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Lot 6005

[Arizona Territory] Tucson, 1896 Tucson AZ duplex cancel on corner ad cover, addressed to Oakland CA, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6006

[Connecticut] Centre Groton, red circular handstamp with manuscript "Feby 14" on fancy gold on blue Valentine's type envelope addressed to Preston Conn, matching "PAID 3" in circle, town mark appears doubly struck, eye catching; small cover tear at top just into the design, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $300
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Realized $150.
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Lot 6007

[Florida] "PENSACOLA/ June 24.", Very Fine strike of straightline postmark on an 1822 folded letter datelined "Head Quarters, Pensacola", acknowledging receipt of orders; manuscript "Free" and frank by "L. Whiting, Adjt. 4th Arty."; to the Acting Adjutant General in Washington, Very Fine, Ex-Meroni.
ASCC $750+.
Suggested Bid $750
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Realized $475.
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Lot 6008

[Florida] "ST. AUGUSTINE/ 18 JUNE 1822", SUPERB strike of straightline postmark on an 1822 outer folded letter to Wm. Reynolds of the Legislative Council in Pensacola with manuscript "25" rate; reinforced along heavy vertical file fold in center, not affecting markings. A choice example of this rare postmark, Ex-Meroni.
ASCC $1,500+.
Suggested Bid $1,500
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Realized $750.
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Lot 6009

[Kansas Territory] Osawatomie, 3¢ (65) tied by Osawatomie K.T. c.d.s., addressed to Hillsborough OH, with contents; stained at left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6010

[Kentucky] Frankfort, manuscript "Frankfort KY/March 6" with "50" rate, addressed to North Carolina, manuscript "The Post office/in German/town"; edge faults, Fine.
Suggested Bid $110
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6011

[Maine] East Dixfield, manuscript "Sept 15" and "18¾" rate on folded lettersheet, addressed to Georgetown MA, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6012

[Maryland] Abingdon, four covers, all from the same correspondence, with straight line & manuscript "6" rate, descent strikes, addressed to Baltimore MD, business letters, ink docketing on one cover, F.-V.F.
ASCC $500.
Suggested Bid $225
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Realized $170.
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Lot 6013

[Maryland] 1790 (Feb. 21) Frederick Town Md. to Philadelphia Pa., folded letter with "Fredk Town" dateline bearing partial "Fredericktown March 4" straightline postmark and manuscript "2" rating, Philadelphia manuscript "1/", the 2 dwt for 100-200 miles, rated 1 shilling in local currency (10d postage plus 2d carrier fee); tiny tear at top center, lightly soiled, Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6014

[Maryland] Hagerstown, clear strike of HAGERSTOWN, MD, Feb 22 c.d.s. with faint outer rim and manuscript date on 1812 folded letter to Baltimore, handstamped PAID with manuscript "10" and "Charge postage to J.T. Maron"with enclosedinvoice for services; slight tear on address leaf at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, very scarce, .
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $20.
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Lot 6015

[Massachusetts] Assonet, manuscript town cancel "Assonet Ms" (S R 8) on 1/13/17 folded letters to Middleborough Ms with manuscript "(Charged)" & "6" rate, legal letter, Very Fine, possibly unique, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6016

[Massachusetts] Attleboro, manuscript "Attleborough/April 6th" (S R 7), with "17" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to Wiscassett ME, business letter, Very Fine, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6017

[Massachusetts] 1769, red Boston straight line, red "Boston" (43x7mm), light strike on folded letters, with matching Franklin mark "7/DE", manuscript rate 2 s. 16 d., addressed to Hartford CT, horizontal file fold, business letter, small piece out of top center, splits along folds, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6018

[Massachusetts] Boston, red c.d.s. with matching "2" rate on insurance circular addressed to Marblehead MA, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6019

[Massachusetts] Boston, 1899, involute 14 star flag on UX14- New England Genealogical Society meeting notice, virtually complete strike; insignificant corner bend, Very Fine, rare type, .
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6020

[Massachusetts] Charlestown, boldly struck "Charlestown Mass" beaded oval 1832 town cancel with manuscript "Sept 6", straight line "Paid" and manuscript "6" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to Beverly MA, personal letter, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6021

[Massachusetts] Charlton, manuscript town cancel (S R 7) on folded letter sheet with manuscript "17" rate to Monmouth Me, town cancel & rate crossed out, with legible blue "Worcester" oval & "11" rate, unusual, F.-V.F., Predates listed post office opening in Post Offices of Massachusetts by 3 years, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6022

[Massachusetts] East Attleboro, manuscript "Attleboro East/Feby 9" (S R 7) with manuscript "10" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to Newton Theological Seminary MA, personal letter, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6023

[Massachusetts] East Attleboro, manuscript "East Attleboro/Ms May 30" (S R 7) with manuscript "18¾" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to Newton Theological Seminary MA, personal letter, F.-V.F., ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6024

[Massachusetts] East Foxboro, manuscript town cancel "East Foxboro Ms" (S R 8) on 9/1/46 folded letter to Rehoboth Village Mass with manuscript "10" rate, personal letter, Very Fine, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6025

[Massachusetts] East Pepperell, bold & complete red c.d.s. (S R 8) on 10/4/52 cover to Fitchburg MA with matching "Paid" straight line & "3" rate, Very Fine, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6026

[Massachusetts] Enfield, rimless "Enfield Mass" with manuscript "Dec 29", with "18¾" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to New York, personal letter, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6027

[Massachusetts] Lynnfield, clear red two line straight line postmark with manuscript "10" and "Forwd" "6" on 1840 folded letter addressed to Hampstead NH and redirected to Atkinson; minor cover flaws, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $10.
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Lot 6028

[Massachusetts] Manchaug, manuscript town cancel "Manchaug Mass" (S R 9) on folded letter with manuscript "Free S.J.C. Bartlett Postmaster" (Smith J.C. Bartlett) to New York City; vertical filefold, F.-V.F., ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6029

[Massachusetts] Northville, complete red 3/23/42 c.d.s. on outer letter sheet to Boston with manuscript "6" rate; minor small tear at top, F.-V.F., ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6030

[Massachusetts] Paineburgh, 1c wrapper cancelled by violet star cancel with matching complete c.d.s. "Paineburgh Mass/Jul 16 1888" (S/R 9), Very Fine, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6031

[Massachusetts] Seekonk, manuscript town cancel "Seekonk/Oct 2" (S R 7) with "6" rate, addressed to Attleborough MA, legal letter, F.-V.F., ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 6032

[Massachusetts] South Plympton, manuscript town cancel "S. Plympton Ms" (S R 10) on 6/10/22 folded letter sheet to Reading MS with manuscript "Free Wm. H. Soule P.M.", business letter, Very Fine, Unlisted in Post Offices Of Massachusetts, one of two examples known from this town & only ms town cancel known, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6033

[Massachusetts] South Randolph, manuscript town cancel "So Randolph Mass" (S R 9) on 9/4 embossed ladies cover with manuscript "Paid 3" rate; tiny stain at top right, Very Fine, ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6034

[Massachusetts] Unionville, manuscript town cancel "Unionville Ms" (S R 8) on 5/8/43 folded letter sheet to Phillipston Ms with manuscript "Paid 10" rate, legal business; minor flaws, F.-V.F., ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6035

[Massachusetts] Waterford, c.d.s. with attached "12½" rate, on folded lettersheet addressed to New Harbor CT, family letter, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6036

[Massachusetts] West Foxboro, manuscript town cancel "W. Foxboro Ms" (S R 8) on 4/26/47 folded letter sheet to Stockbridge VT with manuscript "5" rate, personal letter; light minor scattered staining, F.-V.F., ex Beane.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6037

[Minnesota Territory] REED'S LANDING M. T (Wabasha Co.) Clear strike (Risvold type II) ties 3¢ dull red (26) on ladies cover addressed to Stevens Point WI; cover with small faults, Fine, Risvold - 5 to 10 examples known, .
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6038

[Minnesota Territory] Cannon R Falls M.T. Nov 21 (Goodhue Co., Helbock rarity 3) Excellent manuscript postmark on buff cover franked with 3¢ dull red (26) addressed to "Waubonsee Kansas Territory"; cover without backflap and light bends at the sides, Very Fine, Risvold - 1 to 5 covers known, .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6039

[Minnesota Territory] Centerville (Ramsey Co., open 1856-9, Helbock rarity 8) excellent manuscript postmark, matching "Paid 3" on brown cover addressed to Townsend VT; cover with small flaws, Very Fine, Risvold - unlisted, .
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6040

[Minnesota Territory] CENTRAL POINT M.T (Goodhue Co., Helbock rarity 7) Two covers, 1) light, but legible strike ties 3¢ dull red imperf (11) on brown cover addressed to Henderson Minn, small cover flaws; 2) Excellent partial strike on amber cover missing a stamp, addressed to St. Paul Minn, Fine, Risvold - 5 to 10 examples known, .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6041

[Minnesota Territory] CONCORD M.T (Dodge Co., Helbock rarity 3) Bold postmark ties 3¢ dull red (26) on small neat cover addressed to Spring PA.; small cover abrasion below postmark, otherwise Very Fine, Risvold - unlisted, .
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6042

[Minnesota Territory] NININGER M T (Dakota Co., Helbock rarity 6) Bold strike ties 3¢ dull red imperf (11) on orange cover addressed to Penn; cover slightly rough at right from opening and light cover staining at bottom, Fine, Risvold - 10 to 20 examples known, .
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6043

[Minnesota Territory] OWATONNA M. T (Steele Co.) Clear postmark cancels 1857 3¢ entire addressed to East Wilton NH; small entire flaw at LR, small cover tear at bottom, Fine, Risvold - 10 to 20 examples known, .
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 6044

[Minnesota Territory] SAINT PAUL Min. Terr and M. T (Ramsey Co.) three covers; 1) Readable Risvold type II postmark ties 3¢ dull red imperf (11A) on Orange cover addressed to Mount Vernon Ohio; 1855 four page enclosure; 2) Weak Risvold type II postmark cancels 3¢ entire addressed to Scotland CT, small cover faults; 3) Well struck Aug 3 1858 Risvold type III postmark ties 3¢ dull red (26) on cover addressed to Scotland CT; small cover faults, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6045

[Minnesota Territory] TAYLOR'S FALLS M.T (Chisago Co.) excellent balloon postmark cancels 3¢ buff entire addressed to Berlin Heights Ohio, Very Fine, Risvold - 10 to 20 examples known, .
Suggested Bid $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 6046

[Minnesota Territory] Taylor's Falls Min Jan 6 (Chisago Co.) Excellent manuscript postmark at UL of brown cover franked with 3¢ dull red imperf (11A) and addressed to Templeton Mass., this postmark is similar to Risvold type II but different, possibly unique; light cover bends, Very Fine, Risvold - not listed, .
Suggested Bid $180
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Realized $90.
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Lot 6047

[Minnesota Territory] Sauk Rapids (Benton Co.) Excellent strike (Risvold type III) ties 3¢ dull red (26, scissors clipped perfs) on blue gray cover addressed to Wolcott VT, Very Fine, Risvold - More than 20 examples known, .
Suggested Bid $180


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Realized $90.
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Lot 6048

[Missouri] 1871, stampless cover carried by "a Black Winged Messenger", datelined Waterloo MO, three line note discussing a party, cover is addressed and noted at left "Kindness of a Black Winged Messenger", unusual, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6049

[Nebraska Territory] Buchanan, 3¢ (26) pen cancelled with manuscript "Buchanan NT/May 21" (S R 9), on cover to Belvidere IL; some light foxing, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $45.
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Lot 6050

[New Hampshire] Bradford, straight line with manuscript "June 28" and "free"on folded letter sheet addressed to Ripley ME, business letter, includes a second outer letter sheet with straight line "Bradford NH" and manuscript "Paid 6" addressed to Warner NH, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 6051

[New York] Water Town, blue Jan 22 c.d.s. with fancy matching "PAID C III" 3¢ piece; nice strikes on an orange cover to Dugansville, N.Y., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $350
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Realized $180.
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Lot 6052

[New York] 1845, Buffalo NY oval with diamonds, blue Buffalo NY fancy oval with two diamonds, Nov 29 date with matching "Paid" in ribbon, and manuscript red "10" rate, on folded outer lettersheet addressed to Grand Rapids MI, filefold at right, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6053

[New York] 1847, Buffalo NY oval with diamonds, blue Buffalo NY fancy oval with two diamonds, Feb 15 date, manuscript "10" rate, on folded lettersheet addressed to New York City, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $20
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Realized $15.
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Lot 6054

[New York] "Sherwoods/ Corners/ N.Y.", superb impression of a fancy blue stenciled c.d.s. with manuscript "Apl 8" date on a partly-printed Cayuga County legal judgment to Bath, New York, with manuscript "Pd. 10" and "paid 10" rates; vertical file fold affects nothing of importance. A truly extraordinary example of this scarce stencil postmark, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $750
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Realized $375.
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Lot 6055

[New York] New York, red c.d.s. with blue manuscript "8", on cover with 1849 hotel marking "Taber & Bagley", addressed to Washington DC, with hotel hand stamps on reverse, rarely seen, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 6056

[New York] New York, 1856 c.d.s. with "Post Office Business Free" handstamp, addressed to New Haven VT, with contents; couple of light stains, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $22.
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Lot 6057

[New York] 1846, Rome NY oval, blue "Rome NY/Jan 1" in double fancy oval with diamonds, with matching "Paid" in fancy scroll and "X" in circle rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Detroit MI, business letter, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Realized $40.
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Lot 6058

[New York] Saratoga Springs, blue Saratoga Springs NY c.d.s. with manuscript "5" rate, blue "Union Hall/Saratoga Springs" hotel marking on cover, addressed to Newark NJ, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 6059

[New York] 1822, Troy NY dotted oval, red "Troy NY /Dec 9" with matching "Free" and manuscript "12½" "Paid" with Paid obliterated, on outer letter sheet, addressed to Postmaster Benson VT, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $30
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Realized $30.
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Lot 6060

[Pennsylvania] Jersey Shore, Pa. 5-Point Star, bold blue Jul 11 c.d.s. with a matching, perfectly struck five-point star with dot in center tying a 3¢ rose (#65) on a small cover to New Haven, Conn., Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $350
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Realized $180.
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Lot 6061

[Pennsylvania] Philadelphia, blue c.d.s. on cover addressed to Washington DC, reverse has "Franklin House/105 Chestnut St/Philada" in oval hotel handstamp, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $55
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Realized $28.
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Lot 6062

[Rhode Island] Newport, three different ovals: 1.) large 53 x 44 mm oval Oct 30 (1822) on a small outer folded letter to Boston with manuscript "10" rate; 2.) Old English style 41 x 34 mm oval in dark green, Aug 21 on a full 1823 folded letter to Bristol with manuscript "6" rate; and 3.), the same 34 x 41 mm oval in red, Mar 14 (no year) on a small outer folded letter to Providence with manuscript "6" rate. A Very Fine and very scarce group.
Suggested Bid $1,000
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Realized $500.
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Lot 6063

[Rhode Island] Newport, large oval handstamp, 53 x 44 mm, in black and manuscript "6" rate on 1822 folded letter addressed to Bristol RI; light file fold through postmark, otherwise Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 6064

[Texas] Village Mills, 1¢ postal card (UX7) cancelled with purple target and matching "Village Mills Texas/Oct/20/1883" double line circle, addressed to Waelder TX, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $10
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Realized $5.
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Lot 6065

[Utah Territory] Argenta, manuscript town cancel "Argenta Utah (S R 6) /April 3d/1890", on a U311, addressed to The World New York City, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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