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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1223

United States
1851-56 Issue

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8143
Symbol: C
Cat No: 11

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image 3c Claret, Ty. I (11). Two full margins, other sides touched to slightly in, tied by red Flag in Circle fancy cancel, matching "Newark Valley N.Y. Feb. 26" circular datestamp on brown cover to Killaway N.Y., 1857 enclosure, very minor wear, otherwise Very Fine, rare example of the 1851 Issue with a pictorial fancy cancel, ex Sheriff and Dr. Martin (Image)

E. $ 400-500

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Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:49:52 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8144
Symbol: C
Cat No: 11A

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image 3c Dull Red, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to in, tied by well-struck Cross fancy cancel on buff cover to Buchannan Carroll & Co. in New Orleans, neat "Canton Mi. Jan. 16" circular datestamp, usual small filing holes, Extremely Fine strike of this desirable fancy cancel, with 2003 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 300-400

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Sold...US$ 225.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:50:11 EST
Sold For 225

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8145
Symbol: C
Cat No: 11

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image 3c Brownish Carmine, Ty. II (11A). Large margins to slightly in, tied by fantastic strike of large Negative Star fancy cancel on orange buff cover to Groton Centre Mass., neat "Worcester Mass. May 31" circular datestamp, Extremely Fine strike of this scarce fancy cancel, ex Dr. Amonette (Image)

E. $ 300-400

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Sold...US$ 190.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:50:40 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8146
Symbol: C
Cat No: 12

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image 5c Red Brown (12). Large margins to just touched, used with 1c Blue, Ty. V (24) and 12c Black (36), all three stamps slightly overlapping and tied by magenta grids, bold black "Hartford Ct. Mar. 26, 1859" circular datestamp on large part of 1859 printed "Election Returns, 1859" cover to Bethlem Conn., somewhat reduced at left, piece out at bottom right of cover and some other edge wear, Very Fine, an exceedingly rare and late use of the 5c 1856 imperforate issue, our extensive census records of the 5c 1856 Issue contain more than 350 covers, of these, ten originate in the state of Connecticut, a total of four of these ten were used on election returns in 1859, each in combination with the perforated issue, with 2001 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 400-500

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Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:51:19 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8147
Symbol: C
Cat No: 12

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image 5c Red Brown (12). Large to huge margins showing traces of two adjoining stamps, used with 10c Green, Ty. II (14) and 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), 5c small repaired nick in left margin, 10c small repaired nick in bottom margin, tied by "Mineral Point Wis. Sep. 4" circular datestamp on legal-size cover to Philadelphia Pa., sender's notation "3 Deeds", backflaps reattached, Very Fine appearance, domestic uses of the 5c 1856 are uncommon, and only a few covers are known with multiple-stamp combinations such as this, ex Caspary and Mayer (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

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Sold...US$ 475.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:51:56 EST
Sold For 475

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8148
Symbol: C
Cat No: 12

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image 5c Red Brown (12). Vertical pair and single, irregular margins including part of four adjoining stamps but cut in on other sides, tied by "New Orleans La. Jun. 7" circular datestamps on cover to Navarrenx, France, red "Boston Paid 12 Jun. 17" credit datestamp, 1857 French transit, "8" decimes due marking, some slight wear, about Fine, ex "Patrick Henry" and "Lake Shore" (Image)

E. $ 500-750

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Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:52:20 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8149
Symbol: C
Cat No: 14

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image 10c Green, Ty. II (14). Large margins to full, A relief position which shows the complete oval at top left, but a broken oval at top right (Ty. II and Ty. III characteristics), tied by "New Orleans La. Feb. ?" (1857) circular datestamp, red "New York Br. Pkt. Feb. 18" exchange office datestamp on blue folded letter to Paris, France, sender's directive "Africa" and carried by that Cunarder, arriving Liverpool Mar. 2, "GB/1F60C" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, French entry double-circle datestamp and "16" decimes due, Very Fine double-rate "Three Months" period use with all markings beautifully struck, with 1978 and 2016 P.F. certificates (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

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Sold...US$ 600.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:52:48 EST
Sold For 600

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8150
Symbol: C
Cat No: 15

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image 10c Green, Ty. III (15). Ample to large margins, tied by grid cancels, red "Charlestown Mass. Paid Nov. 10" (1857) circular datestamp on cover to Demerara, British Guiana, manuscript "4" rate, St. Thomas (Dec. 16) and Demerara (Dec. 23) backstamps, minor edgewear, Very Fine, rare destination for the 10c 1855 Issue (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

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Sold...US$ 1,300.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:53:54 EST
Sold For 1300
Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8151
Symbol: C
Cat No: 17

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image 12c Black (17). Large margins to barely touched at lower right, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11), both tied by "New Orleans La. Apr. 8" circular datestamp on 1857 folded cover to Paris, France, red "New York Paid 6 Apr. 18" credit datestamp, large red boxed "P.D." handstamp, French arrival datestamp, Paris receiving backstamp, fresh and Very Fine, a lovely 15c treaty-rate cover sent by American Packet, carried on the Ocean Line steamer Washington, departed New York Apr. 18 and arrived Southampton May 3, this was the third-to-last Ocean Line sailing, ex Walske (Image)

E. $ 400-500

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Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 13:54:25 EST
Sold For 325

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