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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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Packets and Ship Covers

Lots 549-553

Lot 549    

Baltimore Md., Aug 15, bold strike of blue cds ties 3¢ rose (65) on mourning cover to Baltimore, matching blue "STEAMBOAT" and "DUE2cts." handstamps; flap torn, Very Fine and attractive.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 550    

From Natchitoches Packet D.R. Carroll, bold strike of blue oval handstamp on blue tissue paper cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26), bright color, tied by partial "New Orleans La., 1859" cds and matching "STEAMBOAT" straightline handstamp; partial flap, Very Fine.
Milgram No. 363    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 551    

N. Bedford, Ms. May "18", red cds with manuscript dating and matching bold strike of red "SHIP" handstamp and red ms. "52" rating for 50¢ postage plus 2¢ ship fee on folded cover docketed "Nantz, 12 April 1806" France to Charleston S.C., fresh and Very Fine, an early New Bedford ship use (no photo).
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 552    

Ship and Sea Post Mail, group of 54 covers and cards including 1930 paquebot from "Gripsholm" to Norway; U.S. German Sea Post and French Sea Post uses, some advertising covers incl. NDL Bremen Line agent at Boston, HAPAG Line, Ocean Steamship Co. etc; some foreign franked mail, etc.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 553    

"Way Kingston N.Y.", manuscript postmark and matching "12½" cent rating on 1827 folded cover to the Navy Yard in Boston Mass., red "New-York, Oct 3" cds and matching sharp "STEAM BOAT" straightline handstamp with updated "18¾" rating, Very Fine and rare Steam Boat way combination use.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lots 549-553

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