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

United States
City Desdoatch Post

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8328
Symbol: C
Cat No: 40L2

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image (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Huge margins to just touched at bottom, red "Free" in frame handstamp cancel, impression ties thru paper, matching "City Despatch Post P.O. Dec. 28, 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp on ca. 1846 folded cover to local street address, Very Fine, ex Hall, with 2001 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 150-200

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Sold...US$ 275.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:49:43 EST
Sold For 275

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8329
Symbol: C
Cat No: 40L2

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image (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Huge margins to barely touched at upper right, red "Free" in frame handstamp cancel with matching "City Despatch Post P.O. Jan. 7, 1 O'Clock" circular datestamp on diminutive cover to Pearl Street address, back of cover with a hole but the stamp is fresh and Very Fine (Image)

E. $ 150-200

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Sold...US$ 150.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:50:18 EST
Sold For 150

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8330
Symbol: C
Cat No: 40L2

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image (Mead's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed (40L2). Huge margins all around, uncancelled on Jan. 29, 1847 folded letter to Chautauqua Corners N.Y., red "New-York Feb. 1" circular datestamp with matching "10" in circle handstamp, manuscript "Chg" notation, stamp with just a bit of rubbing in the top left margin, slightly toned file folds not affecting the stamp or markings, Very Fine, used during the brief period of Mead's ownership (the post was taken over by Cummings & Wright in March 1847) (Image)

E. $ 200-300

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Sold...US$ 200.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:51:00 EST
Sold For 200

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8331
Symbol:
Cat No: 40L2/40L5

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image (Mead's and Cole's) City Despatch Post, New York N.Y., 2c Black, with and without "CC" (40L2, 40L4, 40L5). Group of six off-cover stamps, including three No. 40L2, two 40L4 and one 40L5, two of the 40L2 with large margins, red "Paid" in frame and pen cancels, one 40L4 with large margins, the other separated roughly with large margins to in, No. 40L5 also with large margins, black "Paid" cancel, the usual small faults to be expected including scuffs on the glazed papers, Very Fine appearing and scarce group, several are ex Schwartz, Scott value $1,750.00 (Image)

E. $ 150-200

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Sold...US$ 425.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:51:53 EST
Sold For 425

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8332
Symbol: C
Cat No: Cole

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image City Despatch Post P.O. -- 9, -- 0'Clock. Revived circular datestamp (month replaced by a slug and blank time) in typical brownish-red color on Oct. 8, 1849 blue folded letter from Newark N.J. to New York City street address, no rate indicated, manuscript docketing, Very Fine, see page 23 of The City Despatch Post 1842-1852 Issues for other examples of this revived datestamp usage, all are dated in late 1849 and early 1850, ex Hahn (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 60.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:52:23 EST
Sold For 60

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8333
Symbol: C
Cat No: 40L4

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image (Cole's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed, "CC" at Sides (40L4). Ample to large margins, small closed tear and small scrape, cancelled by "Paid" (not tied) on cover addressed simply to "New York", red "New-York Oct. 31 2cts" integral drop-rate circular datestamp, the sender's signature at lower left and U.S. country designation in address indicate British origin, probably bootlegged into New York City and given to Cole's, without a street address Cole's had to bring it to the post office, small ink erosion hole at left of cover, Fine appearance and unusual, ex Golden, with 2001 P.F. certificate (Image)

E. $ 200-300

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Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:52:41 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8334
Symbol: C
Cat No: 40L4

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image (Cole's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed, "CC" at Sides (40L4). Large margins to touched at upper left, crease and some typical enamel scraping, cancelled by bold "Paid" handstamp on small folded cover to city address, red "New-York May 21 2cts" integral drop-rate circular datestamp, Very Fine appearance (Image)

E. $ 150-200

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Sold...US$ 80.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:52:58 EST
Sold For 80

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8335
Symbol: C
Cat No: 40L4

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image (Cole's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Green Glazed, "CC" at Sides (40L4). Balance of two covers, both stamps with small faults, to-the-mails uses with first on cover to Connecticut, second on Feb. 23, 1850 docketed cover to Maryland, red New York 5c integral-rate circular datestamps, latter cover with edge wear, Fine appearance (Image)

E. $ 100-150

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Sold...US$ 160.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:54:06 EST
Sold For 160

Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8336
Symbol:
Cat No: 40L6

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image (Cole's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Vermilion Glazed, "CC" at Sides (40L6). Tight margins, grid cancel, sound and Fine (Image)

$ 400.00

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Sold...US$ 400.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:54:34 EST
Sold For 400
Sale No: 1223
Lot No: 8337
Symbol: C
Cat No: 40L6

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image (Cole's) Post Office City Despatch, New York N.Y., 2c Black on Vermilion Glazed, "CC" at Sides (40L6). Position 32, large margins, oxidized as usual, slightly creased, cancelled by four-bar rectangular grid, red "New-York 5 cts. 18 Nov." (1848) integral-rate circular datestamp on folded letter to Boston, Very Fine appearance, the Vermilion "CC" stamp is very scarce on cover and even rarer on "to the mails" covers, ex Kapiloff (Image)

E. $ 400-500

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Sold...US$ 500.00


Closed..Jun-04-2020, 15:55:07 EST
Sold For 500

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