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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States R
Mid-Western States (B-I Routes)

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4505
Symbol:
Cat No: 703-A-1

image (Bureau Valley Railroad) Bureau Valley R.R., Mar 17. Bold route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11) rich color, on orange cover to Chester N.H., manuscript "Missent" rating and blue "Nashua N.H. Mar 23, 1857" cds; missing small part of top flap and corner flaw, Very Fine and rare, Rarity X.
Towle No. 703-A-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS BUREAU VALLEY RAILROAD POSTMARK.

Put onto Route 13394 and carried either to La Salle or Peoria for transmission east via New York and Boston. After 6 days missent to Nashua for redirection to Chester, NH.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 625.00
Sold...US$ 625.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:58:31 EST
Sold For 625

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4506
Symbol:
Cat No: 751-S-1

image (Central Railroad of Iowa) Central Iowa Ry., Newburg. Green negative station oval ties 3¢ green (147), additionally cancelled by manuscript, matching manuscript postmark on yellow cover from the H.B. Shaw correspondence to Alfred Me., Very Fine and rare negative station oval.
Towle No. 751-S-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Envelope put onto Route 11008 at Newburg located 62 miles north of Alba.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 300.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:59:30 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4507
Symbol:
Cat No: 705-I-1

image (Chicago & Alton Railroad) C. & St. Louis R.P.O. Aug 9. Route agent cds ties 3¢ ultramarine (114) on cover addressed in blue ink to Hollidaysburg, Pa.; Very Fine, Very Fine.
Towle No. 705-I-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4508
Symbol:
Cat No: 705-A-2

image (Chicago & Mississippi Railroad) Chicago & Miss. R.R., May "17". Red route agent cds with manuscript day ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on cover to St. Louis Mo.; small edge tear and lower right corner clipped, otherwise Very Fine and exceptionally rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 705-A-2; Estimate $500 - 750.

In July 1853, the first portion of the Chicago to St. Louis route was constructed by the Chicago & Mississippi Rail Road and contracted for 124 miles to Bloomington. By July 1st 1854 the full 256-mile road was operating to Alton and contracted as Route 13264 at $24,500 a year for twice daily service excluding Sundays. The final 25 miles of the route to St. Louis was undertaken by steamboat operated by the rail road company.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 675.00
Sold...US$ 675.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:00:53 EST
Sold For 675

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4509
Symbol:
Cat No: 839-C-1

image (Chicago & North Western Railroad) Chi. To Green Bay R.P.O., Jun 18. Two strikes of route agent cds with one tying 3¢ ultramarine (114), trivial corner crease, on orange cover to Belvidere, Ill., 1869 receipt docketing at top, Very Fine, with 2009 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 839-C-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried on Route 13001 for transfer at an intermediate station to Belvidere in Boon County. Received the Sorting Clerk's datestamp for June 18, 1869.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:01:18 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4510
Symbol:

image Chicago Supplementary Mail, Feb 1. Blue cds ties 3¢ dull red (26) on buff H.C. Livingston & Co. Commission Merchant corner card cover to Williamstown Mass., Very Fine and superb strike, ex-Wagshal.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

In January 1860 the Chicago Post Office introduced a no fee service to take in letters going eastward up to half an hour after the close of the regular mail.

Put into the Supplementary mail box on February 1st 1861 and carried eastward 467 miles on Route 9050 for Pittsburgh. Transferred via Philadelphia and New York to Williamstown.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:01:41 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4511
Symbol:
Cat No: 694-A-1

image (Chicago, Burlington & Quincy Railroad) Aurora Extenn. R.R., Aug 13. Bold strike of 3¢ red (U2) buff Nesbitt entire to Mt. Blaski Ill.; partial flap and some slight edgewear, Very Fine strike, Rarity IX, This is the Towle listing copy., ex-Hannen.
Towle No. 694-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Envelope put onto Route 13392a on August 13th circa 1855. Probably carried to Mendosa for routing via Peoria to Mount Polaski.

Reference: Illustrated in Remele book on p. 11.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 850.00
Sold...US$ 850.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:02:07 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4512
Symbol:
Cat No: 840-C-1

image (Chicago, Milwaukee & St. Paul Rail Road) Hor. & Port. R.R., Nov 1. Clear strike of route agent cds with matching four-ring targets tie 2¢ black (73) and 1¢ ultramarine (145) arrow guideline s.e. on yellow cover to Milwaukee Wisc., Very Fine, Rarity IV, ex-Rorke, Fosdyke.
Towle No. 840-C-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A RARE RAILROAD 1863 AND 1870 ISSUE COMBINATION USE.

Put onto Route 13009 addressed to Milwaukee and carried east between Horicon and Portage 45¼ miles on the Milwaukee and St. Paul Rail Road. Contracted between Horicon and Portage at $3,394 a year for a daily service excluding Sundays.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 700.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4513
Symbol:
Cat No: 702-K-1

image (Chicago, Rock Island & Pacific Railroad) Miss & Mo R.R., Sep 10. Route agent cds at center (pencil date updated to "11") and double-strike ties 3¢ rose (65), perf flaws, on orange cover with original letter datelined "Ainsworth, Iowa, Sep 4, 1866" to Fairview, West Virginia, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 702-K-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 11008 at Ainsworth for transfer at Muscatine to the branch line of Route 11007 for Wilton and Davenport. Transferred to the Davenport, Iowa to Chicago Route 11404 thence east to Wheeling for Fairview.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:03:15 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4514
Symbol:
Cat No: 554-B-1

image (Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad) Cleveland & Pittsbh. R.R., Nov 13. Bold strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) position 61L1L, large margins to clear including left part imprint sheet margin, on circa 1855 cover to Salem Ohio, Very Fine and choice, Rarity V, ex-Eubanks, with 2006 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 554-B-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

Envelope put onto Route 9120 on November 13th circa 1855 and carried east to Baynard for transfer 18 miles to Salem.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 500.00
Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:03:54 EST
Sold For 500

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4515
Symbol:
Cat No: 554-B-1

image (Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad) Cleveland & Pittsbh. R.R., Dec 4. Bold route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), four margins, on circa 1855 cover to Salem, Ohio, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 554-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 10329 on December 4th circa 1855 and carried to Alliance. Transferred 13 miles to Salem on Route 10418 of the Pittsburgh, Fort Wayne & Chicago Railroad.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:04:19 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4516
Symbol:
Cat No: 553-S-1

image (Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad) C. & P. R.R., Mineral Point, Nov 1856. Oval station marking ties 3¢ dull red (11), on buff cover to Wurtemburg, Pa., with original Nov. 22nd enclosure regarding coming to Mineral Point via the railroad "…from your place to Georgetown in Pa. from that to Wellsville, from that to Beaird (Bayard). Then you will change cars to Minrel Point. The cars come to that place every day at one O'clock…"; stamp with lightened pen cancel, otherwise Very Fine and extremely rare station marking, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 553-S-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Put onto Route 9120 carried 18 miles to Bayard for transfer onto Route 9108 for Wurtemberg.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:04:53 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4517
Symbol:
Cat No: 554-S-2

image (Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad) C. & P. R.R., Earlville Station, Feb 24 1879. Octagonal station agents handstamp on cover bearing manuscript cancelled 3¢ green (184) to Russell, Mass.; slightly reduced at right, Very Fine.
Towle No. 554-S-2; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4518
Symbol:
Cat No: 554-S-7

image (Cleveland & Pittsburgh Railroad) C. & P. R.R., E. Rochester Station, Jul 18, 1867. Blue framed station postmark on yellow cover bearing 3¢ rose (65), left s.e., canceled by manuscript "1867" to Sandy, Ohio; reduced slightly at right, small edge flaws, F.-V.F. and rare station, Rarity V.
Towle No. 554-S-7; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 9102 at East Rochester to receive the Station Agent's date stamp Carried just 8 miles south to Sandy.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4519
Symbol:
Cat No: 559-A-1

image (Cleveland & Toledo Railroad) Cleveland & Sandusky R.R., Feb 4. Route agent cds with bold fancy cancel on 3¢ red, grill (94), bright and fresh, on clean cover to Townsend Mass.; reduced slightly at right, Very Fine, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 559-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

The line between Cleveland and Sandusky was operated by the Cleveland & Toledo Railroad. In July 1860, the contract was for Route 9103 of 61 miles at $3,050 a year for a daily service excluding Sundays.

Put onto Route 9103 on February 4th circa 1862 for carriage to Cleveland. Transferred to Route 9095 for Erie and the westward.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4520
Symbol:
Cat No: SP-2

image (Cleveland & Toledo Railroad) Cleveland & Toledo R.R. '20' Mar 27. Lovely strike of bold route agent cds on small cover to Cleveland with original enclosure datelined "March 27, 1856", Extremely Fine and rare.
Towle No. SP-2; Estimate $500 - 750.

Towle states, "About 3 examples of this unusual item have been recorded. It is most likely a railroad company business mail marking - in this case improperly used. The meaning of the distinctive "20" has not been determined."
. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4521
Symbol:
Cat No: 115-F-1

image (Cleveland, Painesville & Ashtabula Railroad) Cleveland & Erie R.R., Jun 25. Black route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on orange buff cover with original letter datelined "Conneaut, June 25th 1857" to Buffalo N.Y.; pencil docketing, F.-V.F., Rarity VI.
Towle No. 115-F-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

The Cleveland to Erie route was contracted to the Cleveland, Painesville & Ashtabula Rail Road, in July 1856 it was Route 9097 of 96 miles at $21,600 a year for a twice daily service.

Put onto Route 9097 for Erie and transfer east to Buffalo.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:05:58 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4522
Symbol:
Cat No: 573-B-1

image (Cleveland, Zanesville & Cincinnati Railroad) Clev. Zansv. & Cini, R.R. Mar 10. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), margins to touched, on buff cover to Buffalo, N.Y.; no flap, F.-V.F. and unique, Rarity X, ex-Hicks, Wyer.
Towle No. 573-B-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

THE FINER OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS RARE ROUTE AGENT CDS.

Incorporated as the Akron Branch of the Cleveland & Pittsburgh Rail Road in March 1851 and opened in 1853 as the Cleveland, Zanesville & Cincinnati to serve the coal fields of the Millersburg region. The first contract was for Route 10424 in February 1855 at $1,830 a year for a daily service excluding Sundays on the 61¼-mile route.

Carried north on Route 10424 to Hudson on March 10th 1855 for transfer through Cleveland to Buffalo.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 675.00
Sold...US$ 675.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:06:38 EST
Sold For 675

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4523
Symbol:
Cat No: 692-B-1

image (Elgin & State Line R.R.) Elgin & State Line R.R, May 17. Route agent cds duplexed with unusual cogwheel fancy cancel on 3¢ ultramarine (114) on cover to Belvidere Ill., docketing at left from Nunda, Ill., Very Fine, Rarity IV.
Towle No. 692-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:07:03 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4524
Symbol:
Cat No: 561-S-4

image (Great Central Railway Line) Wyley's, Aug 22, Gt. Central R.W. Line. Black fancy scroll postmark ties 3¢ green (147) on circa 1871 cover to Spartansburg, Ind.; opening tear, F.-V.F. and rare example of this attractive fancy railroad marking, Rarity V.
Towle No. 561-S-4; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:07:25 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4525
Symbol:

image (Hannibal and St. Joseph Railroad) Hannibal & St. Joseph R.R., Engineer's Office, Hannibal Mo. Blue fancy corner handstamp on orange buff cover front only to Homer Me. bearing 3¢ dull red (11) hanging over edge, couple corner creases, tied by "Steam" straightline handstamp and matching "5" due handstamp, manuscript "3 cts Due" rating, Very Fine, with 2007 P.S.E. certificate.
Estimate; $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:08:00 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4526
Symbol:
Cat No: 759-C-1

image (Illinois Central Railroad) Dub. & Sioux City R.R., Aug 15. Clear route agent cds with matching fancy cross-roads cancel ties fresh 3¢ rose (65) on cover to Dubuque, Iowa, Very Fine and rare, Rarity V.
Towle No. 759-C-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:08:31 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4527
Symbol:
Cat No: 759-G-1

image (Illinois Central Railroad) Dub. To Iowa Falls R.P.O. Aug 29. Route agent cds duplexed with cross-roads cancel ties 3¢ ultramarine (114) on cover to Sand Spring, Iowa, Very Fine and scarce.
Towle No. 759-G-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4528
Symbol:
Cat No: 759-D-1

image (Illinois Central Railroad) Dubuque To Sioux City, East, Oct 7. Cds ties 3¢ rose (65), small tear, additional cds adjacent on orange cover to Onoville, N.Y., Very Fine and scarce route agent cds, Rarity IV, ex-Kramer.
Towle No. 759-D-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4529
Symbol:
Cat No: 709-S-1

image (Illinois Central Railroad) Illinois Central R.R., Lostant, Apl 6, 1865. Sharp partial framed station postmark ties 3¢ rose (65) on orange cover to Granville, Illinois; no back flap, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 709-S-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried on the Lostant to Hinnepen 21 mile branch line from Lostant to Granville. Part of the main Dubuque to Cairo contract for Route 11512.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4530
Symbol:
Cat No: 708-S-4

image (Illinois Central Railroad) From Richview, Ill. C. R.R., Mar 23, 1863. Station agent cds ties 3¢ rose (65) on orange cover to Normal Ill., with additional strike at left; reduced slightly at left, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 708-S-4; Estimate $200 - 300.

Richview was first formed in 1839. It gradually grew into a business center. It had five stores, two blacksmiths, one wagon shop, 3 physicians, and had a population around 600 people. It had also turned into a railroad town. It was one of 4 towns along the Illinois Central Railway.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 140.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4531
Symbol:
Cat No: 708-S-8

image (Illinois Central Railroad) From Tamaroa, Ill. C. R.R., Jul 27, 1857. Blue cds ties faulty 3¢ dull red (11A), additional strike adjacent on buff cover to Carrollton, Ill., original enclosure accompanies, F.-V.F. and rare Illinois Central station, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 708-S-8; Estimate $300 - 400.

Carried on Route 13441 north for transfer at Sandoval west to St. Louis and north to Carrollton.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:09:34 EST
Sold For 325
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4532
Symbol:
Cat No: 716-unlisted

image (Illinois Midland Railroad) Paris & Dec. R.R., May 5. Three strikes of blue route agent cds tie 1¢ blue (145), pair and single, on 1875 orange cover to Atlanta, Ill.; 1¢ single pre-use faults, Very Fine.
Towle No. 716-unlisted; Estimate $150 - 200.

On November 4, 1874 the Paris and Decatur Railroad merged with the Paris and Terre Haute Railroad and the Peoria, Atlanta, and Decatur Railroad, thus forming the Illinois Midland Railroad. Trains would often be 24, 48, or even 72 hours in making a round trip from Terre Haute to Decatur. In 1886, The Illinois Midland was sold under foreclosure and in February of 1887 it was reorganized as the Terre Haute and Peoria Railroad.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:09:51 EST
Sold For 150


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