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Sale 1223 — U.S. Postal History and U.S. Gold Coins

Sale Date — Thursday-Friday, 4-5 June, 2020

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Category — 1844-45 Independent Mails

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8352
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8352, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Large even margins, light red cork cancel on March 1844 folded letter to Boston Mass., fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8353
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8353, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1), American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1)American Letter Mail Co., 5c Black (5L1). Horizontal pair, large margins to in at bottom, tied by red brush strokes on double-rate folded cover to Philadelphia Pa., Feb. 16, 1844 docketing on flap as well as more of the red ink used to cancel the stamp, vertical file fold creases the right stamp, appears Fine, a very rare use of a pair of the American Letter Mail Co. Small Eagle, our records contain just six Small Eagle pairs used on five covers and one front

E. 400-500
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8354
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8354, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Large margins to full, cancelled by manuscript "X" on Dec. 11, 1844 folded letter from Philadelphia to Boston, red "American Letter Mail Company, Office, No. 12 State Street, Boston" oval datestamp, stamp with small tear at right, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8355
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8355, 1844-45 Independent MailsAmerican Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2), American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2)American Letter Mail Co., (5c) Black on Gray (5L2). Horizontal pair, margins to just in, left stamp with pre-printing paperfolds, tied by bold penstroke on folded cover to Philadelphia, trivial edgewear, Very Fine, a rare pair of the Large Eagle on cover, the only used multiple larger than a pair is a strip of three, ex Dr. Morris, with 1998 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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8356
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8356, 1844-45 Independent MailsHale & Co., (5c) Light Blue (75L1), Hale & Co., (5c) Light Blue (75L1)Hale & Co., (5c) Light Blue (75L1). Cut to shape, tied by red "12" rate handstamp, red Hale & Co. New York office oval handstamp on 1844 folded letter to Boston, Very Fine, very rare tied by the 12c rate handstamp

E. 100-150
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8357
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8357, 1844-45 Independent MailsHale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2), Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2)Hale & Co., 5c Red on Bluish (75L2). Cut to shape, tiny tear at bottom, manuscript "T" initial and "X" cancel, slightly blurry strike of red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Northampton" oval handstamp on Feb. 8, 1845 folded letter to Boston, toned file folds (one thru stamp), otherwise Fine, very scarce, ex Golden, with 2000 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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8358
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8358, 1844-45 Independent MailsHale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5), Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5)Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5). Square margins which are large to just clear, beautiful bright shade, tied by one of two strikes of red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Courier & Enquirer Building, New York" oval handstamp on blue folded cover to Providence R.I., Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8359
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8359, 1844-45 Independent MailsHale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5), Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5)Hale & Co., 5c Blue, Street Address Omitted (75L5). Square margins which are full to clear, tied by red red Collect Box handstamp with red "Forwarded by Hale & Co. from Courier & Enquirer Building, New York" oval handstamp on greenish Apr. 22, 1845 folded letter to Philadelphia, file fold creases one corner of stamp, appears Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8360
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8360, 1844-45 Independent MailsLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Huge margins to large at top, slight oxidation as always, cancelled by manuscript "X" with additional ink smearing which ties the stamp to an Oct. 10, 1844 folded letter to Buffalo N.Y., slight toning along right edge not affecting the stamp, Extremely Fine stamp on an attractive cover, with 1949 A.P.S. and 2005 P.F. certificates, Scott value $1,000.00

E. 300-400
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8361
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8361, 1844-45 Independent MailsLetter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1), Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1)Letter Express (Wells), 5c Black on Pink Glazed (96L1). Vertical pair, huge margins, slight oxidation as always, tied by smear from manuscript "X" cancels on folded cover to Detroit, probably originated in Cleveland, top stamp tiny tear in extreme top left corner, sealed tear at right and file fold at bottom, appears Very Fine, a scarce use between two Midwestern cities, ex "Gordon N. John" and Stimmell, with 2011 P.F. certificate, Scott value $2,000.00

E. 400-500
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8362
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8362, 1844-45 Independent MailsPomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Black on Yellow (117L1), Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Black on Yellow (117L1)Pomeroy's Letter Express, 5c Black on Yellow (117L1). Large even margins, slight oxidation as usual, cancelled by strongly impressed red "Cd." cancel (ties thru paper) on folded cover to New York City, Aug. 7, 1844 docketing, one panel removed from lettersheet, Very Fine, ex Kuphal, with 1982 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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