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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  
476° c Image5¢ 1847 pair on U.S. Express Mail cover from Boston

5¢ Red Brown (1), horizontal pair, large margins to full including part of adjoining stamp at top right, bright shade and cleaned-plate impression on deeply blued paper, light wrinkles from affixing, tied by three neat strikes of red grid cancel, matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass. Oct. 24" route agent's circular datestamp and "10" handstamp on small envelope to Philadelphia, Very Fine, ex Emerson, Newbury and Boker (Image)

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E. $ 1,000-1,500


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477° c Image10¢ 1847 on U.S. Express Mail cover from Boston to Cincinnati

10¢ Black (2), full even margins, tied by red grid cancel, matching "U.S. Express Mail Boston Mass. Mar. 15" (1848) route agent's circular datestamp and "10" handstamp on blue folded letter to Cincinnati, lightly toned vertical file fold, red grid causing slightly yellowish oily bleed in stamp, Very Fine, ex Boker (Image)

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E. $ 750-1,000


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478° c ImageBalance of route agent and railroad markings on 1847 covers from the William H. Gross Collection

5¢ Red Brown, 10¢ Black (1-2), 26 covers plus one piece, most mounted on exhibit pages, all but one is a 5¢, outstanding range of markings including U.S. Express Mail (three), many railroads including Augusta & Atlantic, Baltimore & Susquehanna, Baltimore (on a piece), Boston & Albany, Boston & Fitchburg (two), Boston & Maine, Eastern, Little Miami, Naugatuck (two), New Haven & Greenfield, New York & Erie, New York & New Haven, New York & Philadelphia, Northern R.R., Philadelphia straightline (two, one on a 10¢ cover), several other Philadelphia, Providence & Worcester, Richmond, Western & Atlantic (pair), stamps are well-tied largely four-margin copies and show a range of shades, a couple covers are ladies' embossed envelopes, some stamp and cover flaws to be expected, overall Fine and rarely seen assemblage of these better 1847 uses, see our website PDF for a complete scan Photo Ex (Image)

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E. $ 5,000-7,500


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