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1870-1888 Bank Note Co. Issues




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Lot 6767

1870, 2¢ red brown, split grill and 1¢ ulramarine, without grill (Scott 135, 145), 1¢ is a huge straddle copy, both tied by manuscript town cancel "No Franklin Ct/Oct 28 1873" on embossed cover addressed to Hope Valley RI; reduced at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6768

1870, 3¢ green, H. grill (Scott 136), neat quartered cork cancel on Buffalo, N.Y. all-over illustrated advertising cover for Pratt & Co., Hardware, Iron & Steel Importers & Manufacturers; opening reduced a bit irregularly at right, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6769

1870, 1¢ ultramarine, strip of three tied by Springfield MA segmented rimless cork cancels on cover addressed to Hartford CT, Very Fine.
Scott 145.
Suggested Bid $34.
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Lot 6770

1870, 6¢ carmine and 12¢ dull violet (Scott 148, 151), used on registered cover with Mass c.d.s., addressed to Middletown College CT; reduced at left, a few edge tears, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $275.
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Lot 6771

1870, 6¢ carmine (Scott 148), single, segmented cork cancel, on legal sized cover with light strike of National Military Asylum Me (Kennebec Co., Helbock rarity 6) and "National Military Asylum, Augusta Maine" return address; stamp with minor toned spots, cover without backflap and light cover creases, Fine.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 6772

1873, 2¢ brown and 6¢ dull pink (Scott 157, 159), tied by Minneapolis MN fancy cancels to 3¢ postal entire, addressed to Taylors Falls MN; reduced at left affecting 2¢, Fine.
Suggested Bid $10.
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Lot 6773

1873, 6¢ dull pink (Scott 159), tied by quartered cork cancel duplexed with a Danville, Pa. c.d.s. on illustrated advertising cover of M.L. Fisher, saddlery showing saddle and riding gear, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6774

1873, 12¢ blackish violet (Scott 162), tied by New Orleans LA duplex on cover addressed to Delta LA; reduced at left and open at top, F.-V.F. Scott $325.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6775
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1873, 90¢ rose carmine, indistinct but discernable cds and matching cancels ties 90¢ single and #233 (each with corners torn off) on large piece of linen wrapper with pre-printed "Return Envelope for Unused Ballots, Precint No. 3, Greaterville, Pima County, AZ and addressed to HUGHES OF SUPERVISORS OF PIMA COUNTY, Tucson, A.T.; paper has been discolored with age and has been creased/folded, V.G. and rare, excellent for reference and research.
Scott 166; $7,500 on cover.
Suggested Bid $350.
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Lot 6776

1879, 3¢ green (Scott 184), cancelled with partial c.d.s., stamp has misperfs diagonal in top left corner, on embossed cover addressed to Upper Montclair NJ; reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6777

1879, 3¢ green (Scott 184), tied by Elmwood IL c.d.s. on dainty 4¼x1½" lady's cover, addressed to Minier IL, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $16.
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Lot 6778

1881, 3¢ blue green, re-engraved (Scott 207), tied by New York "8" duplex, May 3, 1883, on all-over illustrated cover for The New York Observer; trivial opening tear at right, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 6779

1881, 3¢ blue green, re-engraved (Scott 207), with "Post Office Southport CT/Dec 20 1881" double line circle c.d.s., on cover addressed to Chicago IL; reduced at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20.
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Lot 6780

1882, 6¢ rose, re-engraved (Scott 208), tied by target cancel with "Amherst Mass/Mar/18" c.d.s., on cover addressed to Williamsburgh MA; reduced at right, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $140.
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Lot 6781

1882, 6¢ deep brown red, re-engraved (Scott 208a), tied by Cincinnati duplex on cover to Philadelphia, Aug 21, 1883, F.-V.F. Scott $425.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6782

1883, 2¢ red brown (Scott 210), tied by violet large cross cancel on cover postmarked matching Pescadero, California double-line c.d.s., May, 24, 1886, to Lompoc, Cal.; also bears a similar c.d.s. of San Mateo in pink on the same date; includes original letter; slight toning at lower right, reduced a bit at left, otherwise F.-V.F., most unusual.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 6783

1883, 2¢ red brown (Scott 210), tied by Albany, N.Y. duplex, May 30, 1887, on illustrated State of New York, Assembly Chamber cover; slight opening tear at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6784

1883, 2¢ red brown (Scott 210), eight covers franked with 2¢ brown, includes 1886 Cheyenne City WY, 1886 pair with Fort Leavenworth receiver on reverse, 1887 Omaha NE, 1887 Portland OR, 1886 pair Minneapolis MN, 1887 Omaha NE, 1886 pair West Las Animas CO and 1887 Omaha NE, interesting lot and scarce, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200.
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