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LotNo. Symbol CatNo. Lot Description
3861 cover 20L8 imageBoyd's City Express, 1852, 2¢ black on green (Scott 20L8), tied by a cork cancel on an 1852 folded letter to Southport, Ct. with a 3¢ type II (11A) tied by an Apr 5 New-York c.d.s.; the 3¢ with small corner creases on the right corners, otherwise Very Fine, with a 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
3862 nhbl 20L35c imageBoyd's City Dispatch, 1877 (1¢) violet on lilac, imperf horizontally (Scott 20L35c), top sheet margin block of 4, o.g., never hinged, Extremely Fine.
Scott $800 for hinged. (Image)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
3863 20L2//20L56 imageBoyd's City Express/Dispatch - Small Selection of Better Items, 13 different comprising (used unless noted) 20L2, 20L3 (w/certificate), 20L4 on cover, 20L7 on cover, 20L19 (unused without gum), 20L23 on cover, 20L29 (unused without gum), 20L33, 20L42 (unused without gum), 20L43A, 20L54 dramatic misperf, 20L55 on cover, and 20L56 on cover; few minor faults, but generally F-VF.
Scott $2,200+. (Image) (Image2) (Image3) (Image4)

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Estimate $600-800
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
3864 ng 23L1 imageBrady & Co.'s Penny Post, 1860, 1¢ violet (Scott 23L1), unused without gum, ample to large margins, Very Fine.
Scott $650. (Image)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
3865 og 24L1 imageBrainard & Co., 1844, black (Scott 24L1), an exceptional mint single, uncommonly fresh with large balanced margins and original gum, Very Fine, Ex-Kuphal, signed by George Sloane, with 2007 P.F. certificate graded VF 80.
Scott $1,000.


ONE OF THE FINEST — IF NOT THE FINEST — MINT EXAMPLES EXTANT. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $950.00
Will close during Public Auction
3866 nh/og 26L2 imageBroadway Post Office, 1851 (1¢) black (Scott 26L2), a lovely horizontal strip of 3, o.g. (left stamp never hinged), generous margins all around; center stamp with a natural gum crease, Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250+. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $600-800
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
3867 ng 29L1 imageBrowne & Co.'s City Post Office, 1852-55, 1¢ black (Scott 29L1), unused without gum, fresh color; light creases, a bit of surface flaking and a small piece missing at the upper right, still a useful space filler for this very rare stamp. Only 13 examples are recorded, with a 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
3868 ng 30L3 imageBrowne's Easton Despatch, 1857, 2¢ black (Scott 30L3), unused without gum, fresh and clean with nicely balanced margins, Very Fine, with a 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $1,300.00
Will close during Public Auction
3869 og/O 31L1-31L4 imageBrown's City Post, 1876, 1¢ black on surface-colored paper, complete set of five colors (Scott 31L1-31L4), a handsome group, the first & last are mint, o.g., the rest used; all are more or less thin, but Extremely Fine appearance.
Scott $1,225. (Image)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction
3870 cover 31L5 imageBrown's City Post, 1876, 1¢ black on vermilion (Scott 31L5), large margins, tied by "Brown's Despatch Paid" double-lined double circle on cover addressed initially to Evanston Ill., but changed to "NY City", small William P. Brown return address label at the upper left, Very Fine.
Scott $500. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
3871 ng 34L1 imageCalifornia Penny Post Co., 1855, 2¢ blue (Scott 34L1), unused without gum, exceptionally fresh with large to oversized margins (partial sheet margin at the top); tiny, insignificant corner crease in the oversized top margin, Extremely Fine, Ex-Hall.
Scott $700. (Image)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
3872 og/ng 35L1-35L8 imageCarnes' City Letter Express Complete (Scott 35L1-35L8), all eight stamps, all with large margins and all but the first (35L1) with at least some o.g.; #35L2 & 35L8 are slightly toned, mostly on their backs, otherwise Very Fine, #35L1 with a 2004 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,125. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
3873 og 40L1 imageCity Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), o.g., lightly hinged, remarkably fresh and bright with large balanced margins capturing frame line at bottom, Extremely Fine, with photocopy of 2022 P.F. certificate for half-sheet of 24 (this position 2).
Scott $375. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
3874 og 40L1 imageCity Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), o.g., lightly hinged, Post Office fresh with four full to large margins (frameline at left), clean and sharp, Very Fine to Extremely Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate graded VF-XF 85.
Scott $375. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $190.00
Will close during Public Auction
3875 ng 40L1 imageCity Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L1), a lovely horizontal pair with large margins all around, regummed, Extremely Fine, with a 2007 P.F. certificate.
Scott $850. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
3876 ng 40L1R imageCity Despatch Post, 1842, 3¢ Reprints on surface-colored paper, complete set of 4 (Scott 40L1R), on grayish white, orange, red & green; all wonderfully fresh with large balanced margins, without gum as issued; the green with with just a tiny spot of color flaked off, otherwise Extremely Fine.
Scott $2,000.


Scott, in their footnote, states that, "It is believed that only four sets were made."
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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,500.00
Will close during Public Auction
3877 O 40L3 imageCity Despatch Post, 1847, 2¢ black on pink (Scott 40L3), large balanced margins with a light black framed "FREE" cancel; rebacked with just a bit of scuffing, otherwise Very Fine and rare, with a 1995 P.S.E. certificate.
Scott $2,500. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $600.00
Will close during Public Auction
3878 O 40L5 imageCity Despatch Post, 1847-50, 2¢ black on grayish (Scott 40L5), large, nicely balanced margins with an indistinct handstamped cancel, Very Fine, with a 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $500.00
Will close during Public Auction
3879 cover 40L6 imageCity Despatch Post, 1847-50, 2¢ black on vermilion (Scott 40L6), bright color and ample to large margins (intact dividing line on three sides), just tied by a light "PAID" cancel in red, Very Fine.
Scott $1,500. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
3880 Z 48L1 imageClark & Co., 1857, 1¢ red on yellow (Scott 48L1), clear to large margins, tied on a small piece by a partial blue company oval handstamp, Fine to Very Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $900. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $475.00
Will close during Public Auction
3881 O 55L1 imageCumming's City Post, 1844, 2¢ black on rose (Scott 55L1), large to oversize margins (possibly a left sheet-margin position) with fresh color and a neat manuscript "#" cancel; minor abrasion in top margin, otherwise Extremely Fine, Ex-Hall, "New Amsterdam", with a 2001 P.F. certificate not noting the abrasion but showing the stamp on a cover upon which it did not originate.
Scott $1,000. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $450.00
Will close during Public Auction
3882 O 68L3 imageFloyd's Penny Post, 1860 (1¢) green (Scott 68L3), nice margins except close at the upper left corner; canceled with a light "Floyd's/Penny Post/Chicago" circular handstamp; small, very faint corner crease at the upper right, otherwise Fine to Very Fine, signed George Sloane, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Scott $3,250.


Exceptionally rare with only about a half-dozen used, off-cover examples known.
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Estimate $2,000-3,000
SOLD for $1,400.00
Will close during Public Auction
3883 ng 70L1 imageGahagan & Howe City Express, 1849-70, 5¢ light blue (Scott 70L1), unused without gum, quite fresh with small margins to just touching all around; small manuscript pen mark at lower right, Fine, with a 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,200. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $900.00
Will close during Public Auction
3884 ng 71L1a imageGlen Haven Daily Mail, 1854-58, 1¢ black on dark green, "Gien" instead of "Glen" (Scott 71L1a), unused without gum, three clear margins to just touching at the right; small corner crease, couple tiny thin specks, and darkish staining at both ends, otherwise Fine.
Scott $3,500.


An exceedingly rare stamp—one that is missing from nearly all collections of U.S. Locals
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Estimate $1,000-1,500
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
3885 ng 80L1 imageHartford, Conn. Mail Route, 1844 (5¢) black on yellow (Scott 80L1), unused without gum, three good margins (large for this), barely cut in at the top; still retaining its yellow color, though a bit oxidized/soiled, as usual (not mentioned on the accompanying certificate); small scrapes at the bottom, otherwise Fine, with a 2016 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,250. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $1,000.00
Will close during Public Auction
3886 nh 87L1 imageHussey's Post, 1854 (1¢) blue (Scott 87L1), exceptionally fresh with ample to mostly large margins and full, never hinged o.g., Very Fine. Only six unused examples have been certified by the Philatelic Foundation; this is one of just two certified as never hinged, with a 2009 P.F. certificate as never hinged.
Scott $500 ++. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $325.00
Will close during Public Auction
3887 ngbl 87L6, 87L7 imageHussey's Post, 1858 (1¢) black & (1¢) rose red (Scott 87L6, 87L7), full sheets of 46, unused without gum, the black sheet with diagonal creases affecting seven stamps at the upper right, Very Fine.
Scott $700.


#87L6 is not priced by Scott as a full sheet, but we have assumed it would carry the same value as 87L7.
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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
3888 ngbl 87L6, 87L7 imageHussey's Post, 1858 (1¢) black & (1¢) rose red (Scott 87L6, 87L7), full sheets of 46, unused without gum, Very Fine. Also included is a full sheet of 100 of Hussey's "Time Posted" labels , type B in blue, imperforate and ungummed. The sheet has been folded a few times and is somewhat soiled along the main horizontal fold.
Scott $700+.


#87L6 is not priced by Scott as a full sheet, but we have assumed it would carry the same value as 87L7.
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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
3889 cover 87LUP1 imageHussey's Post, 1856, black handstamped letter sheet (Scott 87LUP1), light strike with matching "PAID/G. HUSSEY" handstamp on an illustrated Mutual Life Insurance Co. premium notice dated Jun 9, 1858, Very Fine.
Scott $500. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $160.00
Will close during Public Auction
3890 O 87LUP2 imageHussey's Post, 1858, black on manila (Scott 87LUP2), entire, nice strike with matching "PAID/G. HUSSEY" handstamp on a locally addressed wrapper; exceptionally clean and fresh, Extremely Fine, with a 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $600. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $425.00
Will close during Public Auction
3891 O 92L1 imageKellogg's Penny Post & City Despatch, 1853 (1¢) vermilion (Scott 92L1), bright color with large margins except just touching at the upper right; manuscript "X" cancel; thinned, but Very Fine appearance. An attractive spacefiller for this rare stamp - fewer than 10 off-cover examples are recorded. Ex-Schwartz.
Scott $1,750. (Image)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $750.00
Will close during Public Auction
3892 og 105L3 imageMercantile Library Association, 1870-75, 5¢ blue (Scott 105L3), a gorgeous uncanceled right sheet margin single, just cut in at the left, affixed to a printed Mercantile Library Association order form and accompanied by an unused pre-addressed return envelope, a 2¢ brown entire (U79), Extremely Fine. A marvelous pair of items, with a 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $350. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $190.00
Will close during Public Auction
3893 ng 105L5 imageMercantile Library Association, 1870-75, 6¢ black on maroon (Scott 105L5), unused without gum, stunning color with margins small or just touching all around; thinned, Fine to Very Fine appearance.
Scott $2,250.


A rare stamp; the Philatelic Foundation has certified only four examples, just one of which is sound.
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Estimate $750-1,000
SOLD for $1,100.00
Will close during Public Auction
3894 O 105L6 imageMercantile Library Association, 1870-75, 10¢ black on yellow (Scott 105L6), ample margins for this tightly margined stamp, except barely touched at the upper right (dividing line visible on the other three sides), canceled by a partial blue Association oval dated Feb 7 187? with the date on one line (it is most commonly on three lines), Very Fine, with 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $400-600
SOLD for $550.00
Will close during Public Auction
3895 O 110L1 imageMoody's Penny Dispatch, 1856 (1¢) black on red (Scott 110L1), type Ic with comma after "Dispatch", fresh color, small margins to just in with a light handstamped cancel; rebacked with faults including upper right corner added, but still a reasonable looking example of this very scarce stamp.
Scott $1,750. (Image)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
3896 cover 111L1 imageNew York City Express Post, 1847, 2¢ black on green (Scott 111L1), cut to shape, on an 1847 folded letter (not tied) to Kinderhook, N.Y. with a red Aug 20 "New York/5 cts." c.d.s.; stamp with "light creases and a small surface scuff", as per the accompanying certificate, Fine, with 2018 P.F. certificate.
Scott $1,750 not cut to shape. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $300-400
SOLD for $375.00
Will close during Public Auction
3897 cover 117L3 imagePomeroy's Letter Express, 1844, 5¢ blue (Scott 117L3), large margins to barely shaved at the lower left, canceled with a bold manuscript "W" (not tied) on a September 1844 folded address leaf to Rye, N.Y., with a partial red New-York c.d.s. and matching "PAID" handstamp; cover lightly toned with a few small tone spots on the stamp, Fine, with a 2001 P.F. certificate.
Scott $2,000. (Image) (Image2) (Image3)

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Estimate $500-750
SOLD for $700.00
Will close during Public Auction
3898 O 117L3 imagePomeroy's Letter Express, 1844, 5¢ blue (Scott 117L3), ample to large margins with a neat manuscript "B" cancel, Very Fine, with a 2017 P.F. certificate.
Scott $500. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $250.00
Will close during Public Auction
3899 O 117L6 imagePomeroy's Letter Express, 1844, 5¢ lake (Scott 117L6), large margins to just clear at the upper right, rich color, manuscript cancel; very minor thinning at the lower left, Fine to Very Fine, with a 1992 P.F. certificate.
Scott $750. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $250-350
SOLD for $200.00
Will close during Public Auction
3900 cover 136L2 imageSwart's City Dispatch Post, 1849-53 (2¢) black on dark green (Scott 136L2), an Extremely Fine example of the stamp on folded letter sheet to Windham, Ct, the stamp with red cancel, the cover additionally with red "Post Office/Swarts/Chatham Square" oval and "New York/1/JUN/5 cts" postmark at right; back with additional red oval handstamp reading "Letters for N. York City/Direct to/Chatham Square/Post Office"; light vertical file folds, one just crossing the New York postmark, otherwise in remarkable condition, Very Fine, a handsome use. (Image) (Image2)

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Estimate $350-500
SOLD for $650.00
Will close during Public Auction

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