Reid, well-known philatelist and cachet artist, whose family founded the Charms Co. Such a collection could never be assembled today; even single items are elusive. Small number of First Day of Service cancels possible.
Ordinary postal handling, some toning, else generally good to fine. A labor-of-love project of a prominent philatelist. Such a collection could never be assembled today. Including 1 First Day of Service cancel. A few signed by Postmaster, some with double hand-stamp on message side. Some with contemporary pencil notation on message side. Typewritten message of Welch, Okla. Hollow, Okla. Including several First Day of Service cancels. Delightful, excessively early U. Post Office document, Apr. Letters mis-sent, being forwarded to other Offices Examined, W.
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One of the earliest U. It would not be til Sept. Lengthy partly printed letter from P. To Postmaster, Ewing, Mass. Princeton, Mass. I also call your attention to the oaths of postmasters All postage stamps affixed to letters, packets, or parcels of any description must be immediately and effectually cancelled You will be more vigilant in future Skinner for First Asst. Postmaster Gen. Classic-era association, wonderful for a philatelic exhibit. Wonderful ensemble of eleven of twelve original, untrimmed press proofs of individual color plates of the stamp collection of King George V.
Renowned even among non-philatelists for its 45 flat colors some sources claim 53! To avoid the aesthetic impurity of halftone dots, the shades were precisely matched using an array of exquisitely mixed transparent and opaque inks; each plate shows a color bar at top, its sometimes remarkably proximate hues combined to achieve glorious faithfulness to the original stamps. Including supreme rarities and philatelic treasures: four British Guianas, including the coveted magenta; Trinidad, Barbados, St.
The original book had 12 color and 60 black-and-white plates; published in by Viscount Kemsley at The Dropmore Press, Ltd. Such an enterprise, exhibiting the outermost limits of skill of lithographic camera work, pressmanship, ink chemists, and sheer numbers of passes, will almost certainly never be attempted again. The books now sell for up to 1, Trivial tip wear on a few, lovely uniform pale cream toning, else choice. Provenance: Ex-Gordon McHenry. All-over Union flag patriotic, star, with Scott 65, judged in the less common range of very pale brown red, socked-on-nose four-ring concentric fancy.
Large black Stamford, Conn. Addressed to Mrs. Joseph Anderson, Norwalk, Conn.
Raspberry red stripes, field of stars ocean blue. Light water spot in unwritten stripes beneath address, very minor wear, old mounting evidence on verso, including paper- and cello-hinge remnants, else about fine, displaying nicely. Only one Joseph Anderson appears in the Connecticut rolls: enlisting in the 9th Infantry in by which time a 35th state had joined the Union , he was captured at Cedar Creek later that year, then escaped from Charleston in May Walcott Ex-Robert Kaufmann, Tied by black Washington, D.
No fewer than ten members of the Vinal family of Maine served the town of Vinalhaven bearing their name. Some soiling, postal handling, but good plus, the stamp combining a pleasing shade with eccentric perforations. Dark pink on sulphur yellow. Scott 65, judged rose pink, neatly affixed at right of design, tied with four-ring concentric. Black Plaistow, N.
Jesse E. George, 7th Reg.
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Now in ultra-trendy Tribeca, the area remained a sleepy backwater in lower Manhattan through the s. Though his regiment was a three-year unit, George served only five months, resigning in Apr. Although the regiment was credited to New Hampshire, the authority to accept and provide for recruits, and the privilege to make all official appointments, was by direction of the War Dept. The first experience of the 7th was as different from that of other regiments as the manner of its organization.
It had already spent a month in camp at Manchester since its completion, engaged in drill, and upon its arrival in N. Henry F. Strikingly attractive, richly hand-colored patriotic, with blindfolded allegorical female in golden robe holding scales of justice, as Miss Columbia - in Union-blue Zouave-style pantaloons - sits at her feet, holding a lyre. Case, Liverpool, N. Union cover showing soldier in dress uniform, slicing in two the staff of a 7-star Confederate flag, clutched by an eagle.
Round 7-bar cancel on Scott 65 rose, attractively affixed at an angle.
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Black Northampton, Mass. To Miss Annie R. Wilson, Lawrence, Mass. Excessively rare with postal use. On flap side, Scott 65 rose, tied by indistinct but probably identifiable Va. Addressed in creative arching contour, following seams, to Miss Martha R. Flagg, Sterling, Mass. Albert H. Notwithstanding defects, a quality cover. Gold metallic all-over Magnus cover, featuring dual portraits of Maj. McClellan and Rhode Island Gov.
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Sprague, each bordered in Baroque frames, three soldiers and believed a seated sailor surrounding them, with two flags. To Mrs. Isaac Sullender, Dundaff, Susq uehann a Co. Browned at margins, some light grey spots at upper left of design side, possibly cancellation smudges, wear-rounded at blank lower left tip, other moderate wear and faults, but very satisfactory, and a good design, especially with postal usage. Rawlins, 19 Light marginal staining and wear, slight rounding wear at two lower tips, else about very good. Also unlisted in Weiss. An intriguing find, off the market since the s; the only other finding of this design is a red variant, stamp with short perfs, in a Robert A.
Round 7-bar cancel on Scott 65 rose, black Co nco rd, N. Tenny, Jr. The only Tenny serving the state was Simon A. Heavy Artillery. Part of flap lacking, probably when originally opened; old paper strip reinforcement, evidently predating , handling creases, light toning, else good plus and vividly colorful. Both scenes evidently evoking home — New Hampshire.
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Scott 65, a more intense rose, not shown in McClung, very wide margin at top, generous at sides, in at bottom. With single-circle cancel, and occupied New Orleans c. To Daniel Sanborn, Fremont, N. Both David and Joseph Sanborn, Jr.