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Packetsboats, Waterways & Maritime Mail Covers

Lots 2792-2801 Lots 2802-2807

Lot 2792    

Packet Boat Postal Entires to Asia, 1870-1910's, collection of 10 postal entires, most originating in San Francisco; many scarce usages including 1870, 10¢ Jefferson entire (U91) to Shanghai, China with blue straight line Ship handstamps canceling, 1906 usage S.F. to Hong Kong on uprated 2¢ entire canceled on arrival with Paquebot handstamp (Hosking 3107), 1905 Honolulu to Hong Kong with Honolulu purple straight line Packetboat handstamp, usages to Java including 1888 printed matter per "City of Peking" and 1906 from S.F. per S.S. "Mongolia" posting in Yokohama with Singapore transit, couple Japanese Sea-Post usages to China, Philippines uprated postal card use, etc.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Realized: $625

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Lot 2793    

Packet Boat Postal Entires to Latin America, 1883-1914, collection of 16 postal entires, most originating in New York and San Francisco; many scarce usages including 1885 Pacific Mail SS Co. superintendent office oval handstamp canceling 5¢ Grant entire (U222) to Piura, Peru, similar usage on 30¢ entire (U204), 1897 "per S.S. "City of Para"" usage from S.F. to Nicaragua on 5¢ Columbian entire uprated with 10¢ Bureau issue, 1883 usages to Mexico from N.Y. on the Havana & Mexican Mail Steamship Line on board "City of Alexandria" and "City of Merida", rare 1914 Hamburg American Line SS "Prinz Joachim" oval canceling on entire to Costa Rica, other usages to Argentina, El Salvador, Venezuela, Chile and Brazil; an exceptional assembly.
Estimate    $1,500 - 2,000.

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Realized: $1,150

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Lot 2794    

Packet Boat Postal Entires to the Caribbean, 1883-1914, collection of 14 postal entires, most originating in New York; many scarce usages including 1899 use to Barbados on 5¢ Columbian entire per "Irrawaddy" with Trinidad transit, 1895 use to Grenada on 5¢ Grant entire per "Barden Tower" with Trinidad transit, 1894 Dutch Packet Boat use to Haiti, 1910's usage to Cuba with large Paquebot handstamp (Hosking 2392, rarity D), 1913 Hamburg American Line usage to Haiti, other usages to Curacao and Jamaica, also a "No Stamps" packetboat cover from Swan Island to South Africa.
Estimate    $1,000 - 1,500.

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Realized: $1,050

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Lot 2795    

Packet Boat Postal Entires to Europe, 1890-1920's, collection of 11 postal entires, most originating in New York; many scarce usages including 1879, 2¢ Liberty post card (UX6) from Gibraltar to Berlin, Germany carried on board NGL's "Werra", 1893 Dutch West Indies Packetboat use to Germany, other usages to Denmark and Sweden including French Packet.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $450

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Lot 2796    

Packet Boat Postal Entires to Guatemala, 1892-1909, collection of 29 postal entires, virtually all originating in San Francisco (one from Mobile, Ala.); excellent range entires and ships including early 1892 Pacific Steamship Co. use with blue straight line "Ship" handstamp on 1887 5¢ Grant entire, other P.M.S.S. Co. marks including 1895 "City of Panama" oval agent handstamp on 5¢ Columbian entire, red straight line handstamp tying on uprated 1909 entire, 1907 purple "Rec'd" straight line date stamp, ship marks including 1897 "Str. "San Blas"" and 1901 "San Blas" straight lines, also a rare carriage with oval DDG Kosmos' "Memphis" handstamp tying, few illustrated ads, etc.; a wonderful assembly.
Estimate    $2,500 - 3,500.

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Realized: $1,600

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Lot 2797    

Packet Boat Postal Entires to British Pacific, 1900-30's, collection of 5 postal entires, most originating in San Francisco; many scarce usages including 1906 S.F. to Samoa with 1903, 5¢ Lincoln entire paste-up usage and "N.Z. Marine P.O., RMS Ventura" cds, 1909 S.F. to New Zealand on uprated 2¢ entire with stamp tied by purple Tahiti cds and Main Truck T.P.O. transit backstamp, 1901 S.F. to Australia with N.Z. Marine P.O., S.S. "Sonoma" cds and packetboat handstamp canceling, other usages including 1917 loose ship letter to German POW in Australia and 1937 Samoa to Washington D.C. with Fiji transit.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $525

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Lot 2798    

Packet Boat Postal Entires Domestic Usages, 1900-30's, collection of 11 postal entires (5 are postal cards); many scarce usages including beautiful 1892 "Pacific Mail S.S. Co., San Francisco" oval date stamp on 5¢ Grant entire (U330) to Honolulu, several 1¢ Jefferson postal card usages including 1938 usage posted "Balboa, C.Z., Paquetbot" with "War Department, Army Transport Service, "Republic"" cds and jail censor handstamp applied in Los Angeles, Cal., 1902 "Hamburg-American Line, S.S. Virginia" oval date stamp on 1¢ McKinley postal card, 1903, 5¢ Lincoln entire (U393) incoming from Senegal, etc.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Realized: $425

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Lot 2799    

Steamboat and Ship Endorsed Postal History, 1840s-1860s, group of 60 covers with a variety of ships including "S.B. Amboy", "Steamer Amelia", "P Autocrat", "Burlington", "Belle of Missouri", "Clyde", "Corsican", "Declaration", "Eagle", "Eclipse", "Girard", "S.B. Irene", "Isabella", "Illinois", "Knickerbocker", "Little Missouri", "S.B. Mediterranean", "Steamer M. Phillips", "Colorado", several for "O Wave" (Steamboat Ocean Wave); "Oscela", "Pocohontas", etc.; some mixed condition.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $625

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Lot 2800    

Steamboat and Ship Handstamp Postal History, 1840s-1890s, wonderful collection of over 120 name-of-boat handstamp or advertising covers with many better and rare uses, a wide range of markings and ships including "Steamer St. Charles" blue oval on 3¢ #U58 entire; "St. Nicholas" fancy framed handstamp on #U59 entire and blue circular d.s. on #U58 entire; "Packet Southerner" blue oval on #U58 entire; "Steamboat Southern Belle" red double-oval on #11A on #U9 entire (PFC); "Silver Moon" blue ad cover with #65 (repaired at left); "Plymouth Rock" illustrated corner card cover with #11; "Packet Saint Mares" blue oval on #U58; "Steamer R.W. McRae" red oval on #U10 entire; "Steamer Red River" red oval on stampless cover; "Steamer Rapides" oval on 3¢ Nesbitt (rare knife 4); "Steamer P.F. Kimball" red oval on blue 1852 stampless cover; "Steamer Princess No. 3" red oval on 1852 stampless letter; "Steamer Perry" red circular handstamp ties 3¢ #65 to Newport R.I.; "Steamer Paul Jones" shield handstamp on cover with #26; "Ouachita Packet, Rose Franks" three-line h.s. on #U58; "Steamer Mary Bess" blue oval on 3¢ Nesbitt entire, "Lizzie Simmons" three-line handstamp on #U10 entire; "Packet Steamer Tigress" large red oval on #U10 entire; "St. Bt. Monroe" red oval on 1850 bill of lading cover; "S.B. Music" red intaglio handstamp on 1847 folded letter; "Steamer New Era" ornamental handstamp on #U58 entire; "New World" red oval on stampless cover; "Nina Simmes" red circular illustrated handstamp (M1009) showing ship on cover missing stamp; etc.; some mixed condition but many better strikes, most are ex-Milgram.
Estimate    $3,000 - 4,000.

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Realized: $7,000

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Lot 2801    

Steamboat Mails, 1820s-1870s, collection of 81 covers with a variety of "Steam" and "Steamboat"markings, noted includes "Steamboat" straightline cancels U58 entire to Newport R.I.; "Steam Boat" straightline ties #65 and "Due 1" in circle on cover to Springfield Mass.; 1839 Providence red "Steam Boat" straightline, 1837 New York red "Steam Boat" straightline, 1838 Boston red "Steam" straightline, 1829 ms. "R Hook Landg" to New York with small red "Steam Boat" straightline; 1840 Norfolk to Warrington with bluish green "Steamboat" straightline; 1832 Newport R.I. large red "Steam-Boat" straightline; Cincinnati blue cds and matching "Steam" straightline on #U10 Nesbitt entire, 1851 Buffalo N.Y. blue fancy scroll "Steam-Boat" handstamp to New York; 1862 Fall River Mass. "Steam" and matching #65 tied by grid cancel to Brooklyn N.Y.; red "Hudson Riv. Mail N.Y." route agent cds on two covers with "10" and "5" ratings; etc., some mixed condition but many better usages.
Estimate    $750 - 1,000.

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Realized: $1,250

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