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LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1261     4LB8 imageCharleston, S.C., Honour's City Express, 1851-58, 2¢ black on bluish. Margins full to just touching some pearls at top, manuscript canceled on embossed ladies cover to Effingham, S.C., in combination with 1851, 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by blue "Charleston, S.C., Paid, Sep 15" cds, Very Fine, with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4LB8; $1,500; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Scott $1,500
Est. $500-750

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1262     4LB8 imageCharleston, S.C., Honour's City Express, 1851-58, 2¢ black on bluish. Position 1. Margins full to in at left, tied by manuscript cancels on ca. 1852 folded letter to Boston, Mass., in combination with four margin 1851, 3¢ dull red (11A) manuscript canceled, blue "Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad" route agent cds with manuscript "Feby 17" date; couple vertical file folds with one affecting carrier stamp, F.-V.F., ex-Remele, Abt and Golden.
Scott No. 4LB8; Estimate $500 - 750.

A RARE USAGE OF THE 2¢ HONOUR'S CITY EXPRESS ISSUE ON BLUISH ON COVER CARRIED TO THE AGENT OF THE WILMINGTON & RALEIGH RAILROAD.

It is believed that this cover was taken by the carrier to a steamer bound for Wilmington as there is no indication that it went through the Charleston post office.
(Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1263     4LB11 imageCharleston, S.C., Honour's City Express, 1851-58, 2¢ black on bluish. Ample to large margins, manuscript canceled on 1853, 3¢ Nesbitt entire (U10) to New York, canceled by "Charleston, S.C., Paid, Oct 27" cds, cover with central stain and corner wear, F.-V.F., with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 4LB11; Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1264     4LB15 imageCharleston, S.C., Kingman's City Post, 1851-58, 2¢ black on bluish. Three margins, slightly in at right, uncancelled, used with 1851, 3¢ dull red (11A), nick at right, tied by blue "Charleston S.C. 'Paid' Jan 28" cds on 1853 folded letter to Stateburg, S.C., Very Fine and rare.
Scott No. 4LB15; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

ONE OF ONLY FOUR ON COVER USAGES OF THE KINGMAN 2¢ BLACK ON BLUISH CARRIER STAMP.

We note the following four cover usages of this stamp:
1. (no date) Valentine cover with uncancelled vertical strip of three (Pos. 5/7/9), ex Caspary, Boker, Golden, D.K. collection
2. (no date) cover with pen cancelled horizontal pair (Pos. 3-4), ex Hall, D.K. collection
3. (no date) cover with pen cancelled single (Pos. 3), ex-Boker, Karrer
4. 1853-01-28, uncancelled single (Pos. 1) used with #11A on folded letter to Stateburg S.C. (The cover offered here).
(Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
1265     6LB3 imageNew York, N.Y., U.S. City Despatch Post, 1842-45, 3¢ black on light blue. Ample to mostly large margins, tied by "U.S." in octagon handstamps on local steet addressed folded letter, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post, Oct 12, 4 O'Clock" cds, Very Fine, a very scarce tied example of the first government printed adhesive stamp, with 1996 Holcombe and Richter certificates.
Scott No. 6LB3; $2,500; Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Scott $2,500
Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1266     6LB5b imageNew York, N.Y., U.S. City Despatch Post, 1842-45, 3¢ black on blue. Large margins, canceled by red "U.S." in octagon handstamp on 1843 folded letter to local street address, red "U.S. City Despatch Post, Oct 4, 9 O'Clock" cds; stamp with corner flaw at bottom right, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 6LB5b; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $280.00
Will close during Public Auction
1267     6LB10 imageNew York, N.Y., U.S. City Despatch Post, 1849-50, 1¢ black on yellow. Margins full to just in at right, tied by pencil manuscript and red "New York, 5 cts, Aug 29" cds on 1850 folded letter to Philadelphia, Pa., Very Fine, very scarce tied by handstamp.
Scott No. 6LB10; $350; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Scott $350
Est. $150-200

SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
1268     7LB12 imagePhiladelphia, Pa., U.S.P.O. Despatch, 1850-52, 1¢ blue. Large margins to just touching at bottom right, cancelled by bold red star and acid wash, on local folded letter sheet with matching red straight line "Paid", blue "Philadelphia, Pa., Dec 18" cds alongside, Very Fine and attractive, ex-Gibson.
Scott No. 7LB12; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
Local Issues - Adam's to Bicycle Mail Route
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1269     2L4 imageAdams' City Express Post, 1850-51, 2¢ black on gray. Full margins, placed over manuscript "paid" on 1849 folded letter sheet to Providence, R.I., red "U.S. Express Mail, N.Y., Oct 3" cds, docketed "circular"; stamp with repaired crease and small scuff, Very Fine appearance, illustrated in Patton's The Private Local Posts of the United States (page 10), ex-Worthington & Richardson, with 2021 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 2L4; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

ONE OF ONLY THREE CERTIFIED ON COVER EXAMPLES OF THE ADAMS' CITY EXPRESS POST 2¢ BLACK ISSUE WITH ADAM'S DESIGNATION REMOVED.

This 1849 circular was carried by the City Express Post to the railway station where the express mail date stamp was added.
(Image1)
Est. $2,000-3,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1270     5L1 imageAmerican Letter Mail Co., 1844, 5¢ black, thin paper (2nd printing). Position 18. Large margins to just touched at lower left, tied by exceptionally clear strike of red Field of Stars fancy cancel on Jan. 21, 1845 folded letter from Boston to New York City with street address for delivery, red "Forwarded by the American Letter Mail Company, New York, N.Y." oval handstamp; bottom edge wear erosion, otherwise Very Fine, an outstanding strike of this early fancy cancellation.
Scott No. 5L1; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1271     5L1 imageAmerican Letter Mail Co., 1844, 5¢ black, thin paper (2nd printing). Margins large to just touching frameline, tied by manuscript cancel on folded letter sheet to Philadelphia, Very Fine, with 2014 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 5L1; Estimate $250 - 350. (Image1)
Est. $250-350
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1272     8L2 imageBarr's Penny Dispatch, 1855, black on green. Large margins to touched at right, creased by file fold on blue folded letter to Chambers Pa., green "Lancaster, Pa., Jun 21" cds with matching "Paid 3" oval rating handstamp, Very Fine appearance, with 2012 A.P.S. certificate.
Scott No. 8L2; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
1273     9L1 imageBayonne City Dispatch, 1883, 1¢ black. Large margins, tied by purple target handstamp on fresh locally addressed cover, matching "Bayonne City Dispatch, May 13, 1883" date stamp alongside, Extremely Fine, ex-Hyzan, with 1983 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 9L1; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
1274     12LU2 imageBicycle Mail Route, envelope, 1894, 25¢ brown. On 2¢ green on amber entire (size D) locally addressed, canceled by purple double bar handstamp, 2¢ indicia canceled by "Fresno, Cal., Jul 12, 1894" duplex postmark, purple Overman Wheel Co. directive handstamp and reverse with purple Bicycle handstamp dated "Jul 11, 1894", Very Fine.
Scott No. 12LU2; Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
Local Issues - Blood to Bouton
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1275       imageD. O. Blood & Co., 1841-47 Stampless Markings. Two folded letters comprising "City Despatch * D. O. Blood & Co. * Paid" circular handstamp with "Philada Pa. '5 cts' Jun 5" integral-rate cds to Montrose Pa.; other with "City Despatch * D. O. Blood & Co. * 2 Cts." double-circle on 1847 letter to local address; each with PFC, Very Fine pair.
Estimate; $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
1276     15L3 imagePhiladelphia Despatch Post, 1843 (3¢) black on grayish. "R & Co." initials. Margins large to in at upper right, tied by manuscript cancel on 1844 folded letter to Richmond, Va. red "Philadelphia, Pa., Oct 2" cds and blue manuscript "18¾" rating, F.-V.F., a rare out of state usage of this Philadelphia Despatch Post issue, with less than ten such usages known, with 1991 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L3; Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
1277     15L5 imageBlood & Co., 1845 (2¢) black. Clear to large margins, neat manuscript cancel on street addressed local folded letter sheet; stamp with small closed tear, otherwise Very Fine, signed Frajola, with 2002 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L5; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
1278     15L5 imageBlood & Co., 1845 (2¢) black. Manuscript "X" cancel, large margins to in at bottom, used on February 25th 1847 Philadelphia folded letter to local street address; stamp creased from file fold, F.-V.F., with 2010 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L5; $800. (Image1)
Scott $800

SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
1279     15L6 imageBlood & Co., 1846 (2¢) black. Margins to touched, cancelled by small fancy cross, used on locally addressed buff cover; some cover aging, Fine and scarce use, with 2014 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L6; $1,250. (Image1)
Scott $1,250

SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
1280     15L7 imageBlood & Co., 1846-47 (2¢) black. Margins to cut in, cancelled by manuscript "X", used on folded letter with partial blue "Philadelphia '5' Jan 18" integral-rate cds to Newark N.J.; missing top flap and small edge tear, Fine, ex-Morris, with 2015 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 15L7; $750. (Image1)
Scott $750

SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction

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