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Ship/Ocean Waterway & Foreign Mail Covers

Lots 1927-1933

Lot 1927    

Ship Mail, 1800-1850s, group of over 70 covers, noted includes two 1829 New Orleans to New York "Mail Route" arc handstamp uses, 1800 red "Phi" cds and matching small "SHIP" straightline with "52" rating to Charleston, New Bedford Mass. "Ship" straightline and blue crayon "6" rating, 1832 ms. "Vienna Md" postmark and "Ship" rating (cover stain); blue Baltimore cds with red "SHIP" handstamp and "22" cent rating to Salem, 1845 Smyrna Turkey missionary letter via New York Ship 12 cts. cds, 1826 Providence red cds and "Ship" handstamp, 1837 Athens Greece disinfection slits and staining via New York Ship, 1828 Boston "Ship 6" in scroll use, 1801 Boston cds and "Ship" straightline use, etc; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $550

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Lot 1928    

Steamboat and Ship Mail including 3¢ 1852-57 Issue, group of 32 covers with some better noted: #11A two pairs on 1854 cover from San Francisco with blue "Stmr. Sierra Nevada, Via Nicaragua, Advance of the Mails." oval and framed "Via Nicaragua, Ahead of the Mails" handstamp; couple New Orleans "Way" uses with #11's, 1858 Georgetown S.C. "STEAMBOAT" straightline cover front; red "Steamer Emperor" in circle packet handstamp on #11A cover to New Orleans; Detroit Mich. cds ties #11A and matching "Steam Boat" scroll handstamp; 1854 New York to New Orleans with #11 (2) and forwarded with #11 (2) and New Orleans red "Too Late" framed handstamp; several stampless uses, etc.; mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Realized: $650

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Lot 1929    

Steamboat Mail, 1827-1850s, group of approximately 75 covers, includes "Steam" and "Steamboat" markings, includes 1837 New York to Scottsville NY, red "New / York" two-line handstamp, 1834 Charleston SC to Providence with red "Steam Boat" straightline, 1852 Mobile "Steam 5" double-oval, 1838 New York to Boston with red "Steam - Boat / 18¾" two-line handstamp 1845 NEw York to Hartford with red "Steam", 1860 Providence RI to Bristol with black "5" due handstamp and red "Steam Boat" straightline, 1846 to Troy N.Y. with blue "Steam" straightline, Stonington Conn. black cds and "Steam" straightline to Salem Mass., 1851 Columbus Oh. red cds and "Steam" straightline with matching "10" double-circle rating to New Orleans, 1827 New York to Providence with small red "Steam Boat" straightline, 1832 Baltimore red cds and "Steam Boat" straightline to Washington DC, Hudson River Mail red cds uses, 1838 Hartford CT red cds and "Steamboat" straightline to Norwich, etc; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $850

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Lot 1930    

New York Foreign Mail Postal History, 1863-71, group of 5 covers comprising #78, 94 on 3¢ entire 1863 to France, #78 tied by radial 1863 to England, #77 on 1869 cover to Paris, France, #71 on repaired cover to France, and #147 pair tied by geometric cancels to London, England.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $325

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Lot 1931    

Transatlantic and Ocean Mails, 1832-1870s, group of approximately 60 covers including 1832 "ZOAR O." straightline on cover to Wurttemberg, 1850 "Charleston S.C. '12½' Dec 25" integral-due cds on cover from Cuba to Portland Me., numerous "Steamship 10" and "Steamship 20" circular markings mainly from Cuba, 1853 Jamaica to Mount Vernon Oh. via New York, 1848 Havana prices current to Portland via Philadelphia blue cds and "Ship" "12" ratings, 1848 Scotland to Philadelphia retaliatory use, 1860 Newfoundland to New York via Boston, 1855 printed notice from New Orleans to Tuscany, etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $600

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Lot 1932    

Transatlantic and Ship Mail Group, of 16 mostly stampless covers; includes 1837 Baltimore to Netherlands, 1844 to Amsterdam via Hardens Express, 1849 Charleston, S.C. to London, 1847 Gettysburg, Va. to India, 1845 Cuba to Philadelphia, 1891 London to Memphis, Ten. with 10¢ Postage Due, etc.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $270

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Lot 1933    

United States-Canada Cross Border Stampless Mail, 1834-58, group of 60 covers including 1837 Huntingdon red ms. "Free" to Montreal, 1852 Toronto to Brush's Mills N.Y. flap with red Toronto & Guelph Railway cameo showing locomotive, 1851 Kingston via Cape Vincent N.Y. to Middlesex Vt., 1850 Toronto to St. Johnsbury via Lewiston N.Y., 1858 Portland Me. to Montreal, 1852 W. Cayuta N.y. to Port Dover, 1853 Canada to Locust Grove Va., 1851 White Hall N.Y. blue cds with "U States" fancy scroll and "Paid 10" handstamps to Brome Canada, 1851 New York to Quebec, 1852 Montreal to New York, 1841 Henryville, Canada to Milton Vt. via Highgate Vt., etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $625

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Lots 1927-1933

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