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Sale 1196 — United States Postal History

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

Category — Ship Mail from 1800

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
524
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 524, Ship Mail from 18001802, Havana, Cuba to Philadelphia via New York, 1802, Havana, Cuba to Philadelphia via New York1802, Havana, Cuba to Philadelphia via New York. Red "New-York Apr. 2" (1802) oval datestamp clearly struck with red manuscript "Sh 27" ship-letter rate (double 12-1/2c rate for 90-150 miles plus 2c ship fee) on Mar. 8, 1802 folded letter from Havana to Philadelphia, Extremely Fine, scarce, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
0
525
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 525, Ship Mail from 18001803, Havana, Cuba to Portsmouth N.H. via New York, 1803, Havana, Cuba to Portsmouth N.H. via New York1803, Havana, Cuba to Portsmouth N.H. via New York. Red "New-York Jul. 27" (1803) oval datestamp clearly struck with red manuscript "Sh 42" ship-letter rate (double 20c rate for 300-500 miles plus 2c ship fee) on folded cover to Portsmouth N.H., sender's ship-name directive "p Schooner Marys, Captain Thompson", docketing indicates June 23, 1803 origin from James M. Henry (according to internet search, he was writing from Jamaica), Extremely Fine, scarce ship letter carried shortly after the outbreak of war between France and England, ex Hahn, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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526
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 526, Ship Mail from 18001807, London, England to Boston, 1807, London, England to Boston1807, London, England to Boston. Folded letter datelined "London 7th Jany. 1807" to Boston, sender's directive "pr Enterprise via New York" at lower left, red "New-York Mar. 9" circular datestamp and matching "SHIP" handstamp, red "36" rate, clear strike of "Daniel's Life Preserver in case of Shipwreck, Bathing & Wapping, A National Concern, Established 1806" handstamp on back, piece out of back where wax seal removed (does not affect handstamp), Very Fine and very unusual, Francis Columbine Daniel, a doctor from Wapping, invented a life preserver; on July 21, 1806, he arranged a demonstration with many people floating down the Thames wearing his preservers and engaging in all sorts of activities from playing musical instruments to loading and firing a rifle, an unusual early advertising marking

E. 200-300
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527
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 527, Ship Mail from 18001837, Havana, Cuba to Charleston S.C, 1837, Havana, Cuba to Charleston S.C1837, Havana, Cuba to Charleston S.C. "Charleston S.C. Jul. 22" (1837) red circular datestamp on folded letter from Havana, Cuba to Charlestown Mass., manuscript "Missent & ford" and with "supposed Massachusetts" at bottom, bold strike of "HABANA" straightline handstamp, manuscript "20-3/4" rate and re-rated to "27", Very Fine, very unusual use, sent from Cuba to New York where charged 2c ship fee plus 18-3/4c for inland distance between 150 and 400 miles, this was missent to Charleston and was later re-rated to 27c, this is the only reported example of an incoming American ship letter with a Cuban straightline town marking, ex Dr. Kouri

E. 500-750
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528
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 528, Ship Mail from 18001839, Guelph, Upper Canada to Cole-Orton, England via New York, 1839, Guelph, Upper Canada to Cole-Orton, England via New York1839, Guelph, Upper Canada to Cole-Orton, England via New York. Folded letter with dense text, cross-written in places and no dateline, "Guelph 20 May 1839" manuscript postmark, to Cole-Orton, England, red manuscript "Paid 25 Cents, Packet 12-1/2c" for freight money fee, 7p for Canadian internal postage, red "New-York May 25" circular datestamp, "LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER" backstamp, manuscript "2/10" due from recipient for 2 x 8p ship fee plus 2 x 9p inland fee, Very Fine, carried on the Dramatic line's Sheridan, one of three recorded freight money covers from Guelph, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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529
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 529, Ship Mail from 18001869, Dundas, Upper Canada to Kinross, Scotland via New York, 1869, Dundas, Upper Canada to Kinross, Scotland via New York1869, Dundas, Upper Canada to Kinross, Scotland via New York. Folded letter datelined May 20, 1839, red "Dundas" handstamp with manuscript "May 22/39" date at center, matching "PAID" handstamp, to Kinross, Scotland, red "New-York May 28" circular datestamp, red manuscript rates at top right including "AP 1/3" (for American Postage in currency=25c), "PP 7-1/2" (Packet Postage in currency, the 25c freight money fee) and "4-1/2" for Canadian postage, for a total fee of 2sh3p, manuscript "1/8" for postage due (incoming ship fee plus 12p inland fee to Kinross), fresh and Very Fine, carried on the Swallowtail line's George Washington, one of two recorded freight money covers from Dundas (other is same correspondence), ex Winter

E. 400-500
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530
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 530, Ship Mail from 18001839, Liverpool to Salem Mass, 1839, Liverpool to Salem Mass1839, Liverpool to Salem Mass. Part-printed folded letter datelined Aug. 30, 1839 to Salem Mass., from Baring Bros., sender's directive "pr British Queen" at upper left and carried on that steamer's second voyage to New York, red "New-York Ship Sep. 21" circular datestamp and matching "2ND DELIVERY" handstamp, manuscript "20-3/4" due (18-3/4c plus 2c ship fee), Very Fine, this was taken directly to the ship bag in London to avoid the ship letter rate, ex Winter

E. 500-750
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531
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 531, Ship Mail from 18001839, Auburn N.Y. to Sheffield, England, 1839, Auburn N.Y. to Sheffield, England1839, Auburn N.Y. to Sheffield, England. Folded cover with red "Auburn N.Y. Oct. 11" circular datestamp and matching "PAID" handstamp, red manuscript "18-3/4" rate which includes 12-1/2c freight money fee, to Sheffield, England, manuscript "N.Y. & Packet postage paid" at top, red "New-York Oct. 14" circular datestamp, carried on the Kermit line's Sheffield, neat "LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER" backstamp, "1/5" due marking for 8p incoming ship fee plus 9p inland fee to destination (straight distance is about 60 miles but post roads must have been just over 80 miles, resulting in the higher charge), small erosion spot at bottom, Very Fine, very scarce freight money use via sailing ship, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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532
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 532, Ship Mail from 18001840, Utica N.Y. to Kirk Patrick, Isle of Man, 1840, Utica N.Y. to Kirk Patrick, Isle of Man1840, Utica N.Y. to Kirk Patrick, Isle of Man. Folded letter datelined July 29, red "Utica N.Y. July 31" oval datestamp with matching elaborate "PAID" in scroll, to Kirk Patrick, Isle of Man, red "18-3/4" manuscript rate reflects similar marking in pencil at lower left, sender's designation "Ship" at top left does not specify any particular routing or vessel, neat "8" pence due marking and "LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER" backstamp, Very Fine and very unusual use to Isle of Man, the letter was prepaid solely for domestic postage to New York, it was left to the postmaster to determine which vessel would be best to send to this unusual destination (this also avoided sender having to pay the freight money fee), this was carried on the Blue Swallowtail line's Patrick Henry and was marked in Liverpool for the 8p due, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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533
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 533, Ship Mail from 18001840, Augusta Ga. to Greenock, Scotland, 1840, Augusta Ga. to Greenock, Scotland1840, Augusta Ga. to Greenock, Scotland. Folded letter datelined "Augusta 25 August 1840", red "Charleston S.C. Aug. 27" circular datestamp with matching "PAID" and two strikes of large red "25" handstamp (25c inland postage plus 25c freight money fee), to Greenock, Scotland, manuscript "President" sender's instructions, red "TOO LATE" handstamp applied in New York and sent on the Swallow Tail line's Roscoe, red "New-York Sep. 3" circular datestamp, neat "MISSENT TO GLASGOW" boxed handstamp, "LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER" and Glasgow boxed datestamp on top flap, "8" pence due from recipient, light vertical file fold, Very Fine, this letter and one other mailed the same day are the only two recorded examples of the Charleston "25" marking used to denote payment of freight money fees, the other was also missent to Glasgow, ex Winter

E. 1,000-1,500
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534
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 534, Ship Mail from 18001840, Liverpool to Albany N.Y, 1840, Liverpool to Albany N.Y1840, Liverpool to Albany N.Y. Folded letter datelined Aug. 29, 1840, large red "Ship Letter Liverpool 31 AU 1840" rimless circular datestamp, similar marking from London of Sep. 1, red "New-York Ship Sep. 17" circular datestamp, sender's directive "pr British Queen to New York" at top, red "8" credit for prepayment of outgoing ship letter fee, manuscript "14-1/2" due (12-1/2c plus 2c ship fee), fresh and Very Fine, attractive with the wide range of red markings, ex Winter

E. 300-400
160
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535
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 535, Ship Mail from 18001840, Auburn N.Y, 1840, Auburn N.Y1840, Auburn N.Y. to London, Steamer President. Folded letter datelined at Auburn on Oct. 21 to London, England, red "Utica N.Y. Oct. 25" oval datestamp, elaborate "PAID" scroll, red "New York Oct. 26" circular datestamp, manuscript "18-3/4" rate and "8" pence due, "LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER" and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, carried on the second return voyage of the President, which departed New York Nov. 2, she encountered strong gales after leaving New York and had to return to port on Nov. 9, she resumed her voyage on Nov. 11, the President was the largest ship in the world when she was commissioned in 1840 and was underpowered for her size, she was lost on her third eastbound voyage on March 11, 1841, ex Winter

E. 500-750
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536
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 536, Ship Mail from 1800, 1842, British Queen, Final Voyage under Belgian Ownership, Southampton to New York. Folded letter addressed to Roxbury Mass., originated at sea on August 7, 1842 approximately 350 miles from Boston en route to Holland, sender's directive "pr Deal Pilot, from St. Dover" and posted at pilot station of Walmer, England near Dover, red "London Paid Ship Letter 9 SP 1842" crown postmark and red crayon "8" pence prepaid ship letter rate, carried on the British Queen from Southampton on Sep. 11, arriving New York Sep. 28, red "New York Ship Sep 28" circular datestamp and blue manuscript "20-3/4" (150-400 miles rate plus 2c ship fee), Very Fine, scarce use with the notation of being handled by the pilot and carried on this steamer under Belgian ownership (only three trips were made, this is the latest), ex Winter, illustrated and discussed in recent article by John Barwis on mail handled by pilots (Chronicle 260, pp. 314-315)

E. 750-1,000
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537
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 537, Ship Mail from 18001848, Liverpool, England to City Point Va., 1848, Liverpool, England to City Point Va.1848, Liverpool, England to City Point Va.. Folded letter with red "Paid at Liverpool Jun. 10, 1848" octagonal datestamp to City Point Va., matching "1/-" shilling handstamp, large red "12" handstamp (10c plus 2c ship fee) applied in New York, minor edgewear, Very Fine and attractive, carried on the Cunarder Britannia to New York on the final voyage before the retaliatory rate period, New York ship markings appear on Cunard covers for only six months in 1848 and six weeks in early 1849 before treaty rates became effective, ex Winter

E. 400-500
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538
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 538, Ship Mail from 1800ca 1845-50, Pottsville Pa. to Hungary, ca 1845-50, Pottsville Pa. to Hungaryca 1845-50, Pottsville Pa. to Hungary. Red "Pottsville Pa. Aug. 27" circular datestamp with matching "PAID" and "5" handstamps re-rated 10c in manuscript on yellow European-size cover to Trencin, Hungary, sender's directive "p Haver de Grace, Vienne l'Austriche, Pressbourg", various rates and transit markings including Havre ship-letter arrival datestamp (Sep. 25), year dates not readable, some minor wear, otherwise Fine, rare use to the Kingdom of Hungary

E. 200-300
110
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539
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 539, Ship Mail from 18001851, Havana, Cuba to Quebec via New York, 1851, Havana, Cuba to Quebec via New York1851, Havana, Cuba to Quebec via New York. Aug. 7, 1851 folded letter from Drake Bros. in Matanzas to Thomas Casey in Quebec, Canada, entered mails at New York with bold "New-York 10 Cts Aug. 23" integral-rate circular datestamp, "U.States" arc handstamp, "6D" in circle Canadian due handstamp, red Montreal (Aug. 26) datestamp and Quebec (Aug. 27) backstamp, slight wear and wrinkling, Fine and scarce use, identical in routing to the famous pair of matching 12c 1851 bisect covers sold in our Wagshal sale, this stampless cover is somewhat less valuable, ex Dr. Kouri

E. 300-400
200
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540
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 540, Ship Mail from 18001852, New Orleans to Ghent, Belgium, 1852, New Orleans to Ghent, Belgium1852, New Orleans to Ghent, Belgium. Blue folded printed market report from A. & M. Heine Co. of July 9, 1852, to Ghent, Belgium, red "New Orleans La. Jul. 13" circular datestamp with matching "PAID/4" handstamp, red "2" handstamp applied in New York for credit to G.B., manuscript "1" pence debit to Belgium, red Ostend accountancy handstamp struck but not filled out, fresh and Very Fine, carried on the Collins line's Atlantic, under the 1848 treaty newspapers could be sent to the continent via England for 4c, unsealed circulars also were covered under this rate, in April 1853 the rate was reduced to 2c, this is the only recorded stampless circular sent at this rate to Belgium (one is also known with a stamp), ex Winter

E. 1,500-2,000
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541
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 541, Ship Mail from 18001852, Frankfurt, Germany to Ebenezer N.Y, 1852, Frankfurt, Germany to Ebenezer N.Y1852, Frankfurt, Germany to Ebenezer N.Y. Folded cover with red "Frankfurt 12 Jul. 1852" double-circle datestamp and matching "P" in circle handstamp to Ebenezer N.Y., red "53/9" at lower left for 62kr prepaid to the U.S. border, red "1/6" credit to G.B., London transit, "New-York 5cts Jul. 29" integral-rate circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, carried on the Cunarder Europa, ex Winter

E. 200-300
110
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542
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 542, Ship Mail from 18001853, New Creek Depot Virginia to Wurttemberg, Germany, 1853, New Creek Depot Virginia to Wurttemberg, Germany1853, New Creek Depot Virginia to Wurttemberg, Germany. Blue folded letter datelined "Va. Hampshire County 22/11/53" and addressed to Tubingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, manuscript "From New Creek Depot Nov 22" at right, "N. York Brem. Pk. 5 Nov. 29" 5c debit datestamp, red "24/9 Kr. America Uber Bremen" handstamp, blue "33" (kr) due, an additional 2kr added for local delivery fee to destination (the town had no post office), Very Fine, carried on the W. A. Fritze & Co's. Hansa, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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543
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 543, Ship Mail from 18001855, Havana, Cuba to New York, 1855, Havana, Cuba to New York1855, Havana, Cuba to New York. Clear strike of "N. York Steamship" dateless circular handstamp with manuscript "60" rate on folded cover from Havana to New York, docketed with Dec. 14, 1855 origin date, Very Fine, unusual multiple rate, ex Dr. Kouri

E. 200-300
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544
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 544, Ship Mail from 18001856, New York to Bordeaux, France, 1856, New York to Bordeaux, France1856, New York to Bordeaux, France. Red "New-York Am. Pkt. Feb. 16" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Bordeaux, France, sender's directive "pr Quaker City" and carried on that Collins Line vessel, pencil "21" British Open Mail rate by American Packet, Calais arrival datestamp, "8" decimes due handstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, Collins chartered the Quaker City for only one round trip voyage after the loss of the Pacific, ex Winter

E. 200-300
225
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545
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 545, Ship Mail from 18001857, New York to London, England, 1857, New York to London, England1857, New York to London, England. Red "New York Am. Pkt. 3 Jun. 13" credit datestamp on cover to London, England, pencil "24" at upper right, clear strike of London receiving datestamp (Jun. 27), fresh and Very Fine, carried on the Ariel on the first trip of any Vanderbilt Line ship to carry the contract mails, their contract replaced that of the Ocean Line, which did not survive after losing the mail contract, ex Winter

E. 200-300
110
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546
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 546, Ship Mail from 18001857, Newark Valley N.Y. to Lausanne, Switzerland, 1857, Newark Valley N.Y. to Lausanne, Switzerland1857, Newark Valley N.Y. to Lausanne, Switzerland. Red "Newark Valley N.Y. Sep. 1" (1857) circular datestamp and matching "5" and "PAID" handstamps on blue folded letter to Lausanne, Switzerland, red "New-York Br. Pkt. Sep. 2" circular datestamp, bold "GB/1F60c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, Calais transit datestamp, London, Paris and receiving backstamps, red crayon "95" (rappens) due, light horizontal file fold, Very Fine, unusual routing, this was prepaid 5c for British Open Mail by British Packet (carried on the Cunarder Arabia), after the U.S.-French treaty went into effect on April 1, 1857 most mail to Switzerland was sent at the 21c French Treaty rate -- the 5c British and 21c American Packet rates were allowed but discouraged and are scarce, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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547
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 547, Ship Mail from 18001860, Philadelphia to Boeblingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, 1860, Philadelphia to Boeblingen, Wurttemberg, Germany1860, Philadelphia to Boeblingen, Wurttemberg, Germany. "Philadelphia Pa. Jan. 19, 1860" octagonal datestamp on blue folded letter from the Wurttemberg Consulate to Boeblingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, "N. York Brem. Pk. 3 Jan. 21" debit datestamp, large blue "Amerika uber Bremen 22" in double-circle handstamp,"15" at top left reflects the old rate in kreuzers of a few months prior, blue "22" kreuzers due reflects rate in marking applied in Bremen, light vertical file fold, Very Fine, a very unusual marking, carried on the NGL's New York, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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548
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 548, Ship Mail from 18001863, Buenos Aires, Argentina to Salem Mass, 1863, Buenos Aires, Argentina to Salem Mass1863, Buenos Aires, Argentina to Salem Mass. "Buenos Ayres SP 2, 1863" and red "London EC NO 4 63" backstamps on blue folded letter to Salem Mass., sender's directive "Via Southampton", bold "24 Cents", "45" and "U.S. Notes 63" due handstamps, "New-York Am. Pkt. Nov. 17" circular datestamp, light vertical file fold, Very Fine and attractive, carried on the Royal Mail line's Magdalena then by Inman line's City of London to New York, sent unpaid so G.B. was owed 24c, the recipient could pay either 45c in coins or 63c in greenbacks, ex Winter

E. 300-400
160
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549
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 549, Ship Mail from 18001866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda, 1866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda1866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda. Folded letter datelined Santiago de Cuba 19 May 1866" addressed to Lanman & Kemp in New York, sender's directive "pr Fah Kee" at upper left, neat "Steamship 10" in circle handstamp, sender's company datestamp at lower left, fresh and Extremely Fine, the Fah Kee arrived New York May 27, ex Feldman, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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550
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 550, Ship Mail from 18001866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda, 1866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda1866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda. Folded letter to Lanman & Kemp in New York with "U.S. Mail Steamship FAH KEE, Feb. 17, 1866, St. Jago" shield-style datestamp on top flap, neat "Steamship 10" in circle" handstamp, light vertical file fold does not affect any markings, Very Fine, the Fah Kee was built in 1862 and was intended for the Chinese service, it was requisitioned by the U.S. Navy and sold after the war, the new owner contracted with Waydell & Co. to run a regular packet service, she was sold in 1868, ex Feldman, with 2014 P.F. certificate

E. 500-750
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551
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 551, Ship Mail from 18001867, Amsterdam, Holland to New York, 1867, Amsterdam, Holland to New York1867, Amsterdam, Holland to New York. Red "Amsterdam 2 Feb. 67" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, bold "6 Cents" due marking applied by G.B., neat "N.Y. Am. Pkt. 27 or U.S. Notes 36 Feb. 21" depreciated currency circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, very unusual, sent by British Open Mail by the special fully paid (prepayment optional) rate, which was available for only 18 months before the U.S.-Dutch postal treaty, only two examples are known paying this rate, carried on the HAPAG line's Allemania, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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552
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 552, Ship Mail from 18001874, Havana, Cuba to Rotterdam via New York, 1874, Havana, Cuba to Rotterdam via New York1874, Havana, Cuba to Rotterdam via New York. Blue folded letter datelined "Havana 11 April 1874" to Rotterdam, Netherlands, "New York Br. Transit Apr. 16" circular datestamp, bold "7" cents due handstamp struck in New York, blue crayon "45" Dutch cents due from recipient consists of 20c for transit fee from Cuba to New York and 25c for U.S.-Netherlands treaty rate (unpaid letter fine not applied on letters from foreign countries thru U.S.), Very Fine and unusual, carried on the City of New York from Havana to New York then on the HAPAG line's Holsatia, ex Winter

E. 200-300
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553
c
Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 553, Ship Mail from 1800Stampless Transatlantic Covers, 1820s-60s, Stampless Transatlantic Covers, 1820s-60sStampless Transatlantic Covers, 1820s-60s. 28 covers on album or exhibit pages, wonderful range of uses, markings and rates, just a few highlights include London to Niagara Falls Canada via New York, uses to France with Anglo-French accountancy handstamps, forwarder's handstamps, one with neat "Printed Report" oval handstamp, Geneva origination straightline, boxed Belgium accountancy handstamp, and many others, 11 are on Richard Winter's original exhibit pages with detailed write ups, condition is nice throughout, Very Fine and desirable group worth review in the linked PDF

E. 2,000-3,000
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554
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Sale Number 1196, Lot Number 554, Ship Mail from 1800New York Steam Ship Markings on Mail from Cuba, New York Steam Ship Markings on Mail from CubaNew York Steam Ship Markings on Mail from Cuba. Five folded covers (four with letters), including Jan. 1849 to Portland Me. on first return trip of USMSC Falcon with red "STEAM/SHIP" and matching "12-1/2" in circle rate handstamps (scarce in red, illustrated in Wierenga book, p. 45), Nov. 1849 to Portland carried on Ohio with red "New-York Ship Dec. 9" circular datestamp and matching "12-1/2" in circle (also scarce) -- these two make a beautiful matched pair -- also green folded letter in French datelined Havana, Oct. 19, 1850, to Paris, France, bold 'STEAM/SHIP" two-line handstamp and "12-1/2" in circle rate handstamp applied at New York, Very Fine group ideally suited for exhibition, ex Dr. Kouri

E. 500-750
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555
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U.S.-Great Britain Non-Contract Steamship Mail, 1868-76. 21 stampless covers on exhibit pages with comprehensive explanation of routes and rates, most are from Lanman & Kemp correspondence to New York, several different markings represented and sent on several different lines, fresh and Very Fine group, ex Winter

E. 300-400
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556
c
U.S.-French Mail -- Depreciated Currency Markings, 1863-74. 32 stampless and two stamped covers on either full or part exhibit page with full description of rate and route information, includes 1865 use from Smyrna, Turkey to New York, 1865 use from Rome to Milwaukee, 1874 use from Brazil to New York, several from Argentina to New York via either Bordeaux or the French Line K, several other interesting, nice range of markings with different ratios of depreciated currency, overall fresh and Very Fine, an excellent study, ex Winter

E. 1,500-2,000
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