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United States Postal History continued...

Local Issues - Hussey to Priest continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1361     106L1 imageMessenkope's Union Square Post Office, 1849 (1¢) black on green. Large margins, manuscript canceled and tied in combination with 1851, 3¢ dull red (11) by "New York, Feb 23" cds on cover to Port Royal, Va.; local stamp some cracking in glazing and some light cover tone spots, F.-V.F., a rare to the mails usage, signed Jakubek and Costales.
Scott No. 106L1; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
1362     107L1 imageMetropolitan Errand and Carrier Express Co., 1855, 1¢ red orange. Cut to shape and tied by "Paid" in boxed handstamp on cover to Swansea, Mass., in combination with 1852, 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by "New York, Mar 27" cds; cover slightly reduced at top, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 107L1; $900; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Scott $900
Est. $300-400

SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction
1363     107L1 imageMetropolitan Errand and Carrier Express Co., 1855, 1¢ red orange. Showing several printing paper folds, full margins, tied by blue framed "Paid" handstamp on locally addressed 1856 printed notice, with additional strike and matching "Metropolitan Errand and Carrier Express Company, Aug 22" fancy shield date stamp; some light cover soiling, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 107L1; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
1364     108L3 imageMetropolitan Post Office, 1852-53 (2¢) red. Cut to shape as always, tied by partly readable "Metropolitan P.O." circular datestamp with "Paid, W. H. Laws" framed handstamp on locally addressed cover; cover with small edge tears at top and stamp with light crease at top (basically a wrinkle near the edge), Very Fine, ex-Schenck & Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 108L3; $3,500; Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

A BEAUTIFUL TIED EXAMPLE OF THE RARE "W. H. LAW" METROPOLITAN POST OFFICE STAMP, OF WHICH ONLY SEVEN COVERS ARE RECORDED. (Image1)
Scott $3,500
Est. $1,500-2,000

SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
1365     108L4 imageMetropolitan Post Office, 1852-53, 1¢ red. Die cut as always, canceled by boxed "Paid, W.H. Laws" handstamps in cover to Albany, N.Y., in combination with 1851, 3¢ dull red, type I (11) both tied by "New - York, Dec 18" cds; cover with light water staining, F.-V.F., with only four other usage known and only one of these with the local stamp tied, this is the only usage with both local and U.S. stamps tied together.
Scott No. 108L4; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $725.00
Will close during Public Auction
1366     112L1 imageOne Cent Despatch, 1856, 1¢ violet. Type I. Clear to ample margins, tied by "City Despatch, Jun 26, 1856" cds with second strike alongside, on cover to Milford, Del. with manuscript "via Wilmington" routing directive, in combination with 1851, 3¢ dull red (11) tied by "Washington, D.C., Jun 27, 1856" cds, Very Fine and choice, one of the finest on cover examples of the 1¢ One Cent Despatch "Washington City" issue.
Scott No. 112L1; $1,500; Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Scott $1,500
Est. $750-1,000

SOLD for $1,050.00
Will close during Public Auction
1367     112L2 imageOne Cent Despatch, 1856, 1¢ red. Tied by neat strike of "City Despatch, Nov. 5, 1856" cds on locally addressed cover, with matching "Paid" straight line handstamp; stamp with faint pre-use horizontal crease and cover with repaired backflap and tiny pieces out of top edge, otherwise Very Fine, still an attractive and very scarce local usage, ex-Judd, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Scott No. 112L2; $1,750; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Scott $1,750
Est. $500-750

SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
1368     117L3 imagePomeroy's Letter Express, 1844, 5¢ blue. Two four margin singles from right pane pos. 3 and 8, each canceled by manuscript "B" of J.C. Burbank of Utica, on folded letter datelined "Utica, July 26, 1844" to Troy N.Y.; light strike of small red "Pd." applied by Pomeroy's office at upper right and endorsed "Pomeroys Express, Paid", Very Fine.
Scott No. 117L3; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500. (Image1)
Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $5,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1369     117L4 imagePomeroy's Letter Express, 1844, 5¢ black. Pen canceled (impression through paper) and also 'tied' by horizontal file fold on folded letter to New York, letter datelined "Buffalo 7 Oct 1844", stamp with gum toning, F.-V.F. appearance.
Scott No. 117L4; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
1370     117L6 imagePomeroy's Letter Express, 1844, 5¢ lake. Ample to large margins, canceled by red "Paid" handstamp with impression of handstamp tying through to lettersheet, on 1844 folded letter to Mohawk, N.Y. from the Root correspondence, docketed "August 5"; stamp with faint central horizontal crease, otherwise Very Fine.
Scott No. 117L6; Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

ONE OF ONLY KNOWN EXAMPLES OF THE 5¢ POMEROY'S LETTER EXPRESS LAKE ISSUE CANCELED BY A HANDSTAMP ON COVER.

Of the fifteen recorded 5¢ Pomeroy lake issue on cover (this cover not being among those), all but one are canceled by manuscript. One of these manuscript usages from this correspondence is known dated "August 13, 1844".
(Image1)
Est. $1,500-2,000
SOLD for $1,250.00
Will close during Public Auction
1371 ()    121L4 imagePriest's Despatch, 1851 (2¢) black on rose. Margins slightly cutting in, uncancelled as usual, used on front only to Henry Seybert at 11th and Chestnut Streets, one of only nine Priest's Despatch black-on-pink usages, ex-Golden, with 1999 P.F. certificate stating that the stamp has been removed and replaced on this front of origin.
Scott No. 121L4; Estimate $600 - 800. (Image1)
Est. $600-800
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
Local Issues - Swart's to Wyman
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
1372     136L4 imageSwart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) red. Clear to mostly large margins, tied by grid handstamp on buff cover to Boston, Mass., "New York, 5 cts., Nov 8" integral rate cds and manuscript "1852" year docketing at left, Very Fine.
Scott No. 136L4; $600; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Scott $600
Est. $200-300

CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1373     136L9 imageSwart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (1¢) red. Margins full to just shaving frameline at upper right, tied by small grid in circle handstamp on cover to Oswego, N.Y., in combination with four margin 1851, 3¢ dull red (11A) and both tied by "New York, Jul 24" cds, Very Fine and attractive.
Scott No. 136L9; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
1374     136L10 imageSwart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (1¢) pink. In combination with 1851, 3¢ dull red (11A) on cover to Detroit, Mich., local tied by grid in circle handstamp and both tied by "New York, Jul 10" cds, 1855 docketing at right; minor tone and scuff on cover, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 136L10; $800. (Image1)
Scott $800

SOLD for $150.00
Will close during Public Auction
1375     137L1 imageTeese & Co. Penny Post, 1852 (1¢) blue on bluish. Slight crease, acid tied on locally addressed Philadelphia cover on Spring Garden St., with ""Blood's Despatch, Jun 20"" cds at right, docketed "June 20th, 1854" at bottom, Very Fine, one of at least two known usages of the Teese & Co. adhesive accepted by Blood's.
Scott No. 137L1; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1376     141L2 imageUnion Square Post Office, 1852, 1¢ black on light apple green. Margins to in at top, light pencil cancel and tied by "New York, 1ct., Jan 19" cds on local cover addressed to a box at the Post Office, Very Fine, an attractive and rare local and drop rate combination, ex-Emerson & Hall.
Scott No. 141L2; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
1377     143L7 imageWells Fargo & Co., 1862-64, 10¢ brown. Ample to large margins, on top portion of 1861, 3¢ pink entire with printed Wells Fargo frank, canceled and tied by "Wells Fargo & Co., Express, Aurora" blue oval handstamp, on reconstructed cover, F.-V.F.
Scott No. 143L7; Estimate $400 - 600. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $675.00
Will close during Public Auction
1378     143L8 imageWells Fargo & Co., 1862-64, 25¢ blue, right margin single. Ample margins to touching at upper left, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Cos Express, S. Frco., Feb 24" double circle date stamp on 1861, 3¢ pink entire addressed to Virginia City, N.T. with manuscript "Pony" endorsement, with black Bamber ribbon company frank at upper left; entire reduced at right into indicia and portion of address panel and a couple small edge tears, F.-V.F., an extremely rare express usage.
Scott No. 143L8; Estimate $600 - 800.

A rare conjunctive usage from Bamber, who operated in the East Bay and carried the cover to San Francisco from transmission by Pony Express to Virginia City.
(Image1)
Est. $600-800
SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
1379     143L9 imageWells Fargo & Co., 1862-64, 25¢ red. Ample margins at just in at bottom left, tied by blue "Wells, Fargo & Co., Virginia City, N.T., May 5" oval date stamp on 1861, 3¢ pink entire (U34) to San Francisco, second strike of date stamp canceling and black company frank at top; cover faults including reduction at right (enhanced) and partial backflaps, Fine appearance.
Scott No. 143L9; Estimate $400 - 600.

Sent from Virginia City to Sacramento and by boat to San Francisco.
(Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
1380     143LP9 imageWells Fargo & Co., Newspaper Stamp, 1883-88, blue. Well centered, tied by bright blue "Wells, Fargo & Co. Express, San Diego, Cal." oval handstamp on wrapper to Poway, Cal.; some minor wrapper creases, still Very Fine, a rare usage from the Orcutt correspondence.
Scott No. 143LP9; Estimate $750 - 1,000. (Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction

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