368. Auction

26-30 March 2019 in Wiesbaden

Lot no.6001

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening300 €
Sold for300 €
1773, Entire letter from St. Croix to Tortolar, Virgin Islands, very fine
Lot no.6002

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for180 €
1790, Entire letter from St. Thomas to Philadelphia, showing on front straight line "NEW YORK CITY" and in manuscript total postage of "1/" (incl. 2 d. sea post, 4 d. inland postage and 1 d. delivery fee); a fine and scarce early letter to the US
Lot no.6003

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold for550 €
1796, Entire letter from St. Thomas to Philadelphia with manuscript "5½ d", most likely for the postage from St. Thomas to Philadelphia, on arrival charged with handstamp "4" cents American ship letter fee; the earliest tax mark used in the US
Lot no.6004

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening500 €
Sold for900 €
1801, Entire "Service"-letter September 1 from St. Croix to a British ship at Fort Royal, Martinique with manuscript forwarding note on reverse (part missing); a very rare letter during the British occupation March 1801-1802
Lot no.6005

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold for170 €
1804, Entire letter from St. Croix to Philadelphia via "NEW HAVEN. CT. SEP. 3"
Lot no.6006

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening200 €
Sold forUnsold
Entire letter from St. Thomas to Hartford, Ct., on front red "SHIP" and "NEW YORK FEB 19", charged "14½" c.
Lot no.6007

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for135 €
1807, Lettersheet endorsed "p the Fortitude" via St. Thomas forwarding agent Dixon & Burrow to Tortola, on reverse forwarding note of April 18, 1807
Lot no.6008

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold forUnsold
1810, Entire letter from St. Croix to Portland with manuscript "Ship 19"
Lot no.6009

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening2.500 €
Sold for2.500 €
1812, "ST CROIX JA 8 1812", small fleuron cancel, clear strike on dated lettersheet to Guernsey, charged with "4/2"; a light vertical file fold just touching the lower part of a cancel, otherwise very fine. A rare entire, only few recorded with this postmark
Lot no.6010

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening1.000 €
Sold forUnsold
1814, "ST. THOMAS MAR 12 1814", good strike of the large fleuron cancel on entire letter, dated "Antigua March 7th 1814" to England, charged "2/-", fine and very scarce
Lot no.6011

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening150 €
Sold for190 €
1815, Entire letter from St. Croix to Aberdeen with framed "BRISTOL SHIP-LETTER", charged with a total of "6/½" incl. 6 d. British inland fee, 2 d. captain's fee and ½ d. Scottish share
Lot no.6012

Condition

6

Catalogue no.

Opening100 €
Sold forUnsold
1828, Entire letter in German language from the captain of the German ship 'Tidselholdt' on the way from St. Croix to Flensburg, addressed to Bordeaux with boxed "PAYS D'OUTREMER PAR NANTES" and date stamp "23 JUN 1828"