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

United States
Sanitary Fairs

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8493
Symbol: C
Cat No: WV1

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image Army Relief Bazaar, Albany, 10c Rose (WV1). Setting B, Position 10, large margins except torn across bottom left corner, uncancelled and affixed at lower left corner of cover to Brooklyn N.Y., 3c Rose (65) tied by "Albany N.Y. Feb. 26 '64" double-circle datestamp and segmented cork cancel, proper use during fair from Feb. 22 to Mar. 30, 1864, a cover in the Albany Historical and Art Society is also franked with the uncancelled 10c stamp at lower left, only two covers recorded in private hands, ex Kantor (Image)

E. $ 400-500

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Sold...US$ 600.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:45:32 EST
Sold For 600

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8494
Symbol: S
Cat No: WV4

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image Brooklyn and Long Island Sanitary Fair, (15c) Green (WV4). Positions 4-5, horizontal pair with part of right sheet margin, original gum, large margins all around

FRESH AND EXTREMELY FINE. ONE OF FOUR RECORDED MULTIPLES OF THE GREEN BROOKLYN SANITARY FAIR STAMP.

The largest recorded multiple is a block of six, followed by a block of four and a strip of three. This pair was probably cut from the same sheet as the block of six and single offered in our 1996 Kantor sale.

Ex Kantor. Scott value $2,000.00 as singles does not adequately convey its rarity. (Image)

E. $ 1,500-2,000

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 1,100.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:46:02 EST
Sold For 1100

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8495
Symbol: S
Cat No: WV6

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image Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 5c Black on Rosy Buff (WV6). Bright Rose paper (rare), original gum, framelines virtually complete, faint crease, Very Fine appearance, approximately 30-40 copies known, ex Kantor (Image)

$ 800.00

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Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:46:17 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8496
Symbol: (S)
Cat No: WV6

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image Brooklyn Sanitary Fair, 5c Black on Rosy Buff (WV6). Unused (no gum), margins slightly cutting into framelines, thin, appears Fine (Image)

$ 800.00

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Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:46:28 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8497
Symbol: C
Cat No: 73

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image 2c Black (73). Tied by "Philada. Pa. Post Office Sep. 7 4th '63" double-circle datestamp with Cooper Shop Volunteer Refreshment Saloon black overall illustration with two panels showing view of building and interior, on back of blue illustrated corner card of Wm. M. Cooper & Co., Coopers & Guagers, from whom the "Cooper Shop" designation was made, intra-city usage, opened to display both sides, piece clipped from top edge and mended, otherwise Fine and an extraordinary exhibition item, the only example of this double Cooper Shop design known to us, ex Kantor (Image)

E. $ 750-1,000

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Sold...US$ 3,250.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:48:22 EST
Sold For 3250

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8498
Symbol: C
Cat No: Great Central Fair

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image Great Central Fair. Illustrated battlefield scene with fallen soldier in black, return address imprint at side, on 2c Black Jack on Buff entire (U46), addressed locally, blurry strikes of Philadelphia circular datestamps at top right, cover faults incl. nicks along top edge and small tear at right, Very Fine appearance, a rare Sanitary Fair design on a Black Jack entire (Image)

E. $ 500-750

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:49:14 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8499
Symbol: C
Cat No: WV13

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image Great Central Fair, Philadelphia, 30c Black (WV13). Well-centered, small piece of corner missing, tied by "Great Central Fair. June 28, 1864" circular datestamp, the last day of fair, second strike on legal-size cover to "Major Yerkes, Central Fair", adhesive remnants on face of cover suggest that this might have been attached to a publication delivered by the fair post office, folds and wear including edge tears at left, could be restored and reduced to an exhibitable size, Fine and very rare, ex Kantor (Image)

E. $ 500-750

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:49:48 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8500
Symbol: C
Cat No: WV14

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image Soldier's Fair, Springfield Mass., 10c Lilac (WV14). Close margins at in at bottom right, affixed with slight brown gum on cover with proper dark blue "Soldier's Fair, Springfield, Dec. 20, 1864" circular datestamp, Very Fine appearance, ex Kantor, these covers were probably prepared in advance and sold to patrons, this unaddressed example is what may be termed an unused entire, Scott value $750.00 (Image)

E. $ 150-200

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:50:14 EST
Sold For 200
Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8501
Symbol: C
Cat No: 65

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image U.S. Sanitary and Christian Commissions, 3c Rose, Cover Collection (65). 28 covers, nearly all franked with 3c Rose, each with corner card for U.S. Sanitary Commission or U.S. Christian Commission, approximately 10 with illustrated designs incl. shield, eagle & flag or dove, several others with scrolls, range of originations and destinations, a couple show Commission handstamps, some enclosures incl. a beautiful J. R. Hawley illustrated letter depicting "the girl I left behind", mixed condition with stamp or cover faults to be expected nearly throughout, Fine appearing and fascinating group of these Civil War relief covers (Image)

E. $ 400-500

Openings not Provided
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Jun-05-2020, 10:51:09 EST
Sold For 800

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