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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 — Group Lots

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8581
c
1851-56 Issue Covers. 14, including strip of three of 11A used with 9 and cancelled by crude "PAID" handstamps from Dixfield Me. to Cal., Nos. 9 and 11A on 6c entire used from Grass Valley Cal. to Vt., 11A cancelled by Star fancy cancel from Academia Pa., pair of 11A tied by blue "Paid 3" in circle, "Paper Mill Village N.H. May 16" circular datestamp to Cal., 11A tied by blue Troy N.Y. circular datestamp on plow illustrated cover, 11A on Farmer's Union Insurance Co. illustrated cover depicting farmer plowing a field, 11A tied by small "Paid" grid of Boston, few other interesting, margins to in, selected by the owner for attractive appearance and diversity of markings

E. 750-1,000
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8582
c
1857-60 Issue Covers. 15 covers and one piece, two with No. 24 including one on yellow cover with piano-fortes illustrated advertisement and one with pair on back of wrapper, with No. 26 including tied by Dedham Mass. circular grid (S-E PM-PE5), one tied by Shabonna Grove Ill. shield (with Ashbrook letter), one tied by unusual Star in Shield fancy cancel from Portland Conn. (opened roughly at left well away from stamp), one with small red and blue Shield patriotic design from Saratoga Springs N.Y., one tied by Wenona Ill. straightline datestamp, another by Hingham Wis. straightline handstamp, few other interesting such as one with skull and crossbones at upper left (not a postal marking), few small faults, overall a fresh and Fine-Very Fine group, selected by the owner for the range and attractiveness of cancels

E. 750-1,000
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8583
c
1861-66 Issue Covers. 19, with either 1c or 3c stamps, including block of four of No. 65 used from Dayton O., 65 on blue "Gen. Burnside, The Hero of Roanoke" Patriotic cover, 65 on XXII Regiment N.Y. Patriotic cover used from Baltimore (with PFC), 63 cancelled by Shield fancy cancel of Logansport Ind., cover with three 63 used from Cambridgeport Mass. with unusual pinwheel cancels, 65 tied by patent cancel of Rochester N.Y. (with PFC), strip of three of 63 with oval advertised handstamp, 63 tied by red N.Y. carrier circular datestamp on red and blue Board of Education illustrated cover, few other interesting, few faults but selected by the owner for variety and overall Fine-Very Fine appearance

E. 750-1,000
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8584
c
Covers to Foreign Destinations. 16, mostly to Europe including Nos. 65, 68 and 73 to France, pair of No. 68 with 63 to Amsterdam, three covers with Nos. 65 and 69 to France, No. 70 to Scotland, strip of three of No. 65 from San Francisco to Peru (probably missing stamps but a very rare use), Nos. 85B and 89 on nautical instruments corner card cover to England, Nos. 87-89 to Italy (PFC), No. 91 to France, five are Bank Note or slightly later, some faults, overall a Fine-Very Fine and attractive group

E. 1,500-2,000
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8585
c
2c Black Jack Covers. 57 items, including one on folded printed circular to Germany, few with fancy cancels such as blue Shield of Memphis Tenn., "U.S." in Circle of Augusta Ga. (with PFC), several unusual geometrics, 2c entire (W57) with printed address for Mercantile Library, one used as a Revenue on part of check, few advertising covers such as one for Italian and Egyptian bees with illustration, few other illustrated ads, one for dental warehouse, few with red cancels, few with grills, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 400-500
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8586
c
Bank Note Covers Mostly with Fancy Cancels. Approximately 85 items, 32 are with No. 210 including several with unusual fancy cancels such as ladies shoe of West Berkley Cal., Wheel of Fortune of Mt. Washington Md., several different Stars, large hollow "S" of Waverly Iowa, Shields, among the other Bank Notes are a nice range of 3c covers with unusual geometrics, letters, Stars, "OK" in circle and other interesting such as Heart, some faults, many Fine-Very Fine, the strikes are almost all Very Fine-Extremely Fine

E. 500-750
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8587
c
Kicking Mule Fancy Cancels. Six covers, including 8c Columbian on 2c entire to Canada, 10c Pan-American on 2c entire (with PFC), 4c and 8c Pan-American on registered 2c entire (with PSE cert), 8c Columbian on 2c entire to Vladivostok, Siberia, 1c entire from Port Townsend to Hong Kong (1883 use), last is 1951 use, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 300-400
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8588
c
Classic Cover Balance. Group of approximately 30 covers, a couple stampless including from Natchez, Mississippi Territory in 1817, two 5c 1847 Issue (1), other 1850's including two 10c covers, 1860's with No. 90 on cover to England and others, a few Confederate 10c engraved covers (11-12), Patriotic covers including two Black Jacks (73) on cover with 7th N.Y. Artillery illustrated canon design on back, also red and Blue Gen. McClellan design with 3c No. 65, "Jeff Davis on a Scouting Expedition" Patriotic design depicting the Confederate President as a wolf carrying off Tennessee and Virginia, franked with 3c No. 65, illustrated "Constitution Forever" design with 3c No. 26, others including a few advertising covers, faults to be expected especially on the more desirable covers, overall Fine or appear so, see our website PDF

E. 750-1,000
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8589
c
Exposition Issue Covers. 15, including Nos. 403 and 404 on registered cover to Rotterdam, Nos. 399 and 400 to Germany, 1c and 4c Trans-Mississippi to China, Pilgrim Tercentenary set (2c and 5c pairs) on censored cover to Hungary, 2c Trans-Mississippi on card to San Francisco where forwarded several times including thru Yokohama, 4c Trans-Mississippi used with No. 279 to Sumatra, few faults, overall Fine-Very Fine and interesting group

E. 300-400
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8590
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8590, Group Lots1902 Issue Cover Balance, 1902 Issue Cover Balance1902 Issue Cover Balance. Three covers offered as individual lots in the Brody sale, first No. 319 used with 10c Louisiana Purchase (327), New York registry label on "Samples of Mdse" package front to Argentina, some light staining and creases including thru the 10c, Fine appearance, second with No. 319F on unsevered German return postal card to Konitz, Germany, first side to Ellenora with stamps from Germany, France, Togo and Kamerun, Very Fine, third with No. 300 tied by "U.S. Postal Sta. Shanghai, China, Jan. 13" duplex datestamp on nautical illustrated postcard to Sonoro, Mexico, Seattle transit backstamp, Very Fine use from China to Mexico via the U.S. mainland

E. 400-500
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8591
c
Pan-American Issue Covers. 26, including Nos. 294-296 and 298 used to Austria, 10c used with 1c Trans-Mississippi and another stamp on 2c entire to Togo, 10c to South Africa with censor's handstamp, 5c and 8c to Australia, 8c on 2c entire to Chile, 1c, 2c and 10c to Hungary, pair of 1c to Oporto, Portugal, block of four of 10c used with 8c on registered cover to England, 5c on exposition illustrated cover to Germany, 2c bottom imprint and double plate no. strip of four used with 2c Shield on registered cover to Chicago, 2c and 5c used with 6c Columbian to Turkey, 1c and 10c on 2c entire used May 2, 1901 (second day of issue) to Hungary, several other better, few faults but overall Fine-Very Fine and fascinating group

E. 750-1,000
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8592
c
Cover Assortment. Interesting group of over 40 covers, a few 19th Century, but much of the more unusual items are in the 20th Century, some with write-ups, including Airmail, Paquetbot, 1904 Official Business envelope from Pondera, Montana (Conrad postmark), 22c Presidential on 3c Entire to a seaman aboard the S.S. Martin Behrman during the Korean War (with letter), and more, mixed condition typical of commercial mail

E. 400-500
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8593
c
Cover Balance. Small carton of various covers, a diverse group including Cameron Tex. stampless, nice section of 20th century fancy cancels, some British Commonwealth covers with postage dues, Spanish-American War cover, some Air Post covers with 1939 use to Tanganyika, overall Fine-Very Fine

E. 400-500
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