Lot 11Great Britain, (British Post Offices Abroad) Paid at Jacmel, red crown circle postmark on folded letter sheet to Santiago, Cuba, with British P.O. "Jacmel, Mr 11, 1854" origin cds on reverse, manuscript "1/-" maritime fee to St. Thomas (datestamp on reverse), transit markings of Havana on front including blue "3" reales inland rate due and "Yndias" straight line (P.E. 15), Santiago arrival backstamp, Very Fine. SG No. CC2.
Estimate $6,000 - 8,000.
A UNIQUE USAGE OF THE JACMEL CROWNED CIRCLE POSTMARK IN COMBINATION WITH THESE SPANISH POSTMARKS.
Lot 12Great Britain, (British Post Offices Abroad) Paid at San Juan Porto Rico, 1858 Puerto Rico to Palma de Mallorca, Spain folded letter bearing 1857, ½r greenish blue tied by oval obliterator, with blue dispatch cds paying the internal rate, entering the British P.O. with black "Paid, At, San Juan Porto Rico" crowned circle and rated "2/2" in red crayon, with corresponding double arc datestamp on reverse, sent via London with "Paid" cds and "PP" within circle, transit and receiving backstamps, Very Fine and choice, ex-Glassco & Borromeo d'Adda; with 1988 Holcombe certificate.
SG No. CC1 Estimate $7,500 - 10,000.
Lot 13Great Britain, (British Post Offices Abroad) Paid at Tampico, Crown Circle bold red handstamp on 1854 folded letter to Veracruz, matching "Tampico Ju 1, 1854 cds" on reverse, "Santa Anna De Tamaulipas, Junio 1" cds and boxed date stamp (Schatzkes 1584 & 1585) with matching "1" rate handstamp on reverse for local delivery to the British Office, Very Fine; with 2004 M.E.P.S.I. certificate.
SG No. CC1 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 14Great Britain, (British Post Offices Abroad) Paid at Zante, blue crown circle handstamp on 1850 folded letter to Marseille, France, matching "Zante, 10 Dec., 1850" fancy oval date stamp and manuscript "3" internal rating, manuscript "1/2" British and "8" decimes due upon arrival, reverse with "Malta, De 13, 1850" transit backstamp, Fine.
SG No. CC4; £1,400 ($1,930) Estimate $250 - 350.
Lot 15Great Britain, (Crimean War) 1855 Crimea to Fort William, Scotland, September 22nd "On Her Majesty's Service" cover franked by 1d vertical strip of three tied in transit at London by "47" numeral cancellations, backstamped by small "Post-Office/British Army" double-arc and arrival framed datestamps; cover edge wear and slight soiling, F.-V.F.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
Lot 16Great Britain, (Crimean War) 1856 Crimea to Dublin, Ireland, July 19th single weight envelope posted in the Crimea some three weeks before peace was signed, sent to Dublin via Marseilles, franked by 1d strip of three cancelled by London "18" numeral type cancellation, with very fine "Post Office/British-Army" double-arc datestamp on reverse; few slight usual tone spots, Very Fine for this.
Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.