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Lot 4103

1861, 1¢ dark blue (Scott 63b), tied by indistinct Penny Mail Phila PA postmarks to folded announcement for the Library Association of Friends, Very Fine, with 2021 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott $875 off cover.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $500
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Lot 4104

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), virtually perfectly centered, tied by a New York grid duplex, Sep 18, 1861, on clean cover to Cedarburgh, Wis.; reduced just a tad at the top and flap missing, otherwise Very Fine, with a 2016 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $775.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4105

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), centered to right, tied by grid cancel on a neat and attractive cover to Philadelphia, with a stove merchant's corner card, a Very Fine cover.
Scott $725.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4106

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), grid-canceled on a "Liberty & Union" - Lady Liberty with Flag & Shield - patriotic cover (Weiss F-F-59) postmarked Fremont, O., Oct 11, 1861, to Cleveland, O.; small opening tear at the top, stamp very slightly soiled, otherwise Very Fine, with a 2017 P.F. certificate noting stamp oxidation, which has subsequently been removed.
Scott $1,400.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $150
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Lot 4107

1861, 3¢ pink (Scott 64), canceled with a light straightline "PAID" on a small, neat cover from Croton Falls, N.Y. Treaty Port to Yorktown, N.Y.; reduced slightly at the left, stamp with a few shorter perforations at the right, otherwise Very Fine, with a 2001 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $775.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4108

1861, 3¢ pigeon blood pink (Scott 64a), tied by a partial Old Point Comfort, Va. c.d.s. on marvelous Union patriotic cover featuring the U.S. Capitol in red, "The House That Uncle Sam Built", to Canton Mills, Me. (now Canton); bit of light toning on a few perforations, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, with a 2003 P.F. certificate noting the "toned perforations".
Bischel 1146. Walcott L-643.
Scott $7,500.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500

A very nice example of the rare use of the elusive pigeon blood pink on a patriotic cover
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Current Bid $1,000
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Lot 4109

1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), 2 singles tied by grid cancels on a fresh clean 1862 cover from Minneapolis, Min. to San Jose, Cal., Very Fine.
Scott $1,750.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4110

1861, 5¢ buff (two) + 10¢ green (Scott 67, 68), used on a forwarded local cover from Bethel, Vt.; minor stamp and cover faults as typical of usage, Fine to Very Fine overall, with 2005 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott $1,805.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4111

1861, 5¢ buff + 10¢ green (Scott 67, 68), tied by star cancels on an 1861 cover from Yankee Depot, Ill. via New York to Paris, France, Very Fine, a lovely example of the 15¢ French Mail rate.
Scott $1,055.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4112

1861, 5¢ buff + 10¢ green (Scott 67, 68), paying the 15¢ rate via Bremen on a lovely cover from St. Louis via New York to Bavaria, Germany, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $1,055.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Current Bid $200
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Lot 4113

1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), tied by a neat red grid on an 1862 folded letter from New York to Cadiz, Spain, paying the US portion of the British Open Mail rate, with a red "New-York/ Br. Pkt." exchange office c.d.s. a blue "8Rs" due handstamp and London, Cadiz and Irun backstamps, Very Fine, a lovely and appealing cover, with 2021 Crowe certificate.
Scott $1,000.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $425
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Lot 4114

1861, 5¢ buff & 30¢ orange (Scott 67, 71), tied by blue Louisville, Ky. c.d.s.'s, May 1, 1862, on a cover to Rheinfelden, Switzerland with red "New Paid York/18" exchange office c.d.s., boxed "P.D." and French entry c.d.s.; three different Swiss backstamps; cover somewhat toned affecting the stamp's perforations, vertical file folds not affecting stamps, small piece of flap missing, Fine. A rare franking.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $0
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Lot 4115

1861, 5¢ buff (Scott 67), quite well-centered, tied by a light grid and a "New Paid York/6/May 27" Exchange Office c.d.s. on a small mourning cover front only to Hillsboro, New Brunswick, Very Fine.
Scott $750+.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4116

1861, 5¢ brown yellow (Scott 67a), 3 singles paying the 15¢ French Mail rate from New York to Bordeaux, France, marked "per Steamer Niagara", Fine to Very Fine appearance, with 1989 P.F. certificate which notes "stamps removed and replaced and the cover repaired".
Scott $3,300 as singles.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $400
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Lot 4117

1861, 5¢ brown yellow (Scott 67a), a fresh, Very Fine single used with a 10¢ green (68), both tied by a Middletown, Ill. c.d.s. on an 1861 cover to France with red "New Paid York/6" exchange office c.d.s., boxed "P.D.", French entry c.d.s. and three different French backstamps; small repair at the upper left, spindle hole at the lower left and most of top flap missing, but still quite attractive and very scarce, with 2016 P.S.A.G. and 2015 P.F. certificates, the latter calling the 5¢ a normal buff—however, we strongly agree with the P.S.A.G. opinion.
Scott $1,350.
Estimate $350 - 500.
Current Bid $180
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Lot 4118

1861, 12¢ black (Scott 69), horizontal pair, tied by one of two light grid cancels on a pretty 1867 Rhode Island Secretary of State's illustrated corner card cover from Providence, R.I. to London, England with five different red markings: an Apr 2 Providence c.d.s., "Paid" in a circle (Providence), a "N. York. Br. Pkt./Paid 19/Apr 3" Exchange Office c.d.s., an unframed "24" and a partial Apr 13 London receiver; top flap missing but a gorgeous cover, Very Fine.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4119

1862, 24¢ brown lilac (Scott 70a), tied by black grid and red New York cancels on an 1864 mixed franking cover to England, forwarded from Nottingham to London, with GB 1d and Nottingham backstamp, Fine to Very Fine.
Scott $350 ++.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $130
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Lot 4120

1863, 2¢ black, horizontal bisect, used as 1¢ rate (Scott 73c var.), on a Haverhill, Mass. cover, a finely fractured Jackson doing some unusual local service, Fine to Very Fine, with 2015 Weiss certificate.
Scott $3,500 as normal.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Current Bid $375
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Lot 4121

1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), pair tied by beautifully struck San Francisco cog cancels on a transcontinental cover to New York (trust us, it really is going to New York although the address is a bit faded), Fine to Very Fine overall.
Scott $1,125.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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Lot 4122

1862, 5¢ red brown (Scott 75), tied by a black grid on an 1863 folded address leaf to Amsterdam, Holland with manuscript "P. Persia, Open Mail Via Ostend", a red "N. York. Br. Pkt./ … /Jun 17" c.d.s. (rate not struck up), two manuscript rate markings and a sender's oval handstamp; backstamped London, Jun 29, and Amsterdam, Jun 30, Very Fine.
Scott $700.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4123

1862, 5¢ red brown + 10¢ green (Scott 75, 68), paying the 15¢ French Mail rate on a really lovely 1866 folded letter sheet from San Francisco via New York (faint red postmark) to Bordeaux, France, with numerous backstamps, Very Fine.
Scott $755.
Estimate $250 - 350.
Current Bid $250
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Lot 4124

1866, 15¢ black (Scott 77), a lovely 1866 cover, the stamp at upper left tied by a fancy geometric cancel; addressed to Paris, France, with red boxed "PD" handstamp, "New Paid York/12" foreign mail cancel and French July 23, 1866 receiver; black receiver (date unclear) on reverse, Very Fine, a handsome cover.
Scott $225.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Current Bid $300
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