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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4385
Symbol:
Cat No: 4-A-2

image (Eastern Railroad) Eastern R.R., 10 Mar. Blue route agent cds ties four margin 3¢ dull red (11A) on blue 1853 folded letter to Boston Mass.; central file fold, fresh and Very Fine.
Towle No. 4-A-2; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 170.00
Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:24:19 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4386
Symbol:
Cat No: 4-A-1

image (Eastern Railroad) Eastern R.R., 28 May. Blue route agent's cds with matching "Paid" straightline adjacent and additional strike cancelling 10¢ Black (2), position 58R, four large margins, additional manuscript cross-hatch and tied by manuscript "10 Paid" beneath stamp that bleeds through on blue folded cover to Washington D.C., Very Fine and a rare usage, with 1994 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 4-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000. Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 850.00
Sold...US$ 850.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:25:08 EST
Sold For 850

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4387
Symbol:
Cat No: 4-A-1

image (Eastern Railroad) Eastern R.R., Nov 7. Perfect strike of bold blue route agent cds with matching "Paid" straightline and circular grid cancel ties 5¢ red brown (1), four margins except just touching bottom left corner frameline, on cover addressed to Worcester, Mass.; some edge wear, tiny blue ink stain at bottom, Very Fine and a stunning cover.
Towle No. 4-A-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

Cover put onto Route 401 on November 7th and carried south to Boston for transfer west to Worcester.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:25:46 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4388
Symbol:
Cat No: 55-A-2

image (Fall River Railroad) Boston & Fall River R.R., May 28. Nice strike of red route agent cds with matching two strikes of circular grid cancel tie 3¢ dull red (11) on buff cover to Grand Rapids, Michigan, Very Fine, Rarity VI.
Towle No. 55-A-2; Estimate $150 - 200.

Carried on Route 634 to Boston for transfer to Albany and west to Grand Rapids.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:26:25 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4389
Symbol:
Cat No: 88-B-1

image (Housatonic Railroad) Housatonic Railroad, 5. Clear strike of red route agent cds with integral "5" rate on cover to Stapleton, Staten Island, N.Y., F.-V.F., Rarity VI.
Towle No. 88-B-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Carried to Bridgeport on Route 702 and then by coach to New York.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 130.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4390
Symbol:
Cat No: 88-B-2

image (Housatonic Railroad) Housatonic Railroad, 5. Wonderful strike of red double circle route agent handstamp with intergral "5" rating on cover to St. Albans, Vermont, Extremely Fine, rare in this gem condition.
Towle No. 88-B-2; Estimate $500 - 750.

Envelope put onto Route 705 circa 1850 carried south to Bridgeport for onward carriage via New York to St. Albans.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 800.00
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:29:30 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4391
Symbol:
Cat No: 88-B-6

image (Housatonic Railroad) Housatonic R.R., May 22. Excellent strike of red route agent cds on 1851 folded letter datelined "Falls Village 22 May 1851" to South Lee, Mass., Extremely Fine and choice.
Towle No. 88-B-6; Estimate $100 - 150.

Put onto Route 705 at Falls Village Conn. to be carried 28 miles north to South Lee.
Est. $100-150 (Image)

Est. $100-150

Opening US$ 70.00
Sold...US$ 70.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:30:07 EST
Sold For 70

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4392
Symbol:
Cat No: 88-B-7

image (Housatonic Railroad) Housatonic R.R. Feb 8. Red route agent cds with matching partial red grid cancel tying 5¢ red brown (1), huge margins to just in including sheet margin at right, on blue 1851 folded cover to New York City, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 88-B-7; Estimate $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:30:49 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4393
Symbol:
Cat No: 88-S-8a

image (Housatonic Railroad) Merwinsville, Housatonic R.R., May 20. Station oval ties 3¢ dull red (26), top left corner torn off prior to use, on red & blue Flag Patriotic cover to Albion, N.Y., some edge wrinkles, F.-V.F. and attractive, a scarce railroad marking, particularly on a Patriotic cover, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 88-S-8a; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 945 circa 1862 carried 42 miles south to Bridgeport for New York and then via Albany to Albion.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 675.00
Sold...US$ 675.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:31:24 EST
Sold For 675

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4394
Symbol:
Cat No: 88-S-4b

image (Housatonic Railroad) Hawleyville, Housatonic R.R., Feb. 5. Nice strike of station oval on buff cover to New Millford, Conn. bearing 3¢ ultramarine (114) canceled by segmented cork cancels; some light cover wear, Very Fine.
Towle No. 88-S-4b; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:31:55 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4395
Symbol:
Cat No: 8-B-1

image (Knox & Lincoln Railroad) K. & L. R.R., Aug 30. Route agent cds duplex with cork cancel tying 3¢ green (158) on cover to Gorham, Me., cancelled by cork, blue oval "Steamer Ulysses, Aug. 30, 1876" waterway oval, cover slightly reduced at right, 3¢ corner crease, Fine, an unusual steamboat and railroad combination.
Towle No. 8-B-1; Estimate $100 - 150.

Envelope initially carried by the "Ulysses" to Rockland, running Route 246 of 72 miles from Sullivan via Vinal Haven. Put onto Route 13 at Rockland for Bath to receive the Route Agent's date stamp. Transferred at Bath south to Portland for the post road west to Gorham.

The "Ulysses" of 239 tons built in 1864 was stranded and lost at Rockland on October 1st 1878.
Est. $100-150 (Image)

Est. $100-150

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:32:49 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4396
Symbol:
Cat No: 87-A-1

image (Naugatuck Railroad) Naugatuck R.R., Oct 2. Red-orange route agent cds with matching "Paid" handstamp at center and criss-cross strikes cancel 5¢ red brown (1), beautiful shade, large margins to touched, on orange buff cover endorsed "North Amherst Post Office" to Sunderland Mass.; some edge wear, Very Fine and rare, Rarity VII.
Towle No. 87-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A CHOICE 1847 ISSUE COVER WITH THE NAUGATUCK R.R. ROUTE AGENT CDS.

Put onto Route 689 on October 2nd 1849 and carried north to Winsted for Springfield and North Amherst.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:33:19 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4397
Symbol:
Cat No: 35-P-1

image (New Haven & Bellows Falls Railroad) N.H. & B. Falls R.R., Oct. 7. Route agent cds ties 3¢ rose (65) on light yellow cover to Walpole, N.H.; minor cover wrinkles at right, Very Fine, Rarity V, This is the Towle Listing Example.
Towle No. 35-P-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto the route somewhere between New Haven & Bellows Falls and carried through to Walpole located 5½ miles south of Bellows Falls on October 7th circa 1861.

The mail car running between New Haven and Bellows Falls ran on all or parts of four different contracts. The full route length was 137 miles, payment being apportioned relative to the mileage on each section of the route.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 270.00
Sold...US$ 270.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:35:55 EST
Sold For 270

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4398
Symbol:
Cat No: 70-C-1

image (New Haven & New London Railroad) N. Haven & N. London R.R., Jan 6. Excellent strike of route agent cds cancels 1853-55 3¢ Nesbitt entire, horizontally laid paper (U1) entire to Great Barrington, Mass.; part of flap torn away and small defect at top right with some tape on reverse showing through, Very Fine, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 70-C-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

AN ATTRACTIVE USAGE OF THIS RAILWAY MARKING ON A VERY RARE NESBITT ENTIRE (UPSS 1A $3500).

Put onto Route 602 in January and carried west to New Haven for Springfield and Great Barrington.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 725.00
Sold...US$ 725.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:35:27 EST
Sold For 725

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4399
Symbol:
Cat No: 80-A-1

image (New Haven & Springfield Railroad) N. Haven & Springfield R.R., Nov. 3. Light strike of red cds with magenta "PAID" with pointing hand handstamp and bearing 5¢ red brown (1), four mostly large margins, tied by pencil cancel on blue 1848 folded cover to Boston Mass., Very Fine and scarce railroad usage, Rarity VI, ex-Wagshal.
Towle No. 80-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

THE ALEXANDER BOOK ONLY RECORDS THREE 5¢ AND ONE 10¢ 1847 ISSUE USES ON THIS RAILROAD.

Cover put onto Route 685 for 26 miles to Springfield for transfer east to Boston.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 600.00
Sold...US$ 600.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:36:53 EST
Sold For 600

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4400
Symbol:
Cat No: 35-D-1

image (New Haven to Bellows Falls Route) N. Hav. & Bellows Falls R.R., Feb 1. Sharp strike of route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (26), center s.e. at left, on orange cover to New Haven, Conn.; side flaps missing, reduced slightly at left, otherwise Very Fine and scarce, Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 35-D-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto the route somewhere between Bellows Falls and New Haven on February 1st circa 1860.

This route agent cds was used over the Hartford & New Haven Railroad (Route 940), Connecticut River Railroad (Route 702), Vermont & Massachusetts Railroad (Route 691) and Vermont Valley Railroad (Route 477).
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 260.00
Sold...US$ 260.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:37:21 EST
Sold For 260

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4401
Symbol:
Cat No: 35-E-1

image (New Haven to Greenfield Railroad) N. Haven & Greenfield R.R., Sep 10. Clear route agent cds with matching bold circular grid cancel on 3¢ dull red (11A), tied by tiny bit of manuscript on light gray cover to Portland, Conn., Very Fine and choice, ex-Hicks.
Towle No. 35-E-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Envelope put onto Route 939 on September 10th circa 1853 and carried to Hartford for the 14 mile post road south to Portland on the Connecticut River.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 240.00
Sold...US$ 240.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:38:03 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4402
Symbol:
Cat No: 82-B-1

image (New London, Willimantic & Palmer Railroad) New London, W & P R.R., Mar 15. Ultramarine route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A) on blue 1853 folded letter to Ware, Mass.; vertical file folds, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX in Ultramarine, ex-Hicks, Wyer.
Towle No. 82-B-1; Estimate $400 - 600.

Interesting letter datelined "N.L.W. and Palmer R.R. Office, New London 14 March 1853" reading "Some of the New London capitalists are becoming interested in the establishing of a line of packets between this port and New Orleans, and propose in case they can find reasonable encouragement to build 3 or 4 first class vessels for that trade…"
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:38:38 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4403
Symbol:
Cat No: 82-B-1

image (New London, Willimantic & Palmer Railroad) New London, W. & P. R.R., Dec 18. Greenish blue route agent cds ties 3¢ orange brown (10A), rich vibrant color, virtually four margins, on 1851 folded letter datelined "New London Dec 15th 1851" to Hartford Conn.; stamp with light vertical crease, Very Fine and attractive.
Towle No. 82-B-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 712 at New London and carried 36 miles north to Willimantic. Transferred west on the Hartford, Providence & Fishkill R.R. to Hartford.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:39:26 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4404
Symbol:
Cat No: 80-B-Unlisted

image (New York & New Haven Railroad) N.Y. & Boston R.P.O. Two strikes of railroad post office datestamp ties 1¢ blue (63) strip of three on Adams Express Co., Meriden Conn. corner card light buff cover to Bridgeport Conn.; barely reduced at right, Very Fine.
Towle No. 80-B-Unlisted; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:40:03 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4405
Symbol:
Cat No: 73-B-4

image (New York to Boston Express Mail) U.S. Express Mail N.Y. 'N.-York' Apr 24. Red cds on blue 1850 folded letter from New York City to Boston Mass. bearing 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to clear, bright shade approaching the orange brown, canceled by stylized manuscript "X"; light vertical file fold well away from stamp, stamp with light wrinkle at right, fresh and Very Fine, ex-Wagshal.
Towle No. 73-B-4; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 801 at the pier at New York. Carried through on the combined steamboat and railroad route to the ship owner William F. Parrot at Boston.

Notation on back indicates the adhesive is from the cleaned plate before Fourth Delivery and is a rare color.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:40:59 EST
Sold For 325

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4406
Symbol:
Cat No: 73-B-4

image (5) (New York to Boston Express Mail) U.S. Express Mail, N.Y., N.York, Sep 25. Route agent cds and red crayon "10" rating on blue 1854 cross-border folded letter from New York City to Annapolis, Nova Scotia, endorsed "Via St. Johns N.B.", blue St. Andrews N.B. (9.28) transit backstamp and matching "6" pence due rating, Annapolis (10.3) arrival backstamp; small portion of flap torn away, Very Fine and nice cross border Express Mail usage.
Towle No. 73-B-4; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:41:26 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4407
Symbol:
Cat No: 24-A-1

image (Northern Railroad) Northern R.R. Feb 26. Perfect strike of blue cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), corner crease, on neat 1853 buff cover to Quechee Village, Vermont, Extremely Fine and attractive, Rarity V.
Towle No. 24-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 140.00
Sold...US$ 140.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:41:49 EST
Sold For 140

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4408
Symbol:
Cat No: 24-A-1

image (Northern Railroad) Northern R.R., Jul 23. Three strikes of blue route agent cds, two tying 3¢ dull red (11) on 1851 folded letter datelined "Burlington" to Pittsford Vt.; minor gum staining, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 24-A-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Carried on Route 207 by a Route Agent traveling Burlington to Concord.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 130.00
Sold...US$ 130.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:42:13 EST
Sold For 130

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4409
Symbol:
Cat No: 24-A-1

image (Northern Railroad) Northern R.R., Mar 18. Three strikes of blue route agent cds, one ties 5¢ red brown (1), large margins to just in at bottom, on blue 1850 folded letter datelined "Royalton" to Alden N.Y., F.-V.F., Rarity V, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 24-A-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Carried on Route 207. Sent probably via Concord and Boston for Alden, located 20 miles east of Buffalo.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:42:40 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4410
Symbol:
Cat No: 24-A-2

image (Northern Railroad) Northern R.R., Sep 22. Blue route agent cds with matching blue cancel on 5¢ brown (1), large margins except in at left, on 1849 folded letter datelined "Royalton, Vermont Sept 22 / 49" to Boston Mass., Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 24-A-2; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 301 from Royalton, Vermont to White River Junction for transfer at White River Junction to Route 207 for Concord and Boston.

The mail cars by this date were running through from Burlington to Boston and the Route Agents used whatever date stamp they were carrying with them irrespective of where the letter was put onto the car.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 325.00
Sold...US$ 325.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 19:42:59 EST
Sold For 325
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4411
Symbol:
Cat No: 81-A-1

image (Norwich & Worcester Railroad) Norwich & Worcester. R.R., Mar 8. Blue route agent cds with matching numeral "5" rate handstamp on blue folded cover to Boston, Mass.; some staining on reverse, Very Fine, ex-Milgram.
Towle No. 81-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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