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Sale 1016 — Confederate States, U.S. Postal History, General Foreign

Sale Date — Tuesday-Thursday, 15-17 November, 2011

Category — Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1105
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1105, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers4c Columbian (233), 4c Columbian (233)4c Columbian (233). Deep rich color, used with 1c Dull Blue (219), tied by bold "New-York Jul. 25, 1893" duplex cancel on North German Lloyd Steamship Company illustrated cover depicting a steamship with a sail, to Waltershausen, Germany, receiving backstamp, Very Fine and pretty cover

E. 300-400
425
1106
c
Columbian Exposition Postal Cards. Nine complete unused sets of Goldsmith Postal Cards, incl. few different sets as identified by UPSS, also incl. three outer wrappers (faulty), Very Fine group

E. 500-750
275
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1107
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1107, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers2c Carmine, Ty. I (265), 2c Carmine, Ty. I (265)2c Carmine, Ty. I (265). Bright color, tied by barely discernible Philadelphia Pa. machine cancel on black cover with white address to South Dartmouth Mass., with enclosure from Collection Dept. of Mercantile Union Co. dated July 11, 1895, some slight wear, Very Fine, this is the first all-black cover we have ever encountered, fitting for use by a collection agency

E. 200-300
110
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1108
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1108, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers3c Purple (268), 3c Purple (268)3c Purple (268). Used with pair 1c Deep Green (279) and tied by two strikes of "San Francisco Jul. 9 98 4 PM" duplex cancel on red and blue Spanish-American War Patriotic cover with photographs of Dewey and others to Hamburg, Germany, New York transit and Hamburg receiving backstamps, 3c stamp with small wrinkle and cover with some minor corner wear, Very Fine, an outstanding design

E. 300-400
300
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1109
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1109, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers50c Orange (275), 50c Orange (275)50c Orange (275). Used with 8c 1895, 6c, 10c Ty. I and 15c 1898 and 10c 1895 Special Delivery on 5c Blue Grant entire, 1900 registry use to Germany, lightly tied by edge of canceller in purple (probably at the request of the sender to treat as "philatelic mail"), New York registry label on the 6c and 5c embossed stamp, nice range of transits, few typical light cover toning spots, otherwise Fine, colorful combination and no doubt very scarce

E. 300-400
350
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1110
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1110, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers2c Red, Ty. IV (279B), 2c Red, Ty. IV (279B)2c Red, Ty. IV (279B). Horizontal pair and three singles, cancelled or tied by handstamps, "Nogales Ariz. Oct. 6, 1900" circular datestamp on registered 2c entire to Mexico, the rare El Paso registry label (No. FX-EP1b) affixed and tied by pencil registry no., receiving backstamp, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, colorful and scarce use, Scott Retail $600.00

E. 200-300
350
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1111
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1111, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers8c Violet Black (306), 8c Violet Black (306)8c Violet Black (306). Natural s.e. at top, used with 2c Battleship Revenue, cancelled by purple "Lewiston Cal." handstamp on registered cover to San Francisco, pencil "Jan. 4, 09" manuscript below one strike of the cancel, also with purple "Rated Up at San Francisco" handstamp and blue crayon "Postage Due 2c", receiving backstamp, 8c with vertical crease, still Very Fine and attractive attempted use of the Revenue stamp which was not accepted as valid postage

E. 200-300
300
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1112
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1112, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers1c Green, Bluish (357), 1c Green, Bluish (357)1c Green, Bluish (357). Used with 1c Green (331), the right stamp the Bluish Paper issue with wide and balanced margins, both stamps tied by "New York N.Y. Sta. Y Apr. 10, 1909" duplex cancel on cover to Mount Kisco N.Y., receiving backstamp, file fold at bottom, Very Fine, a rare and desirable combination of the regular and Bluish papers on the same cover, a review of Power Search failed to find another

E. 300-400
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1113
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1113, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers1c Green, Bluish (357), 1c Green, Bluish (357)1c Green, Bluish (357). Deep color on nicely blued paper, well-centered with selvage at bottom, tied by "Washington D.C. Mar. 5, 1909" duplex cancel on "President Taft and Family" photograph postcard to Clark's Mills Pa., Very Fine and choice, mailed the day after Taft's inauguration as President

E. 200-300
110
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1114
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1114, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357-358), 1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357-358)1c Green, 2c Carmine, Bluish (357-358). Singles of each on cover, first tied by Washington D.C. Mar. 6 duplex cancel to local address, second tied by Washington D.C. Mar. 5 duplex on "United States Senate Committee to Investigate Trespassers Upon Indian Lands" corner card to Philadelphia, barely reduced at right, both stamps Fine, fresh pair of covers

410
160
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1115
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1115, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers2c Carmine, Bluish (358), 2c Carmine, Bluish (358)2c Carmine, Bluish (358). Natural s.e. at right, used with block of four and single 2c Carmine (332), tied thru perfs by Baltimore Md. registered ovals, magenta "Baltimore Md. Reg. Div. Nov. 29, 1909" double-circle datestamp on cover to Cleveland O., Cleveland registered backstamps, Very Fine, a desirable combination of the regular and Bluish papers on the same cover

E. 200-300
275
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1116
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1116, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers2c Lincoln, Bluish (369), 2c Lincoln, Bluish (369)2c Lincoln, Bluish (369). Vertical strip of three and pair, affixed slightly overlapping and used with two singles of 1c Green (331), tied by multiple strikes of "Washington D.C. Apr. 5, 1909 9 AM" duplex cancel on cover to New Hartford N.Y., Utica N.Y. receiving backstamp, small edge tear at left does not affect stamps, Very Fine, a rare multiple use of the Bluish Lincoln on cover, Scott Retail as five used singles with no premium for the use on cover

1,375
650
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1117
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1117, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers5c Rose, Error (505), 5c Rose, Error (505)5c Rose, Error (505). In horizontal pair with normal, used with additional 1c and 10c stamps and tied by "Columbus Ohio" boxed roller cancel on registered cover to Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, purple "Registered" handstamp below stamps, purple "Columbus Ohio Registered Oct. 3, 1918", San Francisco and receiving backstamps, missing part of top flap, some toning, soiling and overall wear, 10c small flaw, still Fine, scarce and attractive use of the 5c error in pair with normal 2c to a foreign destination, approximately 50 covers are recorded in total

E. 1,000-1,500
2,500
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1118
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1118, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers1c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (552, 554--573), 1c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (552, 554--573)1c-$5.00 1922-25 Issue (552, 554--573). Strips of three, tied by red "POSTES ET TELEGRAPHES/MADAGASCAR, COLLECTION DE BERNE" handstamps on part of ledger book, Very Fine, an impressive page from the Madagascar archives, this represents the entire supply of these issues, accompanied by article from United States Specialist

E. 500-750
1,400
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1119
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1119, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). 20 copies comprising block of 13 and singles, used with 7c, two 20c and 50c, tied by blind ovals on large part of registered cover front only to the Treasurer of the United States in Washington D.C., return address indicates New York origin and pencil "1000000" may indicate original contents, few creases affect stamps, still Fine, an impressive item

E. 300-400
110
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1120
 
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1120, Late 19th and Early 20th Century Covers$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573), $5.00 Carmine & Blue (573)$5.00 Carmine & Blue (573). Six tags, each with multiple copies, incl. one with block of four used with 1c, 12c and 25c stamps from Waterbury Conn. to Boston; one with strip of three and 50c from Chicago to Des Moines; one with strip of three used with 1c, 6c, 20c, 50c and two $2.00 within Penn.; one with strip of three and pair used with three $1.00 perfins; one with two pairs used with three $2.00, one $1.00 and three other stamps; last contains six copies used with eight other stamps, all perfins, few flaws to be expected from items that were attached to heavy parcels and tossed around, still Fine-Very Fine, impressive and desirable group

E. 500-750
130
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