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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 93

Worldwide Stamps and Covers
Golden Age

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4076
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1854 (Aug. 13) Hobson's Bay, Victoria to Salem Mass. via Callao, Peru and Panama. Blue folded letter datelined "Port Philip, Hobson Bay, August 13th 1854" from Capt. of the ship Shirley concerning safe arrival and discharge of cargo, sent by Adams Express agent on ship Albatross to Callao, then ship to Panama, entered mails with red "Forwarded by J.M. Freeman, Agent of Adams & Co. Express" oval handstamp, then privately by ship to New York, Very Fine and choice.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

THE ONLY RECORDED USE OF THE J.M. FREEMAN & CO. PANAMA FORWARDER OVAL ON MAIL FROM AUSTRALIA.

J.M. Freeman was Adams & Co. Express's agent in Panama until their dissolution in 1855.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 475.00
Sold...US$ 475.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:15:22 EST
Sold For 475

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4077
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1854 (Aug. 17) Melbourne, Victoria to New York N.Y. via Peru. Datelined folded letter endorsed "D. pr. "Crystal Palace" via Callao - Adams Express", carried by Adams Express on private ship to Callao, then privately to New York; horizontal fold, Very Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:15:38 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4079
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1855 (Apr. 22) Springs Ballarat, Victoria to Concord N.H. via Callao, Peru and New York. Gray cover with original letter datelined "Springs Ballarat, April 22, 1855" endorsed "by Adams & Co. Express" at left, carried by Ship Hastings to Callao, then British packet to Panama, across Isthmus by railroad, out of the mails to New York by USMS Co. vessel, entered mails bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), four margins, tied by "New-York, Jul 30" cds; bottom edge repaired, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

Advertisements in Melbourne newspapers announced the dissolution of Adams Melbourne branch on March 1, 1855. Cobb & Co. succeeded Adams and may have forwarded this letter. The Panama railroad across the Isthmus was completed January 1855.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 550.00
Sold...US$ 550.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:16:37 EST
Sold For 550

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4083
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1856 (Jun. 24) Melbourne, Victoria to San Francisco Cal. via Valparaiso, Chile. Blue folded cover bearing Victoria, 6d yellow orange, three margins, in at bottom, tied by sharp numeral "1" barred circle for 6d ship rate, matching "Melbourne, Victoria, JU 24, 1856" rimless oval backstamp, carried as endorsed by Clipper Crystal Palace to Valparaiso, then British packet to Panama, railroad across Isthmus, PMSC ship to San Francisco where "20" due rating handstamp for 20¢ steamship rate; ruling across stamp and address name excised, Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

Clipper Ship "Crystal Palace" sailed from Melbourne via Lahaina to Valparaiso, then around the horn to New Bedford Mass., arriving on November 29, 1856.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:20:05 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4084
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1857 (c., May) Melbourne, Victoria to New York N.Y. via Callao, Peru. Blue cover with small "Forwarded by Rogers Carrere & Co., Melbourne" oval on flap, carried as endorsed by Ship Sam'l Appleton to Callao, endorsed "Care of Alsop & Co. Callao" at bottom left crossed out, ship to Panama, railroad across Isthmus to Aspinwall, then USMSC ship to New York where "Steamship, 10 Cts" circular handstamp, readdressed to Baltimore with "New-York, Jul 13, 1857" cds and "Forwarded" straightline with ms. "3" cent due totalled to "13" cents, Very Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

THIS IS THE ONLY RECORDED ROGERS CARRERE & CO. MELBOURNE FORWARDERS OVAL HANDSTAMP. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 575.00
Sold...US$ 575.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:20:48 EST
Sold For 575

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4085
Symbol:

image Australian States: New South Wales, 1858 (Jul. 10) Sydney, New South Wales to New York N.Y. via Panama. Mourning cover bearing New South Wales, 2d blue and 1s rose vermilion (31), each canceled by "N.S.W." oval duplexed with "Sydney, 58 JY 10" cds, manuscript "Exceeds ½ oz." at right, carried by private ship via Panama, railroad across Isthmus, then steamship to New York where "Steamship 20" circular handstamp struck for double the 10¢ steamship rate, docketed "Recd Oct. 30. 1858" on reverse; some edge wear, Very Fine and attractive mourning cover use.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

This cover was stamped for 1s2d rate via Southampton, but underpaid as exceeded ½ ounces and sent via Panama instead.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 500.00
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:21:19 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4086
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1858 (Sep. 20) Sandhurst, Victoria to San Francisco Cal. via Panama. Blue folded letter bearing Victoria, 1s blue (Sc 18), 1d green 'Emblems' (Sc 37), each tied by numeral "4" barred circles, matching "Sandhurst, Victoria, SE 20, 58" rimless oval, Melbourne (9.21) transit backstamp, carried by private ship direct to Panama, then by ship to San Francisco, entered mails with "San Francisco Cal., Dec 29, 1858" cds and matching "20" due handstamp for 20¢ steamship rate; edge wear and soiling, Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

This cover was stamped for 1s1d rate, insufficient for either the 1s2d rate or 1s8½d rate to California. As a result, sent direct to Panama.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:21:46 EST
Sold For 425
Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4088
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1860 (May 17) Melbourne, Victoria to New York N.Y. via Panama and New York. Tissue paper cover bearing Victoria, 1d yellow green, 1s blue, tied by numeral "1" barred circles, matching "Melbourne, MY 17, 60" backstamp, red "G.P.O. Melbourne, Insufficiently Paid" oval handstamp, underpaid 1d for P&O Benares via Southampton as endorsed, red manuscript "8" pence rating crossed out, sent by private ship to Panama, across Isthmus by railroad, then contract steamship to New York where "Steamship, 10" circular handstamp struck, Very Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

This cover was underpaid 1d for the 14d rate via Southampton route, so sent across the Pacific to Panama.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 500.00
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:22:37 EST
Sold For 500


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