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1867 Grilled Issues

Lots 908-911

Lot 908    

1867, 3¢ rose, E. grill, strip of three, tied by bold six-diamond fancy cancels duplexed with "Albany Ga., Jul 23" cds on legal-size cover with printed address to Capt. George R. Ballon, Agent Bureau R.F. & A.T., Cuthbert Ga., perfect bold "Due 6" handstamp; reduced slightly at right, right 3¢ corner flaw, Very Fine and attractive use.
Scott Nos. 88    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $190

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Lot 909    

1867, 2¢ black, F. grill, used with 3¢ red, F grill (94), tied by two strikes of "New York 'G' Oct 20 '82" duplex with station "G" barred oval on G.B. Calman stamp dealer corner card cover attractively addressed to stamp dealer Charles Diena, Modena, Italy, Very Fine and pretty early stamp dealer cover.
Scott Nos. 93    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $375

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Lot 910    

1867, 3¢ red, F. grill, tied by cork cancel duplexed with "Newark N.J., Apr 28" cds on cover originally mailed without postage and "Held for Postage" straightline struck, "Box 582, Newark, N.J." Good Samaritan Label affixed on reverse reading in part "This Letter was detained in the Post Office at Newark, N.J. on account of non-payment of postage", postage affixed and sent to Providence R.I.; flap faulty, Very Fine.
Scott Nos. 94    Estimate $200 - 300.

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Lot 911    

1868 Samuel Carusi Patent Envelopes, impressive group of 6 covers and original Patent Office tag for Samuel Carusi's patent 73,296 dated January 14 1868, with photocopy of printed Patent Office description of envelope usages, Very Fine and unique prevention-of-reuse assemblage, ex-Tilles.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

Complete Images.

Realized: $800

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Lots 908-911

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