Sale 337

Harbour Auction


Postal Stationery
 
 
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Lot 3253

Envelope, 1853, 3¢ red, die 1 (U1), mint size 2 entire, light abrasion at top center, flap faults, Fine & rare.
Scott $2,250
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Lot 3254

Envelope, 1854, 3¢ red, die 5 (U9), bearing two small eagle designs in black, one with flag, other with shield, canceled neat Buffalo N.Y. c.d.s.; horizontal file fold, most of flap missing and small hole at upper left, otherwise Fine. A rare patriotic use of the Nesbitt first issue.
Estimate $400 - 600
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Lot 3255

Envelope, 1853, 6¢ green (U13), mint size 7 entire, faint water stain along left edge, F-VF.
Scott $700
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Lot 3256

Envelope, 1855, 10¢ green on buff, die 1 (U16), canceled San Francisco c.d.s. with boxed "From Noisy Carriers MAIL, Long Wharf S.F. Cal."; flap tear, F-VF.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 3257

Envelope, 1860, 3¢+1¢ red & blue (U28), size ?? mint entire, Very Fine.
Scott $825
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Lot 3258

Envelope, 1861, 3¢ pink (U34), bearing crossed 36-star flags in red & blue and an embossed, cameo-style shield corner card for a Commission Merchant, grid cancel and clear red Providence R.I. c.d.s., reduced a tad at left, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 3259

Envelope, 1863, 2¢ black on buff, die 1 (U46//U56), 14 mint entires, all different types, U46 (2), U52-53, U54 (3), U55 (4) & U56 (3), Very Fine.
Scott $1,241
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Lot 3260

Envelope, 1864, 2¢ black on buff, die 4 (U54), unsealed entire canceled by New York segmented cork, with illustrated corner card of Curled Hair Manufactory, vertical wrinkle far from illustration & stamp, Fine & scarce.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 3261

Envelope, 1865, 9¢ lemon on buff (U66), full corner, 70 x 56 mm, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $450+
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Lot 3262

Envelope, 1874, 2¢ brown on amber, die 4 (U135), full corner, 55 x 50 mm, post office fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott $525+
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Lot 3263

Envelope, 1878, 2¢ vermilion, die 6 (U149), unsealed entire to Amsterdam with NYFM cancel, reverse with Apr. 22, 1879 receiving postmark, Very Fine, very scarce use of a foreign mail cancel.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 3264

Envelope, 1875, 30¢ black on cream (U206), full corner, 50 x 51 mm, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott $500+
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Lot 3265

Envelopes, 1881, 30¢ black on blue, manila, amber manila (U208-U210), size 21, mint entires, F.-V.F.
Scott $635
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Lot 3266

Envelopes, 1886, 90¢ carmine on oriental buff & blue (U214-U215), size 13, mint entires, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $725
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Lot 3267

Envelope, 1884, 2¢ red on blue (U245), full corner, 38 x 40 mm, fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $500+
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Lot 3268

Envelope, 1884, 2¢ red on fawn (U246), full corner, 46 x 47 mm, fresh and choice Extremely Fine.
Scott $450+
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Lot 3269

Envelope, 1884, 2¢ brown on amber (U271), full corner, 46 x 48 mm, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott $500+
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Lot 3270

Envelope, 1887, 2¢ green on amber manila, die 3 (U323), full corner, 40 x 43 mm, fresh and Extremely Fine.
Scott $500+
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Lot 3271

Envelope, 1893, 1¢ Columbian (U348), bearing red & blue flag with "Old Glory" with 1896 Flag Day imprint of Chicago Stamp Dealer, J.A. Pierce, with 1¢ blue adhesive used Chicago to Reading Pa., Mar 12, 1898, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150
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Lot 3272

Envelope, 1893, 2¢ Columbian (U349, U352, U358), each bearing the large eagle & shield in black by Dr. J.A. Scmidt of Chicago, who applied it to many envelopes during the 1890s; U349 is unused; U352 is used to Austria (1901), but is missing two 2¢ adhesives; U358 is used (1901) Urbana to Chicago, Ill.; Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 3273

Envelope, 1925, ½¢ Local surcharge on 1¢ green (U420 var.), size 10 entire, surcharged "½¢ Paid/ Santa Rosa, Cal.", May 14, 1925 Santa Rosa machine cancel, Very Fine. Thorpe-Bartell 3253-25.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 3274

Envelope, 1916, 1¢ green, die 1 (U420/421), four patriotics WWII patriotics created by stamp dealer Gustave H. Fabian who pre-printed his Hempstead N.Y. Mailer's Permit postmark on the 1¢ entires for his bulk mailings; three different unused and one (a duplicate) used; Very Fine and unusual.
Estimate $100 - 150
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Lot 3275

Envelopes, 1917, 3¢ carmine die 5 color errors on amber and on blue (U437g, 439g), mint window envelope entires, each with printed corner card, last with typical toning around window, otherwise both Very Fine.
Scott $1,000
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Lot 3276

Envelope, 1925, 1½¢ on 2¢ green (U486), mint size 7 entire, Very Fine.
Scott $1,750
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Lot 3277

Envelope, 1925, 1½¢ on 2¢ carmine, die 1 (U502), mint size 23 entire, very minor soiling.
Scott $500

Provenance: Barkhausen.
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Lot 3278

Envelope, 1979, 15¢ Veterinary Medicine, gray omitted (U595a), small size mint entire, Very Fine.
Scott $1,000
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Lot 3279

Envelope, 1988, 8.4¢ Frigate Constellation, black omitted (U612a), mint no. 10 entire with printed corner card, Very Fine.
Scott $800
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Lot 3280

Envelope, 1991, 29¢ Love, bright rose omitted (U621a), mint sze 6¾ entire plus another unlisted error with purple "29/USA" omitted; also includes another entire with purple UsPs "Sample" imprint; Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 3281

Postal Card, 1891, 1¢ black on buff (UX10), canceled by "Chicago Ill. Dec. 21, 1893" m.c. and addressed locally, reverse with multicolor World's Columbian Exposition "Puck" design and New Years greeting, Extremely Fine, incredible fresh and choice.
Estimate $500 - 750

Expertization: 2010 PF Certificate.
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Lot 3282

Postal Card, 1911, 1¢ red on cream (UX23), unused card with WWI illustrated anti-war propaganda on both sidesfrom a German-American Friendship group, the Young German-Americans, Extremely Fine and unusual.
Estimate $100 - 150
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