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

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

Category — Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1846
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1846, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover3c Green (147), 3c Green (147)3c Green (147). Vertical strip of three, top stamp with dramatic short transfer at bottom, all of the background under the ribbons missing, tied by blue target cancels and "Cincinnati O. Jul. 24" circular datestamp on 1871 court house cover to New Orleans, short paid for the quadruple 3c rate and with blue "Due 3 Cts." handstamp, slightly reduced at left, postmaster fingerprints around stamps from canceling ink, top stamp couple folded over perf tips, otherwise Fine and scarce variety

E. 300-400
160
1847
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1847, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover1c Ultramarine (156), 1c Ultramarine (156)1c Ultramarine (156). Bright shade, tied by segmented cork cancel and "New Orleans La. Jan. 20 2 P.M." duplex datestamp on yellow cover to Cokerville Ala. with Odell & Wright Cotton and Sugar Factors illustrated advertisement depicting African-Americans in the field, red imprint at lower right and additional text on back, Extremely Fine, a fantastic design used within a decade of the Civil War but leaving no doubt about who the Southern cotton growers expected to work in the fields

E. 400-500
425
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1848
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1848, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover7c Orange Vermilion (160), 7c Orange Vermilion (160)7c Orange Vermilion (160). Used with 3c Green (158) affixed overlapping, tied by clear strikes of blue cross fancy cancel, matching "Galveston Ind. Nov. 3" circular datestamp on 3c registered entire with printed return corner card to Logansport Ind., manuscript registry marking at left, most of backflap missing, Very Fine and rare use of the 7c Bank Note on a domestic cover, paying 10c registry fee plus 3c letter rate

E. 300-400
160
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1849
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1849, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover12c Blackish Violet (162), 12c Blackish Violet (162)12c Blackish Violet (162). Used with 2c Brown (157), tied by multiple strikes of Star in Circle, "Petersburg Va. Aug. 1" circular datestamp (likely 1874), on registered cover to Forkland Va., bold "No. 54" registry marking at left, 2c stamp with faults at right from placement over edge of cover, few light soiling spots and backflap partly missing, otherwise Fine and rare use which likely pays the 8c registry fee plus double the 3c letter rate, the 12c Continental Banknote issue is rarely seen on a domestic cover

E. 400-500
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1850
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1850, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover3c Green (184), 3c Green (184)3c Green (184). Pen cancelled and also tied by target, manuscript "Childers Station CN 4-3-79" postmark and "Official Business" on cover to Tahlequah C.N., crossed out and forwarded to Fort Gibson C.N. with light strike of "Tahlequah Ind. T. Apr. 11" circular datestamp, docketing at left, opened roughly at right but stamp and writing unaffected, couple small stains, Fine and scarce cover showing markings or addresses of three different Cherokee Nation locations

E. 300-400
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1851
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1851, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover5c Blue (185), 5c Blue (185)5c Blue (185). 19 covers addressed Hon. J. C. A. Wingate at the U.S. Consul in Foochow, China, from either Exeter N.H. or Stratham N.H. and used in 1880-81, various transit markings, few flaws, overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 1,000-1,500
1,200
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1852
c
5c Yellow Brown (205). Approximately 85 covers addressed Hon. J. C. A. Wingate at the U.S. Consul in Foochow, China, from Exeter, Stratham or Bristol N.H., and used in 1883-87, all with the range of Boston, San Francisco and Hong Kong transit markings, flaws and some opened a bit roughly but many are Fine-Very Fine, a fascinating group from this large correspondence

E. 2,000-3,000
2,300
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1853
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1853, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover5c Yellow Brown (205), 5c Yellow Brown (205)5c Yellow Brown (205). Used with 2c Vermilion (183) on 3c Green entire, tied by quartered corks, "Providence R.I. May 25, 1882" circular datestamps to Para, Brazil, and forwarded back to Providence, endorsed "Per steamer Glenfyne" at left changed to the Ponca for the forwarding trip, various backstamps incl. Pernambuco (June 25), New York (July 19) and receiving (July 20), some edgewear, still Very Fine, scarce double-rate use, lot also incl. No. 88 on cover to Winchester Mass with bold "Due 7" handstamp, Fine

E. 200-300
130
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1854
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1854, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover2c Red Brown (210), 2c Red Brown (210)2c Red Brown (210). Tied by grid with light but readable strike of "Sac & Fox Agency, Ind. Ter. Jul. 28, 1884" double-circle datestamp on "Department of the Interior, Sac and Fox Indian Agency" penalty cover to Hartford Kans., some light staining at bottom and edge nicks, stamp with minor perf toning, otherwise Fine Indian Territory use

E. 200-300
70
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1855
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1855, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover10c Green (226), 10c Green (226)10c Green (226). Tied by bold cancel, "Bad Axe Mich. Apr. 17, 1894 3 PM" circular datestamp on cover to Ravenna O. with "If you don't get there come back to" illustrated return corner card depicting an elephant pulling a chariot ridden by a cartoon-like figure, light soiling, Very Fine, a rare and striking design

E. 300-400
275
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1856
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1856, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Huge margins, tied by New York registry oval on light green cover to Dresden, Germany, New York 12-12 1893 registry oval datestamp at center, Very Fine and choice

400
225
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1857
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1857, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover30c Columbian (239), 30c Columbian (239)30c Columbian (239). Tied by "World's Fair Sta. Chicago, Nov. 22, 1893" machine cancel on registered 1c Dark Blue entire (U348) to Arlington Heights O., also with red World's Fair four-line registry handstamp at left, manuscript registry no., stamp with tiny picked-out inclusion, still Fine, desirable with the Exposition cancel, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
600
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1858
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1858, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Rich color, Tied by light strike of World's Fair circular datestamp on registered 1c Dark Blue entire (U348) to Leipzig, Germany, red four-line registry datestamp at lower left, stamp also cancelled by blue registry no. handstamp, Fine, desirable with the Exposition handstamp cancel, with 1981 and 2010 P.F. certificates

E. 400-500
1,200
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1859
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1859, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover50c Columbian (240), 50c Columbian (240)50c Columbian (240). Natural s.e. at top, tied by Boston registry oval on 5c Columbian entire (U350) to New York, purple Boston May 16, 1893 registry handstamp, Very Fine, with 1981 P.F. certificate

625
400
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1860
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1860, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover$1.00 Columbian (241), $1.00 Columbian (241)$1.00 Columbian (241). Tied by bold strike of New York registry oval on cover to Mannheim, Germany, "New York N.Y. Reg'y. Div. 7-16 1893" oval datestamp and registry label, receiving backstamp, tear at top of cover thru return address, otherwise Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate

2,000
425
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1861
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1861, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover$2.00 Columbian (242), $2.00 Columbian (242)$2.00 Columbian (242). Clear margins all around, tied by New York registry oval with boxed Jun. 7, 1893 registered handstamp on cover to New York City and forwarded to Dresden, Germany, purple "Forwarded/(N.Y. Reg. Div.)" two-line handstamp, New York registry and Dresden receiving backstamps, some light soiling and tiny edge tear at bottom of cover, otherwise Very Fine, any use of the $2.00 Columbian on cover is scarce, this unusual registered and forwarded foreign use is especially desirable

2,100
1,000
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1862
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1862, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on CoverColumbian Issue and Exposition Covers, Columbian Issue and Exposition CoversColumbian Issue and Exposition Covers. Eight covers, each franked with Columbian issues from 1c-6c including two with pairs of 1c, four mailed from Chicago with exposition corner card illustrations, two of the non-Chicago covers mailed to Holland, another an unusual use of the 4c on a drop cover, Fine-Very Fine, five certificates accompany

E. 500-750
325
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1863
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1863, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283), 10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283)10c Orange Brown, Ty. II (283). Horizontal strip of three and single, tied by large grids, purple "Military Postal Sta. No. 1, China, Mar. 9, 1901" double-circle datestamp on large part of registered folded cover to Chattanooga Tenn., matching "4th Class" handstamp, single with scuff and small piece out, otherwise Very Fine use during the Boxer Rebellion

E. 300-400
425
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1864
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1864, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Tied by "Xenia, Ohio Dec. 12, 98 3:30 PM" duplex cancel on cover to New York N.Y. depicting Miami Powder Co. "Alarm Shooting" multicolor illustrated design of ducks in flight, small cover tear above stamp which has some light wrinkling, an Extremely Fine and spectacular design, very rare, ex Beals

E. 1,500-2,000
1,200
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1865
 
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1865, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover2c Trans-Mississippi (286), 2c Trans-Mississippi (286)2c Trans-Mississippi (286). Four singles, used with horizontal pair of 5c Dark Blue (281), cancelled or tied by handstamps, purple "Registered Feb. 16, 1899 Military Station No. 4, Washington D.C., San Juan, Porto Rico" four-line handstamp on cover front only to New York, few toned spots, right stamp two tears, Very Fine double-rate use, ex Roca and Acevedo

E. 200-300
325
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1866
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1866, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290), 1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290)1c-10c Trans-Mississippi (285-290). Three covers, incl. vertical pair of 1c tied by San Francisco machine cancel on multicolored "Remember the Maine" Patriotic to Oakland Cal, 5c used from Md. on illustrated hotel advertising cover to Germany; last is oversize cover bearing two 1c, 2c and two each of 4c-10c on registered cover from New York to Switzerland, few inconsequential stamp flaws, Fine-Very Fine, very worthwhile group, each with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
1,000
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1867
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1867, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on CoverTrans-Mississippi Exposition Postal Cards, Trans-Mississippi Exposition Postal CardsTrans-Mississippi Exposition Postal Cards. Fifteen 1c Postal Cards (UX14), nine unused and six used, showing different buildings at the Exposition, the used with various originations and destinations incl. two to Germany (one with additional 1c stamp), some light wear or minor toned spots, still Fine-Very Fine group

E. 300-400
225
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1868
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1868, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover2c-8c Pan-Americans (295-298), 2c-8c Pan-Americans (295-298)2c-8c Pan-Americans (295-298). Rich colors, tied by "Chicago Ill." registry ovals on registered multicolored Manufacturer's and Liberal Arts Building all-over illustrated cover to Langenthal, Switzerland, purple "Registered Oct. 2, 1901 Wicker Park Sta., Chicago Ill." four-line datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, barely reduced at left, 2c small tear at top, Very Fine appearance, a colorful cover, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
375
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1869
c
Sale Number 1026, Lot Number 1869, Bank Note thru Louisiana Purchase Issues on Cover10c Louisiana Purchase (327), 10c Louisiana Purchase (327)10c Louisiana Purchase (327). Used with strip of four 2c Shield (319), tied by four strikes of New York registry oval on Jul. 6, 1904 cover to Ostra Yttermark, Finland, addressed to "Finland Russia," (Finland was an autonomous Grand Duchy within the Russian Empire until 1917), New York Registry label and "Station - O" boxed handstamp, back with New York registry markings and Yttermark receiving datestamp, cover with overall soiling and 10c stamp with perf flaw at top, still Fine appearing cover to a very unusual destination, correctly paying double the 5c UPU rate plus the 8c registry fee

E. 400-500
325
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