Sale 713

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Stamps and Postal History


1857 Issue
 
 
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Lot 2047

1857, 1¢ blue, type Ia (Scott 19), Pos. 100R4, F relief from plate 4; a scarce type Ia stamp tied on folded printed circular to Galena, Illinois, by nicely struck "Lynchburg, Va., Dec. 1857" c.d.s.; trivial wear along right edge is inconsequential; perforations cut off along top of stamp, otherwise Fine, with 2012 Doporto certificate.
Scott $9,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2048

1857, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 20), plate 2, horizontal strip of three, positions 25R2-27R2, tied by light blue town cancels on buff cover addressed to Frankfort KY, a Very Fine cover.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2049

1857, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 23), L-shaped strip of three, positions 44L1L, 53-54L1L; tied by Nov 24 Philadelphia PA town cancels on a cover addressed to Westchester PA; minor perf toning, ex-Wagshal, ex-Neinken.
Scott $2,700 as single stamps.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2050

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), position 36L8 ("dash in hair" variety) tied to clean cover by Troy, NY town cancel, addressed to Pittsfield, MA, Fine to Very Fine, unpriced on cover.
Scott $80 as single.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2051

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), position 10L9 ("earring" variety) tied to envelope by New York Feb 28 circular datestamp; addressed to Townsend, VT, Very Fine.
Scott $90 as single off cover.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2052

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), with black June 9 Carrier cancel on clean cover addressed to Niagara Falls, NY, albino Masonic Lodge 132 corner card indicia at upper left, Very Fine, nice early Masonic cover.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2053

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 24), group of 3 covers, one folded letter boasting a pair and a single tied by New York postmark and containing "earring variety" position 10L9, repair in addressee panel; the remaining two single-usage covers include a black carrier with an early impression plate 7 stamp on life assurance corner card and another with an enclosure, generally Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2054

1857, 3¢ rose, type II (Scott 25A), Pos. 28L3, attractive example of this scarce type II stamp on 1857 cover to Deerfield, Mass., tied by black grid cancellation with red "Windsor, Vt., Dec 24." c.d.s., Fine, #25A's on cover are seldom seen.
Scott $950.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2055

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), handsome 1861 cover to North Santee, SC, tied by clear strike of "Charleston, S.C., Apr. 9, 1861" c.d.s.; wonderful state of preservation, Very Fine, a gorgeous example of Confederate usage of Scott #26 after secession.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2056

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), 3¢ 1861 (65), tied by Perry Ill datestamp with manuscript Jan 30 on dark buff cover additionally franked 3¢ 1857 (#26) also tied by postmark, addressed to Wrentham Mass, a Very Fine cover, ex-Thomas J. Alexander.
Estimate $200 - 300

Excellent example of a demonetized usage with the 3¢ 1861 paying the postage and the 3¢ 1857 ignored
.
Current Bid$100
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Lot 2057

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), tied on 1861 cover to Marion C.H., S.C., by neat black grid and matching "Charleston, S.C., Mar 21, 1861" postmark; with original enclosure; light foxing and part of backflap missing, otherwise Fine, scarcer Confederate usage.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2058

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), worn cover to New Orleans, La; tied by clear "Mobile, Ala., Jan 16, 1861" circular datestamp; nice use of United States Post Office stamps in a seceded state; backflap missing and tear at top, otherwise Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2059

1858, 5¢ brick red, type I (Scott 27), horizontal pair tied by Eastport ME town cancel at lower left of brown cover addressed to Sonora County "Calafornia"; straightline"ADVERTISED" and manuscript "1" at bottom center; cover with some edge wear, left stamp with a small crease at the bottom, Fine to Very Fine, signed Stanley B. Ashbrook, with 1990 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,500.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2060

1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (Scott 28), vertical strip of three and vertical pair tied by 1857 New Orleans town cancels on folded letter addressed to Nantes, France; red "NEW PAID YORK 12" at lower right of cover (making it either short-paid and accepted as fully paid, or overpaid by 10¢; strip with perforations trimmed away at top, folded cover with light usage creases, Fine.
Scott $6,400 as off cover.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid$600
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Lot 2061

1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (Scott 28), vertical strip of three, tied by black New Orleans town cancel on 1857 orange cover addressed to Paris France; Boston transit and French receiver, both in red; stamps in a rich deep shade; strip with straight edge at right, cover with light creases away from the stamps, minor edge wear and without most of backflap, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,000 as a strip off cover.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2062

1857, 5¢ red brown, type I & 10¢ green, type III (Scott 28, 33), single of the 5¢ plus strip of four of the 10¢ (paying triple the U.S.-to-France rate of 15¢ per ¼-ounce via French Mail) on 1858 folded letter addressed to Bordeaux; stamps tied by New Orleans town cancels; the 10¢ strip with scissors-trimmed perforations at the bottom and right; folded letter with the addressee's name replaced in the address panel, Fine and scarce, with 1989 P.F. certificate stating that the cover is repaired.
Scott $1,830.
Estimate $500 - 750

Linn's Stamp Facts notes that the largest used multiple for #33 is a strip of three, one on cover and one off. However, this is a strip of four, and another cover in this sale sports a strip of five
.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2063

1857, 10¢ green, type II (Scott 32), horizontal strip of three and a single, positions 57-60R, tied by New Orleans town cancels on folded cover addressed to Vera Cruz (Mexico); stamps pay 4 times the U.S.-to-Mexico 10¢ rate; folded cover with light horizontal file folds away from the stamps, a Very Fine usage, Ex-Stephen Brown, where it was sold as a strip of four.
Scott $780.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid$150
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Lot 2064

1857, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 33), horizontal strip of five, tied by New York town cancels, paying 5 times the U.S.-to-Canada rate of 10¢, on amber court house cover addressed to Berlin Canada West, red straightline "UNITED STATES PAID" and manuscript "50" at center; cover reduced at top into docketing, Fine to Very Fine and scarce.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Linn's Stamp Facts notes that the largest used multiple of #33 is a strip of four. If so, this is now the largest known used multiple
.
Current Bid$500
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Lot 2065

1857, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 33), horizontal strips of four and three used on 10¢ entire (#U16) with Benicia Cal town and manuscript cancels, addressed to Neponsett Massachusetts; the strip of three is has a single that is folded over the left edge of the entire, breaking the paper of the center stamp, Fine to Very Fine and scarce, ex-Seybold.
Scott $1,380.
Estimate $500 - 750

This would be the second example of the second-largest used multiple for #33. Catalogued as two strips of three and a single off cover
.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2066

1857, 10¢ green, type IV (Scott 34), tied by 1858 Ann Arbor, MI, c.d.s. on cut-down cover addressed to Canada West; with red oval "United States/6" handstamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid$200
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Lot 2067

1857, 12¢ black, plate I (Scott 36), straight margin at bottom, tied on 1859 cover to Bordeaux, France, with #26; tied by "New Orleans, La., Aug. 3, 1859" c.d.s.; red "New York Paid 12" c.d.s.; red boxed "p.D." French exchange office marking; black "Calais" transit marking; reverse receiving cancels of Aug 23 (Calais and Paris) and Aug 24 (Podensac), Very Good to Fine.
Scott $475.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Current Bid$80
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Lot 2068

1860, 24¢ gray (Scott 37a), tied by red grid with red New York transit; with Barclay & Livingston forwarders' handstamp; addressed to Dublin; manuscript "Pr Africa", Fine to Very Fine, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid$300
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