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Robert R. Gaudian CT Postal History

Advertising/Illustrated Covers
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1750 cover   imageOcean Penny Postage, Bradshaw & Blacklock imprint, sent from New Britain, CT, to Leicester, Mass., State 4 of design on lovely grayish blue cover franked by 3¢ Washington (#11), cancelled by partial black grid with matching "New Britain/JUL/28/Ct" postmark at left; trivial toned spot in lower left corner, backflap damaged on opening, but otherwise a wonderfully clean cover, Very Fine, a rare American use of a British design, ex Beals, Jarrett Collection, with 1990 P.F. certificate. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [United States Collection]

Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1751 cover   imageOcean Penny Postage, Myers & Co. Design, from Worcester, MA, to Valley Falls, RI, apparently in the hand of famed 19th-century social activist Elihu Burritt, addressed to an Elizabeth B. Chase; red Worcester postmark of January 5 with matching straightline "PAID" and "5" handstamps; manuscript notation at top right "Chg Eb/Box 32" indicates Burritt had a charge account at the post office; generally fresh, and a most uncommon domestic US usage of this envelope, Very Fine. (Image)

Estimate $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,600.00
Will close during Public Auction
1752 cover   image1850 (Feb. 5), Ocean Penny Postage, Myers & Co. Design, from Worcester, MA, to Dundee, Scotland, State 1 without any imprint on back, mailed by famed 19th-century social activist Elihu Burritt (whose idea this was) in the United States to prominent theologian and social reformer Reverend Thomas Dick in Dundee, Scotland, with manuscript receipt docketing "Mr. Elihu Burritt, Worcester U.S., Feb. 5th 1850"; red handstamps "Paid" (2) and "19" credit handstamps, plus matching "America/Paid/FE 17/+50D/Liverpool" transit, along with pencil "24" rate all on front; reverse with blue Dundee FE 18 1850 receiver (a bit smudged); a few toned spots at top, but an attractive and appealing cover nonetheless—and an unusual American usage of this English cover, Very Fine. (Image)

Get Market Data for [United States Feb. 5]

Estimate $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1753 cover   image1851 (Apr. 21), Ocean Penny Postage. League of Universal Brotherhood design, State 2 with pink seal on back, bearing Great Britain 2d Blue (#4) tied by "10" in grid to Bath; front with manuscript "1 oz" and "4" rating plus "More to Pay" handstamp; reverse with "CP/AP-21/1851" London origin in brown (note blue "Throgmorton St." handstamp) and Bath next-day receiver in blue; addressed in the hand of Elihu Burritt; light soiling, but otherwise Very Fine and scarce. Illustrated in British Pictorial Envelopes of the 19th Century by Bodily, Jarvis and Hahn on p. 220, the authors noting that this likely carried propaganda leaflets, which would account for the excess weight, ex Hahn. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [Great Britain 4]

Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
1754 cover   image1852 (July 15), Ocean Postage, J. Valentine design, sent from Lewes to London, State 3 (first state of design with original four ships at right removed to provide additional space for address), franked by horizontal pair of Penny Reds (M-I & M-J), tied by "46" in grid cancel; reverse with blue Lewes double-ring origin in blue and London receiver (JY 16?) in red; from the creases, appears to have had a thick enclosure originally; normal travel wear, portion of backflap missing, Fine. (Image)

Get Market Data for [Great Britain July 15]

Estimate $600-800
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
1755 cover   imageHand-painted Rose, ladies cover franked by exceptional four-margined #10A (position 1R2E, color by Dr. Amonette as "medium brownish orange brown", tied by red grid cancel with matching New Britain Oct. 6 postmark alongside; addressed to Wolcottville, Ct., with a delicate rose design at left; normal light toning and edge wear, but an exquisite cover nonetheless, Very Fine. (Image)

Get Market Data for [United States 10A]

Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $850.00
Will close during Public Auction
1756 cover   imageHand-colored embossed ladies envelope, from New Britain, CT, to Wheeling, Va., a labor of love, the sender taking a blind-embossed envelope and painstakingly painting every ridge and bump; franked by four-margined #11, cancelled by unobtrusive black grid with New Britain Feb. 26 postmark at left; "Hartmann" handstamp on reverse, Very Fine, a lovely item. (Image)

Get Market Data for [United States 11]

Estimate $200-300
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
1757 cover   imageHand-painted pair of covers from New Britain, CT, to Plainville, CT, an ill-fated relationship, perhaps, as the sender was unsure of the recipient's first name; both franked by #158 and tied by "propeller" fancy, the first postmark Aug. 18, the second Aug. 22; Aug. 18 cover with printed dove and ribbon, the flowers and leaves added by hand, the Aug. 22 cover a completely homemade affair; light edge toning but fresh, clean designs, Fine to Very Fine. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 158]

Estimate $200-300
SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
1758 cover   imageConstitution & Laws, blue vignette printed on "Border State. Maine" with state seal and "LOYAL" all-over design; sent unfranked, with manuscript Hinkletown, PA postmark dated Dec. 23rd 62, and addressed to Washington, DC, for a soldier in Col. Johnson's 178th Regiment; backflap with J.H. Southworth two-line imprint; slightly reduced at right, Fine to Very Fine. (Image)

Estimate $200-300
SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
1759 cover   imageIntemperance, two covers from New Britain, CT, two different all-over designs, the first "Intemperance is the Curse of the World" (William C. Hale imprint at right), franked by 3¢ Washington (likely #11A, oxidized) cancelled by black grid with New Britain postmark at left and addressed to Andover, Mass.; the other "Intemperance is the Bane of Society" (Geo. D. Jewett imprint), with manuscript "Paid" and red "PAID 3" in circle handstamp, matching red postmark at lower left, addressed to Plymouth, Conn.; "Curse" remarkably fresh, "Bane" with minor corner damage at lower right, Fine to Very Fine, go wild bidding. (Image) (Image2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 11A]

Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
1760 cover   imageNew Britain, CT Firms, five covers, two franked by 1851 3¢ Washington, two 1861 3¢ Washington, plus a Black Jack; two for Humphrey House (one green cameo corner card, one all-over backside engraving), two for the American Basket Co., and one a black cameo corner card for the American Bed Screw Co.; each remarkably well-preserved for its age, Very Fine overall. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4) (Image5)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1761 cover   imageDick's Hotel, Newtown, CT., deep red corner card envelope franked #65 cancelled by five-point star fancy with inverted "Newtown/AUG/2/Conn." postmark alongside, addressed to Saratoga Springs, New York; backflap damaged on opening, Fine to Very Fine. (Image)

Get Market Data for [United States 65]

Estimate $150-200
SOLD for $80.00
Will close during Public Auction

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