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Sale 92: The Summer Sale

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Lots 897-906 Lots 907-908

Lot 897    

"Balt. & Norfolk, Dec 14", bold strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ rose (65), s.e. at right, on Chief Quartermaster's Office, Dept Virginia & North Carolina corner card envelope to Salem Mass.; 1864 docketing at left, an Extremely Fine gem use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 898    

E.B & S. Wards, Steam Boat Office, Detroit, Mich., beautiful blue illustrated embossed cameo showing steamboat, on cover bearing 3¢ dull red (26) tied by partial "Detroit, Mich." cds to Glastonbury Conn.; cover restored, Very Fine appearance and scarce cameo design.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 899    

L.Ville & Cinti. Mail Line, Feb 22, bold strike of cds ties 3¢ rose (65) pair on Franklin Insurance Co., Louisville Ky. corner card cover to Carrollton Ky.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine.
Towle No. O-21-f    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 900    

(Lake Champlain - Troy N.Y.) "Steamboat", group of 7 with straightline struck in red or blue, includes 1840 Plattsburgh to Hartford; three 1846-47 Burlington Vt. to Albany N.Y.; 1843 Ausable Forks N.Y. to Albany, etc.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $150

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Lot 901    

(Lake Champlain) Steamboat Mails, group of 7 comprising 1847 Troy N.Y. to Plattsburgh with red "Steam" straightline; 1844 New York to Burlington "care of Captn. R.W. Sherman, St. Boat Burlington" with red "U.S. Express Mail, N. York" cds; 1833 St. Johns with red "Steam Packet Franklin" circular handstamp and red ms. "B" rating; 1834 Rouse's Point to Little Falls N.Y. with red "Steam Packet Franklin" circular handstamp and red ms. "B" rating; 1846 "On board Steamer "Burlington" between Port Kent & Burlington in a Fog" datelined letter with red "Steam Boat" straightline to Burlington; Essex to Plattsburgh with red ms. "Boat 10" rating; 1841 with red "STEAM" straightline to Plattsburgh N.Y. entered mails with red "White Hall N.Y." cds and "Free" handstamp; and 1845 Port Kent to Plattsburgh with red "STEAM" straightline.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Current Opening Bid: $425

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Lot 902    

(New Jersey Steam Navigation Co., L.I. Sound Route 801) "Steamer 10", red oval on folded letter datelined "New York, 31 Augt 1847" to Providence R.I., carried on Route 801 from New York to Stonington where transferred to rail car to Providence, Very Fine, ex-Milgram (J.W.M.).
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $180

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Lot 903    

(New Jersey Steam Navigation Co., L.I. Sound Route 801) "Steamer 10", sharp strike of red oval rating handstamp on gray folded letter datelined "Boston April 19th 1847" to Philadelphia Pa., carried by either the "Oregon" or "Knickerbocker" west from Stonington to New York on Route 801; light file fold and edge wear, Very Fine.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

ONE OF ONLY NINE RECORDED "STEAMER 10" USAGES ON THE STONINGTON-NEW YORK WESTWARD SAILING.

The route agent's "Steamer 10" rating handstamp is not known with the Oregon suffix. The census of 10¢ covers on this route reveals the rarity of this marking on covers going west from Stonington to New York.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 904    

(New Jersey Steam Navigation Co., L.I. Sound Route 801) "Steamer 5", red oval strikes on two folded letters from east and westbound sailings, first "New York, Feby 6. 1847" to Boston Mass., second "Providence Sept 22nd 1847" to New York N.Y., Very Fine pair.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

"Oregon" was removed from the "Steamer 5" handstamp and is also known canceling 1847 Issue stamps.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 905    

(Plattsburgh N.Y.) Steam, red straightline and manuscript "10" rating on folded letter datelined "Essex Aug. 1st 1843" to Plattsburgh N.Y.; endorsed "Steam Boat, Burlington" at bottom left; some top edge separation, Very Fine and scarce Lake Champlain steamboat use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 906    

St. Ls. & Kk Steamers, May 21, bold clear strike of waterway route agent cds cancels 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire to Warsaw Ill., Very Fine and choice, Rarity IX.
Towle No. N-12-c    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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