63+65 – Philadelphia carrier use
1c Blue and 3c
rose, tied by Philadelphia Jun 24 1863 Pa. CDS on full cover to
Cumberland county, Pa. Octagon “U.S. Penny Mail Phila. Pa , Station C”
cancel on back. One-cent represents carrier pickup and delivery to the
post office in Philadelphia. With APS certificate.
64 - Pink
Stamp tied by indistinct CDS to cover
going to Worcester, Massachusetts. PF certificate states: “It is a
genuine usage. The stamp with a tear at the top right and pulled
perforation at the bottom right.”
SCV: $825.00 Ex-Wagshal
64 Deep Pink
A real pink
with CDS tying it to the cover. PF certificate mentions small faults. A
cover with great “pink” eye appeal despite the small faults which are
not apparent. Catalogs $825.00 Ex-Wagshal
65 – “Chicago Advertised” shield
3c Rose, tied by
indistinct duplex CDS dated Jan. 16th.
Blue “Chicago Jan 30 Advertised” shield marking accompanies on cover
slightly reduced at the right.
65 – Chicago blue
3c Rose, tied by bold blue Chicago Nov
16 ’63 Ill CDS to cover addressed to New Hampshire. Missing a portion of
the back flap. Great eye appeal!
3c Rose, tied by perfect bold blue strike of masonic “square & compass”
with negative “G” in the center. Brattleboro Aug 27 Vt CDS accompanies
on cover to Washington, D.C. Reduced 1/8” at the right.
Probably at the top of the finest
known strikes of this cancel which clearly shows the “G” in the center
of the cancel.
65 – Tall ship illuminated advertising cover
Complete cover for H.J. Baker importers.
New York, May 16 1864 CDS.
spectacular cover which is docketed: Baker May 18/64.
65 – Brattleboro, VT Masonic
Early strike of
blue Masonic cancel. The “G” can be clearly seen at the center of the
cancel. Mourning cover very slightly reduced from opening at the right.
83 – “C” grill – Third day of use
Stamp tied by New York Nov 18 duplex
CDS. This cover comes with a letter from noted grill expert Bill Herzog
stating that it is an 1867 use and at the time of the Bill’s letter a
third day of use.
Strong grill on an
attractive cover. With PFC. SCV: $1,350.00. Ex-Wagshal