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State Postmarks - Ohio Postmarks

Lots 1444-1450

Lot 1444    

"Cincinnati 1st June 1801" (Northwest Territory), manuscript postmark with matching "17" rating on folded ALS of Daniel Symmes to Capt. William Clark, Louisville Ky.; worn folds, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

William Clark was an American explorer, soldier, Indian agent, and territorial governor. A native of Virginia, he grew up in prestatehood Kentucky before later settling in what became the state of Missouri. Along with Meriwether Lewis, Clark helped lead the Lewis and Clark Expedition of 1803 to 1806 across the Louisiana Purchase to the Pacific Ocean, and claimed the Pacific Northwest for the United States.

Realized: $2,100

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Lot 1445    

Coshocton, Ohio, "Oct 7", reddish-brown scalloped rim stencil postmark with red manuscript date and matching "37½" rating on 1832 folded letter to Cincinnati Oh., letter turned upon arrival with Cincinnati Oct. 22nd cds back to Coshocton; cover edge faults and edge tears affect marking, still a Very Fine and choice strike of this rare fancy stencil postmark.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 1446    

"Cuyuhoga Falls O", manuscript postmark and matching rating on folded letter datelined "December 15th 1842" to East Hartford Ct., apparently carried privately and entered mails with "Windsor Ct" straightline postmark and manuscript "Jany 11" date with matching "12" rating.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Lot 1447    

Franklin' O, perfect strike of straightline postmark with manuscript "Apr. 15th" date and "25" cent rating on 1820 folded letter to Huntingdon Pa., clean and Extremely Fine.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

A GEM EXAMPLE OF THE RARE FRANKLIN, OHIO STRAIGHTLINE, THIS BEING THE ASCC LISTING EXAMPLE.

Realized: $1,000

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Lot 1448    

Granville, Ohio "Oct. 28.", bold strike of fancy oval postmark with manuscript date and matching "12½" cent rating on 1830 folded letter to Marietta Oh., clean Very Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 1449    

Painesville, Ohio, Jan. 4., perfect bold strike fancy ornamented oval postmark and matching fancy "Paid" in ribbon handstamp with matching manuscript "6" rating on 1827 folded letter to Jefferson Oh.; central file fold, Very Fine and remarkable strike of this desirable postmark.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 1450    

Ohio Stampless Postal History, group of 18 stampless covers comprising Chillicothe (5), Cleaveland, Columbus, Hanging Rock, Hudson, Jackson C.H. (3), Lancaster (2), Middlefield, West Milton (2), Zanesville; nice group, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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