Lot 1295Shield, clear strike ties 6¢ carmine (148), couple short perfs, on cover to London, England, red "New York Jun 8" exchange cds, red London (6.13) arrival cds; no back flap and light tone spot, Fine; with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Weiss No. RE-E2 Estimate $150 - 200.
Lot 1296Leaf, fine strike cancels 6¢ vermilion (U86) entire with Wells Fargo paid frank and bearing Canada 6¢ brown (39) tied by blue "For Great Britain / and Ireland" handstamp from Victoria, British Columbia to London, England, matching blue "Wells, Fargo & Co., Victoria." oval handstamp, endorsed "Via Puget Sound", red "New York May 23" exchange datestamp and red London (6.4) entry c.d.s., manuscript "recd 5/6/72" receipt docketing; no flap and minor edge strengthening, address crossed out, Very Fine appearance.
Weiss No. RE-LF1 Estimate $500 - 750.
ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED RE-LF1 COVERS, THIS BEING THE ONLY ONE ORIGINATING IN BRITISH COLUMBIA.
The combination franking was required for express mail originating in Canada via the United States postal system, the Canadian 6¢ postage prepaid the cross-border rate plus the United States 6¢ postage as payment of the treaty rate to Great Britain. Cover was carried on the Hapag Line "Cambria" that arrived in Portsmouth on June 2.
Lot 1297Leaf, fine strike ties 6¢ carmine (148), tall margins, on orange buff cover to Germany, red "New York Paid All Direct Jun 8" exchange cds, carried as endorsed by NGL Hermann from New York Jun. 8th to Southampton arriving Jun. 19th, red Bremen (6.21.72) framed transit and Frankfurt (6.22) arrival backstamp, Very Fine and scarce cancel.
Weiss No. RE-LF3 Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 1298Stemmed Leaf, clear strike ties 1869 6¢ ultramarine (115) on buff cover to London, England, red "New York Apr 23" exchange cds, carried as endorsed by the NGL Line Union that departed New York on Apr. 23rd and arrived at Southampton May 4th 1870, red London (5.4) arrival cds; no flap and couple tiny edge tears at top, still Very Fine.
Weiss No. RE-LF5 Estimate $200 - 300.
This new cancel type is documented in Dan Richard's NYFM update article, U.S. Cancellation Club News, volume 29 on page 27.
Lot 1299Negative "1" in Circle, two strikes of unlisted cancel ties 3¢ green (147) on 3c entire (U59) with matching strike cancelling indicia, addressed to Eckernforde, Germany, red "New York Paid All Direct Jan 25" exchange cds, red boxed "Bremen Franco" (2.8.73) framed transit handstamp, Eckernforde (2.10) arrival backstamp; stamp with few faults, cover toning, still Very Fine strikes of this unlisted cancel.
Weiss No. RE-N9 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1300(NY Circular Mail) Three Leaf Clover, bold strike ties 1¢ ultramarine (156) on illustrated Homeopathic Mutual Insurance cover to New Berlin N.Y., Very Fine, Illustrated in Weiss on page 138., ex-Weiss.
Weiss No. RE-S6 Estimate $150 - 200.