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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 — 1861-68 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8173
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8173, 1861-68 Issues10c Dark Green, First Design (62B), 10c Dark Green, First Design (62B)10c Dark Green, First Design (62B). Deep rich color, used with 10c Green (68) and 1c Blue (63), tied by red grid cancels, red "New York Am. Pkt. Nov. 2" (1861) circular datestamp on folded letter to Amsterdam, Netherlands, sender's route directive "Via Liverpool" at lower left, red London (Nov. 19) and receiving (Nov. 21) backstamps, manuscript rates, part of address scratched out and expertly restored

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE FRANKING WITH THE 10-CENT FIRST DESIGN, SCOTT 62B, AND 10-CENT 1861 ISSUE, SCOTT 68, ON A COVER TO AMSTERDAM. THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED SUCH FRANKING TO THIS DESTINATION.

Ex Knapp.

E. 2,000-3,000
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8174
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8174, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Uncancelled, faulty at upper right, used on cover to Liverpool, England and forwarded to Paris, France, neat strike of "N. York Am. Pkt. 21 Mar 8" debit datestamp, 1sh postage due paid by Brown Shipley & Co., who added forwarding postage paid by wing-margin horizontal pair of Great Britain 4p Victoria stamps tied by "Liverpool 22 MR 62" circular datestamp and "466" ovals, forwarder's oval handstamp, French transits, cover slightly reduced at right, still Very Fine and rare use, the 1c stamp was probably intended to pay the carrier fee to the N.Y. post office, ex Bailar

E. 300-400
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8175
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8175, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Brilliant color, tied by "Worcester Mass. Oct. 28" circular datestamp on locally addressed cover with overall gray lithographed Probate Court illustrated design, the corner card depicts blind Lady Justice, pristine and Extremely Fine

E. 300-400
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8176
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8176, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue (63), 1c Blue (63)1c Blue (63). Centered to bottom, tied by small quartered cork cancel with "Yonkers N.Y. ? 28" circular datestamp on "The Statesman" newspaper overall advertising cover addressed locally, fresh and Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8177
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8177, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue, 3c Rose, Cover Balance (63, 65), 1c Blue, 3c Rose, Cover Balance (63, 65)1c Blue, 3c Rose, Cover Balance (63, 65). 16 covers, each bearing either a single No. 63, a combination with No. 65 and one with a single No. 65, nice range of uses including an overall illustrated "Union" and Liberty Patriotic design, one with 10c total postage from California, New York & New Haven Railroad, mourning, circulars, a few 1c used on 1c entires, others, a few small flaws may be found but overall Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 750-1,000
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8178
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8178, 1861-68 Issues3c Pink (64), 3c Pink (64)3c Pink (64). Tied by "Saint Louis Mo. Oct. 17" circular datestamp on buff cover with Barnum's Saint Louis Hotel blue cameo corner card to Chicago, fresh and Very Fine, with 1975 and 2015 P.F. certificates, Scott value on cover with no premium for the advertising $775.00

E. 150-200
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8179
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8179, 1861-68 Issues3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a), 3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a)3c Pigeon Blood Pink (64a). Color that appears to us to be bright, and with the bluish cast seen on this shade, but called "slightly faded" on most recent certificate, tied by "New-York Sep. 25, 1861" circular datestamp on cover with printed return address to Dubuque Iowa, Very Fine appearance, with clear 1995 P.F. certificate, with 2020 P.F. certificate confirming the stamp is Pigeon Blood Pink but with the comment on the color fading, Scott value on cover $5,000.00

E. 500-750
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8180
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8180, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by fancy 4-point Star in Circle cancel and "New-York Nov. 23, 1862" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Boston with Western Hotel green embossed cameo corner card, stamp with tiny tear and pulled perf at top, Very Fine appearance

E. 100-150
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8181
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8181, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Four singles, tied by four heavy strikes of "U.S." in circle fancy cancel, "Augusta Ga. Sep. 18" circular datestamp on Sherman, Jessup & Co. Saddlery and Leather Goods red illustrated cameo corner card cover to Newark N.J., backstamp from same company as corner card, minor edge and corner wear, otherwise Fine, ex Kramer

E. 100-150
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8182
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8182, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Bright color, tied by large segmented cork cancel, "New-York Jun. 13, 1863" circular datestamp on American Agriculturist illustrated advertising cover to Poquetannock Conn., with original enclosure which is also illustrated, few corner flaws, still Very Fine, a beautiful design

E. 150-200
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8183
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8183, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Two, tied by target cancel and "New-York 24 Mar." double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Newport R.I., with light purple bible scene all-over design depicting family and child reading with sheep in setting overlooking water, inside front also with long printed verse titled "Respectable Witnesses to/The Value of the Bible", barely reduced at top, Very Fine, biblical-theme illustrated covers are rare, ex Jarrett

E. 150-200
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8184
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8184, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Tied by perfect strike of "Harrisburgh Pa. Apr. 19" circular datestamp with fancy square ornament on cover to Philadelphia, cover with small repaired corner at top left not affecting stamp or any markings, Very Fine strike of this rare and unusual postmark, with 2010 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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8185
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8185, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Two covers, each with single 3c Rose tied by bold strike of large "W" fancy cancel (Rohloff K-17) and Waterbury double-circle datestamp, June 30 and July 12, 1866 respectively, both addressed to Canaan Conn., fresh and Very Fine, a lovely pair of Waterbury fancy cancels on covers mailed to the same recipient 12 days apart, with 2014 P.F. certificates

E. 500-750
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8186
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8186, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Socked-on-the-nose cogwheel cancel, matching "San Francisco Cal. Jan. 28, 1864" double-circle datestamp on cover to Virden Ill. originating in mining camp in British Columbia with British Columbia & Vancouver Island, 1860, 2-1/2p Dull Rose (2) tied by "Paid" oval handstamp, struck again to the left, pencil note indicates letter was dated Dec. 6, 1863 (no longer present), red crayon "10" representing U.S. postage paid at origin but overpaid since the rate was lowered to 3c in July 1863 (U.S. 3c stamp applied by GPO in British Columbia correctly prepays rate), "General Post Office, British Columbia, 20 Jan. 1864" double-circle datestamp on back, certificate notes 2-1/2p has small toned spot and small vertical crease at bottom, as well as light cover soiling, Very Fine, extremely rare mixed franking, ex Wilkinson, Walske and "New Helvetia", with 2004 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
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8187
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8187, 1861-68 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Two, used with 3c Rose (65), tied by target cancels, "Fulton Ill. Jul. 16" (1867) circular datestamp on buff cover to Westernieland, Holland, light strike of New York Am. Packet circular datestamp and crayon "5" cents credit, red London Paid transit datestamp, Dutch receiving backstamp, stamps with some margin flaws from placement at edge of cover, Fine appearing and scarce use to Holland paying the 27c rate for British Mail via England, ex Gliedman

E. 300-400
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8188
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8188, 1861-68 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Used with 1c Blue and 15c Black (63, 69), tied by target cancels and "Newport R.I. Jan. 8, 1866" double-circle datestamp on cover to Leipzig, Saxony, Germany, sender's directive "Via Prussian Closed Mail", red "New York Paid All Br. Transit Jan. 8" datestamp also tying stamps, blue "Verviers Coeln" and receiving backstamps, slightly reduced at left and some minor edgewear, Fine and colorful franking, the Prussian Closed Mail route was closed as of Jan. 1, 1868, so this was sent by North German Union Closed Mail and thus overpaid by 13c, ex Vogel and Gliedman

E. 150-200
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8189
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8189, 1861-68 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Tied by blue negative "T" in circle and matching "Toledo O. Nov. 16" (1868) circular datestamp on small cover to U.S.S. Swatara in care of B. F. Stevens in London, England, red "New York Paid All Nov. 1?" transit datestamp, red London receiving datestamp, red "United States Despatch Agent, B.F. Stevens, London Nov. 30" oval datestamp, minor corner wear, Very Fine, a wonderful combination of the fancy Toledo Negative "T" on a cover forwarded by the U.S. Despatch Agent in London, ex Gliedman

E. 200-300
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8190
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8190, 1861-68 Issues12c Black (69), 12c Black (69)12c Black (69). Two singles, tied by light strike of Illinois circular datestamp on buff 1865 cover to Livorno, Italy, magenta manuscript "18" credit, transit and receiving backstamps, red boxed "PD" handstamp, right stamp light corner crease at top right, some slight wear, still Very Fine use overpaying the 21c French Mail rate, ex Vogel

E. 150-200
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8191
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8191, 1861-68 Issues24c Red Lilac (70), 24c Red Lilac (70)24c Red Lilac (70). Rich color, well-balanced margins, tied by partly clear strike of "Andes N.Y. Jun. 2" (1865) circular datestamp, manuscript "21" in the device probably to correct date error, on buff First National Bank of Andes corner card cover to London, England, red "New York Am. Pkt. 3 Jun. 24" credit datestamp, London receiving datestamp front and back (July 5), fresh and Extremely Fine, a choice stamp on a pristine bank corner card cover to England

E. 500-750
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8192
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8192, 1861-68 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Cancelled by clearly struck blue "Baltimore Md. Jul. 21 '65" double-circle datestamp before use on this cover, tied by red "New York Paid 18 Dec. ?" (1866) credit datestamp and reused on small cover to Switzerland, French transit also ties stamp, red boxed "P.D." handstamp, receiving backstamp, missing backflap and stamp with small tear at top right, Very Fine appearance, a remarkable use which "overpays" the 21c rate by French mail, the foreign mail office in New York must have been fooled into thinking this originated in Baltimore and was correctly prepaid, we have always thought the operations of cancelling stamps and marking letters for foreign credits etc. were done in two separate steps by two different clerks -- this supports that theory

E. 200-300
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8193
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8193, 1861-68 Issues30c Orange (71), 30c Orange (71)30c Orange (71). Used with 5c Brown (76), tied together by target cancels and 5c by "Portland Me. ? Sep." (1865) double-circle datestamp on small cover to St. Petersburg, Russia, red "Boston Br. Pkt. 14 Paid 13 Sep." credit datestamp, blue boxed "Aachen Franco" transit handstamp ties 5c, blue crayon "f" Prussian Mail rate notation, receipt and answer docketing, both stamps are affixed close to or slightly over edge but the affect on the perfs is minimal, Very Fine cover paying the 35c rate via Prussian Closed Mail

E. 400-500
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8194
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8194, 1861-68 Issues3c Rose (65), 3c Rose (65)3c Rose (65). Affixed to piece and inserted into Leeds Patent envelope which has been assembled in reverse, cancelled by cork, "Old Point Comfort Va. Sep. 16" double-circle datestamp to Vernon N.Y., Leeds patent window completely intact, some toning, otherwise Very Fine, probably unique used in this manner, ex Weiland and "Lake Shore"

E. 500-750
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8195
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8195, 1861-68 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Cancelled by grid of dots, "Courtland Station Ill. Mar. 1" circular datestamp on unsealed buff Leeds Patent Envelope to Kaskasia Ill., stamp affixed to left of latticework which is intact, stamp s.e. at right and with small flaws at left, still Fine, a very rare circular rate use of this patent envelope

E. 500-750
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8196
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8196, 1861-68 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Cancelled by manuscript "X" on unsealed "T. H. Dinsmore, Skowhegan, Me." illustrated cover depicting an eagle over shield and flags and a piano, to Marshfield Me., stamp with small corner crease at top left not mentioned on accompanying certificate, Very Fine, with 1988 P.F. certificate

E. 300-400
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8197
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8197, 1861-68 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Centered to top left, tied by well-struck blue Begonia Leaf fancy cancel on unsealed oatmeal cover to New Market Md., Very Fine strike of this fancy cancel, with 1981 P.F. certificate

E. 200-300
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8198
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8198, 1861-68 Issues2c Black (73), 2c Black (73)2c Black (73). Used with horizontal pair of 10c Yellow Green (68), tied by "New Orleans La. Aug. 16" (1866) circular datestamp and quartered cork cancels on blue folded cover to Igualada, Spain, red New York 18c credit datestamp, French transits and red boxed "P.D." handstamp, red "4R" due handstamp, few perfs affected from placement near edge of cover, Very Fine, ex Dr. Burrows

E. 750-1,000
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8199
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8199, 1861-68 Issues5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Vivid color, used with 10c Green and 30c Orange (68, 71), tied by segmented cork cancels and red "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp, red "Boston Br. Pkt. 40 Sep. 16" (1863) credit datestamp on blue folded letter to Port Elizabeth, Cape of Good Hope, sender's route directive "via England p. Africa" and carried on that Cunarder which departed New York Sep. 16 and arrived Queenstown Sep. 25, red London transit, Nov. 10 and 14 transit and receiving backstamps, 30c with two small vertical tears at top, Very Fine, a beautiful 1861 Issue three-color franking from the Howland correspondence, with 2017 P.F. certificate

E. 750-1,000
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8200
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8200, 1861-68 Issues5c Red Brown (75), 5c Red Brown (75)5c Red Brown (75). Deep rich color, used with 1c Blue (63) in a pale shade, tied by "PAID" in frame handstamps and 1c by red "Boston Mass. Apr. 21" double-circle datestamp on embossed corner card cover to New York City, a few very minor small toned spots, Very Fine

E. 200-300
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8201
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8201, 1861-68 Issues5c Brown (76), 5c Brown (76)5c Brown (76). Block of five and one single, cancelled and tied between perfs by circle of wedges, New Orleans (June) circular datestamp struck off edge of cover to La Rochelle, France, red "New York Paid 24 Jun. 12" (1867) credit datestamp, Calais entry datestamp ties single stamp, Nantes, Paris and La Rochelle backstamps, positions 1 and 4 in the block light toning, position 5 with few clipped perfs, cover slightly reduced at right, Very Fine appearance, an extremely rare block of the 5c 1861-63 Issue on cover, ex Waterhouse, with 1955 R.P.S. and 2017 P.F. certificates

E. 500-750
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8202
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8202, 1861-68 Issues15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Wide margins, tied by Shield fancy cancel, "Cambridge Mass. Feb. 26" circular datestamp on tissue-paper cover to Paris, France, red "Boston Paid 12 Feb. 27" credit datestamp, few sealed cover tears, still Very Fine, the 15c Lincoln is rarely found with fancy cancels, ex Vogel

E. 300-400
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8203
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8203, 1861-68 Issues15c Black (77), 15c Black (77)15c Black (77). Intense shade, tied by Star fancy cancel, red "New York Paid 12 Dec. 29" credit datestamp on blue 1866 folded letter to Monthureux-sur-Saone, Vosges, France, red "Etats-Unis Paq. Fr. H No. 4 29 Dec. 66" octagonal French packet datestamp applied on the ship in New York harbor, red boxed "PD" handstamp, faint vertical file fold well away from stamp, Very Fine, scarce with the fancy cancel, ex Vogel

E. 200-300
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8204
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8204, 1861-68 Issues24c Lilac (78), 24c Lilac (78)24c Lilac (78). Rich color, tied by circle of V's cancel, red "New York Paid All Mar. 10" circular datestamp on blue 1869 folded cover to Cadiz, Spain, Gomez correspondence, sender's directive "Java", red "London Paid" transit datestamp, red "PD" in oval handstamp, "2d" credit handstamp overstruck by "A" handstamp with matching Cadiz oval receiving datestamp, minor edgewear and small tear at top, some slight toning around perfs from gum, otherwise Very Fine, a scarce franking overpaying by 2c the 22c rate by British Mail via France, the "A" handstamp is very unusual

E. 300-400
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8205
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8205, 1861-68 Issues3c Pink on Buff, entire (U59), 3c Pink on Buff, entire (U59)3c Pink on Buff, entire (U59). Clear strike of "Bridgeport Con. Jan. 25" circular datestamp and geometric fancy cancel (Skinner-Eno FE-R 47), addressed to Winsted Conn., 1866 docketing at left, Very Fine

E. 100-150
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8206
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8206, 1861-68 Issues3c Pink on Buff, entire (U59), 3c Pink on Buff, entire (U59)3c Pink on Buff, entire (U59). Two entires with elaborate state designs, including New Hampshire Executive Department Official Business cover depicting a sailing ship, used from Manchester N.H., also Vermont Treasurer's Office design with a tree and deer, used from Rutland Vt., second cover with tiny nick at top, Very Fine and most attractive pair

E. 100-150
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8207
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8207, 1861-68 IssuesFancy Cancels on 3c Entires, Fancy Cancels on 3c EntiresFancy Cancels on 3c Entires. Substantial collection of approximately 60 3c entires (U58 or U59) with fancy cancels, essentially all 1860s uses, extensive range with some better, including Putnam Conn. Anchor and Star, Stonington Conn. Flag, many Shields, elaborate letters, stars, leaves, Maltese Cross, a couple that appear to be faces, others, many are identified by Skinner-Eno number, some flaws to be expected but overall Fine-Very Fine with many clear strikes, an attractive collection, see our website PDF for a complete scan

E. 1,000-1,500
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8208
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8208, 1861-68 IssuesLetters Cancels on 3c Entires, Letters Cancels on 3c EntiresLetters Cancels on 3c Entires. 24 1860s 3c entires (U58 or U59) and each with a letter cancel, some in duplex devices and some solo, good range including both positive and negative letters, examples include Charleston "C", Charlottesville "CV", Woonsocket Falls R.I. "XIN", nice blue South Deerfield Mass. outline "P", two Watertown N.Y. "W", Utica N.Y. negative "PO", Athens Ga. "US", also "S", "H", "X", "V", "R", "N", "L", "I", a few others, some small cover flaws to be expected but an attractive group with many clear strikes, see our website PDF for a complete scan

E. 200-300
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8209
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8209, 1861-68 IssuesAdvertising on 3c Entires, Advertising on 3c EntiresAdvertising on 3c Entires. Approximately 43 3c entires (U58 or U59) with an advertising design, the majority illustrated with a number of beautifully elaborate designs, including a grape vine design (for the wine connoisseur), threshing machines, other agricultural implements such as rakes, reapers & mowers, iron works, saw blades, anvil and other tools, boot black, opera house, life insurance with Continental soldier, many others, a few flaws to be expected but overall a wonderful assemblage of 1860s advertising designs, see our website PDF for a complete scan

E. 750-1,000
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8210
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8210, 1861-68 IssuesSteamboat and Waterway Uses of 3c Entires, Steamboat and Waterway Uses of 3c EntiresSteamboat and Waterway Uses of 3c Entires. 38 3c entires (U58 or U59), each with a feature related to steamboats, packets and inland waterways, many with name-of-boat handstamps showing a nice range, including fancy St. Nicholas blue shield, two Stonewall Jackson, News Boy New Orleans, Regular Ouachita River Packet, Wade Hampton, R.E. Lee, Weekly Packet Frolic, Red River Bartable, Packet Rapides, Gov. Allen, Idahoe, some with manuscript name-of-boat markings and others including one Chicago to Davenport railroad circular datestamp, some covers have edge flaws but overall the condition is quite acceptable with many clear strikes, Fine-Very Fine and worthwhile group, see our website PDF for a complete scan

E. 1,000-1,500
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8211
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8211, 1861-68 IssuesAuxiliary Markings on 3c Entires, Auxiliary Markings on 3c EntiresAuxiliary Markings on 3c Entires. Group of eight 1860s 3c entires (U58 or U59) with auxiliary markings, including registered cover with pair of 1861 10c (No. 68), "Cannot be Found" straightline, "Advertised" in a couple different styles, "Forwarded", "Missent", "Unclaimed" and "Return to Writer", a few with flaws, overall Fine group

E. 200-300
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8212
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8212, 1861-68 IssuesNew York City 3c Entires, New York City 3c EntiresNew York City 3c Entires. Approximately 67 1860s 3c entires (U58 or U59), each with New York City duplex datestamp and cancel, wide range of devices with some fancy including leaves, stars, grids, wedges, various geometrics, many with embossed corner cards, some identified by Skinner-Eno number, a few with flaws but overall Very Fine group, see our website PDF for a complete scan

E. 400-500
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8213
c
3c Pink on White and Buff entires, Collection Balance (U58, U59). Balance of 1860s 3c entire collection offered in this sale in several smaller specialized groups, approximately 180 covers, many are quite ordinary but still some interesting items present with fancy cancels including a few in color, stars, geometrics, 3c and 10c 1861 combinations, 3c 1869 combination, corner cards, many others, mixed condition, overall Fine with some Very Fine

E. 400-500
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8214
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8214, 1861-68 Issues12c Black, E. Grill (90), 12c Black, E. Grill (90)12c Black, E. Grill (90). Tied by magenta quartered cork cancel, matching "Hartford Ct. Apr. 28" (1868) circular datestamp on cover with American Emigrant Co.'s illustrated corner card and printed address to Liverpool, England, red New York and Liverpool transits, sender's directive "For George H. Warner" at bottom (Secretary and Treasurer of the American Emigrant Co.), carried on the Cunarder Scotia, which departed New York Apr. 29 and arrived Queenstown May 8, stamp has a few short perfs, still Very Fine, a beautiful illustrated design

E. 200-300
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8215
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8215, 1861-68 Issues1c Blue, F. Grill (92), 1c Blue, F. Grill (92)1c Blue, F. Grill (92). Used with 2c Black (73), tied by 8-Segment Rosette fancy cancel of Waterbury Conn. (Rohloff P-16), neat "Waterbury Ct. Mar. 8" circular datestamp on yellow cover with Adams House of Waterbury corner card to New York, barely reduced at left, 1c few creases which probably occurred prior to placement on cover, Very Fine strikes of this Waterbury cancel on a hotel corner card cover with scarce combination of stamps, ex Dr. Jackson

E. 750-1,000
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8216
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8216, 1861-68 Issues12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). S.e. at right, tied by cork cancel, red "New York Paid All Jun. 19" circular datestamp on Grant & Colfax "The Nation's Choice" Presidential Campaign cover to Dublin, Ireland, 1869 receiving datestamp of July 1, some edgewear, few cover scuffs, still Very Fine, attractive and very rare use of a campaign cover to a foreign destination, carried on the Inman Line's City of London, arriving Liverpool Jun. 30, ex Vogel and Gliedman

E. 500-750
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8217
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8217, 1861-68 Issues12c Black, F. Grill (97), 12c Black, F. Grill (97)12c Black, F. Grill (97). Intense shade, clear grill, tied by rosette, red "New York Paid All Mar. 3" circular datestamp on cover with illustrated dove and ribbon to London, England, sender's instructions to be sent by steamer 'Westphalia' via Southampton changed to steamer 'Siberia' via Liverpool, 1869 receiving backstamp, slight wear, stamp with few toned spots, otherwise Fine

E. 150-200
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8218
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8218, 1861-68 Issues15c Black, F. Grill (98), 15c Black, F. Grill (98)15c Black, F. Grill (98). Tied by blue Star fancy cancel with purple "Philadelphia Paid 12 Apr. 30" credit datestamp on small 1869 cover to Paris, France, stamp also tied by red boxed "PD" handstamp, Very Fine, scarce cover from Philadelphia and handled by that city's exchange office, ex Vogel

E. 400-500
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