Lot 1089Circle of Vs, two strikes tie 2¢ red brown (146), two singles, and 6¢ carmine (148) on 1873 small lady's cover to France, red "New York 'Paid 6' Jan 22" exchange cds, red London (2.4) transit and matching "PD" oval handstamp, red Boulogne (2.5.73) entry and arrival cds, forwarded to London with manuscript "2" rating on reverse, London (2.7) arrival cds, Very Fine and choice example of this scarce killer., ex-Van Vlissengen & Waud, Weiss, Ainsworth, Richards.
Weiss Nos. TR-W4 Estimate $300 - 400.
The 10¢ postage prepaid the 10¢ treaty rate for up to 10 grams with 6¢ credit to Great Britain and 4¢ retained by the U.S., as indicated by exchange cds. Illustrated in Weiss NYFM on page 391.
Lot 1090Circle of Wedges, bold strike ties 12¢ black, F. grill (97) on 1868 R. Merrill & Sons Nautical Instruments fancy corner light buff cover to London, England, red "New York Paid All Nov 21" exchange cds, partial London Paid (12.3) arrival cds, Very Fine and attractive advertising cover.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1091Circle of Wedges, crisp bold strike ties 12¢ black, E. grill (89), strong grill, on 1868 orange buff cover to London, England, endorsed "p Steamer City of Paris for Liverpool" at top, red "New York Pad All Apr 18" exchange cds, carried as endorsed by Inman Line City of Paris from New York Apr. 18th to Liverpool arriving Apr. 28th, red London (4.28.68) arrival cds, Very Fine.
Skinner Nos. 69-3 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1092Circle of Wedges, four-strikes ties two 3¢ ultramarine (114) singles and two 3¢ ultramarine, split grill (114 var.) singles, on 1869 cover to Dublin, Ireland, partial red "New York Paid All" exchange cds, probably carried by Cunard Line Java from New York Jun. 15th to Queenstown arriving Jun. 24th, reverse with Dublin (6.25.69) arrival cds; right stamp small flaws, Very Fine; with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Estimate $400 - 600.
Lot 1093Circle of Wedges, two strikes tie 6¢ carmine (148) and 24¢ purple (153), faded, on 1872 blue folded cover to France, red "New York 'Paid 12' Aug 24" exchange cds, red London (9.5.72) transit, red "PD" oval handstamp, reverse with Bordeaux (9.6) and Angoulens (9.6) backstamps, Fine and rare 24¢ use, ex-Gibson, Ainsworth, Richardson.
Weiss Nos. TR-W2 Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.
The 30¢ in postage overpays the 26¢ fourth progression rate to France for 20-30 grams. The sender was apparently confused as the rates jump from 26¢ to 36¢. Illustrated in Weiss NYFM on page 382.
Lot 1094Circle of Wedges with Patent Pin, intense bold strike ties 6¢ carmine (148), deep rich color with a sharp impression, on 1871 cover to London, England, red "New York Jun 29" exchange cds, red London (7.12.71) arrival cds; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine, ex-Weiss, Ainsworth, Kirke, Richards.
Weiss Nos. TR-S2 Estimate $300 - 400.
ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED TR-S2 COVERS.
Carried on the maiden voyage of Inman Line "Koeln" that departed New York on June 29th and arrived at Southampton on July 13, 1871. Illustrated in Weiss NYFM on page 266.
Lot 1095Circled Cross, sharp early strike ties 6¢ carmine (148) on 1872 blue folded cover to London England, neat "New York Oct 16" exchange cds, endorsed per "Nevada", red London arrival cds, vertical file fold barely affects 6¢, Very Fine appearing., a Very Fine use, ex-Beals, Weiss, Landau, Richards.
Weiss Nos. GE-S1 Estimate $300 - 400.
The earliest of 12 recorded GE-S1 covers recorded by Weiss with a period of use fof October 16, 1872 to March 2, 1873. Carried on the Guion Line "Nevada" that departed New York on October 16, 1872 and arrived at Queenstown on October 28, 1872.
Lot 1096Circular Geometric, two bold strikes tie 5¢ brown (76) and 10¢ green (68) on 1864 yellow cover to Germany, red "New York Hamb Pkt 'Paid 12' May 28" exchange cds, carried by Hapag Line Germania from New York May 28th to Hamburg arriving Jun. 10th, Hamburg (6.11.64) and Speyer (6.13) backstamps; some perf toning and additional manuscript, Very Fine strikes, ex-Richards.
Skinner Nos. NYFM 64-2 Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1097Circular Geometric, clear strike ties 24¢ gray lilac (70a) on orange buff cover to Birmingham, England, red "N.York Br. Pkt. 'Paid 19' Feb 21" exchange cds, carried on Cunard Line Australasian from New York Feb. 21st to Queenstown arriving Mar. 3rd, red "Liverpool Br. Packet Paid" (3.4.66) transit, Birmingham (3.5) arrival backstamp, fresh and Extremely Fine, ex-Richards.
Skinner Nos. NYFM 66-unlisted Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 1098Circular Geometric, cancels 2¢ vermilion (W155) wrapper from New York N.Y. to Rotterdam, Netherlands at te 2¢ printed matter rate, endorsed "pr City of Montreal", reverse with Rotterdam (5.7.78) arrival cds, Very Fine and rare, ex-Kirke. Weiss Nos. GE-C9.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Weiss recorded only one other example of this cancel, a partial strike on a April 30th 1878 circular to Mexico.