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Clipper Cards continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
361   image"Neptune's Favorite" Coleman's California Line Clipper Card. Multicolored ad and design on glazed enamel stock (174x98mm) printed by Nesbitt & Co., with illustration of King Neptune and Queen in Six Dolphin Scallop Chariot with Coleman Flag on Trident, card promoting "The Clipper of Nov. 13th, The Extreme A1 Clipper Ship", rich deep colors; some wear, couple corner pinholes and some enamel erosion at left with small portion of gold bordering painted in, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $2,000 - 3,000.

A RARE AND COLORFUL EXAMPLE OF THE "NEPTUNE'S FAVORITE" CLIPPER CARD. (Image1)

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Est. $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
362   image"Orpheus" Sutton & Co.'s Dispatch Line Clipper Card. Black and bronze ad and design on glazed enamel stock (103x165mm) printed by Nesbitt & Co., with illustration of Orpheus Playing Lyre with Eurydice in foreground, card promoting "The Magnificent A 1 Extreme Clipper Ship"; hint of corner wear and minor enamel oxidation at edges, Very Fine.
Estimate; $1,500 - 2,000. (Image1)

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Est. $1,500-2,000
CLOSED
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363   image"Osborn Howes" Coleman's California Line Clipper Card. Multicolored ad and design on glazed enamel stock (88x160mm) printed by Nesbitt & Co., with illustration of Full Rigged Sailing Ship and Colman Flag, card promoting "Ship of the 21st of February. The Elegant & Favorite Clipper Ship"; surface soiling at top and some mount adherence and staining on reverse, nearly Very Fine.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. (Image1)

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Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
364   image"Polynesia" Merchants' Express Line Clipper Card. Multicolored ad and design on glazed enamel stock (166x103mm) printed by Nesbitt & Co., with illustration of Ship Flag, card promoting "The First Class Extreme Clipper Ship", strong colors; small faults including small chip at top, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $500 - 750. (Image1)

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Est. $500-750
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
365   image"Richard S. Ely" Merchants' Express Line Clipper Card. Multicolored ad and design on glazed enamel stock (105x168mm) printed by Nesbitt & Co., with illustration of Full Rigged Sailing Ship and American Fort on Cliff in Foreground, card promoting "The Splendid A 1 Clipper Ship", vibrant colors, fresh with crisp corners, Extremely Fine.
Estimate; $1,500 - 2,000. (Image1)

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Est. $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
366   imageStar Line For New York Direct. Blue and black ad and design on glazed enamel stock (85x139mm) printed by Francis Hart & Co. N.Y., with illustration of Star Line Flag and Steamship, card promoting First Class U.S. Mail Steamships between Savannah and New York; slight soiling, Very Fine.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
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367   image"Star of the Union" Rollinson's California Clipper Line Clipper Card. Multicolored ad and design on glazed enamel stock (105x166mm) printed by Nesbitt & Co., with illustrations of Full Rigged Sailing Ship in Star Shape Frame of Patriotic and Heraldry Allegories, card promoting "The well-known A 1 Extreme Clipper Ship", rich colors; some corner wear and small corner crease at top left, nearly Very Fine.
Estimate; $1,500 - 2,000. (Image1)

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Est. $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
368   image"Thacher Magoun" Glidden & Williams' Line Clipper Card. Red and bronze ad and design on glazed enamel stock (89x152mm) printed by Watson's Press of Boston, with illustration of Glidden & Williams' Flag, card promoting "The Magnificent Extreme Clipper Ship"; minor corner wear, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)

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Est. $300-400
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California Postal History - Don Pedro's Bar to Rough & Ready
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
369     13 imageDon Pedro's Bar, Cal., April 18th (Tuolumne). Manuscript postmark (TUO-620, R4) on embossed ladies cover to Wareham, Mass., franked with manuscript canceled 1855, 10¢ green, type I; cover tear at upper left corner, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 13; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)

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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction
370       imageNevada City Cal., Mar 31, 1858. Perfectly struck cds ties 10¢ green, type II (32) on cover to New York City, N.Y.; light corner stain, Very Fine and exceptional strike.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)

Est. $150-200
SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
371       Oakland, Cal., Mar 23 (Alameda). Cds and 1861 3¢ rose (s.e. at right) with pen cancel on cover to a man in care of the Independent newspaper in Stockton, the man was evidently unknown so advertised in Stockton with "Advertised" straightline handstamp and "Mar 24" and "Apr 9" date handstamps, reduced at right, Fine and scarce.
Estimate; $75 - 100.

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Est. $75-100
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372     33 imagePetaluma, Cal., Dec 3 (Sonoma). Cds tying 1857, 10¢ green, type III on cover artistically addressed in red to Conyersville, W. Tenn., with pointing hand at left of address and a facsimile drawing of a Petaluma postmark at upper left; stamp flaws at cover edge, otherwise Very Fine, very unusual.
Scott No. 33; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)

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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $80.00
Will close during Public Auction
373     35 imagePlacerville, Cal., Jul 15, 1861 (Sutter). Clear cds tying 1857, 10¢ green, type V, horizontal pair on cover to Wellsville, O., original enclosure with content referring to the Civil War, Jefferson Davis, privateer's, traitors and the Overland Mail service, Very Fine.
Scott No. 35; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)

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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
374       imageQuartsburg, Cal. "Mar 14" (Mariposa). Cds (MAR-1980) with manuscript date and and matching manuscript cancels on 3¢ dull red (11) strip of four, pos. 1-4R4, mostly large margins, on buff cover to Clinton N.Y.; some minor creasing affects couple stamps, fresh and Very Fine, a striking use.
Estimate; $200 - 300. (Image1)

Est. $200-300
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
375       image(Rough & Ready) 1859 (Dec. 23) Sweetland, Cal. (Nevada). Datelined receipt for mining claim reading in part, "…for a certain parcel of mining ground situated on Manzarita Hill and known as the claims of Bicknell & Co. and bounded by the Claims of Curtis the Rough & Ready and Joint Stock Claims, Sweetland Dec 23rd 1859…" and signed "Henry A. Brigham", Very Fine.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)

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Est. $100-150
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California Postal History - Sacramento Postmarks
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
376       imageSacramento / Oct 23 1849 / Paid / 40. Straightline postmark with integral rate marking on folded letter sheet (incomplete contents) to High Creek, Missouri, with red Paris, Missouri, transit postmark, edge faults and fragile with tape reinforcements, some extraneous writing, soiled, Fine, Sacramento straightline postmarks were used intermittently for only three weeks.
Estimate; $300 - 400.

Sacramento straightline postmarks are known used from October 21 to November 10, 1849, with 8 examples recorded. Sacramento oval postmarks were used concurrently.
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Est. $300-400
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377       imageSacramento, Cal., 12 June / 40. Large cds with integral rate on cover to Port Byron, New York, also "40" pencil notation and "per Columbus, U.S." (mail steamer) sender's directive, "July 30 got this" pencil docket on the back, undated but necessarily an 1850 use given the postmark type, corner and edge wear, card reinforcement inside., F.-V.F., ex-Salzer.
Estimate; $100 - 150.

Assuming the sender's directive was followed, this cover was carried on the first departure of the non-contract Law's Line SS Columbus from San Francisco on June 18, 1850.
(Image1)

Est. $100-150
SOLD for $50.00
Will close during Public Auction
378       imageSacramento, Cal., 40, July 10 (Sacramento). Bold circular integral rate postmark (Williams SAC-2490) on 1850 folded letter to Bristol, Illinois, matching arched "Paid" handstamp and manuscript "40" rate below, three page enclosure datelined "Sacramento City, 6th July, 1850", cover with a few minor tone spots, Very Fine.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)

Est. $100-150
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
379       imageSacramento, Cal., 19 July / 40. Large cds with integral rate plus semicircular "Paid" handstamp and "Paid 40" manuscript endorsement on folded letter to Bristol, Illinois, letter (3 pages) is headed "Sacramento City 17th July 1850" and from a man to his wife at home, the writer describes his want for letters from her with "I went to the South Fork of the American River but had no luck. Learned that a mail from the States had arrived in the City… I left all and started for the City, travelled on foot… under the hot sun for 56 miles, called at the office and was turned away empty, my very soul sickened as the P.M. said none sir", the writer goes on to say he is going to the Yuba River to try his luck again, a bit soiled, paper reinforcements on the folds on the back of the address panel, Very Fine, ex-Knapp, Polland.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)

Est. $100-150
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
380       imageSacramento, Cal., 20 July / 12½. Large cds with integral rate on cover with the rate crossed out and manuscript "25" rate marking appended, to San Francisco, undated but necessarily an 1850 use given the postmark type, cover cleaned and refolded, card reinforcement affixed inside the cover, Fine, a rare 25c double rate use.
Estimate; $100 - 150. (Image1)

Est. $100-150
SOLD for $70.00
Will close during Public Auction

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