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Sale 1217 — United States Stamps

Sale Date — Tuesday, 3 March, 2020

Category — 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
558
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 558, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers1c Blue, Ty. IV (9), 1c Blue, Ty. IV (9)1c Blue, Ty. IV (9). Used with three singles of 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), all stamps tied by blue "Cincinnati Ohio Mar. 4" circular datestamps on Spencer House Hotel Cincinnati overall illustrated buff advertising cover to St. Catharines, Canada West, beautiful depiction of horse-drawn carriage and pedestrians in front of the large hotel which is flying an American flag, Grosvenor imprint, also red "Geo. Moore & Co. Spencer House" embossed seal on backflap, red "Ud. States Paid 6d" in arc cross-border exchange office handstamp, manuscript "via Buffalo", backflap tear just extends to front at top, Very Fine, a scarce and beautiful hotel advertising cover to Canada with 1c and 3c 1851 Issue stamps, Spencer House opened in 1853 at a cost of $400,000, it was a prominent establishment until after the Civil War, when it suffered a decline and became a tenement house

E. 1,500-2,000
1,100
559
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 559, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Full margins to in at top, cancelled by grid with "Royalton Vt. Aug. 16" circular datestamp on Vermont & Boston Telegraph Line illustrated cover to Hanover N.H., depicting “slower” modes of communication in order of speed (including a turtle overtaking a locomotive), the telegraph represented by an electric bolt emanating from a disembodied hand writing with a quill, cover with some light staining spots not affecting stamp, otherwise Fine, this attractive design is very scarce used with adhesive stamps, 1997 P.F. certificate no longer accompanies

E. 750-1,000
550
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560
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 560, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Mostly clear margins, tied by "New-York ? 29" circular datestamp on buff cover to New Haven Conn. with Baeder, Delany & Adamson cow hide, whips and sandpaper manufacturer's blue embossed cameo illustrated corner card, depicts building and also states proprietor manufactures glue and curled hair, fresh and Very Fine, a choice advertising cover

E. 500-750
550
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561
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 561, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by "Westport Mo. ? 24" circular datestamp on buff cover to St. Joseph Mo. with saddle manufacturer's blue embossed cameo corner card, depicting a cavalryman with sword on a horse and a saddle below, stamp with pinhole and small corner crease at top right, small piece of cover out at top, otherwise Fine and unusual design

E. 300-400
225
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562
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 562, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c 1851-57 Issues, Advertising Covers, 3c 1851-57 Issues, Advertising Covers3c 1851-57 Issues, Advertising Covers. Five covers, four with imperforate stamps and one with perforated stamp, nice range with illustrated designs for Virginia Hotel (stamp with chunk out) and F.S. Pease's Railroad Oils (depicting a train), other three are cameo corner cards including Western Military Institute eagle, one illustrated with flags and shield, Minnesota land agents and New York provisions dealer, a couple minor flaws apart from the mentioned Virginia cover, Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 750-1,000
500
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563
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 563, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A), 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A)3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Ample margins to just in at left, tied by overlapping but blurry strikes of circular datestamp on buff cover to Cambridge Mass. with "Intemperance is the Curse of the World" propaganda design, wonderful overall design depicting various scenes including the smashing of gin and rum barrels, Wm. C. Hale imprint at right, Very Fine

E. 750-1,000
500
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564
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 564, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Mostly large margins, tied by blue grid cancel with matching indistinct strike of "Cleveland O. Jan. 3" circular datestamp on J. Valentine Peace Propaganda illustrated cover to Syracuse N.Y.. fresh and Very Fine, a beautiful and rare design, ex Piller and from our 1988 Rarities sale

E. 750-1,000
650
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565
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 565, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Deep Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), 3c Deep Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A)3c Deep Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Position 16R1L, intense shade, tied by "New-York Aug. 27" circular datestamp on lady's hand-colored small cover to West Stockbridge Mass., lovely multicolored floral and vase design, the address also written in a beautiful small script, 1852 docketing on back, Extremely Fine, shade confirmed and signed by Dr. Amonette

E. 300-400
400
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566
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 566, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Tied by large "PAID" grid cancel, red "Boston Mass. Oct. 12" double-circle datestamp on buff cover to Pittsford Vt. with elaborate pencil illustrated design of a three-masted ship with flag and lighthouse, banner reads "H. F. Griggs", the stamp artfully placed over the lantern room of the lighthouse with Washington gazing down at the ship off-shore, the sender also evidently decided that perforations were unsightly and trimmed them off (along with the top and bottom labels) before affixing the stamp, missing part of backflap, still Very Fine, a spectacular illustrated design, possibly executed by Samuel W. Griggs, a well-known artist who resided in Boston at this time

E. 500-750
700
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567
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 567, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c 1851-57 Issues, College and Institute Covers, 3c 1851-57 Issues, College and Institute Covers3c 1851-57 Issues, College and Institute Covers. Four covers, two with imperforate stamps and two with perforated stamps, including Wesleyan Female College N.C. embossed cameo design, Lindenwood Female College Mo. stencil, overall lithographed design for Milton Academy Pa., finally fancy corner card for Literary and Scientific Institute N.H., a few minor flaws to be found including the Milton cover missing its backflap, overall fresh and Fine-Very Fine group

E. 750-1,000
350
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568
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 568, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Large margins to just touched, tied by "PAID" grid cancel, red "Boston Mass. Sep. 22" circular datestamp on yellow cover to New York with Millard Fillmore three-quarter portrait in oval, Milgram MF-3, missing part of backflap, Very Fine and scarce campaign design, Fillmore acceded to the presidency after the death of Zachary Taylor in 1850, however he was defeated for the Whig Party nomination for a full term in 1852 by General Winfield Scott, who in turn lost the election to Democrat Franklin Pierce, he ran again in 1856 as the Know Nothing Party nominee, winning only the State of Maryland, ex Jarrett

E. 400-500
750
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569
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 569, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Ample to full margins, tied by "Portland Me. Oct. 8" circular datestamp on yellow cover with John C. Fremont three-quarter portrait, Milgram JF-4, Putnam imprint, addressed to telegraph office in Dover N.H., stamp with small toned spot, still Very Fine campaign cover, Fremont was the first Republican Party nominee for president, losing the 1856 election to James Buchanan

E. 300-400
300
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570
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 570, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A), 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A)3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Tied by circular grid cancel, with red "Charlestown Mass. Aug. 18" circular datestamp on Buchanan and Breckinridge "The Union It Must Be Preserved" Campaign cover, design in salmon depicting the candidates holding the flag with cheering crowds and eagle and shield, Milgram JB-11, slightly reduced at right and small tear at bottom right, some toned spots almost entirely on back, Very Fine appearance, a rare 1856 election campaign cover, Democrat James Buchanan won the 1856 election over Republican John C. Fremont and ex-President Millard Fillmore of the Know Nothing Party, ex Piller, Seacrest and Hillmer

E. 500-750
650
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571
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 571, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11)3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Large margins to touched, small scrape in bottom margin, tied by "Bloomington Ind. Jun. 2" circular datestamp on cover to West Point N.Y. with blue James Buchanan three-quarter portrait in oval, Milgram JB-1, John Andrew imprint, Very Fine appearance, the Milgram book lists this only in black, ex Simpson

E. 300-400
750
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572
c
Sale Number 1217, Lot Number 572, 3c 1851-57 Issues - Illustrated, Advertising and Campaign Covers3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Bright color, extra wide perforated sheet margin at left, tied by "Andover Ms. Jul. 2, 1860" circular datestamp on yellow cover to Hanover N.H. with Lincoln and Hamlin dual three-quarter portraits campaign design, Carpenter & Allen imprint, Milgram AL-95, Very Fine, this Lincoln-Hamlin design was also surprinted with a variety of pro-Union designs, it was used throughout New England in 1860

E. 500-750
800
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