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U.S., British and Worldwide
Stamps, Documents and Autographs


1851-56 Issue
 
 
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Lot 268

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (7), position 56L1, showing small weak/broken line above "os", near four margins, tied on printed banking circular to Joliet, Ill. by red Chicago c.d.s.’s, Extremely Fine cover.
Estimate 200 - 300

Expertization: with 2011 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 269

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (7, 9), three covers, includes: cover with three type II singles, Ashbrook notation on back "from plate 1 early, center stamp from top row"; type II single on printed 1852 circular, Providence, R.I. c.d.s.; pair type IV (top row) on 1857 printed circular, paying double rate; stamps mostly four margins and Fine-Very Fine, attractive group.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 270

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (7), 1¢ blue (7), deep intense color, in at top, tied to circular by red Chicago, Ill. c.d.s. to printed 1852 illustrated advertising circular from Dunkirk and Lake Michigan. Through Freight Tariff, via Michigan Railroad to Rockton, Ill., Very Fine circular.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 271

1851, Printed Circular Rate to Canada West, 1¢ blue, type II (7), in at top, tied on 1857 printed Cincinnati "prices current" to London, Canada West by small blue grid, Printed Circular Rate to Canada West, couple hole punches at bottom, otherwise a very scarce cross border rate, Fine-Very fine cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 272

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), two printed circulars, each Franked with single 1¢, both 4 margins or nearly so, one with Boston, Mass. c.d.s. (Boston Faucet Co.), other with Mobile, Ala. C.d.s. (1855 prices current, split and separated along folds, appears complete, Boston circular Very Fine, other Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 273

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (9), four clear margins, position 57L1l, tied on 1852 printed illustrated circular for "Stewarts Steam Refined Sugar", tied by New York "1Ct." c.d.s., small tear along filefold, still Very Fine and choice early advertising circular.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 274

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (10, 10A), one of each type, position 76R1i, pos. 27R2E, both four margined, one with blue Concord, N.H. c.d.s., other Bangor, Me. "3 Paid" c.d.s., both fresh and Very Fine.
Scott $450
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Lot 275

1851 3¢ 3¢ orange brown, type II, 3¢ dull red types I and II (10A, 11, 11A), six covers/f.l.s’s, mostly all Very Fine four margins or nearly so, includes 10A orange (bottom sheet margin), blue Concord, N.H. "Paid" straightline; 11, pos.9L7, rich color and crisp impression; 11A with rimless blue Catskill, N.Y c.d.s., etc., attractive grouping with much of interest, unchecked for recutting.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 276

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, Double transfer, through "U.S. Postage" (11A), Very Fine, four margins, tied on 1855 outer f.l.s. to Providence, R.I. by partial New York Express Mail c.d.s., Very Fine cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 277

1856, 5¢ red brown (12), Extremely Fine with four large and well balanced margins, tied on f.l.s. to Paris, France by New Orleans, La. c.d.s., red New York Br. Transit c.d.s., "19"and "96" accountancy markings, ms. "per British Steamer", appropriate British and French transit backstamps and receiver, Very Fine cover, see Meyers book page 53.
Scott $1,600

Expertization: with 1983 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 278

1856, 5¢ red brown (12), Very Fine, four margins, tied on f.l.s. to Paris, France by partial 1857 New Orleans c.d.s., blue "Loison & Co., New Orleans company oval handstamp, "8" accountancy marking, boxed "G.B. 1F 60c" handstamp, Boston, Br. Pkt 3/25 transit backstamp, red British transit and Paris receiver, Very Fine cover.
Scott $1,600
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Lot 279

1855, 10¢ green, type IV (16), position 64L1 recut top and bottom, 4 margins, includes traces of adjacent stamp at bottom, tied on neat small cover to San Francisco by grid, red New Haven, Con. 11/28/60 c.d.s., Choice, Very Fine cover.
Scott $2,450

Expertization: with 1985 P.F. certificate and 2015 P.S.E. certificate.
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Lot 280

1¢ blue, type I, plate 12 (18), strip of three, showing type beautifully, barely tied on immaculate small patriotic cover "Our Country" (Walcott 2731) to Andover, Mass. by grids, Westfield, N.Y. 9/27 c.d.s., light gum residue (easily removed) from hinging in c.d.s., barely reduced at left, otherwise a choice and Extremely Fine cover.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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