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1851-1860 Issues
 
 
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Lot 6338

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), horizontal strip of three, positions 34-35-36L1E (Relief "A", as noted in pencil on back of cover), tied by circa 1852 "Gt. Barrington Mass" May 7 town cancels on dark buff cover addressed to Brookfield Conn.; strip with minor flaws, cover with small water spot along top edge and orange stiffening card shows at the left, a Fine cover, signed Neinken. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $75.
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Lot 6339

1851, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 7), vertical strip of three, just into at top and left, the right and bottom margins are large, tied by March 17 New-York town markings on dark buff cover addressed to Fiskville, RI; the bottom stamp of the strip with a pre-usage crease through the top label, otherwise F.-V.F. Scott $425 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6340

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), tied by blue Philadelphia c.d.s. on outer lettersheet addressed to Juniata PA, Very Fine. Scott $100 .
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6341

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), top margin strip of three; large margins except touching at bottom; tied by St. Albans VT town cancels on dark buff cover addressed to North White Creek NY; backflap with albino "J. Curtis Dealer in Downs Elixir & Holdriges Plasters St. Albans" seal (damaged by opening); end stamps with pre-usage creases, otherwise Very Fine. Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $65.
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Lot 6342

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), horizontal strip of three, tied by blue Cincinnati Ohio Jan 30 town cancels on enameled Ladies Cover addressed to Baltimore MD, with contents datelined 1857; the postmarks are more lightly struck on the cover due to its slickness; minor indentations on front from pencil, a Very Fine cover, signed Fleckenstein. Scott $300 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6343

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), position 46R1L tied to a beautiful illustrated folded lettersheet/circular from North, Case & North announcing new pattern for a coal-burning Egg Stove; stove and Philadelphia warerooms illustrated; addressed to Richmond, VA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6344

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), margins clear of frame line nearly all around, tied by a sharp blue Concord, N.H. cancel on a cover with a neat corner card of "Dr. Vail's Water Cure Institution"; to Salisbury, N.H. A choice Medicine cover, Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $250.
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Lot 6345

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), tied by manuscript "Fort Defiance NC/2d October 1851" town cancel on cover addressed to Greensboro NC, F.-V.F. Scott $260 .
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $140.
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Lot 6346

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), position 92L1, beautiful well margined example, on a pretty cover to Boston; barely tied by light blue grid cancellation with matching adjacent "Randolph, Mass., Oct. 22" c.d.s.; surprising that this GEM quality stamp still remains on cover, Extremely Fine. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6347

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), tied by lovely strike of Hoosick falls NY October 13 CDS in Blue on brown cover, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2007 A.P.S. certificate as a #10 (prior to 10A listings). Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6348

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), blue Orland ME cds with matching "Paid/3" in circle, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Mount Desert ME, business account, F.-V.F. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 6349

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), 3¢ canceled with blue straight line "Paid" with matching Blue Hill ME cds on folded letter sheet, addressed to ME, F.-V.F. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 6350

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II (Scott 10A), 3¢ tied by Milford MA cds on folded lettersheet addressed to Lancaster MA, F.-V.F. Scott $190 .
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6351

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), corner margin pair tied by New York c.d.s. on cover addressed to Boston MA, F.-V.F. Scott $70 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $190.
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Lot 6352

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), cancelled by blue grid, with indistinct matching Feb 14 c.d.s., addressed to Georgetown IL, the cover and Valentine are beautifully embossed with a multicolored scene of a maiden & her beau, with eighteen line Valentine poem, stunning, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6353

1852, 3¢ dull red, type I (Scott 11), tied by "Thomson Geo/Aug/30" c.d.s. to cover to Hopeful GA; light overall wear, stamp faulty, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6354

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), three large margins, just touching at bottom, tied by a clear Portland, Me. c.d.s. on a marvelous all-over Temperance cover to Brunswick, Me., Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $500
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Realized $250.
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Lot 6355

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), bottom sheet margin single with clear to large margins, pen canceled "Paid" on small brown cover postmarked manuscript "Richmond, N.H. May 3", to Highgate, Vt. from whence it was forwarded, with manuscript "Paid 5" and red Highgate c.d.s., May 11; stamp with tiny corner crease in sheet margin, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6356

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, 5 lines recut in top left triangle (Scott 11A), position 95L1L, a beautiful copy of the stamp, tied at upper left of cover by a bold blue Cincinnati, O., Nov 21 c.d.s., placed such that the recuts are clearly visible; adequate margins left and top, full right (showing frameline of adjacent stamp), plus a wide bottom sheet margin, Very Fine cover, an exceptional piece for the 3¢ specialist. Scott $200 off-cover .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6357

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), strip of four 3¢ with top margin, in at left and bottom, tied by circle grids with red New Orleans LA cds, on cover addressed to Huntsville AL; edge flaws, light soiling & reduced at left, F.-V.F. rich color, scarce strip.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6358

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), 3¢ brown carmine with more red, unusual & impressive color variety, tied by "Bangor ME 3 Paid" cds on folded letter sheet, with contents, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6359

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), 3¢ tied by New York cds on cover addressed to Milton MA, with manuscript "By R.Road Mail", F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6360

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), choice example tied on attractive cover to Buffalo, NY by black "New York, Sep 16" c.d.s.; albino "Commission Merchants" corner card, very pretty, F.-V.F. Scott $18 .
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6361

1852, 3¢ dull red, type II (Scott 11A), horizontal pair with three nice margins and barely shaved at top, tied by light San Francisco cds on embossed ladies envelope to Albion, Me., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6362

1857, 1¢ blue, type II (Scott 20), plate 12, centered to top and right, tied by double circle Medford, MS May 2 1861 postmark on wrapper addressed to Lincoln Mass; cover with small edge flaws at top from opening, Fine. Scott $350 .
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6363

1857, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 23), perfs trimmed top left, tied by Springfield MA c.d.s. on outer letter sheet addressed to Newbury VT, F.-V.F. Scott $1,100 .
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $190.
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Lot 6364
 
1857, 1¢ blue, type V, group of large straddle margins (Scott 24), three covers and one single stamp, the covers consist of one tied to cover with Hartford, CT postmark, one tied to cover with New York postmark and the final cover is a mourning cover with #26 tied with New York postmarks, the single stamp has nice blue cancel and large margins with small tear at top, a few small faults, but overall attractive Fine - Very Fine group.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6365

1857, 3¢ rose, type II (Scott 25A), tied by circular grid with Amesbury MA c.d.s. on petite ladies cover, addressed to South Danvers MA; light stain upper right, F.-V.F. Scott $950 .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6366

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), cancelled with "3" numeral with red "Red Wing MN Ter", with blind embossed ad on backflap for M.B. Lewis Forwarders, addressed to Penn Yan NY, attractive cover, Very Fine. Scott $11 .
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $140.
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Lot 6367

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), 3¢ tied by blue circular grid with matching 1861 University of Virginia cds addressed to London East Texas; tiny nick bottom left, F.-V.F. Scott $11 .
Suggested Bid $110
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6368

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), tied by target with "Hartford CT/Feb 13/1861" c.d.s., on cover to San Francisco CA, manuscript "DUE 7", 10¢ transcontinental rate was in effect, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6369

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), tied by Boston "PAID" in large grid on ladies type envelope addressed to Gouldsboro Mass bearing multicolored hand drawn design in box at top left depicting a rider on horseback; stamp with diagonal crease, cover with minor toning and trivial cover tear at top center, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 6370

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), 3¢ (26) tied by Gardiner ME cds on partially printed list of votes, addressed to the Clerk of the County Commissioners, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6371

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), 3¢ (26) tied by "Paid" in circle with Gardiner ME cds, on partially printed insurance policy addressed to Waldoboro ME, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6372

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), canceled by circle grid with matching rimless "Battle Creek Mich/Aug/5/1861" on cover addressed to Lafayette IN; edge faults affecting stamp, Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $15.
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Lot 6373

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), tied by "New York/Aug/1" c.d.s. on embossed ladies cover to Ellsworth OH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6374

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), tied by "New York/Jan/11" cds on embossed corner ad cover of American Tract Society featuring a dove of peace, to Andover MA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6375

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), canceled by blue circle grid with matching "Hinsdale NH/Mar/7" c.d.s., on cover to Brooklyn NY; reduced at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $8
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Realized $4.
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Lot 6376

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), tied by "Fremont O/Aug/19/1859" c.d.s. on cover addressed to Woodville O, with contents; two pinholes, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $6
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Realized $3.
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Lot 6377

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III (Scott 26), tied by "Baltimore MD/Oct/19/1858" c.d.s., on cover to New Brunswick NJ, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $6
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Realized $3.
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Lot 6378

1857, 5¢ red brown, type I (Scott 28), horizontal strip of 3, Fine-V.F. & well-centered for issue, the right stamp position 23R1 showing defective transfer; tied on 1857 folded letter sheet to France by light New Orleans c.d.s.'s; blue New Orleans company oval, red Boston Paid 12 transit, appropriate backstamps; trivial vertical file fold, Very Fine cover, Ex-Beane.
Suggested Bid $2,500
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Realized $2,400.
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