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Lot 2189

1921, cover to England with France & Italy postage dues, 2¢ (528) tied to faulty cover by machine cancel, addressed to London, then forwarded to Milan & Florence Italy, then to Paris, with Italy postage due strip of three (J5) and France postage due strip of three (J29), well traveled, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2190

1901, postage due cover from Germany, Germany 5 pf (84) x4 on cover addressed to Turner Falls MA, with boxed "T" and binocular style 10¢ due hand stamp, with 1¢ (J38) x2 & 2¢ (J39) x4, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
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Lot 2191

1872, cover to Indochina, franked with horizontal pair and two singles of 1871 7¢ vermilion (#149; pair with small faults and nick as it straddles the edge of the cover) originating Winchester, Mass; 3/8/1872 postmark alongside cork cancels on small envelope addressed to Singapore by British Mail, via Southampton (4 x 7¢ = 28¢ rate), red 1872 London transit postmark, Singapore arrival postmark and docketing at Saigon 5/14/72 all on reverse side; additional non-contemporary pencil notations, Very Fine and very rare, 2012 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000

Saigon is a very rare destination for Banknotes
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Lot 2192

c. 1873, cover from Japan to Hartford, Ct. (Scott 161), just fine 1873, 10¢ brown single tied by "YOKOHAMA JAPAN NOV 9" postmark on circa 1873 cover addressed to Hartford Conn, lightly struck San Francisco Dec 1 double circle arrival mark at lower right; probably carried by the Vancouver which arrived in San Francisco Dec 1 1873; stamp with natural straight edge and split arrow at right, cover with light creases from contents along left edge of cover, a Very Fine usage.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Realized $325.
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Lot 2193

1903, cover to Laos, franked with 1903, 5¢ blue (304) tied by c.d.s. (possibly Basking Ridge NJ) to cover addressed to Chieng Mai Laos, reverse has New York transit, Chieng Mai receiver, rare destination, in 1903 Laos was in the midst of Ong Keo Rebellion and under French control; repaired tear top center, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $190.
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Lot 2194

1915, registered cover to Straits Settlements, forwarded and returned, 5¢ Washington & 10¢ Registry (F1) on registered cover to Straits Settlements from New York City via Singapore to Prai province, forwarded via Perak to Kuala Lumpur, forwarded again to London via Singapore and returned to New York, over a dozen backstamps, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Realized $200.
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