Journal and The Phrenological Jounal, Very Fine

E. 150-200
125
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789
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 789, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Large to huge margins incl. part of four adjoining stamps, tied by bold "New-York Apl. 10" circular datestamp on bookseller's green book-shaped cameo corner card cover to Petersburg Va., some slight edgewear affects stamp, Very Fine appearance

E. 150-200
270
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790
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 790, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Large margins to just in incl. part imprint at left, tied by "Buffalo N.Y. May 25" circular datestamp on Buffalo Agricultural Machine Works illustrated corner card cover to Auburn N.Y., Fine, scarce part-imprint copy on cover

E. 150-200
130
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791
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 791, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Large margins to just barely in incl. part of adjoining stamp at bottom, tied by "West Cambridge Ms. May 20" circular datestamp on cover hand-illustrated cover depicting bearded man reading address to New York, trivial toning near stamp, Very Fine, rare hand-illustrated cover from the famous Pattee correspondence

E. 750-1,000
625
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792
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 792, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Large margins to just in incl. part of adjoining stamp at right, tied by oval "East Wallingford Vt. Mar. 9" handstamp, second strike at right on cover to Woonsocket R.I., small cover scuff, appears Fine, scarce town pmk., signed Ashbrook

E. 100-150
75
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793
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 793, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Enormous bottom left corner margin -- 7mm at bottom and 12mm at left -- into at top and just in at right, tied by bold "Detroit Mich. Nov. 17" circular datestamp on cover to Wisconsin., "Steamboat" in fancy ribbon handstamp, original letter with printed Michigan Central Railroad corner card, cover with couple tiny toned spots and stamp with small corner crease in top left selvage that do not detract, still Extremely Fine, accompanied by unused picture postcard of the Steamboat "Michigan"

E. 500-750
375
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794
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 794, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Positions 81-82L3, horizontal pair, full to large margins, intense shade, tied by grid cancels, "Sonora Cal. Feb. 12" circular datestamp on 1853 blue folded letter to Philadelphia, vertical file fold, Very Fine

E. 300-400
350
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795
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 795, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Horizontal pair, tied by "Mokelumne Hill Cal. Dec. 9" circular datestamp on ladies cover to Pittsfield Me., with original 1853 enclosure datelined "Sandy Gulch", contents mention Chinese workers, some slight wear, Fine, scarce cancel

E. 200-300
105
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796
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 796, 3c 1851 Issue3c Dull Red (11), 3c Dull Red (11)3c Dull Red (11). Pos. 64L4, huge margins to cut in, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. IIa (26a), Pos. 25R11E, both tied by neat "Finley O. Oct. 20" circular datestamp on folded deposition in civil case to the Clerk of Common Please of Wyandotte County, Upper Sandusky, Ohio, signed by Postmaster John Graham, with original deposition, Very Fine, 3c 1851 has piece of another cover still adhering to bottom and was obviously removed and re-used, scarce combination of 1851 Imperforate and 1857 Perforated issues

E. 200-300
0
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