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Sale 1167 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday, 8 November, 2017

Category — 3c 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2235
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2235, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10)3c Orange Brown, Ty. I (10). Large margins to just in, rich color, tied by "Detroit Mich. Sep. 29" circular datestamp on brown cover with "E. B. & S. Wards Steam Boat Office, Detroit Mich." cameo corner card depicting a steamboat, to Hudson Mich., Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
1,000
2236
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2236, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Horizontal pair, large margins to just in, corners deliberately clipped, tied by "Portland O.T. Jul. 24" Oregon Territory circular datestamp on blue folded letter datelined "Steamer Willamette/Oregon July 23rd 1852" to Warren Vt., receipt docketing of Sep. 4, interesting contents regarding the Columbia River and salmon, minor age spots along edges, fresh and Fine use from Oregon Territory

E. 300-400
375
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2237
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2237, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Ample to huge margins including sheet margin at right with part imprint and (No). "4", tied by "Atlantic & St. Lawrence R.R. Jul. 17" route agent's circular datestamp on cover to Roxbury Me., cover with creases and backflap tear, still Fine appearing and rare combination of a plate number 3c 1851 stamp and the scarce railroad marking (Simpson Rarity 8), with 2009 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
950
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2238
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2238, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Two, Positions 90 and 100L3, first with huge margins to just in including right interpane margin with full guideline, second with huge margins to clear including bottom right corner interpane margin with full guideline, tied by "Washington City D.C. Dec. 24" circular datestamps on buff cover to Goshen Conn., 1855 docketing, minor edgewear, Very Fine and choice, a remarkable double-rate use with such distinctive-looking stamps

E. 1,000-1,500
0
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2239
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2239, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Three large margins to clear, just in at top, cancelled by manuscript "4" on cover with "Kelley's Island O." printed illustrated postmark with frame line and "Brainard Clev" imprint, manuscript "Sept. 4" date, some slight wear and soiling, Very Fine, a rare example of this printed map postmark, generally considered to be the most elaborate pictorial postal marking of the classic period, ex Knapp, with 2002 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
2,600
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2240
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2240, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Huge margins to just in including top sheet margin, tied by pen strokes on buff cover to Washington Ky., clear strike of yellow "Madisonville Te. Apr. 2" circular datestamp with date in manuscript, 1853 docketing at left, minor edgewear, Very Fine strike of a yellow datestamp, one of the rarest of all colored inks used in post offices, with 1998 P.F. certificate, Scott Catalogue assigns a $15,000.00 premium to a No. 11A with yellow cancel on cover

E. 1,000-1,500
1,500
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2241
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2241, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to clear, small scissors-cut entirely in margin at bottom left, cancelled by penstrokes and tied by blue Pointing Hand fancy cancel on cover to Wethersfield Springs N.Y., neat strike of "Bucktooth N.Y." straightline handstamp below stamp, indistinct manuscript date, some toned spots, otherwise Very Fine, unusual use with the stamp tied by the Pointing Hand fancy cancel, with 1979 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
150
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2242
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2242, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to just in at top right including parts of three adjoining stamps, some slight toning from gum, cancelled by black grid, red "New Orleans La. Jan. 4" circular datestamp on cover to Annapolis Md., manuscript "Direct to Ft. McIntosh, Laredo Texas via Brownsville Texas" at top left, pencil 1853 receipt docketing, some edgewear and soiling, still Very Fine and scarce

E. 200-300
130
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2243
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2243, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to clear including top sheet margin, tied by light strike of June 14 circular datestamp on brown cover to Summerhill Pa., clear strike of "P.O. Department, Dead Letter Office, Nov. 15, 1853" oval datestamp with day and year in manuscript, blue "$10-" indicates $10 was found in the envelope, blue "S" also applied at Dead Letter Office, some edgewear and slight soiling, Fine and unusual

E. 200-300
130
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2244
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2244, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Full margins to just in, tied by grid and "STEAMER P. DALMAU" oval handstamp on blue folded letter datelined "Winter Quarters, July 23rd 1852" to Natchez Miss., neat "STEAM" handstamp, few minor age spots, Very Fine

E. 200-300
160
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2245
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2245, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Large margins to in, small piece out at right, tied by "Cairo Ill. Oct. 1" circular datestamp on blue cover to St. Louis Mo., red "PACKET FANNY BULLITT" oval handstamp, Very Fine and rare packet marking, the Fanny Bullitt was built in 1854 and normally ran from Louisville to New Orleans, illustrated in Milgram book on p. 268

E. 400-500
900
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2246
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2246, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Three full margins, just in at left, tied by red "STEAMER R. W. McRAE" oval handstamp and by "STEAM" handstamp on buff cover to Natchez Miss., grocer's blue cameo corner card, "Natchez Miss. Jan. 11" circular datestamp, Very Fine and attractive

E. 200-300
400
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2247
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2247, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to clear, rich color, cancelled by grid on blue folded cover to New Orleans, red "PACKET SWAMP FOX" oval handstamp with "Ouachita" removed from marking, Very Fine, the Swamp Fox was built in Pa. in 1851 and started service in 1852, she was snagged and lost at McDade La. on Feb. 4, 1857

E. 300-400
475
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2248
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2248, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Position 52R2L, large margins including part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by well-struck "WAY" straightline on blue 1853 folded cover to New Orleans, clear strike of red "Steamboat Piota" oval handstamp with ornamental design at center, light horizontal file fold at bottom, Extremely Fine stamp and cover, this example of the steamboat marking in red is scarce -- it is normally struck in blue

E. 300-400
225
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2249
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2249, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Three clear to large margins, just in at left, small scissors-cut at top right entirely in margin, tied by manuscript and "STEAM" handstamp, clear strike of "PACKET MAGNOLIA" oval handstamp on blue folded letter datelined "Rodney (Miss.) Feby. 1st 1856" to New Orleans, light horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, scarce packet marking, ex Judd

E. 200-300
350
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2250
c
Sale Number 1167, Lot Number 2250, 3c 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Three huge margins including parts of three adjoining stamps, just in at bottom, bright color, tied by grid, "Shelbyville Ky. May 2" circular datestamp on blue 1853 folded cover to New Orleans, blue "N.O.U.S. City Post, May 9 3. P.M." snow-shovel datestamp applied by carrier department, matching "Car. 2" in oval handstamp, Very Fine, reported to be one of two known with the 3pm time

E. 200-300
425
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