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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States R
Routes in New England (A-C Routes)

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4359
Symbol:
Cat No: 4-D-1

image (Atlantic & St. Lawrence and Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroads) AC. & ST. L. & AN. & KK. R.R. Route agent cds with manuscript "Paid" endorsement and matching "X" cancel tying defective 3¢ dull red (11A) on orange cover to Paris, Me., still Very Fine.
Towle No. 4-D-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Cover put onto Route 97 and carried to Paris located 47 miles north of Portland.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:07:39 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4360
Symbol:
Cat No: 4-C-1

image (Atlantic & St. Lawrence and Androscoggin & Kennebec RailRoads) A & St. L. & A. & Kenbk. R.R., Jan 11. Blue route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), large to huge margins except just touching frameline at bottom right, on blue folded letter datelined "Lewiston Jany 11 1853" to Newburyport Mass.; couple of light cover stains, F.-V.F. and scarce, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 4-C-1; Estimate $100 - 150.

Put onto Route 91 south from Lewiston Me. via Danville Junction. The car then continued on Route 97 to Portland, then transferred to the Portland to Boston railroad.
Est. $100-150 (Image)

Est. $100-150

Opening US$ 90.00
Sold...US$ 90.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:08:08 EST
Sold For 90

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4361
Symbol:
Cat No: 4-C-1

image (Atlantic & St. Lawrence and Androscoggin & Kennebec Railroads) A. & St L. & A. & Kenbk. R.R., Aug 17. Red route agent cds with matching "5" rate handstamp on 1849 folded cover from Winthrop Mass. to Lewiston Me.
Towle No. 4-C-1; Estimate $100 - 150.

Pencil notation on flap "From Winthrop 1849" put onto Route 91 and carried 19 miles south to Lewiston.
Est. $100-150 (Image)

Est. $100-150

Opening US$ 80.00
Sold...US$ 80.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:08:30 EST
Sold For 80

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4362
Symbol:
Cat No: 9-B-1

image (Atlantic & St. Lawrence Railroad) Atlantic & St. Lawrence R.R. Jul 28. Clear route agent cds with manuscript day ties 3¢ dull red (11), margins to just in, on 1856 yellow cover with original enclosure from Portland Me. to Buckfield Me.; flap torn from opening, Very Fine and attractive, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 9-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 280.00
Sold...US$ 280.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:09:35 EST
Sold For 280

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4363
Symbol:
Cat No: 53-B-1

image (Boston & Albany Railroad) Boston & Albany R.R., Apr. 23. Red route agent cds with matching "Paid" and fancy criss-cross circular grid cancels 10¢ black (2), large margins to just shaving left frameline, on blue folded cover to Detroit Michigan, F.-V.F.
Towle No. 53-B-1; Estimate $1,000 - 1,500.

Cover carried on Routes 605 and 476 to Albany for Detroit via Buffalo and Cleveland. Addressed to John W. Brook, Superintendent Engineer of the Michigan Central Railroad.
Est. $1,000-1,500 (Image)

Est. $1,000-1,500

Opening US$ 725.00
Sold...US$ 725.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:10:52 EST
Sold For 725

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4364
Symbol:
Cat No: 53-B-1

image (Boston & Albany Railroad) Boston & Albany R.R., Sep 4. Red route agent cds and matching criss-cross strikes of red "Paid" handstamps cancel 5¢ red brown (1), margins to just in at top, on blue 1848 folded letter datelined "Boston, Sept. 3. 1848" to future President Millard Fillmore at Albany N.Y.; vertical file folds do not affect stamp, stamp with tiny tear at bottom, Fine, with 2013 R.P.S.L. certificate.
Towle No. 53-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried from Boston through to Albany on Routes 605 & 476. Addressed to Millard Fillmore when Comptroller for the State of New York. President of the United States 1850 to 1853.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:11:10 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4365
Symbol:
Cat No: 53-A-1 var

image (Boston & Albany Railroad) RAIL ROAD CAR. Red route agent straightline handstamp with manuscript "12½" rating at top right on 1842 folded letter datelined "Springfield Sep 20, 1842" to Palmer, Mass., three vert file folds, Very Fine and a scarce railroad marking, Rarity V.
Towle No. 53-A-1 var; Estimate $200 - 300. 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: 4366
Symbol:
Cat No: 53-A-1

image (Boston & Albany Railroad) Rail Road Car. Straightline route agent handstamp on 1856 folded cover to Salem Mass. bearing 3¢ dull red (11) tied by large "Paid" grid cancel and red "Boston Ms., Feb 16", 1856 inside docketing; file folds affect 3¢ F.-V.F., Rarity VII, ex-Wagshal.
Towle No. 53-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Carried east to Boston on the Albany to Boston route with Route Agent applying the "RAIL ROAD CAR" handstamp. Stamp cancelled at Boston post office before routing to Salem.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:11:48 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4367
Symbol:
Cat No: 41-B-1

image (Boston & Fitchburg Railroad) Boston & Fitchburg R.R., Sep 15. Route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) left sheet margin single, large margins to just touched, on buff cover to Hingham Mass., Very Fine and attractive, Rarity V.
Towle No. 41-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:12:12 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4368
Symbol:
Cat No: 50-A-3

image (Boston & Maine Railroad) Boston & Maine R.R., 4 May. Blue route agent cds and matching unusual tiny fancy grid cancels 5¢ red brown (1), almost four full margins, small natural pre-printing paper fold at top right, on blue folded letter datelined "Great Falls May 4, 1849" to Franklin N.H., F.-V.F., Rarity V.
Towle No. 50-A-3; Estimate $300 - 400.

Cover put onto Route 402 and carried 20 miles south to Newmarket. Transferred to the Portsmouth & Concord R.R. for Franklin.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:12:52 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4369
Symbol:
Cat No: 50-A-3

image (Boston & Maine Railroad) Boston & Maine R.R., Jun 9. Superb strike of blue route agent cds tying 3¢ dull red (11A), full margins except slightly in at left, on cover with original enclosure datelined "Lawrence June 8th 1853" to Hebron Me., Extremely Fine and choice, Rarity V, ex-W. Fox.
Towle No. 50-A-3; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried 48 miles north from Lawrence Mass. to South Berwick Me. for transfer north via Portland to Hebron.

Letter from a railroad employee stating "Today I have been out to Boston to work fitting locks on cars. The distance from Lawrence to Boston of 26 miles, you may think is a great distance to go to work, but we went in about 40 minutes."
. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:13:56 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4370
Symbol:
Cat No: 50-A-3

image (Boston & Maine Railroad) Boston & Maine R.R., Aug 8. Blue route agent cds with matching "Paid" straightline and blue grid cancel ties 3¢ orange brown (10A), full margins to touched at top, on blue folded cover to Roxbury, Mass., Very Fine and attractive, Rarity V, ex-Wagshal.
Towle No. 50-A-3; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 900.00
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:15:31 EST
Sold For 900

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4371
Symbol:
Cat No: 50-A-3

image (Boston & Maine Railroad) Boston & Maine R.R., Apr 24. Blue route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on buff cover to Sutton, N.H., Very Fine and choice, Rarity V.
Towle No. 50-A-3; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:15:54 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4372
Symbol:
Cat No: 70-A-1

image (Boston & Providence Railroad) Boston & Providence R.R., Sep 5. Balloon route agent cds ties 2¢ Blackjack (73) on fresh unsealed cover to Sunderland, Mass., with original printed English and Classical School, Walpole Mass. circular mentioning "accessible from all points by railroad", Very Fine and scarce railroad circular rate use, ex-Fosdyke.
Towle No. 70-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

A VERY RARE RAILROAD MARKING PARTICULARLY ON A 2¢ BLACKJACK. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 725.00
Sold...US$ 725.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:16:22 EST
Sold For 725

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4373
Symbol:
Cat No: 70-A-1

image (Boston & Providence Railroad) Boston & Providence R.R. Feb 11. Neat strike of route agent cds ties 1¢ blue (9) horizontal strip of three on cover with original contents to Cambridge Mass., the strip is Positions 71-73L1L, left stamp triple transfer, one inverted, recut twice at top and once at bottom (only four such recuts on plate), huge margins to clear including part of sheet margin at left, folded between right stamps prior to use; small top edge taped tear, Extremely Fine appearance, a desirable example of the triple transfer/one inverted position used on a cover with railroad route agent marking (Rarity VIII), ex-Vogel.
Towle No. 70-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

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


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:17:02 EST
Sold For 1250

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4374
Symbol:
Cat No: 73-A-1

image (Boston to New York Express Mail) U.S. Express Mail, Boston Mass., May 2. Red route agent cds with matching bold circular grid cancels tie two 10¢ black (2) singles left stamp with four margins and right stamp in at left otherwise large margins including portion of next stamp at right, both with clear, sharp impression, on blue folded cover from the Ludlow Beebee correspondence to Philadelphia, Pa.; tiny repaired nick at top edge of cover, Very Fine and attractive.
Towle No. 73-A-1; Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

Cover from the extensive Ludlow Beebee archive put onto Route 410 for Philadelphia.
Est. $1,500-2,000 (Image)

Est. $1,500-2,000

Opening US$ 950.00
Sold...US$ 950.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:18:04 EST
Sold For 950

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4375
Symbol:
Cat No: 73-A-2

image (Boston to New York Express Mail) U.S. Express Mail, Boston Mass., Aug 17. Red route agent cds with matching well-struck red circular grids tying 10¢ black (2) horizontal pair, clear margins to in, on blue folded cover to Philadelphia; trivial edgewear, F.-V.F. and attractive 1847 issue.
Towle No. 73-A-2; Estimate $2,000 - 3,000.

A SCARCE 10¢ 1847 ISSUE USE ON THE BOSTON TO NEW YORK EXPRESS MAIL ROUTE. Est. $2,000-3,000 (Image)

Est. $2,000-3,000

Opening US$ 1,600.00
Sold...US$ 1,600.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:19:23 EST
Sold For 1600

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4376
Symbol:
Cat No: 73-A-3

image (Boston to New York Express Mail) U.S. Express Mail 'Boston Mass.' Oct 23. Red cds with matching red grid cancels tying 5¢ red brown (1) horizontal pair, large margins to clear, pretty color, on blue folded cover to Philadelphia Pa., small indentation at center of pair, Very Fine, ex-Wagshal.
Towle No. 73-A-3; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Cover put onto Route 410 at Boston on October 26th circa 1848 and franked 10 cents for over 300 miles to Philadelphia. From the extensive Ludlow Beebee correspondence. A total of 13 covers from the correspondence are recorded from Boston franked with the 1847 issue five cents stamp.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 1,200.00
Sold...US$ 1,200.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:20:10 EST
Sold For 1200

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4377
Symbol:
Cat No: 25-A-1

image (Boston, Concord & Montreal Railroad) Concord & Montreal R.R., Apr 18. Bold strike of blue route agent cds with matching blue circular grid cancel ties 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to just touching frameline at bottom, on 1851 folded letter datelined "Sanbornton Bridge April 18 / 50" to Salem, Mass., Very Fine and attractive, Rarity V.
Towle No. 25-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

Put onto Route 205 at Sanbornton N.H. and carried 18 miles south to Concord. Transferred via Lowell and Boston to Salem.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 1,150.00
Sold...US$ 1,150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:20:52 EST
Sold For 1150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4378
Symbol:
Cat No: 24-S-3

image (Boston, Lowell & Nashua Railroad) Boston, Lowell & Nashua Railroad, North Billerica, Sep 4, 1867. Blue station cds on cover bearing pen cancelled 3¢ rose (65) to Lowell, Mass., Very Fine and choice, Rarity IV, ex-Beane.
Towle No. 24-S-3; Estimate $150 - 200.

The Nashua & Lowell Rail Road was completed in 1838 between those two towns. In 1835 the Boston & Lowell Rail Road was completed and commenced passenger services in 1842. In 1857 the two companies, whilst keeping their individual corporate identities, agreed to operate as one rail road.

The contract for the 42 mile Route 603 for the Boston to Nashua in 1865 listed 11 offices to be served on the route. The station recorded as using a Station Agents date stamp was North Billerica located 22 miles north of Boston. The company was paid $6,300 a year for a three times a day service excluding Sundays.

Put on Route 603 at the North Billerica station carried just four miles north on the route to Lowell.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:21:43 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4379
Symbol:
Cat No: 55-C-1

image (Cape Cod Branch Railroad) Bost. & Cape Cod R.R., Mar 21. Sharp clear strike of route agent cds with matching fancy incised star cancels 3¢ rose (65) on orange cover to Marion, Mass., original letter datelined "Randolph 21 March 1866", Very Fine, Rarity IV.
Towle No. 55-C-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 657 for transfer to 664 at Middlesboro. Put off at West Wareham for Marion.
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: 4380
Symbol:
Cat No: 41-H-1

image (Cheshire Railroad) F.C. & R. & B. R.R. Mail Line, Aug 23 (Fitchburg, Cheshire, Rutland and Burlington Railroad). Bold route agent cds ties 3¢ Rose (65) on cover to Hartford, Conn.; cover slightly reduced at left, Very Fine and choice, Rarity V.
Towle No. 41-H-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Envelope put onto Route 693 on August 23rd circa 1868 and carried to Bellow Falls for transfer via Keene to Hartford, CT.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 220.00
Sold...US$ 220.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:22:25 EST
Sold For 220

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4381
Symbol:

image (Concord & Claremont Railroad) Con. & Clare. R.R., Agt., Jul 31. Purple route agent cds and cork cancel on 1¢ postal card (UX5) datelined "Newport N.H. Jul 31 - 1878" to Charlestown Mass., accompanied by original Oct. 17, 1857 Post Office Department Contract Office notice of contract for route 255 from Concord to Bradford to Concord & Claremont R.R. agent mounted together on 11x17 exhibit page, Very Fine exhibit pair.
Estimate; $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 90.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4382
Symbol:
Cat No: 35-F-1, 35-F-2

image (Connecticut & Passumpsic Rivers Railroad) Sullivan & Passumpsic R.R. Two covers, each franked with 3¢ dull red (11A), first with adhesive tied by route agent's cds with serifed letters (Towle 35-F-1), second with 3¢ tied by non-serifed cds (Towle 35-F-2, ex-Judd), both addressed to towns in Vermont, F.-V.F., both Towle Rarity VII (Rare).
Towle No. 35-F-1, 35-F-2; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 270.00
Sold...US$ 270.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:23:02 EST
Sold For 270

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4383
Symbol:
Cat No: 35-A-1

image (Connecticut River Railroad) Conn. RIVER R.R., Nov 10. Clear strike of route agent's cds tying 3¢ dull red (11A) on 1854 folded letter datelined "Royalston Nov 17 54" to Troy, NY, Very Fine, ex-Wyer, Wagshal.
Towle No. 35-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A VERY RARE ROUTE AGENT MARKING THAT IS THE BASIS FOR THE TRACING IN SIMPSON-ALEXANDER (RARITY 9).

Carried via Bellows Falls to Keene to be put onto Route 692 for Springfield. Transferred West for Troy.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 900.00
Sold...US$ 900.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:23:25 EST
Sold For 900
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4384
Symbol:
Cat No: 91-A-1

image (Connecticut Western Railroad) Conn. Western R.R. Feb 10. Clear strike of cds duplex with fancy four-hearts cancel on 3¢ green entire to Boston Mass., docketed "West Winstead Conn. Feb 11/76" on back; missing backflap and open at sides, Very Fine, Rarity IV.
Towle No. 91-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 100.00


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


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