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Lot 6271

1863, from Argentina to US, blue folded letter from Buenos Ayres, with manuscript instruction "via Southampton" on face, British Offices in Buenos Ayres dispatch cds of June 27, 1863 and small red London transit cds on reverse, London accountancy mark, arc upright "24/CENTS", New York "45" and bold scarce large type depreciation handstamp "U.S.NOTES/54" unlisted in ASCC, on face; file folds not affecting the markings, light vertical band of toning on face, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250.
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Lot 6272

1865, from Argentina to US, blue folded letter carried out of the mails to London with dispatch cds of July 3rd, London upright "3/CENTS" and "N.Y. 24 Am. Pkt./OR U.S. 33 NOTES", nice and clean; file folds only effecting British transit mark, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $65.
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Lot 6273

1867, from Argentina to US, blue folded letter via French Mail with French maritime double cds "Buenos Ayres/PAQ. FR. K No 1" (Salles 1037) and handstamp "8" decimes due to them, cds "NEW-YORK/OCT/22" and 11mm "18", unlisted in ASCC; file folds, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $110.
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Lot 6274

c. 1880, from Argentina to US, stationery 1c wrapper with "T" in circle and arc" "U.S. CHARGE/TO/COLLECT"" and straight line "1 CENTS", F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45.
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Lot 6275

1837, from Brazil to US, blue folded letter from Rio de Janeiro to Baltimore, with manuscript instruction "pr. Z. Leslie via New York" with "NEW - YORK/Ship/SEP 20/cts" over marked with manuscript "12"; file fold not effecting mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $75.
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Lot 6276

1864, from Brazil to US, blue folded letter from Para, with manuscript instruction "Pr. Isabella" delivered in New York to forwarder with there double blue oval "H.K. CORNING. SON & Co./* NEW YORK *" and cds "NEW YORK SHIP LETTER/4" with bold 11mm "8"; file folds not effecting any markings, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70.
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Lot 6277

1872, from Brazil to US, cover addressed to Provincetown, MA, with manuscript instruction "Ships letter" with double cds of Rio de Janeiro dated February 6th, manuscript "26" and light "NEW YORK/U.S. NOTES/ MAR/29/31", unlisted in ASCC; cut out piece of reverse, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6278

1879, from Chile to US, cover from Talgahuaro, addressed to Bloomfield, NY, with enclosure, franked by Chile Scott # 27 (pair) with cds of dispatch dated May 8, 1879 with straight line transit "PANAMA/15 JU 1870/TRANSIT" of the British PO, 20mm 12, manuscript pencil "17cts" and handstamp arc "U.S. CHARGE/TO/COLLECT" and straight line ".17 //cents" (17 cents unlisted in ASCC), a very fine late pre-UPU (Chile joined in 1881) with very nice markings; professionally restored at left, V.G.-Fine.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6279

1854, from Cuba (Havana) to Castine ME, "New York 2" c.d.s. on printed circular with red oval "Printed/Report" addressed to Castine ME, printed price list, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $100.
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Lot 6280

1868, from Cuba to US, blue folded letter to Boston, datelined St. Jago May 15, 1868, carried to Havana with bold forwarder double oval "J.R. MARQUETTE/HABANA" on reverse, bold red "N.Y.Steamship/10/May/26"; file folds not effecting any marks, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6281

1863, from Denmark to US, envelope with Danish railroad cds on face, oval "Hamburg/29/12/63" transit and Hamburg railroad cancel on reverse, red crayon "2" skillings to Denmark, blue "4" silbergroschen to Prussia, double circle "Aachen/10 cts" debit to US (Linden 6), "35" the rate in coin, "NEW -YORK/Br. Pkt.", the rare large "U.S. NOTES/53" and blue crayon "Collect 53 cts"; fraying along top, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $350.
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Lot 6282

1869, from Denmark to US, large complete outer wrapper with letter, from Fredriksborg to Knight's Landing, CA, with bold dispatch cds with horn at bottom dated February 7th, with manuscript "20" crossed out and replaced with blue pencil "23", "SAN FRANCISCO/CAL/MAR/23" transit, all on face, Danish target #229 rail cancel and red London cds transits, clean and scarce, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6283

1845, from Egypt to US, cover to Springfield, Ohio, with blue Alexandria (Egypt) double arc cds of December, ? 1845 on reverse with crossed out manuscript rate marking and replaced with "60" marking (rate build-up note on reverse says 6+ 31+23), also handsamped "65" all on face, also with Boston transit on reverse, a scarce cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200.
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Lot 6284

1819, folded letter from England to New York, manuscript "par Venus/Capn. Sam. Candler and red Paid/ May /1819 CDS with manuscript 2/2 rate, no receipts, a scarce cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6285

1834, folded letter from unknown orgin (probably England) to New Haven, CT, with red New York/Feb 5 (1835) CDS and red Ship, manuscript due marking, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $34.
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Lot 6286

1836, folded letter from England (from docketing name) to Richmond, VA, red New York/Ship/Jun/10 with manuscript 20½ due rate, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $34.
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Lot 6287

1844, from Great Britain (Liverpool) to New York, via Great Western, dated June 22, 1844 at the heading of the folded letter sent outside of the mails with endorsement "p. Great Western", Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $45.
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Lot 6288

1851, from France to US, folded letter with 2 line village handstamp and Vervins/(2) double cds of 18 December 1851 light red "PD" in box and New York "5" in circle for local postage, scarcer small village cancel; 1 file fold with small tear at bottom, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45.
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Lot 6289

1862, from France to US, folded letter with bold Paris double cds and handstamped "12" decimes, clear red boxed "Br Service" and bold New York foreign mail "New 15 York", a scarce foreign mail cancel; 1 file fold though a mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6290

1862, from France to US, cover from Menton, previously part of Monaco, addressed to London Grove, PA, with choice dispatch double cds, Paris transit on reverse and bold Boston foreign mail handstamp "Boston/15", manuscript "12" French notation on face, a little showpiece; tiniest of corner staining, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6291

1864, from France to US, cover with manuscript instruction "Voie d' Angleterre", small "D" in circle, double cogwheel Muxey-S-Vaise (Special Printing), manuscript "8", unlisted in ASCC depreciation handstamp "N.Y.16 Br. PKt./OR U.S. 23 NOTES" and blue crayon "23" restating the 23 notes due, a beautiful clean cover from small French village, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $110.
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Lot 6292

1864, from France to US, blue folded letter with manuscript "par Steamer anglais", bold Le Havre post office double cds of May 13th, handstamped "6" and depreciation cds ""N.Y. 15 Am. Pkt./OR U.S. 27 NOTES'", unlisted in ASCC; 2 light file folds, 1 through "6" handstamp, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6293

1864, from France to US, folded letter with manuscript instruction "par Steamer anglais", bold double cds "LE HAVRE/LE PORT/1/AVRIL/64" and "12", depreciation cds "N.Y 15 Br. Pkt./OR U.S. 25 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC); 2 light file folds, 1 through mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $65.
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Lot 6294

1867, from France to US, folded outer wrapper to San Francisco, with manuscript instruction "p. Liverpool" with very light French dispatch cds, red octagonal box "Br. Service", blue pencil "1/8" for British transit and transatlantic postage, all on face, "BOSTON. BR. PKT." on reverse, blue pencil "45/59" and very scarce straight line "IN U.S.NOTES" on face, unlisted in ASCC; 1 horizontal file fold through "Br Service", Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6295

1832, from Germany to US, folded detailed prices current from Hamburg to Providence, RI, and letter dated November 16th with manuscript instruction "p. Geo Washington Single" of the Blue Swallowtail Line, manuscript red "20" and 2 strikes of red cds "NEW - YORK/SHIP/JAN 5, 1833" all on face, faulty (piece missing) green oval "FORWARDED BY/BARING BROTHERS & Co./LONDON", `, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80

This is the second voyage of the George Washington for the Blue Swallowtail Line
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Lot 6296

1850, from Germany to US, folded letter from Anroechte, Prussia, addressed to Springfield, OH, headed June 10, 1850 with manuscript instruction "via Bremen p. Steamer", double cds "ANROCHTE", bold boxed "Paid to Bremen" (Linden 2131b, which only lists the year 1868 thus 18 years earlier), red manuscript "5", all on face and double cds "ST. P.A./Bremen/23/6" on reverse, "NEW YORK/SHIP/34 cts/AUG 6" on face, an important" "Paid to Bremen"", not only a nice strike but 18 years earlier than previously recorded; fragile, several edge tears, V.G.-Fine.
Suggested Bid $110.
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Lot 6297

1855, from Germany to US, folded outer wrapper from Munster, Prussia, complete docketing with manuscript instruction "via England pr Mailsteamer", box "MUNSTER/27 2 *1 6-7", choice "30/Boston. Br. Pkt./Mar/17", red Aachen transit all on face, bold red half circle "Brit:/Packet." (Linden 708); 1 file fold effecting no marks, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6298

1860, from Germany to US, folded letter date from Bremen, lined February 1st, sent by Prussian Closed Mail, manuscript instruction "Per closed mail via Liverpool", boxed dispatch date stamp, double cds transit "Aachen/5Cts./ 2/2" (only one day later), and blue" "2"", very rare and unlisted in Linden; 2 file folds, 1 thru Bremen mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6299

1863, from Germany to US, folded letter with cds "Hamburg Packet/7/OCT/17" and very clear depreciation handstamp "N.Y.10 Hamb. Pkt./OR U.S. 14 NOTES.", a beautiful cover with very clear handstamps; 2 light file folds effecting neither marking, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6300

1864, from Germany to US, folded letter from Meerane, Saxony, with manuscript "Via Ostende Pr First Mail Steamer", boxed dispatch mark of "Meerane", double cds or railroad mark "Glauchau-Gossnitz", double cds "Aachen/5 Cts./16/9", blue manuscript "2" rate mark and fine "N.Y 30 Br. Pkt./OR U.S.56 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6301

1864, from Germany to US, blue folded letter from Hamburg, with manuscript instruction "p Steamer from Liverpool", oval dispatch date stamp dated June 1st, bold double cds "Aachen/5 Cts." transit with blue manuscript "2" and "N.Y 30 Br. Pkt./OR U.S. 57 NOTES/JUN/16" (unlisted in ASCC), all strikes are bold and clear; toning to sides of 2 file folds, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6302

c. 1864, from Germany to US, blue cover from Heidelberg, Bavaria to Cincinnati, with double cds of dispatch, several blue manuscript rate markings ending with "44" kreutzers to Thurn & Taxis, cds "HAMBURG PACKET/24", and "N. YORK 30 Hamb. Pkt./U.S. 63 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC; frayed at left from opening as its a double weight letter, V.G.-Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6303

c. 1865, from Germany to US, complete outer wrapper from Meerane, Saxony, with manuscript instruction "Via Ostende, pr. first mail Steamer", boxed undated handstamp of office of dispatch, double cds Glauchau-Gossnitz rail mark, double cds "AACHEN/5 Cts.", blue manuscript" "2"" and depreciation cds "N.Y 30 Br. Pkt./OR U.S. 57 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $65.
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Lot 6304

c. 1865, from Germany to US, cover from Bremenhaven to Louisville, KY, with double dispatch cds and 2 strikes, 1 very bold of depreciation cds "N.Y.U.S.10 PKT/OR U.S.15 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC), no other markings, a rare type of depreciation marking plus unlisted; corners a little frayed, Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6305

1866, from Germany to US, cover from Peine, Hannover to Red Bluff, CA, with clean blue "PEINE/* 5-6 */1/8", blue manuscript "2" (the rate to Hamburg), bold blue "HAMBURG PACKET/12/AUG/4" (unlisted in blue) and "N.Y 15 Hamb. Pkt./OR U.S. 22 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC), a lovely cover from a small town in Hannover; tiny stain at top left, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6306

1872, from Germany to US, cover from Hamburg with very bold red cds of dispatch and equally bold" "FRANCO"", choice red "NEW YORK/*PAID ALL*" and manuscript "paid"; back flap mostly gone, small tear at right, Extremely Fine to Superb.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6307

1839, from Great Britain to US, folded letter to Lowell MA, carried on the maiden voyage of British Queen, a British & American Steam Nav. Co. pioneer ship with manuscript "per British Queen", with "New York/Ship/Jul/28" c.d.s., "Lowell/Mass" c.d.s. and "Paid" all in red also manuscript "6" for forwarding back to Boston and manuscript British "2/-" paid marking, a most important cover; normal file folds, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $1,500

One of the great pioneer sailings, brought $3250 for both directions in Feldman Sale
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Lot 6308

1841, from Great Britain to US, folded letter with red "BOSTON SHIP MAR 20 MS." receiving postmark, datelined Liverpool; red "PAID 2 MR 3 1841" handstamp, manuscript "by Steamer from Liverpool" at top left; file fold at center slightly breaks the paper, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120

Carried on the third voyage of the Caledonia
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Lot 6309

1842, from Great Britain to US, red receiving "BOSTON SHIP OCT 18 MS" postmark on 1842 folded letter addressed to Baltimore Md, datelined London 3 Oct.; red Maltese "PAID L.S. 3 OC 3 1842" origin marking; manuscript ""per Britannia Royal Steam ship via Halifax & Boston" at bottom left, carried on the Britannia, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6310

1843, from Great Britain to US, folded letter with red "PHILADELPHIA Pa. AUG 28" receiving postmark, matching "PAID" in lozenge; manuscript "via Boston per Steamer Hibernia" at bottom left; light file folds through postmarks, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80

Carried on the return trip of the Hibernia
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Lot 6311

1847, from Great Britain to US, folded letter from Liverpool to Boston, carried on the maiden voyage of the pioneer steamer "Sarah Sands", with manuscript instruction "Sarah Sands" at lower left, bold "Ship-Letter/Liverpool/JA 20/(18)47" on reverse and red manuscript "8" for British ship letter rate and bold red "New York/Ship/Feb 11 (1847)/7 cts" for 2¢ ship captains rate plus 5¢ for under 300 miles postage from New York to Boston, Extremely Fine, one of only 5 covers known from maiden voyage of the "Sarah Sands".
Suggested Bid $1,500

The" Sarah Sands" was a very early iron built screw type steamer, who would later become famous for a great fire in the Indian Ocean, after her Transatlantic days successfully fought major fire onboard by soldiers on there way to fight the Indian Mutiny in 1857, a marvelous display item
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Lot 6312

1847, from Great Britain to US, folded letter from Liverpool to Boston, carried on the maiden voyage of the pioneer steamer "Sarah Sands", with manuscript instruction "Sarah Sands" at lower left of the Sand & Co. Line, bold ""Ship-Letter/Liverpool/JA 20/(18)47"" on reverse and red manuscript "2/8" for 4 times British ship letter rate, Extremely Fine, one of only 5 covers known from maiden voyage of the "Sarah Sands".
Suggested Bid $1,500.
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Lot 6313

1850, from Great Britain (Oxford) to Providence, RI, blue arc JU 20/1850 with London "Paid/JU 21/1850" c.d.s. and octsgonal forwarding mark and red manuscript "1/-" on cover with light red New York, British Packet accountancy mark all on face.
Suggested Bid $70.
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Lot 6314

1854, from Great Britain to US, blue folded letter with manuscript directional "Pr Steamer Union Via Southampton" of the New York & Havre Steam Navigation Company, green double arc Liverpool dispatch, British "24" rate to US and "3/CENTS" debit to GB markings, no file folds, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6315

1854,from Great Britain (Bristol) to Bath ME, red "Paid Bristol" with matching "Paid/Ship", "20/Cents" hand stamp crossed out, rated 4/ 96p, 1854 Liverpool transit on reverse; reduced at right, missing back flap, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6316

1856, from Great Britain to US, folded letter to Philadelphia, manuscript "Consignees" and "P Tuscarora" (a sailing ship) with handstamps, Philadelphia cds receiver, straight line "Ship" and "6" in double octagonal; 1 file fold not affecting any marks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6317

1858, from Great Britain (Liverpool) to Philadelphia, PA, carried outside of the mails with Philadelphia/Pa./Feb/20 and 1 in octagon, most unusual but saved a shilling, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70.
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Lot 6318

1863, from Great Britain to US, folded letter to Varick, NY, with London dispatch date stamp and upright "19/CENTS" debit to Great Britain, clear "N.YORK BR. PKT/1863/FEB/2", unlisted in ASCC and none similar with year; 1 strong file fold not effecting any marks, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $110.
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Lot 6319

1864, from Great Britain to US, folded letter with manuscript instruction "City of Manchester" of the Inman Line with British upright "3/Cents" and London boxed dispatch mark, depreciation cds "N.Y.24 Am. Pkt./OR U.S.60 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC; 1 horizontal file fold effecting no marks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6320

1864, from Great Britain to US, folded letter to Freeport, ME, with freight account of the Ship Norwegian with manuscript directional instruction "P. Persia" with London dispatch mark and bold London slanted" "38 CENTS"" British debit for a double rate letter, depreciation handstamp "N.Y.48 Br. Pkt./OR U.S. 79 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC, very clean for these, Very Fine, ex Kelleher Sale 11/1/83 Lot 296.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6321

1864, from Great Britain to US, cover to New Orleans, with Liverpool dispatch of August 4th, 1864 and arc "19/CENTS", depreciation handstamp near its highest "BOSTON 24 Br. Pkt./OR U.S. 58 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6322

1864, from Great Britain to US, folded letter to Providence, RI with Liverpool dispatch cds, arc "19/Cents" debit to GB and New York depreciation cds "N.Y. 24 Br. PKt./OR U.S. 57 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC); 2 file folds, 1 through mark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6323

1864, from Great Britain to US, folded letter to New Orleans with manuscript instruction "P Australia", Liverpool dispatch, bold upwrite Liverpool "38/CENTS" and blue double oval sender cachet, depreciation handstamp "N.Y. 48 Br. PKt./OR U.S.78 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC); 1 horizontal file fold not effecting marks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6324

c. 1865, from Great Britain to US, cover from beyond Marseilles, addressed to Springfield, OH, carried by British packet, with manuscript "via Marseilles", red manuscript credit to US for "1/5" with bold "5/N. YORK Br. Pkt.", a clean cover, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60.
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Lot 6325

1865, from Great Britain to US, folded letter to Richmond, VA, with manuscript instruction "via Queenstown", London dispatch, and arc Liverpool upwight "3/CENTS" British local postage debit marking, depreciation marking "N.Y. 48 Am. Pkt./OR U.S. 60 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC; 1 file fold not effecting any marks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6326

1864, from Ireland to US, cover to Washington, D.C., with dispatch mark of "B/GALWAY/AP-6/64" and British Accountancy "6 Cents", unlisted in ASCC American accountancy and due marking "N.Y.43 Am. Pkt./or U.S. 78 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC, a clean and very scarce cover and markings, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6327

1859, from Italy to US, folded letter from Messina, Sicily, datelined November 12th with handstamp instruction "Per Steamer", carried out of the mails to London where forwarded by oval "Heath & Co./London" (on reverse), London dispatch 8 sided postmark and upright "19/CENTS" accountancy markings; file folds, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6328

1860, from Italy to US, cover from Rome to Waltham, MA, with blue private straight line "VOIE DE MER/Etats-Unis via Liverpool", French red transit double cds of Marseilles, red octagonal boxed "Br Service", manuscript rate marking and bold" "NEW 27 YORK"", unlisted in ASCC, a very scarce New York marking; missing backflap, slight staining, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $130.
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Lot 6329

1863, from Italy to US, blue folded letter from Livorno, datelined October 6, 1863 with small dispatch cds, sent overland from Livonro with French red transit double cds of Lanslebourg, New York "21" and large "U.S.NOTES/30", unlisted in ASCC; file folds not effecting the markings, Very Fine, the 2 line "U.S.NOTES" marks are very scarce.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6330

1866, from Italy to US, folded letter from Palermo, Sicily to Newport, RI, with cds of dispatch dated November 11th, and straight line "FRANCOBOLLO/INSUFFICIENTE", red French transit under Palermo cds, bold "24" and "N.Y 42 Am. Pkt./OR U.S. 57 NOTES." all on face, French Marseille - Lyons rail cancel on reverse, nice postmarks; file fold through mark, small stain, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $65.
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Lot 6331

1866, from Italy to US, cover from Rome with small dispatch cds dated April 16, 1866, red French transit of April 20th, manuscript "33/27" and handstamp "24" crossed out, and partial New York receiving packet mark, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45.
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Lot 6332

1866, from Italy to US, flimsy cover from Genoa with enclosure datelined December 5th with cds of dispatch, sent overland through France with their red double cds transit, upright 11mm "''24"" and bold depreciation cds "N.Y 42 Am. Pkt./OR U.S. 55 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC, the 42¢ being the rate via France for over ¼ oz. but not over ½ oz.; tear at top left and at top barely touching outer rim of depreciation mark, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40.
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Lot 6333

1868, from Italy to US, blue folded letter from Messina, Sicily, with cds of dispatch dated November 4th, and "NEW YORK/U.S 26 NOTES"; 1 very light file fold through marks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $45.
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Lot 6334

1865, from Netherlands to US, small cover from Vlissingen to West Milton, VT, with letter endorse vertically at left "From U.S.S. Colorado/Flag Ship European Squadron", red Vlissingen cds dated 26/7/65, manuscript "2" and "36" decimes French rates with red "PAYS BAS?2/Juil?65/Calais", depreciation mark of "N.Y.42 Br. Pkt./or U.S.58 NOTES" (unlisted in ASCC), Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80.
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Lot 6335

1866, from Norway to US, folded outer wrapper from Aal (now Al) to Freeborn, MN, with bold cds of dispatch "Aal/27/4/66", bold Christiania cds transit, red manuscript "7" and hanstamped blue "24", all on face, light blue straight line of Lübeck and Lübeck railroad cds, light blue boxed "5.a.P" (Linden 3269a) and an a cds transit of Sandsund, Norway all on reverse, double cds transit "AACHEN/17 cts/12/5" (unlisted in Linden and rare) and New York depreciation cds "N.Y 42 Am. Pkt./OR U.S. 56 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC, both on face, covers from Norway are very scarce and this one with 2 unlisted marks is quite rare; staining at lower left and right, Fine.
Suggested Bid $250

The 42 cents noted in the the depreciation cds is correct, the 38 cents listed in Starnes is incorrect (Post Office Assistant for June 1866)
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Lot 6336

1860, from Portugal to US, folded letter from Valenca to Boston, with manuscript instruction "Via England" dated February 7th, first postmark is an undeciferable green double arc "British type" mark of February 12th then a red London transit of March 5th, both on reverse, manuscript British "2/4" rate marking, "NEW.YORK/Br. PACKET/MAR/20" and foreign office rate "45", all on face, Very Fine, mail from Portugal is quite scarce.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6337

1861, from Puerto Rico to US, blue folded letter datelined St. John (San Juan) with manuscript instruction "p Isadora" (not a US ship) and handstamped straight line "SHIP LETTER"; file folds, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6338

1850, from Scotland to US, folded letter from Glasgow to Philadelphia, per Todd& McGregor ship "City of Glasgow", of June 13, 1850 which left Glasgow on the second of only 4 voyages of this line, bold red "NEW-YORK/12cts/Ship/Jun29", a rare cover; stain at bottom and file folds not effecting posmark, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $300

A rare shipping company as they only had one ship and it made only four trips, the ship was sold to the Inman Line later in the year
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Lot 6339

1860, from Spain to US, folded outer wrapper to New Orleans, carried out of the mails to Great Britain where forwarded by "C. DE MURIETA & Ca/LONDRES" double oval handstamp who turned it over to the British with red circular arched "LOMBARD STREET/FC/JU 19/60/PAID" and red accountancy mark red "21/CENTS", red US accountancy mark of "NEW YORK Am. Pkt.Jun/30/PAID/24", nice strikes; 2 file folds, 1 through New York mark, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6340

1890, from Sweden to Minnesota, incoming postage due cover with "Bolmso/30/4/1890" c.d.s. with boxed "T" on cover addressed to Minneapolis MN, binocular style "New York/May/12" & "10/cents/90" with pen cancelled 10¢ due (J19), with contents; reduced at right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50.
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Lot 6341

1892, from Sweden to Minnesota, incoming postage due cover with "Unnaryd/6/7/1892" c.d.s. with boxed "T"addressed to Minneapolis MN, binocular style "New York/Jul/16" & "10/cents/92" with pen cancelled 10¢ due (J26), with contents; reduced at left, missing top left corner, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $34.
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Lot 6342

1894, from Sweden to Minnesota, incoming postage due cover with "Halmstad/11/12/1894" c.d.s. with boxed "T" addressed to Minneapolis MN, binocular style "New York/Dec/22" & "Due/10/cents/94" with pen cancelled 10¢ due (J26); opened roughly at left, tear bottom left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $34.
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Lot 6343

1854, from Switzerland to US, cover from Luzern with directional manuscript "Via Liverpool", bold blue double cds of Luzern dated September 16, 1854 and bold large "PD", light red French transit and bold "5/N. York Br. Pkt./OCT/6", Basel (Switzerland) transit on reverse, nice and clean, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $55.
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Lot 6344

1864, from Switzerland to US, cover (very thin) from Zurich to Milwaukee, WI, with manuscript instruction "Via Prussian Closed Mail" with cds of dispatch dated February 20, double cds Aachen/10 Cts., blue and red manuscript rate markings, "U.S. NOTES/55" (unlisted in ASCC) and 11mm inclined "35" both of New York; thin paper resulted in 2 corners off, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6345

1866, from Switzerland to US, cover with manuscript instruction that indicated to go via Hamburg and London but went the French route, Zurich dispatch cds of August 29th, on face, French "Havre Paq. H" transit on reverse and bold depreciation cds "N/Y. 42 Frnh. Pkt./OR U.S. 59 NOTES" on face, scarce so nice for this difficult mark; erosion at lower right far from marks or address, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6346

1864, from Turkey to US, blue folded letter from Smyrna with manuscript instruction "Via Liverpool/Per first English or American Steamer" with French Offices in Turkey "SMYRNE/ 16/JUN/64/TURQUIE", manuscript accounting "25" and 2 strikes of "N.Y.30 Br. Pkt./OR U.S. 60 NOTES", unlisted in ASCC, all on face, Lyon-Paris rail transit on reverse; 2 file folds not effecting any marks, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $160.
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Lot 6347

1863, from Uruguay to US, blue folded letter with manuscript instruction "pr. Steamer via Southampton for'd", oval "ADMON DE CORREOS/MONTEVIDEO/11/Julio/1863", London debit to US, arc "40/CENTS", cds "NEW YORK AM. PKT./SEP/12", "45" (credit to US) and bold large depreciation handstamp "U.S.NOTES/56", unlisted in ASCC, all on face; file folds not affecting markings, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $350.
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Lot 6348

1863, from Uruguay to US, folded letter via Great Britain with oval cds "ADMON DE CORROES/MONTEVIDEO/31/MAYO/1863",British inclined "24/CENTS", US foreign mail "45" and "NEW YORK/AM. Pkt.", pencil "3" and scarce large "U.S.NOTES/53", a cover with a lot of appeal and rarity, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $250.
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Lot 6349

1864, from Uruguay to US, folded letter with manuscript instruction "Via Bordeaux", oval "ADMon DE CORREOS/MONTEVIDEO/15/Dice/1864", octagonal "URUGUAY/SAINTONGE" (Saintonge was the steamship name) and manuscript rates of "2" and "54", light "N. YORK BR. PKT/60" (unlisted as British packet similar American packet is listed) and large straight line depreciation mark "U.S. NOTES/120" (unlisted in ASCC and rare); file folds which do not detratct, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, a scarce mailing from Uruguay and "US NOTES/120".
Suggested Bid $350

The "N. YORK BR. PKT" postmark is normally used for the Prussian Mail Service but as the french mail and Prussian came in on the same American boat the clerk must have grabbed the Prussian handstamp for use on the French mailbag, most interesting
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Lot 6350

1864, from Uruguay to US, folded letter with manuscript instruction ""via Southampton"", oval dispatch from Montevideo over US packet mark with British upright ""40/CENTS"', handstamp "45", the rate via Great Britain, and straight line "U.S. NOTES/79" (unlisted in ASCC); 2 file fold, 1 through 2 poor strikes, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $130.
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Lot 6351

1867, from Uruguay to US, blue folded letter with manuscript instruction "pr Southampton Steamer", smudgy Montevideo double circle dispatch cds of May 29th, bold red London inspector's mark, manuscript "40" debit to GB and "N. YORK 45 Br. Pkt./U.S. 59 NOTES/JUN/13"; file fold, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $140.
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Lot 6352

1878, from Uruguay to US, folded letter with manuscript instruction "Stm Strassburg", a North German Lloyd ship that plied from New York and Bremen normally but went south at least on this occasion, with double cds "CORREO/*MONTEVIDEO*/30/NOV16/78", blue manuscript rate markings we can't decipher but maybe "80", triangle "T", arc "U.S. CHARGE/TO/COLLECT" and straight line "26 Cents" (unlisted in ASCC); file fold, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60

Uruguay didn't join the UPU until July 1, 1880
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Lot 6353

1833, from Venezuela to US, folded letter from Caracas carried as a ship letter to Philadelphia with the "6" in circle which is unlisted in ASCC (similar to 1799 type but with ball at top of 6), a Philadelphia ship mail rarity; central reinforced file fold, Fine.
Suggested Bid $120.
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Lot 6354

1852, from Venezuela to US, light blue folded letter to Philadelphia carried by ship to New York with "NEW-YORK/SHIP/AUG 5/7cts" for ship letter fee; 2 file folds, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60.
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