Lot 3391862 Bahamas To New York City. Two covers both with 5 in circle handstamp applied in New York (2¢ local + 2¢ ship + 1¢ carrier); one with "Bahamas, Mr 17, 1862" cds on reverse and other with Nassau hotel corner card and 1862 pencil docketing on reverse, Very Fine.
Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 3401863 Toulon-Sur-Mer, France To San Jose, Cal. Cover franked with France 1853, 80c rose paying the 8 decimes rate per 7.50 grams, tied by "398" dotted lozenge cancel, red "New York, Paid 15, Apr 29" entry cds and red "9" French rate handstamp of unknown significance; small cover tears at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 19 Estimate $100 - 150.
Sent via North German Lloyd - Per steamer New York, departing Bremen on April 12th, Southampton on April 15th and arriving at New York on April 29th.
Lot 3411864 Havre, France To New York, N.Y. On folded letter franked with 1868, 80c rose, two singles tied by "1769" dotted lozenge cancels paying the double 80 centimes per 7.5 grams rate for between 7.5 and 15 grams, red "New York, Paid, Nov 3" entry cds and matching "6" cents credit handstamp to the U.S. (double 3¢ U.S. inland), backstamped with very rare "Lafayette Paq. Fr./19 Oct. 65" octagon postmark (Salles 1705); horizontal file fold affecting top stamp, otherwise Very Fine, an early French Line use.
Scott No. 36 Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Sent via French Line - Per steamer Lafayette, departing Havre on October 19th and arriving in New York on November 3rd.
Lot 3421864 Havre, France To New York, N.Y. Folded letter sheet with hand-stamped debit of "12" cents and partial New York depreciated currency date stamp of 15 cents due in coin or 36 cents in U.S. notes, Very Fine, a high rate.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Sent via Cunard Line - steamer Persia, departing Liverpool on October 22nd, Queenstown on October 23rd and arriving in New York on November 2nd.
Lot 3431866 Havre, France To New York, N.Y. Mourning cover franked with France 1863, 80¢ rose (s.e. at top) paying the 8 decimes rate per 7.50 grams, canceled by dotted lozenge cancel, red "New York Am. Pkt., Oct 10" entry cds and arched "Paid" handstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 36 Estimate $100 - 150.
Sent via Havre Line - Per steamer Arago, departing Havre on September 26th, Falmouth on September 27th and arriving at New York on October 10th.
Lot 3441866 Paris, France To Crawfordsville, Ga. Cover sent via Munroe forwarding agent and addressed to former C.S.A. Vice President Alexander Stevens, franked with 1862, 80c rose tied by dotted star cancel, red "N. York Br. Pkt., Paid, Dec 29" entry cds and red "3" inland rate handstamp, reverse with "Hon R. Toombs Paris France 9.Decr 1866" and "Death of daughter: Andrew Johnson's ….Very Valuable." docketing; cover missing backflap, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 28 Estimate $150 - 200.
Sent via Cunard Line - Per steamer Australasian, departing Liverpool on December 15th, Queenstown on December 16th and arriving in New York on December 29th.
Lot 3451866 Port Vendres, France To New York, N.Y. Cover with manuscript "8" decimes rate per 7.50 grams, "12" handstamp French debit to the U.S. for a double rate, which agrees with "N. York Am. Pkt., 30, U.S. Notes 43, Oct 5" entry cds, original enclosure; small cover tear at top, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Probably sent via Hamburg American Line - steamer Saxonia, departing Hamburg on September 16th, Southampton on September 19th and arriving in New York on October 5th.
Lot 3461867 Paris, France To Hartford, Ct. Folded letter sheet with blue colored pencil "4" rates upper left corner, and matching "60/84" depreciated currency statement just above a Boston hand-stamped "In U.S. Notes" in the lower left corner, Very Fine.
Estimate $100 - 150.
Sent via Cunard Line - steamer China, departing Liverpool on October 12th, Queenstown on October 13th and arriving at Boston on October 25th.
Lot 3471868 Paris, France To Chicago, Ill. Cover franked with France 1867, 20c blue + 30c brown, vertical pair tied by special Rue d'Antin station, Paris "8" star cancels paying the 8 decimes rate per 7.50 grams, red "New York, Paid, Jun 8" entry cds and red "3" inland rate handstamp, reverse with Chicago receiving postmark, original enclosure, Very Fine.
Scott No. 33+34 Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Sent via Inman Line - Per steamer City of Boston, departing Liverpool on May 27th, Queenstown on May 28th and arriving in New York on June 8th.
Lot 3481870 Havre, France To New York, N.Y. Folded letter franked with France, 1867, 20c blue + 1863, 40c pale orange paying the 6 decimes per 10 grams rate via direct mail to the U.S. (January 1, 1870 - June, 30 1871), tied by "1763" dotted lozenge cancels, clear "N.Y. Steamship, 10, Mar 8" cds due the addressee, Very Fine.
Scott No. 33+35 Estimate $100 - 150.
Sent via French Line - per steamer Pêreire, departing Havre on February 25th, Brest on February 26th and arriving in New York on March 7th.