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Sale 1215 — United States Postal History and Confederate States

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 17-18 December, 2019

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Category — 5c-10c 1847 Issue: Foreign Destinations

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
2214
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2214, 5c-10c 1847 Issue: Foreign Destinations5c Red Brown (1), 5c Red Brown (1)5c Red Brown (1). Full to large margins, bright shade, tied by two strikes of red grid cancel, matching "New Orleans La. Apr. 20" (1850) circular datestamp and "PAID/5" handstamp on folded printed circular to Marseilles, France, red London transit datestamp (May 14), Calais transit datestamp (May 15), bold oily strike of red "COLONIES/&c ART.13" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, "15" decimes due handstamp, Marseilles receiving backstamp, small tear at top of fold at center

VERY FINE. AN ATTRACTIVE AND SCARCE USE OF THE 5-CENT 1847 ISSUE ON COVER TO FRANCE.

This was carried on the Cunarder America, which departed Boston on May 1, 1850, and arrived at Liverpool on May 13.

Ex Rust, Boker and Gross. With 1989 P.F. certificate

E. 2,000-3,000
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2215
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2215, 5c-10c 1847 Issue: Foreign Destinations10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Attractive shade, couple of small breaks in frameline at left, full margins to clear, tied by red grid cancel, matching "Boston 10cts. 10 Jun." (1850) integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Montreal, Canada, manuscript "Paid to the lines" and with manuscript "4-1/2" (pence) due, receiving backstamp, gently cleaned and recent certificate notes stamp with vertical crease at right which is all but imperceptible, appears Fine, ex Card and Wagshal, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
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2216
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2216, 5c-10c 1847 Issue: Foreign Destinations10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three large margins including part of adjoining stamp at left, clear to just in at bottom, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York May 9" (1850) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to St. Catharines, Canada West, manuscript "4-1/2" due marking, Queenston transit, vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine

E. 1,000-1,500
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2217
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2217, 5c-10c 1847 Issue: Foreign Destinations10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Three ample to large margins, slightly in at bottom, tied by black grid cancel on 1851 blue folded cover to Coburg, Canada, red two-line "STEAM/BOAT" handstamp (Hudson River Mail, would have been struck at Albany), "U. States" in arc handstamp, backstamped Coburg and redirected to Port Hope on May 18, receiving backstamp of the same day, minor aging spots and horizontal file fold through "Steam" handstamp, Fine and attractive use to Canada

E. 750-1,000
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2218
c
Sale Number 1215, Lot Number 2218, 5c-10c 1847 Issue: Foreign Destinations10c Black (2), 10c Black (2)10c Black (2). Large margins to clear, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York Feb. 18" (1848) circular datestamp on gray folded cover to Coburg, Canada West, red "Queenston Feb. 21, 1848" transit datestamp, cover with few edge tears and slight soiling, still Fine and scarce use

E. 500-750
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