Lot 1105(Usages) 3¢ 1851-57 Issue - Advertising Covers, group of 24 covers with different advertising corner cards including two different Joseph Boury & Sons Importers of Baltimore incl. one with gold gilt embossed corner card, Merriam Webster's Dictionary of Springfield Mass., some cameos incl. Kefauver & Campbell Flour and Produce Merchants of Baltimore, etc., some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1106(Usages) 3¢ 1851-57 Issue - Auxiliary Markings, group of 17 covers mostly bearing #26 frankings with a variety of markings including "Held for Postage", "Due 5cts", "Forwarded" and "3", Advertised "Advd / 1ct" two-line handstamp, "New-Haven Ct. Mis Sent" circular handstamp, "Missent" straightline, "Due 3", etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1107(Usages) 3¢ 1851-57 Issue - Railroad Covers, group of 12 covers including "Mic. Central R.R." blue cds on #11A cover front, "Long Island R.R." cds on #11A cover and on #26 cover, manuscript "Memphis & Ohio R.R." postmark on faulty #26 cover, "Eastern R.R." on #11A cover, "Greenville & Columbia R.R." cds on #11A cover, etc.; mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1108(Usages) 3¢ 1851-57 Issue - Steamboat Covers, group of 7 covers and 2 fronts, better includes "J.F. Pargoud" circular handstamp canceling 3¢ #26 to New Orleans La., printed "Per Steamer Wm. Jones, Jr." steamer corner card cover with #11A to New York N.Y., some "Steamboat" and "Steam" handstamped covers, the two fronts with Buffalo "Steamboat" fancy handstamp; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1109(Usages) 3¢ 1857 Issue - Patriotic Covers, group of 15 different patriotic designs, including Liberty and Flag, "Belle City Rifles, 2d Reg. W.V." Flag design, Flag and Cannon, Eagle and Flag "Forever!", General Scott and Davis "Why don't you take it?" caricature design, some mixed condition, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 1110(Usages) 1851, 3¢ Orange Brown, Types I & II, July 1851 Usages, group of 50 covers used during the first month of usage starting with the 2nd day mostly complete through the 31st with some duplicate dates, most are plated with notes concerning varieties, includes: Jul. 2 Vargennes Vt. blue cds with #10 pos. 25R1e (faulty), red "Chicago Ill. Jul 3" cds and matching grids tie beautiful four-margins 3¢ #10A pos. 56R1e with deep rich color, red "North Bridgewater Ms. Jul 4" cds with matching grid ties #10A bottom sheet margin single, blue Baltimore Md. Jul 5" cds on #10A to New York and with "Forwarded" straightline and "New-York Jul 6" cds to Boston, red "New-York Jul 8" cds on cover with #10A pos. 84L1e tied by squared grid, red "Boston '6cts' 9 Jul" cds with magenta small Boston "Paid" grids on two singles on cover to Portland Me. (one is stated to be part India paper), and red "U.S. Express Mail N.Y. 'N.York' Jul 11" cds on cover with two #10A singles pos. 71R1e, 85R1e (one having ½ inner frameline) to Boston; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 10/10A Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.
A REMARKABLE GROUP OF 3¢ 1851 ISSUE FIRST MONTH USAGES.
Lot 1111(Usages) 3¢ Orange Brown, Types I & II, Usages on Cover, group of 90 covers with solo frankings mostly plated and having an array of varieties and usages present, some noted include #10A tied by red grid on cover with red New York "Express Mail" cds to Providence, #10A pos. 62L1I double transfer on New Orleans cover to New York, #10 pos. 88R1I tied by New York four-bar Sep. 10 cds on cover to Philadelphia, #10 pos. 96R1e bottom sheet margin single on Alexandria Va. cover to Charleston S.C., #10 pos. 34L1e with ½ inner line at left on cover Derby Line Vt. to New Diggins Wis., #10A pos. 78L1e tied by "Verm & Massts. R.R. Jan 13" railroad cds to Boston, small Boston Paids including #10 (pos. 95R1I, double transfer) with red Boston Aug. 15th cds to Wareham Mass., etc.; some mixed condition including file folds and oxidizing, F.-V.F., A large group of these covers with catalog value in excess of $19,000.
Scott No. 10/10A Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.