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United States Postal History continued...

State Postmarks - California to Wyoming continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
641   (Nevada) (Ephemera) "Plymouth Silver Mining Company" (Austin, Nevada) Mining Certificate. For 50 share stocks of the company signed "New York, April 24th, 1869", with Revenue 25¢ Insurance (R46c) manuscript canceled, with illustrated mining scene at top center; usual light folds and some edge wear at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

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Est. $150-200
Selling for...$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
642       image(New Hampshire) Hanover, N.H., 31 July. Bold blue fancy negative serrated box postmark with manuscript date, on ca. 1822 folded letter to Reading, Mass., manuscript "12½" rating, Very Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
643       image(Pennsylvania) Mauch Chuck, Penn., June 22 1825. Bold brown boxed date stamp with manuscript day, on folded letter sheet to Philadelphia, Pa., manuscript "Paid 10" rate, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
644       image(South Carolina) Greenville, S.C., July 27. Clear arc postmark with manuscript date, on folded letter sheet to New York with manuscript "25" rating, 1829 docketing; reduced at right at bit into rate, a Very Fine strike, very rare.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)

Est. $150-200
Selling for...$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
645       image(Virginia) Richmond Va. Mar. 8. Bold red cds with matching "FREE" handstamp on folded letter datelined "Lynchburg March 6, 1848" to William L. Goggin, House of Representatives, Washington D.C., red manuscript "Way" at center; vertical file fold clear of all markings, Very Fine and unusual "Free" way use.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)

Est. $400-600
Selling for...$190.00
Will close during Public Auction
646       image(Washington) "Colville, October the 27 1861". Datelined letter enclosed in yellow cover with "Paid 10" rating to Pownal, Maine; opening tears, some letter separations, Fine, The earliest recorded letter from Colville.
Estimate; $100 - 150.

The Washington Territorial Postmark catalog records a Colville Valley post office 1858-59 (no postmarks known) and Colville from 1883 to current.
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Est. $100-150
Selling for...$40.00
Will close during Public Auction
647       image(Washington) Port Townsend, W.T. Apr 3. Cds with matching "PAID" handstamp with ms. "3" rating on light yellow cover with fancy framed "J.F. Blumberg, Cracker Baker" corner card to Steilacoom, W.T.; small repaired edge faults at top left, Fine appearance.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

Port Townsend post office opened in 1852, months before the establishment of the territory. However, the earliest date known was 1857.
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Est. $150-200
Selling for...$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
648     WFE-213 image(Washington) Wells, Fargo & Co., "Paid 25 Cents." . Printed surcharge with frank on 3¢ pink (U34) buff entire canceled by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co., Walla Walla, Apr 1" oval to San Francisco Cal.; corner flaws and wear, Fine and rare, Thomas Census WC9895.
Thomas No. WFE-213; Estimate $400 - 600.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS WELLS FARGO & CO. BOISE MINES SURCHARGE.

This "25 Cents" surcharge was used for mail brought into Walla Walla from mining areas.
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Est. $400-600
Selling for...$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
649       image(Wyoming Territory) Laramie City, Wyo. Registered. Jul 23, 1887. Bold strike of three-line postmark with manuscript "#89/83" registry number and matching ms. "X" cancels on 5¢ brown (205) and 10¢ brown (209) on cover attractively addressed in bright pink ink to Beggingen, Switzerland, New York (7.29) exchange backstamps and "New York, N.Y." registry exchange label (FX-NY1a) affixed, Schaffhausen (8.8) arrival backstamps; reduced slightly at left, slight overall toning, stamps few tone spots, a Very Fine and attractive territorial registered use to Switzerland.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

Est. $300-400
Selling for...$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
Telegraph Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
650       image(Telegraph) Bain's Chemical Telegraph, O'Rielly's New York State Line, Herkimer, N.Y. Imprint with views including Franklin's kite experiment and Franklin portrait, on fresh cover to Richfield Springs, entering the mails with "Herkimer, N.Y., Jul 1" cds with matching "5" rate handstamp at top right, with original 1852 printed telegraph letterhead enclosure, Very Fine and rare (ASCC rarity 8), ex-Born, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
651       image(Telegraph) Bain's Electro-Chemical Telegraph, Merchant's Line. Red imprint on cover addressed to Williamstown, Mass., entered the mails with bold blue "Troy, N.Y., 3 cts, Oct 25" cds and matching fancy "Paid" in scroll handstamp, pencil "1852" year docketing; some light edge toning, F.-V.F. and attractive, the illustrated example in ASCC (volume III, pg 92), ex-Born, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
652       image(Telegraph) Catskill Telegraph & Express Office. Boxed imprint on cover to Jefferson, N.Y., entering the mails with bold blue rimless "Catskill, N.Y., Jan 27" cds and matching "5" rate handstamp, with original 1852 enclosure, Very Fine and rare (ASCC rarity 7) the illustrated example in ASCC (volume III, pg 92), ex-Born, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

Est. $300-400
Selling for...$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
653     65 image(Telegraph) Erie Railway Company's Telegraph. Imprint on 1863 cover to Palmyra, N.Y., entering the mails franked with jumbo margin 1861, 3¢ rose tied by "Smithboro', N.Y. Sep 21" cds, with lengthy five page original enclosure on telegraph letterhead and a Erie Railway ticket to Waverly; some cover corner wear at top right, still Very Fine.
Scott No. 65; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)

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Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
654       image(Telegraph) Hannibal Telegraphery. Clear circular handstamp on cover addressed to Alton, Ills., entered the mails with "Hannibal, Mo., Feb 2" cds and manuscript "5" rating, with original enclosure datelined "Hannibal, Feby 1st, 48" with interesting content…Today we received a mail, and it was the first we have had for ten days, and for this one we are under no obligation to Cave Johnson or his agents (U.S. mail agent) as it was brought by a private express paid for by the citizens of this place, from Bowling Green, Very Fine, extremely rare with only two such example recorded, the illustrated example in ASCC (volume III, pg 120), ex-Hahn & Born.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

Est. $300-400
Selling for...$220.00
Will close during Public Auction
655     11 image(Telegraph) Harrisburg Telegraph, Harrisburg Penna. Large blue cameo corner card imprint on cover to Gettysburg, Pa., entered the mails franked with 1851, 3¢ dull red, two singles canceled by blue grid handstamps, matching "Harrisburg, Pa., May 6" cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 11; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)

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Est. $150-200
Selling for...$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
656       image(Telegraph) House's Printing Telegraph (New York). Imprint with illustrated building view alongside, on locally addressed cover datelined "From Troy, June 26th, 1852", with original ticker tape telegram enclosure, Very Fine (ASCC rarity 6).
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)

Est. $150-200
Selling for...$70.00
Will close during Public Auction
657       image(Telegraph) New York, Albany & Buffalo Telegraph, Buffalo. Bold scroll in oval handstamp on locally address cover, manuscript "collect 52¢" at bottom left, Extremely Fine, extremely rare (rarity 9) and the listing example in ASCC (volume III, pg 77), ex-Jarrett.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

Est. $300-400
Selling for...$140.00
Will close during Public Auction
658       image(Telegraph) Vermont & Boston Telegraph Line. Illustrated oval imprint showing electric hand & pen overtaking various forms of transportation, on locally addressed cover with original telegram letterhead enclosure datelined "Northfield June 6, 1850", Very Fine (ASCC rarity 7), ex-F.D. Foote.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
Selling for...$90.00
Will close during Public Auction
659       imageTelegraph Cover Balance. 28 covers with at least 9 with original enclosures mostly written-up on pages; includes three different American Telegraph Co., American District Telegraph Co., two different Atlantic & Pacific Telegraph, two slightly different Canton Line - Illinois & Mississippi Telegraph Co., 1860's Franklin Telegraph Co. with illustrated Franklin kite experiment scene, choice Kennebec Telegraph handstamp strike, Lynchburg & Abingdon Telegraph cameo corner card cover with 1855 telegram, 1851 Morse Telegraph Co. (Baltimore) unlisted imprint type, M. & O.R.R. Telegraph, Morse's American Telegraph, 1858 Nova Scotia Electric & Telegraph green cameo, three different Washington & New Orleans Telegraph Co. including the scarce straight line "Telegraphic" handstamp, etc., generally F.-V.F. or better.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. (Image1) (Image2) (Image3)

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Est. $750-1,000
Selling for...$425.00
Will close during Public Auction
Railroad and Packets & Inland Waterway Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
660     274-S-20 imageB. & O. R.R., Paw-Paw, Apr 15, 1867. Route agent oval with matching small circle of wedges tying 3¢ rose (65) on orange cover; reduced at right, Very Fine strike.
Towle No. 274-S-20; Estimate $100 - 150. (Image1)

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Est. $100-150
Selling for...$40.00
Will close during Public Auction

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