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Postal Stationery continued...

POSTAL STATIONERY POSTAL HISTORY INCLUDING NYFM USAGES continued...
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
481 Oc U85 U85, 6c Dark red on white, attractive used 1873 entire from New York to Bristol, England, with nice strike of fancy geometric NYFM cancellation, matching red New YorkSep 3X
origin exchange c.d.s. alongside, Clifton transit and red Bristo#U85, 6c Dark red on white, attractive used 1873 entire from New York to Bristol, England, with nice strike of fancy geometric NYFM cancellation, matching red "New York/Sep 3/X" origin exchange c.d.s. alongside, Clifton transit and red Bristol arrival c.d.s. on reverse, the printed "Wells, Fargo & Co." frank at top center was superfluous to this usage, very fine. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
482 Oc U86 U86, 6c Dark red on amber, legal size entire used to the Bank of San Francisco with printed frank of Eureka Express Co. (Haller FE5, Ty. 1) at top center, usual conjunctive
usage with blue Wells, Fargo & Co.Feb 16Nevada, Cal. oval datestam#U86, 6c Dark red on amber, legal size entire used to the Bank of San Francisco with printed frank of "Eureka Express Co." (Haller FE5, Ty. 1) at top center, usual conjunctive usage with blue "Wells, Fargo & Co./Feb 16/Nevada, Cal." oval datestamp, trivial tear at top right, very fine and handsome; this frank is extremely elusive on the 6c entire, especially being used. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
483 O U86 U86, 6c Dark red on amber, used entire as an unaddressed paste-up to England with printed Wells, Fargo & Co. frank, and additionally franked with United States 24c Lilac (78)
and 12c Black, E grill (90), which are tied by quartered cor#U86, 6c Dark red on amber, used entire as an unaddressed paste-up to England with printed "Wells, Fargo & Co." frank, and additionally franked with United States 24c Lilac (#78) and 12c Black, "E" grill (#90), which are tied by quartered cork postmarks, used in combination with British Columbia 5c on 3p Bright red (#9) and tied by blue two-line "For Great Britain/and Ireland" handstamp, blue "Wells, Fargo & Co./Jul 14" (1870) oval handstamp and red New York transit c.d.s. both at bottom right, slight soiling, very fine; a most remarkable mixed franking combination, consisting of three entirely different U.S. issues (to make up the seven-times rate for a 3 1/2 ounce paste-up entire), as well as with a British Columbia adhesive, quite unlike any other we have seen; 1992 PF certificate; ex-Robertson. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
484 Oc U86a U86a, 6c Vermilion on amber, with printed Wells, Fargo & Co. frank, used (circa 1870) to Cariboo, British Columbia, cancelled by faint blue Wells, Fargo & Co.San Francisco
oval, with British Columbia 3p Blue adhesive (7) tied at bottom#U86a, 6c Vermilion on amber, with printed "Wells, Fargo & Co." frank, used (circa 1870) to Cariboo, British Columbia, cancelled by faint blue "Wells, Fargo & Co./San Francisco" oval, with British Columbia 3p Blue adhesive (#7) tied at bottom left by double circle "Barnards British Columbia/Express" cancel, with "Collect" in oval handstamp alongside, carried entirely out of the mails by Wells Fargo and Co. from San Francisco to Victoria, then handed over to Barnard's Express for carriage to Cariboo, some minor edge flaws and soiling, fine; a unique 6c entire Express combination usage; ex-Dale-Lichtenstein. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
485 Oc U86a U86a, 6c Vermilion on amber, a lovely Wells, Fargo & Co. combination franking usage from Victoria to London, England, with printed Wells, Fargo & Co. imprint at top of entire,
additionally franked with two copies of Canada 6c Yellow brow#U86a, 6c Vermilion on amber, a lovely Wells, Fargo & Co. combination franking usage from Victoria to London, England, with printed "Wells, Fargo & Co." imprint at top of entire, additionally franked with two copies of Canada 6c Yellow brown Small Queens (#39), both the indicia and Canadian stamps cancelled by NYFM "crossroads" postmarks, blue oval "Wells, Fargo & Co./Oc 28 (1872)/Victoria" handstamp at bottom right, blue two-line "For Great Britain/and Ireland" handstamp at left, red New York exchange and London arrival c.d.s. both on front, very fine; a most desirable and eye-appealing NYFM cover. (Image) Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
486 Oc U86a U86a, 6c Vermilion on amber, entire used in 1873 as a Wells, Fargo & Co. paste-up and pre-affixed to pre-addressed cover to London, England, additionally franked by combination
franking of United States 6c Carmine Lincoln (148) and Canada 6#U86a, 6c Vermilion on amber, entire used in 1873 as a "Wells, Fargo & Co." paste-up and pre-affixed to pre-addressed cover to London, England, additionally franked by combination franking of United States 6c Carmine Lincoln (#148) and Canada 6c Yellow brown Small Queen (#39), the Canadian stamp tied by segmented cork, while the U.S. indicia and stamp tied by fancy NYFM cancels, sent via Puget Sound and then via New York where the U.S. adhesive was added, red "New York/Jun 18" transit c.d.s. and red "London/Paid" arrival c.d.s., slightly blurred two-line Wells Fargo "For Great Britain and Ireland" blue handstamp at left, minor edge flaws, nevertheless a fine and impressive double 6c treaty rate cover to England; ex-Wellburn, Carr. (Image) Est. $3,000-4,000

SOLD for $2,900.00
Will close during Public Auction
487 Oc U85-U87a U85-U87a, 6c Lincoln, Reay stamped envelopes, a desirable group of nine used entires, 1871-76, various sizes and colors, with a wonderful range of usages and markings, includes
usages to Hawaii (uprated with additional adhesives), British Columb#U85-U87a, 6c Lincoln, Reay stamped envelopes, a desirable group of nine used entires, 1871-76, various sizes and colors, with a wonderful range of usages and markings, includes usages to Hawaii (uprated with additional adhesives), British Columbia (Wells, Fargo & Co. usage), Canada, France, Germany (NYFM cancel), Scotland (Wells, Fargo & Co. printed frank), plus two others with "Wells, Fargo & Co. printed franks (domestic), mostly very fine; most not your more typically seen usages. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1874-86 SIX CENT PLIMPTON ISSUE
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
488 Sc U181S-U184S U181S-U184S, 6c Lincoln, Plimpton stamped envelopes, with SPECIMEN overprints, the marvelous mounted exhibition collection of an impressive 35 different envelopes collected by
the various forms and sizes, in addition to the various colors of t#U181S-U184S, 6c Lincoln, Plimpton stamped envelopes, with "SPECIMEN" overprints, the marvelous mounted exhibition collection of an impressive 35 different envelopes collected by the various forms and sizes, in addition to the various colors of the indicia and the envelopes themselves, incredibly comprehensive and nearing completion, includes many scarce and seldom seen items including the elusive 6c Red on fawn, small size 8, which is only known with a "SPECIMEN" overprint, all wonderfully annotated on sixteen exhibition pages, almost all very fine, except for some of the "Statement of Quality" specimen envelopes that were often displayed in frames in various Post Office locations so the public could see what envelopes were available; a most remarkable assemblage that took years of diligent searching by Mr. Ainsworth to assemble such a comprehensive showing; many are ex-White. (imagea) (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
489 SogOc U181-U184 #U181-U184, 6c Lincoln, Plimpton stamped envelopes specialized collection, consisting of 4 envelopes overprinted "Specimen", and 21 mint entires, all collected for their various paper, sizes and knives, four of the mint entires have "Wells, Fargo & Co." imprints across the top, plus there are six used entires selected for their unusual usages, including scarce destinations such as Denmark, Finland and Germany (some with additional adhesives), concluding with eight different cut squares from the series, one of which is a double impression, one albino, condition overall is very fine; a wonderful lot for the specialist. Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1874-86 SIX CENT PLIMPTON ISSUE POSTAL HISTORY
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
490 Oc U181-U182a U181-U182a, 6c Lincoln, Plimpton stamped envelopes, with Wells, Fargo & Co. printed franks, a scarce group of nine entires all used domestically, six of the nine are legal
sized entires, excellent range of cancels including Tombstone, Arizona,#U181-U182a, 6c Lincoln, Plimpton stamped envelopes, with "Wells, Fargo & Co." printed franks, a scarce group of nine entires all used domestically, six of the nine are legal sized entires, excellent range of cancels including Tombstone, Arizona, Bodie, Cal., Santa Clara, Cal., "F/Messenger", etc., some minor cover flaws, still a fine and attractive assemblage. (Image) Est. $500-750

SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
491 Oc U181 U181, 6c red on white, used small 1875 entire from Galveston, Texas to Holbeck, Denmark, additionally franked with pair of 1873 1c Ultramarine and a single 6c Dull Pink Bank
Notes (156, 159), prepaying the double 7c per 12 oz. Danish Close#U181, 6c red on white, used small 1875 entire from Galveston, Texas to Holbeck, Denmark, additionally franked with pair of 1873 1c Ultramarine and a single 6c Dull Pink Bank Notes (#156, 159), prepaying the double 7c per 1/2 oz. Danish Closed Mail rate via Bremen, bkst., cork cancels, matching light strike of Galveston, Texas c.d.s. to left, two strikes of red "New York Paid All/Feb 13/ Via Bremen" transit c.d.s., some small expert edge restoration at bottom, very fine and most attractive. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
492 Oc U181 U181, 6c red on white, small attractive 1879 entire sent registered from Boston to London, England, uprated with singles of 1873 7c Vermilion and 10c Brown Bank Notes (149,
183) and a 1875 2c Vermilion Bank Note (183), prepaying the triple#U181, 6c red on white, small attractive 1879 entire sent registered from Boston to London, England, uprated with singles of 1873 7c Vermilion and 10c Brown Bank Notes (#149, 183) and a 1875 2c Vermilion Bank Note (#183), prepaying the triple UPU rate plus the 10c registry fee, all lightly tied by violet cancels, matching oval "Boston, Mass./Sep 17 1879/Registered" at bottom, red London registered arrival oval, very fine; an especially handsome cover with a most unusual combination of adhesives; 1989 PF certificate. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
493 Oc U181 U181, 6c red on white, legal sized registered entire from San Francisco, Cal. to Brussels, Belgium, additionally and neatly franked with 1887 1c, 2c and two 3c Bank Notes (212,
213, 214 - s.e.s on three) to make up the 5c UPU rate plus the#U181, 6c red on white, legal sized registered entire from San Francisco, Cal. to Brussels, Belgium, additionally and neatly franked with 1887 1c, 2c and two 3c Bank Notes (#212, 213, 214 - s.e.'s on three) to make up the 5c UPU rate plus the 10c registry fee, stamps tied by negative "W" postmarks, violet three-line "Registered/Mar 31 1890/San Francisco, Cal." handstamp at bottom right, New York registry etiquette label, various transit and bksts., cover with vertical file fold at left, plus a bit soiled, still fine and colorful; the Two Cent Vermilion stamps are actually quite rare when used properly. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
494 Oc U182 U182, 6c Red on amber, legal size entire with Seebeck advertising collar surrounding the indicia, used to Dresden, Germany and uprated with a horizontal pair and a single of
the 1879 5c Blue Bank Note, all cancelled by double oval New York p#U182, 6c Red on amber, legal size entire with Seebeck advertising collar surrounding the indicia, used to Dresden, Germany and uprated with a horizontal pair and a single of the 1879 5c Blue Bank Note, all cancelled by double oval New York postmarks, violet three-line "Registered/Nov 11 1880/New York P.O." handstamp, manuscript endorsed "Per Republic" and "Too Late", Dresden bkst., mild usage bends, very fine; a stunning and rare usage of the Seebeck advertising collar on a 6c Lincoln entire, quite likely unique, especially being a registered usage to Germany. (Image) Est. $1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
495 Oc U182 U182, 6c Red on amber, a fantastic small used entire addressed to Cabul, Afghanistan, sent registered on January 25, 1885 from New York and uprated with 1882 5c Yellow brown
(205) and 1883 4c Deep green (211), prepaying the 5c UPU rate plu#U182, 6c Red on amber, a fantastic small used entire addressed to Cabul, Afghanistan, sent registered on January 25, 1885 from New York and uprated with 1882 5c Yellow brown (#205) and 1883 4c Deep green (#211), prepaying the 5c UPU rate plus the 10c registry fee, tied by bold "New York/Reg" double ovals, New York registry label, red London registry transit oval, upon receipt redirected to Lahore, India and then to Bombay, India, with label applied by Punjah dead letter office, the reverse is filled with an array of transit and D.L.O. markings, some cover flaws which are understandable given this cover's remarkable journey; the only recorded 1870-88 Bank Note period cover used to Afghanistan. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
1899 FOUR CENT PLIMPTON & MORGAN ISSUE ESSAYS, SPECIMENS & ISSUED ENTIRES
Lot Symbol CatNo. Lot Description CV or Estimate
496 Ec E102Ca/j Undersander E102Caj, 1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4c Lincoln stamped envelope essays, handsome embossed design somewhat similar to the issued design, an extremely scarce group of
six different in various sizes, colors of indicias or papers, in theUndersander #E102Ca/j, 1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4c Lincoln stamped envelope essays, handsome embossed design somewhat similar to the issued design, an extremely scarce group of six different in various sizes, colors of indicias or papers, in the size 8 envelopes there are brown designs on blue, buff and white paper, in the size 10 envelopes there are red, blue and brown designs all on white paper, very fine; to find just one of these elusive and popular Lincoln essays is an accomplishment, to find six different in a single lot is a rare opportunity. (Image) Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
497 E E102Da Undersander E102Da, 1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4c Lincoln stamped envelope essay, wax proof, a most unusual and striking die impression of the essay design in red sealing wax,
very fine the only recorded example.Undersander #E102Da, 1899 Plimpton and Morgan 4c Lincoln stamped envelope essay, wax proof, a most unusual and striking die impression of the essay design in red sealing wax, very fine; the only recorded example. (Image) Est. $400-500

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
498 E E104Ab Undersander E104Ab, 4c Lincoln, incomplete die C essay, albino impression on white paper measuring 42x113mm, sharp highly detailed embossing breaks paper slightly in a few
places, very fine and unique.Undersander #E104Ab, 4c Lincoln, incomplete die C essay, albino impression on white paper measuring 42x113mm, sharp highly detailed embossing breaks paper slightly in a few places, very fine and unique. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
499 E E104Ba Undersander E104Ba, 4c Lincoln, complete die C essay, reverse color impression in dark red,  on white paper measuring 49x62mm, sharp highly detailed embossing breaks paper
slightly in a few places, mild crease, otherwise very fine and unique.<Undersander #E104Ba, 4c Lincoln, complete die C essay, reverse color impression in dark red, on white paper measuring 49x62mm, sharp highly detailed embossing breaks paper slightly in a few places, mild crease, otherwise very fine and unique. (Image) Est. $300-400

SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
500 SogOc U371-W376 #U371-W376, 4c Lincoln, Plimpton and Morgan stamped envelopes specialized collection of 26 items, all well annotated on exhibition pages, includes seven "SPECIMEN" overprinted entires of various sizes, knives and papers, all six Scott numbers in mint cut squares, except the rare Scott #373 cut square is used (cut with small margins but clear, catalogs $1,250.00), seven different mint entires and five interesting used entires, two of which are documented and certified Earliest Known Usages of those particular UPSS numbers, concludes with three cut squares and four entires (all but one mint) of the same issue overprinted for use in the Philippines, plus one mint entire overprinted for use in Puerto Rico, largely very fine. Est. $500-750

SOLD for $1,450.00
Will close during Public Auction

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