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

Ship Mail from 1800 continued...
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546 c Image1857, Newark Valley N.Y. to Lausanne, Switzerland. Red "Newark Valley N.Y. Sep. 1" (1857) circular datestamp and matching "5" and "PAID" handstamps on blue folded letter to Lausanne, Switzerland, red "New-York Br. Pkt. Sep. 2" circular datestamp, bold "GB/1F60c" Anglo-French accountancy handstamp, Calais transit datestamp, London, Paris and receiving backstamps, red crayon "95" (rappens) due, light horizontal file fold, Very Fine, unusual routing, this was prepaid 5c for British Open Mail by British Packet (carried on the Cunarder Arabia), after the U.S.-French treaty went into effect on April 1, 1857 most mail to Switzerland was sent at the 21c French Treaty rate -- the 5c British and 21c American Packet rates were allowed but discouraged and are scarce, ex Winter (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $250.00
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547 c Image1860, Philadelphia to Boeblingen, Wurttemberg, Germany. "Philadelphia Pa. Jan. 19, 1860" octagonal datestamp on blue folded letter from the Wurttemberg Consulate to Boeblingen, Wurttemberg, Germany, "N. York Brem. Pk. 3 Jan. 21" debit datestamp, large blue "Amerika uber Bremen 22" in double-circle handstamp,"15" at top left reflects the old rate in kreuzers of a few months prior, blue "22" kreuzers due reflects rate in marking applied in Bremen, light vertical file fold, Very Fine, a very unusual marking, carried on the NGL's New York, ex Winter (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

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548 c Image1863, Buenos Aires, Argentina to Salem Mass. "Buenos Ayres SP 2, 1863" and red "London EC NO 4 63" backstamps on blue folded letter to Salem Mass., sender's directive "Via Southampton", bold "24 Cents", "45" and "U.S. Notes 63" due handstamps, "New-York Am. Pkt. Nov. 17" circular datestamp, light vertical file fold, Very Fine and attractive, carried on the Royal Mail line's Magdalena then by Inman line's City of London to New York, sent unpaid so G.B. was owed 24c, the recipient could pay either 45c in coins or 63c in greenbacks, ex Winter (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $160.00
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549 c Image1866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda. Folded letter datelined Santiago de Cuba 19 May 1866" addressed to Lanman & Kemp in New York, sender's directive "pr Fah Kee" at upper left, neat "Steamship 10" in circle handstamp, sender's company datestamp at lower left, fresh and Extremely Fine, the Fah Kee arrived New York May 27, ex Feldman, with 2014 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 400-500

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550 c Image1866, Cuba to New York via Bermuda. Folded letter to Lanman & Kemp in New York with "U.S. Mail Steamship FAH KEE, Feb. 17, 1866, St. Jago" shield-style datestamp on top flap, neat "Steamship 10" in circle" handstamp, light vertical file fold does not affect any markings, Very Fine, the Fah Kee was built in 1862 and was intended for the Chinese service, it was requisitioned by the U.S. Navy and sold after the war, the new owner contracted with Waydell & Co. to run a regular packet service, she was sold in 1868, ex Feldman, with 2014 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

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551 c Image1867, Amsterdam, Holland to New York. Red "Amsterdam 2 Feb. 67" double-circle datestamp on folded letter to New York, bold "6 Cents" due marking applied by G.B., neat "N.Y. Am. Pkt. 27 or U.S. Notes 36 Feb. 21" depreciated currency circular datestamp, fresh and Very Fine, very unusual, sent by British Open Mail by the special fully paid (prepayment optional) rate, which was available for only 18 months before the U.S.-Dutch postal treaty, only two examples are known paying this rate, carried on the HAPAG line's Allemania, ex Winter (Image)

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E. $ 300-400

SOLD for $160.00
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552 c Image1874, Havana, Cuba to Rotterdam via New York. Blue folded letter datelined "Havana 11 April 1874" to Rotterdam, Netherlands, "New York Br. Transit Apr. 16" circular datestamp, bold "7" cents due handstamp struck in New York, blue crayon "45" Dutch cents due from recipient consists of 20c for transit fee from Cuba to New York and 25c for U.S.-Netherlands treaty rate (unpaid letter fine not applied on letters from foreign countries thru U.S.), Very Fine and unusual, carried on the City of New York from Havana to New York then on the HAPAG line's Holsatia, ex Winter (Image)

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E. $ 200-300

SOLD for $110.00
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553 c ImageStampless Transatlantic Covers, 1820s-60s. 28 covers on album or exhibit pages, wonderful range of uses, markings and rates, just a few highlights include London to Niagara Falls Canada via New York, uses to France with Anglo-French accountancy handstamps, forwarder's handstamps, one with neat "Printed Report" oval handstamp, Geneva origination straightline, boxed Belgium accountancy handstamp, and many others, 11 are on Richard Winter's original exhibit pages with detailed write ups, condition is nice throughout, Very Fine and desirable group worth review in the linked PDF (Image)

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E. $ 2,000-3,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
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554 c ImageNew York Steam Ship Markings on Mail from Cuba. Five folded covers (four with letters), including Jan. 1849 to Portland Me. on first return trip of USMSC Falcon with red "STEAM/SHIP" and matching "12-1/2" in circle rate handstamps (scarce in red, illustrated in Wierenga book, p. 45), Nov. 1849 to Portland carried on Ohio with red "New-York Ship Dec. 9" circular datestamp and matching "12-1/2" in circle (also scarce) -- these two make a beautiful matched pair -- also green folded letter in French datelined Havana, Oct. 19, 1850, to Paris, France, bold 'STEAM/SHIP" two-line handstamp and "12-1/2" in circle rate handstamp applied at New York, Very Fine group ideally suited for exhibition, ex Dr. Kouri (Image)

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E. $ 500-750

SOLD for $275.00
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555 c U.S.-Great Britain Non-Contract Steamship Mail, 1868-76. 21 stampless covers on exhibit pages with comprehensive explanation of routes and rates, most are from Lanman & Kemp correspondence to New York, several different markings represented and sent on several different lines, fresh and Very Fine group, ex Winter

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E. $ 300-400

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556 c U.S.-French Mail -- Depreciated Currency Markings, 1863-74. 32 stampless and two stamped covers on either full or part exhibit page with full description of rate and route information, includes 1865 use from Smyrna, Turkey to New York, 1865 use from Rome to Milwaukee, 1874 use from Brazil to New York, several from Argentina to New York via either Bordeaux or the French Line K, several other interesting, nice range of markings with different ratios of depreciated currency, overall fresh and Very Fine, an excellent study, ex Winter

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E. $ 1,500-2,000

SOLD for $800.00
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