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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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Ship/Ocean Waterway Covers

Lots 253-255

Lot 253    

1861 (Apr. 11) Old Point Comfort Va. to San Francisco Cal. via Baltimore, partial red "Old Point Comfort, Va., Apr 11" cds on 3¢ red Nesbitt buff entire bearing 1¢ blue, type V (24) and two 3¢ dull red (26) singles, all tied by matching red grids, carried by Route 4149 to Baltimore, blue "Baltimore Md. Apr 19" transit cds, then to New York and carried on steamship via Chagres to San Francisco; edge faults and reduced at right, Fine, ex-Feldman.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Realized: $170

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Lot 254    

Ship Herald, P. Fox, Sailed Dec. 5, double-circle packet handstamp on folded letter datelined "Rotterdam, 18th October 1819" to Providence R.I., endorsed "p Herlad via Boston" at lower left, entered mails with red "Boston Ms, Dec 25" Christmas day cds and matching "Ship" handstamp with red manuscript "12" cent rating for 10¢ inland postage plus 2¢ ship fee, F.-V.F. and scarce early ship handstamp; with 1998 A.P.S. certificate.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 255    

Ship, Steamboat and Steamship Mail, group of 14 covers including New Haven "Ship 5" rating h.s., Rome N.Y. "Paid 24" transatlantic to London, New Bedford Ms. "Ship 5", Boston "Ship 6" and "Ship 5", etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Realized: $250

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