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Lot 2057

[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.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2058

[Illinois] c1850 Red Libertyville IL Fancy "Paid 3", red double circle "Libertyville ILL/Jul/8" with matching "Paid/3/Cents" in starred circle, on outer letter sheet addressed to Trallsburg NY, Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
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Lot 2059

[Massachusetts] 1855, hand drawn stamp on cover carried outside the mails, hand drawn stamp with manuscript "Weare/Aug/20/1855" & "Paid through" & "Politeness of Mrs Lydia Moulton", addressed to West Amesbury MA, writes to "Please find my cards" (3 enclosed) and four page personal letter, rare & unusual, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $90.
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Lot 2060

[Minnesota Territory] Cafs Lake M. T. Mar 5 (Cass Lake originally Cass Co., open 1852-57, later Pembina Co.) Excellent manuscript postmark, matching "Free A. Barnard P.M." on 1853 folded letter addressed to NH, Fine to Very Fine, Risvold - 1 example known, no postmark illustrated, ex-Sampson.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2061

[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.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2062

[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.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2063

[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.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2064

[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.
Estimate $400 - 600.
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Lot 2065

[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.
Estimate $250 - 350.
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Lot 2066

[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.
Estimate $150 - 200.
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Lot 2067

[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, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2068

[Minnesota Territory] SAUK RAPIDS M. T (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.
Estimate $600 - 800

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Lot 2069

[Minnesota Territory] St ANTHONY FALLS Min (Hennepin Co., Helbock rarity 3) Clear postmark (Risvold type III) on small neat cover franked with 3¢ Dull Red imperf (11A, manuscript cancelled) and addressed to Windham CT, Very Fine, Risvold - 1 to 5 examples known.
Estimate $300 - 400.
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Lot 2070

[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.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2071

[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.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2072

1718 Pre-Post Office Portsmouth NH to New York, folded letter sheet addressed to "Aldrm John Johnson/Merch/Newyoerke" (By ship "Breed" noted in letter), before earliest NH postmark, listed in ASCC as "Piscat"in 1745 which was at the mouth of the Piscatqua River, with copy of contents, rare item, Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2073

1745 Postal Markings to Philadelphia, outer folded letter sheet, with manuscript "Piscat dwt 16:16" rate, double rate 16 pennyweight plus 16 grains ship fee, addressed to John Reynell/Merch/Att Philadelphia", scarce postal marking, Fine to Very Fine, ex- Pennsylvania Historical Society.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2074

1753 Boston to Portsmouth, folded letter sheet from merchant Ambrose Vincent Jr. to Hugh Hull Wentworth concerning shipment of rum, manuscript 6/ postal marking top right corner, transcription included; piece missing top center, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $375.
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Lot 2075

1760 Postal Markings to Philadelphia, outer folded letter sheet with manuscript "Pisa Dwt/8" rate, addressed to Philadelphia, docketed "From Capt William Bearrne reced 3mo 5 1760", Fine to Very Fine, ex- Pennsylvania Historical Society.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $800.
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Lot 2076

1762 Postal Markings to Philadelphia, outer folded letter sheet with manuscript "P Dwt/8" rate, addressed to Philadelphia, docketed "From George Meserve/Reced 1 mo: 1.1762", Fine to Very Fine, ex- Pennsylvania Historical Society.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Realized $600.
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Lot 2077

1783 Portsmouth NH straight line, complete strike "Portsmouth/February 24" straight line town cancel on folded letter sheet addressed to New York, business letter, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $90.
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Lot 2078

1784 Portsmouth NH red straight line, with "November 29" date on folded letter sheet with manuscript "2" (dwt) rate, addressed to Boston, Type "A" postmark, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $135.
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Lot 2079

1786 Portsmouth NH red straight line, with "February 3" date on folded letter sheet with manuscript "2" (dwt) rate, addressed to Boston, Type "D" postmark with contents, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2080

1787 Portsmouth NH red straight line, with "March 9" date on folded letter sheet with manuscript "2" (dwt) rate, addressed to Boston, Type "B" postmark, with contents, Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2081

1788 Portsmouth NH straight line, with "May 27" date on outer folded letter sheet, no rate indicated, addressed to New York, Type D postmark, sent free to John Langdon, signer of the Constitution, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2082

1788 Portsmouth NH straight line, with "Apr 26" date on outer folded letter sheet with manuscript "4:16" (dwt) rate, addressed to Bremo VA, notation on reverse "Forwarded from Linsays Hall, Norfolk, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2083

1789 Portsmouth NH straight line, with "August 12 1789" date on folded letter sheet, manuscript "1.26/15.8/1.19.1" & 2.14./16.6/2.17.6" rate, addressed to New York, signed by Woodbury Langdon to his brother John Woodbury, business letter, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $135.
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Lot 2084

1793 Portsmouth NH straight line, letter datelined "Dublin May 23 1793" from Captain Saml Chandler to Mr. Brown, Newbury Port, posted via N.H., manuscript "Ship 10", and "By Capt Sherbin of Portsmouth"; light staining, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2085

1797 Hanover NH straight line, "Hanover NH May 1" with matching "Free", on outer folded letter sheet, addressed to Congress representative in Philadelphia; small stain upper left, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2086

1798 Hanover NH red straight line, "Hanover NH May 4" with matching "Free", on folded letter sheet, addressed to Congress representative in Philadelphia, with contents, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2087

1799 Hanover NH straight line, "Hanover NH Apr 4" with manuscript "17", on folded letter sheet, addressed to East Winsor Hartford Post Office, with contents, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2088

1800 Hanover NH straight line, "Hanover NH June 24" with matching "Free", on folded letter sheet, addressed to Walpole, with contents, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 2089

1819 Concord NH red straight line, "Concord NH" almost complete strike with manuscript "Jany 10" and "Free" on folded lettersheet addressed to Kingston NH, business note, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2090

1820 Concord NH red straight line, "Concord NH" complete strike with manuscript "March 29" and "10" rate on folded lettersheet addressed to Boston MA, personal letter, ink docketing center, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2091

1826 Alstead NH straight line, "Alstead NH" (S/R 5) with manuscript "July 1", manuscript rate "10" on folded letter sheet, addressed to Shrewsbury VT, personal letter, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Dupuy.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2092

1826 Alstead NH straight line, "Alstead NH JAN 2" 36x3.5mm (S/R 5) with manuscript rate "10" on folded letter sheet, addressed to Cavendish VT, personal letter; tear top center, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Dupuy.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2093

1826 Rimless Sutton Vil' NH, rimless town cancel with manuscript "Dec 10" date and "Member of Congress/Free", on a folded letter sheet, addressed to Washington Citty (sic), full strike, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $500.
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Lot 2094

1827 Dublin NH straight line, "Dublin. N.H. SEP. 28" town cancel with manuscript "12½" rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to South Bridgewater MA; paper erosion left edge, Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2095

1827 Epsom NH straight line, "Epsom. N.H." with manuscript "Nov 26. 1827" and "10" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to Hanover NH, business letter, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Thompson.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2096

1827 Hanover negative blue serrated box, with manuscript "Ma 26" date and "18¾" rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Gardiner ME, letter describing medical lectures; file fold ending in tear at center, Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $110.
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Lot 2097

1827 Peeling NH manuscript town cancel, "Peeling NH/June 1" (S/R 7) & "10" rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Dunbarton NH, with contents, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Dupuy.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2098

1828 Amoskeag NH red horn of plenty, strong full strike of fancy cancel with manuscript "April/29" & "6" rate, addressed to Concord NH on folded letter sheet, letter requests state fund cost of asylum for son, Very Fine, one of only a few known with this example being the listing example in the ASCC., ex-Thompson.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2099

1830 Lyman NH straight line, "Lyman NH" (S/R 7) with manuscript "Sept 21" date, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Bow NH with "Concord P.O.", unlisted in ASCC, Fine to Very Fine, ex-Jacobson.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2100

1832 Red straight line Cornish Flat NH, "Cornish Flat/N. H Dec. 5" with manuscript "Paid 5" on folded letter sheet addressed to Hanover NH, business letter, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2101

1832 Pembroke NH straight line, illegible red c.d.s. on folded letter sheet, red manuscript "Free" and P.M., addressed to Pembroke NH, where "Pembroke NH" straight line was applied eleven times, unusual and scarce, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2102

1832-1842 Bristol NH boxed three colors, 26x16mm boxed Bristol NH in black, red & blue, generally full strikes, all with contents, a choice lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2103

1834 Antrim Centre (Centre Antrim) NH manuscript, "Centre Antrim NH/May 3" (S/R 9), with manuscript "25" rate, on folded lettersheet addressed to Montezuma IN, long personal letter; some reinforcement along file folds, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2104

1836 Red straight line Dalton NH, "Dalton NH Jan" with manuscript "25" date & "10" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to Hartland VT, business letter, with two strikes of town cancel, one light, second is complete, Very Fine, ex-Dupuy.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2105

1837 Lempster NH red stencilled postmark, "Lempster NH" in dotted circle with "NH" in center, manuscript "May 23" with red "Paid 6" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to Unity NH, with original contents, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2106

1837 New Ipswich small oval, "New Ipswich NH/April 21" with manuscript "12½" on folded letter sheet, addressed to New Hampton NH, with contents, the listing example in ASCC, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2107

1841 Abingdon MD straight line, 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, Fine to Very Fine.
ASCC $500.
Estimate $500 - 750.
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Lot 2108

1841 East Washington NH straight line, "East Washington NH" with manuscript "July 24" and "10" rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to New Hampton NH, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2109

1842 Hillsboro Bridge NH, purple c.d.s. with manuscript date "March/16" and "Free" on folded letter sheet, addressed to Washington DC, letter requesting removal of postmaster, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2110

1842 Lyman NH straight line in fancy box, "Lyman NH" (S/R 7) with manuscript "Feby 5th" date, postmaster's signature and "Free", on folded letter sheet addressed to Haverhill NH, business letter, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2111

1842 Pingreeville NH manuscript town cancel, "Pingreeville NH/9 Feby" (S/R 7) & "A.M. Quimby P.M.", on folded letter sheet, addressed to Centre Sandwich NH, political letter, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $225.
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Lot 2112

1843 Conway NH red straight line, "Conway NH" with manuscript "January 13" & "10" rate on folded letter sheet addressed to Wakefield NH, business letter, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2113

1843 Gilsum NH very ornate oval, red fancy cancel manuscript "Paid 18¾", light but full strike, light file fold affects cancel, still very fine, reported to be one of two known examples, this being the listing example in the ASCC, a rare strike, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $550.
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Lot 2114

1843 Orford-Ville NH, arc town cancel with manuscript "April 26" and "12½" rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Cabot Ville MA, personal letter, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2115

1845 Brentwood NH straight line, straight line "Brentwood NH", with manuscript "Sep 29" and "Paid 5" rate & "Unpd 5" for double rate, on folded lettersheet addressed to Concord NH, on partially printed ballot results for congress, scarce & attractive, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $200.
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Lot 2116

c1847 Haverhill Centre NH "5" in dotted circle, "Haverhill Centre NH" (S/R 9) with manuscript "Jan 1" date, and "5" in negative star with dotted circle rate, addressed to Lansingburg NY, personal letter, Very Fine, ex-Jacobson.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2117

1847 Holderness NH, red rimless c.d.s. "Holderness NH/Aug 26" (S/R 6) with manuscript "5" rate, addressed to Manchester NH, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2118

1847 West Winchester NH manuscript Town Cancel (S/R 8) with "June 29" date and "5" rate, on folded letter sheet addressed to VT, personal letter, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2119

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), a pretty 4-margin pair with light red grid cancels on a cover from New York to Nashua, N.H.; some toning of the envelope and thick contents (still present) have caused a light corner bend in the pair, otherwise Fine. Contents are a eight page personal letter written (and cross-written) in a very legible hand over a period of several days in Nov 1849.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $425.
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Lot 2120

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), V.F., 4 margins, small natural wrinkle in bottom margin (trivial), tied on 1849 folded letter sheet to Brookline, Mass. by red grid, matching Walpole, N.H. 12/14 c.d.s., exceptionally fresh, Very Fine cover, ex- Beane.
Scott $625.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2121

1850 Greenfield NH to Bradford NH with brackets, manuscript "Greenfield NH May 3" and manuscript "5" rate, on folded lettersheet addressed to Bradford NH, with two strikes of "Bradford/NH May 6" with brackets at right, Very Fine, ex-Thompson.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $90.
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Lot 2122

1850 Harts Location NH manuscript town cancel, "Harts Location NH/Jan 24" (S/R 7), and "Paid 3" rate on cover addressed to Great Falls NH, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $170.
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Lot 2123

c. 1852 "Profile House NH" DPO manuscript town cancel, 3¢ (11) pen cancelled with manuscript town cancel (S/R 8) on cover addressed to Buskirks Bridge NY, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2124

c1853 Albany NH, manuscript "Albany Jan/NH" (S/R 8), with manuscript rate "Paid/3 cts", addressed to Adrian MI, scarce town, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $150.
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Lot 2125

c1853 Meredith Bridge NH (S/R 8), 3¢ (11) pen cancelled with red "Meredith Bridge NH" straight line with manuscript "Apr 19" date, on ladies cover, addressed to Fishersville NH; repaired tear at right, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2126

1855 Lower Columbia NH manuscript town cancel, "Lower Columbia/NH Nov 3" (S/R 8) and "Paid 3" rate, on embossed ladies cover, addressed to Lunenburg NY, very rare D.P.O. 1840-1857, Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $90.
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Lot 2127

c1855 "The Maine Liquor Law", faint red "Great Falls NH" c.d.s. with red "Paid " straight line & "3" rate, on illustrated intemperance cover, addressed to South Waterford ME, with slogans "The State hat Gives This Boon Will Be In Blessing Blest", and "Will Free All Nations From The Curse Of Rum", Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $170.
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Lot 2128

1865 "Nottingham Turnpike NH" manuscript town cancel, 3¢ (65) straddle copy pen cancelled with manuscript "Nottingham Turnpike NH/Jan 30" on cover addressed to Roxbury MA, with personal letter, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $180.
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Lot 2129

1900 Butler NH DPO (S/R 8) cover, 2¢ Washington cancelled by target cancel with "Butler NH/Aug/20/1900", on cover addressed to Beverly MA, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $70.
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Lot 2130

Amherst NH stampless cover collection, 1814-51, 19 folded letter sheets or covers, includes five straight lines, three attached rates, a few better auxiliary marking with blue "5" in box, "Paid/3" in scroll, fifteen with contents, a brilliant group, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $300.
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Lot 2131

Belknap NH stampless cover collection, 67 covers in an album, each has detailed annotations on accompanying cards, better include manuscript "Centre Harbor", double circle "East Sanbornton", red "Sandbornton" straight line (2), red "Weir's Bridge" straight line, with 41 DPOs and 49 with contents, please examine carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $950.
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Lot 2132

Bradford NH stampless cover collection, 1814-51, 10 folded letter sheets or covers, includes six straight lines with one with brackets, one manuscript, red "Paid/3" in circle & "Paid/3" arc, generally descent strikes, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2133

Carroll NH stampless cover collection, 47 covers in an album, each has detailed annotations on accompanying cards, better include blue "Centre Conway" on vote totals to Concord, manuscript "East Unity", red "Sandwich" straight line (2), with 28 DPOs and 32 with contents, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2134

Charlestown NH stampless cover collection, 1803-53, 17 folded letter sheets or covers, includes three manuscripts, two "Paid/3" rate in circle, "Free" attached, eleven with contents, examination suggested, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2135

Cheshire County stampless cover collection, approximately 65 covers, better includes Drewsville with negative "Paid" in "3" rate, manuscript "Jaffrey NH", Jaffrey NH " straight line, manuscript "Nelson Factory", manuscript "So Marlow", blue "Marlow NH" with matching negative "Paid" in "3" (50) DPO's (74) with contents, all different, a lovely lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2136

Chester NH stampless cover collection, 1816-53, 12 folded letter sheets or covers, includes three manuscripts, red double oval with leaf design, four rimless ovals, nine with contents, inspection invited, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2137

Concord NH stampless cover collection, 1808-56, 46 folded letter sheets or covers, includes two manuscripts, two red sawtooth "Paid", blue "2" for drop rate, red pointing hand with matching Paid, printed rates of red, black, blue & green, 1¢ circular rate, 31 have contents, with some historical content, examine in detail, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2138

Coos NH stampless cover collection, 41 covers in an album, each has detailed annotations on accompanying cards, better include Columbia to Concord with voting record (S/R 9), manuscript Errol, Lancaster with printed "Official Business/Free", Lancaster straight line, Lancaster manuscript "Way 11", with 18 DPOs and 24 with contents, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Realized $400.
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Lot 2139

Dover NH stampless cover collection, 1815-56, 21 folded letter sheets or covers, includes a manuscript, with blue negative "10" in a box rate, cover to Dover VT missent to Dover NH, with blue "Missent & forwarded", excellent auxiliary markings, please peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $160.
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Lot 2140

Exeter NH stampless cover collection, 1820-55, 29 folded letter sheets or covers, includes three manuscripts, three boxed straight lines, five red straight lines, two red & a black octagon of rosettes, 22 have contents, a valuable & useful selection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $275.
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Lot 2141

Gilmanton NH stampless cover collection, 16 covers, includes "Gilmanton NH Jan" straight line, red "Gilmanton NH" straight line (2) light strikes, two Gilmanton Iron Works manuscripts, various rates (9) with contents, keen grouping, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2142

Grafton County NH stampless cover collection, approximately 160 covers, with better manuscript "Dorchester NH" to Iowa Territory, blue "Haverhill NH" with manuscript "Way 13½", "Lyme NH April" straight line, "Plymouth NH DEC 1" straight line, "North Haverhill NH" dotted circle, with 64 DPO's & 107 with contents, a massive grouping of this county with many better strikes and usages, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,200.
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Lot 2143

Hanover NH stampless cover collection, 1803-52, 38 covers or folded letter sheets, includes a manuscript town cancel, nine dotted ovals with four red, four dotted squares with three red and a blue, eight double ovals with dotted outside with three blue and five red, folded letter sheet from Dartmouth College to Yale College with "Way 18" marking, folded letter sheet to Dartmouth College with manuscript "2/3 at Hanover" and "To be left at Markham Tavern", thirty with contents, a fabulous lot that can use further research, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $450.
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Lot 2144

Hillsboro County NH stampless cover collection, 151 stampless cover, "Dunstable" straight line, "Francestown NH" straight line, red Hollis NH" straight line, blue "Manchester NH" with matching "Free" & "1" in double circle, "Mason Village" with matching "Paid/1", "New Ipswich NH" straight line, with 53 DPO's and 79 with contents, a truly one of a kind collection, please inspect, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Realized $1,700.
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Lot 2145

Hillsboro, Hillsboro Bridge & Hillsboro NH Centre stampless covers, 12 covers, include sawtooth "Hillsboro" c.d.s., purple "Hillsboro Bridge" balloon c.d.s., green "Hillsboro Bridge" straight line, a black & a red "Hillsboro Centre" rimless c.d.s., 9 DPO's, 7 with contents, a choice grouping, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $120.
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Lot 2146

Keene NH stampless cover collection, 24 stampless covers, includes blue Keene NH with matching "1" drop rate, blue c.d.s. with matching "Paid/3" arc, red & blue Keene NH with matching "V" in circle rates, 14 with contents, please peruse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Realized $250.
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Lot 2147

Meriden NH stampless cover collection, 14 stampless covers, with turned cover from Groton NH to Meriden to Norwich VT, "Paid/3" rate in circle, four attached rates from 6¢ to 12½¢, plus a manuscript, 10 with contents, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $100.
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Lot 2148

Merrimack County NH stampless cover collection, approximately 115 stampless covers, better includes "Contoocookville" straight line, blue "Danbury" with "Paid/3" in shield, "East Andover" with illustrated ad, partial red "Hopkinton NH" straight line, "Lamprey River" with attached rate, red "Pembroke/Feb 4/NH" straight line, red rimless "South Bradford", with 52 DPO's, 62 with contents, each cover with an annotated card, a useful & valuable lot, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Realized $1,000.
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Lot 2149

Orfordville NH Stampless Cover Lot, 8 covers, with three manuscript, one blue arc 42x18 mm, red arc 43x20 mm, double circle, with 8 DPO's, 6 with contents, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 2150

Paper Mill Village NH stampless cover collection, 10 stampless covers, better includes two green "Paids" in fancy scrolls, "Paid 3" in circle, one manuscript, with 10 DPO's, 5 with contents, each cover with an annotated card, a nice lot of this difficult town, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $80.
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Lot 2151

Pittsfield NH stampless cover collection, 11 covers plus one front, includes "Pittsfield NH/Jany" straight line with manuscript "Paid 10" rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Sandbornton NH, with business letter, red rimless "Pittsfield NH/Mar 11" with matching "5" rate, on folded letter sheet, addressed to Salisbury Point MA, personal letter, 7 with contents, a clean selection with descent strikes, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Realized $130.
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Lot 2152

Portmouth NH stampless collection, 1800-53, 44 stampless covers from the Statehood period, better includes London to Portsmouth via New York, green oval to Keene with war rate, green oval with matching "Ship" from Havana to Bridgeport via Portsmouth, red Portsmouth NH with attached "3/Paid" to the Insane Asylum in Concord, with (9) ovals (10) "Ship", most with contents, all with annotated cards, an exceptional & historic collection sure to please both dealer & collector, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Realized $650.
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Lot 2153

Portsmouth NH stampless cover collection, 23 covers from the Confederation & early Statehood periods, better include manuscript "Portsmo May 13 13 Sh(imperf pair) 6.16" to Philadelphia, "Portsmouth/November 3" straight line 33x3mm, "Portsmouth Feb 1" straight line 32x3mm, "Portsmouth /March 27" straight line 26x3½mm, "Portsmouth /April 25" straight line 29x2½mm, in total there are 14 straight lines, 3 manuscripts and 2 ovals, most with contents, an extensive and useful collection, deserves careful inspection, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Realized $1,300.
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Lot 2154

Rockingham County NH stampless cover collection, approximately 100 stampless covers, better includes Derry straight line, Derry with "1" in circle over "Paid", "Candia Village" on embossed ladies cover, green "Greenland" with matching "5" in circle rate, with 42 DPO's, 60 with contents, each cover with an annotated card, mostly complete strikes, please examine, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Realized $750.
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Lot 2155

Shaker Village NH covers, three covers, includes manuscript "Shaker Village NH/June 1st 1840", with contents, integral "Paid 3" rate with single circle cds, and integral "Paid 3" rate with double circle cds, uncommon covers, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $140.
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Lot 2156

Strafford County NH stampless cover collection, 43 covers in an album, each has detailed annotations on accompanying cards, better include blue Durham straight line, manuscript "Lee", manuscript "Middleton", manuscript "New Durham" (S/R 9), with 19 DPOs and 27 with contents, please review, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Realized $375.
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