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United States "Back of the Book" Stamps and Postal History continued...

Local Stamps continued...
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2407 image15L18, Blood's Penny Post, Philadelphia Pa, 1855 (1c) Black, with 1857 3c Dull red (26) on an envelope addressed to a box holder NY City, local cancelled by a black handstamp, 3c by octagonal Philadelphia Pa Apr 20 1860 date stamp, strong strike of "Blood's Penny Post Apr 20 4-+PM Philada" handstamp, local with clear to large margins three sides (in at top), envelope some backflap tears, Fine and attractive (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 15L18]

75

SOLD for $75.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:06 PM
2408 image15LU1B, Blood's Penny Post, 1848-60 Red on white, size 6 (small), cancelled by a partial strike of a black grid, locally addressed, wax seal stain in address section as often, F-VF (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States 15LU1B]

50

SOLD for $50.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:06 PM
2409 image20L2, Boyd's City Express, New York, NY, 1844 2c Black on green, margin single affixed but not cancelled on undated folded letter addressed to "Rev. Cortlandt Van Rensselaer/ Astor House", nice strike of the oval "Boyd's City Express Post/ Jan 22 900" handstamp, Very Fine; 2018 PF certificate (Scott $450)rnThe Astor House, opening in 1836, was the first luxury hotel in New York City and was located on the corner of Broadway and Vesey St. The addressee, Rev. Cortlandt Van Rensselaer (1808-60) was a prominent Presbyterian clergyman. He was secretary of the Presbyterian board of education 1846-60, and founded and edited the Presbyterian Magazine and The Home, the School, and the Church. The sender, James Waddel Alexander (1804-59), was a noted Presbyterian minister and theologian. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States 20L2]

120

SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:06 PM
2410 image20LUX1, 20LUX3, Boyd's Bank Notices, The Importers' & Traders' National Bank of New York, 2c Black, two notices with various notations, each with minor faults, Fine (Scott $500) (Image 1)

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100

SOLD for $100.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:07 PM
2411 image26L1, Broadway Post Office, New York NY, 1849 1c Gold on black glazed, well margined single with a crisp impression, unused, light diagonal crease, tiny surface scuff, Very Fine appearance (Scott $1,000 for o.g.) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:11 PM
2412 image28L5, Brooklyn City Express Post, Brooklyn, NY, 1855/64 2c Black on dark blue, cancelled but not tied on cover to a Henry St address, well-struck blackish-red "PAID" handstamp, stamp margins to just cutting, backflap torn on opening, Fine and attractive; 2018 PF certificate; signed "Geo B Sloane" with an additional paper slip with his notes "..magnificent copy... from a find that came to the late Percy G Doane.. this was one of the finest" (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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150

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:11 PM
2413 imageCITY POST 2 P.O. partially struck marking on a locally addressed folded letter datelined "New York March 23rd 1846", letter with a bit of aging at the bottom, still Very Fine and rare being the only known marking in red (there is another known in blue dated 11/228/1846); ex-Hahn (Image 1) (Image 2)

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300

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:12 PM
2414 image60L2P var., Dupuy & Schenck, New York, NY, 1c Black on wove, Salesman's proof in black on wove as part of a composite proof cut from a salesman's sample book among examples of lathework, numerals and ornamental designs, Very Fine and attractive; 2010 PF certificate (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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250

SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:12 PM
2415 image134L1, Stringer & Morton's City Despatch, Baltimore Md, (1c) Gold on black glazed, affixed but not tied on an undated folded letter locally addressed in Baltimore, stamp creasing and tiny scrapes, cover toned, despite all that a rare use of this local issue, Roth's census included just 14 covers; 2009 PF certificate (Scott $650)rnStringer & Morton operated for only about three months (October 1850-January 1851) in Baltimore and was apparently suppressed by the Baltimore Post Office. (Image 1) (Image 2) (Image 3)

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Get Market Data for [United States 134L1]

100

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:12 PM
2416 image136LP3-9, Wells, Fargo & Co., 1861/88 Blue Newspaper Issues, 136LP4, 5, 7, 8 part o.g. or dist. og. (136LP9 NH, pencil note on gum), others unused, 136LP2, 5 creases, 136LP7 small edge tear, typical VG-VF (Scott $158) (Image 1)



SOLD for $80.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:13 PM
2417 imageWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 143L3, 1861 $1 Red, full balanced margins, crisp portion of a Sacramento Sep 20 oval cancel, light crease at right edge, still Very Fine (Scott $900) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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200

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:14 PM
2418 imageWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 143L8, 1862-64 25c Blue, tied by lightly struck blue "Wells, Fargo & Cos. Express 25 Feb" double-circle datestamp on 3c Pink on buff entire (U35), Bamber & Cos. Express printed frank, addressed to Virginia City N.T., stamp affixed over red Bamber & Co. cds, stamp margins to cutting, roughly opened and reduced at left into the printed frank, couple tiny edge breaks at top, Fine appearance; scarce dual-use of Bamber & Co plus Wells Fargo to Nevada (Scott $4,500) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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1,000

SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:15 PM
2419 imageWells, Fargo & Co., 143LP9, 1883-88 Newspaper Issue, Perf 11, tied by purple "Wells, Fargo & Co.'s Express, San Francisco Cal. Oct 1888" oval date stamp on an envelope to a local street address, Very Fine; very few covers franked with the newspaper stamp are known and it is especially nice with a clearly struck date stamp (Image 1) (Image 2)

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500

SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:16 PM
2420 imageWells, Fargo & Co. Pony Express, 143LU3, 1862 25c Red on U34, full front with red Wells Fargo printed frank (scarce), a trivial corner bend lower left, Very Fine and attractive (Scott $950 for full envelope) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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150

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:16 PM
2421 imageWells Fargo Local Issues Assortment, includes 143L3 unused (2), 143L7 tied on piece, 143L8 used (2), 143L9 unused single and margin block, an assortment of the Newspaper stamp perf and imperf and "50 Pound" express franks, typically mixed condition but an overall Fine selection (Image 1)

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150

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:17 PM
2422 Westervelt's Post, Chester NY Assortment, includes 144L1 unused singles (2), pane of six showing the various types, 144L9 reprint block of six, selection of forgeries incl 144L1 forgery "B" block of 12 with 2 rows tete-beche and strip of four, etc., Grant and Eagle envelope issue forgeries, etc., usual mixed condition, Fine collection for the specialist

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600

SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:17 PM
Postal Stationery Entires and Wrappers
Lot Symbol Lot Description CV or Estimate
2423 imageU10, 1854 3c Red on buff, cancelled by nice strike of blue "U.S. Mail Packet/ Natchez" handstamp (Milgram 962, type K-380), matching blue double oval "Route 7309", addressed to New Orleans where an Apr 30 receiving cds applied, small repair top left corner, Very Fine appearance: Jack Molesworth notations on back (Image 1) (Image 2)

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110

SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:18 PM
2424 imageUPSS 24, 1853 6c Red on buff, Die 6 (U12), watermark 1, size 24, knife 94, insignificant bit of natural paper wrinkling, Very Fine and scarce (Scott $350; UPSS $300) (Image 1)

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75

SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:18 PM
2425 imageUPSS 34a, 1860 1c Blue on yellow buff, Die 12 (W20), 151x229mm with indicia 31 mm from top edge, watermark 1, knife W1, folded as are all known examples, Very Fine (Scott $120, UPSS $175) (Image 1) (Image 2)

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50

SOLD for $85.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:19 PM
2426 imageUPSS 55, 1860 3c Red on buff, Die 9 (U27). watermark 1, size 7, knife 20, with printed "Confederate States of America/ Post Office Department/ Official Business/ Chief of the Appointment Bureau" imprint in the upper right corner (without signature) over the indicia, addressed to "Hon T.D. McDowell/ House of Reps/ CSA", no cancel as envelope was most likely hand-delivered, portion of backflap missing, Fine usernThomas David Smith McDowell (1823-98) was a prominent North Carolina politician. He served in the state House from 1846-50 and the state Senate from 1854-58. He represented North Carolina in the Provisional Confederate Congress and in the First Confederate Congress. (Image 1) (Image 2)

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Get Market Data for [United States U27]

60

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction before Dec-09, 03:20 PM

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