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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
815
c
3c Rose, Ty. I (25). Five covers, different town usages incl. Boston, Philadelphia, Winchester Pa., Vt. town, most appear Fine

575
100
816
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 816, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Rich color, tied by perfectly clear strike of "N. York Steamship" dateless circle on buff cover with Pacific Hotel green oval cameo corner card to Spruce Hill Pa., bold "Due 7" straightline to make up 10c incoming ship-letter rate, Extremely Fine, the Pacific Hotel was located on Greenwich Street in New York City, presumably the sender of this cover used the hotel stationery to mail a letter carried by steamship back to the New York's port, ex Grunin

E. 400-500
700
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817
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 817, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Deep shade, ms. cancel, "Fort Craig N.M. 7 Mar." circular datestamp (with ms. date) on bright yellow cover to North Bloomfield O., 1861 enclosure, Very Fine

E. 400-500
800
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818
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 818, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Radiant color, tied by well-struck "Bridgehampton N.Y. Jun. 23" circular datestamp on yellow Flour Mill advertising cover to Mystic Bridge Conn., with original matching enclosure, barely reduced at right, Extremely Fine, ex Grunin and Gabriel

E. 300-400
750
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819
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 819, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. IIa (26a), 3c Dull Red, Ty. IIa (26a)3c Dull Red, Ty. IIa (26a). Wide margins at sides showing clear break in outer line at top left, natural s.e. at right, tied by "New Albany Ind. Jan. 6, 1859" circular datestamp on printer's advertising cover to Brookville Ind., some edgewear and docketing, still Very Fine

E. 100-150
105
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820
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 820, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Position 71L18, large plate crack, perfs scissors-separated but intact on three sides, tied by "Hartford Ct. Sep. 23, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Providence R.I., missing part of top flap, Very Fine, scarce example of this major plate crack on cover, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
525
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821
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 821, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Rich color, tied by grid, "Lockport N.Y. Dec. 27" circular datestamp on yellow cover originating in San Andreas Cal. to Lockport and forwarded to Aspinwall, neat "Forwarded" and "10" due handstamps, red "Returned for Postage" two-line handstamp, original contents datelined "San Andreas Nov. 25th", 3c s.e. at right and bottom, Very Fine, unusual usage, accompanied by letter from Stanley Ashbrook explaining the usage, the cover was sent under separate cover to Lockport and then forwarded

E. 300-400
325
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822
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 822, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Two, rich color, tied by blue "Vergenes Vt. Jul. 28" datestamps on cover and used as forwarding postage on cover from Guernsey to Vermont and forwarded to N.Y., also with two G.B. 6p Lilac (27), tied by "32" in grids and "Guernsey JY 9, 1858" circular datestamp, various transits, stamps affected from being placed over edge of cover, appears Fine, unusual usage, with 1993 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
210
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823
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 823, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Tied by "Macon Geo. Mar. 17" circular datestamp and used as forwarding postage on 1858 cover from Ireland to Macon and forwarded to Columbus Ga., also with G.B. 1sh Green (28), tied by "3093" in grid, red Boston transit datestamp, Limerick and Dublin backstamps, stamps with few small faults, still Fine, scarce combination franking

E. 300-400
210
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824
 
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 824, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26). Five, tied by segmented corks and "Michigan Bluff Cal. Feb. 23, 1861" double-circle datestamp on rebacked front to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, barely reduced at right and one stamp with toned spot at top, Very Fine appearance, ex Haas and Grunin

E. 200-300
475
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825
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 825, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Bright color, tied by "New Salem Ind. Mar. 8" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Indianapolis Ind., slightly reduced at left and missing side flap, minor edgewear, Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

1,850
525
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826
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 826, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Used with 10c Green, Ty. V (35), slightly overlapping and tied by "San Francisco Cal. Aug. 1, 1860" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Riberac, France, red New York, blue French and red boxed "PD" transits, ms. routing instructions "Via Panama and the U.S.", French transit and receiving backstamps, file folds clear of stamps, stamps with few toned perfs and cover with few bleached specks, otherwise Fine and interesting usage from California to France via Panama

1,850
750
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827
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 827, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) and block of six of 12c Black, Plate 3 (36b), tied by Star fancy cancels, "Kankakee Depot Ill. Aug. 21, 1861" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Nevada City Cal., stamps with pen cancels removed and cover restored, Fine appearance, extremely rare on-cover multiple of the 12c from Plate 3

E. 500-750
850
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828
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 828, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Three, tied by grids and "New Orleans La. Oct. 25, 1860" circular datestamp on folded cover to Nay, France, red "Boston Paid 12 Oct. 31" credit datestamp, framed "P.D.", most perfs scissors-separated but intact, Fine

E. 200-300
250
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829
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 829, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Used with four copies of 10c Green, Ty. V (35) and tied by red grids, matching "New York Paid 6 May 5" credit datestamp on 1860 folded letter to Paris, France and forwarded to Bordeaux, forwarding postage paid by France 40c Orange on Yellowish (18), tied by "5" in diamond of dots, 1860 Paris circular datestamp, vertical file fold affects 5c, cover refolded to show all markings, few cover stain spots and some wear, still Fine, scarce mixed franking

E. 2,000-3,000
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830
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 830, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Rich color, natural s.e. with full guideline at right, tied by red grid, matching "New-York Br. Pkt. Mar. 13" circular datestamp on 1861 folded cover to Gouda, Holland, London transit and receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 300-400
160
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831
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 831, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Vertical strip of three, tied by red grids, matching New York credit datestamp on cover to Sprottau, Prussia, blue Bremen transit, overall soiling, top stamp rounded corner at top right, cover tear at right, Fine appearance

E. 200-300
240
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832
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 832, 3c-5c 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Used with 10c Green, Ty. V (35), 5c tied by red grid, both stamps tied by matching "New York 6 Dec. 22" credit datestamp on 1860 folded cover to Bordeaux, France, stamps also tied by New York Ocean Mail circular datestamp, various transits incl. red oval "Forwarded by B. Blanco New York" backstamp, file fold well clear of stamps, Very Fine

E. 500-750
250
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