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Sale 74: The Westpex Auction

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1869 Pictorial Issue

Lots 1473-1482 Lots 1483-1492 Lot 1493

Lot 1473    

1869, 1¢ buff, used with 15¢ black (77), each cancelled by quartered cork cancel, "Norway Lake Minn. Sep 27" cds on 1869 cover to Sweden, endorsed North German Union, Chicago red "4 / Cents" credit handstamp, red "Hamburg, Franco, 24 10 69" framed transit, 1¢ repaired at bottom, Fine and rare combination.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 1474 ()   

1869, 1¢ buff, rich color, tied by blue segmented cork cancel duplexed with matching "Lexington Ky. Feb 9" cds on large piece of 1870 printed Internal Revenue Service tax notice, Very Fine and attractive, ex-Wunsch, Forster.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 1475    

1869, 1¢ buff, huge jumbo showing adjacent stamp at left and s.e. at right, tied by blue "York Pa. May 19" duplex with circle of wedges on orange buff cover to local address; 1¢ pulled perf, reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and striking jumbo variety.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 1476    

1869, 1¢ buff, tied by four-ring cancel on 1870 Internal Revenue tax form, matching "Schenectady N.Y Feb 4" double-circle datestamp addressed locally, Fine and scarce use.
Scott No. 112    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 1477    

1869, 2¢ brown, horizontal pair, used with 15¢ Black, F. Grill (98), tied by target cancels, matching "Knodnoster Mo Oct. 25" cds on yellow 1869 cover to Athens, Greece, red New York backstamp transit, red "Bremen Franco, 9 11 69" framed transit, Athens (11.6.69) arrival backstamp; expertly restored at right, Very Fine appearance, ex-Vogel.
Scott No. 113    Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.

AN EXCEEDINGLY RARE USE TO GREECE WITH 1868 GRILLED AND 1869 PICTORIAL COMBINATION ISSUE FRANKING.

The 15¢ Lincoln and 2¢ 1869 Pictorial Issue pair overpay the 18¢ North German Union Direct Mail rate by 1¢.

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Current Opening Bid: $3,250

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Lot 1478    

1869, 2¢ brown, tied by quartered cork duplexed with "Carrier, Dec 18" cds on light buff cover with "The Fidelity Insurance Trust and Safe Deposit Co" illustrated corner card showing dog to local street address, remailed to Haddonfield N.J. with 3¢ ultramarine (114) tied by chamfered fancy cancel duplexed with "Station D, Phila. Dec 20, 3" cds, Very Fine and unusual forwarded use; with 1983 and 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 113    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 1479    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, bright shade, cancelled by numeral "10" handstamp, blue "Almond N.Y. Jul. 20 A.M." circular datestamp on United States Life Insurance Co. bright pink overall advertising cover to Towanda Pa., blue return address printed at left, Extremely Fine, colorful and very unusual fancy cancel use, ex-Coulter.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1480    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, single and strip of three, tied by three strikes of squared six-section grid Foreign Mail cancels on 1869 cover to London, England, purple "Phil'a Paid All Aug 3" exchange office cds, red London Paid (8.14) arrival cds; strip light corner crease, Very Fine.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $300 - 400.

Philadelphia was the only exchange office to use this distinctive purple cds ink on foreign mail.

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Lot 1481    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, s.e. at left, tied by cork cancel, sharp strike of "Elizabethtown N. Mex. Sep. 28" cds on yellow cover to Taos N.M., Very Fine and scarce New Mexico territorial usage, ex-Forster.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1482    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, s.e. at right, tied by segmented cork cancel duplexed with partial "Station C, Phila., Dec" cds on orange cover with blue "Lewis Thomason & Co., Mahogany & Marble Steam Saw Mill" embossed cameo corner card to Hawkins County, East Tennessee, Dec. 23rd 1869 receipt docketing at left; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lots 1473-1482 Lots 1483-1492 Lot 1493

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