Lot 2808Foreign Mail Balance, interesting group of 20 entires, either postal or penalty entires; includes a selection of registered seapost, small group of U.S. postal entires, franked and used in other countries, and various penalty entires including registered P.O. N.Y. entire to Tahiti, etc.; worth proper review.
Estimate $750 - 1,000.
Lot 2809The James Pullin Pioneer Steamship "Great Western" Transatlantic Mail Exhibit Collection, 1838-1846, mounted exhibit collection of 100 covers including a few unmounted covers, covers are organized according to voyage from the second to last, 13 freight money letters including single, double and quadruple rates, forwarder uses including Harndens, some noted better uses include 1838 Leith, Scotland to Richmond Va. by second voyage from Bristol Jun. 2nd; 1838 Matanzas, Cuba to London by third return voyage from New York Aug. 16th; 1840 Bristol to Philadelphia with "Forwarded pr Great Western, by Gibbs, Bright & Co., Bristol" forwarders oval backstamp; 1840 Liverpool to New York with "D.E. & A. Acraman, Bristol" stencil forwarders oval on fifteenth voyage; 1840 Auburn N.Y. to London on voyage seventeen showing freight money fee paid, 1843 Philadelphia to Fakenham, England with Harnden & Co. Philadelphia circular handstamp carried on 28th voyage; 1843 Charleston S.C. to London with freight money fee paid; 1846 Channel Islands to New York on 42nd voyage forwarded upon arrival; and used on the final and final return voyages, A wonderful opportunity for exhibiting and expansion, ex-James Pullin.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 2810The James Pullin Sailing Packet Transatlantic Mail Exhibit Collection, 1820-1840, collection of over 235 covers mounted on exhibit pages with full sailing details, many maiden voyages, forwarder uses, auxiliary markings like "Too Late" and "2nd Delivery", large group of freight money, lines include Black Ball, Red Star, Blue Swallowtail, Red Swallowtail, Black X, better noted 1819 London to Boston with magenta "Packet, Courier" oval handstamp, 1823 Philadelphia to London by Blue Swallowtail Napoleon at 2¼oz. rate; 1825 London to Petersburg Va. on Blue Swallowtail Leeds Jan. interrupted voyage; 1825 London to Petersburg Va. by Black X York Jun. 3rd maiden voyage; 1824 Philadelphia to London by Black Ball Orbit on Jun. 1st third return and last voyage; 1835 St. Petersburg, Russia to Boston via Hamburg by Red Star Sheffield; 1835 Vera Cruz, Mexico to London, England via New York forwarder on Blue Swallowtail Napoleon; 1835 Bickenhill, England to New York with "Liverpool/Exempt Ship Lr." two-line handstamp on Blue Swallowtail Independence; 1835 Washington D.C. to London with Free Frank of Treasury Auditor T.L. Smith by Black X Louisa; 1840 New Orleans La. to London with freight money fee prepaid by Black Ball England; 1840 Baltimore to London freight money by Red Star Stephen Whitney Jan. 14th maiden voyage; 1840 Cobourg, Canada to London freight money by Red Star Virginian (ex-Winter); 1839 Philadelphia to London five-times (1¼ oz.) freight money letter by Blue Swallowtail Independence; 1840 Baltimore to London freight money on Red Swallowtail Gladiator Jan. 24th interrupted departure pressed ashore by ice and delayed until Feb. 1st; etc.
Estimate $5,000 - 7,500.
A WONDERFUL OPPORTUNITY TO ACQUIRE THE PREEMINENT EXHIBIT COLLECTION OF TRANSATLANTIC SAILING PACKETS.
Lot 2811Pioneer Steamships, 1838-1840s, collection of 79 covers with majority mounted on exhibit pages by steamship and voyage, additional covers tipped in, several freight money letters, Pioneer Steamships comprise Sirius, Great Britain, British Queen, President, Royal William and Liverpool, many better sailings including maiden and final voyages, better noted: 1838 Cuba to London via final Sirius transatlantic voyage; 1839 Liverpool to South Hadley Canal, Mass. on British Queen maiden voyage; 1839 New York to London on British Queen maiden return voyage; 1839 Baltimore to London quadruple freight money letter on British Queen; 1840 Sheffield to New York on President maiden voyage, and second Liverpool to Philadelphia; 1840 Mexico to London via New York on President maiden return voyage; 1838 Baltimore to London triple freight money letter on Liverpool maiden voyage; 1838 New Orleans to London by express mail to New York and on Liverpool third voyage; 1839 New York to London via double forwarders on Liverpool third voyage; 1838 Philadelphia to London on freight money letter on Royal William maiden voyage; etc., Very Fine and remarkable collection, ex-Pullin.
Estimate $4,000 - 6,000.
Lot 2812Transatlantic Covers, 1862-1899, group of 7 including three 1860s stampless from San Francisco to France, #147, 149 from Watsonville Cal. 1873 to Switzerland, and #160 pair from San Francisco 1874 to Germany; couple mixed condition.
Estimate $200 - 300.
Lot 2813Transatlantic Mail, collection of approx. 170 covers of mostly U.S.-Europe including some better sailings and markings, note 1847 (Jul. 9) Suffield, England to New York via "Washington" with small red "24" rating handstamp; 1840 New York to London via "Acadia" with red Harndens oval; 1840 Havana to London via New York forwarders; 1858 Boston to India via 38¢ Prussian Closed Mail rate; 1852 Liverpool to Philadelphia via "Asia" with blue "24" rating handstamp; 1831 London to Quebec via New York "Ship" use, etc.; interesting lot worthy of additional research.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.
Lot 2814Transatlantic Mail - Pioneer Steamships, group of 22 covers including "President", "Great Western", "Sarah Sands", "Britania", "British Queen", "Royal William", "Washington", scarce group.
Estimate $300 - 400.
Lot 2815Transatlantic Mail Balance, of eleven stampless covers; includes Pioneer Steamship usages with 1839 British Queen maiden & maiden return voyages, 1845 Great Britain maiden voyage, 1839-40 Great Western freight money usages, 1839 early freight money use Charleston S.C. to Scotland, 1815 England to Portsmouth N.H. with "Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter, London" circular postmark, 1838 New Orleans La. to London, England via New York Express Mail, etc., ex-Pullin.
Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.
Lot 2816Transatlantic Mail Balance, of seven stampless; 1848 London, England to New York N.Y. carried on maiden voyage of Cunard Line America, 1849 New York to Cognac, France carried on the final eastbound voyage under restored rates, 1849 Reading Pa. to Württemberg carried by Ocean Line Washington, 1852 Williamsburg N.Y. to Württemberg (scarce Bremen Closed Mail use), 1856 St. Petersburg, Russia to the United States (two covers) and 1873 Guayaquil, Ecuador to New York N.Y.; a very fine group.
Estimate $500 - 750.
Lot 2817Transatlantic Mails, 1760-1819, better collection of 65 covers in two cover albums, noted better include 1768 Jamaica to London; 1788 London to Albany N.Y. with "N York Aug 21" straightline and "2" rating one month before statehood; 1788 France to Boston with London "Paid Paid" carried on Duke of Cumberland and with "2 16" rating; 1795 and 1797 letters from Russia to Newburyport via New York; 1815 London to Canada with faint "Post Paid Withdrawn Ship Letter London" datestamp, 1805 Yorkshire mailed from Manchester to New York via Falmouth Packet carried on maiden voyage of Windsor Castle, 1808 London to Providence R.I. via Falmouth Packet Lord Chesterfield; 1813 Philadelphia to London War of 1812 bootleg use via Plymouth; 1815 Salem to England from British Navy Lt. carried on HMS Wellesley on its maiden voyage; interesting early collection with many better items throughout, ex-Pullin.
Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.