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Sale 5015

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Stamps and Postal History


Foreign Mail
 
 
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Lot 6008

1861, cover to France, 1861, 30¢ orange (71), single, tied by segmented cork cancel and red New Paid York 24 exchange mark on folded letter addressed to Bordeaux France, datelined San Francisco 8 Mars 1867; manuscript "p. Australasian" at upper left and blue double oval company handstamp at lower left; probably carried out of the mails to New York City, proper French transit and receiving marks; vertical file fold at right through stamp, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $380 .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6009

1885, cover to Great Britain, returned, 1883, 2¢ red brown (210), strip of 3 Leavenworth, Kans. to Great Britain and returned, with note that "All travellers going to Europe should use these envelopes…." beneath the stamp, stamps placed to the left of the note, a rarely seen ad designed to have stamp placed upon it, appropriately backstamped, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $48.
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Lot 6010

1864, incoming stampless cover, Mayaguez, Puerto Rico to Portland, Me., postmarked blue Baltimore circular datestamp, 11 Mar, straightline "SHIP" and "DUE 6", greenish blue handstamp of commission merchants, Latimer, Turull & Co. (the contents are a handwritten report on Mayaguez market condition, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $96.
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Lot 6011

1878, cover to Beirut, Syria, 1875, 5¢ blue (179), tied by East Hampton Mass. segmented cork duplex, May 6 (1878) on small cover to Beirut, Syria, endorsed "(Via London)", backstamped Trieste, May 21, and another partial circular datestamp, presumably Beirut, Jun 6, F.-V.F., a scarce destination, .
Suggested Bid $150
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6012

1910, Registy Label (FX-NY1a), on cover from Ethiopia via New York to Canal Zone, franked with Ethiopia 4g pictorial and tied by two strikes of Addis-Ababa c.d.s. of 22 Oct, backstamped New York (Nov 22 & 23), and Cristobal C.Z. (Dec 1), a very scarce registered cover from Ethiopia to and unusual destination, the Canal Zone; a little edge wear on stamp and cover, otherwise appealing, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $350
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Realized $270.
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