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

China
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
1464 c Image10c Green, Ty. II, III (14, 15 two). Each with large margins, originally formed a vertical strip of three, used with 3c Dull Red, Ty. III (26), perfs scissors-separated and trimmed at bottom, tied by "Greenfield Ms. Mar. 16" (1858) circular datestamps on cover to Shanghai, China, light strike of red New York backstamp, magenta manuscript "28" credit also ties 3c, red London Paid transit (Mar. 30), Hong Kong backstamp, minor wear, Very Fine, scarce imperforate and perforated combination paying 33c rate by British Mail via Southampton, with 1998 P.F. certificate (Image)

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[Get Market Data for China 15]

E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $4,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1465 c Image3c Dull Red, Ty. I (11). Large margins to just in at top, tied by large "Paid" grid cancel, red "Boston Mass. 19 Jun." (1856) circular datestamp on folded letter datelined "Canton May 6, 1856" and addressed to Boston where forwarded to Sharon Springs N.Y., sender's directive "Via Marseilles" at lower left, Hong Kong (May 9) and London (June 30) backstamps, "New-York Am. Pkt. Jul. 17" circular datestamp applied on arrival in New York, "53" debit handstamp, horizontal file fold well away from stamp, some slight soiling, Very Fine use sent unpaid from Canton, China, to Boston via New York and then forwarded, ex Emerson and Rust (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1466 c Image30c Orange (38). Used with 5c Brown (29) and 10c Green, Ty. V (35), tied by red grid cancels, "New York Am. Pkt. Jan. 12" (1861) backstamp struck in black on folded letter to Shanghai, China, sender's directive "pr Kangaroo" and carried on that Inman steamer, magenta "24" manuscript credit, red London Paid transit datestamp (Jan. 26), red "1" (1p) Colonial rate marking, Hong Kong backstamp, light horizontal file fold well away from stamps, 30c slight oxidation, 10c tiny tear at top left

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL 1857-60 ISSUE COVER TO SHANGHAI, CARRIED BY BRITISH MAIL VIA SOUTHAMPTON.

From the Augustine Heard & Co. correspondence. (Image)

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E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $3,750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1467 c Image5c Buff (67). Perfs trimmed at left, radiant color, used with 10c Green (68) and 30c Orange (71), tied by well-struck large "Paid" grid cancels, red "Boston 24 Sep. 18" (1861) and matching "Boston Br. Pkt. 40 Sep. 18" credit datestamp overstuck, on folded tissue-paper cover to Shanghai, China, sender's directive "pr 'Arabia' via Marseilles", red crayon "40" credit, red London Paid transit datestamp (Sep. 30), red "1" (1p) Colonial rate, Hong Kong backstamp, horizontal file fold well away from stamps, usual light wrinkling associated with this fragile paper, 5c with tiny flaws

VERY FINE APPEARANCE. AN EXTREMELY RARE THREE-COLOR FRANKING OF THE 1861 ISSUE IN EARLY SHADES, USED TO PAY THE 45-CENT RATE TO CHINA VIA MARSEILLES. USED WITHIN THE FIRST MONTH OF ISSUE FOR ALL THREE STAMPS.

With 1979 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 3,000-4,000

SOLD for $2,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1468 c Image24c Red Lilac (70). Used with 1c Blue (63) and two 10c Green (68), the 10c stamps are so dark we first thought they might be Type I, cancelled or tied by grids, large red "Philadelphia Pa. 24 Jan. 23" circular datestamp on 1863 cover to Hong Kong, China, red London Paid transit datestamp (Feb. 4), red "1d" Colonial rate handstamp, Hong Kong backstamp, some expert restoration with top flap reattached, left 10c tear at top, right 10c affected from placement over edge of cover, otherwise Fine and unusual franking to pay the 45c rate via Southampton (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $800.00
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1469 c Image30c Orange (71). Used with 5c Brown (76) and 10c Green (68), tied by grid cancels, red "N. York Am. Pkt. Paid Aug. 1" (1863) circular datestamp on cover to Shanghai, China, sender's directive "Via Southampton", magenta "24" credit, red London Paid transit datestamp (Aug. 13) ties two stamps, faint red crayon "1" (1p) Colonial rate, Hong Kong and receiving backstamps, minor edgewear, Very Fine, a colorful and scarce franking (Image)

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E. $ 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,600.00
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1470 c Image30c Orange (71). Used with 5c Brown (76) and 10c Green (68), tied by circle of wedges cancel, 5c tied by bold "Brooklyn N.Y. Feb. 13" (1866) circular datestamp on small cover to Amoy, China, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Feb. 13" circular datestamp, red "40" credit handstamp, red London Paid transit datestamp (Feb. 26), red crayon "1" (1p) Colonial rate, Hong Kong backstamp, 10c with flaw at top right and barely affected from placement at edge of cover, otherwise Very Fine cover to a scarce destination, we have offered only five other 1861-66 Issue covers to Amoy since keeping computerized records, with 1990 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000

SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1471 c Image24c Red Lilac (70). Rich color, used with 3c Rose (65) and 30c Orange (71), stamps affixed overlapping, covering about half the 24c, tied by grid cancels, "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Oct. 22" (1862) circular datestamp on cover to Hong Kong, China, sender's directive "Via Marseilles" and "Per Persia", magenta "52" manuscript credit, London Paid transit datestamp (Nov. 1), red crayon "1" (1p) Colonial rate, receiving backstamp (Dec. 24), 3c stamp some creases, Fine, scarce 57c rate for double weight by British Mail via Marseilles, it was carried on the Cunarder Persia from New York on October 22, arriving Queenstown October 31 (Image)

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E. $ 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $850.00
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1472 c Image24c Lilac (70). Used with 3c Rose (65) and 30c Orange (71), tied by grid cancels, red "N. York Br. Pkt. Paid Jan. 14" (1863) circular datestamp on folded letter to Shanghai, China, sender's directive "pr 'Asia' & via Marseilles", magenta manuscript "52" credit, red London Paid transit datestamp (Jan. 29) also ties 3c, red "1d" Colonial rate handstamp, Hong Kong backstamp, light horizontal file fold well away from stamps, Very Fine and attractive, scarce 57c rate for double weight by British Mail via Marseilles, with 1990 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 1,000-1,500

SOLD for $1,000.00
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1473 c Image2c Black (73). Intense shade, used with 3c Rose (65) and horizontal pair of 24c Lilac (78), cancelled by targets and tied by "Newport R.I. May 16, 1864" double-circle datestamp on cover to Hong Kong, China, red "PAID" and "53" handstamps, magenta "48" credit, light strike of red New York circular datestamp, red London Paid transit datestamp (May 28), red "1d" Colonial rate handstamp, receiving backstamp (July 22), slightly reduced at left, slight overall wear

VERY FINE. A COLORFUL FRANKING PAYING THE 53-CENT RATE TO HONG KONG BY BRITISH MAIL VIA MARSEILLES.

Ex Ishikawa. With 2002 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,400.00
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1474 c Image2c Black (73). Used with 3c Rose (65) and horizontal pair of 24c Dark Gray (78b), minor perf flaws from placement near edge, tied by circle of diamonds cancel, "Fishersville N.H. Jul. 9" (1866) circular datestamp on cover to U.S.S. Wachusett at Hong Kong, China, magenta manuscript "Paid 53" at top left, red "48" credit handstamp, matching "Boston Br. Pkt. Paid" backstamp, red London Paid transit datestamp (Jul. 23), red crayon "1" (1p) Colonial rate, Hong Kong receiving backstamp, with original letter enclosure

VERY FINE. A SCARCE BLACK JACK USE PAYING THE 53-CENT RATE TO HONG KONG BY BRITISH MAIL VIA MARSEILLES.

From the Emery correspondence (Image)

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E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction

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