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Argentina. Dated 1932/04/22. Buenos Aires Apr. 22 32 cds ties 90c Scott C14 on post card to Berlin, Germany. Black Apr. 27 Friedrichshafen transit, Berlin C receiving cds & red Berlin C2 Luftpostamt cds all on message side. Manuscript "Via Condor-Zeppelin" at top..
Cover #85576 | Price: $75.00
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Germany. Dated 1857/03/01. 1 Mar. Barnstore cds, 5/10 hand stamp (5c German domestic, 10c international), partial N. York 15 Am. Pkt. cds + blue crayon rate mark. Reverse with Mar. 5 Bremen Stadtpostamt transit cds & blue 2 Mar.(?) Bremen cds. Per Ocean Line steamer departing Bremen 23 Mar., Southampton 26 Mar., arriving New York 9 April.
Cover #84765 | Price: $50.00
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Germany. Dated 1858/03 29. 29 Mar. Harpstedt cds, 5/10 hand stamp (5c German domestic, 10c international), partial N. York 15 U.S. Pkt. cds + blue "2" grote Hannover debit to Bremen. Reverse with Mar. 30 Bremen Stadtpostamt transit cds & blue 30 Mar. Bremen cds. Per Vanderbilt steamer Ariel departing Bremen 17 Apr., Southampton 21 Apr., arriving New York 4 May. See note 8, page 163 of Hubbard & Winter.
Cover #84766 | Price: $75.00
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Germany. Dated 1858/10/25. 25 Oct. Barnstore cds, 5/10 hand stamp (5c German domestic, 10c international), partial N. York 15 Hamb. Pkt. cds, indistinct Bremen? cds & blue crayon at upper left which may be a debit to Bremen. Reverse with 26 (6 inverted) Oct Bremen Stadtpostamt transit cds & blue 26 Oct Bremen cds. Per Vanderbilt steamer Ariel departing Bremen 31 Oct, Havre 4 Nov., Southampton 4 Nov., arriving New York 18 Nov.
Cover #84764 | Price: $150.00
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Germany. Dated 1869/11/05. Framed "FRANKFURT A.M. POSTEXPED" & "FRANCO" hand stamps tie Scott 22 vertical pair on cover to California. 14kr paid the direct mail rate via Bremen or Hamburg (1868-1870). Red "CHICAGO PAID ALL DIRECT" cds at upper left. No markings on reverse. Per HAPAG steamer Holsatia from Hamburg 17 Nov., Havre 21 Nov, to New York 2 Dec. Content is 4 page letter + newspaper clipping in German.
Cover #84938 | Price: $375.00
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Germany. Dated 1872/01/13. Vechta cds tie Scott 3 & 5 on cover to Chicago. Black "Franco" hand stamp at lower left. Ms "via Bremen" a top. Red crayon "2 1/2" verifies postage. Reverse without markings. Early use of these stamps.
Cover #84958 | Price: $200.00
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Germany. PA. Luzerne Co. (open 1948/06/21). Dated 1872/08/22. Framed Berlin hand stamp ties Scott 4 & 5 on closed mail via England cover to Boston. Red "Franco" and red "New York Paid All" hand stamps. Reverse without markings.
Cover #84954 | Price: $125.00
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Germany. Dated 1872/08/30. Framed Berlin hand stamps ties Scott 5 & 17 on closed mail via England cover (reduced left) to Boston. Red "Franco" and red "New York Paid All" hand stamps. Reverse without markings.
Cover #84956 | Price: $90.00
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Germany. Dated 1891/03/19. Deutsche Seepost cds ties 20pf Eagle (#49) on cover (central vertical fold) to the U.S. New York transit and Philadelphia rec'd on reverse. Steamer Prussia via Bremen-Antwerp-New York.
Cover #86270 | Price: $25.00
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Germany. Dated 1904/04/08. Coln - Frankfurt railroad oval ties 20c Germania on cover (edge flts) to Alabama. Ms "Via England" at top. Printed "Hotel Manhattan" (New York) logo at upper left. Reverse with Russell, ALA. cds.
Cover #83161 | Price: $25.00
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Germany. Dated 1910/. Chemitz cds ties Scott 72 on 8x printed matter rate wrapper to Rhode Island.
Cover #84955 | Price: $40.00
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Germany. Dated 1912/04/04. Kleinzschachwitz (Dresdsen) cds ties Scott 81 pair on post card to Chicago, Illinois. Patriotic label pasted on card at left.
Cover #84966 | Price: $75.00
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Germany. Dated 1912/07/13. Elbing cds ties Scott 87 on pre-printed registered cover to Rochester, NY. 40pf pays 20pf letter rate + 20pf registry fee. Red on white registry label at lower left. On reverse is violet oval "Seepost Bremen-New York" sorting hand stamp & 24 July Rochester Reg. receiving cds.
Cover #84967 | Price: $150.00
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Germany. Dated 1923/01/13. Waldheim cds tie two pair of Scott 182 & four 188 (on reverse) on registered cover to Toledo, Ohio. 100m pays postage of 80m + 20m registry fee in effect 15 Dec 1922 through 14 Jan. 1923. Two registry control numbers on face along with red 15 Jan 1923 PO hand stamp. Red on white registry label at lower left. Reverse with printed paper tape that is tied by 27 Jan. New York registry ovals & 28 Jan. Toledo registry cds. Guarantee hand stamp at bottom .
Cover #84934 | Price: $75.00
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Germany. Dated 1923/02/21. Berlin cds & double ovals tie Scott #156 and #183 vertical stp3 on registered cover to Washington, DC. Red Berlin registry label to left of stamp. Total 190pf pays 150pf postage + 40pf registry fee. Additional h/s include 3/17 NY transit & violet 3/18 Washington rec'd.
Cover #83432 | Price: $25.00
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Germany. Dated 1929/05/15. Friedrichshafen cds ties 2m (#C36) on Zeppelin flight card.
Cover #86244 | Price: $60.00
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Germany. Dated 1930/03/18. Dusseldorf cds tie Scott 374, 375, two C23, two C29 & a C30 on registered air post cover to Sanford, Florida. At top is "Luftpost via Bermen-New York mit Dampfer Europa." Red on white registry label over black on yellow air post label at lower left, both tied by Dusseldorf cds. Red framed Bremen air post hand stamp at lower right. Reverse with New York registry transit and 27 Mar. Sanford registry rec'd cds. This was the maiden voyage of the Europa to New York setting a record with the average speed of 27.91 knots and a crossing time of 4 days, 17 hours and 6 minutes.
Cover #84963 | Price: $125.00
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Germany. Dated 1932/05/02. Korstanz cds ties two 20pf (#C30) & a 50pf (#C31) on catapult cover, with illus. cachet, per S.S. Europa..
Cover #86247 | Price: $50.00
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Germany. Dated 1932/07/01. Bremen Seepost cds tie 10pf (#C28), 15 pf (#C29) & 50pf (#C31) on steamer Bremen cacheted catapult cover to New York.
Cover #86245 | Price: $75.00
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Germany. Dated 1932/11/21. Bloomberg cds tie Scott 366, 372, B46 & B48 on registered cover (light horizontal fold) to Boston, MA. Red on white registry label. 35pf double weight postage + 30 pf registry fee. Reverse with 29 Nov. Boston registry cds .
Cover #84931 | Price: $75.00
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Germany. Dated 1935/07/13. Sagan cds ties Scott 418, 461 & 462 on registered cover to Louisville, KY. 40pf postage + 30pf registry fee. Red registry label at lower left. Reverse with customs label tied by 13 July Berlin machine cancel. Light New York oval transit cancels, violet 26 July Louisville transit & 26 July Louisville Baxter Ave. Sta. (dpo) registered receiving cds.
Cover #84927 | Price: $75.00
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Germany. Dated 1936/03/11. Murrhardt cds ties 25pf (#395) on cover to New York.
Cover #86018 | Price: $10.00
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Germany. Dated 1936/04/01. Deutsche Luftpost Europa-Sudamerika cds tie 15pf (#C48), 50pf (#C57) & 75pf (#C58) on post card to Brasil. 4 April receiving cds on reverse. The brown marks on the face are airships, not stains.
Cover #86243 | Price: $30.00
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Germany. Dated 1936/04/24. Frankfurt cds ties 15pf-20pf (#C46-C47) & 50pf (#C57) on Hindenburg flight to North America. May 9 NY receiving hand stamp on reverse.
Cover #86241 | Price: $30.00
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Germany. Dated 1936/05/07. Bremen Seepost cds tie 5pf (#C46) & 50pf (#C57) on registered cover to New York via the S/S/Europa. New York May 15 & May 16 hand stamps on reverse.
Cover #86246 | Price: $50.00
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Germany. Dated 1936/05/30. Bremen-New York Seepost cds ties 6-8pf sports (#B84-B86) on cover to Buffalo, NY.
Cover #86248 | Price: $0.00
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Germany. Dated 1936/06/25. Gera cds tie 25pf Hindenburg (#325) & three 50pf (#C57) on Hindenburg flight to North America. Reverse with censor labels tied by 26 June Frankfurt cds.
Cover #86242 | Price: $35.00
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Germany. Dated 1937/02/10. Stuttgart cds tie five 5pf (#418) on cover to New York.
Cover #86016 | Price: $20.00
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Germany. Dated 1937/02/10. Murrhardt cds ties 25pf (#424) on cover to New York.
Cover #86017 | Price: $10.00
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Germany. Dated 1947/06/16. Goppingen cds ties 75pf numeral over 6c U.S. airmail entire to Michigan with "US CIVIL CENSORSHIP/FFM" h/s.
Cover #83162 | Price: $20.00
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Germany. Dated 1948/02/19. Glandorf emergency postmark ties 50pr (#551) on cover to Philadelphia.
Cover #86255 | Price: $30.00
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Germany. Dated 1948/04/10. Saale cds ties 80pf (#572) & 3m (#576) on registered cover to the U.S. Reverse with 11 May New York & 12 May Buffalo hand stamps.
Cover #86239 | Price: $30.00
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Germany. Dated 1951/05/30. Aachen cds ties Scott 9N69, 9N70 & 9N73 on air post cover to Anacortes, WA. 30g postage + 30g air surcharge. Cover with light vertical fold away from stamps. Reverse with customs label tied by 31 May Dusseldorf hand stamp .
Cover #84933 | Price: $175.00
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Germany. Dated 1952/10/29. Weisbaden cds tie Scott B327-B330 (complete set) on short paid (by 6pf) cover to Ohio. Purple framed "T" with pencil 50c at right. Crossed-out framed "RETURNED FOR 26 (pencil) PF ADDITIONAL POSTAGE" at bottom. Blue pencil "2 oz" at left. The "2" in "26" has been lined out. No markings on reverse .
Cover #84936 | Price: $150.00
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Germany. Dated 1956/06/08. Brushsal cds ties Scott two B345 & a B347 on cover to the U.S.
Cover #84923 | Price: $50.00
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Germany. Dated 1979/06/09. Mannheim cds ties Scott B131 top plt. # single on double weight cover to Ohio.
Cover #84925 | Price: $35.00
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Philippines. Dated 1905/09/19. Manila duplex "5" ties Scott 230 on cover (vertical fold) to Germany with Oct. 20 Hamburg receiving cds on reverse.
Cover #84152 | Price: $100.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1937/11/10. Schaffhausen cds ties Scott 228 & C8 on Germany H&G 148 registered postal card to Greenwich, CT. 50c pays the 20c card rate + 30c registry fee. The 75pf postal card was not counted as postage. "Einschreiben" hand stamp at top, 19 Nov. New York Reg'y Div oval at bottom right .
Cover #85058 | Price: $85.00
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Arkansas
United States. AR. Batesville, AR. Independence Co. (open 1824+). Dated 1889/01/15. CDS & cork cancels tie Scott 212 & 213 on U34 entire to Germany. Reverse with New York "42" duplex transit & 29 Jan Muenchen B.U. receiving cds.
Cover #84796 | Price: $75.00
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Arkansas
United States. AR. Sanders, AR. Hot Spring Co. (open 1886-1917). Dated 1893/09/04. Ms town & date on Scott U311 entire insufficiently paying the 5c letter rate. Ms "Due 3cts" at upper left, New York opera glass "T 15 Centimes" hand stamp & Germany blue crayon "25" (pfenning due). Due 3c + 3c penalty. Reverse with 17 Sept. Weiler receiving hand stamp.
Cover #85393 | Price: $85.00
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California
United States. CA. Los Angeles Westlake Station, CA. Los Angeles Co. (open 1910-1926). Dated 1913/08/26. Exposition slogan cancel (Bomar SF15-25J) (Williams LOS-9250) ties Scott Q2 with guide line at right on re-diredted cover to Germany. 2c postage paid the correct rate applied to steamers sailing directly between the U.S. and German ports.
Cover #83875 | Price: $90.00
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California
United States. CA. San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Co. (open 1849+). Dated 1890/03/03. Duplex "9" on 5c (#U222) entire to Hamburg, Germany (rec'd cds on reverse).
Cover #83038 | Price: $15.00
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California
United States. CA. San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Co. (open 1849+). Dated 1934/06/29. Machine & duplex "13" cancels tie 1c (#632), four 3c (#732) & 10c (#E15) on special delivery air mail to cover to New York, then Germany via the "SS Bremen". Purple "NOT IN SPECIAL DELIVERY MAIL/Post Office New York, U.S.A". Reverse with San Francisco machine offset, Paris 7/6 transit & Munich 7/7/34 cds.
Cover #83219 | Price: $25.00
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Colorado
United States. CO. Colorado Springs, CO. El Paso Co. (open 1871+). Dated 1907/10/23. Machine cancel ties 319g booklet pair (pos. E) on U411 entire to Germany with 7 Nov. Pankow receiving cds.
Cover #83764 | Price: $75.00
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Dist Of Columbia
United States. DC. Washington, DC. District of Columbia Co. (open 1791+). Dated 1873/10/26. Fine cds & geometric cancels tie pair of 3c (#147) on cvr to Germany. Red 30 Oct. New York PAID ALL cds & Nov 1st Hamburg boxed h/s on face, black 13 Nov. AUSG No. 1 cds on back.
Cover #75013 | Price: $20.00
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Hawaii
United States. HI. Honolulu, HI. Hawaii Co. Dated 1904/08/10. Doremus machine cancel on U377 entire to Germany with 30 Aug. Aachen receiving cds on reverse.
Cover #84145 | Price: $40.00
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Hawaii
United States. HI. Honolulu, HI. Hawaii Co. Dated 1905/08/12. Doremus machine cancel on U377 entire to Germany with 31 Aug. Biberach a/ Riss receiving cds on reverse.
Cover #84144 | Price: $40.00
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Hawaii
United States. HI. Kekaha, Dated 1891/06/13. CDS ties cds on UX2 postal card to Bremen, Germany forwarded to Karz, Germany. Postmarks include 14 June Honolulu duplex "2" transit, 23 June San Francisco transit, indistinct 11 July cds, two 19 July Bremen rec'd/transit & Karz cds.
Cover #84131 | Price: $275.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/06/12. Chicago double oval ties 8c Columbian (#236) on 10c Columbian entire (#U351) to Germany. Red four line "REGISTERED/AUG 18 1893/World's Fair Station,/CHICAGO, ILL." (Bomar C93-04) handstamp. Postage pays the 10c double weight rate + 8c registration fee. Blue Chicago received handstamp on back. The cover went through New York where a registry exchange label was applied.
Cover #67249 | Price: $475.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago World's Fair Station, IL. Cook Co. (open 1893). Dated 1893/07/07. Two Chicago ovals tie two 2c (#210) on a 10c registered entire (#U351) to Germany. The entire has been reduced at left and bottom and is open on two sides. It seems to all postal markings are present. There are two strikes (very uncommon) of the "REGISTERED/JUL 7, 1893/World's Fair Station,CHICAGO, ILL. handstamp (Bomar C93-04). There is a blue Chicago received h/s on the back. The cover went through New York where an exchange registry label was applied. Once in Germany the cover was forwarded.
Cover #67246 | Price: $225.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Englewood, IL. Cook Co. (open 1868-1894). Dated 1891/10/26. Berlin cds tie Scott 48 pair on short paid cover to Englewood, Illinois. Partial blue crayon "T" at upper left. "T" in oval & 6 Nov. New York DUE 10 CENTS hand stamps. The charge of 5c postage due + 5c penalty was paid using Scott J26 tied by Nov. 8 Englewood cds which is repeated on the reverese .
Cover #83914 | Price: $150.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Park Ridge, IL. Cook Co. (open 1871+). Dated 1967/04/24. Nurnberg cds ties Germany 20pf (#905) & 50pf (#209) on cover to Park Ridge, Illinois with purple "Returned to Writer" hand stamp. The letter was returned to Seattle, WA. No postmarks on reverse.
Cover #86240 | Price: $20.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Quincy, IL. Adams Co. (open 1826+). Dated 1862/12/31. 31 Dec. Heidelberg cds, 8 Feb. New York Brk. Pkt 15 cds, two 11 Feb. Quincy, IL. cds with manuscript forwarding address to Nashville, TN. "5/10" hand stamp for transit & international. Blue manuscript 2c crossed out and replaced by 7c debit to U.S. Pencil "15" due marking lower left. At top is 15 postage + 3c Forwarding summed to 18 due from addressee. On reverse (most back flap missing) are 31 Dec. Frankfurt & 2 Jan. Bremen hand stamps. Letter addressed to a surgeon in the Illinois 16th Regiment. Content is long family letter. Per North Germany Lloyd steamer Hansa from Bremen 18 Jan. to New 8 Feb..
Cover #84750 | Price: $250.00
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Louisiana
United States. LA. New Orleans, LA. Orleans Co. (open 1804+). Dated 1879/04/11. CDS and fancy geometric cancels tie Scott 182 on UX5 postal card to Germany. New York British Transit "N" hand stamp at lower left, 29 Apr. Bonn receiving cds on reverse.
Cover #85348 | Price: $150.00
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Louisiana
United States. LA. New Orleans Station C, LA. Orleans Co. Dated 1899/06/24. Duplex "C" ties 2c Washington on 1c overpaid UX14 postal card to Germany with 7 July Bremen receiving cds at left. Reverse shows Battle of New Orleans monument.
Cover #83770 | Price: $30.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Boston, MA. Suffolk Co. (open 1639+). Dated 187?/01/31. Red PAID ALL DIRECT cds & three cork cancels tie two Scott #156 on U219 entire to Germany. Reverse shows tear in back flap & partial AUSG receiving cds.
Cover #84784 | Price: $150.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Boston, MA. Suffolk Co. (open 1639+). Dated 1870/01/24. Red "24 JAN BOSTON PAID ALL DIRECT" & red "25 JAN BOSTON PAID" cds + fancy black geometric cancel tie Scott 116 on cover to Dresden, Saxony, Germany. Blue merchant cds at upper left. Red boxed "HAMBURG/7/2/70 FRANCO". Reverse with receiving cds. Carried on the HAPAG steamer Holsatia, departing New York 25 Jan. arriving Plymouth 4 Feb. Long personal letter enclosure .
Cover #84373 | Price: $400.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Boston, MA. Suffolk Co. (open 1639+). Dated 1897/08/13. Machine flag on 2c entire (wrinkles) to Germany with "T/15" in circle indicating 3c postage due. Hamburg 8/22/97 cds on reverse.
Cover #82998 | Price: $10.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Boston, MA. Suffolk Co. (open 1639+). Dated 1911/09/17. Boston Circuit R.P.O. 2 machine cancels ties Scott #375 on post card to Germany.
Cover #83704 | Price: $25.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Dorchester, MA. Suffolk Co. Dated 1907/04/23. "U.S. GERMAN SEAPOST" duplex "17" ties Scott 304 on cover to Mass. This duplex used by the Hamburg-American Line "Kaiserin Auguste Victoria" at this time.
Cover #83777 | Price: $40.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. West Stockbridge, MA. Berkshire Co. Dated 1904/12/14. VG duplex ties 1c (#00) & 2c (#319) on 2c entire to Germany. NY transit & Marne rec'd pmks on back.
Cover #50283 | Price: $15.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Worcester Station A, MA. Worcester Co. (open 1892+). Dated 1907/01/2?. Duplex cancel on 5c (U393) to Germany. Bonn 12.04.7 cds on reverse. Long transit.
Cover #86620 | Price: $10.00
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Maine
United States. ME. Lewiston, ME. Androscoggin Co. (open 1854+). Dated 1907/08/22. Duplex cancel tis Scott 304 on cover to Germany. Also on face are two 29 July Wilmersdorf receiving/transit cds, "Aus dem Briefkasten" (From the Mailbox) straight line hand stamp, blue crayon "20" as postage due for the address corrected/forwarded cover, and pencil "rec'd Sept.3, 1907 Norderney." On the reverse are 2 Sept. Wilmersdorf cds & 3 Sept. Norderney cds. It appears the letter was received, address correction made and then deposited into a mail box.
Cover #83783 | Price: $75.00
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Michigan
United States. MI. Detroit, MI. Wayne Co. (open 1803+). Dated 1878/06/08. CDS and cork cancels tie Scott 156 on UX5 postal card to Germany. New York British Transit "D" hand stamp at right.
Cover #85349 | Price: $125.00
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Michigan
United States. MI. Detroit, MI. Wayne Co. (open 1803+). Dated 1938/07/01. Machine cancel ties 632a pair on correctly paid re-directed UY7r postal card to Germany with 28 July receiving hand stamp.
Cover #83655 | Price: $25.00
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Missouri
United States. MO. Springfield, MO. Greene Co. (open 1834+). Dated 188?/. Cds on W283 printed matter rate wrapper to Berlin.
Cover #85411 | Price: $30.00
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Nebraska
United States. NE. Ulysses, NE. Butler Co. Dated 1884/06/24. VG cds & targets on 3 avg 1c (#206) on 2c Plimpton entire to Germany.
Cover #1469 | Price: $40.00
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Nebraska
United States. NE. Ulysses, NE. Butler Co. Dated 1885/06/18. VG cds & targets on avg 2c (#210), two 1c (#206) on 1c Plimpton entire to Germany.
Cover #1468 | Price: $40.00
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Nebraska
United States. NE. Ulysses, NE. Butler Co. Dated 1886/02/20. VG cds (5 strikes) & corks tie 9 fine 1c (#206) on 1c Plimpton entire (dbl wt) to Germany.
Cover #1470 | Price: $55.00
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Nebraska
United States. NE. Ulysses, NE. Butler Co. Dated 1886/03/10. VG cds & corks tie 4 fine 1c (#206) on 1c Plimpton entire to Germany.
Cover #1471 | Price: $40.00
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New Jersey
United States. NJ. Jersey City, NJ. Hudson Co. (open 1840+). Dated 1900/12/14. Duplex cancel ties 279B on Private Mailing Card (edge faults) to Germany with 24 Dec. Hamburg receiving cds. Picture side with German patriotic theme.
Cover #84839 | Price: $25.00
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New Jersey
United States. NJ. Passaic, NJ. Passaic Co. (open 1854+). Dated 1897/06/01. Duplex cancels tie Scott 268 on U293 letter sheet to Germany with 13 June Cassel 1 receiving cds on reverse.
Cover #84845 | Price: $100.00
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Nevada
United States. NV. Carson City, NV. Carson Co. (open 1858+). Dated 1880/04/24. Violet cds & targets tie #184 on U163 entire to Berlin with forwarding to Dresden. Reverse with May 13 Berlin transit & May 15 Dresden receiving cds.
Cover #84785 | Price: $150.00
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New York
United States. NY. Albany, NY. Albany Co. Dated 1873/09/03. VG cds & cork tie avg 6c (#148) on cvr to Germany. Red New York "PAID ALL DIRECT" cds. Carried on Hamburg-American "Silesia".
Cover #32382 | Price: $22.50
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New York
United States. NY. Buffalo, NY. Erie Co. (open 1821+). Dated 1901/09/17. Two duplex "12" on unpaid cover to Germany. First duplex where a stamp would normally be, the second on the reverse ties a Pan-American label that seals the flap. Blue crayon around the seal indicates it was not accepted as postage. At left is a red Pan-American embossed logo with the "return in five days" crossed out (no return address on the cover). At lower left is a "SPOT 11" seapost cancel (Hosking TA/X18). Blue crayon "80" denotes 80pf (20c) due from the addressee. 80pf equivalent to 10c double weight letter & 10c penalty. The cover shows an indent at the top that indicates enclosures adding weight. At lower left on the reverse is a 28 Sept. JNGOLSTADT receiving cds.
Cover #84057 | Price: $275.00
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New York
United States. NY. Cortland, NY. Cortland Co. (open 1880+). Dated 1898/06/09. Three duplex cds tie Scott 279 & 279B on U311 entire to Berlin, Germany. Reverse with Jun 10 New York machine transit & Bestellt receiving cds. At right is lack on blue postal label in German stating the letter was delayed in delivery due to a lack of sufficient address with instructions to prevent the delay.
Cover #84083 | Price: $75.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1860/03/28. Blue 28 Mar. Cincinnati cds & black 31 Mar. New York 23 Am. Pkt cds on cover to Baden, Germany. 5c inland + 18c sea. With printed business return & PER PRUSSIAN CLOSED MAIL VIA LONDON AND OSTENDE. Ms 30 includes 2c British transit. Blue ms 25/2 kreuzer due has been crossed out and replaced by 47 at left. Reverse with red 13 Apr. Aachen transit, 14 Apr. "EL" transit & framed 14 Apr. receiving hand stamp. Per Havre Line steamer Fulton from NY. 31 Mar. to Southampton 11 Apr. C.F. Adae was a banking firm (German Savings Bank) with a specialty of sending and receiving money from Germany.
Cover #84747 | Price: $150.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1868/08/11. VG red New York Paid cds & black grid cancel (Skinner NYFM 68-5) tie 10c grilled Washington (#96) on cover to Germany. Underpays the 15c rate, no evidence of missing stamp or due charges.
Cover #75829 | Price: $75.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1871/02/15. Fine red "New York Paid All Direct" cds & grid cancel (Weiss TR-G10) tie fine 10c Jefferson (#150) on cover to Germany. With 1909 Weiss Cert. #415012 stating "it is sound and genuine in all respects".
Cover #75805 | Price: $60.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1876/08/10. Red cds & black NYFM cancel (Weiss GE-EP5) tie Scott 156 on UX5 postal card to Germany with 25 Aug. receiving cds at lower left.
Cover #85347 | Price: $275.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1895/09/11. NY Supplementary mail duplex "1" (type F) ties 2c (#265) on 2c postal card (UX6) to Germany. 2c postal card rate + 2c supplementary mail fee (regular rate doubled). Kotzschenbroda cds at lower left.
Cover #82735 | Price: $700.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1897/03/27. Duplex cancels tie three Scott 267 & two Scott 231 on double rate cover to Germany. Underpaid with a pencil "3/25", New York "T" hand stamp & blue crayon "40". The cover underpaid by 5c (20 pf) + 5c (20 pf) penalty for 40 pf due on arrival. Multicolor F & M Schaefer Brewing Co. logo featuring a beer barrel at upper left. Reverse with printed company return & 9 April Lauingen receiving cds.
Cover #84482 | Price: $325.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. Dated 1898/06/2?. Flag machine ties 1c (#285) & 4c (#287) on cvr (light fold away from stamps) to Germany forwarded to Marienbad. Frankfurt & Marienbad backstamps.
Cover #63520 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. Dated 1905/04/21. Fine duplex "A" ties fine 5c (#304) on ad cvr to Germany/w illus. bldg. & c/c for John Borkel, Cornices. Content is personal letter on printed letterhead.
Cover #68733 | Price: $20.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1925/09/17. Double oval "K" ties Scott C6 on registered air post cover to Munich, Germany. Two violet New York registered hand stamps, black on green airmail label. Reverse with four New York transits, London transit, two Berlin transit, Munich railroad transit & 28 Sept. Munich receiving cds. Via air to Berlin, then train to Munich. 24c pays 5c domestic rate, 15c registration, & 4c London to Munich.
Cover #85314 | Price: $200.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York Station H, NY. New York Co. (open 1867/1947). Dated 1941/01/08. Machine cancel ties Scott 892 on cover (sides trimmed) to Wiesbaden, Germany. Reverse with censor tape & purple hand stamp.
Cover #83866 | Price: $20.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York Station W, NY. New York Co. (open 1889-1946). Dated 1920/10/21. Double oval "W" cancels ties Scott 506 & 509 on registered cover to Germany. 15c pays 5c letter rate + 10c registry fee. Reverse with two 21 Oct New York Sta. W cds, two 21 Oct New York Foreign double ovals & a 4 Nov. Hamburg received cds.
Cover #83713 | Price: $40.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York Varick Street Station, NY. New York Co. (open 1921/1939). Dated 1925/09/18. Double ovals tie Scott 551 (on reverse, used as a seal) 565, 617 & C4 on registered cover to Germany. 23 1/2c overpays the correct rate of 5c surface, 10c registry & 6c air post from London to Germany. Typed routing instructions at left. Reverse with air routing (in German) hand stamp, Sept. 18 Varick Street. oval (on stamp), two Sept. 18 Varick Street Sta. registered cds, three 18 Sept. New York Foreign ovals, 23(?) Sept. London registered hand stamp, 26 Sept. Berlin cds & 27 Sept. Leipzig cds.
Cover #84005 | Price: $125.00
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Ohio
United States. OH. Cincinnati, OH. Hamilton Co. Dated 1864/02/16. Fine blue double circle cds & grid + ms 15 on cvr (piece out of back) to Germany. NY "Am Pkt 23". Inman line by "City of Washington.".
Cover #18505 | Price: $55.00
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Ohio
United States. OH. Cincinnati, OH. Hamilton Co. (open 1794+). Dated 1921/06/18. Double ovals tie Scott 548 and C2 pair on U429 registered cover to Germany. Pays 5c letter rate + 10c registry fee. Registry hand stamp & control numbers, Censor tape at left. Reverse with black "CL" was seal, Hamburg censor hand stamp, two 18 June Cincinnati cds, two 20 June New York transit ovals, & 9 July Munich receiving cds.
Cover #84003 | Price: $125.00
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Ohio
United States. OH. Cleveland, OH. Cuyahoga Co. (open 1805+). Dated 1857/02/18. Red Cleveland (2 strikes) "PAID" cds on cover to Wurttemberg, Germany. There was a stamp in the upper left corner that was cancelled but removed prior to arrival in New York. There was no 21c stamp denomination at the time that would have prepaid the postage. Upon arrival in New York a black 21 Feb. New York "14" U.S. Pkt. cds was applied treating the cover as totally unpaid. Postage 5c U.S. inland, 9c sea. Blue manuscript 33 (kreuzer) due marking in middle. Partial red "24/9 Kr.R AMERICA upper BREMEN" h/s. Reverse with 11 Mar. Frankfurt transit, 12 Mar. Stuttgart transit, 12 Mar. Backnang transit & 13 Mar. Murrhardt receiving cds.
Cover #84748 | Price: $150.00
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Ohio
United States. OH. Cleveland, OH. Cuyahoga Co. (open 1805+). Dated 1864/02/08. Double circle cds & partial New York 23 Am. Pkt. cds on cover to Germany. 23c pays 5c U.S. inland plus 18c sea & transit. Blue ms 45 kreuzer due in middle. Reverse with Mar. 25 Aachen transit & Mar. 26 receiving cds.
Cover #84782 | Price: $75.00
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Ohio
United States. OH. Toledo, OH. Lucas Co. (open 1836+). Dated 1857/07/23. Blue Toledo cds & black 28 July New York "23" cds on cover to Germany. Ms "15" credit. Back with red transit & 15 Aug Backnang straightline receiving h/s.
Cover #83206 | Price: $25.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Kittanning, PA. Armstrong Co. (open 1807+). Dated 187?/06/13. Fine cds & cork tie fine 7c (#149) on cvr to Germany (b/s).
Cover #19825 | Price: $100.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1904/01/05. Machine cancel ties Scott 300 vertical pair on re-directed post card to Germany. Two overlapping 15 Jan. German cds at lower left.
Cover #83751 | Price: $25.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Wilkes Barre, PA. Luzerne Co. (open 1795/+). Dated 1870/05/02. VG cds + red NY PAID ALL cds on cvr to Germany (Hamburg b/s).
Cover #74150 | Price: $20.00
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Texas
United States. TX. El Paso, TX. El Paso Co. (open 1852+). Dated 1914/06/15. Machine cancel ties vertical stp3 of Scott 405b on U4111 entire to Germany. Bottom stamp is lower right position .
Cover #83729 | Price: $40.00
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Texas
United States. TX. Fredericksburg, TX. Gillespie Co. Dated 1872/12/12. Fine cds & corks tie avg 10c (#68), 1c (#145) on 3c (U82) entire to Germany. 2x the 7c NGU rate. Battenberg b/s.
Cover #506 | Price: $490.00
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Wisconsin
United States. WI. Rural, WI. Waupaca Co. (open 1855/1902). Dated 1871/11/14. Cds & target cancel tie Scott 147 on U83 entire to Gagetown, New Brunswick missent to Bremen, Germany. Red Nov. 18 New York Paid cds, black Jan. 15 Sheffield transit & red Bremen receiving hand stamp. Blue crayon "Missent to Bremen" at bottom. Reverse with Jan. 12 New Brunswick transit & Jan. 15 Gagetown receiving cds. Carried by North German Lloyd steamer Bremen from New York 16 Nov. to Southampton 2 Dec.
Cover #84820 | Price: $250.00
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