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

Sale Date — Thursday, 19 October, 2006

Category — New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1187
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1187, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Radiant color, tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C1) and red "New York Dec. 17" circular datestamp on 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card (UX2) to Dusseldorf, Germany, 1874 dateline on back, Very Fine, ex Van Vlissingen-Waud, illustrated in Weiss book

E. 400-500
700
1188
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1188, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green, 6c Dull Pink (158, 159), 3c Green, 6c Dull Pink (158, 159)3c Green, 6c Dull Pink (158, 159). Rich colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail Pinwheel cancel (Ty. GE-C4), red "New York Paid Aug. 12" circular datestamp on blue 1875 folded cover to Bordeaux, France, blue Cherbourg transit, endorsed "Closed mail via England", 3c stamp torn, Very Fine strike, ex Van Vlissingen-Waud

E. 500-750
700
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1189
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1189, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Brown (157), 2c Brown (157)2c Brown (157). Vertical pair and three singles, tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C7) and red "New York Paid All Br. Transit May 14" circular datestamp on cover to Rome, Italy, 1874 Verona and receiving backstamps, two stamps with small flaws, Very Fine strikes of this NYFM cancel

E. 400-500
500
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1190
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1190, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Intense color (slightly oxidized), tied by clear strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C8) on folded printed prices current to Trieste, Austria, 1876 Vienna and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, this is one of only four recorded covers bearing this unusual New York Foreign Mail cancel

E. 400-500
1,100
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1190A
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1190A, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Vermilion (178), 2c Vermilion (178)2c Vermilion (178). Radiant color, choice centering with wide margins, tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-C10) on March 1877 folded printed circular to Sweden, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful usage

E. 400-500
550
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1191
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1191, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Brown, 10c Brown (157, 161), 2c Brown, 10c Brown (157, 161)2c Brown, 10c Brown (157, 161). Rich colors, tied by cork, "New York Feb. 19" circular datestamp, also tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN1) and red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Feb. 20" circular datestamp on 1875 cover to Rome, Italy, receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine strike of this elaborate New York Foreign Mail cancel

E. 500-750
650
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1192
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1192, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Deep rich color, tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN3) on 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card (UX2) to Berlin, Germany, red "New York Sep. 30" circular datestamp, 1874 dateline on back, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
700
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1193
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1193, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card (UX3), 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card (UX3)1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card (UX3). Cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN3), to Lewiston Me., Oct. 27, 1874 dateline on back, Extremely Fine, unusual use on 1c domestic card

E. 300-400
550
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1194
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1194, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, tied by two perfect strikes of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN4), red "New York P.O. Feb. 23" circular datestamp on blue 1875 folded cover to London, England, vertical file folds incl. one thru stamp, gently cleaned, Very Fine strikes, illustrated in Weiss book

E. 400-500
550
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1195
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1195, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Rich color, tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN5) on 3c Green entire to London, England, red "New York Mar. 28" circular datestamp, red 1875 London transit, Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
200
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1196
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1196, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN6) on 1c Brown on Buff, Postal Card (UX2) to Hamburg, Germany, datelined Oct. 19, 1874, fresh and Very Fine strike of this scarce NYFM cancel, based on the dateline this would be the earliest recorded usage of this cancel

E. 400-500
600
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1197
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1197, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Tied by unusually clear strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EN8) and "New York Oct. 1" circular datestamp on blue 1874 folded letter to Havana, Cuba, stamp and cover with some age soiling, cover with horizontal file fold well clear of stamp, Extremely Fine strike

E. 500-750
275
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1198
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1198, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Bright color, s.e. at left, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (similar to Ty. GE-EP4), red "New York May 25" circular datestamp on cover to Norway,Very Fine strike, an unusual cancel

E. 300-400
400
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1199
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1199, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail style Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP5) and "New York Apr. 20" circular datestamp on folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, clear "City of Mexico" handstamp, Very Fine strike of this scarce cancel, only eight covers are recorded in the Weiss book

E. 300-400
425
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1200
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1200, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, tied by magnificent strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP7), red "New York Jun. 26" circular datestamp on blue 1875 folded cover to London, England, stamp affected by vertical file fold (almost split), Extremely Fine strike of this scarce New York Foreign Mail cancel, ex Weiss and illustrated in his book

E. 200-300
275
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1201
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1201, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Radiant color, tied by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP9) on illustrated corner card cover to London, England, red 1875 New York and London datestamps, stamp with tiny corner perf fault at bottom right, Very Fine appearance, scarce NYFM cancel, only ten covers are recorded in the Weiss book

E. 500-750
750
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1202
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1202, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Two, tied by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-EP10), red "New York Apr. 14" circular datestamp on cover to London, England, red London datestamp, 1875 docketing, Extremely Fine strike of this beautiful New York Foreign Mail cancel, ex Emerson

E. 400-500
600
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1203
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1203, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Vertical pair, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-S1) and red "New York Nov. 13" circular datestamp on cover to England, 1872 docketing and receiving backstamp, few slightly toned perfs, stamps barely affected from placement at edge of cover, Extremely Fine strike

E. 300-400
425
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1204
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1204, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Bright color, tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-S2), red "New York Paid All Br. Transit" circular datestamp on cover to Leipzig, Germany, address somewhat faded, small edge tears, still Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
225
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1205
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1205, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). S.e. at left, bright color, tied by New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. GE-S8), red "New York Paid All Feb. 20" circular datestamp on cover to Florence, Italy, light horizontal file fold at top well clear of stamp, Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
225
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1206
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1206, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Rich color, used on 3c Green on amber entire (U83) and cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-4P2), also tied by red "New York Jan. 27" circular datestamp to London, England, 1875 receiving datestamp, Very Fine strike of this scarce NYFM cancel, only nine are recorded in Weiss

E. 300-400
1,300
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1207
 
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1207, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Carmine, 24c Purple (148, 153), 6c Carmine, 24c Purple (148, 153)6c Carmine, 24c Purple (148, 153). Tied by New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-5P1), 24c also tied by red "New York Mar. 20" circular datestamp on reduced cover front only to Liverpool, England, 1872 arrival datestamp, Very Fine strikes, a particularly scarce cancel used on the 24c stamp

E. 400-500
700
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1208
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1208, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Horizontal pair, s.e. at left, tied by perfect strikes of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-5P3), red "New York Br. Transit Oct. 3" circular datestamp on cover to Frankfurt, Germany, 1874 receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine, this is the earliest recorded use of this New York Foreign Mail cancel in the Weiss book, only ten covers are recorded

E. 500-750
1,250
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1209
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1209, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 5c Blue (185), 5c Blue (185)5c Blue (185). Two, rich colors, tied by bold strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P1), neat "New York Paid Jul. 14 Sup." Type E Supplementary Mail circular datestamp on 1877 cover to Bordeaux, France, French transit and receiving backstamp, Very Fine strike of this scarce New York Foreign Mail cancel, only seven are recorded in Weiss, this is the latest recorded usage

E. 500-750
1,200
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1210
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1210, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Brown, 6c Dull Pink (157, 159), 2c Brown, 6c Dull Pink (157, 159)2c Brown, 6c Dull Pink (157, 159). Two of each, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ???) on blue cover to Zurich, Switzerland, red "New York Paid All Via Bremen Aug. 19" transit, transit and receiving backstamps, one of each slightly affected by placement near edge of cover, Very Fine appearance, attractive usage

E. 500-750
500
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1211
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1211, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Horizontal pair, each tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P3), red "New York Paid All Via Eng. & Ostd. Aug. 15" circular datestamp on 1874 folded cover to Neuchatel, Switzerland, Basel and receiving backstamps, Very Fine strikes, with 1987 Alcuri certificate

E. 500-750
400
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1212
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1212, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Rich color, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P3), red "New York Br. Transit Jul. 28" circular datestamp on cover to Aschaffenburg, Germany, endorsed "Per Goethe closed mail", receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine strike

E. 500-750
650
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1213
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1213, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Bright color, tied by clear strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P4) and "New York Paid Jan. 16" circular datestamp on blue 1875 folded cover to Rochelle, France, various transits, Very Fine, scarce NYFM cancel on cover

E. 400-500
200
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1214
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1214, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, tied on 2c entire by New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P5), red "New York Feb. 8" circular datestamp to Frankenberg, Germany, endorsed "Per steamer via Hamburg", 1875 receiving backstamp, Very Fine

E. 400-500
450
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1215
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1215, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Brown, 7c Orange Vermilion (157, 160), 2c Brown, 7c Orange Vermilion (157, 160)2c Brown, 7c Orange Vermilion (157, 160). Bright colors, tied by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Geometric cancel (Ty. ST-8P7) on 1875 folded letter to Lyon, France, red "New York Paid Jan. 13" circular datestamp, Brest transit and appropriate French transits, Very Fine, a beautiful 9c rate cover with this scarce New York Foreign Mail cancel

E. 750-1,000
1,500
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1216
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1216, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Horizontal pair and single, tied by two strikes of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P7) and red "New York Paid Jan. 15" circular datestamp on small cover to France, single also tied by red boxed "PD" handstamp, blue 1875 French transit, stamps barely affected from placement near top edge of cover, appears Very Fine, this New York Foreign Mail cancel is considered "scarce to rare" by Weiss

E. 300-400
300
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1217
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1217, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Three, slightly overlapping, tied by two clear strikes of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P8) on small cover to France, red "New York Paid Feb. 6" circular datestamp, two stamps also tied by blue French transit, small red boxed "PD" handstamp also ties two stamps, 1875 transit backstamps, Extremely Fine strikes, an attractive cover

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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1218
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1218, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Ultramarine, 2c Red Brown, 3c Green (156, 157, 158), 1c Ultramarine, 2c Red Brown, 3c Green (156, 157, 158)1c Ultramarine, 2c Red Brown, 3c Green (156, 157, 158). Two horizontal pairs and single of 1c, tied by multiple strikes of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P11), red "New York Paid All Via Eng. & Ostd. Feb. 3" circular datestamp also ties stamps on cover to Geneva, Switzerland, 1874 transit and receiving backstamps, stamps with few small tears, still Very Fine, scarce and colorful franking

E. 750-1,000
900
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1219
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1219, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Brown, 6c Dull Pink (157, 159), 2c Brown, 6c Dull Pink (157, 159)2c Brown, 6c Dull Pink (157, 159). Fresh colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-8P11), also tied by red "New York Paid All Hamburg Feb. 5" circular datestamp on blue 1874 folded cover to Neuchatel, Switzerland, Basel and receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, pretty cover

E. 400-500
600
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1220
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1220, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Natural s.e. at left, radiant color, tied by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP1), red "New York P.O. Oct. 22" circular datestamp on 1874 folded cover to London, England, red London transit, some slight cover wear, Extremely Fine strike, ex Van Vlissingen-Waud

E. 400-500
500
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1221
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1221, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Deep rich color, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP3), red "New York P.D. 6 Mar. 28" circular datestamp on blue 1874 folded cover to La Rochelle, France, red London and Calais transits, stamp also tied by small oval "PD" handstamp, fresh and Very Fine

E. 400-500
300
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1222
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1222, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Dull Pink (159), 6c Dull Pink (159)6c Dull Pink (159). Bright color, tied by perfect strike of New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP4), red "New York Aug. 5" circular datestamp on 1874 folded letter to Nurenberg, Germany, cover with some slight wear incl. bend barely affecting stamp, Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, this is the earliest of the ten recorded covers with this cancel, ex Klein

E. 500-750
700
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1223
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1223, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Brown, 3c Green (157, 158), 2c Brown, 3c Green (157, 158)2c Brown, 3c Green (157, 158). Two of each, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Star cancel (Ty. ST-MP5), red "New York Dec. 10" circular datestamp on 1873 cover to England, receiving backstamp, stamps with few tiny tears, appears Very Fine, very rare, this is the earliest of the two recorded covers bearing this New York Foreign Mail cancel, especially desirable with the colorful franking (the other cover bears only a single 10c stamp, to France), ex Van Vlissingen-Waud and Weiss

E. 750-1,000
1,100
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1224
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1224, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Ultramarine, 6c Carmine (145, 148), 1c Ultramarine, 6c Carmine (145, 148)1c Ultramarine, 6c Carmine (145, 148). Bright colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail Shield cancel (Ty. RE-E2) and red "New York Paid All Direct Jun. 8" circular datestamp on 1871 cover to Bremen, Germany, additional ms. cancels, ms. "Pr. Hansa", receiving backstamp, part of address crossed out, few lightly toned perfs, Very Fine, scarce New York Foreign Mail cancel, only eight covers recorded in Weiss

E. 500-750
425
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1225
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1225, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Tied by unusually clear strike of New York Foreign Mail Anchor cancel (Ty. RE-E4), "New York Mar. 30" circular datestamp on blue 1875 folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, purple "City of Merida" ship designation handstamp at top left, light file fold well clear of stamp, Very Fine strike of this unusual pictorial New York Foreign Mail cancel, this is the earliest recorded use of this marking in Weiss (one other is also known)

E. 750-1,000
600
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1226
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1226, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail style cancel (Ty. RE-L1), "New York May 20" circular datestamp on 1873 folded cover to Mexico, horizontal file fold well clear of stamp, some toning affects cover and stamp, still Extremely Fine strike of this scarce cancel, only nine covers are recorded in Weiss, ex Van Vlissingen-Waud

E. 300-400
130
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1227
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1227, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Horizontal pair, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. RE-LF3), red "New York May 29" circular datestamp on tissue cover to London, England, red 1872 London transit also ties stamps, missing part of top flap, stamps barely affected from placement near edge of cover, still Very Fine strike of this scarce NYFM cancel, only nine covers are recorded in Weiss

E. 200-300
375
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1228
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1228, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Horizontal pair, tied by blackish brown New York Foreign Mail Clothespin cancel (Ty. TR-C7) on cover with printed address to Leipzig, Germany, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Apr. 6" circular datestamp, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, this cancel is reported in brown in Weiss (see lot 1184A)

E. 400-500
650
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1229
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1229, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Bright color, tied by bold strike of New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-G3), red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Oct. 8" circular datestamp on cover to Bremen, Germany, receiving backstamp, Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
650
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1230
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1230, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (161), 10c Brown (161)10c Brown (161). Detailed impression, tied by bold strike of New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-G3), red "New York Paid All Via Eng. & Ostd. Dec. 20" circular datestamp on blue 1873 folded letter to Switzerland, datelined in Philadelphia and with company handstamp from that city, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, evidently carried outside of the mails from Philadelphia to New York

E. 400-500
650
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1231
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1231, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Horizontal pair, bright color, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-G25), red "New York Apr. 20" circular datestamp on orange cover to Paris, France, red 1872 French transit also ties stamps, bold "10" decimes due marking, receiving backstamp, right stamp tiny tear at top, appears Very Fine, scarce cancel

E. 300-400
190
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1232
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1232, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Carmine, 12c Dull Violet (148, 151), 6c Carmine, 12c Dull Violet (148, 151)6c Carmine, 12c Dull Violet (148, 151). Bright colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-G25), red "New York Mar. 25" circular datestamp on blue cover to Liverpool, England, 1872 receiving datestamp, few lightly toned perf tips, Very Fine, scarce, only ten covers are recorded in Weiss

E. 400-500
250
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1233
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1233, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Ultramarine, 6c Carmine (145, 148), 1c Ultramarine, 6c Carmine (145, 148)1c Ultramarine, 6c Carmine (145, 148). Bright colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-G31) on cover to Hannover, Germany, partial strike of red 1872 boxed transit, receiving backstamp, light bend barely affects stamps, Very Fine strike of this NYFM cancel

E. 300-400
225
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1234
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1234, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-G36) and "New York Sep. 10" circular datestamp on 1872 folded letter to Acapulco, Mexico, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine

E. 300-400
180
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1235
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1235, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 5c Blue (185), 5c Blue (185)5c Blue (185). Deep rich color, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Segmented Cork cancel (Ty. TR-G37 family), red "New York Oct. 20" circular datestamp on Grand Central Hotel corner card cover to Florence, Italy, receiving backstamp, company receiving handstamp on front, faint corner crease at bottom left of stamp, Extremely Fine strike

E. 400-500
750
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1236
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1236, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Carmine (148), 6c Carmine (148)6c Carmine (148). Horizontal pair, deep rich color, tied by New York Foreign Mail Segmented Cork cancel (Ty. TR-G family) and red "New York Jan. 8" circular datestamp on 1873 folded cover to London, England, red London transit, faint bend at top, Very Fine, attractive double-rate usage

E. 400-500
250
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1237
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1237, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Tied by unlisted New York Foreign Mail cancel on 3c entire (U59), red "New York Paid All Direct Jan. 25" circular datestamp to Eckernforde, Germany, red boxed "Bremen Franco" handstamp, receiving backstamp, stamp with few faults incl. tear and creases, still Very Fine strikes of this unlisted New York Foreign Mail cancel, accompanied by Jan. 1995 U.S. Cancellation Club News article by John Valenti describing the find, which has been assigned Ty. RE-N9

E. 300-400
425
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1238
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1238, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Horizontal pair, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-M4), red "New York Paid 12 Jun. 8" credit datestamp on blue 1872 folded cover to France, red London transit and "PD" in oval, red French transit, stamps with few light creases, cover with few age spots, Very Fine strikes of this rare cancel, only six covers are recorded in the Weiss book (where this cover is illustrated), ex Van Villingsen-Waud and Weiss

E. 500-750
1,000
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1239
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1239, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Bright shade, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-M5), red "New York Paid 6 Feb. 12" circular datestamp on 1873 folded letter to Bordeaux, France, London and French transits, Extremely Fine strike, ex Van Vlissingen-Waud and Weiss, illustrated in Weiss book where described as "the finest on-cover strike he has seen"

E. 500-750
400
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1240
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1240, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 1c Ultramarine, 3c Green, Grill (134, 136), 1c Ultramarine, 3c Green, Grill (134, 136)1c Ultramarine, 3c Green, Grill (134, 136). H. Grill, tied by New York Foreign Mail Spokes cancel, red "New York Jul. 11" circular datestamp on 1871 folded letter to Lyon, France, 1c also tied by Anglo-French accountancy marking, Calais transit, "10" decimes due marking, some slight wear, Very Fine, scarce 4c British Open Mail usage with NYFM cancel (see lot 1297)

E. 400-500
550
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1241
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1241, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-S6), red "New York Dec. 6" circular datestamp on back of 1876 folded letter to France, various French transits, Very Fine strike, ex van Vlissingen-Waud

E. 400-500
550
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1242
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1242, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 2c Red Brown, 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (146, 148, 150), 2c Red Brown, 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (146, 148, 150)2c Red Brown, 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (146, 148, 150). Rich colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W4b) on 3c entire (U83) to Cologne, Germany, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Oct. 8" circular datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, few toned perfs and some cover edge toning, Very Fine, colorful usage

E. 400-500
300
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1243
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1243, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 5c Blue (179), 5c Blue (179)5c Blue (179). Rich color, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W4e), red "New York Oct. 7" circular datestamp on cover to London, England, 1876 receiving backstamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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1244
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1244, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green (158), 3c Green (158)3c Green (158). Horizontal pair, tied by New York Foreign Mail Rosette cancel (Ty. TR-W5) and red "New York Paid Aug. 18" circular datestamp on small pink 1874 cover to France, French transit also ties stamps, clear strike of "Insufficiently Prepaid" handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, minor edgewear, Very Fine, unusual usage, illustrated in Weiss book

E. 400-500
550
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1245
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1245, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Purple on Amber, entire (U65), 6c Purple on Amber, entire (U65)6c Purple on Amber, entire (U65). Cancelled by well-struck New York Foreign Mail Rosette cancel (Ty. TR-W5), red "New York Jun. 4" circular datestamp, to Hamburg, Germany, missing top flap, Very Fine, scarce used on 6c entire

E. 300-400
750
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1246
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1246, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Two, bright color, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W9), red "New York Paid All Via England & Ost. Oct. 18" circular datestamp on 1873 folded cover to Neuchatel, Switzerland, Basel and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, this NYFM cancel is considered scarce in Weiss with only nine covers recorded

E. 300-400
325
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1247
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1247, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 10c Brown (150), 10c Brown (150)10c Brown (150). Bright shade, tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W12), red "New York Paid All" circular datestamp on cover to Florence, Italy, transit and receiving backstamps, stamp with faults, still Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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1248
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1248, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 7c Vermilion (149), 7c Vermilion (149)7c Vermilion (149). Two, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W13a) on 1873 folded cover to Frankfurt, Germany, indistinct strike of red New York circular datestamp also ties one stamp, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, ex Klein

E. 300-400
350
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1249
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1249, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 3c Green, 6c Dull Pink (158, 159), 3c Green, 6c Dull Pink (158, 159)3c Green, 6c Dull Pink (158, 159). Rich colors, tied by New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W13) on 1874 cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid Sep. 3" circular datestamp, blue French transit, red boxed "PD" handstamp, 6c faint corner crease at top right, appears Very Fine

E. 300-400
200
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1250
c
Sale Number 922, Lot Number 1250, New York Foreign Mail Cancels On Cover 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (148, 150), 6c Carmine, 10c Brown (148, 150)6c Carmine, 10c Brown (148, 150). 10c horizontal pair, each tied by well-struck New York Foreign Mail cancel (Ty. TR-W19) on 1873 legal-size cover to France, red "New York Paid 18 Feb. 26" credit datestamp, red London transit and "PD" oval, French receiving datestamp, opened for display, stamps faulty and some edge faults, still Fine, a rare New York Foreign Mail marking, also a scarce correctly prepaid 26c rate to France via England for -2/3 to 1 oz. (20-30 grams)

E. 400-500
300
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