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Foreign Mail Balance Lots

Lots 986-992

Lot 986    

1851-1860, Charleston - Germany Mails, group of 7 covers to or from Charleston with most by Prussian Closed Mail, includes 1851 use with "U.S. Pkt." handstamp and red "America per England" framed backstamp, 1859 Mar. 29 prepaid 30¢ PCM rate to Leipzig; 1858 Aug. 6 prepaid 30¢ PCM rate to Leipzig delayed due to collision of Cunard Europa and Arabia at sea; etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Lot 987    

1852-1858 San Francisco, Cal. to France, three stampless covers comprising 1852 red "San Francisco Cal., 31 Jul" cds with "Paid" and "26" rating handstamps at American Packet rate carried by Collins Line Atlantic, "16" decimes due rating; 1854 black "San Francisco Cal., Jun 1" cds and matching "Paid 26" straightline rating handstamp at American Packet rate carried by Havre Line Union direct to France, "6" decimes due rating handstamp; and 1858 red "San Francisco, Cal., Paid, Jun 5, 1858" cds with magenta "45" cent triple 15¢ treaty rate, red "New York 'Paid 36' Jun 28" credit exchange cds, Very Fine and scarce trio.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Lot 988    

1853-62, United States-France Transatlantic Mails, group of 14 stampless covers including American packet direct to Havre, British open mails and French treaty mails, origins comprise New Orleans La., Richmond Va., New York N.Y., Philadelphia Pa., Charleston S.C., Mobile Ala. and Cuba via New York, Very Fine group.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

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Lot 989    

1865-1879, Depreciated Currency Markings, better group of 12 covers including some better uses such as 1879 Svenljunga, Sweden to Chicago Ill. with "Unpaid" cds backstamp and "U.S. Currency/10" two-line handstamp; 1867 Charing Cross, Great Britain to Pittsburgh Pa. with "N. York, Am. Pkt, 24 / 33 U.S. Notes, Aug 19" exchange cds, 1865 Liverpool, England to Boston Mass. with "N. York, Am. Pkt '24 or 32 U.S. Notes' Jun 12" updated to double-rate "48 or 64 Notes" cds; 1865 Heidelberg, Germany to Cincinnati OH with "N.Y. Br. Pkt '15 or 30 in U.S. Notes Mar 1" exchange cds; 1868 Dornstetten, Germany to Grand Rapids Mich. with "New York, 19 U.S. Notes, Jan 6" cds, "Advertised", "Unclaimed" and framed "Retour." handstamps; 1867 Smyrne, Turkey to New York via French mail with "24" handstamp and manuscript. "37/27" depreciated currency rating; etc, few faults, Very Fine and interesting group.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

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Realized: $500

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Lot 990    

Charleston S.C.-Cuba Steamship Mails, group of 16 covers including four with "Charleston S.C., Havana, 10" integral due cds in black and blue (3); several with blue or red "Charleston S.C./10" integral-rate cds; four with red "12½" integral-rate cds (two different styles), and two "Ship 12" uses; etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate    $300 - 400.

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Realized: $500

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Lot 991    

South Carolina Ship and Steamship Mails including Transatlantics, group of over 42 inbound and outbound mails including Charleston "15" and "30" cent prepaid usages to France; various Charleston "Ship" usages incl. 1807 Charleston cds "Ship" use to Hartford Ct., "Steam Ship / 20 Cts" circular handstamp on cover to Columbia S.C. and forwarded to Benton Ala.; 1850s Copenhagen, Denmark to Chester C.H. S.C. via Hamburg and Aachen with New York "33" cent due handstamp; 1853 Scotland to Charleston with G.B. 1s embossed, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $500 - 750.

Realized: $700

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Lot 992    

Stampless Foreign Mails, 1842-1860s, small group of 7 covers including 1842 New York to London via Cunard "Columbia" with red "Harnden & Co's Express, New York" oval handstamp; 1864 and 1866 San Francisco to France; 1857 Barranquilla to Boston Mass. with red "Forwarded by Ramon Leon Sanchez, Cartagena, N.G." oval to New York, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

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Realized: $190

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