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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


Long Sea Route

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4170
Symbol:
Cat No: 69

image Australian States: Queensland, (Long Sea Route) 1883 (Jul. 30) Brisbane, Queensland to New York N.Y. Blue cover bearing Queensland, 6d yellow green (69) tied by "70" oval starburst cancel and "Brisbane, Queensland, JY 30, 88" cds, endorsed "Via San Francisco", "Insufficiently Prepaid/For route Indicated" two-line handstamp, red crayon "2" credit rating, sent by QRM Chyebassa via Torres Strait, Batavia, Suez Canal and Gibraltar, "Plymouth Ship Letter, OC 9, 83" transit backstamp; contract steamship to New York, New York "Paid All" (10.21) exchange arrival backstamp, original contents; lower left edge flaw, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

ONE OF ONLY 5 RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE QUEENSLAND "INSUFFICIENTLY PREPAID/FOR ROUTE INDICATED" TWO-LINE HANDSTAMP.

The five recorded examples of the Queensland "Insufficiently Prepaid/For route Indicated" two-line handstamp are known on covers to Nova Scotia, Mauritius, Great Britain and two to New York (same addressee). See "Queensland Mail to the USA via San Francisco", Forster, D., SAS/Oceania Informer, July 2012 for discussion of this cover.
Est. $1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500

Opening US$ 900.00
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:44:16 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4171
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1883 (Sep. 14) Melbourne, Victoria to Brooklyn N.Y. Cover with open ends endorsed "Printed matter Only" top bearing Victoria, 6d ultra (117) tied by bold "Victoria" barred oval duplexed with "Melbourne, SE 14, 83" cds, carried by P&O Rosetta through Suez Canal to Gravesend arriving Nov. 14th, then steamship to New York, New York "Transit" (11.26) backstamp; small edge tear, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

This cover was underpaid for the 8d via Brindisi rate and sent on to Gravesend. There was no P&O 6d letter rate to the USA (or 4d to London) at this date but printed matter apparently carried with freight.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 170.00
Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:44:51 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4175
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Australian States: Victoria, 1891 (Mar. 17) Melbourne, Victoria to Stockton Me. Cover bearing Victoria, 6d pale blue (80) tied by bold "Victoria" barred oval duplexed with "Melbourne, MR 17, 91" cds, red crayon "1½" credit, carried as endorsed by P&O Arcadia via Suez Canal, reverse with Plymouth (4.25) transit and New York "Paid All" (5.4) exchange duplex; small edge tear, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

The red crayon "1½" is apparently a credit when normally a "2" credit is seen.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:47:47 EST
Sold For 160


Two Capes - Adams Express

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4028
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1852 (Sep. 8) Bendigo, Victoria to Concord N.H. Buff cover endorsed "Per Adams Express" with original letter datelined "Bendigo Australia Sept, 8 1852" with some interesting gold rush content from miner back home to his wife "…I am making my grub as the saying goes here - there are some making piles and plenty not making anything…", carried by Adams Express agent out of mails from Bendigo to Melbourne, then privately by Adams agent on Chowringee via Cape Horn, and transatlantic privately by Adams' agent on transatlantic steamship, Very Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

ONE OF THE EARLIEST ADAMS EXPRESS USES FROM AUSTRALIA.

Adams Express, an American company operating expresses in the east and California, opened offices in Melbourne and Sydney during the Australian gold rush. They carried mail on the Two Capes Route, also direct via San Francisco and via Panama. They advertised in Melbourne newspapers in 1853 and the letter offered here proves Australian presence in 1852.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 18:36:12 EST
Sold For 525


Two Capes - Clipper Ship Period

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4036
Symbol:

image Australian States: New South Wales, 1855 (Oct. 20) Sydney, New South Wales to Richmond Va. via New York. Folded letter with "Sydney, N.S.W., OC 20, 1855" rimless backstamp and manuscript "6" rating, "1d" debit handstamp to G.B., carried as endorsed by Clipper Champion of Seas contract sailing via Cape Horn to England, reverse with "Australian Packet, Liverpool, AP 25, 56" backstamp and matching "ART-2" accounting handstamp, manuscript "28 Cts" debit to U.S., carried by Cunard Line Persia from Liverpool Jan. 26th to New York arriving Feb. 9th, partial "New-York, Br. Pkt. Feb 9" exchange cds and matching "33" due handstamp for 33¢ rate, Very Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 1,000.00
Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 18:46:19 EST
Sold For 1000


Two Capes - Private Ship Rates

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4013
Symbol:
Cat No: 25

image Australian States: Victoria, 1854 (Jun. 27) Melbourne, Victoria to Philadelphia Pa. Blue cover bearing Victoria, Half-length, 3d blue (SG 25) block of four, margins to touched, and G.B. 1s green embossed (5), both tied by "1 V" ovals, matching "Melbourne, Victoria, JU 27, 1854" rimless oval, carried by ship Eagle via Cape Horn to England, reverse with "Liverpool Ship" (9.29) framed and oval transits with matching "8" pence due rating, manuscript "32 Cents" debit to U.S., carried by Cunard Line Europa from Liverpool Sep. 30th to Boston arriving Oct. 12th, "Philadelphia Br. Pkt. Oct 13" exchange cds and matching "37" due rating; edge repairs, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate; $4,000 - 6,000.

A REMARKABLE VICTORIA USE ATTEMPTING TO PREPAY THE 1S TRANSATLANTIC POSTAGE.

The sender attempted to pay transatlantic postage with a British shilling embossed stamp that had been carried out to Australia. Note that the shilling stamp was tied by the Melbourne barred oval cancel. Prepayment of transatlantic charge was not allowed and 37¢ was charged to the addressee. One of only two recorded Philadelphia "37" handstamps.
. Est. $4,000-6,000 (Image)

Est. $4,000-6,000

Opening US$ 4,500.00
Sold...US$ 4,500.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 18:13:27 EST
Sold For 4500


Via San Francisco Pre-1870

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4054
Symbol:

image Australian States: New South Wales, 1852 (Apr. 30) Sydney, New South Wales to Boston Mass. via San Francisco. Blue docketed folded cover sent out of mails by ship Lalla Rookh via Honolulu to San Francisco, brownish "Forwarded by G.B. Post & Co., San Francisco" forwarder's oval, entered mails with "San Francisco Cal., 1 Oct" cds and matching "20" due rating handstamp for double the 10¢ rate via Panama to Boston, Very Fine.
Estimate; $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 725.00
Sold...US$ 725.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 18:59:59 EST
Sold For 725

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4057
Symbol:

image Australian States: New South Wales, 1853 (Jun. 15) Sofala, New South Wales to Mokelumne Hill Cal. Gray datelined folded letter bearing New South Wales, 1d red, 2d blue pair, tied by barred ovals for 5d ship letter from country town, reverse with partial "Sofala" origin datestamp and sharp "Ship Letter, Sydney, JU * 20, 1853" crown cds, carried by private ship via Pacific Ocean to San Francisco, "San Francisco Cal., 14 Sep" cds and partial "Ship" and "7" handstamps for 5¢ inland postage plus 2¢ ship fee, sent by stagecoach to Mokelumne Hill; small edge tear and wear, 2d pair with small flaws from edge placement, a Very Fine use, ex-Robson Lowe.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

The writer had left California for the mines in Australia, his ship stopping at Polo (Samoa) where "My mate and I selected two sisters and enjoyed ourselves with them in the bush…". A good description of the mines follows with the comment "…women and provisions are cheap and plenty but rum is high…".
Est. $1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500

Opening US$ 900.00
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:01:58 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4067
Symbol:
Cat No: 47, 48, 40

image Australian States: New South Wales, 1864 (Jun. 13) Clarencetown, New South Wales to El Monte Cal. via San Francisco. Cover bearing 1d red (47), 2d blue (48) and three 6d violet (40) singles, all tied by radial "56" numeral cancels prepaying the 21d rate west-coast rate via Southampton, matching "Clarencetown N.S.W., JU 13, 1864" rimless postmark, sent by ship Uruguay across Pacific Ocean, "San Francisco, Cal. Oct 16, 1864" cds and matching "FOREIGN" and "10" rating handstamps, stagecoach to El Monte; stamp flaws, some aging and soiling, reduced at left, Fine.
Estimate; $1,000 - 1,500.

ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED SAN FRANCISCO "FOREIGN" HANDSTAMPED COVERS ORIGINATING FROM THE AUSTRALIAN COLONIES.

For a two month period in 1864, the San Francisco postmaster misinterpreted the 1863 blanket rate for arriving ship letters, applying a FOREIGN handstamp and charging 10¢ postage. See "San Francisco's Foreign Handstamp of 1864", D. Forster and F. Gregory, Collectors Club Philatelist, May-June 2006. The Forster-Gregory census records a total of eighteen covers with the "FOREIGN" handstamp - only three of which originate from Australian colonies.

This cover was properly franked for the Southampton rate to west coast, but the Sydney postmaster sent on an opportunity sailing of the "Uruguay" via the Pacific Ocean.
Est. $1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500

Opening US$ 800.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:07:47 EST
Sold For 0


Via South America & Panama

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4073
Symbol:

image Australian States: New South Wales, 1854 (Mar. 25) Melbourne, N.S.W. to Fayetteville Vt. via Peru. Buff cover with blue embossed "Adams & Co., American & European Express, Melbourne, N.S.W." cameo on back flap, manuscript "13" express rating, carried out of mails as endorsed by Bark Orestes from Melbourne Mar. 25th to Callao, Peru, then via Panama where Adams's agent J.M. Freeman forwarded letter across Isthmus by mule and canoe, then ship to New York; small flaws including flap repair, Very Fine appearance.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

ONE OF ONLY THREE RECORDED ADAMS & CO.'S EXPRESS MELBOURNE ENVELOPES.

Reference: Census of recorded covers in "Adams & Co.'s Express, the Melbourne Australia Branch", Allan Levy, Collectors Club Philatelist, May 1982.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 1,200.00
Sold...US$ 1,200.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:13:57 EST
Sold For 1200


Via Suez and Brindisi

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4168
Symbol:

image Australian States: South Australia, 1889 (Jul. 15) Adelaide, South Australia to New York N.Y. Cover bearing South Australia, 2d orange red (62) block of four, seperated between top pair, tied by two strikes of "S. Australia" barred circle duplexed with "Ship Mail Room, S.A., JY 15, 89" cds, carried as endorsed by P&O Rome from Australia, P&O steamers via Suez Canal to Brindisi, New York "Paid All" (8.25) backstamp, forwarded to Brooklyn with purple "Forwarded/(N.Y.P.O.-4th Div.)" two-line handstamp; top edge mend and partial flap, Fine appearance.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

In 1889 P&O steamers began going through the Suez Canal with all mail onboard - the fast mail was off-loaded at Brindisi.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:43:04 EST
Sold For 150


Via Suez and Marseilles

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4144
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1858 (Apr. 15) Melbourne, Victoria to Boston Mass. Blue folded cover bearing Victoria 2d lilac (38), 1s blue (18) and 2s green (19), tied by two strikes of numeral "1" barred circles, "Melbourne, AP-15, 58" backstamp, carried as endorsed by E&ARM Victoria from Melbourne, red London (6.16) transit cds with red ms. "1/4" and correspondence "32" cent debit to U.S., carried by HAPAG Line Borussia from Southampton Jun. 18th to New York arriving Jun. 30th, "New.York, Am. Packet, Jun 30" exchange cds with matching "10" in circle due handstamp for two-times 5¢ inland postage; vertical file fold with slight toning, 2s tiny crease, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

The 37d rate was 12d via Southampton plus 9d French charge plus 16d transatlantic packet.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:21:41 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4155
Symbol:

image Australian States: New South Wales, 1869 (Apr. 21) Sydney, New South Wales to Chatham Mass. Cover bearing New South Wales, three 2d blue singles, 6d violet (40) pair and two singles, all tied by strikes of "N.S.W." oval duplexed with "Sydney, AP 21, 1869" cds prepaying 30d for double the 15d rate, red crayon "10" pence credit to G.B., endorsed "Via Marseilles", carried by P&O Malta to Galle, P&O Mooltan to Suez arriving Jun. 3rd, across Isthmus by railroad to Alexandria Jun. 5th, then P&O Pera from Alexandria to Marseilles arriving Jun. 11th, red London Paid (6.12) transit cds and matching "4/Cents" handstamp credit to U.S., carried transatlantic by Cunard Line China from Queenstown Jun. 13th to New York arriving Jun. 22nd; corner nick bottom right affecting 6d, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

Double 15 pence rate applied for between one half and one ounce (12 pence via Southampton rate plus 8 pence French charge plus 10 pence transatlantic).

In late 1870, with Paris was under siege during the Franco-Prussian War, the premium overland mail was switched to the Italian port of Brindisi and the Italian railroad. The shorter sailing from Alexandria speeded up the mails to London by about two days.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:32:25 EST
Sold For 425


Via Suez and Southampton

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4106
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1858 (Jun. 12) Melbourne, Victoria to Boston Mass. via London and New York. Blue cover bearing Victoria 4d rose (Sc 48), two 1s blue (Sc 18) singles, tied by two strikes of numeral "1" barred circle prepaying 28d for double the 14d rate, carried as endorsed by E&ARM Australian via Suez and Southampton, red London Paid (8.14) transit cds, magenta "1/4" 1s4d and "32" cent credit to the U.S., carried transatlantic by HAPAG Line Borussia from Aug. 18th to New York arriving Aug 31st, "New-York, Am. Pkt. Aug 31" exchange cds and matching "10" in circle due handstamp for double the 5¢ inland; edge flaws and separated, missing top flap, F.-V.F. appearance.
Estimate; $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 500.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:44:45 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4113
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1861 (Mar. 25) Creswick Creek, Victoria to New Bedford Mass. via Marseilles. Cover bearing Victoria, two 6d blue (30) singles, 1d yellow green and 4d rose, latter s.e., all tied by numeral "7" barred circles, Creswick (3.25) and Geelong (3.26) backstamps, red "Insufficiently Paid, Via Marseilles" double-oval, red crayon "8" pence credit to G.B., carried by P&O Jeddo via Southampton, red London Paid (5.21) transit and matching "16/Cents" credit handstamp to U.S., carried by HAPAG Borussia from Southampton May 22nd to New York arriving Jun. 4th, partial "N.York Am. Pkt '5' Jun 4" due exchange cds; cover wear and edge flaws, Fine and attractive three-color franking.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000.

Cover was ¼ ounce - underpaid for the fast mail via Marseilles, so sent by sea from Alexandria through the Strait of Gibraltar to Southampton.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 625.00
Sold...US$ 625.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 19:51:11 EST
Sold For 625

Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4124
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1865 (Jun. 24) Wedderburn, Victoria to Frankfort Ind. Cover bearing Victoria, 2d lilac (75a), 1s blue (80) tied by numeral "12" barred oval, reverse with matching "Wedderburn, Victoria, JU 24, 1865" oval and blue Melbourne (6.26) transit cds, manuscript "8" pence credit, carried by P&O Northam, red London Paid (8.21) transit cds and matching "16/Cents" handstamp credit to U.S., carried by Allan Line Peruvian from Liverpool Aug. 22nd to Quebec arriving Sep. 2nd, "Detroit. Am. Pkt. '5' Sep 7" exchange due cds for 5¢ inland postage; some edge toning and spots, F.-V.F. and scarce Detroit exchange use from Australia.
Estimate; $500 - 750.

A Detroit, Michigan exchange office was established for mail arriving by rail from Quebec on Allan Line steamships.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 600.00
Sold...US$ 600.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:02:35 EST
Sold For 600
Sale No: 93
Lot No: 4130
Symbol:

image Australian States: Victoria, 1868 (Jun. 20) Carlton, Victoria to New York N.Y. via London. Cover bearing Victoria, 1s blue (80) tied by "538" grid duplexed with "Carlton, Victoria, JN-20, 68" rimless cds, blue Melbourne (6.20) transit backstamp, magenta "5" pence credit to G.b., carried by P&O Geelong via Southampton, red London Paid (8.14) transit cds and matching "3/Cents" handstamp credit to U.S., carried by Cunard Line Cuba from Liverpool Aug. 15th to New York arriving Aug. 26th, red "New York, Paid All, Aug 26" exchange cds, Very Fine.
Estimate; $300 - 400.

This cover was 1d overpaid for the 11d paid to destination rate.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Jun-12-2020, 20:06:32 EST
Sold For 525


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