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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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1857 Issue

Lots 1413-1422 Lots 1423-1432 Lot 1433

Lot 1413    

1857, 1¢ blue, type II, plate 2, well centered, beautiful color and impression, tied by "Lowell Ms. May 2 1861" cds on light buff cover to Orwell Vt., shield "A.L. Waite & Co., Produce Merchants" corner card handstamp, Extremely Fine and choice; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 20    $325.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 1414    

1857, 1¢ blue, type IV, plate 1L, tied by "New-York Oct 7" cds on cover with preprinted "To the principal Daguerreotypist in" Spring Lake, Livingston Co., N.Y., Very Fine.
Scott No. 23    $1,200.

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Lot 1415    

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, strip of three and single, tied by two strikes of sharp "Charleston S.C. Feb 15 1860" cds on blue folded letter to John Cripps in care of the Legation of the U.S., Mexico City, Mexico, flap with "Forwarded by You obt. svt., J.T. Pickett, Vera Cruz, April 13th" manuscript forwarder's notation of the U.S. consul; left 3¢ rounded corner, Very Fine and interesting U.S. consul forwarded use, ex-Karrer.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $400 - 600.

Gen John Thomas Pickett was U.S. Consul from 1853 to 1861, and held many officer commissions on missions and engagements in both the U.S. and C.S.A. When the "Southern War of Rebellion" broke out he was appointed the Confederate Commissioner to Mexico. He served as Asst. Adjt. General C.S.A. army on General John Breckenridge's staff. In 1863 as Secretary of First Confederate Peace mission and 1864 - 1865 as Special envoy extraordinary to Mexico arranging escape of CSA officials.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1416    

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, horizontal pair, pos. 3-4R14, well centered, tied by partial "Kanawha C.H., Va., Jun 9" cds on 1860 orange buff cover to London, England, black "N.York '5' Jun" exchange cds, red London (6.28) arrival backstamp and black "1/-" shilling due handstamp; backflap faulty, small stamp flaws, Very Fine, ex-Simpson; with clear 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 1417    

1858, 5¢ brick red, type I, in combination with 1857, 10¢ green, type III on 1858 folded letter to Bordeaux, France, tied by "New Orleans, La., Nov 24" origin cds and red "New York, 12, Nov 30" exchange cds, Paris transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine and attractive; with 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 27+33    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $375

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Lot 1418    

1858, 5¢ brick red, type I, two singles, tied by "Oroville, Cal., Mar 8, 1859" cds on cover to North Bucksport, Me.; right stamp with pre-use tear at bottom, F.-V.F., a rare usage of the 1858 5¢ brick red type I from California.
Scott No. 27    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 1419    

1859, 5¢ brown, type I, vertical strip of three, scissor separated at top and bottom removing perfs at bottom, tied by "New Orleans, La., Nov 10, 1859" cds's on folded letter sheet to Nantes, France, red "Boston, Paid 12, Nov 16" exchange cds, Paris transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. 29    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Lot 1420    

1859, 5¢ brown, type I, well centered, tied by neat "New Orleans La. Aug 8" cds on blue 1860 folded letter to Chalon S Saone, France, additional strike of cds at right and matching "15" rating handstamp, sharp "New York '3' Aug 15" debit exchange cds, carried by Cunard Line Asia from New York Aug. 15th to Queenstown arriving Aug. 25th, Calais (8.27) entry cds and matching "8" decimes due rating, Paris (8.27) and Chalon S Saone (8.28) arrival backstamp, Very Fine; with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 29    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 1421    

1859, 5¢ brown, type I, horizontal strip of three, tied by "New Orleans, La., Apr 26, 1860" cds's on folded letter sheet to Bordeaux, France, red "Boston, Paid 12, May 2" exchange cds and receiving backstamp; name in address panel removed affecting Boston marking, F.-V.F. appearance; with 1983 E. Diena certificate.
Scott No. 29    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1422    

1861, 5¢ orange brown, type II, in combination with 1861, 1¢ blue + 10¢ green on legal size cover to Columbia, Pa. paying the five time rate plus carrier fee, all tied by grid handstamps with matching "Lancaster, Pa., Sep 7, 1861" cds; 1¢ with small preuse tear at top and reduced at left, F.-V.F., a rare mixed issue combination.
Scott No. 30+65+68    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $270

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Lots 1413-1422 Lots 1423-1432 Lot 1433

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