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Lot 8001

[Alabama] Gainesville, c.d.s. with matching "5" rate on folded letter sheet addressed to New York City; vertical file fold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 8002

[Arizona Territory] Prescott, five 2¢ (210) tied by cork cancels to large incoming 1886 War Department cover, with St Louis and Halstead RPO c.d.s., addressed to Prescott A.T., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 8003

[California] Auburn, Bold Sep 29 (1856) c.d.s. postmark (PLA-250) and PAID/3 in circle on stampless cover to San Francisco, CA, scarce this clean, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 8004

[Dakota Territory] Deadwood, three covers from Yankton, Dak. addressed to Seth Bullock, Sheriff of Deadwood, Dakota Territory, two in Deadwood, the third in Tecumseh, Mich., all franked with 3¢ Bank Notes and all with government corner cards; slight opening tears at right, otherwise F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100

Bullock, a personal friend of Teddy Roosevelt, was immortalized in the Showtime series "Deadwood"
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Lot 8005

[Delaware] Newcastle, nearly full strike in red of irregular NEWCASTLE D.E, FEB 21 c.d.s. with matching PAID and manuscript "8" on 1814 folded letter to Philadelphia, with enclosed invoice for services, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 8006

[District of Columbia] Washington City, 1817 "Washn City/Mar/10" c.d.s. with manuscript "18¾", on folded letter sheet, addressed to New York, with contents; vertical file fold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 8007

[Idaho Territory] Boise, 3¢ (213) cancelled by grid with 1889 Boise ID c.d.s., on cover addressed to Dorchester MA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $30.
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Lot 8008

[Louisiana] Jackson, "La Sa Nov 25" manuscript postmark on 1835 folded letter with matching "25" rate, addressed to Boston Mass.; light file fold at center, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 8009

[Maine] Gardiner, double circle town mark used as forwarding postmark on August 1833 folded letter which originated in New York City, was addressed to Gardiner and redirected to Waterville; two vertical file folds, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $75

Gardiner postmark is used 2 years earlier than noted in the last edition of the Stampless Cover Catalog
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Lot 8010

[Maine] Wiscasset, circular postmark and manuscript "17" "PAID" on 1804 folded letter addressed to Boston (Mass); light file fold through town mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 8011

[Maryland] Mechanicstown, 1845, manuscript town and" July 1st" (1st day of new rates), with "5" rate at right, on a folded letter to Augusta City, Virginia; minor spotting along edges, Fine.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 8012

[Massachusetts] Boston, Nov. 7, 1760 dateline on folded letter addressed to Scarborough and signed by "Tho Greene"; multiple fold and small edge piece missing as paper (as usual) is a bit brittle, Fine.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 8013

[Massachusetts] Gloucester, postmark and manuscript "Ship 12½" on 1810 folded letter datelined Lisbon and addressed to Saybrook Ct; minor cover wrinkling, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 8014

[Massachusetts] Gloucester, small double circle "GLOUCESTER MS APR 18 1860" postmark on orange cover addressed to Cape Negro Nova Scotia, red arced "PAID 10" and arced lozenge with "U STATES" "C" exchange marks, "H … NS" backstamp receiving mark; without small part of backflap, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 8015

[Massachusetts] Yarmouth, readable dark red postmark and manuscript "21" on 1853 folded letter addressed to Liverpool (England), block style "21" of Boston and handstamp "1/-", "Boston Am. Packet" and Liverpool backstamps; minor wear on reverse of folded letter and at bottom left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $75.
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Lot 8016

[Missouri] Boonville, J.M. Eppstein P.M., 1¢(UX7) postal card cancelled by "Boonville MO/J.M. Eppstein P.M./Jun/23/1880" to Alton ILL, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 8017

[New York] New York, straight line "N York Jun 4" cancel with manuscript "4" rate, addressed to Lieut James Grant in New York, date line and docketing with year; paper erosion and tears along folds, Fine.
Suggested Bid $75.
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Lot 8018

[New York] New York, red "New York Paid 2 Cts/Mar/11" c.d.s. on printed circular addressed to Three Rivers MI; vertical file fold, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 8019

[New York] New York, red "New York Paid 1 Ct/Dec/31" on local printed circular rate cover, addressed to Present; horizontal file fold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 8020

[New York] New York, "New York/2" in circle on unpaid circular rate printed notice from Havana Cuba, addressed to New York, with manuscript "per Steamer"; light toning inside, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 8021

[New York] New York, partially struck blue "New York Paid Quarterly 1871" handstamp on orange cover addressed to New Hope NY, Fine.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 8022

[Pennsylvania] Philadelphia, 1782 (Dec. 11) datelined folded letter to Boston Mass. endorsed "p post", bearing "11 DE" Franklin mark and manuscript "4:" rating; light aging, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 8023

[Wyoming Territory] Ft. Laramie, four 2¢ (210) tied by cork cancels to large 1886 cover, with Omaha and Odgen RPO c.d.s., addressed to Omaha NE.; reduced at left, opened at top, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 8024

Stampless balance lot, sixteen stampless covers, includes three Washington DC, London to Niagara Falls via NYC, British Packet Boston cancel on London cover to Rockland ME out going Baltimore to Paris, interesting group that needs further research, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $250.
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