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British Parliamentary Post and Early Colonial Period continued...

New Hampshire continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
2573 c image(Portsmouth N.H., ca. 1741) "Piscad. 8 dwt". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and 8dwt rate over another small manuscript postmark on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, no docketing or yeardate but ca. 1741 based on postmark style, minor toning, still Fine, extremely early use from Portsmouth, ASCC Vol. 3 value $2,500 (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
2574 c image(Portsmouth N.H., 1743) "Pest. 8 dwt". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, receipt docketing "From Henry Sherburne, Recd. 18th May 1743 Post", dampstains and erosion at top, extremely early use from Portsmouth and an unusual postmark format, ASCC Vol. 3 value $2,500 (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
2575 c image(Portsmouth N.H., ca. 1744) "Piscata. 8 dwt". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, no docketing or yeardate but ca. 1744 based on postmark and correspondence, minor toning and small tear at top, still Fine, ASCC Vol. 3 value $2,500 (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $800.00
Will close during Public Auction
2576 c image(Portsmouth N.H., 1744) "Piscata. 8dwt". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, receipt docketing "From Henry Sherburne, Recd August 15th 1744 p Post", minor wear and soiling, Fine (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
2577 c image(Portsmouth N.H., 1745) "Piscata. 16 dwts". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and double 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, receipt docketing "From Henry Sherburne Jnr. Recd. in 4mo 1745", panels along right side have been removed, minor toning along folds, still Fine, extremely early use from Portsmouth, ASCC Vol. 3 value $2,500 (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
2578 c image(Portsmouth N.H., 1745) "Piscata.16dwt 16". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and double rate over a cross-out (16dwt plus 16gr ship fee) on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, receipt docketing "From Hen: Sherburne, recd 3 mo: 1 1745 p Post", top panel reduced, some wear along folds, Fine, at this date "1745" docketing could indicate 1746 yeardate (Image) E. 300-400

SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
2579 c image(Portsmouth N.H., 1748) "Piscat. 8dwt". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, receipt docketing "From Henry Sherburne, received April 13th 1748 p Post", faint toning, still Very Fine, ASCC Vol. 3 value $2,500 (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
2580 c image(Portsmouth N.H., ca. 1748) "Piscat. 8dwt". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, no docketing or yeardate but ca. 1748 based on postmark style, sharp file fold and small tear at top, Fine, ASCC Vol. 3 value $2,500 (Image) E. 400-500

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
2581 c image(Portsmouth N.H., ca. 1750) "Portsmth. 8dwt". Unlisted manuscript postmark (Portsmouth name with "th" high) and 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, "3/4d" due in local currency (8dwt =24p x 1.67 inflation factor=40p, or 3sh4p without carrier fee), no docketing or yeardate but ca. 1750 based on postmark and correspondence, top edge slightly nicked from opening and faint toned spot, still Very Fine, an extremely rare Colonial-period Portsmouth N.H. postmark with the English town name rather than "Piscataqua" (Image) E. 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
2582 c image(Portsmouth N.H., 1754) "Post Office Portsmo. Paid 20/". Manuscript postmark and 20sh inflation rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, additional "1d" rate presumably applied in Philadelphia, pencil "1754" notation, which corresponds to the period when the inflation factor was 9 (according to Siskin, however, this 20sh rate appears to be an even higher multiple), slight wear along folds, still Very Fine, this form of postmark has never been reported (Image) E. 750-1,000

SOLD for $3,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
2583 c image(Portsmouth N.H., 1754) "Pisa 8dwt". Manuscript postmark (Piscataqua) and 8dwt rate on folded cover to John Reynell in Philadelphia, "3/4d" due in local currency (8dwt=24p x 1.67 inflation factor=40p, or 3sh4p without carrier fee), receipt docketing "From John Sherburne, rec'd 7th mon: 11th 1754", small piece out of flap and top edge, otherwise Fine (Image) E. 200-300

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction

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