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Sale 60: The Westpex Auction

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Specialized Usages - Group Lots

Lots 1784-1793 Lots 1794-1803 Lot 1804

Lot 1784    

(Advertising Covers) 1¢ Blue, group of 19 covers including some cameos, illustrated and blind embossed, 1865 Philadelphia "Franklin Fire Insurance Co." blue cameo, Charles B. Norton Library agent illustrated shaded ad cover and 1863 Grehore & Rodgers Chairs blue cameo carrier covers, Merchants Union Express Company use from Aurora Ill. with 1¢ blue #63 strip of three, Taylor's International Hotel & Saloons of New York blue cameo, etc.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 1785    

(Auxiliary Markings) 1861, 1¢ blue, group of 12 covers with various Due, Held for Postage, Forwarded, Returned to Writer, Missent and Free handstamps, better includes 1863 Philadelphia use with #63 tied by U.S. Penny Mail carrier cds to Member of Congress with "Free" handstamp covering postage; Louisville drop use with #63 tied by circle of wedges forwarded out of town with ms. "Due 3" rating, Boston Mass. double weight drop letter with #63 (2) and blue crayon "4" due rating (2¢ due plus 2¢ penalty), etc., F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $475

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Lot 1786    

(Carrier Rates) 1¢ Blue on 3¢ Entires, singles used for 1¢ carrier fee on three 3¢ pink entires comprising: 3¢ pink U34 entire and 1¢ cancelled by circular open grids, "Philadelphia Pa. Dec 6 1861" cds to Boston Mass., 3¢ pink U34 entire and 1¢ tied by "Philadelphia Pa Apr 12 1863" cds to Saint Paul Minn., and 3¢ pink U35 buff entire and 1¢ tied by "Paid" framed cancel and red partial Boston Mass. cds to Baltimore Md.; couple small flaws, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $200

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Lot 1787    

(Carrier Usages) 1¢ Blue, group of 27 covers with mostly #63, 65 frankings prepaying the 1¢ carrier fee to the mails plus 3¢ postage, variety of towns represented including Philadelphia, New-York City, Baltimore, Boston, Brooklyn, one from Port Royal with illegal attempt to prepay the carrier delivery fee in Philadelphia, etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 1788    

(Carriers - City Delivery) 1¢ Blue, group of 35 covers with single or double frankings, includes Baltimore, Brooklyn, Cleveland, Providence, Boston, Charlestown, Washington D.C., various New York City with black and red carrier cds incl. Stations C and D, Philadelphia incl. U.S. Penny Mail datestamps; small faults.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Realized: $1,100

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Lot 1789    

(Circular Rates) 1¢ Blue, group of 25 circular rate usages bearing single frankings except 1863 Boston circular bearing pair, includes legal-size State of Maine Adj. Gen. Office shaded ad cover, Rutland Vt. with blue fancy radial geometric, some illustrated circulars, etc.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Realized: $800

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Lot 1790    

(Circulars - Wrappers) 1¢ Blue, group of 8 wrappers bearing single or double frankings, includes red New York carrier drop use with P.F. cert., York Pa. to Wilmington Del. with two singles, two #63 singles to Canadice N.Y. with "Printed Matter" endorsement, #63 tied by patent cancel cross roads to Albany N.Y., one with potential #63b with deep intense color, etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Lot 1791    

(Civil War Postal History) 1¢ Blue, group of 12 covers and two fronts including covers addressed to soldiers, two Great Central Fair for the Sanitary Commission illustrated corner card cover fronts in black and light gray; #65 pair on Head Quarters, Superintendent Volunteer Recruiting Service, Concord N.H.; several carrier usages including #63, 65 from New York to U.S. Steamer 'Santiago de Cuba' East Blockading Squadron in Key West Fla. and another with #63, 65 from New York to soldier of 160th Regt. N.Y. V. (Gen. Bank Expedition) New Orleans; etc., some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $500 - 750.

Realized: $675

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Lot 1792    

(Domestic 3¢ Letter Rate) 1¢ Blue, group of 24 covers bearing frankings of three 1¢ including singles, pairs, vertical and horizontal strips of three, includes one 63b dark blue vertical strip of three (cat. $800 each single) with APS cert., various origins including Chicago Ill., Fort Dodge Ioa., New Berne N.C., Auburn N.Y., Baltimore Md., Brooklyn N.Y., Washington D.C., some cancels including framed "Paid", circle of wedges, grids, Philadelphia patent, etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Realized: $1,150

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Lot 1793    

(Domestic Rates) 1¢ Blue, group of four covers comprising #63, 67 on yellow cover from Lansing Mich. to Franklin N.Y. at double rate; #63, 75 on cover from Erie Pa. to Ohio at double rate; #63, 68 (2) on light buff Dayton O. legal-size cover to Columbus Oh. at seven-times rate; and six faulty #63 singles Centre Sandwich N.H. to Hopkinton N.H. at double rate; faults, Fine.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $280

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Lots 1784-1793 Lots 1794-1803 Lot 1804

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