Steam, Steamboat and Steamship Covers

Sale 3051 - Part V - United States Postal History
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  • Lot# : 3702 Steam, Steamboat and Steamship Covers

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    "STEAM/ SHIP" Handstamp applied at New York on 1850 envelope addressed to St John, New Brunswick, additional "30" rating handstamp (Pacific Ocean rate through Panama), manuscript postage notations in upper right corner indicating a total charge of "2/8" ("1N6+1N2") to collect at St Andrews (backstamp), also backstamped St John MY 24 1850, some light wear and wrinkling, Fine use; ex-Steinhart
    Start Price : 60.00 USD
    Hammer price : 100.00 USD

    Lot# : 3703 Steam, Steamboat and Steamship Covers

    Incoming Mail to USA with Steam and Ship Letter Markings Collection, 16 stampless covers/ folded letters into USA with an array of different ship markings and cancel, manuscript and handstamp rates, exchange and transit cancels, assorted "Paid" handstamps, etc., we note various "SHIP" handstamps, "Steamship 10", "Steamship 20", "STEAM BOAT", "New York Ship 7cts", "New York Ship 5cts", "Boston Br Pkt 24", "Boston Ship" cds, rate handstamps include "12", "24", circled "20" or "39½", a New York "U.S. Notes 10" depreciated currency cds, an 1853 folded letter to NY datelined "Brig. P Sante", a folded letter with manuscript "US Mail for Havana" and addressed to Matanzas, letter from Naval officer enclosed with 1836 cover to NY datelined "US Ship Brandywine Valpa March 25 1836", typical mixed condition but a Fine lot providing hours of fun for the rate researcher
    Start Price : 750.00 USD
    Hammer price : 800.00 USD
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