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Sale 91: The December Sale

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1861-69 Issues

Lots 1656-1665 Lots 1666-1675

Lot 1656    

1861, 1¢ dark blue, on combination with 1861, 3¢ rose on patriotic cover to Philadelphia, pa., tied by "New York, Apr 13" cds and target duplexes, with red and blue Major General McClellan portrait and allegories design, Very Fine.
Scott No. 63b+65    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $240

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Lot 1657    

1861, 3¢ rose, used with Boyd's City Express, New York N.Y., 1c Black on Blue Gray (20L18, repaired) tied by "New-York Nov. 6" cds and target duplex on red and blue Waving Flag Patriotic cover to New Haven, Ct., Boyd's stamp additionally tied by blue "Paid" in oval company handstamp, Very Fine appearance, an attractive and scarce patriotic usage; with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $500 - 750.

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Current Opening Bid: $500

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Lot 1658    

1861, 3¢ rose, tied by "Hartford, Ct., Jan 23, 1862" cds and duplex target on cover to an early coin dealer in Philadelphia, Pa., with red and black illustrated Flag of Lubeck with Alfred S. Robinson imprint alongside, Extremely Fine, a very rare illustrated Alfred S. Robinson design, from the set of worldwide country flags with at least 99 different flags in set, ex-Judge Fay.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $230

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Lot 1659    

1861, 3¢ rose, tied by segmented cork handstamp on 1865 cover overpaying the 2¢ circular rate to Strasbourg, France, red Paris transit and "15" decimes due handstamp, reverse with receiving postmark, Very Fine.
Scott No. 65    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 1660    

1861, 5¢ brown yellow, nicely centered, tied by grid handstamp on 1861 folded letter sheet to Amsterdam, Holland, red "New York Br. Pkt., Sep 17" cds and endorsed "P. Str. Arabia, by Open Mail via Ostend", manuscript "80" Dutch due rating, reverse with red London transit and receiving cds's; non-contemporary date at bottom, Very Fine, a rare usage of the 1861 5¢ brown yellow on cover to Holland.
Scott No. 67a    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 1661    

1861, 10¢ yellow green, horizontal pair, tied by checkerboard cancels on cover to South Hadley, Mass., additional tied by red "China and Japan, Steam Service" oval handstamp, "San Francisco, Cal., Feb 24" transit cds, woodcut "Paid All" handstamp at top most likely a private marking, cover most likely originating in Japan as another cover from this correspondence is known from Yokohama; stamp with small creases, otherwise Very Fine; with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 68    Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $2,900

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Lot 1662    

1861, 10¢ yellow green, tied by fancy cogwheel cancel duplexed with bold "San Francisco, Cal., Mar 23, 1863" double-circle datestamp on 1867 cover from Vancouver V.I. to New York N.Y., blue "Post Office, Victoria Vancouver Island, Paid" oval frank handstamp, docketing at left indicates letter written March 10th, 1863, Very Fine and attractive use from Vancouver Island.
Scott No. 68    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Current Opening Bid: $725

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Lot 1663    

1861, 10¢ yellow green, used with 5¢ brown (76), each tied by strike of New York Foreign Mail segmented circular grid cancel on 1865 blue folded letter to Bordeaux, France, red "New York 'Paid 12' Jul 26" credit exchange cds; red Calais (8.7) entry cds and Bordeaux (8.8) arrival backstamp, Very Fine; with 2016 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 68    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 1664    

1863, 2¢ black, in combination with Revenue 1862, 2¢ Proprietary, perf'd (R13c) on cover to Alton, Ill., tied by target handstamps with matching "Red Bud, Ill., Oct 27" cds, 1864 docketing, Very Fine, a rare accepted illegal usage of a revenue stamp from a small town.
Scott No. 73    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $300

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Lot 1665    

1863, 2¢ black, two singles, used with 3¢ rose (65), all tied by four-ring targets on 3¢ pink (U59) entire, matching sharp "Columbus City Ioa. Aug 13" cds to Lynedoch, Canada, red "U.S. 10cts, Paid" exchange oval, reverse with blue Lynedoch (8.18.65) arrival cds; partial flap, Extremely Fine and choice Black Jack use to Canada.
Scott No. 73    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lots 1656-1665 Lots 1666-1675

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