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Auctions Start Closing:Mar-17-12 09:00:00 EDT

Nearly 3,000 lots of better USA and Worldwide stamps, covers, and box lots featuring a nice run of Classics through the Back of Book, including a great selection of EFOs, plate blocks, plus an incredible mint sheet holding, including a full set of the Louisiana Purchase sheets.

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USA Stampless & State Postal History
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2406
USA 1811 GABRIEL DUVALL (MARYLAND) FREE FRANK :: Rare Free Frank of Gabriel Duvall (Maryland), used during his tenure as Comptroller of the United States (Treasury Department) from 1804-11. July 10, 1811, letter signed by Duvall, sent to David Gelton... (Click Title for More Details)
$260.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2407
USA 1820s GROUP OF STAMPLESS SHIP COVERS ADDRESSED TO ROBERT LESLIE :: Selection of 12 more-or-less matching 1820s-era ship covers (originating in London), each bearing red 'NEW YORK' and 'SHIP' cancel (where they entered the mails), some with differ... (Click Title for More Details)
$105.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2408
USA 1827 BREMEN TO PETERSBURG, VA, FORWARDED TO NEW YORK :: Folded letter originating June 12, 1827, in Bremen, Germany, addressed to Petersburg, Va., Red 'PAID' and 'SHIP' markings (sent via packet 'North America'), as well as red Aug 31 'BALTIMORE'... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2409
USA 1827 NORFOLK TO PETERSBURG, VA STEAMER COVER :: Folded letter datelined Jan 15, 1827, Norfolk, Va., addressed to merchant and slave owner Robert Leslie Esq. Cover rated 12½ and bears manuscript 'Steamboat' notation. The 12½¢ rate covered the inla... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2410
USA #VIRGINIA 1837 LARGE 'PRICE CURRENT' LIST FROM RIO :: Large, folded 'Price Current' of Monday Jan 16, 1837, mailed from Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to New York. Item was sent aboard the 'Potomac,' where it entered the mails at Norfolk, Va. (postmarke... (Click Title for More Details)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2411
USA 1851 FOLDED LETTER, PETERSBURG VA TO LONDON VIA STEAMER :: Pretty transatlantic folded letter originating in Petersburg, Va., Aug 4, 1851 (red marking, '3 Cts'), and straight-line 'PAID,' as well as ms '24.' Cover then had red '3' applied by New ... (Click Title for More Details)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2412
USA 1851 FOLDED LETTER, PETERSBURG VA TO LONDON VIA STEAMER :: Gorgeous folded letter originating in Petersburg, Va., Aug 9, 1851 (red marking, '5 Cts'), and straightline 'PAID,' as well as ms '24.' Cover then had red '19' applied by New York Exchang... (Click Title for More Details)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2413
USA 1851 FOLDED LETTER, PETERSBURG VA TO LONDON VIA STEAMER 'ASIA' :: Very pretty cover originating in Petersburg, Va., Sept 6, 1851 (red marking), and straight-line 'PAID.' Cover then had red '19' applied by New York Exchange office (19¢ credit to G... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2414
USA 1851 STAMPLESS TRANSATLANTIC, VIRGINIA TO LONDON, ABOARD 'EUROPA' :: Attractive cover originating in Petersburg, Va., Aug 16, 1851 (red marking), large black '5' (Boston Exchange Office, debit to Great Britain for 5¢ inland rate) and '24' ms mark... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2415
USA 1851 FOLDED LETTER, PETERSBURG VA TO LONDON VIA STEAMER :: Interesting cover originating in Petersburg, Va., Aug 9, 1851 (light red marking), circled '5' (Boston Exchange Office, debit to Great Britain for 5¢ inland rate) and '24' ms marking (col... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2416
USA 1851 FOLDED LETTER, PETERSBURG VA TO LONDON VIA STEAMER :: Cover originated in Petersburg, Va., Aug 30, 1851, received in London (Sept 14, per Bishop's mark), making this a very rapid trip! Cover carried aboard 'Canada' steamer, 'via Boston' and ... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2417
USA 1851 FOLDED LETTER, PETERSBURG VA TO LONDON VIA STEAMER :: Clean folded letter originating in Petersburg, Va., July 25, 1851 (light red marking, '3Cts.'), black circled '5' (Boston Exchange Office, debit to Great Britain for 5¢ inland rate) and '... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2418
USA #NEW YORK 1855 TRANSATLANTIC COVER, LIVERPOOL-NEW YORK-VIRGINIA :: Attractive blue folded letter bearing Sept 7, 1855, GREEN postmark, addressed to Richmond, Va., along the way cover was rated 6¢ (with green marking applied) and a LARGE (35mm) bl... (Click Title for More Details)
USA Covers
$220.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2419
CARRIER #6LB5 1843 U.S. CITY DESPATCH POST 3¢ WASHINGTON BLACK, BLUE GREEN :: Folded letter from New York to Burlington, N.J., franked with 3¢ City Despatch (four ample margins, scrape on right margin) with red 'U.S.' in octagon cancel, a red New Yor... (Click Title for More Details)
$80.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2420
CARRIER #LO2 1856 U.S.P.O. DESPATCH 1¢ EAGLE BLUE :: Cover from Washington, D.C., to New York franked with Scott #11 & LO2 local carrier stamp, tied by Washington City, D.C. cds. Back has sealed tear and lengthy pencil notations. Very fine appearance.
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2421
EXPRESS MAIL 1855-70s TWO WELLS, FARGO & CO. COVERS :: Includes: (1) U10 entire with pre-printed red Wells Fargo frank tied by 'New-York/JAN 28' circle cancel. Small tear at top. Fine to very fine. (2) U159 entire with pre-printed black Wells Fargo f... (Click Title for More Details)
$1,700.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2422
EXPRESS MAIL 1868 WELLS FARGO ENTIRE, VANCOUVER TO LONDON :: U41 10¢ green entire, Wells, Fargo frank, from Vancouver franked with Vancouver #5 tied with blue '35' barred oval, via New York with USA #69 & 93, both fine and both tied with segmented co... (Click Title for More Details)
$500.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2423
LOCAL #20L1 1844 EARLY 'BOYD'S CITY EXPRESS' USE :: Attractive Sept. 22, 1844, folded letter from New York City to Boston, Mass, with 'BOYD'S CITY EXPRESS/POST 2 CENTS' LOCAL' (crease & scuffing), canceled with usual distinctive red 'FREE' marking. C... (Click Title for More Details)
$400.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2424
USA #1 1847 FRANKLIN 5¢ RED BROWN :: Beautiful stamp on brown cover, stamp with large margins all around showing part of adjacent stamp at right, tied with blue cancel, matching blue Philadelphia cds, to West Chester, Pa, missing small part of backfl... (Click Title for More Details)
$500.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2425
USA #2 1847 WASHINGTON 10¢ BLACK :: Blue folded letter, datelined New York, May 7, 1851, to Cleveland. Franked with fine Scott #2 Washington, bottom sheet margin single, margins large to in at lower right. Tied with red grid cancels, matching red New-York May 8 cds. Very fine.
$450.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2426
USA #2 1847 WASHINGTON 10¢ BLACK :: Fine single, margins clear to just touching, tied with red grid cancel to 1849 (dateline) folded letter to New York, matching red Norfolk town cancel lower left, appears to be 'VA' (Virginia).
$450.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2427
USA #7 1851 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE, STRIP FRANKING :: Very scarce horizontal strip of 3, Positions 61-62-63R2, tied to clean folded invoice (with additional letter to Albany) by rimless Buffalo, N.Y., cancels. Strip of 3 on cover is not priced by Scott. Ma... (Click Title for More Details)
$250.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2428
USA #7 1851 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE TYPE II, CORNER MARGIN COPY ON COL PITCHLYNN COVER :: Huge top right corner margin stamp on 1850s cover to Col Pitchlynn in Washington, D.C. Pitchlynn, whose mother was Choctaw, was negotiating the 1855 Treaty of Washingt... (Click Title for More Details)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2429
USA #9 1851 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE TYPE IV :: Attractive group of 4 covers, each with single affixed and tied. Includes one tied to fragile, but intact, printed circular (dated March 1, 1855) promoting railroad iron (with 2008 Weiss cert); example on Provi... (Click Title for More Details)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2430
USA #14 1855 WASHINGTON 10¢ GREEN TYPE II, STRIP ON STEAMER COVER FRONT :: Attractive, but cut close horizontal strip of 3 on Transatlantic cover front addressed to Bremen. Stamps tied by blue paid cancel, and there is red circular 'New York 7 Am. PK... (Click Title for More Details)
$180.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2431
USA #14 1855 WASHINGTON 10¢ GREEN TYPE II, CHOICE COVER :: Cover to San Francisco franked with extremely fine single, rich color, large margins all around. Tied with 'PAID/3' in circle, Annisquam, Mass, postmark at left, very fine. (2006 PF Cert #433817).
$325.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2432
USA #17 1855 WASHINGTON 12¢ BLACK PAIR, ON TRANSATLANTIC COVER TO IRELAND :: Very fine centered pair on cover, tied by Dec 8, 1855, 'SAVANNAH 3 PAID' marking, addressed to New Ross, Ireland. Cover also bears red '3' and red 'Dec 23' 'PAID IN AMERICA'... (Click Title for More Details)
$350.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2433
USA #18, 20 (x2 ) 1861 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE, TYPE I SINGLE & TYPE II PAIR :: Clean, attractive cover franked with #18 single and #20 pair, tied with three grid cancels, 1861 Portland, ME double circle postmark at left. Enclosed letter datelined May 23, 1... (Click Title for More Details)
$200.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2434
USA #20 1857 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE TYPE II, STRIP :: Attractive orange cover to Hartford, N.Y., franked with horizontal strip of 3, position 12-14R12, canceled with targets, Aug 20, 1861, Norwich, N.Y., cds at left, representing a very late use. Stamps wi... (Click Title for More Details)
$200.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2435
USA #22 1857 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE TYPE IIIa, SINGLE FRANKING COVER :: Folded Prices Current mailed Sept 5, 1857, franked by 1¢ blue type IIIa and by blue Norfolk Va, cancel, sent to Macon Depot N.C. Stamp B relief from Plate 4, Position 13L4, just in at ... (Click Title for More Details)
$190.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2436
USA #22, 32-33 1857 COVER FRONT W/ WASHINGTON 10¢ TYPE II & III SE-TENANT :: Large part of cover front (front only) franked with Scott #32-33 10¢ Washington se-tenant pair and 1¢ blue type IIIa, all tied with two strikes of Washington, D.C., cds. The... (Click Title for More Details)
$325.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2437
USA #23 1857 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE TYPE IV :: Stamp recut at bottom, tied with grid to printed circular. Fine single, rich color, sharp impression. Very fine cover. (2011 PF Cert #495329).
$180.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2438
USA #32 1857 WASHINGTON 10¢ GREEN TYPE II :: Small cover to San Fransisco franked with very fine single tied with Lafayette, Ind. cds. Very fine and attractive. (1991 PF Cert #251715).
$150.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2439
USA #33 1857 WASHINGTON 10¢ GREEN TYPE III :: Choice, very fine single tied with Milford, Conn, cds on orange cover to San Francisco. Very fine. (1986 PF Cert #158640)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2440
USA #36B 1855 WASHINGTON 12¢ BLACK PLATE 3, PAIR, TO IRELAND :: Attractive 1855 cover from New York to Dublin, Ireland, carried by British Mail Ship to Liverpool. Franked with Scott #36B 12¢ Washington pair (right stamp cut into design top right) wit... (Click Title for More Details)
$3,000.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2441
USA #64a 1861 WASHINGTON 3¢ PIGEON BLOOD PINK :: Fine single tied on yellow cover with all-over Preble House hotel advertising on back. Tied with Portland, Maine, double circle, to Sidney, Maine. Slight edge faults, otherwise very fine. Scarce and de... (Click Title for More Details)
$190.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2442
USA #86 1867 FRANKLIN 1¢ BLUE `E' GRILL :: Beautiful stamp, extraordinary centering, tied on local cover with light cds. Stamp was removed from cover for examination and hinged back into place, and has corner crease bottom right, otherwise very fine. Used single cats $525.
$150.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2443
USA #119 c.1870 PICTORIAL & BANKNOTE COMBO COVER :: Combo cover with 1869 Pictorial 15¢ type II single (Scott #119), plus single of Banknote 3¢ (Scott #147), both tied to reduced yellow colored cover to Lockport N.Y., by New York cork cancels. The 15... (Click Title for More Details)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2444
USA #210 2¢ WASHINGTON RED BROWN, 1885 FANCY HORSESHOE CANCEL :: Pretty little cover with clear April 6, 1885, magenta 'CIMARRON, KANSAS' fancy HORSESHOE cancel. Cimarron is located along old Santa Fe Trail. Cover is clean and very fine except for te... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2445
USA #213 1889 WASHINGTON 2¢ GREEN, FANCY BOURBON BARREL CANCEL :: Slightly toned cover with scarce blue Sept 21, 1889, Hammond, Kans. 'BARREL' cancel. Hammond is located in Bourbon County, and postmaster very likely selected this shape of boxed cance... (Click Title for More Details)
$100.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2446
USA #219D 1890 WASHINGTON 2¢ LAKE, BISECT ON COVER :: Diagonal bisect tied on printed New York (Nassau Street) stamp dealer cover with New York duplex, NY 'Received Unsealed' postmark on back, very fine. Includes 1963 letter from Jack Molesworth stat... (Click Title for More Details)
$950.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2447
USA #334a 1908 WASHINGTON 4¢ ORANGE BROWN, CHINA CLAY :: Extremely scarce, attractive registered cover with 4¢ China Clay use, plus 8¢ Scott #337 to make 12¢ rate. Corner card advertising sent from Henry Chapman Numismatist with Philadelphia registry... (Click Title for More Details)
$180.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2448
USA #579 WASHINGTON 2¢ CARMINE PERF 11x10 ON COVER :: Fine top sheet margin single tied by 1926 Maplewood, N.J., flag cancel. Light horizontal file fold, fine.
$135.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2449
USA #E1 1885 MESSENGER RUNNING 10¢ BLUE :: Attractive cover franked with very fine Special Delivery E1 10¢ blue and fine #210 2¢ Washington, each tied with New York duplex postmark, on small cover with emblem corner card for NY Department of Public C... (Click Title for More Details)
$675.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2450
USA #K1 1919 OFFICES IN CHINA 2¢ ON 1¢ GREEN, MULTIPLE :: Attractive item, small Special Delivery cover to Madison, Wis. Franked with K1 Shanghai block of 10 (5x2) and horizontal pair, all tied with three strikes of 'SEP 16/U.S. POS. SERVICE SHANGHAI... (Click Title for More Details)
$325.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2451
USA #K1 1919 OFFICES IN CHINA 2¢ ON 1¢ GREEN, PAIR :: Choice horizontal pair on 1922 cover to Washington, D.C. Stamps with fresh color, large margins, very fine to extremely fine.
$150.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2452
USA #U493 var 1928 ATTRACTIVE FIRST FLIGHT COVER W/LOUISIANA-PURCHASE STAMPS :: Interesting and attractive First Flight, CAM 16, Cleveland to St. Louis, on U493 var entire with 'fantasy' 2¢ on 3¢ surcharge (cert states it is a 'philatelic creation'),... (Click Title for More Details)
$120.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2453
USA 1864-71 PAWNEE FORK-FORT LARNED, KANSAS POSTMARKS :: Three covers representing some of the scarcer markings of Shawnee County, all from same town. Pawnee Fork, Kans., post office was established Nov 30, 1859, then renamed Fort Larned April 4, 186... (Click Title for More Details)
$150.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2454
USA 1879-80 KANSAS POSTMASTERS' POSTMARK COVERS :: Great pair of covers bearing these difficult postmarks. First, registered cover to Chicago, is stamped envelope bearing strip of 3 Scott #184 and single #182 Banknotes (all manuscript canceled), with... (Click Title for More Details)
$50.00
Closed
 
 
Lot 2455
USA 1929 & 1934 TWO FANCY CANCELS ON COVER & POSTAL CARD :: Two fancy cancels from small Post Offices. Includes: (1) 1929 Airmail Registered cover from MONEY MISS with five stamps - pair of 6¢ Garfields & pair of 3¢ Lincolns, both with MONEY/MISS can... (Click Title for More Details)
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