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Canada. Dated 1842/06/23. Fine Quebec, LC cds on fls (w/o content) to England with ms 2/4 rate. Ms "Via Halifax Packet".
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Canada. Dated 1855/06/09. NEW-BO (Newboro) cds with ms 9 June 1855 date & "PAID" on Trans-Atlantic cover to England. Ms black "8 Strg" & red "10 cy" pver 1 July Liverpool tombstone handstamp. 8 pence closed mail rate per British Packet. Black 2 July Nottingham receiving cds on reverse. Per Cunard "Africa" departing Boston 20 Jun, arriving Liverpool 1 Jul.
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Canada. Dated 1896/08/02. Quebec duplex ties Scott #35 on 1c postal card (Webb P14). 2c pays the post card rate to England. Reverse with Sept. 3 London receiving cds.
Cover #83508 | Price: $40.00
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Chile. Dated 1857/01/15. On reverse are a vg Valpariso cds, red 4 Mar. cds, 5 Mar. Paris & Bordeaux railroad transit & 6 Mar. Bordeaux receiving cds. On face are GB accountancy marking, 4 Mar. Calais receiving cds & 12 decimes due hand stamp.
Cover #84888 | Price: $125.00
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Cuba. Dated 1854/03/29. Havana, Cuba to London, England via Royal Mail Steam Packet Co. steamer Great Western departing Havana 30 Mar., arrive & depart Nassau 1 Apr., arrive Bermuda 5 Apr., depart Bermuda 9 Apr. arriving Southampton 24 Apr. Reverse with 29 Mar. Havana cds & red 24 Apr Southampton receiving cds. Ms "4/6" rate. This routing with cost of 54c was not used as frequently as the 34c routing via the U.S.
Cover #84745 | Price: $175.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1841/09/22. Grenada to Glasgow, Scotland. See photo for expanded description.
Cover #82872 | Price: $275.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1852/02/08. Headed "English College Lisbon" (Portugal) Feb. 8th. Entered the mail in Liverpool with Feb 20 cds, oval "L FEB 21 A" (on reverse), partial British Packet cds & black "19 Cents" rocking horse debit to the U.S. for 3c British inland and 16c sea rates.
Cover #84781 | Price: $90.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1860/06/06. Blue London June 5 & red London June 6 cds on reverse of folded business letter to New York. Black "TOO-LATE" hand stamp & 3 CENTS rocking horse for GB inland postage under a "24" cent due. There is also an unexplained red "D" hand stamp. Manuscript "Illinois @ Southampton" routing instructions. The letter missed the Illinois and was most likely carried by the Inman Line steamer Glasgow, departing Liverpool 7 Nov., Queenstown 8 Nov, arriving NY 20 Nov.
Cover #84618 | Price: $90.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1861/04/16. Liverpool cds on folded business letter, on printed "Agency New Orleans Canal and Banking Company" letterhead, to New York. Black New York "24" & rocking horse "3 CENTS" (for GB inland postage) hand stamps. Postage 19c sea & 5c U.S. inland. Ms "Bremen via Southampton" at top. Reverse with Apr. 17 London transit. Carried by North German Lloyd steamer Bremen departing Southampton 17 Apr, arriving NY 29 Apr.
Cover #84610 | Price: $75.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1861/10/23. London "S.W./22" duplex ties Scott #20 on mourning cover to Canada. 1 pence stamp pays the prepaid late fee, ms "3" cents debit to Canada for British inland postage & hand-stamped "25" due from the addressee for 6 pence letter rate + 6 pence penalty for being underpaid (25c). Black Nov 4 Quebc receiving cds on reverse. Per the Allan Line steamer Jura departing Liverpool 24 Oct., Londonderry 25 Oct., arriving Quebec 4 Nov. Content are interesting letters on mourning paper about a Royal dedication dispute which mention the death of a father.
Cover #83554 | Price: $350.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1865/11/15. Liverpool "466" duplex ties Scott 48 on folded letter to South Carolina. Pays the 1sh half ounce letter rate. Black ms "p City of Baltimore Via Queenstown routing instructions at upper left. Blue merchants handstamp at lower left. Red "21 CENTS" credit (16c sea, 5c U.S. inland) & red PAID handstamps. Per Inman line departing Liverpool 15 Nov., Queenstown 16 Nov., arriving New York 29 Nov. No markings on reverse. Complete business letter content.
Cover #83536 | Price: $125.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1865/11/15. Liverpool "466" duplex ties Scott 48 on folded letter to South Carolina. Pays the 1sh half ounce letter rate. Black ms "p City of Baltimore Via Queenstown routing instructions at upper left. Blue merchants handstamp at lower left. Red "21 CENTS" credit (16c sea, 5c U.S. inland) & red PAID handstamps. Per Inman line departing Liverpool 15 Nov., Queenstown 16 Nov., arriving New York 29 Nov. No markings on reverse. Complete business letter content.
Cover #83537 | Price: $125.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1868/11/28. Liverpool 466 duplex ties Scott #29 (plate 9) on wrapper to Richmond, Virginia. No content, but ms note "Circular 26 Nov 1868. 2 pence pays the newspaper rate up to four ounces. Black ms "p Cuba" routing instructions upper left. No postal markings on reverse. Per the Cunard Line steam Cuba departing Liverpool 28 Nov, Queenstown 30 Nov, arriving New York 11 Dec. Pencil note under stamp "State 2 1868 repair".
Cover #83563 | Price: $150.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1870/09/01. Liverpool "466" duplex tie Scott 30 & 33 on folded letter with business content to New York. 3 pence pays 1/2 ounce letter rate. Ms "per City of Brooklyn" routing instruction, merchants handstamp lower left & red New York receiving cds. Per Inman Line steamer City of Brooklyn departing Liverpool 1 Sep, Queenstown 2 Sep, arriving New York 12 Sep. No postal markings on reverse.
Cover #83560 | Price: $125.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1871/08/17. Red LOMBARD STREET PAID CDS on folded business letter to Stockton, Maine with red 26 Aug. New York PAID ALL cds. Ms "per City of Paris" routing instructions, red ms 3p (6c U.S.). Per Inman Line City of Paris departing Liverpool 8/17, arriving New York 8/27. Late usage of stampless cover.
Cover #84599 | Price: $75.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1871/08/31. London "N/16" duplex tie two singles & a pair of Scott #33 (plate #119) on folded letter w/o content to Montreal, Canada. 4 pence pays the 3 pence letter rate per plus 1 pence late fee. Ms "Canadian Packet via Londonderry" at upper left. Red Sep 1 London transit, black 18 Sep Montreal cds on reverse. Routing London to the Holy Head ferry, then Irish Mail train to Londonderry. Per the Allan Line steamer Sarmatian departing Liverpool 3 Aug, Londonderry 1 Sep., arriving Quebec 16 Sep, railroad to Montreal. The maiden voyage of the Sarmatian.
Cover #83562 | Price: $175.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1874/01/08. Charing Cross duplex ties Scott 60 (plate 12) on cover to Rhode Island. Pays the double weight rate for one ounce. Red 22 Jan New York PAID ALL cds in middle. Per Inman line "City of Montreal", departing Liverpool 8 Jan, Queenstown 9 Jan, arriving New York 22 Jan.
Cover #83534 | Price: $225.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1876/04/19. Manchester "498" duplex ties Scott #66 (plt 3) on double weight cover to Manchester, New Hampshire. Ms "2" (double rate) at upper left, black "T" postage due handstamp & 2 May New York Due 15cts cds. Reverse with 19 Apr. West Corton cds. During the period 1 Jul. 1875 through 31 Mar. 1879 postage due was figured at double the rate that should have been paid minus what was actually paid. In this case 20c (with penalty) was due minus 5c paid for a net of 15c due.
Cover #83547 | Price: $125.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1879/11/09. Leominster duplex ties faulty Scott 33 (plate 205) on short paid cover to New York. 1 1/2d or 15 centimes (3c) underpaid with blue crayon "15" at right. Partial New York receiving cds, "U.S. CHARGE TO COLLECT," "6 Cents" & large "T" hand stamps on face. The rate of 3c postage due & 3c penalty was paid by a pair of Scott J3 with "string of pearls" precancel. On reverse is 10 Nov. Liverpool transit & 21 Nov. New York F.D. cds.
Cover #83898 | Price: $250.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1879/12/15. Croydon "93" duplex tie single and pair of Scott #33 (plate 219!) on cover (faults) to Boston. The double weight cover (ms 2 at upper left) was underpaid by 2 pence (4 cents) which was doubled to 8c due with penalty. Black postage due "T" and pencil "8". Reverse with partial 28 Dec. Boston receiving cds, 29 Dec Boston Carriers Div cds, & Scott J3 & J4 tied by red cancels.
Cover #83555 | Price: $350.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1882/07. Newcastle On Tyne duplex ties 2p (#82) plt 23 on folded letter to Chicago.
Cover #86974 | Price: $15.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1886/08/24. Norwich, England duplex ties Scott 104 on double weight mourning cover to Ohio. Black "DEFICIENCY IN DIRECTION SUPPLIED NEW YORK" hand stamp below cds. Reverse with red 25 Aug. London transit, indistinct duplex & New York Sep. 5 "Paid All" hand stamp. Content is personal letter on mourning paper mentioning death of mother.
Cover #83565 | Price: $275.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1890?. Black London "EC/34" on H&G #9 wrapper to Guatemala paying the 1/2 pence per two ounces printed matter rate. Black "VIA SOUTHAMPTON" routing instruction handstamp. Merchants handstamp at lower left continues on reverse.
Cover #83538 | Price: $75.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1895/04/26. "DUBLIN & CORK T.P.O. AMERICAN MAIL" cds & "PAQUEBOT" hand stamp (Hosking 221) tie Scott #115 on cover to Iowa. Reverse with printed Cunard logo, May 4 New York PAID ALL transit & May 16 Ottuumwa receiving cds. Routing from an incoming Cunard liner from Liverpool to Dublin then placed on the Dublin to Cork T.P.O. for an outbound Cunard liner departing from nearby Queenstown.
Cover #83561 | Price: $375.00
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Great Britain. PA. Luzerne Co. (open 1948/06/21). Dated 1904/02/08. Glasgow cds tie Scott 128 & 130 on a registered post card to New York. 3 pence pays the 1 pence post card rate + 2 pence registry fee. Usual blue crayon registry lines front & reverse. 8 Feb. Glasgow Cambridge St. cds, black 20 Feb New York Reg'y Div oval, & printed perforated large blue "R" in oval with Fee paid (& blue crayon "2") label at lower left. Picture shows Trongate, Glasgow.
Cover #83546 | Price: $150.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1904/04/27. London, England to New York, NY. Registered cover with vertical fold. See photo for expanded description.
Cover #82945 | Price: $135.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1905/06/06. London cds tie 1d (Scott #128), pair of 3d (#132), pair of 9c (#136) & a 5sh (#140) on 280x191mm cover (faults) to New York. Pays 17 ounce rate. All stamps with "JHS & Co." perfins. Reverse with New York rec'd h/s. Scan slightly cropped at right.
Cover #82776 | Price: $900.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1906/02/. Registered Lombard St. cds tie 3p (#132), 1sh vertical pair (#138) and 2sh6p (#139) on registered cover to New York. Pays 11 ounce rate + 2p registration fee. All stamps with "L&HB" perfins. Purple REGISTERED, black "R" in oval & blue 11886 h/s. On reverse are London & New York registered h/s.
Cover #82775 | Price: $790.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1906/05/29. Gibraltar cds tie five Scott 127 on cover with "PAQUEBOT" hand stamp at right. On reverse is a partial ? June South Royalton receiving cds. Content is family newsletter written on letterhead of the S.S. "CANOPIC" of the White Star Line.
Cover #85125 | Price: $50.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1906/06/20. "SEA POST OFFICE LIVERPOOL 6" cds ties Scott 128 on post card to California. The 6 in the cds designates the steamer Baltic.
Cover #83545 | Price: $75.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1906/06/20. BRITISH SEA POST OFFICE LIVERPOOL 7 cds (Hosking type 1) ties Scott 128 on post card to Philadelphia (29 Jun cds). The "7" designates the White Star steamship Majestic (illus. on reverse)..
Cover #83566 | Price: $125.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1907/10/05. Stratford on Avon cds tie Scott 128 & 1sh Shakespeare local on post card to Pennsylvania showing the "Bust and Grave of Shakespeare in Stratford-on-Avon Church." The local was issued by the church to raise money for church restoration, with the PO fee added at the church as part of the service for mail left in the church letterbox. Wallingford, PA rec'd cds at lower left.
Cover #83544 | Price: $250.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1918/04. Datelined Windsor Castle April 1918, a printed letter of support to U.S. soldiers with facsimile signature of King George. Envelope (toning) with printed return & red "SOLDIERS MAIL" hand stamp.
Cover #85292 | Price: $75.00
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Great Britain. Dated 1918/05/06. Birmingham machine slogan ties 2 1/2d postage with OPENED BY CENSOR 3440 tape on cover to Missouri.
Cover #83123 | Price: $16.00
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Kentucky
Great Britain. KY. Smithland, KY. Livingston Co. (open 1802+). Dated 1853/03/16. Green cds, PAID & 5 on reverse of folded letter, w/o content, to Paris, France. Manuscript instructions "Via Boston" at bottom but sent to New York. Red 23 March New York Br. Pkt transit cds & red 5 April Paris entry cds. Black "13" decimes due hand stamp at top. Additional markings on reverse are red 4 April GB transit, 5 April Paris cds & 5 April Maison Blanch cds. Carried on the Cunard "Africa" departing. NY 23 March, arriving Liverpool 3 April.
Cover #84612 | Price: $125.00
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New York
Great Britain. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1850/06/15. Red cds on folded letter to Paris, France. "2 ANGL. 2 CALAIS 27 JUIN 50" transit cds. Two strikes of "COLONIES &c ART 13" hand stamp. Pencil "21" & "15" hand stamp. Manuscript "In care of Baring Brothers London" at left. On the reverse are red 24 June GB transit & partial black 27 June Paris receiving hand stamps. Prepaid 21 cents (5c U.S. domestic, 16c American Packet, remainder collected in France. Per Collins Line "Atlantic" departing NY 15 June, arriving Liverpool 26 June.
Cover #84611 | Price: $125.00
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Utah
Great Britain. UT. Salt Lake City, UT. Salt Lake Co. (open 1850+). Dated 1852/08/01. Territorial cds on embossed ladies cover to Liverpool, England. Black manuscript "24" due rate, black New York "21" hand stamp, black manuscript "1" shilling due marking. Reverse with red 26 Sep. 1852 GB transit & blue Sep. 27 Liverpool receiving cds. The letter addressed to Levi Richards, a missionary in the British Mission at the time. Richards, a prominent member of the Mormon church, travelled to Salt Lake City as a member of the 1853 James Brown company.
Cover #84613 | Price: $700.00
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Puerto Rico. Dated 1908/01/14. San Juan, Puerto Rico Santurce Station duplex cancel ties Scott 304 on cover (central vertical fold) to London, England. Reverse with 14 Jan. San Juan transit & 30 Jan. London receiving hand stamp. This 5c per ounce rate to London in effect Oct. 1907-Oct. 1908.
Cover #85277 | Price: $100.00
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Alabama
United States. AL. Mobile, AL. Mobile Co. (open 1814+). Dated 1841/12/07. Manuscript G. Westfeld & Bros, Mobile Dec 7 on inside flap, indistinct red cds, black framed "FORWARDED BY SHELTON BR. & CO. BOSTON" & manuscript "1/" due from addressee. Reverse with "AMERICAN L" Liverpool transit (Robertso P2) & 17 Jan GB receiving cds. Per Cunard steamer Caledonia from Boston 2 Jan to Liverpool 16 Jan.
Cover #84779 | Price: $150.00
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California
United States. CA. Oroville, CA. Butte Co. Dated 1858/04/02. VF cds + magenta ms "Paid 58" (2x24 + 10c West-East coast) on stampless cvr to England. Oily red "38" & tombstone "PAID IN/AMERICA." English b/s. Small tape sealed edge tears at top, back flts. Williams BUT-3100
Cover #595 | Price: $300.00
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California
United States. CA. San Francisco, CA. San Francisco Co. Dated 1853/04/10. VG cds on cvr (toning, wear) to England. Crayon 58. Rate 10c to NY + 16c British packet + 3c England internal x2 for dlb wt. Williams SAF-440
Cover #618 | Price: $275.00
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California
United States. CA. Silver Mountain, CA. Alpine Co. Dated 1868/07/28. VG double circle cds + cork ties fine 12c (#69) on cvr (sealed opening tears, part back flap gone) to England. Ms "Via Queenstown/Overland to N.Y." Red NY & London hstps. Williams ALP-230
Cover #632 | Price: $300.00
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California
United States. CA. Silver Mountain, CA. Alpine Co. Dated 1868/10/19. VG double circle cds + cork on avg untied 12c (#69) on cvr (sealed opening tears) to England. Red NY & London hstps. Williams ALP-230
Cover #634 | Price: $300.00
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California
United States. CA. Silver Mountain, CA. Alpine Co. Dated 1868/12/12. VF double circle cds + corks on avg untied 10c (#68) & 2c (#73) on cvr (UL corner repair) to England. Red NY & London h/s. Williams ALP-230
Cover #633 | Price: $350.00
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California
United States. CA. Silver Mountain, CA. Alpine Co. Dated 1869/02/20. Fine double circle cds + corks tie avg 10c (#68) & 3c (#65) on overpaid (by 1c) cvr (sealed opening tears) to England. Williams ALP-230
Cover #636 | Price: $300.00
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Connecticut
United States. CT. Stonington, CT. New London Co. Dated 1871/06/28. Fine double circle d/s + cork tie avg 6c (#148) on ladies cvr to England.
Cover #1457 | Price: $55.00
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Connecticut
United States. CT. Windsor Locks, CT. Hartford Co. (open 1833+). Dated 1872/07/31. Cds & grid cancels tie #145 & 152 on 16c rate cover to France forwarded to London. Red New York PAID 12 cds (credit to GB), red PD in oval, 12 Aug. London transit, 13 Aug. Paris incoming cds (on reverse), 13 Aug. Paris outgoing cds (on reverse) & 14 Aug. London receiving cds. Also on reverse are the forwarding address, manuscript "2" & 2/13 hand stamp. This cover illus. in "The U.S. 15c Stamp of 1870-1890" by William Weiss. Carried on the Guion Line steamer Wyoming from New York 31 July to Queenstown 11 Aug. Ex-Weiss.
Cover #84805 | Price: $475.00
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Idaho
United States. ID. Shoshone, ID. Lincoln Co. (open 1870+). Dated 1909/04/24. Duplex cancel ties Scott #331 on post card to England. Underpaid by 1c, New York "T 10 Centimes" hand stamp, 7 May Birmingham receiving cds & "1d 75" due hand stamp added to face. Postage due was 1c postage & 1c penalty. There is a pencil initial with the Birmingham due indicating the postage due was collected in cash.
Cover #83678 | Price: $40.00
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Illinois
United States. IL., IL. Co. Dated 1869/07/2?. Indistinct IL. cds & fancy cork tie 3c locomotive (#114) cvr (clipped corner) to England. 3c underpayment of the 6c rate with 9d crossed out & 6 1/2p manuscript added. Black "MORE/TO PAY" h/s at right.
Cover #74593 | Price: $95.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago, IL. Cook Co. (open 1831+). Dated 1869/07/24. VG Chicago cds & fancy cork tie 3c locomotive (#114) on cvr to England with red London 9 July PAID h/s. On back is a black Newcastle-On-Tyne July 10 h/s. The underpayment by 3c was not noticed.
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Illinois
United States. IL. Lena, IL. Stephenson Co. (open 1853+). Dated 1870/07/13. Fine cds & targets tie pair of 3c locomotive (#114) on cvr to England/w Wisbeach b/s.
Cover #74595 | Price: $95.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Ottawa, IL. LaSalle Co. (open 1832+). Dated 1858/10/01. Tiverton, England to Ottawa, IL. forwarded to Hastings, MN. 1 Oct. Tiverton cds (front & reverse); 2 Oct. red London transit (reverse); "3 CENTS" GB debit to U.S for GB internal postage; 22 Oct. New York Am. Pkt. 24 cds. Ms "Ford 3" & "27" to show total amount due from addresse in Hastings. Per Vanderbilt steamer Ariel from Southampton 6 Oct., arriving NY 21 Oct.
Cover #84733 | Price: $125.00
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Kansas
United States. KS. Minneapolis, KS. Ottawa Co. Dated 1872/12/10. Fine cds (partly under red NY transit) + target on 12c (#151 not tied) on cvr to England. Ms docketing incs 1872 year date, 12c the proper rate.
Cover #693 | Price: $190.00
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Kentucky
United States. KY. Brownsboro, KY. Oldham Co. (open 1824-1908). Dated 1857/02/14. Ms town & date on cover (no back flap) to Dublin, Ireland. Black New York Am. Pkt "21" (debit to GB) cds. Reverse with red 7 Mar transit & 8 Mar. receiving cds. Per Ocean Line "Washington" dept. NY Feb., arriving Southampton Mar. 7.
Cover #84600 | Price: $95.00
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Louisiana
United States. LA. New Orleans, LA. Orleans Co. (open 1804+). Dated 1841/05/23. Business letter to London datelined New Orleans May 23 1841. Ms "forwarded New York Apr.10.41 by E&T Poppe". Reverse with two-line LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER hand stamp over red 20 April receiving cds.
Cover #84783 | Price: $75.00
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Louisiana
United States. LA. New Orleans, LA. Orleans Co. (open 1804+). Dated 1850/07/22. Manuscript "F. W. Hohltz, Tampico, 22-23 July" on inside flap of folded letter w/o content to London via New Orleans. Ms "per Charlotte" & "8" pence due for incoming private ship letter. Reverse with oval "FORWARDED BY SCHMIDT & CO. NEW ORLEANS", "LIVERPOOL SHIP LETTER" & 26 Sept. London receiving hand stamps.
Cover #84780 | Price: $100.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Boston, MA. Suffolk Co. (open 1639+). Dated 1854/02/22. Boston, MA. business letter to forwarder in London, sent under separate cover to Cadiz, Spain. 22 Feb. Boston Br. Pkt. cds on reverse. Tombstone 8 Mar. GB paid, red "PAID" & "19" (GB 3c inland, 16c sea). Pencil "24" at left includes 5c US inland postage. By Cunard steamer Africa from NY 23 Feb., to Liverpool 7 Mar.
Cover #84737 | Price: $125.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Boston, MA. Suffolk Co. (open 1639+). Dated 1870/01/18. Fine red cds & fancy cork tie 3c locomotive (#114) on 3c Nesbitt entire to England/w Dartford b/s.
Cover #74598 | Price: $95.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Boston, MA. Suffolk Co. Dated 1897/08/19. VF machine ties 2 avg 2c (#210) & a 1c (#206) on cvr (edge tear) to England forwarded to France. Large "BOSTON/F/D/PAID" h/s. London h/s on front, London & Paris h/s on back.
Cover #32984 | Price: $12.50
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Glendale, MA. Berkshire Co. Dated 1881/09/23. Fine cds & fancy cross cancels tie fine 3c (#184) & 2c (#183) on cvr to England. Red London paid cds at left.
Cover #50192 | Price: $65.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Great Barrington, MA. Berkshire Co. Dated 1882/05/30. VG cds & cork tie 10c (#209) on double weight cvr to England forwarded to Rome. London & Rome ds on front/back. J.A. Brewer hardware and coal dealer c/c.
Cover #48989 | Price: $50.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Great Barrington, MA. Berkshire Co. Dated 1882/05/30. VG cds (3 strikes) & corks tie 1c pr (#182) on 3c entire (reduced rt) to England forwarded to Venice. Brown/Shipley forwarder h/s plus London & Venice h/s on reverse.
Cover #48990 | Price: $60.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Hartsville, MA. Berkshire Co. (open 1837-1943). Dated 1859/05/02. Ms town & cancels on avg pair of 12c (#36) on fls to England. 19 credit & Liverpool paid on front, Southwell 15 May rec'd on back. Content is part family letter from John Doncaster. Carried by Cunard line "Arabia" from Boston on 4 May.
Cover #49556 | Price: $475.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Pittsfield, MA. Berkshire Co. Dated 1871/06/2?. VG cds & cork tie 3c pair (#147) on cvr to England/w illus "Wakefield Earth Closet". NY transit, Leicester b/s.
Cover #49830 | Price: $40.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Springfield, MA. Hampden Co. (open 1773+). Dated 1868/07/. Red Jul 21 cds & PAID + black cancel on Scott 69 on cover to London, England. Red New York Jul 22 Paid All ties stamp. Red Aug 3 London PAID receiving hand stamp at left. Carried by Cunard "Cuba" departing New York July 22, arriving Queenstown 1 August.
Cover #84327 | Price: $225.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Springfield, MA. Hampden Co. (open 1773+). Dated 1868/08/11. Red Aug. 11 cds & PAID + geometric cancel tie Scott 97 on cover to London, England. Partial indistinct black cds under red New York Aug 12 Paid All cds. Red Aug 22 London PAID receiving hand stamp at left. Carried by Cunard "Scotia" departing New York Aug. 12, arriving Queenstown 21 August.
Cover #84328 | Price: $450.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Stockbridge, MA. Berkshire Co. Dated 1880/09/08. VF purple cds & black cut cork on avg untied 10c (#188) on dbl wt cvr (edge & back flts) to England. Red London Paid cds.
Cover #50136 | Price: $35.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Van Deusenville, MA. Berkshire Co. (open 1828-1883). Dated 1868/06/30. CDS and cork cancels tie Scott 88 stp3 on U58 entire to London, England. There is a second (unexplained) Van Deusenville cds underneath the stamps. Red New York "PAID ALL" cds ties stamps. At left is London PAID receiving cds. Per Cunard "Russia" departing New York 1 July, arriving Queenstown 10 July.
Cover #84350 | Price: $200.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Vineyard Grove (1), MA. Dukes Co. (open 1870-1878). Dated 1872/08/02. VF cds & corks tie 3c Washington (#147) on 3c entire to England with vg red B.F. Stevens Despatch Agent h/s. Red NY transit & London Paid h/s. Content is nine page family newsletter.
Cover #64099 | Price: $60.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Westminster, MA. Worcester Co. Dated 1872/04/29. VF cds & ms tie 6c Lincoln (#148) on cvr to England with VF red "B.F. Stevens London" h/s. New York transit & London Paid on face of cover.
Cover #64112 | Price: $80.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Williamstown, MA. Berkshire Co. Dated 1878/07/12. Two fine cds & targets tie fine 3c (#185) & avg 2c (#183) on cvr to England.
Cover #50352 | Price: $25.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Winchester, MA. Middlesex Co. (open 1850+). Dated 1891/02/23. London squared circle hand stamp ties Scott #114 on short paid cover to Winchester, MA. Black "T/25/L" & Mar 4 New York DUE 10 CENTS opera glass hand stamp. Cork cancels tie ten J15 (stp5, stp4 & single) on reverse of cover partly over Mar 5 Winchester, Mass rec'd cds. Postage due 5c + 5c penalty.
Cover #83918 | Price: $150.00
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Maine
United States. ME. Brunswick, ME. Cumberland Co. (open 1792+). Dated 1874/04/09. Fine cds & cork cancels tie 3c (#158) pair on cover (trimmed rt) to England with red Boston PAID transit + black London cds on reverse.
Cover #75907 | Price: $25.00
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Maine
United States. ME. Richmond, ME. Sagadahoc Co. (open 1854+). Dated 1855/10/30. Green cds + ms 24 cts on cover to Liverpool, England with 31 Oct. New York "21" Am. Pkt cds & ms 1/ due. Postage was 5c U.S. inland, 16c packet & 3c British inland. Reverse with 12 Nov. Liverpool receiving cds. Per Collins line "Atlantic" departing NY 31 Oct., arriving Liverpool 12 Nov.
Cover #84609 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. Ithaca, NY. Tompkins Co. (open 1817+). Dated 1913/07/19. Machine cancel ties Scott #406 on cover to England forwarded to Norway. 2c stamp pays the 1/2 ounce letter rate to England, 1 1/2d British stamp (Scott 161) tied by 1 Aug. London machine cancel pays the forwarding fee. No penalty involved as the proper rate was paid to England, the 1 1/2c paid only the forwarding fee. Reverse with 28 July London receiving cancel, two 4 Aug. Bergen receiving cancels & a violet "BROWN, SHIPLEY & CO." forwarders hand stamp.
Cover #83667 | Price: $100.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. Dated 176?/. VG 26x12.5 s/l "NEW/YORK" (type A1 used 1760s) on back of fls to England. 17 mm Bishop Mark "17/?" & "?6/AP" in 15 mm circle. MS "1/" for packet rate.
Cover #801 | Price: $325.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1850/10/23. Letter datelined 11 Oct. New Orleans privately carried to New York where it was forwarded by "TH. VIETOR & DUCKWITZ" (hand stamp on reverse). Black New York "5" cds (debit to GB for U.S. inland). Ms 1/ due from addressee (5c U.S. inland, 16c packet & 3c British inland). Ms "Europa" at top, "p 23 October Cunard Steamer" at bottom. Reverse with red 4 Nov. GB receiving cds. Carried by Cunard "Europa" dept. New York 23 Oct., arriving Liverpool 3 Nov.
Cover #84606 | Price: $100.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1854/02/21. New York, NY. business letter to forwarder in London, sent under separate cover to Cadiz, Spain. Merchant hand stamp at left. 21 Feb. NY "10" cds, black manuscript "2/" due at left. On reverse is red 8 March GB receiving cds. Carried by Cunard steamer America from Boston 23 Feb., to Southampton 8 Mar..
Cover #84738 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1854/03/14. Fine red New York "19" cds & red circular grid cancels tie 12c Washington pair (#17) with edges faults on cover to England.
Cover #75803 | Price: $300.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1854/04/04. New York "21" cds on folded letter to forwarder in London with forwarding under separate cover to Cadiz, Spain. 5c US inland, 16c sea postage. Manuscript "1/" due in middle. Reverse with 20 Mar. GB transit cds. Per Collins steamer Baltic from NY 4 Mar. to Liverpool 19 Oct. Content includes printed price list of coal & iron to various destinations.
Cover #84741 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1854/06/17. New York, NY. business letter to forwarder in London, sent under separate cover to Cadiz, Spain. Merchant hand stamp at top. 17 June NY "21" cds, black manuscript "1/" due at in middle.5c US inland & 16c sea postage. On reverse is red 1 July GB receiving cds. Carried by Ocean Line steamer Hermann from NY 17 Jun, to Southampton 1 July.
Cover #84739 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1854/06/17. New York "42" cds on double rate folded letter to forwarder in London with forwarding under separate cover to Cadiz, Spain. 10c US inland, 32c sea postage. Manuscript "2/" due in middle. Merchants hand stamp at left. Reverse with 27 Oct. GB transit cds. Per Collins steamer Atlantic from NY 14 Oct. to Liverpool 26 Oct.
Cover #84740 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1860/. Red cds & black grids tie 1s pair (#36) on cover to England forwarded to France. "Brown, Shipley & Co./Liverpool" hs at ul. Liverpool cds & "466" duplex ties pair of 4p Victoria (#26). "19" is credit to Great Britain (3c inland + 16c sea). The 8p pays forwarding postage. Carried by Cunard "Canada".
Cover #82759 | Price: $3,250.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. Dated 1861/03/27. VG cds + grid (does not tie) in red on avg 24c (#37/w flts) on cvr to England. Cvr with fold, wrinkles, edge wear.
Cover #93 | Price: $350.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1868/10/13. Fine patent device cross roads cancel (Skinner NYFM 63-5) ties 12c Washington (#69) on cover (light vertical fold) to England. Pays 12c rate in effect 1868-1870. Red New York & London Paid hand stamps, Durham Oc 24 68 rec'd on reverse.
Cover #75826 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1869/04/25. Indistinct red New York exchange cds & fine black square of squares cancel (Skinner NYFM 69-6) ties 12c Washington E grill (#90) on mourning cover to England. No back flap but Manchester 25 Apr 69 cds on reverse. Ex-Skinner.
Cover #75810 | Price: $200.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1873/06/14. VF strike of NYFM (Weiss ST-8P10) fancy cancel ties Scott 150 on cover to Paris, France. Ms "Per Steamer Oceanic" at top. Red "NEW YORK PAID 6 (credit to GB) JUN 14" cds & "TOO LATE" hand stamp. Red 25 June London PAID, "PD" in oval & black 26 June French receiving cds. Reverse with partial 26 Jun Paris receiving cds. The cover missed the Oceanic and was probably placed on the North German Lloyd Line steamer Hermann from New York 14 June to Southampton 25 June. An alternate sailing possibility was on the Cunard steam Abyssinia from New York 14 June to Liverpool 24 June.
Cover #84800 | Price: $350.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1874/05/05. Fine red cds & fine black NYFM cancel (Weiss TR-W5) tie pair of 3c (#158) on cover to England with red London backstamp.
Cover #75843 | Price: $15.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1874/06/27. Two NYFM (Weiss TR-W5) fancy cancels tie Scott #158 on U82 entire to England. 1903 PF Cert #0400358 states "it is a genuine usage." Red New York 27 June transit at right, red London 9 July PAID cds at left. No markings on reverse. Carried on the North German Lloyd steamer Mosel from New York 27 June, arriving Southampton 8 July.
Cover #84801 | Price: $325.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1874/06/27. NYFM (Weiss ST-8P10) fancy cancel ties Scott #150 on folded letter to Holland. 1903 PF Cert #0400701 states "it is a genuine usage, the stamp with small creases at top and a small surface scrape at left." Red NEW YORK PAID ALL AUG 16" CDS, blue merchant's hand stamp & ms "per Weser via England." Reverse with 29 Aug. Enkhuizen receiving cds. Carried by North German Lloyd steamer Weser II from New York 16 Aug. to Southampton 27 Aug.
Cover #84802 | Price: $325.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1874/07/08. VG red cds & vf elaborate star in circle cancel (Weiss ST-MP3) ties pair of 3c (#147) on cover to England with red London backstamp.
Cover #75842 | Price: $45.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1876/04/12. Fine NYFM cancel ties 5c Taylor (#179) on fls to England. Red cds & London Paid cds.
Cover #75846 | Price: $10.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. Dated 1879/03/22. VF duplex ties vf 10c (#188) on fls (toning, ink erosion hole in address area) from Liverpool, England forwarded to Mexico. Purple octagon double outer line oval "M. ECHEVERRIA & CO./NEW YORK/MAR 22 1879" forwarder h/s.
Cover #1223 | Price: $110.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1883/10/20. Mount Pleasant cds (state indistinct) & circular grid cancel tie #207 on cover to London with forwarding to Switzerland. Short paid by 2c. Markings on front and reverse include 20 Sept. New York transit, New York opera glass T Centimes, Oct 10 London cds, Oct 10 London squared circle hand stamp, London cds over the stamp, London "T" hand stamp, blue London "20" corrected to "30" centimes due for 10c due & 10c forwarding, "2d" handstamp, Oct. 11 Zurich receiving cds, & two Oct. 12 cds on Scott J18 & J19.
Cover #84813 | Price: $250.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1885/04/04. VF NYFM (Weiss ST-MP3) ties Scott 161 on cover to France. On face are red New York P.D. 6 cds, PD in circle, 4 Feb. London PAID & black Calais receiving cds. On reverse is a 4 Feb. Paris receiving cds. Per North German Lloyd steamer Main from New York 24 Jan to Southampton 3 Feb.
Cover #84811 | Price: $250.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1890/01/18. London, England "SW/57" duplex ties Scott 89 on short paid cover to Kentucky. Postage due noted in London by mostly obscured hand stamp at left. New York 30 Jan DUE 6 CENTS hand stamp indicates 3c postage due + 3c penalty. Tied Scott J15 (manuscript) & J18 (precancel) pay the postage due. No markings on reverse .
Cover #83912 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1898/06/02. Duplex cancels tie blk5 of 8c (#272) on 5x rate cover to England forwarded to Venice, Italy & Badgastein, Austria. Reverse with BROWN, SHIPLEY AND CO LONDON forwarding h/s.
Cover #82734 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York Hudson Terminal Station, NY. New York Co. (open 1908/1930). Dated 1908/07/07. Machine cancel ties Scott 304 on cover (light vertical fold) to London, England with illustrated logo of F. E. Wallace & Co. Customs Broker at left. The cover was sent in error to Manila, Philippine Islands where it was received on 9 Aug. A second 10 Aug. Manila cds used as outgoing postmark, a Sept. 11 London postmark on reverse. Hudson Terminal Station opened July 1, 1908.
Cover #84153 | Price: $150.00
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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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New York
United States. NY. New York Wall Street Station, NY. New York Co. (open 1905+). Dated 1908/04/03. Duplex cancel with "WALL/ST" in killer ties Scott #304 on cover to England. Purple commercial "RECEIVED/TOO LATE/ISMAY, IMRIE & CO." hand stamp at lower right. Ismay, Imrie and Company was the parent company of the Oceanic Steam Navigation Company Ltd. which was the White Star Lines official name. Apparently the letter arrived to late to be placed on board the White Star Line "Teutonic".
Cover #83760 | Price: $40.00
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New York
United States. NY. Newburgh, NY. Orange Co. Dated 1862/09/09. VG cds & PAID on cvr to England via Cunard "Persia".
Cover #23793 | Price: $22.50
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New York
United States. NY. Rosebank, NY. Richmond Co. (open 1886/+). Dated 1903/09/15. Duplex "1" ties Scott 304 on cover (edge tears) to London, England forwarded back to Rosebank, NY. 2 Oct. London cds ties 2 1/2d stamp to pay the return postage. Reverse with outgoing 15 Sept. New York For. Branch cds, 24 Sept. London receiving cds, ?? New York incoming PAID ALL cds, ? Oct. Cleveland, Ohio (??) cds & 12 Oct. Rosebank rec'd cds. Less than one month total transit.
Cover #83781 | Price: $125.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Bryn Mawr, PA. Montgomery Co. (open 1871+). Dated 1904/03/01. Duplex cancel ties 319 (booklet?) single on post card to England.
Cover #83766 | Price: $25.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Mercersburg, PA. Franklin Co. (open 1812+). Dated 1870/04/. VG cds & cork cancels tie pair & single 3c locomotive (#114) on 3c Nesbitt entire (reduced rt into stamp, edge flts) to pay double weight rate to England. Red New York Apr 23rd cds, London May 4th PAID & B.F. Stevens May 4th h/s all on front. No postal markings on back.
Cover #74592 | Price: $150.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Co. Dated 1868/04/10. Fine purple "PAID ALL" exchange + black grid ties avg 12c (#69) on cvr (pieces out of edges, edge tears) to England (London "PAID". Carried by Inman "City of Antwerp". Personal letter enc.
Cover #22362 | Price: $110.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1870/02/26. VG purple cds & fancy heart cancels tie pair of 3c locomotive (#114) on cvr to England with ms "Recd at London". No postal markings on reverse.
Cover #74597 | Price: $95.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Co. Dated 1870/04/15. Fine purple "PAID ALL" exchange + black cork ties 2 avg 3c (#114) on cvr (reduced left) to England (Liverpool b/s). Carried by Inman "City of London".
Cover #22368 | Price: $85.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Co. Dated 1870/05/20. VG purple "PAID ALL" exchange + cork ties 2 avg 3c (#114) on cvr (reduced left) to England (Liverpool b/s). Carried by Inman "City of London".
Cover #22366 | Price: $85.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Reading, PA. Berks Co. (open 1778+). Dated 1862/09/30. VF double circle cds & grids tie fine pair of 24c (#70b) on double weight cvr to England. Carried by Inman line "Etna." 1988 PSE Cert. #10402 states "it is a genuine usage of PAIR on cover tied by black grid cancel and stamps with minor defects".
Cover #2159 | Price: $1,750.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Wyoming, PA. Luzerne Co. (open 1839-1913). Dated 1852/01/01. Ms "January 1st" in vf red cds on cvr to England with ms cancel on vf 3c (#10). Stamp tied by bit of ms at upper left and left. Letter short paid and postage ignored as the inland rate was 5c. NY exchange 5 in circle showing debit to Great Britain. Ms British 1N (1 shilling or 24c) shows the amount to be collected from the addressee. Carried by Cunard ship "Canada" departing Boston Jan 7th, arriving Liverpool Jan 18, 1852 (b/s). Content is one page business letter signed by Wyoming Postmaster William Swetland.
Cover #71715 | Price: $250.00
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Utah
United States. UT. Kanab, UT. Kane Co. Dated 1875/04/16. Fine cds (2 strikes) & corks ties flty stp3 of 3c (#158) on cvr (edge flts, soiling) to England (Stockton 5/17 b/s).
Cover #23063 | Price: $85.00
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Washington
United States. WA. Spokane, WA. Spokane Co. (open 1891+). Dated 1892/10/06. Duplex cancels tie single 219 & 220 pair on short paid cover to London. Two New York opera glass "T 2 25 Centimes" handstamps. GB "5d" hand stamp denotes 25c postage due and 25c penalty. "Found Opened And Officially Sealed" label at left. Reverse with 11 Oct. New York transit & Oct 1(?) London receiving cds.
Cover #84831 | Price: $125.00
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Wisconsin
United States. WI. Mazo Manie, WI. Dane Co. Dated 1883/09/17. VF cds & cork tie fine 5c (#205) on forwarded cvr to England & Italy. Back/w 2 forwarded h/s.
Cover #24709 | Price: $32.50
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