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

Routes in New England (E-N Routes) continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4401     35-E-1 image(New Haven to Greenfield Railroad) N. Haven & Greenfield R.R., Sep 10. Clear route agent cds with matching bold circular grid cancel on 3¢ dull red (11A), tied by tiny bit of manuscript on light gray cover to Portland, Conn., Very Fine and choice, ex-Hicks.
Towle No. 35-E-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Envelope put onto Route 939 on September 10th circa 1853 and carried to Hartford for the 14 mile post road south to Portland on the Connecticut River.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $240.00
Will close during Public Auction
4402     82-B-1 image(New London, Willimantic & Palmer Railroad) New London, W & P R.R., Mar 15. Ultramarine route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on blue 1853 folded letter to Ware, Mass.; vertical file folds, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX in Ultramarine, ex-Hicks, Wyer.
Towle No. 82-B-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

Interesting letter datelined "N.L.W. and Palmer R.R. Office, New London 14 March 1853" reading "Some of the New London capitalists are becoming interested in the establishing of a line of packets between this port and New Orleans, and propose in case they can find reasonable encouragement to build 3 or 4 first class vessels for that trade…"
(Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4403     82-B-1 image(New London, Willimantic & Palmer Railroad) New London, W. & P. R.R., Dec 18. Greenish blue route agent cds ties 3¢ orange brown (10A), rich vibrant color, virtually four margins, on 1851 folded letter datelined "New London Dec 15th 1851" to Hartford Conn.; stamp with light vertical crease, Very Fine and attractive.
Towle No. 82-B-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 712 at New London and carried 36 miles north to Willimantic. Transferred west on the Hartford, Providence & Fishkill R.R. to Hartford.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
4404     80-B-Unlisted image(New York & New Haven Railroad) N.Y. & Boston R.P.O. Two strikes of railroad post office datestamp ties 1¢ blue (63) strip of three on Adams Express Co., Meriden Conn. corner card light buff cover to Bridgeport Conn.; barely reduced at right, Very Fine.
Towle No. 80-B-Unlisted; Estimate $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4405     73-B-4 image(New York to Boston Express Mail) U.S. Express Mail N.Y. 'N.-York' Apr 24. Red cds on blue 1850 folded letter from New York City to Boston Mass. bearing 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to clear, bright shade approaching the orange brown, canceled by stylized manuscript "X"; light vertical file fold well away from stamp, stamp with light wrinkle at right, fresh and Very Fine, ex-Wagshal.
Towle No. 73-B-4; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 801 at the pier at New York. Carried through on the combined steamboat and railroad route to the ship owner William F. Parrot at Boston.

Notation on back indicates the adhesive is from the cleaned plate before Fourth Delivery and is a rare color.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4406     73-B-4 image(5) (New York to Boston Express Mail) U.S. Express Mail, N.Y., N.York, Sep 25. Route agent cds and red crayon "10" rating on blue 1854 cross-border folded letter from New York City to Annapolis, Nova Scotia, endorsed "Via St. Johns N.B.", blue St. Andrews N.B. (9.28) transit backstamp and matching "6" pence due rating, Annapolis (10.3) arrival backstamp; small portion of flap torn away, Very Fine and nice cross border Express Mail usage.
Towle No. 73-B-4; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction
4407     24-A-1 image(Northern Railroad) Northern R.R. Feb 26. Perfect strike of blue cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), corner crease, on neat 1853 buff cover to Quechee Village, Vermont, Extremely Fine and attractive, Rarity V.
Towle No. 24-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
4408     24-A-1 image(Northern Railroad) Northern R.R., Jul 23. Three strikes of blue route agent cds, two tying 3¢ dull red (11) on 1851 folded letter datelined "Burlington" to Pittsford Vt.; minor gum staining, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 24-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Carried on Route 207 by a Route Agent traveling Burlington to Concord.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $130.00
Will close during Public Auction
4409     24-A-1 image(Northern Railroad) Northern R.R., Mar 18. Three strikes of blue route agent cds, one ties 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to just in at bottom, on blue 1850 folded letter datelined "Royalton" to Alden N.Y., F.-V.F., Rarity V, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 24-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Carried on Route 207. Sent probably via Concord and Boston for Alden, located 20 miles east of Buffalo.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
4410     24-A-2 image(Northern Railroad) Northern R.R., Sep 22. Blue route agent cds with matching blue cancel on 5¢ brown (1), large margins except in at left, on 1849 folded letter datelined "Royalton, Vermont Sept 22 / 49" to Boston Mass., Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 24-A-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 301 from Royalton, Vermont to White River Junction for transfer at White River Junction to Route 207 for Concord and Boston.

The mail cars by this date were running through from Burlington to Boston and the Route Agents used whatever date stamp they were carrying with them irrespective of where the letter was put onto the car.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4411     81-A-1 image(Norwich & Worcester Railroad) Norwich & Worcester. R.R., Mar 8. Blue route agent cds with matching numeral "5" rate handstamp on blue folded cover to Boston, Mass.; some staining on reverse, Very Fine, ex-Milgram.
Towle No. 81-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
Routes in New England (P-W Routes)
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4412     4-I-1 image(Penobscot & Kennebeck Railroad) Penobscot & Ken. R.R., Sep 2. Route agent's cds ties 3¢ dull red (26) on yellow embossed "Grand Trunk Railway, Portland District" corner card cover to Bangor Me.; some cover faults on reverse, still Very Fine, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 4-I-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 131 and carried west to Bangor on September 2nd circa 1858.

A rare railway corner card for this historic railroad which operated from 1852-1923 in the Canadian provinces of Quebec and Ontario as well as several New England states, including Maine.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
4413     70-B-1 image(Providence & Stonington Railroad) Prov. & Stonington R.R., Oct 10. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) large corner margin single, slightly cut in, on orange buff cover to Peace Dale R.I., Very Fine.
Towle No. 70-B-1; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
4414     72-C-1 image(Providence & Worcester Railroad) Prov. & Wor. R.R., Apr 29. Beautiful strike of blue route agent cds on forwarded cover originating from Roxbury, Mass. with red cds of "Apr. 24" and matching "5" rating handstamp to Providence, forwarded to Chickopee, Mass. with 5¢ red brown (1) tied by blue grid cancel paying forwarding postage; adhesive torn away to reveal "5" rate marking, some cover defects and light tape staining, Fine and intriguing usage, with 2005 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 72-C-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

The Route Agent on the car probably defaced the stamp to verify original postage. Carried via Worcester and Springfield to Chicopee.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
4415     72-C-1 image(Providence & Worcester Railroad) Prov. & Wor. R.R., May 2. Blue route agent cds with matching circular grid cancel ties 5¢ red brown (1), four margins but small flaws, on 1850 folded letter from Providence R.I. to Chicopee Mass.; some edge wear, F.-V.F. and scarce 1847 issue use.
Towle No. 72-C-1; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4416     72-C-1 image(Providence & Worcester Railroad) Prov. & Wor. R.R., Mar 24. Perfect strike of blue route agent cds with matching "5" rating handstamp on buff cover to Slatersville, R.I., Extremely Fine and choice, Rarity IV.
Towle No. 72-C-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Envelope put onto Route 610 and carried to Woonsocket for Slaterville located 3.3 miles westward.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
4417     72-D-1 image(Providence & Worcester Railroad) Prov. & Wor. R.R., Aug 21. Perfect strike of blue route agent cds duplexed with geometric cancel tying 3¢ green (158) on cover to West Philadelphia Pa.; cover slightly reduced at left, Extremely Fine and choice.
Towle No. 72-D-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Envelope carried on Route 801 south to Providence on August 21st circa 1872 for transfer south to New York for West Philadelphia.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
4418     72-D-1 image(Providence & Worcester Railroad) Prov. & Wor. R.R. Mar 26. Perfect sharp strike of cds duplexed with circular grid cancel ties 3¢ ultramarine (114) on circa 1870 cover to North Brookfield Mass.; reduced slightly at right, fresh and Very Fine.
Towle No. 72-D-1; Estimate $150 - 200. (Image1)
Est. $150-200
SOLD for $110.00
Will close during Public Auction
4419     41-B-1 image(Rutland & Burlington Railroad) Boston & Fitchburg R.R., Jul 27. Blue route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), trivial corner crease, on embossed Early Steam Locomotive Train corner card buff cover with original enclosed letter datelined "Burlington July 27-1852" to Arlington, Vt., Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 41-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 377 and carried to Bellows Falls for the post road west to Arlington.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
4420     40-S-5 image(Rutland & Burlington Railroad) R. & B.R.R., Clarendon., Oct 4 1869. Neat station oval on cover to New York City bearing 3¢ ultramarine (114) tied by manuscript cancel, Very Fine and rare Vermont Station oval, Rarity V, ex-Kramer.
Towle No. 40-S-5; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $120.00
Will close during Public Auction

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