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Session Three (lots 360-563): Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 1:30pm continued...

On Cover: Auxiliary Markings
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
491° c Image10¢ 1847 cover with Buffalo "Due 10" handstamp

10¢ Black (2), Position 39R with line through "P" and gash crossing left border opposite "P", huge margins to ample including part of adjoining stamp at right, tied by blue grid cancel and matching "Buffalo N.Y. 10 Oct. 2" integral-rate circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Albany, New York, matching fancy "Due 10" handstamp struck at left, Very Fine double-rate use, Albany is approximately 300 miles from Buffalo and all known uses are sent at the 10¢ rate, this is the only example bearing a 10¢ stamp (seven are known with two 5¢ stamps), this must have been charged an additional 10¢ due for weight, signed Ashbrook, ex Boker (Image)

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E. $ 1,000-1,500


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492° c ImageLeft sheet-margin 5¢ 1847 Issue on cover from Augusta, Maine, with inadvertent use of the "Adv." handstamp

5¢ Dark Brown (1a), three large margins including left sheet margin, clear at bottom, deep rich color, worn impression, tied by two strikes of blue grid cancel, matching "Augusta Me. Apr. 4" (1849) circular datestamp on folded letter to Calais, Maine, matching "Adv" and "5¢" handstamps applied in Augusta, both overstruck with a grid, gently cleaned, Very Fine, 1847 Issue covers with Advertised markings are rare, one possible explanation of the markings is the postmaster felt this was overweight and applied the "5" marking for additional rate, then weighed it and determined it was not overweight, striking it with the "Adv" marking by mistake, then correcting the error with a final strike of the grid, ex Garrett ("Elite") and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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493° c Image5¢ Dark Brown on cover to New York City, but missent to Norfolk, Virginia

5¢ Dark Brown (1a), margins close to cutting, dark shade and early impression, tied by blue partly criss-crossing grid cancels, matching "Cambridge Ms. Sep. 7" (1850) circular datestamp on blue folded letter to New York City, sent in error to Norfolk, Virginia, where vivid orange-red "Norfolk Va. 11 Sep." circular datestamp applied, manuscript "Missent" at top, Very Fine, a remarkable use, ex "Sevenoaks", Craveri and Hackmey (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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494° c ImageThe only recorded 1847 cover to a foreign destination with the "MISSENT" marking

10¢ Black (2), large margins all around including trace of adjoining stamp at top, tied by red square grid cancel, matching "New-York Aug. 26" (1850) circular datestamp on cover to Port Hope, Canada West, sender's routing instructions "Via Rochester", "Rochester N.Y. Aug. 28" circular datestamp with matching clear strike of "MISSENT" handstamp, stamp also tied by "Queenston U.C. Aug. 29, 1850" circular datestamp, manuscript "9" due marking, receiving backstamp, stamp with light pre-use creases, some overall soiling, Very Fine, rare use of Missent" marking on an 1847 cover and the only recorded example to a foreign destination, ex Sampson and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 1,500-2,000


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495° c Image5¢ Dark Brown First Printing with United States Hotel and Boston & Albany Railroad markings

5¢ Dark Brown (1a), large margins to full, intense shade and proof-like early impression, tied by red "PAID" handstamp, matching "Boston & Albany R.R. Mar. 4" (ca. 1848) route agent's circular datestamp on black-bordered mourning envelope to New Haven, Connecticut, clear strike of "From United States Hotel, Boston" oval handstamp, cover with slight wear and small edge tears, missing part of left flap, Very Fine, handed over to the route agent on board the southbound train to New Haven, hotel forwarder uses of the 1847 Issue are scarce, especially desirable with the railroad cancel, ex Picher, Dr. Chase and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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