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HÖRBY straight-line cancel, used 1819-1830, (Superb) on very attractive official mail folded letter, no contents, to a military address in Christianstad (now Kristianstad). The paper has a wonderfully ornate and large "Pro Patria" watermark with a king and lion. Superb quality! A scarce postmark, Facit Postal VIII (2009) value SEK 1200 = $190 for normal quality. This is much nicer!
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180.00

236147
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LAHOLM straight-line F-VF postmark on 14 January 1830 folded letter, complete with contents, to Warberg. This postmark is always faint. The very thin paper results in the interior writing showing through. A very scarce postmark; Facit Postal VIII 2009 value SEK 1800 = $270!
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140.00

237651
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STOCKHOLM straight-line Type 3 cancel, used 1752-1770, (VF) on very attractive private folded letter, no contents, probably to Jonköping. Has penciled 1756 date on reverse, perhaps from an archival source. Addressed in an archaic, very difficult to read hand, but starts out "Royal Majesty...", probably to a government official (not the king himself). Very nice quality with neat black wax seal. Facit Postal VIII (2009) value SEK 1200 = $190 for normal quality. This is nicer!
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145.00

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(Swedish) WESTERVIK straight-line cancel, used 1819-1830, (F-VF) on very interesting 4 November 1822 private folded letter, WITH CONTENTS: a complete letter from U.H. Nordenskjöld to military officer O.H. Nordenskjöld at a military post in BORGA, FINLAND (even though Finland was ceded to Russia in 1809). The Nordenskjöld family has been very important in Swedish history. With manuscript "Lösen 66 kop" Finnish postage due marking (Postage Due 66 kopek).
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75.00

237653
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CALMAR Type 1 arc cancel, used 1830-1833, (Superb) on Superb 7 November 1831 private folded letter, WITH CONTENTS: a complete letter to Stockholm. Outstanding quality.
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80.00

237655
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GAGNEF Type 2 arc cancel, two strikes, used 1834-1838, (VF) on attractive REGISTERED 27 September 1837 private folded letter, WITH CONTENTS: a complete letter to Fahlun (Falun). Early registered covers are hard to find.
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125.00

237656
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HÖRBY Type 2 arc cancel, used 1834-1839, (Superb) on Superb 12 February 1836 private folded cover, no contents. Outstanding quality.
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110.00

224707
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"Arc" style NORRTELJE, 26 March 1855 VF+ postmark strike on folded cover. Scarce postmark. Very few post offices were still using the arc-style postmarks after 1840 and extremely few by the mid-1850s.
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90.00

224708
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"Arc" style NORRTELJE, 7 May 1855 VF postmark strike on folded cover. Scarce postmark. Very few post offices were still using the arc-style postmarks after 1840 and extremely few by the mid-1850s.
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80.00

237657
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NYKÖPING Type 1 arc cancel, used 1830-1833, (Superb) on Superb 12 January 1833 private ENVELOPE closed with red wax seal, no contents, to Ystad. This may be the earliest Swedish ENVELOPE (instead of folded letter) that I have had in 40 years. Outstanding quality.
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125.00

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SKÖFDE Type 1 arc cancel, used 1830-1833, (Superb) on Superb 3 February 1832 official mail folded cover, no contents, to Mariestad. A scarce postmark, Facit Postal VIII (2009) value SEK 1200 = $190 for normal quality.
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120.00

237659
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TROSA Type 1 arc cancel, used 1830-1833, (VF) on Superb 20 May 1833 official mail folded cover, no contents, to Stockholm. A scarce postmark, Facit Postal VIII (2009) value SEK 1500 = $240 for normal quality.
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175.00

237660
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ASKERSUND Type 3 rectangular cancel, used 1851-1860, (VF+) on Superb 12 February 1836 private folded cover, no contents, to a government office in Stockholm. Superb, complete wax seal "ASKERSUND and coat of arms. Facit Postal VIII (2009) value SEK 500 = $80 for normal quality. Outstanding quality.
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65.00

237661
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CARLSKRONA Type 7 rectangular cancel, used 1852-1855, (F-VF+) on Superb 20 August 1854 official mail folded cover, no contents, to Venersborg. Excellent quality.
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22.00

237663
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HÖGANÄS rectangular cancel in BLUE, used 1854-1855, (Superb) on Superb 5 February 1854 official mail folded cover, no contents, to Åby. Facit Postal VIII (2009) value for BLUE is SEK 1000 = $160 for normal quality -- but is also 1000 for black which was in use for a longer period 1853-1859! Excellent quality. Very pretty.
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145.00

224695
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Rectangular NYKÖPING Type 1, 5 May 1851 VF postmark strike on folded cover with age discoloration (probably from leather oil).
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12.00

224694
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Rectangular NYKÖPING Type 1, 30 March 1854 F-VF postmark strike on folded cover. Undeliverable, returned to sender (unusual). Fresh and attractive.
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25.00

237664
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PHILIPSTAD Type 3 rectangular cancel, used 1845-1852, (VF) on attractive 2 March 1852 official mail folded cover, no contents, to Götheborg. Facit Postal VIII (2009) value SEK 600 = $95 for normal quality.
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70.00

224697
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Rectangular SMEDIEBACKEN, 17 March 1839 VF+ postmark strike on folded cover. Very attractive. Scarce postmark!
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70.00

224700
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Rectangular SMEDIEBACKEN, 8 May 1839 F-VF postmark strike on folded cover. Aattractive; scarce postmark!
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39.00

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SÄTHER Type 1 rectangular cancel, used 1838-1847, (Superb) on Superb 9 September 1840 official mail folded cover, no contents, to Fahlun (Falun). Wonderful!
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40.00

237666
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SÄTHER Type 2 rectangular cancel, used 1848-1851, (Superb) on Superb 7 February 1849 official mail folded cover, no contents, to Fahlun (Falun). Fancy red wax seal (broken to open cover, but is visually complete). Wonderful!
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80.00

224702
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Rectangular SÖDERHAMN, 21 August 1854 F-VF postmark strike on folded cover with some archival docketing showing on front.
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15.00

224704
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Rectangular SÖDERHAMN, 22 February 1855 VF postmark strike on folded cover with some archival docketing showing on front.
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15.00

224705
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Rectangular SÖDERHAMN, 25 March 1855 VF postmark strike on folded cover with some archival docketing showing on front. Undeliverable; returned to sender (unusual) and thus showing two karta (listing) numbers in the upper right corner.
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20.00

234450
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ALINGSÅS circular Type 1 cancel (VF) on very attractive 6 March 1851 official mail folded cover, to Wenersborg. Very fresh appearance.
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24.00

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