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1851 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2315

1851, 1¢ blue, type II, 3¢ dull red (7, 11), margins to bit in, tied together by New Orleans c.d.s. on 1856 double rate circular wrapper to Blackburn, England, bold "2" and manuscript "Printed Circular" at upper left, Liverpool & Blackburn backstamps, Very Fine usage,
rare.
Estimate $400 - 500
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Lot 2316

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (7), horizontal pair, margins to cutting, tied by "New Orleans la. May 14" c.d.s. on circular to Liverpool, green c.d.s. of latter with red pencil "1" at far left, and "/2" added beneath in an uncommon purple crayon, bold "2" at center, Fine, identified by owner as Plate 3, though not plated; if so, then a very early use from this plate.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2317

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), horizontal pair, large margins to in at top, tied by light strike of New Orleans c.d.s. on 1857 circular to Bavaria, clear "GB/2F PK" in frame, tiny tape mend at top, Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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Lot 2318

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), ample margins to just in top center, tied by on-the-nose "St. Louis Mo. Paid 1 Ct." circle handstamp on Apr. 2, 1853 prices current to Augusta, Ill., Fine, rare marking.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Hann, with Chase note on reverse.
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Lot 2319

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), three singles, each ample to large margins to just touched one spot, attractive color & impression, tied by light strikes of Boston c.d.s. on mourning envelope (thin border) with intact black seal, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Skinner.
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Lot 2320

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), pos. 42L1L, ample to large margins, beautiful color & impression with neat horizontal pen stroke at center, on March 1857 prices current from Apalachicola, Florida to Providence, R.I., Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2321

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), pos. 66L1L, margins to slightly in, early impression, tied by blue "Charleston S.C. Paid Jul. 1" c.d.s. on printed circular for china, glass & earthenware, small nearly invisible abrasion in paper around stamp, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150
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Lot 2322

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (10), top sheet margin single, ample other sides except barely touching BL corner, pos. 2L1i, striking pale shade, tied by very bold "Fairfield Ill. Jan. 26" c.d.s. on buff cover to New Haven, Ill., Very Fine & handsome.
Estimate $500 - 750

Expertization: 2010 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2323

1852, 3¢ orange red (11A), margins to bit in, pen squiggle, on Nov. 1861 cover to "Bangor Maine United States" with endorsement "Via Montreal" and manuscript. "10" due marking opposite stamp; reverse with partly clear "Mont. & Isl. Pond G.T.R. No. 19, 1861/ Down" c.d.s. on bottom flap; cover irregularly opened along top with mended corner nick at left, fair condition. A strange and plausible usage from Canada, with usual part-payment ignored, probably mailed by someone attempting to use whatever old stamps they had on hand once the process of demonetization had begun in late August, 1861.
Estimate $750 - 1,000
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