Sale 337

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1861-1866 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2329

1861, 1¢ blue (63), two singles, each tied by "Trenton N.J. Jan. 20" double circle on wrapper to Bavaria, "via Hamburg" struck out in red pencil, Neu-Ulm backstamp, Very Fine usage.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2330

1861, 1¢ blue (63), two singles tied together by New-York double circle on unsealed envelope to Hartford, Conn. with unsevered pair of patriotic labels showing shield & flag, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate $400 - 500
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Lot 2331

1861, 3¢ pink (64), nicely centered, tied by town cancel on lemon cover to New York City with large, all-over illustrated hotel corner card for Preble House, Portland, Me.; small opening tear at upper left, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate $400 - 500

Expertization: 1980 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2332

1861, 3¢ rose (65), tied by clear oval "7.M. House O." with "Mar. 10" manuscript. date on small embossed lady's envelope to Republic, Ohio, stamp with unnoticeable nick at R., still Very Fine, a possibly unique example of this unusual D.P.O. (1861-1872). The Seven Mile House post office was located in a hotel of the same name built by the postmaster, John Powell.
Estimate $500 - 750

Expertization: 2008 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2333

1861, 3¢ rose (65), well tied by bold 6-bar open grid and New York double circle duplex on Metropolitan Fair cover to Jenkinstown, Pa. with illustration of soldier being brought to Sanitary Commission tent, imprint on flap, "Send by either one of the Principal Express or Transportation Companies," Very Fine and rare.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2334

1861, 3¢ rose (65), tied by "Philadelphia Pa. Mar. 5, 1864" c.d.s. on cover to Gouveneur, N.Y. with unusual imprint, "Post Office. Satterlee U.S.A. Gen'l Hospital, William Alexander Bulkley, Hospital Steward, U.S.A. Postmaster", straightline "ADVERTISED" struck at lower left along with "Mar 14", scattered toned spots, otherwise Fine, rare imprint.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2335

1861, 5¢ buff, 10¢ green (67, 68), bright rich shades, intact perfs all around, tied together by bold red grids on Feb. 1862 folded letter from New York to Montpellier, France, red merchant's oval at far left, usual transit markings front & back, fresh and handsome, Very Fine usage.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Expertization: 1999 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2336

1861, 5¢ buff, 10¢ green (67, 68), single of each, bright early printings, matching targets, tied on 1862 folded letter to Podensac, France with clear "San Francisco Cal. Feb. 25, 1862" double circle, blue merchant's oval alongside orange red French transits, with red "New York 12" exchange postmark tying 10c, contents in French, Very Fine usage.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2337

1861, 5¢ buff (67), vertical pair, tied by bold "New York, Oct 1861 14" c.d.s. and grid duplex with mis-inserted year date, on cover to Economy, Nova Scotia, red double line oval "United States" struck at right, appropriate backstamps; flap tear, stamps with light even toning and bottom stamp with corner nick, Fine and rare use of the 5¢ 1861.
Estimate $500 - 750

Provenance: Robertson.
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Lot 2338

1861, 5¢ buff (67), single well tied by target, matching "New-York Mar. 4" double circle, on 1862 folded letter to Pictou, Nova Scotia, clear "8d" struck at center with manuscript. ship endorsement, "Steamer Niagara" at upper left, vertical file fold opposite stamp has been internally reinforced, stamp itself with a minute tear at top, Fine appearance, very scarce.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2339

1861, 5¢ buff, 10¢ green (67, 68), singles, each tied by grid, on 1868 folded letter to Avignon, France, bold "New York 24 Paid Mar. 21" exchange postmark at top, blue merchant's datestamp at lower left, 5c with faint corner crease and 10c affected (lightly) by horiz. file fold, Very Fine appearance, late usage of the 5c Buff.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2340

1861, 5¢ brown yellow, 10¢ dark green (67a, 68a), each canceled by matching 6-bar grid and tied together by an additional strike, on all-over illustrated cover in blue for Beckhuas & Allgaier, Coach Builders, illustration of carriage factory at left, to Wurtemberg, Germany, red Philadelphia exchange postmark, transit backstamps indicate Dec. 1861 usage, 10c with corner perf faults at top, Very Fine appearing.
Estimate $500 - 750

Expertization: 2008 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2341

1861, 5¢ olive yellow (67b), and 10¢ green (68), tied together by target cancels on 1862 cover from Vancouver Island to Dereham, U.C., clear strikes of "Post Office/(Coat of Arms)/Victoria B.C." oval and "San Francisco Cal. /Jul. 11, 1862" c.d.s., red "U. States" exchange mark of Detroit, Ingersoll and Dereham postmarks on reverse; 10¢ with corner nick and cover with small edge repairs, Very Fine appearing rarity.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Expertization: Signed Ashbrook.

Provenance: Robertson.
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Lot 2342

1863, 2¢ black (73), single tied by Star cancel, matching "Galveston Tex. May 20" c.d.s. on 1866 wrapper to Bremen, Germany, blue crayon "4", Fine and very scarce.
Estimate $400 - 500
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Lot 2343

1863, 2¢ black (73), single tied by indistinct cork cancel on Feb. 1867 German circular via France to Bauma, Switzerland, fresh & Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2344

1863, 2¢ black (73), canceled by very bold floral cancel on unsealed orange cover to Academia, Pa. grocers' corner card, fresh & Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2345

1863, 2¢ black (73), segmented cork cancel, not tied, on unsealed cover with all-over design in bistre for Vacuum Oil Company, vignette of horse at lower left, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2346

1863, 2¢ black (73), tied by circle of wedges on unsealed cover to Cortland, N.Y., for Anchor Line Steamships, with red anchor flag logo, "Secure Amidst Perils," fresh, Very Fine usage.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2347

1863, 2¢ black (73), tied by cork cancel and Augusta Ga. c.d.s. on ad cover for Fruitland Nurseries with all-over design in gray, slightly reduced at L., Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 2348

1863, 2¢ black (73), single, just tied by New York circle of wedges on unsealed cover to Woonsocket, R.I. with corner card for patent organs & melodeons, purple on cream, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 2349

1863, 2¢ black (73), tied by circle of wedges and "Galesburg Ill. Apr. 25, 1865" double circle on illustrated ad cover for Waste's Roller Hay Press in gray on off-white, postmark repeated opposite stamp, slightly reduced at R., Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 2350

1863, 2¢ black (73), single tied by segmented small circle and Philadelphia Sta. "K" c.d.s. on drop with corner card for "Home For Little Wanderers," a name that warmly evokes the "Little Rascals" but was probably intended to deflect attention from some Dickensian nightmare, Very Fine and scarce.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 2351

1863, 2¢ black (73), tied by Philadelphia octagonal postmark on unsealed orange cover to Luthersburg, Pa. enclosure is well-preserved broadside, "NEW STORE!" for cotton goods and wooden & willow ware, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150
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Lot 2352

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), used with a 1¢ blue (63), bright handsome shades, each well tied by large "Paid" in grid of Boston on Nov. 1862 folded letter to Calcutta, paying the 5c British Open Mail rate + a 1¢ Carrier fee, British and Indian transits front & back, Very Fine. A beautiful and rare usage, one of the finest of all covers from the Goddard correspondence (with the usual intelligent contents from Nathaniel Goddard Jr.).
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

Provenance: Grunin, Meyersburg.
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Lot 2353

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), horizontal strip of three, rich color and unusually sharp impression, centered to right though only first stamp's perfs go into design, target cancels and tied by red orange French transit on 1863 folded letter to Castillon, France, "New Orleans La. Oct. 23, 1863" double circle, New York exchange postmark, Very Fine usage during Union occupation.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Expertization: 1989 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2354

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), vertical pair & single, red grids and tied together by red New York exchange postmark on May 1862 cover to Bordeaux, France, address slightly altered in manuscript. to conceal name, otherwise fresh and Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2355

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), tied by large "Paid" in grid of Boston, on July 1862 cover to Valencia, Spain, blue "12 R:" at top center, indistinct postmark at far left, Boston, London and Valencia backstamps, cover with tiny refolding at edges, Fine appearance, very scarce.
Estimate $400 - 500

Provenance: Gibson, Krug, signed Ashbrook.
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Lot 2356

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), two sgls used with a 5¢ brown (76), tied by matching targets on cover to Nantes, France, clear "New Orleans La. Aug. 13 '64" double circle, name of addressee cut out, Fine; a seldom seen combination.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2357

1867, 2¢ black, Z. grill (85B), strong grill, tied by 4-bar open grid on cover to Oneida N.Y. with illustrated corner card for Tea warehouse, stamp with minor perf toning at top, Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400

Provenance: Knapp.
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