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Robert A. Siegel Auction Galleries, Inc. Sale: 1223

United States
City Desdoatch Post

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8317
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Ample to large margins, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, which ties by impression thru paper, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Jun. 27, 1 O'Clock" Type I double-line circular datestamp on ca. 1843 diminutive folded letter to local street address, Very Fine, ex Caspary and Hall (Image)

E. $ 150-200

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Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:43:01 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8318
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Interesting pair of covers showing different treatment of mail to newspaper publishers -- both addressed to James Gordon Bennett, publisher of the Herald -- one stampless with red circular datestamp and "Free" handstamp, other with No. 6LB5 cancelled "U.S.", matching circular datestamp, also includes a cover with overall New York Herald lithographed design and 3c Bank Note, with printed enclosure (slightly toned), still Very Fine, an ideal exhibition page (Image)

E. $ 200-300

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Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:43:52 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8319
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green Glazed (6LB5). Large margins all around and free of the enamel cracking so often seen, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Feb. 22, O'Clock" circular datestamp small cover to city address, some slight wear at bottom of file fold, Very Fine stamp on an attractive cover (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:44:19 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8320
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5, 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Green and Blue Glazed (6LB5, 6LB5b). Two covers, both stamps cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, matching U.S. City Despatch Post circular datestamps, first with Aug. 14 date and second with unclear date, on covers addressed locally, couple very minor stamp flaws, first appears Fine, second is Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 250.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:45:15 EST
Sold For 250

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8321
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Huge to large margins, tied by red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post, Nov. 5, 8 O'Clock" circular datestamp on cover to city address, Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 150-200

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Sold...US$ 180.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:45:52 EST
Sold For 180

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8322
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Large margins, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, matching faint strike of Type II circular datestamp on cover to local address, manuscript "3", vertical file fold has slight toning (well away from stamp), Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:46:36 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8323
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Large margins to full, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post, Apr. 11, 4 O'Clock" circular datestamp on Nov. 17, 1844 folded letter to city address, stamp with some minor cracks in enamel as is typical, Very Fine, ex Schwartz (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:47:11 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8324
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Large even margins, deep shade, red "U.S." in frame cancel strongly impressed (ties thru lettersheet), red "New-York May 18" circular datestamp and blue manuscript "25" cents rate for over-400 miles also ties stamp, on ca. 1845-46 folded cover to Charleston S.C., stamp has a few scratches in enamel as often seen, appears Extremely Fine, a choice and rare use of the Blue carrier stamp on mail to South Carolina from the Mitchell correspondence, ex "Gordon N. John" (Image)

E. $ 200-300

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Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:47:48 EST
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Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8325
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Large margins, cancelled by red "U.S." in frame, partly clear strike of matching "U.S. City Despatch Post, May ?, O'Clock" (1844) circular datestamp on folded letter to Broadway street address, fresh and Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:48:09 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8326
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Large margins, tied by red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post, Oct. 7, 9 O'Clock" circular datestamp on light green folded letter addressed to "Collector of the Post" in New York, some minor soiling along edges, still Very Fine, ex Gliedman (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:48:48 EST
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Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8327
Symbol: C
Cat No: 6LB5b

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image U.S. City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 3c Black on Blue Glazed (6LB5b). Two covers, first with large margins to full at top, tied by red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Feb. 17, 6 O'Clock" (1845) circular datestamp on folded letter to Wall Street address, stamp with some typical minor creasing and small tears, letter with splits, appears Very Fine, with 2002 P.F. certificate, second cover bears a stamp with huge margins to ample at top, tied by multiple strikes of red "U.S." in frame, matching "U.S. City Despatch Post Feb. 11, O'Clock" circular datestamp on folded cover, stamp with minor creasing and small edge tear, appears Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 200-300

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Sold...US$ 225.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:49:12 EST
Sold For 225

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