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 — Colonial Postal History: British Parliamentary and Early Colonial, New Jersey

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1080
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1080, Colonial Postal History: British Parliamentary and Early Colonial, New Jersey(Trenton N.J., 1764) "Trenton 2dwt". Manuscript postmark on folded letter datelined "Philada. Aug. 20th 1764", addressed to Mr. Thomas Newton in New York City, minor soiling, Very Fine, a scarce early Colonial Trenton postmark

E. 500-750
800
1081
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1081, Colonial Postal History: British Parliamentary and Early Colonial, New Jersey(Burlington N.J., 1771) "Rec'd Penny Post". Docketing inside folded cover to Mr. Bancker in New York City, enclosed letter datelined "Burlington Nov. 30 1771", cover with "p. Stage" endorsement at bottom, docketing indicates there were originally two letters in the cover, some age toning and edge splits, Fine and desirable, described as the earliest Penny Post cover (CMH), illustrated in Collectors Club Philatelist (Sep.-Oct. 1991, p. 335) and Penny Post (Jul. 2003, p. 55)

E. 750-1,000
950
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1082
c
Sale 1146, Lot 1082, Colonial Postal History: British Parliamentary and Early Colonial, New Jersey(Woodbridge N.J., 1771) "We. Post Paid 2dwt:". Manuscript postmark with superscript "e" and rate on small folded letter datelined "Perth Amboy the 10th X (Oct.). 1771" from Elias Bland to Samuel Coates in Philadelphia, manuscript "p post" at bottom, letter relates to a missing chest, splits along folds, Fine and extremely rare example of the "We" postmark of Woodbridge N.J. (five miles from Perth Amboy), this style is reportedly unique, illustrated in 1997 ASCC on p. 223

E. 1,000-1,500
2,700
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