United States & Worldwide Postal History

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Nova Scotia. Dated 1845/12/02. Fine red Halifax d/s on fls (2 page business letter) datelined Picton to New York. Ms "per Steamer via Boston" 1/ packet postage to Boston. 7c due in Boston (2c ship fee, 5c inland postage).
Cover #65456 | Price: $50.00
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Nova Scotia. Dated 1852/10/26. VF Boston cds, SHIP & 7 h/s on fls (stain, business content) datelined Halifax. One of four reported letters carried by the vessel Sir John Harvey before the ship received a contract to carry mail. 5c postage Boston to New York + 2c ship captain's fee.
Cover #65460 | Price: $35.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Haverhill, MA. Essex Co. (open 1793+). Dated 1869/08/17. VG cds & cork cancels tie pair of 3c (#114) on cover to Nova Scotia with Yarmouth cds on reverse.
Cover #75455 | Price: $45.00
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Massachusetts
United States. MA. Lynn, MA. Essex Co. Dated 1862/07/12. VG cds (red) + black targets tie three 3c (#65) & one 1c (#63) to cvr (trimmed rt) to Nova Scotia. 2 exchange marks - VG 21x13 mm red oval "U.S. 10 cts/PAID" & VG red "PAID/10" in 21 mm circle.
Cover #103 | Price: $150.00
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Maine
United States. ME. North Warren, ME. Knox Co. (open 1860/1908). Dated 1865/12/06. Ms town & cancel tie faulty vertical strip3 of 3c (#65) on cover (reduced right, edge tears) to Nova Scotia with Canada transit & Halifax rec'd on reverse.
Cover #76050 | Price: $20.00
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Missouri
United States. MO. St. Louis, MO. St. Louis Co. Dated 1870/10/27. Fine cds & cork cancel ties 3c (#114) on Nesbitt entire (horizontal fold) to Nova Scotia. Halifax oval h/s on reverse.
Cover #75463 | Price: $35.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1853/03/07. CDS tie 1c (#9) & stp3 3c (#11) on cover to Nova Scotia. Reverse with red embossed cameo for Christie's Galvanic Magnetic Curatives" (opening tears through cameo). Transit & receiving cds on reverse.
Cover #82752 | Price: $375.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1869/10/13. VG cds & geometric cancel tie two 3c (#114) on cover to Nova Scotia (St. Marys b/s).
Cover #75452 | Price: $45.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1907/04/29. Double oval ties Scott 274 on overpaid registered cover to Halifax, Nova Scotia. 2c postage + 8c registration fee. Red registry cds at lower left. Reverse with red New York REG hand stamp & 1 May Halifax receiving cds.
Cover #84857 | Price: $40.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1853/06/08. Blue cds ties Scott #11 on folded letter with portion of business letter. The 3c was intended to pay the 1/2 ounce letter rate from Boston, via British Packet but was instead sent overland, probably to Robbinson, Maine. Manuscript "10" applied in Maine, blue "6" in St. Andrews, NB. Because of sailing schedules the cover was then sent overland instead of by ship. Reverse with blue June 14 St. Andrews NB transit, black June 15 St. John NB, transit & partial "H JU 17" receiving oval.
Cover #84222 | Price: $250.00
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