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Sale 99: The December Sale

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State Postmarks - Nevada to West Virginia and Balance

Lots 199-208 Lots 209-216

Lot 199    

Aurora, Nev., Nov 5, clear cds with matching fancy star handstamp canceling on 1869, 3¢ ultramarine (114) on cover to Chester, Pa.; stamp with a few toned perfs and small cover corner nick, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 200    

Carson City, U.T., July 22, blue straight line postmark with manuscript "July 22" date on 1861 cover to Dewitt, N.Y., franked with manuscript canceled 1857, 10¢ green, type II & III singles (32-33) which have been added to cover, Very Fine appearance, still a scarce fancy territorial postmark.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 201    

Carson City, U.T., Jun 4, bold blue cds with matching target handstamp tying 1861, 10¢ green (35) on cover to East Boston, Mass., Very Fine.
Estimate    $250 - 350.

Since Nevada was formed from portion of Utah territory in early March of 1861, early postmarks still showed the "U.T."
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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 202    

Carson City, U.T., Oct 18, blue cds canceling on 1861, 10¢ green entire to Middletown, R.I., 1862 receiver docketing at left; light cover soiling and edge wear, F.-V.F.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $80

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Lot 203    

Virginia City, Utah, Aug 12, balloon cds tying 1859, 10¢ green, type V (35) on cover to Middleboro, Mass.; small stamp flaws, F.-V.F., ex-Kramer.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 204    

Virginia City, N.T., Aug 17, 1864, cds on cover to New London Ct., franked with 1861, 3¢ rose (65) canceled by circle of wedges handstamp, Very Fine.
Estimate    $100 - 150.

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Current Opening Bid: $40

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Lot 205    

(New Mexico) Fort Wingate, New Mex., Apr 7, 1888, bold complete cds on registered cover bearing 2¢ green (213) pair and 5¢ yellow brown (205) pair, each tied by manuscript cross-hatch to Los Angeles Cal., Apr. 9th receiving backstamp, Very Fine and choice, ex-Beals, Dike, Risvold.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $70

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Lot 206    

(New Mexico) "Tubac A.T. Dec 9", manuscript Arizona Territory postmark applied by Postmaster Thomas M. Yerkes with matching "X" cancel on 3¢ rose (65), small flaws, on yellow cover to Gertrude Cranston, Lima, N.Y., endorsed "Via Santa Fe" at left (Route 17203 to Prescott, then Santa Fe) up the Santa Fe trail; reduced slightly at left, fresh and Very Fine use, ex-Risvold.
Estimate    $200 - 300.

The Tubac Post Office was established on February 21, 1859 while then in Dona Ana County, New Mexico Territory. It became part of the Arizona Territory on February 24th, 1863. Tubac was an Indian village and was first garrisoned by the Spanish as early as 1752 with a fine Mission Church being built in those early years. During the history of Tubac four national flags Spain - Mexico - Confederate States and United States have flown over this small but important town. The area today has become one of Arizona's more important artist colonies.

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Current Opening Bid: $90

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Lot 207    

(New York) ALBANY, FEB. 12, straightline postmark with matching "Free" rating handstamp on undated folded cover to Philadelphia Pa., Very Fine.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

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Current Opening Bid: $130

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Lot 208    

(New York) "Castletown St island, the 24 December - 1817", manuscript postmark with "18½" rating on folded letter to the Comptroller of New York at Albany; file folds, Very Fine and rare Staten Island postmark.
Estimate    $150 - 200.

Kay & Smith list town as "Castleton", which this letter proves is incorrect.

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Current Opening Bid: $110

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