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United States and Foreign Stamps and Covers continued...

Autographs & Free Franks, Colonial, States, Waterway & Ship continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
2721 c ImageLeroy Ohio June 7. Red circular datestamp with date in manuscript, matching negative "Paid" and "5" on 1849 Farmer's Mutual Fire Insurance Co. policy to Stow O., Very Fine, with 2010 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2722   ImageChauncey Sherwood, P.M./ Bald Mount./ Luzerne County./ Pa. Four line postmaster stencil used as signature on back of letter, front side with red "Bald Mount Pa. 9 Mar." circular datestamp and elaborate "Lucy. Sherwood" handstamp (daughter of postmaster) with doves and arrow pierced heart, left side of lettersheet missing which may have been the addressed side (or this may have been an enclosure), file fold through handstamps on front, Fine and scarce postmaster's name stencil marking (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $2,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2723 c ImageFree, Hiram Freeborn P.M. Postmaster straightline label with handstamped "Free", matching "Knoxville Pa. June 12" circular datestamp on cover to Lima New York, some minor staining, otherwise Fine, scarce postmaster's free franking label from a small Pennsylvania town (Image)

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E. 150-200

SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2724 c ImagePhiladelphia Pa. Jul. 26 (1842). Clear strike of blue circular datestamp with matching "Free" in double octagon, sent to postmaster at Lancaster Pa., turned and mailed back to Philadelphia with blue "Lancaster Pa. Jul. 27" circular datestamp and matching "Free" straightline, all markings beautifully struck, refolded for display, Very Fine and attractive double "Free" turned cover between postmasters (Image)

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E. 150-200

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
2725 c ImageMemphis Tenn. Apr. 20. Clear strike of double-circle datestamp struck partly off top of all-over Washington Fire Insurance Co. advertising cover to New York, "Due 6" in circle handstamp, it appears that a stamp affixed at upper right fell off in transit, Very Fine, with 2011 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
2726 c Image"Pr. Steam-Boat 11th Inst." Manuscript designation at lower left of folded letter datelined "New York 9 July 1812" to Albany, manuscript "6" rate, light vertical file folds, Very Fine, scarce early steamboat cover (Image)

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E. 150-200

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2727 c ImageMAIL ROUTE. Clear strike of red semi-circle handstamp on folded printed prices current for perfumery and soaps, datelined March 12, 1828, to Providence R.I., manuscript "18-3/4" rate, light vertical file fold and some slight overall soiling, Very Fine strike of this scarce marking used at Providence R.I. on incoming ship mail (Image)

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E. 300-400

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
2728 c Image"Ship Wm. & Eliza, off the island Ohevahoa, Aug. 19, 1850". Dateline on folded letter to Fairhaven Mass., fascinating contents incl. "There is one or two white men on the isle, one a Boston chap who has adopted native dress and tatooed all over says he is well satisfied with his manner of living, which shows him to be a senseless fellow for the natives of any other tribes will eat him in a minute if they catch him. I was ashore yesterday when the natives took a great shine to a fat man. I suppose they thought he would make a good fry.", red "San Francisco 40 15 Oct." circular datestamp, Very Fine, sent from the Marquesas Islands, made famous by Melville in his book Typee, the William & Eliza sailed from Bedford on Nov. 26, 1848, and returned Oct. 4, 1852, with sperm oil and whale oil -- contemporary references to cannibalism are very unusual (Image)

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E. 300-400

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
2729 c Image"Louisville & St. Louis Mail Route, Apr. 24, 1852". Manuscript marking on folded letter from Louisville to St. Louis, horizontal file fold well away from marking, Very Fine, scarce , listed in Simpson-Alexander book (p. 202) as extremely rare (Image)

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E. 200-300

SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
2730 c ImageConsulate U.S.A. Valparaiso. Clear strike of circular consular seal on cover to William Bates in Manitowoc Wis., bold strike of "Steamship 20" handstamp, with original 1860-dated enclosure from recipient's brother, contents discuss ship building, some wear, Very Fine strike, ex Risvold (Image)

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E. 300-400

SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction

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