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Lot 10003

[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 $250
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Realized $130.
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Lot 10004

[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 $1,300
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Realized $1,000.
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Lot 10005

[Maine] East Dixfield, manuscript "Sept 15" and "18¾" rate on folded lettersheet, addressed to Georgetown MA, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10006

[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 $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 10007

[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 $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10008

[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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10009

[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 $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10010

[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 $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10011

[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 $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10012

[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 $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10013

[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 $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10014

[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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10015

[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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10016

[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 $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10017

[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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10018

[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 $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10019

[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 $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10020

[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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10021

[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 $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10022

[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 $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10023

[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 $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10024

[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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10025

[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 $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10026

[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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10027

[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 $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10028

[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 $100
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Realized $50.
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Lot 10029

[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 $160
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Realized $80.
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Lot 10030

[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 $160


Latest Date known
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Realized $80.
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Lot 10031

[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 $120
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Realized $60.
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Lot 10032

[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 $300
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Realized $150.
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Lot 10033

[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 $650
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Realized $325.
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Lot 10034

[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 $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10035

[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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10036

[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 $300
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Realized $150.
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Lot 10037

[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 $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10038

[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 $900
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Realized $450.
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Lot 10039

[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 $140
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Realized $70.
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Lot 10040

[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 $70
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Realized $36.
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