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Sale 950 — U.S. and C.S.A. Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 December, 2007

Category — 1857-60 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2152
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2152, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19), 1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19)1c Blue, Ty. Ia (19). Position 94L4, deep rich color, tied by bold strike of "Troy N.Y. Paid Oct. 3, 1858" circular datestamp on unsealed cover to Tisbury Mass., endorsed "Circular" at top left

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE USAGE OF THE SCARCE 1857 PERFORATED ONE-CENT TYPE IA. FROM A NEW FIND.

With 2007 P.F. certificate

12,500
4,750
2153
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2153, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II/I/II (20/18/20), 1c Blue, Ty. II/I/II (20/18/20)1c Blue, Ty. II/I/II (20/18/20). Vertical combination strip of three, Positions 67/77/87L12, each stamp with neat ms. "squiggle" resembling a numeral "3", ms. "Enterprise" (Ohio?) postmark on red and blue "Our Country" Floating Globe and Flag Patriotic cover to Farmersville O., bit reduced at right and cover corner nicked, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
250
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2154
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2154, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (20), 1c Blue, Ty. II (20)1c Blue, Ty. II (20). Horizontal strip of three, bright color, tied by "Pittsburgh Pa. Aug. 14" rimless circular datestamps on red and blue "Long May it Wave" Flag and Verse Patriotic cover to Utah Pa., trivial edgewear, Very Fine, a beautiful cover, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
500
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2155
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2155, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II/III/IIIA (20/21/22), 1c Blue, Ty. II/III/IIIA (20/21/22)1c Blue, Ty. II/III/IIIA (20/21/22). Positions 10/20/30L4, vertical strip of three, choice centering, tied by indistinct circular datestamps on cover to Hudson City Wis., tiny perf flaws at bottom not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, rare combination of the three types, with 1994 P.F. certificate, this combination unlisted in Scott either on or off cover, Scott Retail as No. 21 on cover and Nos. 20 and 22 off cover

4,075
0
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2156
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2156, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. III (21), 1c Blue, Ty. III (21)1c Blue, Ty. III (21). Plate 4, Relief C, choice centering, deep rich color, tied by bold strike of "New-York Dec. 6, 1858" circular datestamp on folded printed Prices Current to Lyons N.Y., light diagonal file fold well clear of stamp, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful circular rate usage, with Ashbrook plating notes on back and 1982 P.F. certificate

3,250
650
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2157
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2157, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22), 1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22)1c Blue, Ty. IIIa (22). Plate 11, deep rich color, tied by segmented cork on 3c Pink on Buff entire (U35), similarly cancelled, to Pottsville Pa., well-struck "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 7, 1861" circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce use, the 1c stamp was demonetized by this time, but was accepted as payment of the carrier fee, with 2003 P.F. certificate, initialled by Ashbrook

E. 400-500
275
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2158
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2158, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. V (24), 1c Blue, Ty. V (24)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Horizontal pair, tied by "New Orleans La. Jan. 18" rimless datestamp on 1860 folded printed circular to Brugg, Switzerland, red crayon "20", French transits, Basel and receiving backstamp, light horizontal file fold clear of stamps which have some slight soiling, otherwise Very Fine, carried aboard the Inman Line's Edinburg

E. 200-300
140
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2159
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2159, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (24, 26), 1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (24, 26)1c Blue, Ty. V, 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (24, 26). Three 3c, all stamps somewhat defective, tied by bold "New Orleans La. 27 Mar." (1861) circular datestamps on light yellow cover to Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, 1861 docketing at lower left, receiving backstamp, missing part of top flap, tape stain, edge flaws, almost Fine, scarce Independent State usage

E. 200-300
300
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2160
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2160, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. Va (24 var), 1c Blue, Ty. Va (24 var)1c Blue, Ty. Va (24 var). Choice centering for this difficult issue, tied by blue "Taunton Ms. Apr. 21" circular datestamp on orange cover to Attleboro Mass., small stain at left, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

300
100
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2161
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2161, 1857-60 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Type IV (26A var). S.e. at left, tied by “Rome N.Y. Apr, 3c Brownish Carmine, Type IV (26A var). S.e. at left, tied by “Rome N.Y. Apr3c Brownish Carmine, Type IV (26A var). S.e. at left, tied by “Rome N.Y. Apr. 2, 1859” circular datestamp on cover with Professor Wise's illustrated hot-air balloon with the imprint of the famous balloonist Mons. Carlincourt at left, addressed to Carlincourt in Utica N.Y., cover with top backflap and top center repaired, appears Very Fine, a scarce and attractive early balloon cover

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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2162
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2162, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Horizontal pair, tied by neat strike of "New Orleans La. Dec. 31, 1857" circular datestamp on blue folded letter from England to Durango, Mexico, via New Orleans, datelined "Londres 4 de Decr. 1857", neat "2" reales due marking, fresh and Fine, unusual usage

E. 300-400
190
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2163
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2163, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown (28), 5c Red Brown (28)5c Red Brown (28). Deep rich color, used with 10c Green, Ty. II (32), s.e. at right, tied by "New Orleans La. Sep. 3 1858“ circular datestamp on printed circular for the Society of Charles Odier to Marseille, France, red "New York 3 Sep. 1" credit datestamp and blue “Charles Odier & Cie.” oval handstamp, Paris, Lyon and Le Havre transit backstamps, Very Fine, with 2002 P.S.E. certificate -- Charles Odier (1804-1881) attended to international financing operations with a focus on maritime, river and railway transportation for the Swiss firm now called Lombard Odier Darier Hentsch & Cie.

E. 750-1,000
550
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2164
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2164, 1857-60 Issue5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II/III/II (28, 32/33/32), 5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II/III/II (28, 32/33/32)5c Red Brown, 10c Green, Ty. II/III/II (28, 32/33/32). Vertical strips of three, scissors-separated perfs, 5c cut into design at left and bottom, tied by "New Orleans La. Dec. 21, 1857" circular datestamps on blue folded letter to Nantes, France, red crayon "36" credit, sender's blue oval handstamp, appropriate transits front and back, Very Fine triple-rate franking

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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2165
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2165, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown (29), 5c Brown (29)5c Brown (29). Bright color, tied by "New Orleans La." circular datestamp on blue 1859 folded letter to Mallorca, Spain, red "New York Br. Pkt. Oct. 12" transit datestamp, bold "4Rs" due handstamp, London and transit backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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2166
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2166, 1857-60 Issue5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Rich color, tied by red grid and matching "New-York Br. Pkt. May 22" circular datestamp on 1861 blue folded letter to Hong Kong, China, endorsed "Overland mail via Marseilles", ms. "1/7" due marking, London and receiving backstamps, few light age spots, otherwise Fine, scarce usage, sent via Open Mail, then by British Packet, ex Grunin (where sold as 5c Orange Brown, No. 30) and ex Myers

E. 1,500-2,000
4,250
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2167
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2167, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Wide margins at top and bottom clearly demonstrating the type characteristics, tied by "Topsham Me. Jul. 6, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Yankee Jim's Cal., missing small part of top flap and with small piece out of cover at top right corner, otherwise Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

1,400
200
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2168
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2168, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (32), 10c Green, Ty. II (32)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Rich color, tied by large "Chenango Forks Oct. 21" circular datestamp on orange cover to Bath Cal., sender's routing "via Overland Route", slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

350
170
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2169
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2169, 1857-60 Issue1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II, III (24, 32, 33), 1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II, III (24, 32, 33)1c Blue, Ty. V, 10c Green, Ty. II, III (24, 32, 33). Incl. two 1c and two 10c Ty. III, tied by large Boston "Paid" grids, red "Boston 24 Jul. 27" circular datestamp on blue cover to Italy, boxed "P.D." handstamp, appropriate transits, some wear affects stamps, some cover edge faults, otherwise Fine

E. 300-400
200
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2170
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2170, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (33), 10c Green, Ty. III (33)10c Green, Ty. III (33). Incredibly well-centered, negligible toning, tied by "Port O.T."circular datestamp on cover to Lowville N.Y., ms. "per Columbia" at top left, Very Fine Oregon Territory usage, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
550
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2171
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2171, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (33), 10c Green, Ty. III (33)10c Green, Ty. III (33). Rich color, tied by "New Orleans la. Jul. 12, 1858" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, endorsed "pr. Matagorda Via Key West", blue "NA" and "1" handstamps, light file folds well away from stamp, Very Fine, unusual routing

E. 200-300
170
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2172
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2172, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (33), 10c Green, Ty. III (33)10c Green, Ty. III (33). Position 41R1 with selvage at left, tied by grid, "Philadelphia Pa. Feb. 10, 1860" octagonal datestamp on orange cover to Havana, Cuba, red New York transit datestamp, oval "NA1" due marking, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, ex Hancock, with 2004 P.S.E. certificate

E. 400-500
275
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2173
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2173, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 64L1, recut at top and bottom, tied by "New-York Mar. 12" circular datestamp on cover to Toronto, Canada West, 1859 receiving backstamp, some cover soiling, Very Fine, attractive cover with the scarce double-recut position, with 1995 P.F. certificate

2,650
550
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2174
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2174, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Horizontal strip of three, choice centering, each with small ms. cancel, bold "Kowhegan Me. May 23" circular datestamp on cover to Vienna, Austria, red "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid 7 May 25" credit datestamp, red framed "Aachen Franco" transit also ties strip, receiving backstamp, slightly reduced at right, small tape stain at left, fresh and Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
950
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2175
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2175, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Vertical pair and single, tied by "New Orleans La. Oct. 20" circular datestamp and red "New York Paid 24 Oct. 26" credit datestamp on blue folded cover to Rouen, France, various French transits, light horizontal file fold at bottom well clear of stamps, Very Fine, carried on the Cunarder Africa

E. 200-300
170
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2176
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2176, 1857-60 Issue10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Three, used with three 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by grids, red "New York Sep. 14" circular datestamp on cover to Hong Kong, China, endorsed "overland via Southampton" and with red "London SP 30, 1861" transit datestamp, red "1d" Colonial credit handstamp, receiving backstamp, expertly repaired along edges, Very Fine, colorful usage shortly before the stamps were demonetized, ex Haas

E. 2,000-3,000
4,250
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2177
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2177, 1857-60 Issue12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (26) and tied by "Worcester Mass. Sep. 20" circular datestamp on blue 1859 cover to Paris, France, light strike of red 12c Boston credit datestamp, trivial wear, cover opened at bottom and resealed, Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
225
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2178
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2178, 1857-60 Issue12c Black (36), 12c Black (36)12c Black (36). Horizontal pair, centered to bottom right, cancelled by grids, "Canandaigua N.Y. Jun. 7" circular datestamp on cover to Edinburgh, Scotland, 1858 Liverpool transit, red "19" credit handstamp, stamps affected from placement over top edge of cover, Fine appearance

E. 200-300
100
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2179
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2179, 1857-60 Issue24c Gray Lilac (37), 24c Gray Lilac (37)24c Gray Lilac (37). Radiant color, choice centering, tied by open grid and indistinct red circular datestamp on orange cover to Studley, England, 1861 London transit, receiving backstamp, top flap and small part of top edge added, otherwise Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate

1,050
160
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