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Sale 1054 — The Dr. Irvin Heimburger Collection of 1869 Pictorial Issues

Sale Date — Thursday, 10 October, 2013

Category — Domestic Mail: 1c-3c

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
574
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 574, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (114), 1c Buff (114)1c Buff (114). Centered to bottom right, tied by perfect strike of Buttonless Gaiter Shoe fancy cancel (Rohloff O-12), "Waterbury Ct. Mar. 22" (1870) circular datestamp on Merchant's Insurance Co. corner card cover to local address, right edge of cover expertly restored (affecting stamp but not cancel)

EXTREMELY FINE APPEARANCE. A WONDERFUL STRIKE OF THE WATERBURY BUTTONLESS GAITER SHOE FANCY CANCEL ON A CORNER CARD COVER.

This Waterbury fancy cancel is especially rare on the 1c 1869. Ex Houser.

E. 3,000-4,000
8,000
575
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 575, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Tied by Negative Square and Compass Masonic fancy cancel, "Nashua N.H. Mar. 2" circular datestamp on locally addressed 1870 printed Internal Revenue Service tax notice, Very Fine, an attractive use, ex Forster, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
225
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576
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 576, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Cancelled by target, red "Leroy O. May 25, 1870" circular datestamp on Ohio Farmer's Insurance cover to Medina O., stamp with single toned perf, otherwise Very Fine, a pretty use

E. 200-300
160
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577
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 577, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Vertical pair, tied by roller cancel and also cut cancel on Dec. 6, 1869 Northern Bank of Kentucky check for $20.00, Very Fine, scarce revenue use, this is the first we have offered since keeping computerized records

E. 300-400
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578
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 578, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Horizontal pair and single, tied by cork cancels on cover with printed address to Philadelphia, single with natural s.e. at right and affixed to YMCA Good Samaritan label, "Williamsburgh N.Y." May 31 and Jun. 1 circular datestamps, "Held for Postage" handstamp at left, cover with printed small religious message at top left, Very Fine, ex Arch

E. 400-500
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579
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 579, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Vertical strip of three, bright color, tied by bold Maltese Cross cancels, "Springfield Mass. 24 Jun." circular datestamp on yellow cover with printed return address to Hanover N.H., 1870 docketing at left, Very Fine, a pretty cover

E. 200-300
275
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580
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 580, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Bright shade, used with 2c Brown (113), cancelled or tied by quartered corks, "Boston Mass. Jan. 11" circular datestamp on cover to Grantville Mass., endorsed "Held for postage. Forwarded with complts. of Genl. Wm. King, Asst. PM", Very Fine, this was sent without a return address and the 1c stamp was added to complete the required postage

E. 200-300
110
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581
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 581, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Rich color, used with 2c Black (73), cancelled by Masonic Square and Compass fancy cancel and tied by circular datestamp, second strike of "Derby Ct. Mar. 12" circular datestamp at left, on buff cover to Bridgeport Conn., Very Fine, unusual use, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
180
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582
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 582, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Tied by cork cancel and "Dunkirk N.Y. Dec. 29" circular datestamp on 2c Black on Buff entire (U54) to Woonsocket R.I., 1869 docketing at left, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, unusual combination

E. 200-300
100
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583
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 583, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Perfs in, tied by Masonic-like segmented cork cancel, "Detroit Mich. Dec. 9" circular datestamp on 1c Blue, Franklin entire to Berlin Falls N.H., Very Fine and fresh, extremely rare combination of 1869 Franklin stamp on 1870 Franklin entire, ex Kuphal, with 1990 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
275
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584
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 584, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c1c Buff (112), 1c Buff (112)1c Buff (112). Rich color, used with horizontal pair of 5c Brown, F Grill (95) and 10c Green, F Grill (96), tied by segmented corks, "Buffalo Wis. Sept. 21" circular datestamp on orange registered cover to Birmingham Conn., blue crayon registry nos., some edgewear incl. cover repaired at upper left, 10c tear at lower right, missing part of a side flap, still Fine and colorful double-rate registered use

E. 400-500
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585
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 585, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Four covers, each bearing single used with 1c stamp, incl. one with No. 63 and unusual ultramarine cancel from Vallecita Cal., one with No. 112, one with 1c Bank Note, last with 2c Bank Note, overall Very Fine, first with 1990 P.S.E. certificate describing cancel as violet

E. 200-300
250
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586
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 586, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Rich color with straddle-pane margin at left showing part arrow at top, tied by quartered cork, "Des Moines IOA Aug. 2" circular datestamp on illustrated school furniture manufacturer's cover to Shirley Kans., stamp with few toned spots at top, otherwise Very Fine, a pretty cover

E. 200-300
375
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587
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 587, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Six covers each bearing single, incl. one with blue "Returned to Writer" boxed handstamp, one with carrier circular datestamp on mourning cover, Colorado territorial use, Philadelphia carrier marking of Sept. 12, fancy wrapper, last is carrier use in New York, few small faults, a Fine-Very Fine group showing the diverse use of the 2c stamp

780
325
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588
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 588, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c2c Brown,Vertical Half Used as 1c (113c), 2c Brown,Vertical Half Used as 1c (113c)2c Brown,Vertical Half Used as 1c (113c). Left vertical half used in pair with 2c, tied (between perfs) by unusual Cross fancy cancel, "Wolf Creek Iowa 11 ?" circular datestamp on cover with dove and ribbon illustrated address panel to New Jersey, cover missing part of left side and few toned spots and tears, otherwise Fine, scarce bisect, with 1997 P.F. certificate

6,000
3,500
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589
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 589, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c2c Brown, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (113c), 2c Brown, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (113c)2c Brown, Diagonal Half Used as 1c (113c). Bottom right diagonal half used in pair with 2c, tied (between perfs) by bold target cancel, "Shade Gap Pa. Nov. 4" circular datestamp on orange cover to Huntingdon Penn., few trimmed perfs at bottom, Very Fine, scarce bisect, with 1995 P.F. certificate

6,000
2,900
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590
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 590, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by blue quartered cork cancel, matching "Bordenton N.J. Dec. 3" circular datestamp on blue Grant-Colfax Campaign cover to Philadelphia, 1869 docketing at right, stamp s.e. at top, small corner crease at bottom right, still Very Fine and colorful use, ex Hollowbush, with 1974 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
800
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591
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 591, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by rosette cancel, "Macon Ga. Jul. 18" circular datestamp on all-over Seymour-Blair Campaign cover to Ladiga Ala., embossed Masonic square and compass seal, minor overall toning, Fine, Horatio Seymour and Francis P. Blair, Jr. ran against Ulysses Grant in the 1868 Presidential election

E. 300-400
350
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592
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 592, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by blue cork cancel and matching "Princeton Mass. Apr. 19" circular datestamp on advertising cover with photograph of 14 different cows affixed within frame, slightly reduced at right, still Very Fine, extremely rare early use of photograph in advertising

E. 500-750
600
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593
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 593, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). S.e. at left, tied by well-struck Pumpkin fancy cancel (Rohloff G-2), "Waterbury Ct. Jul. 5" circular datestamp on cover to Castleton Vt., slightly reduced at right affecting stamp, otherwise Very Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, with 1986 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
375
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594
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 594, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color, tied by well-struck Pumpkin fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn. (Rohloff G-2), "Waterbury Ct. Jul. 9" circular datestamp on cover to Castleton Vt., expertly repaired along edges, Very Fine strike, scarce

E. 750-1,000
400
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595
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 595, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Bright color, tied by red Shield fancy cancel, matching "South Deerfield Ms. Aug. 19" circular datestamp on cover to Knoxville Ill., slightly reduced at left, stamp with diagonal crease, Very Fine appearance

E. 200-300
950
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596
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 596, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by target cancel, "Charleston Mass. Oct. 18" circular datestamp on cover to Mt. Vernon N.H., red "Missent" handstamp with matching "Charlestown N.H. Oct. 18" circular datestamp with attached Masonic Square and Compass in circle fancy cancel, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine, a colorful use, with 1984 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
600
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597
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 597, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color, tied by Beer Mug fancy cancel and "Leroy N.Y. Aug. 8" circular datestamp on orange cover to Rochester N.Y., Very Fine, a pretty cover, with 1981 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
900
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598
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 598, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Three covers, each with better cancel, incl. negative blue "UV" from University of Virginia, large manuscript "W" from Weston Mass., last is bright green from Owego N.Y., few faults incl. last s.e. at left, still Very Fine strikes of scarce cancels

E. 300-400
225
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599
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 599, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by well-struck "Paid" Shield and Stars fancy cancel, "Dedham Mass. Apr. 7" circular datestamp on cover to New York, stamp with faults from placement at edge of cover which is barely reduced at top affecting perfs, some slight toning at right, still Very Fine strike

E. 300-400
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600
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 600, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by Large Hollow Star fancy cancel, "West Hampton Mass. Jan. 27, 1870" circular datestamp on cover to South Deerfield Mass., Very Fine strike

E. 400-500
225
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601
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 601, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Deep rich color, tied by perfect strike of Stovepipe fancy cancel, "Leominster Ms. Jul. 13" circular datestamp on orange cover to Boston, reduced at left, Extremely Fine strike of this interesting cancel

E. 200-300
225
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602
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 602, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Centered to bottom left, tied by blue target cancel, matching "Marriottsville B. & 0. R. R. Aug. 23, 1869" oval datestamp on cover to Harford Furnace Md., some slight toning around stamp edges, still Fine and scarce railroad use

E. 200-300
325
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603
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 603, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Centered to bottom, tied by blue "P. & B. R.P.O. Feb. 17" circular datestamp, second strike at right, on cover to Shiloh N.J., missing most of top flap, few small edge tears, still Fine, scarce use on the Philadelphia and Baltimore Railroad, from our Sale 236 (Jan. 1961, lot 672)

E. 200-300
225
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604
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 604, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by target cancel, matching "B. to Rouses Point R.P.O. Aug. 14" circular datestamp on cover to Northfield Vt., some staining on reverse from previous mounting, slightly reduced at right, still Very Fine, ex Kramer

E. 100-150
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605
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 605, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Four covers with singles, incl. "Steamer Carries" and "Steamboat" with "Due 3" in circle, one used with 2c F. Grill (92) on cover care of the "G.L. Skinner", last used with 2c on Atlantic coastal mail route #810, some small flaws, Fine-Very Fine group

E. 200-300
225
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606
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 606, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Natural s.e. at right with part arrow, tied by neat blue segmented cork cancel, matching "Dodd's Express, Long Branch N.J., Sep. 10, 1869" ornate datestamp on cover to New Providence N.J., slightly reduced at left, some slight toning around stamp edges, otherwise Fine, unusual use, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
250
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607
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 607, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Tied by large cork cancel, "Street Road Pa. May 19" circular datestamp on cover to Georgetown O., also with Westtown School, Westtown Pa., (2c) Gold (145L2), Type VII, affixed to backflap, opened for display, few edge mends, Very Fine, scarce use with 1869 Issue

E. 200-300
110
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608
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 608, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Cancelled by bold manuscript "#" which obliterates the central design of the stamp, matching "Muskogee M. N. May 6th" manuscript postmark on cover to Tallahassee Mission, Creek Nation, stamp with hand-drawn frame, some edgewear, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine, a rare use within Indian Territories in Oklahoma, the locomotive on the stamp possibly obliterated on purpose as it had become a hated symbol of westward expansion that drove Indians from their lands, with 1999 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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609
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 609, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color, tied by quartered cork cancel, "Fort Union N. Mex. Oct. 9" circular datestamp on cover to Springfield Mass., small tear at top left of cover, Very Fine, scarce territorial use

E. 100-150
110
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610
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 610, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Four covers with singles, used in Western territories, incl. Washington Terr., Oregon Terr. (2) and Dakota Terr., overall Very Fine group

E. 200-300
200
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611
 
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 611, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Two, each used as revenue stamp, one on Oct. 9, 1869 Northern Bank of Kentucky check, other on receipt, latter s.e. at left, Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
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612
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 612, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Horizontal strip of four and single, tied by cork cancels, indistinct circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Rockport Ind., 1870 docketing, note on back indicates this originated in Fort Lyon Kans., cover faulty and one stamp with tear, still a Fine 5-times rate use

E. 150-200
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613
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 613, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Block of five, right stamp natural s.e. with inter-pane margin, tied by "Paid 3" in circle handstamp on yellow 1869 cover to Wooster O., some wear not affecting stamps, Fine 5-times rate cover

E. 200-300
110
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614
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 614, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Horizontal strip of seven, tied by quartered cork cancels, "Perth Amboy N.J. ? 11" circular datestamp on oversize cover with printed vessel license permit from 1871, to Middletown N.J., some edgewear, few stamps small flaws, Very Fine, an impressive 7-times rate franking

E. 300-400
200
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615
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 615, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Rich color, used with vertical strip of three of 5c Brown (76), tied by target cancels, "Waterford Va. Aug. 30" circular datestamp with day changed to 31 in manuscript on registered cover to Alexandria Va., mended edge flaws and gently cleaned, still Very Fine and scarce franking for registration fee

E. 200-300
800
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616
c
Sale Number 1054, Lot Number 616, Domestic Mail: 1c-3c3c Ultramarine (114), 3c Ultramarine (114)3c Ultramarine (114). Three covers, each with single used in combination with other stamps, incl. 15c F Grill (98) on registered cover (lifted and hinged in place), 3c Red F Grill (94) on forwarded cover, five 3c Bank Notes on 3c entire on double-rate registered cover, overall Fine-Very Fine and diverse group

E. 300-400
300
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