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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States R
Pennsylvania & New Jersey

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4272
Symbol:
Cat No: 195-C-1

image (Baltimore & Susquehanna Railroad) Balt. & Susquehanna R.R., Jun 17. Blue cds on blue folded letter bearing 5¢ Red Brown (1), four margins, manuscript cancelled and tied by Baltimore blue "5" in oval cancel to Wrightsville, Pa., Very Fine.
Towle No. 195-C-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

ONE OF ONLY FOUR RECORDED 5¢ 1847 ISSUE USES BEARING THIS BALTIMORE & SUSQUEHANNA RAILROAD MARKING IN THE 1847 ISSUE CENSUS. Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:14:09 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4273
Symbol:
Cat No: 242-A-1

image (Belvidere & Delaware Railroad) Belvidere & Delae. R.R. N.J., Nov 12. Cds on Blood's City Despatch, Philadelphia Pa. (1¢) Red on 3¢ Red (#U9) Entire (15LU5b) and put onto Route 2857 and carried south to Trenton for transfer to Philadelphia, addressed to "Elbert Kochersperger, Blood's Dispatch, Philadelphia", Very Fine, Rarity IX, ex-Chase, Hall and Hahn.
Towle No. 242-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Blood's Despatch was founded by Daniel Otis Blood, who died in 1855. Charles Kochersperger (General Manager) purchased the business from the heirs on October 31, 1855. He formed Charles Kochersperger & Co. with his brother, Elbert, as partner.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:14:46 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4274
Symbol:
Cat No: 242-A-1

image (Belvidere & Delaware Railroad) Belvidere & Delae. R.R., Dec 17. Partial cds ties 3¢ dull red (11) on cover to Blood's Despatch, Philadelphia; bit flap missing, F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 242-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 2857 circa 1854 and carried South to Trenton for transfer to Philadelphia.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:15:36 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4275
Symbol:
Cat No: 242-S-2

image (Belvidere & Delaware Railroad) B. D. R.R., 2d Line, Titusville, Jul 2. Station cds on 3¢ pink (U35) buff entire to Philadelphia Pa.; couple top edge tears and reduced slightly at right, F.-V.F. and exceptionally rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 242-S-2; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 230.00
Sold...US$ 230.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:16:14 EST
Sold For 230

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4276
Symbol:
Cat No: 115-D-2

image (Buffalo & State Line Railroad - Erie & Northeast Railroad) Buffalo & Erie R.R., Mar 21. Blue route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), bright shade, on cover with original "Freight Department B. & S.F. and C. & N.E. R. Roads, Erie, Pa." letterhead enclosure dated "March 21st 1856" to Geneva N.Y., Very Fine and rare, Rarity VIII, This appears to be the Towle listing example..
Towle No. 115-D-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried on Routes 9601 and 1311, transferred at Buffalo for the routes east to Geneva via Lockport and Canandaigua.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:17:06 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4277
Symbol:
Cat No: 243-S-1

image (Camden & Burlington County Railroad) C. & B. Co. R.R., Masonville, Apl 26, 1873. Bold station oval ties 3¢ green (147) on orange cover to Philadelphia, Pa.; tiny top edge tear and reduced at left, Very Fine.
Towle No. 243-S-1; Estimate $100 - 150. Est. $100-150 (Image)

Est. $100-150

Opening US$ 90.00
Sold...US$ 90.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:17:38 EST
Sold For 90

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4278
Symbol:
Cat No: 209-A-1

image (Cumberland Valley Railroad) Cumb. Valley R.R., Mar 14. Cds with matching circular grid cancel ties 3¢ rose (65), couple blunted perfs, on cover to Carlisle, Pa., Very Fine, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 209-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 260.00
Sold...US$ 260.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:18:02 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4279
Symbol:
Cat No: 250-A-1

image (Morris & Essex Railroad) Morris & Essex R.R., Jan 21. Nice strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (26) on buff cover to Newark, N.J.; adhesive with clipped perfs at right and slight wrinkle, Very Fine and choice.
Towle No. 250-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 140.00
Sold...US$ 140.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:18:35 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4280
Symbol:
Cat No: 241-E-1

image (New Jersey & Southern Railroad) N.J.S. R.R. "9/20". Cds with blue crayon date on 3¢ Post Office Official entire with "Office of Supt. Railway Mail Service" corner card and addressed to same the Superintendent in New York City, put onto Route 2127 carried north to Sandy Hook for the ferry to New York, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 241-E-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Usage of an official envelope, especial one of the Railway Mail Service on railroad carried mail is unusual.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 180.00
Sold...US$ 180.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:19:13 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4281
Symbol:
Cat No: 121-S-3

image (New Jersey Midland Railway) N.J. Midland R'y, Maywood. N.J., Oct 25, 1876. Neat blue double-circle cds ties 3¢ green (158) on cover to Stamford, Ct., Extremely Fine.
Towle No. 121-S-3; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 7037 at Maywood to receive the Station Agent's cds and carried 15 miles east to Jersey City for New York. Carried eastward for Stamford, Connecticut.
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: 4282
Symbol:
Cat No: 239-V-2

image (New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Company) Philada Rail Road, Nov 12. Blue cds on folded cover to Sandy Spring, Md. bearing two 1847 5¢ brown (1) singles, tied by manuscript cancels, both stamps slightly touched at top otherwise large margins, right stamp trivial wrinkles, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 239-V-2; Estimate $500 - 750.

Put onto Route 9850 at Philadelphia and carried through to Washington for the 19½ mile post road north to Sandy Springs.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:20:07 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4283
Symbol:
Cat No: 240-A-3

image (New Jersey Railroad & Transportation Company) New York & Phila R.R., Aug 10. Blue cds with 5¢ dark brown (1a), four clear to mostly large margins with intense color, on blue 1847 folded letter from Philadelphia Pa. to New York City; certificate mentions "slightly oxidized", however in our opinion it is nothing but a dark early shade with sharp, first printing impression, cover with tiny bit on staining, Very Fine, ex-Mirsky, with 2003 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 240-A-3; Estimate $300 - 400.

THIS IS THE EARLIEST REPORTED USE OF THE "NEW YORK & PHILA R.R." CDS ON ANY 1847 ISSUE COVER.

Put onto the combined Route 1301 & 1301a for the Joint Companies 89 mile route from Philadelphia via New Brunswick and Jersey City for New York.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 625.00
Sold...US$ 625.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:20:49 EST
Sold For 625

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4284
Symbol:
Cat No: 195-E-1 var.

image (Northern Central Railroad) No. Central R.R. Blue 30mm cds ties 3¢ ultramarine (114) on purple cover to New York City; tiny bit of perf tip toning, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 195-E-1 var.; Estimate $300 - 400.

Envelope file noted "18 June" and carried on Route 1821 for Williamsport and transfer eastward via Washington and Baltimore for New York in circa 1869. Although Towle recorded four datestamps on this route, they were all between 25 to 26.5 mm diameter. This 30mm example is a previously unrecorded type.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 230.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4285
Symbol:
Cat No: 195-S-1a

image (Northern Central Railroad) N.C.R.W., Glencoe, Apr 12, 1872. Bold blue oval route agent postmark on small cover bearing 3¢ green (158), manuscript cancel to Sandy Springs, Md., original enclosure datelined "Glen Haven, Glencoe, Baltimore County, April 12th 1872" and carried 20 miles south to Baltimore, transferred via Washington D.C. to destination; cover with flap missing, Very Fine and attractive.
Towle No. 195-S-1a; 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: 4286
Symbol:
Cat No: 560-C-2

image (Ohio & Pennsylvania Railroad) Ohio & Pa. R.R., Aug 4. Route agent cds on 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire to Locust Corner, Ohio; couple tape stains at top, Very Fine, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 560-C-2; Estimate $150 - 200.

Entire carried west to Crestline on Route 10330 to receive the Route Agent marking. At Crestline routed via Columbus on the Cleveland, Columbus & Cincinnati R.R. to Columbus. To Xenia on the Columbus and Xenia R.R. and on to Cincinnati on the Little Miami R.R. for Locust Corner 18 miles east.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:22:58 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4287
Symbol:
Cat No: 203-D-5

image (Pennsylvania Railroad) "Penn. R.R., Aug. 26". Manuscript marking and black grid cancel 3¢ red (U10) Nesbitt entire to Carlisle, Pa., Very Fine.
Towle No. 203-D-5; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:23:42 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4288
Symbol:
Cat No: 203-E-1

image (Pennsylvania Railroad) Pennsylvania R.R., Mar 26. Blue cds and matching "5" rating handstamp on 1850 folded letter datelined "Duncannon Iron Works, March 26th 1850" to Philadelphia Pa., Very Fine.
Towle No. 203-E-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 150.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4289
Symbol:

image (Pennsylvania Railroad) "Pennsylvania Railroad". All-over illustrated advertising design showing railroad map on buff cover bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), full margins to just touched, tied by blue "Philadelphia, Pa. Sep 24" cds to Morgantown Va., Very Fine and choice.
Estimate; $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:25:05 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4290
Symbol:
Cat No: 203-A-1

image (Pennsylvania Railroad) Phila. & Cola. R.R., Dec 15. Two strikes of blue cds tie 3¢ dull red (11A) four margins, on neat cover to New York City, Very Fine, Rarity VIII, ex-Judd.
Towle No. 203-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:25:36 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4291
Symbol:
Cat No: 203-B-1

image (Pennsylvania Railroad) Phila. & Columbia R.R., Jul 16. Perfect blue cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), four margins, on neat circa 1852 buff cover to Philadelphia Pa., Extremely Fine and choice, Rarity IX, ex-Jarrett, Wagshal (Pictured in Simpson-Alexander, Pg. 184).
Towle No. 203-B-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A GORGEOUS COVER IN GEM CONDITION. Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 675.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4292
Symbol:
Cat No: 198-S-2

image (Philadelphia & Erie Railroad) Phila & Erie R.R., Wetmore., Oct 14 1871. Clear blue oval route agent handstamp on cover bearing 3¢ green (147) tied by pencil manuscript cancel to Erie Pa., 3¢ with minor gum staining at top, slightly rough opening at bottom, Very Fine.
Towle No. 198-S-2; 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: 4293
Symbol:
Cat No: 198-S-unlisted

image (Philadelphia & Erie Railroad) P. & E. R.R., Westport., July 16, 1866. Shield station postmark on yellow cover bearing 3¢ rose (65), s.e. at right, manuscript cancel to Marietta, Pa., original enclosure datelined "Westport, July 16/66", carried 275 miles to Philadelphia for Marietta, Very Fine and rare, Unrecorded by Towle.
Towle No. 198-S-unlisted; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 210.00
Sold...US$ 210.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:27:19 EST
Sold For 210

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4294
Symbol:
Cat No: 190-C-1

image (Philadelphia & Reading Railroad) Phila. & Pottsville R.R. Two covers with route agent cds in black and blue, first with black Jun. 2nd strike ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on 1852 letter from Pottsville Pa. to Furnace Pa.; second with blue May 3rd strike ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on 1854 folded letter from Pottsville Pa. to Philadelphia Pa., Very Fine and scarce exhibit pair, Rarity VI, latter ex-Gibson.
Towle No. 190-C-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:27:58 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4295
Symbol:

image (Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad) P. & B. R.P.O., Feb 17. Two strikes of blue cds with one tying 3¢ Ultramarine (114), corner flaw, on cover to Shiloh N.Y.; flap missing, Very Fine and attractive, a scarce unlisted marking.
Estimate; $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 160.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4296
Symbol:
Cat No: 239-D-1

image (Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad) Baltimore Rail Road, Oct 10. Blue cds ties 5¢ dark brown (1a), four ample to large margins with additional manuscript cancel, on blue 1849 folded letter from Baltimore Md. to Marlborough Md.; internal cover tear affecting address panel, otherwise Very Fine.
Towle No. 239-D-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Although posted onto a mail car at Baltimore the letter must have been carried on Route 1902 Baltimore to Washington. Some Route Agents operated between Philadelphia and
Washington and in this instance he picked up the incorrect route agent marking instead of the "WASHINGTON RAIL ROAD" which should have been applied.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 300.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:28:33 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4297
Symbol:
Cat No: 239-M-4

image (Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad) "Baltmo Rail Road". Blue manuscript postmark and matching "18¾" rating on 1843 folded letter datelined "Baltimore July3 1843" and put onto Route 1901 for New York and Hartford Connecticut, Very Fine.
Towle No. 239-M-4; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 140.00
Sold...US$ 140.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:29:00 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4298
Symbol:
Cat No: 560-S-2

image (Pittsburgh, Fort Worth & Chicago Railroad) P. Ft W. & C. R'y, Mahong'town Station, Apr 23, 1875. Blue station octagon cancels 3¢ green entire to West Chester Pa.; docketing at left, reduced at right, Very Fine and choice strike, Rarity IV, This is the Discovery Example and Listing in Towle.
Towle No. 560-S-2; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put into Mahoningtown station and carried 2114 miles north to New Castle for transfer east to West Chester.
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: 4299
Symbol:
Cat No: 198-C-1

image (Sunbury & Erie Railroad) S. & E. R.R. PA, NOV 10. Perfect cds strike ties 3¢ rose (65), vibrant shade, on yellow cover to Macedonia, Ohio; reduced slightly at left.
Towle No. 198-C-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto either Route 2726 or 2773 between 1861 and 1868 to receive the Route Agent's date stamp. Probably routed west to Erie for Cleveland and then south to Macedonia.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00


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


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