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BUFFALO NEW YORK 1900 COVER WITH PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION POSTMARK - POSTAL-HISTORY BUFFALO NEW YORK 1900 COVER WITH PAN AMERICAN EXPOSITION POSTMARK

Nice full Barry postmark on this cover.

$5.00
BURLINGTON VERMONT MAR 3 1869 COVER WITH SCOTT #25 BLUE SOCK ON THE NOSE POSTMARK - POSTAL-HISTORY BURLINGTON VERMONT MARCH 3 1869 COVER WITH SCOTT #25 BLUE SOCK ON THE NOSE POSTMARK

Strong and full blue Burlington Vermont sock on the nose full date...month, day, year...postmark on small cover.

$50.00
c. 1770 DAMN MAMBRINO ETCHING NO. 4731 - ART. ENGLISH ETCHINGS c. 1770 DAMN MAMBRINO ETCHING NO. 4731

DAMN MAMBRINO -- MT Bunbury del. J" Brethertonf. [c. 1770] -- The etched satirical caricature portrait of a man seated in a chair, looking with great wrath and disgust to his left, grasping his stick with one hand, and clenching his fist on his knee with the other. He is gouty; his face is puffed with wrath and anger. He has not missed a meal. A dog squats timidly at his knee hoping he is not the cause of the anger. Mambrino was the name of a racehorse. The person represented here had doubtless lost money on a race. This plate is No. 4731. A rare and highly collectible item.

$75.00
california+clipper+postal+history+sidney+australia+boston+censor CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1941 AIRMAIL POSTAL HISTORY CENSOR COVER FROM SIDNEY AUSTRALIA TO BOSTON MASSACHUSETTS

1941 California Clipper cover from Sidney Australia to Commonwealth Felt Company, 74 Summers (sic) Street, Boston. No content. Two 2 shilling Kangaroo stamps is sufficient postage. Censor tape at left and tied to envelope with violet censor marking.  California Clipper handstamp at lower right. Crease down middle of cover. No backflap. Clipper aircraft carried the trans-Pacific mail until they were halted after the attack on Pearl Harbor.

$15.00
CAMBRIDGE MASSACHUSETTS TO CANANDAIGUA NEW YORK EARLY COVER. SCOTT#26 STAMP CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH. REV. DAGGETT

Clean stamp and cover. Nice item. No content. Addressed to Rev. O. E. Dagget for Mrs. Dagget.

The December number of the " National Preacher," contains a Sermon, entitled, "The time of the End uncertain," by Rev. O. E. Daggett, pastor of the South Congregational church, Hartford, Ct. The object of this discourse appears to be, to prove that we can never know with any certainty, the time of the Second Advent; and therefore, that no confidence can be placed in any of the evidence upon which the near approach of that event is predicated. It is singular that while a century ago, the whole Protestant church were endeavoring to acquire all the light possible upon the prophecies of Daniel and John, yet, now, the same church is equally anxious to throw darkness upon those prophecies.

EXTRACT FROM A LETTER Of Rev. O. E. DAGGETT, D.D

Canandaigua, N. Y., Jan. 3, 1863.

Mt Dear Sir :—That so young a State as Iowa has a Historical Society is noticeable, but the sooner such operations are begun, the better. I was much pleased with that of Wisconsin, where I was, at Madison, in May, 1862. Though only eight years old, it had already done, what could not so well be done later, for the State, besides having some things of interest in all similar collections.

I enclose you two specimens from my Colonial and Continental money, for your Historical Society. See the motto of the latter. Yours, sincerely, O. E. DAGGETT.

 

 

 

$5.00
CANTERBURY NEW HAMPSHIRE 1875 POSTAL HISTORY COVER TO SHARON MASSACHUSETTS. MISSENT MARKING

Clean cover with full Canterbury postmark.  Also has light railroad agent mark on face. MISSENT marking . Mailed July 30...still made it to Sharon by July31 according to Sharon backstamp.

$5.00
canton-connecticut-manuscript-stampless-folded-letter CANTON CONNECTICUT 1840 MANUSCRIPT STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER

Note from N. Dyer to J.J. Moore & Co., informing them that he has spent the money he owes them elsewhere.  However, he will pay interest on the balance and send them $100 a month "which will be a little better than nothing".  Strong manuscript mark with manuscript 5 rate. 

$30.00
CANTON NEW YORK LOCAL DELIVERY COVER WITH 1 CT SCOTT #145 FANCY CANCEL

Clean cover. Tiny portion of Canton postmark at top. However, stamp indicates it was a local delivery.  Pie wedge handstamp cancel.  Stamp is Scott #145.

$25.00
CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA 1800S COVER AND LETTER- RELIGIOUS CONTENT- TWO 1-CT BANKNOTES FANCY CANCEL

Cover roughly opened. However, nice pair of Franklin banknotes with fancy target postmarks are undamaged. Although letter is postmarked Charleston, it was written in Savannah. Letter is from Anna Young to Mrs. Guardeau thanking her for presiding in her place at a prayer meeting. "...you are so competent in the business line and still more in prayer for GOD's presence with us and blessings upon us. My absence from the board is a trial, but it is also a Providence and I cling to the holy Cowper's definition of this word which has been a special help to me.." "Providence is but the name of an effect whose case is "GOD". Interesting reading.

 

 

 

 

 

 

$5.00
charleston-south-carolina-1850-stampless-folded-letter-to-auburn-maine CHARLESTON SOUTH CAROLINA 1850 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO AUBURN MAINE

Brief note in a stampless folded letter that contained a check paying an invoice.  Clear 1850 red postmark of the line over 10 variety. 

$25.00

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