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

United States
1869 Pictorial Issue

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8230
Symbol: C
Cat No: 119

image 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Rich colors, tied by cork cancel, purple "Philadelphia 12 Paid Dec. 10" (1869) credit datestamp on small cover to Paris, France and forwarded to Alexandria, Egypt, addressed in care of Drexel, Harjes & Co. in Paris, blue "Forwarded by Drexel Harjes & Co., Paris" oval handstamp, blue Cherbourg transit also ties stamp, red boxed "PD" handstamp, red manuscript "Alexandria" at upper left, some slight edgewear, Very Fine and scarce use of the 15c on a cover forwarded to Egypt, the 1869 PRA census lists only two covers with denominations higher than 12c to Egypt, the other is also a 15c Type II, ex Coulter (Siegel Sale 911, lot 222) and from the same correspondence, ex Dr. Heimburger (Image)

E. $ 1,000-1,500

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Sold...US$ 1,000.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 14:41:01 EST
Sold For 1000

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8230A
Symbol: C
Cat No: 119

image 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Gorgeous centering, tied by circle of Vs, "Oakland Cal. Jul. 14" (1869) circular datestamp on mourning cover to Villineuve, France, bold "New York Jul. 30 18" debit circular datestamp, blue Calais transit, "8" decimes due handstamp, Paris and receiving backstamps, fresh and Extremely Fine, the earliest recorded use of the 15c Type II from California on an immaculate mourning cover (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 750.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 14:41:25 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8231
Symbol: C
Cat No: 119

image 15c Brown & Blue, Ty. II (119). Dark colors, tied by quartered cork cancel, indistinct red "New York Paid All Direct" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Zurich, Switzerland, Oct. 1869 Basel and Zurich backstamps, faint horizontal file fold, Very Fine, ex Hillmer (Image)

E. $ 300-400

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 14:42:04 EST
Sold For 250
Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8232
Symbol: C
Cat No: 133

image 1c Buff, 1880 Re-Issue (133). Horizontal pair, perfectly centered, right stamp faulty at right from placement over edge of cover, tied by "Washington D.C. Mar. 6 11 AM 1891" machine cancel on small cover to C. F. Rothfuchs (stamp dealer) in New York City, receiving backstamp, Extremely Fine apart from minor stamp flaw, very rare, ex Juhring, Sheriff and Dr. Martin (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 14:42:24 EST
Sold For 500

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