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United States Postal History including The Angel Collection continued...

Africa continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
1404 c Image10c Brown, With Secret Mark (188). Horizontal pair, tied by cork cancels, purple "Boston Mass. Registered Feb. 21, 1879" serrated oval datestamp on cover to Senagambia, West Africa (now Guinea-Bissau), red London registry transit datestamp (Mar. 5), right stamp with small tear and left with minor scuff, appears Very Fine, a rare destination during the Bank Note period (Image)

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[Get Market Data for Gambia 188]

E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
1405 c Image15c Red Orange (189). Tied by segmented cork cancel with "New Haven Conn. Nov. 18 (?)PM" (1881) circular datestamp on cover to Wellington, Cape of Good Hope and forwarded to Kalk Bay with Cape of Good Hope 3p Claret (36), tied by Wellington duplex datestamp and cancel, red "New York Nov. 19 81 50" attached credit datestamp, six different transit or arrival backstamps, opened slightly roughly at right and bottom not affecting the stamps, Very Fine and rare dual-franking to the Cape of Good Hope and forwarded within South Africa (Image)

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[Get Market Data for South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) 189]

E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
1406 c Image15c Red Orange (189). Tied by quartered cork cancel and "New Haven Conn. Nov. 25 7:00 PM" (1881) circular datestamp on cover to Wellington, Cape of Good Hope and forwarded to Kalk Bay, forwarding postage paid by Cape of Good Hope 3p Claret (36), tied by duplex datestamp and cancel, red "New York Nov. 24 81 50" attached credit datestamp, transit and receiving backstamps, slightly reduced at left, minor soiling, Very Fine and attractive (Image)

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[Get Market Data for South Africa (Cape of Good Hope) 189]

E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1407 c Image15c Red Orange (189). Tied by "Albany N.Y. Nov. 23 5 PM '89" duplex datestamp on cover to the U.S. sloop of war Pensacola at Angola, Africa, London and Lisbon transit backstamps, receipt docketing indicating cover was forwarded to Cape Town, stamp with couple tiny flaws, Very Fine appearance and a rare destination during the Bank Note period (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $225.00
Will close during Public Auction
1408   Image5c Yellow Brown (205). Tied by quartered cork cancel with "New Bedford Mass. Jun. 6 1PM" (1888) circular datestamp on corner card cover to the bark Sea Queen at Zanzibar, Indian Ocean, Brindisi, Zambia and Zanzibar backstamps, returned to the U.S. with purple pointing hand and dead letter office handstamps front and back (ties stamp), Very Fine and a very rare destination during the Bank Note period (Image)

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[Get Market Data for India 205]

E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1409 c Image10c Brown (209). Pair, used with 1c Gray Blue (206) and three 2c Red Brown (210), 2c tied by cork cancels, other stamps with pen cancels on 1884 cover to St. Helena and forwarded back to Washington D.C., initially only the 2c stamps were present on the cover, back struck with purple six-line "Deficiency in U.S. Postage supplied by U.S. Govt Despatch Agency, New York..." handstamp, St. Helena circular datestamps (Apr. 11 and 21) and Washington receiving backstamp, right 2c stamp with small flaws, overall Fine and rare combination of elements, the samaritan postage contribution made up the correct 27c rate via British Mail (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
1410 c ImageBank Note Issues on Cover to Gabon, Africa. Group of four different Bank Note Issue frankings on covers to Gabon, Africa, first with 15c and 1c paying the 16c rate (Mar. 1875), second with single 15c paying the July 1, 1875 15c rate, one with pair 10c (1877), last with 1c and 2c 1880s Issues on 1892 2c entire (UPU rate), two with original contents, a few minor flaws but all are attractive covers, a very rare group to Gabon during the Bank Note period (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1411 c Image2c Red, Ty. IV (279B). Horizontal strip of three, tied by "Bradford Pa. Nov. 9 1899 4PM" duplex datestamp and machine cancel on cover to Transvaal, South Africa and forwarded to Cape Town, neat "Randfontein Z.A.R. 26 Dec. 99" double-circle datestamp at lower right, this apparently sat around Transvaal for a long time because there is a "Krugersdorp 19 OCT 00" backstamp, forwarding postage paid by Transvaal, 1900, 1p Rose & Green (203) tied by Nov. 7, 1900 double-circle datestamp, wide range of backstamps, Very Fine and very unusual use which took over a year to find its recipient (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $275.00
Will close during Public Auction
1412 c Image5c Trans-Mississippi (288). Tied by "Boston Mass. Feb. 25, 1899 3-30PM" machine cancel on light green cover with merchant's embossing at top left to Goree, Senegal, transit and receiving backstamps, vertical file fold well away from stamp, some slight overall toning, Very Fine and rare use to a very unusual destination (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction

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