1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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  • Lot# : 314 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    Catalog# : 112
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    112, 1869 1¢ buff tied by excellent strike of Marshall Mich fancy blue "Two Cent Coin" cancellation (Skinner-Eno PO-Co1) on cover to Naperville Illinois, the stamp with a pulled perforation at right and the cover with address lightened due to cleaning, Very Fine usage,1989 and 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificates
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 750 USD

    Lot# : 315 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    Catalog# : 113
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    113, 1869 2c Brown, 2¢ red brown (Scott 146) and 3¢ Green (Scott 147) all tied by negative NY Foreign Mail forerunner cancels on 1870 cover addressed to Frankfort am Maine, red "NEW YORK PAID ALL DIRECT" and boxed "HAMBURG 18 7 70 FRANCO" transit marks, Frankfort backstamp, 3¢ stamp with natural straight edge at right, cover with trivial toning along the edges, Very Fine usage; mailed during the first month of the new 7¢ North German Union rate via Hamburg; ex-"Lafayette" (2003); 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificate
    Start Price : 500 USD
    Current Opening : 500 USD
    Hammer price : 850 USD

    Lot# : 316 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    116, 1869 10c Yellow, split grill variety single, tied by segmented cork cancel on May 4, 1870 folded letter from NYC to Zurich Switzerland at the new Swiss Closed Mail rate via England which was lowered from 15¢ to 10¢ in May 1870; red New York Paid All Br Transit May 4 handstamp at center, Basel and Zurich backstamps; trivial file fold at bottom of folded letter; Very Fine usage; 1997 and 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificates(Scott $400 as normal stamp on cover)
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 200 USD
    Hammer price : 250 USD

    Lot# : 317 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    117, 1869 12c Green two singles used with single 1¢ buff (Scott 112, tiny tear) on 1870 cover to Rosario Argentina; Cambridge Mass Feb 21 date stamp to left of stamps; prepaid at the 25¢ rate via American packet connecting a French packet at Rio de Janeiro, but the route changed in Jan 1870 to connect with a British packet at a rate reduced to 18¢ and thus a 7¢ overpayment; cover with minor edge wear and a small repair at bottom; Very Fine usage; ex-"Lafayette"(2003); 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificate
    Start Price : 1,000 USD
    Current Opening : 1,000 USD
    Hammer price : 1,500 USD

    Lot# : 318 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    Catalog# : 117
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    117, 1869 12c Green, single, tied by bold strike of Quincy Illinois fancy circle of arrowheads cancel on 3¢ brown on white entire (Scott U60) addressedto Rodenberg Prussia; red "NEW YORK PAID ALL BR. TRANSIT" marking and 1870 Rodenberg backstamp; the stamp with a torn corner perforation at bottom right and the entire lightly cleaned at left to lighten staining or toning, Fine usage, ex-"Lafayette" (2003); 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificate
    Start Price : 200 USD
    Current Opening : 250 USD
    Hammer price : 450 USD

    Lot# : 319 1869 Pictorial Issue Covers

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    129, 1875 15c Brown & blue, type III single, tied by 1884 double oval "NEW YORK, N.Y. REG'Y DIV." postmarks on 10¢ brown on white entire addressed to Vienna Austria, proper NY registry label, Vienna backstamps; 25¢ pays 10¢ registry fee and 3 times UPU rate of 5¢; cover with light soiling and large repaired area at top left, Very Fine appearing;extremely scarce as only four examples of this stamp on cover are thought to exist, 2016 Philatelic Foundation certificate (Scott $22,500)
    Start Price : 7,500 USD
    Current Opening : 7,500 USD
    Hammer price : unsold
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