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DEERFIELD NEW YORK STAMPLESS POSTAL HISTORY COVER - UNLISTED IN ASCC

Strong postmark with manuscript paid 3 at upper right. Attractive cover. Unlisted in ASCC for either manuscript or postmark stampless use. Cover addressed to Aaron A. Hinkley, Boston, Mass.

$50.00
northern-railroad-stampless-cover-to-heartland-vermont NORTHERN RAILROAD STAMPLESS COVER TO HARTLAND VERMONT

Full postmark along with numeral 5 rate mark.  Cover a tad dirty. Old ASCC catalogs price is $75.

$50.00
united-states-lot-of-50-Scott-#65-and-varieties-on-cover UNITED STATES - LOT OF 40 SCOTT #65 AND VARIETIES ON COVER

Some grill stamps in the lot along with color variations.  See scans.

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webster.connecticut.1845.stampless.folded.letter.to.norwich WEBSTER MASSACHUSETTS 1845 (EARLIEST KNOWN USE?) STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER TO CARROLL & CROSBY NORWICH CONNECTICUT

Earliest ASCC date for this postmark is 1846. This letter is clearly dated 1845 in two places. Possibly earliest known use. Note from J. H. Perry & Co., requesting 3lbs of blue vitriol "and be particular to have it come up on Thursday next". Carroll & Crosby dealt in artist supplies, but being located in a small city, also provided services as a druggist.

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germany-early-cover GERMANY - LOT OF SIX EARLY COVERS

Good lot of six early Germany postal history covers including advertising for Stadt-Sparkasse, Friedrich Bachrach, Wilhelm Kleine Hulsewische, and Proskauer & Pauson.  Nice array of early stamps and stamp combinations. 

$50.00
NEW YORK 1852 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER WITH PAID1 CT IN RED POSTMARK. SEE LETTER DETAILS - POSTAL-HISTORY NEW YORK 1852 STAMPLESS FOLDED LETTER WITH PAID 1 CT IN RED POSTMARK. SEE LETTER DETAILS

Letter from L. H. Moore Company, 122 Broadway, New York City, of E&J Harding, Danville, VA regarding how they do business and what their terms are.  The Moore Company was a well-known distributor of dry goods.  See scan for the full text, but here are some excerpts: "The cost of all goods shall be quoted to the buyer in every instance, & no article shall be averaged up from the original cost.  We shall charge a uniform profit of five per cent upon the cost, and no more under any circumstances for large or small bills."  "Our terms are strictly cash. All bills not paid on delivery must positively be paid within 30 days. We will not make out duplicate bills varying from the original in any case, neither will we make a discount to manufacturing, bobbers, & other buyers on any goods; whether imported, bought at auction, or at private sale, either for cash or credit..."  "We chall not deliver goods to houses who usually put us to the expense of sending for paymehnt at the expiration of 30ds..." "We shall be buying from $1,000 to $5,000 per cay at auction during the business season..."

The letter continues with a list of the varioius products they carry. Quite easy to read. No rips or tears No wax seal to cause a rip of any kind.  Full but slightly smudged  New-York Paid 1 Ct postmark.

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WISCASSETT MAINE 1853 STAMPLESS FOLDED PRINTED NOTICE TO THE CONSABLES OF THE TOWN OF BOOTHBAY MAINE. NOTE POSTMARK ERROR...TWO "Ts" IN WISCASSETT

Extremely clean printed notice from the Wiscasset clerk (E. B. Bowman) to the constables of the Town of Warren directing them to notify "freeholders and other inhabitants to vote in the choice of Representatives, and particularly the Selectmen and Town Clerk, to assemble, six days, at least, and not more than twenty days before the time for holding the Court hereafter mentioned, at a certain place, there by you made known, to appoint as the law directs, by drawng out of the box one good and lawful man of the said Town of Warren of like qualification and good moral character to serve as Traverse Juror at the Supreme Judicial Court of this state..." See scans for entire document. Signatures include Bowman; George Reed, Traverse Juror; and C. B Fisher, constable of Boothbay. The postmark is an error postmark listed in ASCC. Strong blue Wiscassett postmark along with lighter large numeral 5 rate mark.

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BROOKLYN NEW YORK 1940 MISSIONARY POSTAL HISTORY COVER TO PALLIKONDA INDIA - MORENWEISER TYPE 8 CENSOR MARK BROOKLYN NEW YORK 1940 MISSIONARY POSTAL HISTORY COVER TO PALLIKONDA INDIA - MORENWEISER TYPE 8 CENSOR MARK

Nifty cover from the outbreak of World War II. Cover was sent to Rev. Francis Felip, a Salesian missionary priest serving in India.  New York World's Fair postmark.  Most significant is the Not Opened By Censor mark. It is a Morenweiser Type 8 NOT OPENED BY CENSOR oblong censor steel stamp from the Mumbai Censor Station with station code D, struck by the examiner having chop number 2.  The mark when used in Mimbai CS from May 1940 to February 1941, has been recorded with censor numbers ranging 1–17 but all but 10% were marked by censor No. 3, making this mark particularly rare.  The mark, which was applied to mail deemed innocent...bank mail, missionary mail, etc., was in use less than a year. 
 

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germany-post-world-war-II-covers-to-USA-with-good-stamps GERMANY - FOUR POST-WORLD WAR II COVERS TO USA WITH CENSOR TAPE AND GOOD STAMPS

Censor tape and American and British censor marks on all four covers along with good franking.  Addressed to New York, Connecticut and Ohio.

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quarryville-connecticut-manuscript-cancel-1850s-stampless-postal-history-cover-to-boston-dpo CONNECTICUT - QUARRYVILLE CIRCA 1852 MANUSCRIPT CANCEL STAMPLESS POSTAL HISTORY COVER TO BOSTON. DPO RATED $100

Rare cover.  Clear fine-pen manuscript postmark. No content. Dead Post Office rated 6 with a value to $100 as dpo alone.

$50.00

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