Sale 1272 — United States Postal History

Sale Date — Wednesday-Thursday, 14-15 December, 2022

Leave Absentee BidsLIVE INTERNET BIDDING
*A buyer’s premium of 18% of the winning bid will be added as part of the total purchase price on all lots in this sale. Buyers are responsible for applicable sales tax, customs duty and any other prescribed charges. By placing a bid you agree to the terms and conditions of sale.

Category — 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)

Lot
Symbol
Photo/Description
Cat./Est. Value
Realized
3298
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3298, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)1c Blue, Ty. V (24). Tied by red "Providence R.I. Feb. 16" circular datestamp on embossed Valentine addressed locally, with beautiful enclosure, Very Fine and choice, ex "Sevenoaks"

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
3299
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3299, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)1c Blue, Ty. Va (24 var). Position 40R5, tied by large "Paid" grid cancel, red "Boston Mass. July 21" (1858) circular datestamp on blue folded letter datelined "Smyrna June 26th 1858" to Boston, part of blue Smyrna oval backstamp, some age spotting, still Fine, a very unusual use carried outside of the mails from Turkey to Boston where 1c stamp applied to pay the drop rate

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3300
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3300, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)1c Blue, Ty. Va (24 var). Positions 1/11/21R5, vertical strip of three with interpane margin and centerline at left, tied by grid cancels, "Manchester N.H. Feb. 7, 1859" circular datestamp on light yellow cover to Chelsea Mass., some cover staining, otherwise Fine, a rare strip of this sub-type, listed but unpriced in Scott as a strip of three, Scott value $900.00 as singles off cover

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3301
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3301, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)1c Blue, Ty. Va (24 var). Three covers, first bears pair, Positions 1-2R5, natural straight edge at left, right stamp showing curl, tied by "Worcester Mass. Jul. 29" circular datestamp on cover to Shrewsbury Mass., endorsed "Circular" and with a circular for flour mill enclosed, top flap partly separated, some cover toning, ex Ishikawa and with clear 1983 P.F. certificate, second item Position 28R5 on drop rate cover used in New Haven Conn., third is Position 57R5 on wrapper from Middlebury Vt. to Piptone Vt., Fine-Very Fine group of Type Va covers

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3302
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3302, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26). Radiant color, tied by perfect strike of blue negative Star Within Star fancy cancel, matching Glendale Ms. Jan. 11" circular datestamp on cover to Munnsville N.Y., Extremely Fine strike, with 2015 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3303
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3303, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)5c Brick Red (27). Used with 10c Green, Ty. V (35), tied by "San Francisco Cal. Sep. 21, 1860" circular datestamp on buff cover to Dordogne, France, boxed "P.D." handstamp, red 12c New York credit datestamp, appropriate transits, Very Fine

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3304
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3304, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)5c Bright Red Brown (28b). Vertical strip of three, deep rich color (almost an Indian Red shade), used with strip of three 10c Green, Ty. II (32), tied by "New Orleans La. Apr. 26, 1858" circular datestamp on folded letter to France, red N.Y. credit and French transits front and back, stamps scissors-trimmed and cut into design, still a scarce franking and attractive cover

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3305
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3305, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)5c Red Brown (28). Tied by "Hannibal O. Mar. 20" (1860) circular datestamp on buff cover to Bern, Switzerland, New York transit, light manuscript ratings, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, ex Wunderlich, Scott value $1,300.00

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3306
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3306, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)5c Orange Brown, Ty. II (30). Warm shade, tied by red grid cancel, "New-York Aug. 21" (1860) circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia, bold "5" due marking, Boston and receiving backstamps, vertical file fold just misses stamp, Very Fine, Scott value $2,250.00

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3307
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3307, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Rich color, left interpane margin with guideline, tied by large Boston "Paid" grid cancel on 1861 blue folded letter to Calcutta, India, endorsed "Pr. Niagara" and "Via Marseilles", Calcutta Steamer Letter backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, scarce, ex Rohloff and "Sevenoaks"

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3308
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3308, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)5c Brown, Ty. II (30A). Two singles, tied by "New Orleans La. 23 Dec." (1860) circular datestamps on folded cover to Barcelona, Spain, red New York datestamp and bold "12.Rs." due marking, London and receiving backstamps, Very Fine, with 1992 P.F. certificate

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3309
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3309, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)10c Green, Ty. II (32). Tied by bold strike of "Shakopee M.T. Apr. 5, 1859" Minnesota Territory circular datestamp on buff cover to Benicia Cal., sender's directive "Overland route via S. Louis & El Paso", some waterstaining at top not affecting stamp, missing part of backflap, appears Very Fine, carried by the Butterfield Overland Mail stage on the Southern Route, via St. Louis, Fort Smith, El Paso, Tucson and Los Angeles, ex Risvold, Kramer and Walske

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3310
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3310, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by grid cancels, octagonal "Philadelphia Pa. Jun. 24, 1861" datestamp on blue folded cover to Paris, France, sender's directive "P Steamer Arabia via Boston & Liverpool", red Philadelphia 12c credit datestamp, red Calais arrival datestamp (Jul. 9) and matching "P.D." framed handstamp, receiving backstamps, fresh and Very Fine, scarce with the Philadelphia exchange office marking, ex "J & J"

Bid on this lot

E. 200-300
Future Sale
Back to Top
3311
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3311, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)12c Black, Plate 3 (36B). Horizontal pair, intense shade, tied by "New London Ct. Jul. 25" (1860) circular datestamp on cover to London, England and forwarded to Paris, France, forwarding postage paid by Great Britain, 1856, 4p Rose (26), tied by numeral in grid cancel, London postal clerk also struck the two U.S. stamps for good measure, red "3" credit and appropriate transits, blue oval "Forwarded by Geo. Peabody & Co. London" backstamp, some overall cover wear, one 12c barely affected from placement at edge of cover, Very Fine appearance, colorful combination, ex "J & J"

Bid on this lot

E. 750-1,000
Future Sale
Back to Top
3312
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3312, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)24c Gray (37a). Used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied together by large "Paid" grid cancel, red "Boston 24 Oct. 23 Paid" (1860) credit datestamp on tissue-paper cover to Florence Italy, French arrival datestamp and "P.D." framed handstamp, forwarder's oval of Emanuelle Fenzi on back, slightly reduced at top barely affecting 3c, 24c with tiny crease in margin, Fine appearance, scarce example of 27c French Mail rate, ex Worthington

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3313
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3313, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)24c Gray Lilac (37). Used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26) and 12c Black, Plate 1 (36), applied overlapping and tied by red grid cancels, "New-York Br. Pkt. Mar. 13" (1861) backstamp on blue cover to Hong Kong, China, sender's directive "Via Marseilles", magenta "34" credit, red London Paid datestamp and "1d" British Colonial rate handstamp, stamps with few faults from placement at edge of cover, otherwise Fine and colorful franking paying the 39c rate via Marseilles

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3314
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3314, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Brilliant color, tied by grid cancel, red "New York Paid 12 Aug. 22" (1860) credit datestamp on folded cover to Bordeaux, France, appropriate transits, Very Fine, the stamp is especially nice, Scott value $1,350.00

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3315
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3315, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Vibrant color, tied by red grid cancel, matching "New York Paid 12 Jan. 19" (1861) credit datestamp on blue folded letter to Lyon, France, appropriate transits, Very Fine, with 1980 P.F. certificate, Scott value $1,350.00

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3316
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3316, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Vivid color, tied by large open red grid cancel and "New York Paid 24 Sep. 13" (1860) credit datestamp on small blue cover to Paris, France, appropriate transits, Very Fine and attractive, Scott value $1,350.00

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3317
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3317, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Perfectly centered, vibrant color, tied by bold blue "Baltimore Aug. 17, 1860" circular datestamp on bright orange-buff cover to Bavaria, Germany, red New York credit datestamp, "Aachen Franco" datestamp and Hassloch receiving backstamp, tiny opening tear at upper left corner of cover, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful single franking to Germany, ex "Argentum", Scott value $1,350.00

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
Future Sale
Back to Top
3318
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3318, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Used with horizontal pair and single of 10c Green, Ty. V (35), tied by red grid cancels, matching "New York Paid 18 Dec. 5" (1860) credit datestamp on blue folded cover to France, transit and receiving backstamps, missing part of flaps, some age spotting and soiling, still Fine, scarce combination

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3319
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3319, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Bright color, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), tied by large "PAID" grid on blue folded cover to Port Elizabeth, Cape of Good Hope, red "Boston Paid 12 Aug. 16" (1861) credit datestamp, red "1d" British Colonial credit handstamp, red London Paid datestamp also ties 30c stamp, other transit and receiving backstamps, some edgewear, piece out at top left of 30c stamp, otherwise Fine and scarce use paying the 33c rate by British Mail via Plymouth

Bid on this lot

E. 300-400
Future Sale
Back to Top
3320
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3320, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Intense color, used with 5c Brown, Ty. II (30A), tied by "Sacramento City Cal. Jan. 31, 1861" circular datestamp on cover to Aabenraa, Denmark, red "New York Br. Pkt. Feb. 27" circular datestamp on back, "12" credit handstamp, red boxed "Aachen Franco" datestamp and three additional transit backstamps, 30c small faults including diagonal crease, 5c straight edge at left, sealed cover tear at left and some overall wear, still a scarce use--carried on Cunarder Asia--after arriving in Aachen on March 12 it was turned over to the Royal Danish Post Office in Hamburg on March 14--ex Starnes

Bid on this lot

E. 500-750
Future Sale
Back to Top
3321
c
Sale 1272, Lot 3321, 1857-60 Issue (Scott 18-38)30c Orange (38). Horizontal pair, tied by blue grid cancels, matching "Chicago Ills. Nov. 7 (1860) double-circle datestamp on reduced legal-sized cover to Germany, red "N. York Hamb. Pkt. Paid Nov. 15" circular datestamp, some soiling at center, file fold well away from stamps which do have small faults, still Very Fine appearance, scarce quadruple-rate use

Bid on this lot

E. 400-500
Future Sale
Back to Top