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Lot 669

[California] Forbestown, "Kicking Mule", Very Fine strike ties a straight edged 2¢ green (213) on a cover to Tombstone, Ariz., postmarked partial Forbestown double-lined c.d.s., Jan 8, 1889, canceled Oroville, Cal. (Jan 8) and Tombstone (Jan 12); faults including contemporaneous pencil writing on the reverse, Fine appearance.
Cole AN-11.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 670

[Connecticut] Brooklyn, "Geometric", pair of 6¢ (115) & 3¢(114) tied by fancy cancels, with Brooklyn CT town cancel, addressed to Putnam CT, fancy cancels on the 6¢ are extremely rare, Fine to Very Fine.
Skinner-Eno PA-S 1.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 671

[Illinois] Decatur, "SHOO FLY", a superb strike, similar to S-E PA-Is 8, ties a 3¢ green (147) on cover postmarked with a mostly clear "LAFAY. & QUINCY R.P.O., MAR 5" (1873) c.d.s., to New York, N.Y. with recipient's light blue Mar 8 docketing c.d.s.; includes original letter datelined Decatur, Mar 4; tiny edge tear at left, small flap tear, otherwise Very Fine. A choice strike of this unlisted fancy cancel used on a railroad cover.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $900.
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Lot 672

[Indiana] Evansville, "Shoe Fly", superb strike cancels 3¢ green (147) on cover with Jul 26 Evansville c.d.s., to Phillipstown, Ill.; minor edge soiling, stamp faulty, reduced just a bit at right, Fine and rare.
Skinner-Eno PA-Is 2.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Unsold
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Lot 673

[Indiana] Orland, "O", two different versions, the first tying a 3¢ rose (65) on a cover to Ovid Centre, Mich. postmarked with a large Jul 21 Orland c.d.s.; the second duplexed with a Nov 1 (1876) Orland c.d.s. on a 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Detroit; an Extremely Fine pair.
Skinner-Eno LS-O 2.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Unsold
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Lot 674

[Michigan] Adrian, "Bee", bold strike and "Adrian Mich. May 2" c.d.s. tie 3c Ultramarine (114) on cover; stamp with nibbed corner perf, left edge of cover added, Extremely Fine strike of this rare and pictorial cancel, Ex-White.
Skinner-Eno PA-I 37.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $800.
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Lot 675

[Michigan] Greenbush, "Shield", an exceptional strike ties a nice 3¢ ultramarine (114) on an orange cover postmarked with a bold "Greenbush Mich., Jan 1" (New Year's Day) c.d.s., to Waukesha, Wis.; reduced slightly at right, still Extremely Fine.
Skinner-Eno PS-ST 28.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $1,400.
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Lot 676

[Michigan] Jackson, "Skull & Crossbones", clear strike with "Jackson Mich. Jun 24" c.d.s. ties 3¢ green (147) on a small cover; Very Fine strike & cancel.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $170.
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Lot 677

[Michigan] Owosso, "Shoe Fly", virtually complete strike ties a straight edged 3¢ ultramarine (114) on a small 1870 to Albion College, Mich. with a clear May 3 Owosso c.d.s.; reduced just a bit at right, Very Fine and rare, Ex-Foote.
Skinner-Eno PA-Is 1.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $950.
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Lot 678

[Missouri] Hannibal, "SHOO FLY", two exceptional strikes cancelling two 3¢ green (147) on cover postmarked mostly-complete Oct 31 Hannibal c.d.s., to Salem Conn.; some contemporaneous ink writing at left, otherwise Very Fine, with a 1995 P.F. certificate.
Skinner-Eno PA-Is 8.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $500.
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Lot 679

[New Hampshire] Nashua, "Masonic", franked with 1¢ (112) on 1869 local cover; small stain at left, Fine to Very Fine, with 2010 A.P.S. certificate.
Skinner-Eno FR-M3b 40.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $225.
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Lot 680

[New York] Albany, "Lincoln", beautiful strike with Oct 8 Albany c.d.s. tie an average 3¢ rose (65), on a small, pristine cover to Lockport N.Y., Very Fine.
Skinner-Eno LC-NP 15.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $750.
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Lot 681

[New York] Buffalo,"GAR" in Star, 31st National Encampment, full clear strike of the fancy duplex on a 1¢ postal card (UX12), Aug 6, 1897, to New York City, Very Fine and choice. An exceptional example of this rare fraternal postmark.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $200.
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Lot 682

[New York] Lockport, Solid Star in Circle, 3¢ (114) tied by fancy cancel with Lockport NY town cancel, addressed to Rochester NY, Very Fine.
Skinner-Eno ST-S 13.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 683

[New York] New York, "Sunburst", 2¢ brown (113) with complete bold blue cancel tying stamp to printed price list, addressed locally, Fine to Very Fine, ex Haas, with 2012 P.F. certificate.
Scott $135.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 684

[Ohio] Pickrelltown, "Swimming Fish", perfect strike in blue ties a 3¢ green (207) on an orange cover to Ashley, O., postmarked by a clear matching Nov 6 Pickrelltown c.d.s.; insignificant backflap tear, Fine to Very Fine and rare. Unlisted by Cole.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $400.
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Lot 685

[Ohio] Toledo, "Shoe Fly", a Fine strike cancels 3¢ ultramarine (114) on an exceptionally clean mourning cover with a partial Toledo c.d.s. alongside, to Hebron, Ky.; Fine and exceedingly rare.
Skinner-Eno PA-Is 6.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $900.
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Lot 686

[Washington] Port Townsend, "Kicking Mule", Very Fine strike cancels a 2¢ red brown (210) on a cover to Ann Arbor, Mich., postmarked Port Townsend double-lined double circle datestamp, Oct 22, 1883; slightly soiled, Fine. Includes original, homey 8-page letter.
Cole AN-11.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $300.
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Lot 687

[Wisconsin] Nashotah, "1869", 3¢ ultramarine (114) with town cancel addressed to Detroit MI, Very Fine.
Skinner-Eno ND-Y15.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $275.
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Lot 688

[Wisconsin] Nashotah, "1870" in Circle (Scott 114), 3¢ (114) cancelled by fancy cancel with Nashotah WI town cancel addressed to Detroit MI, Very Fine.
Skinner-Eno ND-Y16.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $250.
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