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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 — 1851-56 Issue

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8132
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8132, 1851-56 Issue1c Blue, Ty. II (7), 1c Blue, Ty. II (7)1c Blue, Ty. II (7). Two covers bearing strips of three, first vertical strip tied by red grid cancels with "Portland Me. Aug. 9" (1857) circular datestamp on folded letter to Brunswick Me., light file fold affects top stamp, appears Very Fine, second with horizontal strip tied by indistinct circular datestamp on buff cover to Sterling Mass., strip with some puckering from application and cover with corner nicks, otherwise Fine

E. 200-300
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8133
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8133, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Three full margins, slightly in at bottom, bright shade, tied by green "Lancaster Pa. Sep. 28" circular datestamp on buff cover to Philadelphia with Geo. M. Steinman hardware dealer's cameo corner card with illustration of stove and anvil, Extremely Fine, a lovely combination of corner card and green cancel, ex Senchuk

E. 200-300
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8134
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8134, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to just in at right and bottom with part of adjoining stamp at top, tied by "New-York Jun. 6" circular datestamp on buff blue Mackerel and Dry Fish Dealer's illustrated cameo cover to Deansville N.Y., stamp with internal tear at left center of no consequence, Very Fine, a very unusual design especially with the embossing, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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8135
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8135, 1851-56 Issue3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A), 3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A)3c Orange Brown, Ty. II (10A). Two, plating notations 17R0 and 7R0, cancelled by small "Paid" in grid and right stamp tied by red "Boston 8 Jan. 6cts." integral-rate circular datestamp, on buff cover with Bain's Eastern Telegraph with 76 State Street (Boston) address, to San Francisco, some mended tears not affecting stamps, Very Fine appearance, an outstanding and rare combination of 3c 1851 Orange Brown stamps on a transcontinental telegraph cover, paying the 6c over-3,000 miles rate, ASCC No. 73, ex Born

E. 200-300
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8136
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8136, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margin at left to clear to just in other sides, tied by well-struck "RINGVILLE MASS." straightline datestamp on cover to Manchester N.H., Very Fine strike of this straightline town marking on a 3c 1851

E. 200-300
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8137
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8137, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Light pre-use creases, tied by "Minneapolis M.T. Jun. 16" territorial circular datestamp on buff cover with Morse's American Telegraph, N. York, & Western Line (New York, Albany and Buffalo Telegraph Company) imprint to New York City, slight soiling, Fine and attractive telegraph cover used from Minnesota Territory, which existed only from 1849 to 1858, ASCC No. 155 var., ex Born

E. 150-200
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8138
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8138, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Full margins to in, tied by "Manchester N.H. May 20, 1857" circular datestamp on patent envelope with 14 holes on back to Tunbridge Vt., very unusual, accompanied by Chronicle article from the Cover Corner section showing another similar with hypothesis as to their meaning

E. 200-300
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8139
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8139, 1851-56 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Margins to barely in, tied by choice strike of blue Outlined "3" and "Paid" in circle handstamp, matching "Clappville Mass. Oct. 23" circular datestamp on buff cover to Worcester Mass., Very Fine and rare, ex Dr. Amonette

E. 300-400
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8140
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8140, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to just touched at bottom left, tied by well-struck Geometric fancy cancel and "PAID" handstamp on buff cover to Greenland N.H., red "Salem Ms. 3cts. 5 Apr." integral-rate circular datestamp, minor edgewear, Very Fine, attractive cover with an unusual cancel

E. 300-400
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8141
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8141, 1851-56 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. I (11). Margins clear to just touching, indistinct cancel, bold strike of "Adamsville Mich. June 13" semi-circular handstamp with day in manuscript, on cover to Ashton Wis., Very Fine and extremely rare, the listing example in Simpson-Alexander and illustrated on p. 27 (Rarity 10), ex Wagshal, with 1992 P.F. certificate calling the shade Red Brown

E. 300-400
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8142
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8142, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to just in, tied by red Waving Flag in Circle fancy cancel, matching "Newark Valley N.Y. Oct. 7" circular datestamp on cover to Waverly N.Y., some slight overall soiling, Very Fine strike of this exceedingly rare fancy cancel, ex Senchuk

E. 750-1,000
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8143
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8143, 1851-56 Issue3c Claret, Ty. I (11), 3c Claret, Ty. I (11)3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Two full margins, other sides touched to slightly in, tied by red Flag in Circle fancy cancel, matching "Newark Valley N.Y. Feb. 26" circular datestamp on brown cover to Killaway N.Y., 1857 enclosure, very minor wear, otherwise Very Fine, rare example of the 1851 Issue with a pictorial fancy cancel, ex Sheriff and Dr. Martin

E. 400-500
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8144
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8144, 1851-56 Issue3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to in, tied by well-struck Cross fancy cancel on buff cover to Buchannan Carroll & Co. in New Orleans, neat "Canton Mi. Jan. 16" circular datestamp, usual small filing holes, Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, with 2003 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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8145
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8145, 1851-56 Issue3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to slightly in, tied by fantastic strike of large Negative Star fancy cancel on orange buff cover to Groton Centre Mass., neat "Worcester Mass. May 31" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, ex Dr. Amonette

E. 300-400
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8146
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8146, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large margins to just touched, used with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) and 12c Black (36), all three stamps slightly overlapping and tied by magenta grids, bold black "Hartford Ct. Mar. 26, 1859" circular datestamp on large part of 1859 printed "Election Returns, 1859" cover to Bethlem Conn., somewhat reduced at left, piece out at bottom right of cover and some other edge wear, Very Fine, an exceedingly rare and late use of the 5c 1856 imperforate issue, our extensive census records of the 5c 1856 Issue contain more than 350 covers, of these, ten originate in the state of Connecticut, a total of four of these ten were used on election returns in 1859, each in combination with the perforated issue, with 2001 P.F. certificate

E. 400-500
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8147
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8147, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Large to huge margins showing traces of two adjoining stamps, used with 10c Green, Ty. II (14) and 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 5c small repaired nick in left margin, 10c small repaired nick in bottom margin, tied by "Mineral Point Wis. Sep. 4" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Philadelphia Pa., sender's notation "3 Deeds", backflaps reattached, Very Fine appearance, domestic uses of the 5c 1856 are uncommon, and only a few covers are known with multiple-stamp combinations such as this, ex Caspary and Mayer

E. 750-1,000
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8148
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8148, 1851-56 Issue5c Red Brown (12), 5c Red Brown (12)5c Red Brown (12). Vertical pair and single, irregular margins including part of four adjoining stamps but cut in on other sides, tied by "New Orleans La. Jun. 7" circular datestamps on cover to Navarrenx, France, red "Boston Paid 12 Jun. 17" credit datestamp, 1857 French transit, "8" decimes due marking, some slight wear, about Fine, ex "Patrick Henry" and "Lake Shore"

E. 500-750
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8149
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8149, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. II (14), 10c Green, Ty. II (14)10c Green, Ty. II (14). Large margins to full, A relief position which shows the complete oval at top left, but a broken oval at top right (Ty. II and Ty. III characteristics), tied by "New Orleans La. Feb. ?" (1857) circular datestamp, red "New York Br. Pkt. Feb. 18" exchange office datestamp on blue folded letter to Paris, France, sender's directive "Africa" and carried by that Cunarder, arriving Liverpool Mar. 2, "GB/1F60C" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, French entry double-circle datestamp and "16" decimes due, Very Fine double-rate "Three Months" period use with all markings beautifully struck, with 1978 and 2016 P.F. certificates

E. 750-1,000
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8150
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8150, 1851-56 Issue10c Green, Ty. III (15), 10c Green, Ty. III (15)10c Green, Ty. III (15). Ample to large margins, tied by grid cancels, red "Charlestown Mass. Paid Nov. 10" (1857) circular datestamp on cover to Demerara, British Guiana, manuscript "4" rate, St. Thomas (Dec. 16) and Demerara (Dec. 23) backstamps, minor edgewear, Very Fine, rare destination for the 10c 1855 Issue

E. 750-1,000
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8151
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8151, 1851-56 Issue12c Black (17), 12c Black (17)12c Black (17). Large margins to barely touched at lower right, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), both tied by "New Orleans La. Apr. 8" circular datestamp on 1857 folded cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid 6 Apr. 18" credit datestamp, large red boxed "P.D." handstamp, French arrival datestamp, Paris receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, a lovely 15c treaty-rate cover sent by American Packet, carried on the Ocean Line steamer Washington, departed New York Apr. 18 and arrived Southampton May 3, this was the third-to-last Ocean Line sailing, ex Walske

E. 400-500
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