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

Sale Date — Wednesday, 19 December, 2007

Category — 1861-66 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2180
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2180, 1861-66 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Natural s.e. with straddle-pane margin at left and selvage at bottom, tied by oval "U.S. Despatch Phila. Pa. Mar. 15, 1862" datestamp on yellow cover with Franklin Fire Insurance lithographed corner card to local address, fresh and Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
325
2181
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2181, 1861-66 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Rich color, tied by red New York carrier circular datestamp on light green cover with law offices corner card and used to local address, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful cover

E. 200-300
275
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2182
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2182, 1861-66 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Two horizontal strips of three, cancelled by targets, "New Orleans La. Apr. 2, 1863" double-circle datestamp on cover with "Department of the Gulf, U.S. Sequestration Commission, Official Business imprint with "Official Business" crossed out, to New Bedford Mass., stamps with few flaws incl. one with small repair at top, right strip lifted and hinged in place to confirm imprint, some edgewear, still Very Fine, a most unusual usage

E. 300-400
160
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2183
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2183, 1861-66 Issues1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Tied by bold "Philadelphia Pa. Apr. 23, 1862" circular datestamp on blue Contraband Slaves Patriotic cover to Avondale Pa., slightly reduced at left where opened irregularly, 1c defective, minor edgewear, still Fine, scarce carrier usage of this design, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
400
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2184
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2184, 1861-66 Issues1c Dark Blue, 3c Rose (63b, 65), 1c Dark Blue, 3c Rose (63b, 65)1c Dark Blue, 3c Rose (63b, 65). Deep rich colors, tied by "Paid" in oval, 1c also tied by red "Boston Mass. Sep. 12" double-circle datestamp on cover with printed address to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, 1862 docketing at left, 3c small faults, Very Fine appearance, with 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
160
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2185
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2185, 1861-66 Issues1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose (63, 65). Two 1c and three 3c, tied by targets and "New-York Mar. 10" double-circle datestamps on cover to Alvarado Cal., left and right 3c stamps with small faults not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine appearance, attractive usage paying the 10c transcontinental rate plus 1c carrier fee, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
225
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2186
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2186, 1861-66 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). May 1867 ms. cancel, used as a Revenue stamp with 2c Bank Check and 2c Internal Revenue (R6c, R15c) on document from San Rafael Cal., light corner crease from placement at edge of cover, otherwise Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 150-200
275
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2187
c
1c Blue (63). Five covers, incl. one on quadrilateral-shaped cover, pair and single, strip of three, one used with 3c and tied by railroad cancel, one with 1c F. Grill (92) and used with 3c F. Grill, few flaws, most appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
200
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2188
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2188, 1861-66 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Exceptionally well-centered, small flaws, tied by "Washington D.C." circular datestamp on overall gray Pennsylvania "Loyal" States Patriotic cover, pencil "15" erased, Very Fine appearance

1,250
400
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2189
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2189, 1861-66 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Gorgeous color as fresh as the day it was printed, natural s.e. at left, tied by blue boxed grid, matching "Columbus O. Dec. 10" double-circle datestamp on McClellan Patriotic cover to Lodi O., reduced at left, stamp and cover with tiny toned spot at right, still Very Fine

1,300
300
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2190
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2190, 1861-66 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Radiant color, s.e. at left, cancelled by open grid, "Middletown N.Y. Sep. 9, 1861" double-circle datestamp on cover to "Pokeepsie" N.Y., small corner crease at top right, cover with some slight edgewear incl. slightly reduced at left, Very Fine appearance, with 2003 P.F. certificate

1,050
300
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2191
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2191, 1861-66 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Tied by segmented grid, "Philadelphia Pa. Oct. 2, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Binghamton N.Y., slight cover soiling and stamp with small margin nick top right, otherwise Fine

1,050
160
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2192
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2192, 1861-66 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Vertical pair with s.e. at right, used with another single and 12c Black (69), tied by red grids on 1861 blue folded letter to Zurich, Switzerland, red "New York Paid 18 Oct. 1" credit datestamp, red French transits incl. boxed "P.D." also tying pair, horizontal filing crease thru one 3c stamp

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A REMARKABLE MULTIPLE USAGE OF THE 3-CENT PINK TO PAY THE 21-CENT FRENCH MAIL RATE TO SWITZERLAND. VERY FEW FOREIGN-MAIL USAGES OF THE PINK SHADE EXIST, THIS BEING ONE OF THE MOST COLORFUL AND ATTRACTIVE.

Ex LeBow. Signed Ashbrook.

E. 2,000-3,000
3,500
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2193
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2193, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by well-struck blue B. & O. R. R. , Brady's Mill, Mar. 29, 1866" oval datestamp, second strike at left on orange cover to Capon Bridge W. Va., cover with "Adams Express Company" imprint neatly crossed out, receiving backstamp, few edge tears, stamp with faults, still Very Fine post-war railroad usage

E. 200-300
300
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2194
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2194, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color, choice centering with wide margins, tied by blue "Banks Division June 15" circular datestamp with date in blue crayon, to Smiths Mills N.Y., stamp with small tear at top right, Extremely Fine appearance, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
150
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2195
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2195, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). S.e. at left, short perf at right, tied by blue "Banks Division Nov. 12" circular datestamp on cover to South Granville N.Y., Very Fine

E. 200-300
150
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2196
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2196, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Two covers, each bearing single and tied by blue "Chattanooga Tenn." boxed datestamps, to Jamestown and Bluffdale, few small faults, appear Fine, attractive covers, one with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
120
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2197
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2197, 1861-66 Issues, 3c Rose (65) Tied by bold Initial "G" fancy cancel (Rohloff K-7), on cover to Danbury Conn., "Waterbury Con. Sep. 4, 1866" double-circle datestamp, few toned spots, Very Fine strike of this scarce cancel, only four covers recorded (Sep. 4-10), ex Houser, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
550
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2198
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2198, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Choice centering and with double perfs at sides, cancelled by target, "Bridgeport Con. May 23" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Saugatuck Conn., Very Fine, unusual variety, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
110
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2199
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2199, 1861-66 Issues3c Deep Rose (65 var), 3c Deep Rose (65 var)3c Deep Rose (65 var). Intense shade, tied by well-struck circle of wedges on "Metropolitan Fair for the U.S. Sanitary Commission" illustrated cover to Philadelphia, fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful Sanitary Fair cover with the desirable Deep Rose shade of the 3c, with 1980 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
1,200
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2200
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2200, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by diamonds in circle cancel, light strike of New York circular datestamp on "Metropolitan Fair for the U.S. Sanitary Commission" illustrated cover to Syracuse N.Y., some edgewear, otherwise Very Fine, scarce and attractive

E. 300-400
275
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2201
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2201, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Mar. 30, 1863" circular datestamp on pink Adams Express Company all-over advertising cover to Greenfield Mass., stamp with some toned spots and few perf flaws from placement near edge of cover, Very Fine appearance, scarce and attractive design

E. 200-300
200
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2202
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2202, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Unusual plate smear at top right, tied by target and by "Washington D.C. Jul. 8, 1864" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover with U.S. Christian Commission imprint to Georgia Centre Vt., back of cover with well-struck "Forwarded by the U.S. Sanitary Commission" handstamp, trivial wear, Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
100
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2203
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2203, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by "Fort Leavenworth Kas. Mar. 31, 1864" double-circle datestamp, second strike at right, on "Rooms of the Mississippi Valley Sanitary Fair, Under Lindell Hotel, St. Louis Mo." imprint cover to the President of the Miss. Valley Sanitary Fair in St. Louis Mo., trivial edgewear, Fine, attractive usage, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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2204
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2204, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Defective top margin, tied by "Washington D.C." double-circle datestamp on multicolored Magnus "Camp Scene" Patriotic cover, some minor edge faults, otherwise Fine, attractive

E. 200-300
130
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2205
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2205, 1861-66 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Two covers, first tied by blue "Elmira N.Y. Oct. 10" circular datestamp on red and blue Standing Washington with Flags Patriotic cover to Oswego City N.Y., second with shade which looks distinctly Rose Pink to us (but received a P.F. certificate as No. 65) with straddle-margin at left, Very Fine, each with 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
160
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2206
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2206, 1861-66 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Two covers used from California, first tied by target, "Stockton Cal. May 3" double-circle datestamp and used to Canada, second tied by cogwheel, "San Francisco Cal. May 16, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to New York and with ms. "By steamer via Panama", few small imperfections, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
120
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2207
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2207, 1861-66 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Tied by bold "Steam Ship" two-line handstamp on folded letter from Colombia to New York datelined "Sta. Marta 21 de Novr. 1865", light file fold clear of stamp, Very Fine usage

E. 200-300
325
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2208
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2208, 1861-66 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Horizontal pair, deep rich color, tied by targets, "San Francisco Cal. May 1, 1862" double-circle datestamp on cover to Belfast, Ireland, light strike of "Too Late" in oval handstamp, also with "insuf. Paid" and "1/2-1/2" handstamps, receiving backstamp, creases affect stamps, some overall wear, still Very Fine, unusual usage, this missed the first packet and also underpaid the 24c rate

E. 300-400
250
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2209
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2209, 1861-66 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Horizontal strip of three, tied by "New Orleans La. Jan. 5, 1865" double-circle datestamps on blue folded cover to Gironde, France, red "New York Paid 12 Jan. 17" credit datestamp with rate crossed out, red crayon "24" credit, light file folds, fresh and Very Fine occupation usage, originally credited to be carried via American Packet, it was then re-credited for carriage via British Packet

E. 300-400
425
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2210
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2210, 1861-66 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Centered to bottom left, tied by ms. and used with 50c Life Insurance (R58c) on 1867 promissory note, few file folds affect revenue stamp, Fine appearance

E. 300-400
475
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2211
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2211, 1861-66 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Tied by 1864 ms. and used as a Revenue stamp on document, natural s.e. at left, fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 200-300
250
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2212
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2212, 1861-66 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Cancelled by July 23, 1865 ms. and used as Revenue on Indenture, single corner perf crease at top left, appears Fine, attractive Revenue usage

E. 200-300
200
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2213
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2213, 1861-66 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Used with 3c Rose (65), tied by well-struck targets, "New Orleans La. Feb. 28, 1863" double-circle datestamp on blue cover from Federal-occupied New Orleans to Mulhouse, France, red "New York Mar. 11 Paid 12" credit datestamp, French transits and backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, scarce usage, ex LeBow

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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2214
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2214, 1861-66 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Used with 3c Dull Red (65 var), cancelled by targets, "New Orleans La. Nov. 11, 1865" double-circle datestamp on blue folded letter to Gironde, France, red "New York Paid 3 Nov. 25" credit datestamp, French transits, horizontal file fold, minor perf flaws and slight splitting along folds, Very Fine, with 1982 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
110
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2215
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2215, 1861-66 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Used with 3c Rose (65), cancelled and tied by blue target and matching "Cincinnati O. May 15" circular datestamp on cover to Breisach, Germany, red "New York Paid 12 May 20" credit datestamp, blue "America/Uber Bremen/Franco" handstamp, transit and receiving backstamps, stamps with few flaws, appears Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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2216
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2216, 1861-66 Issues24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Bright color, tied by segmented cork, red 19c credit circular datestamp struck partly off top of 1864 cover to London, England, fresh and Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
110
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2217
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2217, 1861-66 Issues24c Brown Lilac (70a), 24c Brown Lilac (70a)24c Brown Lilac (70a). Used with 1c Blue (63), two 3c Rose (65) and vertical pair of 10c Yellow Green (68), tied by circle of V's, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid May 28" circular datestamp on 1863 folded cover to Genoa, Italy, blue London and red receiving backstamps, small ms. "3" at left and few due markings, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, beautiful four-color franking which apparently underpaid the 54c double rate by 3c, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
2,200
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2218
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2218, 1861-66 Issues24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Rich color, tied by large "Paid" grid and red "London DE 2, 1861" transit datestamp on part of folded cover to Smyrna, Asia Minor, Very Fine and choice

900
375
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2219
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2219, 1861-66 Issues24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Beautiful color, tied by grid, "Oberlin O. Jan. 23" on 1863 cover to London, England, red 19c credit circular datestamp, receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, with 1980 and 2004 P.F. certificates

1,350
325
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2220
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2220, 1861-66 Issues24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c), 24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c)24c Violet, Thin Paper (70c). Rich color, small sealed tear at bottom left, affixed upside down and tied by target, "Dayton O. Sep. 2, 1863" double-circle datestamp on cover to London, England, red "New York Br. Pkt. 3 Sep. 5" credit datestamp, receiving datestamp, missing small part of backflap and some edgewear, Very Fine appearing example of this shade on cover, with 2007 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
400
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2221
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2221, 1861-66 Issues24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d), 24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d)24c Pale Gray Violet, Thin Paper (70d). Used with 1c Blue (63) and 10c Yellow Green (68), cancelled by well-struck hollow Star fancy cancels, matching "Georgetown Cal. Mar. 5, 1862" circular datestamp on slightly reduced front only to Switzerland, red boxed "Aachen Franco" handstamp, various ms. credits, Very Fine, very attractive, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,600
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2222
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2222, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Radiant color, choice centering, tied by grid, red "New York Paid 24 Apr. 28" credit datestamp on blue 1863 folded letter to Bordeaux, France, appropriate transits, faint file folds well clear of stamp and trivial wear (not noted on accompanying certificate), Very Fine, with 2006 P.F. certificate

400
110
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2223
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2223, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 3c Rose (65), s.e. at right, and 12c Black (69), tied by crossroads, "New Orleans La. Feb. 7" circular datestamp on 1868 folded letter to Gironde, France, red "New York Paid 18 Feb. 18" credit datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, some overall wear, Very Fine, colorful usage sent via American Packet

E. 400-500
350
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2224
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2224, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 15c Black (77), tied by corks and "New Orleans La. Aug. 22" circular datestamp on 1868 folded letter to France, red "New York Paid 18 Aug. 26" credit datestamp, various French transits incl. red boxed "PD", 30c s.e. at right, 15c small toned spots, otherwise Very Fine triple-rate usage, carried aboard the Cunarder China

E. 300-400
170
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2225
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2225, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 15c Black (77), tied by corks and by "New Orleans La. Mar. 2" circular datestamp on 1868 folded cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid 36 Mar. 7" credit datestamp, vertical file fold affects 15c which also has small tear at left, otherwise Very Fine, carried by French Packet on the Napoleon III

E. 300-400
225
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2226
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2226, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 15c Black (77), tied by segmented cork, "San Francisco Cal. Aug. 4" circular datestamp on orange cover to Saint-Ouen, France, red "New York Paid 18 Aug. 18" credit datestamp, French transit, receiving backstamp, slightly reduced at left, some wear, otherwise Fine

E. 400-500
225
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2227
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2227, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Radiant color, cancelled by target, "Columbus O. Nov. 9" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to Goerlitz, Germany, originally endorsed "per Prussian Closed Mail via London, Ostende" and crossed out with "Hamburg or Bremen Steamer" written beneath, red New York transit datestamp and blue "America/Uber Bremen/Franco" handstamp, Very Fine, with 2004 P.F. certificate

400
250
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2228
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2228, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Brilliant color, choice centering, tied by "Shakopee Min. Jun. 24" circular datestamp on orange cover to Switzerland, red New York 7c credit datestamp, red "Aachen Franco" handstamp also ties stamp, some overall wear incl. some reinforcing in corners, appears Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
225
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2229
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2229, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 3c Rose (65), tied by targets, "New Orleans La. Jan. 28 '66" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to Colombier, Switzerland, red New York and blue Aachen transits, red "12' credit handstamp, Swiss transit backstamps, cancels applied along edge of letter but stamps are not creased, Very Fine, ex LeBow

E. 400-500
225
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2230
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2230, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Two, used with 3c Rose (65) and tied by crossroads, red "New York Paid Sep. 19" circular datestamp on 1863 folded letter to Palermo, Sicily, appropriate French transits, magenta "36" credit, receiving backstamp, some erosion in address, stamps with some toning around perfs, 3c light horizontal crease at top, Very Fine appearance, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
500
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2231
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2231, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Tied by circle of V's, red "Boston Am. Pkt. 27 Paid Feb. 13" credit datestamp on 1864 cover to Shanghai, China, endorsed "French Closed Mail", red boxed "P.D." handstamp, opened on three sides and slightly reduced at right, Fine, scarce usage, ex Myers

E. 500-750
800
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2232
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2232, 1861-66 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 10c Green (68) and 5c Brown (76), tied by grids, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid Apr. 18" circular datestamp on cover to Shanghai, China, magenta "24" ms. credit, red "London Paid AP 30, 1863" transit, Hong Kong and receiving backstamps, 10c with knife slits at bottom, barely reduced at left, Very Fine appearance, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 1,500-2,000
1,500
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2233
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2233, 1861-66 Issues24c Red Lilac, 30c Orange (70, 71), 24c Red Lilac, 30c Orange (70, 71)24c Red Lilac, 30c Orange (70, 71). Used with 3c Rose (65), cancelled by red grids, matching "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Jan. 11" backstamp on 1862 folded cover to Shanghai, China, endorsed "Via Marseilles", magenta ms. "36" credit and red "1d" handstamp, London and Hong Kong transits, faint horizontal file fold well clear of stamps, 3c few short perfs at right, otherwise Very Fine, colorful and scarce usage paying the 57c rate via Marseilles for letter between -1/4 and -1/2oz., ex White, Gibson, Hyzen and Myers

E. 2,000-3,000
3,250
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2234
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2234, 1861-66 Issues24c Red Lilac, 30c Orange (70, 71), 24c Red Lilac, 30c Orange (70, 71)24c Red Lilac, 30c Orange (70, 71). Used with 3c Rose (65), tied by grids, "Milwaukee Wis. May 8, 1863" circular datestamps on orange cover to Shanghai, China, red New York and London transits, magenta "52" credit and endorsed "Via Marseilles", Hong Kong and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, colorful usage, ex Jessup

E. 1,500-2,000
1,600
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2235
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2235, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Natural s.e. at left incl. significant portion of adjoining stamp, tied by indistinct strike of Philadelphia circular datestamp on locally-addressed cover, back with steam mill's blue cameo corner card with illustration of the mill, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, scarce usage of the Black Jack on an advertising cover

E. 400-500
250
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2236
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2236, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Showing part of adjoining stamp at left, tied by quartered cork, "Philada. Pa. Post Office July 5 3rd '66" double-circle datestamp on locally-addressed Howard & Co.'s Express illustrated advertising cover, stamp with small scrapes, some edgewear, still Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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2237
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2237, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by negative "L" in circle fancy cancel and "Brooklyn N.Y. Dec. 6" circular datestamp on lady's petite cover to local street address, Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
140
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2238
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2238, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Choice centering, tiny tear at top, cancelled by Hingham Bat fancy cancel on unsealed cover to Duxbury Mass., cover torn at left, otherwise Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
110
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2239
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2239, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Detailed impression, tied by target, "Chattanooga Ten. Jan. 27" circular datestamp on orange cover addressed to "Comdg. Officer, Co. D 189th New York in the field" and with "OB" at top left, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
160
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2240
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2240, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Bright shade, cancelled by blue grid and affixed at bottom left to "Great Western Sanitary Fair, Cincinnati O." illustrated cover to Haverhill Mass., missing part of top flap, small repaired tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, rare

E. 300-400
325
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2241
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2241, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by segmented cork on unsealed yellow cover with "U.S. Sanitary Commission, Historical Bureau" corner card to Sandstone Mich., insignificant corner perf crease at top left, Very Fine, scarce usage

E. 300-400
160
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2242
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2242, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Two, used with 24c Grayish Lilac (78a), tied by corks, "New Orleans La. Jul. 24" circular datestamp on 1867 orange cover to Baden, Germany, red New York transit, blue boxed "Aachen Franco" handstamp, horizontal file fold affects bottom 2c stamp, otherwise Very Fine, unusual franking

E. 500-750
250
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2243
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2243, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Used with 3c Rose (65), each tied by ms. "X" and used as Revenues on a marriage license from Fairfax Va., dated Jan. 1866, some sight soiling around perfs, Fine, attractive usage

E. 300-400
180
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2244
 
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2244, 1861-66 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by "8/3/64" ms. cancel and used as Revenue with two 2c Bank Check (R5c), some minor soiling, Fine, a pretty usage

E. 200-300
170
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2245
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2245, 1861-66 Issues5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Vertical pair, few perf flaws at left, tied by "Washington D.C. Sep. 23, 1863" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to Forestville, Canada West, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine appearance

E. 300-400
150
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2246
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2246, 1861-66 Issues5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Vertical strip of three, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Oct. 10" circular datestamps on cover to Paris, France, red "Boston Paid 12 Oct. 12" credit datestamp, 1864 French transits incl. red boxed "PD" handstamp, missing tiny part of top flap, Very Fine, a pretty cover

E. 300-400
450
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2247
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2247, 1861-66 Issues5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Horizontal pair and single, deep rich color, tied by segmented cork, "Davenport Ioa. Jul. 26" circular datestamp on orange cover to Cappeln, Germany, red boxed "Bremen Franco" handstamp, receiving backstamp, left stamp in pair tiny tear and crease at top left, appears Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
225
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2248
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2248, 1861-66 Issues5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Vertical strip of three and single, used with 10c Green (68) and tied by corks on light yellow cover to Millau, France, red "New York Paid 12 Sep. 20" transit datestamp, red boxed "P.D." handstamp, various French transits, Very Fine, unusual franking to pay the double rate

E. 500-750
500
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2249
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2249, 1861-66 Issues5c Postage Currency, 5c Postage Currency5c Postage Currency. Single cut from Postage Currency, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. May 27, 1887" duplex on cover to Germantown Pa., clear strike of "Held For Postage" handstamp at left, some cover wear, note creased prior to use, Very Fine appearance, a most unusual usage of this item which was not intended for use as postage, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
0
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2250
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2250, 1861-66 Issues15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Two, tied by corks and by "New Orleans La. Nov. 30" circular datestamp, affixed over 3c Pink entire and sent to Paris France and forwarded within Paris, blue French transit also ties stamps, red "New York Paid 12 Dec. 4" credit datestamp, 1869 receiving backstamp, Very Fine, unusual usage, carried aboard the Inman Line's City of Brussels

E. 300-400
325
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2251
c
Sale Number 950, Lot Number 2251, 1861-66 Issues24c Gray (78b), 24c Gray (78b)24c Gray (78b). Used with 3c Rose (65), tied by corks, "New Orleans La. Nov. 19" circular datestamp on orange cover to Mons, Belgium, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid 7 Nov. 24" credit datestamp also ties 24c stamp, neat "Am. Packet" backstamp, 3c short perf at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine

E. 300-400
150
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