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Lot 6169

1846, from US to Austria, light blue folded letter with manuscript " Pr Britannia via Ostende", written in New York July 15, 1846 with light red "U. S. EXPRESS MAIL/N. YORK/JUL/15/N.Y." and red "PAID" used exceptionally to get to Boston to catch the Brittannia which sailed from Boston on the 16th of July, all on face, London and "ANGLETTERRE/PAR OSTENDE" on reverse, British manuscript "1/8", red boxed 3 line Belgian accountancy postmark with manuscript entries, red manuscript "20", "42" and "55" entries ending in blue manuscript "1.20" (1 gulden, 20 kreuzer about 0.67 cents), a rare and wonderful cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $600

This cover would have been carried by at least the Post Offices of US, GB, Belgium, Thurn & Taxis, Austria and prehaps Prussia or Württemberg to boot
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Lot 6170

1848, from US to Austria, folded letter with manuscript instruction "Pr. St. Washington, via Bremen", large bold "24" (first US rate marking), red NEW YORK/JUL/20, bold black (very scarce in black), "AMERICA/UBER BREMEN" and red "10 1/3" for Bremen and Hanover charges with red "9", "11" and "169" charges for Thurn and Taxis to carry the rest of the way to Austria, a scarce cover; file fold has split paper in places and support along 1 side (under instruction only), otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $140.
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Lot 6171

1856, to Austria (Vienna) from Charlestown SC, 1859 Charlestown SC c.d.s. on folded letter sheet with "Boston Br Pkt" handstamp, blue manuscript "65" rate, with German transit and Austrian receiver on reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6172

1901, cover to Belgium from Philadelphia, strip of three 2¢ (279B) tied by Philadelphia PA machine cancel to corner ad cover for Pennsylvania Railroad, pair Belgium J6 on front, "Due 8 Cents" straight line, J40 & J41 of reverse, backstamps include Liverpool, London, Amsterdam, Brussels, interesting cover needs further research, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150.
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Lot 6173
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ca. 1902, to Brazil, five covers, includes Maranhao, Para and Rio de Janeiro Brazil, from same correspondence, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $75.
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Lot 6174

1890, uprated wrapper to Brazil (Rio de Janeiro) from New York, 5¢ (223) tied by New York dumb ovals to 1¢ wrapper (W301) addressed to Rio de Janeiro, manuscript "Per SS Hogarth", F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6175

1872, two covers to Canada from Darien CT, both franked with two 3¢ banknotes with Darien CT cds addressed to Ingesole Canada, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $24.
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Lot 6176

1852, from US to France, 1852 folded letter sheet to Cognac France with red "New-York/Jul/28" cds with Paris transit, "19" debit; horizontal filefold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6177

1852, from US to France, business letter with red "New-York/Dec/1/Br Pkt" cds with Paris transit, "19" debit, manuscript "5" rate, manuscript "steamer Asia/via Liverpool"; horizontal filefold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6178

1852, from US to France, business letter with red "Paid" straight line with Paris transit, "96" debit, manuscript "5" rate, manuscript "Steamship Canada"; horizontal filefold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6179

1852, from US to France, letter with red "New-York/Jun/30" cds with Paris transit, "19" debit, manuscript "5" rate, manuscript "Per Steamer Europa of 30 June 52", business letter; horizontal filefold spotted toning, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6180

1852, from US to France, letter with red "New-York/Jan/10" cds with Paris transit, "8" debit, manuscript "Per Steamer Pacific of Jany 10th 52", business letter; horizontal filefold, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $28.
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Lot 6181

1856, from US to France, cover from Owego, NY to Paris, with dispatch cds "OWEGO/N.Y./MAY/14" and straight line "PAID", manuscript "21c" (rate via GB by GB or US Packet) and red "NEW - YORK/Am. Pkt.", handstamp "8" decimes, French due marking, Paris receipt of June 3rd, then forwarded by "M & MM Parkenham/FLORENCE" (42 x 17mm), unlisted in Rowe and earlier than those listed, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6182

1856, from US to France, orange coverwith red cds "San Francisco/26 PAID/22/OCT" (Williams SAF-450) and manuscript "26", red double cds Le Havre transit all on face, Paris receiver on reverse; edge fault at top, Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6183

1859, cover to France, franked with 12¢ (36) and 3¢(26) tied by brown red circle grids with matching "New Haven Con/Aug/19/1859" cds on cover addressed to Paris, red "New York Paid/Aug/20" cds, Havre transit, Paris receivers on reverse; hole in address, Fine. Scott $500.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6184

1866, cover to France (Scott 73), franked with 2¢ (73), 3¢ (65) and 10¢ (68) tied by two strikes fancy cancels, with red "Boston/24/Feb/Paid/12" cds, addressed to Paris, with red French transit and boxed "P.D."; cover mended, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6185

c. 1863, insufficiently paid cover to France, franked with 24¢ lilac (78) tied by geometric, with red New York Paid cds, "Insufficiently Paid" straight line, "New York/18/May 20" cds, with "16" debit and blue French transit, rate at this time was 30¢ to France; paper erosion top edge and lower left, F.-V.F. Scott $450.
Suggested Bid $140.
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Lot 6186

1867, from US to France, folded outer wrapper with manuscript instruction "Pereire", "NEW 3 YORK" foreign mail handstamp and bold red octagonal "ETATS-UNIS/PAQ. FR. H No.2" with handstamped "8" decimes due for local postage, a very clean cover; 1 light file fold through though not effecting 1 mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6187

1870, from US to France, blue folded letter with manuscript instruction "p Allemania" of the Hamburg American Line, cds "NEW YORK/British TRANSIT./APR/12", partly off right edge of letter, triangle over rectangle "GB/2F" (Linden 1624), manuscript blue "4", handstamp "8" decimes French due marking and double cds "ANGL/AMB. CALAIS F"; 1 file fold affecting 1 mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6188

1872, cover to France from San Francisco, 6¢ (148) and 10¢ (150) tied by two strikes of circle of wedges, with San Francisco c.d.s., red New York transit, London transit and France receiver, on 1872 outer folded letter sheet (16¢ rate); small piece cut from left bottom, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6189

1873, cover to France from Franklin Depot VA, block of six 3¢ (2x3) cancelled by targets and tied by France receivers on reverse of cover with Franklin Depot CDS, red New York Paid, red London transit, addressed to Pau France, split on three sides for display, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6190

1874, from US to France, blue folded letter with manuscript instruction "via England", "NEW 4 YORK/Br. TRANSIT", triangle over rectangle "GB/2F" (Linden 1624), double cds "ANGL/AMB CALAIS D" transit and handstamped "12" decimes due, all on face, red London transit and 4 more transits with Jarnac receipt of March 23rd on reverse; tiny tear at top an 1 horizontal file fold through marks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6191

1902, underpaid cover to France, franked with 1895-98, 8¢ violet brown and 2¢ red, type IV (272, 279B), originally posted short paid Aug 14 1902 with only the 2¢ from Detroit MI to Paris France, "Returned for Postage" handstamp and manuscript "Due 8¢" at left, later returned from Paris, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20.
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Lot 6192

1856, from US to Germany, orange cover from Syracuse, NY to Württemberg, with dispatch cds (inverted year) and manuscript "30" (crossed out), foreigh exchange "23/BOSTON. Br. Pkt./Jun 18", and German manuscript accounting marks "45" and "47" kreutzer, all on face, red double cds Aachen and black Stuttgart transits, triple cds Rottenburg receipt, lovely cover via the Prussian mail system; adherance at lower left, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6193

1834, from US to Germany, early folded letter datelined "Amerika" with manuscript instruction "Via Havre", partial French boxed transit, manuscript "1f3/6" and then new total "1f9" = 1 gulden 3 kreutzer, as addressed to Oberant this is probably what the 3 extra kreutzer was for, a scarce early letter to Württemberg, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $90.
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Lot 6194

1848, from US to Germany, folded letter addressed to Leipzig, Saxony, with manuscript instruction "Pr Boston Steamer Nov 15, 1848" with fine boxed "AMERICA per ENGLAND" (Linden 112) with red and black manuscript rate markings ending up with "242", all on face, London transit and receipt mark on reverse, a scarce marking on clean cover; 2 file folds effecting nothing, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $325.
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Lot 6195

1848, cover to Germany (Bavaria) from New York, red New York c.d.s. on cover addressed to Bavaria, "Paid Part" straight-line handstamp, "America/Uber Bremen", manuscript "by the steamer Herman/via Bremen", F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 6196

c. 1850, from US to Germany, cover to Württemberg with cds of "BUCYRES, O. May 21" and "10" on one side, May 22 on other side, "10" rate struck out re-rated with "5" in circle along with bold red "12 AMERICA/UBER BREMEN" addressed to the "Oberamt" (see Winter "Understanding Transatlantic Mail" Vol. 1, under Bremen Mail for a discussion of the Oberamt system) with several manuscript rate marking for the Breman, Hannover and Thurn & Taxis postal system that finish at "F1.13" (1 gulden, 13 kreutzer), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $130.
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Lot 6197

1850, from US to Germany, folded letter addressed to Winnenden, Württemberg, with blue Buffalo cds of dispatch and large arc PAID, large "24" of New York, red "9/AMERICA/UBER BREMEN" and red "10 1/3" equals the Bremen debit of 9 groshen + 1- 1/3 groshen for Hanover transit), various red manuscript transit rates ending up at 57 (kreuzer); stain at bottom, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $110.
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Lot 6198

c. 1851, from US to Germany, double rate folded letter from Baltimore, addressed to Württemberg, with dispatch cds of April 8 and "40" in circle, red straight line "America/UBER/BREMEN/66/18" (Linden 119), the very rare double rate Bremen handstamp, manuscript" "84"" kreutzer became "1f24" (1 gulden, 24 kreutzer) and finally "1/25" the last kreutzer undoubtedly a 1 kreutzer fee for the Oberant to delivery locally; light soiling, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6199

1851, from US to Germany, folded letter from Buffalo, NY, addressed to Württemberg, with blue dispatch cds of January 18, 1851 and "PAID" in ribbon, black "24" on top of paid, red "9/AMERICA/UBER BREMEN" and "10 1/3", various red manuscript rate changes ending up at 57 kreutzers, all on face, red New York cds on reverse, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $90.
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Lot 6200

1852, from US to Germany, orange envelope addressed to Württemberg, with manuscript instruction "per Steamer Washington -Bremen", cds of "NEW-YORK/SEP/8" and octagonal box "NOT PAID" and "20", red "32/9/R/AMERICA/UBER/BREMEN", with blue manuscript "41" kreuzer due with red "43" representing the 2 kreuzer Oberant fee, Very Fine, ex- Superior 7/99.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6201

1853, from US to Germany, folded letter to Dresden, with manuscript instruction "Per Steamer Germania", "23/N.YORK.Br. Pkt./Sep/13" and manuscript blue and red "13" due marking, all on face, various transits and bold red Aachen transit and receipt on reverse, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $160

First return voyage for syndicate of Fritze and Lehmkuhl
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Lot 6202

c. 1853, from US to Germany, cover to Württemberg with manuscript instruction "favor, John Besemer", New York town cds and manuscript "30", bold "N. YORK. Br. PKT/ 23/SEP/26", blue "45" (kreuzer) due marking, all on face, bold red "Aachen" double cds Prussian Mail transit and Württemberg receipt on reverse, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6203

c. 1853, from US to Germany, orange cover from West Leyden, NY with cds and "Paid 5" manuscript cancels, choice "23/N. YORK. Am. Pkt." and blue manuscript "45" kreutzers due marking all on face, small red double Aachen cds and Triple cds Calw transit on reverse, addressed to Württemberg; edge faults and part of backflap torn away, V.G.-Fine.
Suggested Bid $45.
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Lot 6204

1853, from US to Germany, cover addressed to Göttingen, Hannover, with manuscript instructions "Post restant", "Postage paid", "30c" and "to remain at the post office till call'd for", red "PAID", red foreign exchange "N.YORK 7 Br. Pkt./PAID/OCT/19", manuscript "Rec'd Nov. 2nd 1853" and red slanted straight line" "FRANCO"", all on face, "Boston/Br. Pkt. OCT/18", red cds Aachen and black straight line "DEUTZ/MINDEN" transits and light blue Göttingen receipt, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6205

1854, from US to Germany, cover from Wheeling, VA to Württemberg, with enclosure, cds of July 4 with manuscript instruction "By Bremen Line 22", however went by US Packet with light "N. York U.S. Pkt/14", red "24/9 AMERICA/Kr.R/AMERICA/UBER BREMEN" with manuscript pencil "34" and blue ink "39"due markings; roughly opened, markings, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6206

1854, from US to Germany, large brownish cover from Baltimore to Württemberg, with manuscript "Per Steamer Washington from New York", light blue dispatch cds, bold "14/N. YORK U. S. Pkt/SEP" (not listed in ASCC), with manuscript rate marks of "33", "33+", "22" and pencil "34c", all on face, double cds of Frankfort and triple cds of Horb transits on reverse; some light overall soiling, Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6207

1854, letter to Germany (Ohringen) from Philadelphia, red Philadelphia PA c.d.s. with matching "Paid/30", red N.York British Packet, red "Franco" transit, Germany receivers on reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6208

1854, letter to Germany (Württemberg) from New York, red "New York Br Pkt" c.d.s. with manuscript "paid 10" rate on 1854 folded letter sheet, transit and receiver on reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6209

1854-73, small group of covers to Germany, Bremen Mail, 8 covers with Breman transits including early straight line "AMERICA/UBER BREMEN" and the same with rates added, blue boxed "BREMEN/FRANCO", 1 from Bremen to US and 1 via Hamburg; a few faults, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6210

1856, from US to Germany, cover from Rochester, NY to Württemberg, with dispatch cds of April 16th and "PAID/5", bold "N. YORK U.S. Pkt./14/APR 19" and "24/9/America UBER/BREMEN" all on face, Frankfurt transit and Rottenburg receipt on reverse, clean cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6211

1856, from US to Germany, cover addressed to Weikersheim, Württemberg, with bold foreign accountancy cds "23/N. York. Am. Pkt./JAN/12" with blue "45" rate accountancy mark on face, red Aachen transit and bold receipt; small tone spots, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6212

1856, letter to Germany (Hanover) from New Brunswick NJ, New Brunswick NJ c.d.s. with red New York Am Packet,manuscript "1 30" rate with "Paid" straight line, Germany receiver on reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6213

1857, from US to Germany, folded letter from Keysport, IL to Württemberg, with blue manuscript dispatch cancel of "Oct 24" and "24 Cts", "N YORK PAID Hamb Pkt/17/Nov/2", all on face, 5 transits on reverse including Hamberg and Bremen along with Backnang receipt of 21 Nov 1857, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80

This cover went by the Hamburg-Bremen route and should have been 22 cents per Starnes
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Lot 6214

1857, cover to Germany (Wartburg) from Washington DC, Washington DC c.d.s. with red N. York Am Pkt handstamp, dark red "Paid/30", "Franco" straight line, German receivers on reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6215

c. 1858, from US to Germany, cover from Glastonbury, CT to Württemberg, with very light dispatch cds and "PAID" with manuscript "22", fine red "N. YORK 8 U.S. Pkt./PAID/Jan/28", fine blue "AMERICA/UBER, BREMEN/FRANCO" and violet manuscript "33" kreuzer due at Neehren; rough at a couple of corners and edge tear at bottom, F.-V.F., a scarce NY packet marking.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6216

c. 1861, cover to Germany, franked with 30¢ orange (71) tied by circle grid with "Mascouth Ill/Dec/5" cds, with red "NYork Am Pkt 7 Paid/Dec/9" handstamp and blue boxed "Aachen 22 12/Franco"; edge faults at top, F.-V.F. Scott $400.
Suggested Bid $170.
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Lot 6217

1861, from US to Germany, small folded outer wrapper from Fremont OH, with double cds of dispatch dated November 26 and red foreign expchange cds "N. YORK PAID Hamb.Pkt/10" both on face, Hamburg oval, Hamburg Thurn & Taxis cds and a boxed transit, violet manuscript "Paid/15", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6218

1861, from US to Germany, cover from Cincinnati, OH (Adae correspondence), addressed to Württemberg, with printed "per Prussian Closed Mail,/via London and Ostende" with blue double dispatch cds of October 14 (1861), choice "N.YORK. AM. PKT./46/Oct/19" (unlisted in ASCC), 2 manuscript rates plus final rate of "1f30" (1 Florint, 30 Kreutzer); smal tear at upper left, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6219

1862, from US to Germany, cover to Württemberg with manuscript instruction" pr Hansa via Bremen", "N. YORK BREM. Pkt./6/MAY/6", blue "AMERICA/UBER BREMEN" with A over N of Bremen (Linden 121), the better type, red and blue manuscript "9" and ""38"" due markings, scarce Bremen and New York markings; staining around edges, piece out of back (not apparent).
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6220

1864, from US to Germany, yellow cover from San Francisco, addressed to Württemberg, with manuscript instruction" "per Steamer"", double dispatch cds dated October 22, 1864,with bold and very rare "60", light cds of "N.YORK. BR. PKT./46" (unlisted in ASCC), blue pencil manuscript "30", all on face, receipt on reverse, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250.
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Lot 6221

1867, from US to Germany, 2 covers via France, both from New York state with appropriate French transits, 1 to an Oberant in Wurttemberg, the other to Berlin, Prussia; 1 with heavy file folds, Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6222

1871, cover to Germany, franked with 7¢ vermilion (149) cancelled by pinecone fancy cancel and London OH cds, on cover addressed to Bremen, with red "New York Paid Transit", Bremen receiver on reverse; reduced at left, F.-V.F. Scott $160.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6223

1871, cover to Germany, franked with 7¢ vermilion (149) tied by fancy cancel with Chicago IL cds, on cover addressed to Kurhessen, with red "Chicago IL Paid All" handstamp on reverse; reduced at right, piece missing bottom right, F.-V.F. Scott $160.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6224

1873, cover to Germany, franked with 7¢ orange vermilion (160), cancelled by segmented cork with Ohio cds, on cover addressed to Leipzigy, red "New York Transit"; opened at right, F.-V.F. Scott $175.
Suggested Bid $70.
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Lot 6225

1884, cover to Germany (Saxony) from Baltimore, 2¢ (210) & 1¢ (206) tied by "Baltimore MD/Oct/27/9 PM/1884" duplexes on 2¢ postal entire (U261), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $24.
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Lot 6226

1840, from US to Great Britain, folded freight money letter from Baltimore with manuscript instructions" "Via New York paid"" and "pr. packet of the 10th August", red cds of dispatch and straight line "PAID", manuscript triple rate of 37½ cents which would be triple the rate for Baltimore to New York of 12½, but only 25 added for freight money should have been 75 cents, manuscript "8", all on face, red step type "FALMOUTH/SHIP LETTER" and London receipt, a most interesting cover; file fold at left through Baltimore cds, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200

Though marked to go by packet it went by non-contract sailing or steam ship as it was charged 8 pence due which is the non contract charge
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Lot 6227

1842, from US to Great Britain, folded letter from New York to London with manuscript instruction "p Br Queen" (pioneer steamship "British Queen") on last of 3 trips under Belgian ownership, written October 6, 1842 with manucript "8" British ship letter rate, also red "Ship Letter" on face, Southampton receipt of November 2, 1842 and at London November 3, 1842 on back; 2 file folds with minor splitting at right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $200

Made 9 voyages under British & American Steam Navigation Companybefore being sold to the Belgians during August 1841, then the 3 trips for them ending in November 1842, a scarce pioneer steamship
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Lot 6228

1844, folded letter to England (Nottingham) from West Farms, NY, red Dec/14 CDS with red Paid and manuscript 20 ¾ (which included prepaid ship captains 2¢ fee, very unusual), manuscript "Via Boston per Caladonian to Liverpool"on FL, handstamp 8 Liverpool due marking on face with octagonal ship marking on reverse along with Nottingham receipt., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $75.
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Lot 6229

1846, from US to Great Britain, folded outer wrapper carried out of the mails from New Orleans to New York where forwarded with manuscript "Forwarded by/Edw. Bech (&) Kunhardt/New York. 21/7/46" also with manuscript "P Great Britain" crossed out and replaced with the New Lines "Queen of the West", British manuscript accountancy markings "1/-" (incorrect packet postage) crossed out and replaced by correct ship mail rate, "8" pence, "14 OCT 46/LIVERPOOL/SHIP" and a red receiver on reverse; minor foxing along 1 of 2 file folds, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6230

1846, from US to Great Britain, folded letter with frayed British Consul document enclosed with no American markings but on reaching Liverpool was first rated 8 pence with handstamped "8" which is crossed out in manuscript and with handstamped "1/-" added above it, assumed clerk got Packet and Ship mail confused; 1 file fold not effecting any mark, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6231

1850, from US to Great Britain, blue outer wrapper with manuscript instruction "pr America" from Boston with light red Forwarding Agents cachet under bold NEW 5 YORK/date with manuscript "1/-" due marking; 2 file folds not effecting any mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6232

1853, folded letter to England (Market Harborough) from Middleport, NY, Sep/12 CDS and separate unlisted 24 rate, large 5 US credit, British 1/- handstamp, all on face of folded letter, on back, Boston/Sep/14/Br. Pkt., also British receipts, green Liverpool and Market Harborough, black Northampton., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6233

1854, cover to Great Britain (Northampton) from Tully, NY, blue Nov 23 CDS and blue Paid, manuscript 24, red tombstone Paid/America/Liverpool/6 DE (185)4 with large bold 3 credit handstamp for local postage all on face, Northampton Receipt on reverse, edge wear and tear at upper right corner., Fine.
Suggested Bid $20.
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Lot 6234

1857, from US to Great Britain, stampless cover with manuscript instruction "Paid per Niagara/via Boston" (a Cunard ship) and shield corner card of "Windle & Co./Handware/Cutle & c/56/Maiden Lane/New York", with red cds "New York/19/Jun 17"; small falt in upper right corner, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120

Scarce to have illustrated corner card on foreign cover
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Lot 6235

1858, cover to Great Britain (Derby) from Ridgeway, NY, Nov 17 (1858) manuscript town cancel and manuscript Paid 24 cts on white cover with large red 3, red America/Paid/DE 9/B59(diamond) double arc CDS on face, blue Derby CDS on back., small edge tears Fine.
Suggested Bid $70.
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Lot 6236

1859, letter to Great Britain from New York, New York Br Pkt c.d.s. on 1859 folded letter sheet, addressed to Leeds, Leeds receiver, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6237

1867, cover to Great Britain, franked with 24¢ lilac (78) tied by segmented cork cancel with red "Boston Br Pkt/10 Paid/14 Aug" handstamp, on 1867 cover addressed to Manchester England, Manchester receiver on reverse; small mend top center, Very Fine. Scott $425.
Suggested Bid $170.
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Lot 6238

1868, cover to Great Britain, franked with 12¢ black, E. grill (90) tied by segmented cork with red "New York Paid All/Jun/10" cds on 1868 cover addressed to Greenwich England, red London receiver on reverse; pin holes at left, F.-V.F. Scott $550.
Suggested Bid $170.
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Lot 6239

1869, cover to Great Britain, franked with 1869, 12¢ green tied by geometric with red New York transit, on cover addressed to London, with red London receiver; missing backflap, tear at top, Fine.
Suggested Bid $225.
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Lot 6240

1869, cover to Great Britain, franked with 1869, 12¢ green (117) tied by target cancel with red New York transit, on cover addressed to Bedfordshire, with red London receiver; upper left corner replaced, Fine.
Suggested Bid $170.
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Lot 6241

1870, cover to Great Britain, franked with 6¢ carmine (148) cancelled by segmented cork with West Meriden CT cds, red New York transit, addressed to Birmingham, Birmingham receiver on reverse; small tear in cds, F.-V.F. Scott $45.
Suggested Bid $34.
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Lot 6242

1871, cover to Great Britain, franked with 1869, 6¢ ultramarine (115) tied by circle of wedges on cover addressed to Westbury, Hampshire, with red New York handstamp, redirected to Peterfield, and finally Westbury, transits on reverse; two vertical filefolds, one affecting stamp, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $140.
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Lot 6243

1885, cover to Great Britain (London), forwarded to Paris and back, 1¢ (206) and pair 2¢ (210) tied by targets, with matching "Melrose Fla/May/11/1885" cds on cover addressed to London England, redirected to Paris France, then sent back to London, several backstamps including purple "American Exchange In Europe" handstamp, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6244

1889, cover to Great Britain (London) from Ware MA, 5¢ (216) cancelled by cork with 1889 Ware MA c.d.s., with London receiver, forwarded to Liverpool; toning & wear left edge, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6245

1930, from US to India, cover franked with 1¢ Kans., 2¢ carmine (658, 634), single of former, horizontal pair of latter, tied by 1930 Delphos Kansas postmark on Commercial Hotel corner card addressed to Birra India; 2¢ stamps with clipped perfs at bottom and at right, cover with light corner creases at LR, F.-V.F., Scarce destination for a 1¢ Kansas stamp.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6246

1908, post card to Indochina (Saigon) from Boston, 2¢ postal card (UX16) cancelled by 1908 Boston flag cancel addressed to Saigon Cochin China, Saigon receiver on reverse, creases at upper left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $110.
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Lot 6247

1856, from US to Ireland, orange cover addressed to County Clare, with letter and cds of Corning, NY with arc "Paid/24" and British red arced cds "America/Paid/27 OC/triangle56D/Liverpool" and red "19", a nice unlisted foreign rated cover; few edge faults, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $65.
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Lot 6248

1847, from US to Italy, folded letter from New York to Livorno, datelined September 22, 1847 with manuscript "Pr Steamship Washington" (a pioneer steamship) and large red "PAID" with red French transit mark and there manuscript "20" decimes debit, bold Genova Fleur-de-le transit handstamp over French transit, all on face, 2 more transits and bold "Livorno/19 OTT/1847" receipt, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $600

This is the 2nd or 3rd sailing of the "Washington" after the first sailing of June 1, 1847, any of the first five sailings are scarce. A similar cover in the Carlin sale but dropped off in Great Britain brought $500
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Lot 6249

1857, from US to Italy, folded letter to Livorno in Tuscany, datelined August 14, 1857 with manuscript instruction "per Steamer Baltic for Liverpool", choice strike of "NEW 9 YORK/AUG/15", choice French maritime both on face and bold Paris transit and a red Livorno receipt on reverse, a choice New York French mail marking; horizontal file fold which does not affect the markings, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6250

1858, from US to Italy, blue folded letter from New Orleans with "Via London" crossed out and replaced with manuscript "Via Marseilles", sent out of the mails to London where forwarded by oval "Heath & Co./London", London dispatch and transits of Calais and Paris (on reverse), addressed to Palermo but forwarded to Messina with red straight line "MSAG" handstamp, manuscript "44"? decimes French accountancy due marking; file folds, slight label discoloration- trivial, Very Fine, backstamped Bertuccelli.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6251

1859, from US via Great Britain to Italy, envelope from Dobb's Ferry, NY with letter enclosure with cds of February 2, 1859 with manuscript "Per Europa/Feby 2d" and "Paid 48/Ship", red "38" crossed out by circle of grids as was carried by Cunard and thus not a credit to US and a red "3" crossed out with "6" also 2 London receivers, carried privately by Baring Brothers to Rome as indicated by manuscript notation on face, scarce corrected accountancy; roughly opened along top which removed a small piece, Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6252

1946, covers to Italy (Rome), seven 10¢ (C27) and seven 3¢ (842) including pair and strip of four on cover to Rome Italy, with handstamp for an additional 30¢ in postage, reduced at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6253

1893, post card to Japan (Yokohama) from Portland, Oregon, 2¢ postal card (UX6) cancelled by 1893 Portland OR duplex addressed to Yokohama China(sic), San Francisco transit, Yokohama receiver on reverse, paper strip glued to right reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6254

1894, post card to Japan (Yokohama) from Portland, Oregon, 2¢ postal card (UX6) cancelled by 1894 Portland OR machine cancel addressed to Yokohama Japan, company boxed "Received", Yokohama receiver on reverse, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6255

1881, postal card to Roumania (Bucharest) from Norwalk, CT, 1¢ postal card cancelled by Norwalk CT c.d.s., addressed to Bucharest Roumania, Bucharest receiver, UPU rate was 2¢ but not charged postage due, creases, scarce destination pre-1900, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6256

1899, cover to Romania (Bucarest) from New York, 4¢ (269) tied on 1¢ postal entire (U348) by 1899 cds, addressed to Bucharest, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6257

1899, cover to Scotland (Glasgow) from Boston, forwarded to Derbyshire, England, 5¢ (281) tied by 1899 Boston flag cancel, on cover addressed to West Glasgow, Glasgow cds used as a receiver, franked with Great Britain 1 p(89) tied by second Glasgow cds, redirected to Derbyshire, Chesterfield receiver on reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6258

1839, from US to Switzerland, folded letter addressed to Wohlen, Aaurgau, dated July 31st with manuscript instruction "Per Baltimore via Havre", Le Havre maritime transit, red "C.T.F" and manuscript rate markings of "3", "26" and "38", all on face, blue Paris and black bold "Huningue/(66)/29/AOUT/39" transits on reverse, no Swiss receipt, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6259

1855, from US to Switzerland, folded letter with manuscript instruction "p Arago" a ship of the New York-Havre Line, red "NEW.YORK/Am. PACKET/JUL/28", Le Havre transit of August 10th and large red crayon "120" all on face, Paris transit and double cds Lausanne receipt of August 12th; file fold, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6260

1856, from US via Great Britain to Switzerland, folded letter from Brooklyn, NY, without US markings, datelined March 16th, with blue double arc "Southamton/AP 7/ 1856/C" and Calais transit, 16mm "60" rate marking (perhaps US, if yes then unlisted in ASCC), all on face, red London transit and Lausanne receipt on reverse, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70.
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Lot 6261

1860, from US via France to Switzerland, yellow cover from Memphis, TN, addressed to Schoftland, Aargau, with blurry dispatch cds and "NEW 18 YORK/Sep/1", double cds "ET. U. S SERV. AM. A.C./D" Havre maritime department and manuscript accounting "35/2" and red crayon "230" rappen (about 62¢ US), all on face, 3 transits, cds's of Paris and Aarau, Switzerland and a Swiss Railroad, Schoftland receipt, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6262

1870, folded letter sheet to Switzerland, franked with 1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II (119), with red New York Paid All, addressed to Zurich; paper erosion on front, vertical filefold, Fine.
Suggested Bid $300.
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Lot 6263

1939, cover to Switzerland (Zurich) from Chicago, franked with 1/2¢ (803), 1¢ (804), 1½¢ (805) & 2¢ (806) tied by "Chicago ILL/Old P.O. Annex/Jan/20/230 PM/1939" cds on cover to Zurich, scrapbook adhesion on reverse, creased at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $24.
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