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Stamps and Postal History


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Lot 6001

[Arkansas] Gaster's Landing, red "Gaster's Landing Ark/Nov/16" cds(S/R 9) on pen cancelled U10 to Washington City DC; ink docketing at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100


According to owner this is only the second cover known with this town's cds
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6002
[Indian Territory] checks / promissory notes. Group of six checks and four notes, 1893-1907, towns comprise Bartlesville, Checotah (4), Council Hill, Roff, Sallisaw, Vinita and Woodville, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $120.
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Lot 6003

[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 $20
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6004

[Massachusetts] Dorchester Heights, military letter and answer carried by military express from Dorchester Heights, the American fortifications overlooking Boston, on February 22, 1777 from Capt. Jonas Hartsell to Capt. Benjamin Haskell, about one year after the British were forced out of Boston; some reinforcement and foxing, Fine, rare, .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $72.
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Lot 6005

[Ulster County] S. BOAT, small straightline red handstamp of Kingston NY on 1839 folded letter datelined New York City; ink spots at center of cover, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $108.
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Lot 6006

[Texas] Jasper, "Jasper Texas/Jul/22" cds with matching "5" in circle rate to New York, on page with info on cover; two vertical filefolds, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6007

[Washington Territory] Wailepta, small blue circular May 11 postmark on circa 1860 orange cover with manuscript "Paid 10" and addressed to Brooklyn NY, enclosure (one page of a longer letter) reaffirms that "We are all good Union men out here and swear to stand by the Stars and Stripes…" It also goes on "We have repudiated the traitor I. I. Stevens … chairman of the committee that nominated Mr. Breckinridge for the Presidency."; included is an 8x10" print of Maj. Gen. Isaac I. Stevens who was the first Governor of Washington Territory and killed at the Battle of Chantilly in 1862; cover opened irregularly at left removing part of the postmark, print with light creased and toned spots, V.G.-Fine, Helbock Rarity 8, .
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $60.
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