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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

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

Category — Korea and Indochina

Cat./Est. Value
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1484, Korea and Indochina5c Yellow Brown (205), 5c Yellow Brown (205)5c Yellow Brown (205). Horizontal pair, used with 2c Green (213), tied by "New York D Feb. 29 12:30 PM" (1888) leap-year duplex cancels on American Society of Mechanical Engineers corner card cover to Chemulpo, Korea, purple oval "U.S.S. Palos Asiatic Station 28 Apr. 88" receiving datestamp, New York, San Francisco and Yokohama backstamps, Very Fine and extremely rare cover from the U.S. to Korea at the 12c Australian rate, accompanied by a history of the USS Palos

E. 750-1,000
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1485, Korea and Indochina1c Gray Blue (206), 1c Gray Blue (206)1c Gray Blue (206). Used with pair 2c Red Brown (210), tied by target cancels with "Lancaster Pa. Nov. 1" (1885) circular datestamp on cover to Seoul, Korea, manuscript directive via U.S. Consul in Nagasaki, Japan, Nagasaki circular datestamp (Dec. 14), New York, San Francisco, Yokohama, Nagasaki (on front) and Korea transit datestamps, 1c stamp with creases, still Very Fine and rare use to Korea

E. 400-500
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1486, Korea and Indochina5c Dark Blue (281), 5c Dark Blue (281)5c Dark Blue (281). Tied by "Basking Ridge N.J. May 15, 1899" duplex datestamp on cover to "Chiang Mai or Chiang Rai", Laos, bold strike of "Overland Postage Due A 5" after routing through Burma, "T 25" centimes deficiency handstamps, backstamped with Sea Postage, Moulmein and Raheng circular datestamps, small piece missing from back, stamp with wrinkles and creases, otherwise Fine, a rare destination for a 19th Century cover from the United States

E. 300-400
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 1487, Korea and Indochina5c Yellow Brown (205), 5c Yellow Brown (205)5c Yellow Brown (205). Horizontal pair, used with 1c Gray Blue (206) and 2c Red Brown (210), tied by "New York Nov. 30, '83" duplex datestamps on cover to Bangkok Siam (Thailand), red manuscript "40" centimes credit (8c), part strike of Singapore Paid double-circle datestamp, light edgewear, Fine, unusual non-UPU member destination during the Bank Note period

E. 300-400
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