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Sale 73: The March Sale

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1861-1866 Issue

Lots 1811-1820 Lots 1821-1830

Lot 1811    

Leed's "Stamp-Sealing and Post-Mark-Preserving Envelopes" Circular, two-page circular only with 1¢ blue (63) affixed to back page, over lattice and cancelled by "New York Oct 23 '62" cds; some separation and small flaws, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS AMAZING LEEDS & FRANKLIN PATENT ENVELOPE CIRCULAR.

The illustrated circular shows an example of the Leeds & Franklin's Patent envelopes and a list of ten reasons for using them including security against impertinent intrusion. This circular was inside a Leeds envelope. A key item to the collector of patent envelopes.

Realized: $5,500

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Lot 1812    

1861, 1¢ blue - New York Carrier Usages, group of 9 covers with single frankings cancelled by various New York City cds carrier cds in red and black, and some with "U.S. Mail Delivery" framed station handstamps including stations C and F; some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Realized: $230

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Lot 1813    

1861, 1¢ blue - Philadelphia Carrier Usages, group of 8 covers including some cancelled by "U.S.P.O. Dispatch, Phila. Sep 6" and "U.S. Penny Mail, A, Phila. Pa." datestamps, one mourning cover use, one #63+65 use to Memphis Tenn., one #63 used over 3¢ pink entire locally, and last with #63 used on 3¢ pink (U34) entire to Baltimore Md.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1814    

1861, 1¢ blue, tied by octagonal Apr. 23rd Philadelphia carrier datestamp on Life Insurance company's blue cameo corner card cover addressed locally; stamp torn and repaired, cover tear at top left, still appears Fine, despite the defects this is still an attractive cover, Fine and attractive carrier use; with 2000 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $300

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Lot 1815    

1861, 1¢ blue, natural s.e. with straddle-pane margin at left and selvage at bottom, tied by oval "U.S. Despatch Phila. Pa Mar. 15, 1862" datestamp on yellow cover with blue Franklin Fire Insurance lithographed corner card to local address, Very Fine and choice carrier use; with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 63    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $300

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Lot 1816    

1861, 3¢ rose, large plate mark error, readily apparent below "Cents" in the margin, pulled perf., tied by circle of wedges cancel on yellow cover to St. Paul Minn., matching "Lesueur Minn. May 27" cds, 1864 docketing on reverse; small edge tear, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 65 var.    Estimate $150 - 200.

There have been very few plate varieties noted on the 3¢ 1861 issue, this is the only recorded example of this one. It is a very unusual plate variety that has been written up in Linns, a copy of which is included with the lot.

Realized: $100

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Lot 1817    

1861, 3¢ rose, large margins, tied by blue radial fancy cancel on U.S. Marshal's Office corner card cover to New York City, matching blue "Fairfield Ct, Aug 16" double-circle datestamp, New York red "Return To Writer" half-moon handstamp, Very Fine and colorful use.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $130

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Lot 1818    

1861, 3¢ rose, tied by green "Richmond, Va., Aug 3" cds and grid duplex on Virginia Auditor's Office official cover to Campbell, Va.; light cover edge wear, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $120

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Lot 1819    

1861, 10¢ yellow green, pulled perf, tied by quartered cork cancel, matching "Paterson N.J. May 13" cds on cover to St. John, New Brunswick with Rueben Gibbs, General Millwright illustrated ad showing water wheel, May 18th arrival backstamp; reduced slightly at right, flap flaws, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 68    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $100

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Lot 1820    

1861, 10¢ yellow green, tied by bold quartered corks on cover to Havana, Cuba, "Trenton N.J. Apr 15" origin cds, red "New York Paid All" exchange cds, blue "NA1" oval for North America due 1 reales due, indistinct arrival backstamp; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine.
Scott No. 68    Estimate $100 - 150.

Realized: $90

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