Sale 1201 — The Dr. William H. Johnson Collection of the U.S. 1890 Small Bank Note Issue

Sale Date — Tuesday, 21 May, 2019

Category — Territorial Uses

Cat./Est. Value
Sale 1201, Lot 2115, Territorial Uses2c Carmine (220). Tied by bold strike of segmented cork on legal-size cover originating in Alaska with "Treasury Department, Office of Special Agent, Port of St. Paul, Alaska" imprint, addressed to Mrs. Rhoda A. Barnes in Westerville O., bold "San Francisco Cal. Dec. 15, 1891" circular datestamp with "Ship 2" handstamp, minor edgewear and slightly reduced at left, stamp with slight soiling, still Very Fine and rare, the recipient's husband served in the Civil War and later as special Treasury Agent for Alaska

E. 500-750
Sale 1201, Lot 2116, Territorial Uses5c Chocolate (223). Two, used with two horizontal pairs and single of 2c Carmine (220), cancelled by targets, matching Alma N. Mex. Dec. 12, 1892" New Mexico Territory circular datestamp on registered cover to Dublin, Ireland, registry label and blue crayon tie stamps, New York and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, the Alma marking is reported to be unique and is unlisted

E. 300-400
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Sale 1201, Lot 2117, Territorial Uses2c Carmine (220). Four singles, two straight edge at right, tied by "Fort Sill Okla. Terr. Jul. 27, 1893" Oklahoma Territory circular datestamps on registered 5c Columbian entire (U350) to Sheffield, England, New York registry label, back of cover with two Post Office Seals (OX7) tied by purple "Received at New York P.O. (Reg. Div.) in bad condition" two-line handstamps, New York and receiving backstamps, minor edgewear, Very Fine, looks like the seals were used to reseal the cover and not for any real damage

E. 200-300
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