Sale 359

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


1861-66 Issue
 
 
Lot Photo Description
Lot 295

1861, 1¢ blue (63 [shades]), 5 covers, various usages, includes: single paying unsealed rate; single with "Sta, C" (NY delivery); single with 3¢ (65) carrier rate; 2 with strips of 3 (one Patriotic), stamps and covers are Fine or better (note various shades), one cover roughly opened at left, useful grouping, also includes two 3¢ (65, 94), single usages, one to Canada.
Estimate 150 - 200
View details and enlarged photos
Lot 296

1861, 3¢ pink (64), Fine-Very Fine, straight edge at left, scissor trimmed perfs (all intact), centrally struck blue "Paid" straightline on cover to Lyons, N.Y., matching Sodus, N.Y. 10/24 c.d.s., Very Fine cover, stamp with excellent color.
Scott $825

Expertization: with 1982 P.F. certificate.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 297

1861, 3¢ pink (64), Fine, small fault at top, lifted and hinged in place, tied on cover to Washington, D.C. by blue Cincinnati, O. grid and matching double circle 9/11 date stamp, illustrated blind embossed corner card for newspaper, with enclosure, Very Fine cover.
Scott $775

Expertization: with 2011 P.F. certificate.
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 298

1861, 3¢ rose (65), on forwarded cover to Beverly, Mass. Cambridge and Concord cdss, with Cambridge Mass. fancy "shield" cancel,near Gem strike, Very Fine cover.
Estimate 150 - 200

The cover is docketed by the receiver "A.B. Alcott", the note transcendentalist, and father of Louisa May Alcott.

View details and enlarged photo
Lot 299

1861, 10¢ yellow green, 5¢ red brown (68, 75), both Fine, tied on cover to Paris, France by cork cancels, additionally tied by red New York "6" 7/26/(62) c.d.s. and red Paris 8/9/62 receiver, cover originating with Rye, N.Y 7/25 c.d.s. (ms obliterated), forwarded back to Rye, N.Y by Paris c.d.s. and ms. "Rye, Westchester County, New York", indistinct boxed red French marking (probably forwarding instructions), New York "15" 8/27 transit, blue backstamp "Achemine, Per Hottinguer & Co. de Paris" forwarders oval, Fine-Very Fine "busy"cover.
Estimate 200 - 300
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 300

1861, 10¢ yellow green (68), two covers, each Franked with single 10¢, both Fine-Very Fine, note shades, each paying 10c rate on cross border covers to Canada, one tied by grid, other with Portland, Me. c.d.s., both covers with arc "U. States", both covers Very Fine.
Estimate 100 - 150
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 301

1861, 10¢ yellow green, 5¢ brown (68, 76), both Fine-Very Fine, tied together or on refolded legal sized cover by blue grids and Cincinnati, O. 11/28 double d.c.d.s., ms. docketing at left, Fine cover, 5¢ well centered for issue.
Estimate 75 - 100
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 302

1863, 2¢ black, 1¢ buff (73, 112), both about Fine, tied together by targets on "H.B. Shaw" cover to Alfred, Me., partial Henryville, Ind. 11/22 c.d.s., Very Fine cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 303

1863, 2¢ black (73, 93), 3 covers: two printed Prices Current (1867 New Orleans, 1868 Petersburg). ea. with single #73; Sandusky. O. "drop" with #93 (light toning), otherwise stamps are fresh and well centered for issue, Petersburg with edge faults, overall Fine-Very Fine.
Estimate 100 - 150
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 304

1863, 5¢ brown, 1¢ buff (76, 112), both Fine-Very Fine, 1¢ with very light soiling, tied on cross border cover to Montreal by segmented cork cancels, Concord, N.H. 8/8 c.d.s., Montreal backstamp, slightly reduced at left, otherwise Fine cover, scarce combination.
Estimate 150 - 200
View details and enlarged photo
Lot 305

1866, 15¢ black (77), two singles, Fine-Very Fine, tied on cover to Prussia by negative "star of David" cork cancels, red New Haven, Ct. 6/25 d.c.d.s red New York Bremen Pkt "Paid 25" c.d.s., blue "America Uber Bremen Franco", blue crayon numeric docketing, appropriate blue transits and receiver backstamps, ms, docketing on reverse, Fine-Very Fine cover.
Estimate 150 - 200
View details and enlarged photo