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H.R. Harmer GPN, Inc. Sale: 3047

United States
Illinois Postal History
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2230
Symbol: Cat No: 1891-94

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Chicago DPO/Branch Postmark Collection, 63 covers, DPOs including Windsor Park (1891-94), Morgan Park (1878-1912), Bowmanville (1884-94), Normalville (1872-84), South Chicago (1871-93), Ravenswood (1869-94), Woodlawn Park (1884-92), Austin (1867-1900), Grand Crossing (1872-94), Bridgeport (1878-89), Norwood Park (1870-94), Montclare (1873-94), Edison Park (1890-95), and Englewood (1868-94); stations including Cottage Grove, Humboldt Park, Madison Street, North, Northwest, South, Southwest, Stock Yards, and West; mixed condition but a wonderful basis for a collection/cancellation study

CV. 120

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:42:44 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2231
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

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Chicago Machine Cancels, approximately 100 covers from about the 1890s/1910s, including Cummins, American, Barr-Fyke, Doremus, etc, a few advertising covers, some mixed condition but generally fine or very fine, nice starter collection

CV. 75

Opening US$ 100.00
Sold...US$ 100.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:43:14 EST
Sold For 100

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2232
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

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image Chicago Street Car R.P.O. Covers, 86 covers and cards sorted by Mason-Fleming number, note a few more interesting including Cottage Grove Ave. cover to Edinburgh, Scotland, many covers with top left corner torn away, strikes mixed but generally fine, a very useful selection for the specialized collector (Image)

CV. 100

Opening US$ 210.00
Sold...US$ 210.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:44:07 EST
Sold For 210

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2233
Symbol: Cat No: Collection

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Chicago 20th Century Postal History Collection, approximately 100 covers with auxiliary markings and services including "Address Supplied", "Accidentally Injured by Cancelling Machine", DLO, "Found in Empty Pouch", general delivery, "Incomplete", "Name not in directory", proof of mailing, registered, returned, "No Such Office in State Named", special delivery, stations, and tube, generally fine or very fine, much of interest for the specialist in Chicago postal history

CV. 150

Opening US$ 230.00
Sold...US$ 230.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:44:37 EST
Sold For 230

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2234
Symbol: Cat No: "Elgin

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image "Elgin, Illinois.", attractive mezzotint illustration of Elgin, Illinois, addressed to the postmaster of St. Louis, with "Elgin Ill May 21 1861" datestamp and oval "Post Office Business Free", small tone spots, still very fine and beautiful (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 230.00
Sold...US$ 230.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:44:59 EST
Sold For 230


1847 Issue Covers
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2235
Symbol: Cat No: 1

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image 1, 1847 5c Red brown, worn plate impression, margins huge to just clear at bottom right, tied to outer lettersheet by neat black grid, "Quincy Ill. 24 Feb" datestamp, addressed to Springfield, Illinois, very fine, a scarce small town use, USPCS census #1314 (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 675.00
Sold...US$ 675.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:45:45 EST
Sold For 675

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2236
Symbol: Cat No: 1a

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image 1a, 1847 5c Dark brown, early impression, margins large to full, neat manuscript "X", red "Jacksonville Ill. Jan 7" datestamp at top left, on folded letter to Collinsville, Illinois, cover with light overall wear and small edge breaks, very fine stamp on an attractive cover from an uncommon origination, USPCS census #1290 (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 275.00
Sold...US$ 275.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:46:08 EST
Sold For 275

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2237
Symbol: Cat No: 2

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image 2, 1847 10c Black, four large margins, sharp early impression with intense color, red grid cancel and matching "Jacksonville Ill. Dec 26" datestamp at left, on folded letter to Medina C.H., Ohio, datelined Christmas Day 1849, small mended tear at top of vertical file-fold, still Extremely Fine and choice cover from a rare town, ex-Hart, 1968 Philatelic Foundation certificate (USPCS Census #1292) (Image)

CV. 1,000

Opening US$ 950.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:46:42 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2238
Symbol: Cat No: 2

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image 2, 1847 10c Black, single with four large margins, neat red eight-bar open grid and matching "Aurora Ill. Mar 15" datestamp on folded letter to Buffalo, New York, datelined March 15, 1851 (headed "Black Hawk Mill"), file-folds away from stamp, very fine and attractive, signed Ezra Cole, USPCS census #1172, ex-Hart (Image)

CV. 750

Opening US$ 725.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:47:03 EST
Sold For 0

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2239
Symbol: Cat No: 2

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image 2, 1847 10c Black, single with margins full to ample, manuscript "X" ties, blue "Quincy Ills. Dec 4" datestamp at left, on folded letter addressed to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, vertical file-fold away from stamp, very fine and attractive especially used from Illinois, USPCS census #1317 (Image)

CV. 300

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:47:25 EST
Sold For 450


Forwarding Agents
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2240
Symbol:
image "Forwarded by Z.Block Cairo Ill", red oval on folded letter datelined New Orleans December 8, 1849, additional red "Steam 10", addressed to St. Louis, manuscript "p Peytona via Cairo", horizontal file-fold, very fine and attractive, Zalma Block operated two large wharf boats at Cairo (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 210.00
Sold...US$ 210.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:47:54 EST
Sold For 210

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2241
Symbol:
image "Forwarded By Fowler & Norton, Commission & Forwarding Merchants Cairo, Ill", 1855 folded lettersheet with 1851 3c Dull red (11, oxidized), tied by "Illinois Central R.R. Jul 25" datestamp, from New Orleans to St. Louis, forwarding handstamp at lower left, carried, carried out of the mails from New Orleans to Cairo by packet "l.F. Woodruff," horizontal file-fold, fine and rare (Image)

CV. 75

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:48:39 EST
Sold For 350

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2242
Symbol:
image "Phillips, Hunt & Co., Wharf-Boat & Forwarding Merchants, Cairo, Ills.", black oval handstamp on cover to Washington, DC, with second strike on reverse, 1857 3c Dull Red (26, small nick at bottom) tied by "Cairo IIl. Jan 21 1858" postmark (second strike alongside), manuscript "Penny Post" at lower left, very fine and rare use (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 170.00
Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:49:15 EST
Sold For 170


Steam, Steamboat and Steamship Covers
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2243
Symbol:
image "Str. Chancellor G.W. Stewart Master", ornamented blue oval handstamp on cover to New Albany, Indiana, 1857 2c Dull red (26, trimmed perfs) tied by "Cairo Ill. Mar 25 1858" datestamp, "3" due handstamp, "Forwarded By VW. Graham & Co. Freight Agents, Illinois Central R.R. & Wharf Boat Prots Cairo Ill" handstamp on reverse, light edge wear, very fine (Milgram 198) (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 450.00
Sold...US$ 450.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:49:44 EST
Sold For 450

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2244
Symbol: Cat No: 65

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image "Steamer Illinois. E. Harbor Aug 1 1863", crisp and clear strike ties 1861 3c Rose (65) to all-over illustrated ad cover from W.C. Duncan (a Detroit brewery), addressed to Eagle Harbor, Michigan, just reduced at left, very fine and scarce (Milgram 633, illustrated page 358) (Image)

CV. 200

Opening US$ 650.00
Sold...US$ 650.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:50:45 EST
Sold For 650

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2245
Symbol: Cat No: U10

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image "Chicago, Milwaukee & Lake Superior Line, Received for Shipment by Str. Lady Elgin", illustrated double circle handstamp on reverse of 3c Nesbitt (U10), addressed to Madison, Wisconsin and with "Chicago Ill. Oct 9 1857" datestamp, small tears in indicia, cover exploded for display, a very fine strike of this elusive and attractive marking (Milgram 763) (Image)

CV. 250

Opening US$ 800.00
Sold...US$ 800.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:51:48 EST
Sold For 800

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2246
Symbol: Cat No: 65

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image "Steamer Missouri J.Y. Hurd, Master Oct 26 1864", bold strike in blue on cover to Bridge Creek, Ohio, 1861 3c Rose (65) with target cancel and "Cairo Ill. Nov 1 '64" datestamp, "Official Business" imprint at top left, just reduced at left, light overall wear, still a fine example of this rare marking (Milgram 906) (Image)

CV. 50

Opening US$ 170.00
Sold...US$ 170.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:52:23 EST
Sold For 170

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2247
Symbol: Cat No: 11

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image "Lake Michigan Steam Boat Co. Jun 15 Planet.", perfect strike of this octagonal marking in blue on cover addressed to Middlebury, Vermont, 1851 3c Dull red (11) tied by equally-bold "Chicago Ill Jun 16 1857" datestamp, extremely fine and choice in every respect (Milgram 1116, pictured on page 573) (Image)

CV. 300

Opening US$ 1,900.00
Sold...US$ 1,900.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:54:14 EST
Sold For 1900

Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2248
Symbol: Cat No: 11

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image "St. Ls. & Kk Steamers Nov 28", crisp strike ties 1851 3c Dull red (11) to folded prices current, letter portioned datelined "St. Louis Nov 27 1856", addressed to Macomb, Illinois and endorsed "Quincy" at bottom left, vertical file-fold, very fine and fresh, fewer than 10 known (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 350.00
Sold...US$ 350.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:55:04 EST
Sold For 350

Railroad, Route Agent and RPO
Sale No: 3047
Lot No: 2249
Symbol:
image "G.D.D. & Min P Co. Nov 1", route agent postmark of Galena, Dubuque, Dunleith & Minnesota Packet Company, tying 3c Dull Red (26, faulty) to cover to Waterbury, Connecticut, manuscript docket of "Winona, Oct, 31, 1858" at left, fine, illustrated in Risvold (Image)

CV. 150

Opening US$ 220.00
Sold...US$ 220.00


Closed..Sep-30-2021, 17:55:47 EST
Sold For 220

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