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Public Auction #434

Pre-auction bidding ended November 17, 2017 at 7:00pm (New York time)
Live auction takes place November 18-19, 2017 at 10:00 am (New York time)
Bids updated November 19, 2017 at 9:22am (New York time)

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COVERS — United States
LotConditionDescriptionValue/Bidding
1817United States (7LB12) 1¢ blue U.S.P.O. carrier stamp franked on a folded letter dated July 21, 1852 Philadelphia. Tied with a solid red five-pointed star. The cover has a vertical fold with a bit of toning; the stamp is a four margin copy. Very scarce, F-VF.Cat. Value: Catalog 1250.00
Price Realized: $240.00
1818United States (20L13) 1856 2¢ on dull orange Boyd’s City Express local franked on a cover. Tied with a black double circle Boyd’s Despatch cancel, black “PAID” in circle handstamps to the left of the stamp. The cover has been folded a few wrinkles, rounded corners, and a small fault on the front. The reverse has a couple of HR’s flap faults, repaired flap, and a small thin where a hinge was removed. The stamp has four very large margins, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 400.00
Price Realized: $100.00
1819United States (1) 5¢ Franklin brown shade franked on a pretty, blue folded letter. Tied with a red Syracuse cds and grid cancels. Cover has been folded, the stamp is a right sheet margin copy, cut a little close at the top, F-VF.Cat. Value: Catalog 450.00
Price Realized: $200.00
1820United States (1) 5¢ Franklin franked on cover. Tied with a red Boston Mass Sept. 10 cds and a sock on the nose red grid cancel. The stamp has four margins but cut very close at right, left, and top, also a nick at the bottom. 1984 PFC states, "it is a genuine usage." The cover has some internal tears in the front and a large tear in the back. Still a presentable piece.Cat. Value: Catalog 450.00
Price Realized: $120.00
1821United States (1) 5¢ Franklin pale brown shade franked on a folded letter. Tied with a red square grid cancel. Red New-York cds at upper right, manuscript “Due 5” in blue at top center. The cover has been folded, some wrinkles, the stamp has 3¾ margins, cut in at top right where there is also a corner crease, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 450.00
Price Realized: $120.00
1822United States (1a) 5¢ Dark brown 1847 issue franked on a folded letter. Tied with a red grid cancel, red Sep 9 Boston “5 Cents” cds to the left of the stamp. Cover has two vertical folds, the stamp has 3 margins cutting into the frame line at top and a nick at the top center, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 900.00
Price Realized: $160.00
1823United States (2) 10¢ Washington franked on a cover. Tied with a red grid cancel, red New York cds. to the left of the stamps. The cover has some tears and wrinkles. The stamp has three margins cut close at lower left and cut in at top, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 1050.00
Price Realized: $325.00
1824United States (7 x2) 1¢ type II, horizontal pair of the 1851 issue franked on a November 5, 1855 transatlantic commodity price list to Liverpool. Tied with a black Nov 5 New Orleans LA. cds. and manuscript “2” at center, green Liverpool receiving cancel on the reverse. The sheet has been folded both vertically and horizontally, the right stamp of the pair has been sliced half way up the margin, not affecting the design, bright F-VF.Cat. Value: Catalog 290.00
Price Realized: $65.00
1825United States (9) 1¢ type IV vertical strip on three franked cover. Tied with a black May 25 New Haven Conn cds. Bottom stamp of the strip is damaged, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 330.00
Price Realized: $42.00
1826United States (9) 1¢ type IV vertical strip on three franked cover. Tied with a black New York cds. Cover has a few wrinkles and stains, flap on the reverse has a tear, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 330.00
Price Realized: $70.00
1827United States (9) 1¢ type IV 1851 issue franked on a folded letter. Tied with a light black PAID in circle cancel, red JUL 7, Boston Mass cancel at upper left. The stamp is a sound two margin copy, F-VF.Cat. Value: S.B. 40.00
Price Realized: $26.00
1828United States (15) 10¢ green type III franked on a cross country cover. Tied with a very light July 16 San Francisco. Cover has a few wrinkles, the stamp has two very wide margins, cut in at right and bottom, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 200.00
Price Realized: $44.00
1829United States (31) 10¢ type I 1857 issue franked on a cross country cover. Tied with a black grid cancel, black Oct 4, 1858 Chinese Camp Cal. cancel. The cover has a few toning spots, the reverse has HR’s and the flap has a tear, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 1400.00
Price Realized: $170.00
1830United States (63, 65, R5c) Interesting “Held for Postage” cover. The sender tried to use a 2¢ Internal Revenue as postage but the Post Office wouldn’t bite. Black Warren O. cds at the center. The cover has a few foxing spots and a small facial scrape. The reverse flap has a minor fault, overall Fine. S.B. 40 NL 26Cat. Value: S.B. 40.00
Price Realized: $240.00
1831United States (65 x6) 3¢ 1861 issue franked on a transatlantic cover to Prussia. Cancelled and tied with a NYFM cancel, red N. York PAID “12” Hamburg Pkt cancel, small black Franco transit handstamp. Couple Hamburg receiving cancels on the reverse, wrinkles around the edges, Fine.Cat. Value: S.B. 50.00
Price Realized: $110.00
1832United States (69) 12¢ black 1861 issue franked on a transatlantic cover to Old England. Tied with a blue cds, black January 26, 1865 Oxford cancel on the reverse. Cover has a few tears and the reverse flap damaged, Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 140.00
Price Realized: $80.00
1833United States (70) 12¢ Red lilac franked on a transatlantic folded letter. Tied with a pair is bold black grid cancels. Large red Oct 10, with “3” New York Am. Pkt. Handstamp at upper right and a couple red Oct 22, 1863 London receiving cancels, black Warrington receiving cancel on the reverse. The cover is bright, fresh, with a horizontal fold, the stamp is centered Fair-Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 350.00
Price Realized: $140.00
1834United States (77) 15¢ 1861-1866 issue franked on a forwarded transatlantic folded cover. Tied with black smudgy cancel. Several cancels and handstamps mark the front, black Jul 15, New Orleans, black Jul 15 forwarding agent, red Jul 20 New York, 3, transit, red French transit, black “15” in circle handstamp, a “per Steamer” manuscript at upper left. Several French transit cancels mark the reverse. The condition is quite clean with a minor horizontal and vertical folds, the stamp is centered VF.Cat. Value: Catalog 200.00
Price Realized: $110.00
1835United States (79) 3¢ 1867 all over grill on cover with a blue cancel. Not tied, several perfs missing, centered Fair-Fine.Cat. Value: Catalog 1625.00
Price Realized: $140.00
1836United States (87) 2¢ Black “E” grill on cover. Undated to West Auburn ME. 2012 APS certificate states, “Scott 87, E grill, genuine in all respects."Cat. Value: S.B. 40.00
Price Realized: $36.00

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