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Sale 88: The Sescal Sale

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1857 Issue

Lots 742-751 Lots 752-761 Lots 762-770

Lot 742    

1861, 1¢ blue, type I, horizontal strip of three, nicely centered showing complete scrolls at bottom. tied by "New York, Jun 3, 1861" cds and grid duplex on folded letter sheet to Philadelphia, Pa., Very Fine, a scarce multiple usage, Scott catalog $2,000 for off cover.
Scott No. 18    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $350

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Lot 743    

1857, 1¢ blue, type II, two singles, plate 4, in combination with 1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa inverted on insurance corner card cover to Rouse's Point, N.Y., tied by bold Plattsburgh, N.Y. cds's; stamps scissor separated with type II stamps having clipped perfs at bottom, otherwise Very Fine, a very scarce plate 4 combination; with clear 1989 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 20+22    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 744    

1857, 1¢ blue, type II, three singles, tied by "Mechanicsburg, Pa., Aug 11" cds's on cover to Columbia, Pa., 1858 docketing at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 20    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 745    

1857, 1¢ blue, type II, plate 4, A relief, deep color, tied by black handstamp cancel on printed U.S. Patent Agency circular from Washington D.C., to Boston, Mass., Fine, a scarce 1¢ plate 4 usage.
Scott No. 20; $1,500 on cover    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 746    

1857, 1¢ blue, type IV, horizontal strip of three, each clearly showing recutting at top, tied by "Lawrence, K.T. Sep 11" cds's on cover to Baltimore, Md.; left stamp with mostly short perfs at left and cover reduced at right, otherwise Very Fine, a rare multiple usage of the 1857 1¢ type IV issue from Kansas territory, Scott catalog for strip of cover $2,750.
Scott No. 23    Estimate $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 747 ()   

1857, 1¢ blue, type V, pair used with 3¢ dull red (26), tied by NYFM circular grid cancels on 1861 blue cover front with top flap only from New York N.Y. to Barcelona, Spain, blue "Forwarded by Rivera & Hall, New-York" oval backstamp, red "New-York Br. Pkt. May 8" exchange cds, carried by Cunard Asia from New York May 8th to Queenstown arriving May 20th, red London (5.21.61) transit backstamp, Barcelona (5.25) arrival backstamp and black "4.Rs." reales due rating handstamp, Very Fine and scarce franking for the 5¢ British open mail rate., ex-Richardson.
Scott No. 24    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 748    

1857, 1¢ blue, type V, tied by very fine strike of red "U.S. MAIL CITY DELIVERY 1, OCT 2" circular datestamp on 1858 railroad foreclosure folded letter, Very Fine.
Scott No. 24    Estimate $75 - 100.

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Current Opening Bid: $30

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Lot 749    

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, cancelled by blue circular grid cancel, matching blue "Skaneateles N.Y. Sep 16" cds to Philadelphia Pa., forwarded with 1861, 3¢ rose pink (64b) tied by "Philadelphia Pa., Sep 18, 1861" cds to Union Springs N.Y., Very Fine and scarce mixed-issue franking.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $250

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Lot 750    

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, tied by Princeton, Mass., May 27 cds on cover addressed to Susan Howland in New Bedford, with illustrated Ocean Penny Postage, the Worlds Want and Britain's Boon Bradshaw & Blacklock design (state 2); couple cover folds, F.-V.F., a rare usage of this English propaganda design envelope used in the U.S.
Scott No. 26    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 751    

1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, Cracked Plate, position 71L18 clearly showing the major crack, tied by "New Orleans La., Aug 3, 1858" cds on cover to St. Martinsville La.; cover tear at top, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Skinner; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 26 var.    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $100

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Lots 742-751 Lots 752-761 Lots 762-770

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