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Sale 105: The Peter Iwate Collection

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The Peter Iwate Collection of Classic United States

Lots 3001-3010 Lot 3011

Lot 3001    

Brattleboro, Vt., 1846, 5¢ black on buff, Position 10, large margins except barely touched at top right, bright and fresh, canceled by "Paid" handstamp, additional strike adjacent, matching partial "Brattleboro, Vt. Oct 30" cds on small neat 1846 folded letter to Norwich Conn., Extremely Fine and choice, ex-Caspary, Erivan Haub; signed "W.H.C." (Warren H. Colson), with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 5X1    $17,500.

ONE OF THE FINEST KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE RARE 5¢ BRATTLEBORO POSTMASTER'S PROVISIONAL STAMP ON COVER.

The USPCS census records nineteen covers bearing the Brattleboro provisional, this being number 20209.

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Current Opening Bid: $4,750

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Lot 3002    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "ACM" connected, Position 32, full to large margins, tied by two bold paint red "Paid" arc handstamps, additional strike at left, matching "New York '5 cts.' 23 Dec" cds on 1846 light gray folded letter to Longmeadow Mass., Extremely Fine and choice with great eye appeal, scarce with stamp tied by both the New York cds and "Paid" handstamp, ex-Erivan Haub.
Scott No. 9X1    $700+.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 3003    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "ACM" connected, Position 34, large margins to just touching at top left, blue pen cancel and just tied by red "New-York '5cts.' 5 Aug" integral-rate cds with matching "Paid" in arc handstamp on gray 1846 folded cover to Providence R.I., Very Fine; with 2002 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 9X1    $550.

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Current Opening Bid: $190

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Lot 3004    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "ACM", "AC" connected, Position 36, double frameline at top, large to huge margins, tied by red "New-York '5 Paid' 28 Feb" integral-rate cds on 1846 blue folded letter to Lyon, France, carried as endorsed by Cunard Line Cambria from Boston Mar. 1st to Liverpool arriving Mar. 14th, "Liverpool, Ship, 28 MR 1846" octagonal, red London (3.29) backstamp and matching red "Colonies/&c Art. 13" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, Boulogne (4.1) entry cds and manuscript "25" decimes due rating (10 decimes for Great Britain, 15 decimes French internal postage), Lyon (4.3) arrival backstamp, Extremely Fine stamp and cover, USPCS census no. 20485, ex-Moeldner, Newbury, Gross.
Scott No. 9X1a    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A BEAUTIFUL GEM USE OF THE NEW YORK PROVISIONAL TO FRANCE.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 3005    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "A.C.M.", large even margins, canceled by three blue penstrokes, red "New-York '5cts.' 25 Aug" integral-rate cds and matching "Paid" arc handstamp on 1845 printed questionnaire asking about health-related issues, to Suckasunny Plains N.J.; light file folds, none of which affect stamp, Extremely Fine use of the scarce A.C.M. initials with periods; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9X1b    $825.

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Lot 3006    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "A.C.M.", Horizontal Pair, Positions 33-34, ample margins to large margins, canceled by blue penstrokes, red "New-York '10cts.' 11 Sep." integral-rate cds and matching "Paid" arc handstamp on 1845 folded letter to Ann Arbor Mich., fresh and Very Fine, a very pretty cover with a horiz. pair, ex-Farrington; with 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9X1b    $3,250.

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Current Opening Bid: $475

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Lot 3007    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "A.C.M.", Position 13, full margins to clear, tied by partial strike of red "New-York '5 Paid' Sep 30" integral-rate cds, second clear strike at left, on 1845 printed circular to Marseilles, France, carried as endorsed by Cunard Line Britannia from Boston Oct. 1st to Liverpool arriving Oct. 14th, red London (10.15) transit backstamp and matching red "Colonies/&c. Art. 12" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, red Boulogne (10.17) entry cds and manuscript "21" decimes due rating, Paris (10.17) and Marseilles (10.20) backstamps; part of address crossed out, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce use of this A.C.M. with Periods initials variety on a transatlantic cover; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9X1b    $2,750.

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Current Opening Bid: $700

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Lot 3008    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "A.C.M.", Position 23, huge margins except ample at top, canceled by three blue manuscript. strokes, red "New-York '5 cts.' 30 Aug" cds and matching "Paid" arc handstamp on 1845 folded cover with part content to London, England, carried by Cunard Hibernia from Boston Sep. 1st to Liverpool arriving Sep. 13th, London manuscript "1" schilling rating, interesting postscript inside about sailing speed, Very Fine, ex-Erivan Haub; with photocopy 1993 P.F. certificate verification.
Scott No. 9X1b    Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A CHOICE TRANSATLANTIC USE OF THE "A.C.M." INITIALS WITH PERIODS.

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Current Opening Bid: $950

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Lot 3009    

New York, N.Y., 1846, 5¢ black on bluish, signed "A.C.M.", Position 3, letters not connected and with period after "M" only, huge margins to clear including wide top sheet margin, tied by blue manuscript "X" and red "New-York '5cts.' 29 Aug" integral-rate cds, matching red "PAID" arc handstamp at left on blue 1845 folded cover to Philadelphia; small wrinkle at top right, Very Fine and unusual initials variety; with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9X1b var.    $975.

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Current Opening Bid: $290

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Lot 3010    

New York, N.Y., 1845, 5¢ black on bluish, without signature, Position 32, large margins to clear at top right, tied by blue cross-hatch manuscript pen strokes, red "New-York '5 cts.' 27 Aug" integral-rate cds and matching "Paid" arc handstamp on 1845 folded New York Supreme Court notice to Norwich Conn., notice is for a judgement in the amount of $318.82; stamp slightly toned (not mentioned on certificate), still Very Fine, ex-Middendorf; with clear 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9X1e    $1,350.

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