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Sale 1182 — United States and Confederate States Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday, 22 May, 2018

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*A buyer’s premium of 18% 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 — 1861-69 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
78
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 78, 1861-69 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Two, both are beautiful vivid shade of Pink, tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Oct. 17" circular datestamp on red and blue "Onward" Union Patriotic cover with Lady Liberty and Flag, verse including "Our blood shall flow for liberty," "Rooms of the Union Relief Association, Baltimore" imprint at left, addressed to Webster Mass.

VERY FINE USE OF TWO 1861 3-CENT PINK STAMPS ON AN ILLUSTRATED UNION PATRIOTIC COVER. BEAUTIFUL IN EVERY RESPECT.

Ex Gimelson. Signed Lester Brookman "This is a Pink". With 1982 and 2013 P.F. certificates.

E. 1,500-2,000
0
79
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 79, 1861-69 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Two covers, first cancelled by grid, "Fremont O. Oct. 11, 1861" double-circle datestamp on red and blue Standing Liberty and Flag Patriotic cover to Cleveland, stamp slightly oxidized, cover with tear at top, second tied by "Washington D.C. Sep. 21, 1861" circular datestamp on National Hotel embossed cover to Athens Miss, stamp with small nick at top right and corner crease at bottom left, cover repaired along right edge, a Fine appearing and interesting pair of covers, ex Matz, with 2017 P.F. certificates, Scott Retail more than $2,000.00

E. 200-300
160
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80
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 80, 1861-69 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Block of eight, tied between perfs by penstrokes and cancelled by Davidsonville Md. circular datestamps on back of reduced cover to Reading, England and forwarded to Liverpool, forwarding postage paid by Great Britain 1p Red, Plate 91 (33) tied by "635" in barred oval and "Reading SP 8, 1865" circular datestamp, opened for display, Very Fine, scarce multiple of the 3c used to pay the 24c rate to England, carried on the Inman Line's Etna, ex Sapperstein

E. 300-400
225
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81
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 81, 1861-69 Issues5c Buff (67), 5c Buff (67)5c Buff (67). Tied by Boston large "Paid" grid cancel on Nov. 11, 1861 blue folded letter to Calcutta, India, red London and "Calcutta Steam Letter" backstamps, Very Fine use from the Goddard correspondence, ex Curtis

E. 750-1,000
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82
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 82, 1861-69 Issues10c Yellow Green (68), 10c Yellow Green (68)10c Yellow Green (68). Rich color, choice centering, used with 12c Black (69), tied by quartered cork cancel, "New Orleans La. May 1" (1867) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Igualada, Spain, red "New-York Am. Pkt. May 9" circular datestamp, neat "PAID-ONLY/TO ENGLAND" handstamp, blue "8Rs." due handstamp, London, Barcelona and receiving backstamps, vertical file fold does not affect stamps, Very Fine, an attractive cover with beautiful stamps

E. 300-400
600
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83
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 83, 1861-69 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Horizontal pair with selvage at left, tied by "Apple River Ill. Jan. 23" circular datestamp, second strike at top, on red and blue "Protect It!" Waving Flag Patriotic cover to St. Austell, Cornwall, England, stamps also tied by red credit handstamp, red "New York Am. Pkt. 3 Jan. 31" credit datestamp, 1863 Liverpool transit datestamp, receiving backstamp, barely reduced at top, minor edgewear, Very Fine, an attractive and scarce Patriotic usage, ex Vogel

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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84
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 84, 1861-69 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Tied by circle of "V's cancel, red "New York Paid All Apr. 25" circular datestamp on cover with American Emigrant Co.'s illustrated corner card and printed address to Liverpool, England, red Liverpool transit, top left corner perf tip loose when the stamp was applied, Very Fine, the charter for the American Emigrant Co. can be found on Google Books

E. 300-400
160
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85
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 85, 1861-69 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Detailed impression, tied by quartered cork cancel, "Prattville Ala. Jul. 5" circular datestamp on 3c Pink entire (U59) to Heidelberg, Germany, red "N. York Brem. Pkt. Paid 12 Jul. 11" credit datestamp, 12c also tied by blue "America/Uber Bremen/Franco" three-line handstamp, barely reduced at right, Very Fine, nice 12c/stationery combination for the 15c Bremen Packet rate, ex Caspary, Barkhausen and Vogel

E. 500-750
275
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86
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 86, 1861-69 Issues24c Steel Blue (70b), 24c Steel Blue (70b)24c Steel Blue (70b). Rich color, tied by cork and "Baltimore Md. Dec. 17" circular datestamp on cover to Oxford, England and forwarded first to Banbury and then to Sheffield, forwarding postage paid by Great Britain 1p Red, Plate 86 (33), cancelled by "603" in barred oval, Oxford (Dec. 30) and Banbury (Jan. 1), red "Boston Br. Pkt. 19 Paid 19 Dec." integral-rate circular datestamp, minor edgewear barely affects 24c, Very Fine and unusual use

E. 750-1,000
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87
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 87, 1861-69 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Tied by target cancel, "Perryville N.Y. Mar. 14" (1866) circular datestamp on red and blue "Not a Star Must Fall" Eagle, Flag and Star Patriotic cover to France, red "New York Paid 21 Mar. 21" credit datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, missing top flap, some cover staining affects stamp, otherwise Fine, scarce use of the 30c to France on a Patriotic cover, with 2016 P.F. certificate, Scott Retail as on Patriotic with no premium for the destination

3,500
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88
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 88, 1861-69 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Bright color, used with horizontal strip of three of 3c Rose (65), tied by strikes of "Alexandria G.W.R.R. Sep. 2" railroad route agent's oval datestamp on buff cover to Germany, red "N. York Br. Pkt. 7 Paid Sep. 9" credit datestamp also ties 30c stamp which has small tears at top and bottom, some edgewear, otherwise Fine, a colorful and scarce use, offered in our Sale 253 in 1962, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
300
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89
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 89, 1861-69 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Radiant color, used with two 2c Black (73), tied by segmented cork cancels, "New London Con. Feb. 19" (1867) double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Valparaiso, Chile, red "12" credit handstamp, Panama transit, red "25" centavos Chilean due handstamp, sender's note on back reads "Mrs. Alsop & Co, Please deliver to Capt. Hinckley immediately if in port and if left forward to his port of destination and oblige, Respectfully A.F. Prentis", 30c small tear at lower left, still Very Fine example of the 34c rate to South America, ex Friedman and DuPuy, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
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90
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 90, 1861-69 Issues5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Choice centering, warm color, tied by red grid cancel, "New-York Br. Pkt. Apr. 29" (1862) circular datestamp on folded cover to Amsterdam, company handstamp at bottom left, sender's instructions "p. St. Canada, pr. Open Mail via Ostend", red London transits also tie stamp, manuscript "1/-" and "80" due markings, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine

E. 300-400
650
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91
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 91, 1861-69 Issues5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Lovely rich color, used with 10c Green (68), tied by circle of wedges cancel, "St. Louis Mo. Oct. 9" (1863) double-circle datestamp on cover to Koenigreich, Germany, red New York 12c credit datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, few cover toned spots, Very Fine

E. 400-500
225
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92
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 92, 1861-69 Issues15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Centered to right, used with two 10c Green, E. Grill (89), wide margins, s.e. at left, tied by circle of wedges cancel, "New Orleans La. Mar. 10" circular datestamp on buff registered cover to Wurzburg, Germany, manuscript registry numbers, red "Recomandirt" boxed handstamp, Verviers-Coeln transit also ties one 10c, receiving backstamp, Very Fine, an attractive and scarce registered use to Germany

E. 400-500
550
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93
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 93, 1861-69 Issues3c Red, F. Grill (94), 3c Red, F. Grill (94)3c Red, F. Grill (94). Gorgeous centering with wide and balanced margins, radiant color, clear grill, tied by blue target cancel, matching "Houma La. Jan. 18" circular datestamp on cover to New York, Extremely Fine, this has not been removed to be graded because it comes from a correspondence that has been off the market for nearly a century

E. 200-300
325
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94
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 94, 1861-69 Issues2c Brown (113), 2c Brown (113)2c Brown (113). Vertical pair, tied by cork cancel and light strike of N.Y. circular datestamp on 1870 cover to Paris, France, well-struck "GB/40c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, French "5" decimes due handstamp, London, Calais and receiving transit markings, bottom stamp corner crease from placement at edge of cover, still Fine Open Mail use

E. 300-400
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95
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 95, 1861-69 Issues3c Ultramarine, Gray Paper (114 var), 3c Ultramarine, Gray Paper (114 var)3c Ultramarine, Gray Paper (114 var). Distinctive color and shade of paper, clear grill, tied by cork, "Brooklyn Ct. May 23" circular datestamp on fire insurance company corner card cover to Putnam Conn., minor edgewear, Fine, with 1990 P.F. certificate, ex Dr. Heimburger

750
250
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96
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 96, 1861-69 Issues10c Yellow (116), 10c Yellow (116)10c Yellow (116). Horizontal pair, tied by bold quartered cork cancels, "Chicago Ill. Mar. 1" circular datestamp on 1870 cover to Konigreich, Germany, red "Chicago Paid All Direct Mar. 3" backstamp, red boxed Bremen Franco datestamp, some slight wear and soiling, otherwise Fine use sent thru the Chicago exchange office

E. 300-400
160
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97
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 97, 1861-69 Issues12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Two, used with two 3c Ultramarine (114), tied by cork cancels, red "New York N.Y. Dec. 7" circular datestamp on 1869 Nautical Instruments corner card cover to London, England, red London circular datestamp, one 3c with corner crease at top right, cover with scuffs affecting London marking, some overall wear, still Fine and unusual franking

E. 300-400
275
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98
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 98, 1861-69 Issues12c Green (117), 12c Green (117)12c Green (117). Rich color, used with 6c Carmine (148), cancelled by circular cork, light strike of "Wilton N.H. Feb. 24" circular datestamp with date changed in manuscript on registered cover with printed address to Gilmantown N.H., barely reduced at left, Very Fine and attractive

E. 300-400
425
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99
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 99, 1861-69 Issues15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. I (118). Cancelled by quartered cork, matching "New Orleans La. May 26" (1869) duplex datestamp on gray cover to Rennes, France, red "New York Paid 3 Jun. 1" credit datestamp, red boxed "PD" handstamp, blue Cherbourg entry datestamp, Very Fine

1,800
350
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100
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 100, 1861-69 Issues15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Used with two 3c Ultramarine (114), tied by smudged grid cancels, "Highland O. May 20" (1870) circular datestamp on registered cover to England, red Crown & "Registered" handstamp, matching receiving circular datestamp, top flap reattached, Fine, an exceedingly rare example of the 6c treaty rate plus 15c registration fee prepaid with 1869 Pictorials, ex Rose, with 2014 P.F. certificate not mentioning the top flap

E. 300-400
800
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101
c
Sale Number 1182, Lot Number 101, 1861-69 Issues15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119), 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119)15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Two, tied by cork cancels, "Greencastle Pa. Dec. 23" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Berlin, Germany, red New York transit datestamp, sender's directive "Via England Closed Mail", red Verviers-Coeln transit datestamp, slightly reduced at right, Very Fine use sent via Prussian Closed Mail

E. 400-500
550
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