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Sale 1133 — United States and Possessions

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

Category — Telegraph Stamps and Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
603
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 603, Telegraph Stamps and CoversBaltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1885, 1c Vermilion (3T1), Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1885, 1c Vermilion (3T1)Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1885, 1c Vermilion (3T1). Pane of six, original gum, small h.r., three stamps Mint N.H., fresh color, Very Fine, ex Kramer

700
275
604
Pbl
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 604, Telegraph Stamps and CoversBaltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1886, 25c Plate Proof on Card (3T10P4), Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1886, 25c Plate Proof on Card (3T10P4)Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1886, 25c Plate Proof on Card (3T10P4). Block of 21 (3x7) printed in black, strong color, light overall toning and stain on pos. 2 and 3, Fine appearance, a scarce proof block

E. 400-500
250
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605
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 605, Telegraph Stamps and CoversBaltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1886, 5c Blue, Imperforate (3T12a, 3T15a), Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1886, 5c Blue, Imperforate (3T12a, 3T15a)Baltimore & Ohio Telegraph Co., 1886, 5c Blue, Imperforate (3T12a, 3T15a). Part sheet with four complete panes, without gum as issued, bottom two panes with clear watermark, top panes without, various creases mostly in margins and a couple peripheral tears including one at bottom just touching stamp, Fine appearance, Scott Retail as pairs

855
225
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606
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 606, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCalifornia State Telegraph Co., 1870, Blue & Black (5T1), California State Telegraph Co., 1870, Blue & Black (5T1)California State Telegraph Co., 1870, Blue & Black (5T1). Original gum, lightly hinged, handstamped serial no. 104, fresh and bright color, Very Fine, a choice example with perforations all around, only two positions from the sheet of 12 show perforations on all sides

650
350
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607
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 607, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCalifornia State Telegraph Co., 1870, Blue & Black (5T1), California State Telegraph Co., 1870, Blue & Black (5T1)California State Telegraph Co., 1870, Blue & Black (5T1). Original gum, light album page adhesion at top, red crayon serial no. 104, fresh color, Fine

650
190
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608
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 608, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCalifornia State Telegraph Co., 1870 "Business" Frank Booklet Cover (for 5T1), California State Telegraph Co., 1870 "Business" Frank Booklet Cover (for 5T1)California State Telegraph Co., 1870 "Business" Frank Booklet Cover (for 5T1). Without stamps, manuscript endorsement to "Placerville & S.V. R.R. Co." for messages between "Sacramento and Shingle Springs", handstamped serial no. 104, couple folds and thin, Fine and extremely rare early cover

E. 300-400
150
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609
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 609, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCalifornia State Telegraph Co., 1871, Black & Red, Without Number (5T3), California State Telegraph Co., 1871, Black & Red, Without Number (5T3)California State Telegraph Co., 1871, Black & Red, Without Number (5T3). Original gum, h.r., well-centered, bright shade, Very Fine

875
650
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610
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 610, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCalifornia State Telegraph Co., 1871, Black & Salmon, Blue Number (5T4), California State Telegraph Co., 1871, Black & Salmon, Blue Number (5T4)California State Telegraph Co., 1871, Black & Salmon, Blue Number (5T4). Original gum, h.r., blue serial no. 104, Fine

750
350
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611
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 611, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCalifornia State Telegraph Co., 1874, Blue & Salmon, Black Number (5T7), California State Telegraph Co., 1874, Blue & Salmon, Black Number (5T7)California State Telegraph Co., 1874, Blue & Salmon, Black Number (5T7). Original gum, h.r., serial no. 104 reading up, wide margins, Extremely Fine

575
170
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612
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 612, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCity & Suburban Telegraph Co., 2c Black (6T2), City & Suburban Telegraph Co., 2c Black (6T2)City & Suburban Telegraph Co., 2c Black (6T2). Without gum as issued, full margins all around, small thin, Very Fine appearance, a surprisingly handsome example

950
650
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613
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 613, Telegraph Stamps and CoversCity & Suburban Telegraph Co., 3c Black (6T3), City & Suburban Telegraph Co., 3c Black (6T3)City & Suburban Telegraph Co., 3c Black (6T3). Without gum as issued, ample margins to touched at right, intense shade and impression, couple thin spots and light crease, Fine appearance, a handsome example of the rarest of the City & Suburban stamps, with 1992 P.F. certificate

1,100
750
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614
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 614, Telegraph Stamps and CoversColusa, Lake & Mendocino Telegraph Co., 1876, 5c Black (7T1), Colusa, Lake & Mendocino Telegraph Co., 1876, 5c Black (7T1)Colusa, Lake & Mendocino Telegraph Co., 1876, 5c Black (7T1). From the top row, blue handstamp ("P.L.W."), original gum, h.r., fresh and Fine, a scarce stamp

1,100
475
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615
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 615, Telegraph Stamps and CoversContinental Telegraph Company, 5c Green, 20c Red Brown, 50c Brown, Essays on Card (unlisted in Scott), Continental Telegraph Company, 5c Green, 20c Red Brown, 50c Brown, Essays on Card (unlisted in Scott)Continental Telegraph Company, 5c Green, 20c Red Brown, 50c Brown, Essays on Card (unlisted in Scott). Three of the six prepared values, ample to large margins, rich colors, fresh and Very Fine, the Continental Telegraph Co. operated between New York and Philadelphia from 1878 to 1882, when it was sold to Western Union, stamps were intended for use and prepared in proof form, but were never issued

E. 400-500
300
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616
c
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 616, Telegraph Stamps and CoversErie and Michigan Telegraph, Erie and Michigan TelegraphErie and Michigan Telegraph. Perfect bold strike of black oval handstamp continuing "Office over Farmers & Mechanics Bank, Detroit" on brown cover with blue "Buffalo N.Y. Nov. 14" circular datestamp and matching fancy "Steamboat" handstamp to Elmira, cover with some damage and scraping at left affecting markings, Very Fine appearance, ASCC No. 250, rarity 8

E. 400-500
250
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617
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 617, Telegraph Stamps and CoversNorth American Telegraph Co., 1899-1907 Franks (10T1-10T8), North American Telegraph Co., 1899-1907 Franks (10T1-10T8)North American Telegraph Co., 1899-1907 Franks (10T1-10T8). Original gum, 1903 unused (without gum), fresh colors, small faults including thins and a few with paper adhesions on gum, Fine-Very Fine appearance, a rare set to find intact

5,200
1,000
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618
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 618, Telegraph Stamps and CoversNorthern Mutual Telegraph Co., 1883, 5c-25c Yellow Brown (11T1-11T4), Northern Mutual Telegraph Co., 1883, 5c-25c Yellow Brown (11T1-11T4)Northern Mutual Telegraph Co., 1883, 5c-25c Yellow Brown (11T1-11T4). Pane of 35, two rows each of 5c, 10c and 25c, one row of 20c, original gum, a few h.r., ms. note in the top margin, fresh and Very Fine

375
130
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619
Pbl
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 619, Telegraph Stamps and CoversNorthern New York Telegraph Co., 1894-95, Green and Red Franks, 1c Yellow, 10c Blue, Plate Proofs on Card (12T1P4-12T4P4), Northern New York Telegraph Co., 1894-95, Green and Red Franks, 1c Yellow, 10c Blue, Plate Proofs on Card (12T1P4-12T4P4)Northern New York Telegraph Co., 1894-95, Green and Red Franks, 1c Yellow, 10c Blue, Plate Proofs on Card (12T1P4-12T4P4). Panes of six, each with Smith imprint at bottom except Red Frank, fresh colors, Very Fine, Scott Retail as singles

1,980
350
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620
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 620, Telegraph Stamps and CoversNorthern New York Telegraph Co., 1894-95 Imperforate Essay Panes (12T1-12T4 vars), Northern New York Telegraph Co., 1894-95 Imperforate Essay Panes (12T1-12T4 vars)Northern New York Telegraph Co., 1894-95 Imperforate Essay Panes (12T1-12T4 vars). Four panes of six, Yellow and Blue with red "Frank 1894", Yellow with red "10" and Red with black "One" overprints, couple with minor tone spots and small corner creases, Very Fine

E. 500-750
350
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621
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 621, Telegraph Stamps and CoversPostal Telegraph Co., 1913, Violet (15T38). Mint N.H, Postal Telegraph Co., 1913, Violet (15T38). Mint N.HPostal Telegraph Co., 1913, Violet (15T38). Mint N.H., excellent centering, deep rich color, fresh and Extremely Fine, a handsome example of this scarce Telegraph in Mint N.H. condition

1,250
800
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622
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 622, Telegraph Stamps and CoversPostal Telegraph Co., 1908-14, Carmine, Chicago Great Western Official (15TO2-15TO8), Postal Telegraph Co., 1908-14, Carmine, Chicago Great Western Official (15TO2-15TO8)Postal Telegraph Co., 1908-14, Carmine, Chicago Great Western Official (15TO2-15TO8). Complete set, all but two original gum (1909-10), couple small flaws including 1909 with creases and undated with thin, Very Fine or appear so

1,865
375
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623
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 623, Telegraph Stamps and CoversPostal Telegraph Co., 1912, Dark Green, Illinois Central Railroad, Official (15TO14), Postal Telegraph Co., 1912, Dark Green, Illinois Central Railroad, Official (15TO14)Postal Telegraph Co., 1912, Dark Green, Illinois Central Railroad, Official (15TO14). Original gum, well-centered, Very Fine and scarce with complete perforations

1,250
700
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624
 
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 624, Telegraph Stamps and CoversWestern Union Telegraph Co., (1871), Green Frank (16T1), Western Union Telegraph Co., (1871), Green Frank (16T1)Western Union Telegraph Co., (1871), Green Frank (16T1). Affixed with manuscript cancel to original telegraph from Hamilton Fish, who was United States Secretary of State and Governor of New York, some wear and top right corner missing, otherwise Fine and rare as documents were supposed to be destroyed, illustrated on pg. 135 of United States Telegraph Stamps and Franks by Kramer, ex Kramer

E. 300-400
150
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625
TC
Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 625, Telegraph Stamps and CoversWestern Union Telegraph Co., 1913, Trial Color Plate Proofs (16T44TC), Western Union Telegraph Co., 1913, Trial Color Plate Proofs (16T44TC)Western Union Telegraph Co., 1913, Trial Color Plate Proofs (16T44TC). Eight sheets of 16 on both bond and India paper, three examples printed on die sunk cards, plus imperforate pairs and singles on bond or India, variety of colors with almost no duplication, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
400
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626
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Sale Number 1133, Lot Number 626, Telegraph Stamps and CoversWestern Union Telegraph Co., 1940 1c-25c Imperforates (16T99a-16T103a), Western Union Telegraph Co., 1940 1c-25c Imperforates (16T99a-16T103a)Western Union Telegraph Co., 1940 1c-25c Imperforates (16T99a-16T103a). Complete set of imperforate panes of ten each, Mint N.H., large margins including all but 2c with sheet margin on one side, rich color, 1c with light crease between strips in margin, Very Fine, these were intended to be perforated and used as booklet panes of five, Scott Retail as pairs

1,250
475
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627
 
Western Union Telegraph Co., 1871-1946 Collection (16T1-16T115). The Prof. Shaul Ladany Collection mounted on pages, appearing complete for the entire period through 1946 with singles, dozens of panes, over 40 partial and complete booklets including mostly complete 1872 booklet with faults due to foil interleaving and Nos. 16T49-16T50 with "Specimen" oveprint, errors and varieties including imperforate between and even over 170 Western Union advertising labels, some faults to be expected with a collection this extensive but much is Fine-Very Fine

E. 1,500-2,000
950
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628
c
The Prof. Shaul Ladany Collection of Telegraph Company Postal History. Over 260 examples mounted on pages, huge assortment of variety including all-over designs, postally used examples with Nos. 26, 63, 65, 73 and 113, many with original telegraph enclosures, companies such as Atlantic & Ohio (with ASCC No. 105 and 106), American (with two red ASCC No. 285), Vermont & Boston, Morse's, Scioto, Maine, Oil Valley, various O'Rielly's, Susquehanna, Magnetic, Bain's, House's Printing, Western Union, U.S. Military, California State and many others, with ASCC rarity levels to as high as 8, some mixed condition, much is Fine or better, worthy of close scrutiny as this is a wonderful opportunity from which to continue this impressive collection

E. 5,000-7,500
3,250
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629
 
The Prof. Shaul Ladany Telegraph Stamp Collection Balance. Mounted on pages, great representation of all the Scott-listed companies with the exception of Colusa, Lake & Mendocino and Western Union, also with unlisted companies such as Telepost, Tropical Radio, United Fruit and United Wireless which are seldom offered, wide variety of singles, panes, booklet covers and partially complete booklets, errors such as imperforate between, among much more, Postal Telegraph Company is mostly complete including examples which catalogue over $300.00 each, some other highlights including Nos. 3T1 pane (no tab), 5T2, 5T5, 5T8, 6T1 (2), 6T2, 10T1 and 10T6 panes, 14T2 pane, 17T1-17T2 pane with one 10c stamp, some mixed condition including a few better items unused (no gum), much is Fine or better, a lot worthy of close inspection

E. 3,000-4,000
5,250
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630
 
Telephone and Telegraph Stamp Collection. Neatly mounted on pages, wide range of over a dozen different companies such as Southern New England, American, Bell, Mountain States, Colorado, Central N.Y., Northwestern Telephone Exchange, Moore's and others, interesting selection of singles, panes, complete and partial booklets and documents of this under-appreciated area which is unlisted in Scott, mostly Fine-Very Fine

E. 2,000-3,000
2,400
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631
c
U.S. Telephone Advertising Postal History. Over 160 mostly covers including a few cards from 1870s-1920s, each relating to telephones with corner card or having pictures of telephones, earliest are a few different designs of the Holcomb's Automatic Telephone including a few original advertising enclosures, some mixed condition, mostly Fine or better

E. 750-1,000
425
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632
c
U.S. Telegraph Company Cameo Design Covers. Eleven, four are postally used from Merchant's Line Bain's Telegraph (ASCC No. 52 in blue), Lynchburg & Abingdon Telegraph (ASCC No. 101), Norton's Telegraphic Rooms and Sackets Harbor and Watertown Union Telegraph, two with original telegraph letterhead enclosures, mixed condition, Fine

E. 500-750
300
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633
c
20th Century Telephone Postcards. Over 650 postcards relating to telephones from 1900s onwards, most prior to 1950s, wide range of topics including military, Santa Claus/Christmas, Valentines Day, each showing a telephone in use or in picture, both used and unused from around the world, Fine

E. 200-300
170
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