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1851-1860 Issues
 
 
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Lot 10147

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 $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10148

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 $450
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Realized $225.
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Lot 10149

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 $100
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Realized $100.
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Lot 10150

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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10151

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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10152

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 $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10153

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 $450
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Realized $225.
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Lot 10154

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 $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10155

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 $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10156

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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10157

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 $50
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Realized $26.
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