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Sale 1063 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 19-20 December, 2013

Category — Sanitary Commission

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 2096, Sanitary Commission2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Detailed impression, tied by "Philada. Pa. Post Office Jun 2 3rd" double-circle datestamp, second strike at left, on red "Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commission" illustrated corner card cover to local address, cover with small tear at top left, Very Fine, a beautiful cover, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 2097, Sanitary Commission1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Defective, tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Sep. 2 3rd '64" double-circle datestamp on legal-size Sanitary Commission corner card cover used locally, few file folds and edge flaws, still Fine, scarce local use of a legal-size Sanitary Fair cover

E. 200-300
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 2098, Sanitary CommissionSanitary Commission, Sanitary CommissionSanitary Commission. Yellow illustrated corner card cover with Sanitary Commission embossing over design on cover to Liverpool, England and forwarded to Leicester, carried outside of the mails and with local postage paid by Great Britain, 1p Red tied by grid, "London N JY 19, 1865" circular datestamp, also with "Liverpool JY 21, 1865" circular datestamp, manuscript "1" due marking for forwarding postage, manuscript "To be called for" and also "Not called for", stamp barely affected from placement at edge of cover, Very Fine, very unusual use

E. 500-750
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Sale Number 1063, Lot Number 2099, Sanitary CommissionU.S. Christian Commission, U.S. Christian CommissionU.S. Christian Commission. Corner card cover with blue "Annapolis Md. Sep. 29, 1864" circular datestamp and matching target and "Due 3" handstamp and used to Pottstown N.Y., with original contents on commission stationery discussing friend still in Danville Prison, endorsed by chaplain at upper right, some slight wear, Very Fine use from a paroled prisoner

E. 200-300
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