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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 — Telegraph Markings

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
8047
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8047, Telegraph MarkingsNew-York Albany & Buffalo Telegraph/ Buffalo, New-York Albany & Buffalo Telegraph/ BuffaloNew-York Albany & Buffalo Telegraph/ Buffalo. Bold strike of oval handstamp with ribbon and “No.14 Exchange Street”, on buff cover to local addressee, manuscript “Collect 52c”, slight ink smudging in name, otherwise Very Fine and extremely rare, the listing example and illustrated in 1993 ASCC, No. 148, Rarity 9, ex Jarrett and Hahn

E. 150-200
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8048
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8048, Telegraph MarkingsTELEGRAPHIC (Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co., Montgomery Ala., Charleston S.C.), TELEGRAPHIC (Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co., Montgomery Ala., Charleston S.C.)TELEGRAPHIC (Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co., Montgomery Ala., Charleston S.C.). Two covers, first vertical strike of straightline handstamp in black, slightly off cover at left, on Nov. 1851 cover with original telegram from Charleston office, dated Nov. 24, 1851, unlisted in ASCC in black or from Charleston, second with clear blue strike at top right, Sep. 27, 1851 telegram with company masthead from Montgomery Ala., Very Fine pair of covers, ASCC No. 90 var. and 90, rarity 7, ex Born

E. 100-150
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8049
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8049, Telegraph MarkingsTELEGRAPHIC (Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co., Montgomery Ala.), TELEGRAPHIC (Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co., Montgomery Ala.)TELEGRAPHIC (Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co., Montgomery Ala.). Bold strike of blue straightline on Oct., 1851 cover to Montgomery Ala., original telegram sheet with company masthead dated “Mobile Oct 9th, 1851”, Extremely Fine, very scarce early Southern use, ASCC No. 90, rarity 7, ex Jarrett, Hahn and Born

E. 150-200
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8050
c
Sale Number 1223, Lot Number 8050, Telegraph MarkingsMaine Telegraphs, Maine TelegraphsMaine Telegraphs. Collection of 25 covers, many with original telegrams, nice Maine Telegraph Co. embossed design with No. 11A from Boston, several others from this company with letterhead designs incl. one in red sent through the mails from Bangor with red due 5 handstamp, Kennebec Telegraph Hallowell Co. printed design, six other Kennebec handstamped covers, also Bangor & Castine Telegraph and Bangor, Bucksport and Castine Telegraph printed designs, several of the covers offered here are illustrated in 1993 ASCC, typical flaws, overall Very Fine

E. 200-300
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