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H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc. Sale: 3038

United States
1861-66 Issue (63-78)

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 581
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Cat No: 71

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image 71, 1861 30c Orange, tied with 1861 3c Rose (65) on a folded letter sheet addressed to Port Elizabeth, Cape of Good Hope (Howland correspondence), nice strike of the large Boston circular "Paid" cancel, red London Paid AU 4 62 transit, indistinct oval cancel at left, ms "via England/ per Kangaroo", red crayon "12" credit and ms "1" (1p) Colonial rate, backstamped red "Boston Am Pkt Paid Jul 13" cds, Port Elizabeth oval receiver, sound stamps, letter sheet trivial bit of wrinkling, Very Fine cover showing the 33c rate to the Cape by British Mail via Plymouth (Image)

CV. 250

Opening US$ 1,100.00
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:08:30 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 582
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Cat No: 71

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image 71, 1861 30c Orange, two singles struck by bold targets on cover to Paris, June 26, 1863 New Orleans double circle datestamp, red "New York Paid 12 Jul. 4" credit datestamp, red boxed "P.D." handstamp and Calais transit marking, Paris receiver on reverse, Very Fine and attractive (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:09:53 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 583
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Cat No: 71

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image 71, 1861 30c Orange, tied on an envelope with embossed "Revere House" return address sent to Paris by circle of wedges cancel, red "Boston Paid 12/ 9 Nov" credit cds lower left, red 1868 French transit cancel and framed "PD", ms "via Liverpool", envelope neatly opened at right, Very Fine and choice; signed Holcombe and with his 1992 certificate (Scott $380) (Image)

CV. 120

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:10:50 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 584
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Cat No: 73

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image 73, 1863 2c Black, tied by light "Flushing NY Apr 9 '64" double circle and target duplex to all-over advertising cover for the "American Agriculturalist," addressed to West Dennis, Massachusetts, includes original enclosure (facsimile handwritten letter from editor Orange Judd), Extremely Fine and choice, a lovely example of this early advertising mass mailing and particularly desirable with a Black Jack, 1988 Philatelic Foundation certificaternProvenance:Harry F. AllenrnSteven MetzgerrnIllustrated in The Harry F. Allen Collection of Black Jack: A Study of the Stamp and Its Use, by Maryette Lane, figure 40 (Image)

CV. 400

Opening US$ 1,700.00
Sold...US$ 1,700.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:12:05 EST
Sold For 1700

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 585
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Cat No: 73

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image 73, 1863 2c Black, well-centered single tied by black straightline "Steam" from New Orleans, on cover addressed to Natchez, Miss, manuscript "Charles M. Gillis & Co, Circular, 1866" at left, some edge/corner reinforcement, still Very Fine and rare usernProvenance: Anthony RussornSteven Metzger (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:13:05 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 586
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Cat No: 73

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image 73, 1863 2c Black, perfectly-centered stamp tied by light grid cancel to 1864 printed circular (Boston and New York Slate and Tile Company) from Newtonville to Methuen, Mass, Extremely Fine, a striking combination of a gem stamp on an immaculate cover, remarkably choice (Scott $75) (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 100.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:13:56 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 587
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Cat No: 73

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image 73, 1863 2c Black, pair and single tied on an envelope by segmented cork cancels with an accompanying "New York Aug 2" double circle date stamp, addressed to Poplar Ridge NY, stamps nicely centered, envelope opened at right and a rounded corner bottom right, still Very Fine double-rate use (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:14:42 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 588
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Cat No: 73

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image 73, 1863 2c Black, well-centered single tied by bold "Peterborough N.H. Jan 8, 1866" double circle date stamp on immaculate unsealed white cover to Temple, NH, Extremely Fine in every respect (Scott $75)rnProvenance: Steve Metzger (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 90.00
Sold...US$ 90.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:15:19 EST
Sold For 90

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 589
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Cat No: 73

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image 73, 1863 2c Black, tied by black cork to unsealed orange cover to Johnsonville, Tenn, attractive illustrated cc for "Collins, Alderson & Co., Growers, Importers, and Wholesale Dealers in American, English, French, and German Garden, Field, and Flower Seeds" in Philadelphia, remarkably fresh and Very Fine, an attractive Black Jack cover with Jack Molesworth notations on the back (Scott $75) (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 65.00
Sold...US$ 65.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:15:50 EST
Sold For 65

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 590
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Cat No: 73

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image 73, 1863 2c Black, two slightly overlapping singles on an envelope with "Exchange Hotel/ New York" rubber stamp cc, addressed to Belchertown Mass, tied by "New York Dec 28" cds and circle of wedges duplex, one stamp light corner wrinkles, Fine and attractive; previous owner's notes on back (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 180.00
Sold...US$ 180.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:16:25 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 591
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Cat No: 77

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image 77, 1866 15c Black, well-struck black grid cancel with red "Providence R.I. Jul 17 1866" double circle datestamp alongside, on cover to Paris, France, red "Boston Paid 12 18 Jul" credit datestamp, red "Paid" in circle and boxed "P.D." (the latter just tying stamp), Calais transit on front and Paris receiver on reverse, manuscript "By the 'Cuba' from Boston July 18th," few sealed tears along top edge, still Very Fine and attractive (Scott $225) (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 200.00
Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:16:58 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 592
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Cat No: 78a

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image 78a, 1862 24c Grayish lilac, tied on an envelope addressed to Birmingham England by bold circle of wedges cancel, light strike of red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid 19" credit cds, backstamped with senders Canal St /NY handstamp and Birmingham JA 13 66 receiver cds, Very Fine (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 100.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:17:27 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 593
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Cat No: 78b

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image 78b, 1862 24c Gray, tied with two singles 1863 2c Black (73; all stamps slightly overlapping) on 1864 folded letter addressed to Bremen by circular grid cancels, red "N York Br Pkt Nov 3/ 7 Paid" credit cds, ms "p Str Scotia closed mail" with accompanying boxed "Aachen Franco" handstamp, one 2c stamp with some pulled perfs, Very Fine overall and a nice example of the 28c rate to Germany via Prussian Closed Mail; signed Jakubek and with his 1987 certificate (Image)

CV. 120

Opening US$ 300.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:18:11 EST
Sold For 300


1867-68 Grilled Issues (79-101)

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 594
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Cat No: 93

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image 93, 1868 2c Black, F Grill, single tied by bold strike of New York City "Bee" fancy cancel to locally-addressed small drop cover, faint cds alongside, stamp with light staining at top right and some perf faults owing to placement, still Extremely Fine example of this rare and popular cancel from the New York Station B post office, 2002 Philatelic Foundation certificaternProvenance: Dr. Joseph F. RorkernSteve Metzger (Image)

CV. 750

Opening US$ 2,500.00
Sold...US$ 2,500.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:19:54 EST
Sold For 2500

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 595
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Cat No: 93

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image 93, 1868 2c Black, F Grill, single with natural straight-edge at left, cork cancel and tied by partial Boston cds on illustrated folded lettersheet to Norwich, Vt for Iron Highway Bridges from the National Bridge & Iron Works, beautiful woodcut of Patent Arched Cantilever Bridge, illustration repeated inside along with four additional vignettes, three pages of text, Very Fine, a spectacular illustrated letter (Image)

CV. 250

Opening US$ 625.00
Sold...US$ 625.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:20:53 EST
Sold For 625

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 596
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Cat No: 93

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image 93, 1868 2c Black, F Grill, nicely-centered stamp on illustrated advertising cover from Oxford, Ohio for "Italian Queen Bees," in black on orange envelope, addressed to Springfield, Vt, slight edge wear, still Very Fine, scarce and interesting subject matterrnProvenance: Edward WordenrnSteve Metzger (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 650.00
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:22:09 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 597
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Cat No: 95

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image 95, 1868 5c Brown, F Grill, tied with 1868 10c Green F Grill (96, straight-edge) on an envelope addressed to Paris by target cancels and multiple postmarks with two strikes of "Holland Patent NY Dec 6" (1868), red "New York Dec 8 Paid 6" credit cds, blue French transit, Very Fine, includes original enclosure, an attractive grilled-issue frankingrnProvenance:Walter C. KleinrnJohn R Hill, Jr. (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:22:59 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 598
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Cat No: 97

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image 97, 1868 12c Black, F Grill, beautiful stamp with large balanced margins, tied by neat black cork cancel to folded lettersheet to Dundee, Scotland, red "Boston Paid. Nov 10" cds alongside, manuscript "St(eamer) Cuba, Nov 11, 1868," horizontal file fold well away from stamp, Extremely Fine, a choice stamp on a lovely cover, 1985 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $300) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 190.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:23:50 EST
Sold For 0


1869 Pictorial Issue (112-122)

Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 599
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Cat No: 114

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image 114, 1869 3c Ultramarine, bright and fresh single tied by black geometric cork and "San Francisco Cal. Feb 24" cds, orange cover with I.O.O.F. corner card, addressed to Independence Lodge, No. 58 in Railroad Flat, Calaveras County, includes attractive enclosure from the Office of the Grand Secretary, very slightly reduced at left, still Very Fine and attractive (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 45.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:24:16 EST
Sold For 0
Sale No: 3038
Lot No: 600
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Cat No: 117

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image 117, 1869 12c Green, on folded outer address sheet to Liverpool, England, tied by blue cork with matching "Savannah Ga. Dec 7" cds, blue Dec 7 1869 sender's handstamp at lower left, red "New York Dec 11" transit datestamp, December 22 "Liverpool/ U.S. Packet" receiver, horizontal file fold, still Very Fine and attractive, a colorful cover, 1980 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $450) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Dec-08-2020, 17:24:59 EST
Sold For 325

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