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Sale 922 — United States Bank Note Issues, featuring the Mercedes Collection

Sale Date — Thursday, 19 October, 2006

Category — Domestic Usages

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1095
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1095, Domestic Usages1c Ultramarine, Grill (134), 1c Ultramarine, Grill (134)1c Ultramarine, Grill (134). H. Grill, several noticeable grill points at center, used with 10c Yellow Green, F Grill (96), cancelled by targets, "Leroy Pa. Apr. 20" circular datestamp on cover to Laporte Pa., 1874 docketing at left, missing part of top flap, Very Fine, unusual combination

E. 300-400
200
1096
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1096, Domestic Usages2c Red Brown, Grill (135), 2c Red Brown, Grill (135)2c Red Brown, Grill (135). H. Grill, clear grill points, tied by Star fancy cancel, "New-York P.O. May 21 6PM" circular datestamp on Insurance Company corner card cover used locally, 1874 docketing at left, Very Fine drop rate usage

E. 200-300
180
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1097
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1097, Domestic Usages2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Bright color, used with 1c Buff (112) and tied by targets, "Clarendon Springs Vt. Jul. 25" circular datestamp on orange cover to Highgate Vt., slightly reduced at right, Fine, scarce Pictorial and Bank Note combination usage

E. 200-300
225
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1098
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1098, Domestic Usages2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Tied by cork cancel and used with 2c Third Issue Revenue (R135) which is tied by quartered cork and "Held for Postage" circular handstamp, "Newark N.J. Jun. 16 8 A.M." circular datestamp on yellow locally-addressed cover, Good Samaritan label affixed at bottom left, Fine, a fantastic combination of invalid and valid postage, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
1,000
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1099
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1099, Domestic Usages2c Red Brown (146), 2c Red Brown (146)2c Red Brown (146). Horizontal pair, cancelled by corks on top portion of December 31, 1871 edition of the Washington D.C. Sunday Morning Chronicle and addressed to Keene N.H., some perf separations prior to use, Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 200-300
180
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1100
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1100, Domestic Usages3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Used with 6c Ultramarine (115), cancelled by small "OK" cancels, matching "Tolland Ct. Jan. 20" circular datestamp on legal-size insurance co. corner card cover to Putnam Conn., slightly reduced at right, Fine triple-rate mixed-issue franking

E. 200-300
210
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1101
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1101, Domestic Usages24c Purple, 30c Black (153, 154), 24c Purple, 30c Black (153, 154)24c Purple, 30c Black (153, 154). Tied by corks and by "New York May ?" circular datestamp on oversize cover to Providence R.I., cover refolded, missing top flap, 30c tiny corner crease at top right, appears Fine, extremely rare combination of these two high values on a domestic cover

E. 750-1,000
750
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1102
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1102, Domestic Usages1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Brilliant color, used with 2c Black, E Grill (87), tied by "Boston Mass. Oct. 7" circular datestamp and negative "3" cancel, to Natick Mass., Very Fine, scarce combination, ex Judd

E. 400-500
425
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1103
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1103, Domestic Usages1c Ultramarine, 2c Vermilion (156, 178), 1c Ultramarine, 2c Vermilion (156, 178)1c Ultramarine, 2c Vermilion (156, 178). 1c s.e. at left, tied by well-struck blue segmented corks, matching "Chicago Ill. Apr. 12" circular datestamp on blue illustrated farm equipment manufacturer's corner card cover to Lowell Mass., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine

E. 150-200
250
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1104
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1104, Domestic Usages1c Ultramarine, 7c Vermilion (156, 160), 1c Ultramarine, 7c Vermilion (156, 160)1c Ultramarine, 7c Vermilion (156, 160). Tied by indistinct strikes of "Millsburgh O. Dec. 20" circular datestamp and cork cancel on newspaper wrapper to Wooster O., fresh and Fine, scarce usage of the 7c on printed matter

E. 200-300
1,200
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1105
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1105, Domestic Usages2c Red Brown, 15c Red Orange (189, 210), 2c Red Brown, 15c Red Orange (189, 210)2c Red Brown, 15c Red Orange (189, 210). Tied by "Philadelphia Pa." ovals on oversize label originally affixed to book and addressed to Fultonham O., Very Fine, scarce and attractive usage

E. 200-300
550
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1106
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1106, Domestic Usages1c Gray Blue, Re-engraved (206), 1c Gray Blue, Re-engraved (206)1c Gray Blue, Re-engraved (206). Rich color, used with 2c Brown (113), s.e. at left just into design, tied by "New York Oct. 30 82" duplex cancels on cover to Great Barrington Mass., slightly reduced at right, Fine, unusual late usage

E. 400-500
450
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1107
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1107, Domestic Usages3c Vermilion (214), 3c Vermilion (214)3c Vermilion (214). Two oversize covers to the same recipient, first with Johnson & Stokes Popular Vegetable Seeds illustration and stamp tied by "Philadelphia Pa. 24" oval to Uxbridge Mass., second tied by "Boston Mass" oval on R. & J. Farquahar & Co. corner card to Uxbridge Mass., minor edgewear, Fine-Very Fine, perfect examples of the 3c Vermilion used to pay 3c rate for such matter

E. 500-750
950
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