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Sale 105: The Peter Iwate Collection

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1863-1866 Issue

Lots 3164-3173 Lots 3174-3176

Lot 3164    

1863, 2¢ black, manuscript "X" cancel, used on "T.H. Dinsmore, Skowhegan Me." all-over illustrated advertising cover depicting eagle over shield and flags and a piano, addressed to Marshfield Mass., Very Fine and attractive; with 1988 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 73    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $140

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Lot 3165    

1863, 2¢ black, a well centered gem single tied by grid on September 1864 printed circular from New York City to Limerick, Maine, Extremely Fine and choice, a gorgeous stamp.
Scott No. 73    Estimate $100 - 150.

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Lot 3166    

1863, 2¢ black, five singles, each canceled by matching quartered cork and tied by "Lockport N.Y. Jun. 6, 1864" double-circle datestamp on light buff cover to St. Catherine's Canada West, red "U.S. 10cts. Paid" oval handstamp also ties two stamps; slightly reduced at left; end stamps with couple tiny perf faults, Very Fine and attractive all "Black Jack" use at the 10¢ rate to Canada, ex-Faust.
Scott No. 73    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Current Opening Bid: $230

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Lot 3167    

1863, 2¢ black, used with 3¢ rose (65) and 30¢ orange (71), each canceled by target, matching bold "Marquette, Mich. Apr 4" cds on 1865 cover addressed to Denmark, endorsed "Prussian Closed Mail" at top, red "N.York, Br. Pkt, Paid, Apr" exchange backstamp and matching "12" cent credit handstamp, blue "Aachen Franco" (5.2) framed transit, red and blue crayon "f 2" ratings, Hamburg transit backstamps; small bit of backflap missing, Very Fine; with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 73    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE THREE-COLOR 1861-ISSUE FRANKING OVERPAYING THE 33¢ PRUSSIAN CLOSED MAIL RATE TO DENMARK.

Sender was probably not aware the Prussian Closed Mail rate to Denmark had changed to 33¢ in May of 1863.

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Lot 3168    

1862, 5¢ red brown, used with 10¢ green (68), fresh colors, attractively tied by "Norwich, Con. Sep 8, 1862" double-circle cds on cover to France, red "New York 'Paid 12' Sep 10" credit exchange cds, red Calais (9.22) entry cds and matching small "P.D." in small handstamp, Paris (9.22) arrival backstamp; tape stain on reverse, Very Fine and pretty little cover with a scarce 5¢ red brown franking; with 2008 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 75    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 3169 o   

1863, 5¢ brown, exceedingly well centered within balanced margins, rich color on bright paper, neat circle of wedges fancy cancel, Extremely Fine and choice; with 1988 P.F. and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, latter Graded (XF 90, SMQ $475).
Scott No. 76    $125.

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Lot 3170    

1863, 5¢ brown, few trivial short perfs, used with 10¢ green (68), each tied by "Philadelphia Pa., Feb 5, 1863" cds on cover with red and blue "One Flag - One Government" patriotic design showing soldier holding U.S. Flag and standing atop the Confederate flag, J.W. Dubres imprint, addressed to Germany, red "N.York, Hamb Pkt. 'Paid 10' Feb 7" credit exchange cds, carried by HAPAG line to Hamburg, reverse with Hamburg (2.21) transit oval and German (2.23) arrival cds, Very Fine and scarce patriotic design; signed J.M. Bartels, with 2020 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 76    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

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Lot 3171    

1863, 5¢ brown, rich color, in combination with 1862, 24¢ lilac, horizontal pair (78) on 1864 folded letter to Shanghai, China, all tied by bold grid handstamps, manuscript "Pr Etna, via Marseilles" routing endorsement and red "N. York Am. Pkt., Paid, Mar 12" exchange cds, magenta manuscript "32" and red "1d" handstamp credit markings, red London transit (3.26) and reverse with blue "Hong Kong, My 6, 64" cds, Very Fine; signed Ashbrook, with 2006 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 76    Estimate $750 - 1,000.

AN ATTRACTIVE NEW YORK FOREIGN MAIL USE VIA MARSEILLES TO SHANGHAI, CHINA.

Letter is prepaid 53¢ for the British mail rate via Marseilles effective June 1, 1863 to December 31, 1867.

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1863, 24¢ lilac, exceptionally well centered within large margins all around, strong color, canceled by Boston segmented grid and bit of red exchange cds, Extremely Fine; with 2003 P.F., 2006 and 2012 P.S.E. certificates, latter two Graded (XF-S 95, SMQ $3,500), with only four graded higher.
Scott No. 78    $400.

A WONDERFUL USED EXAMPLE OF THE 24¢ LILAC 1863 ISSUE, GRADED XF-S 95 BY THE P.S.E.

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Lot 3173 o   

1863, 24¢ lilac, exceptionally well centered within unusually large even margins, intense shade and impression on bright paper, segmented cork cancel, an Extremely Fine gem, ex-Morton; with 2012 and 2015 P.F. certificate, latter graded (XF-S 95 XQ), also with 2013 P.S.A.G. certificate graded (Superb 98).
Scott No. 78    $400.

A HANDSOME LARGE-MARGINED USED EXAMPLE OF THE 24¢ LILAC 1863 ISSUE WITH GREAT EYE APPEAL, GRADED XF-S 95 XQ BY THE P.F., THE "XQ" DENOTING EXTRAORDINARY QUALITY.

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Current Opening Bid: $750

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