Sale 1146 — U.S. and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Thursday, 15 December, 2016

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*A buyer’s premium of 15% of the winning bid was added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers were responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid, bidders agreed to the terms and conditions in effect at the time of the sale.

Category — Back-of-Book Issues

Cat./Est. Value
No Lot.
Sale 1146, Lot 1523, Back-of-Book Issues5c Dark Green, Parcel Post Postage Due (JQ3). Precancelled, affixed to package label with London, England return address and sent to New York, with G.B. 9p Black Brown (170) and 2sh6p Seahorse (173a), tied by roller cancels, latter corner crease at bottom left, 9p also tied by black crayon, minor edgewear, Very Fine and very unusual use, with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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Sale 1146, Lot 1524, Back-of-Book Issues25c Special Handling (QE4). Used with 15c Deep Orange, Special Delivery (E13) and 27 1922 Issue Hancock Mich. Bureau pre-cancel stamps, largely in pairs, on legal size cover affixed to package front addressed to Houghton Mich., "Hancock Mich. Dec. 19, 1925" duplex datestamp, cover with corner card of Houghton County Board of Road Commissioners, small piece out at left of wrapper, Very Fine and colorful use

E. 500-750
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6c Reay, 10c Plimpton Exhibit. 14 6c and ten 10c entires mounted on exhibit pages, most are legal-size, few interesting uses including Fort Wingate New Mexico Terr., 6c used with 1c and 7c Bank Note stamps to Germany, 6c used with 12c Bank Note to Hawaii, 6c used with 15c Bank Note to Brazil, 10c used with 5c Bank Note to Java, few other foreign uses, few faults, most Fine-Very Fine, an attractive group of exhibit pages, also including reference items relating to 7c Stanton with two unused and one used entires

E. 1,500-2,000
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Sale 1146, Lot 1526, Back-of-Book Issues1c Brown on Buff, 1873 Postal Card, Large "USPOD" in Monogram Watermark (UX1, USPCC S1). Circular grid cancel and addressed to Detroit Mich., message side with printed illustrated advertisement of Norris, Hull & Co. of Portland Me., May 31, 1873 arrival docketing, minor edgewear, Very Fine, one of the earliest illustrated advertising postal cards, ex Huey

E. 200-300
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