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
64b – Rose Pink
3c Rose-pink, struck with blue “7 Bar
grid” cancel, red Bridgewater Feb 1 1862 Ms. CDS accompanies on full
cover to Yarmouth, Mass. With PF certificate
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 – Bold red grid
3c Rose, struck with bold red “4 Bar
grid” cancel, blue South Deerfield Apr 30 Ms. CDS accompanies on full
cover to Springfield, Mass.
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 – Brooklyn, NY fancy
Bold strike of
fancy cross killer tying stamp to a fresh clean cover. Reduced ¼” at
65 – Kingston, PA fancy
Nice 95% bold
strike on stamp which is not tied. CDS accompanies, minor tear from
opening top right. Stamp missing small piece of bottom right corner.
65 – Waterbury “W”
Full strike of
Waterbury “W” (Rholoff no. K-14) on full
cover to New York City. Pencil docketing on face “ MC May 19th/66” also
ties stamp. Marvelous example.
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
94 – “F” grill “10”
3c Rose, struck
with “10” rating mark, Hingham Jan11 Ms. CDS accompanies on full cover
going to Philadelphia. Docketed: “Rec. Jan 15th,
1869”. Large blue Philada. P.O. Received Jan 15 1PM marking on the back.
94 – “F” grill The Port Royal Railroad Co.
3c rose, “F” grill tied by Beaufort,
S.C. duplex CDS to Charleston, S.C. where it was forwarded to Greenville
S.C. with a second stamp added to pay for the forwarding and cancelled
by a Charleston CDS. Docketed: “1868”. The Port Royal Railroad went
bankrupt in 1868. Marvelous use!