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Ship & Ocean Waterway Covers

Lots 951-959

Lot 951    

1894 San Francisco, Cal. to Yokohama, Japan, 1893, 5¢ Columbian entire canceled by "Yokohama, Japan, 5 III, 1894" cds upon arrival with matching boxed "Paquebot" handstamp (Hosking 3461, rarity D) purple straight line "Gaelic" handstamp (Occidental & Oriental SS Co., San Francisco to Hong Kong via Yokohama route), Very Fine.
Scott No. U350    Estimate $300 - 400.

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Lot 952    

1795 Philadelphia Pa. "Ship", small magenta handstamp and matching "Phi, Ap 5" cds with red "14½" cent rating for 12½¢ inland postage plus 2¢ ship fee on 1795 folded letter with Official "Le Consul Cambaceres" French Government letterhead to Dupont de Nemours, New York N.Y., Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Realized: $550

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Lot 953    

(Coastal Mail) 1837 (Oct. 28) New York N.Y. to Doboy Island near Darien Ga. via Charleston, datelined folded letter noting final destination of Doboy Island, endorsed "per Steampacket via Charleston" at bottom left, carried by N.Y. & Charleston S.P. Co. Columbia from New York Oct. 28th to Charleston arriving Oct. 31st, red "Charleston S.C. Nov 2" cds and matching "Steamboat" straightline and manuscript "25" rating to Darien; central fold toning, Fine, Carried on the final voyage of the "Columbia" for the line..
Estimate    $200 - 300.

Doboy Island was located 8 miles west of Darien Geo. Charles Morgan, principal of the N.Y. & Charleston Steam Packet Co. was sending the "Columbia" to the Gulf to operate between New Orleans and Galveston. The "Home", a chartered vessel for the New York & Charleston Steam Packet Co., had been lost on Oct. 9th with 91 passengers. With Columbia's departure, only the "New York" remained operational. It would make only 7 trips before the line closed and Morgan sent it to join the "Columbia" in the Gulf.

Realized: $280

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Lot 954    

1844, 1847 Florida by steamboat via Columbus Ga. and Savannah Ga., two folded letters, 1844 datelined "Apalachicola 11th Jany 1844" to Providence R.I. entering mail with red "Columbus Ga. Jan 16" cds and matching "Steamboat" straightline with manuscript "25" rating, 1847 datelined "Little River Feby. 5th 47" to U.S. Rep. James D. Westcott or W.H Brockenborough entered mails with red "Savannah Geo. Feb 11" cds and matching "Steam Boat" straightline and "Free" rating handstamp; each small faults and toning, Fine and scarce steamboat uses from Florida.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 955    

Deutsch-Amerik. Seepost, Hamburg, New-York, 21 9. 93, sharp cds on 2¢ Columbian (U349) entire to Germany, Extremely Fine and scarce Columbian issue German seapost use.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Lot 956    

N. York, Steamship, circular handstamp canceling 1855, 10¢ green entire to Boston, Very Fine.
Scott No. U18    Estimate $150 - 200.

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Lot 957    

N. York, Steamship, circular handstamp canceling 1861, 10¢ yellow green on buff entire from Pacora, Panama to Wintrop, Me., with original enclosure from E.H.Williams (Frejole Brick Manufacturing Co. for Panama railroad), Very Fine, scarce origin, ex-Markovits.
Scott No. U41    Estimate $150 - 200.

Realized: $120

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Lot 958    

"U.S. Flag Ship Wabash", endorsement on cover bearing 2¢ red brown (146) horizontal pair, tied by cork cancels duplexed with "Key West Fla. Jan 3, 1874" cds on incoming officer's letter to Mrs. Edward Robie in Marathon N.Y., lengthy original contents written "at sea", Very Fine and scarce incoming U.S. Navy ship letter thru Key West.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

Realized: $300

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Lot 959    

"U.S. Frigate Minnesota off Hampton Roads", manuscript endorsement on orange cover with blue "Baltimore Md. Jun 23" cds and matching "Ship" and "5" rating handstamps to Ipswich Mass.; some wear and soiling, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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