Sale 2Completed: June 8, 2024

The NAPEX Sale

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Lots 1115—1230

Postal History by Stamp Issue

  • Lot 1115

    1847, 5¢ red brown, large margins to full, bright shade, tied by two strikes of red " 5 " handstamp, matching "Elmira N.Y. Sep 21" cds on 1849 turned folded letter to Bath N.Y., back with "Bath N.Y. Sep 25" cds and "5" rating handstamp; minor edgewear, Very Fine and scarce 1847 Issue turned use; with 1987 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.
  • Lot 1116

    1847, 5¢ red brown, horizontal pair, bright shade, full to large margins except in at top, tied by attractive magenta pen cancel, red "Galena Ills. May 17" cds on embossed lady's cover to New Albany, Indiana; left stamp with couple light creases and indent, still a Very Fine and attractive use.

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.

    AN ATTRACTIVE USE FROM GALENA, ILLINOIS, ONLY TWO 1847-ISSUE USES ARE RECORDED.

    The 1847-Issue census shows only one 5¢ 1847 issue use from Galena to Rockford, although it has been previously questioned. This 10¢ over 300-mile use was not present.
  • Lot 1117

    1847, 5¢ red brown, full margins except touched at right, deep rich shade, each tied by blue circular grid cancel, matching "Louisville Ky. '10' Aug 29" integral-rate cds on blue folded cover to Philadelphia Pa.; vertical file fold through right stamp, still Very Fine and beautiful use.

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $1,190.
  • Lot 1118

    1847, 5¢ red brown, four margins, light stain at top, tied by "Elizabethtown, N.Y. Mar 20" cds on 1851 folded letter to Albany N.Y., endorsed "Paid", Very Fine and rare black town cds use, ex-Judd, Saadi, Gross .

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $800.

    This is the only recorded 1847-Issue use from Elizabethtown, which did not receive an 1847-Issue stamp shipment.
  • Lot 1119

    1847, 5¢ red brown, large margins, tied by bright red circular grid, matching "Chicago, Ill. Nov 28" cds in serifed caps, on underpaid buff cover to New York City, manuscript " Due 5 ", 1850 docketing; cover faults and wear, stamp Very Fine.

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $500.

    The cover was sent part paid for the 10¢ over 300-mile rate as shown by the "Due 5".
  • Lot 1120

    1847, 5¢ red brown, rich color with mostly large margins except clear at bottom, tied by blue circular 13-bar grid cancel, matching blue "Brattleboro Vt., Sep 28" cds on 1847 cover front to Furstenau, Hannover, Germany , carried by Cunard Line Britannia from Boston Oct. 1st to Liverpool arriving Oct. 16th, London manuscript "1/6" debit rating, Hannover black "England/über Bremen" two-line handstamp and red crayon "12" ggr restatement (1s6d) also ties stamp, manuscript "14gg 2d" rating at top right; 5¢ with vertical crease, a Very Fine use and scarce transatlantic use from Vermont, ex-Boyd, Meyer ; with 2012 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

    A VERY EARLY USE OF THE 1847 ISSUE TO GERMANY.

    The first U.S. steamship sailed in June 1847. During the retaliatory time period, the British charged sea postage on prepaid mail carried by U.S. ships. So to avoid the double payment, the sender specified "Engl. Steamer". The total postage paid by the sender and addressee was 45¢.
  • Lot 1121

    1847, 5¢ red brown, four margins, tied by blue open grid cancel, matching blue "Trenton N.J. Sep 10" cds with "5" ratemarker obliterated by second strike of circular grid cancel on 1850 folded letter to Philadelphia Pa., manuscript "Paid" endorsement also ties margin of stamp; light soiling, file fold creases stamp causing tiny bottom margin tear, Very Fine appearance.

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $540.

    An unusual use with the Trenton stampless ratemarker obliterated by canceller.
  • Lot 1122

    1847, 5¢ red brown, four margins, ms. squiggle cancel, used on cover with orange "Barboursville, Va. July 26" cds with ms. day on cover to Richmond Va.; 5¢ vertical crease and right edge tear, F.-V.F. appearance, the only recorded use from this small Virginia town, currently unlisted in the 1847 Issue census .

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $500.

    Orange postmarks were rarely used during the 1847 Issue.
  • Lot 1123

    1847, 5¢ red brown, faults, canceled by blue 16-bar circular grid , matching "Hallowell Me. Jan 14" cds on cover to Boston Mass.; small top edge tear and bit of flap missing, Fine and rare 16-bar cancel.

    Scott No. 1   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $540.
  • Lot 1124

    1847, 10¢ black, top sheet margin single, slightly in at bottom, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York, Jun 24" cds on 1851 folded letter to Cleveland Oh.; ink spots lower right, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 2   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $850.
  • Lot 1125

    1851, 1¢ blue, type II, positions 34-24R1E, vertical pair, margins to in at sides, tied by blue "Columbus Ga. Apr 20" cds on blue Apr. 19th 1852 Apalachicola, Florida printed circular to Providence R.I., Very Fine.

    Scott No. 7   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $340 as used off-cover.
  • Lot 1126

    1851, 3¢ orange brown, type II, vertical pair, margins to in, tied by circular grid cancels, red "New Orleans La. Jan 9" cds and matching " Way 1 " handstamp on 1852 blue folded letter to New Orleans La., a Very Fine use.

    Scott No. 10A   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1127

    1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, margins to barely touched, bright color, canceled by sharp "Paid" handstamp, matching "Plattsburgh N.Y. '3 Paid' Aug 14" cds on 1857 cross-border cover to L. Osignal, Canada West , "10" cent debit handstamp, Montreal (8.14) transit backstamp and large "6" pence due handstamp, an Extremely Fine gem cross-border use.

    Scott No. 11A   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1128

    1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, major plate crack variety, position 94L5L, two large margins, in at left and top, manuscript cancel, on cover with light strike of red "North Cambridge Ms. Feb 3" balloon cds on cover to Methuen Mass.; reduced slightly at right, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 11A var.   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1129

    1851, 3¢ experimental pale orange brown, type II, position 60R1L, large margins to just into frameline, tied by sharp small "Paid" grid, red "Boston '3cts' 15 Jan" integral-rate cds on cover to Northampton Mass., fancy "L" flap seal; cover with toned spots, F.-V.F. and early use of this rare shade variety; with 2005 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 11A var.   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1130

    1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, margins to in, tied by bold circular grid cancel, partial red "New Orleans La. Sep 11" cds and bold black " Way 1 " handstamp on Sep. 7th 1852 folded letter from Grand Gulf to New Orleans La., a Very Fine use.

    Scott No. 11A   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1131

    1852, 3¢ dull red, type II, large margins to just shaving corner, tied by "Kingston, Jul 12" cds on cover to Towanda Pa., blue "Towanda Pa. Jul 18" cds and matching "Forwarded 3" rating handstamps to East msithfield, Very Fine and attractive forwarded use.

    Scott No. 11A   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1132

    1856, 5¢ red brown, margins to in, tied by sharp "Annapolis Md., Nov 6" cds on 1856 blue folded cover to Sardinia, Italy , red "New-York, Br. Pkt. Nov 12" exchange cds, red London (11.24) transit backstamp, Calais (11.24) transit cds, Genova (11.28) transit backstamps, ms. "17" decimes due rating; small edge tears and wear, F.-V.F. appearance.

    Scott No. 12   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $1,600 on cover to France.
  • Lot 1133

    1855, 10¢ green, type III, used with 1¢ blue (7) pair and 3¢ dull red (11) , tied by three strikes of "Steamship 10" circular rating handstamp, matching sharp "Charleston S.C. Jul 13, 1857" on buff cover front with one flap to Montreal, Canada , July 20th arrival backstamp; small flaws, F.-V.F. and scarce cross border use.

    Scott No. 15   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1134

    1855, 10¢ green, type III, large even margins, deep rich color, tied by "Chicago Ill. Oct 19, 1857" cds on cover to Freelton Post Office, Canada West, neat strike of " U. States 20 " in arc handstamp, reverse with Windsor (10.20) transit and partial Hamilton (10.21) receiving cds; some overall soiling, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Wagshal .

    Scott No. 15   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $400 - 600.
  • Lot 1135

    1855, 10¢ green, type III, four margins, tied by grid cancel, matching "Worcester. Mass. Feb 12" cds on orange cross-border cover to Campton, Canada East , bold strike of red "U. States" framed arc exchange, Very Fine and attractive cross border use.

    Scott No. 15   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1136

    1851, 12¢ gray black, four clear to large margins, tied by two strikes of "Richmond Va., Jul 6, 1867" cds on legal-size orange cover with "Va. State Agricultural Society" corner card to Hanover Va.; edge tears and wear, F.-V.F. use at four-times the 3¢ letter rate.

    Scott No. 17   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $1,500.
  • Lot 1137

    1851, 12¢ gray black, horizontal pair, pos. 87-88L1, large margins to touched at top, tied by two strikes of "Richmond Va. May 31, 1856" cds on buff cover to Bristol, England , New York red "19" credit handstamp, carried by Cunard Line Canada to Liverpool, red Liverpool America Paid (6.15) entry cds, Bristol (6.15) arrival backstamp, Very Fine use.

    Scott No. 17   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $750.
  • Lot 1138

    1857, 1¢ blue, type II, position 67L2, perfs trimmed at top and couple short at right, sharp impression with deep rich color, tied by "Providence R.I., Dec 4, 1857" cds on orange buff local drop cover, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 20   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $340.
  • Lot 1139

    1857, 1¢ blue, type III, Position 55L4, scissors-separated, tied by "Boston, Paid, Jan 1" cds on 1858 printed notice to Providence R.I., fresh and Fine.

    Scott No. 21   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $1,750.
  • Lot 1140

    1857, 1¢ blue, type V, horizontal strip of six , tied by three strikes of "Mishawaka, Ind. Jun 14" on orange cover to Templeton Mass., flap with blind embossed "E.A. Sherwood, Books, Stationery & Music" return address; sealed opening tear at right, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 24   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $400 - 600.

    A RARE 1¢ 1857 ISSUE STRIP OF SIX PAYING THE DOUBLE THE 3¢ LETTER RATE.
  • Lot 1141

    1857, 3¢ rose, type II, rich color, position 95R2L plated by KG, tied by partial " PAID " italic handstamp, matching partial "Brookline Mass. Aug. 28" oval postmark on cover to South Shaftsbury Vt., original long letter "Troy, Sept. 12th 1857" letter, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 25A   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $950.
  • Lot 1142

    1857, 5¢ red brown, type I, perfs scissors-separated but intact, tied by "Washington D.C. Sep 2, 1858" cds on cover to Richmond Va., docketed at left; hint of toning at top right of stamp, Fine and unusual use overpaying the 3¢ rate, ex-Curtis .

    Scott No. 28   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $1,250.
  • Lot 1143

    1857, 10¢ green, type II, well centered, rich color, tied by neat "New Orleans La. Jul 3, 1859" cds on blue folded letter to Puebla, Mexico, Mexican " 4 " reales due handstamp, Extremely Fine and choice.

    Scott No. 32   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1144

    1857, 12¢ black, plate I, pair , positions 3-4R1 triple transfer, s.e. at right, tied by neat "New Orleans La., Apr 13, 1858" cds on folded cover to Manchester, England , "Boston, Br. Pkt. 21 Apr" exchange backstamp and perfect bold red "19" credit to G.B. handstamp, carried by Cunard Line America from Boston Apr. 21st to Liverpool arriving May 4th, Liverpool America Paid (5.4) entry datestamp, Machester (5.4) arrival backstamp, fresh and Very Fine use; with 1986 Brettl certificate.

    Scott No. 36   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $850.
  • Lot 1145

    1857, 12¢ black, plate I, used with 10¢ green (35) vertical strip of three , each with neat ms. "X" cancel, tied by two strikes of "Helsingborg, 28/7 1860" cds, "Galva Ill., Jul 10" origin cds on neat yellow cover to Hudikswall, Sweden , purple ms. "Paid 42¢" marking top left, red "N.York, Am. Pkt, Jul 14" exhange backstamp and matching red "19" credit handstamp, red "Aachen Franco" framed transit and red ms. "f5" sgr. rating, Hamburg backstamp transits and red ms. "7"; minor restoration, top 10¢ pulled perf, a Very Fine use.

    Scott No. 36   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

    A RARE 1857 ISSUE USE TO SWEDEN AT THE 42¢ PRUSSIAN CLOSED MAIL RATE.
  • Lot 1146

    1861, 1¢ blue, singles with different, used with 3¢ rose (65) and 10¢ green (68) , all tied by two strikes of "Philadelphia Pa., May 16, 1862" cds on blue cover to Gottingen, Germany , red "N.York, Hamb. Pkt. 'Paid 10' May 17" credit exchange cds, Very Fine and attractive three-color franking.

    Scott No. 63   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1147

    1861, 1¢ blue, tied by sharp "Burlington Vt. Nov 21, 1862" cds on orange buff cover with illustrated American Hotel, Burlington Vt. building corner card cover to local address, docketing at left; small tears and flap mended, Very Fine and beautiful drop use, ex-James Lee .

    Scott No. 63   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1148

    1861, 1¢ blue, tied by socked-on-nose "Cambridge Mass., Feb 27" cds on folded letter to Frederic Walker Lincoln Jr., Mayor of Boston , Extremely Fine and choice use, ex Dale-Lichtenstein, Lee, Pacetti .

    Scott No. 63   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.

    Frederic Walker Lincoln Jr. (1817-1898) was an American manufacturer and politician, served as the sixteenth and eighteenth mayor of Boston, Mass. from 1858-1860 and 1863-1867.
  • Lot 1149

    1861, 1¢ blue, pulled perf, used with 3¢ rose (65) , tied by "New York, Jun 6, 1863" duplex with circle of wedges on cover to East Northfield Vt., "Advertised" straightline and ms. "July 8", forwarded to Brookfield with "Northfield Va. Jul 14, 1863" cds, ms. " Ford. " and 3¢ rose (65) tied by sharp " Paid " handstamp, Very Fine prepaid carrier fee use forwarded in Vermont.

    Scott No. 63   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1150

    1861, 1¢ blue, beautifully centered within large margins, tied by bold quartered cork duplexed with "Geneva N.Y., Dec 4" cds on immaculate buff cover to Geneva N.Y., a Superb gem use.

    Scott No. 63   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1151

    1861, 3¢ pink, tied by "West Port Ct. Oct 17" cds on circa 1861 Waving Flag "The Union must and shall be preserved." patriotic cover to Bethel Conn.; corner tear top left, F.-V.F. and scarce 3¢ pink patriotic use.

    Scott No. 64   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $1,400.
  • Lot 1152

    1861, 3¢ pink, radiant color, used with 1¢ blue (63) , each tied by blue "Baltimore Md. Sep 3" circular datestamp on cover to Washington D.C., fresh and Very Fine, a pretty cover, ex-Starnes . Scott No. 64.

    Estimate  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $750 - 1,000.
  • Lot 1153

    1861, 3¢ pink, tied by grid cancel, matching "New London Ct. Sep 25, 1861" cds on cover addressed in magenta to Colchester Conn; reduced slightly at left and small edge tear, F.-V.F.; with 2021 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 64   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $700.
  • Lot 1154

    1861, 3¢ rose, single and pair, tied by bold circular grids and pair by " New-York, Registered, Feb 5 " double-circle datestamp on 1866 cover to Toledo, Ohio, file docketing on reverse; cover refolded and reduced at ends.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1155

    1861, 3¢ rose, pen stroke cancels and tied by "North Danvers Mass. Mar 19 '67" duplex on cover to Leominster, Mass., forwarded to Middlesex Village with "Leominster Ms. Mar 22" and "Forwarded Free" black on purple label ; reduced at right, Very Fine and attractive.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

    A RARE "FORWARDED FREE" LEOMINSTER PROVISIONAL LABEL USE, THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS FORMAT.

    According to Chip Gliedman, Charles H. Colson of Leominster, Massachusetts, created small labels with postage due rates and instructional markings and applied them to letters requiring further actions or explanations. The use of such postmaster provisional postage due labels pre-dated the issuance of official U.S. Government postage due stamps in 1879 by almost 25 years. As most of his labels are formatted differently, they were apparently created either singly or in small batches.
  • Lot 1156

    1861, 3¢ rose, tied by large blue segmented grid cancel duplexed with "Chicago, Ill. RA, Nov 12" cds as forwarding postage on 1863 mourning cover originating in England bearing G.B. 1862 6p lilac , two singles, tied by "Chesterfield, OC 20 '68" duplex with "186" barred oval, red "Chicago Am. Pkt., 24 Paid, Nov 12" exchange cds, forwarded to Detroit; minor flaws, F.-V.F. and attractive inbound transatlantic forwarded use.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.
  • Lot 1157

    1861, 3¢ rose, 10 stamps (pair on front, two pairs and block of four on reverse) on yellow cover with " U.S. Consulate at Manzanillo, Mexico. " printed corner card to Raab, Hungary , endorsed "via Bremen or Hamburgh", neat red "N. York, Brem. Pkt. 'Paid 24' Jul 18" credit exchange cds, carried by NGL Line New York from New York Jul. 18th to Bremerhaven arriving Aug. 1st, sharp blue "America/über Bremen/Franco" three-line exchange handstamp, Raab (8.4) arrival backstamp, flap with blind embossed "Consulado de Los Estados Unidos" Eagle seal; reduced slightly at top trimming pair on reverse, otherwise Very Fine and scarce 3¢ use prepaying double the 15¢ Bremen-Hamburg rate.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1158

    1861, 3¢ rose, tied by sharp "New Orleans La. Apr 29" cds on orange cover with sharp "Steamship" oval straightline and "Due 7" in circle rating handstamps to Mobile Ala., pencil "Liberty" at left; slightly rough opening at top left and light vertical fold, Very Fine and scarce New Orleans part-paid steamship use.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1159

    1861, 3¢ rose, vertical pair tied by geometric cancels duplexed with "St. Louis Mo. 20 Mar" cds on cover to Montreal, Canada , Mar. 24th 1869 arrival backstamp, forwarded to Middlebury, Vermont with Montreal cds and " 10 " pence due handstamp, Very Fine and unusual cross-border forwarded use.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1160

    1861, 3¢ rose, ten, tied by circular grid cancels, red "New York 'Paid 24' Mar 1" credit exchange cds on 1864 orange cover to Paris, France at double the 15¢ rate, red Calais (3.15.64) entry cds with matching "P.D." framed handstamp, Paris (3.15) arrival backstamp, original letter and calling card accompanies; small edge tear nicks one 3¢, small stamp flaws, Fine and scarce all 3¢ use.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1161

    1861, 3¢ rose, tied by ring cancel duplexed with "New Haven Con, Feb 20" cds on immaculate gold Yale College fraternity cover to Middletown Ohio, red "Middletown Ct, Feb 20, 1865" cds and "Missent & Forwarded" circular handstamp, fresh and Extremely Fine.

    Scott No. 65   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1162

    1861, 10¢ green, used with 3¢ rose (65) pair , each canceled by partial four-ring target, matching "Bishop Hill, Ill. Mar 26" cds ties pair on orange cover to Soderhamn, Sweden at the 16¢ NGU Direct mail rate, New York "6" cent credit handstamp, carried by NGL Line Union from New York Apr. 2nd to Bremen arriving Apr. 14th, red "Bremen, Franco" (4.14) boxed transit and red "Weiterfr. 2½ Sgr." boxed credit handstamp (equivalent to the 6¢ credit), Soderhamn (4.18.68) arrival backstamp; 10¢ tear at top, a Very Fine and rare use at the 16¢ NGU Direct rate to Sweden.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $750 - 1,000.

    The 16¢ North German Union Direct Mail to Sweden was in effect only from January 1st 1868 to May 30, 1869.
  • Lot 1163

    1861, 10¢ green, rich color, tied circular cancel, matching "Philadelphia Pa, Feb 3, 1863" cds on cover to Nassau, Bahamas , carried by Cunard Line British Queen from New York direct to Nassau, reverse with "Bahamas, FE 25, 1863" double-arc arrival backstamp, blue crayon " 4- " pence rating for inland postage; edge wear and top left corner clip , F.-V.F. and scarce use to the Bahamas.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.

    Cover was prepaid for double the 5¢ treaty rate per ½ oz., however the Bahamas only marked due for the 4 pence inland single-rate.
  • Lot 1164

    1861, 10¢ green, two horizontal pairs, used with 1¢ blue (63) horizontal pair , all tied by strikes of NYFM circle of wedges fancy cancel on 1865 blue folded letter to Neuchatel, Switzerland , red "New York 'Paid 36' Nov 7" exchange cds, carried as endorsed by Cunard Line Africa from Boston Nov. 8th to Queenstown arriving Nov. 19th, red French transit and small "PD" framed handstamp, arrival backstamp; few slightly blunt perfs and one 10¢ with toned perf, a Very Fine and striking double-rate use to Switzerland.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.
  • Lot 1165

    1861, 10¢ green, used with 2¢ black, grilled (87) , each tied by bold NYFM leaf fancy cancel, red New York, Paid All, Sep 26" exchange cds on 1868 cover to London, England, carried by Cunard Line from Boston, red London Paid (10.7) arrival cds; perf toning, F.-V.F. and nice NYFM use.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1166

    1861, 10¢ green, horizontal pair , used with 2¢ black (73) , tied by grid cancels and "Newcastle Me. Sep 21" double-circle datestamp on orange cover to Callao, Peru , New York red "12" credit handstamp, British P.O. "Panama, OC, 1866" double-arc transit cds; tiny opening tear at top, 10¢ pair barely affected from edge placement, a Very Fine use to Peru at the 22¢ rate.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1167

    1861, 10¢ green, pair, used with 1¢ blue (63) , nat. s.e., cancelled by corks, matching "Rochester N.Y., Mar 11" cds on 1867 cover to Malaga, Spain , red "New York 'Paid 18' Mar 12" credit exchange cds, carried by Cunard Line Mar. 13th to Queenstown arriving Mar. 23rd, red Calais (3.26) transit cds and matching small "PD" framed handstamp obliterates credit, Malaga arrival backstamp and red "4R" reales due handstamp; reduced slightly at right, 1¢ short perfs at left, F.-V.F. and colorful use at the 21¢ French mail rate to Spain.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1168

    1861, 10¢ green, three, used with 3¢ rose (65) , tied by crossroads cancels, light strike of red "New York Br. Pkt. 'Paid' Jan 10" exchange cds on cover to Copenhagen, Denmark , blue boxed "Aachen Franco" (11.22) handstamp also ties stamps, matching "Wfr.1½" backstamp, Copenhagen (11.24) receiving backstamp; few perfs affected from placement near edge of cover, 3¢ light diagonal crease, Very Fine and scarce use at the 33¢ Prussian Closed Mail rate.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1169

    1861, 10¢ green, plate scratch, rich color clearly showing scratch at bottom, tied by "Washington D.C. May 4" duplex on 1868 cover to Vienna, Austria , sharp red "New York, Paid All, Direct, May 5" exchange cds, carried by HAPAG steamer, red "Hamburg, Franco, 18/5 68" framed transit, Vienna (5.20) arrival backstamp; tiny opening tears at top, F.-V.F., a scarce use example of this variety .

    Scott No. 68 var.   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1170

    1861, 10¢ green, vertical strip of three, tied by NYFM five-bar circular grids, partial red "N.York Am. Pkt '7 Paid' Nov 3" credit exchange cds on orange cover to Luncburg, Germany , endorsed "per Prussian closed Mail" at top left, magenta "Aachen Franco" framed (11.13) transit, blue German (11.14) arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1171

    1861, 10¢ green, block of three, tied by Geometric fancy cancel (Skinner NYFM 65-5) , red "N.York, Hamb Pkt 'Paid 24' Sep 30" credit exchange cds on 1865 yellow cover to Frankfurt, Germany , Hamburg (10.13) transit backstamp, Frankfurt (10.15) arrival backstamp, blue ms. "2" rating; light perf toning, Very Fine use at double the 15¢ Bremen-Hamburg rate.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1172

    1861, 10¢ green, three singles, each tied by four-ring cancel, matching "Faribault Min., Jul 3, 1863" cds on cover to Oldenburg, Germany, light strike of red "Detroit, Am. Pkt. '7 Paid' Jul 9" credit exchange cds, red "Aachen, Franco" (7.24) framed transit, blue Jul. 25th arrival backstamp; partial flap and right 10¢ creased, fresh and Very Fine Detroit Exchange use prepaying the 30¢ Prussian Closed Mail rate.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1173

    1861, 10¢ green, horizontal pair, tied by butterfly-shaped grid cancels (Skinner NYFM 67-unlisted) on 1867 folded letter from New York to Manzanillo, Cuba , endorsed per " Fah Kee ", Cuban "3" reales due handstamp for inland postage; pair affected slightly from edge placement, F.-V.F. and scarce unlisted NYFM cancel.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1174

    1861, 10¢ green, used with 1¢ blue (63) , scissor-separated, tied by large circle of wedges cancel dupexed with partial New York cds on cover to Quebec, Canada , Jul. 5th arrival backstamp, a Very Fine cross-border prepaid 1¢ carrier-fee use.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1175

    1861, 10¢ green, well centered, rich color, canceled by segmented grid cancel duplexed with "Burlington Vt., Jul 2" cds on orange cover to St. Johns, Canada East ; reduced slightly at left, single short perf, an Extremely Fine gem use.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1176

    1861, 10¢ green, tied by circular grid, matching "Union City Ind. Aug 21" cds on cover to USS Suwanee , Pacific Squadron, care of U.S. Consul at Panama , "San Francisco Cal. '10' Sep 24" integral-rate cds, docketed received Oct 7, 1866 at left; reduced at right with small nick, otherwise Very Fine.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.

    USS Suwanee (1864) was a double-ended side-wheel gunboat commissioned in February 1865, sent in pursuit of Confederate States Navy commerce raiders until the end of the American Civil War, and wrecked in 1868.
  • Lot 1177

    1861, 10¢ green, just tied by circular grid cancel duplexed with sharp jNashua N.H. Mar 18" cds on 1868 orange cover to Heidelberg, Baden, Germany , red "New York, Paid All, Direct, Mar 19" exchange cds, carried by NGL line to Bremen, red Bremen Franco (4.2) framed transit, Heidelberg (4.3) framed arrival backstamp, original letter accompanies, fresh and Very Fine.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1178

    1861, 10¢ green, tied by three strikes of "Paid" cancel, matching "Wiscasset Me. 3 Dec" cds on light buff cover to St. John, New Brunswick , endorsed "Pr Steamer Via Portland" at top left, Saint John (12.5) arrival backstamp.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1179

    1861, 10¢ green, two singles, tied by circular grid cancels, red "Providence R.I., May 14, 1864" cds and matching "Paid" in circle on Perry Davis's Pain Killer corner card cover to Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island , May 19th arrival backstamp; small repaired nick at top left, a Very Fine double-rate cross-border use to P.E.I.

    Scott No. 68   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1180

    1861, 10¢ dark green, huge jumbo margins, short perf at bottom, tied by light cross cancel, matching light "New Offenburg Mo. Feb 24" cds on orange 1868 cover to Baden, Germany , red "New York, Pair All, Direct, Mar 5" exchange cds also ties 10¢, carried by NGL Line to Bremen, red Bremen Franco (3.17) framed transit, Very Fine use, ex-Gallagher .

    Scott No. 68a   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1181

    1861, 30¢ orange, used with 5¢ brown (76) , tied together by target cancels and 5¢ by "Portland Me. 11 Sep" double-circle datestamp on small 1865 cover to St. Petersburg, Russia , red "Boston Br. Pkt. '14 Paid' Sep 13" credit exchange cds, blue boxed "Aachen Franco 26 9" transit ties 5¢, blue crayon "f3" credit rating, Sept. 28th 1865 receipt docketing; some minimal perf flaws from edge placement, Very Fine cover at the 35¢ rate via Prussian Closed Mail.

    Scott No. 71   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.
  • Lot 1182

    1861, 30¢ orange, bright color, tied by cogwheel fancy cancel, matching sharp "San Francisco, Cal. Aug 10" cds on blue 1866 folded letter to Bordeaux, France , red "New York 'Paid 6' Sep 1" exhange cds, red Havre (9.14.66) octagon and matching small "PD" framed handstamp, reverse with Paris (9.15) transit and Bordeaux (9.16) arrival cds, Very Fine and attractive use.

    Scott No. 71   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1183

    1861, 30¢ orange, nicked top right, used with 10¢ green (68) , some short perfs, tied by "New Orleans La. Aug 16 '63" duplex on yellow cover to Calmer, Sweden , partial red "N.York, Am. Pkt., Paid All, Aug 28" exchange cds with magenta "15" cent credit rating, blue "Aachen Franco" framed transit, "Franco" straightline, reverse with blue crayon "f 3¾" rating and Sep. 10th 1863 arrival backstamp; bit of flap missing, F.-V.F. and scarce use at the 40¢ Prussian Closed Mail rate to Sweden.

    Scott No. 71   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.

    The 40¢ Prussian Closed Mail rate per ½ oz. was effective from May 1, 1863 until May 30, 1865, when rate was lowered to 36¢.
  • Lot 1184

    1861, 30¢ orange, horizontal pair, tied by two strikes of NYFM geometric radial fancy cancel, red "New York 'Paid 24' May 14" credit exchange cds on gray 1864 folded cover from the Payen correspondence to Lyon, France , red Calais (5.28) entry cds and bold "P.D." framed handstamp, Lyon arrival backstamp; small edge tear at top, file folds, left 30¢ rounded corner, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 71   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1185

    1861, 30¢ orange, used with 10¢ green (68) , each tied by target cancel, matching "San Francisco Cal. 31 Aug" cds on cover to San Blas, Mexico , bold Mexican "7" reales due handstamp; reduced slightly at right, 10¢ small flaws, a Very Fine quadruple-rate use.

    Scott No. 71   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1186

    1861, 30¢ orange, canceled by grid, matching "Bridgeton Me., Nov 11, 1863" cds on cover to Wurttemberg, Germany , red "N.York, Br. Pkt. '7 Paid' Nov 18" credit exchange cds, red "Aachen Franco" framed handstamp ties 30¢, carried by Cunard Line China from New York Nov. 18th to Queenstown arriving Nov. 29th, Spaihingen (12.3) arrival backstamp; bottom flap missing, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 71   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1187

    1863, 2¢ black, pair, used with 10¢ green (68) pair , each tied by "Detroit, Mich. May 8" cds duplex on orange buff cover to Llanfyllin, Wales , red "Boston Br. Pkt. '19 Paid, 10 May" credit exchange cds, carried by Cunard Line Africa from Boston May 10th to Queenstown arriving May 21st, Shrewsbury (5.22.65) transit backstamp, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 73   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1188

    1863, 2¢ black, used with 10¢ green (68) , small flaw, and 3¢ rose, F. grill (94) , tied by brownish targets, matching "Rush N.Y. Aug 20" cds on small cover to Dresden, Prussia , red "N. York, Brem. Pkt. 'Paid 12' Aug 22" credit exchange cds, carried by NGL Line to Bremen, blue "Bremen/über Bremen/France" three-line transit, Sep. 5th arrival backstamp, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 73   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1189

    1863, 2¢ black, canceled by four-rings duplexed with "Station G, Phila. Feb 16, 3D" cds on cover to local Philadelphia address, forwarded with 3¢ rose (65) tied by "Philadelphia Pa., Feb 18" duplex to Princeton N.J.; couple perf flaws from edge placement, Very Fine local use fowarded out of town.

    Scott No. 73   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1190

    1863, 5¢ brown, s.e. at right, faulty at top from edge placement, tied by bold red segmented cork cancel on cover from Baltimore Md. to the Bahamas , carried by Cunard Line Corsica from New York direct to Nassau, "Bahamas, FE 25, 1863" double-arc arrival backstamp, blue crayon "4" pence due due rating for inland postage; cover tear at left and vertical central crease, a Very Fine and attractive red-canceled use to the Bahamas.

    Scott No. 76   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.
  • Lot 1191

    1866, 15¢ black, used with 3¢ rose, E. grill (88) pair , tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Portland Me. Oct 27l cds on 1868 orange cover to Florence, Italy , red "New York 'Paid 12' Oct 29" credit exchange cds, blue French (11.10) transit with matching framed "PD" handstamp, Firenze (11.12) and Florence (11.13) backstamps; slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and choice 21¢ French mail rate, ex-Landau .

    Scott No. 77   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1192

    1866, 15¢ black, tied by circular grid cancel, partial red "New York '6' Jan 10" credit exchange cds on 1867 cover to Paris, France , red Calais (2.2) entry cds and bold "P.D." framed handstamp, Paris (2.2) arrival backstamp, Very Fine, ex-H. Hill Jr. ; with 1988 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 77   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1193

    1867, 3¢ rose, A. grill, small faults at left as usual, tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Greenboro Ala. Jan 6" cds on orange cover to Columbus Miss., Very Fine and rare A. grill use; with 1986 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 79   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $2,200.
  • Lot 1194

    1867, 1¢ blue, E. grill, strong grill, tied by neat four-ring cancel duplexed with "Jacksonville Ill. Nov 13" cds on orange local drop cover; reduced slightly at left, a Very Fine use.

    Scott No. 86   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $575.
  • Lot 1195

    1867, 2¢ black, E. grill, vertical strip of three , strong clearly-defined grills, tied by neat fancy radial cancels duplexed with "Phil'a Pa., Mar 30" cds on light buff cover from Philadelphia Pa. to Hagerstown Md.; small edge tear and light stain at bottom right, bottom 2¢ short perfs from edge placement, otherwise Very Fine and scarce grill use.

    Scott No. 87   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $620+.
  • Lot 1196

    1867, 3¢ rose, E. grill, clearly-defined grill, tied by "Richmond Va. Apr 21" cds duplex and obliterating "Held For Postage" oval framed handstamp on orange cover originally bearing uncancelled 2¢ Revenue, orange (R15c) to Lexington Va., Very Fine attempted illegal revenue stamp use, ex-Gibson .

    Scott No. 88   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $400 - 600.
  • Lot 1197

    1867, 10¢ green, E. grill, two singles of each, tied by matching NYFM circle of wedges, red "New York, Paid All, May 6" exchange on 1868 cover to London, England , red London Paid (5.16) entry cds; small stamp flaws, Very Fine appearance.

    Scott No. 83, 89 ; $1,100 as used singles  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1198

    1867, 12¢ black, E. grill, strong grill impression, just tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Los Angeles, Cal. Oct 12" cds on 1869 yellow cover to Manchester, England , red "San Francisco, Cal, Oct 16, Paid" exchange cds and Manchester (11.3.69) arrival backstamp; edge tear affects cds, F.-V.F. and scarce use from Los Angeles.

    Scott No. 90   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $550.
  • Lot 1199

    1867, 15¢ black, E. grill, tied by two strikes of NYFM circle of wedges cancel, neat red "New York, Paid All, Mar 13" exchange cds on 1869 cover to Dresden, Germany , red "Verviers, 24 3 III, Coeln, Franco" four-line transit, German (3.25) arrival backstamp, 1869 original letter, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 91 ; $700  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1200

    1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill, strong grill, canceled by brown circle of wedges fancy cancel, matching bold "Frontenac, Minn. Jun 29" cds on orange cover to Hannover, Germany, endorsed "direct mail" at top left, red "Hamburg, Franco 19 / 7 69" framed transit, German (7.20) arrival backstamp; small repair at bottom right, still Very Fine and rare brown fancy cancel use; with 1998 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 96   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $400 - 500.
  • Lot 1201

    1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill, minor corner perf crease, tied by NYFM circle of wedges cancel, red "New York, Paid All, Direct, Mar 18" exchange cds, carried by NGL Line from New York to Bremen, red "Bremen, Franco" (4.2) framed transit, Apr. 4th arrival backstamp; flap missing, Very Fine and attractive NYFM use.

    Scott No. 96   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1202

    1867, 10¢ yellow green, F. grill, tied by NYFM circle of wedges, red "New York, Paid All, Direct, Feb 11" exchange cds on orange 1869 cover to Schotten, Germany , carried on NGL Line Donau from New York Feb. 11th to Bremen arriving Feb. 23rd, red "Bremen Franco" (2.23) framed transit, Schotten (2.25) arrival backstamp and red crayon "2" rating, "Henry Runk" sender's stencil; 10¢ affected slightly from edge placement, F.-V.F., the maiden return voyage of the NGL Donau .

    Scott No. 96 ; $325  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1203

    1867, 12¢ black, F. grill, two singles, each tied by NYFM 8-segment grid cancels, red "New York, Paid All, Jun 10" exchange cds on 1868 folded cover to London, England, carried as endorsed by Cunard Line Java from New York Jun. 10th to Queenstown arriving Jun. 19th, light red London Paid (6.20) entry cds; small top edge tear and wear, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 97 ; $520 as used singles  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1204

    1869, 1¢ buff, tied by target cancel with "Schenectady N.Y. Feb 7" double-circle datestamp on 1870 locally addressed printed Internal Revenue tax notice, fresh and Very Fine.

    Scott No. 112   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1205

    1869, 2¢ brown, used with 12¢ black, F Grill (97) , tied by large quartered cork cancel, matching "Junction City Kan. Aug 17" cds on yellow 1869 cover to Sweden , Chicago red "4 Cents" credit handstamp, red "Hamburg Franco 6/9" framed handstamp also ties 2¢, Sep. 8th 1869 arrival backstamp; 12¢ affected from placement at edge of cover, Very Fine, Very Fine and colorful franking paying the 14¢ North German Union Direct Mail rate, ex-Vogel .

    Scott No. 113   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.
  • Lot 1206

    1869, 10¢ yellow, cancelled by red grid, matching "Baltimore Md. Jan 30" duplex and script " Paid All " on 1870 cover to Germany, red "New York, Direct, Feb 1" exchange cds, carried by HAPAG Allemannia from New York Feb. 1st to Hamburg, red framed "Hamburg France" transit, Polle arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 116   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.

    A BEAUTIFUL EXAMPLE OF THE DISTINCTIVE RED BALTIMORE FOREIGN MAIL CANCELS.
  • Lot 1207

    1869, 10¢ yellow, radiant color, tied by red circle of wedges foreign mail cancel duplexed with "Baltimore Md, May 25" cds on 1870 blue folded cover to Palermo, Italy , reverse with Milano (6.10) transit and Palermo (6.14) arrival cds; small internal tear, Very Fine and choice; with 2003 A.P.S. certificate.

    Scott No. 116   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

    A STUNNING 10¢ 1869 ISSUE RED BALTIMORE FOREIGN MAIL USE TO ITALY.
  • Lot 1208

    1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, tied by NYFM circle of diamonds fancy cancel, red "New York, Br. Transit, Paid All, Jul 3" exchange cds on 1869 folded letter to Termini, Italy , various backstamps including Termini (7.21) arrival cds; some wear, a Very Fine use.

    Scott No. 119   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1209

    1869, 15¢ brown & blue, type II, rich colors, choice centering, tied by cork cancel, matching "Marksville La. Oct 16" cds on 1869 orange cover to Gironde, France , red "New York 'Paid 3' Oct 26" credit datestamp, carried by HAPAG Holsatia from New York Oct. 26th to blue Cherbourg (11.9) entry cds, transit and Lormont (11.8) arrival cds, minor edgewear, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 119   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $400 - 600.
  • Lot 1210

    1869 (1880 Re-issue), 1¢ buff, vertical pair , s.e. at bottom, rich color, tied by "Baltimore Md. Jul 6" duplex with "6" barred ovals on Frank Jones, Importer and Dealer in Foreign and U.S. Postage Stamps corner card cover to Norwich Conn., fresh and Very Fine; with 1989 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 133   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $1,900+.

    A CHOICE USE OF THE 1¢ BUFF 1880 RE-ISSUE ON A STAMP DEALER COVER.

    The 1869 PRA Census records eleven covers with Scott 133 or 133a, Jones is known to have used 1869 Re-Issues on five covers in 1884.
  • Lot 1211

    1871, 7¢ vermilion, quadruple split H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing, used with 3¢ green (136), small tear and scratch, tied together by target cancels, matching partial "Stockton Me. Feb 19" cds on 1872 cover to Havana, Cuba , partial Cuban arrival cds and matching "NA1" one-reales due oval handstamp, original datelined letter enclosed; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine and scarce grilled use to Cuba.

    Scott No. 138 var. ; $950  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $400 - 600.
  • Lot 1212

    1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing, vertical pair , strong grill, tied by segmented cork cancel duplexed with "Louisville Ky. Oct 24" cds on cover to Hanover, Germany , red "New York, Paid All, Br. Transit Oct. 6" cds also ties pair, German (10.17) arrival backstamp; top stamp with tear and couple creases, some toned perfs and light cover soiling, still Very Fine and scarce 7¢ grilled pair on double-rate cover to Germany; with 2011 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 138 ; $900  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.
  • Lot 1213

    1871, 7¢ vermilion, H. grill, N.B.N.C. printing, clearly-defined grill, tied by grid cancel, matching "New Orleans La. May 26" cds on 1871 blue folded cover to Torgau, Germany , red "New York, Paid All, Br. Transit, May 31" transit cds, Jun. 12th receiving backstamp; trivial corner perf crease at top right, Very Fine, especially desirable with such a strong grill; with 1993 A.P.S. certificate.

    Scott No. 138   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $700.
  • Lot 1214

    1870, 3¢ green, I. grill, N.B.N.C. printing, horizontal strip of six, each canceled by partial star duplexed with indistinct "Saxton, Pa. Jul" cds on 1873 legal-size cover to Pottsville Pa.; reduced at right trimming off additional stamp, left stamp with torn corner and light stain on a few, Fine and rare I grill used multiple.

    Scott No. 136A ; $660 as used singles  ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1215

    1871, 7¢ vermilion, N.B.N.C. printing, well centered, bright color, tied by bold blue six-bar grid cancel duplexed with "Chicago, Ill. Apr 20" cds on 1875 6¢ purple (U64) entire handsomely addressed in purple ink to Danzig, Prussia , red Chicago exchange backstamp and blue crayon "2" indicating double-rate, Bremen (5.7.75) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and choice.

    Scott No. 149   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

    A STUNNING CHICAGO BLUE 7¢ BANK NOTE USE ON THE RARE 6¢ PURPLE ENTIRE TO GERMANY.

    Cover prepaid 13¢ for 1¢ convenience over-payment of double the 6¢ direct mail rate to Germany.
  • Lot 1216

    1873, 3¢ green, C.B.N.C. printing, tied by Stovepipe fancy cancel, matching "Leominster Ms. Jun 5" cds on yellow cover to Sharon Vt., with Leominster Provisional Postage Due Label with manuscript "Due" and "3" handstamp; some overall soiling, slightly reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine and scarce.

    Scott No. 158   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $750 - 1,000.

    A RARE LEOMINSTER PROVISIONAL POSTAGE DUE LABEL USED ON COVER.
  • Lot 1217

    1873, 6¢ dull pink, C.B.N.C. printing, radiant color, tied by bold negative "8" cork cancel duplexed with partial "New York, Jun 13" cds on blue folded letter datelined "Kingston, Jamaica 5th June 1874" to Lockeport, Nova Scotia , light strike of "Davidson Colthirst & Co., Kingston Jamaica" oval handstamp, also light strike of blue "Forwarded by J. Leaycraft, New York" backstamp,

    $0, Very Fine and scarce transit use from Jamaica.

    Scott No. 159   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1218

    1881, 1¢ gray blue, block of 88, strip of 6 and strip of 3 , all manuscript canceled on oversize "From United States Consulate General, Shanghai, China" linen-lined imprint cover with printed address to "The Collector of the Port, New York", docketed "Fifty two Invoices" at lower left, reverse with light "U.S. Postal Agency, Shanghai" oval datestamp and three strikes of red "San Francisco, Cal., Paid All, Mar 10" transit cds, circular "3-10-88" receiving handstamp tying block; cover chipping and wear, stamps with usual flaws and some separation in block mostly due to Consulate wax seals; three stamps removed (two from block, one from strip), F.-V.F., a truly impressive 1881 1¢ Banknote Issue franking from the US Consulate General in Shanghai, China .

    Scott No. 206   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $750 - 1,000.
  • Lot 1219

    1887, 1¢ ultramarine, used with seven 2¢ green (213) , affixed slightly overlapping and tied by cork cancels on Granite State Stamp Co. stamp dealer corner card registered cover to Constantinople, Turkey , New York (3.20) registry oval backstamp, rated due in Turkey and affixed with Turkey 1884 20pa Rose (68b) block of four tied by arrival datestamps, blue Constantinople backstamp, Very Fine and colorful use, ex-Gabriel (Angel) .

    Scott No. 212   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $750 - 1,000.
  • Lot 1220

    1890, 10¢ green, used with 2¢ lake (219D), each tied by quartered cork, purple "Registered, Feb 24 1890, Providence, R.I." three-line postmark on cover to Boston Mass., magenta Boston Registry Div. (2.25) arrival backstamp, Very Fine.

    Scott No. 226   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.

    THE EARLIEST DOCUMENTED USE OF THE 10¢ 1890 SMALL BANK NOTE ISSUE.

    This cover is used only two days after the First Day of Use on Feb. 22nd 1890. The previous earliest date of the 10¢ value was March 5th 1890.
  • Lot 1221

    1893, 4¢ Columbian, diagonal bisect , uncanceled, pink " Due 2 Cents " circular handstamp and "New York, P, Dec 20 '93" duplex on cover to local address, reverse with Dec. 20th and 21st backstamp, Very Fine and scarce unaccepted bisect use.

    Scott No. 233 var.   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1222

    1893, 8¢ Columbian, used with 5¢ dark blue (281) , tied by cork cancels duplexed with "Brigham, Utah, Jan 27, 1899" cds, additional script "Brigham, Utah" straightline and "Registered, "1/27/99", Brigham, Utah" fancy postmark on cover to Papeete, Tahiti , partial San Francisco (1.30) transit backstamp and "San Francisco, Cal." registry label (FX-Sfa) affixed, Papeete (2.27) arrival backstamp, Very Fine, ex-Kent Wilson ; with 2000 P.S.E. certificate.

    Scott No. 236   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.

    A RARE COLUMBIAN ISSUE REGISTERED USE TO TAHITI.
  • Lot 1223

    1893, 50¢ Columbian, s.e. at top, tied by "New York Jan. 8 3PM 1894" duplex datestamp on locally addressed cover, stamp affected by some toning, cover with small stains and tiny holes from thumb tacks, F.-V.F. appearance, ex-Dan Curtis ; with 2004 P.F. certificate.

    Scott No. 240   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $600.
  • Lot 1224

    1893, $1 Columbian, couple pulled perfs and slight abrasion, tied by "Washington, D.C., Dec 20, 1893" machine cancel to local address, F.-V.F.

    Scott No. 241   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $2,000.
  • Lot 1225

    1901, 10¢ Pan-American, used with 8¢ Pan-American (298) , both tied by bold "New York, A" oval on multicolor illustrated 1893 Pan American Expo advertising cover to Austria , magenta "Registered, Mar 25 1902, Branch P.O. Station A, New York P.O." framed backstamp, "New York. N.Y., Reg'y. Div., 3-25, 1902" oval backstamps and "New York, N.Y." registry label (FX-NY1a) affixed, Haslau arrival backstamp; bit of flap missing, Very Fine and beautiful.

    Scott No. 299   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1226

    1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase, used with 1¢ and 2¢ Louisiana Purchase (323, 324), 1¢ with bottom pl. #2130 selvage, all tied by "Brooklyn N.Y." registry ovals, purple "Reg. No., Nov 22 1904, Station G, Brooklyn N.Y." four-line postmark on registered cover to Denmark , New York (11.23) transit backstamp and "New York, N.Y." registry label (FX-NY1a) affixed, Copenhagen (12.2) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and attractive use.

    Scott No. 327   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $200 - 300.
  • Lot 1227

    1904, 10¢ Louisiana Purchase, used with 1¢ green (300), tied by framed "Kansas City, Kans, Armour Sta." framed handstamp registered on 2¢ pink entire to Croatia , purple "Registered, May 25, 1904 Armor Station, Kansas City, Kans." four-line postmark, New York (5.27) transit backstamp and partially torn "New York, N.Y." registry label (FX-NY1a) affixed, Jun. 8th arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce registered destination.

    Scott No. 327   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $150 - 200.
  • Lot 1228

    1917, 2¢ deep rose, type Ia, perf. 11, tied by "Pismo, Cal. Apr 26, 1923l cds on small cover to Los Angeles Cal., Very Fine and neat use of this rare stamp; with 1981 A.P.S. certificate.

    Scott No. 500   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  $650.
  • Lot 1229

    1918, $5 deep green & black, horizontal strip of four, tied by wavy-lines machine cancel and used with 50¢ lilac (570) and $1.00 violet brown (571), similarly tied, also used with Special Delivery, 10c gray violet (E15) and 15¢ deep orange (E13), on label affixed to part of wrapper from The Rapid Electrotype Company to Moorhead Minn., trivial wear, Very Fine, Very Fine and scarce franking, a single Scott 524 on cover catalogues $2,500.00 in Scott.

    Scott No. 524   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $500 - 750.
  • Lot 1230

    1923, $1 Lincoln Memorial, top plate block of twelve with arrow, tied by "New York, N.Y., G.P.O., Aug 21, 1923" duplex on Worden trans-continental airmail cover to Los Angeles Cal., Aug. 23th arrival backstamps, Very Fine and scarce plate block use.

    Scott No. 571   ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦ ◦  Estimate $300 - 400.