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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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1869 Pictorial Issue

Lots 606-613

Lot 606    

1869, 2¢ brown, block of three, pair and single, rich deep color, tied by foreign mail segmented grid cancels on cover to London, England, light purple "Philada., Paid All" cds and red "London, 27 Au, 69" entry cds additionally tying pair, reverse with Phila. Sta. G., Aug 15 cds and London receiver; stamps and cover repaired, Very Fine appearance, a rare multiple usage of the 2¢ Pictorial issue prepaying the 12¢ rate, ex-Kuphal.
Scott No. 113    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Realized: $625

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Lot 607    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, tied by cork cancel with 12c Black, F grill (97) on small 1869 cover to France, clear "Vineland N.J. Jun 29" cds and purple "Philadelphia '6' Jun 29" credit exchange cds, blue Calais (7.11.69) entry cds; 3¢ with trivial gum toning, small cover tear, Fine, colorful and scarce combination use.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Realized: $550

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Lot 608    

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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Realized: $375

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Lot 609    

1869, 3¢ Ultramarine, tied by manuscript steamship "Magenta with 30 bbls Cotton" endorsement on cover to Hoy & Co. in New Orleans, La., usual pinholes in cover at bottom, Very Fine, a very scarce Mississippi waterway packet ship endorsement use.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Lot 610    

1869, 3¢ ultramarine, tied by "Montpelier Vt. Dec 4" duplex on Farmers' Mutual Fire Insurance Company policy posted to West Brattleboro Vt. without an enclosing envelope, policy bearing 10¢ Power of Attorney (R37) revenue stamp tied by blue "Farmers' Mutual Company, Dec 4 1869" double-oval postmark on inside and folded over for display, Very Fine and scarce use.
Scott No. 114    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 611    

1869, 6¢ ultramarine, tied by fancy geometric cancel duplexed with "Evansville Ind., Mar." cds on cover to London, England, red New York exchange cds, red London arrival cds, bold strike of brilliant red "United States Despatch Agent, B.F. Stevens, London, Mar 26 1870" double-oval handstamp, Very Fine and attractive, ex-Moody, Baker.
Scott No. 115    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Realized: $190

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Lot 612    

1869, 12¢ green, used with 3¢ ultramarine (114), each cancelled by target cancel on 3¢ pink (U59) entire, matching "Illiopolis Ill. Nov 18" cds to Columbia Tenn., some of registry label adheres to reverse, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 117    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Realized: $190

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Lot 613    

1869, 12¢ green, corner flaw, cancelled by split cork duplexed with "Cambridge Mass. Nov 2" cds on cover to London, England, red "Boston Paid, Nov 4" exchange cds, red London Paid (11.18) arrival cds, sharp strike of red "United States Despatch Agent, B.F. Stevens, London, Nov 14 1869" double-oval handstamp, docketed as received "Villefranche Nov. 16. 1869", Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 117    Estimate $300 - 400.

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