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Lot 3002

[District of Columbia] United States Senate Post Office, clear purple double oval, Sep 20, 1879, as a forwarding marking on a cover originally franked with a 3¢ green (158) and postmarked Staunton, Va. on Sep 19; addressed to General Matthew Ranson in Washington with the manuscript instruction, "If Genl. Ranson in not in Washington please forward to him at once"; handstamped "FORWARDED" and redirected to Weldon, N.C. with a neat Sep 20 Washington D.C. c.d.s., plus a Washington D.C. Carrier c.d.s. of the same date on the reverse; part of top flap missing, Very Fine. Ranson was a Confederate General and later a U.S. Senator from North Carolina (1872-1895), .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3003

[Florida Territory] Apalachicola, red "Apalachicola F.Ty/Apr 15" c.d.s. with matching "2" drop letter rate, on outer folded letter sheet addressed to Providence RI, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 3004

[South Carolina] Sadlers Creek (D.P.O.) choice manuscript postmark, "Sadlers Creek SC, Augtt 6" on a 3¢ red entire (U10) to Clinton, Ala., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3005

[Texas] Aberdeen (D.P.O.) Registered cover from Aberdeen to New York, Dec 10-15, 1896, F.-V.F. The Aberdeen Post Office was in operation from 1889 to 1942, .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3006

[Texas] Austin, Attorneys' advertising cover, all-over gray advertising cover from the Law and Collecting Office of Stewart, Lowday & Habicht to Corsicana, Tex. franked with a 1¢ ultramarine Banknote; reduced somewhat at the right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 3007

[Texas] Austin, State of Texas, two neat corner card covers franked with 3¢ green Banknote, one from the General Land Office to Denton, Tex., the other from the Department of State to Springfield, Ill., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3008

[Texas] Austin, United States Marshal, corner card cover to Houston franked with 3¢ green Banknote, Fine.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 3009

[Texas] Bagdad, clear Feb 11 (1881) c.d.s. on a 3¢ green entire to Georgetown, Tex., top flap missing, F.-V.F. The name of the town was changed to Leander in 1882, .
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 3010

[Texas] Belton, clear purple "Post Office, Belton, Texas, Dec 13, 1879" c.d.s. with matching target cancelling a 3¢ green (158) on a cover to Goliad, Tex.; includes the original letter from the Sheriff of Bell County to the Sheriff of Goliad County requesting reimbursement for the cost of transporting a prisoner a year previous, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3011

[Texas] Black Oak (D.P.O.) nice c.d.s., Nov 28, 1888, with a Star killer on a small 2¢ green entire to Erie, Pa.; backstamped the same day in Sulphur Springs, Tex. and Dec 2 in Erie., F.-V.F. The Black Oak Post Office was in operation from 1854 to 1905, .
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3012

[Texas] Bonham, mostly clear Jan 18 c.d.s. on a 3¢ red entire (U10) to Washington D.C., Fine.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 3013

[Texas] Boston, choice manuscript postmark, "Boston Tex, July 23rd/57" on a 3¢ red entire (U10) to New Orleans, Very Fine. Boston was named for the town's first store owner, W.J. Boston. The Post Office was established in 1846, but was moved to the newly established town of New Boston when the Texas & Pacific built their Railroad four miles to the north., .
Suggested Bid $110
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Lot 3014

[Texas] Circleville (D.P.O.) choice manuscript postmark, "Circleville Tex Jan 4/74" with a Star-canceled 3¢ H. grill (136) on a neat cover to Waco, Tex.; reduced slightly at the left, Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 3015

[Texas] Corpus Christi, clear Dec 28, 1908, duplex handstamp ties a 1¢ green and a 1908 Christmas Seal (WX3a) on a picture postcard to Houston; card pictures the Gulf Stamer, Pilot Boy, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 3016

[Texas] Decatur, mostly clear Feb 22 (1894) c.d.s. with a neat letter "K" killer cancelling a straight-edged 2¢ Columbian (with split arrow at lower right) on a cover to Mutual, Ohio; backstamped Urbana, O., Feb 25, and Mutual the next day, F.-V.F.
Skinner-Eno Unlisted.
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3017

[Texas] Eagle Lake, choice manuscript postmark, "Eagle Lake July 29th 56" on a 3¢ red entire (U10) to Black Jack, La. "Via New Orleans", F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $110
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Lot 3018

[Texas] Eagle Lake, mostly full strike of "Eagle Lake/Nov/20[?]/Tex." postmark on sound cover to Alfred, Maine, franked by 1869 3¢ (#114); the post office at Eagle Lake, in Colorado County, opened in 1849, Very Fine, a nice, early example of this town strike.
Suggested Bid $75
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Lot 3019

[Texas] Fort Worth, clear Dec 22, 1908, machine cancel ties a 1¢ green and a 1908 Christmas Seal (WX3a) on a Christmas postcard to Jamieson, Fla., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $50
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Lot 3020

[Texas] Huntsville, choice strike Jan 11 c.d.s. cancels a 3¢ red entire (U10) to Bethany, Va. "Via Wheeling, Va."; small repaired nick at the bottom, top flap missing, Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3021

[Texas] Jefferson, Registered cover from Jefferson to Los Angeles, Cal., Apr 3-7, 1914 franked with a 2¢ Washington and a 10¢ Registry stamp (F1), F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3022

[Texas] Jefferson, bold c.d.s. Mar 22 (1857) cancels a 3¢ red entire (U10) to Huntsville, Ala.; includes original letter regarding sale of land in Huntsville; cover missing small part of upper left corner, Fine.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3023

[Texas] Jonesville (D.P.O.) choice manuscript postmark, "Jonesville Texas, Aug 18th" on a 3¢ red entire (U10) to New Orleans, F.-V.F. The Jonesville po was in operation from 1849 to 1875, .
Suggested Bid $120
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Lot 3024

[Texas] Lovelady, mostly clear c.d.s., Oct 28, 1881, on a Missouri Pacific Railway Co., Rail Road Business cover franked with two 3¢ green (184) tied by target cancels; to Independence, Tex.; reduced somewhat at the left, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $180
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Lot 3025

[Texas] Marshall, mostly clear Apr 14 c.d.s. cancels a 3¢ red entire (U10) to Mt. Zion, Ga.; flap tears, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3026

[Texas] Oak Valley, Hill County (D.P.O.) clear purple double-lined octagonal boxed postmark, "OAK VALLEY/ HILL CO./ JAN 16 1880/ TEXAS." with matching Star killer on a 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Waco, Tex., F.-V.F. Not to be confused with the current town of Oak Valley in Navarro County., .
Suggested Bid $150
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Lot 3027

[Texas] Palestine, somewhat blurred duplex handstamp, Feb 14, 1885, on a Palestine Post Office Official Business penalty envelope; to New Bedford, Mass. and backstamped there on Feb 18; reduced slightly at the right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3028

[Texas] Palestine, marvelous illustrated advertising cover for Palestine's International Hotel franked with a 2¢ green (213) tied by a Palestine duplex handstamp, Sep 27, 1888; to Cohocton, N.Y. and backstamped there on Oct 1; reduced slightly at the right, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3029

[Texas] Paris, mostly clear Jul 25 c.d.s. with manuscript "66" cancels a 3¢ pink entire (U34) to New Haven, Ct.; backstamped with a New Haven Carrier c.d.s. on Aug 9; reduced just a bit at the right, F.-V.F., Ex-Chase.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3030

[Texas] Powellton (D.P.O.) clear manuscript postmark, "Powellton Texas, 13th July" on a 3¢ pink entire (U34) to Bagdad, Fla.; includes original "chatty" 4-page letter datelined Powellton, 1866; cover reduced somewhat at the left and a bit soiled, Fine. The Powellton Post Office was in operation from 1850 to 1872, .
Suggested Bid $90
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Lot 3031

[Texas] Queen City, mostly clear purple double-lined c.d.s., Sep 9, 1881 on a 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Jefferson, Tex., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $130
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Lot 3032

[Texas] San Antonio, mostly clear Jul 24 c.d.s. tied a 6¢ dull pink (169) on a neat cover to Jacksonville, Ill.; reduced just a tad at the right, Very Fine. Addressed by Union and U.S. General, Benjamin Grierson, to his wife, .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3033

[Texas] Seguin, clear Jun 12, 1909 duplex handstamp on a 1¢ postal card (UX20) soliciting payment of $2.10 to the Seguin Mutual Aid Association (a life insurance co-operative), the card was then remailed as a receipt for the payment by adding a 1¢ Franklin tied by a Jun 21 Seguin duplex handstamp; light bent at the right, F.-V.F. Included is an article explaining this once-common practice of remailing postal cards., .
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3034

[Texas] Sherman, two Dec 18, 1905 duplex handstamps tie a 3¢ purple on a 2¢ entire to Paris, France; marked for Return to Sender with a Jan 20, 1906 Washington D.C. transit c.d.s. on the front and a magenta Jan 19, Washington Dead Letter Office c.d.s. on the reverse, along with a final Sherman, Tex. receiver on Jan 23, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3035

[Texas] Spur, mostly clear duplex handstamp, Feb 8, 1915, ties a 1¢ green on a cover to Crosbyton, Tex.; upper left corner damaged in openting, Fine.
Suggested Bid $40
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Lot 3036

[Texas] Taylor, purple 3-line REGISTERED cancel, Nov 3, 1898 ties 2¢ & 8¢ First Bureaus on a cover to Milwaukee, Wis.; backstamped Milwaukee on Nov 7; return address is Beyersville, Tex., Very Fine.
Suggested Bid $80
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Lot 3037

[Texas] Tyler, mostly clear Mar 11 c.d.s. on an attractive illustrated advertising cover for a Tyler Land Agent franked with a 3¢ green (184) to Hillsborough, N.C., F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $70
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Lot 3038

[Texas] Van Horn, clear c.d.s., Jun 1, 1890, on 3¢ green entire (U306) to El Paso, Tex. and backstamped there the same day, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $60
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Lot 3039

[Texas] Whitney, choice strike of a fancy double-lined Shield postmark, Aug 6, 1880, with a Star-in-Circle killer on 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Waco, Tex.; bit of light soiling, F.-V.F.
Suggested Bid $150
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