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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Monday-Wednesday, 11-13 March, 2019

Category — Holland (The Netherlands)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1336
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1336, Holland (The Netherlands)5c Brown Yellow (67a), 5c Brown Yellow (67a)5c Brown Yellow (67a). Bright shade, tied by red grid cancel, matching "New York Am. Pkt. Dec. 19" (1861) circular datestamp on folded letter to Schiedam, Holland, red London and receiving backstamps, manuscript rate crossed out and changed, vertical file folds with some separations do not affect stamp, Very Fine, scarce use of 5c Brown Yellow to Holland, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
250
1337
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1337, Holland (The Netherlands)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Faint grill, tied by red circle of wedges foreign mail cancel with matching "Baltimore Md. Nov. 17" (1868) circular datestamp, red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Nov. 18" circular datestamp on cover to Amsterdam, Holland, manuscript "Pr. Java" and carried on that Cunarder from New York on Nov. 18, arriving Queenstown Nov. 27. red receiving backstamp (Nov. 29), couple small toned spots at top right, one just touches corner of stamp, still Very Fine, scarce and very attractive use of the Baltimore red foreign mail cancel on a 15c F Grill cover to Holland, paying the 15c Closed Mail rate

E. 500-750
450
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1338
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1338, Holland (The Netherlands)15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Tied by red quartered cork foreign mail cancel with matching "Baltimore Md. May 31" (1869) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Amsterdam, Holland, red New York transit datestamp, sender's name in oval handstamp crossed out in pen, red receiving backstamp, Very Fine, scarce and very attractive use of the Baltimore red foreign mail cancel on 15c F Grill cover to Holland, paying the 15c Closed Mail rate

E. 500-750
250
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1339
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1339, Holland (The Netherlands)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by red "Balt. Paid All Oct. 7" (1869) foreign mail circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Rotterdam, Holland, clear strike of "SHORT PAID" handstamp, manuscript rates including blue crayon "2" indicating double weight, sender's directive "Per Union from N.Y. Oct. 7" at top and carried on that NGL line steamer, arriving Southampton Oct. 18, receiving backstamp (Oct. 20), stamp with some minor gum soaked perfs not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, this is the only recorded Baltimore foreign mail cover with the "Paid All" circular datestamp, which proved to be incorrect as the proper payment for the double rate should have been 8c, this was marked as short paid and charged 15c Dutch for postage due, with 1997 P.S.E. certificate

E. 1,000-1,500
1,100
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1340
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1340, Holland (The Netherlands)6c Ultramarine (115), 6c Ultramarine (115)6c Ultramarine (115). Tied by red segmented cork foreign mail cancel and matching "Baltimore Md. Nov. 2" (1869) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Rotterdam, Holland, clear strike of "SHORT PAID" handstamp, manuscript rates including blue crayon "2" indicating double weight, sender's directive "Per Scotia" at upper left and carried on that Cunarder, arriving Queenstown Nov. 13, receiving backstamp (Nov. 14), stamp also tied by indistinct boxed handstamp, Very Fine, the correct payment for the double rate should have been 8c, this was charged 15c Dutch for postage due, this is similar to the cover offered in lot 1339, which was sent the previous month, in this case Baltimore did not use the "Paid All" marking, ex Dr. Heimburger

E. 1,000-1,500
900
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