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Sale 81: The Sescal Sale

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1870-1895 Issues

Lots 614-622

Lot 614    

1870, 10¢ brown, horizontal pair, tied by "New York Feb 20" duplex with NYFM circular grid cancels on blue 1871 folded cover to Guatemala, manuscript "Str. H'y. Chauncey via Panama" endorsement at top left, black "2" inland due handstamp, Very Fine and scarce double-rate use.
Scott No. 150    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Realized: $240

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Lot 615    

1873, 7¢ orange vermilion, four singles, left torn, tied by matching partial grid cancels, matching "Cornwall on the Hudson, Jun 17" cds on turquoise cover to Moradabad, India at the 28¢ British mail rate, bold New York '24' Jun 9" credit exchange cds, red London Paid (6.21) transit cds and red crayon "1" pence colonial credit rating, Moradabad (7.2) arrival backstamp and additional "2.Dely." (7.17); small edge flaws and reduced slightly at top, no flap, F.-V.F., an attractive use.
Scott No. 160    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Realized: $500

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Lot 616    

1873, 15¢ yellow orange, used with 2¢ brown, ribbed paper (157 var.), deep rich color, each tied by large circular grid cancel, matching "New York, Registered, Jan 26" double-circle datestamp on circa 1874 registered cover to Cohoes, N.Y., Very Fine and choice 8¢ registered use, ex-Weiss.
Scott No. 163    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 617    

1882, 5¢ yellow brown, horizontal strip of three and four and vertical pair, couple stamps with natural s.e., canceled by cork handstamps on registered cover to Coblenz, Germany, matching "Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan 23" origin cds tying strip of four and N.Y. registry etiquette, reverse with magenta N.Y. "1/24/84" transit and receiving postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 205    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Realized: $325

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Lot 618    

1881, 1¢ gray blue, re-engraved, tied by cork handstamp in allover black and red illustrated Geo. H. Richmond Dealer in Postage Stamps ad cover, matching Northfield, Vt. cds alongside, with original U.S. & Foreign Stamp Price List and letter; cover edge flaws, otherwise Very Fine, a rare stamp dealer ad design.
Scott No. 206    Estimate $250 - 350.

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Realized: $250

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Lot 619    

1883, 2¢ red brown, tied by blue "Third Assistant P.M.G., P.O.D., Aug 31 '85" cds, originally mailed uncanceled with "Warren Mills Wis. Aug 25, 1885" cds adjacent on legal-size cover with preprinted address to Milwaukee Wisc.; filing creases, Very Fine and rare example of a reported infraction cover.
Scott No. 210    Estimate $300 - 400.

This cover was originally mailed with the 2¢ stamp uncancelled and the receiving postmaster at Milwaukee asked the bank for the envelope back after delivering. It was sent the Third Assistant Postmaster as evidence to report the offending Warren Mills Postmaster. The 3rd Assistant cancelled the stamp, and with the envelope as evidence no doubt issued a strong reprimand.

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Realized: $250

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Lot 620    

1890, 1¢ dull blue, tied by grid cancel on oversized illustrated John P. Lovell Arms Co., Boston, Mass. cover showing Lovell Diamond Cycle, reverse showing four other diamond cycles; minor wear, Very Fine.
Scott No. 219    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Realized: $170

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Lot 621    

1893, Columbian, 4¢ ultramarine, diagonal bisect, upper left portion of stamp tied by "Lakeport, N.H., Jan 25, 1894" cds and target duplex on corner card cover to Saginaw, Mich.; cover with light water staining in address panel, otherwise Very Fine, a very rare accepted bisect usage of a Columbian issue; with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 233 var.    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Realized: $450

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Lot 622    

1895, 8¢ violet brown, in combination with 1898, 5¢ dark blue on registered cover to Taiohae, Nukahiva, Marguesas Islands, tied by target handstamps with violet "Brigham, Utah, Jan 10, 1901, Registered" boxed handstamp, San Francisco registry exchange label (FX-SF1a) and Papeete, Tahiti transit backstamp, Very Fine, a very rare destination.
Scott No. 272+281    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Realized: $200

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Lots 614-622

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