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Sale 1133 — United States and Possessions

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 26-27 July, 2016

Category — 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
309
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 309, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Used with 10c Green (96) which is affixed slightly overlapping, tied by blue "Sonoma Cal. Sep. 30" circular datestamp with second strike at left on cover front only to Troyes, France, red "New York Paid 6 Oct. 25" credit datestamp, red French entry datestamp, Very Fine, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

E. 300-400
300
310
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 310, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by blue target cancel, red "New York May 10" (1870) circular datestamp on cover to Strasbourg, France, “GB/40c” Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, Calais arrival datestamp and “5” decimes due handstamp, cover expertly repaired at top and along center, flap reattached, appears Very Fine, there was never a 6c rate to France, so 6c 1869 stamps used alone to France are very rare, this overpays the 4c rate by British Open Mail

E. 300-400
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311
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 311, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by purple "Phila. Paid All Apr. 10" circular datestamp with second strike to left on cover to London, England with "Public Ledger" ornate corner card, red London "Paid" datestamp, neat "Insufficiently Addressed E.C." handstamp and London "Returned" backstamp, stamp with slightly rounded top right corner from placement near edge, Very Fine and colorful

E. 300-400
250
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312
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 312, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Deep rich color, tied by blue negative Flower Petals cancel, matching "Cannelton In. Jul. 25" circular datestamp on buff 1870 cover to Frankfurt, Germany, unusual as this was missent to Frankfort Ky., neat strike of blue "Frankfort Ky. Jul. 27" circular datestamp, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Jul. 30" transit circular datestamp, receiving backstamp

VERY FINE. THE BLUE FLOWER PETALS FANCY CANCEL AND UNUSUAL MISSENT USE COMBINE TO FORM A REMARKABLE 10-CENT 1869 PICTORIAL COVER.

The franking pays the 10c rate via North German Union Closed Mail, which was effective Starting July 1870. Carried on the Inman's City of Paris, which departed New York on July 30.

Ex Eubanks. With 2008 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
4,500
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313
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 313, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Vertical strip of three, used with 3c Ultramarine (114), tied by indistinct Va. town datestamps and each 12c cancelled by red "20" credit handstamp on 1870 mourning bordered cover front only to Adelaide, South Australia, red London transit, Adelaide receiving datestamp, 3c trimmed into design at right, one 12c with small margin tear, still Fine and very desirable use paying the old 39c rate via Marseilles, which was reduced to 30c in January 1868 and then to 24c one year later, ex Kuphal

E. 1,000-1,500
2,800
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314
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 314, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Tied by purple large grid cancel, matching "Phila. Paid All Jun. 14" (1869) circular datestamp on cover to London, England, addressed to Chief Engineer John Johnson of the USS Richmond, B.F. Stevens forwarder datestamp of June 27, red London "Paid" datestamp, small cover tear at top left, Very Fine, a scarce on-cover example of the 12c 1869 Pictorial Issue tied by a purple cancel, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
600
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315
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 315, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Tied by blue quartered cork cancel with matching "Savannah Ga. Oct. 19" (1869) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Liverpool, England, red "New York Oct. 23" transit datestamp, Liverpool receiving datestamp, vertical file fold, Very Fine and colorful use

E. 300-400
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316
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 316, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Cancelled by blue "golf ball" cork cancel and tied by matching "Savannah Ga. Nov. 27" (1869) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Liverpool, England, red "New York Nov. 30" transit datestamp, Liverpool receiving datestamp, vertical file fold, Very Fine and colorful use, with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
350
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317
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 317, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Tied by black cork cancel on 1869 cover to Paris, France, "New York 24 Jun. 8" debit datestamp struck over red New York 8c credit datestamp, with straightline "INSUFFICIENTLY PAID", blue French transit and "16" decimes due markings also tie stamp, some edgewear, Fine, the partial payment was not counted on this double-rate cover, ex Rose, with 1980 P.F. certificate

1,900
325
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318
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 318, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Used with 3c Green (147), both cancelled by blue crossroads cancel, matching "White's Corner N.Y. Nov. 8" balloon-style circular datestamp on orange-buff registered cover to West Valley N.Y., docketing at left, part of backflap removed causing small nicks at top which do not affect stamps, Very Fine

E. 400-500
325
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319
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 319, 6c-15c 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers (Scott 115-119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Centered to upper right, a few toned perfs, tied by blue target, matching "Camanche Cal. Dec. 8" (1869) circular datestamp on small cover to Joyeuse, France, red "New York Paid 6 Dec. 18" credit datestamp (inverted month), red boxed "PD" handstamp, Calais transit (Dec. 29) and French receiving backstamps, backflap removed, small mended nick at top center, otherwise Very Fine, extremely rare use of 1869 Pictorial high-value from a small California mining town (P.O. open 1864-86)

E. 1,000-1,500
600
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