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The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States Railroads continued...

Baltimore & Ohio Railroad continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4261     274-S-18 image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Sir John's Run, B. & O. R.R. Co., Dec 12, 1862. Neat black station oval on light buff cover with manuscript "C.L. Grafflin P.M., Free" free frank rating to Sandy Spring Md.; reduced at left, Rarity V.
Towle No. 274-S-18; Estimate $200 - 300.

Route 3204 from St. John's Run station 128 miles east to Baltimore and then 30 miles by post road to Sandy Springs located north of Washington D.C.
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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
4262     274-S-17 image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Sleeping Creek, B. & O. R.R., Apr 14, 1873. Blue station double-oval on yellow cover bearing manuscript cancelled 3¢ green (147) to Frederick Md., Very Fine and rare West Virginia station.
Towle No. 274-S-17; Estimate $150 - 200.

Route 3504 from Sleepy Creek, W.V. station carried 63 miles east to Monocacy for the 4½ mile branch line to Frederick.
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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $100.00
Will close during Public Auction
4263     571-S-3 image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Smithton, B. & O. R.R., Jun 17, 1876. Blue double-oval ties 3¢ green (158) on light greenish gray cover to Scipio, Ohio; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, Rarity IV.
Towle No. 571-S-3; Estimate $150 - 200.

Route 4102 from Smithton, West Virginia carried 42 miles east to Grafton for transfer on Route 3504 via Wheeling for Scipio.
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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
4264     274-S-4a image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Sykesville, B. & O. R.R. Co., Jul 30, 1861. Blue station oval ties 3¢ dull red (26), pulled perf. at bottom, additional strike at left on orange cover to Frederick City, Md., Very Fine, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 274-S-4a; Estimate $150 - 200.

Route 3207 from Sykesville, Maryland carried 26 miles west to Monocacy for the 3½ mile branch line to Frederick City.
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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
4265     274-S-4a image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Sykesville, B. & O. R.R. Co., Mar 23, 1864. Blue station oval at left, second partial strike ties 3¢ rose (65) on cover to Baltimore Md.; slight toning upper right, Very Fine, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 274-S-4a; Estimate $150 - 200.

Route 3207 from Sykesville, Maryland carried 32 miles east to Baltimore.
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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
4266     274-S-2 image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Woodstock, B. & O. R.R., Nov 29, 1872. Blue double-oval with matching cork cancels 6¢ carmine (148), light corner crease, on orange cross-border cover to Belfast, Prince Edward Island, Charlottetown P.E.I. (12.5) arrival backstamp, Very Fine, Rarity IV.
Towle No. 274-S-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Route 3207 from Woodstock, Maryland station carried 22 miles east to Baltimore, then via New York, Boston and St. John, New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island.
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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction
4267     239-O-1 image(Baltimore & Ohio Railroad - Washington Branch) Wash. & Phila. R.R., Sep 23. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), four margins, on cover to Haddam, Conn.; light hoz. fold at bottom, F.-V.F. and rare, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 239-O-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 9851 at Washington where Route Agent cds struck to Baltimore and transferred to Route 9850 for Philadelphia and then onward to New York.
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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $280.00
Will close during Public Auction
4268     238-E-1 image(Baltimore & Ohio Railroad - Washington Branch) Wash. & N.Y. P.R.W. Car, Jul 22. Route agent postal card cds on light gray cover free franked "C. Sumner" of Charles Sumner (1811-1874) at top right to Col. F. Wentworth Higgins at Newport R.I., Very Fine.
Towle No. 238-E-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto the railway post office sorting car at Washington D.C. Both men were strong abolitionists and in the Civil War, Higginson (1823 - 1911) was Colonel of the first regiment of freed slaves initially called the 1st South Carolina Volunteers.
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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction
4269     239-Z-1 image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Washington Branch R.R., May 17. Blue cds and manuscript "5" rating on folded cover to South Manchester, Conn., black "New-York, May 18" cds and manuscript "5" rating, Very Fine, ex-Towle, Hahn, Hannen, Rarity X (Unique, or excessively rare).
Towle No. 239-Z-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED COVERS BEARING THE WASHINGTON BRANCH RAILROAD ROUTE AGENT MARKING. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4270     239-N-1 image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Washington Rail Rd., May 9. Blue cds on blue folded letter datelined "Washington May 8th 1849" to Concord Mass. bearing manuscript canceled 1847 10¢ Black (2), four large margins, transferred at Baltimore for New York and Boston; cover staining at right, Very Fine and rare.
Towle No. 239-N-1; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED 10¢ 1847 ISSUE USES WITH THE WASHINGTON RAILROAD ROUTE AGENT MARKING.

The letter is addressed to Ralph Waldo Emerson, from his brother-in-law Dr. Jackson (who discovered Ether).
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Est. $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,700.00
Will close during Public Auction
4271     239-X-1 image(Baltimore & Ohio R.R.) Washington Railroad, Mar 25. Red cds with matching "Free" handstamp on 1842 folded cover with Congressman Victory Birdsey free frank datelined from Washington, D.C. to New York City, transferred at Baltimore to New York, Very Fine.
Towle No. 239-X-1; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
Pennsylvania & New Jersey
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4272     195-C-1 image(Baltimore & Susquehanna Railroad) Balt. & Susquehanna R.R., Jun 17. Blue cds on blue folded letter bearing 5¢ Red Brown (1), four margins, manuscript cancelled and tied by Baltimore blue "5" in oval cancel to Wrightsville, Pa., Very Fine.
Towle No. 195-C-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED 5¢ 1847 ISSUE USES BEARING THIS BALTIMORE & SUSQUEHANNA RAILROAD MARKING IN THE 1847 ISSUE CENSUS. (Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
4273     242-A-1 image(Belvidere & Delaware Railroad) Belvidere & Delae. R.R. N.J., Nov 12. Cds on Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa. (1¢) Red on 3¢ Red (#U9) Entire (15LU5b) and put onto Route 2857 and carried south to Trenton for transfer to Philadelphia, addressed to "Elbert Kochersperger, Blood's Dispatch, Philadelphia", Very Fine, Rarity IX, ex-Chase, Hall and Hahn.
Towle No. 242-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Blood's Despatch was founded by Daniel Otis Blood, who died in 1855. Charles Kochersperger (General Manager) purchased the business from the heirs on October 31, 1855. He formed Charles Kochersperger & Co. with his brother, Elbert, as partner.
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Est. $500-750
SOLD for $525.00
Will close during Public Auction
4274     242-A-1 image(Belvidere & Delaware Railroad) Belvidere & Delae. R.R., Dec 17. Partial cds ties 3¢ dull red (11) on cover to Blood's Despatch, Philadelphia; bit flap missing, F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 242-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 2857 circa 1854 and carried South to Trenton for transfer to Philadelphia.
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Est. $300-400
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
4275     242-S-2 image(Belvidere & Delaware Railroad) B. D. R.R., 2d Line, Titusville, Jul 2. Station cds on 3¢ pink (U35) buff entire to Philadelphia Pa.; couple top edge tears and reduced slightly at right, F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 242-S-2; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $230.00
Will close during Public Auction
4276     115-D-2 image(Buffalo & State Line Railroad - Erie & Northeast Railroad) Buffalo & Erie R.R., Mar 21. Blue route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), bright shade, on cover with original "Freight Department B. & S.F. and C. & N.E. R. Roads, Erie, Pa." letterhead enclosure dated "March 21st 1856" to Geneva N.Y., Very Fine and rare, Rarity VIII, This appears to be the Towle listing example..
Towle No. 115-D-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried on Routes 9601 and 1311, transferred at Buffalo for the routes east to Geneva via Lockport and Canandaigua.
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Est. $200-300
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4277     243-S-1 image(Camden & Burlington County Railroad) C. & B. Co. R.R., Masonville, Apl 26, 1873. Bold station oval ties 3¢ green (147) on orange cover to Philadelphia, Pa.; tiny top edge tear and reduced at left, Very Fine.
Towle No. 243-S-1; Estimate $100 - 150. (Image1)
Est. $100-150
SOLD for $90.00
Will close during Public Auction
4278     209-A-1 image(Cumberland Valley Railroad) Cumb. Valley R.R., Mar 14. Cds with matching circular grid cancel ties 3¢ rose (65), couple blunted perfs, on cover to Carlisle, Pa., Very Fine, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 209-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $260.00
Will close during Public Auction
4279     250-A-1 image(Morris & Essex Railroad) Morris & Essex R.R., Jan 21. Nice strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (26) on buff cover to Newark, N.J.; adhesive with clipped perfs at right and slight wrinkle, Very Fine and choice.
Towle No. 250-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
4280     241-E-1 image(New Jersey & Southern Railroad) N.J.S. R.R. "9/20". Cds with blue crayon date on 3¢ Post Office Official entire with "Office of Supt. Railway Mail Service" corner card and addressed to same the Superintendent in New York City, put onto Route 2127 carried north to Sandy Hook for the ferry to New York, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 241-E-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Usage of an official envelope, especial one of the Railway Mail Service on railroad carried mail is unusual.
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Est. $150-200
SOLD for $180.00
Will close during Public Auction

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