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Sale 1241 — United States and Civil War Postal History

Sale Date — Tuesday-Wednesday, 28-29 September, 2021

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Category — 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
1097
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1097, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues5c Brick Red (27), 5c Brick Red (27)5c Brick Red (27). Vertical strip of three, some faint toning, tied by three strikes of "New Orleans La. Oct. 27" (1858) circular datestamp, also by red "New York Paid 12 Nov. 2" 12c credit datestamp on blue folded cover to Nantes, France, appropriate transit datestamps front and back, Very Fine appearance, ex Hubbard, with 1967 R.P.S. certificate noting an ironed-out crease, which is not evident, Scott value as off-cover strip of three is $6,000.00

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E. 500-750
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1098
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1098, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30), 5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Rich color, tied by bold strikes of grid cancel and by "New-York Aug. 9" (1861) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia, manuscript "Overland Mail", "U. States" in arc handstamp, pencil "10" due, receiving backstamp, missing bottom flap, still Very Fine and a nice use of the 5c Orange Brown to Canada, with 1990 P.S.E. certificate, Scott value on cover is $2,250.00

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E. 300-400
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1099
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1099, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues10c Green, Ty. I (31), 10c Green, Ty. I (31)10c Green, Ty. I (31). Horizontal strip of three, choice centering top to bottom showing the type characteristics very clearly, tied by "Newport R.I. Oct. 26, 1858" circular datestamps with red "Paid 30" in circle handstamp on cover with dry goods dealer's embossing on flap to Leipzig, Germany, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid 7 Oct. 27" 7c credit datestamp, red framed "Aachen Franco" transit datestamp, receiving backstamp, left and right stamps each with a pulled perf, missing small part of top flap, still Very Fine and scarce use, ex Haas, Klein and "Angel", with 2021 P.F. certificate

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E. 750-1,000
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1100
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1100, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues10c Green, Ty. II/III (32/33), 10c Green, Ty. II/III (32/33)10c Green, Ty. II/III (32/33). Vertical pair, top stamp Type II, bottom stamp Type III, tied by "New York Feb. 20" Ocean Mail circular datestamps on cover to San Francisco, endorsed "pr Steamer", trivial soiling, Very Fine, scarce with the New York Ocean Mail cancels, ex Judd

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E. 300-400
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1101
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1101, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 3R1, the "Misplaced Relief" position, rich color, tied by "Saint Louis Mo. Mar. 6, 1859" circular datestamp on cover to Niagara, Canada West, red "Paid" in circle and also "United States 6d" in oval handstamps, transit and receiving backstamps, barely reduced at right, Fine and scarce use of the Type IV stamp from Position 3R1 and desirable with the 1859 year-dated cancel, with 1990 P.F. certificate

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E. 400-500
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1102
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1102, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues10c Green, Ty. IV (34), 10c Green, Ty. IV (34)10c Green, Ty. IV (34). Position 3R1, the "Misplaced Relief" position, used with 5c Red Brown, Ty. I (28), tied by "Lancaster Pa. Feb. 16, 1858" circular datestamp on cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid 12 Feb. 17" 12c credit datestamp, 10c also tied by boxed "P.D." handstamp, appropriate transits, Very Fine, ex Hill, with 1991 P.F. certificate

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E. 750-1,000
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1103
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1103, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues5c Brown, Type II, 10c Green, Type V (30A, 35), 5c Brown, Type II, 10c Green, Type V (30A, 35)5c Brown, Type II, 10c Green, Type V (30A, 35). Two of each, bottom 10c with a single pulled perf, affixed at left of cover and partly covering red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic design, tied by "San Francisco Cal. Sep. 2, 1861" circular datestamps and addressed to Bremen, Germany, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Sep. 28 7 Paid" 7c credit datestamp, slightly reduced at top and missing backflap, fresh and Very Fine, a rare use of a Patriotic cover from the West Coast to a foreign destination, ex Matthies, "Sevenoaks" and Gross, with 2019 P.F. certificate

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E. 1,500-2,000
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1104
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1104, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Horizontal pair, rich color, single short perf at right of right stamp, cancelled by corks with partly readable Newburyport Mass. 1861 circular datestamp on cover to San Francisco with Berlin & Jones cartoon depicting "North" Uncle Sam attempting to save the "South" who has fallen into "Secession" alligator waters, pencil "Onboard of Str. Northern Light 1861" at right, cover with stain at lower left, Very Fine appearing and wonderful design, of the various Civil War patriotic stationery publishers, the New York firm of Berlin & Jones produced the most elaborate cartoon designs, with 1999 P.S.E. certificate

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E. 750-1,000
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1105
 
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1105, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues10c Green, Ty. V (35), 10c Green, Ty. V (35)10c Green, Ty. V (35). Two stamps which previously formed a vertical pair, capturing most of imprint in right margins, used with 1c Blue, Ty. V (26), tied by cork cancels with "Highland Ill." circular datestamp on cover front only to Aarau, Switzerland, with Flag and Shield Patriotic design and verse, manuscript "French Mail" at top, faint strike of red credit datestamp ties 10c stamps, "PAID" and "PD" handstamps, magenta manuscript "21 Paid" also ties one 10c stamp, French transit datestamp, soiling including along perfs of stamps, Fine appearing cover front with several scarce elements

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E. 300-400
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1106
c
Sale Number 1241, Lot Number 1106, 1857-60 and 1861-68 Issues30c Orange (38), 30c Orange (38)30c Orange (38). Used with 5c Brown, Type II (30A) and 10c Green, Type V (35), affixed slightly overlapping and tied by grid cancels, red "New York Paid 18 Jul. 13" (1861) 18c credit datestamp on blue-ruled folded cover to France, red boxed "P.D." handstamp ties 5c, red French entry datestamp and transit and arrival backstamps, slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and colorful 1857 Issue combination to France

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E. 400-500
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