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United States Postal History continued...

1851 Issue continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
541     17 image1851, 12¢ gray black. Horizontal pair, margins to touched at bottom, tied by circular grid cancel, matching "Amherst Ms. Jun 8, 1857" cds on 1857 cover to Paris, France, red "New-York, Am. Pkt. Jun 13" exchange cds, carried by Ocean Line Washington from New York Jun. 13th to Southampton arriving Jun. 27th, closed bag to France, red "E.T. Unis Serv. Am., Havre, 28 Juin 57" octagon entry datestamp, Paris (6.28) arrival backstamp, manuscript "16" decimes, printed "The Amherst Express" shield corner card, partial flap, Very Fine and attractive use.
Scott No. 17; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $220.00
Will close during Public Auction
1857 Issue
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
542     22 image1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa. Used with 1¢ blue, type II (20), guideline s.e. at left, and 3¢ dull red (26), tied by fancy star cancels, matching "Downieville Cal., Jul 16, 1861" cds on 10¢ green (U33) star die entire to Galt, Canada West at the 15¢ West Coast rate, red "Chicago, Ill, Paid 15" circular exchange handstamp, additional magenta "Paid 15" credit rating, Galt (8.8) arrival backstamp; 1¢ stamps small tears, opening flaws at left and edge wear, a Very Fine and striking use.
Scott No. 22; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A RARE 1857 ISSUE FRANKING ON A 10¢ STAR DIE ENTIRE TO CANADA AT THE 15¢ WEST COAST RATE. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
543     22 image1857, 1¢ blue, type IIIa. Plate 4, intense color, tied by neat "Detroit, Mich. May 4, 1858" cds on unsealed buff cover to Ypsilanti Mich., original Hiram Walker's Vinegar printed circular; 1¢ slight gum toning, otherwise Very Fine, ex-Ebach, with 2012 P.S.A.G. certificate.
Scott No. 22; $500; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Scott $500
Est. $200-300

SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
544     24 image1857, 1¢ blue, type V. Deep color, tied by unusual blue geometric 4-ring target handstamp on locally addressed Meridian, N.Y. cover; cover a bit reduced at right, Very Fine and choice, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 24; Estimate $250 - 350. (Image1)
Est. $250-350
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
545     24 image1857, 1¢ blue, type V. Used with three 3¢ dull red (26) singles, tied by open circular grid cancels, matching "Sault de St. Marie, Mich. Mar 4" cds and "U States" in arc framed handstamp on 1861 folded letter to London, Upper Canada, red Canadian "U. States 10" credit marking, London (3.19) arrival backstamp; file fold do not affect stamps, Very Fine.
Scott No. 24; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
546     25A image1857, 3¢ rose, type II. Strip of four, position. 46-47-48-49L3, tied by two strikes of "Augusta Me., Apr 12" cds on legal-size buff cover to Salem Mass., 1858 docketing at left, F.-V.F. and rare type II strip used on cover, ex-Wyer.
Scott No. 25A; $4,150 + as strip of 3 & single.

The strip contains pos. 49L3, which is the one extra vertical line outside of left frame line variety that carries a premium of $200.
(Image1)
Scott $4,150 + as strip of 3 & single

SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction
547     26 var. image1857, 3¢ dull red, type III, cracked plate. Position 71L18 which clearly shows large plate crack extending through the entire width of the stamp, deep rich color, tied by "Washington City D.C. Jan" cds on cover to Portsmouth N.H.; flap tear, Very Fine, a scarce on cover usage of this cracked plate variety, ex-Cochrane.
Scott No. 26 var.; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
548     26 image1857, 3¢ dull red, type III. Two pairs and single, couple with framelines doubled, all tied by "Brownsville Tex., Dec" cds's on yellow cover to France, black "New York, Dec 19" exchange cds and red "Short Paid" framed handstamp, Calais (1.9) entry cds and matching "16l decimes due handstamp; small flaws, bottom back flap replaced, Very Fine appearing, a scarce Texas transatlantic use.
Scott No. 26; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $240.00
Will close during Public Auction
549     26 image1857, 3¢ dull red, type III. Tied by bold "Peru, Ind., Aug 30" cds on cover to to Quebec City forwarded to Montreal, Canada, with arched "U. States" exchange and "10" rate handstamps, red straight line "Forwarded" and appropriate transit backstamps, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 26; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
550     26A image1857, 3¢ dull red, type IV, cover collection. Group of 11 covers and 1 front, all with single frankings, some interesting varieties including damaged transfers, double transfer and double frame line at right (71R11), recut rosettes, left frameline double at left, position. 88R10E with recutting slip, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Scott No. 26A; $2,280+; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Scott $2,280+
Est. $300-400

SOLD for $240.00
Will close during Public Auction
551     29 image1859, 5¢ brown, type I. Horizontal strip of three, some scissor trimmed perfs at bottom, tied by two strikes of "New Orleans La., Jul 5, 1860" cds on blue folded cover to France, sharp red "New York 'Paid 12' Jul 10" credit exchange cds, French "Et. Unis Serv. Br. A.C." (7.23) entry cds and red framed "P.D." handstamp, Castillon (7.24) arrival backstamp, a Very Fine use.
Scott No. 29; $1,200 as used strip of three; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Scott $1,200 as used strip of three
Est. $300-400

SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction
552     32 image1857, 10¢ green, type II. Trivial short perf, tied by "Philadelphia Pa., Oct 3" octagon datestamp on blue La Pierre House shield cameo-style corner card cover to San Francisco Cal., F.-V.F. and attractive.
Scott No. 32; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
553     33 image1857, 10¢ green, type III. Strip of three, tied by two bold strikes of vivid magenta "Pendleton Ind. Jun 21" cds on orange buff cover to Switzerland, red "New York 'Paid 7' Jun" exchange credit cds, red Aachen France" framed transit and matching "Franco Preuss: resp.Vereinsl:Ausg:Gr." framed handstamp, red crayon rating, reverse with transits and Laufenburg arrival cds, Very Fine.
Scott No. 33; Estimate $500 - 750.

Cover was prepaid 30¢ by Prussian Closed Mail to Germany only. The "Franco Preuss: resp.Vereinsl:Ausg:Gr." handstamp signifies paid to the German border only. Laufenburg is a municipality in the Swiss canton of Aargau, lying on the German border.
(Image1)
Est. $500-750
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
554     33 image1857, 10¢ green, type III. Strip of three, scissor trimmed, used with 3¢ dull red (26), tied by circular grid cancel and "Amherst Ms., Sep 13, 1857" cds on 1857 Blodgett correspondence cover to Shanghai, China, red "New York, Am. Pkt., Sep 19" exchange cds and magenta "12" cent (American Packet) credit rate to G.B., carried by Harve Line Arago from New York Sep. 19th to Southampton arriving Oct. 2nd, red London "Paid" (10.3) transit cds, Hong Kong (11.24) double-arc arrival backstamp, Fine use at the 33¢ British Mail rate via Southampton by American Packet.
Scott No. 33; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $270.00
Will close during Public Auction
555     34-34-31 image1857, 10¢ green, types IV-IV-I. Vertical strip of three, positions 76/86/96L, top stamp recut at bottom, center stamp recut at top, used with two singles of 1¢ blue (24) and 3¢ dull red (26), each tied by open circular grid cancel, matching "Iowa City Iowa Apr. 25, 1859" cds on orange cover to Denmark, red "New-York Am. Pkt., Apr 30" exchange backstamp and matching "12" cent credit handstamp, red Aachen Franco (12.15) framed transit and magenta "f2" credit rating, Copenhagen-Hamburg (5.15) transit backstamp; one 1¢ stamp affixed over top edge of cover (cover opened on three-sides and refolded to show full stamp), top 10¢ stamp slightly rounded corner, Very Fine, ex-Grunin, Sevenoaks.
Scott No. 34-34-31; Estimate $3,000 - 4,000.

AN EXTRAORDINARY COVER BEARING AN 1857 10¢ STRIP CONTAINING TWO TYPE IV RECUT POSITIONS AND TYPE I FROM THE BOTTOM ROW.

There is only one sequence of positions that can produce a Type IV/I combination, positions 86/96L. This strip with the additional Type IV from position 76L is extraordinary, and Scott does not list this combination strip.
(Image1)
Est. $3,000-4,000
SOLD for $3,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
556     35 image1859, 10¢ green, type V. strip of three with captured imprint at left, used with 3¢ dull red (26), each stamp cancelled by red fancy grids and strip tied by matching "Paid" in circle on cover to Calcutta, India, matching red "Deep River Ct. Apr 29" cds, New York magenta ms. "28" credit rating to G.B., light London Paid (5.13) cds and matching red "1d" credit handstamp also ties strip; slightly reduced at left, left 10¢ two pulled perfs, Very Fine, ex-Piller, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A PRETTY 1857 ISSUE COVER AT THE 33¢ BRITISH MAIL RATE VIA SOUTHAMPTON TO INDIA. (Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $2,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
557     35 image1859, 10¢ green, type V. block of four, tied by "New Orleans, May 15, 1859" cds's on cover to Vera Cruz, Mexico, blue "M.A. de Lazardi & Co, New Orleans" double-oval backstamp, black "7" reales due rating handstamp for inland postage; cover reinforced, Very Fine appearance.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A RARE USE OF 10¢ GREEN TYPE V 1857 ISSUE BLOCK OF FOUR FOR QUADRUPLE THE 10¢ RATE TO MEXICO. (Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
558     35 image1859, 10¢ green, type V. Used with 1¢ blue (24), corner crease, tied by red square grid cancels and "New York, Aug 11" ocean mail grid cds on cover to Ship Enterpe at San Francisco Cal., Very Fine.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $500 - 750.

A RARE 10¢ TRANSCONTINENTAL NEW YORK OCEAN MAIL USE WITH 1¢ CARRIER FEE PREPAID. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
559     35 image1859, 10¢ green, type V. Faulty, tied by "Paid" in frame on light buff 1862 cover to Canada East, red "Boston, Mass, Oct 27" cds, manuscript "Old stamp" and frame around stamp, black "10" cents due handstamp, small "United States" exchange oval, reverse with Montreal (10.28.62), Chambly-Canton (10.28) and Chambly Basin (10.28) arrival cds, Fine and unusual demonetized use, Illustrated in Simpson on page 313.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
560     35 image1859, 10¢ green, type V. Position 24R2. tied by "Philadelphia Pa., Jan 18, 1858" octagon datestamp on cover to Panama addressed to Lieut. Thos. Y. Field, U.S. Marine Corps on U.S.S "Saranac" care of the U.S. Consul, Very Fine, ex-Gibson, Ward, Kapiloff.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction

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