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Lot 796

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), lovely horizontal pair tied on 1850 folded letter to Oshawa, Canada West, by red grid cancellations and matching "New York, Feb 14" datestamp; with "Queenston, U.C., Feb 16, 1850" transit datestamp, manuscript "Prepaid to the lines" and "7" pence rate for Canadian postage due for distance of 61 to 100 miles; Toronto receiving backstamp; desirable Valentine's Day usage to unusual destination in Canada; light vertical file folds do not affect the stamps; minor soiling is inconsequential, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $850.
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Lot 797

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), tied by blue Philadelphia PA c.d.s., on folded lettersheet, addressed to Frederick City MD, personal letter, stamp has three full margins and sheet margin at right, Very Fine, an attractive gem for your collection.
Scott $450.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 798

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), canceled by blue circular grid with matching Buffalo NY fancy oval c.d.s., on folded lettersheet addressed to Westfield NY, stamp with four ample margins; edge flaws, Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 799

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), canceled by blue circular grid with matching Philadelphia PA c.d.s., on folded lettersheet addressed to Frederick City MD, stamp with three margins, in at bottom, Very Fine.
Scott $450.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 800

1847, 5¢ red brown (Scott 1), four covers, nice range of shades, includes 5¢ tied by red numeral "5" on outer folded lettersheet to Frederick MD, three folded lettersheets have 5¢ tied by blue number "5" to Frederick Town MD, all with blue Baltimore MD c.d.s., a choice group, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,800.
Estimate $800 - 1,200.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 801

1847, 5¢ gray brown (Scott 1a), with margins all around and sheet margin at right, tied by two strikes of red circular grid with matching "Boston 5/1 Aug" town cancel, on folded letter sheet addressed to Portsmouth NH, personal letter, Very Fine, with a 1991 & 2018 P.F. certificates.
Scott $900.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 802

1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), tied by blue Philadelphia PA c.d.s., on folded lettersheet addressed to Columbus GA, business letter, four ample margins; vertical filefold, Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $400.
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Lot 803

1847, 10¢ black (Scott 2), tied by blue cancel with matching Philadelphia PA c.d.s., on folded lettersheet addressed to Hamilton GA, business letter, just touches at top & bottom; vertical filefold, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,050.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $225.
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Lot 804

1852, 1¢ blue, type IV (Scott 9), tied by New York c.d.s. on cover addressed to Killingworth CT with manuscript "Circular, advertisement on backflap for Kiggins & Kellogg Wholesale booksellers NYC, NY; light stain upper left, Fine to Very Fine, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Scott $100.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $225.
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Lot 805

1851, 3¢ orange brown, type I (Scott 10), two singles tied by circular grid with indistinct c.d.s., on outer folded letter sheet addressed to Frederick Md, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $410.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100.
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Lot 806

1851-58, 3¢ Washington (Scott 11//26), over 150 covers with 1851-1857 3¢ franking, includes #11 strip of three to Frederick County, Baltimore & Ohio Railroad corner ad cover with matching letterhead, Blood's Penny Post handstamp, #26 with right selvedge with guideline, embossed lady's cover, blue a magnificent collection including "Forwd/3" in circle, #11 with right & left selvedge, two #26 with partial captured inscription, besides #10 there are some intriguing shades, a few covers include contents, some interesting varieties with recuts, doubled framelines etc., a treasure trove for the specialist, set aside sufficient time to examine these carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $1,200 - 1,800.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 807

1856, 5¢ red brown (Scott 12), clear to large margins, tiny corner crease, tied by New Orleans c.d.s. on 1865 folded letter to Bordeaux, France by the Steamer "Asia" via New York and London; name of addressee cut out, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott $1,600.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375.
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Lot 808

1857, 1¢ blue, type V (Scott 18, 24), 6 covers, with single on folded letter sheet to Baltimore, uncanceled single on cover to Munsville, single on printed notice to Baltimore, single tied by Quaker cancel to printed fire insurance brochure, vertical strip of three tied by Pittsburgh PA c.d.s. on cover to Pattersons Molland a horizontal strip of three pen canceled with #18 as the middle stamp, faulty, with a red Oyster Bay c.d.s. on cover to Deering NH, sound stamp catalogs $850, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130.
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Lot 809

1857, 5¢ red brown, type I & 10¢ green, type III (Scott 28, 33), single of the 5¢ plus strip of four of the 10¢ (paying triple the U.S.-to-France rate of 15¢ per ¼-ounce via French Mail) on 1858 folded letter addressed to Bordeaux; stamps tied by New Orleans town cancels; the 10¢ strip with scissors-trimmed perforations at the bottom and right; folded letter with the addressee's name replaced in the address panel, Fine and scarce, with 1989 P.F. certificate stating that the cover is repaired.
Scott $1,830.
Estimate $600 - 800

Linn's Stamp Facts notes that the largest used multiple for #33 is a strip of three, one on cover and one off. However, this is a strip of four, and another cover in this sale sports a strip of five
.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 810

1857, 5¢ bright red brown, type I (Scott 28b), vertical strip of 3, tiny corner crease, tied by two New Orleans c.d.s.s, Jul 29, 1858, on folded letter to Nantes, France by French packet via New York and Paris.
Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
Current Bid $1,500.
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Lot 811

1857, 10¢ green, type III (Scott 33), horizontal strip of five, tied by New York town cancels, paying 5 times the U.S.-to-Canada rate of 10¢, on amber court house cover addressed to Berlin Canada West, red straightline "UNITED STATES PAID" and manuscript "50" at center; cover reduced at top into docketing, Fine to Very Fine and scarce.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Linn's Stamp Facts notes that the largest used multiple of #33 is a strip of four. If so, this is now the largest known used multiple
.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 812

1861, 1¢ blue (Scott 63), strips of three on three covers, includes strip pen canceled with Oyster Bay NY c.d.s. on cover to Deering NH, strip tied by Albany NY c.d.s. on allover design for State of New York to Munsville NY, and a strip canceled by "Paid" with "Rural Valley" manuscript town cancel addressed to Patterson Mills PA, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150.
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Lot 813

1861, 3¢ pale pink (Scott 64), tied by Burlington VT c.d.s. on cover addressed to Fort Kent ME, Very Fine, with 1975 A.P.E.X. certificate.
Scott $775.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 814

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), tied by Albany NY c.d.s. on allover ad cover for State of New York Department of Public Works, addressed to Munnsville NY; stamp with short perf at top, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $775.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 815

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), tied by Terryville NY c.d.s. on cover addressed to Munnsville NY, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 816

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), tied by Vernon Centre NY c.d.s. on cover addressed to Munnsvile NY; lower right corner missing, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $775.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 817

1861, 3¢ pigeon blood pink (Scott 64a), tremendously well centered pigeon blood pink with true color, neatly tied on 1861 cover to South Newbury, Vt. by beautiful strike of "Freeport, Ill, Sep. 13, 1861" c.d.s.; small tear to the back of the cover - an inconsequential flaw that doesn't in any way affect the cover or stamp's beautiful appearance, otherwise Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $5,000.
Estimate $2,500 - 3,500.
Current Bid $2,000.
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Lot 818

1861-68, 3¢ Washington, approximately 98 covers presented for your viewing pleasure, includes fancy cancels, corner ad covers, blind embossed and cameo ads, on a small valentine cover, Western Union cover, State of West Virginia House of Delegates, offered intact, unchecked for shades, please review carefully, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375.
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Lot 819

1861, 10¢ yellow green (Scott 68), horizontal strip of six of the 10¢ and a horizontal pair of 3¢ rose (#65)—for a total 66¢ postage affixed; manuscript 1864 cancels, on cover addressed "In care of the American Consul" to Singapore India; red New York Pkt. and London transit marks; strip with edge faults along the top and the cover without backflap, Fine and scarce, ex-Starnes.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 820

1863, 2¢ black (Scott 73), 13 covers, some better includes #73 on Clarion IA cover, 73 with guide arrow at right, pair with blue target & town cancel, 73 straddle copy & 63 with "Paid" cancels, 73 on 1866 printed price list, 73 on Alabama printed bankruptcy notice, mixed condition, some choice items, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $300.
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Lot 821

1863, 5¢ brown (Scott 76), horizontal pair, very faintly cancelled in blue, at lower left of orange cover addressed to Quebec, Canada, with matching double-circle Portsmouth VA postmark at upper right of the cover and numeral "20" at the upper left; proper backstamps; cover with light vertical file fold at center away from the stamps, a Very Fine usage.
Estimate $250 - 350

Rated as a double-rate usage and, as such, the 10¢ postage was for naught; still, an attractive franking
.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 822

1867, 2¢ black, F. grill, vertical bisect, used as part of 3¢ rate (Scott 93a), with right vertical bisect as part of horizontal pair, pen cancelled, with manuscript 'New London/Jan 23", addressed to Gettysburg PA; bisect with corner creases and pulled perf, Fine to Very Fine, with 2019 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250.
Estimate $600 - 800.
Current Bid $600.
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Lot 823

1873, 10¢ brown (Scott 161), tied by fancy pinwheel cancel, with U.S. Shanghai Postal Agcy handstamp and San Francisco transit, addressed to Frederick City MD, with blue backstamp on reverse, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200.
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Lot 824

1875, 5¢ blue (Scott 179), canceled by fancy radial geometric, with U.S. Shanghai Postal Agcy handstamp and San Francisco transit, addressed to Frederick City MD; roughly opened at right, mild edge toning, Fine to Very Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $100.
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Lot 825

1882, 10¢ brown, re-engraved (Scott 209), horizontal strip of five, strip of four and single stamp (formerly a block of 10, stamps in a deep shade approaching the black brown shade) of the 10¢, plus a strip of three 5¢ Garfield's, all tied by target cancels and New York duplex to the front of a 20c Mexican entire to Paris, France, with green Mexican Wells, Fargo frank; entire cancelled by purple Wells, Fargo Guaymas, Mexico, Express marking; left stamp of top strip with a corner fault, a Very Fine usage.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

Linn's Stamp Facts notes that the largest known used multiple for #209 is a block of 10, which may well be this item—as only a close inspection will show it is not a block
.
Current Bid $500.
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Lot 826

1883, 4¢ blue green, horizontal bisect (Scott 211 var.), tied by Portland ME duplex, to hotel corner ad cover addressed to Boston MA, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $350.
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Lot 827

1909, 2¢ Alaska-Yukon, imperf (Scott 371), two "Wagner" covers franked with plate blocks of six; top cover with block tied to Special Delivery cover by Memphis Tenn duplexes; lower cover (Registered) with stamps cancelled by violet Minnesota Junction, WI four-bar c.d.s.; both with appropriate markings and both having the stamps paying the proper rate, plates are Very Fine, Scott does not price plate blocks used on cover, actual postal usages—scarce thus.
Scott $480 as used singles.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250.
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Lot 828

1909, 2¢ Hudson-Fulton (Scott 372), among the most beautiful and ornate exhibition covers you'll ever see; this stunning Hudson-Fulton souvenir from the exhibition is an eye-catching showpiece; to Paris, France, with "Madison Square Sta., N.Y., Oct. 15, 1909" cancellation, Very Fine.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375.
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Lot 829

Airmail, 1930, 65¢ Graf Zeppelin (Scott C13), real photo postcard of Graf Zeppelin in flight with two biplanes following, with 65¢ tied by indistinct flag cancel, reverse has red South American flight in red, purple diamond First Round the World flight cachet, addressed to Richmond CA, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $160.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Current Bid $200.
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