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U. S. 1840-60


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#18.20.18, Nebraska City, NE                                 
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                                                                               $1,500                                                                              
                                                                                                                
                                                                                                                                                            
      

Imperforate


9X1 (pair), NYC to OH, View

#1, Saratoga Springs, NY, X-Border to Montreal, scarce small town usage, View


#1, Richmond, VA, View


#2, Charleston, SC, to Arkport, NY, View

#2, Newark, NJ, PFC, Nice!, View

#2, Pittsburgh, PSE, View

#6 pays carrier fee to the mails on lovely cover with #17 cover to Coburg, View

#7, Gem Plate 2 strip, Worcester, MA, View


#7, plate 3, 3 singles, View

 

#7, Pos 10L2, Hampden Sidney, VA w/ #11 strip, View


#8-8A-8A, Peters Creek, PA
(Lan. DPO), View


#9, 8A combos w/ cc from Chicago: View1  View2

  

#9 strip, pos 93-5L1L, Hopewell, NY (Ont. 1823-04) View


#9 x3, green CDS, Copenhagen, NY (Lewis), PFC, View

 

#9 strip, pos 31-3R1L, addressed to George Washington of Springfield, VA, annotated by Ashbrook View

 

#9 x3, incl VF copy from pos 53R1L, Boston large Paid. View


Two scarce shades from Philadelphia: #10A, Copper Brown; #11A, Exp. Or. Brown, View


#11 x3 plus #11A x3 pay 6X rate from Mt Airy MD to MA, View


#11, with major crack (9R5L), View


#11, LO2 on Phila Lady's cover, View


#11 forwards cvr from Mobile franked w/ #10, View

 

#11, Wenona (IN) St. Line ties stamp, View

#11A (Gem mgn copy) on unusual illustrated medical ad cover, View

Nesbitts

 


U1, dramatic shift – including seal. View


U3, "For 5", Chambersburg, PA
, View

 

U9, embossed ad for artifical leg. View

 

U9, unused – shift, U10 w/CA Masonic address. View

 

U32, Fiddletown, CA, View

 

 

Perforated

 


#18, double xfer, View


#18.20.18, Nebraska City, NE, View


#20 x3, very early Pl 2 impressions, NYC cameo cc, View


#20 Pos 5-6L4, Wrapper, View


#21, Franklin, NY,
APEX, View


#23 v-strip, great centering on illus. Philadelphia ad cover, View


#23, Gem single, Detroit, View


#25 first contract, plate #7,  May 6, 1857, DC, View

#25 strip 4, 4 x domestic rate, View

#25A  plated, View a, View b, View c

#26, the rare Orange Brown shade,
Kingston, NY, this example is VF View

 

#26, 1859 Charleston, SC - circ at letter rate due to writing thereon, View

#31, 33, Oroville, CA,
View


#31, NYC Ocean Mail, stencil ad on rev, View

#32, San Francisco - NYC, forwarded there by #26, PFC, View


#34, San Francisco - MA, View

 

 




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