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U.S. Postal History - 1861-1867 Issues
 
 
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Lot 1280

1861, 1¢ blue (63), two average singles tied on orange cover by fancy Chicago geometric cancel (Skinner-Eno GE-E 47), Very Fine double circular rate.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 1281

1861, 1¢ blue (63), used with two 10¢ green (68) tied by red grids on 1861 folded cover to Holland, tied by red grid cancels with matching "New Paid York, 18 Nov 12" c.d.s., blue sender's handstamp, French "P.D." in box and packet c.d.s., backstamped Paris and Amsterdam; small tear at top, file fold through stamps, Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 1282

1861, 1¢ blue (63), two singles used with single and strip of three 10¢ green (68) tied on 3¢ entire (U34) to Shanghai, China, by Columbus, Ohio "jail bars" Columbus c.d.s., Oct 24 (1862), red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid" and London c.d.s.s. and manuscript rates on front, Hong Kong and Shanghai c.d.s.s. on reverse; light file fold through 10¢ stamps, other flaws, F.-V.F.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 1283

1861, 3¢ rose (65), tied by large blue Chicago duplex, as forwarding postage on 1863 mourning cover originating in England, franked with pair of G.B. 1862 6p lilac tied by Chesterfield "186" duplex, red "Chicago Am. Pkt., 24 Paid" c.d.s., redirected to Detroit; minor flaws, F.-V.F.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 1284

1861, 30¢ orange (71), neatly tied by New Orleans duplex, Mar 17 (1869) on folded letter to France, red "New Paid York/12" c.d.s., Mar 23, and blue French entry c.d.s., Apr 5, backstamped, Very Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 1285

1861, 30¢ orange (71), tied, with 3¢ rose (65), by 4-bar grids on 1865 folded letter from Boston to Bombay, India, red handstamp "28" credit and manuscript "1" British credit, red London Paid transit c.d.s., Apr 10, also tied stamps, "Boston Br Pkt, Paid, Mar 29" c.d.s. on reverse along with Bombay receiver, May 11; stamps average, cover Very Fine.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 1286

1861, 30¢ orange (71), tied, together with a 3¢ rose (65), by large Boston PAID grid on 1861 folded letter to Cape of Good Hope, red handstamped "28" rate with red "1d" British credit and London transit c.d.s., Dec 2, postmarked red "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid, Nov 18" and Port Elizabeth receiving oval on reverse, along with blue sender's handstamp, Very Fine. A gorgeous cover.
Estimate 1,500 - 2,000

Provenance: Ishikawa
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Lot 1287

1861, 30¢ orange (71), tied, along with pair of 3¢ rose (65), on 1868 printed business reply envelope from Salem, Mass. to Zanzibar "Care Adumally Sultanally, Esq., Merchant, Aden, Arabia", red manuscript "2/6" rate and London Paid transit, backstamped New York and Aden; stamps average, one 3¢ faulty, Very Fine cover and scarce usage.
Estimate 1,000 - 1,500
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Lot 1288

1861, 30¢ orange (71), used with 3¢ rose (65), tied by Bethany, W. Va. duplex, Dec 12, 1866, on cover to Adelaide, S. Australia, "New York Am. Pkt/Paid", Dec 16, and London, Dec 28, c.d.s.s. plus handstamped "12", all in red, black Adelaide receiver, Mar 15, also on front; 30¢ stamp average, cover with small edge tears, Fine.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 1289

1861, 30¢ orange (71), used with 10¢ green (68) and pair of 2¢ black (73) on 1867 cover to Lima, Peru, tied by New York radial cancels, red manuscript "By Ocean Queen via Panama", blue manuscript "2" and red handstamped "24" with Panama transit c.d.s., June 2 on front, blue Lima receiver on reverse; right 2¢ wrapped around end of cover, small cover tear at lower right, Fine.
Estimate 400 - 600

Expertization: clear 1989 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 1290

1863, 2¢ black (73), average centering, tied by light Flushing, N.Y. undated target duplex on all-over advertising cover for the American Agriculturist, intricate design features produce and livestock; lightly cleaned and repaired, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 1291

1863, 2¢ black (73), average centering, tied by cork cancel on pretty rose colored all-over advertising cover for the Bedford Lubricating Oil Co., N.Y., accompanied by a matching letterhead and business card, F.-V.F.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 1292
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1863, 2¢ black (73), cancelled by four-rings on cover from Holly, Mich., attempted use of 1¢ revenue to prepay postage costs, marked "Due 2" in green manuscript and blue crayon; stain at left, Fine usage.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 1293

1863, 2¢ black (73), used with three 3¢ rose (65) on 1865 cover from New York to Quebec, Canada, De Léry Gold Mining Co. c.c.d., backstamped Quebec; slight flaws, Fine, 1¢ convenience overpayment of 10¢ rate.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 1294

1863, 2¢ black (73), used with 3¢ rose and two 10¢ green (65, 68), tied by San Francisco cogwheels on cover to England, San Francisco c.d.s., Jan 4, 1865, red "3/New-York Am. Pkt./Jan 28" and "Paid/Liverpool/U.S. Packet/ 10 Feb 65/4A" transit c.d.s.s., backstamped Wallingford, Feb 11, small tear.
Estimate 300 - 400

Expertization: 1992 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 1295

1861, 12¢ black (69), horizontal pair used with pair of 2¢ black (73) tied by blue "Louisville, Ky., Mar 16 (?)" duplexes on cover to Germany, red "N. York Br. Pkt./7 Paid" c.d.s. and blue boxed "Aachen.19.3/Franco"; stamps are average, cover Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300

Expertization: 1989 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 1296

1863, 2¢ black, horizontal bisect, used as part of 3¢ rate (73c), in pair with normal, tied on mourning cover by illegible manuscript postmark, Aug 30, 1867; bisected stamp torn (pre-used) at left, cover slightly cleaned and repaired, F.-V.F. appearance.
Estimate 500 - 750

Expertization: clear 1981 P.F. Certificate.
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Lot 1297
 
1861, 1¢ & 2¢ combination covers (63, 73, 92, 93), four covers, includes #63 & 73 from New York and from New Haven Ct., also #63 on immaculate 2¢ entire (U46), from Bethlehem, Pa., and 92 & 93 combination from Fort Ann, N.Y. (1¢ hinged in place), F.-V.F.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 1298

1862, 5¢ red brown (75), target cancelled, along with a 10¢ green (68) on cover from New Orleans to France, Feb 21, 1863 N.O. c.d.s., red "New Paid York, 6 Mar 7" and French packet c.d.s.s. plus red boxed "P.D.", backstamped Paris, Mar 21, and L'Arbresle; slight discoloration next to 5¢ Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 1299

1863, 5¢ brown (76), horizontal pair tied by San Francisco cogwheels on yellow cover to Carleton-St. John, New Brunswick, neat San Francisco c.d.s., Dec 3, 1864, backstamped Carleton-St. John c.d.s., Dec 30, F.-V.F.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 1300

1863, 5¢ brown (76), strip of five and single with light target cancels on 1865 folded letter to Germany, letter datelined Clinton, Texas, Dec 20, postmarked New Orleans, Dec 28, red "N. York Br. Pkt/7 Paid" c.d.s. and blue boxed "Aachen 24.1/Franco", backstamped Cologne, Jan 25, F.-V.F.
Estimate 500 - 750
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Lot 1301

1866, 15¢ black (77), three singles tied by segmented cork cancels on 1867 cover to Germany, red "Paid/N. York Hamb. Pkt." c.d.s., June 15, red manuscript "3" wieght and magenta "36" corrected to "45", four different German backstamps; minor perf flaws, F.-V.F.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 1302

1863, 24¢ grayish lilac (78a), used with 10¢ green (68) on cover to Switzerland, "Junction City, Kan., May 27" c.d.s. with red "N. York. Am. Pkt./Paid, Jun 1" and blue boxed "Aachen 15-6/France" transits, manuscript and handstamped rates and three different Swiss backstamps; stamps average, cover Very Fine.
Estimate 750 - 1,000

Expertization: 1998 B.P.B. Certificate.
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Lot 1303

1863, 24¢ gray (78b), two singles, used with 5¢ brown (76) tied by circle of "V"s cancels on folded letter from New York to Hong Kong, China, "N. York Am. Pkt./Paid/Nov 25", London Paid, Dec 7, handstamped "32" and "1d", all in red, manuscript "By City Washington & overland via Marseilles", backstamped Hong Kong, Jan 26; good deal of reinforced splitting along folds, F.-V.F.
Estimate 750 - 1,000
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Lot 1304

1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill (96), average centering, tied by blue "Placerville, Cal. Nov 23" duplex on 1872 cover to Switzerland, red "New York Paid All, Via Eng. & Ost., Nov 30" backstamped Basel, Locarno and Mergoscia; small tear at top, Fine and scarce marking.
Estimate 300 - 400
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Lot 1305

1867, 30¢ orange, F. grill (100), tied by red Baltimore quartered square duplex on 1869 cover to Switzerland, red "New York Paid All/Br. Transit" c.d.s., backstamped Basel, sensibly refolded at top where stamp originally extended beyond the envelope, Very Fine.
Estimate 600 - 800
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