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United States Postal History Collections

Lots 1845-1850

Lot 1845    

1815-16 War of 1812 Surcharge Rates and Restored Rates, group of 38 with war surcharge ratings, towns include Hartford Ct.: rimless cds, New Haven red oval, Pittsburgh Pa., Philadelphia Pa., Norwich Conn., Boston Mass., Bedford Pa. fancy red oval, New York red cds, Baltimore red cds, Easton Pa. fancy cds, and manuscript postmarks of Litchfield Ct., Mansfield Ms., Concord Ms., Frankfort Ky., Martinsburgh, Concord N.H., Elizabethtown N.J.: red "Elizth Town", Litchfield Ct., Exeter N.H.: "Ex", Haverhill Mass.: "Hav'll Ms.", Muncy Pa., and Plymouth Mass., plus two restored rates comprising Philadelphia red "Phil" cds and Winchester Va.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 1846    

20th Century Postal History Group, approximately 200 covers mostly 20th century organized by postal service type, includes domestic 1st class with advertising including 1900 J. Ellwood Lee Co. multicolored allover ad on front and reverse and 2¢ Parcel Post stamp used as postage, others including 5¢+10¢ Prexies paying custom fee on package from Denmark, interesting airmail and special delivery usages, 1½¢ Prexie on Pepsi Cola sponsored recording "message from your Man in Service", etc.; inspect.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 1847    

Cortland Stampless Cover Stock, 1784-1860s, reasonably priced stock of over 700 covers, many fancy postmarks and rating handstamps, some excellent strikes and usages, noted highlights include 1806 "N. Bedford Ms." red cds with "Ship" handstamp, 1807 Charleston S.C. cds with "Ship" handstamp, 1829 "Kingston N.Y." black stencil cds, 1826 "Smyrna * 8 MO 19" double-circle Quaker-dated datestamp; "Newport, Rhode-Island, Jan 23" fancy olive green oval with old-English "Paid" handstamp, 1829 "Greenwich Village Ms." ms. postmark with "FREE" and "P:M" handstamps for P.M. free frank, 1805 "LEX. K." straightline, 1824 and 1828 "Bridgetown W.N.J." double-ovals, 1848 "Huntsville Ala." blue cds with negative "10" in circle of stars fancy rating handstamp, 1831 "Shawneetown Ill." magenta double-oval and matching "Free" handstamp, 1864 "Salem Or." double-circle cds with "Free" handstamp and "B. F. Harding" free frank, 1837 "Burlington, Dec 29" N.J. unlisted blue arc postmark to Canada (APS cert), Westmoreland Depot N.H. blue cds with matching "3" with negative "Paid", 1835 "Monson Mass." fancy ribbon oval postmark, Newport N.Y. fancy "3" with negative "Paid", "Hyde-Park / N.Y." two-line straightline, 1846 "Oaks Corners, N.Y." straightline, 1820 "Cleaveld" ms. postmark, "Zanesville, Ohio" double-oval, "Cleveland, O" red double-rectangle, 1848 "Troy N.Y." blue cds and matching "2cts." double-circle drop rating, 1821 "Georn. Ca" dotted-rim cds, 1836 "Greenwich Ms." blue-green fancy ribbon oval with matching "Free" rating handstamp, Ballston N.Y. lined-oval, 1840 "Canal Fulton, Ohio" oval, 1831 "Easton. Pa." straightline, 1849 "Allentown Pa." bold cds with "Pa" in script, 1824 "Newport, Rhode-Island" bold red oval, 1852 "Pines Bridge N.Y." large red oval, 1852 "Vischers Ferry N.Y." ms. postmark, 1822 "Penn Yan N.Y." rimless fancy oval, 1835 "Lancaster, Ohio" bold blue oval, 1784 "N-York * Aug: 5" straightline on printed prices current from Amsterdam, 1832 "Fayete. N.C." red cds with matching "Paid" with pointing hand handstamp, 1830 "W. Brookfield, Mass." fancy oval, 1832 "Greenville S.C." oval, 1760 "Bo" ms. postmark, 1829 New Orleans to New York red "Mail Route" arc handstamp, 1819 "Randolph Ms." arc, 1857 c. bold "Omaha City N.T." cds, 1833 "New-Brunswick N.J." red outline letters rimless cds, 1859 "Kirby, Ogn" early state manuscript postmark, 1830 "Ipswich Ms." red straightline, 1807 "Newcastle De." reddish cds, "Leavenworth K.T." cds free frank of Thomas P. Akers, 1829 "Taunton. Ms." straightline, 1842 "Rail Road Car" red straightline, 1843 "Godfrey. Ill" straightline, 1846 "Tolland Conn." red baker's cap postmark, 1852 "Haddonfield N.J." fancy negative double-oval, range of towns including Northeast, Florida, Illinois, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Michigan, Georgia, Delaware, ship mail, transatlantics, railroads, way mail, 1815-16 war rates, circular mail including blue "Concord N.H., 1 Paid" circular handstamp,1850 "Petersburg Va., 3" red circular postmark on printed circular with matching "Paid" handstamp; and much much more, F.-V.F., a fabulous opportunity for collector or dealer with tremendous value.
Estimate    $10,000 - 15,000.

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Lot 1848    

Stampless Covers, 1824-1850s, group of 62 with a variety of towns and markings, including green West Dennis Mass., Penn. R.R. "5" rating 1850 letter, Rockland Me. blue fancy "3" rating marking, 1824 Cambridge Mass. letter, 1843 "Pierrepont Manor, Jeff Cy N.Y. Dec 22" ms. postmark letter, not checked for content.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 1849    

Stampless Postal History, 1790-1860s, group of over 125 covers including 1790s mail, rates incl. 6¢ and 10¢ Cal., drops and multiple rates, official post office mail, eastern express mail, forwarders, hotel handstamps, auxilliary uses of forwarded, missent and advertised, noted includes 1797 "Hartford, Oct. 16" two-line postmark, 1790 "Baltimore" straightline, 1792 "Trenton, 5 Nov" ms. postmark, 1798 partial "Albany, NY" straightline, 1795 "N * York * DEC 30" straightline, 1799 New-York clamshell ship use, 1798 New-York red clamshell use with matching "PAID" handstamp, 1799 "BALT * JAN * 13" straightline, 1799 "Hartford" rimless cds, 1846 Eagle City Despatch Post handstamp, 1844 Hale Providence oval, "New York, Paid Quarterly" cds use, "Cincinnati. O. '1UNPD' " blue cds on drop cover, and "New-York City Delivery, 1Ct. Apr 1" cds use, etc., some faults.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Lot 1850    

Stampless Postal History, 1799-1800s, three albums with 155 cover including mounted pages, noted large group of 1815 War rates, some fancy town postmarks like red Palmyra N.Y. with circular "Paid"; Columbus Ohio oval, North Haverhill N.H. dotted oval; Augusta Me. beehive; Versailles Ky. brown double-circle and re-rating; Sandy Spring Md. Quaker dated; Macon Geo. green cds; few transatlantics; Hale & Co.; red New York clamshell, 1837-38 express mail, way mail, ship mail; etc, F.-V.F., many better items present and worth a close view.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Lots 1845-1850

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