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

Routes in New England (P-W Routes) continued...
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4441       image(Western Railroad) W.R.R. Service, Dec. 19 1846. Clear strike of red two lines in double rectangle handstamp on blue folded letter datelined Dec. 18th 1848 Springfield Mass. to Boston Mass., no rate marks; file fold through postmark, otherwise Very Fine and unique unlisted item.
Estimate; $300 - 400. (Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $190.00
Will close during Public Auction
4442     21-A-1 image(Worcester & Nashua Railroad) Worcester & Nashua. R.R. Ms., Dec 15. Bold strike of route agent's cds ties 10¢ green (68), couple perfs torn away at bottom right, on small 1868 cover to "United States Ship Dacotah, South Pacific Squadron, Care of United States Consul, Panama", docketed at left "Callao, Peru, Jan 1st 1869", additionally tied by black "New York Dec 16" exchange postmark, Very Fine and attractive.
Towle No. 21-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

A RARE USAGE OF A RAILROAD COVER FRANKED WITH 10¢ 1861 ISSUE, THE FEW KNOWN 10¢ COVERS ARE TYPICALLY USED TO CANADA OR THE WEST COAST.

USS "Dacotah" was commissioned in 1859 was a large 1,012 tons steam sloop that served the United States Navy in the Atlantic Ocean as well as in Pacific Ocean. When the American Civil War occurred, "Dacotah" assumed the role of a gunboat in the Union blockade of the Confederate States of America. When the war was over, "Dacotah", who was named for the American Dakota tribe, resumed her role protecting American interests worldwide by showing her presence in both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
(Image1)
Est. $500-750
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
Southern States (C-O Routes)
LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
4443     338-B-1 image(Charlotte & South Carolina R.R.) Charlotte & S.C.R.R. Mar. 12. Bold strike of route agent cds with matching bold "5" in circle rating handstamp on lady's embossed cover to Walton's Ford Ga., manuscript "Way" and "5" ratings, original 1855 contents from Rich Hill no longer accopmany; some wear, still Very Fine and rare railroad way use, ex-Towle, Hannen.
Towle No. 338-B-1; Estimate $500 - 750. (Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $575.00
Will close during Public Auction
4444     500-B-1 image(East Tennessee & Georgia Railroad) E.T & G R.R., Sep 13. Route agent cds on 3¢ red (U10) Nesbitt buff entire to Athens, Ga., 1854 docketing at left, F.-V.F. and scarce, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 500-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $300.00
Will close during Public Auction
4445     500-C-1 image(East Tennessee & Virginia Railroad) East Tennessee & Va. R.R., Aug 5. Bold route agent cds on 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire cancel by manuscript to Madisonville, Tenn.; some light soiling, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX, ex-Towle, Hannen.
Towle No. 500-C-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS ROUTE AGENT CDS.

Put onto Route 10063 on August 5th circa 1859 and carried west to Knoxville for transfer south to Madisonville.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4446     500-H-2 image(East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railroad) Bristol To Chatta. R.P.O., Dec 27. Bold route agent cds with matching bold four-ring target cancel ties 3¢ ultramarine (114) on circa 1869 cover to Blountville, Tenn.; bit of flap missing, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 500-H-2; Estimate $150 - 200.

The East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia was a consolidation in 1869 of the East Tennessee & Virginia and the East Tennessee & Georgia Rail Roads. The 243 mile route between Bristol and Chattanooga via Knoxville was run under two contracts using a Railway Post Office car at $39,255 a year for a daily service.

Sent on R.P.O. car from Bristol 10 miles west to Blountville.
(Image1)
Est. $150-200
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
4447     500-S-1 image(East Tennessee, Virginia & Georgia Railroad) Fullens E.T. & Va. R.R., Dec 9, 1869. Blue station double-oval on cover bearing 3¢ ultramarine (114) tied by four-ring target cancel to Rogersville, E. Tenn., 1869 docketing at left; flap torn, F.-V.F. and rare, Rarity V.
Towle No. 500-S-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Envelope put onto Route 10001 at Fullens and carried 14 miles west to Rogersville Junction for transfer to the 14 mile branch line on Route 10003.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
4448     337-A-1 image(Greenville & Columbia Railroad) Greenville & Columbia R.R., Feb 7. Choice sharp strike of route agent cds cancels 3¢ red (U9) Nesbitt entire to Monticello; tiny edge tear at top, otherwise Extremely Fine and choice, Rarity V.
Towle No. 337-A-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 3102 and carried to Alston for the 10 mile post road to Monticello.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $170.00
Will close during Public Auction
4449     337-A-1 image(Greenville & Columbia Railroad) Greenville & Columbia R.R., Oct 15. Red route agent cds on 3¢ red (U1) Nesbitt entire with original 1856 Alston Depot, S.C. letter to Newberry, S.C., 1856 docketing at left, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 337-A-1; Estimate $100 - 150.

Original enclosure dated "Alston Depo (sic) Oct 14th 1856" and addressed to Newberry located 22 miles west of Alton on Route 6001.
(Image1)
Est. $100-150
SOLD for $80.00
Will close during Public Auction
4450     293-I-1 image(Hempfield Railroad) Hempfield R.R. Two covers with route agent cds strikes in blue and black, first circa 1863 cover with blue "Hempfield R.R. Oct 17" cds and matching open grid cancel tying faulty 3¢ rose (65) east to Washington Pa.; second with black "Hempfield R.R. Jan 25" cds with matching circular cancel ties 3¢ rose (65) to Fairmont W.V., carried east for transfer to the B&O to Fairmont, still Very Fine appearing and exceptionally rare railroad, Rarity X as Unique, both ex-Hannen, former also ex-Towle.
Towle No. 293-I-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Hempfield Railroad a little 32½ mile railroad that had but one route agent in service for Route 2649 opening once daily for $3,234 a year, commencing Oct. 1, 1858. It ran from Washington, Pa. to Wheeling, Va. and was notable only for reaching its western terminus via a tunnel beneath a cemetery.
(Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $675.00
Will close during Public Auction
4451     303-B-2 image(Louisa and Virginia Central Railroad) Virginia Central R.R., Sep 16. Bold route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on blue folded cover to Charlotte C.H., Va.; some extra cds ink, F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 303-B-2; Estimate $400 - 600.

September 16th circa 1852 east on Route 2429 to Richmond for transfer via Burkesville to Charlotte Court House.
(Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $400.00
Will close during Public Auction
4452     303-B-1 image(Louisa and Virginia Central Railroad) Virginia Central R.R., Sep 18. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), four margins on cover to New York City, Very Fine and scarce, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 303-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
4453     532-E-1 image(Louisville & Nashville Branch Railroad) "L & N & L Br R.R., Dec 7". Manuscript Louisville & Nashville Lebanon Branch Line R.R. route agent postmark ties 3¢ rose pink (64b) on purple General Nathaniel Lyon patriotic cover to Aztlan, Wisconsin; toning and stains; reduced slightly at right, Fine and rare route agent postmark with scarce Civil War patriotic design, Rarity V, This is the Towle Listing Example, ex-Gallagher, Bischel.
Towle No. 532-E-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

Patriotic envelope put onto Route 9505 on December 7th 1861 and carried north to Louisville for transfer via Chicago to Aztlan, Wisconsin. Louisville & Nashville Lebanon Branch Railroad operated Route 9505 of 67½ miles once daily for a contract value of $6,750 a year.

General Nathaniel Lyon was the first Union General to fall in the Civil War.
(Image1)
Est. $400-600
SOLD for $350.00
Will close during Public Auction
4454     526-S-1 image(Louisville & Nashville Branch Railroad) "L & N & L Br R.R., Dec 7". Choice bold route agent cds ties 3¢ rose (65) on orange cover to Clarksville, Tenn.; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 526-S-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 9611 at Olmstead and carried 26 miles south west to Clarksville, Tenn.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction
4455     352-S-unlisted image(Macon & Western Railroad) Culverton, Agency, Apr 1, 1874. Blue station double-oval ties 3¢ green (158) on orange cover to Tallahassee, Florida; cover slightly reduced at bottom, F.-V.F. and rare Georgia station.
Towle No. 352-S-unlisted; Estimate $200 - 300.

Posted at Culverton on April 1st 1874 for the 59½ miles on Route 6145 to Macon. Routed south via Thomasville, Georgia for Tallahassee.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $140.00
Will close during Public Auction
4456     421-S-1 image(Mississippi Central Railroad) Lamar, M.C.R.R., Aug 9, 1860. Clear strike of station cds cancels 3¢ red (U10) entire to Knoxville, Tenn.; missing part of top flap, some edgewear, still Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX, Only two Recorded Examples of this Station cds, ex-Wyer, Towle.
Towle No. 421-S-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 7412 at Lamar station and carried 61 miles north to Jackson for onward carriage by road via Nashville to Knoxville, Tennessee.
(Image1)
Est. $300-400
SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
4457     421-S-unlisted image(Mississippi Central Railroad) Miss. Cent. R.R., Vaiden, Mar 2, 1869. Station double-oval on "Southern Express Company" black on orange label, affixed on pen canceled 3¢ pink (U59) buff entire from the Carroll Hoy & Co. correspondence to New Orleans La.; scissor opening at top, Very Fine, would be Rarity X as unique.
Towle No. 421-S-unlisted; Estimate $500 - 750.

A WONDERFUL SOUTHERN EXPRESS CO. USE WITH AN UNLISTED MISSISSIPPI CENTRAL R.R. STATION OVAL FROM VAIDEN.

The station of Vaiden was located 54 miles north of Canton on the Mississippi Central Railroad. They were contracted for Route 7001 running 235½ miles between Canton and Jackson, Tennessee. Payment was $23,560 a year for a daily service excluding Sundays.

Put into the Vaiden Station on Route 7001 to receive the Station Agent's date stamp (Unlisted by Towle) and carried south to Canton. Transferred to Route 8002 of 206 miles for New Orleans on the New Orleans, Jackson and Great Northern Railroad.

The Southern Express Company was founded during the Confederacy, acted as an express delivery company in both the Southern States and the Mid-West.
(Image1)
Est. $500-750
SOLD for $625.00
Will close during Public Auction
4458     420-A-4, other unlis image(Mobile & Ohio Railroad) Mobile & Ohio R.R. Two different route agent postmarks, first blue "Mobile & Ohio R.R., Oct 17" cds on yellow "M. & O. R.R., Mobile Ala." corner card cover to Cobham Depot Va. bearing 3¢ green (158); second with unrecorded bold blue "M.O. R.R., Sep 6, 1878" boxed postmark ties 3¢ green (158) on orange cover to Frankfort Ind.; later some cover flaws, Very Fine exhibit pair.
Towle No. 420-A-4, other unlisted; Estimate $200 - 300. (Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $210.00
Will close during Public Auction
4459       image(Morgan City Railroad) N. Orleans, Opelousas & G.W. Railroad Co. Blue circular agent handstamp on orange cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), creased, tied by "STEAM" straightline, red "New Orleans La, Nov 30" cds to Carroll Hoy correspondence to New Orleans La.; small repaired edge nick at top and flap flaws, F.-V.F. appearance.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 7808 and carried east to Algiers for the steamboat to New Orleans. The CDS applied by the baggage master acting as an unofficial Route Agent. The "STEAM applied at New Orleans.
(Image1)
Est. $200-300
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
4460     510-S-2 image(Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad) Smyrna, N. & C. R.R., Feb 4, 1859. Perfect strike of station oval ties 3¢ dull red (26), straddle-line s.e. at right, on small cover to South Glen's Falls, N.Y.; small edge tear top left, Extremely Fine and choice, Rarity X, The Towle Listing Example.
Towle No. 510-S-2; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

THE DISCOVERY COPY OF THIS RAILROAD STATION OVAL, THE FINEST KNOWN STRIKE AND ONLY RECORDED FEDERAL USE.

Put onto Route 10006 and carried 20 miles north to Nashville for routing via Louisville to New York and South Glen Falls.

Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad. Route 10006 of 153 miles twice daily. Contract value $36,662 a year. On May 31st 1861 all contracts in the seceded States were cancelled, the Confederate Post Office taking them over for themselves.
(Image1)
Est. $750-1,000
CLOSED
Will close during Public Auction

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