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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States R
Railroad Advertising and Collateral

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4590
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image (Albany & Rutland Railroad) 1852 Railroad Accident. Three-page May 27, 1856 letter providing first-hand account of a railroad accident reading in part "…the other day I stood looking at the express train door and see it go through…it went dreadful fast and it just got below the depo it run off the track and went down the bank and smashed the engine all to atoms and it hurt the passengers very much so that some of them fainted away there is one old lady here to the village that they don't know whether she will recover or not she came from Philadelphia there was not but four but that got hurt to cars…it was on the account of the switch being turned wrong…", Very Fine.
Estimate; $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 110.00
Sold...US$ 110.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:37:31 EST
Sold For 110

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4591
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Appleton's Railway and Steam Navigation Guides. Group of 6 comprising edition: August 1860, October 1860, May 1862, September 1869, July 1872 and September 1874; wealth of route information and time tables, maps, etc; each with varying degree of faults, Fine and rare group.
Estimate; $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 210.00
Sold...US$ 210.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:38:01 EST
Sold For 210

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4592
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image The Central Pacific Railroad: A Trip Across the North American Continent From Ogden To san Francisco. Nelson and Sons, T.: Nelson's Pictorial Guide-Books. New York: 1870, Oblong 12mo. 32pp + 12 attractive full-page color plates including a Bird's-Eye View of San Francisco and a View of Salt Lake, and full-page map of the Union and Central Pacific Railroad Line and Connections. Bound in original cloth, stamped in blind, with decorated title on front cover. Prior owner's gilt seal. good condition overall (Cowan 452 note, Graff 2977), Very Fine.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

A very early Central Pacific pictorial work with timetable, list of stations, fares, elevations, descriptions of the route. Illustrations include "Interior of snow sheds", "Birds eye view of San Francisco", "Lake Tahoe", etc.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:38:21 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4593
Symbol:

image George Pullman's Early Palace Sleeping Cards. 11x17 exhibit page with legal-size Central Pacific Railroad illustrated ad envelope with "Central Pacific Railroad, Nov 1, 1873" ticket dater to San Francisco Cal.; and Chicago & Dalton Railroad all-over ad design showing the inside of the Pullman car on reverse of ad cover bearing 3¢ green (158) tied by "Chicago, Ill" duplex, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:39:13 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4594
Symbol:

image (New York & Harlem Railroad) 1831 (Dec.) Law Authorizing the New York & Harlem Railroad. Two-page original document titled "A Law, To Authorise the New-York and Harlem Rail Road Company to Construct their Rail Way", pages taped together, otherwise Very Fine.
Estimate; $150 - 200.

When rail roads were first introduced into the the U.S.A. they were short in length and were regulated by State and in some circumstances by City Councils. The initial 4½ miles of the New York & Harlem Rail Road was authorized by an act approved by the Mayor of New York on December 22nd 1831.
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: 4595
Symbol:

image Pathfinder Railway Guides. Double-page containing August 1856 pocket-size edition, May 1858 journal size edition (16.5x25cm), and all-over red illustrated ad design showing Steam Locomotive train bearing 3¢ green (158) tied by "Boston Mass." duplex, F.-V.F.
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: 4596
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Post Office Act of 1845. Group of Senate and House bills and various amendments which included reformed and simplified rates of postage within the U.S., the previous rating by mileage and number of sheets was changed to per ½ ounce and over/under 300 miles, Very Fine group of official documents.
Estimate; $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 300.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4597
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image (Propaganda) Cheap Inland and Ocean Postage. Illustrated Barnabas Bates Postage Reform Propaganda cover showing Steamship, Eagle with Shield & Steam Engine, manuscript "Flushing, Mich., July 9th" postmark with "Paid 3" rating crossed out and updated to unpaid "5" cents to Sherfall N.Y., ornate imprint of "D. Felt & Hosford, Stationers" on reverse; faulty and flaps mostly separated, Fine and scarce design.
Estimate; $400 - 600.

In the 1850s, Bates adopted the Elihu Blurritt practice of using illustrated envelopes to further his reform proposals for America. Paradoxically, this cover was sent to a member of House of Representatives under the Congressman's franking privilege to receive his mail free of postage.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 260.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4598
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Railroad Advertising. Group of 24 including "Grand Trunk R.R. Co., Mobile, Ala." corner card on #147 cover; "Boston, Lowell & Nashua Rail-Road" embossed corner card on 2¢ #73 cover; "Old Colony & Newport Railway Co." 1863 Boston MA 2¢ #73 printed circular; "Erie Railway" fancy corner card on #114 cover; "Penn'a R.R. Service" corner card on Philadelphia Pa. #25 cover; "Baltimore and Ohio Rail Road Co." corner card on Baltimore Md. #65 cover; "Raleigh & Gaston Railroad Co." corner card on "R.&G.&S.&R. R.R." route agent cds #147 cover; U58 with all-over "Little Rock and its Railroad Connections" map design on reverse; illustrated locomotive ads for Truman & Co. Express frank and Railway Supply Store, etc.; some mixed condition, F.-V.F.
Estimate; $400 - 600. Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:40:50 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4599
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image Railroad Collateral and Ephemera. Large group of 32 including contract documents, three Magnus city lettersheets of Buffalo, Newark and Albany, a wide range of Senate and House printed documents including 1856 Illinois Central R.R. report on transmission of mail and munitions; 1873 Table of Service of th Mail by Railroads; 1870 Letter from Postmaster General on Mail Contracts by Railroads; Boston Hartford and Erie R.R. stock certificate; 1855 First Annual Report of the Northern Central Railway Co.; Old Colony Railroad Map; Railway Passengers Assurance Co. ticket; 1837 Illinois Central R.R. bill to authorize land purchases for railway; etc., F.-V.F., a wonderful assemblage.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000. Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 500.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4600
Symbol:

image (Railroad Illustrated) Pennsylvania Railroad Promotional Map Envelope. All-over illustrated design of PENNA RAIL ROAD route map on buff cover to Pottsville, Pa. bearing 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by blue Philadelphia cds, flap with brown shield cameo advertising (torn), Very Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

Envelope posted at Philadelphia on April 14th circa 1853 with connecting routes to the west.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 300.00
Sold...US$ 300.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:41:52 EST
Sold For 300

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4601
Symbol:

image (Texas Western Railroad) "Texas Western R.R. Agency, Cincinnati, O." . Illustrated locomotive agent corner card on buff cover bearing 1¢ blue (9) tied by blue circular grid cancel to Bardstown Ky., Very Fine, with 2013 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $400 - 600. Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 675.00
Sold...US$ 675.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:42:27 EST
Sold For 675

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4602
Symbol:

image (Union Pacific Railroad) "Across the Continent West from Omaha, Nebraska 1868". Subtitled "Progress of the the Union Pacific Railroad West From Omaha, Nebraska, Across the Continent. Making, With Its Connections, an Unbroken Line From the Atlantic To the Pacific Ocean. Eight Hundred and Twenty Miles Completed Sept.20, 1868. Offices, No.20 Nassau Street, New York."; New York: Published by the Company. C.A. Alvord, Printer, Pamphlet Edition, September 25th, 1868. Original printed and illustrated wrappers, full page map frontis, 'Map of the Union Pacific Rail Road and its Connections.' 40pp. Wraps a bit dusted with light extremity wear. Engraved text illustrations., F.-V.F.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

This rare pamphlet is one of several promotions describing-- as of different dates-- the status of the transcontinental railroad's construction, and the Union Pacific's progress. The Map and accompanying text detail the responsibilities of the Union Pacific and Central Pacific Railroads in completing the transcontinental railroad, with branches into Washington and Montana. The pamphlet details the agricultural and mineral resources of the land which the Road will open to settlement; the resources available to the Union Pacific [including government funding], the financial status of the Road, and the availability of mortgage bonds [which the rear wrapper also advertises].
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:43:50 EST
Sold For 350
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4603
Symbol:
Cat No: Collection

image (Union Pacific Railway) Map of the Union Pacific Railway, Eastern Division. Letterhead showing the U.P. map from the Office of Excelsior Manufacturing Co. datelined St. Louis May 21, 1868, F.-V.F. and scarce group.
Estimate; $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 21:44:17 EST
Sold For 150


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