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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Lots 1851-1860 Lots 1861-1870 Lots 1871-1880 Lots 1881-1890 Lots 1891-1900 Lots 1901-1910 Lots 1911-1920 Lots 1921-1926

Lot 1851    

Arkansas Stampless Towns, 1832-58, group of 13 stampless covers comprising 1832 "Scotia A.T." Arkansas Terr. ms. postmark, 1836 "Helena Arks" ms. postmark, 1853 "Walnut Hills Ark." ms. postmark, 1854 "Walnut Hill Ark." unlisted ms. postmark, "Lamartine Ark." group of four 1853 ms. postmarks, 1848 Little Rock Ark. blue cds with "10" rating h.s., 1854 Helena Ark. cds with "Paid" "3" handstamps, "Yellville Ark" ms. postmark postmaster free frank use, 1850 "South Bend Arks" ms. postmark, and 1858 "Elgin Arks" ms. postmark; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Lot 1852    

California Postal History Accumulation, Several hundred covers and cards loose in a small box, numerous 19th and some 20th century up to about 1930, many Williams-listed items, values run from about $5 up about $45 but with a handful of really cheap items thrown in, for the collector or show dealer, most better items are sleeved and/or priced, many hard-to-find stations and branches, most generally fine or better, but with some condition issues here and there.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 1853    

California Postal History, 1850s-1900s, group of 35 covers and cards including ms. "Downieville Cal, May 2d" postmark stampless with "Paid 6" rating; ms "Independence Cal, Nov 27" postmark on #65 cover; 1860s "Pilot Hill Cal, Jan 13" cds with #65; 1861 transatlantic to France; 1871 ms. "New Republic Cal, April 5/71" postmark; 1873 ms. "Long Valley"; ms. "Roberts Landing, Apl 12, 1880" postmark; etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 1854    

California Town Postal History, 1850-60s, group of 21 including Weaverville 1850 oval with "Paid" and "6" rating handstamps, Stockton 1855 cds with "10" due handstamp, Nevada City "5" 1855 cds to Sacramento, "San Francisco, 12½, 8 April" red 1850" cds pre-statehood use to San Jose, and second partial San Francisco 1850 cds pre-statehood use to Sutter Cal. with letter mentioning "…went to California a year ago last March. Rankin returned home last winter with 100 pounds of gold…take good care of yourself for health is worth more than gold"1852 "Sonoma Cal." manuscript. postmark, "Weaverville Cal" manuscript. postmark, "Marysville Cal., 6 Paid" red cds, San Francisco 1851 cds with "5" due handstamp, Stockton Cal. cds with "5" rating, Trinity Cal. "Dec 15/56" cds with manuscript. "Paid 10" rating, "Santa Clara Cal." 1852 manuscript. postmark, Auburn Cal. cds with "TEN" rating handstamp "Agua Fria, Cal." manuscript. postmark, "Bidwell's Bar Cal." 1852 manuscript. postmark, Sacramento City Cal. red 1851 cds and "40" rating handstamp; "San Francisco Cal., 15 May" 1851 cds and matching "Free" handstamp to Wash. D.C., "San Francisco, Cal., Free" 1855 cds to J.W. Denver in Washington D.C.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Lot 1855    

Colorado Postal History, 1860s-1900s, group of 18 territorial and state covers including Territorials: Fort Lyon, Golden City, and Fort Collins; and State: 1887 Cotton Creek, 1888 Denver with "Held for Postage" handstamp, 1887 Rifle, 1800 ms. "St. Charles Colo.", etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 1856    

Connecticut Stampless Manuscript Towns, 1800-1850s, group of approx. 260 covers with range of towns, noted towns include Berlin: 1807 use, Bethlem: 1835, 1839 P.M. free franks, Bloomfield, Bozrah, Branfield, Brooklyn, Compville, Canterbury, Centre Groton, Chelsea Landing, Clinton, Cold Spring, Colebrook River, Darian, Fisherville, Furnace Village: 1829 P.M. free frank; Goshen, Ketch Mills, Killingly, Litchfield: 1807 use, Mill Plain, N. London: 1809 use, Newtown, Norfield: 1838 P.M. free frank, Norfolk, Norwich: 1812 use, Pendleton Hill, Portersville, Bedding Town House, Salem: 1844 P.M. free frank, Saugatuck, Scantic, Sherman, South Kent: 1842 P.M. free frank, Suffield: early 1800 "Suffd" use, Thompson, Uncasville, Vernon, Waterbury: 1830 P.M. free frank, Watertown, etc. and many more, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 1857    

Connecticut Stampless Town Handstamps, 1800-1860s, group of over260 covers with range of town markings and ratings, towns include Abington; Ansonia; Avon; Berlin; Bloomfield; Branford; Bridgeport: 1812 red and magenta rimless ovals (2); Brooklyn; Central Village; Collinsville; Cornwall Bridge; Cromwell; Chelsea Landing: 1819 rimless cds; Chesire: 1839 blue and 1847 red double-oval; Clinton: blue rimless; Colchester; Derby; Deep River: 1840 red oval; East Haddam; East Hartford: 1847-48 red ovals (3); East Windsor; East Windsor Hill; Ellington; Enfield; Fairfield; Falls Village; Farmington: straightline; Essex; Greenwich; Guilford; Haddam: fancy octagon; Harwinton; Hartford: 1806-14 red and black rimless (6); Humphreysville; Jewett City; Kent; Lakeville; Litchfield: 1818, 1820 ovals, 1826 rimless; Lyme; Madison: 1829 blue rimless cds; Manchester: 1842 red rimless; Mianus; Middletown: 1817-21 red rimless ovals (4), 1821-29 red ovals (5); Milford: 1814 oval; Naugatuc: 1835 upright red oval and bold "PAID"; New Haven: 1816 red oval and fancy "Free" scroll; New London: 1800, 1802 straightlines; Norwichtown: 1837 red cds with "Town" in red ms.; Plymouth Hallow: 1841 rimless cds, 1844 large cds and matching red "Paid" scroll; Putnam: blue balloon-style cds; Stamford: 1820-42 red double-ovals (7) with some scroll "Paid" or "Free"; West Meriden: 1847 straightline; Windham: 1829 arc; Windsor: 1842 straightline; Woodbury: 1839 red large oval; plus many more; wide selection including several fancy types, couple cameos; colors like green, etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Lot 1858    

Florida Postal History - 1850s 3¢ Nesbitt Stationery, group of 10 3¢ Nesbitt used in Florida comprising "Alligato Fla." cds, "Gainesville Fla.", two "Jacksonville Flor." cds, "Knoxville Fla." ms. postmark, "Mandarin" ms. 1854 postmark, "Micanopy Fla." cds, "Newport Flor." cds, "Pensacola Flor." cds, and "Silver Spring Fla." ms. postmark, some mixed condition, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 1859    

Florida Postal History - 1851-57 Issue, group of 17 including 1858 ms. "Wacahoota" postmark, 1852 ms. "Melendez", Apalachicola cds on #26, Apalachicola "Paid 3" blue cds on #11A, two Apalachicolo "5" blue cds on #11A, Apalachicola "Paid 3" blue cds on #11A with additional red crayon "Due" and blue "5" handstamp, two "Fernandina, Fla" cds on #26, "Alligator Fla." cds on #26 to pioneer David S. Walker, three Jacksonville cds on #26, Tallahassee cds on $26 pair, Pensacola cds use and "Picolata Fla." cds, and Warrington cds use.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 1860    

Florida Postal History - Territory and State Stampless Mail, group of 21 including 1826 "Pensacola" red ms. postmark on U.S. Naval Hospital datelined letter, 1844 Apalachicola red cds with "25" rating, two 1849 Apalachicola red cds with "Paid 3" rating handstamps; 1832 Jacksonville red cds use, 1839 "Marianna Fl. T." cds use, 1849 Apalachicola red cds and outlined "X" rating handstamp, 1850 c. Tampa red cds and matching "X" in circle handstamp, Tallahassee oval use, 1845 "St. Augustine Fl. T." cds use, etc.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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