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Lot Symbol Catalog No. Descrip Opening
10040 Michel 10A, 20 imageBrunswick. 1866 (Dec 6). Cover from Brunswick to New York, paying the 6 1/2 groschen single Hapag rate (equivalent to 15 cents) with 1863 1/2gr (somewhat discoloured) in combination with two 1865 3gr, partly trimmed by scissors, tied by neat "Braunschweig" cds's on dispatch, red crayon "4 1/2" indicating international postage paid, carried by the Hapag "Alemannia" with Hamburg cds's on back and red "HAMBURG/PACKET/3" cds denoting the U.S. credit of 3 cents; a scarce transatlantic mail; cert. Lange (2013).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 10A, 20]

Estimate. US$'s 500 - 800

SOLD for $ 700.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:25 AM
10041 Michel 11 imageGerman States - Hanover. 1858 (March 6). Cover front from Emden to Baltimore, paying the internal rate with 1856-57 1/15th or 2sgr featuring a spectacular left sheet-margin example (tiny tear at top very slightly touching the design), tied by blue cds on departure, repeated adjacent, 25c credited to the U.S. with Aachen red cds, "11" red crayon denoting payment of 11 sgr, carried by the Inman "City of Baltimore", and red "N. York/Br. Pkt/30/PAID" marking; a rare combination franking between cash and partial payment with a stamp. Note: According to the 1852 Prussian-U.S. Postal Convention, the single rate was 30 cents per 1/2oz, including 5c for the U.S., 5c for Prussia and 20c comprising transit fees between both countries.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 11]

Estimate. US$'s 350 - 600

SOLD for $ 550.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:25 AM
10042 Michel 8, 17 imageGerman States - North German Confederation. 1868-69. Two fully prepaid covers from Bremen to New York, one franked by 1868 2kr strip of three (one stamp partly torn at left) tied by dispatch cds in blue, carried by the N.G.L. "Bremen"; the other bearing 1869 2kr in two singles and one pair, conveyed by the N.G.L. "Rhein", and both struck in red with arrival cds on front.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States 8, 17]

Estimate. US$'s 300 - 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 09:25 AM
10043 Michel 8, 9, 12a imageGerman States - Saxony. 1861 (Jun 6). Envelope from Schandau to Burlington, carried via Hamburg at 6 1/2 neugroschen rate equivalent to 15 cents (5/10 blue notation), paying the 2ng internal rate (5c) and the 4 1/2ng (10c) foreign fees, with 1855 1/2ng and 1ng, and 1856 5ng, tied by "18" numeral circles with matching cds at top left, Hamburg and exchange New York cds's in red alongside, embarked on the HAPAG "Hammonia" at Hamburg, Dresden and Hamburg backstamps; a very fine and scarce three-colour franking; ex Knapp.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 8, 9, 12a]

Estimate. US$'s 500 - 800

SOLD for $ 650.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:26 AM
10044 Michel 17a, 19a imageGerman States - Saxony. 1865 (Apr 4). Single weight cover (part of the back lacking) from Leipzig to New York, bearing 1863 2gr (defective at top right) and 5gr pair, tied by "Leipzig/Dred:Bahnh." octagonal ds, red Aachen exchange office ds indicating 23 cents credited to U.S., endorsed "via Cork or Queenstown per steamer" confirming the carriage by the Cunard "Cuba"; filing fold passing through one 5gr, a scarce usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 17a, 19a]

Estimate. US$'s 250 - 400

SOLD for $ 340.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:27 AM
10045 Michel 25, 51ax, 54I imageGerman States - Thurn and Taxis. 1867 (Feb 26). Envelope from Frankfurt to Philadelphia, bearing 1859 30kr, slightly touched in part of the lower margin, 1866 1kr pair (faint toning) and 9kr type II, each tied by "220" target cancel, with alongside matching cds, red Aachen transit denoting the 23c credited to the USA and "Boston Br.Pkt./Paid" arrival cds also in red, embarked on the Cunard "" "Africa" at Liverpool; a very attractive cover with clear strikes and including the rare second issue 30kr; cert. Sem (2009). Note: After the Prussian victory over Austria in 1866, the "Free City of Frankfurt" was occupied by the Prussians; it lost its independence and Frankfurt was included under the postal administration of Thurn and Taxis, being permitted to use a reduced rate. The 41 kreuzer franking (equal to 28c) paid the Prussian closed mail including 6kr of internal postage and 35kr of foreign fees.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States 25, 51ax, 54I]

Estimate. US$'s 1,000 - 1,500

SOLD for $ 1,000.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:27 AM
10046 Michel 1, 4, 5 imageGerman States - Württemberg. 1853 (Dec 19). Cover from Bopfingen to New York (Nördlinger Brothers correspondence), bearing 1851 1kr, 6kr type I and two examples of 18kr type II, the 9kr just touched at base, otherwise with predominantly large margins, tied by Bopfingen datestamps, repeated at right, where red French transit and U.S. 5c Boston cds were also struck, the latter indicating prepayment of the inland rate, carried from Liverpool by Cunard SS "Canada", some erosion caused by the ink in this fragile paper; a rare first-issue cover to a transatlantic destination; cert. Thoma (1981). Note: The 43 kreuzer rate, equivalent to 1/3d or 30 cents, included 2kr inland fee, 4kr for the French portion of the journey, 16kr corresponding to the British maritime fee and 5kr U.S. inland postage.(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States 1, 4, 5]

Estimate. US$'s 1,200 - 2,000

SOLD for $ 2,400.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:28 AM
10047 S.G. Z35, Z42 imageGibraltar. 1861 (Nov 23). Entire letter to New York, fully paying the single rate to destination with 1855-57 4d pair and 6d, each tied by "A26" cancels with Gibraltar cds, red Ship Liverpool ds and New York exchange cds with 5c credited for inland rate on front, additionally "16" cents denoting sea carriage to U.S., conveyed by the Inman Line "City of Washington" from Liverpool to New York; a very rare franking (no similar examples were included in the Wood collection).(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States S.G. Z35, Z42]

Estimate. US$'s 500 - 800

SOLD for $ 950.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:28 AM
10048   imageGreece. 1858 (Nov 22). Cover to New York, sent unpaid and most likely carried from Piraeus to Syros to be transferred to Lloyd steamer proceeding to Trieste with "7" Sgr hs before entering the GAPU area with red crayon "48/25" denoting 15 Nkr for Lloyd carriage and 25c for international service to the USA, then on to Aachen with "AACHEN / Cts" double circle ds (unrecorded in VdL without numeral), ms "17" for 12c rate from Greece and 5c American internal rate, carried over Ostende to Southampton and placed aboard Havre Line "Fulton" with New York arrival and "42" cents postage due hs; vertical fold reinforced inside; one of very few Greece pre-philatelic transatlantic mail covers (nothing similar in the Richard Winter collection), and probably a unique usage of the Aachen Exchange P.O. datestamp from Greece.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Collection]

Estimate. US$'s 350 - 600

SOLD for $ 600.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:29 AM
10049 S.G. 36, 37, 39, 45 imageIndia. 1862 (June 21). Entire letter from Calcutta to Boston, with framed red "INDIA/PAID" hs and franked by 1855 8a and 1856-64 1/2a, 1a & 4a, tied by duplex hs on dispatch (1861 year in error), paying the 8 annas carriage to France and 5 1/2a from U.K. to the U.S., equal to "1/7" pence notation in red and "London/Paid" cds, red "16/CENTS" U.S. credit marking, black Boston 5c due cds on arrival, carried by the Peninsular & oriental "Bengal" to Suez, involving the Allan Line "Jura" from Londonderry to Quebec; an attractive and scarce four-colour franking.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States S.G. 36, 37, 39, 45]

Estimate. US$'s 350 - 600

SOLD for $ 420.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:29 AM
10050 Sassone 2, 10 imageItalian States - Modena. 1857 (Aug 2). Entire letter from Carrara to New York (from the famous Vito Viti correspondence discovered in New York in 1904), prepaid with 1852 10c pair, and dot after figures 40c strip of three, this just touched in small part at left, otherwise mainly large margins, tied by barred rectangular cancels, showing "VIA DI/SARZANA", dispatch cds, framed "PD", ms "3" cents credited to U.S., red arrival cds, framed "Br. Service" (carried by Cunard SS "Arabia") and "21" denoting correct full prepaid rate; two filing folds through one 40c and 10c stamps as usually found in this correspondence; a very rare franking to pay the single rate to U.S. and not including the 1L denomination, being unrecorded in Sassone; cert. A. Diena (1968).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone 2, 10]

Estimate. US$'s 800 - 1,400

SOLD for $ 800.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:30 AM
10051 Sassone 7, 9 imageItalian States - Papal States. 1853 (Nov 11). Cover front from Rome to New York, franked by 1852 6b and two pairs of 8b, correctly franked according to the French-papal Convention, tied by cds's on departure, red French entry and New York due (5c) arrival cds at right, carried by the Cunard SS "Africa", fine; signed Sorani and Vaccari.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone 7, 9]

Estimate. US$'s 200 - 300

SOLD for $ 380.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:31 AM
10052 Sassone 9 imageItalian States - Papal States. 1862 (April 5). Envelope from Rome to Milford, prepaying the 32 baj rate (1858 French-Papal Convention) with 1852 8b in two pairs, tied by grids and "Roma" cds. red French transit, red "3" French credit tying one pair, octagonal "Br. Service" hs and "PORTLAND ME/PAID15" cds in red confirming that the internal 15c was prepaid; a very scarce mail from the Papal States showing the exchange marking of Portland (no similar item was included in the Richard F. Winter collection); carried by the Allan Line "Bohemian".(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone 9]

Estimate. US$'s 350 - 600

SOLD for $ 340.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:31 AM
10053 Sassone 29 imageItalian States - Papal States. 1869 (Dec 20). Envelope from Rome to New York, franked by three examples of 1868 40c, overpaying by 5c the 115 cents rate, each tied by lozenge, blue St. Michel exchange cds, red "3" cents French credit and arrival cds adjacent, conveyed by the Allan Line "Nestorian" from Londonderry to Portland, very fine.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone 29]

Estimate. US$'s 400 - 600

SOLD for $ 360.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:31 AM
10054 Sassone 16B, 17b imageItalian States - Sardinia. 1859 (March 23). Entire letter from Genoa to Boston, paying the single rate to U.S. with 1859 40c and 1858 80c (Sassone €7,000), cut slightly into on one side, each tied by dispatch cds, showing "3" French credit to U.S., red French transit and Boston cds's, as well as octagonal "Br. Service" on front, conveyed by the Cunard "Europa", the 40c with minor imperfection and paper faults to the letter, nevertheless a rare usage.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone 16B, 17b]

Estimate. US$'s 150 - 250

SOLD for $ 150.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:32 AM
10055 Sassone 8, 13 imageItalian States - Tuscany. 1858 (April 14). Cover from Leghorn to Philadelphia, bearing 1851 9cr pair, cut slightly into on two sides, and well margined 1857 2cr, paying most of the journey to the port of disembarkation (1.5.1857 Convention), each used with "P.D" hs, with "Livorno" dispatch ds at left, red French entry and 15 cents New York circular hs at right, the latter also tying the franking; a scarce transatlantic mail.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone 8, 13]

Estimate. US$'s 200 - 300

SOLD for $ 420.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:32 AM
10056 Sassone L21 imageItaly. 1866 (April 21). Entire letter from Messina to New York, bearing pair of DLR 60c to pay the single rate, tied by cds on departure, repeated alongside, Marseilles red entry and red New York exchange marking below, struck on reverse with neat "LIGNE H/PAQ. FR. N°4" cds, conveyed from Havre by the "Napoleon III"; a rare mail from Italy in conjunction with a scarce Ligne H postmark.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone L21]

Estimate. US$'s 250 - 400

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 09:33 AM
10057 Sassone L21 imageItaly. 1868 (March 23). Entire letter form Palermo to Philadelphia, carried at double rate with 1863-65 DLR 60c strip of four, tied by "21" numeral hs with cds below, red London transit and ms rates including "6" cents French credit to U.S. and "1/2"d British share, with involvement of the Cunard SS "Australasian", some faults including vertical crease passing through one adhesive at right; cert. Enzo Diena (1986).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States Sassone L21]

Estimate. US$'s 150 - 250

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 09:33 AM
10058 S.G. Z49, Z61 imageMalta. 1873 (July 4). Entire letter to New York, paying the 4d rate for carriage to France and 6d transatlantic rate via London with 1872 4d vermilion pl. 13 and 6d pale buff pl. 11, each tied by "A25" duplex, with London transit and "2" accountancy marking denoting the British share of the transatlantic postage, carried by French packet via Marseilles to London, and placed on board the Cunard SS "Russia" at Liverpool; a rare combination franking not included in the Wood collection of British P.O.'s Abroad; cert. Briefmarkenprüfstelle Basel (2003).(Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States S.G. Z49, Z61]

Estimate. US$'s 500 - 800

SOLD for $ 1,300.00
Closing..Oct-13, 09:33 AM
10059 Michel 5, 6 imageNetherlands. 1865 (June 23). Cover from Amsterdam to New York, bearing 1865 10c and 15c pair & single, each tied by framed "FRANCO" hs, correctly paying the single rate according to the 1864 American-Dutch Convention, alongside showing red dispatch cds, "London/Paid" transit and "N.YORK/5/Br. PKt." cds, and "10" red crayon denoting credit to U.K., with involvement of the Cunard SS "China" in its carriage; horizontal fling fold to cover.(Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 5, 6]

Estimate. US$'s 300 - 500

CLOSED
Closing..Oct-13, 09:34 AM

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