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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Group Lots by Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1252
c
1851-56 Issue Covers. Thirteen, incl. nice group of 1c covers with singles on circulars, strips of three, pair of No. 17 on cover to England, few New York Ocean Mail cancels, No. 11 on Valentine, some faults, most appear Fine

E. 750-1,000
750
1253
c
1857 Issue Covers. Thirteen, incl. No. 36 on legal-size cover from N.Y. to Ga., No. 26 tied by Canton Miss. Lyre fancy cancel to La., three with strips of three of No. 24, No. 32 from Ind. to Canada, No. 33 from N.Y. to Nova Scotia, some faults, some appear Fine

E. 750-1,000
700
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1254
c
1857-61 Issue Covers. Six covers and one piece, latter with block of six and four singles of 3c Rose (65), covers incl. No. 65 tied by Amherst Mass. "honeycomb" cancel, also No. 26 on illustrated Machinist's Tools corner card cover, No. 65 with Castleton Pa. "rope" cancel, few faults, many appear Fine

E. 200-300
160
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1255
 
3c 1861 Issue Reference Items.. Extension balance of eleven items comprising nine No. 65 with different "better" fake fancy cancels, No. 65 cover with 12c 1869 added and tied by fake "Registered" straightline cancel, fake No. "66" made from proof, and genuine but faulty No. 65 with Masonic fancy cancel of Williston Vt., Very Fine appearing lot, each item with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
525
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1256
c
1861-67 Issue Covers. Eighteen, incl. No. 71 on folded letter to France, No. 65 cancelled by blue leaf in circle fancy cancel from Atlanta Ga. to Ala., No. 73 cancelled by shield fancy cancel from Cambridge Mass. and used locally, nice group of No. 63 on locally used covers, No. 65 on prisoner's cover from Old Capitol Prison, few faults, most Fine-Very Fine

E. 600-800
450
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1257
c
1867-70 Cover Balance. Ten covers, better incl. Nos. 69 and 94 on U58 from Plaquemine La. missent to Germantown Pa. and then sent to Germantown Tenn., 94 (pair) from New York to San Francisco, 96 (pair) to Germany, 115 to New Brunswick, 136 (pair) to Munich, Bavaria, missent cover with faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
350
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1258
c
2c Brown, 3c Ultramarine (113, 114). Fifteen covers, incl. one with two 2c, one with 2c and 1c No. 63 (defective), one 3c with magenta cancel, one with blue cancel, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
475
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1259
c
1869 Issue Covers. 22 covers with either 2c or 3c stamps, incl. 3c on 3c entire to Dayton O. and forwarded to Afton N.Y., few with dubious markings, mixed condition, few almost Fine

E. 200-300
260
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1260
c
Bank Note Covers. Eleven, incl. No. 210 with Indian Head fancy cancel (three covers, all from Head Tide Me.), No. 184 cancelled by Arrow Head fancy cancel of Fredericksburg Va., pair of No. 161 from Mass. to Brazil, 15c on cover to South Africa (two), No. 182 on printed circular to Norway, No. 161 on cover to Switzerland and forwarded to Paris, some faults, some Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
1,000
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1261
c
4c Blue Green (211). Sixteen covers, better incl. single tied by New York oval on a Mexico 12c + 12c green legal sized entire to New York with green Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank, two pairs and No. 210 on fourth class registered small box (exploded),

E. 400-500
625
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1262
c
1c-15c 1894-98 Issues. 26 covers and two postcards incl. 26 to foreign destinations, better incl. Morocco, South Africa (two), Zanzibar, U.S.S. Marblehead in England, Germany (stamp with Transit Clerk cancel), Turks Is., Siam, Guatemala, Honduras, Ireland, Java (Netherlands Indies) with "Missend" handstamp, New Zealand, Italy, Uruguay, Algeria, and Jersey, wide variety of frankings incl. solo and mixed, few faults to be expected, generally Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
700
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1263
c
2c Alaska-Yukon, Hudson-Fulton, Imperforate (371, 373). Nine covers and one picture postcard, mostly franked with No. 373, to foreign destinations, better incl. No. 371 on W405 to Germany, 371 (pair) on U300 to Argentina, No. 373 on picture postcard to Guatemala, No. 373 (pair) with Nos. 330-332 to Cuba, No. 373 with Nos. 343 and 344 to Turkey, and solo usages of No. 373 to Germany, Canada, England and Cuba, Very Fine

E. 400-500
210
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1264
c
Washington-Franklin Issues. Eight picture postcards to better foreign destinations, franked with either 1c pair or 2c, destinations incl. Cape Verde, Eritrea (two), Fiume, Luxembourg, Natal forwarded to Beirut (requiring 78 days in total), Russia, and St. Kitts, few cards with rounded corners, generally Very Fine lot with many rare destinations

E. 300-400
200
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1265
c
Washington-Franklin Issues. Seven covers incl. five to foreign destinations, comprising 2c Coil to French Indochina with their postage due stamps and returned to sender, No. 499 on picture postcard to Siberia and forwarded to Japan, No. 512 on "Ocean Letter", Nos. 414 and 420 (pair) on domestic cover, Nos. 464, 474 and 506 on registered cover to Russia, Nos. 512, 514 (2) and 517 (pair) on wrapper to Germany, and No. 434 (perfin) on censored cover to Sweden, usual few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
0
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1266
c
Foreign Destination Balance. Six items incl. four entires and two covers, entires incl. 5c to Turks Is., Corsica, and Macassar (Celebes Is., Dutch East Indies), and 1c to Greece, covers incl. Nos. 304 to Ecuador and Jersey, Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
0
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1267
c
Presidential Covers to Foreign Destinations. Six comprising 2c and 3c (two each) to Zanzibar, 2c and 3c to St. Pierre-Miquelon, 20c to Morocco, 20c and pair of 50c to Cameroun, 50c to Gold Coast and 50c on oversized cover to Angola, latter with small faults at top, otherwise Very Fine group

E. 150-200
80
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1268
c
4c Issues Balance. 1890's-1920's, 42 items, mostly covers, better items incl. No. 269 on label to railroad ticket agent, Nos. 662 and 673 first days, 2c (pair) and 4c Washington on 4c legal sized entire from Guam (Guam oval cancels) to San Francisco, Nos. 279 and 287 on cover with Yale University Basketball Association printed cc to Germany and forwarded to NY with RPO backstamp, Nos. 285 and 287 plate singles to Rome, cover and postcard with No. K2 tied by US Office in China duplexes, No. 377 on cover from Honolulu to Manila, No. 427 (?) on 1c wrapper to England with boxed "Found at Bristol Without contents" two line handstamp, few other cute items incl. many combinations and foreign destinations incl. Guatemala, few with interesting printed corner cards, few faults as usual, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
450
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1269
c
Officials Covers. Three legal-size covers all from Interior Dept., incl. 6c on Indian Affairs corner card cover from Washington D.C. to San Francisco, 12c on Pension Office corner card cover from Washington D.C. to Crown Point N.Y., last with 6c and 3c on Pension Office corner card cover from Washington D.C. to Ticonderoga N.Y., few faults, appear Fine

E. 200-300
160
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