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

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

Category — U.S. Postal History: Groups and Balances

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1376
c
3c 1851-68 Covers. 43 covers, approx. five No. 10 or 10A (a couple oxidized), 25+ No. 11 or 11A, the balance Nos. 65 and 94, a number are folded letters, some varieties in the No. 11's incl. center line copy, green cancel, triple transfer, others, couple Civil War related items in the 1861 Issue, some faults but overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
450
1377
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1377, U.S. Postal History: Groups and Balances5c-12c 1861 Issue Foreign Destination Covers, 5c-12c 1861 Issue Foreign Destination Covers5c-12c 1861 Issue Foreign Destination Covers. Three covers, first Nos. 73 (two) and 78a, used from New Orleans to Baden, Germany, red New York transit, blue boxed "Aachen Franco" handstamp, horizontal file fold affects bottom 2c stamp, unusual franking, second No. 69 used with No. 65 from Cincinnati to Breisach, Germany, last vertical pair of No. 76 used from Washington D.C. to Forestville, Canada West, few flaws to be found but overall Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
850
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1378
c
1861-66 Issue Covers to Germany. Thirteen, incl. vertical pair of No. 71 on legal-size cover to Bavaria; Nos. 68 and 76 to Oldenburg; No. 68 from Cincinnati; Nos. 63, 65 and 70 on insufficiently paid cover; two of No. 76 to Berlin; horizontal strip of three of No. 68 to Bavaria; cover with two Black Jacks and 24c to Bavaria; another similar to Prussia, few other better incl. one with advertisement on back, mixed condition, still appear Fine-Very Fine, fascinating group of various rates and frankings

E. 2,000-3,000
1,600
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1379
c
1869 Pictorial Issue Covers to Germany. Four covers and one front only, incl. three with single 10c, one with two 10c, one with 12c from Ill. (probably overpaid 2c), last is 15c used from New London Conn. on cover front only, few faults, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
650
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1380
c
1869 Pictorial Issue Covers. 34 covers, one 1c, two 2c and the balance 3c, one of the 3c covers contains a letter with a Mint N.H. sheet margin single attached at top by the selvage for return postage, rest fairly ordinary uses with a couple pairs and corner cards, cancels include blue, stars and a heart, mixed condition, overall Fine-Very Fine, Scott Retail with the unused single more than $1,500.00

E. 300-400
550
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1381
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1381, U.S. Postal History: Groups and Balances1869 Pictorial Issue Cover Balance, 1869 Pictorial Issue Cover Balance1869 Pictorial Issue Cover Balance. Nos 112, 114 and 115, one of each, 1c tied by circle of V's cancel on yellow cover with insurance co. corner card to local street address, 3c horizontal pair, used with 10c Green, E. Grill (89), tied by fancy cork on legal-size State of Illinois Auditor's Office lithographed cover to Monmouth Ill., slightly reduced at right, 6c tied by cork, "New-York Nov. 1?" circular datestamp on illustrated Scientific American Patent Agency cover to Tenn., bottom left corner of stamp defective, some edgewear, overall Fine-Very Fine trio, ex Coulter

E. 500-750
750
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1382
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1382, U.S. Postal History: Groups and Balances1870-83 Bank Note Issues on Domestic Covers, 1870-83 Bank Note Issues on Domestic Covers1870-83 Bank Note Issues on Domestic Covers. Nine, variety of markings and uses incl. 1c 1870 & 10c F Grill on registered cover, strip of six 1c 1870 Grill, 3c on cover with Phoenix Arizona territorial datestamp and illustrated corner card, etc., minor faults, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 500-750
950
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1383
c
1870-88 Bank Note Covers. 17, incl. few foreign uses such as pairs of No. 158 and 178 to France; two each of Nos. 146 and 147 to Italy; No. 150 from U.S. Post Office in Shanghai; 10c on cover from Yokohama (missing another 10c); pair of No. 185 to Switzerland; two with No. 189 to Italy; No. 184 with France Postage Due; No. 159 to Cape Verde Islands, few other interesting, overall fresh and Very Fine, a wonderful core holding

E. 2,000-3,000
2,000
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1384
c
1870-88 Bank Note Issue Covers to Germany. Eight, incl. one with pair of No. 147 and No. 145 tied by Shield fancy cancels from St. Louis to Hamburg; single No. 149 from St. Paul Minn. to Leipzig; pair of No. 146 and 150 from Philadelphia to Wollstein; pair of No. 205 used with strip of three of 1c on registered 2c entire to Dohren; pair of 5c No. 185 from Cincinnati to Munster, some flaws, overall appear Fine-Very Fine, interesting group

E. 500-750
0
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1385
c
1870-88 Bank Note Issues Cover Balance. Approximately 100 covers, all but a few bearing Banknote Issues, majority are 3c denominations incl. a few grills, also many other 1c and 2c, no higher denominations except for one re-engraved 10c, wide range of colored markings and some nice star cancels, many corner cards with a few illustrated, one with stamp collar, mixed condition, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
650
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1386
c
5c 1875-88 Bank Note Issue Covers (179, 185, 205, 216). 33 covers, all but three foreign destinations, nice range of countries in addition to England, France and Germany, incl. Ireland, Switzerland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Syria, a couple with additional stamps, some double rates, couple registered, some flaws to be found but overall Very Fine

E. 500-750
700
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1387
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1387, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesColumbian Issue and Small Bank Note Postal Card Balance, Columbian Issue and Small Bank Note Postal Card BalanceColumbian Issue and Small Bank Note Postal Card Balance. Nine 1c Postal Cards used to foreign destinations, incl. three with lithographed Columbian Exposition designs on backs with 1c and 2c Columbian and 1c Small Bank Note respectively, one of the other cards with 1c Columbian not accepted at the 2c rate because the card exceeded the UPU size limits and with 10c and 20c Swiss Postage Due stamps (J24, J25), mixed condition, appear Fine

E. 200-300
250
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1388
c
1938 Presidential Issue on Cover. 128 "Prexie" covers, wonderful range of frankings, uses and destinations, incl. groups to Canal Zone, Argentina and China, large group with other foreign destinations around the World, group of parcel tags with dollar denominations incl. two with blocks of four of the $5.00, numerous rates paid with both single and combination frankings, registered, airmail, etc., each cover with individual tag noting the rate paid, some flaws to be found but overall Very Fine, nice group

E. 500-750
600
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1389
c
Locals and Express Balance. Five items, incl. Perkins' Exeter Express label on Adams Express cover to Newton N.H. (1862 use), 15L18 on cover with No. 26, two Boyd's covers and a Blood's used with No. 11, mixed condition, few appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 100-150
110
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1390
c
Local Post Stampless Covers. Nine covers or folded letters, incl. four Kenyon's Letter Office, New York, mostly clear strikes of red oval handstamp to Bridgeport, Louisville, Boston and Franklin (N.H.), latter two with "U.S. Express Mail N.Y. N. York Aug 30" and "Jun 26" circular datestamps (1849), attractive group with the local and express combinations, also Putnam's Penny Post, Fitchburg Mass, Stait's Despatch Post/Adams Exp'ss, Boyd's City Express (a bit tattered), Philadelphia Despatch Post and California Penny Post San Francisco, some flaws to be found but overall a Fine-Very Fine group, most ex Hahn

E. 400-500
650
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1391
c
Illustrated Advertising Covers. Approximately 390 covers, begins with Large Banknotes and shows stamps mostly through 1902 Issue, with a few later Washington-Franklins, incl. Commemoratives and Regular Issues, nearly all with at least an advertising corner card and the vast majority elaborately illustrated, wonderful range of designs showing the wares of 19th to early 20th Century merchants, many with stamp collars, also a few Spanish-American War Patriotics, some faults to be found but overall Very Fine, an attractive group of covers that puts to shame today's "junk mail"

E. 1,000-1,500
6,250
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1392
c
Advertising Covers. 73 covers, earliest is 1850's, latest 1930's, with most from the 1890's Bureaus to the Washington-Franklin Issues, nice variety of designs with most illustrated, designs incl. ornate gold Music Vale Seminary on back of cover with with 3c 1851, hotels, machinery, real estate, agriculture, one brewing, "Ancient Indian Relics" with arrowhead, baking, insurance, others, some faults to be found, overall Very Fine, interesting group

E. 500-750
550
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1393
c
Autographs, Free Franks, Presidential Picture Post Cards. Franked items incl. Lucretia Garfield on small mourning cover, Albert Gallatin free frank as Secretary of the Treasury; George Bush (probably autopen) on Jan. 20, 1989 unfranked Inauguration Day cover; Marc Chagall signature on colorful 1963 cover, also small group of items sent to various U.S. presidents such as F.D.R., Grant, few older documents, other signatures incl. F.D.R. as Governor of New York, finally about 25 different Presidential Picture Post Cards, from Washington through Theodore Roosevelt, all from the Tuck series no. 2328

E. 500-750
275
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1394
c
Stampless Covers to and from Germany. 42, mostly from U.S. to Germany, incl. one forwarded by Harnden's in Boston thru England; three with Anglo-French accountancy markings, range of originations, routings and markings, couple of forwarders, few printed Prices Current, few flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine and diverse group

0
900
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1395
c
Covers to Germany. Four, incl. two 3c Nesbitt entires, one from Baltimore and other from Glenn Springs S.C., also 3c Pink entire to Berlin with "Insufficiently Paid" handstamp last bears 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A) from New York to Bavaria, appropriate transit and due markings, some flaws, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 200-300
0
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1396
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1396, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesCovers Mostly to Foreign Destinations, Covers Mostly to Foreign DestinationsCovers Mostly to Foreign Destinations. Five, incl. four singles of No. 33 from Cleveland O. to San Francisco paying quadruple rate, one with vertical strip of three of Nos. 14/15/14 from Peoria Ill. to Germany, one with Nos. 65 and 69 from San Francisco to France, one with three No. 65 and single 63 to Canada, last with two No. 65 with two No. 73 to Canada with blue embossed corner card, each has some flaws incl. soiling or staining, still Fine and unusual group

E. 1,000-1,500
650
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1397
c
Forwarded Covers with Redirect Labels. Collection mounted on exhibit pages and housed in a binder, 35 covers each from the U.S. to a foreign destination and redirected or forwarded with an adhesive label over the original address, frankings include Banknotes through Washington-Franklin Issues, with a couple from the late 1920's, several with foreign stamps paying forwarding postage or postage due stamps, some faults to be expected, overall Very Fine, a nice start to an interesting exhibit

E. 1,000-1,500
325
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1398
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1398, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesInsurance-Related Covers, Insurance-Related CoversInsurance-Related Covers. Three covers, first with 1c Blue, Eagle Carrier (LO2), red star cancel on Delaware Mutual Insurance corner card cover used in Philadelphia, second with Blood's City Despatch 1c Bronze on Lilac (15L14), acid tied, Blood's double-circle datestamp, on all-over lithographed insurance cover, last is 1842 stampless cover from Havana Cuba to New York, forwarded to London, oval "Harnden & Co. New York Express" handstamp, references "insurance" with contents related thereto, few flaws to be found but overall Very Fine appearing group

E. 400-500
225
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1399
c
Involute Flag Machine Cancels. 35 covers, 1896-99, variety of styles of this distinctive cancel representing both American Postal Machine and Boston Imperial Co., most franked with Bureau issues but a few are postal cards, Very Fine group

E. 500-750
250
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1400
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1400, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesUnused Kimmel Civil War Patriotics, Unused Kimmel Civil War PatrioticsUnused Kimmel Civil War Patriotics. 10 unused Kimmel hand-colored covers, all vivid multi-colored designs, couple with small flaws incl. one small tear, overall Very Fine, these are the "creme de la creme" of Civil War patriotics and highly sought, even in unused condition

E. 300-400
325
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1401
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1401, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesMagnus Design Civil War Patriotics, Magnus Design Civil War PatrioticsMagnus Design Civil War Patriotics. 18 unused Magnus design covers, incl. gold and multicolored, several better designs, one stained, one front only, overall Very Fine

E. 300-400
425
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1402
c
Civil War Patriotic Covers. 23 covers, nice range of mostly multi-colored designs incl. flags (one Cavalry), Constitution, Lady Liberty, U.S. Capitol, "Excelsior", three men toasting "Spirit of the South", couple embossed, most franked with 3c Rose (65) with a couple 3c 1857 Issue, most accompanied by descriptive slip with Walcott no., mixed condition with some quite attractive, overall Fine

E. 500-750
900
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1403
c
Civil War Patriotic Covers to Germany. Three stampless, incl. red and blue Eagle and Flag on Globe to Baden; red and blue Standing Liberty and Shield from Buffalo N.Y. to Bavaria; third is 34th Regt. Illinois Volunteers with Eagle design to Wurttemburg, appropriate due markings, some edgewear, Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 300-400
350
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1404
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1404, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesMagnus "Secesh Chain" Patriotic Covers, Magnus "Secesh Chain" Patriotic CoversMagnus "Secesh Chain" Patriotic Covers. 24 different unused Magnus Bronze colored "Secesh Chain" covers, these are numbered between 1 and 30 and feature oval portraits of high-ranking Confederate States individuals starting with Jefferson Davis as no. 1, Alexander Stephens no. 2, Gen. Beauregard no. 4, Gen. Lee no. 5, and so on, mounting remnants on backs but otherwise fresh and Extremely Fine, nice group

E. 300-400
650
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1405
c
New York, New Jersey and Transatlantic Stampless Covers. 33 covers, 19 N.Y. stampless with several better incl. Triangle N.Y. triangular handstamp, War of 1812 50% surcharge rate, six N.J. stampless incl. South Orange to Canada West with "United States/6d" straightline, three Middletown Point with "V" rate handstamp, finally 8 transatlantic from New York or incoming to Boston, incl. three to the Netherlands, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 500-750
450
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1406
c
Railroad, RPO and Streetcar Covers. Approximately 262 covers, from 1880's-1960's, wide variety of frankings and uses, most with stamps but a few with meters, some interesting uses incl. a "bisect" of the 2c Black Harding, overall nice condition, Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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1407
c
Registered Parcel Tags. 21 tags, franked with a variety of stamps from the 1922 Issue and a few with Washington-Franklins, nearly all with higher denominations from 50c-$2.00, rates as high as $4.00, all stamps with perfins and typical tag wrinkles but overall Very Fine, interesting lot and easily displayable

E. 400-500
100
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1408
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1408, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesWine-Related Covers, Wine-Related CoversWine-Related Covers. Approximately 35 covers, wonderful variety of corner cards, most illustrated, several in color, franked with range of stamps incl. 1861-68 Issue, Banknotes, early Bureaus, Washington-Franklins, a few foreign, also incl. several issues of Enophilatelica, Journal of Wine on Stamps, few cover or stamp faults to be found but overall an attractive and Very Fine group

E. 400-500
800
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1409
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1409, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesSpanish-American War Patriotics, Spanish-American War PatrioticsSpanish-American War Patriotics. Six different multicolor designs, 1898-99, franked with 1c or 2c Bureau issues, one with stamp missing, designs incl. "Cuba Libre -- On to Havana" slogan with U.S. and Cuba flags and soldiers, with stamp tied by "Tampa Fla. Jul. 22 9-PM 1898" involute flag machine cancel, the earliest reported date for this cancel, also "Invincible in War, Triumph in Peace" slogan with crossed flags, lion and eagle, a few minor stamp or cover flaws to be found, otherwise Very Fine group

E. 500-750
300
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1410
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1410, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesWorld War I American Soldiers' Covers, World War I American Soldiers' CoversWorld War I American Soldiers' Covers. Approx. 22 covers, both to and from France, a few franked with Washington-Franklin stamps, nice variety of censor markings, several with "Deceased Verified" handstamps, faults to be expected, Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 300-400
180
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1411
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1411, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesWorld War I Prisoner of War Covers, World War I Prisoner of War CoversWorld War I Prisoner of War Covers. 40 covers, range of origins and destinations, variety of censor markings, also an interesting facsimile cover and letter inscribed "Prisoners of War." and "No Stamp Required", which was apparently dropped over German lines as aerial propaganda, Very Fine group

E. 400-500
225
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1412
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1412, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesWreck and Crash Covers 1886-1974, Wreck and Crash Covers 1886-1974Wreck and Crash Covers 1886-1974. Six covers, incl. from Edinburgh to Austin Ill. with label on back "P.O. New York, N.Y. July 6th, 1886. This piece of mail forwarded from Queenstown, Ireland, per steamer Oregon on march 7th and damaged by the sinking of that vessel off Fire Island on March 14th. Recovered from the wreck July 1-4." (stamps floated off), also 1926 Mendota Minn. Elmes Patridge First Flight, 1933 Toledo O. Nicholas Laurenzana (burned), 1936 Ventura Cal. Western Air Express, 1959 New York American Airlines, and 1974 Nairobi Lufthansa 747, damaged obviously, fascinating group

E. 500-750
150
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1413
c
U.S. Cover Accumulation. Two large plastic bins with hundreds and hundreds of covers, starts with a smattering of 3c 1851 Issue (incl. one with Blood's No. 15L13) , to Banknotes, Bureaus, Washington-Franklins, 1922 Issue, 3c-5c Commemoratives and later, also First Days, postal cards and entires, etc., we note one double size shoebox with more modern commercial covers but the rest appear to be older issues, no particular theme evident, just a lot of covers, also a handful of stamps incl. some 3c Banknotes

E. 300-400
1,600
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1414
c
Early U.S. Cover Accumulation. Approx. 2,000 covers, each in an individual glassine and stuffed into a book box, stampless through the early 1900's with the majority from the Banknote period, but also a fair number stamped from the 1850's-60's, we note stampless as early as 1804 with most of the rest much later, many but not all are Connecticut related, no high denomination frankings but a vast number of covers, the sorting of which will fill many hours, from the "Farmington" collection

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
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1415
 
U.S. 19th & 20th Century Stamp and Cover Accumulation. Small group of unused and used stamps and some covers, incl. No. 65 on Patriotic, No. 26 on Patriotic (2), few Revenue documents, No. 65 on Rhomboid cover, few other interesting, some flaws, many Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
325
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1416
c
U.S. Covers. Small group of covers, incl. 5c 1847 with red grid cancel, No. 37 to England, No. 77 to France (2), No. 116 to France, No. 117 to England, few other interesting, mixed condition, some appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
800
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1417
c
1920's to Modern U.S. Cover Accumulation. Two stuffed book boxes with a couple thousand plus covers, largely 1910's to latter part of 20th Century with many postal cards and entires, many but not all Connecticut related, each cover in an individual glassine

E. 300-400
225
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1418
c
U.S. Cover Balance. Small balance from the Wagshal Collection, 30 or so covers with stamps from the 1851-61 Issues incl. three color 1857 Issue franking to France, 1c and two 3c 1857 on cover to Switzerland, few 1c Ty. V multiples on covers, several interesting odds and ends incl. 1844 letter from Boscawan Postmaster Worcester Webster (creator of the unique provisional), used Mulready Lettersheet with Maltese Cross cancel, uncut sheet of four $10.00 Canal Bank obsolete banknotes with Washington and Franklin engravings used on 1851 Issue (toned), also "Boston Mass. Jan. 2, 1895" Eagle and Thunderbolt Machine Cancel on R.P.O. slip labeled "papers", used for only one day in 1895, mixed condition, overall Fine and interesting group

E. 400-500
1,500
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1419
c
U.S. Postal History Balance. 11 covers, ranging from stampless to 1870's plus two later, nice variety with several somewhat better, incl. red Brattleboro Vt. rimless datestamp on 1834 folded letter, Mansfield La. with fancy "10" and "5" rate handstamps struck over each other, few 1860's incl. stampless paid "Lincoln Pills and Bragg Grapes" Patriotic from Weston Va. (now West Va.) to Ohio, with content (water staining), C.S.A. No. 11 on insurance illustrated cover, "Fashionable Furniture" dealer's blue cameo corner card from Cincinnati to Paris (rebacked), few others, the later incl. No. 561 First Day, some flaws to be expected but overall Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
500
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1420
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1420, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesU.S. Cover Balance, U.S. Cover BalanceU.S. Cover Balance. 21 covers and one front only, incl. three Confederate States such as No. 1 on cover, few other interesting such as Nos. 63 and 73 on State Normal University illustrated cover, No. 65 tied by blue Wells, Fargo Los Angeles oval handstamp on 3c entire to San Francisco, another No. 65 used from Waterbury Conn. with segmented grid (faults), four with various Pan-Americans, also pair of 1c Trans-Mississippi on Spanish-American War patriotic, generally few faults but Very Fine appearance

E. 500-750
800
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1421
c
U.S. Cover Balance. Approx. 39 stamped covers or entires, largely Mass. uses, several better items incl, 5c 1847 from Rochester N.Y. to Lockport N.Y., 12c 1869 from North Brookfield Mass., 3c 1857 and 1868 on separate Patriotics, 3c 1861 used to occupied New Orleans in 1864, a number of Brookfield and Dedham Mass. uses with stamps ranging from 1857 Issue to 2c Black Jack E Grill to Banknotes, others incl. group of advertising covers, mixed condition, overall Fine

E. 500-750
750
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1422
c
U.S. Cover Balance. Approximately 35 items, wide range of material, incl. couple Locals, couple Patriotics, No. 35 (ms. cancel) used to Timbucktu Cal., C18 Oct. 2 New York FDC, 250 and E3 combination, few better 2c Red FDC's, 619 block of four on Washington D.C. FDC, 620-621 cacheted FDC's, two each $2.00 and $5.00 1938 Presidential FDC's (different cachets), C3 May 15, 1918 First Flight used with 3c Violet No. 501 and a small group of 2c "Black Jacks", mostly from same correspondence, incl. one with fierce looking Feline Corner Card and "Americus Club" imprint, mixed condition, still a useful lot

E. 500-750
650
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1423
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1423, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesU.S. Cover Balance, U.S. Cover BalanceU.S. Cover Balance. Eleven, incl. vertical pair of 5c Brown (76) from Chester Pa. to Havana, Cuba; No. 117 to England; No. 100 to Germany; No. 32 from San Francisco to Pa.; pair of No. 33 from San Francisco to Pa., another similar; No. 15 from Forest City Cal. to Pa.; few advertising covers, somewhat mixed condition but some Fine-Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
950
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1424
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1424, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesU.S. Cover Balance, U.S. Cover BalanceU.S. Cover Balance. Nine covers, incl. seven Patriotics with range of designs mostly with 3c Rose (65), also 3c Pink entire from Iowa to Germany, last is legal-size paste-up of top portion of 3c Pink entire with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank with two 3c Rose (65) from Millerton to San Francisco, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 500-750
425
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1425
c
Small Better U.S. Cover Group. Five covers and one stamp on piece, incl. Nos. 68 and 78 used from Holmes Hole Mass. to Paita, Peru, No. 148 used from Hartford to London, England with B.F. Stevens agent handstamp, single and strip of four of No. 114 on domestic five-times rate cover, No. 151 used from Bordentown N.J. to Devon, England, No. 152 with single and strip of six of No. 147 on domestic registered cover, finally No. 116 on piece with nice blue Cincinnati datestamp and target but reperfed, covers with faults to be found but appear Fine

E. 500-750
300
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1426
c
Sale Number 1016, Lot Number 1426, U.S. Postal History: Groups and BalancesU.S. Cover Balance, U.S. Cover BalanceU.S. Cover Balance. Seven mostly stampless covers, virtually all sent free thru the mails incl. James Buchanan free frank; one with "Official Business of Auditor's Office P.O.D." two-line handstamp, also 1866 Post Office Dept. official imprint from return letter office, few flaws, appear Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
225
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1427
c
U.S. and Foreign Cover Balance. Approx. 40 covers, mostly U.S. with a few foreign, best foreign is Denmark No. 19 pair on cover to Paris (Scott Retail $240.00 for single on cover), 11 or so with Large Bank Notes, three "Economist Stamp Co. Nassau Street" registered covers from 1940's with 3c, 8c and 10c Columbians along with Prexies, few faults, eclectic but interesting group

E. 150-200
275
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1428
c
U.S. Cover Balance. 58 covers, from 1857 Issue through Banknotes plus a few Bureaus and Washington-Franklins, incl. No. 26 on "A National Song" Patriotic and No. 65 on two different Patriotics, the bulk of the group is domestic uses of 3c 1861 and Banknotes, mixed condition, some Fine

E. 150-200
400
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