Sale 361

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Lot 1

"Marine Det. Am. Legation Peiping (Pekin) China", multiple 3/20/33 duplex c.d.s.'s on 1c entire to Dept. of State, Washing D.C., manuscript "Peiping Pouch" at lower left, additionally franked with 1c-2c (617-18) and additional 2c (689), all F-VF, Very Fine cover, scarce usage.
Estimate 400 - 500
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Lot 2

"Way 26", manuscript rate on f.l.s. with printed illustrated letterhead (Bank Draft) to Peace Dale, R.I., datelined New Orleans 12/1/43, blue Mobile, Ala. 12/4 c.d.s, file folds, still Very Fine cover.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 3

"Winchester Repeating Rifles, Shot Guns and Single Shot Rifles", Multicolored illustrated advertising on cover to Syracuse, NY, 2c (319) tied by Detroit Mich. 8/19/06 machine cancel, trivial small edge tear, otherwise Very Fine cover.
Estimate 150 - 200
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Lot 4

"Hammerless Double Barrel Gun", blue illustrated advertising with additional overall advertising on reverse, on cover to Pottstown, Pa., 2c (267), tied by Pittsburgh, Pa. machine cancel, Very Fine cover.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 5

"Kirkwood House, Washington DC", identical embossed oval advertising corner cards, one blue other green, on covers addressed to James W. Denver, Lecompton, Kans. Territory, ea. franked by 3c (26), both tied by Washington, DC c.d.s.'s, Very Fine covers.
Estimate 100 - 150

"Jim" Denver was governor of Kansas during the lead up to the Civil War, and a representative from California. The city of Denver CO was named after him.

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Lot 6

"Fire Proof Safe, Business, Office, Desk and House", lovely large illustrated broadside (see Illustrated Cover Catalogue # 347) with additional red addenda in left margin mentioning the great Boston fire of 1861, 1c blue (63) tied by neat cork cancel, Very Fine.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 7

"Brown's Patent Safety Money-Drawer", illustrated advertising letter sheet to NH, well struck Lowell, Ma. "Paid" c.d.s., mended backflap still Very Fine and attractive circular.
Estimate 100 - 150
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Lot 8

Ladies Ornate Valentine Cover, Circa 1850's, bronzed 10-1/2 x 8-1/2 illustrated valentine used to Crosswicks, N.J., blue Philadelphia, Pa. 2/16 c.d.s., red octagonal "6" rate and matching "Paid" straight-line, couple edge tears/flaws and lacking backflap, still fresh and well preserved large sized cover.
Estimate 200 - 300
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Lot 9

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "ACM" connected (9X1), tight margins to barely touching, tied on outer f.l.s. to Reading, Pa. by manuscript cancel, faint red New York c.d.s. and matching arc "Paid", F-VF cover.
Scott $600
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Lot 10

1¢ blue, type IIIa, Pos. 24L4 (8A), near four margins, tied on drop cover by attractive large Boston "Paid" grid, Boston Mass c.d.s., stamp show clear break at top and possible break at bottom, Very Fine cover.
Scott $825
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Lot 11

3¢ orange brown, type I (10), Pos. 95R1l showing shift in all four rosettes, clear margins to barely in across top, beautiful color centrally struck blue grid and matching Concord, NH 8/11/(51) c.d.s., overall illustrated advertising on reverse for insurance company (New England Mutual Fire Ins. Co.), with enclosure, Very Fine cover.
Scott $260
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Lot 12

1869, 2¢ brown, bisected (113c), horizontal pair with right stamp bisected vertically to pay the 3c rate to Pa., Paxton 2/6/74 manuscript town at lower left, stamps with identical manuscript cancel, Very Fine and extremely scarce cover.
Scott $6,000

Expertization: with 2000 P.F. certificate.
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Lot 13

1870, 15¢ bright orange (152), fresh and exceptionally well centered single, target cancel, not tied on 6¢ (Reay issue), legal sized registered entire, with matching target cancel, to Muncie Indiana, "Dayton Wash (territorial) Oct 4, 1873" c.d.s., ms "NO1" and "13916" ms "application for bounty of Dan Kimboll Co.D 41st 2nd cavl", various edge tears and small repair, Fine.
Estimate 150 - 200

Provenance: Landau, with his write-up
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Lot 14

1923, 1¢ green, rotary press sheet waste, perf 11 (544), Very Fine for this issue, tied on illustrated advertising postcard to Salem, N.J. by Philadelphia, Pa. 8/26/23 advertising slogan machine cancel, a choice example of this rare coil waste on card.
Scott $5,500

Expertization: with 1978, 2014 P.F. certificates.
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Lot 15

1994, 29¢ Legends of the West, recalled (2870), complete sheet tied on cover "North Salem MA Dec 17 1994" early usage, Very Fine, first cover we've seen. Unpriced used.
Estimate 75 - 100
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Lot 16

Union Square Post Office, 1852, 1¢ black on light apple green (141L2), nearly four margins, uncanceled, used with a four margin 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by a partial Apr 4 New York c.d.s. on a locally addressed cover. Fine.
Estimate 100 - 150

Expertization: with 2001 P.F. certificate.
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