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1869-1898 Issues
 
 
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Lot 2099

1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type I (Scott 118), single tied to an insufficiently paid cover addressedd to Paris, France, by cork cancel, with New York May 25, 1869 transit and blue French entry mark, a choice extremely fine jumbo margined single tied to cover with portion of the adjoining stamp at top, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, an uncommonly nice stamp on a pleasing cover, overall provides a gorgeous eye-appeal, with 1996 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2100

1870, 30¢ black (Scott 154), tied by red New York transit, with Paris, France, blue receiver; cover with repaired tear not affecting stamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $875.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2101

1881, 3¢ blue green, re-engraved (Scott 207), horizontal block of six tied by double-oval NY Registry marks and Modena receiver to the reverse of an 1883 Registered cover addressed to Modena, Italy; franked with an additional 2¢ (#183), paying the 20¢ rate (5¢ x 2 UPU rate plus 10¢ Registry fee). New York Registery label on front, a Very Fine cover.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2102

1882, 10¢ brown, re-engraved (Scott 209), horizontal strip of five, strip of four and single stamp (formerly a block of 10, stamps in a deep shade approaching the black brown shade) of the 10¢, plus a strip of three 5¢ Garfield's, all tied by target cancels and New York duplex to the front of a 20c Mexican entire to Paris, France, with green Mexican Wells, Fargo frank; entire cancelled by purple Wells, Fargo Guaymas, Mexico, Express marking; left stamp of top strip with a corner fault, a Very Fine usage.
Estimate $300 - 400

Linn's Stamp Facts notes that the largest known used multiple for #209 is a block of 10, which may well be this item—as only a close inspection will show it is not a block
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Current Bid$150
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Lot 2103

1888, 30¢ orange brown (Scott 217), horizontal pair tied by New York Sep 7 1888 duplex cancels on oversized cover addressed to London, England, additionally franked with 10¢ brown (#209) and 15¢ orange (#189) paying the 15 times 5¢ UPU rate; red London receiving backstamp; cover slightly reduced at top and has a small replacement at top left, a Very Fine usage, with 1999 A.P.S. certificate which notes that this cover is the Earliest Documented Usage. The 2018 Scott Catalogue notes that the current Earliest Documented Usage is now April 16, 1888.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid$375
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Lot 2104

1893, Columbian, 3¢ green (Scott 232), block of 15 tied by multiple strikes of Hoboken NJ duplexes to Registered cover addressed to Stetin, Germany; also included is a Registered cover with strip of 3 #232 and a 1¢ (#247) tied by Canton Ohio straightline Registered cancels, addressed to Cleveland, Fine to Very Fine, priced as two blocks of four & seven singles, a phenomenal item for any Columbian or Registered exhibit.
Scott $365.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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Lot 2105

1898, 2¢ red, type IV (Scott 279B), pretty Pan-American exposition cover to Washington, D.C., with "Buffalo, N.Y., Jan 3, 1902" machine cancellation that cancels #279B and souvenir exhibition stamp for Brazil, Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Current Bid$50
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Lot 2106

1898, Trans-Miss., 50¢ sage green (Scott 291), used with 1¢, 2¢, 4¢, 8¢ (285-287, 289) tied by Baltimore registry ovals, on corner ad cover addressed to Basel Switzerland, with New York registry label, rare and attractive, Very Fine, ex Burris.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Current Bid$750
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Lot 2107

1898, Trans-Miss., $1 black (Scott 292), used with two 1¢ (285), two 2¢ (286), 4¢ (287), two 5¢ (288) and 10¢ (290) tied by 1898 New York duplexes, to larger piece of wrapper, addressed to Mannheim Germany, a rare usage, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $4,500.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid$1,300
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Lot 2108

1898, Trans-Mississippi issue on bisect covers, two: first has top left diagonal half 287 and 2¢ (279B) tied by 1898 Brooklyn NY duplex, with violet straight line "Hold for Postage and forwarded/on receipt of Stamp", addressed to New York City, the second has top right diagonal half 287 tied by 1898 Boston MA flag cancel, addressed to Springfield MA, both covers shown on page 80 of Neil's book, scarce covers, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid$250
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