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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States R
Routes Within New York State (A-M Routes)

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4300
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-D-3

image (Albany and Buffalo Railroad) Alby. & Buffalo R.R., Sep. 12. Blue route agent's cds with matching blue "Paid" straightline on 10¢ black (2) large margins to clear at left, on light blue 1848 folded cover from Buffalo N.Y. to New York City, red "From Western Hotel, Buffalo, Ira Osborn" hotel forwarder's octagonal handstamp; light vertical file folds do not affect stamp, F.-V.F., ex-Craveri, Mirsky, with 1999 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 114-D-3; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

ATTRACTIVE USE OF THE 10¢ 1847, DELIVERED TO THE MAILS BY THE HOTEL AND SENT BY RAIL OVER 300 MILES. Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 700.00
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:30:00 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4301
Symbol:
Cat No: 104-S-1

image (Black River & Utica Railroad) Utica & Black River R.R., Castor Land, Oct 15, 1875. Clear blue station double-oval on 1¢ postal card (UX3) to Potsdam N.Y., datelined "Castorland, Oct. 15/75", Very Fine and choice, ex-Bagby.
Towle No. 104-S-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried 25 miles west from Castorland to Watertown for transfer to Potsdam.
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: 4302
Symbol:
Cat No: 115-D-1

image (Buffalo & Erie Railroad) Buffalo & Erie R.R., Jun 6. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on buff cover to Geneva, N.Y., Very Fine and scarce, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 115-D-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:30:51 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4303
Symbol:
Cat No: 125-G-2

image (Buffalo & New York City Railroad) Buffalo & N.Y. City R.R., 10 Jun. Blue rimless cds ties 3¢ dull red (11) on cover to Castile N.Y., Very Fine, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 125-G-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 1314 and carried to Castile located 57 miles from Buffalo.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 190.00
Sold...US$ 190.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:31:24 EST
Sold For 190

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4304
Symbol:
Cat No: 125-G-1

image (Buffalo & New York City Railroad) Buffalo & N.Y. City R.R., 29 Sep. Red route agent cds with matching circular grid cancel on 3¢ red (U1) Nesbitt entire with partial seal to New York City, flap mostly missing and top edge mend, a Very Fine strike, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 125-G-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 1306 and carried east to New York circa 1853.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:31:44 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4305
Symbol:
Cat No: 131-A-1

image (Cayuga & Susquahanna Railroad) Cayuga & Susqh. R.R., 17 Jun. Cds ties 1¢ blue, vertical strip of three, Types II-IIA-II (7-8A-7), positions 27-37-47R1E, four even margins, on neat cover to Albany N.Y., Very Fine, Rarity VII, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate.
Towle No. 131-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Envelope put onto Route 1246 to be carried to Cayuga for transfer to Auburn & Rochester rail road for Albany. Reverse annotated by Ashbrook.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 3,250.00
Sold...US$ 3,250.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:33:20 EST
Sold For 3250

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4306
Symbol:
Cat No: 131-A-1

image (Cayuga & Susquahanna Railroad) Cayuga & Susqh. R.R., 13 Aug. Red cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), deep intense color, mostly large margins, on neat cover from Aurora, N.Y. to Cleveland, Ohio, original enclosure dated "Aurora, Cayuga Cy. N.Y. I Aug 13th 1852", Very Fine, Rarity VII, with 2009 A.P.S. certificate.
Towle No. 131-A-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto the steamboat at Aurora to be carried to Cayuga for transfer to Auburn & Rochester railroad for Cleveland via Buffalo.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:33:45 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4307
Symbol:
Cat No: 131-A-2

image (Cayuga & Susquahanna Railroad) Cayuga & Susqh. R.R., Mar 17. Black route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on light buff cover to Syracuse, N.Y., accompanied by circa 1875 cover with "Cayuga Lake N.Y., Nov 5" cds on Union Springs N.Y. corner card cover bearing 3¢ green (158) to Ithaca N.Y.; latter with some wedge wear, a Very Fine pair.
Towle No. 131-A-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Circa 1852 cover carried north to Cayuga for Syracuse on the combined railroad and steamboat service of Route 1368. Circa 1875 cover carried 32 miles south from Union
Springs to Ithaca on Route 1284. The Cayuga Lake cds is unrecorded but must have been used on the route, as no post office of this name existed in New York State.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:34:05 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4308
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-O-1

image (Express Mail Albany to Buffalo) U.S. Express Mail, Jul 4. Choice strike of red route agent cds and matching "Free" rating on folded letter datelined "Buffalo July 3d 1844" to Bern, N.Y., Very Fine and choice.
Towle No. 114-O-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

The Express Mail service from Albany to Buffalo encompassed a total of 8 different railroad route contracts. This letter was carrier east over seven of the railroads. In July 1842 the Expressman, William F. Harnden was contracted to supervise the carriage of the mails on the full route. He employed two agents to accompany the car the full distance.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:34:26 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4309
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-S-3a

image (Hudson River Railroad) S. Duyvil, H.R. R.R., Oct 21. Station cds just ties 3¢ rose (65) with bold fancy rectangle cancel on buff cover to Louisville, Ky. addressed to Lieut. in the "25th Regt. Michigan Vol." with original enclosure which states, "The new pistol will carry a larger cartridge, have tremendous power, are the most perfect pistol ever produced. There will be two styles, Full Plate & Plated France.", signed "T.W. Moore"; 3¢ tiny perf tear, F.-V.F., Rarity V.
Towle No. 114-S-3a; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 1002 at Spuyten Duyvil and carried south to the Chambers Street Depot for transfer to the New York main post office.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:35:01 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4310
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-S-3b

image (Hudson River Railroad) Hudson River R.R., Jan 21 65, Spuyten Duyvil. Perfect sharp strike of station agent's shield tying 3¢ Rose (65), nat. s.e., tiny perf tear, on neat cover to Gowanda, N.Y., F.-V.F., ex-Wyer, Jarrett.
Towle No. 114-S-3b; Estimate $300 - 400.

Envelope put onto Route 1002 and carried 12 miles south to the Chambers Street Depot. Transferred to the main post office for forwarding via Albany and Buffalo to Gowanda, NY.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:36:09 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4311
Symbol:
Cat No: 112-A-1, 112-A-2

image (Long Island Railroad) L.I. Rail Road N.Y. Two covers with the two 5¢ route agent cds mounted on exhibit page, first with red "L.I. Rail Road, N.Y., 5 'Sept 11' " double-circle with pencil date on gray Sept. 11th 1846 folded letter from New York to Five Places, Long Island; second with red "L.I. Rail Road, 5 cts. 'Feb 16' " double-circle with pencil date on gray circa 1847 folded letter from Yuphank west to New York City; former with tear, F.-V.F. exhibit pair, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 112-A-1, 112-A-2; Estimate $400 - 600. Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 325.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4312
Symbol:
Cat No: 112-B-1

image (Long Island Railroad) Long Island R.R., Jul 22. Route agent cds ties 2¢ black (73) vertical pair on cover to Shelter Island N.Y., cover with corner wear at bottom, otherwise Very Fine.
Towle No. 112-B-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A VERY RARE 2¢ BLACKJACK USAGE ALONG THE LONG ISLAND RAILROAD.

Cover addressed to Shelter Island located at the eastern end of Long Island. Convenience franked at 4 cents and carried on the line July 22nd circa 1865. If from New York the mail car left Hunters Point, Brooklyn at 8.00 a.m. to arrive at Greenport at 1.15 p.m. The 94 mile journey being run at an average speed of 18 mph.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 1,400.00
Sold...US$ 1,400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:37:11 EST
Sold For 1400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4313
Symbol:
Cat No: 112-B-1

image (Long Island Railroad) Long Island R.R., Mar 3. Bold route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), position 97L1L, on cover to Greenport, Long Island, Very Fine and choice.
Towle No. 112-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 260.00
Sold...US$ 260.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:37:56 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4314
Symbol:
Cat No: 112-L-1

image (Long Island Railroad) RAIL R. Clear red straight line with matching "5" rate handstamp on blue folded letter datelined Apr. 18th 1846 New York City to Boston Mass, Very Fine, Rarity VI, Carried on the Long Island Sound Route, nice waterway use.
Towle No. 112-L-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 180.00
Sold...US$ 180.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:38:44 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4315
Symbol:
Cat No: 112-L-1

image (Long Island Railroad) RAIL R. Red straightline with matching "5" rate handstamp on 1846 folded letter from New York City to Slatersville R.I., Very Fine.
Towle No. 112-L-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Carried on the Long Island Railroad Brooklyn-Boston route using Long Island Sound steamers.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 100.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4316
Symbol:
Cat No: 112-L-1

image (Long Island Railroad) RAIL R. Red straightline with matching "5" rating handstamp on blue 1846 folded letter datelined "New York Apr. 25, 1846" to Providence, R.I., Extremely Fine and choice.
Towle No. 112-L-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Carried on the Long Island Railroad Brooklyn-Boston route using Long Island Sound steamers.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:40:36 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4317
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-A unlisted

image (Mohawk & Hudson Railroad) "Rail Road". Manuscript notation with matching "12½" cent rating on folded letter datelined "Cherry Valley Sep. 4. 1837" to Utica, put onto Route 541 at Palatine Bridge and carried 40 miles west to Utica, Very Fine.
Towle No. 114-A unlisted; Estimate $500 - 750.

A VERY EARLY RAILROAD NOTATION BY THE UTICA POSTMASTER WITH "12½" CENT RATING. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:41:04 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4318
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-B-7

image (Mohawk & Hudson Railroad) RAIL ROAD. Red two-line postmark over pencil "Utica" and with red manuscript "18¾" rating on folded letter datelined "Holland Patent Sept. 11th 1839" to Buffalo N.Y.; some separation and light staining at bottom, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 114-B-7; Estimate $500 - 750.

Folded letter datelined "Holland Patent Sept. 11th 1839". Carried 91½ miles south to be put onto the car at Utica. Carried west 52 miles on Route 909 to Syracuse the 26 miles on Route 910 to Auburn. Buffalo at this date was not connected by railroad so a mail coach by road was used to that city.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:42:39 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4319
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-B-5

image (Mohawk & Hudson Railroad) RAIL ROAD. Circular handstamp and manuscript "10" rating on folded letter datelined "Scottsville April 16th 1842" to Schoharrie, N.Y., redirected to Fultonham with red "Schoharie, N.Y. Apr 27" cds and red ms. "Forwd 6" rating totaled to "16" cents due, Very Fine and rare, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 114-B-5; Estimate $400 - 600.

Carried on the five Routes 1165, 1119, 1036, 9275 and 969 to Schenectady for Scoharrie.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 475.00
Sold...US$ 475.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:42:59 EST
Sold For 475

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4320
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-A-2 var.

image (Mohawk & Hudson Railroad) Utica "12½ RR". Red manuscript railroad rating with light red "Utica, N.Y., Feb. 20" fancy oval postmark on folded letter datelined "Albany Feby: 18. 1838" to Chenango County, N.Y., Very Fine and rare early railroad usage.
Towle No. 114-A-2 var.; Estimate $400 - 600. Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 23:59:00 EST
Sold For 0
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4321
Symbol:
Cat No: SP-6

image (Montreal & Champlain Railroad) Montreal & Champ. R.R., Apr. 12, 1860., Rouse's Point. Perfect strike of oval railroad marking on orange cover to Montreal, manuscript notation "Important", Extremely Fine, Rarity VI.
Towle No. SP-6; Estimate $300 - 400.

Remele has never seen this marking on a letter, however in addition to this cover, we are aware of one other cover with this marking which is franked with 1857 3¢ issue. The same marking is often seen cancelling revenue stamps from this border depot.

This cover was sold by Robert A. Siegel in 1953 as part of the famous BURGER & CO. STOCK, PART III (Sale 164, Lot 18).
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 575.00
Sold...US$ 575.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:44:20 EST
Sold For 575


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