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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4343
Symbol:
Cat No: 100-A-2

image (Rensselaer & Saratoga Railroad) Troy & Whitehall R.R., Aug 16. Five strikes of blue route agent cds on 1849 blue cover to Champlain, N.Y. bearing 5¢ red brown, three margins with manuscript cancel; cover with light wax seal tone spot, Very Fine.
Towle No. 100-A-2; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

A STUNNING AND ATTRACTIVE 1847 ISSUE COVER.

Carried north to Whitehall on Route 935 for the steamboat to Champlain. The Route Agent had set the cds with "15" and corrected the slug using the stamp to obliterate the mistake and added fifth strike below to make the date readable.
Est. $1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500

Opening US$ 700.00
Sold...US$ 700.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:59:13 EST
Sold For 700

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4344
Symbol:
Cat No: 100-A-2

image (Rensselaer & Saratoga Railroad) Troy & Whitehall R.R., Dec 6. Bold blue route agent cds with matching "5" rating handstamp on 1849 folded cover docketed from Whitehall N.Y. to Schaghticoke, N.Y.; light horizontal fold and number notation, Very Fine, ex-Lehman.
Towle No. 100-A-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried south on routes 935 & 929 to Troy for transfer 14½ miles north to Schaghticoke.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 270.00
Sold...US$ 270.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 18:59:33 EST
Sold For 270

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4345
Symbol:
Cat No: 100-S-1

image (Rensselaer & Saratoga Railroad) Rens. & Sar. R.R., Round Lake, Apr 17, 1875. Blue route agent handstamp with manuscript tied 3¢ green (158), corner replaced, on cover to Waterford, N.Y., Very Fine appearance.
Towle No. 100-S-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Envelope put onto 1221 at Round Oak Station and carried 17 miles south to Troy for transfer to Waterford.
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: 4346
Symbol:
Cat No: 115-B-1

image (Rochester & Niagara Falls Railroad) Rochester & Niagara Falls R.R., Nov 15. Blue route agent cds and matching "10" rating handstamp on cover to St. Catherines Canada, Canada "United States / 6d" straight line exchange handstamp, F.-V.F. and rare, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 115-B-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Routed from Niagara Falls via Lewiston and Queenston to St Catherine's.
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: 4347
Symbol:
Cat No: 115-B-1

image (Rochester & Niagara Falls Railroad) Rochester & Niagara Falls R.R., Oct 30. Route agent's cds ties 3¢ Dull Red (11A), top sheet margin pos. 9L1L on turned cover to Watertown, Wisc., original use bearing 3¢ dull red #11A from Buffalo to Albion, Very Fine, Rarity VIII (Very Rare).
Towle No. 115-B-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

A VERY RARE RAILROAD ROUTE AGENT MARKING ON THIS UNUSUAL TURNED COVER. Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:00:55 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4348
Symbol:
Cat No: 102-A-1

image (Rome & Cape Vincent Railroad) C. Vincent & Rome R.R., Oct 5. Red cds on 3¢ red (U2) buff entire with Nesbitt seal on flap, addressed to New Haven CT, carried on the Cape Vincent, Watertown to Rome route, Very Fine and scarce, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 102-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:01:42 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4349
Symbol:

image (Rome, Watertown & Ogdensburgh Railroad) R.W. & O. R.R. Camden, Nov 25, 1865. Circular agent datestamp and "R.W. & C. R.R., Nov. 17, 1865, Willamstown" station datestamp alongside on blue embossed cameo "Wm. A. Pond & Co., Piano Fortes, New York" corner card cover to Williamstown, N.Y. bearing 2¢ black (73) tied by NYCM four-point geometric in circle cancel; small cover tears and small toned spots, F.-V.F., ex-Fosdyke, with 2001 P.F. certificate.
Estimate; $750 - 1,000.

A RARE RAILROAD USE WITH BOTH ROME, WATERTOWN & OGDENSBURGH RAILROAD STATION AGENT DATESTAMPS ARE UNRECORDED BY TOWLE. Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 1,250.00
Sold...US$ 1,250.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:02:06 EST
Sold For 1250

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4350
Symbol:
Cat No: 129-S-2

image (Sodus Point & Southern Railroad) S.P. & S.R., Wallington, Aug 17 18. Blue fancy framed station postmark ties 3¢ green (158) on cover to Newcomb, Essex County, N.Y., Very Fine and rare fancy framed railroad station, Rarity VII; This is the discovery copy illustrated in Towle's "Route Agent Postmarks Supplement"..
Towle No. 129-S-2; Estimate $300 - 400.

The Sodus Point & Southern Rail Road Company was incorporated on March 19th 1852. The 34 mile line from the coal piers at Sodus Point was not completed until 1873 when it was contracted for Route 1285 at $1,700 a year for a daily service excluding Sundays.

Put into the post at Wallington Station located 4 miles south of Sodus Point. Put onto Route 1285 and transferred onto Route 1213 for Syracuse and eastward to Troy.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 220.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4351
Symbol:
Cat No: 127-A-1

image (Syracuse & Binghampton Railroad) Syra. & Binghampn. R.R., Nov 8. Clear route agent cds with matching small dotted grid cancel ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on buff cover to Warren, Ohio, Very Fine and attractive, Rarity X.
Towle No. 127-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Carried on Route 1463 south to Binghampton for westward carriage to Warren, Ohio.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 750.00
Sold...US$ 750.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:03:19 EST
Sold For 750

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4352
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-B-3

image (Syracuse & Utica Railroad) RAIL ROAD. UTICA. Petite red straightline handstamp with pencil "12½" rating on folded cover to Genesco N.Y.; file fold, small edge and internal tears, Very Fine appearance, Rarity X.
Towle No. 114-B-3; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THIS UTICA RAIL ROAD STRAIGHTLINE, THE OTHER USED IN MARCH 1842.

Carried on the Syracuse & Utica RR, forerunner to the New York Central, this marking is only known on this and one other cover and alignment indicates that that it may be from a single device.
Est. $1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500

Opening US$ 850.00
Sold...US$ 850.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:03:48 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4353
Symbol:
Cat No: 114-O-1

image (Utica & Schenectady Railroad) U.S. Express Mail, Sep 4. Red cds with matching "PAID" straightline and red crayon "20" rating on 1843 folded letter datelined "Little Falls NY" to Cooperstown N.Y., manuscript "Paid 2" at lower left, Very Fine and rare use carried on the Utica & Schenectady R.R.
Towle No. 114-O-1; Estimate $400 - 600. Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 280.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4354
Symbol:
Cat No: 126-A-1

image (Utica, Chenango & Susquehanna Valley Railroad) U.C. & S.V. R.R., Jul 25. Route agent cds duplexed with four-ring target cancel on 3¢ ultramarine (114) on orange advertising cover from Sherburne N.Y. to Poolville N.Y.; cover a bit reduced at right, Very Fine and attractive.
Towle No. 126-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4355
Symbol:
Cat No: 123-S-unlisted

image (Utica, Ithaca & Elmira Railroad) U. I. & E. R.R. Besemers. Feb 10, 1877. Bold double-circle station cds cancels 1¢ postal card (UX3) to Newark Valley, Extremely Fine and choice.
Towle No. 123-S-unlisted; Estimate $200 - 300.

The Besemer's Depot post office was opened on March 9th 1876 with the postmaster as Mary A. Besemer. Located on the Utica, Ithica & Elmira Rail Road some 5¼ miles from Ithaca. Received the Station Agent's date stamp for Besemer's Depot to travel on Route 6075 contracted for 48½ miles at $2,226 a year for a daily service excluding Sundays.

Put into Besemer's Depot on February 10th 1877 and carried south on Route 6075 to Wilseyville for transfer via Owego to Newark Valley.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:05:03 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4356
Symbol:
Cat No: 102-A-1

image (Watertown & Rome Railroad) C. Vincent & Rome R.R., Mar 27. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (26) on orange cover with handstamped Watertown N.Y. corner card for "Dealer in Leather, Oil & Findings" to Boston Mass., Very Fine and attractive, a very scarce railroad marking, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 102-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 475.00
Sold...US$ 475.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:05:38 EST
Sold For 475

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4357
Symbol:
Cat No: 102-C-1

image (Watertown & Rome Railroad) Watertown & Rome R.R., Jun 17. Route agent cds on 3¢ red (U10) Nesbitt buff entire to Watertown N.Y., Very Fine and scarce Nesbitt use, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 102-C-1; Estimate $100 - 150. Est. $100-150 (Image)

Est. $100-150

Opening US$ 170.00
Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:06:12 EST
Sold For 170
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4358
Symbol:
Cat No: 102-V-1

image (Watertown & Rome Rail Road) "W & Rome R.R., Nov 29". Pencil manuscript on 1851 folded letter datelined "Camden Nov 29 / 51" to New Haven, Conn. bearing 3¢ dull red (11A) canceled by grid cancel, Very Fine and rare, Rarity V, the Towle Listing example.
Towle No. 102-V-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried on Route 1256 prior to issuing of a date stamp of the Route Agent. Carried 18 miles east to Rome for transfer to Route 1030 on the Syracuse & Utica Rail Road.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 230.00
Sold...US$ 230.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:07:01 EST
Sold For 230


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