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Schuyler J. Rumsey Philatelic Auctions Sale: 98

The Hugh V. Feldman Collections of United States R
Southern States (P-W Routes)

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4470
Symbol:
Cat No: 305-E-1

image (Petersburg & Roanoke Railroad) Petersburg & Roanoke R.R. Jun. 27. Two strikes of route agent's cds struck at left on blue folded cover to Richmond Va. bearing 1847 5¢ black brown (1a), four clear to large margins, tied by unusual pen cross cancel; small indentations affecting stamp, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX (Extremely Rare), ex-Hahn.
Towle No. 305-E-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

THIS IS THE ONLY REPORTED USE OF THIS RAILROAD MARKING ON THE 1847 ISSUE. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 400.00
Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:14:58 EST
Sold For 400

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4471
Symbol:
Cat No: 309-A-1

image (Portsmouth & Roanoke Railroad) Portsmouth & Roanoke R.R. Jan. 6. Well-struck brown route agent cds ties 3¢ dull red (11A), large margins to in at top, on blue folded letter datelined "Raleigh Jany. 5, 1855" to Edenton N.C., Very Fine strike of this scarce route agent cds, Rarity IX.
Towle No. 309-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Carried outside the post from Raleigh to Weldon and put onto Route 2470. Carried 63 miles east to Suffolk for the post road south to Edenton. The Towle Jan. 1st tracing is partial, this example is far superior.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:15:41 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4472
Symbol:
Cat No: 309-C-2

image (Raleigh & Gaston Railroad) Raleigh & Gaston R.R., Aug 6. Bold strike of green route agent cds on 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire to Scotland Neck, N.C.; some restoration, scarce and Very Fine appearance, Rarity VIII, ex-Chase.
Towle No. 309-C-2; Estimate $200 - 300. Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:16:07 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4473
Symbol:
Cat No: 310-A-1

image (Richmond & Danville Railroad) Richmond & Danville R.R., Jun 1. Blue route agent cds on buff cover with blue Booker & Watkins Commission Merchants, Richmond Va. cameo corner card bearing 3¢ dull red (11A), jumbo margins, tied by manuscript "X" cancel to Drakes Branch Va.; light stain, otherwise Very Fine.
Towle No. 310-A-1; Estimate $200 - 300.

Put onto Route 4854 and carried 81 miles from Richmond to Drakes Branch.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 170.00
Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:16:30 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4474
Symbol:
Cat No: 305-V-1

image (Richmond, Fredericksburg & Potomac Railroad) Potomac Postal Cards, Dec. Route agent cds duplex with grid cancel on 3¢ pink (U59) buff entire with Dover Coal & lron Co., Richmond Va. corner card to New York N.Y., Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 305-V-1; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 4402 and carried by the combined railroad and steamboat route for Washington. Routed via Baltimore and Philadelphia to New York.
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: 4475
Symbol:
Cat No: 305-G-1

image (Roanoke & Petersburg Railroad) Roanoke & Petersburg R.R. Apr. 24. Bluish black cds on 3¢ red (U10) Nesbitt buff entire to Suffolk Va., F.-V.F., Rarity X (Unique), ex-Wyer, Towle, Hannen.
Towle No. 305-G-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

THIS IS THE TOWLE LISTING EXAMPLE AND IS REPORTEDLY UNIQUE. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 525.00
Sold...US$ 525.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:17:40 EST
Sold For 525

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4476
Symbol:
Cat No: 350-B-1

image (Savannah & Charleston Railroad) C. & Savannah R.R., Nov 2. Clear strike of cds with matching four-ring target cancels tie two 3¢ ultramarine (114) singles, on cover to Charleston S.C.; small cover tear, Very Fine and scarce.
Towle No. 350-B-1; 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: 4477
Symbol:
Cat No: 309-B-1

image (Seaboard & Roanoke Railroad) Sead. & Roan. R.R. Partial strike cancels 3¢ red (U10) buff Nesbitt entire to Suffolk, Va., Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX, ex-Wyer, Towle, Hannen.
Towle No. 309-B-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Put onto Route 2470 on April 16th circa 1854 and carried to Suffolk located 17 miles from Portsmouth and 68 miles from Weldon.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:42:23 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4478
Symbol:
Cat No: 336-A-1

image (South Carolina Railroad) "SoCa R R, May 19". Manuscript railroad postmark on blue folded cover bearing 5¢ red brown (1), tied by two strikes of red circular grids, addressed to Sumterville S.C., charge box notation; horizontal crease affects 5¢ F.-V.F., ex-Karrer, with 1980 P.F. certificate.
Towle No. 336-A-1; Estimate $750 - 1,000.

A RARE SOUTH CAROLINA RAILROAD AGENT USE BEARING THE 1847 ISSUE USE.

Carried north on Route 3104 to Columbia for transfer on the 45 mile post road to Sumterville.
Est. $750-1,000 (Image)

Est. $750-1,000

Opening US$ 575.00
Sold...US$ 575.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:42:57 EST
Sold For 575

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4479
Symbol:

image (South Carolina Railroad) South Carolina Railroad, Office of the General Superintendent, Charleston S.C. All-over illustrated shaded ad cover showing steam locomotive bearing 3¢ dull red (26), cancelled by black grid cancel, matching bold "Charleston S.C. Nov 5" cds to New York N.Y., Extremely Fine and attractive.
Estimate; $300 - 400.

The South Carolina Railroad was chartered December 10th 1827 as Charleston & Hamburg R.R., initial 6 miles completed in 1829, and the first U.S. mails carried by rail on December 1st 1831. Line completed to Hamburg in October 1833, and branches to Columbia in 1840 and Camden in September 1848. As the railroad post system grew in sophistication, several datestamps were procured along with ratemarks and cancels.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 475.00
Sold...US$ 475.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:43:40 EST
Sold For 475

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4480
Symbol:
Cat No: 336-A-1, 336-D-1

image (South Carolina Railroad) South Carolina R.R. Two covers, first with manuscript "SoCaRR, April 19" postmark and matching "5" rating on circa 1854 folded cover to Aiken S.C.; second with blue "South Carolina R.R., Dec 29" route agent cds with matching "5" rating handstamp stampless cover to Augusta Ga., Very Fine exhibit page.
Towle No. 336-A-1, 336-D-1; Estimate $150 - 200. Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 150.00
Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:44:15 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4481
Symbol:

image (South Carolina Railroad) E.N. Fuller, R. & F. Agt., S.C.R.R., Charleston, S.C. Illustrated corner card showing Steam Locomotive & Train on 3¢ pink (U58) entire cancelled by "Charleston S.C. Oct. 13" cds and cork cancel to Abbeville S.C., Very Fine.
Estimate; $200 - 300.

Lovely advertising corner card promoting the railway and freight agent "E.N. Fuller" of Charleston.
Est. $200-300 (Image)

Est. $200-300

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:44:41 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4482
Symbol:
Cat No: 311-A-1

image (South Side Railroad) South Side R.R., Mar 11. Blue route agent cds on folded letter datelined "Petersburg, March 10th 1853" to Farmville Va. bearing 3¢ dull red (11A) tied by manuscript, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX, ex-Hannen.
Towle No. 311-A-1; Estimate $500 - 750.

Put onto Route 2443 and carried 69 miles west to Farmville.
Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:45:04 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4483
Symbol:
Cat No: 274-S-40

image (Valley Railroad) Pleasant Valley Depot. Purple station cds overstruck by matching unlisted "Pleasant Valley, Valley Railroad" oval handstamp on 1¢ postal card (UX5) to Harrisbonburg Va., datelined "Pleasant Valley Va Oct 28 1878", Very Fine and rare unlisted Valley Railroad oval.
Towle No. 274-S-40; Estimate $150 - 200.

Chartered in February 1866 the Valley Railroad intended to connect the Baltimore & Ohio at Harpers Ferry to the Virginia & Tennessee Railroad. A section of the one between Harrisburg and Staunton was completed by 1877 using convict labor but by 1878 construction was stopped at Lexington. The line was taken over by the Baltimore & Ohio in 1881 as their Valley Branch but in the Postmaster General's Annual Report of 1878 neither company were listed as having a contract on the Harrison to Staunton section of the road.

Carried outside the mails 5 miles north having received the Station Agent cds and an unlisted undated "VALLEY RAILROAD" in the same ink.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 90.00
Sold...US$ 90.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:45:20 EST
Sold For 90

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4484
Symbol:
Cat No: 311-D-1

image (Virginia & Tennessee Railroad) Va. & Tenn. R.R. "Feb. 21". Clear blue cds strike with date in manuscript and matching large "5" cent due rating on blue folded letter datelined "Liberty 21 Feby. 1855" to Richmond Va.; vertical file fold well away from markings, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX, ex-Towle, Hannen.
Towle No. 311-D-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 2022 and carried 25 miles east to Lynchburg for Richmond.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 210.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4485
Symbol:
Cat No: 357-B-1

image (Western & Atlantic Railroad) West. & Atlantic R.R., Aug 23. Red route agent cds with inverted date slug that ties manuscript cancelled 3¢ dull red (11) on orange buff cover to Hon. Howell Cobb, Athens, Ga.; minor cover fault at bottom, F.-V.F., Rarity VIII.
Towle No. 357-B-1; Estimate $300 - 400. Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 240.00
Sold...US$ 240.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:46:04 EST
Sold For 240

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4486
Symbol:
Cat No: 340-J-1

image (Wilmington & Manchester Railroad) Wilm. & King. R.R., Jun 1. Clear strike of route agent cds with matching target cancels 3¢ rose (65), faulty at bottom, on folded letter datelined "Timmonsville June 1" S.C. to Cheraw S.C., a Very Fine strike and rare Carolina Railroad use.
Towle No. 340-J-1; Estimate $300 - 400.

ONE OF ONLY TWO RECORDED EXAMPLES OF THE WILM. & KING. R.R. ROUTE AGENT CDS.

In 1854, the Wilmington & Manchester Railroad was extended to Kingsville S.C.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 210.00


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

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4487
Symbol:
Cat No: 305-H-2

image (Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad) Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad, Mar 11. Sharp strike of red route agent cds on blue folded cover from the Ludlow Beebee correspondence to Philadelphia bearing 5¢ red brown (1) horizontal pair, large margins all around, brilliant shade and crisp impression, each cancelled by manuscript "X"; tiny scissors-cut at bottom between stamps, cover with tear at top that does not detract, Extremely Fine, Rarity V, ex-Picher, Gross.
Towle No. 305-H-2; Estimate $1,500 - 2,000.

A CHOICE 1847 ISSUE WILMINGTON & RALEIGH RAILROAD USE.

Probably originating from Charleston circa 1848 and put onto Route 2817 carried by steamboat and railroad the 340 miles to Weldon. Transferred via Richmond and Washington to Philadelphia.
Est. $1,500-2,000 (Image)

Est. $1,500-2,000

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


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:46:50 EST
Sold For 3250

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4488
Symbol:
Cat No: 305-H-2

image (Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad) Wilmington & Raleigh Railroad, Mar 25. Sharp blue route agent cds with matching large "10" rating handstamp on blue folded cover to New Haven, Conn.; small edge tear at bottom, Very Fine, Rarity V.
Towle No. 305-H-2; Estimate $150 - 200.

Put onto Route 2817 on March 25th circa 1847 and carried to Weldon for New Haven via Washington and New York.
Est. $150-200 (Image)

Est. $150-200

Opening US$ 120.00
Sold...US$ 120.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:47:14 EST
Sold For 120

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4489
Symbol:
Cat No: 273-S-3b

image (Winchester & Potomac Railroad) W. & P. R.R., Stephenson, Dec 3, 1860. Station oval on orange buff cover with "Free, J.S. P.M." postmaster free frank to Berryville Va.; top edge repair, Fine appearance, Rarity VIII, ex-Towle, Hannen, The Towle Listing and Only Recorded Example.
Towle No. 273-S-3b; Estimate $300 - 400.

Put onto Route 4492 at Stephensons on December 3rd 1860 to Berryville, located two miles south of St. Johns Run on the Baltimore & Ohio Rail Road. Carried 27 miles east to Harpers Ferry for transfer west on Route 3207.
Est. $300-400 (Image)

Est. $300-400

Opening US$ 160.00
Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:47:40 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4490
Symbol:
Cat No: 273-S-11

image (Winchester & Potomac Railroad) W. & P. R.R., Summit Point, Sep 20, 1860. Sharp strike of station oval ties 3¢ dull red (26) on buff cover to Calhoun, Tenn.; edge wear, F.-V.F. with a choice station oval, Rarity IX, ex-Towle.
Towle No. 273-S-11; Estimate $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 375.00
Sold...US$ 375.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:48:06 EST
Sold For 375

Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4491
Symbol:
Cat No: 273-S-11

image (Winchester & Potomac Railroad) W. & P. R.R., Summit Point, Nov 2, 1860. Clear sharp strike of station oval with manuscript "Paid 3" rating to Calhoun, Tenn., docketed "Received Nov 8th 1860" at top; some edge wear, Very Fine and rare, Rarity IX, ex-Towle, Hannen.
Towle No. 273-S-11; Estimate $400 - 600.

Put onto Route 4492 at Summit Point located 14 miles east of Winchester, Virginia. Carried to Harpers Ferry and then via Baltimore and Washington for Calhoun, Tennessee.
Est. $400-600 (Image)

Est. $400-600

Opening US$ 250.00
Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:48:29 EST
Sold For 250
Sale No: 98
Lot No: 4492
Symbol:
Cat No: 273-S-2b

image (Winchester & Potomac Railroad) W. & P. R.R., Wadesville, Jan 7, 1861. Well-struck station oval ties 3¢ dull red (26) on lady's embossed cover to Middletown Va.; few faults including stamp with tear at top, still Very Fine and rare station oval, Rarity IX, The Towle Listing Example and Illustrated., ex-Towle, Hannen.
Towle No. 273-S-2b; Estimate $500 - 750. Est. $500-750 (Image)

Est. $500-750

Opening US$ 425.00
Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jul-31-2021, 20:48:55 EST
Sold For 425


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