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Paquebot Ship Mail

Lots 1131-1140 Lots 1141-1150 Lots 1151-1158

Lot 1151    

1901 San Francisco, Cal. to Kobe, Japan, U.S. 1899, 5¢ Grant entire with Levi & Co. corner card, posted on board the S.S. Peru, posted with "Yokohama, Japan, 21 Oct, 01" cds and matching boxed Paquebot handstamp (Hoskins 2918), reverse with "Kobe, 26 Oct, 01" receiver, Extremely Fine.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Realized: $170

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Lot 1152    

1902 San Francisco, Cal. to Auckland, New Zealand, 1899, 5¢ Grant entire with S.F. company handstamp on reverse, sent on board of the ship "S.S. Sierra" with blue straight line handstamp at top left, blue "N.Z. Marine P.O., R.M.S. "Sierra", 19 Dec 1902" cds with matching boxed "Loose Letter" handstamp, receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. U377    Estimate $250 - 350.

Realized: $270

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Lot 1153    

1905 San Francisco, Cal. to Apia, Samoa, U.S. 1899, 5¢ Grant entire mailed on board with blue "N.Z. Marine P.O., R.M.S. "Sierra", 20 Jul 1905" cds and boxed "Packet Boat" handstamp canceling indicia, reverse with "Apia, 3.8.05" receiving backstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Realized: $220

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Lot 1154    

Ligne N., Paq. Fr. No. 4, 7 Avril, 06, ocean mail octagon date stamp tying 1902-03, 10¢ pale red brown + 15¢ olive green + 50¢ orange on 1893, 5¢ Columbian entire to Hong Kong, China used as part paste-up, San Francisco bank corner card, Very Fine, a very scarce high franking packetboat usage.
Scott No. 307+309+310+U351    Estimate $600 - 800.

Realized: $500

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Lot 1155    

1894 San Francisco, Cal. to Singapore, Straits Settlements, 1893, 5¢ Columbian entire posted on board the ship "City of Sydney" with manuscript endorsement at top, canceled in transit with "Hong Kong, Ap 30, 94" cds with matching "Paquebot" boxed handstamp, reverse receiving postmark; light central vertical fold, Very Fine.
Scott No. U350    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $210

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Lot 1156    

1897 San Francisco, Cal. to Batavia, Java, 1894, 5¢ Grant entire posted on board the ship "City of Peking" with their blue straight line handstamp at top left, canceled in transit with "Hong Kong, My 29, 97" cds with matching "Paquebot" boxed handstamp, reverse with scarce "N.I. Postal Agent - Singapore" and Weltvreden postmarks, Very Fine.
Scott No. U334    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $180

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Lot 1157    

Packet Boat Postal Entires to Japan, 1880-1900's, collection of 8 postal entires, most originating in San Francisco; many scarce usages including 1886 usage to U.S. Naval ship at Yokohama on 1882, 5¢ Garfield entire with receiving cds, 1904 Honolulu to Yokohama with receiving cds and Paquebot handstamp (Hosking 3463, scarcity D), other Paquebot box handstamp usages in a variety of entires.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

Complete Images.

Realized: $625

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Lot 1158    

"U.S. Sea P.O." Circular Due Collection, 1898-1934, group of 10 postal entires all bearing rated due handstamps; due handstamp include 1, 2, 3, 7, 9, 13, 16 & 18 ratings, usages including 1925 Post Restante cover forwarded with French and Italian dues, UX14 postal card to Germany, other postal cards with U.S. German Seapost postmarks, also includes unfranked cover with unrated due handstamp, generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $375

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