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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — War of 1812 Surcharge Rates

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
669
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 669, War of 1812 Surcharge RatesLiverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter MR 27, 1813, Liverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter MR 27, 1813Liverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter MR 27, 1813. Red handstamp on folded letter to Providence R.I., ms. "53" rate, red New York circular datestamp and "Ship" handstamp, interesting contents incl. description of capture of ship and possible violation of neutrality of Spain, refolded for display, Fine

E. 400-500
550
670
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 670, War of 1812 Surcharge RatesLiverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter AP 19, 1815, Liverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter AP 19, 1815Liverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter AP 19, 1815. Well-struck red backstamp on folded printed Prices Current to Providence R.I., ms. "7" rate crossed out and re-rated to "9" for war surcharge, red "Ship" handstamp, interesting contents on reestablishment of relations, faint file folds, Very Fine strike

E. 400-500
850
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671
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 671, War of 1812 Surcharge RatesLiverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter FE 11, 1815, Liverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter FE 11, 1815Liverpool Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter FE 11, 1815. Faint strike of red backstamp on folded printed Prices Current to Providence R.I., ms. "27½" surcharge rate, red New York circular datestamp, vertical file fold, some slight wear, Fine

E. 200-300
200
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672
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 672, War of 1812 Surcharge RatesST. LOUIS/JULY 31, ST. LOUIS/JULY 31ST. LOUIS/JULY 31. Two-line handstamp struck in brown on 1815 folded letter to Pa., ms. "37½" surcharge rate, contents mention someone killed by Indians, vertical file fold and some slight wear, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
850
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673
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 673, War of 1812 Surcharge Rates"New York September 20th 1815", "New York September 20th 1815""New York September 20th 1815". Dateline on folded letter to Albany N.Y., carried outside of the mails to Albany where rated "1½" unauthorized surcharge rate, some slight wear, Fine and scarce usage of a drop rate letter

E. 150-200
350
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674
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Sale Number 875, Lot Number 674, War of 1812 Surcharge Rates"Millersburg May 22nd Way 38", "Millersburg May 22nd Way 38""Millersburg May 22nd Way 38". Ms. pmk. and rate on 1815 folded letter to Hartford Conn., fresh and Very Fine, surcharge rate Way usage, ex Ashbrook

E. 150-200
110
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675
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 675, War of 1812 Surcharge RatesNatchez Aug. 29, Natchez Aug. 29Natchez Aug. 29. Bold circular datestamp on 1815 folded letter to "Lawrenceburgh, Indiana Territory", ms. "Free" crossed out and re-rated to "37½" surcharge, some slight toning, Very Fine

E. 150-200
270
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676
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War Rate Ship Letters. Three, rates incl. "14", "38" and "27½", various origins, overall Very Fine

E. 200-300
170
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677
c
War Rate Usages. Eighteen War of 1812 surcharge rate usages, range of rates incl. 15, 17, 18-3/4, 20, 25½, 24, 30, 37½, 50, few others, range of towns, most fresh and Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
475
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