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wainwright-alaska-1949-via-dog-team-cover-to-chicago-illinois WAINWRIGHT ALASKA 1949 VIA DOG TEAM POSTAL HISTORY COVER TO CHICAGO ILLINOIS

Clean cover with Wainwright Alaska via dog team cachet and handstamp postmark. 

$15.00
WALES CENTER NEW YORK CIVIL WAR ERA HAND-CANCELLED COVER TO PIKE WYOMING

Small blue cover with well-centered Scott #65 stamp. Small community. Covers from this time period are scarce. Excellent condition. Addressed to Helen Fitch in Pike Wyoming.

 

$10.00
WALPOLE MAINE TO MIDDLEBORO MASSACHUSETTS 1850S COVER.  SCOTT #11A. CLARET STAMP -- POSTAL-HISTORY WALPOLE MAINE TO MIDDLEBORO MASSACHUSETTS 1850S COVER. SCOTT #11A. CLARET STAMP

Very fresh stamp. Three-margin copy...close at top. Stamp appears to be brown carmine. Pen cancel.

$15.00
walpole new hampshire postal history stampless folded letter to northfield massachusetts WALPOLE NEW HAMPSHIRE STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO NORTHFIELD MASSACHUSETTS

Full postmark with PAID 5 all in blue.  No content. Good condition without tears.

$30.00
WARREN PENNSYLVANIA DEED TRANSFER STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO MADDENVILLE PENNSYLVANIA

Full light blue Warren Pennsylvania postmark and PAID mark with manuscript 5.  Note that this item is folded at both sides to create the SFL. There are not top or bottom folds. Portion of note regarding a transfer deed is inside. Someone wrote 1846, but we do not know that this is the correct date. Also, the postmark may be blue-green, but because the stock is blue, we will not guarantee this is the case.

$10.00
WARSAW INDIANA 1848 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO HAGERSTOWN INDIANA

Good postmark on this soiled stampless folded letter to Lewis Hines in Hagerstown. Writer looks like M. F. David and he notes that he has found land in the name of Hines and wants payment before providing further details.  Offered at half catalog due to soiled surface.

$20.00
washington-city-dc-1845-stampless-folded-letter-to-philadelphia WASHINGTON CITY DC 1845 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO PHILADELPHIA

Light but clear red postmark and numeral 5 rate. No content. SFL was folded down middle. Average condition.

$15.00
WASHINGTON CITY DC TO JAMES M. READ, WINOOSKI FALLS VERMONT SCOTT #11 ON COVER WASHINGTON CITY DC TO JAMES M. READ, WINOOSKI FALLS VERMONT SCOTT #11 ON 1857 COVER

James Marsh Read was born November 19th, 1833 in St. Albans, Vermont, the first born son to the family. The family relocated to Burlington, Vermont during James’ childhood. James began his formal education at the age of fifteen, culminating in a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Vermont in 1853. Upon graduation, James moved around the country looking for work opportunities. He finally took a position as an assistant with an expedition that bored wells along a route from Texas to New Mexico. James continued on these western expeditions for three years, at which point he returned to his family home in Vermont. In 1861, James answered a call for volunteer soldiers in the Civil War. His first enlistment lasted three months; he then re-enlisted for three more years. James performed secretarial duties for the Tenth Vermont Infantry Regiment, ultimately being promoted to Adjutant on February 24th, 1865. Less than two months later, James was wounded in the final Battle of Petersburg. His right foot was amputated, and he died only a few days after, on the evening of April 5th, 1865. For further reading, please consult the biographical note about James M. Read on the Vermont in the Civil War website: www.vermontcivilwar.org/units/10/bios.php?input=27026.

Cover shows significant damage; opened roughly at top and left sides. Does not seem to affect stamp which was trimmed close on left. Backflap is missing (see additional scan).

See additional James M. Read cover from Winooski Falls Vermont to Washington DC.

 

 

 

 

$15.00
WASHINGTON DC 1847 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO FAMED COPPERSMITHS JOSEPH OAT & SON, PHILADELPHIA - POSTAL-HISTORY WASHINGTON DC 1847 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO FAMED COPPERSMITHS JOSEPH OAT & SON, PHILADELPHIA

Full postmark and red numeral 5 rate mark on this stampless folded letter from D. B. Clarke to Philadelphia. No content in letter.

Joseph Oat & Son, coppersmiths, No. 12 Quarry Street Philadelphia made to order on the most approved principle, and of the best materials, all kinds of copper work, for locomotive and stationery engines, sugar houses on the old or vacuum plan, distilleries, manufactories, soda water apparatus, and generally every description of copper work; also sheet iron sugar moulds of all sizes. One of the leading coppersmiths of the time.

$40.00
WASHINGTON DC 1906 SPECIAL DELIVERY COVER. SUPER POSTAL MARKINGS.

If you collect postal markings, special delivery or just very interesting covers...this lot is for you. Absolutely super postal history item. This 1906 Boston cover was sent special delivery from Washington DC to Boston MA. On the face it has these postal markings: large double-line box with No Letter; fee claimed by office of first address; and the best feature -- a fee paid Boston time clock receiver mark with the Boston capital building as the hour hand of the clock! Check it out in the lower left corner of the cover. The December 31, 1906 appears to be a receiver from the insurance company addressee. The back features a Boston and Providence Railroad Post Office partial postmark. As you see from the scan, the cover has damage at the upper left corner and a small hole just below that. Cover shows normal wear for a cover of this early vintage. Nice E-6 special delivery stamp along with postal stationery of the time

$10.00

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