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Sale 875 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 27 April, 2004

Category — Waterway Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
691
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 691, Waterway MarkingsGallipolis & Kanawha Regular Tri-Weekly Packet, Gallipolis & Kanawha Regular Tri-Weekly PacketGallipolis & Kanawha Regular Tri-Weekly Packet. Oval handstamp with rooster design on orange cover, small ballpoint pen notation at right, Very Fine, rare marking

E. 300-400
250
692
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 692, Waterway MarkingsSteamer Gen. Worth, Steamer Gen. WorthSteamer Gen. Worth. Bold strike of red oval handstamp, matching "Steam 10" in double-circle, on 1849 folded letter to New Orleans, indisinct red circular datestamp, light horizontal fild fold well clear of markings, Very Fine

E. 200-300
100
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693
og
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 693, Waterway MarkingsMemphis & Vicksburg Passenger, Steamer Vicksburg, Memphis & Vicksburg Passenger, Steamer VicksburgMemphis & Vicksburg Passenger, Steamer Vicksburg. Green all-over illustrated cover addressed to New Orleans, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, unusual as there are no markings to indicate this was sent thru the mails

E. 150-200
160
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694
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 694, Waterway MarkingsSteamer Morning Light, Steamer Morning LightSteamer Morning Light. Bold strike of oval handstamp in brown on 3c Red Star Die entire to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Extremely Fine, beautiful cover and a scarce marking, ex Knapp

E. 300-400
600
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695
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 695, Waterway MarkingsNew Orleans, Alexandria & Natchitoches Packet, P. Dalmau, New Orleans, Alexandria & Natchitoches Packet, P. DalmauNew Orleans, Alexandria & Natchitoches Packet, P. Dalmau. Blue oval handstamp on folded cover to New Orleans, 3c Brownish Carmine (11 var), large margins to clear, rich color, tied by blue circular datestamp, faint horizontal file fold well clear of markings, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
200
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696
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 696, Waterway MarkingsSteamer New Era, Steamer New EraSteamer New Era. Fancy red handstamp on 3c Pink entire to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Very Fine

E. 200-300
105
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697
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 697, Waterway MarkingsSteamboat Piota, Steamboat PiotaSteamboat Piota. Perfect strike of blue oval handstamp on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Buchannon, Carroll & Co. in New Orleans, usual small filing holes, Extremely Fine strike, a beautiful cover, ex Hill

E. 750-1,000
450
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698
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 698, Waterway MarkingsBy Steamer Rapides, By Steamer RapidesBy Steamer Rapides. Perfect strike of illustrated packetboat marking on blue folded cover to New Orleans, red "New Orleans La. Dec. 20" circular datestamp, vertical file fold affects marking, small hole at bottom of design painted in, missing stamp at top right, almost Fine example of this rare packetboat marking

E. 1,500-2,000
600
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699
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 699, Waterway MarkingsEvansville & Memphis Weekly Packet, Evansville & Memphis Weekly PacketEvansville & Memphis Weekly Packet. Illustrated corner card cover with uncancelled 3c Rose (65) to Dresden Tenn., pencil "Will the R.R. agent please forward this letter by mail if any & if not send it by a hack running to Dresden", missing top flap, trivial toning, Very Fine, unusual usage, ex Knapp

E. 300-400
850
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700
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 700, Waterway MarkingsSteamer D. L. Tully, Steamer D. L. TullySteamer D. L. Tully. Large purple "Regular Saturday Independent Packet Steamer D. L. Tully, Frank Stone, Master, Leaves Mobile every Saturday for Demopolis, Gainesville, Wusaw, Vienna & Pickensville" handstamp on 3c Green entire to Vienna Ala., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine strike, illustrated in Milgram book

E. 300-400
160
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701
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 701, Waterway MarkingsCleveland O. Oct. 1, Cleveland O. Oct. 1Cleveland O. Oct. 1. Well-struck circular datestamp in blue with matching "Steamboat" straightline handstamp on folded letter to Mansfield O., ms. "12-1/2" rate, Very Fine, reputed to be the only strike of this marking in blue

E. 200-300
350
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702
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 702, Waterway MarkingsSteamboat, SteamboatSteamboat. Blue straightline handstamp, matching "Due 3" in circle, 3c Rose (65), choice centering, bright color, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Dec. 5, 1865" circular datestamp on buff cover to Annapolis Md., stamp affixed partly off top of cover, barely reduced at right, Extremely Fine

E. 200-300
105
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703
c
Sale Number 875, Lot Number 703, Waterway MarkingsSteamboat, SteamboatSteamboat. Well-struck straightline handstamp on 3c Red Nesbitt entire to Carroll Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, neat "New Orleans La. Oct. 29, 1859" double-circle datestamp, usual small filing holes, Very Fine

E. 100-150
130
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704
c
Waterway Packetmarks. 19 covers beautifully mounted on artistic exhibit pages with hand-drawn watercolor on first page depicting sidewheel paddleboat and postmarks, usages incl. Red River Packet Boat, Steamer St. Nicholas, Steamer Paul Jones, few faults, mostly Very Fine strikes

E. 750-1,000
1,050
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