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United States Postal History continued...

1851-57 Issues continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1461     7 image1856, 1¢ blue, type II. Plate 3. Clear to large margins, intense deep color, tied by indistinct cds on unsealed cover to Deer Isle, Me., Very Fine and choice, a scarce solo usage of the 1856 1¢ plate III on cover, with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 7; $600. (Image1)
Scott $600

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
1462     14 image1855, 10¢ green, type II, right margin horizontal strip of five. Large margins all around, tied by "New York, Nov 20, 1856" cds's on reverse of folded letter sheet to San Francisco, endorsed "Steamer George Law via Aspinwall"; center stamps with indentations from wax affixing device and lettersheet with creases, Very Fine, with 2014 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 14; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

ONE OF THE LARGEST STRIPS OF THE 1855 10¢ TYPE II ISSUE ON COVER. (Image1) (Image2)

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Est. $3,000-4,000
SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1463     24 image1857, 1¢ blue, type V. Vertical pair, used with 3¢ dull red (26), tied by "Paid" cancels and "Terre Haute Ind Nov 7" cds on cover with preprinted address to Lieut. R.L. Law on the USS Hartford at Hong Kong, China, bold red "New-York Br. Pkt. Nov 13" exchange cds, carried by Cunard Line Europa from Boston Nov. 14th to Queenstown arriving Nov. 25th, red London (11.27) transit backstamp and manuscript "1/1" 1s1d due rating, Hong Kong (1.23) arrival backstamp, Very Fine, ex-Richardson.
Scott No. 24; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A CHOICE USE AT THE 5¢ BRITISH OPEN MAIL RATE TO HONG KONG. (Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1464     35 image1859, 10¢ green, type V. Tied by "Stockton Cal., Jan 12" csd on yellow Merriam business correspondence use to Springfield Mass., buff "Per Overland Mail Via Los Angeles" illustrated six-horse stagecoach design cut-out with Kierski & Bros. Booksellers Stockton Cal. imprint pasted on upper left corner, reverse with red and black illustrated Kierski & Brother Book Sellers ad showing book press, books etc.; flap torn with bit of paper loss, 10¢ trivial toned perf, Very Fine.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A REMARKABLE "PER OVERLAND VIA LOS ANGELES" ILLUSTRATED STAGECOACH PASTE-UP COVER, THE ONLY RECORDED EXAMPLE OF THIS IMPRINT.

Kierski & Bros. of Stockton Cal. probably printed a sheet of this illustrated Overland Mail six-horse stagecoach design directive to cut out and paste on their existing illustrated advertising envelopes. An unusual use that we have not previously recorded.
(Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1861-1866 Issue
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1465     64a image1861, 3¢ pigeon blood pink. With rich true pigeon blood pink color, tied by "Old Point Comfort, Va., Oct 22" cds on 1861 cover to Canton Mills, Maine with "The House That Uncle Sam Built" red Capitol building patriotic design, year docketing on reverse; stamp with a few light toned perfs, Very Fine, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 64a; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A WONDERFUL PATRIOTIC USAGE BEARING THE RARE 1861 3¢ PIGEON BLOOD PINK ISSUE. (Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1466     64a image1861, 3¢ pigeon blood pink. Fine single with bright color, tied by grid handstamp on cover to St. Paul, Minn., matching "Brewster's Station, N.Y., Oct 19" cds, Very Fine, an attractive sound example of the rare 1861 3¢ Pigeon Blood pink on cover, with 1989 and 2005 P.F. certificates.
Scott No. 64a; $5,000. (Image1)
Scott $5,000

SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1467     65 image1861, 3¢ rose. S.e. at right (which may be natural) with crudely added perfs, cancelled by target cancel with Newark, O. double circle postmark alongside on spectacular allover advertising cover for "Blandy's Newark Machine Works", overall illustrated design in red and showing a steam engine in black, addressed to Morrisdale, Pa., Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 65; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
1468     65//94 image1861-68 issue covers. Group of four covers comprising 30¢ #71 used with #65 on 1863 Williamsport Pa. legal-size cover, #73 pair used with two #65's from Canandaigua N.Y. to Toronto, Canada, #65 used with #69 (replacement) to France with New York "Insufficiently Paid" straightline, and #94 on 3¢ pink #U59 entire from Dixon Ill. to Canada, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 65//94; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
1469     68 image1861, 10¢ yellow green. Three singles, used with 3¢ rose (65), all with deep rich color and cancelled by matching unusual ring cancel, matching bold "Wassaic N.Y., Oct 20" cds on cover to Victoria, Australia, red "N.York Br. Pkt. Paid, Oct 22" exchange cds and magenta "28" cent credit rating to G.B., carried by Cunard Line Persia from New York to Queenstown arriving Oct. 31st, red London Paid (11.1) transit; sealed edge tears and stamp flaws, Fine appearance, with 1977 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 68; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
1470     68 image1861, 10¢ yellow green. Two singles, used with 1¢ blue (63) and 3¢ rose (65), tied by two strikes of sharp Boston large "Paid" grids, bold "Boston Am. Pkt. '3 Paid' Oct 10" credit exchange cds, carried by Inman Line City of Baltimore from New York Oct. 10th to Liverpool arriving Oct. 23rd, red London Paid (10.24) arrival cds; couple small stamp flaws including 1¢ trimmed at edge, fresh and Very Fine appearance, ex-Arthur White.
Scott No. 68; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
1471     68a image1861, 10¢ dark green. Tied by grid cancel on folded letter to Mazatlan, Mexico, letter datelined "Glascow 11th Feby, 1867", privately carried from Scotland and placed in the mails in the U.S., "1" (reales) due handstamp, Very Fine.
Scott No. 68a; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
1472     69 image1861, 12¢ black. Used with 3¢ rose (65), tied by "New Orleans La, Jul 29 '65" duplex to Gironde, France, red "New York 'Paid 12' Aug 9" exchange cds, red Calis (8.20) entry cds with matching framed "PD" handstamp, Very Fine and colorful.
Scott No. 69; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
1473     71 image1861, 30¢ orange. Horizontal pair, used with 3¢ rose (65) pair, beautiful early bright shades, tied by three clear strikes of Boston large "Paid" grid cancel on blue 1862 folded cover to Port Elizabeth, Algoa Bay, Cape of Good Hope, endorsed "via England, p City of Washington" at top left, reverse with red "Boston Am. Pkt. Paid Jun 20" exchange cds and red crayon "12" for double the 6¢ credit to G.B., carried by the Inman Line City of Washington from New York Jun. 21st to Liverpool arriving Jul. 3rd, red Lonfon Paid (7.4) transit cds and red crayon "1" pence credit, red Cape of Good Hope Aug. arrival backstamp, Very Fine, ex-Knapp (lot label affixed), with 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 71; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A RARE 1861 ISSUE FRANKING FOR DOUBLE THE 33¢ BRITISH MAIL RATE VIA ENGLAND.

For some reason, London rated the letter as a single rate (1 pence) instead of the double rate (2 pence) for the British colonial postage.
(Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1474     71 image1861, 30¢ orange. Used with 1¢ blue (63) and 3¢ rose (65), each tied by four-ring cancel, matching "San Francisco Cal., Apr 18, 1863" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to Santiago, Chile, red crayon "24" cent credit rating to G.B., British P.O. "Panama, AP 26, 65" double-arc transit datestamp, Chile red "25" due handstamp for inland postage; 1¢ faulty, cover tear at left, otherwise Very Fine and colorful use, ex-Paliafito, Myers.
Scott No. 71; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1475     71 image1861, 30¢ orange. Used with 3¢ rose (65) and 24¢ red lilac (70), each tied by circular grid cancel, matching "Sheffield Ms. Jul 3" cds on cover to Singapore, partial red exchange cds on reverse with matching bold "48" credit handstamp to G.B., endorsed "Via Marseilles" at top left, red London Paid (7.16.64) transit cds and red crayon "1" pence colonial credit rating, red Singapore arrival backstamp; no flap, top left corner restored, 24¢ faulty, Fine and rare three-color 1861 issue franking to an exotic destination.
Scott No. 71; Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
1476     71 image1861, 30¢ orange. horizontal pair, used with 3¢ rose (65) tied by cork cancels duplexed with "New Orleans La., Jul 27" cds on triple-rate cover to Genova, Italy, red "New York 'Paid 18' Aug 4" credit exchange cds and additional red crayon "18", red Havre (8.16.66) octagon transit datestamp and small red "PD" framed handstamp, Genova (8.19) arrival backstamp; light horizontal file fold and tape stain, F.-V.F., with 2002 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott No. 71; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1477     73 image1863, 2¢ black. Two singles, used with 3¢ rose (65) horizontal strip of four, tied by unusual Boston foreign mail large open grids, red "Boston 'Paid 12' Feb 11" credit exchange cds on cover to Meaux, France, red Calais (2.24) entry cds and matching small "PD" handstamp; right stamp in trip affected from edge placement, Very Fine, colorful and unusual franking overpaying the 15¢ treaty rate to France by 1¢, ex-Knapp (lot label affixed).
Scott No. 73; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1478     73 image1863, 2¢ black. vertical strip of five, used in combination with 3¢ rose, E grill (88) and 10¢ green, E grill (89) pair, all tied by circular grid cancels on large homemade brown cover to Concord N.H. prepaying eleven-times the 3¢ letter rate; small flaws, Fine and scarce franking.
Scott No. 73; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1479     73 image1863, 2¢ black. Vertical pair, well centered, used with two 3¢ rose (65) singles, each cancelled by blue cork cancels duplexed with "Nashville Ten. Jan 8" cds to Toronto, Canada, Jan. 11th 1868 arrival backstamp, bottom 2¢ small flaw, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 73; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
1480     77 image1866, 15¢ black. Used with 3¢ rose (65), pair and single, each cancelled by targets, matching "South Branch N.J. Aug 14" cds to London, England, red "New-York Am. Pkt. '3' Aug 18" credit exchange cds, bold London Paid (8.30.66) arrival cds; 3¢ pair creased from edge placement, otherwise Very Fine and scarce franking for the 24¢ treaty rate, ex-Ainsworth.
Scott No. 77; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction

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