Sale 337

Harbour Auction

1867 Grilled Issues
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Lot 2358

1867, 1¢ blue, 2¢ black F. grills (92, 93), singles, each with odd blue cancel described by a previous owner as a patent cancel, matching R.P.O. c.d.s. ("…& Freeport R.P.O.") on yellow cover to Chatham, Mass., helpful "Cape Cod" written by sender at lower left, 1c with creasing, Fine & very scarce.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2359

1867, 2¢ black, F. grill (93), tied by cork cancel from Boston on 1869 illustrated bridge & iron works circular from Blodgett & Curry of Boston, addressed to "Hon. Brigham Young Salt Lake City Utah," reverse with neatly written "Cantilever Bridge April 25, 1869," five bridge illustrations inside the 4-page circular, unnoticeable small hold in illustration on front, Very Fine usage. This circular was received by Young just prior to the completion of the transcontinental railroad on May 10, 1869 at Promontory Summit, Utah.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

Expertization: 2002 PF Certificate.

Provenance: Cipolla.
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Lot 2360

1867, 2¢ black, F. grill (93), fine centering, few short perfs, bold grid, on unsealed U.S. Grant Patriotic/Campaign Cover, "Our Country. And Its Defenders" with oval portrait of the general flanked by soldier & farmer, eagle & flags, to East Concord, N.H., cover with minor toning specks, still Very Fine. Illustrated in Milgram's Presidential Campaign Illustrated Envelopes and Letter Paper 1840-1872, p. 224.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000

Expertization: 2000, 2010 PF Certificates.
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Lot 2361

1869, 2¢ brown (113), tied by bold geometric on unsealed cover to Browns Mills, N.J. with all-over design in red with oval corner card advertising Dr. Kerr's "Great System Renovator," signed Ashbrook, Very Fine usage, and an uncommon New York City fancy cancel.
Estimate $200 - 300
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