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Stamp auction - 27 May 2010 (realised prices)
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This auction took place on 27 May 2010. Estimates and realised prices are shown below for information only.
Sale 136 - United States Of America
Lot Thumbnail   Description of lot Estimate Realised
1637   Used (on letter or envelope)
1835-65 group incl. stampless E.L's with c.d.s of 1835 Great Falls N.H, 1840 Springfield IL, 1850 Cairo IL, 1860 Wells Fargo 3c printed cover with 10c green Washington tied N.York c.d.s. (faults), also 1861-65 3c Washington franked patriotic cover - Liberty with Flag. (5) £55.00 £76.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
Autograph - AMOS KENDALL 1789-1869, Journalist & Postmaster General 1835. Free - Letter from Washington to Boston re a legal dispute, accompanied by biogrpahy. (1) £50.00 N/S
1639    Literature
LITERATURE Combs Cat of Usages & Varieties of US Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper 1791-1817, Fresno & San Francisco Bicycle Mail of 1894 - Cooper, Civil War Era Stamp Taxes - Mahler, First Federal issue 1798-1801 US Embossed Revenue Stamped Paper - Combs, 1765 Tax Stamps for America, Confederate States - Melville & Shift Hunter Letters US Revenue Varieties. (9 publications) £25.00 £20.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 3c dull red Sc.11, two examples on covers, each good to touching margins & both with m/s cancels, one tied by blue 'ROUTE 7309' oval hand stamp, other tied by '7309' m/s marking, addressed to Norwark CT & Somerset CA. Fine & scarce. (2) £150.00 £110.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1851 Attractive ladies envelope franked 3c dull red (Scott II) clear to large margins, bearing central strike of bold geometric fancy cork cancel, Dixfield ME. Ap 11 c.d.s. boldly struck alongside, small fault at base of envelope, 1851-53 orange buff cover to Middleton, MA, franked 3c brownish carmine (Scott II), three clear margins, just shaved at right, cancelled central strike of geometric fancy cork, alongside a lightly struck but clear red 'Amherst MS Sept 10' c.d.s. Two attractive covers. (2) £80.00 £86.00
1642   Used (on letter or envelope)
1851-52 group EL's written New York to France at several rates, marks incl. NEW YORK BR. PKT, ETATS-UNIS PAQ. BRIT, with vessels named Asia, Niagara, Canada, Pacific etc. (7) £60.00 £66.00
1643   Used (on letter or envelope)
1852 group EL's written Boston or New York with marks of New York BR.PKT or N.Y c.d.s. ETATS-UNIS PAQ. BRIT, s/l 'PAID' in red, vessels named Asia & Canada. (10) £75.00 £76.00
1644   Used (on letter or envelope)
1852-1941 selection of EL's, cards & covers bearing variety of frankings & cancels. Noted 1852 St Martins Ville, LA to New Orleans with manuscript date, 1893 1c postal stationery envelope to Paris bearing oval Fond Du Lac, WIS without date, 1914 San Francisco Exposition 1c + pair 2c + label on cover to France. (13) £150.00 £160.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1856 3c dull red SC. 11 showing double transfer at bottom, mainly large margins cancelled m/s 'X', used on 1856 partly printed Presidential Election voting report to Concord NH, clear NEWTON NH NOV 5 c.d.s. Being 'a true copy of the records of votes given in the town of Newton, for electors of President & Vice President November 4 1856'. (1) £200.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1861 Unlisted Cavalry patriotic Congressional free frank Washington DC 28th Nov to Union Soldier with 23rd NY Regiment. £60.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
CONFEDERATE STATES 1861 5c green Davis (Scott I) cut into top left, tied blue c.d.s. of Columbia S.C addressed to Officer Sparteinburg S.C. (1) £75.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
CONFEDERATE STATES 1861-62 10c blue Jefferson (Scott 2) U on cover tied Tudor Hall VA, addressed to Cross Keys S.C. (1) £90.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
PATRIOTIC CIVIL WAR COLLECTION 1861-65 covers in 2 volumes, strong in Anti-Jeff Davis & slavery caricatures (174 unused 1 U), more standard designs (301 unused 10 U) with all over & multi-coloured maps, zouaves, animal caricatures, pub'l Berlin & Jones, N.Y etc. various other publishers, Magee, Upham, Harbach, Reagles & Kimmel - notable Charles Magnus in quantity with W.R. Weiss catalogue of Union Patriotic covers - the accepted reference on this subject. An important collection to view. (485) £1000.00 £1550.00
1650   Used (on letter or envelope)
CONFEDERATE STATES 1862 Cover bearing 5c blue (faults), tied fine Richmond VA, addressed to Petersburg VA, clean. (1) £60.00 £60.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1867 envelope foreshortened at right, to Paris franked pairs 10c Washington (straight edged at right) tied by barred cancel & octagonal 'ETATS-UNIS PAQ FR No 3' & alongside 'CONN D'ANM LIG H PAQ FR No 3' c.d.s. applied at New York to mail from naval ships in Mexican war. Scarce. £150.00 N/S

1869 1c to 90c Imperf. Plate proofs on card, mostly fresh & fine. Rare & attractive set. £500.00 £410.00
1653   Used (on letter or envelope)
Circa 1869-70 group 3c Locomotive covers, pair with adverts, 3 singles, 1 x 2 & strip of three. One 1870 used Burlingame Kansas with attractive Cinderella label of Postmaster Burlingame (some usual faults), (5) £40.00 £42.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1880's unused advertising illustrated 1c postal stationary card for 'The Ideal Triple Gear Grinder and Horse Power' Moline Plow Co, Kansas City, attractive. £40.00 £42.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1882 registered advertising cover with 6c strip of three Sc. 186 & 1c single Sc. 206, cancelled fancy Star circles & Graham Texas c.d.s. (slightly cut down at left & small faults). (1) £80.00 N/S
1656   Used (on letter or envelope)
1888 envelope to Paris unfranked & bearing CINCINNATI duplex c.d.s. Taxed hand stamp applied at New York. On arrival pair 10c + 30c postage dues (black) affixed & tied by c.d.s. £50.00 N/S
1657   Used (on letter or envelope)
1893 1c postal stationery card to KOTAGIRI, India cancelled Naperville, Illinois, annotated 'Via Italy'. Obverse bears SEA POST OFFICE 'C' TPO c.d.s. Scarce destination for 1c (some creasing). £50.00 N/S
1895 Wmk. USPS $5 deep green, fresh colour M, SG. 282. Cat. £1900 £400.00 N/S

1901 Pan American set of six proofs on India, marginal thin 5c, marginal crease 10c, generally fine set. (6) £1000.00 N/S
Used (on letter or envelope)
1903 Registered cover to Leipzig, Kingdom of Saxony, Germany, franked 1901 Pan American Exhibition, Buffalo 2c, 4c & 8c tied by Philadelphia oval date stamps, reverse bears registration etiquette & transit date stamps. £100.00 N/S
1916-22 No Wmk. Washington set to $1 fine M (the 50c & $1 very fine), from SG. 468/484 (excludes 5c carmine rose). Cat. £1500+ (16) £600.00 £490.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
1918 PPC to France, unfranked & bearing MARINE NATIONALE CENTRE BUREAU DE NEW YORK (anchor) cachet. Sent from Hungarian-Turkish Refugee Camp, USA. Must be rare. (1) £50.00 N/S
1663    Air Mail
Used (on letter or envelope)
1930's various cacheted first flight covers incl. FAM 17 & 18 with GB Imperial Airways F.F Lydney - Glos to New York. (7) £20.00 £18.00
1664   Used (on letter or envelope)
GUAM & MARIANA ISLANDS WWII- later mainly Airmail covers to USA from service personnel, mainly A.P.O 246 with censor marks. (35) £25.00 £32.00
Used (on letter or envelope)
(Philippines) 1899 2c postal stationery envelope with USA optd. 3c added, used to captain of a Lloyd's steamer 'Konig Albert' at Hong Kong (b/s). Rare item. £500.00 N/S
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