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Lot 2286

Forwarded By Geo. W. Fletcher Aspinwall N.C., perfectly struck red oval on 1855 folded letter from Barranquilla, Columbia to New York, additional large oval, "T.R. Cowan/Commission and Forwarding/Merchant,/Agent M.S. P'kt. Co./Navy Bay Chagres" in dark red, "Steamship 20" in circle, Extremely Fine & rare.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Provenance: Haas.
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Lot 2287

Forwarded By Ramon Leon Sanchez Cartagena, N.G., clear red oval with a second smaller oval, Forwarded By Geo. W. Fletcher Aspinwall, N.G. on 1855 folded letter Barranquilla, Colombia to New York, partly bold "Steamship 20" in circle, Very Fine, rare double forwarder from the Lanman & Kemp find.
Estimate $400 - 500
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Lot 2288

Forwarded By Ramon Leon Sanchez Cartagena, N.G., clear red oval with a second oval, Forwarded By C.J. Fox Aspinwall, N.G., both on 1858 folded letter from Barranquilla, Colombia to Lanman & Kemp in New York, Very Fine and rare.
Estimate $400 - 500
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Lot 2289

Forwarded From Harnden's Package Express & Foreign Letter Office No. 2 Wall St. New York, red oval handstamp on reverse of 1848 folded letter to Canton, China via Southampton, nice strike of "Postage Paid/ To Destination/By/Harnden & Co./of/Liverpool," at upper right, Hong Kong backstamp, some bleed through from contents, Fine & rare.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000

Expertization: 2010 PF Certificate.
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Lot 2290

Forwarded Through/ Gilpin's Exchange/ Reading Room And/ Foreign Letter Office/ N-York, red oval on top flap of 1839 folded letter from Havana to London, additional "Forwarded By / Meyer & Hupeden/ New-York" black oval, rimless "Ship Letter Liverpool" with crown, double rate "2sh9" on face in manuscript., Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2291

Forwarded Through/ Gilpin's Exchange/ Reading Room And/ Foreign Letter Office/ N-York, deep red oval on flap of 1839 folded letter from Savannah to Scotland, additional "Forwarded By/ McKenzie & Liston/ New-York" red oval, clear "LIVERPOOL/ SHIP LETTER" also on flap, lengthy closely written contents, Fine double forwarder.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2292

Forwarded/ By/ Brainard & Co./ From/ Troy., red oval, light but readable strike on 1844 folded letter from Troy to New York, additional red oval "Boyd's City Express Post Dec. 16 4 o'c", manuscript. "Collect 6 ¼" at upper right, small stain at top, slightly affecting Brainard handstamp, still Fine, rare conjunctive use of these companies.
Estimate $500 - 750
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Lot 2293

Forwarded/By/Overton & Co./3 Broad Street,/New York., red oval handstamp on 1844 folded letter from Hudson, N.Y. to Nassau St., manuscript. "Coll. 6/2/8" and pencil "Overton Express" at lower left, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300

Provenance: Hann.
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Lot 2294

Forwarded/By/Overton & Co./3 Broad Street,/New York., light strike red oval on 1844 folded letter from Providence, R.I. to New York, manuscript. "2 Paid", Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300

Provenance: Hann.
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