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Session Three (lots 360-563): Thursday, October 29, 2020, at 1:30pm continued...

On Cover: Railroad Route Agent Markings continued...
Lot Sym. Lot Description  
465° c ImageThe only recorded 10¢ 1847 cover with New Haven & Springfield Railroad route agent's marking

10¢ Black (2), large to huge margins, tied by three strikes of deep red grid cancel, matching "N. Haven & Springfield R.R. Jul. 15" route agent's circular datestamp on blue folded letter datelined "W. Locks July 15, 1848" to Ware Village, Massachusetts, stamp with overall toning, otherwise Very Fine double-rate use, this is the only recorded use of the 10¢ stamp with this railroad marking, ex Dick (Siegel Sale 204) and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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466° c ImageThe only recorded 1847 cover with New York & Harlem Railroad route agent's marking

5¢ Red Brown (1), large margins to clear, worn-plate impression, tied by red grid cancel, matching "N. York & Harlem R.R. Oct. 22" route agent's circular datestamp on envelope to Albany, New York, stamp has small toned spot at left, Very Fine, the only recorded use of the 1847 Issue on the New York & Harlem Railroad, ex Dick (Siegel Sale 204) and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 500-750


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467° c ImageAn attractive 10¢ 1847 cover with New York & Philadelphia Railroad datestamp and "PAID" cancels

10¢ Black (2), large margins to huge, tied by three strikes of blue "PAID" handstamp with matching "N. York & Phila. R.R. Apr. 21" route agent's circular datestamp on small envelope to Auburn, New York, repaired corner at bottom left, otherwise Very Fine, one of six recorded 10¢ 1847 covers with the New York & Philadelphia Railroad datestamp, "W.H.C." (Colson) handstamp at bottom right, ex Caspary and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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468° c ImageA superb example of the 5¢ 1847 Issue with Northern Railroad route agent's marking

5¢ Red Brown (1), large to huge margins including entire frameline of adjoining stamp at right, bright shade on deeply blued paper--very close to Brown Orange--appears to be a cleaned-plate impression, tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Northern R.R. Mar. 11" route agent's circular datestamp on small envelope to Hanover, New Hampshire, fresh and Extremely Fine, a beautiful cover, ex Caspary, Dick (Siegel Sale 204), Haas, Garrett ("Elite") and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 300-400


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469° c Image5¢ 1847 with "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline

5¢ Dark Brown (1a), full even margins, dark shade and early impression, tied by red "PHILADA RAIL ROAD" straightline handstamp on blue folded cover to Colonel Henry Stanton as Assistant Quartermaster General in New York, endorsed "Official Business", no date but probably an 1847 use of First Printing stamp, Very Fine, ex Brigham, Dick (Siegel Sale 204), Craveri and Hackmey, with 1990 P.F. certificate as Red Brown, Scott 1 (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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470° c Image10¢ 1847 with "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline

10¢ Black (2), large margins all around, tied by red grid cancels, matching "PHILADA. RAIL ROAD" straightline handstamp and "New-York May 17" circular datestamp on blue folded cover to Boston, trivial overall soiling, Very Fine, ex Hicks and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 500-750


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471° c Image5¢ Dark Brown with Providence & Worcester Railroad route agent's marking

5¢ Dark Brown (1a), large margins to clear at top, intense shade and strong impression (has some characteristics of cleaned-plate impression, but could be early), tied by blue grid cancel, matching "Prov. & Wor. R.R. Apr. 29" route agent's circular datestamp on buff envelope to Chicopee, Massachusetts, diagonal cover fold ending in small tear clear of stamp and markings, Very Fine and scarce, ex Dr. Kapiloff and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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472° c ImageOne of eight recorded 1847 covers with Troy & Whitehall Railroad route agent's marking

5¢ Dark Brown (1a), huge margins to ample including entire frameline of adjoining stamp at bottom, dark shade, worn-plate impression, tied by blue "Troy & Whitehall R.R. Jan. 9" route agent's circular datestamp on lady's embossed envelope to Albany, New York, few cover edge tears and soiling well away from stamp, Very Fine, scarce railroad use, only eight are recorded used on this railroad, ex Dick (Siegel Sale 204), Rohloff, Haas and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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473° c ImageFour-margin 5¢ Orange Brown on a cover with Washington Railroad route agent's marking

5¢ Orange Brown (1b), large margins all around, vivid color and distinctive worn-plate impression--we have seen certified Red Orange Scott 1c stamps that have less orange in them than this--"tied" by red grid cancel, matching "5" handstamp and "Washington Rail Rd. Mar. 29" route agent's circular datestamp on folded cover to Philadelphia, the 1848 docketing if correct means that this stamp did not originate, since this shade and impression could not occur in March 1848, Very Fine stamp worth our estimate off cover, ex Matthies and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 300-400


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474° c ImageChoice 5¢ 1847 pair with Washington Railroad route agent's marking

5¢ Red Brown (1), horizontal pair, large margins to full, deep shade and strong impression from cleaned plate, left stamp Dot in "S" variety, tied by blue "Washington Rail Rd. Feb. 1" route agent's circular datestamp with additional strike at left on blue folded letter datelined "Washington D.C. Jany. 31, 1851" to Wheeling, Virginia, light stationery bend through pair but not affecting it, Very Fine double-rate use, only ten covers with the 1847 Issue are known used with this railroad marking, only three of which are double 5¢ frankings, ex Weill Brothers and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 400-500


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475° c Image10¢ 1847 tied by "10" numeral handstamp with perfect strike of Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad route agent's datestamp

10¢ Black (2), large margins to full, plate scratches at upper right, tied by well-struck blue "10" numeral handstamp with matching "Wilmington & Raleigh Rail Road Jan. 10" route agent's circular datestamp on blue folded letter (no dateline) to Parma Center, New York, stamp with lightened manuscript cancel and a bit toned, otherwise Very Fine, a cover with great visual appeal, ex Matthies and Boker, with 1996 P.F. certificate (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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