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Switzerland. Dated 1874/01/29. Bern cds tie two Scott 55 on folded letter, with content, to New York, NY. Black PP.D." hand stamp + ms "by first Steamer" at top. Reverse with 29 Jan Basel transit & red 13 Feb. New York Paid All cds. Stamps pay the 50 centimes closed mail rate via England (10c U.S.). Per Cunard line "Algeria" from Liverpool 31 Jan., Queenstown 1 Feb. to New York 13 Feb .
Cover #85054 | Price: $75.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1910/04/19. Arrau cds ties two Helvetia (129) & a 5c Tell (148) on cover to Washington, DC (Apr. 26) machine cancel on reverse. Purple boxed "RECEIVED" h/s at left, magenta "CLAIMS TO HAVE/SENT MONEY" h/s at right.
Cover #83179 | Price: $20.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1912/12/04. Au cds tie Scott 166 on H&G E25 wrapper paying the 4x printed matter rate to Dayton, Ohio.
Cover #85083 | Price: $55.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1914/10/06. Au cds tie Scott 157 & 167 on H&G E25 wrapper paying the 4x printed matter rate to Dayton, Ohio.
Cover #85084 | Price: $55.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1933/04/04. Geneva cds & oval slogan tie 30c Tell (#180) on cover to Missouri with ms "via S.S. Majestic/Chembourg 5 April".
Cover #83180 | Price: $15.00
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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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Switzerland. Dated 1942/11/23. Geneva, Switzerland cds tie 10c (#230), two 30c #234) & a 1fr (#275) on cover to New York. Two air mail labels are also tied to the cover. Censor tape at left.
Cover #82807 | Price: $40.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1952/11/28. Geneva cds ties Scott 7O11 on cover to the United Nations in New York.
Cover #85104 | Price: $75.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1955/01/07. Geneva slogan cancel ties Scott 3O83 & 3O92 on cover to Dag Hammarskjold in New York. Stamps pay 40c letter rate + 25c air surcharge.
Cover #85102 | Price: $75.00
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Switzerland. Dated 1956/11/28. Geneva pictorial cds ties Scott 3O92 & 3O94 cover to the United Nations in New York. Stamps pay 40c letter rate + 25c air mail surcharge.
Cover #85105 | Price: $75.00
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California
United States. CA. Petaluma, CA. Sonoma Co. Dated 1879/06/03. VG cds + cork on vf 15c (#163 untied) on registered cvr to Switzerland. Williams SON-3910
Cover #51 | Price: $245.00
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Dist Of Columbia
United States. DC. Washington, DC. District of Columbia Co. (open 1791+). Dated 1915/08/23. Duplex "4" cancels tie Scott 424d (single & pair) on single rate U411 entire to Switzerland with censor tape at left & 15 Sept. Schaffhausen receiving cds on reverse.
Cover #83714 | Price: $60.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Chicago, IL. Cook Co. (open 1831+). Dated 1922/06/19. Machine slogan & cork cancels tie Scott 398e bottom blk4 & single on cover to Switzerland. Illus. Hotel Rigi is covered by the stamps .
Cover #83727 | Price: $40.00
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Illinois
United States. IL. Highland, IL. Madison Co. (open 1843+). Dated 1852/01/05. CDS on folded letter, with content, to Cham, Switzerland. Black "PAID", manuscript "21", red 6 Feb. French receiving cds & red crayon 135 accountancy mark. Reverse with partial 5 Feb. English transit, partial 8 Feb. Swiss transit & partial ZUG receiving cds. Per Collins Line steamer Atlantic from New York 25 Jan. to Liverpool 4 Feb..
Cover #85298 | Price: $225.00
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Maryland
United States. MD. Baltimore, MD. Baltimore Co. (open 1779+). Dated 1912/01/. Smudged double oval ties Scott 383 on Scott W357 wrapper to Switzerland. Ms "Per S/S Olympic sailing Jan 24th".
Cover #83741 | Price: $40.00
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Maine
United States. ME. Van Buren, ME. Aroostook Co. (open 1851+). Dated 1900/05/12. Fine cds & target cancel on unsealed 2c Washington entire (#U358) to Switzerland with Bern b/s.
Cover #76193 | Price: $20.00
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Maine
United States. ME. Van Buren, ME. Aroostook Co. (open 1851+). Dated 1900/05/12. Fine cds & target cancel on unsealed 2c Washington entire (#U365) to Switzerland with Bern b/s.
Cover #76194 | Price: $20.00
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Michigan
United States. MI. Alpena, MI. Alpena Co. (open 1857+). Dated 1893/07/11. CDS & target on U350 entire to Switzerland. Reverse with 12 July New York transit & 22 July Bern receiving cds.
Cover #85385 | Price: $40.00
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Michigan
United States. MI. Battle Creek, MI. Calhoun Co. (open 1834+). Dated 1894/04/12. Duplex "2" cancel ties #234 on cover to Switzerland. Reverse with 13 Apr. NY transit & 24 Apr. Lausanne receiving cds.
Cover #84675 | Price: $30.00
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Nebraska
United States. NE. Dawson, NE. Richardson Co. (open 1882+). Dated 1905/04/18. RFD (Richow 2F) cancel ties Scott 302 on U395 entire to Switzerland. Reverse with 20 Apr. New York transit cds & 30 Apr. Basel receiving cds.
Cover #83757 | Price: $55.00
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Nevada
United States. NV. Virginia City, NV. Storey Co. Dated 1875/03/09. VG cds & cork ties avg 10c (#161) on cvr (sealed opening tears) to Switzerland (b/s). Red NY Mar 16 transit, carried on the Cunard "Cuba".
Cover #11658 | Price: $50.00
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New York
United States. NY. Cornwall on the Hudson, NY. Orange Co. (open 1873-1979). Dated 1874/08/04. VG cds & fine cork cancels tie #158 (faults) & 160 on cover to Switzerland. Swiss closed mail via England. Red NEW YORK PAID ALL VIA ENG & OSTd. AUG 4" transit cds. Reverse with 14 Aug. Basel transit & 14 Aug. Interlaken receiving cds. Per Guion Line steamer Wyoming from New York 4 Aug. to Queenstown 14 Aug.
Cover #84823 | Price: $250.00
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New York
United States. NY. Knoxboro, NY. Oneida Co. Dated 1892/06/06. VG cds & cork tie fine 5c Grant (#223) on cvr to Switzerland/w fancy c/c for the Cloverland Stock Farm. NY transit & Geneva b/s.
Cover #68796 | Price: $20.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1849/03/24. Blue "Ferdinand Thieriot" merchant hand stamp on business letter to Switzerland. Smudged New York cds, GB "Colonies &c Art. 13" hand stamp & 22 Mar. Boulogne receiving cds. Ms "13" smeared out & replaced by "20" decimes due. Reverse with GB transit & 24 Mar. Geneve receiving cds. Per Cunard steamer Europa from New York 7 Feb to Liverpool 20 Mar..
Cover #84768 | Price: $125.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York, NY. New York Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1874/06/13. Fine NYFM (Weiss TR-WY family) fancy cancel ties #161 on cover to Zurich forwarded to Thusis, Switzerland. Red "NEW YORK PAID ALL VIA ENG & OSTd JUN 13" cds also ties stamp, black June 26 Zurich receiving cds to left. Reverse with 26 June Zurich, 26 June Basel, 27 June Chur transits & 27 June Thusis receiving cds. Carried on the return trip of the first voyage of the North German Lloyd steamer Oder from New York 13 June to Southampton 24 June.
Cover #84824 | Price: $225.00
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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 1900/10/10. Type G Supplemental mail ovals tie Scott 281 & 283 on double weight U377 entire to Switzerland. Postage 10c, supplemental mail fee 10c. Reverse with Oct 19 St. Gallen receiving cds.
Cover #84865 | Price: $75.00
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New York
United States. NY. New York Madison Square Station, NY. New York Co. (open 1897+). Dated 1915/09/21. Machine cancel ties Scott #428 on cover to Switzerland with fancy logo for textile machinery engineer. Violet French boxed "Ouvert Par L'Autorite Militaire (opened by the military authority) hand stamp on face and reverse. Violet French illustrated Minister of War hand stamp on face. Postes Et Telegraphes tape seals the top of the envelope.
Cover #83707 | Price: $55.00
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Ohio
United States. OH. Connorville, OH. Jefferson Co. (open 1899-1958). Dated 1915/05/31. 4-bar cds ties Scott 428 on cover to the International Red Cross Agency for POWs in Geneva, Switzerland. Reverse with June 18 Geneva receiving cds. Cover with opening tears, portion of back flap missing.
Cover #84196 | Price: $30.00
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Ohio
United States. OH. Oberlin, OH. Lorain Co. (open 1835+). Dated 1908/07/14. Machine cancel on UX20 to Switzerland with internal forwarding. The card underpaid by 1c with New York 10c opera glass hand stamp to show 1c postage & 1c penalty due. Swiss blue crayon "10" (centimes) due. Swiss cds ties two Scott J20 dues pay postage due(2cents=10centimes). Reverse with 25 Aug. Carouge receiving cds.
Cover #85343 | Price: $75.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Co. (open 1775+). Dated 1887/06/18. Paid in cds duplex ties 5c (#205) on cover to London forwarded to Switzerland. London receiving on face. Transit, receiving and forwarders return hand stamps on reverse.
Cover #85980 | Price: $15.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Pittsburgh, PA. Allegheny Co. (open 1788+). Dated 1921/04/27. Machine slogan cancel ties Scott 530 on U429 entire to Switzerland.
Cover #83746 | Price: $25.00
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Pennsylvania
United States. PA. Pittsburgh Oakland Station, PA. Allegheny Co. (open 1894/+). Dated 1917/05/24. Machine cancel ties Scott 462a bottom pair on 3c underpaid cover to Switzerland. New York 30 centimes due hand stamp at lower left represents 6c due (3c postage + 3c penalty). Blue Swiss crayon "30" at left. Montana Vermala 13 June cds ties Swiss Scott J42 postage due at right. Reverse with part back flap missing & partial Montana Vermala receiving cds.
Cover #83715 | Price: $75.00
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