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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1215

United States
California-Related

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2158
Symbol: C
Cat No: Via Nicaragua

image Nicaragua Line/In Advance/of the Mail. Perfectly-struck oval handstamp applied by New York City office on westbound cover to Nicaragua, slightly reduced at top and missing top flap, small piece out at bottom right (probably insect nibblings), Very Fine strike and a rare westbound use, ex Haas (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:24:45 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2159
Symbol: C
Cat No: 11

image 3c Red, Ty. II (11A). Vertical Pair, large margins to just in, top stamp tiny tears, tied by "Sacramento Cal. 30 Mar" circular datestamp on cover to Strong Me., with "From Noisy Carrier's Mail, 77 Long Wharf, S.F. Cal." boxed handstamp, Very Fine and scarce, one of three known from Sacramento, ex Meroni and Baker, signed Ashbrook (who notes "1855" as date of use, thus last sailing under 6c rate) (Image)

E. $ 400-500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:25:21 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2160
Symbol:
Cat No: 143L4

image Wells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, $2.00 Red, $2.00 Green (143L1, 143L4). First with three large margins, just in at left, neat strike of San Francisco Running Pony oval handstamp, second with margins just in and with similar cancel, first with few faults (but makes up only $800.00 of the total Scott Retail), second with small scissors-cut at top left, Fine and rare used examples of the two $2.00 Pony Express stamps (Image)

$ 5,300.00

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:25:50 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2161
Symbol: C
Cat No: 12

image 5c Red Brown (12). Rich color, top right corner cut off and repaired, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co. Express San Francisco" oval handstamp, struck four additional times on legal-size buff cover with Wells, Fargo & Co. black printed frank, used as a paste-up and docketed "Recd Properly Sealed June 8 1857 Wm. Smith DepClk", corners clipped and restored

ONE OF TWO RECORDED WELLS FARGO & COMPANY EXPRESS COVERS WITH THE 5-CENT 1856 ISSUE.

Ex Mayer (Image)

E. $ 2,000-3,000

Openings not Provided


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:26:15 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2162
Symbol: C
Cat No: 11A

image 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to in, cancelled by manuscript "X", "Watsonville Cal. Feb. 28" circular datestamp on yellow cover with blue illustrated 4-horse stagecoach design and "The Star of the Union--California" imprint, "Overland via Los Angeles U.S. Mail" on coach, to Santa Cruz Cal., manuscript "Paid 3cts", slightly reduced at left, still Very Fine and scarce intra-California use, the 3c 1851 might be original to this cover, but offered on its own merits (Image)

E. $ 200-300

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 110.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:26:35 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2163
Symbol: C
Cat No: 35

image 10c Green, Ty. V (35). Tied by "San Francisco Cal. Jun. 20, 1860" circular datestamp on buff cover to Painesville O., with "Via Panama" with illustrated sidewheel steamship design, slightly reduced at right, stamp with natural s.e. at right, cover with small corner faults and a few small age spots, otherwise Fine (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:27:14 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2164
Symbol: C
Cat No: 35

image 10c Green, Ty. V (35). Two, tied by "San Francisco Cal. Jan. 5, 1860" circular datestamp on cover with "Per Overland Mail Stage, Via Los Angeles" 4-horse stagecoach design, Hitchcock of San Francisco imprint, the entire design crossed out and sender's routing instructions "pr Steamer", to New London Conn., some soiling, edgewear just affects right stamp, still Very Fine and very unusual use of this propaganda envelope, ex Knapp (Image)

E. $ 500-750

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 275.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:27:35 EST
Sold For 275

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2165
Symbol: C
Cat No: Overland via Los Angeles

image 1859 "Overland via Los Angeles" Stagecoach Cover to France. Clear "Chico Cal. Oct. 28" (1859) double-line circle datestamp on cover with illustrated 4-horse stagecoach design and "Overland via Los Angeles U.S. Mail" imprint, addressed to Paris, France, manuscript "Paid 15 cents" at top right, red "New York Paid 6 Nov. 26" 6c credit datestamp, Paris receiving backstamp, slightly rough opening at top and missing backflap

FINE AND RARE TRANSATLANTIC USE OF AN ILLUSTRATED BUTTERFIELD STAGECOACH COVER.

The inscription "Oct. 31, 8am" at top was likely written by a Butterfield agent as this cover departed that day from San Francisco. The 15c rate was 3c for U.S. postage, 6c U.S. ship and 6c French ship (2c British transit) (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:28:08 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2166
Symbol: C
Cat No: 35

image 10c Green, Ty. V (35). Tied by "San Francisco Cal. Feb. 1, 1861" circular datestamp on buff cover to Painesville O. with illustrated 4-horse stagecoach design, banner reads "PER OVERLAND MAIL VIA LOS ANGELES" with two tiny American flags waving from lead horses, stamp with minor flaws in right margin, still Extremely Fine, a rare cover and the only stagecoach design expressing patriotic sentiments, ex Grunin, with 1988 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:28:59 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2167
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image 3c Rose (65). Well-centered, corner defect at top left, cancelled by segmented cork and tied by "Camptonville Cal. Feb. 18, 1864" double-circle datestamp on yellow cover to Skowhegan Me. with illustrated railroad propaganda design and slogan, reads "Per Overland Mail via Placerville and Salt Lake. Hurrah! But we must have the [locomotive]", Hutchings and Rosenfield imprint, slightly reduced at left, still Very Fine, rare, fewer than eight examples of this railroad propaganda design are known to us with the "Via Placerville and Salt Lake" Chorpenning Route designation, ex Knapp and J. David Baker (Image)

E. $ 500-750

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 475.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:29:55 EST
Sold For 475

Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2168
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

image 3c Rose (65). Tied by manuscript, matching "Little York Cal. Jan. 20" manuscript postmark on "Per Overland Mail Stage Via Placerville, In hope of the [locomotive]" illustrated railroad propaganda cover to Johnston R.I., E. B. Davidson of Sacramento imprint, sender's routing instructions "Per Steamer" at lower left written with no trace of irony, slightly reduced at left, stamp slightly affected from placement near edge of cover, still Very Fine, ex J. David Baker (Image)

E. $ 200-300

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:30:36 EST
Sold For 375
Sale No: 1215
Lot No: 2169
Symbol: C
Cat No: California-Related Mail

California-Related Mail (Mostly). Five items, including Conn. Mutual Life Insurance illustrated corner card to San Francisco with red crayon "40" rate, cover to San Francisco with bold "80" boxed handstamp with routing instructions "Via Chagres & Panama" with oval "Forwarded by Zachrisson, Nelson & Co. Panama" backstamp, blue 1851 folded letter from Liverpool, England to San Francisco with "80" in circle handstamp, buff cover with Noisy Carrier's illustrated corner card at top left to Mariposa (ex Haas), last is 1855 folded letter from Baranquilla, Colombia to New York sent via Aspinwall and Chagres with red oval forwarder's handstamp, overall Very Fine group

E. $ 1,000-1,500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Dec-17-2019, 14:30:52 EST
Sold For 700


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