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Stamps and Postal History


Misc. Postal History and Ephemera
 
 
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Lot 10131
19th century label sheet, full sheet of 100 less lower right stamp for Barrie, New York trademark, all "cancelled" in purple, most unusual, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Realized $40.
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Lot 10132

1833, Post Office Department Official Notice, folded letter sheet from the Post Office Department to the postmaster of Greenvile RI, citing an error in his quarterly statement for 1st April 1833, scarce document, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10133

1851-67, group of five embossed Valentine covers, 1.) 1851 1¢ blue type II with two large margins tied by faint blue Feb 14 Pen Yan, N.Y. c.d.s.; 2.) 1857 1¢ blue type V tied by illegible red c.d.s.; 3.) 1857 3¢ dull red type III with pen cancel and red Feb 14 Athol, Mass. c.d.s.; 4.) 1861 3¢ rose with grid cancel and Dec 28 West Cambridge, Mass. c.d.s. (probably not a Valentine); and 5.) 1867 2¢ black F. Grill tied by grid with light Feb 15 "New York City/ Received" c.d.s.; stamps average, covers Fine-Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $200
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Realized $100.
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Lot 10134

1856, two overall embossed ladies covers, same embossed design, different colors, franked with 3¢ (11), with letter, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10135
1863, Civil War bounties subscription list, top of front page reads "Portage Township Volunteer Bounty Subscription/Dec 7th 1863" there is a "Portage " listed in Michigan and in Ohio, some research should reveal which town it was, document is seven pages long; some light soiling, a few small tears, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Realized $36.
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Lot 10136

1869, mixed issue registered cover, 3¢ (114) & 15¢ (98) pen cancelled, with manuscript "Oramel NY/Dec 6/69" on registered cover addressed to Bridgeport Center MI, scarce combination, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Realized $45.
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Lot 10137

1870, mixed issue registered cover, 6¢ (148) & 12¢ (97) tied by cork cancel with indistinctcds, on registered cover addressed to West Dresden ME, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10138

1870, mixed issue registered cover, 10¢ (89), two 3¢ (147) & 2¢ (146) tied by light target cancels, with Everett MA cds on cover addressed to Rockland MA; reduced at right affecting 3¢, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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Lot 10139

1878, three color franking registered letter, 6¢ (159), 3¢ (158) & 2¢ (157) cancelled by targets with Woodville OH c.d.s., on cover addressed to Eureka MI, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 10140

1879-1912, Fortress Monroe cancels, five covers: one from Ft. Monroe via Bay Line Steamer; picture postcard with Ft. Monroe & Richmond RPO; #300 tied by Fortress Monroe duplex with 1886 date slug; cover with Fortress Monroe c.d.s. on cover to Dubuque, IA; and a 1904 cover tying #324 with a Fortress Monroe duplex; some flaws, but generally F.-V.F., excellent lot for the specialist.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10141

c. 1890, American Express Company franking label, pen cancelled label #896 addressed to Utica NY, on unused printed internal company wrapper; edge faults, Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10142

1917, bank tag used from Buffalo to Rochester, NY, bearing 515 pair + 517 + 518 (B4) + E11, all perfinned "FRB/NY", a rare item, Very Fine to Extremely Fine.
Suggested Bid $425
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Realized $225.
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Lot 10143

c.1929, U.S. Navy covers, six teen Navy Department covers, includes two USS Pennsylvania, USS California, submarine division USS Holland, also USS Camden, USS Manley, USS Hopkins, USS Niagara, USS Hannibal, all are legal size envelopes, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $45
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Realized $24.
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Lot 10144

1939, registered cover from Washington DC to Guam, large envelope franked with C7-C9 and seventeen C22 for a total of 8.95, from the Retainer Pay Division, backstamped DC, San Francisco, Honolulu and Guam,various stains, creases and faults to the stamps, faulty at right where opened, still a significant cover, scarce and historic, Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10145

1942-92, Bootleg covers, 8 covers: 3 covers (1942-3), censored in U.S., one in Nigeria from PanAm personnel overseas; 1952 from Chile to PA; 1946 OHMS [POW Information Bureau purple oval handstamp] to PA via the B.A.S. Room in DC; 1966 Brazil via Varig to PA, 5¢ paid with meter, 3¢ due; printed matter "Shipped to/New York, N.Y., U.S.A./for mailing" from Paris to PA & book rate from Australia paid in CA, a rare and interesting group, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Realized $26.
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Lot 10146

1953, Eisenhower inaugural covers, two different Teixeira cachets, all postmarked Jan. 20, 1953, one with free frank, unusual items, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Realized $30.
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