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Sale 1117 — U.S. & Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 17-18 December, 2015

Category — Vera Cruz Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
4043
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4043, Vera Cruz CoversVERA CRUZ/MEXICO APRIL 12, VERA CRUZ/MEXICO APRIL 12VERA CRUZ/MEXICO APRIL 12. Strong strike of framed two-line datestamp with "10" rate handstamp on brown cover to Carlisle Pa., endorsed "From the army" at bottom left, Very Fine, ex Faulstich, with 1987 MEPSI certificate

E. 200-300
150
4044
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4044, Vera Cruz CoversVERU CRUZ/MEX OCT. 2, VERU CRUZ/MEX OCT. 2VERU CRUZ/MEX OCT. 2. Clearly struck two-line datestamp with "Paid 10" manuscript rate and blue "Steam" handstamp on 1847 folded letter to Wheeling Va., contents regarding this soldiers' arrival with Brig. General Cushing and the sights and foods of Vera Cruz, Very Fine

E. 200-300
600
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4045
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4045, Vera Cruz CoversVERA CRUZ/MEXO. NOV. 19, VERA CRUZ/MEXO. NOV. 19VERA CRUZ/MEXO. NOV. 19. Beautifully struck two-line datestamp with "10" rate handstamp on 1847 folded letter to Fredericksburg Va., letter datelined July 29 in Puebla, interesting content stating "difficulties are on the increase attending the sending of letters to Vera Cruz..absolutely obstructed unless vigorous measures are taken to remove the prowling bands of guerillas" and level of army presence comprising of 12,000 men, Very Fine

E. 200-300
400
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4046
c
Sale Number 1117, Lot Number 4046, Vera Cruz CoversVERA CRUZ/MEXICO APRIL 12, VERA CRUZ/MEXICO APRIL 12VERA CRUZ/MEXICO APRIL 12. Bold strike of framed two-line datestamp with "10" rate handstamp on 1848 folded letter to Rockbridge Co., Va., endorsed "From the army" at bottom left, letter datelined in Toluca, mentions the death of a private in Puebla, Very Fine

E. 200-300
300
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4047
c
U.S. Occupation of Vera Cruz, 1914. Five items used from June to Oct. 1914, incl. No. 398 tied by flag machine cancel, No. 325 tied by different flag machine cancel, UX24 similarly cancelled with shortened flag, few small faults, still a Fine-Very Fine group from this interesting period

E. 150-200
100
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