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United States Postal History continued...

Transatlantic Mails - Foreign Mails 1858 to 1886 continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
381       image1868 (Sep. 21) Arroyo, Puerto Rico to New York, N.Y. via St. Thomas. Folded letter datelined "Arroyo 7th Sept. 1868" and endorsed "via St. Ths.", entered mails with "St. Thomas, 14 / 9 1868" transit cds, carried on US Brazil Line Mississippi from St. Thomas Sep. 14th to New York arriving Sep. 21st, 10¢ green, E. grill, clear grill impression, tied on arrival by "New-York, Sep 21" cds, Very Fine.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
382       image1867 (Aug. 28) Belle Plaine, Minn. to Potsdam, Prussia. Orange buff cover bearing 15¢ black (77), tied by target cancel, matching "Belle Plaine, Aug 28 '67" cds at left, endorsed "Per Prussian Closed Mail" at top, black "New-York, Am. Pkt. '23' Sep 5" debit exchange cds and "Short Paid" framed handstamp, large Prussian "13" sgr. due rating; some edge wear, F.-V.F., an attractive short paid Prussian Closed Mail use.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
383       image1868 (Feb. 21) East Liverpool Oh. to Shrewsbury, England. Blue cover bearing 12¢ black (69) tied by cork cancel and red "East Liverpool O." cds with pencil "Feb 21" dating, red "N.York Br. Pkt., Paid, Feb 26" exchange cds, carried by Cunard Palmyra from New York Feb. 26th to Queenstown arriving Mar. 8th, Shrewsbury (3.9.68) arrival cds; flap refolded, Very Fine, This was the first return voyage of the Cunard Palmyra., ex-Gliedman.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $70.00
Will close during Public Auction
384       image1868 (Oct. 21) Barcelona, Spain to Boston, Mass. Blue folded letter with light strike of "Barcelona, 21 Oct 68" cds overstruck with red London circular cross handstamp, red London (10.24) transit backstamp, manuscript "18 cts" rating at top left crossed out, carried by Cunard Line Cuba from Queenstown Oct. 25th to New York arriving Nov. 4th, black "Boston, Nov 5" exchange arrival backstamp, blue crayon "28/37" and "IN U.S. NOTES" depreciated currency handstamp, Very Fine and rare Boston depreciated currency use from Spain.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
385       image1869, 1870 (May 11, May 21) Liverpool, England to Boston Mass. Two depreciated currency uses, 1869 with "Liverpool, 11 MY 69" cds carried as endorsed by Cunard Line Malta from Liverpool May 11th to Boston arriving May 23rd (first mail voyage), "Boston, 24 May, 21 U.S. Notes" depreciated currency cds, 1870 with "Liverpool, 21 MY 70" cds carried by Cunard Line China from Liverpool May 21st to New York arriving May 31st, "In U.S. Notes" straightline handstamp and blue crayon "26" due rating, Very Fine pair of depreciate currency usages.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
386       image1870 (ca.) Allan Line - Royal Mail Steamers to Canada & United States. Multicolor lithograph card (142x83mm) printed in England for this transatlantic shipping company, Very Fine.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)
Est. $100-150
SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
387       image1871 (Mar. 31) Vienna, Austria to Elmira, N.Y. "Consulate of the United States of American, Vienna, Austria" imprint cover bearing Austria 5kr rose (29) four singles tied together by two strikes of "Wien, 31/3, 71" cds, red framed "Franco" and red crayon "15" credit rating, red "New York Paid All, Apr 15" exchange cds, fresh and Very Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
388       image1886 Wreck of the Oregon. Cover from Great Britain to Cleveland, O. with partial "Mr 4, 86" duplex postmarks and spots where tied stamps has been washed off, reverse with printed label reading "P.O., New York, N.Y., July 6th, 1886., This piece is a portion of the mail forwarded from Queenstown, Ireland, per steamer OREGON on March 7th, and damaged by the sinking of that vessel off Fire Island on March 14th. Recovered from the wreck July 1-4. Henry G. Pearson, Postmaster." which is tied by Cleveland O. receiving postmark, Fine and scarce, with only five recorded examples from this wreck.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction
Transatlantic Mails - Balance Lots
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
389       image1830s-1860s Transatlantic Mails. Group of 50 transatlantic and ocean mail covers with some better including 1840 Shopshire to Marietta Oh. by Cunard Line Caledonia maiden voyage from Liverpool Jan. 5th, 1844 Turkey to Boston with Malta disinfection slits bootlegged to Boston, 1846 "Leigh PP" Penny Post to Boston; 1856 Chicago Il. to London with "Paid 24" rating handstamp, 1853 Boston to St. Johns New Brunswick, 1855 Germany to New York with red Aachen "Brit: Packet." half-moon backstamp, etc., F.-V.F.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
390       image1831-41, Newton & Gordon Correspondence to Madeira. Group of 10 stampless letters from a variety of origins via forwarders, including 1831 Boston to Madeira care of New York forwarder, 1840 Philadelphia to Madeira via New York with "Paid 12½" and "160" rating endorsed "p 'Madeira' ", 1833 and 1841 Savannah to Madeira via Charleston with 12½¢ and 1¼ ox. 62½¢, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
391       image1839-1848 Transatlantic Mail - Pre U.S.-G.B. Treaty & Pioneer Steamships. Collection of 63 covers on exhibit pages including better with most carried by Cunard Line steamers, 1839 Liverpool to Boston carried by Liverpool; 1840 Liverpool to New York by Acadia; 1840 Liverpool to New York 1¾ oz. quintuple rate by Britannia; 1841 Liverpool to Cambridge Ms. by Columbia on her maiden voyage; 1841 Mexico City Mexico to London via New York carried Columbia on her maiden return voyage; 1843 Bremen to Reading Pa. via Caledonia, 1843 and 1847 usages from France to Boston with curved "Foreign Paid" framed and unframed handstamps, 1844 Liverpool to Canada via Boston by Caledonia, ending with 1848 Liverpool to New York carried on last Cunard voyage to the U.S. before retaliatory rate period, etc., F.-V.F., a wonderful collection.
Estimate; $1,500 - 2,000. (Image1)
Est. $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $3,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
392       image1839-43, Baltimore Md. to London, Freight Money Letters. Group of 5 folded letters or covers from Baltimore to London via New York, manuscript rates freight money rates of 12½¢ (for sailing ship) or 25¢ (for steamship) comprising: 1839 (Jan. 3) triple weight via Blue Swallowtail Roscoe; 1839 (May 11) double-weight via Black X Montreal; 1839 (Aug. 4) double weight via Blue Swallowtail Independence; 1839 (Dec. 13) single rate via Pioneer Steamship Liverpool; and 1843 (Aug. 16) single rate via sailing packet; Liverpool ship letter handstamps and manuscript due rates, F.-V.F. group.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
393       image1839-1860s Transatlantic Mail Including Pioneer Steamships. Group of 12 including 1839 New York to London via steamer "Liverpool", 1840 New York to London via steamer "British Queen", 1840 New York to Norwich via steamer "Great Western", 1841 Philadelphia to Edinburgh via steamer "Great Western", 1841 Philadelphia to Manchester via steamer "Britannia", 1846 New York to London via steamer "Great Britain", etc., F.-V.F. and excellent group with better pioneer steamships.
Estimate; $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $290.00
Will close during Public Auction
394       image1840s Transatlantic Mail - Harndens. Group of 7 covers handled by Harndens Express, each with the "Forwarded by Harnden's Express from Boston" circular handstamp (2) and rest with "Forwarded from Harndens Package Express, Boston" ovals, mostly carried by Cunard Line, includes 1840 Boston to London, 1841 Boston to London, 1841 New York to France, 1844 Boston to Newcastle G.B, etc., F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
395       image1848-49, Transatlantic Mails - Retaliatory Rate Period. Group of 19 covers carried by Cunard vessels during the retaliatory period, noted include 1848 (Jul. 18) Bremen, Germany to Petersburg Va. with Boston small red "34" retaliatory due handstamp; 1848 (Jul. 24) Rotterdam to Philadelphia with Boston large red "34" retaliatory due handstamp, 1848 (Sep. 14) Malaga, Spain to Boston from U.S. Consulate with blue manuscript. "58" retaliatory due rating; 1848 (Oct. 14) Baltimore Md. to Amsterdam with "Paid" and manuscript. "34" rating, and includes 4 unpaid covers to France, etc.; some faults, F.-V.F. and rare group.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500. (Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
396       image1849-1870 Transatlantic Mails. Collection of 94 covers on exhibit pages with majority carried by Cunard Line steamers, better includes two carried on first eastbound voyage under the 1848 treaty by Cunard Line Niagara: 1849 (Feb. 9) New Orleans to London and 1849 (Feb. 19) New York to France; 1849 Malaga, Spain to Boston by Caledonia; 1853 Montevideo, Uruguay to Baltimore carried by Great Western and America; 1850 Calcutta to Boston, 1852 Boston to Canton, China with "Paid 60" rating handstamp; 1852 Boston to France with "British / Packet" two-line handstamp; 1854 Portland Me. to Spain at the 41¢ British mail rate; 1855 San Francisco Cal. to France by SS Uncle Sam via Nicaragua; 1856 Penang, Malaysia to South Reading Mass.; 1856 Russia to Washington D.C. with Boston "60" rating handstamp; 1856 France to New York with "New York Post Office, Advertised" oval, 1859 Boston to Calcutta, etc.; some faults, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $2,000 - 3,000. (Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $2,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
397       image1849, Transatlantic Mails - Restored Rate Period. Group of 3 covers comprising 1849 (Jan. 8) New York N.Y. to London via Boston carried by Europa; 1849 (Jan. 6) Dublin, Ireland to New York N.Y. via Boston by Cunard Line Niagara; 1849 (Jan. 24) Havre, France to Beverly Mass. by Cunard Line Niagara to Boston arriving Feb. 11th, F.-V.F. and scarce trio.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $280.00
Will close during Public Auction
398       image1858-1860s Classic Foreign Mail Cover Group. Better group of 11 covers including #15 used to Cuba, #71 cover to France, #78b to England, #97 New Orleans to Liverpool, #75 pair to Canada, #89 red Baltimore foreign mail to Amsterdam, #69 pair to England, #36B pair to London, etc.; mixed condition, F.-V.F. group.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
Exposition Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
399     P76-01 imageCentennial, Phila'da Pa. Apr 20. Clear strike of cds duplexed with five-bar circular grid tying 3¢ green (158) on buff cover with purple "1776 - International Exhibition, Philadelphia. - 1876, United States Centennial Commission" corner card envelope to Jenkintown Pa.; no flap, Very Fine, This is the earliest known use of P76-01.
Bomar No. P76-01; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
400     P76-01 imageCentennial, Phila'da. Pa. Jul 24, 3PM. Clear strike of cds duplexed with split cork cancel tying 2¢ vermilion (178) and 3¢ green (158) on orange cover to Paris, France, red "New York, Jul 25" exchange cds, Paris (8.7) arrival cds; 2¢ small faults, top edge repair, Fine appearance, scarce use abroad.
Bomar No. P76-01; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction

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