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Sale 1026 — United States Stamps and Postal History, CSA, General Foreign

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 27-28 June, 2012

Category — 1861-68 Issues on Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1816
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1816, 1861-68 Issues on Cover1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Horizontal strip of three, deep rich color, choice centering, tied by red grids, matching "Braceville O. Jul. 21" circular datestamp on orange cover to Marietta O., fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
650
1817
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1817, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Radiant color, choice centering, tied by light strike of "Saybrook Ohio Oct. 22" circular datestamp with date changed in manuscript to "28", on red and blue "Our Country" Patriotic cover to St. Louis Mo., slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, a pretty cover, signed Ashbrook

1,500
650
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1818
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1818, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color, tied by bold strike of Padlock fancy cancel, "Petersburgh Va. Oct. 7" circular datestamp on cover to Ireland P.O. Mass., barely reduced at left, Extremely Fine strike

E. 200-300
400
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1819
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1819, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by unusual negative Star in large grid cancel, matching "New-York Apr. 27, 1863" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to Salem N.J., few perfs barely affected from placement near edge of cover, minor edgewear, Very Fine strike of this rare and unusual cancel

E. 200-300
1,100
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1820
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1820, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Choice centering, tied by perfectly struck blue Masonic Star of David fancy cancel, matching "Hebron Conn. Dec. 15" circular datestamp on cover to Uncasville Conn., Extremely Fine, a beautiful stamp and cover

E. 400-500
500
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1821
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1821, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color, tied by negative "U.S." in quartered cork cancel, "Yazoo City Miss. Nov. 29" circular datestamp on cover to New Orleans, 1867 docketing at left, Very Fine, unusual cancel

E. 150-200
500
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1822
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1822, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by clear strike of "Wells, Fargo & Cos. Express S FRco. 4 Mar." double-circle datestamp on 3c Pink Nesbitt entire (U35), used as paste-up on ornate Liverpool & London Fire and Life Insurance Company cover to Portland Ore., second strike of Wells Fargo datestamp ties paste-up to the larger cover which is opened for display, some minor edge wear, Very Fine, a beautiful use ideal for display, ex Kramer

E. 400-500
250
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1823
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1823, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by target, small "Nashville Ten. Dec. 3" circular datestamp on buff cover with illustrated "89th Ill. Vols. Rail Road Regiment, Our Motto -- Clear the Track" corner card to Rock Island Ill., slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, scarce military design, with 2006 P.F. certificate

E. 150-200
325
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1824
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1824, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by target and by "Washington D.C. Jul. 2?, 64" double-circle datestamp on light yellow cover with green and red 9th Corps, 4th Division Patriotic design to Wausau N.Y., Magee imprint at left, with original enclosure which reads in part "Wilcox's Division I believe has mined the rebels on their front. The mouth of the mine is six feet high and four feet wide. The shaft or passage is some two hundred feet in length and winds up directly under a large rebel fort.", minor edgewear, Very Fine, this is a companion to a prisoner's cover offered in our Sale 810 (lot 2437), accompanied by July 1960 Confederate Philatelist article

E. 400-500
425
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1825
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1825, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Rich color, tied by blue grid, matching "Chicago Ills. Mar. 8" double-circle datestamp on all-over "Illinois, Loyal to the Union" Patriotic cover with Wells imprint on back to Philadelphia, fresh and Very Fine, an attractive cover, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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1826
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1826, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Eight, deep rich color, tied by blue targets and matching "Evansville Ind. Apr. 15, 1862" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to England, red Liverpool transit, 3c credit handstamp also ties stamps, transit and receiving backstamps, bottom right stamp small faults, some overall wear, Very Fine appearance, an attractive cover, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
375
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1827
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1827, 1861-68 Issues on Cover10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Used with two 1c Blue (63) and 3c Rose (65), tied by grid cancels, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid Apr. 28" circular datestamp with date inverted on cover to Lucerne, Switzerland and forwarded to Basel, manuscript "16" credit crossed out and re-credited "4", blue "America/Uber Bremen/Franco" three-line handstamp just ties one 1c stamp, Lucerne and Basel backstamps, crayon due marking, left 1c stamp small tear, light horizontal bend thru the stamps, otherwise Very Fine, an interesting and vexing usage, apparently prepaid for the 15c rate to Bremen but the rate to Switzerland via Bremen-Hamburg mails was 19c, treated as fully prepaid in New York

E. 500-750
275
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1828
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1828, 1861-68 Issues on Cover10c Green (68), 10c Green (68)10c Green (68). Horizontal pair, used with 1c Blue (63), tied by indistinct strike of red Philadelphia Mar. 23 credit datestamp and by circular grid which also cancels the 1c stamp, on 1866 folded cover to Palermo, Italy, French transit also ties pair, crayon due marking, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine cover paying the 21c rate via French mail, carried by the Inman Line's City of Boston

E. 200-300
190
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1829
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1829, 1861-68 Issues on Cover10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Used with 5c Brown (76), tied by Star fancy cancels, red "New-Haven Ct. Jun. 12" double-circle datestamp on cover to Berlin, Germany, red New York transit circular datestamp, blue "America uber Bremen Franco" three-line handstamp, receiving backstamp, stamps barely affected by light bend at top from contents, Very Fine, a pretty cover

E. 300-400
300
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1830
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1830, 1861-68 Issues on Cover10c Dark Green (68a), 10c Dark Green (68a)10c Dark Green (68a). Two, rich color, minor toning, tied by "Folsom City Cal." double-circle datestamp on red and blue Eagle and Shield Patriotic cover to Fetts Mills N.Y., reduced at right, Fine

E. 200-300
325
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1831
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1831, 1861-68 Issues on Cover24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Tied by grid on folded letter with indistinct origination datestamp, stamp with 6mm tear at bottom right, datelined "Marple 6th Mo. 6th 1862" and addressed to Liverpool, England, care of Brown, Shipley & Co. and with their receiving handstamp, forwarded to London, forwarding postage paid by G.B. 1p Red tied by "466" in barred oval and "Liverpool JU 23, 1862" circular datestamp, Liverpool and London backstamps, some minor splitting along folds, Very Fine appearing mixed franking, ex Haas and Hyzen, with 2011 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
450
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1832
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1832, 1861-68 Issues on Cover2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Tied by cork cancel on cover to Syracuse N.Y. advertising the Chicago "Northwestern Fair of the Sanitary Commission and Soldiers' Home", with illustrated shield and axe for the U.S. Sanitary Commission, barely reduced at sides and minor cosmetic improvements at upper left and corners, Fine and scarce circular from the second Chicago Sanitary Fair, with 1995 P.S.E. certificate, illustrated in the Kantor book on p. 191

E. 400-500
400
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1833
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1833, 1861-68 Issues on Cover2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Choice centering, tied by circular grid, matching "San Francisco Cal. Sep. 14, 1865" double-circle datestamp on buff "T.C. Sanborn & Co. Stock Brokers" corner card cover used within San Francisco, almost undetectable gum toning on Jackson's head noted on accompanying certificate, Very Fine drop rate use, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
275
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1834
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1834, 1861-68 Issues on Cover2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Cancelled by segmented cork and tied by "Little Rock Ark. Mar. 6" circular datestamp on buff Southern Express Company drop cover, docketing at left "Express Package from New Orleans", fresh and Extremely Fine, ex Lehman and Haas, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
2,100
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1835
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1835, 1861-68 Issues on Cover2c Black, F. Grill (93), 2c Black, F. Grill (93)2c Black, F. Grill (93). Cancelled by geometric handstamp on unsealed Envelope Engraver, Manufacturer and Fancy Printer all-over advertising cover and used in New York, stamp and cover with small toned spots, still Fine and attractive, with 2002 and 2010 P.F. certificates

E. 200-300
250
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1836
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1836, 1861-68 Issues on Cover5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Used with 10c Green (68), tied by "Los Angeles Cal. May 15" circular datestamp on brown cover to Dickinson's Landing, Canada West, red "Chicago Ill. Paid 15" exchange office circular datestamp, faint receiving backstamp, slightly reduced at left and 5c stamp tiny tear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine example of 15c West Coast rate to Canada

E. 300-400
160
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1837
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1837, 1861-68 Issues on Cover3c Rose, A. Grill (79), 3c Rose, A. Grill (79)3c Rose, A. Grill (79). Bright color, clear grill, tied by target and by "Hanover N.H. Nov. 23, 1867" double-circle datestamp on cover to Baltimore Md., perforations far more complete than normally seen, Very Fine, scarce on cover, with 2001 P.F. certificate

2,100
900
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1838
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1838, 1861-68 Issues on Cover24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99), 24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99)24c Gray Lilac, F. Grill (99). Clearly-defined grill, bright color, cancelled by circle of wedges on registered legal-size cover to Franklin La., neat "Registered" in oval handstamp, purple manuscript registry no., mostly intact wax seal on back from New Orleans gives only indication of origination, 1869 docketing, some toning affects stamp and cover, still Fine, scarce domestic use of the 24c grilled issue, with 1993 P.S.E. certificate

2,600
850
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