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Disinfected Mail Balance Lots

Lots 2741-2747

Lot 2741    

Worldwide, Disinfected Mail Balance, 1828-1941, of 20 mostly 19th century covers; various countries represented including 1843 folded letter sheet to France via Alexandria, Egypt with Malta disinfection cachet handstamp, 1830's France to Madrid, Spain one with slits and another with slits and disinfection staining, section of Germany with 1820-30's stampless usages, WWI items, 1941 Red Cross cover, rare 1844 Greece stampless use, 1831 Hungary cholera cover, 1841 Tunis to Italy use, 1830-70's Turkey to England usages, early 1602 Antwerp, Belgium to Florence, Italy folded letter, etc.; a nice group for the disinfected mail specialist, generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $850

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Lot 2742

Worldwide, Disinfection & Quarantine Related Document Balance, of 18 items; includes several newspapers with 1831 Spain "Gaceta De Madrid" with news regarding cholera and infected countries, Germany 1831 newspaper "Allgemeine Cholera-Zeitung", 1883 London "The Times" with latest intelligence on cholera, 1806 Boston, Mass. "Columbian Centinel" with article on Quarantine Regulations, etc., other Germany cholera monographs and a ca. 1780 diagram for a fumigation box, also a group of six 1831-92 documents (with translation) including 1831 Vienna "Efficacious Remedy for Cholera", other elixir recommendations, etc.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Realized: $800

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Lot 2743

Worldwide, Italy Disinfection & Quarantine Related Document Balance, 1630-1884, of 25 items; includes three 1630-1769 health certificates for travelers from Venice and Livorno, mostly 19th century items with several fumigated folded letters, with 1836 Papal Governor of Cesenatico with four diagonal slits, 1831 Fiume to Livorno showing heavily heat treated cover, etc., various health reports, 1884 cholera monograph from Rome, 1743 Firenza health announcement broadside, etc.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $300

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Lot 2744    

Worldwide, Italy Disinfected Mail Balance, 1835-63, of 18 mostly 19th century folded letters; includes 1863 cover with "Commissariato Del Vaccino in Fermo" oval cachet handstamp, 1855 Finale official letter regarding cholera patients, 1830-50's covers bearing the Provinca Di Bologna, Disinfettata oval cachet handstamps, 1852 Gallatz to Trieste covers showing allover "rastel" punctures, 1848 Firenze folded newspaper with "Disinfettata" boxed handstamp on front and reverse, couple other early letters, etc.; a nice group for the disinfected mail specialist.
Estimate    $600 - 800.

Realized: $900

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Lot 2745 /o   

Worldwide, Post and Postal Card Disinfection & Quarantine Related Balance, 1903-17, of over 50 post and postal cards; post cards highlighted by an array of Aden "Quarantine Island" (also known ad Flint island) view cards, Malta "Quarantine Harbour" cards, other quarantine related from countries including France, Australia, Bulgaria, Russia and Greece, includes a section of WWI Red Cross cards from various counties, many showing fumigated markings, some additional ephemera items including early maps and Egypt trade cards, generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $525

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Lot 2746    

Worldwide, Spain Disinfected Mail Balance, 1801-84, of 27 covers virtually all showing disinfection slits; includes three similar early 1801 Alcante to San Felipe usages, most are 1831-34 folded letters from the cholera epidemic with many showing disinfection staining, includes 1833 England to Seville, Spain usage and a nice 1833 Malaga to Barcelona usage, also very late disinfected mail usages in 1884 including France to Barcelona and a England to Barcelona use, etc.; a nice group for the disinfected mail specialist, generally F.-V.F. or better, includes S. Nathan The Disinfected Mail of Spain monograph.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $850

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Lot 2747 /o   

Worldwide, United States Disinfected Mail Balance, 1835-1948, of 19 items; includes 1835 letter from New York to Italy on printed report and inquires about the progress of the cholera along the Mediterranean, 1855 folded letter from Ohio to Ireland regarding women sicken with "Cholera & Typhus fever", 10 picture post cards */o mostly showing various Sanatorium used during the 1910's Tuberculous outbreak including real photo, two cards bearing different "Disinfected" handstamps (Mount Alto, Pa. and Cresson, Pa.), 1928 Baltimore, Md. to N.Y.C. with "Sent to Quarantine" handstamp, 1925 England to N.Y. with return and "Sent to Quarantine" handstamp, etc., generally Very Fine.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $550

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