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Sale 94: The Fall Sale

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Postal Stationery

Lots 1601-1609

Lot 1601    

Envelope, 1854, 3¢ red, die 3, used entire with Nesbitt seal on reverse, cancelled by "Columbia Md. Oct 18" cds to Germany, overstruck with "N.York Br. Pkt. '23' Oct 19" debit exchange cds, carried by Cunard Line, red Aachen (11.1) exchange cds backstamp and blue ms. "45" due rating, reverse with Minden-Berlin (11.2), Halle (11.2) and Magder (11.3) arrival; small flaws, F.-V.F. and scarce transatlantic use.
Scott No. U5    $800.

Realized: $350

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Lot 1602    

Envelope, 1853, 6¢ red, cancelled by "Greenville & Columbia R.R., Sep 26" cds to Pickens C.H., South Carolina; light central filing crease, otherwise Very Fine and scarce 6¢ Nesbitt railroad use.
Scott No. U11    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $425

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Lot 1603    

Envelope, 1855, 10¢ pale green on buff, die 1, cancelled by "Sacramento Cal., Jun 4, 1857" cds addressed to Pen Yan, N.Y.; flap tear, Very Fine, The Earliest Recorded Date of use., ex-Aristocrats; with 2005 A.P.S. certificate as EDU. UPSS No. 26.
Scott No. U16a    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $140

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Lot 1604    

Envelope, 1855, 10¢ pale green on buff, die 2, incoming from Cuba cancelled by sharp "N.York, Steamship" circular handstamp to Scranton Pa., pencil notation "from Marion near Havannah, Ship Star of West, July 26-/ 59" and "Rec'd Augt. 15 /59" at left; edge wear, F.-V.F., ex-Barkhausen (backstamp).
Scott No. U18a    Estimate $200 - 300.

Realized: $230

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Lot 1605    

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.

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Lot 1606    

1870 Post Office Dept. "Description of Stamped Envelopes, Issued October 1870", 8.875" x 3.875" card with green border, description of each issued stamped envelope with subject source and color; lower left corner fault and light water stain, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. U74//U107 collateral    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 1607    

Envelope, 1870, 30¢ black on cream, mint entire, size 25, knife 122, watermark 2, fresh and Very Fine, a scarce entire.
Scott No. U104    $425.

Realized: $210

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Lot 1608    

Lettersheet, 1886, 2¢ Grant, cancelled by gem strike of "Deutsch-Amerikanische Seepost, Bremen- New-York, 8/11/92 VI" oval handstamp applied on board the German ship Normania, equally bold "U.S. German Sea P.O., Nov 20, 11 AM" duplex with "10" barred oval, addressed to New York City; tabs intact, Extremely Fine and choice.
Scott No. U293    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $240

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Lot 1609 o   

1937, 5¢ blue, watermark 33, border "d", size 13, knife 78, entire addressed to Hoboken, N.Y., uprated with 1922, 5¢ dark blue (557) tied by "San Juan, Puerto Rico, Feb 2, 1937" machine cancel, Very Fine, a very scarce and early used entire.
Scott No. UC1; $750    Estimate $300 - 400.

Realized: $190

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