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Stamps and Postal History


1851 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2033

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), tied by "Hallowell ME" c.d.s. on embossed ladies' cover addressed locally, Very Fine and very attractive.
Scott $155.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2034

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), vertical strip of three, just into at top and left, the right and bottom margins are large, tied by March 17 New-York town markings on dark buff cover addressed to Fiskville, RI; the bottom stamp of the strip with a pre-usage crease through the top label, otherwise Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $425.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2035

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), horizontal strip of three, positions 34-35-36L1E (Relief "A", as noted in pencil on back of cover), tied by circa 1852 "Gt. Barrington Mass" May 7 town cancels on dark buff cover addressed to Brookfield Conn.; strip with minor flaws, cover with small water spot along top edge and orange stiffening card shows at the left, a Fine cover, signed Neinken.
Scott $425.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2036

1851, 1¢ blue, type IIIa (Scott 8A), horizontal strip of three showing full centerline at left, positions 51-52-53R1E, left stamp is type IIIA and right pair is type II; clear to ample margins except touching on the right stamp; tied by dark bluish green circular grid cancels on 1852 docketed buff cover to Jacksonville, IL, with matching Springfield, ILL. town marking at left; left stamp (type IIIA) with a light vertical pre-usage crease at center; cover shows some puckering so strip has probably been removed and replaced, Fine to Very Fine and attractive.
Scott $1,575.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2037

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), position 46R1L tied to a beautiful illustrated folded lettersheet/circular from North, Case & North announcing new pattern for a coal-burning Egg Stove; stove and Philadelphia warerooms illustrated; addressed to Richmond, VA, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2038

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), horizontal strip of three, tied by blue Cincinnati Ohio Jan 30 town cancels on enameled Ladies Cover addressed to Baltimore MD, with contents datelined 1857; the postmarks are more lightly struck on the cover due to its slickness; minor indentations on front from pencil, a Very Fine cover, signed Fleckenstein.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2039

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), horizontal strip of three, tied by July 31 Utica NY town cancels on buff cover addressed to Cedarville NY, docketed 56-57-58L1L at the bottom of the cover, a Very Fine cover, with 1989 Jakubek certificate.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2040

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), top margin strip of three; large margins except touching at bottom; tied by St. Albans VT town cancels on dark buff cover addressed to North White Creek NY; backflap with albino "J. Curtis Dealer in Downs Elixir & Holdriges Plasters St. Albans" seal (damaged by opening); end stamps with pre-usage creases, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $300.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2041

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), horizontal strip of four, clear to large margins except touching in a few spots, tied by Jan 18 San Francisco, Cal town marks on dark buff cover addressed to Elizabeth Town, New Jersey, a Very Fine cover, with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,380.
Estimate $500 - 750

The strip is most likely paying double the 6¢ trans-continental rate in existence between 1851 and 1855. Strips of this stamp on cover are very scarce
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Current Bid$250
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Lot 2042

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), block of four, tied by Chicago Ill town cancel on reduced cover addressed to Shawneetown IL; block with diagonal crease at the upper right and cut into along the right side, a Fine cover, extremely scarce usage, as blocks are very seldom seen on cover.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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Lot 2043

1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), marvelous example tied on 1856 folded address sheet to France by neat "New York" and red "New York - Br. Pkt" handstamps; with several transit marks and receiving backstamps; minor mended paper issues on reverse are of little consequence, Very Fine.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2044

1855, 10¢ green, type II-III-II (Scott 14, 15, 14), vertical combination strip of three, Types II-III-II; margins ample to into at left and top; tied by San Francisco Cal town cancels on 1857 folded letter sent via Prussian Closed Mail to Herford (Westphalia) Germany; strip also tied by red boxed "AACHEN FRANCO" transit mark; red N. York 7 Br. Pkt exchange mark at right, fresh and attractive Very Fine cover, with photocopy of 1993 P.S.E. certificate.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2045

1855, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 14), desirable left sheet margin pair, along with single #9, tied on 1855 folded address sheet to Paris by black "New Orleans, La., Apr. 12" c.d.s.'s; black "Calais" transit marking; red manuscript "By the first Steamer"; inside reverse shows interesting "Castera Attorney at law, New Orleans" handstamp, Fine.
Scott $380.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2046

1851, 12¢ gray black (Scott 17), extremely handsome horizontal pair neatly tied by light town postmark on 1858 cover to Falmouth, England, and redirected to Queenstown; well-struck red and blue transit markings and four receiving backstamps including fancy red "Fox & Co., Falmouth" forwarding agent backstamp; a pretty cover with lots of eye appeal, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $750.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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